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Opportunities And Choices

 The high school landscape today does not resemble what it did when I was going through in the early/mid ‘90s in Southern California. more

Our Secret Weapon Is You

We’re closing in on the end of year one, and we’ve made good progress. more

Impeachment – High Crimes And Misdemeanors

Much rhetoric has been bandied about recently about presidential impeachment. more

Letter To The Editor

I am not often motivated to respond to an article, but the one about the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company being turned down to improve their ability to serve the community really stuck in my craw! more

Arts In Education

As we prepare for the upcoming legislative session, I thought it appropriate to return to my wheelhouse and take a deep dive into the essential nature of arts in education. more

Sheriff’s Office Continues To Evolve

Ten months into my term as sheriff, I am very happy with progress made in the sheriff’s office, and we continue to move the agency forward toward even greater success. more

Shuck Responsibly – More Oysters, Less Taxes And A Better Bay!

Right here in Severna Park, we can do our part to restore clean water just by eating oysters. more

Victim Witness Advocates: The Silent Strength

The year 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Victim-Witness Services division in the Office of the State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County. more

Public Support Is Strong For Starting School After Labor Day

Anne Arundel County Public Schools officials currently are analyzing feedback from a recent survey to help them best determine the 2020/2021 school year calendar. As they analyze the results and … more

Council Update

In 10 short months, we have seen council members introduce legislation regarding medical marijuana zoning, illegal immigrant screening, budget, taxes, workforce housing and fair housing. more

Unity

Building relationships, trust and safe places for students to freely express themselves is the most important part of every new school year. more

Letter To The Editor: Anne Arundel County Treatment Of 911 Responders On 9/11

 Earleigh Heights Volunteer Firefighters provide a great service to Anne Arundel County. As a county resident, I would think the county would want to work with the volunteers, but instead it seems to make it as difficult as possible. more

Forest Conservation Bill To Be Introduced

On October 7, the Anne Arundel County Council will open the public hearing for Bill 68-19. more

“The Current War” Fails To Provide A Jolt Of Excitement

“The Current War” had a star-studded cast and a fascinating storyline, yet this electrifying tale is reduced to something rather yawn-inducing, with slow pacing. more

The Importance Of Health Services

With Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman as the county health officer and Kai Boggess-deBruin, Ph.D., as the new deputy chief administrative officer for health and human services, we are signaling a fundamental shift in how we approach wellness. more

Some History On The State House

 You would think that if the Maryland State House was haunted, it would be by bills killed in committee, or by the woes of politicians and partisans whose causes weren't addressed. more

Hogan Administration Unveils New Financial Transparency Web Application

A new web-based application will empower citizens to become better informed about the details of the state budget with a user-friendly and easy-to-navigate interface. more

Prescription Drug Affordability Board

In 2017, I lost an extraordinarily talented colleague and friend to suicide when he learned that his insurance would no longer cover his medical care. He was young, driven and desperate. more

Chamber Update

We are excited to announce our newest members of the chamber. more

College Savings Now And Down The Road

College loans can have crushing consequences for students and their families. The burden of this debt – now at $1.6 trillion nationally – has reached a crisis level. more
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