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Brooklyn Park

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  • Baltimore-area dog thefts on rise, owners, observers say

    Baltimore-area dog thefts on rise, owners, observers say
    As she struggled to unload groceries from the back of her car, Sherrie Schenning got an uncharacteristically queasy feeling. Her family's Essex neighborhood had always felt safe, but on this recent Saturday, she noticed two unfamiliar young men in a...
  • Neuman set to unveil county budget proposal

    Neuman set to unveil county budget proposal
    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...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Vision, hearing tests The Department of Health offers vision and hearing screenings in public schools for children in preschool, kindergarten, first and eighth grade, and also for students new to Anne Arundel county schools. Student in the following...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Underage drinking The Department of Health's alcohol and drug abuse prevention and education services have been awarded a Maryland grant of $31,132, which will aid in programs to reduce underage drinking. Grant target areas are Brooklyn Park, Curtis Bay,...
  • Workers should not be forced to pay union dues

    I was reading about some American Federal of State, County and Municipal Employees getting retroactive raises back to July 1. How nice. By way of this letter, you're welcome. I say this because Gov. Martin O'Malley and AFSCME thought it would be more...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Quit smoking programs The Learn To Live program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health offers quit-smoking and power-to-quit-smoking kits. Kits are available from the Learn To Live Line, 410-222-7979, or from the Spanish language Line, 410-222-...
  • Senior briefs

    Support groups The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for caregivers, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...
  • Black Friday brings out crowds, some slopping over from Thursday

    Black Friday brings out crowds, some slopping over from Thursday
    Diane Townes waited in line for 12 hours to get her door-buster deals — printers, a laptop and a 50-inch television — so imagine her chagrin when it looked like she wouldn't be able to squeeze it all into her car Friday morning. The Owings...
  • Senior briefs

    Support groups The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for caregivers, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...
  • Time to reform redistricting

    Gerrymandering is never going to change — unless we fix this states' problems from the ground up. The recent gerrymandering of congressional districts made me come to the realization that the only way Marylanders voices will be heard is if we...
  • Brooklyn Park man sentenced to 20 years for trying to kill wife

    A Brooklyn Park man was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for trying to kill his estranged wife in an bloody attack that took place a month after she left him in the wake of what prosecutors said was an earlier assault. "The difference between this...
  • Homeless man charged with assaulting girlfriend in Brooklyn Park

    Anne Arundel police have charged a 29-year-old homeless man with attempted murder. Louis Vaden also faces assault charges stemming from an incident involving his girlfriend Monday in Brooklyn Park. The victim told police that the suspect had violently...