Here's a recap of some of the top news from Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch this week. To read more on any story, click on the link.
1. Repeats Owner Ordered to Pay Back Consignors
An Anne Arundel County District Court judge ordered the owner of Repeats Quality Consignments in Edgewater to pay back customers who never had their merchandise returned after the store was evicted in 2012.
2. New Edgewater Shopping Center Draws Harsh Criticism
A new shopping center scheduled to open on Route 2 will bring several new businesses to Edgewater—much to the dismay of area residents. Advanced Auto Parts, Dollar Tree and Mr. Tire will all open in Lighthouse Plaza.
3. School Board Passes Social Media Policy with Little Debate
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education unanimously passed a new social media policy for students and employees Wednesday night. While the policy ends the ban of some social media sites in classrooms, it also provides conduct guidelines—something Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) have not had in the past.
4. DPW Explains Muddy Road Construction Delays
The construction at the Muddy Creek Road intersection in Edgewater isn’t scheduled to be complete until the summer of 2014, and the Department of Public Works gave a number of reasons for the delays. The $5.6 million project to improve the heavily traveled intersection was approved 12 years ago, in 2001.
5. Local Man Makes Feature Film Debut
Local man Michael Mattera stars in the movie "Camp," which opens in Annapolis on Friday. While Mattera is excited the make his feature film debut, it's the message of the movie that he's especially proud of.