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April is healthy Anne Arundel Month

April is healthy Anne Arundel Month

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Healthy Anne Arundel Month (April 2014), sponsored by the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition, is a special time to motivate County residents to take steps toward better health. Through community collaborations, a variety of County events will be implemented in April to bring awareness to the Coalition’s priority areas — obesity prevention and the management of […]

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AACC Survey Yields Mixed Results

AACC Survey Yields Mixed Results

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Center for the Study of Local Issues recently (October 14-17) conducted a survey focusing on Anne Arundel County residents’ views concerning the following issues: The impact of sequestration and the federal government shutdown on county residents Right/wrong direction of the county, state and nation Economic conditions and experiences Consumer confidence County infrastructure priorities County’s […]

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Conn Camp Challenges Kirby To Tug Of War

Conn Camp Challenges Kirby To Tug Of War

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The winner of the upcoming City election may not be known until November 5th, but people might be able to find out which Ward Six candidate is the strongest on Saturday November 2nd. Steven Conn, who has been trying to coordinate a proper debate with incumbent Alderman Kenny Kirby, threw down a gauntlet of sorts […]

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Walk For Trayvon Planned In Annapolis Tonight

Walk For Trayvon Planned In Annapolis Tonight

| July 16, 2013 | 5 Comments

The Annapolis Democratic Action Committee and a group named Concerned Citizens of Annapolis are organizing a rally/march to protest the Tayvon Martin – George Zimmerman verdict. The planned march kicks off at 6:00pm at the Alex Haley Memorial  at City Dock and will proceed up to the Thurgood Marshall Memorial in Lawyers Mall in the […]

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Capitol Steps Returns To Annapolis

Capitol Steps Returns To Annapolis

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Capitol Steps return! The Capitol Steps, an irreverent musical-theater troupe from Washington, D.C., will perform in a fundraiser at St. John’s College to benefit student financial aid. The show will include a lively review of songs and spoofs that ridicule public figures across all party lines. The performance, which will be followed by a […]

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Harwood Fire Destroys Home

Harwood Fire Destroys Home

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

A fire broke out in the attic of a home in the 800 block of Harwood Road in Harwood last night.  According to fire officials, it took 90 minutes to control the fire and two occupants were able to escape without injury. A preliminary damage estimate was in excess of $100,000. Photos courtesy of Anne […]

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Fatal Crash Snarls Annapolis Traffic

Fatal Crash Snarls Annapolis Traffic

| September 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

UPDATE: From our media partner WBAL-TV: A three-vehicle crash that seriously injured at least one person has reduced southbound Interstate 97 to only one open lane. I-97 is closed before the exit for eastbound U.S. Route 50. Police are directing all traffic onto westbound U.S. 50. Skyteam 11 Capt. Roy Taylor said the backup on […]

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League Of Women Voters To Host Congressional Candidate Forum

League Of Women Voters To Host Congressional Candidate Forum

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County League of Women Voters (LWV) will host a Candidates Forum that will set the stage for voters in Congressional Districts 3 and 4 to make informed choices in the November general election. The Forum will be held on:                                                         Monday, October 15, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.                                                         Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church (auditorium) […]

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HIt & Run Claims Life In Harwood

HIt & Run Claims Life In Harwood

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

On August 12, 2012 at approximately 0724 hours, officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department, Southern District, responded to a report of an unresponsive male lying off the edge of the roadway onSolomons Island Road north of Harwood Road. Officers arrived on scene and located a fatally injured pedestrian off the edge of the northbound roadway. The investigation determined that the pedestrian was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling northbound on Solomon’s Island Road. The vehicle fled the scene of […]

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2 Alarm Fire Destroys Annapolis Home (PHOTOS)

2 Alarm Fire Destroys Annapolis Home (PHOTOS)

| July 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: From Lt. Cliff Kooser of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, there was one occupant of the building and he was not able to comment any further. The call came in at 9:57am. When crews arrived they saw fire showing and due to the heat and lack of water (the neighborhood does not have […]

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Eastport Democratic Club Donates $1000 To Elementary School

Eastport Democratic Club Donates $1000 To Elementary School

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, April 11th, the Eastport Democratic Club honored Eastport Elementary School, a public school founded in 1909,  for their many years of invaluable service to the community. Club representatives, Dr. Charles Fritsch and Dave Baron, presented Principal, Mrs. Lynn Evans and students with checks totaling $1,000; the sum represents proceeds generated from the club’s […]

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2 Alarm Fire In Riva Farms Destroys Home

2 Alarm Fire In Riva Farms Destroys Home

| March 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

A 2-alarm fire ripped through a home on the 400 block of Porpoise Lane in the Riva Farms neighborhood last night around 10:30pm.  Upon arrival, crews found the home well involved. Before bringing it under control, the fire had destroyed one home and caused significant damage to one next door. At this time it appears […]

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From The Classroom: Finally, Equality

From The Classroom: Finally, Equality

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The defining political issue for our generation has been–more than anything–gay marriage. Global warming, to a lesser extent, has made its way into the hearts and minds of young activists, as have abortion issues and education reform–but we have not embraced any of these in the way that we’ve embraced gay rights. Through the outpouring […]

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Summit School Head Selected For Leadership Maryland

Summit School Head Selected For Leadership Maryland

| February 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Summit School is pleased to announce that its Head of School, Dr. Joan A. Mele-McCarthy, has been selected to participate in Leadership Maryland, a statewide, senior-level leadership program. Dr. Mele-McCarthy is one of 50 men and women that were selected out of a large group of applicants from private, public, and non-profit sectors from […]

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Human Relations Commission Seeks Members

Human Relations Commission Seeks Members

| February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Human Relations Commission is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy. The 11-member Commission is a volunteer body established by Executive Order to promote fairness, eliminate discrimination and harassment in both public and private sectors, and advance understanding and effective communication among people of different backgrounds and cultures. Applicants must be at […]

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Let’s Talk Politics

Let’s Talk Politics

| January 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Severna Park Republican Women’s Club is holding its first in a series of forums called Let’s Talk Politics. This is a “meet and greet” featuring Republican candidates running for the U. S. Senate and Congress in District 4 (the newly-formed Severna Park, parts of Pasadena and Arnold congressional district). The event is free and […]

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Jones Takes Legal Steps To Retain His Council Seat

Jones Takes Legal Steps To Retain His Council Seat

| January 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Anne Arundel County Councilman Daryl  Jones has filed a restraining order to prevent the Anne Arundel County Council from going forward with their plans to remove him from office.  According to Jones, “scores” of constituents are encouraging him to fight to retain his seat. Jones was convicted of failing […]

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A Night Of Politics

A Night Of Politics

| June 8, 2010 | 1 Comment

What do you get when you put a bunch of veteran politicians, wannabee politicians, an unsure electorate, and a cantankerous civic activist together with some wine at Crush Winehouse? We’re not sure either, but it might make for a fun night–and the police station is right around the corner if needed!  Paul Foer, the publisher […]

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Politics Get Dirty In Maryland

Politics Get Dirty In Maryland

| May 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

O’Malley And Ehrlich Slug It Out He’s soliciting state employees one whined. He’s using a SSA computer the other whined. Welcome to Maryland’s 2010 Gubernatorial Election. Politics is not pretty. It never has been.  Here we are, very early in the primary season and the two (realistically unchallenged in a primary) gubernatorial candidates are tossing […]

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Ehrlich To Challenge O’Malley

Ehrlich To Challenge O’Malley

| March 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Rematch In Works Not that it was  a surprise to anyone, but former Governor Robert Ehrlich has announced his bid for Governor of Maryland in 2010. He will be taking on Martin O’Malley who defeated Ehrlich after his first term. In other news, former County Executive Janet Owens has also voiced her intention to run […]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

| January 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

A Few hundred Or A Few Thousand? On Tuesday, a “Tea Party” rally was organized at Lawyer’s Mall in Annapolis. Our local paper led off the story with “Hundreds of conservative Tea Party activists swooped into Annapolis last night on the first day of the 2010 legislative session.”  During the “Tea Party” in April 2009, […]

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Slots Petition Heats Up

Slots Petition Heats Up

| January 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

Help Wanted CORRECTION: Rob Annicelli,  of  Stop Slots At Arundel Mills, sent an email advising that despite the vague wording in The Capital, his organization has had nothing to do with the hiring of Fieldworks, Inc.  Stop Slots At Arundel Mills has been offered space here to voice their positions and we hope they will […]

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