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2 USNA Midshipmen receive Truman Scholarships

2 USNA Midshipmen receive Truman Scholarships

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2016 Midshipmen 2nd Class (junior) Teresa D. Kennedy of Wasilla, Alaska and Andre M. Evans of Chicago, were recently selected as 2015 Truman Scholars. The Truman Foundation announced today that 58 students from 50 U.S. colleges and universities were selected. They will receive their awards in a ceremony at the […]

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Kelley O’Connor to sing Neruda Songs with the ASO

Kelley O’Connor to sing Neruda Songs with the ASO

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kelley O’Connor will perform the evocative Neruda Songs by the American composer Peter Lieberson in concerts with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 8pm.  Music Director José-Luis Novo will also conduct the orchestra in the Manfred Overture by Robert Schumann […]

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Burritos for Beds: Sam House and Chevys partner for the Great Give

Burritos for Beds: Sam House and Chevys partner for the Great Give

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

What do breakfast burritos and local philanthropy have in common? They are the featured attractions at the 2nd Annual Burritos for Beds Great Give breakfast in support of the Samaritan House. The public is invited to stop by Chevys Fresh Mex (2436 Solomon’s Island Rd., Annapolis) Wednesday, May 6th, from 7-10 a.m. for the 2nd […]

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Rams Head On Stage bringing Herb Alpert and Lani Hall to Maryland Hall

Rams Head On Stage bringing Herb Alpert and Lani Hall to Maryland Hall

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Promotions announces Herb Alpert & Lani Hall on Thursday, June 18th at The Maryland Hall for Creative Arts in Annapolis, Md.  Tickets go on sale Wednesday, April 22nd at 12pm. Herb and Lani will be playing songs from their recent releases together, Steppin Out and In The Mood along with their band, Michael […]

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Solar Energy World hosts solar-powered Earth Day celebration

Solar Energy World hosts solar-powered Earth Day celebration

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Solar Energy World has announced its April 25 Solar-Powered Earth Day Celebration. This family friendly celebration and workshop will take place from 11:00 am -3:00 pm at Solar Energy World headquarters in Elkridge, MD. Speakers will include Trisha Sheehan, the Regional Field Manager for Moms Clean Air Force. The celebration will focus on solar energy […]

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Annapolis’ hottest red carpet event — Fashion for a Cause

Annapolis’ hottest red carpet event — Fashion for a Cause

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hospice Hundred is thrilled to announce their 7th Annual Fashion for a Cause Fashion Show on Thursday, May 7th from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at the National Guard Armory, presented by The Wilburn Company Inc. and Porsche of Annapolis. Proceeds from this event benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Chesapeake Kids program serving children under the age […]

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Free Festival: Arts in the Park on Saturday

Free Festival: Arts in the Park on Saturday

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 25, 2015, artist and musicians will join forces at the second annual FREE “Arts in the Park Festival” at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local Maryland artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from […]

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Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra to celebrate 5th anniversary on May 2nd

Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra to celebrate 5th anniversary on May 2nd

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra is returning to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 461 College Parkway, Arnold, for one performance only on Saturday, May 2, 2015, featuring the Sons of the Severn Barbershop Chorus and Adam Swanson, ragtime pianist to celebrate their fifth birthday. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students and are on sale now. The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra […]

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MSP Trooper charged in assault of Glen Burnie man

MSP Trooper charged in assault of Glen Burnie man

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Maryland state trooper has been charged with an assault on a man in custody who was under arrest for tossing a lit cigarette on the trooper. Trooper First Class Nathan Steelman, 28, is charged with second degree assault and misconduct in office. He was charged on a criminal summons late this afternoon at State […]

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VisitAnnapolis launches NaptownLocals.com website

VisitAnnapolis launches NaptownLocals.com website

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Visitors to Annapolis should find it easier than ever before to explore the City like a local thanks to a new website the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) launched today. Powered by the insights, commentary and recommendations of local bloggers, Naptownlocals.com puts inquiring visitors quickly in the know. According to […]

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4 Anne Arundel County detention officers arrested, charged with misconduct in office

4 Anne Arundel County detention officers arrested, charged with misconduct in office

| April 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  From Anne Arundel County Police: On January 26th, 2015, the Anne Arundel County Police Department was contacted by the Anne Arundel County Department of Detention Facilities regarding possible corruption of detention officers smuggling illegal contraband into the Jennifer Road Detention Center located at 131 Jennifer Road Annapolis, MD. As a result of the reported […]

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Frances Townley Chase’s 1815 Federal Era Tea Party at Hammond-Harwood House

Frances Townley Chase’s 1815 Federal Era Tea Party at Hammond-Harwood House

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join the Hammond-Harwood House Museum for a pre-Mothers Day tea. In the year 1815 Americans were forming their own identity,  carving out new traditions including drinking new teas. Tea was an important status symbol during the Federal Era. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the museum, learn about the Chase-Loockerman family who lived here in […]

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Slovenian accordianist to present free concert at Maryland Hall

Slovenian accordianist to present free concert at Maryland Hall

| April 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

A night of accordion music will be performed by Marko Hatlak of Slovenia at 7 p.m. May 14 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis.  Admission is free. Mr. Hatlak is well-known on the international stage for his interpretations of ethnic melodies ranging from the rhythm of the tango, to Irish […]

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Annapolis bond rating increases with Moody’s

Annapolis bond rating increases with Moody’s

| April 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Aa2 to the City of Annapolis’  $11.5 million Public Improvement Bonds, 2015 Series A and $21.3 million Public Improvement Refunding Bonds, 2015 Series B.  Concurrently, Moody’s has upgraded to Aa2 from Aa3/positive the rating on $108.8 million of outstanding General Obligation debt. “I am […]

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WRABYN launches handbags and shoes

WRABYN launches handbags and shoes

| April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

WRABYN Boutique will host an event typically reserved for upmarket department stores or more established boutiques. Beginning Monday, April 20th and through Saturday, April 25th, WRABYN is thrilled to offer shoes and handbag selections from exclusive accessory brands including Loeffler Randall, Matt Bernson, Tila March and Ted Baker. During regular store hours, shoes and handbags will be available for […]

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Hospice Gala raises over $500,000

Hospice Gala raises over $500,000

| April 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake’s 2015 Hospice Royale attended by 500 local supporters raised over $500,000 to help support the many programs and services provided to patients and families in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. Held at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel on March 21, the black tie event themed “Bond with Us” featured a martini […]

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AYC names new waterfront director

AYC names new waterfront director

| April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) is pleased to announce that Susan “Charlie” Arms assumed the full-time role of Waterfront Director on April 3, 2015. In this position, Charlie will oversee all of the sailing and waterfront programs at AYC, including Junior Sailing, yacht racing, and yachting. Charlie recently worked for the California Maritime Academy in […]

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Wye River Upper School open house

Wye River Upper School open house

| April 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Wye River Upper School is hosting a spring Admissions Open House on Sunday, April 26th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The event is being held on the WRUS campus at 316 S. Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. WRUS serves students from 7 Maryland counties including Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, Howard and Baltimore County with bus service to […]

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St. Martin’s in-the-Field ‘Field Party 2015′

St. Martin’s in-the-Field ‘Field Party 2015′

| April 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

St Martin’s in-the-Field Episcopal School in Severna Park invites the community to their annual “Field Party 2015” event on Saturday April 25, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Please find all the latest news and information on their website. The event starts at 6:00 p.m for dinner and dancing in a beautifully decorated tent. Attendees will include  the […]

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Classical meets jazz at Unitarian Universalist Church next Friday

Classical meets jazz at Unitarian Universalist Church next Friday

| April 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Friday, April 24, at 8 pm the Clazzical Project comes to Annapolis.  Pianist Brian Ganz will play classical pieces while the Clazzical Project trio then blends each classical piece with jazz renditions and humorous ?anecdotes? designed to educate and entertain.  Featured are Don Stapleson (flute), Pete Fields (guitar), Fred Lieder (cello) and guest pianist […]

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Lecture at St. John’s explores Annapolis at the end of the Civil War

Lecture at St. John’s explores Annapolis at the end of the Civil War

| April 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis History Consortium will give the panel presentation “Annapolis 1865: Peace At Last!” at St. John’s College. The presentation is the fifth in a series that tells the story of Annapolis during the Civil War through the words of the people of that time and contemporary illustrations. The event, which is free and open […]

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A Cappella Showcase returns to Maryland Hall

A Cappella Showcase returns to Maryland Hall

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The A Cappella Showcase is back for another year! Experience the triumph and spirit of the world’s most famous instrument – the voice! Enjoy an evening of music by the region’s best contemporary a cappella groups on Saturday, May 2 at 7 pm. Tickets are $23; $15 for Maryland Hall members and students. Although this […]

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