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Joseph W. Alton Jr., Anne Arundel county executive, said yesterday that Tower school enrollments and a decline in real property tax revenues have combined to produce a possible deficit of $2.4 million and a job freeze. -- The Sun, Dec. 3, 1970.
Joseph W. Alton, Jr., Anne Arundel county executive, thinks there is an "excellent" chance that the Baltimore Colts will build a stadium in the county despite his knowledge that the owners probably have a "more acceptable" stadium arrangement elsewhere. -- The Sun, Dec. 9, 1970.
The proposed reconstruction of downtown Glen Burnie, delayed since early this year, received a boost yesterday with the formation of a 14-member businessmen's committee to discuss the revitalization plan. -- The Sun, Dec. 9, 1970.
The city of Annapolis is apparently going ahead with plans to build a new police station and jail but the present jail may have to be closed down before the new one is ready. The county lockup may have to be used temporarily. -- The Sun, Dec. 26, 1970.
Anne Arundel county has a contract with a State College, Pa., meteorologist to predict snowfall and temperature to the inch and degree. Last Monday he saved the county $1,000 in road crew overtime by forecasting a no-freeze situation in central and south county. -- The Sun, Dec. 26, 1970.
St. John's College in Annapolis has received a gift of $1 million from Paul Mellon, the philanthropist, Dr. Richard D. Weigle, the college's president, announced today. Mr. Mellon attended St. John's for nearly a year in 1940. -- The Sun, Dec. 30, 1970.