Category: Anne Arundel County

February 2, 2009

Leopold elected Chairman of Baltimore Metro Council

Filed under: Baltimore, Anne Arundel County - 02 Feb 2009

Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold was elected chairman of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, succeeding Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, who served as chairman in 2008.

A Republican, Leopold will head the organization of the region’s elected executives. Leopold …

January 29, 2009

Annapolis/Anne Arundel CVB wants more money

Anne Arundel’s tourism industry wants a bigger cut of the hotel tax revenue to increase advertising, a move officials say that could bring more money into the county, but also could create fiscal problems.

“We have the infrastructure and the …

January 27, 2009

Coast Guard announces new command based in the area

Filed under: Military, Anne Arundel County, Federal Gov't - 27 Jan 2009

The Coast Guard deepened its ties to the Baltimore area with the unveiling Monday of a new logistics, supply and repair command that will oversee nearly 2,000 employees in three states and provide full services for all of the …

January 12, 2009

Annapolis-DC bus service to continue

Filed under: Maryland Government, DC, Annapolis, transit - 12 Jan 2009

Annapolis Mayor Ellen Moyer partnered with a bus service to help hundreds of commuters travel between Annapolis and Washington, D.C., after the popular Maryland transit 921 bus shuts down.

Starting Monday, the Maryland Transit Administration is eliminating several buses and …

January 5, 2009

Proposed hiring freeze in Annapolis upsets mayor

Filed under: Government, Annapolis - 05 Jan 2009

Amid budget planning and an uncertain economic future, two Annapolis aldermen are proposing a hiring freeze that was met with a strong backlash this past week from the city’s mayor.

The controversial resolution recently was introduced by Republican Aldermen Frederick …

December 29, 2008

Bill Clinton mask used by bank robber

Filed under: Crime, Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Local News - 29 Dec 2008

Authorities in Anne Arundel County are investigating a bank robbery in which the culprit wore a Bill Clinton Halloween-type mask and stuffed money into his sweatshirt.

Police said Monday that the incident occurred Friday at about 3:34 p.m. at …

December 23, 2008

Gate, traffic changes at Fort Meade

Filed under: BRAC, Military, Anne Arundel County - 23 Dec 2008

Fort Meade has expanded one of its main gates and closed another to handle thousands of new jobs in the coming years.

The Anne Arundel installation has reopened its gate at Mapes Road and Route 175, but only for authorized …

December 22, 2008

Leopold asks for federal stimulus money for BRAC improvements

Filed under: BRAC, Maryland Government, Anne Arundel County - 22 Dec 2008

Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold is urging the federal government to use economic stimulus funding to pay for road and transit improvements around Fort Meade, even though the funding is aimed at immediate job growth, not long-term …

December 13, 2008

Rachael Ray book-signing at Arundel Mills today

Filed under: Events, Anne Arundel County, Celebrity News, Food - 13 Dec 2008

Rob Kasper
I spoke briefly with Rachael Ray on Friday, who will be in our area noon- 2p.m. Saturday signing her new cookbook at Books a Million in Arundel Mills mall.

I asked her about Irish tea, a recipe in …

December 10, 2008

Suspects charged in Glen Burnie vandalism

Filed under: Crime, Anne Arundel County - 10 Dec 2008

Police have arrested two suspect responsible for the destruction at the Moose Lodge in Glen Burnie.

Sally Thorner reports police were able to locate a fingerprint inside of one of the front-end loaders. The fingerprint matched to a suspect …

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