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Schuh Reflects On First Months As County Executive

One week after County Executive Steve Schuh took the oath of office and set up shop on the fourth floor of the Arundel Center, he called an all-hands-on-deck meeting of his cabinet to lay out his … more

The Voice Wants To Find The Best Christmas Lights In Town!

Send Us A Photo Of Your Decorations And You Could Win! This holiday season, we want to find out who has the best Christmas lights in West County, and we’re letting our readers be the … more

Notorious Stretch Of Route 3 Under Consideration For Improvements

County, State Representatives Collaborate With Crofton Chamber To Address Safety And Traffic Concerns A quarter century ago, plans to convert Route 3 into a major interstate threatened the … more

Crofton’s 50th-Anniversary Celebration Continues With Winterfest Luau Night

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Crofton’s Winterfest event has switched themes! Instead of Casino Night, the Crofton Country Club will transform into a Hawaiian paradise by taking on a Luau … more

The ABC's Of Cleaning

Summer isn't a distant memory yet, but it is time to consider how busy you're going to be with a new schedule while still juggling your everyday schedule. Whew! I am already exhausted just … more

Local Culinary Talent Makes Inaugural West County Restaurant Week A Delicious Success

The experience of dining out is always about more than just the food – it’s about enjoying the comfort of good service and the fulfillment of earnest company. West County residents got a … more

Get In The Spirit At Local Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Did you know the first record of a decorated Christmas tree came from Riga, Latvia, in 1510? Did you know that Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states, including Alaska and Hawaii? Did you also … more

Uncertainty Growing At Gambrills Dairy Farm

After nearly two hours of discussion among community members, county officials, out-of-county organic farmers and the proprietors and staff at Maryland Sunrise Farm in Gambrills, perhaps the only … more

Santa Announces Upcoming Appearances In And Around West County

In addition to his twice-checked list keeping track of who’s been naughty and nice, Santa Claus keeps a detailed list of where he has to be throughout the busy weeks leading up to Christmas. … more

Odenton Town Center Committee Gets New Members

Hoping to reinvigorate the Odenton Town Center Oversight Committee, County Executive Laura Neuman recently selected five new individuals to serve on the nine-member committee. The committee is … more

Where To Find The Best Holiday Lights Around Town

Nothing brings more Christmas cheer than a glimmering display of holiday lights, and neighbors engaging in a competitive yet friendly contest to see who can illuminate more yuletide objects. Around … more

Council Passes Resolution To Grow Police Force By 10 Percent

While the population of Anne Arundel County has swelled by more than 50,000 residents since 2001, the county police force has increased its own numbers at a rate of less than one new officer per … more

West County Shares Its Favorite Christmas Memories

Whether it’s of an extended family gathering, a holiday meal gone haywire or an opportunity to give back to someone in need, everyone has a favorite Christmas memory. The Voice recently … more

Anne Arundel Volunteer Center Has Opportunities For All Ages And Interests

The Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County offers many volunteer positions to suit any need. Check out these highlights of opportunities currently available, or for a full directory of good causes, … more

Mike Hickey Helps Special Needs Athletes Score Life Goals

On the ice, teamwork is the only thing that matters. In 2007, Mike Hickey founded the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA), to oversee hockey programs around the country and ensure that special … more

Truckin 4 Troops To House Wounded Veterans With Latest Project

Local resident Scott Mallary said every day he’s part of a great American story that’s about courage, community, patriotism and big, big trucks. In 2010, Mallary formed the nonprofit … more

Editor’s Voice

Our staff at the Voice is pretty excited for a number of reasons. For starters, we just gained an extra hour of daylight. We can only hope this means the end to all of this winter’s snow, … more

County Library To Hire New Employees, Extend Branch Hours

Thanks to a bolstered budget, the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will soon have the resources to increase its number of employees and extend its hours of operation at 10 branch locations, … more

Community Foundation To Host The Great Give May 7-8

Think of all the nonprofit organizations that serve Anne Arundel County – those countless worthy causes that make the community a better place. They all depend on donations from local residents … more

Attention Crofton, Odenton, Gambrills and Davidsonville! Your Vote Is Needed!

Send In Your Ballot And You Could Win A $100 Gift Card To Four Seasons Grille! The Voice wants to know which businesses, restaurants, services and venues in the West County area have become … more
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