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A Look At The County Budget

The county executive’s proposed budget remained essentially intact with minimal reductions. more

Banning Foam Food Containers

On July 1, Maryland will become the first state to enact a ban on foam food containers, the first step in eliminating our reliance on single-use plastics. more

Intersectionality

Change in itself is neither good nor bad, but how we cope and adapt to change is often what defines it. more

FY2020 BOE Budget Includes Audit Funding

Almost daily, constituents shared concerns about the sheer size of the AACPS central offices. more

Drug Court Cases

The most important reason my office staffs our drug courts is to help individuals trade the label of “criminal” and “addict” for “parent,” “employee” and “neighbor.” more

The Role Of The Clerk’s Office

I am happy to answer this question because the clerk’s office does a lot of work that affects people’s lives in the county. more

Letter To The Editor: Traffic Jams

Let's see more on the terrible traffic jams Zach Sparks covered in your June 1 issue. Here are some possible topics: more

The County Budget

For 45 days, the council has dissected, analyzed, discussed and assessed the county executives’ budget that was presented on May 1. more

An Update On Environmental Matters

Our county has a strong environmental ethic, and our communities depend on a clean, healthy environment as part of their quality of life. more

The Value Of Focused Rage

As the saying goes, “Well-behaved women rarely make history,” and we are in a moment in our history that I never thought I’d see in my lifetime. more

The History Of Women’s Suffrage

Nineteen is the magic number for women's suffrage. more

We Need To Empower Our Teachers

Teachers shouldn’t have to take disrespect and abuse from their students. more

Farms Amid A Growing County

Growth is happening all around us. Should we also support the growth and preservation of farms? more

Visioning Anne Arundel

The most important component of community planning is the community – and I was inspired to see the turnout and the energy in the room. more

The Relentlessness Of Mourning

I can’t stop thinking about the relentlessness of mourning and the cruelty of a calendar that refuses to yield to it. more

When Did We Stop Being Americans First

Through hard work and determination, I made my own American dream come true. more

The Warrant Process

Ignoring a warrant, not being aware of a warrant, or avoiding warrant service can often be more troublesome than the original charge that caused the issuance of a warrant. more

The Budget Season Isn’t Over Yet

Our priorities for this year’s budget were clear and included increasing school mental health staff, expanding ESOL services, and decreasing class sizes. more

Letter To The Editor: Senator Reilly’s Senate Bill 93 Sets The Precedent To Reduce Public Access To Maryland Waterways

Maynadier Creek off the south side of the Severn River, known by locals as “Cocktail Creek,” has one of three Maryland public ski courses where boaters often anchor to watch the skiers. … more

Federal Tax Reform, One Year In

One thing we do know – and that we expected – is that uncertainty remains the driving factor behind changed spending habits. more
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