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Go on, volunteer, it’ll do you good

Go on, volunteer, it’ll do you good

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 Food and Resource Bank The Anne Arundel […]

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Macaroni Kid accepting nominations for 2016 Golden Daisy Awards

Macaroni Kid accepting nominations for 2016 Golden Daisy Awards

Macaroni Kid Annapolis kicked off its Gold Daisy Awards last week. The Awards will highlight the places families love in our community: from favorite businesses, service providers, places to play and more! Macaroni Kid Annapolis, a trusted source for parents in Annapolis and Edgewater is the go-to source for discovering family-friendly events around town. The […]

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Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

A laser-like intentional focus on getting second-grade students reading at or above grade level resulted in dramatic gains across the county, the Board of Education was told in a report this week. Countywide, 950 students – 47 percent of second-graders who tested below grade level in reading last fall – had reached or exceeded grade […]

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Sing with the AACC Encore Chorale or ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis this fall- for singers 55+

Sing with the AACC Encore Chorale or ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis this fall- for singers 55+

The Encore Chorale invites you to join them for their Fall season of singing starting on Monday, September 14 from 2:00pm-3:30pm for 15 weeks at the Anne Arundel Community College.  Registration is now open at www.aacc.edu/lifestages. ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis will begin on Tuesday, September 6 from 10:30am – 12:00pm.  Registration is open on the Encore website www.encorecreativitiy.org […]

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CRIME

International Overdose Awareness Day scheduled for August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day scheduled for August 31st

On August 31, 2106, Anne Arundel County will be hosting the first International Overdose Awareness Day. Please join your neighbors in remembering those lives we have lost due to overdose and let our citizens know THERE IS HOPE! Recovery Anne Arundel ROSC in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office, Police Department, Fire Department, Department of […]

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Severn man arrested in connection with Glen Burnie shooting

Severn man arrested in connection with Glen Burnie shooting

On August 22, 2016 at 4:05 am, members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Western District responded to the area of W B and A Road and Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie to investigate a shooting complaint. The 34 year old victim reported that they had been shot in the leg by a known […]

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Annapolis Police arrest Annapolis man in connection with Clay Street shooting

Annapolis Police arrest Annapolis man in connection with Clay Street shooting

Tyrone Thomas, 22, of Annapolis was arrested today for attempted first degree murder.  These charges stem from a shots fired incident on Clay and Pleasant Streets on the night of August 16th.  Two homes were struck by bullets during the incident. Annapolis Police Department officers and detectives worked quickly to gather evidence, talk to witnesses, and identify the shooter.  As a result […]

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Police charge inmate in January murder of another inmate

Police charge inmate in January murder of another inmate

Maryland State Police have charged a state prison inmate with the murder of his cellmate earlier this year. The accused inmate is identified as Johnnie L. Sellers, Jr., 37, who is a state prison inmate in the Maryland Division of Correction.  He is charged with second degree murder, manslaughter, first degree assault and second degree […]

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EVENTS

Washington International Horse Show returns to Verizon Center in October

Washington International Horse Show returns to Verizon Center in October

Tickets are now on sale for the 58th Annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events in North America, which will take place Oct. 25-30 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. More than 500 of the best horses and riders in the world, including Olympic veterans, will arrive […]

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Anne Arundel County and BikeAAA announce partners for Lifeline 100 bicycle event in October

Anne Arundel County and BikeAAA announce partners for Lifeline 100 bicycle event in October

Anne Arundel County Executive, Steven R. Schuh, Anne Arundel County Police Department, Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and non-profit Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA) are pleased to announce three leading charities as partners for the third annual Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Bicycle Event. The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area […]

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Fish For a Cure — bigger and better for 2016

Fish For a Cure — bigger and better for 2016

“We are not content to ride our current wave of success, we want to make bigger waves; we want to help more people, touch more lives.” Greg Lilly, Fish For a Cure Chairman of the Board. 2016 marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Fish For a Cure (F4AC) history. With a brand […]

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Glory Days Grill to open in Edgewater on September 19th

Glory Days Grill to open in Edgewater on September 19th

Glory Days Grill is scheduled to open at the Village at Lee Airpark in Edgewater on September 19th. The sports themed American grill and bar works to combine an ever-changing menu of  with entertainment that appeals to all ages. At Glory Days Grill, you will find a bar, patio, banquet rooms, and of course a main dining […]

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NON-PROFIT NEWS

Fish For a Cure — bigger and better for 2016

Fish For a Cure — bigger and better for 2016

“We are not content to ride our current wave of success, we want to make bigger waves; we want to help more people, touch more lives.” Greg Lilly, Fish For a Cure Chairman of the Board. 2016 marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Fish For a Cure (F4AC) history. With a brand […]

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The Power of 25 – Hunger affects more people than you know

The Power of 25 – Hunger affects more people than you know

For the past 25 years, Food Link – an independent non-profit – has helped county families who find themselves in need by providing them with the food and basic necessities that most of us take for granted. This is the core of what they do, and is an ideal which speaks to their motto: Linking […]

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5th Annual Kegs & Corks brings the crowds to sample Maryland wines and craft beer

5th Annual Kegs & Corks brings the crowds to sample Maryland wines and craft beer

Nearly 10,000 people flocked to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds on Saturday under bright sunny skies 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 Chesapeake Bay Trust and featured something for everyone. Three bands played the Union Jacks Annapolis sponsored […]

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Spa Creek Clean Water PaddleFEST

Spa Creek Clean Water PaddleFEST

Announcing the inaugural Spa Creek Clean Water PaddleFEST in Annapolis to celebrate and bring awareness to clean up efforts in Spa Creek with lead sponsorship by The Campbell Foundation and Koons Annapolis Toyota. All proceeds benefit Spa Creek Conservancy Saturday, September 17 11AM-4PM. Launch and EcoFest at Capital SUP, 808 Boucher Ave, Annapolis Enjoy a […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

6 Annapolis firms make Inc magazine’s 5000 list

6 Annapolis firms make Inc magazine’s 5000 list

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that six local businesses made Inc.’s annual 5000 list. Being on the list indicates that the company is growing quickly and is well prepared to expand in the coming years. The list ranks companies based on three-year revenue growth, in this case from 2012 through 2015. “These businesses exemplify the […]

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Glory Days Grill to open in Edgewater on September 19th

Glory Days Grill to open in Edgewater on September 19th

Glory Days Grill is scheduled to open at the Village at Lee Airpark in Edgewater on September 19th. The sports themed American grill and bar works to combine an ever-changing menu of  with entertainment that appeals to all ages. At Glory Days Grill, you will find a bar, patio, banquet rooms, and of course a main dining […]

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HeimLantz names one of best places to work by Accounting Today

HeimLantz names one of best places to work by Accounting Today

HeimLantz CPAs and Advisors is pleased to announce its selection as one of the 2016 Best Accounting Firms to Work For. The annual list of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For is created by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group. “We are proud to provide an exceptional experience for our employees,” said Carter Heim, […]

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Severna Park’s Call Tracking Metrics ranks 228 on Inc.’s magazine’s Inc. 5000

Severna Park’s Call Tracking Metrics ranks 228 on Inc.’s magazine’s Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine today ranked CallTrackingMetrics No. 228 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Dosch powers Baysox to win, halts six game skid

Dosch powers Baysox to win, halts six game skid

Baysox third baseman Drew Dosch broke a 1-1 tie game with a two-out, two-RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Baysox to a 3-1 win over the Binghamton Mets Friday night.  The Baysox took the first lead of the game in the bottom of the third inning against Binghamton starter […]

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Baysox slide reaches six games!

Baysox slide reaches six games!

The Baysox surrendered 14 hits and committed four errors on the way to a 6-4 loss to the Binghamton Mets Thursday night. The loss was the Baysox sixth in a row to tie a season high. Baltimore Orioles reliever T.J. McFarland pitched for the Baysox on a Major League Rehab Assignment. He pitched a perfect […]

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Trenton blanks Baysox

Trenton blanks Baysox

Baysox batters struck out a season-high 16 times on the way to a 4-1 loss and three game sweep at the hands of the Trenton Thunder Wednesday afternoon. Trenton starter Chance Adams led the charge with 10 strikeouts over 4.2 innings while the bullpen closed out the game with six more strikeouts.   The Baysox […]

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Baysox bats lack thunder to pull out a win

Baysox bats lack thunder to pull out a win

Matthew Grimes was strong in six solid innings but the Baysox could not get their bats going in a 3-1 loss to Trenton Tuesday night. The Thunder who boast the best team ERA in the league, have held Bowie to three runs in two games in this series. The Baysox grabbed the lead in the […]

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Go on, volunteer, it’ll do you good

Go on, volunteer, it’ll do you good

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 Food and Resource Bank The Anne Arundel […]

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Macaroni Kid accepting nominations for 2016 Golden Daisy Awards

Macaroni Kid accepting nominations for 2016 Golden Daisy Awards

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Macaroni Kid Annapolis kicked off its Gold Daisy Awards last week. The Awards will highlight the places families love in our community: from favorite businesses, service providers, places to play and more! Macaroni Kid Annapolis, a trusted source for parents in Annapolis and Edgewater is the go-to source for discovering family-friendly events around town. The […]

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Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A laser-like intentional focus on getting second-grade students reading at or above grade level resulted in dramatic gains across the county, the Board of Education was told in a report this week. Countywide, 950 students – 47 percent of second-graders who tested below grade level in reading last fall – had reached or exceeded grade […]

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Sing with the AACC Encore Chorale or ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis this fall- for singers 55+

Sing with the AACC Encore Chorale or ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis this fall- for singers 55+

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Encore Chorale invites you to join them for their Fall season of singing starting on Monday, September 14 from 2:00pm-3:30pm for 15 weeks at the Anne Arundel Community College.  Registration is now open at www.aacc.edu/lifestages. ENCORE ROCKS Annapolis will begin on Tuesday, September 6 from 10:30am – 12:00pm.  Registration is open on the Encore website www.encorecreativitiy.org […]

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6 Annapolis firms make Inc magazine’s 5000 list

6 Annapolis firms make Inc magazine’s 5000 list

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that six local businesses made Inc.’s annual 5000 list. Being on the list indicates that the company is growing quickly and is well prepared to expand in the coming years. The list ranks companies based on three-year revenue growth, in this case from 2012 through 2015. “These businesses exemplify the […]

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Washington International Horse Show returns to Verizon Center in October

Washington International Horse Show returns to Verizon Center in October

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tickets are now on sale for the 58th Annual Washington International Horse Show (WIHS), one of the most prestigious and entertaining equestrian events in North America, which will take place Oct. 25-30 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. More than 500 of the best horses and riders in the world, including Olympic veterans, will arrive […]

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Dosch powers Baysox to win, halts six game skid

Dosch powers Baysox to win, halts six game skid

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Baysox third baseman Drew Dosch broke a 1-1 tie game with a two-out, two-RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to lead the Baysox to a 3-1 win over the Binghamton Mets Friday night.  The Baysox took the first lead of the game in the bottom of the third inning against Binghamton starter […]

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Renowned sailor, Michael Keyworth, to speak at AYC’s seminar during boat show

Renowned sailor, Michael Keyworth, to speak at AYC’s seminar during boat show

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michael Keyworth has logged more than 200,000 nautical miles as a boat captain. The Annapolis native has traversed all the world’s oceans while racing, cruising or delivering sailboats and other vessels. Keyworth has encountered just about every challenging situation that can arise on the open seas and always come home safely. That’s because Keyworth does […]

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Anne Arundel County and BikeAAA announce partners for Lifeline 100 bicycle event in October

Anne Arundel County and BikeAAA announce partners for Lifeline 100 bicycle event in October

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive, Steven R. Schuh, Anne Arundel County Police Department, Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and non-profit Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA) are pleased to announce three leading charities as partners for the third annual Anne Arundel County Lifeline 100 Bicycle Event. The Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area […]

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Fish For a Cure — bigger and better for 2016

Fish For a Cure — bigger and better for 2016

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

“We are not content to ride our current wave of success, we want to make bigger waves; we want to help more people, touch more lives.” Greg Lilly, Fish For a Cure Chairman of the Board. 2016 marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Fish For a Cure (F4AC) history. With a brand […]

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Baysox slide reaches six games!

Baysox slide reaches six games!

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Baysox surrendered 14 hits and committed four errors on the way to a 6-4 loss to the Binghamton Mets Thursday night. The loss was the Baysox sixth in a row to tie a season high. Baltimore Orioles reliever T.J. McFarland pitched for the Baysox on a Major League Rehab Assignment. He pitched a perfect […]

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Glory Days Grill to open in Edgewater on September 19th

Glory Days Grill to open in Edgewater on September 19th

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Glory Days Grill is scheduled to open at the Village at Lee Airpark in Edgewater on September 19th. The sports themed American grill and bar works to combine an ever-changing menu of  with entertainment that appeals to all ages. At Glory Days Grill, you will find a bar, patio, banquet rooms, and of course a main dining […]

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International Overdose Awareness Day scheduled for August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day scheduled for August 31st

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On August 31, 2106, Anne Arundel County will be hosting the first International Overdose Awareness Day. Please join your neighbors in remembering those lives we have lost due to overdose and let our citizens know THERE IS HOPE! Recovery Anne Arundel ROSC in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office, Police Department, Fire Department, Department of […]

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The Power of 25 – Hunger affects more people than you know

The Power of 25 – Hunger affects more people than you know

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the past 25 years, Food Link – an independent non-profit – has helped county families who find themselves in need by providing them with the food and basic necessities that most of us take for granted. This is the core of what they do, and is an ideal which speaks to their motto: Linking […]

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Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art on view at St. John’s Mitchell Gallery

Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art on view at St. John’s Mitchell Gallery

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College presents “The Essential Line: Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art,” an exhibition that explores the tradition of drawing as a foundation for the visual arts. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will be on view from August 26 through October 16. Mitchell Gallery […]

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5th Annual Kegs & Corks brings the crowds to sample Maryland wines and craft beer

5th Annual Kegs & Corks brings the crowds to sample Maryland wines and craft beer

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nearly 10,000 people flocked to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds on Saturday under bright sunny skies 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 Chesapeake Bay Trust and featured something for everyone. Three bands played the Union Jacks Annapolis sponsored […]

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Annapolis 10 Mile Run this weekend

Annapolis 10 Mile Run this weekend

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The City of Annapolis reminds residents that more than 4,000 people will be in Annapolis on Sunday, August 28, 2016, for the 41st Annual Annapolis Ten Mile Run, organized by the Annapolis Striders, Inc, The race begins at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium at 7 a.m. and ends at the Stadium at 9:30 a.m.  Several roads will be closed on a rolling […]

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Trenton blanks Baysox

Trenton blanks Baysox

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Baysox batters struck out a season-high 16 times on the way to a 4-1 loss and three game sweep at the hands of the Trenton Thunder Wednesday afternoon. Trenton starter Chance Adams led the charge with 10 strikeouts over 4.2 innings while the bullpen closed out the game with six more strikeouts.   The Baysox […]

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Anne Arundel launches expedited permit review program

Anne Arundel launches expedited permit review program

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Keeping with his commitment to reform government and reduce permitting wait times, County Executive Steve Schuh has announced the launch of the expedited review program. “Citizens should not be forced to endure a land use process that is bogged down in red tape and unnecessary delays on projects,” said Schuh. “With the new expedited review program, […]

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HeimLantz names one of best places to work by Accounting Today

HeimLantz names one of best places to work by Accounting Today

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

HeimLantz CPAs and Advisors is pleased to announce its selection as one of the 2016 Best Accounting Firms to Work For. The annual list of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For is created by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group. “We are proud to provide an exceptional experience for our employees,” said Carter Heim, […]

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