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The South River Federation Announces New Executive Director

The South River Federation Board announced today that Kate Fritz has been hired as the new Executive Director. Ms. Fritz is an environmental professional with ten years of experience in water quality, land use and sustainability planning, policy management and implementation. Over the last seven years she has played a leadership role at the Prince […]

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PHOTO BLOG: Riverfest in Shady Side

Photos courtesy of Rob Marshall, Marshall 3rd Photography. Riverfest took place in Shady Side on Saturday. The event, hosted jointly by the West/Rhode Riverkeeper, the Southern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce, Discovery Village, and other sponsors, drew hundreds of people. Activities included kayaking, live music, boat tours, storytelling, crab cakes and fresh locally-caught fish and […]

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Mayo Wastewater Treatment Plan Meeting Wednesday at Quiet Waters

The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works is undertaking a plan to close the Mayo Sewage Treatment facility on Pure Water Way (off Loch Haven Road) and migrate wastewater treatment to the Edgewood Road plant in Annapolis. The three-year plan will cost an estimated $54.8 million. On Wednesday, county officials will host a meeting […]

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Tuesday’s Meeting on Renaissance Festival Plans Draws Over 200 to Southern Middle

At a packed public meeting at Southern Middle School on Tuesday, over 200 residents showed up to say that they don’t want the Maryland Renaissance Festival moving to South County. Supporters of the project were not in evidence at the meeting. Earlier this year, the owners of the festival, currently operating out of a site […]

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National Park Service to Talk About 300 Public Water Access Sites on Chesapeake Bay by 2025

Jonathan Doherty, Assistant Superintendent, National Park Service Chesapeake Region, will report on progress toward the creation of 300 new public access sites to the Chesapeake by 2025. at a public meeting on Wednesday (June 11) at the DPW Facility, 445 Maxwell Frye Road in Severna Park. The meeting is set for 6 p.m.  To review […]

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Site Plans for the Renaissance Festival’s Potential Move to Lothian Ahead of Tuesday’s Meeting

UPDATE: June 10, 2014 – attached is the findings and recommendation document from planning and zoning. Please note that even though the planning officer has recommended for denial, the applicants have a hearing on Thursday morning and have an opportunity to sway the hearing officer to ignore the recommendation and move forward with the special […]

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