| May 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Anne Arundel County is without an official police chief following Tuesday's formal retirement of Chief Larry Tolliver.
This month Tolliver announced he was stepping down effective May 22, and County Executive Laura Neuman has not named a permanent or...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Environmentalists and government officials dedicated a stormwater pollution control project near Annapolis on Wednesday that they say is an example of what can be done to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
The $900,000 project was paid for by...
| May 15, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Anne Arundel County Councilman John Grasso received a $70 ticket Wednesday morning while sign-waving in Edgewater as part of his bid to become county executive.
But later in the day, a county police spokesman said the department will ask the state's...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman said Tuesday that she'll sign a bill legalizing the use of Tasers and stun guns in the county.
The County Council passed the bill on a 4-3 vote Monday night.
Previously, only police officers could use the...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:38 PM
After less than a year on the job, Larry Tolliver is calling it quits as chief of the troubled Anne Arundel County Police Department.
Tolliver, 67, said his resignation — or "return to retirement," as he called it — will take effect May 21....
| May 8, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz hosted a set of powerful peers for a healthy cooking competition at the Hunt Valley Wegmans Wednesday, but home field advantage wasn't enough to top his counterpart from Baltimore City.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold has resurfaced with a critique of his successor, saying her statements about his administration are "disingenuous" and "feckless."
In a letter sent to The Baltimore Sun and other newspapers, Leopold...
| May 12, 2013
| 7:28 AM
The debate over Anne Arundel County's new stormwater fees — criticized by many as the "rain tax" — will continue through this month, and possibly beyond, as the County Council weighs several options for revising the controversial levy....
| May 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Now that Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has declared the possession of stun guns to be "clearly protected by the Second Amendment" (in an interview with WBAL Radio), we must consider other weapons that should be protected constitutionally....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Anne Arundel County's proposed stormwater fee provided newly appointed County Executive Laura Neuman with her first leadership test, and she failed. Her veto puts the county at risk of sanctions if it does not enact a fee structure by July 1, yet she...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Stormwater is the only source of pollution to local waterways that is growing. There has been much talk lately of stormwater fees as a "rain tax." While catchy, the moniker really doesn't tell the story.
The story begins when those raindrops hit parking...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is scheduled to unveil her first-ever county budget on Wednesday in Annapolis.
Neuman took over as county executive in February after the resignation of former executive John R. Leopold, following his...