25 years agoThe Anne Arundel County Council ended its...

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July 14, 1996|By Robert M. Pennington from the files of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

25 years ago

The Anne Arundel County Council ended its month-long legislative session with only an authorized 25-cent property tax increase, instead of the original proposal for a 70-cent property tax increase. -- The Sun, June 1, 1971.

The 1971 color girl at the Naval Academy which marks the 100th anniversary of the tradition, will be Miss Donna J. Donahue, a brown-eyed nurse from Newton, Mass., picked by midshipman Jack Conrad. -- The Sun, June 3, 1971.

Adm. Elmo Zumwalt, Jr., chief of naval operations, addressed the 859 graduates and 18,000 spectators at the 125th graduation at the U.S. Naval Academy. -- The Sun, June 10, 1971.

The Anne Arundel County school board has given tentative approval for a 5 3/4 percent increase in base pay for teachers. The proposed raise would result in a beginning annual salary of $7,588. -- The Sun, June 17, 1971.

The Naval Academy has announced plans to double the enrollment of black and other minority-race midshipmen to bring it up to a proportional rank with the general population. -- The Sun, June 19, 1971.

The Anne Arundel County grand jury has decided not to take any criminal action against Joseph W. Alton, Jr., the county executive, in connection with his discussions with the county's zoning hearing officer before a formal, written decision had been issued. -- The Sun, June 24, 1971.

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