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College Savings Now And Down The Road

Being Maryland’s comptroller has taken me to every corner of our great state. Whether I’m talking with taxpayers in Oakland or Ocean City, one of the most repeated concerns from the people I meet is the cost of higher education. more

Sign The Petition To Protect Our Community

As anyone who has sat in the hours of traffic on a Friday afternoon can attest, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in its current form cannot remain the only option for drivers heading to and from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. more

Repairing The Bay Bridge

The re-decking project on the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge has been a source of frustration for many in our area. more

Corine Frank Announces Board Of Ed Candidacy

Photos Provided Pasadena resident Corine Frank announced her candidacy for the District 3 Anne Arundel County Board of Education seat from during a campaign kick-off in front of Chesapeake High … more

A Year Later: 2019 County Council Summary

December is upon us. It’s the most wonderful — and busy — time of the year! This month also marks one year since members of the county council were inaugurated. more

Candidates Tell Us Their Top Priorities For Office

Election Day was Tuesday, November 6, and to help our readers make an informed decision, we asked each of the candidates, “What are the three issues or priorities that will be most important to you in this office?” Here’s what they told us: 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

Pasadena Pegged As Potential Site Of Bay Bridge Span

When the Maryland Transportation Authority announced the potential sites for a new bridge crossing, Pasadena’s state delegation quickly denounced the plan. more

Positive Chesapeake Bay News

For those who want to see the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries cleaner, there is positive news coming out of Annapolis this year. more

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. more

Letter To The Editor

Calling all serious dumpster divers — there is lots of great junk and some food to be had at the new Anne Arundel County dump annex located on the parking lot of the Pasadena post office on … more

American Legion Names Simonaire The Outstanding Legislator Of The Year

For his advocacy of veterans, Senator Bryan Simonaire was named Outstanding Legislator of the Year during the American Legion annual convention in Ocean City on July 17. Simonaire has sponsored … more

Hogan Administration Unveils New Financial Transparency Web Application

Governor Larry Hogan and the heads of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) have launched the Maryland Transparency Portal, a new web-based … more

Letter To The Editor: Mountain Road Assault

Pasadena resident sounds off about proposed bay bridge. more

Letter To The Editor: Chesapeake Schools Environment

I am a resident of this community and walk the paths and ground’s exterior of our school’s campus at least four times a week for exercise. I usually don my jacket, walking shoes and … more

Serving The Community

Each year, Anne Arundel County gathers to celebrate National Night Out, an annual event that promotes camaraderie between public safety agencies and the community. The festive occasion was held … more

High-Quality Education

Public education will be one of the top issues of the upcoming legislative session. I firmly believe that every child in our state deserves a quality education, no matter where they live. We are … more

Feel-Good Educational Policies

Education is so important to our children’s success that our educational leaders must to get back to primarily teaching our students reading, writing and arithmetic, as opposed to cuddling them and setting them up for failure. more

Arlotto’s School Budget Focuses On New Teachers And Pay Raises

In his $1.36 billion operating budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2021, presented to the Board of Education on December 18, Superintendent George Arlotto included pay raises for employees and 195 classroom teaching positions to address enrollment increases and to reduce class sizes. more

Letter To The Editor: HOPE For Alzheimer’s

There are 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. Among the 110,000 Marylanders who are included in this number is my wife, Kathy. I’ve transitioned from being her care … more
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