| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Joanna Conti is withdrawing from the race for Anne Arundel County executive, leaving former sheriff George F. Johnson IV as the only Democrat in the running.
Conti said she's dealing with "fairly serious family issues."
"I'm very disappointed to have to...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Del. Steve Schuh and Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman traded barbs this week over alleged ethical lapses as the Republican campaign for the county's top job heats up.
Schuh fired the first shot Thursday, saying he planned to file an ethics...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Coca-Cola has agreed to move its regional distribution center to a yet-to-be-built 291,000-square-foot warehouse in Hanover, Anne Arundel County officials said Friday.
The facility will replace Coca-Cola's current 272,000-square-foot warehouse on...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education voted Wednesday to fully fund teacher salary step increases in this year's operating budget request — a move that is slated to add $6.2 million to the overall $1.04 billion package interim Superintendent...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:08 AM
From the Blog
From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page
Brian Griffiths writes about Baltimore's recent mayors and how none of them have their focus on where it belongs: Baltimore.
Red Maryland endorses Hough
Red Maryland has unanimously endorsed Del....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:56 PM
With the filing deadline for the 2014 elections passing Tuesday night at 9 p.m., the fields are set for Republican and Democratic primary elections for local offices, including the competitive race to become Anne Arundel County executive.
At the top...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Laurel's state- and county-level elected officials — with few challengers and, in some cases, no challengers — won't face many obstacles on the path to re-election this year.
Now that the Feb. 25 candidate filing deadline has passed, 2014's...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Calling Severna Park High School "one of the highest-performing, worst facilities I've ever seen in this state," Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said this week the state will come up with money to help Anne Arundel County Public Schools replace the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman plans to solicit new proposals for a government-owned dairy farm in Gambrills.
The current tenants who farm the former Naval Academy dairy farm property plan to give up their organic certification in order to...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Anne Arundel County's former sheriff, George F. Johnson IV, is joining the race for county executive as a Democrat.
Johnson, a Pasadena resident who has been the superintendent of the state's Natural Resources Police for the past seven years, will...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:46 AM
Anne Arundel County is moving to restart its police cadet program, which was eliminated more than a decade ago in a round of budget cuts.
Officials said this week that for about $180,000 per year, the county's Police Department could hire 10 part-time...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The company that ran Baltimore's problematic speed cameras in 2012 will not retain its contract for billing ambulances fee in Anne Arundel County after an audit discovered multiple problems.
The county requested an audit of Xerox State and Local...