LOCAL NEWS

6th Annual Kegs & Corks hits a home run (RECAP)

6th Annual Kegs & Corks hits a home run (RECAP)

More than 10,000 people flocked to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds last Saturday under threatening skies that ultimately refused to rain  to sample the wares of more than 15 Maryland wineries and more than 15 craft breweries. The festival, now a staple in the community benefited the Special Olympics and featured something for everyone. Three bands entertained the […]

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Department of Transportation offers travel advice Monday’s eclipse

Department of Transportation offers travel advice Monday’s eclipse

On Monday, August 21, many parts of the country will experience a total solar eclipse, an event which has not occurred since June 8, 1918. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) expect increased traffic volumes along I-95, MD 295 and US 1, as people travel to […]

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Annapolis election news, deadline to register to vote is on Monday

Annapolis election news, deadline to register to vote is on Monday

It is the City of Annapolis Board of Supervisors of Elections’ goal, in cooperation with the Anne Arundel County Board of Election, to provide all eligible citizens of Annapolis convenient access to voter information.   In 2017, City of Annapolis residents who are qualified to vote may vote for a Mayor and an Alderperson to represent […]

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Dog perishes in Pasadena house fire

Dog perishes in Pasadena house fire

Two residents escape unharmed but their dog perished and their home is severely damaged after a late night fire in Pasadena. At approximately 11:15 p.m, calls began to come into the 9-1-1 Communications Center from the Riviera Beach community of Pasadena to report smoke and flames coming out of a house in the 8400 block […]

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CRIME

Maryland State Police stop knife-wielding senior citizen in Ft. McHenry tunnel

Maryland State Police stop knife-wielding senior citizen in Ft. McHenry tunnel

Maryland State Police and Maryland Transportation Authority Police helped prevent a New Jersey woman from attempting suicide this afternoon inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Shortly after 1:30 p.m. today, troopers from the Maryland State Police JFK Barrack received a call to be on the lookout for the 63-year-old woman, who had been reported missing. The […]

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California man faces up to 66 years for sexual abuse of a minor in Glen Burnie

California man faces up to 66 years for sexual abuse of a minor in Glen Burnie

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Dennis Michael Delisle, 47, of Oxnard, California, was found guilty of three counts of Third Degree Sex Offense, as well as Sex Abuse of a Minor, Incest, and Fourth Degree Sex Offense by an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court jury. “Dennis Delisle inflicted unimaginable trauma on […]

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Suspect in string of robberies in custody in Virginia

Suspect in string of robberies in custody in Virginia

Anne Arundel County Police have identified as Terrell Price, with no fixed address, as the suspect in a strong of robberies and obtained a warrant for his arrest, charging him with all six  robberies. On August 11, 2017, detectives learned that Price was arrested in Virginia on unrelated charges and is currently in custody at […]

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5-year old safe after abduction at Glen Burnie Royal Farms

5-year old safe after abduction at Glen Burnie Royal Farms

On August 14, 2017, at 5:21 p.m., Northern District officers responded to the Royal Farms Store, located at 200 Oak Manor Rd, Glen Burnie, for an abduction call. A female caller told responding officers that a man had taken her vehicle, with her five year old child in the back seat. Further, she said that […]

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EVENTS

6th Annual Kegs & Corks hits a home run (RECAP)

6th Annual Kegs & Corks hits a home run (RECAP)

More than 10,000 people flocked to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds last Saturday under threatening skies that ultimately refused to rain  to sample the wares of more than 15 Maryland wineries and more than 15 craft breweries. The festival, now a staple in the community benefited the Special Olympics and featured something for everyone. Three bands entertained the […]

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Annapolis election news, deadline to register to vote is on Monday

Annapolis election news, deadline to register to vote is on Monday

It is the City of Annapolis Board of Supervisors of Elections’ goal, in cooperation with the Anne Arundel County Board of Election, to provide all eligible citizens of Annapolis convenient access to voter information.   In 2017, City of Annapolis residents who are qualified to vote may vote for a Mayor and an Alderperson to represent […]

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Home Improvement weekend at the Baysox

Home Improvement weekend at the Baysox

The Bowie Baysox are happy to announce that their final weekend of games will also include their annual Home Improvement Weekend. This weekend from Friday, August 18th through Sunday, August 20th, Baysox fans will have the opportunity to win great prizes and find special deals from various local businesses. Vendors for the annual Home Improvement […]

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Baysox Playoff tickets now available

Baysox Playoff tickets now available

The Bowie Baysox announced  that 2017 playoff ticket strips are now on sale as the first place Baysox make a push towards the Eastern League playoffs. The Baysox look to make the playoffs for the third time in manager Gary Kendall’s tenure (seven seasons), a stretch that includes the 2015 Eastern League Championship. Outfielders Austin […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Finally! A Design/Build firm that offers IN-HOUSE Interior Design services for your luxury custom built home…

Finally! A Design/Build firm that offers IN-HOUSE Interior Design services for your luxury custom built home…

Congratulations! You have made the decision to build your “dream” home!” Now what? Before you select your design-build firm, make sure that the firm you choose not only fits your budget and style, but also offers professional interior design services. According to Brent Paquin, Paquin Design/Build, the firm you choose should have an interior designer […]

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Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

Jeanneau will sponsor the 2017 United States Sailboat Show Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop which will be held October 6th, 7th, and 8th, the Annapolis Boat Shows announced today. Take the Wheel is designed for sailors looking to match the best boat with their personal sailing needs. The morning classroom style instruction by renowned expert and author Ralph Naranjo, covers sailboat options, how […]

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Thompson Creek makes donation to Annapolis Maritime Museum

Thompson Creek makes donation to Annapolis Maritime Museum

On June 1, 2017, Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) announced the significant donation and installation of new windows from Thompson Creek Window Company to outfit the Museum’s Education Center at the AMM’s second campus located at Back Creek Nature Park.  The donation and installation of new windows begins the refurbishment of the historic water works building.  […]

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Lisa Hillman pens book on son’s opioid addiction battle

Lisa Hillman pens book on son’s opioid addiction battle

In the midst of our nation’s worsening opioid crisis, Lisa Hillman, former president of Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation, has written a searing memoir about her journey facing her son’s addiction. Unlike similar stories, “Secret No More: A True Story of Hope for Parents with an Addicted Child” is written from a mother’s point-of-view and […]

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PODCAST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

“Life as a Single Mom… Oh My!” — 3 Amazing Things No One Tells You When You Become a Single Mom

“Life as a Single Mom… Oh My!” — 3 Amazing Things No One Tells You When You Become a Single Mom

No one plans on becoming a single mom. Let me rephrase that: aside from the fiercely independent women that get tired of waiting on “Mr. Right” to arrive, and decide to find his face in a book at the nearest fertility clinic; no one plans on becoming a single mom. If there’s one thing most […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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6th Annual Kegs & Corks hits a home run (RECAP)

6th Annual Kegs & Corks hits a home run (RECAP)

| August 17, 2017

More than 10,000 people flocked to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds last Saturday under threatening skies that ultimately refused to rain  to sample the wares of more than 15 Maryland wineries and more than 15 craft breweries. The festival, now a staple in the community benefited the Special Olympics and featured something for everyone. Three bands entertained the […]

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Department of Transportation offers travel advice Monday’s eclipse

Department of Transportation offers travel advice Monday’s eclipse

| August 17, 2017

On Monday, August 21, many parts of the country will experience a total solar eclipse, an event which has not occurred since June 8, 1918. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) expect increased traffic volumes along I-95, MD 295 and US 1, as people travel to […]

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Annapolis election news, deadline to register to vote is on Monday

Annapolis election news, deadline to register to vote is on Monday

| August 17, 2017

It is the City of Annapolis Board of Supervisors of Elections’ goal, in cooperation with the Anne Arundel County Board of Election, to provide all eligible citizens of Annapolis convenient access to voter information.   In 2017, City of Annapolis residents who are qualified to vote may vote for a Mayor and an Alderperson to represent […]

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Dog perishes in Pasadena house fire

Dog perishes in Pasadena house fire

| August 17, 2017

Two residents escape unharmed but their dog perished and their home is severely damaged after a late night fire in Pasadena. At approximately 11:15 p.m, calls began to come into the 9-1-1 Communications Center from the Riviera Beach community of Pasadena to report smoke and flames coming out of a house in the 8400 block […]

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Wellness House to host 2nd annual Anchors Away! Benefit on the Bay

Wellness House to host 2nd annual Anchors Away! Benefit on the Bay

| August 17, 2017

Wellness House of Annapolis will host Annapolis’ premier summer benefit aboard Watermark’s Catherine Marie. Tickets are $150 per person, and will include a three-hour cruise up the Severn River with views of the Annapolis Yacht Club’s Wednesday night racing, fabulous fare by Palate Pleasures featuring a Chesapeake style oyster bar, wine and beer provided by […]

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Maryland State Police stop knife-wielding senior citizen in Ft. McHenry tunnel

Maryland State Police stop knife-wielding senior citizen in Ft. McHenry tunnel

| August 17, 2017

Maryland State Police and Maryland Transportation Authority Police helped prevent a New Jersey woman from attempting suicide this afternoon inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Shortly after 1:30 p.m. today, troopers from the Maryland State Police JFK Barrack received a call to be on the lookout for the 63-year-old woman, who had been reported missing. The […]

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California man faces up to 66 years for sexual abuse of a minor in Glen Burnie

California man faces up to 66 years for sexual abuse of a minor in Glen Burnie

| August 17, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Dennis Michael Delisle, 47, of Oxnard, California, was found guilty of three counts of Third Degree Sex Offense, as well as Sex Abuse of a Minor, Incest, and Fourth Degree Sex Offense by an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court jury. “Dennis Delisle inflicted unimaginable trauma on […]

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Four Marylanders discover more than $500K in unclaimed property

Four Marylanders discover more than $500K in unclaimed property

| August 17, 2017

Four Maryland residents – two from Baltimore and one each from Hyattsville and La Plata – have joined the list of this year’s Unclaimed Property recipients who have been identified with accounts as part of Comptroller Peter Franchot’s annual publication. The four separate claims total more than $564,000 from a list published this spring and […]

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Baysox rally in the 9th to top Reading 4-3

Baysox rally in the 9th to top Reading 4-3

| August 16, 2017

The Bowie Baysox (63-58) rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth and topped the Reading Fightin Phils (63-58) by a score of 4-3 on Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading. In the top of the ninth, Aderlin Rodriguez led off with a single, went to third on a DJ Stewart double and scored the tying […]

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Finally! A Design/Build firm that offers IN-HOUSE Interior Design services for your luxury custom built home…

Finally! A Design/Build firm that offers IN-HOUSE Interior Design services for your luxury custom built home…

| August 16, 2017

Congratulations! You have made the decision to build your “dream” home!” Now what? Before you select your design-build firm, make sure that the firm you choose not only fits your budget and style, but also offers professional interior design services. According to Brent Paquin, Paquin Design/Build, the firm you choose should have an interior designer […]

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Home Improvement weekend at the Baysox

Home Improvement weekend at the Baysox

| August 16, 2017

The Bowie Baysox are happy to announce that their final weekend of games will also include their annual Home Improvement Weekend. This weekend from Friday, August 18th through Sunday, August 20th, Baysox fans will have the opportunity to win great prizes and find special deals from various local businesses. Vendors for the annual Home Improvement […]

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Community Foundation’s Ladders To Success fund surpasses $1MM in grants awarded

Community Foundation’s Ladders To Success fund surpasses $1MM in grants awarded

| August 16, 2017

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is pleased to announce that six nonprofit organizations were awarded grants of $25,000 each for a total of $150,000 under CFAAC’s Ladders to SUCCESS grants program. Ladders to SUCCESS promotes economic and self-sufficiency, life-skills development and academic advancement for county residents. Since the program began nine years ago, CFAAC donors […]

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Baysox Playoff tickets now available

Baysox Playoff tickets now available

| August 16, 2017

The Bowie Baysox announced  that 2017 playoff ticket strips are now on sale as the first place Baysox make a push towards the Eastern League playoffs. The Baysox look to make the playoffs for the third time in manager Gary Kendall’s tenure (seven seasons), a stretch that includes the 2015 Eastern League Championship. Outfielders Austin […]

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TSA’s TSA Pre✓® and Transportation Worker Identification Credential now available at select MVA locations

TSA’s TSA Pre✓® and Transportation Worker Identification Credential now available at select MVA locations

| August 16, 2017

As part of the Hogan Administration’s commitment to improve customer service in Maryland state agencies, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn  joined other officials in introducing new TSA Pre✓® and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card services at the Annapolis MDOT MVA branch office. Secretary Rahn was joined at the event by […]

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Baysox drop heartbreaker in the 15th

Baysox drop heartbreaker in the 15th

| August 15, 2017

Jiandido Tromp’s walk-off single in the bottom of the 15th lifted the Reading Fightin Phils (63-57) to a 4-3 win over the Bowie Baysox (62-58) on Tuesday night at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading. Zach Coppola led off the 15th with a sac bunt, went to second on a sac bunt, advanced to third on a […]

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Final Tides and Tunes this week at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Final Tides and Tunes this week at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| August 15, 2017

The Annapolis Maritime Museum is a treasured establishment among the local community. It offers art and virtual exhibits, education programs and camps as well as various special events. One of these events that has become increasingly popular throughout the years is the Tides and Tunes Summer Concerts Series. These concerts take place every Thursday night […]

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United Way of Central Maryland announces more than $435,000 to support needs in Anne Arundel County

United Way of Central Maryland announces more than $435,000 to support needs in Anne Arundel County

| August 15, 2017

United Way of Central Maryland today announced more than $435,000 in grants for programming supporting the organization’s goal of improving the lives of Anne Arundel County residents. United Way’s grants will support the overall mission to provide low-income individuals and families in Anne Arundel County obtain the necessities of a better life: education, housing, employment and […]

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Governor Hogan calls for immediate removal of the Roger B. Taney statue

Governor Hogan calls for immediate removal of the Roger B. Taney statue

| August 15, 2017

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has called for the removal of the Roger B. Taney statue that is housed on the grounds of the Maryland State House.  Taney, as a Supreme Court Justice, was responsible for the Dred Scott decision which stated that the movement to end slavery was not in line with the Constitution. Many […]

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Out of this World to debut at Annapolis City Hall

Out of this World to debut at Annapolis City Hall

| August 15, 2017

A series of hand pulled prints by Chris Mona, Professor, Visual Arts & Humanities, Anne Arundel Community College, where pop culture and humanities veer and meld.  Each work features a comedienne or other empowered woman in an inhospitable landscape.  Mona investigates the elasticity of time, as figures marked by their era are transported to other […]

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Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

| August 15, 2017

Jeanneau will sponsor the 2017 United States Sailboat Show Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop which will be held October 6th, 7th, and 8th, the Annapolis Boat Shows announced today. Take the Wheel is designed for sailors looking to match the best boat with their personal sailing needs. The morning classroom style instruction by renowned expert and author Ralph Naranjo, covers sailboat options, how […]

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Suspect in string of robberies in custody in Virginia

Suspect in string of robberies in custody in Virginia

| August 15, 2017

Anne Arundel County Police have identified as Terrell Price, with no fixed address, as the suspect in a strong of robberies and obtained a warrant for his arrest, charging him with all six  robberies. On August 11, 2017, detectives learned that Price was arrested in Virginia on unrelated charges and is currently in custody at […]

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5-year old safe after abduction at Glen Burnie Royal Farms

5-year old safe after abduction at Glen Burnie Royal Farms

| August 14, 2017

On August 14, 2017, at 5:21 p.m., Northern District officers responded to the Royal Farms Store, located at 200 Oak Manor Rd, Glen Burnie, for an abduction call. A female caller told responding officers that a man had taken her vehicle, with her five year old child in the back seat. Further, she said that […]

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Get on out and volunteer!

Get on out and volunteer!

| August 14, 2017

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Office Volunteers Needed: The […]

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Annapolis Election: Recorded interviews with all Aldermanic candidates

Annapolis Election: Recorded interviews with all Aldermanic candidates

| August 14, 2017

  Below are audio interviews originally published by The Maryland Crabs Podcast (go on and subscribe) with the Aldermanic Candidates for the upcoming City of Annapolis primary election. We reached out to all 18 candidates and all but one, Larry Claussen a Republican in Ward 1, responded. We fanned out across the City, usually meeting […]

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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge scheduled for September

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge scheduled for September

| August 14, 2017

One of the missions of the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society is to educate, inform and entertain those who are interested in Chesapeake Bay area lighthouses. On the weekend of September 16 and 17, 2017, in partnership with the lighthouse organizations across the state, the Chapter will do just that. Participants who […]

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