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Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

Tomorrow’s concert at St. Johns to pay tribute to WWI Centennial

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

John Brancy, baritone, and Peter Dugan, piano, will perform “Songs of the Great War” at St. John’s College. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, February 12 at 8 p.m.  This program pays tribute to the World War One Centennial and unites […]

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6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

6th Annual Sock Burning at Annapolis Maritime Museum, March 19th

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast featuring the Chesapeake’s most cherished bivalve. The sixth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 19. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from nine […]

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FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

FeBREWary is under way in Maryland

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Love is in the air and on tap in Maryland. In celebration of FeBREWary: Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month, breweries are releasing new seasonal, love-themed craft beers, offering food pairings, hosting special events and partnering with local businesses to provide safe lodging and transportation. “Maryland welcomes you to fall in love with a new style […]

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Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

Rams Head announces more shows for Annapolis venue

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

02/11 Bob Sima 02/12 Bebel Gilberto 02/13 A Valentine’s Day Heart Health Benefit feat. Foreplay 02/14 Die Laughing Productions presents The NewlyDead Game 02/15 The Return Beatles Tribute *Rescheduled from January 23 02/16 + 17 Leon Russell 02/18 Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra 02/19 The Reagan Years 02/20 The Clarks w. Scott Kurt 02/22 […]

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Jing Ying Institute celebrates the Year of the Monkey

Jing Ying Institute celebrates the Year of the Monkey

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi Celebrates Lunar New Year (Arnold, MD) – The Lunar New Year of the Monkey begins on February 8, and the Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi is kicking off the new year with a series of free and low-cost workshops.  The celebration lasts […]

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AAMC receives $1.25M grant from Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation

AAMC receives $1.25M grant from Bristol-Meyers Squibb Foundation

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

To mark National Cancer Prevention Month, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has announced eight grants totaling nearly $11.5 million that will help make lung and skin cancer screening programs, care and patient support more accessible to underserved populations. The goal is to develop, validate and sustain models that deliver equitable and optimal outcomes. The grants were awarded through […]

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DNR recovers two bodies from Severn River

DNR recovers two bodies from Severn River

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:  The Maryland Natural Resources Police have identified the bodies as those of the hunters who went missing in January. Bodies recovered from Severn River ID'd: Earling Stephen Lamp of Stevensville and Matthew Davis of Glen Burnie, both 23. — MD NRP (@MDNRPolice) February 10, 2016 The Maryland Natural Resources Police have recovered two bodies […]

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333 Coffeehouse presents Andrew McKnight

333 Coffeehouse presents Andrew McKnight

| February 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present Andrew McKnight. Admission: $12 (students, senior citizens and members $10). “Stretching across the landscape of American folk music is a highway paved by Guthrie and Dylan… now Virginia native Andrew McKnight takes his turn smoothing down the blacktop” (Performing […]

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Navy Football tickets now on sale

Navy Football tickets now on sale

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tickets for the 2016 Navy football season are now on sale.  Navy will play five games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and will play host to Notre Dame in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Mids kick off the season on Sept. 3 against Fordham and will host an opponent from the American Athletic […]

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2 Severn women found guilty of child abuse

2 Severn women found guilty of child abuse

| February 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney announced that, after a 2-day jury trial before the Honorable Judge Mulford, defendants Javonie Harper, 32, and Crystal Evans, 37, of Severn, were found guilty of second degree child abuse and second degree assault on Friday, February 5, 2016. “Child abuse is inexcusable. No child should be beaten,” said Anne […]

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“Selfie” arsonist from Pasadena pleads guilty to arson, attempted murder

“Selfie” arsonist from Pasadena pleads guilty to arson, attempted murder

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Justin Michael Clum, 26, of Pasadena, accused of intentionally setting fire to a house on Wendover Road in Glen Burnie and then returning later in the day to take photos of the destruction, pled guilty to all 25 counts in his indictment including: 4 counts […]

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Library hosts several events for Black History Month

Library hosts several events for Black History Month

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Library system will be hosting several events county-wide to celebrate Black History Month. Saturday, February 13 – 23, 2016 Get Schooled with Mr. Root Jamaal ‘Mr. Root’ Collier, a dedicated and versatile professional Hip-Hop artist returns to AACPL to present interactive, family-friendly concerts. Come and learn about the history of Hip […]

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Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

Annapolis Library closed through Sunday due to snowstorm damage

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials today annouced that the Annapolis Regional Library will be closed through at least Sunday, February 14, due to extensive roof leaks. The facility has been closed since Saturday. “Last month’s blizzard caused a number of active leaks at the Annapolis Regional Library,” said AACPL CEO Skip Auld. “We […]

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will talk about “Baltimore – Rising from Unrest to Realizing Opportunities” on Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, as the next speaker in the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute Annual Speaker Series.  Sponsored by the college’s Legal Studies Institute and […]

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New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis announced a new Executive Director and a new Director of Public Safety to help turn around the beleaguered agency.  However, Safety Director, Derek Matthews, was dismissed from his job at the Department of Homeland Security where he was the Regional Director for the Federal Protective Service […]

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Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 6, 2016 at approximately 1:59 AM., officers responded to the area of Mansion House Crossing and Notley Rd for the report of a robbery of a citizen. The victim stated that he was leaving a house party and the suspect approached him brandished a handgun and told him to give him what he […]

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AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

James A. Felton III, chief diversity officer at Anne Arundel Community College, was selected as a Black History Hero by the Md. Washington Minority Companies Association as part of the Maryland Live! Casino’s Black History Month Celebration. The award will be presented at the celebration Feb. 25 at the Ram’s Head Center Stage at Maryland […]

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Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Today, Alderman Jared Littmann (D-Ward 5) announced that Marc Rodriguez has joined his team as Legislative Intern to assist with identifying and addressing issues in the City of Annapolis’ Ward 5, especially those affecting the Hispanic/Latino population. Alderman Littmann stated “Approximately 17% of the population of the City of Annapolis is Hispanic or Latino, with […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2016 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. Artwork will depict Life in Anne Arundel County. The exhibit will kick off with […]

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Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

DCN Creative, the production company behind the Emmy®-winning EQUITREKKING travel series on public television with host Darley Newman, is excited to announce the launch of their newest series TRAVELS WITH DARLEY. The series has a wide appeal for travel enthusiasts, but is definitely not the traditional travelogue. Viewers will be introduced to places, cultural attractions, and […]

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Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

A Lothian man is out on bail after biting the fingertip off a woman during a fight early Sunday morning. Police responded to the 100 block of Main St on February 7th  at 2:17am for a reported assault. The adult female victim reported she was attempting to break up a fight when the suspect bit […]

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AACC to celebrate Black History Month

AACC to celebrate Black History Month

| February 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

AACC will salute African American achievements in art, music and battles for social justice, both in the past and in the present, during February, Black History Month. Events may be added throughout the month. Visit http://www.aacc.edu/blackhistorymonth/ for the latest updates. Feb. 1-26 Exhibit, “Peril and Progress – Civil Rights In America,” Pascal Center for Performing […]

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