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  • Anne Arundel school board approves Crofton-area redistricting

    The Anne Arundel County Board of Education on Wednesday unanimously approved a plan that will redistrict Crofton-area schools beginning in 2014. The board voted to support plan crafted by Superintendent Kevin Maxwell. Officials said that plan was...
  • Parents awarded nearly $1.8 million in 2009 death of Crofton teen

    The parents of a Crofton teen fatally beaten blocks from his home won what they consider a hollow victory Monday when a judge ordered one of their son's killers to pay them nearly $1.8 million. "It could have been $100 million, and it's not going to...
  • Retailers say they are bullish on in-store and online holiday sales

    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
  • Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying

    Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying
    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
  • Council, schools 'at war' as lawmakers threaten repercussions in funding spat

    A battle over $5 million escalated this week with Anne Arundel County lawmakers threatening repercussions and school leaders saying seven projects for new schools are jeopardized by the fray. At issue is how the county should pay a $5 million tab owed to...
  • Crofton man faces drug and handgun charges

    A 35-year-old Crofton man is charged with drug possession and distribution and handgun offenses. Michael A. Shepherd was arrested Thursday evening at his home in the 1600 block of Airy Hill Court. After a series of surveillance operations that stemmed...
  • 'Unbearable' lines expected in Anne Arundel on Election Day

    'Unbearable' lines expected in Anne Arundel on Election Day
    Forty-five minutes into his speed dating-style presentation, County Councilman Chris Trumbauer had finally reached "Question O" on the Anne Arundel County ballot, the most crowded of any in Maryland. "Last one!" Trumbauer said to an Annapolis crowd...
  • Anne Arundel Co. library hours would extend under plan

    With its branches dark for more hours than most of those in neighboring counties, Anne Arundel County library officials want to extend the hours that all local libraries are open. The pitch for longer hours at the 15 library locations is expected to come...
  • Robert P. Slaff, charter boat captain

    Robert P. Slaff, charter boat captain
    Robert P. Slaff, a former marine-supply vendor and journalist who wrote widely on Chesapeake Bay maritime and environmental matters, died March 8 of congestive heart failure at Crofton Care and Rehabilitation Center. The Epping Forest resident was 89....
  • Stephen R. Krause, software designer

    Stephen R. Krause, a software designer and inventor, died Friday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital from respiratory failure on his 76th birthday. Mr. Krause was born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park. He was a 1955 graduate of Park...
  • School projects get green light, but officials say more fiscal green needed

    The list is long enough to give contractors a stiff workout. There are roof repairs and resurfacing due for Georgetown East Elementary School and painting for George Fox Middle School. Mills-Parole Elementary will get tiles, carpet and terrazzo. Crofton...
  • Virginia motorcyclist killed in Anne Arundel crash

    A Virginia man riding a motorcycle was killed after being struck by a car in Anne Arundel County on Sunday afternoon, police said. Police identified the man who was killed as Jonathan Wesley Roberts, 30, of Aylett, Va. Police say he was struck by a...