Tag: American Civil Liberties Union

For The Love of the Library

For The Love of the Library

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials from the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that tickets are now on sale for the annual For the Love of the Library fundraiser. This year’s event will be held at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library. The festive gathering is set for April 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 269 Hillsmere Drive. Guests […]

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AACC names new Dean of Student Services

AACC names new Dean of Student Services

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has named Tiffany Boykin, Ph.D., J.D., as the new assistant dean of student services, effective March 1. She will be part of AACC’s Student Services team in the Learner Support Services Division that focuses on helping students achieve their academic goals. Boykin comes to AACC from Morgan State University where she […]

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Heart Smart Foundation donates two defibrillators to AACC

Heart Smart Foundation donates two defibrillators to AACC

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of the Heart Smart Foundation, a local nonprofit dedicated to distributing automatic external defibrillators, donated two automatic external defibrillators to Anne Arundel Community College. “We are grateful to HeartSmart for their generous donation,” says Maurice L. Chaput, executive director of administrative services at AACC. “Just as importantly, their effort made us realize that […]

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800+ children’s books donated to county libraries

800+ children’s books donated to county libraries

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Young children and their caregivers throughout the region can now enjoy new copies of their favorite board books at the county’s 15 libraries thanks to a donation from the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. The Foundation donated 825 children’s books worth more than $5,500.  At a special ceremony at the Edgewater Community Library on […]

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Maryland’s Transportation Secretary to speak at BWI Business Partnership event

Maryland’s Transportation Secretary to speak at BWI Business Partnership event

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland’s Secretary of Transportation, Pete Rahn, will be the keynote speaker at the BWI Business Partnership’s Signature Breakfast, which will be held Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:45 a.m. at The Marriott BWI, 1743 West Nursery Road in Linthicum. Secretary Rahn was appointed Transportation Secretary by Governor Larry Hogan on January 21, 2015. Prior to […]

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Upscale townhomes coming to Annapolis Towne Centre

Upscale townhomes coming to Annapolis Towne Centre

| November 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Sturbridge Homes announced that it has started sales for Towne Row – an exclusive collection of 10 luxury townhomes, located within Annapolis Towne Centre. Towne Row will be built on Somerville Road, right next to Whole Foods and just steps from Annapolis Towne Centre’s premium mix of retailers, restaurants and services. Each 2,975-square-foot […]

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Annapolis’ Chief Pristoop named President of Maryland Chiefs of Police Assn

Annapolis’ Chief Pristoop named President of Maryland Chiefs of Police Assn

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department Chief, Michael Pristoop, was named President of the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association during the group’s annual professional development seminar in Ocean City.  The Maryland Chiefs of Police Association (MCPA) is comprised of command and executive law enforcement officers from Federal, State, and local agencies, as well as prosecutors and police […]

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Schuh cuts ribbon on new police station

Schuh cuts ribbon on new police station

| June 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh, along with Police Chief Tim Altomare, States Attorney Wes Adams, Councilman Derek Fink and Pete Smith and state officials, cut the ribbon on the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s new Eastern District Police Station in Pasadena this morning. “This $9 million, new Eastern District Police Station will provide a first class […]

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Man shot this morning on Bens Drive in Annapolis

Man shot this morning on Bens Drive in Annapolis

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, June 13th at 1:39am officers responded to the unit block of Bens Drive for a report of a man shot outside an apartment building.  Officers arrived and located the victim, William Saunders, 26, of Annapolis.  William Saunders was shot once in the torso and was transported to Baltimore Shock Trauma by helicopter.  He […]

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Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation seeks entrants for high school essay contest

Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation seeks entrants for high school essay contest

| April 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation invites all high school students in Anne Arundel County to enter the Foundation’s annual legal essay contest. During the past 15 years, nearly 2,400 county students have participated in this competition. The contest is open to all public or private high school students in grades 9-12, and home-schooled students […]

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Maryland State Police top cop resigns

Maryland State Police top cop resigns

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Marcus L. Brown announced late today he will resign his position to pursue other opportunities. In a letter to Maryland State Police troopers and civilian employees, Colonel Brown said he is leaving with a ‘heavy heart,’ effective January 19, 2015. He thanked Maryland State Police employees for their outstanding service […]

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Local businessman delivers gifts to Bello Machre once again

Local businessman delivers gifts to Bello Machre once again

| January 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Local businessman, Steven Dannenmann, orchestrated the purchase, assembly, and distribution of Christmas gifts to over 180 people with developmental disabilities served by Bello Machre.  The Dannenmann group included Steven Dannenmann, Cathy & Karen Kamosa, Joseph & Mary Dannenmann, Dawn & Amanda Lucarelli, Eileen Zalatel, Virginia Hawkins, and Mary Shepard. “We are very honored to have […]

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Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

| December 8, 2014 | 5 Comments

A Broadneck High student gave a teacher a marijuana-laced brownie at school this afternoon.  After eating the brownie, the teacher became disoriented and went to the nurse. The student was questioned and admitted to giving the teacher the brownie and knowing that it contained marijuana. The school did not post the letter about the incident […]

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County Executive Leopold Opts Out Of Jury Trial

County Executive Leopold Opts Out Of Jury Trial

| January 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

County Executive John R. Leopold has changed his decision for a jury trial and opted to have retired Circuit Court Judge Dennis M. Sweeney decide his fate in his criminal misconduct trial.  This comes after a day spent questioning potential jurors who were all dismissed today. For a defendant, there is risk in both types […]

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Is John Leopold Guilty?

Is John Leopold Guilty?

| January 16, 2013 | 7 Comments

Today, jury selection begins in the John R. Leopold criminal trial in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.  The trial stems from a five count Grand Jury indictment alleging that Leopold used his executive protection detail for personal and political advantages. The prosecution alleges that he used County police officers to escort him to sexual encounters, tear down an opponent’s […]

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ACLU Questioning Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney

ACLU Questioning Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney

| January 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

The ACLU has requested documents from the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office in relation to work done with a San Clemente, California company. According to a statement, the ACLU is concerned that state prosecutors are getting paid to allow private companies to issue official threats of prosecution, which pressure individuals into paying those companies “program fees” […]

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