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Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall

Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall

Rams Head Promotions announces Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall for Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday, August 20th. Tickets on sale Wednesday, March 22nd at 10am.  Bootsy Collins is the man who put bass in your face – the original funk ‘n’ roll wild child, the Godzilla-toned high minister of the all-powerful “one,” a sly […]

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Severn School Announces 2017 Astle Lecture Series Speaker: Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter

Severn School Announces 2017 Astle Lecture Series Speaker: Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter

  Severn School is delighted to announce that this year’s David Astle Memorial Lecture Series speaker is Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter, a medically retired United States Marine who received the United States’ highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010. Carpenter is the youngest living […]

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The Fantastic World of Ron Markman at Mitchell Gallery

The Fantastic World of Ron Markman at Mitchell Gallery

Inspired by 1930s cartoons and popular culture, Ronald Markman explores intellectual and artistic journeys through literature, historic events, personal observations, and the absurdities of life in this colorful collection of drawings, paintings, and sculptures. This exhibition combines Markman’s dedicated academic training with George Grosz and Josef Albers with humor and the limitless possibilities of a […]

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Five AACPS educators named as finalists for Teacher of the Year

Five AACPS educators named as finalists for Teacher of the Year

Five educators from all levels of the public school system were named today as finalists for 2017 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The finalists are: Joshua Carroll, STEM teacher at South River High School Sally PazyMiño Wilson, second-grade teacher at Tyler Heights Elementary School Stacey Scofield, media specialist at Mills-Parole Elementary […]

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CRIME

Daquan Pack fond guilty of first degree murder in Severn slaying

Daquan Pack fond guilty of first degree murder in Severn slaying

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Daquan Pack, 23, of Glen Burnie, was found guilty of first degree murder and related handgun charges by an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court jury. On April 1, 2016, Anne Arundel County Police responded to a shooting on Meade Village Road in Severn. When officers […]

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Annapolis Police to celebrate 150 years

Annapolis Police to celebrate 150 years

The Annapolis Police Department has announced plans for a yearlong celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the department.  The department will celebrate with a series of public events and community outreach. On June 17, 1867, the Annapolis Police Department was officially established with the appointment of the first City Commissioner and Chief of Police.  Law enforcement in […]

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Comptroller names one Anne Arundel resident and two business to list to 50 top tax scofflaws

Comptroller names one Anne Arundel resident and two business to list to 50 top tax scofflaws

An Annapolis man and an Annapolis business have been named by Maryland Comptroller, Peter Franchot as two of the state’s top 50 tax scofflaws. According to the list released this morning, Stanley Barnes of the 2100 Block of Glenfield Road owes more than $400,000 in taxes. On the business side, Bay Bridge Liquor Mart (now […]

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MSP searching for woman missing from Jessup

MSP searching for woman missing from Jessup

Maryland State Police are requesting the public’s help in their search for a woman who was last seen in Howard County three days ago and has not had her usual contact with family members. The missing woman is identified as Katie M. Cook, 27, of Willards, Md.  She is described as a white female, 5’4″ […]

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EVENTS

Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall

Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall

Rams Head Promotions announces Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall for Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday, August 20th. Tickets on sale Wednesday, March 22nd at 10am.  Bootsy Collins is the man who put bass in your face – the original funk ‘n’ roll wild child, the Godzilla-toned high minister of the all-powerful “one,” a sly […]

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Severn School Announces 2017 Astle Lecture Series Speaker: Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter

Severn School Announces 2017 Astle Lecture Series Speaker: Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter

  Severn School is delighted to announce that this year’s David Astle Memorial Lecture Series speaker is Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter, a medically retired United States Marine who received the United States’ highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010. Carpenter is the youngest living […]

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The Fantastic World of Ron Markman at Mitchell Gallery

The Fantastic World of Ron Markman at Mitchell Gallery

Inspired by 1930s cartoons and popular culture, Ronald Markman explores intellectual and artistic journeys through literature, historic events, personal observations, and the absurdities of life in this colorful collection of drawings, paintings, and sculptures. This exhibition combines Markman’s dedicated academic training with George Grosz and Josef Albers with humor and the limitless possibilities of a […]

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Hope for Wellness Fair scheduled for April 28th

Hope for Wellness Fair scheduled for April 28th

Curls and Coils announced that they will host the first annual “Hope for Wellness Fair” event in order to bring about community awareness of Pancreatic Cancer and ways to have a healthy lifestyle. “This event is about informing the community of Pancreatic Cancer which is one of the most deadliest forms of cancer today” says […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Annapolis based Mason’s Lobster Rolls to open new location in Rehoboth

Annapolis based Mason’s Lobster Rolls to open new location in Rehoboth

The weather won’t be the only thing heating up on Rehoboth Beach this Spring—lobster rolls are the hottest food trend out there right now and no one does them better than Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls™! The unique, fast-casual restaurant concept is opening its second location this month at 67 Rehoboth Avenue in Rehoboth Beach, DE—the […]

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EmPOWER could bring nearly 70K energy jobs to Maryland in next decade

EmPOWER could bring nearly 70K energy jobs to Maryland in next decade

Maryland could gain more than 68,000 new jobs and $3.75 billion in new gross domestic product as a result of investments to be made over the next 10 years through the EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency program, according to a new study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The study comes as the […]

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Superior SoftWash of Linthicum named best exemplified SoftWash Systems company

Superior SoftWash of Linthicum named best exemplified SoftWash Systems company

A.C. Lockyer, owner and creator of SoftWash Systems, a Florida based company, presented Superior SoftWash as Best Exemplified SoftWash Systems Company.  The award is based on their 50-point standard of ethics, customer service and effective business development developed by the environmentally friendly exterior cleaning company. A.C. Lockyer said, “We at SoftWash Systems are proud of the […]

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New Light House Bistro looks to change lives

New Light House Bistro looks to change lives

Individuals who want to help end homelessness can do so by enjoying a great meal at the new Light House Bistro that opened at 202 West Street in Annapolis’s Arts and Entertainment District on February 27. Owned and operated by the Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center and located in the Center’s one-time home, the […]

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PODCAST

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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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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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

“Political Language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell The “Trust “Act, (House Bill 1362) perfectly exemplifies the way the left uses political language as a smokescreen to hide the full intent of their actions. The “Trust” Act was sold […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 5.

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy.” an Annapolis reflection, Part 5.

“Libraries Transform,” the theme of National Library Week, April 9-15, strikes a chord with me. The Annapolis public library of my youth certainly helped transform me. It will probably surprise some people to know where this library was located. It was just two blocks from our apartment on Main Street, on Church Circle, in a […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Even banks can’t survive on Main Street

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Even banks can’t survive on Main Street

As the gaps in West Street fill in, we see the buildings on Main Street empty out. What are we doing wrong when the main artery of our state capital can’t sustain retail for extended periods of time? The turnover rate is high with the exception of t-shirt shops and bars. To be clear, I have […]

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EDITORIAL: Once again, Annapolis will try to re-invent the Market House; let it go

EDITORIAL: Once again, Annapolis will try to re-invent the Market House; let it go

Their heart is in the right place. And if that is all it took for the Market House to succeed, I would say go for it. But unfortunately for the past 15 years the City of Annapolis has proven time and time again that it is no longer capable of managing what was a once-thriving […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The “Trust Act” is a betrayal of trust

| March 26, 2017

“Political Language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell The “Trust “Act, (House Bill 1362) perfectly exemplifies the way the left uses political language as a smokescreen to hide the full intent of their actions. The “Trust” Act was sold […]

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Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall

Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall

| March 25, 2017

Rams Head Promotions announces Bootsy Collins at Maryland Hall for Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday, August 20th. Tickets on sale Wednesday, March 22nd at 10am.  Bootsy Collins is the man who put bass in your face – the original funk ‘n’ roll wild child, the Godzilla-toned high minister of the all-powerful “one,” a sly […]

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Severn School Announces 2017 Astle Lecture Series Speaker: Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter

Severn School Announces 2017 Astle Lecture Series Speaker: Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter

| March 25, 2017

  Severn School is delighted to announce that this year’s David Astle Memorial Lecture Series speaker is Corporal William “Kyle” Carpenter, a medically retired United States Marine who received the United States’ highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010. Carpenter is the youngest living […]

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The Fantastic World of Ron Markman at Mitchell Gallery

The Fantastic World of Ron Markman at Mitchell Gallery

| March 25, 2017

Inspired by 1930s cartoons and popular culture, Ronald Markman explores intellectual and artistic journeys through literature, historic events, personal observations, and the absurdities of life in this colorful collection of drawings, paintings, and sculptures. This exhibition combines Markman’s dedicated academic training with George Grosz and Josef Albers with humor and the limitless possibilities of a […]

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Five AACPS educators named as finalists for Teacher of the Year

Five AACPS educators named as finalists for Teacher of the Year

| March 25, 2017

Five educators from all levels of the public school system were named today as finalists for 2017 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The finalists are: Joshua Carroll, STEM teacher at South River High School Sally PazyMiño Wilson, second-grade teacher at Tyler Heights Elementary School Stacey Scofield, media specialist at Mills-Parole Elementary […]

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National non-profit, Facing Addiction, selects Recovery Anne Arundel   as pilot community

National non-profit, Facing Addiction, selects Recovery Anne Arundel as pilot community

| March 24, 2017

Facing Addiction announced today that Annapolis / Anne Arundel County (AACo) has been selected as one of 15 communities to participate in the organization’s pilot community project. The project, first announced by Facing Addiction (www.FacingAddiction.org) in October 2015, will work to reform the public response to the addiction crisis in AACo via a grassroots-driven campaign […]

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Daquan Pack fond guilty of first degree murder in Severn slaying

Daquan Pack fond guilty of first degree murder in Severn slaying

| March 24, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Daquan Pack, 23, of Glen Burnie, was found guilty of first degree murder and related handgun charges by an Anne Arundel County Circuit Court jury. On April 1, 2016, Anne Arundel County Police responded to a shooting on Meade Village Road in Severn. When officers […]

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Hope for Wellness Fair scheduled for April 28th

Hope for Wellness Fair scheduled for April 28th

| March 24, 2017

Curls and Coils announced that they will host the first annual “Hope for Wellness Fair” event in order to bring about community awareness of Pancreatic Cancer and ways to have a healthy lifestyle. “This event is about informing the community of Pancreatic Cancer which is one of the most deadliest forms of cancer today” says […]

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Annapolis based Mason’s Lobster Rolls to open new location in Rehoboth

Annapolis based Mason’s Lobster Rolls to open new location in Rehoboth

| March 24, 2017

The weather won’t be the only thing heating up on Rehoboth Beach this Spring—lobster rolls are the hottest food trend out there right now and no one does them better than Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls™! The unique, fast-casual restaurant concept is opening its second location this month at 67 Rehoboth Avenue in Rehoboth Beach, DE—the […]

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MTPA to host family friendly celebration on Saturday to celebrate Maryland Day

MTPA to host family friendly celebration on Saturday to celebrate Maryland Day

| March 24, 2017

Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts (MTPA) is excited to participate in its first Maryland Day, joining 20 other esteemed historic and cultural venues in the Four Rivers Heritage Area to celebrate all things “Made in Maryland.” MTPA will host free, family-friendly activities celebrating music and food “Made in Maryland” on Saturday, March 25, from […]

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Free walking tour to commemorate Maryland Day

Free walking tour to commemorate Maryland Day

| March 23, 2017

Discover all that is “Gone but Not Forgotten” in historic Annapolis on a complimentary walking tour Maryland Day weekend. Go beyond the history you can see – the architecture, the bumpy brick sidewalks and the plaques honoring a building’s old age – and dig deep into what’s disappeared or, in certain cases, moved. Annapolis Tours […]

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EmPOWER could bring nearly 70K energy jobs to Maryland in next decade

EmPOWER could bring nearly 70K energy jobs to Maryland in next decade

| March 23, 2017

Maryland could gain more than 68,000 new jobs and $3.75 billion in new gross domestic product as a result of investments to be made over the next 10 years through the EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency program, according to a new study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The study comes as the […]

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