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  • Md. crime rate down 6.3% in 2010, to record low

    Md. crime rate down 6.3% in 2010, to record low
    Maryland's crime rate decreased 6.3 percent last year, reaching a new low in the state's per-capita incidence of violent and property offenses and mirroring a national trend. The figures released by state officials Wednesday and reported to the FBI are...
  • Home builder ordered to pay more than $124,000

    The office of the state attorney general ordered an Anne Arundel County home builder on Wednesday to pay more than $124,000 in refunds to customers who were building a home in Baltimore County, penalties and costs. The attorney general's consumer...
  • Anne Arundel Council rejects school board's request to reshuffle funds for teacher salaries

    As Anne Arundel school board members discussed efforts to address the achievement gap in the system on Wednesday, they called upon county citizens to not only get involved but to understand that the arduous task needs to be properly funded. The board's...
  • School systems around state need to address improvements to buildings

    School systems around state need to address improvements to buildings
    Rodgers Forge Elementary had reached nearly double its capacity, so parents and students were relieved last year when the new $22 million WestTowson Elementary opened to ease crowding at neighboring schools in Baltimore County. One year later, West...
  • Many residents furious about South County zoning changes

    Furious that the Anne Arundel County Council has approved zoning changes that will intensify development at several sites in the most rural areas of the county, residents are urging County Executive John R. Leopold to overturn the moves. Leopold, a...
  • Two dead in head-on Anne Arundel crash

    A man and a woman are dead after the man's van crossed the mid-line of Solomons Island Road in Lothian, police said. The head-on crash took place just before 6 p.m. near Solitude Court, said a Thursday evening statement by the Anne Arundel County...
  • Md. boating deaths hit highest level in over a decade

    Boating deaths in Maryland have reached their highest level in more than a decade, with 20 so far this year. But authorities say they can't find any explanation for the increase other than nice summer weather. "Boating is a recreational activity, and...
  • O'Malley puts tax increases on the table for 2012 legislature

    Gov. Martin O'Malley signaled that tax increases could be in the cards during next year's legislative session, though he said any state action would depend on congressional budget-cutting decisions this winter. In a speech to local government leaders...
  • School year begins in Anne Arundel

    School year begins in Anne Arundel
    As schools opened Tuesday in Anne Arundel County with a record 76,600 students, Bates Middle School sixth-grader Londell Owens said he's looking forward to learning much in his classes "and having fun doing it." Among those who were in attendance at...
  • City Life: School district honors military service with new page

    The Chicago Public Schools website doesn't have this fantastic page, nor do the websites for the New York City Department of Education, the San Diego Unified School District or the Dallas Independent School District. You won't find a similar page for...
  • Ocean City artist sues town

    Ocean City artist sues town
    Spray-paint artist Mark Chase typically spends his summers in Ocean City along the boardwalk where he creates sci-fi landscapes in a matter of minutes, spraying and smudging to pulsating music as crowds gather. He earns his living as a showman, taking...