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  • Chick-fil-A At Severna Park Receives LEED Certification

    The U.S. Green Building Council recently awarded the Leadership in Energy Efficiency Design (LEED) Certificate to Chris Schenck, owner of the Chick-fil-A located on Ritchie Highway in Severna Park, and marketing director Stephen Cappello. The certification recognized Chick-fil-A’s dedication...
  • Be My Guest Catering Marks Opening Of New Location

    Sandra DeMilio, the owner of Be My Guest Catering, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony, attended by Be My Guest staff members, family and friends, to celebrate the relocation of her business to a beautiful storefront located on Veterans Highway in Millersville. Be My Guest is a full-service...
  • Severna Park Farmers Market Opens For The Season

    Chamber members, business representatives and families convened on April 25 to celebrate the Severna Park Farmers Market’s seasonal opening. Located in the park-and-ride at the intersection of Ritchie Highway and Jones Station Road, the market features fresh produce grown by local residents.

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  • AACC Stages “The Phantom Of The Opera”

    In Photo 1: Raoul, played by Jeffrey Walter, and Christine, played by Laura Sparks, were pensive while singing from the rooftop of the Paris Opera in a scene from “The Phantom of the Opera,” staged by Theatre at AACC from April 17-26, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal...

Politics & OpinionPolitics & Opinion

  • Poll Finds That County Residents Are Optimistic About The Economy

    For more than 30 years, the Center for the Study of Local Issues has polled county residents on a wide range of issues. Using students from a variety of courses, the spring 2015 survey was completed on April 2. That poll included several questions that tapped residents’ views of the economy.

    Each semester, the survey starts with an open-ended question: What is the most important problem facing the residents of Anne Arundel County at the present time? Prior to the Great Recession, the economy was in the single digits, with everything from crime, growth/development, transportation and education being the “most important problem.” During the economic downturn, starting in...
  • The Rain Tax And The Billion-Dollar Basketball Game

    On the evening of April 6, the Duke Blue Devils defeated the Wisconsin Badgers by a score of 68-63 to earn their fifth national championship. On that same evening, the Anne Arundel County Council met to conduct public hearings (and to vote) on two measures designed to repeal the stormwater...
  • A Look Back At Session

    There was a new perspective in Annapolis this session with Republican Larry Hogan as our new governor. I am one of 14 Republicans, out of 47 senators, in the Maryland General Assembly. It was encouraging to work on legislation knowing that there was bipartisan compromise happening in the hallways...
  • Investing In Public Safety

    Our county is on the verge of becoming the engine of Maryland’s economy. But to ensure we continue on our path to success, we need to secure a safe future for those who live, work and start a business here in our county. While out on the campaign trail last year, I promised we would...

Health & FitnessHealth & Fitness

  • Arnold Professional Pharmacy Spreads Its Wings

    Earlier this month, Annapolis Professional Pharmacy and MedPark Pharmacy took on new ownership. Longtime pharmacy owner Michael C. Roberts retired after 33 years, giving Neil McGarvey and Jeremy Cundiff, owners of Arnold Pharmacy, the opportunity to spread their wings.

    “We take pride in what we do and look forward to continuing the tradition of independent pharmacy,” said McGarvey. “One good thing about independent pharmacies is that pharmacists usually stay the same, year after year, so we are able to really get to know our customers and offer them good, old-fashioned, personalized service that the chain [pharmacies] cannot.”

    “No matter what our...
  • What Are You Worried About, Worrywart?

    We all have various worries and fears about a plethora of things. If you find yourself constantly worrying, here are a few tips that may help you put some of your worrying into perspective. Worrying about a situation will not change the outcome of what you are worried about. This is very...
  • Preventing Sports-Related Eye Injuries

    Even though April is designated Sports Eye Safety Month, it is important to be cautious in preventing sports-related eye injuries every month, whether you are a weekend recreational athlete or a professional player. Proper eye protection goes a long way in helping athletes avoid eye injury....
  • UM BWMC May Calendar

    Tuesday, May 12 6:00pm to 7:30pm: The Stroke Support Group meets to discuss stroke recovery and prevention in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center (301 Hospital Drive, third floor). For more information, call 410-787-4732. Wednesday, May 13 8:30am to noon: Free blood pressure...

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