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A priest was saddened when the chalice his parents gave him years ago went missing. Suddenly, it’s back.
by Jonathan M. Pitts on May 27, 2020 at 8:42 pm
Years after his precious chalice disappeared in the mail, a frustrated Father Jeffrey Dauses gave up hope. Its reappearance during the pandemic was an unexpected blessing.
Police investigating one Reopen Anne Arundel County social media post as a possible threat; group removes member
by Olivia Sanchez on May 27, 2020 at 5:32 pm
The Anne Arundel County Police Department is investigating one Reopen Anne Arundel County Facebook post for three instances of a veiled threat against County Executive Steuart Pittman, said spokeswoman Sgt. Jacklyn Davis.
Map: Nursing home coronavirus deaths, cases reported in Maryland
on May 27, 2020 at 5:12 pm
Maryland has recorded hundreds of coronavirus cases and related deaths at nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. See where the impacted facilities are and how many residents and staff have been affected with this interactive map.
Suspects wanted in Pasadena playground arson, Anne Arundel fire officials say
by Alex Mann on May 27, 2020 at 2:03 pm
Investigators are searching for a pair of suspects after determining the Sunday afternoon playground fire in Pasadena was intentionally set ablaze, Anne Arundel County fire officials said.
Man robs Crofton 7-Eleven with long gun, pepper sprays employee, police say
by Alex Mann on May 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm
An assailant robbed a 7-Eleven store in Crofton early Wednesday morning armed with a handgun, and pepper-sprayed an employee on the way out, Anne Arundel County police said.
City of Laurel offers video spotlight to local businesses amid coronavirus pandemic
by Katie Jones on May 27, 2020 at 9:05 am
The city of Laurel is offering to help support local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic by inviting owners to submit promotional videos or photographs that will be shown for free on Laurel TV.
Annapolis City Council considers proposed real property tax increase that would mean $1.5M in new revenue
by Brooks DuBose on May 27, 2020 at 3:10 am
The city is expecting an estimated 3% increase in the real property assessable base, which Finance Director Jodee Dickinson stressed is not a tax rate increase, but part of a three-year step increase in property values as required by the state.
Anne Arundel County Council passes controversial workforce housing bill, defeats bill preventing substantial rent increases
by Olivia Sanchez on May 27, 2020 at 2:25 am
An emergency bill that would have protected Anne Arundel County renters from substantial rent increases during the global coronavirus pandemic failed in the county council Tuesday night, after the body’s four Democrats failed to convince one of their Republican colleagues to vote in support for the supermajority needed to pass emergency legislation.
Eastport coffee shop announces it will close for good because of pandemic
by Capital Gazette staff on May 26, 2020 at 7:07 pm
Ah Coffee, an Eastport coffee shop, announced Monday on social media that it will not reopen once coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
Anne Arundel fire officials investigating Pasadena playground blaze
by Alex Mann on May 26, 2020 at 3:06 pm
Anne Arundel County fire investigators are looking into what prompted a Pasadena playground to burst into flames Sunday afternoon.
12-year-old arrested as Severn neighbor dispute escalates into fire
by Alex Mann on May 26, 2020 at 2:43 pm
A Severn boy was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly hurled a live firework onto his neighbor’s patio during an apparent dispute, Anne Arundel County fire officials said.
Severna Park American Legion sends goods to seniors, sailors aboard USS Roosevelt, USS Nimitz
by Rachael Pacella on May 26, 2020 at 9:05 am
Nine care boxes were packed up and shipped to military members: five to the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt and four to the U.S.S. Nimitz, along with 38 care bags for residents at FutureCare in Arnold.
The school system may not be fully capturing grief, stress of Anne Arundel students due to coronavirus school closures
by Naomi Harris on May 26, 2020 at 9:00 am
As students in county public schools enter the final month of the school year, mental health providers noted a decline in the use of some resources but said the landscape for children could change as schools possibly reopen in the fall.
What to do with your Anne Arundel County ballot
by Olivia Sanchez on May 26, 2020 at 9:00 am
Anne Arundel County residents have until Wednesday to register to vote, change their address, change their party affiliation or request to receive the ballot electronically ahead of Maryland’s June 2 primary election, which will take primarily by mail, according to the Maryland State Board of Elections.