April 16, 1992
Just hours after County Executive Robert R. Neall tried to "restore public faith" by stripping authority over the troubled Millersville Landfill from the Public Works Department, health officials announced the discovery of two more contaminated wells near the facility.County Health Officer Thomas Andrews said his agency has identified twomore residential wells contaminated with the same pollutants found in two ground water monitoring wells at the center of the landfill. That brings the number of contaminated residential wells to four.
March 3, 1993
Historical society antique shop reopensThe county historical society's antique shop reopened this week after a two-month winter hiatus.Housed in a white brick building in Severna Park that once provided the steam for the railroad, the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society collects and sells treasures at the store, one of two county Browse and Buys.The antique store sells donated items as well as taking consignments. All proceeds go to restore old county homes and maintain the historic Benson-Hammond House in Linthicum.
November 5, 1992
More than 1,000 angry Millersville residents gathered at Old Mill High School last night to let the county know that their densely populated area is unsuitable for a jail.The crowd was not happy that a task force chose Millersville as the best location for a new 650-bed detention center, and they let several County Council members who attended the meeting know it."Are you telling me that in all of Anne Arundel County, you have to put it in a residential area?" Robin Deuell of Olde Mill shouted at Council Chairman David G. Boschert while the councilman was speaking to the gathering.
January 12, 1993
* Severna Park: A 20-year-old man was beaten by several unknown suspects outside a home in the 100 block of Drexel Drive in Millersville at 10:45 p.m. Saturday. The victim was treated at North Arundel Hospital and released.