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September 23: 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. Bello Machre Bello Machre provides loving homes and support to people with developmental disabilities.  […]

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Estuaries Day ‘Play on the Water’ at Jug Bay Set for Sept. 27

Fall has officially arrived, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to enjoy our local waterways. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary has a schedule of free events set for Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to do just that. The schedule includes: Cleaning the river by canoe (10:30 a.m.) Boardwalk hikes (11 a.m. and […]

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South River Hires New Girls Lacrosse Coach

South River High School has hired Caroline Cochran as its new girls lacrosse coach.  Caroline was a member of the 2014 staff as an assistant under departed coach Samantha Farrell.  Caroline was a lacrosse standout at St. Mary’s High School before continuing her career at the University of Virginia and the University of Florida. Caroline […]

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Anne Arundel Literacy Council Needs South County Volunteers

The Anne Arundel County Council on Literacy is in need of South County volunteers. Free training is provided and is upcoming in mid-October. Change lives through literacy as a volunteer tutor! After completing training, you make your own schedule and locations with your assigned student, or you can tutor at local detention centers. For information contact […]

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Police Find Suspect in Friday Morning Crofton Homicide That Put Three Crofton Schools on Lockdown

From Anne Arundel County Police spokesman TJ Smith: On September 19, 2014 at approximately 9:40 a.m. officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Western District responded to a report of a stabbing at 1575 Underwood Road in Crofton, Maryland. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim, later identified as Adam Ussery, 25, inside of the home suffering […]

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BLOG: Jug Bay Butterfly and Bug Bonanza

By Lindsay Hollister, Volunteer Coordinator and Naturalist, Jug Bay On Saturday, August 30th, the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary hosted a fun, family event to highlight the beauty and importance of our butterfly garden habitat in the Glendening Nature Preserve. Around this time of year, the garden is bursting with showy flowers in addition to hosting […]

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