Business, Politics

AAA-rated Harford County bonds sell at historically low rates; funds borrowed for schools, roads, environmental projects

HARFORD COUNTY, MD—Harford County held its annual bond sale on Tuesday, borrowing funds at the lowest interest rates in county history to pay for capital improvement projects. The county sold $40 million in consolidated public improvement bonds at 2% to winning bidder R.W. Baird & Co. The bonds will fund more than 70 projects including school facilities, roads, watershed restorations, …