| Mar 10, 2013
When she entered the race to replace John R. Leopold as county executive, Laura Neuman had a far higher profile in business than she did in politics. Many of the other 15 candidates were better known. But the County Council pulled a surprise, granting her...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Anne Arundel County Republicans are trading barbs over the county's new stormwater fee.
Del. Steve Schuh of Gibson Island, who is running for county executive, and Del. Nic Kipke, the new House minority leader from Pasadena, wrote to County Executive...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Joanna Conti is taking a second shot at becoming Anne Arundel's county executive.
The Democrat, who formally announced her candidacy last week, said she'll focus on boosting job creation, improving schools, cleaning up waterways and increasing public...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Credit rating house Standard & Poor has assigned Anne Arundel County's bonds a AAA rating and upgraded its assessment of the county's fiscal outlook from "negative" to "stable," officials announced Monday.
Moody's, another credit rating house, gave...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:36 AM
After five months of meetings and hearings, work by two county executives, one veto and a veto override, Anne Arundel County officials have finalized a rate structure for state-mandated stormwater fees.
The County Council on Monday passed the final...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman wants to give county parks director Rick Anthony a 37.3 percent pay raise.
Andrea Fulton, the county's personnel director, told the County Council on Tuesday that boosting Anthony's salary from $88,121 to $121,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has appointed Christine Romans as acting director of the Department of Inspections and Permits.
Romans, who previously was assistant director in the Department of Public Works, replaces the previous acting...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Whether they're warning constituents of impending storms or posting pictures of their kids eating ice cream, social media is a growing part of the political world, four politicians said Thursday night.
"Politics is being turned on its head," said Dan...
| 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...