| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Anne Arundel County's director of public works is retiring after three decades in county government.
Ron Bowen is retiring at the end of the month, County Executive Laura Neuman said on Friday.
Bowen initially announced his retirement in March shortly...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Anne Arundel County's jail superintendent will receive a leadership award from the Middle Atlantic States Correctional Association, a regional organization for people who work in corrections and related fields.
Terry Kokolis will receive the Carl...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman will host a Community Connections Day and Constituent Open House on June 26.
The event will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at South River High School, 201 Central Ave. in Edgewater.
County residents will be...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
When the state Department of Housing and Community Development's 380 employees pack up and move from Crownsville to New Carrollton in 2015, fewer women will work out on their lunch break at Curves.
It also may mean fewer people getting their cars...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Anne Arundel County shut down its government e-mail system for the weekend, after it was plagued with delays for several days.
The system was shut down at 5 p.m. Friday, and county information technology workers planned to spend the weekend fixing the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Anne Arundel County officials say projections for more tax revenue and a bump in fees from Maryland Live casino helped ease the budget process, which culminated Tuesday with approval of a $1.3 billion spending plan.
The budget, which goes into effect...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman said Wednesday she'll hire 100 firefighters now that the fire union has won an arbitration case dealing with firefighters' schedules.
Neuman said she'll ask the County Council for $3 million to pay for the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The Anne Arundel County Council vote this week to trim $5 million from the school's capital budget has led school officials to allege that the cut was retaliation for a squabble last year.
On Wednesday, after the school board reviewed more than three...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The state Board of Public Works is expected to vote today on a contract that would clear the way for the Department of Housing and Community Development to move from its park-like campus in Crownsville to a transit hub in Prince George's County.
| May 29, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold emerged from his involuntary retirement to criticize his successor, Laura A. Neuman, for failing to appear at a meeting Wednesday at which the Board of Public Works approved the move of the state...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Hampton "Skip" Auld does not mince words when he talks about the struggles of Anne Arundel County's library system the past few years.
"We were devastated," the library director says. "We were on the ropes."
Years of government cuts during an economic...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman's Commission on Excellence will hold a public meeting on June 13.
The meeting is planned for 6 p.m. at the Arundel Center, 44 Calvert St. in Annapolis.
Neuman created the commission to conduct a review of all...