| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The 2014 General Assembly session got underway Wednesday, turning Annapolis into the state's center of debate, protest, legislation and proclamation for the next 90 days.
Legislators from Anne Arundel County are promoting bills that range from rolling...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Maryland has long been a heavily Democratic state, but 2013 may have cemented its status as a truly liberal one.
The two things were not always synonymous. Though Democrats have dominated the legislature and governor's mansion for decades, the party's...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:45 AM
An Annapolis technology company stepped up with a last-minute $10,000 donation to help provide Christmas gifts and food to needy Anne Arundel County residents.
Anne Arundel's Department of Social Services put out a desperate call for help for its annual...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Few enactments emanating from Maryland's General Assembly have gained as much intense and prolonged debate as the unfunded mandate placed upon Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to carry out stormwater management projects. Popularly known as the "rain...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Anne Arundel County government employees would have to work longer to get health insurance in retirement, and the county would pay for a smaller portion of the coverage under a bill proposed Thursday by the county executive.
County Executive Laura...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
County Executive Laura Neuman has announced the appointment of Scott Shaffer to the position of county economist — a first for Anne Arundel County.
Shaffer’s role will include assisting the Office of the Budget and Office of Finance in...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Less than a week after proposing sweeping change to address what she called an "unsustainable" retiree health care system for county employees, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has withdrawn her plan.
As soon as Neuman's bill was introduced at...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
As a 4-year-old boy bounded to the electronic blackboard at Battle Grove Elementary School in Dundalk, Principal Jennifer Gounaris described the financial and logistic challenges she has overcome to open the pre-K classroom. The result, she said, was...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Del. Steve Schuh has picked up the endorsement of former lieutenant governor and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele in his bid to become Anne Arundel County executive next year.
Schuh, a two-term Republican delegate from Gibson...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Coming soon to the most famous deli in Annapolis: the Laura Neuman omelet.
Anne Arundel's county executive met with Chick & Ruth's Delly owner Ted Levitt on Wednesday afternoon to hash out her choice for the political-themed menu at the Main Street...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Anne Arundel County government officials say the days of delays are gone for employees opening and responding to email messages. More than 6,000 county government email addresses were switched this month from an old system called GroupWise to a Google-...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:56 AM
Weatherbugs are invited to join a contest to predict Anne Arundel County’s first snowfall and total snowfall for the winter.
The “Guess the Snowfall” contest is sponsored by the county’s Department of Public Works through its...