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Trifecta Food Truck Festival this weekend

Trifecta Food Truck Festival this weekend

On Saturday, July 29, the largest gathering of food trucks ever displayed in Baltimore County will descend on the racetrack infield at Maryland State Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Over 40 of Maryland’s best food trucks will transform the racetrack infield into a festive playground with plenty of activities for both adults and kids to enjoy […]

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The National, LCD Soundsystem, GRiZ, and The War on Drugs coming to The Anthem

The National, LCD Soundsystem, GRiZ, and The War on Drugs coming to The Anthem

With Super Excellent™ Seats, The Anthem makes sure only real fans – not scalpers – get the best seats in the house. Every show. Every night. I.M.P., the independent concert promotions and production company, also announces more acts that will play at D.C.’s newest venue, which officially opens its doors this fall at The Wharf […]

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LIVE BLOG: Nitro Circus from Annapolis

LIVE BLOG: Nitro Circus from Annapolis

Finally, Travis Pastrana is showing off for his hometown crowd at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. It was a tough road and after a tough fight, the City finally acquiesced and allowed the show to go on. We will have two photographers on the field (so be sure to check back later for awesome images […]

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Classical meets Jazz in an unexpected way in Annapolis on July 28th

Classical meets Jazz in an unexpected way in Annapolis on July 28th

On Friday July 28, at 8 pm the Clazzical Project comes to Annapolis with “Bringing You the Clazzics.” The Project is comprised of accomplished musicians who play classical music in jazz arrangements and offer humorous “anecdotes” along the way.  Featured are Don Stapleson (flute), Pete Fields (guitar), Fred Lieder (cello) and guest pianist Brian Ganz who […]

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CRIME

Drugs, road rage, and an assault keep County officers busy in Severna Park and Cape St. Claire

Drugs, road rage, and an assault keep County officers busy in Severna Park and Cape St. Claire

Drug Arrest In Severna Park In July 2017, detectives from Eastern District’s Tactical Patrol Unit (TPU) and Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) received complaints in reference to drug sales and use being conducted in the Severna Park and Arnold area shopping center parking lots. The complaint described several females selling and using illegal drugs inside a […]

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Glen Burnie man arrested on drug, animal cruelty, and threats in separate incidents

Glen Burnie man arrested on drug, animal cruelty, and threats in separate incidents

On July 12, 2017 at approximately 9:11 p.m., officers responded to the Walmart located at 407 George Clauss Boulevard in Severn for an animal neglect. Citizens advised that a male appeared to be passed out or sleeping in his vehicle ( silver Nissan Titan) with a dog in the back seat. They also advised that the […]

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Anne Arundel County Police offer reward in Shady Side double murder

Anne Arundel County Police offer reward in Shady Side double murder

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s) responsible for a double murder in Shady Side on June 1, 2017. On June 1, 2017 at approximately 12:36 a.m., officers responded to the area of Scott Town Road and Nick Road in Shady Side […]

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Wes Adams: Not enough evidence to support charging officer in missing money case

Wes Adams: Not enough evidence to support charging officer in missing money case

The City of Annapolis is facing another lawsuit alleging that an officer falsely detained a man, and subsequently stole $1,500 of his money. The City reimbursed the victim for the $1,500 claiming they were unsure if the money was stolen or misplaced. However, according to The Capital, the police report indicates the officer in question […]

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EVENTS

Trifecta Food Truck Festival this weekend

Trifecta Food Truck Festival this weekend

On Saturday, July 29, the largest gathering of food trucks ever displayed in Baltimore County will descend on the racetrack infield at Maryland State Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Over 40 of Maryland’s best food trucks will transform the racetrack infield into a festive playground with plenty of activities for both adults and kids to enjoy […]

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The National, LCD Soundsystem, GRiZ, and The War on Drugs coming to The Anthem

The National, LCD Soundsystem, GRiZ, and The War on Drugs coming to The Anthem

With Super Excellent™ Seats, The Anthem makes sure only real fans – not scalpers – get the best seats in the house. Every show. Every night. I.M.P., the independent concert promotions and production company, also announces more acts that will play at D.C.’s newest venue, which officially opens its doors this fall at The Wharf […]

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LIVE BLOG: Nitro Circus from Annapolis

LIVE BLOG: Nitro Circus from Annapolis

Finally, Travis Pastrana is showing off for his hometown crowd at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. It was a tough road and after a tough fight, the City finally acquiesced and allowed the show to go on. We will have two photographers on the field (so be sure to check back later for awesome images […]

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Classical meets Jazz in an unexpected way in Annapolis on July 28th

Classical meets Jazz in an unexpected way in Annapolis on July 28th

On Friday July 28, at 8 pm the Clazzical Project comes to Annapolis with “Bringing You the Clazzics.” The Project is comprised of accomplished musicians who play classical music in jazz arrangements and offer humorous “anecdotes” along the way.  Featured are Don Stapleson (flute), Pete Fields (guitar), Fred Lieder (cello) and guest pianist Brian Ganz who […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

BGE customers earn $4.6 million in recent Energy Savings Day

BGE customers earn $4.6 million in recent Energy Savings Day

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s (BGE)  customers earned $4.6 million by reducing energy usage between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. yesterday, the first Energy Savings Day of the summer season. Since Energy Savings Days began in 2013, BGE customers have earned nearly $40 million through 2016 by reducing energy usage during periods […]

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Wye River Upper School welcomes two new Board members

Wye River Upper School welcomes two new Board members

Wye River Upper School (WRUS) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to their Board of Trustees – Dr. Clayton A. Railey, III and Mrs. Darby Hewes. Both members joined the WRUS Board on July 1, 2017. Their diverse experiences in a variety of educational settings brings new knowledge and perspective to […]

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Annapolis Athletic Club acquires Edgewater Fitness

Annapolis Athletic Club acquires Edgewater Fitness

Ten Oaks Partners (parent company for Annapolis Athletic Club (AAC) in Annapolis, MD, and Coastal Fitness in Ocean City, MD)  announced that, as of July 13, 2017, it has added another great local, Annapolis area health and wellness club, Edgewater Fitness, to its family of clubs. Located at 5 Mayo Road in Edgewater, MD, Edgewater […]

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Crosby continues to add to staff

Crosby continues to add to staff

Crosby Marketing Communications has welcomed three new members to its growing staff of 75 professionals. Seth Emhoff, Mikel Drnec and Emily Stuart have been hired to support the agency’s three specialized practice areas of Healthcare, Government, and Nonprofits & Causes. Seth Emhoff joins Crosby as a Contract and Financial Analyst. He has more than 10 […]

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PODCAST

Peter Rivera brings the sounds of Rare Earth to Rams Head On Stage

Peter Rivera brings the sounds of Rare Earth to Rams Head On Stage

Recently, The Maryland Crabs spoke with Peter Rivera the lead singer, drummer, and voice of the Motown Records hit making group Rare Earth. While Peter Rivera is a name may may not come to you, the voice will. Peter was the soulful singer of Rare Earth who were topping the charts for Motown Records in […]

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PODCAST: Eastport Landing, a controversial project in the heart of Eastport

PODCAST: Eastport Landing, a controversial project in the heart of Eastport

The Eastportaricans are all fired up. Someone has proposed building 127 apartments adjacent and attached to the Eastport Shopping Center and they are up in arms. The end of the shopping center under consideration is largely vacant and the developers, Solstice Partners, are looking to include (in addition to the 127 apartments) a marketplace, some […]

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PODCAST: Chesapeake Bay Trust, what they are doing to help the Bay

PODCAST: Chesapeake Bay Trust, what they are doing to help the Bay

Dr. Jana Davis has been with the Chesapeake Bay Trust for more than a decade and now she is leading the effort to help the Bay.  The Maryland Crabs sat down with Dr. Davis to talk about the health of the Bay (it’s getting better), how you can help the Bay and look good while […]

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PODCAST: The Annapolis Film Festival, how it got here, where it is going

PODCAST: The Annapolis Film Festival, how it got here, where it is going

The Maryland Crabs recently sat down with Lee Anderson and Patti White. You may not know their names, but you certainly know their efforts. These two had a vision to turn the arts scene in Annapolis on its head and bring a full-fledged film festival to our semi-sleepy town on the Bay. Now in it’s […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 8

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 8

On a recent trip to the Maryland State House, my memory was jogged to my childhood by a painting in the room next to the Old Senate Chamber. The painting, by Charles Willson Peale, depicts George Washington in the aftermath of his victory over General Lord Charles Cornwallis at Yorktown, the victory that effectively ended […]

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EDITORIAL:  Will Annapolis kick the budget can down the road again?

EDITORIAL: Will Annapolis kick the budget can down the road again?

Every year, the Annapolis City Council has to agree on a budget by July 1.  Every four years they try to massage the numbers to look as favorable as they can–after all there are elections to be won.  But what happens when you run out of massage oil? This year, the Council may very well […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 7

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 7

U.S. Naval Academy Commissioning Week is upon us again, May 19-26, 2017. It’s something Annapolitans enjoy for the festivities, such as the Blue Angels flyover, and something locals dislike, the increase in traffic. But as a youngster in Annapolis, “June week,” as it was called in my 1930’s to 1950’s youth, was an exciting time. […]

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OPINION: Hey Annapolis…Congratulations on keeping your head in the sand

OPINION: Hey Annapolis…Congratulations on keeping your head in the sand

EDIT:  Since publishing, I learned that Tsunami falls just outside of the legal boundaries for the Arts & Entertainment District and have made the correction. I also received a copy of the decision from Judge McKenna (PDF/DropBox link).  In it, he states that the City Code allowing the HPC discretion for “other factors” as they “deem pertinent” […]

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Trifecta Food Truck Festival this weekend

Trifecta Food Truck Festival this weekend

| July 24, 2017

On Saturday, July 29, the largest gathering of food trucks ever displayed in Baltimore County will descend on the racetrack infield at Maryland State Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Over 40 of Maryland’s best food trucks will transform the racetrack infield into a festive playground with plenty of activities for both adults and kids to enjoy […]

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The National, LCD Soundsystem, GRiZ, and The War on Drugs coming to The Anthem

The National, LCD Soundsystem, GRiZ, and The War on Drugs coming to The Anthem

| July 23, 2017

With Super Excellent™ Seats, The Anthem makes sure only real fans – not scalpers – get the best seats in the house. Every show. Every night. I.M.P., the independent concert promotions and production company, also announces more acts that will play at D.C.’s newest venue, which officially opens its doors this fall at The Wharf […]

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LIVE BLOG: Nitro Circus from Annapolis

LIVE BLOG: Nitro Circus from Annapolis

| July 23, 2017

Finally, Travis Pastrana is showing off for his hometown crowd at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. It was a tough road and after a tough fight, the City finally acquiesced and allowed the show to go on. We will have two photographers on the field (so be sure to check back later for awesome images […]

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Go. Volunteer. Now.

Go. Volunteer. Now.

| July 23, 2017

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. Anne Arundel – Annapolis Community Emergency Response Team (AAA CERT) AAA […]

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Classical meets Jazz in an unexpected way in Annapolis on July 28th

Classical meets Jazz in an unexpected way in Annapolis on July 28th

| July 23, 2017

On Friday July 28, at 8 pm the Clazzical Project comes to Annapolis with “Bringing You the Clazzics.” The Project is comprised of accomplished musicians who play classical music in jazz arrangements and offer humorous “anecdotes” along the way.  Featured are Don Stapleson (flute), Pete Fields (guitar), Fred Lieder (cello) and guest pianist Brian Ganz who […]

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Rotary Crab Feast coming up!

Rotary Crab Feast coming up!

| July 22, 2017

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 72nd annual Crab Feast on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. This special event is not only the world’s largest crab feast but also a major fund-raiser which benefits local community and cultural organizations. The […]

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First Sunday Arts keeps getting better; next up–August 6th

First Sunday Arts keeps getting better; next up–August 6th

| July 22, 2017

On Sunday August 6th, West Street A.K.A. Annapolis Arts District is the perfect place to spend a summer day. The morning starts at 9am with the first annual Annapolis Color Run starting in front of the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This fun run / walk will raise money for several Annapolis non-profits including the Annapolis Arts […]

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BGE customers earn $4.6 million in recent Energy Savings Day

BGE customers earn $4.6 million in recent Energy Savings Day

| July 22, 2017

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s (BGE)  customers earned $4.6 million by reducing energy usage between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. yesterday, the first Energy Savings Day of the summer season. Since Energy Savings Days began in 2013, BGE customers have earned nearly $40 million through 2016 by reducing energy usage during periods […]

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Ward 6 Aldermanic Candidate takes matters into own hands to provide AC for HACA residents

Ward 6 Aldermanic Candidate takes matters into own hands to provide AC for HACA residents

| July 22, 2017

DaJuan Gay, a 20-year old who is running for Alderman in Ward 6 had enough. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore student was tired of seeing his neighbors struggle in the heat without any real means of cooling down. So, he did what any millennial would do—he took to social media to some help. The […]

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Bowie Baysox changing name to Bowie Baysox on July 28th

Bowie Baysox changing name to Bowie Baysox on July 28th

| July 21, 2017

For the second straight year, the Bowie Baysox will change their name to the Bowie Baysox to honor legendary rockstar David Bowie for one night only. This year’s David Bowie Tribute Event and 70thBirthday Celebration will be held on Friday, July 28 when the club hosts the Akron RubberDucks at 7:05 p.m. The former Akron […]

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Department of Aging & Disabilities teams up with police on dementia awareness

Department of Aging & Disabilities teams up with police on dementia awareness

| July 21, 2017

Last week, the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and the Anne Arundel County Police Department announced the successful conclusion of the 2017 in-service dementia awareness training of 691 members of the force.  This collaboration was recognized at an event at the Department of Aging and Disabilities. During the event, training staff members were presented […]

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Downtown Annapolis Partnership names new Erik Evans as new Executive Director

Downtown Annapolis Partnership names new Erik Evans as new Executive Director

| July 21, 2017

Erik Evans has been chosen to become the new Executive Director for Downtown Annapolis Partnership (DAP), effective immediately. Mr. Evans has deep experience in leading community organizations, currently serving as the executive director of both the Inner West Street Association (IWSA) and the Annapolis Arts District (AAD).  He will continue leading both organizations while expanding […]

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Hogan joins multi-state Cyber compact

Hogan joins multi-state Cyber compact

| July 21, 2017

While attending the 2017 National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting in Providence, RI, Governor Larry Hogan joined a multi-state cybersecurity compact, as well as a partnership to expand K-12 computer science education. The Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity is part of the NGA’s “Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge” Initiative. The compact, signed […]

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Summer At The Yard Series: The Delmarva Shorebirds

Summer At The Yard Series: The Delmarva Shorebirds

| July 21, 2017

If you’re from Maryland, chances are that you have found yourself spending a week in Ocean City. You enjoy the soothing waves of the Atlantic morning, noon and night. You remember the care free days of years past the moment you see the lights of the boardwalk. You may have even won the family putt-putt […]

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Wye River Upper School welcomes two new Board members

Wye River Upper School welcomes two new Board members

| July 21, 2017

Wye River Upper School (WRUS) is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to their Board of Trustees – Dr. Clayton A. Railey, III and Mrs. Darby Hewes. Both members joined the WRUS Board on July 1, 2017. Their diverse experiences in a variety of educational settings brings new knowledge and perspective to […]

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Maryland to test digital driver’s licenses

Maryland to test digital driver’s licenses

| July 21, 2017

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) today announced the launch of a new digital driver’s license pilot program. The digital driver’s license serves as a secure companion version of a physical card and features highly secure, innovative, and easy-to-use technology. This launch follows Maryland being recognized for having the most secure […]

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BGE schedules another Energy Savings Day for tomorrow, July 21

BGE schedules another Energy Savings Day for tomorrow, July 21

| July 20, 2017

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) asks its customers to conserve energy during the Energy Savings Day that will be in effect on Friday, July 21, between the hours of 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.  BGE typically schedules Energy Savings Days when an increased demand for electricity throughout the mid-Atlantic region is anticipated.  The power […]

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Annapolis Athletic Club acquires Edgewater Fitness

Annapolis Athletic Club acquires Edgewater Fitness

| July 20, 2017

Ten Oaks Partners (parent company for Annapolis Athletic Club (AAC) in Annapolis, MD, and Coastal Fitness in Ocean City, MD)  announced that, as of July 13, 2017, it has added another great local, Annapolis area health and wellness club, Edgewater Fitness, to its family of clubs. Located at 5 Mayo Road in Edgewater, MD, Edgewater […]

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American Idol to hold open auditions in Annapolis on September 5th

American Idol to hold open auditions in Annapolis on September 5th

| July 20, 2017

American Idol is hitting the road next month looking for contestants for their 16th season. And, they are planning a stop in Annapolis for their open auditions on September 5th. According to an ABC release: Exactly fifteen years ago, American Idol hit TV screens for the first time, forever changing the landscape of reality competition programming. In […]

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Baltimore Ravens coming to Annapolis for practice on August 5th

Baltimore Ravens coming to Annapolis for practice on August 5th

| July 20, 2017

With their 2017 Training Camp Stadium Series, the Baltimore Ravens will hold three practices that are free and open to the public. Two of these events will take place at M&T Bank Stadium, while the other will occur at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The first M&T Bank Stadium practice falls on Sunday, […]

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Crosby continues to add to staff

Crosby continues to add to staff

| July 20, 2017

Crosby Marketing Communications has welcomed three new members to its growing staff of 75 professionals. Seth Emhoff, Mikel Drnec and Emily Stuart have been hired to support the agency’s three specialized practice areas of Healthcare, Government, and Nonprofits & Causes. Seth Emhoff joins Crosby as a Contract and Financial Analyst. He has more than 10 […]

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League of Women Voters to host Mayoral Candidates Forum in September

League of Women Voters to host Mayoral Candidates Forum in September

| July 20, 2017

The League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County will be hosting an evening forum featuring the Republican and Democratic candidates running in the upcoming primary for Annapolis City Mayor. Get to know your candidates. Hear them discuss their platforms and plans of action.  Ask questions. Get answers. Event: Annapolis City Mayoral Candidates Forum Date: Wednesday, […]

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Baysox coming home tomorrow!

Baysox coming home tomorrow!

| July 19, 2017

The Bowie Baysox, Class AA Minor League Baseball Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, welcome the Altoona Curve to Prince George’s Stadium for a four-game series beginning Thursday, July 20. Promotional highlights include Salute to Seinfield Night with special guest Kenny Bania (comedian Steve Hytner) and a celebration of the movie “Trolls” with special appearances from […]

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Kegs and Corks festival expands to accommodate growing crowds

Kegs and Corks festival expands to accommodate growing crowds

| July 19, 2017

Buy your tickets today for the Sixth Annual Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 12, 2017 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. This is the only local festival that features craft beer and Maryland wine together. Guests can sample over 80 exceptional wines from Maryland wineries, in addition to over […]

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Bethesda woman finds $100K of unclaimed property being held by Maryland

Bethesda woman finds $100K of unclaimed property being held by Maryland

| July 19, 2017

A Bethesda woman tops the list so far this year of Unclaimed Property recipients by finding more than $100,000 in a bank account listed among the accounts published by Comptroller Peter Franchot. The annual list, which was published in the spring and distributed in newspapers statewide, includes more than 80,000 new unclaimed property accounts worth […]

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