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Annapolis Police investigating 2nd homicide of the year

Annapolis Police investigating 2nd homicide of the year

On January 23rd at 8:25 p.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired. Officers located an adult male shooting victim in the 1100 block of Madison Street. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. The shooting happened in the Harbour […]

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10 things you can do to protect the bay

10 things you can do to protect the bay

Plant a tree:  Trees are incredibly valuable to our environment and to the Chesapeake Bay. Planting trees not only improve the Bay’s water quality, resulting in less runoff and erosion, but also can increase property values by as much as 20 percent. By planting native trees, you will decrease Bay pollutants from stormwater runoff and […]

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County publishes comprehensive addiction resource guide

County publishes comprehensive addiction resource guide

Anne Arundel County has released the County’s first comprehensive resource guide for residents suffering from addiction.  “As we continue to fight the heroin and opioid crisis in our county, we are committed to providing a complete list of resources to our citizens looking for help,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “The ‘Not My Child’ Resource Guide […]

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Schuh to receive Crofton Rotary award for efforts to bring Crofton High to fruition

Schuh to receive Crofton Rotary award for efforts to bring Crofton High to fruition

Anne Arundel County has announced that, on January 28th at 6:00 PM, the Crofton Rotary Club will award County Executive Steve Schuh its “Service Above Self Award” for his efforts in making Crofton High School a reality. “For years politicians have talked about building a Crofton High School, but, through the efforts of our administration, […]

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CRIME

Annapolis Police investigating 2nd homicide of the year

Annapolis Police investigating 2nd homicide of the year

On January 23rd at 8:25 p.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired. Officers located an adult male shooting victim in the 1100 block of Madison Street. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. The shooting happened in the Harbour […]

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Anne Arundel County Police arrest Annapolis and Edgewater men in separate child pornography cases

Anne Arundel County Police arrest Annapolis and Edgewater men in separate child pornography cases

In separate incidents, Anne Arundel County police have arrested two men and charged each with possession and distribution of child pornography. Annapolis, Daniel Burkhard   In October 2016, the Anne Arundel County Child Abuse Unit initiated investigations into the distribution of child pornography. During one investigation evidence was developed by detectives that led to a […]

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Police make arrest in Odenton murder; offer tips on how to avoid being a victim of random violence

Police make arrest in Odenton murder; offer tips on how to avoid being a victim of random violence

The Anne Arundel County Police have made an arrest in a January 13th homicide in Odenton. The County has seen two murders so far in 2017 and with this arrest, both have been closed. Over the past several days, homicide detectives worked diligently and tirelessly in regards to the murder of Nathan Ford. As the investigation […]

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Annapolis heroin dealer sentenced to 10 years in prison

Annapolis heroin dealer sentenced to 10 years in prison

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that an Annapolis City man, Donovan Jamal Robinson who turns 21 next week,  was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Stacy McCormack to 10 years in prison without parole for the distribution of heroin in Annapolis.  “Drug dealers must go to prison. I will not stop prosecuting those […]

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EVENTS

The Jayhawks and Los Lonely Boys coming to Rams Head On Stage

The Jayhawks and Los Lonely Boys coming to Rams Head On Stage

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 68 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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11th Annual SOUPer Bowl scheduled for February 5th

11th Annual SOUPer Bowl scheduled for February 5th

Eleven years ago, members of Heritage Baptist Church opened the doors to the community for a donation only soup & salad lunch, dubbed “SOUPer Bowl,” to raise funds for the Light House Shelter, thinking a tie-in between soup and that day’s NFL playoff game would garner attention and help a struggling community cause. In the […]

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Eye On Sports: Community Comes Together To Support Student With MS

Eye On Sports: Community Comes Together To Support Student With MS

Kara Blanchard, a senior at Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, is a good student. She plays multiple sports including lacrosse and basketball and this past December, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Kara had been experiencing numbness in her legs and blurred vision when she went to see doctors. Shortly after the diagnosis, she told […]

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Arts Council seeks exhibitors for Spring exhibit

Arts Council seeks exhibitors for Spring exhibit

“Maryland Historical Connections ” is the theme and title of the upcoming Winter/Spring exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.   The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is February 10th. The juried group show is open to […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

When I dine out, I try to frequent different places. Of course, I have my go-to places for my “comfort food” like Caliente, Sin Fronteras, Main & Market (formerly Main Ingredient), and McDonalds (JK); but last night my girlfriend and I visited an old friend–Federal House Bar & Grille. First off…it is winter, and Fed House has […]

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Marylanders can save on electricity through EmPOWER Maryland program

Marylanders can save on electricity through EmPOWER Maryland program

Maryland electric customers will save more than $4 billion due to energy efficiency improvements made at homes and businesses through a successful Maryland program, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The study, co-authored by a former Maryland Public Service Commission energy analyst, highlights how the first phase […]

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Flood talks continue next week in Annapolis, public encouraged to attend

Flood talks continue next week in Annapolis, public encouraged to attend

Property owners who own buildings within a high-risk flood zone rely on flood insurance to minimize the costs of disaster recovery from flooding events, but do those property owners understand the costs and benefits of the National Flood Insurance program?  If you live in a flood zone, do you know what is covered? Do you […]

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Blackwall Hitch helps families in need over holidays

Blackwall Hitch helps families in need over holidays

A holiday kick-off celebration at one local restaurant led to a merrier Christmas for Annapolis families in need. Proceeds from the Second Annual Blackwall Bash Merry Motown celebration, held December 3rd at the Blackwall Hitch on Sixth Street, provided Christmas Eve gourmet meals delivered to the doors of ten families identified by the Annapolis Salvation Army. […]

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PODCAST

PODCAST: Crime, heroin, and the battles fought by Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams

PODCAST: Crime, heroin, and the battles fought by Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams

Wes Adams is the elected State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County. In that position, he is responsible for prosecuting most of the crime that happens in the County. But his job reaches a lot farther. Heroin, outreach, drug court, and more. Hear why Wes Adams wants to put himself out of business! This week, The […]

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PODCAST: Will Annapolis finally have Hispanic representation on City Council?

PODCAST: Will Annapolis finally have Hispanic representation on City Council?

This week, The Maryland Crabs speak with Marc Rodriguez who is a legislative assistant to Alderman Littmann and is the heir apparent to his seat. Littmann, the owner of KB True Value Hardware will not be seeking another term. The City of Annapolis has an election coming up.  Yes, it is an “off” year election […]

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PODCAST: The Maryland Crabs rehash 2016 and offer a peek into 2017

PODCAST: The Maryland Crabs rehash 2016 and offer a peek into 2017

It’s been an exciting 18 weeks for The Maryland Crabs. In September they launched after years of hemming and hawing. And in that time, they opined, formed their conspiracy theories, chatted with police chiefs, legislators, and even the Governor. They solved nothing. But hopefully, they made you think! Next year, there is a LOT more […]

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PODCAST: Governor Larry Hogan talks about Trump, 2017, and life in Government House

PODCAST: Governor Larry Hogan talks about Trump, 2017, and life in Government House

Larry Hogan is Maryland’s 62nd Governor with some “through the roof” approval ratings. He sat down with The Maryland Crabs, our latest crazy idea, and spilled his guts! We discussed his 2017 plans–BOOST, paid sick leave and the Road Kill Bill. We talked about President-Elect Trump, and what is on his Netflix queue. Spoiler: he has […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

When I dine out, I try to frequent different places. Of course, I have my go-to places for my “comfort food” like Caliente, Sin Fronteras, Main & Market (formerly Main Ingredient), and McDonalds (JK); but last night my girlfriend and I visited an old friend–Federal House Bar & Grille. First off…it is winter, and Fed House has […]

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Germantown neighborhood takes on Navy Athletic Association and Travis Pastrana in ill-informed letter to Mayor

Germantown neighborhood takes on Navy Athletic Association and Travis Pastrana in ill-informed letter to Mayor

It seems like Travis Pastrana may not be the target of the Germantown-Homewood Community Association after all.  Well, kinda. For the backstory—click here! In a December letter to the Mayor and Aldermen obtained by Eye On Annapolis, Association Chair Robert Waldman (who is also the Vice-Chair of the City’s Planning Commission) lays out the opposition. […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 2

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 2

With the holidays upon us, I remember fondly my favorite Christmas as a youth living in our third-floor apartment on Main Street. As I recount in my book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy, it was 1946; I was 13 and gathered with my mom and dad in our living room overlooking Main Street. I […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 1

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 1

I’ve had my eye on Annapolis since I was born here in the old Emergency Hospital on Franklin Street on December 16, 1933. That’s why I appreciate Eye On Annapolis giving me the opportunity to write about “Growing Up in America’s Ancient City,” the subtitle of my new book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy. […]

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MORE RECENT ARTICLES

Annapolis Police investigating 2nd homicide of the year

Annapolis Police investigating 2nd homicide of the year

| January 23, 2017

On January 23rd at 8:25 p.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of Madison Street for a report of shots fired. Officers located an adult male shooting victim in the 1100 block of Madison Street. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. The shooting happened in the Harbour […]

Continue Reading

The Jayhawks and Los Lonely Boys coming to Rams Head On Stage

The Jayhawks and Los Lonely Boys coming to Rams Head On Stage

| January 23, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 68 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

Continue Reading

10 things you can do to protect the bay

10 things you can do to protect the bay

| January 23, 2017

Plant a tree:  Trees are incredibly valuable to our environment and to the Chesapeake Bay. Planting trees not only improve the Bay’s water quality, resulting in less runoff and erosion, but also can increase property values by as much as 20 percent. By planting native trees, you will decrease Bay pollutants from stormwater runoff and […]

Continue Reading

County publishes comprehensive addiction resource guide

County publishes comprehensive addiction resource guide

| January 23, 2017

Anne Arundel County has released the County’s first comprehensive resource guide for residents suffering from addiction.  “As we continue to fight the heroin and opioid crisis in our county, we are committed to providing a complete list of resources to our citizens looking for help,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “The ‘Not My Child’ Resource Guide […]

Continue Reading

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

Visiting an old friend: Federal House Bar & Grille

| January 22, 2017

When I dine out, I try to frequent different places. Of course, I have my go-to places for my “comfort food” like Caliente, Sin Fronteras, Main & Market (formerly Main Ingredient), and McDonalds (JK); but last night my girlfriend and I visited an old friend–Federal House Bar & Grille. First off…it is winter, and Fed House has […]

Continue Reading

Schuh to receive Crofton Rotary award for efforts to bring Crofton High to fruition

Schuh to receive Crofton Rotary award for efforts to bring Crofton High to fruition

| January 22, 2017

Anne Arundel County has announced that, on January 28th at 6:00 PM, the Crofton Rotary Club will award County Executive Steve Schuh its “Service Above Self Award” for his efforts in making Crofton High School a reality. “For years politicians have talked about building a Crofton High School, but, through the efforts of our administration, […]

Continue Reading

Marylanders can save on electricity through EmPOWER Maryland program

Marylanders can save on electricity through EmPOWER Maryland program

| January 22, 2017

Maryland electric customers will save more than $4 billion due to energy efficiency improvements made at homes and businesses through a successful Maryland program, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The study, co-authored by a former Maryland Public Service Commission energy analyst, highlights how the first phase […]

Continue Reading

Flood talks continue next week in Annapolis, public encouraged to attend

Flood talks continue next week in Annapolis, public encouraged to attend

| January 21, 2017

Property owners who own buildings within a high-risk flood zone rely on flood insurance to minimize the costs of disaster recovery from flooding events, but do those property owners understand the costs and benefits of the National Flood Insurance program?  If you live in a flood zone, do you know what is covered? Do you […]

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Franchot announces the opening of “Tax Filing Season”

Franchot announces the opening of “Tax Filing Season”

| January 21, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced that Maryland will begin processing personal income tax returns for Tax Year 2016 on January 23, 2017, the same day the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins accepting returns. In an ongoing effort to combat tax fraud, the agency will not immediately process a state tax return if W-2 information is […]

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11th Annual SOUPer Bowl scheduled for February 5th

11th Annual SOUPer Bowl scheduled for February 5th

| January 21, 2017

Eleven years ago, members of Heritage Baptist Church opened the doors to the community for a donation only soup & salad lunch, dubbed “SOUPer Bowl,” to raise funds for the Light House Shelter, thinking a tie-in between soup and that day’s NFL playoff game would garner attention and help a struggling community cause. In the […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust announces scholarship and awards winners

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces scholarship and awards winners

| January 21, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Trust will announced the recipients of its 2017 Annual Awards and Scholarship Program at a ceremony held in the Maryland General Assembly January 12th. During the event, more than 150 environmental leaders joined Maryland legislators to honor six exceptional teachers, students, and individuals for their outstanding contributions to environmental education, watershed restoration, […]

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Blackwall Hitch helps families in need over holidays

Blackwall Hitch helps families in need over holidays

| January 20, 2017

A holiday kick-off celebration at one local restaurant led to a merrier Christmas for Annapolis families in need. Proceeds from the Second Annual Blackwall Bash Merry Motown celebration, held December 3rd at the Blackwall Hitch on Sixth Street, provided Christmas Eve gourmet meals delivered to the doors of ten families identified by the Annapolis Salvation Army. […]

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