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Past articles by Brooks:

54-year-old Annapolis woman killed in Riva Road pedestrian crash

The pedestrian was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead. → Read More

Annapolis man killed in single-car crash in Davidsonville

Darwin Jose Centre Lopez died at the scene of the crash after 12:30 p.m. in the area of Defense Highway near St. Stephens Church Road, police said in a news release. → Read More

92-year-old woman dies in Crownsville house fire

The victim, later identified as Erna Brunchorst, died from her injuries later that evening, the department said. → Read More

D.C. driver arrested in suspected Annapolis shooting, Maryland State Police say

Maryland State Police arrested Marcel Howard Hayes, 40, Monday on multiple gun charges. → Read More

‘Just a touch of fancy’: Annapolis woman opens furniture restoration business in Arts District

On June 11, Bonnie Cruea opened A Touch of Fancy, which takes ordinary, sometimes broken, furniture and revives them with a new finish or coat of paint. The hobby has been in Cruea’s family for years. → Read More

Blue Angels to arrive in Annapolis this afternoon

The Blue Angels are set will make their return to Annapolis Tuesday with an initial flyover and rehearsal at 1 p.m. → Read More

Noah Hillman Garage in Annapolis will close for demolition on May 2

The city of Annapolis also announced it will unveil a free downtown shuttle service on April 25 ahead of the garage closure. → Read More

AMC acquires Westfield Annapolis Mall movie theater from Bow Tie Cinemas

Annapolis Mall 11 is expected to open the weekend of April 21 and will offer popular programs and amenities like its loyalty and subscription service AMC Stubs. → Read More

Annapolis City Council passes 60-day extension of outdoor dining program

In its first in-person meeting since January, the Annapolis City Council on Monday night extended outdoor dining permissions for restaurants until mid-June. → Read More

Hillman Garage demolition delayed again; Annapolis Ward 1 parking changes coming

Starting April 3, workers are expected to begin dismantling parts of the garage but work won’t disrupt the operation of the aging 425-space parking structure. Full demolition is expected later in the month. → Read More

Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs to hold dignified burials at Crownsville Veterans Cemetery

Nine unaccompanied veterans will be interred at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Crownsville Veterans Cemetery on Sunrise Beach Road. A second ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery in Owings Mills. → Read More

Longtime family-owned Watermark Cruises and Tours sold to Annapolis couple

Debbie Gosselin, longtime Watermark Cruises and Tours president, has sold the business to Jake and Laura Iversen, Annapolis residents who were both born and raised in the area. The deal took effect Jan. 1. → Read More

Annapolis state Sen. Sarah Elfreth elected as chair of Chesapeake Bay Commission

Annapolis state Sen. Sarah Elfreth, a Democrat, will serve a one-year term with the Chesapeake Bay Commission, made up of bipartisan legislators from Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania with the goal of pushing for policies to restore and protect the bay watershed. → Read More

City of Annapolis delays Hillman Garage demolition until March

The demolition of Noah Hillman Garage in Annapolis has been delayed because of the complexity of negotiating a development agreement with AMRP, a consortium of companies that will oversee the demolition and construction of a new garage. → Read More

Annapolis announces two New Year’s Eve fireworks displays at City Dock

Annapolis' first New Year’s Eve fireworks display will take place at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 31. It will be preceded by a family-friendly event with music and live bands from 4 to 5:20 p.m. at Susan Campbell Park. At 9 p.m., a second event with a DJ and dancing will get underway at the park and last until midnight when a second fireworks display will begin. → Read More

Annapolis to hold final general election ballot canvass this morning

The canvass begins at 10 a.m. and is expected to take several hours to complete. → Read More

Annapolis general election ballot canvass begins this morning

The count of about 4,000 ballots that were mailed or placed in drop boxes will begin around 10 a.m. at the Anne Arundel County Election Board headquarters in Glen Burnie. The count will take about six hours to complete, election officials said. → Read More

Annapolis voters head to polls today for 2021 general election

It’s Election Day in Annapolis where voters will head to the polls to choose a mayor and eight City Council members. → Read More

Annapolis City Council passes maritime zoning reforms, bids farewell to Fred Paone in final meeting

After an extensive discussion about the maritime zoning reform bill, it passed by a vote of 8-1. → Read More

Election overhaul, supermajorities and grammar: Here are some takeaways from the 2021 Annapolis Charter Revision Commission report

Last month, the 2021 Charter Revision Commission, comprising nine residents, submitted to the council a dozen recommendations to overhaul when and how the city conducts its elections, expand its election board and make it more difficult to amend the Charter. → Read More