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County to Work on Improving Road Safety for Vehicles, Bicycles, Pedestrians

From Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman: County Executive Laura Neuman announced the county’s Complete Streets Working Group will convene on August 5, 2014, to continue the Transportation Commission’s study of Anne Arundel’s roadway planning and design to maximize safety and usability for pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit users. “The safety of our citizens is […]

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Declaration of Independence:

When was the last time you read the list of 27 grievances against the British spelled out in the Declaration of Independence? It’s a great read and we are reprinting it today, as we have done since the founding of the South River Source. Here, on the 238th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the […]

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Davidsonville Park and Ride Work Continuing Despite Appearances

A reader recently inquired as to why the work at the Davidsonville Park and Ride expansion seems to have stopped. We contacted Maryland State Highway Administration‘s Bob Rager who said that work has slowed, but that the $1.6 million project is on target for summer 2015 completion. The main impediment to the work at this […]

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Wednesday Alert: State Highway Repairing Pipe Under Route 50 Between D’ville and Annapolis

Here’s a news release from Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) that may impact drivers in the vicinity. The detour will take drivers off of Route 50 onto MD 665 (Aris T. Allen Blvd.). Here are details from SHA: Drain Pipe Repair to Take Several Nights; Eastbound US 50 To Be Closed Overnight (June 24, 2014) […]

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County Zoning Officer Denies Renaissance Festival Move to South County

Anne Arundel County Planning and Zoning administrative hearing officer Douglas Clark Hollman denied the Renaissance Festival‘s request for a special exception, and two variances, to relocate the festival to a 225-acre parcel of land off of Upper Pindell Road in Lothian. The denial came in the form of an 18-page decision just six days after […]

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Excessive Heat on Wednesday Prompts County to Open Cooling Centers

      From Lt. Russell E. Davies, Jr. of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department:   Anne Arundel County has activated the Code Red Heat Alert Plan in response to expected oppressive heat, humidity and poor air quality over the next 24 hours. Forecasts include heat indexes in excess of 100 degrees. During this […]

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