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EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC’s Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This festive maritime […]

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Baysox seek nominations for Louie’s Holiday Hope Project

Baysox seek nominations for Louie’s Holiday Hope Project

| October 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox have announced that Louie’s Holiday Hope Project returns to brighten the holiday season for local families in need this year. Beginning now and continuing through the month of November, the team will be accepting nominations for families that need assistance this holiday season. The Baysox will also be collecting gently used coats, […]

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St. Martin’s in the Field presents Memorial concert

St. Martin’s in the Field presents Memorial concert

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On November 2, 2014 at 4pm, St. Martin’s-in-the-Field Parish Choir with the advanced singers of our Children’s Choir will present a 50-minute Memorial Concert of the music of Gabriel Faure’.  We will sing the well-loved Cantique de Jean Racine and the Requiem, and Gwen Mravca and Lori Skalitzky will sing a setting of Ave Verum Corpus. […]

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BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom to replace WEST at Loews Annapolis

BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom to replace WEST at Loews Annapolis

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Loews Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce Washington DC’s Chef Teddy Folkman will be opening BAROAK Cookhouse & Taproom at the Loews Annapolis Hotel in early 2015. BAROAK is influenced by the cuisine of the best pubs and taverns in America and Belgium. Artfully presented knife-and-fork dishes will be complemented by a collection of […]

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Lecture and recital to honor Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

Lecture and recital to honor Shakespeare’s 450th birthday

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Thoms, soprano and St. John’s College registrar, and Sophia Dillard, pianist and St. John’s senior, will perform four songs by Shakespearean scholar Richard Simpson (1820-1876) based on Shakespeare’s sonnets. The recital, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Hodson Room in Mellon Hall on Wednesday, November 5 from […]

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Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

Ripley Race to be run on Sunday

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the 6th Annual Colonel Ripley Memorial 5K Race will take place Sunday, November 2, and some City roads will be closed for short periods of time. The 5K road race is run each year to raise awareness for returning war veterans and to honor the legacy and heroism […]

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Severn Savings Bank presents $5K to support Tug-of-War

Severn Savings Bank presents $5K to support Tug-of-War

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drawing on a decades old rivalry the Maritime Republic of Eastport and the City of Annapolis will once again support local charities and bring visitors and residents downtown to witness the longest across the water tug-of-war featuring a 1700-foot rope and hundreds of tuggers. At City Hall tonight the MRE declared “war” on the City of […]

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Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

Arts Council distributes $400K to local arts organizations

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County distributed checks to 35 county arts and historic preservation groups on October 15th. The grants ranged in size from $1,000 to $63,100 for fiscal year 2015, totaled 400,000. The following organizations received Art Grant Awards: All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis                           $8,000 Annapolis Chamber Players                                       $3,000 Annapolis Film Festival                                             […]

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AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award as a mentor at the Minority Access’ National Role Models Conference Oct. 3-5, in Washington, D.C. Although several national awards were given, Thomas was the sole recipient of the national mentor award […]

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Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

Open Eye Gallery to open special show on November 14th

| October 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Arundel Lodge is having a special art show on Friday, Nov 14 from 6-8.  Members and friends of the Open Eye Gallery will be showing their work at ” Reflections, Celebrating the Artistic Identity of a Healing Community”. Music, food and drinks, and a workshop will be available. Admission is free. Our goal is to […]

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Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

Midshipmen collect food for Harvest for the Hungry

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Members of the Naval Academy Midshipmen Action Group (MAG) have collected thousands of pounds of non-perishable food for this year’s Harvest for the Hungry: Kids Helping Kids campaign. This Thursday midshipmen will load the final truck of food donations collected by MAG at 12:50 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row MAG has […]

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Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Richebourg Rea has signed a long term commitment to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in honor of her father, Philip Richebourg, Co-founder and first Board President. Philip Richebourg played a key role in the formative years of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.  He was its first Board […]

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Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Peppermill Projects, a MD-headquartered graphic design and branding company specializing in brand management and marketing, has moved offices. The new office is located at 1799 McGuckian Street, right in the heart of the Annapolis Design District. This move and expansion is the result of increasing customer demand, which in turn led to company growth and […]

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Forest Drive traffic signals improving to alleviate congestion

Forest Drive traffic signals improving to alleviate congestion

| October 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County’s $251,000 interactive traffic control upgrades and new signal timing plans will go online this month to improve traffic flow efficiencies for motorists traveling to and from the congested Annapolis Neck corridor. The traffic signal upgrades and supporting software were supported by a $161,000 Baltimore Regional Transportation Board grant and implemented by the […]

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BREAKING: pedestrian stuck along Duke of Gloucester Street dies of injuries

BREAKING: pedestrian stuck along Duke of Gloucester Street dies of injuries

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

NOTE: An earlier version stated that three children were struck. This report was inaccurate and we apologize for the confusion. UPDATE 5:28pm October 28, 2014.  From the Annapolis Police Department: Officers from the Annapolis Police Department Traffic Safety Unit are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian. At 3:18 p.m. an 81 year old […]

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Maryland Capitol Police rejuvenate bike patrols in Annapolis

Maryland Capitol Police rejuvenate bike patrols in Annapolis

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bike patrols are back at the Annapolis Capital Complex, thanks to a partnership between Maryland Capitol Police (MCP) and Maryland National Capital Park Police (MNCPP).  Four MCP security and police officers recently completed specialized training from MNCPP and are now bike patrol certified. The bikes enable officers to cover more ground than by foot, increase […]

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Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by former County Executive O. James Lighthizer, Sr. “This election goes beyond partisan issues,” said Lighthizer, a Democrat who served two terms as County Executive from 1982 to 1990. “I supported George Johnson in 2006 because I believed he was the best man for the […]

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Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman today announced that effective November 1 citizens who visit the county’s four major parks will enjoy a 50 percent reduction in parking fees and permits. “One of this administration’s top priorities has been finding ways we can reduce the financial burden on our citizens, and I am pleased that […]

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Annapolis family raising puppy for Canine Companions for Independence

Annapolis family raising puppy for Canine Companions for Independence

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Canine Companions for Independence – a national non-profit organization that provides assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities, is proud to announce that Annapolis residents Kerry Mueller and family recently began raising an assistance dog in-training for Canine Companions for Independence. Puppy Dom is a lab/golden retriever cross who will one-day know over 50 […]

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Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh is gaining momentum with endorsements from both major local newspapers, The Baltimore Sun and The Capital. “New development falls outside of the tax cap, and provided that Mr. Schuh can foster economic growth, his plans should work,” the Sun editors write. “And this is where Mr. Schuh’s background […]

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November events by AAACCVB

November events by AAACCVB

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout November 2014. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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South County Candidate put on notice by State Board of Elections

South County Candidate put on notice by State Board of Elections

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Seth Howard, a Republican candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates in District 30-B has fallen behind on his campaign reporting for the second election cycle and received a Show Cause Letter from the State Board of Elections. Howard was a candidate in 2010 and again in 2014 and during the two election cycles has […]

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