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Baltimore Sun Anne Arundel in review: What an almost entirely new County Council accomplished in 2019

Written by: Olivia SanchezSource: Baltimore Sun – https://www.baltimoresun.com/politics/ac-cn-council-recap-20200104-20200109-44vug73ehbfmxkmrerphaygpo4-story.html A little more than a year ago, the Anne Arundel County Council was an all-male, Republican majority council. But then the 2018 “blue wave” swept the country, and it flipped. Now a Democratic majority, the council is made up of five women and two men, and it’s…

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WBAL Drivers who pass stopped school buses could soon be caught on camera

Written by: Tim TootenSource: WBALTV 11 – https://www.wbaltv.com/article/anne-arundel-county-drivers-pass-stopped-school-buses-camera/30447339# ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Anne Arundel County could soon get cameras installed on school bus stop arms to catch violators. Drivers passing stopped school buses with lights flashing have become a significant concern across the state. A new state law is giving local school systems, like Anne Arundel…

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Severna Park Voice Behind The Scenes Of The Forest Conservation Bill

Written by: Amanda FiedlerSource: Severna Park Voice – https://www.severnaparkvoice.com/stories/behind-the-scenes-of-the-forest-conservation-bill,30425? I have lived in our county my entire life. I recall the days when there was no east-west highway, “Arnold Station” was the original small train station, and there were more trees along Route 2. Our county has changed, but the trajectory has now shifted. In…

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Capital Gazette Anne Arundel Councilwoman makes pitch for Glen Burnie revitalization to state official

Written by: Olivia SanchezSource: Capital Gazette – https://www.capitalgazette.com/news/ac-cn-pickard-gb-revitalization-20191018-20191018-6ulddkjizbcbjiy53dyaxpyycy-story.html Councilwoman Allison Pickard talks Glen Burnie revitalization to anyone who will listen. This summer, when they were randomly seated at the same table at a cook-off, The Millersville Democrat pitched her ideas to Tom Riford, Maryland’s assistant secretary for commerce. By the end of the meal, Riford…

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Capital Gazette Allison Pickard: 2020 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Glen Burnie redevelopment

Written by: Allison PickardSource: Capital Gazette – https://www.capitalgazette.com/opinion/columns/ac-ce-column-pickard-20191016-20191015-kjozuqprlba5rj74z4euvzxq3q-story.html Community revitalization doesn’t happen overnight and it doesn’t happen without serious effort, as Glen Burnie residents are all too aware. For me personally, three Glen Burnie moms personify the commitment to community that is needed to extend revitalization to the entire area. For nearly a decade, Melissa…

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