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Partial Road Collapse Fixed with $700K Project in Southdown Shores

Anne Arundel County Department of Public works, with funding help from the state of Maryland, is working to fix a severe stormwater runoff problem into Beards Creek in Edgewater. The project got underway after the roadway, Southdown Road, partially collapsed, nearly cutting off nine homes that sat to the west of the site. According to […]

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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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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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Thursday (Sept. 4) TONIGHT! First of Several Appeals Hearings on Renaissance Festival

Back on June 12, the Anne Arundel County Planning and Zoning administrative hearing officer Douglas Clark Hollman denied a variance request to allow the Maryland Renaissance Festival to relocate to the Lothian community of Bristol. The Renaissance Festival is currently located in Crownsville. The owners said in their testimony to the hearing officer that they […]

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The Beach is Open: Beverly Triton Beach Welcomes Citizens

The Anne Arundel County Water Access Committee has been working hard to establish free and accessible access to the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries for all citizens. To that end, the group recently cut the ribbon on several new spots. Last week, we covered the opening of a kayak and canoe put-in at Shady Side Park […]

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HOT SHOTS: Shady Side Park Opens Water Access Point to the Public

There is now another place to put in kayaks and canoes in South County. Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks administrator Mark Garrity led a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday at Shady Side Park in Shady Side to open the new site. Dozens of kayakers then made their way to the water for either a five- […]

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