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Schuh Appoints New Police And Fire Chiefs

On November 20, County Executive Steve Schuh announced the appointment of new Police Chief Tim Altomare and Fire Chief Allan Graves during a press conference at Earleigh Heights Fire Hall. He lauded … more

Tree Lighting Ceremonies Brighten The Holidays For Everyone

Local residents know there’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit than by bundling up as a family, greeting your friends and neighbors, and watching the town Christmas tree illuminate for … more

The Voice Staff’s Christmas Movie Recommendations

There’s nothing quite like cozying up on a cold December night to watch a classic Christmas movie or two. Even if we’ve seen them more times than we can count, these movies always bring … more

County Executive Neuman Announces Reduction In Park Entrance Fees And Permit Prices

Moms and dads wanting to take the kids out for fresh air and sunshine more often just received an early Christmas present from the county. On October 27, County Executive Laura Neuman announced that … more

Historic Linthicum Walks To Hold Lecture With Crofton Expert

In conjunction with Crofton’s 50th anniversary, the Friends of Historic Linthicum Walks group is holding a lecture by noted Crofton historian, Dr. Joseph Browne, on Saturday, October 25, at … more

County Executive Neuman, Department Of Public Works To Host Environmental Summit

Community and environmental leaders to discuss improvement of watersheds County Executive Laura Neuman announced the county’s Department of Public Works will host an Environmental Summit on … more

The Wise Old Owl: Improving Cognitive Performance In Senior Citizens

Join Facebook or any other social media and you may be doing your mind a favor. This is the conclusion of a study by University of Arizona researchers, recently presented to the Neuropsychological … more

Inaugural Joey Sudo Memorial Golf Classic Set For Sept. 28 At Bay Hills

Knights of Columbus Council #11552 and St. Andrew by the Bay are proud to announce the inaugural Joey Sudo Memorial Golf Classic, set to take place on September 28 at 1:00pm at Bay Hills Golf Club. … more

County Seeks Assistance For Homeowners And Business Owners Following August 12 Floods

Many parts of Anne Arundel County experienced flash flooding on Tuesday, August 12, due to near record-setting levels of rain. Because of those floods, some homes and businesses sustained damaged. … more

Volunteer Center To Commemorate Sept. 11 Attacks With National Day Of Service And Remembrance Initiative

The Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County will commemorate the anniversary of the September 11 attacks through service and volunteerism. On Saturday, September 13, the Volunteer Center and its … more

Hospice Of The Chesapeake To Hold 12th-Annual Golf Tournament

Hospice of the Chesapeake invites all area golfers to participate in the nonprofit organization’s 12th-annual golf tournament fundraiser. The event will take place on Thursday, October 2, at … more

Cats R Us Rescue Receives Donation from Gambrills PetValu

In April 2014, area PetValu stores observed Pet Appreciation Month and collected donations for a deserving animal rescue. PetValu stores in Gambrills, Edgewater and Annapolis selected Cats R Us … more

The Wise Old Owl

Senior Citizens’ Driving Asking a senior citizen to give up driving is not like taking candy from a baby. Being able to leave the house at will - to go shopping, visit friends, keep medical … more

Odenton Animal Rescue Seeks More Youth Groups To Volunteer

Peyton Carr thinks he has a pretty cool grandmother. The 9-year-old Crofton resident often spends time at Cheryl’s Rescue Ranch in Odenton, which is owned and operated by his maternal … more

Piney Orchard Nature Preserve Once Used For Surface Mining

“I come back here sometimes just because it’s such a great photo op,” Steve Randol admitted. He’s been known to fill storage capacity on up to three memory cards at a time on … more

Potter Baseball Players Dive Headfirst Into Civic Service

For athletes on the Potter Baseball Tour, the most rewarding moments don’t occur when they steal a base or drive in a run; those gratifying occasions surface when they serve the homeless at a … more

County Republicans Select Schuh Over Neuman

Vitale, McConkey, Walker Re-elected; Pruski Wins District 4 Primary When the dust settled following one of the most antagonistic campaign battles on record in Anne Arundel County, 54.4 … more

County Council Bans Rubble Landfills

Two Proposals For West County Landfills Hang In The Balance West County residents have spent two decades fighting a pair of proposed landfills in Crofton and Odenton. Now the county council … more

Susan Bixby Leads Effort To Expand Crofton Food Pantry

Crofton resident Susan Bixby began volunteering at the Crofton Food Pantry 10 years ago, when the job required her only to put away a few baskets of donated goods each week. The position slowly … more

Editor’s Voice

Happy summer, West County! For many local residents, the month of July is a special time to relax and rejuvenate. Around our part of town, a typical summer day consists of taking a morning walk along … more
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