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Junior League hosting 10th Annual Volunteers on the Run  5K run

Junior League hosting 10th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K run

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) will host its tenth annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K fundraiser event on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Race begins at 10:00 am on the Baltimore and Annapolis (B&A) Trail at the corner of Evergreen Road and Baltimore Annapolis Road in Severna Park. Open to the […]

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Department of Aging announces new caregiver workshops

Department of Aging announces new caregiver workshops

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce two (2) up-coming Caregiver Workshops. Jeannie Finnegan, CDP, will present “Meaningful Pursuits” on May 10, 2017 at the O’Malley Senior Activity Center (1275 Odenton Road, Odenton). For information or to register for this workshop, call 410-222-4375, or register online at http://www.aacounty.org/aging. A limited number of spaces are available for the May16th “Communicating through […]

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Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

The owners of Pilates on the Bay, Chesapeake Pilates Center, Active Body & Health and Kimmotion Pilates have come together to create the Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County. The cooperative is focused on preserving the quality of the Pilates Method. Jennifer Politte of Pilates on the Bay said, “Each of us has built our […]

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Severn School plans to restore Severn River waterfront with Chesapeake Bay Trust grant

Severn School plans to restore Severn River waterfront with Chesapeake Bay Trust grant

Severn School is pleased to announce it received a $34,592 Anne Arundel County Forestry and Greening Grant, thanks to the Chesapeake Bay Trust and Anne Arundel County. The grant funds will be used for reforestation of the School’s James M. Stine Environmental Center, a 2-acre outdoor learning center situated on the Severn River. Work includes […]

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CRIME

April 29th, get rid of your unwanted prescription drugs

April 29th, get rid of your unwanted prescription drugs

On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Annapolis Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to […]

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Crofton man indicted on charges stemming from fatal accident

Crofton man indicted on charges stemming from fatal accident

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Martin Martinez-Ballinas, 29, of Crofton, was indicted on two felony counts including Automobile Manslaughter and other related charges by an Anne Arundel County Grand Jury related to the death of United States Marine Lance Corporal James Ray Walden III, 21. Mr. Martinez-Ballinas was ordered to […]

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Franchot ices 15 more private tax preparers

Franchot ices 15 more private tax preparers

In his continuing fight to combat tax fraud and identity theft, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that, effective immediately, he has suspended processing electronic tax returns from 15 private tax preparers throughout the region due to a high volume of questionable returns received. Combined with two previous announcements this tax season, returns from 54 tax […]

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Suspect in Hanover murder placed on FBI’s 10-Most Wanted List, $100K reward offered (SHARE ALERT)

Suspect in Hanover murder placed on FBI’s 10-Most Wanted List, $100K reward offered (SHARE ALERT)

FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Baltimore Field Office, Gordon B. Johnson and Tim Altomare, Chief of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, today announced the addition of a suspect wanted for the murder of his young wife in Hanover, Maryland, to the FBI’s list of “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.” Fugitive Bhadreshkumar Patel marks […]

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EVENTS

Junior League hosting 10th Annual Volunteers on the Run  5K run

Junior League hosting 10th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K run

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) will host its tenth annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K fundraiser event on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Race begins at 10:00 am on the Baltimore and Annapolis (B&A) Trail at the corner of Evergreen Road and Baltimore Annapolis Road in Severna Park. Open to the […]

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Department of Aging announces new caregiver workshops

Department of Aging announces new caregiver workshops

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce two (2) up-coming Caregiver Workshops. Jeannie Finnegan, CDP, will present “Meaningful Pursuits” on May 10, 2017 at the O’Malley Senior Activity Center (1275 Odenton Road, Odenton). For information or to register for this workshop, call 410-222-4375, or register online at http://www.aacounty.org/aging. A limited number of spaces are available for the May16th “Communicating through […]

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Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

The owners of Pilates on the Bay, Chesapeake Pilates Center, Active Body & Health and Kimmotion Pilates have come together to create the Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County. The cooperative is focused on preserving the quality of the Pilates Method. Jennifer Politte of Pilates on the Bay said, “Each of us has built our […]

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Columbia Festival of the Arts announces summer 2017 lineup

Columbia Festival of the Arts announces summer 2017 lineup

The Columbia Festival of the Arts is back in full swing this June with an exciting lineup of free and ticketed events.  The goal is to bring the community together to celebrate Columbia’s 50th birthday and the Festival’s 30th anniversary. Free Opening Weekend on the Columbia Lakefront June 16, 17 & 18 This FREE weekend-long […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

The owners of Pilates on the Bay, Chesapeake Pilates Center, Active Body & Health and Kimmotion Pilates have come together to create the Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County. The cooperative is focused on preserving the quality of the Pilates Method. Jennifer Politte of Pilates on the Bay said, “Each of us has built our […]

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Stevensville firm taps into their boating roots for enclosed porches

Stevensville firm taps into their boating roots for enclosed porches

Steve Principe, a Kent Island homeowner, boat owner and local homebuilder, was familiar with a well-known product from his boat. “My wife and I were looking for something similar to what we have on our boat, to protect our porch from weather,” he says. He discovered a roll-up type enclosure, which he then had installed […]

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Speakeasy debuts at Loews Annapolis’ BAROAK

Speakeasy debuts at Loews Annapolis’ BAROAK

Loews Annapolis Hotel is pleased to announce that The Loews Hotels “Traveller Bar” has popped up at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This traveling speakeasy is built around the first ever “pop-up” traveling bar of its kind and will remain in Annapolis for a brief visit, now through Memorial Day, May 29. Constructed from an old […]

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Junior League hosting networking event at Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom

Junior League hosting networking event at Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom

To further develop existing and potential community relations, Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) is hosting a community networking event on Wednesday, May 3rd from 5:00-7:00 pm at Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom in Annapolis. Please come out, learn more about JLA, and share information about your organization while tasting some delicious olive oils […]

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PODCAST

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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PODCAST: Annapolis Mayor Pantelides discusses the firing of Police Chief Pristoop

PODCAST: Annapolis Mayor Pantelides discusses the firing of Police Chief Pristoop

Last week, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides fired long-time Chief of Police, Michael Pristoop. In his first interview since firing the Chief, Mayor Pantelides sits down with The Maryland Crabs  Podcast to talk  the need for the firing and the Mayor’s vision for a replacement–who he thinks will be in place in the next 75 days! […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor: Hospice speaks out on National Volunteer Week

Letter to the Editor: Hospice speaks out on National Volunteer Week

Recently, parents of a pediatric patient hoped to make plans for a much needed weekend away and asked if we could provide respite care for their child. Our Volunteer Department sent out a call and within a matter of hours 13 people signed up to take shifts so that the child would never be alone […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

  In a recent discussion at the library about growing up in Annapolis, some old-timers bemoaned the fact that kids no longer could ride their bikes into the Naval Academy. I agreed, because in the late 1940s and early 1950s, I would ride my bike to the Academy to enjoy this vast playground of my […]

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What Do The Orioles Do With Trey Mancini?

What Do The Orioles Do With Trey Mancini?

Last year the Baltimore Orioles were a difficult team to watch, but somehow in late September the Orioles were only a few games behind the Boston Red Sox for first place in the division. They had once again trumped the talking heads and were playing meaningful baseball in September. It was the last regular season […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

“Political Language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell The “Trust “Act, (House Bill 1362) perfectly exemplifies the way the left uses political language as a smokescreen to hide the full intent of their actions. The “Trust” Act was sold […]

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Junior League hosting 10th Annual Volunteers on the Run  5K run

Junior League hosting 10th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K run

| April 30, 2017

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) will host its tenth annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K fundraiser event on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Race begins at 10:00 am on the Baltimore and Annapolis (B&A) Trail at the corner of Evergreen Road and Baltimore Annapolis Road in Severna Park. Open to the […]

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Department of Aging announces new caregiver workshops

Department of Aging announces new caregiver workshops

| April 30, 2017

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce two (2) up-coming Caregiver Workshops. Jeannie Finnegan, CDP, will present “Meaningful Pursuits” on May 10, 2017 at the O’Malley Senior Activity Center (1275 Odenton Road, Odenton). For information or to register for this workshop, call 410-222-4375, or register online at http://www.aacounty.org/aging. A limited number of spaces are available for the May16th “Communicating through […]

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Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County to celebrate Pilates Day

| April 30, 2017

The owners of Pilates on the Bay, Chesapeake Pilates Center, Active Body & Health and Kimmotion Pilates have come together to create the Pilates Cooperative of Anne Arundel County. The cooperative is focused on preserving the quality of the Pilates Method. Jennifer Politte of Pilates on the Bay said, “Each of us has built our […]

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Severn School plans to restore Severn River waterfront with Chesapeake Bay Trust grant

Severn School plans to restore Severn River waterfront with Chesapeake Bay Trust grant

| April 29, 2017

Severn School is pleased to announce it received a $34,592 Anne Arundel County Forestry and Greening Grant, thanks to the Chesapeake Bay Trust and Anne Arundel County. The grant funds will be used for reforestation of the School’s James M. Stine Environmental Center, a 2-acre outdoor learning center situated on the Severn River. Work includes […]

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Columbia Festival of the Arts announces summer 2017 lineup

Columbia Festival of the Arts announces summer 2017 lineup

| April 29, 2017

The Columbia Festival of the Arts is back in full swing this June with an exciting lineup of free and ticketed events.  The goal is to bring the community together to celebrate Columbia’s 50th birthday and the Festival’s 30th anniversary. Free Opening Weekend on the Columbia Lakefront June 16, 17 & 18 This FREE weekend-long […]

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Stevensville firm taps into their boating roots for enclosed porches

Stevensville firm taps into their boating roots for enclosed porches

| April 29, 2017

Steve Principe, a Kent Island homeowner, boat owner and local homebuilder, was familiar with a well-known product from his boat. “My wife and I were looking for something similar to what we have on our boat, to protect our porch from weather,” he says. He discovered a roll-up type enclosure, which he then had installed […]

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BWI Employment Fair slated for May 2nd

BWI Employment Fair slated for May 2nd

| April 28, 2017

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host the Synergy BWI Marshall Airport Business and Employment Fair on May 2.  The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the BWI Marriott Hotel, 1743 West Nursery Road in Linthicum. Synergy BWI Marshall Airport will provide a venue for small- and minority-businesses to acquire […]

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Let’s Help Kids donates $40K worth of musical instruments to AACPS

Let’s Help Kids donates $40K worth of musical instruments to AACPS

| April 28, 2017

Holding true to its name, local non-profit Let’s Help Kids (LHK) recently committed $40,000-worth of musical instruments to be distributed among Title I schools throughout the county.  Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto met with the group earlier this week to show appreciation and share in the excitement. As part of a larger donation worth $75,000, […]

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Schuh signs revitalization legislation

Schuh signs revitalization legislation

| April 28, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh recently signed two bills that seek to revitalize, redevelop and re-energize the County’s urban and industrial areas. “We are committed to improving the quality of life for every citizen in Anne Arundel County,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “These two pieces of legislation will help lift up communities by focusing our efforts […]

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Trifecta Food Truck Festival returns in July

Trifecta Food Truck Festival returns in July

| April 28, 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 11am to 9pm. 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 […]

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US Army Blues Jazz Ensemble to perform at Broadneck HS

US Army Blues Jazz Ensemble to perform at Broadneck HS

| April 28, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools Music Office and Broadneck High School will present the U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble in concert on May 2 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Broadneck High School. The U.S. Army Blues, part of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” is the premier jazz ensemble of the […]

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Speakeasy debuts at Loews Annapolis’ BAROAK

Speakeasy debuts at Loews Annapolis’ BAROAK

| April 27, 2017

Loews Annapolis Hotel is pleased to announce that The Loews Hotels “Traveller Bar” has popped up at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This traveling speakeasy is built around the first ever “pop-up” traveling bar of its kind and will remain in Annapolis for a brief visit, now through Memorial Day, May 29. Constructed from an old […]

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