Top 5 Stories of the Week in Greater Annapolis
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This week's top five stories (in no particular order):
- The group that quickly formed to protest the sale of the Annapolis Golf Club to The Key School has circulated signs throughout the Annapolis Roads community. Four residents have filed a lawsuit for the county court to decide what are the permitted uses for the property.
- Anne Arundel County Council has delayed a vote on a new $35 stormwater fee for homeowners after it met resistance from the county administration. The discussion is now under way whether the fee is too much at the wrong time.
- Some parents are pushing Anne Arundel County school officials to do more to curtail a growing trend of grinding and other sexually explicit dancing at school dances. One parent called it a "countywide crisis of misconduct."
- The Annapolis City Council has approved legislation that will allow officials to install speed cameras in designated school zones. The move means you could soon be fined up to $40 if the cameras catch you speeding.
- On Friday afternoon, three area fire departments—Anne Arundel, Annapolis and the Naval Academy—responded to the 13-floor Claiborne Place Apartments in Parole for a fire in the bathroom of one of the units. The fire was minor and caused only minimal damage, but the senior residents were evacuated for a few hours and eventually allowed to return.