Annapolis officials to celebrate buses with cards,...


Annapolis officials to celebrate buses with cards, candy

Riders on Annapolis transit buses will receive Valentine's cards and candy Thursday, when officials mark the addition of four new vehicles to the fleet.

Mayor Ellen O. Moyer will cut a ribbon to launch the buses at 2:30 p.m. at City Dock. The 30-foot Thomas buses were sold to the transit service by American Bus Sales and Service of Annapolis.

Annapolis educator named UCLA visiting professor

Philip M. Burgess, president of the Annapolis Institute for Leadership & Technology, has been appointed visiting professor of policy studies at UCLA's School of Public Policy and Social Research. He will teach in a new graduate program on communications and culture during the winter term this year.

Burgess, who has nearly 20 years' experience as a university professor teaching public policy, management and resource economics, received a bachelor's degree from Knox College in Illinois and a doctorate from American University in Washington. He and his family have lived in Annapolis since 1993.

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