New Maryland system will allow 911 requests via text messages

Maryland residents who are deaf or have speech disabilities — or anyone with a reason to stay silent — could soon use their cellphones to send and receive 911 requests through text messages.

The service has the potential to spread statewide after the state Board of Public Works approved a $2.4…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/bs-md-911-text-20180221-story.html
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State’s Attorney Wes Adams announces new No. 2 attorney

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced his choice for the No. 2 prosecutor at his office, tapping the head of the District Court Division to fill the void left by Jonathon Church’s resignation last month.

In a statement, Adams said he has chosen David P. Ash, Chief of the District…

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Annapolis cites construction as rainfall worsens sediment control failures

The city issued two citations to an Annapolis Yacht Club expansion site for sediment runoff and a failing construction entrance, one of which came after a weekend of heavy rain.

A “stabilized construction entrance” on the site of the new AYC Family Activity Center near the foot of the Spa Creek…

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MarketPlace: Healting arts center hires craniosacral therapist 

Alchemy Healing Arts Center of West Annapolis has hired craniosacral therapist Catherine Whelan, who will be working with adults and children.

Craniosacral therapy is a form of bodywork or alternative therapy using gentle touch to palpate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium. A practitioner…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cn-marketplace-20180221-story.html
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Police: Man to be charged with assaulting officers in 22-hour armed standoff

Police say the man who engaged in a 22-hour armed standoff will face five charges of assaulting officers for firing several shots at police.

Anne Arundel police said Samuel Miller, 35, of 665 Red Cedar Road, was taken to a local hospital following the nearly day-long ordeal that ended at about…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cn-standoff-charges-0222-story.html
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Three injured, one seriously in Glen Burnie crash

Three people were injured in a crash Tuesday when three vehicles collided with each other in Glen Burnie.

Capt. Russ Davies, spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, said firefighters responded to a call of a crash in the area of the 6000 block of Ritchie Highway around 10 p.m.

Upon…

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Fort Meade: Special observances promote pride and esprit de corps

Today, the Fort Meade garrison will recognize the contributions and achievements of African-Americans with the observance of National Black History Month.

The annual event will be hosted by the garrison and the Defense Media Activity at Club Meade.

Dr. Betty Moseley-Brown, associate director of…

from Anne Arundel County – Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/anne-arundel/ac-cm-fort-meade-0221-story.html
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