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Letter To The Editor: An Altercation With Alderman Kirby

Letter To The Editor: An Altercation With Alderman Kirby

| November 13, 2013 | 8 Comments

Earlier today, on President Street, my mother witnessed Alderman Kirby discard his still lit cigarette onto the ground. It fell into dry leaves gathered along the curb. My mother said to him, “Your cigarette is still lit and it could catch the leaves on fire.” His response to her was “If you’re so concerned about it, […]

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Letter To The Editor: Cohen’s Avoidable Street Fight

Letter To The Editor: Cohen’s Avoidable Street Fight

| October 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Now that the amended City Dock Master Plan (CDMP) has been approved by the Annapolis City Council, Cohen is taking every opportunity to tout it as a singular accomplishment.  In reality, he is personally responsible for creating a bitter community street fight over the last six months and inflicting wounds in our community that will […]

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My Take On Crystal Spring

My Take On Crystal Spring

| October 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Crystal Spring project is an enormous (by Annapolis standards) project, which, if approved, will have profound impacts on all of Annapolis and its residents, businesses, and visitors. The impacts include the environment, schools, jobs, tax base, commercial growth, senior living, traffic, and property rights; the issues are intertwined and complicated. For most of us, […]

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A Case For 110 Compromise Street

A Case For 110 Compromise Street

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here is a case for acting now on the 110 Compromise re-zoning and engaging with the Mark Ordan investment group. We had a sunset family outing down to the City Dock last night for post-dinner ice cream and a stroll. We parked in the Donner lot and at the end of the stroll we walked […]

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Letter To The Editor: Roger “Pip” Moyer–History Repeating Itself

Letter To The Editor: Roger “Pip” Moyer–History Repeating Itself

| July 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Annapolis was an abandoned and dying town in the 1960’s when Annapolitans elected me Mayor.  Main Street shops were vacant as store owners moved to the new Mall in Parole.  Aldermen talked of paving the Harbor for parking.  They voted 6-2 to tear down the Market House, a move supported by the Editor of the Capital Newspaper. Into […]

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Ellen Moyer Speaks Out On Fawcetts Property

Ellen Moyer Speaks Out On Fawcetts Property

| July 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

The following letter to the editor was received by former Mayor, Ellen O. Moyer. Let’s Make A Deal A recent article in the Capital stated that the owners of Fawcetts laughed at an offer of 4 million Dollars to buy their property. Evidently they believed the value of the Fawcetts site to be worth more. […]

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Letter To The Editor: Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From?

Letter To The Editor: Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From?

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

When you sit down for dinner tonight, do you know where your food will be coming from? And no, the answer is not the grocery store. I’m talking about really knowing where your food came from. Which farm? Which farmer? Did it come to you from another country? Is it fresh? How did it make […]

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Opinion: Laura Neuman Intends To Veto Stormwater Bill

Opinion: Laura Neuman Intends To Veto Stormwater Bill

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I moved to Anne Arundel County over two decades ago it was because of, among other things, the beauty of our County and the Chesapeake Bay. This natural beauty is why many of us are here and why we attract tourists from around the globe. Protecting this precious resource is not an option, it […]

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Letter To The Editor: A Bad Police Bust

Letter To The Editor: A Bad Police Bust

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last year, on August 10th, your EOA staff posted an article about my husband, James Armstead. Your article was called “Glen Burnie Man Arrested For Threatening State Officials”. The thing I hate most about news articles or anything involving media is that they rarely ever contact that person or that person’s family to get the […]

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Letter To The Editor: In Support Of Question 6

Letter To The Editor: In Support Of Question 6

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

I write to you today from a 6th floor room at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC). On Monday, October 22nd, I was taken by ambulance from my home in Annapolis, MD to Anne Arundel Medical Center. I had passed out, become unresponsive, and was suffering from what Doctors would soon diagnose as a potentially fatal internal blood […]

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Op-Ed: The Case For The Down-Ballot Races

Op-Ed: The Case For The Down-Ballot Races

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

So much of today’s headline news concerns the federal elections – not only the presidential race, but also the contests for Senate and House seats. And of course those are important. In some ways, however, the races at the lower end of the ballot – your local elections – are even more critical, as they […]

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Market House Money Pit

Market House Money Pit

| February 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

In response to yesterday’s meeting where the City Council agreed to seek a $300,000 budget transfer to fund the Market House, we received the following letter which was sent to Ward 8 Alderman, Ross Arnett. It has been re-published here with the author’s permission: Ross: Thanks for trying to prevent what will likely be another […]

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Letter: Thoughts On The Constellation-Exelon Merger

Letter: Thoughts On The Constellation-Exelon Merger

| January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The proposed merger of the year by the executive staff of Constellation Energy and Exelon Energy is a dangerous and unreasonably expensive charge to all rate payers of Baltimore Gas and Electric. If the Maryland Public Service Commission fails again, as they did in 2008 to protect the best interests of the ratepayers of BGE […]

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Thanks To An Off-Duty Firefighter

Thanks To An Off-Duty Firefighter

| October 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

The following email was received this weekend in response to the tragic bicycle accident late last week in Millersville. I would like to thank Fire Fighter Thorpe, an off duty fireman who stopped and took control of the scene until paramedics and police arrived. The incredible and calm manner in which he tended to the […]

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Santa Disappoints Toddler

Santa Disappoints Toddler

| November 23, 2010 | 21 Comments

My 3 year old daughter saw that Santa was standing around at the end of everything taking pictures so of course she wanted to have her picture taken with Santa.  Needless to say that Santa was so much in a rush to leave and have pictures taken with grown women that when my daughter walked […]

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