25 years agoThe outgoing Anne Arundel County grand jury...

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October 05, 1997|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society.

25 years ago

The outgoing Anne Arundel County grand jury report sharply criticizes the Maryland House of Corrections at Jessup for overcrowding, "making rehabilitation non-existent." Recent riots caused at least $1.5 million in damage there. -- The Sun, Sept. 6, 1972.

Anne Arundel councilmen submitted more than 150 amendments to the zoning map for the northeastern part of the county. They increased the area zoned for commercial use along Mountain Road and added heavier industrial zones on Marley Neck peninsula. -- The Sun, Sept. 22, 1972.

A group of parents in Annapolis, representing some 70 children, have won their fight to have their children bused to the Annapolis Elementary School, as walking is too dangerous because of traffic congestion. -- The Sun, Sept. 23, 1972.

Jerome F. Connell, Sr., titular head of the Anne Arundel County Democratic Party, says he will not reconsider his decision to withhold support for Werner H. Fornos, Democratic candidate for Congress, because of his liberal views. -- The Sun, Sept. 23, 1972.

The Anne Arundel Board of Appeals overturned a ruling of the county planning officer yesterday to permit a group home for troubled youngsters in a residential area of Orchard Beach. -- The Sun, Sept. 30, 1972.

Anne Arundel County will appeal the court decision that struck down the charter's complete ban on politicking by county employees, according to County Executive Joseph W. Alton, Jr. -- The Sun, Sept. 30, 1972.

Pub Date: 10/05/97

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