Anne Arundel County News

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Anne Arundel County school board members adopted on Wednesday a redistricting plan for Crofton, the final step in a months-long process to determine which students will attend the new high school when it opens in 2020.

Members approved Superintendent George Arlotto’s recommendation after weeks...

4/17/2019 8:10:00 PM

If you have feelings about public library programming, now is the time to voice them.

Though the Anne Arundel County Public Library staff has already started planning 16 mostly LGBTQ related programs with board approval last month, the library Board of Trustees will hear more public comment regarding...

4/17/2019 5:55:00 PM

Traffic was backed up for miles in the westbound lanes of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Wednesday afternoon, as responders rescued a person who was threatening to jump off the bridge, fire officials said.

All three westbound lanes were closed during the incident, which began at 2:56 p.m. according...

4/17/2019 5:10:00 PM

Tyrique “TJ” Hudson was so driven he completed a five-year early college program in four.

He graduated from North Carolina A&T State University in 2½ years in December 2017, with a computer science degree to boot.

Hudson interviewed with Northrop Grumman after a job fair at A&T, his mother Tonya...

4/17/2019 5:00:00 PM

The City of Annapolis reviewed the status of the Truxtun Park tennis project during the Recreation Advisory Board meeting on April 10.

Chris Kamenoff who leads the “Friends of Truxtun Park” reported that former mayor Ellen Moyer was there. Moyer remembered when the courts were in tip-top shape...

4/17/2019 4:00:00 PM

Baltimore County

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A third case of measles has been confirmed in Maryland, the state Department of Health announced Wednesday.

The health department warned that people who visited three locations in Pikesville on Sunday might have been exposed to the contagious disease:

» 4000 Old Court Road — an office building...

4/17/2019 4:55:00 PM

The open-mic comedy show at Magooby’s Joke House on a recent Sunday night was miles away from the male-dominated comedy industry of years past — with not just one woman, but four.

Chloe Mikala, a 2015 Towson graduate currently living in Washington, D.C., launched the amateur comic competition with...

4/17/2019 9:25:00 AM

LoveYourBrain Yoga is offering sessions at Yoga on York in Towson to help people who have sustained traumatic brain injuries and their caregivers find physical independence, regain their cognitive abilities, and develop a sense of community with others.

4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM

Stevenson University has listed its Greenspring campus for sale, but school officials are saying that doesn’t mean they intend to go through with a deal.

University officials confirmed this week plans to place the campus, located at 1525 Greenspring Valley Road in Stevenson, on the market through...

4/17/2019 8:35:00 AM

Three days after Jesus was killed, Scriptures say, his follower Mary Magdalene went to his tomb only to see, to her horror, that his body was gone.

Then she noticed someone standing nearby, a man she didn’t recognize. She figured he must be the gardener.

Only when he spoke did she realize he was...

4/17/2019 5:40:00 AM

Howard County News

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Even though Matthew Arminio has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, he found himself back in school.

Arminio, 32, of Columbia, has been taking classes at Howard Community College for two years to eventually apply to colleges with physician assistant programs. He holds a bachelor’s in exercise science...

4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM

Howard County’s police department honored officers, civilian employees and volunteers to highlight their “outstanding contributions made to the community and the police department” at an awards ceremony Wednesday night.

The recipients were recognized at the police department’s annual ceremony at...

4/17/2019 8:00:00 PM

Nearly a year after a second deadly flood ravaged historic Ellicott City, the new Howard County executive announced his plan to ease future flooding, proposing to tear down fewer buildings than his predecessor recommended.

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball released five options Wednesday that...

4/17/2019 2:10:00 PM

Among nearly 200 recently passed bills Gov. Larry Hogan is set to sign into law Thursday are measures that will give authorities more leeway in prosecuting perpetrators of hate crimes and online bullying.

One bill prohibits even making a threat of a hate crime, inspired by a spate of bomb threats...

4/17/2019 5:20:00 PM

Would you like to buy some Obama Kush to help you sleep? Or how about some Grape Ape to alleviate your pelvic pain?

If you are unattuned to cannabis culture, you likely have no idea what those things are, but the more than 51,000 Maryland residents certified to purchase medical marijuana likely...

4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM