The Spirit of 1776

July 3, 2019,

It was a hot July day much like today, when the Founding Fathers gathered in Philadelphia 243 years ago and voted to support the revolutionary concept of breaking away from England to become our own independent self-governing country. The Founding Fathers did not need polling data to make their decision. They debated and worked together […]

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The County’s FY2020 Budget: Will the Tax Increases Be Worth It?

June 18, 2019,

The Anne Arundel County Council approved the FY2020 operating and capital budget last week. The operating budget is $1.7 billion which is a 6.7% spending increase over last year. The capital budget was $333 million with a majority of the funding going towards education-related projects. The Council voted 4 to 3, along party lines, to […]

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Eighth Grade Student Combines Interest in Environmentalism and Art for Community Beautification

June 1, 2019,

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis graduating Eighth Grade student Kennedy Leonard will be the first artist to install artwork for the South Forest Drive Business Association Art Beautification Project. The installation will take place on Wednesday, May 29 at 12:15 PM at the fence on Forest Drive outside Annapolis Middle School. Ms. Leonard’s three 5’ […]

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Message from Mark: Mike Busch

April 8, 2019,

Every now and then a special elected official comes along that really makes a significant difference in the lives of all citizens. Mike Busch was that special elected official. He made Annapolis, Anne Arundel County and the State of Maryland a better place because of his leadership and passion to do the right thing for […]

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Chamber to Hold Forum about “Gender Gap” in the Workplace

February 14, 2019,

Annapolis, MD, February 14, 2019—On April 10th, the Anne Arundel Chamber will be holding a forum that will analyze and discuss the issues concerning the “gender gap” in the workplace. The forum is entitled, “Gender Equity in the Workplace Under Scrutiny” and will be held at the Anne Arundel Community College’s Cade Center. It will […]

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