Anne Arundel County Police Warn of Phone Scammers Hitting Up Residents

From Anne Arundel County Police: Regionally people are receiving very frightening telephone calls in which the caller purports to be holding a relative for ransom. Several versions of this scam have been observed:   Grandparents receiving a call that their grandchild has been arrested and can avoid charges if a certain amount of money is […]

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South County: Expect Icy Conditions for Wednesday Morning Commute

Oh joy. The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. on Wednesday for Anne Arundel and Prince Georges counties. There is a winter storm warning in effect for areas north of Baltimore County. We shouldn’t see any snow from this winter storm event. Just […]

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HOT SHOTS: Davidsonville Students Put on Their Thinking Hats While Having Fun at STEM Night

Students at Davidsonville Elementary had a blast learning about science,technology, engineering and math at the school’s STEM night held last Thursday, January 30. The event featured a variety of STEM-ulating stations that encouraged learning while having fun. In the aftercare room, students cleaned up oil spills and learned about the properties of Ooblek, a gooey […]

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Projects Big and Small on the Horizon for New West/Rhode Riverkeeper

After one month on the job, West/Rhode Riverkeeper Jeff Holland said that he has been busy getting up to speed on all of the jobs that fall under the responsibility of the Riverkeeper. ā€œIā€™m trying to meet everyone,ā€ he said. Since he started, he has had to familiarize himself with the issues that are before […]

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Health Department Begins Residential ‘Perc’ Testing for Septic Systems

      From the Anne Arundel County Department of Health:   The Department of Health’s Bureau of Environmental Health, will start annual wet season site evaluations and percolation tests on Monday, February 3, 2014. Wet season testing is arranged on a first-come, first-served basis. Appointments for wet season testing are being accepted and applicants […]

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Police Bust Four for Heroin and Pot After Suspicious Car Check at Harbour Center

Police arrest four people, including a Riva man, in connection with an ongoing heroin eradication initiative known as “Heroin Overdose Prevention and Eradication (HOPE).” The arrests started with a vehicle check at the Harbour Center in Annapolis on Sunday (Feb. 2) at 1:39 p.m., according to a media release from Justin Mulcahy, spokesman for Anne […]

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