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REGION CHAMPS: Chesapeake Softball Defeats Reservoir 3-1, Advances To States

The pitching was on point. The offense came in punctuated bursts. The defense put the game in a highlight-filled stranglehold. Add it all up: the Cougars are going to the state …
The Capitol Steps Are Coming To Annapolis May 17
The Capitol Steps are making America grin again? The group of political satirists has been putting politics and scandal to music for …
Weekend Events May 17-19
Check out what's happening around Pasadena this weekend.
Richard Watts, Longtime Volunteer At Pasadena Elementary School, Named AACPS Volunteer Of The Year
Anyone who has been in any part of Pasadena Elementary School over the last 15 years or so has almost certainly crossed paths with …

PHOTO GALLERY: Best Of Pasadena 2019

Congratulations, Best Of Pasadena winners! Last month, we were proud to announce the winners and runners-up that you, our readers, selected in the Best of Pasadena 2019 contest, and throughout the …

Community

Eat, Swim, Relax: Where To Enjoy The Water This Summer

With the Chesapeake Bay and all its rivers and creeks, there are countless ways to enjoy waterside living.

What Is The Magothy River Water Trail?

MRA members hope that people who are exposed to the beauty of the river by exploring its hidden coves and creeks will become its stewards, and will protect the waterway now and in the future.

Second PBA Shop Local Festival Underscores An Important Partnership

Although the inaugural event in 2018 was successful, bigger expectations abound for 2019.

A Budget With “No Such Gimmicks”

The county generated $53 million in new revenue for FY2020, but with $45 million of that amount dedicated to pensions and debt service, only $8 million remains for unmet needs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Little League Day at Camden Yards

On Sunday, May 5, the Orioles celebrated Little League Day at Camden Yards. Kids from the Green Hornets baseball and softball teams attended the festivities. 

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Sports

Chesapeake Knocks Out Northeast 11-0, Earns Place In Friday’s Final

Chesapeake’s Haley Downin threw a three-hit shutout to blank Northeast, and the Cougar offense exploded for an 11-0 mercy-rule win over the Eagles to earn a spot in Friday’s 3A East …

With Win Over Severna Park, Chesapeake Clinches Dual 2019 County Championships

No matter what happens throughout the rest of May, one truth is inescapable: Chesapeake softball owned Anne Arundel County in 2019. That’s the inarguable fact after the Cougars turned in a …

Chesapeake Girls Earn ‘Redemption,’ Oust Northeast, 13-10

Nothing was going to sit right with the Chesapeake girls lacrosse team until it got another crack at Northeast. Matched up in the 3A East playoffs on May 10, the Cougars wrote their redemption …

Cougar JV Softball Defeats North County For County Championship

Chesapeake’s JV softball team has its place in history: the Cougars are Anne Arundel County’s first-ever JV softball championship team. Chesapeake avenged one of its only defeats of …

Northeast, Chesapeake Athletes Excel At County Track And Field Championships

The Anne Arundel County track and field championships were held over two days at Severna Park High School on May 8 and 9, and a handful of Northeast and Chesapeake athletes delivered standout …
Business
Calvert Veterinary Center Turns 15 Years Old (Or 105 In Dog Years) Back in 2003, owner and founder Dr. Christine Calvert saw a need for additional veterinary care in her hometown of Pasadena. With this realization came the interest in opening her own practice.
Frame & Frame Is There For Pasadena Residents In Need “Our goal is to really educate and protect the community."
Community Contributors: Many People Bank On The Support Of Arundel Federal When people think of banks, money is often the first thing that comes to mind. But at Arundel Federal Savings Bank, employees do much more than handle money.
School & Youth
How The World Works: Sunset Students Address Global Issues Grade 5 students at Sunset Elementary School shared an impressive array of facts on May 8 when they displayed their Primary Years Programme (PYP) exhibition projects.
Kira Shoemaker Named Kiwanis Teenager Of The Year As one of the five finalists, Shoemaker received a scholarship to put toward higher education.
Four Pasadena Residents Head To National Marbles Tournament John Albanese, 9; Kaitlyn Albanese, 10; Bradley Harper, 11; and Grace Meyers, 10, have advanced to the national tournament.
Arts & Entertainment
Longtime Pasadena Resident Makes Directorial Debut Local multimedia artist Ben Paul Morris and a team of credited colleagues are consumed with completing their entry for the 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP), an international filmmaking competition.
Project Researches Impact Of Dance On Students “Kids need movement. Young students, especially, need to be able to get up and move. When you integrate that into the everyday learning that takes places, it just seems more natural for them.”
Sloe Jim Has Played Music Of All Speeds For Pasadena Patrons Known by the stage name Sloe Jim, Jim Matteo has performed around Pasadena for more than 30 years as both a solo artist and as a member of eccentrically named bands.