Volume XVII, Issue 40 # October 1 - October 8, 2009

Bill Burton: December 15, 1926 - August 10, 2009

Hear Bill Burton and see images of his life online in a four-minute slide show, “Bill Burton Remembered."

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Miles to Go

Runners and walkers take steps to raise money to treat Down Syndrome

A Sunday morning drizzle didn’t dampen the spirits of the 800 people gathered for Down Syndrome were used to clouds. “It’s the seventh year it’s done that,” said Wayne Malone, a founder of the run. “It rained until about 20 minutes before the starter’s pistol went off, then became a beautiful day. Perfect for running. It was another miracle year.”

Set Sail on John Smith’s Trail

Planners ask you to help define 3,000-mile waterway and its purpose

The nation’s first water trail gives national recognition to the significance of John Smith’s journeys. One of its purposes is to mark the thousands of miles Smith and his men traveled on the Bay and many of its rivers, including the Potomac, the Patuxent and the Nanticoke.

Dock of the Bay

It pays to look good: Annapolis offers $10K to beautify Arts District

Calvert sees green: First Green Fair Expo draws 500

Who’s most beautiful of them all? In Calvert, that’s good deed doer JoAnn Adams

Our hapless neighbors: Uncivil behavior in Annapolis

This week’s Creature Feature: Recycling goes to the pups

A Beacon of Hope Shining through Dark Times

In the midst of the nation’s financial crisis, Annapolis’ Light House Shelter is not only surviving but expanding

Not simply a soup kitchen or shelter, Annapolis’ Light House is an impressive support center for the community, offering services in many forms: homeless prevention, transitional housing, job training and parenting.

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