Jimmy DeButts: Dog park failure is a doggone disgrace in Annapolis

Being a dog in Annapolis is ruff. OK, that’s a horrible pun but not as silly as some Annapolitans’ opposition to a dog park. A year ago Wednesday, then-Mayor Mike Pantelides, Alderman Fred Paone and Naval Academy Athletic Director Chet Gladchuk gathered near the intersection of Cedar Park and Farragut roads. They dug into the turf at the edge of Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and posed for photographs. A new dog park was on its way. The Naval Academy Athletic Association would pay for it and host it on its property. But, this is Annapolis. Oh, Annapolis, the land where free and demand can’t coexist. (Capital)

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