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August 2014: South County Health Department Inspections

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health recently issued the results of the August 2014 Food Inspections. We pulled out the restaurants and food service businesses in South County. There are a couple of acronyms that you should know in reading the chart. First is the type of inspection as shown in column 4 (TYPE): ICI – Initial […]

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September 16: Volunteer Opportunities

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at or 410-897-9207.  A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Anne Arundel County Literacy Council Volunteer tutors are needed for combating adult illiteracy; after […]

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Biz Notes: The Painted Cottage Opens, Twisted Bead and Edgewater Books Relocate

Local decorator Andria Chiaramonte has opened The Painted Cottage, a home furnishings and gift store located behind Chad’s BBQ at 164 West Central Avenue in Edgewater. The two-story cottage is filled with something for everyone including beautiful painted furniture, lamps, jewerly, scented candles, rugs, baby gifts, upscale pet items, outdoor swings, indoor and outdoor signs, […]

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What’s Going On: Sept 12-19: Harvest of Artists, Custom Car Show, Taste of South County and More

Here are a few of the events happening this coming week in South County. Check our Calendar of Events for a more complete listing. If you’ve got something you want added to our Calendar or “What’s Going On,” please email or We’re happy to add it in as quickly as our fingers can type it. Friday, September 12 […]

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HOT SHOTS: Davidsonville Elementary Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

On Friday, September 5, Davidsonville Elementary accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge issued by Central Elementary’s principal Kirk Greuber. Standing side-by-side, dozens of teachers and staff, including principal Jean Marie Hofstetter and assistant principal Isaphine Johnson, poured buckets of ice cold water on each other while the children cheered them on from the sidelines. “We […]

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BGE Seeks Entries for Third Annual “Wires Down” Video Challenge

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is launching its third annual Wires Down Video Challenge to help raise awareness about the importance of electrical safety among elementary school-aged children.  Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade in public and private elementary schools across BGE’s electric service area are encouraged to submit 30 to 45-second videos […]

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