LOCAL NEWS

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Lace up your tennis shoes and prepare to learn some history on-the-go through “Tricorns and Tennis Shoes,” a free tour by Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark®. Offered to the public for the first time, the complimentary tour is a part of the Maryland Day celebration on Saturday, March 21. A Colonial period dressed tour guide – […]

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Kendall back for 5th season with the Baysox

Kendall back for 5th season with the Baysox

The Bowie Baysox and the Baltimore Orioles have announced  the Baysox coaching staff for the 2015 season.  Baltimore native Gary Kendall returns for his fifth season as manager and is joined by a pair of new faces on the coaching staff in Pitching Coach Alan Mills and Field Coach Keith Bodie. Kendall, the longest-tenured and […]

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Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform March 17th at Maryland Hall

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform March 17th at Maryland Hall

A concert by the 15-member Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will be presented free to the public at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Presented by World Artists Experiences, the program will include classical selections played with a contemporary flair and musical enthusiasm.  Begun in 1991 in […]

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Ugandan Kids Choir to perform at St. Martin’s this weekend

Ugandan Kids Choir to perform at St. Martin’s this weekend

The Ugandan Kids Choir, a group of ten talented Ugandan children, has announced that they will be performing at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 1120 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD on March 1, 2015 at 4 pm. All ten children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s Sponsorship Program and now they are here to spread that […]

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Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

On Sunday March 1, 2015 from 11:00am – 1:00pm Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a Purim Carnival with games, activities, and traditional foods. The community is invited to celebrate this holiday with outdoor moon bounce and pony rides, airbrush tattoo artist, skeeball, inflatable basketball, casino games for adults, cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, falafel bar, hamantaschen cookies, […]

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Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts, visitors will be inspired—this year’s theme—to start those projects put off all winter. Over two weekends, […]

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CRIME

Domestic dispute in Pasadena leads to shooting

Domestic dispute in Pasadena leads to shooting

On February 25, 2015, at approximately 1:25 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 7600 block of Pine Haven Drive in Pasadena for a report of a shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located a 55-year-old male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body. Investigators learned that the […]

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Armed robbery in Annapolis, suspect still at large

Armed robbery in Annapolis, suspect still at large

Armed Robbery – 201500000756 – 100 block of Quiet Waters Pl – 02/25 at 4:56am:  The adult male suspect approached an adult male walking to his vehicle and displayed a gun.  The suspect demanded the victim’s property and took the man’s cell phone.  The victim struggled with the suspect when the suspect tried to take his wallet.  During […]

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Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

A man was robbed at gunpoint early this morning as he was walking to his car in the 100 block of Quiet Waters Place adjacent to the Quiet Waters Park. According to Annapolis Police, they received the call at 4:56am this morning and said that the adult male suspect approached an adult male walking to his […]

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Traffic stops yield drug arrests in Anne Arundel

Traffic stops yield drug arrests in Anne Arundel

Two separate traffic stops yesterday in Anne Arundel County resulted in the arrest of 9 suspects and the seizure of vehicles, and drugs. Crownsville On February 23, 2015, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Western District Tactical Patrol Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Waterbury Road in Crownsville in reference to ongoing drug […]

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Drugged and drunk, Pasadena man attempts multiple burglaries

Drugged and drunk, Pasadena man attempts multiple burglaries

On February 21, 2015, at approximately 3:36 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 900 block of Duvall Highway in Pasadena for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the male victim, who stated that a suspect broke a window and entered his residence without permission. The suspect was gone from […]

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Drugs, guns seized in Glen Burnie raid

Drugs, guns seized in Glen Burnie raid

On February 19, 2015, detectives from the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division Narcotics Section executed a search and seizure warrant in the 6400 block of Heritage Hill Drive in Glen Burnie in reference to citizen complaints of drug activity at the residence. At approximately 1:00 p.m., detectives executed the search warrant, which revealed […]

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EVENTS

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Lace up your tennis shoes and prepare to learn some history on-the-go through “Tricorns and Tennis Shoes,” a free tour by Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark®. Offered to the public for the first time, the complimentary tour is a part of the Maryland Day celebration on Saturday, March 21. A Colonial period dressed tour guide – […]

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Echosmith celebrates double platinum status at 930 Club

Echosmith celebrates double platinum status at 930 Club

Echosmith is on the radar and will surely be America’s newest sweethearts. Keep your eyes peeled for them on late night television as they will be performing on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Monday, March 2nd.  This past Thursday, they sold out the 930 Club in DC and absolutely enchanted the crowd. The show […]

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Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform March 17th at Maryland Hall

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform March 17th at Maryland Hall

A concert by the 15-member Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will be presented free to the public at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Presented by World Artists Experiences, the program will include classical selections played with a contemporary flair and musical enthusiasm.  Begun in 1991 in […]

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Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

On Sunday March 1, 2015 from 11:00am – 1:00pm Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a Purim Carnival with games, activities, and traditional foods. The community is invited to celebrate this holiday with outdoor moon bounce and pony rides, airbrush tattoo artist, skeeball, inflatable basketball, casino games for adults, cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, falafel bar, hamantaschen cookies, […]

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Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts, visitors will be inspired—this year’s theme—to start those projects put off all winter. Over two weekends, […]

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Flyin’ West at Bowie Community Theatre

Flyin’ West at Bowie Community Theatre

Following the end of the Civil War, many former slaves, took advantage of The Homestead Act and went West to build new lives for themselves and their families. Many of these homesteaders were black women who overcame tremendous odds to work their own land and make a place for themselves in an often harsh and forbidding environment. We […]

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NON-PROFIT NEWS

Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

Navy Youth Hockey Association is hosting the second annual Hockey for Heroes to honor and celebrate our American heroes — our veterans — at the USNA McMullen Ice Arena, Friday, March 13 – Saturday, March 14. The opening ceremony is Friday, March 13 at 7:00 pm. Hockey for Heroes is a 24-hour, around-the-clock hockey tournament to raise […]

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Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Preparations are underway for the Sixth Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Davidsonville Elementary School.  Sponsored by the Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), this annual event brings together businesses and non-profits to help increase awareness about environmental issues. Currently, DACA is seeking exhibitors who offer sustainable choices or information about reducing […]

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Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. will be holding a spectacular fundraising event to raise funds to ensure the future preservation of the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival.  Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. is dedicated to reviving the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival so people can be enlightened to the rich African American history of Annapolis. African Threads: Kunta Kinte […]

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Black Tie & Diamonds tickets on sale now

Black Tie & Diamonds tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for 12th annual Black Tie and Diamonds gala hosted by the Rotary Club of Annapolis. The benefit will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March7, 2015, at Westin Hotel, Westgate Circle, in Annapolis. This year’s beneficiary will be the Connected Warrior Foundation. Established in 2012, the foundation has […]

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World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

Maryland Hall presents the world famous Comedy Pet Theater on Friday, March 20 at 7:30 pm. This family-oriented theatrical circus is a blend of unique physical comedy, starring Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his rescued performing pets. Tickets are $26 for Non-Members; $21 for Maryland Hall members and $17 for children. Internationally-acclaimed award […]

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Irish Week kicks off on March 1st

Irish Week kicks off on March 1st

Several years ago, local resident John O’Leary wondered why Annapolis never had a parade for St. Patrick’s Day. As it turned out, the City used to have one, but that tradition had somehow died.  O’Leary brought it back to life in 2013 with a vengeance the week before the Irish holiday. “The idea was to […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Lace up your tennis shoes and prepare to learn some history on-the-go through “Tricorns and Tennis Shoes,” a free tour by Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark®. Offered to the public for the first time, the complimentary tour is a part of the Maryland Day celebration on Saturday, March 21. A Colonial period dressed tour guide – […]

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Galway Bay plans several events in conjunction with Irish Week

Galway Bay plans several events in conjunction with Irish Week

Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub is pleased to announce Irish Week in Annapolis. Galway Bay co-owner Anthony Clarke and John O’Leary, founder of the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Warrior Events, have together encouraged local businesses and organizations to plan events in celebration of Irish history and culture in the week leading up […]

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Be “In The Know” with the new Visitor’s Guide from Visit Annapolis

Be “In The Know” with the new Visitor’s Guide from Visit Annapolis

Individuals who like to stay on top of all that Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay has to offer are invited to stop by the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (AAACCVB) 26 West Street Visitors Center to pick up their personal copy of the 2015 Annapolis & the Chesapeake Bay Visitors Guide.   […]

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More goodness from Rams Head On Stage

More goodness from Rams Head On Stage

02/22 The British Invasion: 50th Anniversary Tour 02/24 Kat Edmonson w. Robert Ellis 02/25 Uriah Heep 02/26 Travis Tritt Solo Acoustic (sold out – 2nd show added on 05/06) 02/27 Los Lobos 02/28 Justin Townes Earle w. Gill Landry 03/01 Asleep At The Wheel *All Ages Matinee 03/01 Wynonna & Friends w. Pete Scobell 03/02 […]

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BAROAK set to open March 5th

BAROAK set to open March 5th

OK, I am officially excited about the new guy in town. Teddy Folkman and his new gigs at the Loews Annapolis Hotel–BAROAK. Over the past five or so years, the Loews Annapolis has struggled to find the right fit for their hotel with the most recent iteration, WEST, not lasting more than a few years. […]

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Annapolis based iJet expands; opens offices in Singapore

Annapolis based iJet expands; opens offices in Singapore

 iJET International, Inc., the leading provider of integrated risk management solutions for multinational organizations, continues to expand its global footprint with plans to hire in an office in Singapore. Singapore was selected because it will reinforce iJET’s 24×7 global coverage and because of the increased demand for iJET’s risk management services and patented risk technology […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Has Annapolis adopted common core math to calculate parking tickets?

Has Annapolis adopted common core math to calculate parking tickets?

Earlier this week, a reader contacted us about a parking ticket. She admits she was wrong and deserved the ticket. She admits she failed to pay it on time and additional penalties applied. But that is where it gets weird. Seems the City of Annapolis is using some type of Common Core math or voodoo […]

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When bad kids go good–thank a cop

When bad kids go good–thank a cop

All too often we hear the bad side of an interaction with a police officer. You get a ticket. You got arrested. Sometimes we hear the good stories–last week a pair of officers jumped into a frozen South River to rescue a man and his dog. They are usually first on the scene of any […]

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Letter: Doubling wind and solar is the right choice for Maryland

Letter: Doubling wind and solar is the right choice for Maryland

As a high school Environmental Science teacher in Anne Arundel County, I have the good fortune to teach some of the brightest, most passionate, and inquisitive students in the county.  The course is fun and challenging because there is rarely a right or wrong side to the issues that we study, thus forcing students to […]

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Hey Pasadena, it’s a methadone <em>clinic</em>, not a meth lab

Hey Pasadena, it’s a methadone clinic, not a meth lab

UPDATE: Anne Arundel County Councilman, Derek Fink, has advised that he had a conversation with Smith who agreed to not move forward with the clinic at the Hogs Neck location. Fink said he’d work with Smith to find a more suitable location. Annapolis, Severna Park, and South County no longer have the lock on the […]

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Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

Between now and July 1, 2015, Governor Larry Hogan will appoint to the Anne Arundel Board of Education a majority (five of eight) of its adult members.  In doing so, he will be limited to choosing from among those nominated by the Anne Arundel School Board Nominating Commission, which is required by statute to submit […]

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Anne Arundel County Public Schools blow another snow day decision

Anne Arundel County Public Schools blow another snow day decision

Last year, almost to the day, Acting Superintendent Mamie Perkins promised that the Anne Arundel County Public Schools had learned their lesson about inclement weather and allowing school to remain in session.  It seems that the current administration must have been nodding off during that meeting because they blew it again. While neighboring districts were […]

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Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

Tricorns and Tennis Shoes for Maryland Day, a free tour by Watermark

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lace up your tennis shoes and prepare to learn some history on-the-go through “Tricorns and Tennis Shoes,” a free tour by Annapolis Tours℠ by Watermark®. Offered to the public for the first time, the complimentary tour is a part of the Maryland Day celebration on Saturday, March 21. A Colonial period dressed tour guide – […]

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Kendall back for 5th season with the Baysox

Kendall back for 5th season with the Baysox

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox and the Baltimore Orioles have announced  the Baysox coaching staff for the 2015 season.  Baltimore native Gary Kendall returns for his fifth season as manager and is joined by a pair of new faces on the coaching staff in Pitching Coach Alan Mills and Field Coach Keith Bodie. Kendall, the longest-tenured and […]

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Echosmith celebrates double platinum status at 930 Club

Echosmith celebrates double platinum status at 930 Club

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Echosmith is on the radar and will surely be America’s newest sweethearts. Keep your eyes peeled for them on late night television as they will be performing on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Monday, March 2nd.  This past Thursday, they sold out the 930 Club in DC and absolutely enchanted the crowd. The show […]

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Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform March 17th at Maryland Hall

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to perform March 17th at Maryland Hall

| February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A concert by the 15-member Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will be presented free to the public at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Presented by World Artists Experiences, the program will include classical selections played with a contemporary flair and musical enthusiasm.  Begun in 1991 in […]

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Ugandan Kids Choir to perform at St. Martin’s this weekend

Ugandan Kids Choir to perform at St. Martin’s this weekend

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Ugandan Kids Choir, a group of ten talented Ugandan children, has announced that they will be performing at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, 1120 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD on March 1, 2015 at 4 pm. All ten children have been given hope through Childcare Worldwide’s Sponsorship Program and now they are here to spread that […]

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Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

Purim Carnival at Kneseth Israel on March 1st

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Sunday March 1, 2015 from 11:00am – 1:00pm Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a Purim Carnival with games, activities, and traditional foods. The community is invited to celebrate this holiday with outdoor moon bounce and pony rides, airbrush tattoo artist, skeeball, inflatable basketball, casino games for adults, cotton candy, popcorn, pizza, falafel bar, hamantaschen cookies, […]

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Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

Maryland Home & Garden Show coming to Maryland State Fairgrounds this weekend and next

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts, visitors will be inspired—this year’s theme—to start those projects put off all winter. Over two weekends, […]

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Has Annapolis adopted common core math to calculate parking tickets?

Has Annapolis adopted common core math to calculate parking tickets?

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, a reader contacted us about a parking ticket. She admits she was wrong and deserved the ticket. She admits she failed to pay it on time and additional penalties applied. But that is where it gets weird. Seems the City of Annapolis is using some type of Common Core math or voodoo […]

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Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh and Council Chairman Jerry Walker today announced a proposal to repeal Anne Arundel County’s stormwater management fee.  In addition, Councilman Michael Peroutka will co-sponsor the legislation.  “Council Chairman Walker and I understand Anne Arundel working families and small businesses have been burdened with too many high taxes and fees,” said Schuh. […]

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Flyin’ West at Bowie Community Theatre

Flyin’ West at Bowie Community Theatre

| February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Following the end of the Civil War, many former slaves, took advantage of The Homestead Act and went West to build new lives for themselves and their families. Many of these homesteaders were black women who overcame tremendous odds to work their own land and make a place for themselves in an often harsh and forbidding environment. We […]

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Puppy love at the Baysox

Puppy love at the Baysox

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced a tail-wagging good time for dog-owners who love bringing their pups out to the ballpark. The Four-Legged Friend Ticket Package is the perfect option for all the Baysox dog-loving fans whose pooches enjoy tagging along to Baysox games. The ticket package features a box seat ticket for owner and dog for […]

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Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

| February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy Youth Hockey Association is hosting the second annual Hockey for Heroes to honor and celebrate our American heroes — our veterans — at the USNA McMullen Ice Arena, Friday, March 13 – Saturday, March 14. The opening ceremony is Friday, March 13 at 7:00 pm. Hockey for Heroes is a 24-hour, around-the-clock hockey tournament to raise […]

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Few tickets remain for Irish rockers, Scythian

Few tickets remain for Irish rockers, Scythian

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Scythian is coming to town on March 7th!  You loved then at the Annapolis Irish Festival, now see them up close and personal in a full-on concert at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis.  Tickets are selling fast, so the word of warning is — but now while you still can! Rousing and raucous, Scythian […]

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Galway Bay plans several events in conjunction with Irish Week

Galway Bay plans several events in conjunction with Irish Week

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub is pleased to announce Irish Week in Annapolis. Galway Bay co-owner Anthony Clarke and John O’Leary, founder of the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Warrior Events, have together encouraged local businesses and organizations to plan events in celebration of Irish history and culture in the week leading up […]

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Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparations are underway for the Sixth Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Davidsonville Elementary School.  Sponsored by the Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), this annual event brings together businesses and non-profits to help increase awareness about environmental issues. Currently, DACA is seeking exhibitors who offer sustainable choices or information about reducing […]

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Domestic dispute in Pasadena leads to shooting

Domestic dispute in Pasadena leads to shooting

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 25, 2015, at approximately 1:25 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 7600 block of Pine Haven Drive in Pasadena for a report of a shooting that just occurred. Upon arrival, officers located a 55-year-old male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body. Investigators learned that the […]

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Armed robbery in Annapolis, suspect still at large

Armed robbery in Annapolis, suspect still at large

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Armed Robbery – 201500000756 – 100 block of Quiet Waters Pl – 02/25 at 4:56am:  The adult male suspect approached an adult male walking to his vehicle and displayed a gun.  The suspect demanded the victim’s property and took the man’s cell phone.  The victim struggled with the suspect when the suspect tried to take his wallet.  During […]

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Brian Ganz brings Chopin to Annapolis

Brian Ganz brings Chopin to Annapolis

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 27 at 8 pm Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, will present “A Chopin Celebration.” Fresh from his fifth sold out Strathmore “Extreme Chopin” recital, Ganz will take Chopin requests from the audience and play some of his own favorite Chopin pieces. The concert will […]

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Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

Shots fired, Annapolis man robbed at gunpoint near Quiet Waters Park

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

A man was robbed at gunpoint early this morning as he was walking to his car in the 100 block of Quiet Waters Place adjacent to the Quiet Waters Park. According to Annapolis Police, they received the call at 4:56am this morning and said that the adult male suspect approached an adult male walking to his […]

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13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

13th Annual Book Festival scheduled for April 25th at Key School

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and authors Jim Dwyer, Michael Moss, Boog Powell, and Martin Goldsmith are among many distinguished speakers already scheduled to appear at the 2015 Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday, April 25, at The Key School. The Annapolis Book Festival is a free community event that features a full day of discussions […]

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BGE offers tips to save energy and options to deal with higher bills

BGE offers tips to save energy and options to deal with higher bills

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) reminds customers that although commodity prices remain stable, extreme weather can trigger an increase in usage, which may result in higher-than-normal energy bills. BGE is offering customers budget billing and other payment options to help better manage winter bills. For the period of Nov. 1, 2014 through Feb. 22, […]

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When bad kids go good–thank a cop

When bad kids go good–thank a cop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

All too often we hear the bad side of an interaction with a police officer. You get a ticket. You got arrested. Sometimes we hear the good stories–last week a pair of officers jumped into a frozen South River to rescue a man and his dog. They are usually first on the scene of any […]

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ASO to perform at The Music Center at Strathmore on March 1

ASO to perform at The Music Center at Strathmore on March 1

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will travel to North Bethesda on Sunday March 1, 2015 to perform at The Music Center at Strathmore.  ASO Music Director José-Luis Novo will conduct a program that includes The Garden of Fand by Sir Arnold Bax, Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) by Richard Strauss, and the Piano Concerto in […]

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An interview with Noah Sierota from Echosmith

An interview with Noah Sierota from Echosmith

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

LA-based alt-pop band Echosmith ( 4 siblings) had a breakout 2014, with the success of their debut album Talking Dreams and hit single “Cool Kids” propelling them into the spotlight. Both MTV and VH1 have taken notice and named the band an MTV “Artist to Watch” and VH1 “You Oughta Know” Artist for the year, while […]

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Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

Anne Arundel County employee to be honored as “Black History Hero”

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Central Services Office employee Joanne Jackson will be honored this week as a “Black History Hero” during the Maryland Live Casino’s February 24th Black History Month Celebration. Jackson currently serves as the Minority/Small Business Enterprise Coordinator for the county.  Each year, Maryland Live Casino honors “Black History Heroes” who have made a […]

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Institutional architecture in Annapolis, a discussion and tour

Institutional architecture in Annapolis, a discussion and tour

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College will present a lecture series on Annapolis architecture from the 18th through 21st centuries. Led by local historians, architects, and scholars, the series addresses the question of how to “read” buildings by identifying style, design, and historical context. The upcoming lecture, “20th Century: Institutional Architecture,” will be held […]

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Traffic stops yield drug arrests in Anne Arundel

Traffic stops yield drug arrests in Anne Arundel

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two separate traffic stops yesterday in Anne Arundel County resulted in the arrest of 9 suspects and the seizure of vehicles, and drugs. Crownsville On February 23, 2015, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Western District Tactical Patrol Unit conducted a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Waterbury Road in Crownsville in reference to ongoing drug […]

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Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. will be holding a spectacular fundraising event to raise funds to ensure the future preservation of the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival.  Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. is dedicated to reviving the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival so people can be enlightened to the rich African American history of Annapolis. African Threads: Kunta Kinte […]

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Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

Fire rages at Linthicum tire shop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

On February 23rd just before 8:30 p.m. firefighters were dispatched for the report of tires on fire at K and K Tires located at 816 Oregon Avenue in the Oregon Business Park. Units arrived to find several large piles of tires and several vehicles on fire to the rear of the business. The equivalent of […]

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5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

5th Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair this weekend

| February 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Back for its fifth year, the Annual Marine & Maritime Career Fair will be held on Saturday, February 28th from Noon to 3pm at Annapolis High School Cafeteria & Auditorium, 2700 Riva Road. Students in grades 6 through 12 (public, private and homeschooled) from Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay region are invited for this popular […]

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