If you missed a story on Historic Annapolis Patch this past week, we take a look back at news and events each Sunday.
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The big news on Monday was that supporters of the DREAM Act filed a lawsuit to try to . The legislation grants in-state tuition rates to some illegal immigrants and was passed by the General Assembly in May. Opponents successfully launched a . The lawsuit was filed by Casa De Maryland, and supported by SEIU Local 1199 and the Maryland State Education Association.
Also on Monday, t as part of the "Clean & Green Initiative." Mayor Josh Cohen noted that the effort was "long overdue."
on Tuesday. "America's night out against crime" was celebrated in Annapolis with music, art, demonstrations, displays and more. The annual event boosts relationships between residents, police and emergency personnel.
Meet Annapolitan , the health and aquatics coordinator for the , in the "What's Your Story?" column this week. Bistrack encourages locals to be healthy by swimming and teaching others about health matters.
Some other athletic Annapolitans took part in the Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Annapolis race last weekend in the waters surrounding Deep Creek Restaurant in Arnold. , as the widely growing water sport catches on locally.
And while we're on the topic of popular local sports, the on Saturday has fans excited for the start of the season.
Not only are Annapolis residents athletic but they're talented, too. More than 20 that will run through Aug. 14 at in Annapolis. We also profiled .
Mark your calendars for the : Aug. 14 to 20. The state comptroller hopes the is shot in the arm for the economy. Any clothing or footwear item that costs less than $100 will not be charged the regular 6-percent state sales tax.