Top 5 Stories: Funding, Crashes and a Goat
A quick review of the biggest headlines from last week.
No. 1—AACPS Secures State Funding for SoCo Schools
Anne Arundel County Public Schools has tentatively secured $18 million from the state for local school facility improvements, including projects at Lothian and Deale elementary schools. Find out how the money will be allocated throughout the region.
No. 2—Dwyer Admits Using 'Alcohol to Cope,' Enters Treatment Program
In a message to his Facebook supporters, Del. Don Dwyer admitted that his alcohol usage contributed to an August 2012 boat crash on the Magothy River. See what he said and how people responded.
No. 3—Which Intersections in Edgewater, Davidsonville Need Upgrading the Most?
Local residents have recently expressed their dissatisfaction over poorly designed intersections—specifically those that have reoccurring accidents. So I wanted to know, if you could choose, which two intersections would you like to see improved in 2013? Read what people said.
No. 4—UPDATE: Man in Critical Condition Following Mayo Road Crash
A 30-year-old man was in critical condition last week after he lost control of his car and struck a utility pole on Mayo Road near Shoreham Beach Road on Tuesday, according to Anne Arundel County police. Read the story to see how the accident occurred.
No. 5—'Plunge' Fundraisers Let Goat Inside School to Raise Money
South River High’s Polar Bear Plunge fundraising superstars apparently brought an earless goat into the school Thursday to raise money for the annual event. Click the link to see more photos of the goat.