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COVID-19 Vaccine

When the vaccine will be distributed in Phase Two depends on a number of factors, mostly the availability of the vaccine and how many Phase One individuals remain to be vaccinated, but it appears likely that vaccines will not be administered to everyone desirous of one until sometime in 2021. more

Together We Can Cross The Finish Line

The winner isn’t the one most prepared, best qualified or even most deserving, but the one who finishes the race. more

A New Board And Budget Season

The AACPS Board of Education is fully elected for the first time in history. I heartily welcome Robert Silkworth, Corine Frank and Joanna Tobin of Districts 2, 3 and 6, respectively. more

Spreading Holiday Cheer

With coronavirus cases exploding nationally and here in Maryland, uncertainty reigns during a time of year when we try to put our worries aside to focus on family and festive celebrations. more

Letter To The Editor

Kyle Cooke explains why he is disappointed in Dr. Arlotto's decision to delay elementary school learning inside of classrooms. more

Animal Legislation A Highlight For November

Since March, families across our county have been living life a bit differently than they had before COVID-19. more

Reopening Plans

The Board of Education, despite Dr. George Arlotto’s recommendation to continue school in an all-virtual environment for the rest of the semester, voted to move forward with a hybrid plan. more

How Did Each Party Get Its Political Mascot?

As we wrap up the 2020 presidential election, this month’s article will be of a lighter nature. I do this with the hope that we can all work toward a brighter future, whether one likes an elephant or a donkey. more

Our Small Businesses Need A Lifeline

The scene on Main Street America is bleak. In urban and rural areas, shuttered storefronts have become an all-too-familiar sight. Maryland is no exception. From my hometown in Takoma Park to beautiful Severna Park, businesses are hanging on for dear life. more

Vote At These Locations

You can also drop off your ballot at any of these sites. more

Domestic Violence Advocates Serve Community

The Office of the State’s Attorney has a dedicated team of victim/witness advocates who are trained to support crime victims. more

Council Update

The Anne Arundel County Council is in full legislative swing after returning from our annual recess month of August. more

Referendum Items On The November Ballot

There will be two referendum items on the November ballot that you should be aware of prior to voting. The items will be presented to you as “questions,” and you will vote for or against each “question.” more

Fall Update From Delegate Michael Malone’s Office

For those old enough to remember these original lyrics from The Tempos, it is odd this year with the pandemic since none of us have been able to experience the places we might have, and life has not been a normal routine. more

It’s Your Turn To Make History

This election, it is essential to have a plan to vote. more

Parent First, Public Official Second

As many parents may know, you learn that all your kids are different — not just in personalities, but also in their learning styles. Understanding these differences has helped me, as a parent, make the best decision about choosing what kind of school setting is best for my kids. more

A Statement From Dana Schallheim

The decision to participate in Board of Education meetings from home is what is best for me, my health and family. more

Voter Information For The 2020 Presidential General Election

The following is information pertaining to voter registration, mail-in ballots, early voting, voting locations and voting on election day. more

It’s Not Too Late: Let’s Make Our Census Work For Us

The census feels like it is easily lost in the maelstrom, but it couldn’t be more important than in a year when we are looking at historic state and local revenue losses. more

Central Office Performance Audit

Similar to the recent transportation audit, the performance audit illuminated several areas the board can improve upon. more
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