LOCAL NEWS

Driver flees fatal hit and run in Odenton, apprehended shortly thereafter

Driver flees fatal hit and run in Odenton, apprehended shortly thereafter

Anne Arundel County Police responded to a hit-and-run accident on Conway Road at Patuxent Road in Odenton this afternoon. Preliminary information indicated that a passenger car failed to stay right of the center line and struck and killed a motorcyclist traveling the opposite direction. The driver fled the scene. Helicopters and K-9 unites searched for […]

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Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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LIVE BLOG: 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships

LIVE BLOG: 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships

This is a live-blog of the event.  Updates will automatically appear below. There is no need to refresh your browser. The Naval Academy’s 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will begin tonight at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, […]

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Summer camps for grieving children and teens returns for 26th year

Summer camps for grieving children and teens returns for 26th year

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of Aug. 11 to 13 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD. Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, […]

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CRIME

Driver flees fatal hit and run in Odenton, apprehended shortly thereafter

Driver flees fatal hit and run in Odenton, apprehended shortly thereafter

Anne Arundel County Police responded to a hit-and-run accident on Conway Road at Patuxent Road in Odenton this afternoon. Preliminary information indicated that a passenger car failed to stay right of the center line and struck and killed a motorcyclist traveling the opposite direction. The driver fled the scene. Helicopters and K-9 unites searched for […]

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Ellicott City man charged in string of armed robberies in West County

Ellicott City man charged in string of armed robberies in West County

Since January 24, 2017 the CID Robbery Unit has been investigating several armed robberies of businesses in Hanover. The dates and locations of those robberies are as follows: 1/24/17                        Michael’s                     7665 Arundel Mills Blvd., Hanover 1/24/17                        Dunkin Donuts           1348 Ashton Rd., Hanover 1/24/17                        7-Eleven                      500 Donaldson Ave., Severn 2/7/17                          Dunkin Donuts           […]

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Two arrested in Odenton shooting

Two arrested in Odenton shooting

This is an update to a story previously published. As a result of their investigation, detectives were able to identify two suspects in the shooting that occurred in the 1300 block of Tenbrook Drive in Odenton. On February 22, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m., detectives from the Western District and the Fugitive Apprehension Team located […]

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County police investigating Annapolis bank robbery

County police investigating Annapolis bank robbery

On February 22, 2017 at approximately 2:56 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Howard Bank at 116 Defense Highway in Annapolis for a reported robbery. Upon arrival officers spoke with bank employees who stated that the subject entered the bank and demanded money from a teller. The bank employee complied and turned […]

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EVENTS

Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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LIVE BLOG: 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships

LIVE BLOG: 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships

This is a live-blog of the event.  Updates will automatically appear below. There is no need to refresh your browser. The Naval Academy’s 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will begin tonight at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, […]

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Lothian Ruritan annual spaghetti dinner scheduled for March 4th

Lothian Ruritan annual spaghetti dinner scheduled for March 4th

The Lothian Ruritan Club annual all you can eat spaghetti dinner and bake sale is March 4, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  in the Fellowship Hall of  Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 122 Bayard  Rd. Lothian,MD.   The dinner includes a complete salad bar, spaghetti served with vegetarian, beef, beef and Italian sausage […]

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2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival slated for June 10th and 11th

2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival slated for June 10th and 11th

New name. New look. Same great festival. Formerly the Annapolis Arts, Crafts, and Wine Festival, the 2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival, June 10 and 11 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, is back for its eighth year with a whole new festival experience planned. This year, the event’s management company, City Dock Productions, has […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, running through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity to […]

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BWI gets nod to expand international terminal

BWI gets nod to expand international terminal

The Maryland Board of Public Works today unanimously approved a construction procurement for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to expand and improve Concourse E, the airport’s international terminal facility. The Board, chaired by Governor Larry Hogan and including Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp, approved a construction contract to build a three-level, 70,000 square […]

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BGE re-dedicates country’s first gas street lamp

BGE re-dedicates country’s first gas street lamp

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has rededicated the first gas streetlamp in the country at a ceremony held at the corner of North Holliday and East Baltimore Streets in downtown Baltimore. The gas streetlamp was first lit on Feb. 7, 1817 by BGE’s predecessor, the Gas Light Company of Baltimore.  “In 1816, artist Rembrandt Peale […]

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Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, beginning today through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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PODCAST

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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PODCAST: John Astle has plans for Annapolis when he runs for Mayor, hear them here!

PODCAST: John Astle has plans for Annapolis when he runs for Mayor, hear them here!

Maryland State Senator John Astle has been serving in the State legislature for 35 years. This year may be his last as he has decided to run for Mayor of Annapolis. Does he have what it takes? Senator Astle sat down with The Maryland Crabs to talk about his history, his years in the General Assembly, and […]

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PODCAST: Brooklyn Park’s Madonna Girl Dale speaks with The Maryland Crabs

PODCAST: Brooklyn Park’s Madonna Girl Dale speaks with The Maryland Crabs

WARNING: Some Explicit Content & Language Dale Crites is someone you may not know. Or maybe you just don’t recognize the name. Dale, a gay male, is also known as (at various times) Madonna Girl Dale, Brittney Girl Dale, or Ke$ha Girl Dale and she can typically be found along Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships scheduled for February 24th

76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships scheduled for February 24th

The Naval Academy’s 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, all midshipmen are required to participate in boxing, and boxing is also offered as a club […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 3

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” an Annapolis reflection, Part 3

The recent celebration of Martin Luther King Day brought to mind the uproar in Annapolis following his assassination and the impact it had on our area. As I explain in my recently published book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy: Growing up in America’s Ancient City, at the time I was working as an editor […]

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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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Driver flees fatal hit and run in Odenton, apprehended shortly thereafter

Driver flees fatal hit and run in Odenton, apprehended shortly thereafter

| February 24, 2017

Anne Arundel County Police responded to a hit-and-run accident on Conway Road at Patuxent Road in Odenton this afternoon. Preliminary information indicated that a passenger car failed to stay right of the center line and struck and killed a motorcyclist traveling the opposite direction. The driver fled the scene. Helicopters and K-9 unites searched for […]

Continue Reading

Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

| February 24, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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LIVE BLOG: 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships

LIVE BLOG: 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships

| February 24, 2017

This is a live-blog of the event.  Updates will automatically appear below. There is no need to refresh your browser. The Naval Academy’s 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will begin tonight at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, […]

Continue Reading

Summer camps for grieving children and teens returns for 26th year

Summer camps for grieving children and teens returns for 26th year

| February 24, 2017

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of Aug. 11 to 13 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD. Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, […]

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Ellicott City man charged in string of armed robberies in West County

Ellicott City man charged in string of armed robberies in West County

| February 24, 2017

Since January 24, 2017 the CID Robbery Unit has been investigating several armed robberies of businesses in Hanover. The dates and locations of those robberies are as follows: 1/24/17                        Michael’s                     7665 Arundel Mills Blvd., Hanover 1/24/17                        Dunkin Donuts           1348 Ashton Rd., Hanover 1/24/17                        7-Eleven                      500 Donaldson Ave., Severn 2/7/17                          Dunkin Donuts           […]

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Lothian Ruritan annual spaghetti dinner scheduled for March 4th

Lothian Ruritan annual spaghetti dinner scheduled for March 4th

| February 24, 2017

The Lothian Ruritan Club annual all you can eat spaghetti dinner and bake sale is March 4, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  in the Fellowship Hall of  Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 122 Bayard  Rd. Lothian,MD.   The dinner includes a complete salad bar, spaghetti served with vegetarian, beef, beef and Italian sausage […]

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Hogan appoints Nathaniel Oaks to fill vacant Baltimore City seat in Maryland’s General Assembly

Hogan appoints Nathaniel Oaks to fill vacant Baltimore City seat in Maryland’s General Assembly

| February 24, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Delegate Nathaniel Oaks to the Maryland Senate. The governor appointed Delegate Oaks to the Maryland Senate following the recommendation of the Baltimore City Democratic Central Committee. Delegate Oaks will replace Lisa Gladden who resigned in January. “I am confident that Delegate Nathaniel Oaks will continue to be a […]

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2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival slated for June 10th and 11th

2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival slated for June 10th and 11th

| February 24, 2017

New name. New look. Same great festival. Formerly the Annapolis Arts, Crafts, and Wine Festival, the 2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival, June 10 and 11 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, is back for its eighth year with a whole new festival experience planned. This year, the event’s management company, City Dock Productions, has […]

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Two arrested in Odenton shooting

Two arrested in Odenton shooting

| February 24, 2017

This is an update to a story previously published. As a result of their investigation, detectives were able to identify two suspects in the shooting that occurred in the 1300 block of Tenbrook Drive in Odenton. On February 22, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m., detectives from the Western District and the Fugitive Apprehension Team located […]

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31 students to participate in 29th Annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee

31 students to participate in 29th Annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee

| February 23, 2017

Nineteen public school students, 10 private school students, and two home-schooled students will vie to become the champion of the 29th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee on February 25, 2017.  The event begins at 10 a.m. in the Board Room of the Carol S. Parham Building, located at 2644 Riva Road in Annapolis. The county […]

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Hogan appoints Jazz Lewis to vacant Prince Georges County seat in General Assembly

Hogan appoints Jazz Lewis to vacant Prince Georges County seat in General Assembly

| February 23, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan announced the appointment of Jazz Lewis to the Maryland General Assembly. The governor appointed Jazz Lewis to the House of Delegates following the recommendation of the Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee. Lewis will replace Michael Vaughn, who recently resigned from his seat. “I am confident that Jazz Lewis is prepared to […]

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Franchot puts the clamp down on 20 more tax preparers for suspected fraudulent practices

Franchot puts the clamp down on 20 more tax preparers for suspected fraudulent practices

| February 23, 2017

Moving aggressively to protect Maryland taxpayers, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that his office has immediately suspended processing electronic tax returns from 20 paid tax preparers due to a high volume of questionable returns received. “Protecting Maryland taxpayers and detecting fraudulent returns are our top priorities,” said Comptroller Franchot. “We are resolute in our efforts […]

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