LOCAL NEWS

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced this week on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

On January 28, 2015 at approximately 9:25 a.m., officers responded to a serious personal injury motor vehicle collision between a police vehicle and civilian vehicle on Edwin Raynor Blvd at Pekin Rd in Pasadena. The investigation determined that the unmarked police vehicle, a 2007 Chevy Impala, was traveling northbound on Edwin Raynor Blvd Road with […]

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Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

The soulful crew at Grain Surfboards will take their show on the road this spring with the “Right Coast Road Trip: Home Schooling the Atlantic Seaboard,” a series of six wooden board-building classes open to the public. The tour is made possible thanks to support from the forward thinking creators and innovators at Vissla. 2015 marks 10 years since […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2015 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. The exhibit will kick off with an Opening Night Reception on April 16, 2015 […]

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Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

On Saturday, Jan. 31, nearly 50 surviving children of America’s fallen military will experience “A Day in the Life of a Midshipman” at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The children, ranging from ages 4 to 19, will learn about leading and mentoring others, overcoming adversity, and being […]

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CRIME

3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

On January 28, 2015 at approximately 9:25 a.m., officers responded to a serious personal injury motor vehicle collision between a police vehicle and civilian vehicle on Edwin Raynor Blvd at Pekin Rd in Pasadena. The investigation determined that the unmarked police vehicle, a 2007 Chevy Impala, was traveling northbound on Edwin Raynor Blvd Road with […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Surrounded by medical professionals, citizens, advocates, and the newly formed Heroin Action Taskforce, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced an executive order declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin in Anne Arundel County. “While we will not win this war overnight, […]

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2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department said that two bodies were found in the rubble of the fire that destroyed a 16,000 square foot mansion in Annapolis.  There were a total of six people unaccounted for–2 adults and 4 children.   The bodies were found with the assistance of cadaver dogs which are specially trained […]

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Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

On January 20, 2015, at approximately 6:26 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Edgewater Park located in the 200 block of Maryland Way in Edgewater, for a reported attempted robbery and shots fired that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 21-year-old male victim from Edgewater, who stated that he was confronted by […]

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Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

The Anne Arundel County Police Gang Unit assisted by Northern District Detectives worked with the Freetown Community developed information and executed a search warrant in the 7800 block of Freetown Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland. The warrant was executed in the early morning hours of Friday, January 16, 2015. Detectives discovered, in the wooded area, five […]

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Fire at Glen Burnie Toys R Us causes $250K in damages, intentionally set

Fire at Glen Burnie Toys R Us causes $250K in damages, intentionally set

On January 15th at 11:57 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a reported building fire at the Glen Burnie Toys R Us, located at 6711 Ritchie Highway North. The first arriving unit observed heavy smoke showing from the roof and personnel entering the building encountered heavy smoke and high heat conditions, prompting the request for a […]

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EVENTS

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced this week on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

The soulful crew at Grain Surfboards will take their show on the road this spring with the “Right Coast Road Trip: Home Schooling the Atlantic Seaboard,” a series of six wooden board-building classes open to the public. The tour is made possible thanks to support from the forward thinking creators and innovators at Vissla. 2015 marks 10 years since […]

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CBMM to be featured on MPT’s <em>Chesapeake Collectibles</em>

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic boats will be featured in a segment of Maryland Public Television’s February 5 broadcast of its signature series, Chesapeake Collectibles. The floating fleet is part of the museum’s collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft, and can be seen along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, MD. “We […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2015 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. The exhibit will kick off with an Opening Night Reception on April 16, 2015 […]

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Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

On Saturday, Jan. 31, nearly 50 surviving children of America’s fallen military will experience “A Day in the Life of a Midshipman” at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The children, ranging from ages 4 to 19, will learn about leading and mentoring others, overcoming adversity, and being […]

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NON-PROFIT NEWS

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced this week on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and […]

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CBMM to be featured on MPT’s <em>Chesapeake Collectibles</em>

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic boats will be featured in a segment of Maryland Public Television’s February 5 broadcast of its signature series, Chesapeake Collectibles. The floating fleet is part of the museum’s collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft, and can be seen along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, MD. “We […]

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7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

World Artists Experiences and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State invite the public to attend free screenings of five films in the Seventh Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival.  The festival will run for five weeks beginning the week of February 2 and ending March 6 at five […]

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Maryland Day celebrations planned

Maryland Day celebrations planned

For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration weekend […]

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9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

Before settling in to watch the Patriots vs. Seahawks in the NFL championship game, you can score great food AND help the homeless by joining Heritage Baptist Church at the 9th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center on Sunday, February 1, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Members […]

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Rotary Crab Feast date announced

Rotary Crab Feast date announced

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab Feast scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, 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 […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Champion’s Coile rises to top of powerful people in real estate list

Champion’s Coile rises to top of powerful people in real estate list

In his second year on the Swanepoel Power 200, Jon Coile, president and CEO of Champion Realty, has advanced to the top half of the 200-person ranking of the most powerful people in residential real estate. Coile jumped to the number 92 slot on the 2014-15 list, up from 132 a year ago.  The list […]

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Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

The soulful crew at Grain Surfboards will take their show on the road this spring with the “Right Coast Road Trip: Home Schooling the Atlantic Seaboard,” a series of six wooden board-building classes open to the public. The tour is made possible thanks to support from the forward thinking creators and innovators at Vissla. 2015 marks 10 years since […]

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Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

01/27 Little River Band 01/28 Heart Brigade: A Tribute to Heart 01/29 Tiempo Libre 01/30 The Smithereens 01/31 Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band 02/02 Robert Cray Band 02/03 John C. Reilly & Friends feat. Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau 02/04 Ladysmith Black Mambazo 02/05 Minnie Driver w. Jesse Ruben 02/06 Earl Carter & […]

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AAMC opens second phase of Pasadena health pavilion

AAMC opens second phase of Pasadena health pavilion

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) today announced the opening of the second phase of its Pasadena Pavilion, adding orthopedics, sports medicine and physical therapy to the facility located at 8109 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, Md. The addition of orthopedics to the pavilion brings general orthopedics, including joint replacement, as well as non-operative pain management services. […]

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iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

iJET International, Inc., a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its technologically advanced, new headquarters in Annapolis, MD. This cutting-edge facility consolidates all of the Annapolis based company’s offices under a single roof to create one Global Integrated Operations Center, a state of the art environment designed […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

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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Michael Phelps and a step-by-step guide to handling a DUI arrest

Michael Phelps and a step-by-step guide to handling a DUI arrest

What does the average John Doe have in common with 18-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps? From a legal standpoint, the answer might be more than you’d expect—they’re both: a.) human, and hence predisposed to momentary lapses in judgment; b.) subject to the same laws and equal treatment before the justice system; and c.) […]

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Annapolis protest march goes off with only a slight hitch

Annapolis protest march goes off with only a slight hitch

The numbers were not nearly what City officials predicted (1000), but there were about 200-300 peaceful protestors (according to a DGS officer at Lawyer’s Mall) who took to the streets of Annapolis to protest police brutality. The crowd was on time, polite, and respectful.  It was everything that the police had hoped. Annapolis Police Chief […]

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Mother’s Peninsula Grille–a great choice

Mother’s Peninsula Grille–a great choice

Paul and I were heading from Annapolis to the Severna Park area and decided to stop for lunch at Mother’s Peninsula Grille in Arnold. It was our first-time visit at this sports theme bar/restaurant and it turned out to be a great choice! On that particularly cold day, we were warmly greeted and shown to […]

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Scott Bowling, champion, dies at 43

Scott Bowling, champion, dies at 43

Scott Bowling, a former candidate for Annapolis Alderman and community activist died on Wednesday after battling Crohn’s Disease and cancer for many years. Scott was 43 and a very good friend. It’s taken me a few days to digest that another friend whom I admired has passed away. There is so much to say about Scott […]

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MORE RECENT ARTICLES

Champion’s Coile rises to top of powerful people in real estate list

Champion’s Coile rises to top of powerful people in real estate list

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

In his second year on the Swanepoel Power 200, Jon Coile, president and CEO of Champion Realty, has advanced to the top half of the 200-person ranking of the most powerful people in residential real estate. Coile jumped to the number 92 slot on the 2014-15 list, up from 132 a year ago.  The list […]

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Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced this week on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

3 officers injured when minivan strikes undercover vehicle

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

On January 28, 2015 at approximately 9:25 a.m., officers responded to a serious personal injury motor vehicle collision between a police vehicle and civilian vehicle on Edwin Raynor Blvd at Pekin Rd in Pasadena. The investigation determined that the unmarked police vehicle, a 2007 Chevy Impala, was traveling northbound on Edwin Raynor Blvd Road with […]

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Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The soulful crew at Grain Surfboards will take their show on the road this spring with the “Right Coast Road Trip: Home Schooling the Atlantic Seaboard,” a series of six wooden board-building classes open to the public. The tour is made possible thanks to support from the forward thinking creators and innovators at Vissla. 2015 marks 10 years since […]

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CBMM to be featured on MPT’s <em>Chesapeake Collectibles</em>

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic boats will be featured in a segment of Maryland Public Television’s February 5 broadcast of its signature series, Chesapeake Collectibles. The floating fleet is part of the museum’s collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft, and can be seen along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, MD. “We […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2015 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. The exhibit will kick off with an Opening Night Reception on April 16, 2015 […]

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Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jan. 31, nearly 50 surviving children of America’s fallen military will experience “A Day in the Life of a Midshipman” at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The children, ranging from ages 4 to 19, will learn about leading and mentoring others, overcoming adversity, and being […]

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Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County authorities, along with the ATF have determined that the fire that destroyed a waterfront mansion in Annapolis and killed six people was accidental. Authorities believe that an electrical fire sparked the blaze in the great room of the 16,000 square foot mansion. A 15′ Christmas tree in the room was cited as […]

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7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

World Artists Experiences and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State invite the public to attend free screenings of five films in the Seventh Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival.  The festival will run for five weeks beginning the week of February 2 and ending March 6 at five […]

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Maryland Day celebrations planned

Maryland Day celebrations planned

| January 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration weekend […]

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Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Free basketball clinic at Key School on Saturday

Free basketball clinic at Key School on Saturday

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Key’s Varsity Basketball Coaches are offering two instructional clinics for boys and girls in grades 1-4 on Saturday, January 31 at The Key School, 534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403. The clinics are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Coach Joe Mathews, Coach Dan Mangum, their coaching staffs, and members of Key’s […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

Surrounded by medical professionals, citizens, advocates, and the newly formed Heroin Action Taskforce, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced an executive order declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin in Anne Arundel County. “While we will not win this war overnight, […]

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Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

01/27 Little River Band 01/28 Heart Brigade: A Tribute to Heart 01/29 Tiempo Libre 01/30 The Smithereens 01/31 Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band 02/02 Robert Cray Band 02/03 John C. Reilly & Friends feat. Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau 02/04 Ladysmith Black Mambazo 02/05 Minnie Driver w. Jesse Ruben 02/06 Earl Carter & […]

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Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Every year the bell of St. John’s College’s McDowell Hall rings to mark an important rite of passage for seniors at the country’s third oldest college. Approximately 101 seniors will be allowed one celebratory peal between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 1, commemorating the completion of the senior essay that is due earlier […]

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City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Annapolis will issue citations and fines to Uber drivers beginning Friday

Annapolis will issue citations and fines to Uber drivers beginning Friday

| January 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

Mayor Michael Pantelides and other members of the Annapolis City Council are requesting that the City Manager Tom Andrews hold Uber responsible for not complying with the City Code.   The city’s enforcement actions will be against the drivers, not Uber directly. During Monday’s City Council meeting, City Attorney Mike Leahy said that Uber meets the […]

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9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Before settling in to watch the Patriots vs. Seahawks in the NFL championship game, you can score great food AND help the homeless by joining Heritage Baptist Church at the 9th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center on Sunday, February 1, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Members […]

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AAMC opens second phase of Pasadena health pavilion

AAMC opens second phase of Pasadena health pavilion

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) today announced the opening of the second phase of its Pasadena Pavilion, adding orthopedics, sports medicine and physical therapy to the facility located at 8109 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, Md. The addition of orthopedics to the pavilion brings general orthopedics, including joint replacement, as well as non-operative pain management services. […]

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MLK Awards Dinner a resounding success

MLK Awards Dinner a resounding success

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

The 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner was held Friday, January 16. The largest celebration of Dr. King’s birthday in Anne Arundel County was held in Glen Burnie. Vice Admiral Walter Carter, Jr., Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, was the keynote speaker.  The crowd of almost 700 heard from U.S. […]

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Rotary Crab Feast date announced

Rotary Crab Feast date announced

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab Feast scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, 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 […]

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iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

iJET International, Inc., a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its technologically advanced, new headquarters in Annapolis, MD. This cutting-edge facility consolidates all of the Annapolis based company’s offices under a single roof to create one Global Integrated Operations Center, a state of the art environment designed […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

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Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Backpack Buddies Program at Heritage Baptist Church has received $3,000 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local elementary students. Backpack Buddies will use the gift to purchase food for children in the program at Georgetown East and Mills/Parole Elementary Schools in Annapolis. “This grant is a tremendous gift […]

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Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House Museum in downtown Annapolis is announcing staff changes starting January of 2015. Their Executive Director, Carter Lively, has retired as of December 31, 2014.  Museum trustees have selected Rachel Lovett, Assistant Director/Curator to serve as Site Administrator while the search for Carter’s replacement is underway. Additionally museum trustees have hired Hammond-Harwood House […]

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Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hometown Teams, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, will begin its Maryland tour through five communities at the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. The museum will highlight the athletes from Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in a companion exhibition titled “Untold Stories: Athletes of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” running February 7 through […]

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Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

To celebrate World Kidney Day and encourage people to learn their risks for developing kidney disease, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold a free KEY (Kidneys: Evaluate Yours) health screening in Annapolis. The screening will take place Thursday, Mar. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Comptroller of Maryland Treasury […]

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Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today a Valentine’s Day twist for those who would rather curl up on the couch in their pajamas than celebrate the holiday. Rocko, the Baysox fish mascot with a big attitude, is tired of the same old happy, hackneyed, heart-shaped celebration. In addition to offering Louie’s tried and true Valentine’s Day ticket […]

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