This Month In County History

1941: 3-cent tolls

1968: $2.05 tax rate

April 10, 2005

With the 3-cent tolls for commuters on the new Susquehanna bridge in effect since Feb. 1, it is now possible to report that half the citizens of Havre de Grace, Perryville and nearby points are satisfied with the facilities for crossing the river, and the other half are not. - The Sun, April 12, 1941

G. Howlette Cobourn, the Harford County commissioner chairman, indicated that a substantial increase in the county taxes will be necessary for the next year. The county real estate tax of $2.05 was far below state average. - The Sun, April 11, 1968

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