Tag: Anne Arundel County

Police warn local businesses of pre-planted bombs

Police warn local businesses of pre-planted bombs

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The City’s Main Streets Annapolis Partnership issued a frightening warning to local businesses in this morning’s email.   From Anne Arundel County Police: Commercial businesses across the country have been plagued by threats of pre-planted bombs being in their businesses. In the last 18 months, Anne Arundel County has seen approximately six of these incidents. The callers […]

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Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

After less than an hour of deliberation, an Anne Arundel County jury on Friday found 62-year-old James Lawyer Sr. guilty of Child Abuse, two counts of Second-Degree Sex Offense, three counts of Third-Degree Sex Offense and Second-Degree Rape of a young girl in Glen Burnie, State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced. The incidents of abuse […]

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Jewish Education Center expands in Annapolis

Jewish Education Center expands in Annapolis

| July 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Jewish Education Center of Annapolis (JEC) is pleased to announce an expansion to include families in the Anne Arundel County for school year 2014-2015. JEC is a modern and liberal school, welcoming families from all backgrounds to participate in a new school for children grades K – 7 with Youth Group programs for students in grades 8 – […]

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4 bicyclists hit in Anne Arundel County in 30 minute period

4 bicyclists hit in Anne Arundel County in 30 minute period

| June 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the span of about 30 minutes, 4 bicyclists were hit by vehicles in Anne Arundel County this afternoon in three separate accidents. The most serious of the accidents sent a man and a woman to shock-trauma after being hit in the 1800 block of Ritchie Highway. This is near Boulter’s Way south of Arnold. […]

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Neuman issues statement on election loss

Neuman issues statement on election loss

| June 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

A statement from Laura Neuman was just released by Timb Mantagna, campaign manager. I want to thank the over 14,000 Anne Arundel Republicans who voted for me to continue leading the county. My administration has accomplished many things in just 16 months, and it was my hope to have the opportunity to serve our community. We […]

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Neuman takes her ball and leaves the party

Neuman takes her ball and leaves the party

| June 25, 2014 | 3 Comments

UPDATE:  Per The Capital, Neuman later returned to Buddy’s Crabs and Ribs and made a brief statement congratulating Schuh on the victory.  For someone who ran a campaign highlighting her professionalism and business acumen, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman sure did not show it when she was defeated in the Republican primary in Anne […]

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Schools, health department partner for safer youth

Schools, health department partner for safer youth

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health and Anne Arundel County Public Schools have joined together to review results of the recently released Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) as the two entities continue to discuss programs and initiatives for the upcoming school year. The 2013 YRBS is based on the national school survey conducted […]

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Police officer shoots, kills suspect at Glen Burnie rail station

Police officer shoots, kills suspect at Glen Burnie rail station

| June 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

A MTA police officer has shot and killed a suspect at the Cromwell  light rail station for the Maryland Transportation Authority. At 6:29 p.m. Anne Arundel County officers responded to assist the Mass Transit Administration Police (MTA) with an officer involved shooting. Investigators learned that the MTA police officer was flagged over by two citizens […]

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Pair arrested for  impersonating a charity in Glen Burnie

Pair arrested for impersonating a charity in Glen Burnie

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On May 30, 2014 at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot of the Giant Foods in the 7900 block of Crain Highway Glen Burnie, MD for a report of a suspicious person. Upon their arrival, they met with the reporting person who was concerned about a recent donation he just made to […]

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Forum to discuss Forest Drive traffic slated for June 3rd

Forum to discuss Forest Drive traffic slated for June 3rd

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

A public forum on Traffic, Development and the Future of the Annapolis Neck Peninsula will be held at Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Tuesday, June 3, at 7:00PM. Sponsored by the Annapolis Neck Peninsula Federation and the Anne Arundel Sierra Club, the event is spurred by several recent massive, traffic gridlocks that crippled the Annapolis […]

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Woman’s body found floating in waters of Harness Creek in Annapolis

Woman’s body found floating in waters of Harness Creek in Annapolis

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: 5/28/2014 9:46am.   Per preliminary investigation from the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division, initial evidence recovered suggests that this was a suicide. Please note that the final cause and manner of death has yet to be determined by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. The name of the […]

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Blackstone Amphitheater trying to gain steam

Blackstone Amphitheater trying to gain steam

| May 13, 2014 | 4 Comments

A long-rumored, ambitious project is trying to gather some steam with an upcoming $100 per plate fundraiser next Sunday. The Blackstone Amphitheater for Humanity, led by Graciela Blackstone, is an arts project in Crownsville that, if ever built, might consist of a 6-story convention center, a 3-story office building, an amphitheater with seats for 2200, lawn […]

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Find It Here, AAACCVB launches new campaign

Find It Here, AAACCVB launches new campaign

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tourism and economic development leaders in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County are teaming up to promote the destination with a single compelling message – “Find it here”. During a National Tourism Week event held at the 26 West Street Visitors Center last week, officials from the City of Annapolis, Annapolis Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and […]

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Police investigating homicide at Glen Burnie medical center

Police investigating homicide at Glen Burnie medical center

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE (1153am) : Police are reporting that an adult female was located inside the building this morning approximately 845am with obvious signs of upper body trauma. Anne Arundel County police are on the scene of a homicide at the Glen Burnie Medical Arts Center located at 325 Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie. Few details are […]

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Circuit Court: It’s not what you know, but who you know

Circuit Court: It’s not what you know, but who you know

| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

In Anne Arundel County, there is no shortage of things that make one go “hmmmm?” The latest one…the divorce records of the County Executive. Earlier today, The Capital published a story about the unsealing of the divorce records of Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman. And while I agree that the invasion into a personal […]

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Maryland Capitol Police name first woman to Commander post

Maryland Capitol Police name first woman to Commander post

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Alvin Collins and Maryland Capitol Police (MCP) Chief Michael Wilson have announced the promotion of Lieutenant Rebecca Labs to Commander of the Annapolis Detachment, becoming the first woman to lead the Detachment. Lieutenant Labs has been serving in an acting capacity as Commander since January 1, 2014, overseeing more […]

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Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Back in Cape St. Claire, there is a farmhouse that is being saved. The Goshen Farm. The Goshen Farm Preservation Society, Inc. was established in 2006 to safeguard and restore the historic Goshen Farm and its surrounding property for residents of the Broadneck Peninsula and Anne Arundel County. Goshen farm is currently owned by the […]

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Eric Banks sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie Murder

Eric Banks sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie Murder

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced  that a jury found Eric Banks guilty of second-degree murder in the January 2013 killing of Darren Bell in the Marley Neck area of Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Philip Caroom sentenced Banks to the maximum 30 years in prison following the verdict. […]

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MillsRide program launches for employees of Maryland Live! and Arundel Mills

MillsRide program launches for employees of Maryland Live! and Arundel Mills

| March 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Employees of Arundel Mills Mall and Maryland Live! Casino can now board a free shuttle to the Cromwell Light Rail station and MTA #14 bus during times when transit was not normally available. The new service, MillsRide, is a demonstration shuttle project launched this week by Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) and The BWI Business Partnership. […]

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Anne Arundel Chief of Police wanted by FBI

Anne Arundel Chief of Police wanted by FBI

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis has been selected by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to participate in the FBI’s National Executive Institute (NEI) in Quantico, VA. Chief Davis was chosen among top law enforcement officials around the world to participate in the exclusive leadership training program. Chief Davis, a 2004 graduate of […]

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County police investigating Crownsville murder

County police investigating Crownsville murder

| March 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  The Capital is reporting that the victim of this murder is Benjamin Kirby, Jr. Kirby is reportedly 41 years old and the mini-van/taxi that was left unoccupied belongs to Kirby.   Anne Arundel County police are on the scene of what is being called a homicide near Honeysuckle Lane and Generals Highway in Crownsville. […]

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AACC instructor wins top credential as wireless expert

AACC instructor wins top credential as wireless expert

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travis Bonfigli of Crofton, who teaches part-time in the computer technologies department at Anne Arundel Community College, recently earned an industry certification as a Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE) after demonstrating his ability to design, install, configure, administer and troubleshoot wireless network systems on a national certification exam. According to Certified Wireless Network Professional, Bonfigli […]

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