When: Jan. 12-13
What: , Fairwood Elementary not built. Superintendent changes course on plan that would have closed school and built another.
When: Feb. 16
What: . Chain files for bankruptcy nationwide.
When: March 15
What: . Jack Johnson says: “We're going to fight. My reputation is at stake, everything is at stake."
When: April 19
What: Bowie's new city hall opened on this April morning, and residents were already going about their business at the new facility.
When: May 17-18
What: . The city tax rate remained flat in spite of economic challenges, mayor says.
When: June 27
What: . Five-car crash sends two to hospital, causes major traffic delays in all directions.
When: July 13 and July 20-21
What: . A man was shot and pronounced dead at the scene.
ALSO: Heat soars to 100-plus degrees. The Maryland Department of the Environment declares a code orange air quality alert.
When: Aug. 27-28
What: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene. .
When: Sept. 15-16
What: . to remember fatally stabbed student.
When: Oct. 21
When: Nov. 8
When: Dec. 9 and Dec. 6
What: . Proposal would transfer 60 students to Kenilworth Elementary and make Heather Hills a Talented and Gifted center.