| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:23 PM
It started with a conversation the day the Anne Arundel County Council announced it was seeking a successor for John R. Leopold, after the county executive was found guilty of misconduct in office.
"My daughter, she is in high school. We talk around the...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:52 PM
When Laura Neuman heard that an Annapolis salad dressing maker was planning to move his business out of state, she arranged to meet with him.
Neuman listened to Greg Vetter's story and made some calls.
"She just said, 'Dude, you are NOT leaving...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Robert Prettyman walked along the uneven ground surrounding Anne Arundel Community College's resource management building and pointed to soil erosion, storm runoff and other evidence that the area is losing its battle against the elements.
"You can see...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:42 PM
With the deadline looming Friday, only one person has applied to replace John R. Leopold as Anne Arundel County executive as other potential candidates weighed their options.
Tom Angelis of Davidsonville, a former candidate for county executive and...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Theodore A. "Ted" Dietz, a retired shipyard electrician who earned the sobriquet of "40-Watt Dietz" from fellow volunteer crew members aboard the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown, died Feb. 3 of heart failure at his Severna Park home. He was 91.
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Former Maryland first lady Kendel Ehrlich, Del. Steve Schuh and acting Anne Arundel County Executive John Hammond led a field of 16 applicants Friday to complete the term of former County Executive John R. Leopold.
County Republicans said the unexpected...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Opera AACC is celebrating its 11th anniversary this month with a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Jesus Christ Superstar," running Feb. 1-9 at Anne Arundel Community College's Robert Kauffman Theater at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:15 AM
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast, scheduled for Jan. 18 and Jan. 21, respectively, will recognize more than a dozen area residents for their work in human relations, community...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 6:24 AM
A nonbinding referendum on whether residents want an elected county school board and elimination of the county's Orphans Court are among Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold's legislative priorities for this General Assembly session.
| Jan 13, 2013
| 6:37 PM
For nearly a year since John R. Leopold was charged with using his taxpayer-funded police detail to arrange sexual liaisons and defeat his political adversaries, the Anne Arundel County executive has said little in public about the allegations.
| Jan 1, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Sam Swicegood slipped a fiberglass stake up his sleeve before he stepped out of his Chevy Lumina to deliver a pizza in Glen Burnie — just in case.
When Swicegood walked toward a house on Lincoln Court about 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, a group of boys...