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Anne Arundel County

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  • Arundel council administrator retiring after 42 years

    Judy C. Holmes, the Anne Arundel County Council's longtime administrative officer and a 42-year county employee, presided over her last council meeting Monday night. Holmes, who officially retires from county government at the end of this month, holds...
  • Teenager gets 10 years in assault near Linthicum light rail

    The older of two Halethorpe teenagers charged in an attack that sparked an outcry to shut the Linthicum light rail station pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in the beating and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul...
  • Gladys H. Pinover, nurse

    Gladys H. Pinover, a registered nurse and former resident of Anne Arundel County, died June 14 of heart failure at Harmonicare Assisted-Living in Severna Park. She was 73. The former Gladys Heineman was born and raised in Lynbrook, N.Y. After...
  • Opponents of tuition break for illegal immigrants near petition goal

    The petition drive to give voters a chance to reject in-state tuition breaks for illegal immigrants is fewer than 8,500 signatures shy of succeeding, the Maryland State Board of Elections reported Wednesday. Elections officials said they had certified...
  • Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies

    Charles L. Schelberg, bank president, dies
    Charles L. Schelberg, a retired Eastern Shore banker and a World War II veteran who served with the Navy in the Pacific, died June 19 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Queenstown resident was 86. Mr. Schelberg was born in Wilmington,...
  • Alcohol tax increase expected to bump up prices at the bar

    Alcohol tax increase expected to bump up prices at the bar
    Maryland lawmakers voted this year to raise the sales tax on alcohol by three cents on the dollar. But when the increase kicks in Friday, bar patrons could see prices going up by twice as much. Chalk it up to pub economics: Bar owners, who typically...
  • Arundel Comm. College student finalist for national award

    Daniel Brannon fought back tears as he spoke of going from childhood addiction to recovery in his 40s. He recounted those along the way who never gave up on him through countless stints of rehabilitation, homelessness, imprisonment and failed attempts...
  • Annapolis girl, 14, dies after boat capsizes during sailing camp

    Annapolis girl, 14, dies after boat capsizes during sailing camp
    A 14-year-old Annapolis sailing student who died during lessons in the Severn River was remembered Friday as a much-loved teenager who enjoyed sailing with her family and playing soccer on a high school team. Investigators said Olivia Constants was...
  • Md. doesn't recognize gay marriage, but what about gay divorce?

    Md. doesn't recognize gay marriage, but what about gay divorce?
    Last year, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued an opinion suggesting that Maryland can and should recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, even though such marriages are not allowed under Maryland law. Since several states and the...
  • Prisoner accused of killing correctional officer loses pretrial appeal

    One of two prisoners facing capital murder charges in the fatal stabbing of a correctional officer lost a pretrial appeal Friday at the state's highest court. Lawyers for Lamar Cornelius Harris had argued that Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Paul...
  • Gay marriage: A tale of two states

    Gay marriage: A tale of two states
    The storylines were similar: A divided state legislature grapples with the emotional question of whether to allow same-sex couples to marry. But several plot twists — an ambitious Democratic governor as the main character, a multimillion-dollar...