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Library hosts several events for Black History Month

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

The Anne Arundel County Library system will be hosting several events county-wide to celebrate Black History Month. Saturday, February 13 – 23, 2016 Get Schooled with Mr. Root Jamaal ‘Mr. Root’ Collier, a dedicated and versatile professional Hip-Hop artist returns to AACPL to present interactive, family-friendly concerts. Come and learn about the history of Hip […]

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Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials today annouced that the Annapolis Regional Library will be closed through at least Sunday, February 14, due to extensive roof leaks. The facility has been closed since Saturday. “Last month’s blizzard caused a number of active leaks at the Annapolis Regional Library,” said AACPL CEO Skip Auld. “We […]

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will talk about “Baltimore – Rising from Unrest to Realizing Opportunities” on Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, as the next speaker in the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute Annual Speaker Series.  Sponsored by the college’s Legal Studies Institute and […]

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New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

Last night, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis announced a new Executive Director and a new Director of Public Safety to help turn around the beleaguered agency.  However, Safety Director, Derek Matthews, was dismissed from his job at the Department of Homeland Security where he was the Regional Director for the Federal Protective Service […]

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CRIME

Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

On February 6, 2016 at approximately 1:59 AM., officers responded to the area of Mansion House Crossing and Notley Rd for the report of a robbery of a citizen. The victim stated that he was leaving a house party and the suspect approached him brandished a handgun and told him to give him what he […]

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Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

A Lothian man is out on bail after biting the fingertip off a woman during a fight early Sunday morning. Police responded to the 100 block of Main St on February 7th  at 2:17am for a reported assault. The adult female victim reported she was attempting to break up a fight when the suspect bit […]

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Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

On February 6, 2016 Annapolis Police Department received notification from Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee that they recovered the deceased body of missing Annapolis resident Michael Taylor.  On February 2nd a body was discovered in Morristown, Tennessee.  It was identified as Michael Taylor, 32, of Annapolis.  Mr. Taylor was reported missing January 28, 2016.  […]

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Annapolis Police make arrest in January 30th murder

Annapolis Police make arrest in January 30th murder

On Friday, February 5th Carlos Simms, 20, of Annapolis was arrested for the murder of Jordan Davis on January 30th. Investigation by Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department led to Simms being identified as a suspect in this homicide.  Simms was charged with first and second degree murder, use of a firearm in a felony […]

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EVENTS

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

The Anne Arundel County Library system will be hosting several events county-wide to celebrate Black History Month. Saturday, February 13 – 23, 2016 Get Schooled with Mr. Root Jamaal ‘Mr. Root’ Collier, a dedicated and versatile professional Hip-Hop artist returns to AACPL to present interactive, family-friendly concerts. Come and learn about the history of Hip […]

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will talk about “Baltimore – Rising from Unrest to Realizing Opportunities” on Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, as the next speaker in the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute Annual Speaker Series.  Sponsored by the college’s Legal Studies Institute and […]

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AACC to celebrate Women’s History Month in March

AACC to celebrate Women’s History Month in March

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website listed with the event or http://www.aacc.edu/events AACC CLASSES March 1 – Registration for summer noncredit classes […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2016 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. Artwork will depict Life in Anne Arundel County. The exhibit will kick off with […]

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NON-PROFIT NEWS

Coping with grief through drumming

Coping with grief through drumming

Sometimes, when teenagers are frustrated, angry, confused or inconsolable, they just want to hit something. Josh Robinson gives them permission to wail away. Robinson will be leading “Language of Drumming,” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Chesapeake Life Center the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD.  The free […]

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Rhumba on the River

Rhumba on the River

Rumba on the River is a romantic after-dinner “dessert dance” on Valentine’s Eve featuring Rumba Club, the legendary ten-piece ensemble that has won the title of Best Latin Music Group by the Washington Area Music Association 15 times. Latin Beat magazine has called them “the finest dancing and listening music possible.” They’ve performed all over […]

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Abundant volunteer opportunities in Anne Arundel

Abundant volunteer opportunities in Anne Arundel

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Maritime Museum Are you looking for a fulfilling and engaging […]

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10th Annual SOUPer Bowl lunch to benefit the Light House

10th Annual SOUPer Bowl lunch to benefit the Light House

Ten years ago, members of Heritage Baptist Church opened the doors to the community for a ‘donation only’ soup & salad lunch to raise funds for the Light House Shelter, thinking a tie-in between soup and the NFL playoff game would garner attention and help this struggling community cause. One decade later, much has changed […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

TownAdvisor.com, producer of richly detailed community-based information on its local websites and celebrated Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries℠ has selected celebrated, local Annapolis Realtor Liz Montaner of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as their Real Estate Town Advisor℠ for Annapolis, MD… adding annapolis.md.townadvisor.com to their national database of enhanced websites.. Visitors to TownAdvisor.com Annapolis will discover a […]

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Blackwall Hitch ready for Football on Sunday

Blackwall Hitch ready for Football on Sunday

The NFL Championship means happy hour at the Hitch. Sunday, Feb. 7, from 6 pm to 10 pm, Blackwall Hitch will have the game on the big screen in the bar and offer special drink and menu pricing normally available only during weekday happy hour. Join us! Blackwall Hitch Super Bowl Sunday Special Happy Hour […]

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Don’t let dry skin get you down

Don’t let dry skin get you down

Can dry skin be beautiful skin? Of course it can be! To start, it helps to understand the most common causes of skin drying and know how to prevent it. At Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas they see it all the time. Common Causes of Skin Drying Hereditary: Some people are just born with dry skin […]

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Quantum Communications opens Annapolis office

Quantum Communications opens Annapolis office

Quantum Communications, a leading mid-Atlantic strategic communications firm that provides that provides strategy, advocacy and media services to businesses, trade associations and political campaigns has opened an Annapolis, Maryland office. David Reel, former President and CEO of the Maryland Hotel & Lodging Association (MH&LA), will manage Quantum’s Annapolis office and serve Quantum clients in Maryland, […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

Letter: City, County need to step up efforts to insure children’s safety after snow

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) Facebook page has, in the last year, become the standard battleground during every weather event between teachers and staff, who want schools to close and parents, who are pushing to keep them open. Although tempers frequently flare and civility is the first casualty in the battle, some valid […]

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Can we bend over any more for the Annapolis Yacht Club?

Can we bend over any more for the Annapolis Yacht Club?

On December 12th, the Annapolis Yacht Club suffered a devastating fire. The building looks to be destroyed and 150 employees’ earnings were in peril. It was a tragic, unfortunate, and insured accident. The service industry is a tight-knit group and they quickly came to the table with offers of employment for displaced employees. This was […]

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Letter to the Editor: Rec Center sale a bad deal for City

Letter to the Editor: Rec Center sale a bad deal for City

Did the sale of the City’s downtown Recreation Center ignore economic vitality and vision for the City’s future?  According to a January 3 article in the Capital, the chosen proposal also appears to be among the lowest bid offered. St Mary’s offered one million dollars more for a purchase plus $500,000 in lieu of taxes. […]

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Change of seasons at Bonefish Grill at Annapolis Towne Centre

Change of seasons at Bonefish Grill at Annapolis Towne Centre

Paul and I stopped by for an early dinner at Bonefish Grill recently and noticed that the covered patio area was almost full and very festive. Happy Hour appears to be very popular at Towne Centre eateries in general and at Bonefish in particular. I’m a big fan of restaurants that celebrate the change of […]

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Library hosts several events for Black History Month

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Library system will be hosting several events county-wide to celebrate Black History Month. Saturday, February 13 – 23, 2016 Get Schooled with Mr. Root Jamaal ‘Mr. Root’ Collier, a dedicated and versatile professional Hip-Hop artist returns to AACPL to present interactive, family-friendly concerts. Come and learn about the history of Hip […]

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Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials today annouced that the Annapolis Regional Library will be closed through at least Sunday, February 14, due to extensive roof leaks. The facility has been closed since Saturday. “Last month’s blizzard caused a number of active leaks at the Annapolis Regional Library,” said AACPL CEO Skip Auld. “We […]

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will talk about “Baltimore – Rising from Unrest to Realizing Opportunities” on Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, as the next speaker in the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute Annual Speaker Series.  Sponsored by the college’s Legal Studies Institute and […]

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New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis announced a new Executive Director and a new Director of Public Safety to help turn around the beleaguered agency.  However, Safety Director, Derek Matthews, was dismissed from his job at the Department of Homeland Security where he was the Regional Director for the Federal Protective Service […]

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Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 6, 2016 at approximately 1:59 AM., officers responded to the area of Mansion House Crossing and Notley Rd for the report of a robbery of a citizen. The victim stated that he was leaving a house party and the suspect approached him brandished a handgun and told him to give him what he […]

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AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

James A. Felton III, chief diversity officer at Anne Arundel Community College, was selected as a Black History Hero by the Md. Washington Minority Companies Association as part of the Maryland Live! Casino’s Black History Month Celebration. The award will be presented at the celebration Feb. 25 at the Ram’s Head Center Stage at Maryland […]

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Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today, Alderman Jared Littmann (D-Ward 5) announced that Marc Rodriguez has joined his team as Legislative Intern to assist with identifying and addressing issues in the City of Annapolis’ Ward 5, especially those affecting the Hispanic/Latino population. Alderman Littmann stated “Approximately 17% of the population of the City of Annapolis is Hispanic or Latino, with […]

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AACC to celebrate Women’s History Month in March

AACC to celebrate Women’s History Month in March

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website listed with the event or http://www.aacc.edu/events AACC CLASSES March 1 – Registration for summer noncredit classes […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2016 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. Artwork will depict Life in Anne Arundel County. The exhibit will kick off with […]

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Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

DCN Creative, the production company behind the Emmy®-winning EQUITREKKING travel series on public television with host Darley Newman, is excited to announce the launch of their newest series TRAVELS WITH DARLEY. The series has a wide appeal for travel enthusiasts, but is definitely not the traditional travelogue. Viewers will be introduced to places, cultural attractions, and […]

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Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Lothian man is out on bail after biting the fingertip off a woman during a fight early Sunday morning. Police responded to the 100 block of Main St on February 7th  at 2:17am for a reported assault. The adult female victim reported she was attempting to break up a fight when the suspect bit […]

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AACC to celebrate Black History Month

AACC to celebrate Black History Month

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

AACC will salute African American achievements in art, music and battles for social justice, both in the past and in the present, during February, Black History Month. Events may be added throughout the month. Visit http://www.aacc.edu/blackhistorymonth/ for the latest updates. Feb. 1-26 Exhibit, “Peril and Progress – Civil Rights In America,” Pascal Center for Performing […]

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Coping with grief through drumming

Coping with grief through drumming

| February 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

Sometimes, when teenagers are frustrated, angry, confused or inconsolable, they just want to hit something. Josh Robinson gives them permission to wail away. Robinson will be leading “Language of Drumming,” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Chesapeake Life Center the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD.  The free […]

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Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center Presents Town Hall Tuesday event with Councilman, First District of Anne Arundel County, Pete Smith on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Councilman Pete Smith will be discussing “the state of Brooklyn Park” and answer questions citizens may […]

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Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

| February 6, 2016 | 3 Comments

On February 6, 2016 Annapolis Police Department received notification from Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee that they recovered the deceased body of missing Annapolis resident Michael Taylor.  On February 2nd a body was discovered in Morristown, Tennessee.  It was identified as Michael Taylor, 32, of Annapolis.  Mr. Taylor was reported missing January 28, 2016.  […]

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Rhumba on the River

Rhumba on the River

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rumba on the River is a romantic after-dinner “dessert dance” on Valentine’s Eve featuring Rumba Club, the legendary ten-piece ensemble that has won the title of Best Latin Music Group by the Washington Area Music Association 15 times. Latin Beat magazine has called them “the finest dancing and listening music possible.” They’ve performed all over […]

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Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

| February 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

TownAdvisor.com, producer of richly detailed community-based information on its local websites and celebrated Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries℠ has selected celebrated, local Annapolis Realtor Liz Montaner of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as their Real Estate Town Advisor℠ for Annapolis, MD… adding annapolis.md.townadvisor.com to their national database of enhanced websites.. Visitors to TownAdvisor.com Annapolis will discover a […]

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Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Right when oysters have grown plump for winter, a new book called Chesapeake Oyster Lovers’ Handbook has hit the streets. This new travel guide sends oyster enthusiasts on a journey through Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC, to sample the subtle flavors of this cherished Chesapeake delicacy. Written by authors of the popular series Crab Decks […]

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You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

| February 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Make plans to see The Rockbridge Academy’s 2016 musical production, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown!   The musical will be performed February 25-27, 2016.  For those of you who are not familiar with the musical version of this beloved comic, you are in for a great treat.  This musical majors in laughter, simplicity, friendship, and childhood – […]

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Annapolis Police make arrest in January 30th murder

Annapolis Police make arrest in January 30th murder

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 5th Carlos Simms, 20, of Annapolis was arrested for the murder of Jordan Davis on January 30th. Investigation by Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department led to Simms being identified as a suspect in this homicide.  Simms was charged with first and second degree murder, use of a firearm in a felony […]

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Blackwall Hitch ready for Football on Sunday

Blackwall Hitch ready for Football on Sunday

| February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

The NFL Championship means happy hour at the Hitch. Sunday, Feb. 7, from 6 pm to 10 pm, Blackwall Hitch will have the game on the big screen in the bar and offer special drink and menu pricing normally available only during weekday happy hour. Join us! Blackwall Hitch Super Bowl Sunday Special Happy Hour […]

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Annapolis Police searching for Annapolis man on attempted murder charge

Annapolis Police searching for Annapolis man on attempted murder charge

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 5th Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Norwood Nutter, 34, of Annapolis for attempted murder for the stabbing that occurred on Bens Drive on February 4th. On Thursday, February 4th at 3:35 p.m. officers responded to the unit block of Bens Drive for a report of a people […]

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