New Feature: Speak Out!

We want your opinions

February 20, 2005

The issue: County and state officials have received complaints for years from area residents about Fort Smallwood Park, a 100-acre park owned by Baltimore City but located in Anne Arundel County. Residents say the park has become a haven for drug use, vandalism and violence.

The proposal: Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens says the county should take over the park and has again proposed this to the city. But estimates put the cost of renovating the park at up to $10 million.

Your view: Tell us what you think. Please send e-mail responses by Thursday to A selection of responses will be published Sunday. Please keep your responses short and include your name, address and telephone number. Addresses and phone numbers won't be published. .

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