| Jan 5, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Lois G. Caplan, a retired library supervisor and film buff, died Dec. 25 of cancer at her Arnold home. She was 71.
A daughter of dungaree manufacturers, the former Lois Gloria Simons was born and raised in Philadelphia, where she graduated in 1960 from...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:33 PM
Fourteen members of the defending national champion Loyola men's lacrosse team took time from their holiday break today to travel to Newtown, Conn., and lead a youth clinic in the town rocked by a mass shooting last month at Sandy Hook Elementary School....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold said this week that the county will host a forum in February to discuss mental health initiatives in the county.
The forum, he said, comes in response to the shootings last week in Newtown, Conn., in which...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:44 PM
The pastor who works with some of Anne Arundel County's poorest residents and a longtime civil rights activist will be the keynote speakers at coming events in the county honoring the work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Both the Rev. Martin Luther...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Anne Arundel Community College students Marcelle Lee of Severna Park and Dustin Shirley of Odenton had never taken a digital forensics course at the school until this past summer, but they are fast learners.
The duo recently won the community college...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Anne Arundel County Councilman John Grasso announced his candidacy for county executive two years ahead of the 2014 election in hopes that the extended campaign will give voters time to "build up a tab of likes and dislikes of John Grasso."
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:25 PM
Two Anne Arundel County lawmakers want to protect millions in expected gambling money from being spent in neighborhoods away from the state's largest casino.
Their proposed bill would siphon Anne Arundel's local impact grants, which are estimated to...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:18 PM
For years, environmentalists and watermen have been searching for a way to deal with the Chesapeake Bay's "ghost pots" — derelict crab traps that are too deep to retrieve and too problematic to co-exist with marine life. Though the traps have been...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:08 AM
The State Board of Education granted Anne Arundel County Public Schools' request last week to waive the 180-day school calendar requirement for Southern Middle School, allowing classes to end on Thursday, June 13. School officials said the early closing...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
A committee building a new memorial in Annapolis has extended the deadline for names of those who took part in the August 1963 March on Washington, where the Rev. Martin Luther King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech.
The committee had initially...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:03 PM
The course is "Introduction to Casino Gambling," but upon entering the classroom, one might be tempted to place a bet at the roulette wheel, the craps table or any of the other table game layouts.
As he stared at the roulette wheel, Christopher Lamb...
| May 5, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Spring show The Muddy Creek Artists Guild's fifth annual spring show, "Artists on the Half Shell," concludes, Sunday, May 5, at Galesville Memorial Hall, 925 Main St. Works by members include more than 250 paintings, pastels, photographs, prints,...