| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:22 PM
With John R. Leopold suspended from office due to Tuesday's criminal convictions, some Anne Arundel County Republicans are jockeying to be the next county executive.
"My name is going in," said John Grasso, who represents the Glen Burnie area on the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:11 PM
A judge has set a March date for the sentencing of Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold, as more Republicans said they were considering applying for his job.
Del. Steve Schuh added his name Thursday to the list of candidates looking to...
| Feb 1, 2013
John Leopold has been found guilty of misconduct in office ("King of Arundel, deposed," Jan. 31). Like many people, I was horrified and deeply disappointed as witness after witness provided detailed accounts of Mr. Leopold's behavior in office. Simply...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
For Maureen Burke, “gluten-free” is not just the latest diet trend -- it’s a way of life.
Since being diagnosed with celiac disease in the late 1980s, Burke has wrestled with her intolerance of gluten. And now, as chef and owner of One...
| Jan 24, 2013
Despite the presence of an overflow crowd offering support, the County council voted to affirm the ouster of health officer Angela S. Wakhweya, the first African-American to hold the job in the history of the county department.
After being ousted from...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Anne Arundel County school officials moved forward this week with plans to redistrict schools in the Crofton area without provisions for a possible $38 million elementary school in Odenton — which developers had pledged to build if an age-...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Crofton technology company Force 3 said Monday that founder and CEO Rocky Cintron is stepping down after two decades and will be replaced by the company's chief operating officer.
Les Trachtman, the company's new CEO, has served as COO since joining...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:04 PM
The Chesapeake Bayhawks and Denver Outlaws will conduct a joint open tryout Saturday, March 9 in Gambrills to fill out their training camp rosters. All players must be registered in the Major League Lacrosse Player Pool in order to try out.
| Jan 7, 2013
| 11:00 AM
As we begin a new year with new resolutions, I think it is important we move forward toward a more proactive society and less reactive one. One particular event that I believe truly points to this is the tragic shooting that occurred in Newtown, Conn....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:34 AM
When 15-year-old Ian Kennedy moved to Columbia from Crofton with his mother in 1992, he never could have predicted the impact he would have on his new community.
"Ian is a real Howard County success story," said County Executive Ken Ulman, Kennedy's...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Just a few days before their live performances of "The Nutcracker," the intensity and concentration were evident on the faces of the teenage performers at the Carroll County Dance Center in Sykesville.
Each of the cast members at this rehearsal had...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Richard D. Pickens, owner of a Crofton interior design firm who lived in Union Square, where he served as president of the Friends of the H.L. Mencken House, died Tuesday of stomach cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
He was 50.
"I was dumbfounded...