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Navigation courses at Eastport Yacht Club

Navigation courses at Eastport Yacht Club

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you have ever wondered what you would do if your GPS failed, think about taking the complete set of navigation courses being offered at Eastport Yacht Club by the Coast Guard Auxiliary beginning on October 6, 2014. Classes are held on select Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. You must pre-register as there is limited enrollment. […]

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Eastport Oktoberfest this weekend

Eastport Oktoberfest this weekend

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The public is cordially invited to attend the Inaugural Eastport Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 4th from Noon to 8pm (Rain or Shine) at the EDC, 525 State Street in Eastport. The historic private club, established in 1929, will host a fun family and pet friendly local Oktoberfest Along with great food, music and of course plenty of […]

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Neuman signs insurance bill to save County millions

Neuman signs insurance bill to save County millions

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman announced she has signed into law Bill 48-14, which allows the county to take advantage of enabling state legislation (HB772, effective July 1, 2014) to invest the county’s Self-Insurance Fund reserves outside of limited, low-yielding public monies vehicles. The new policy enables the county to invest in instruments with higher returns […]

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Bad news; good news

Bad news; good news

| October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

First the bad news. The Southern Maryland Blues Festival will not be happening in 2015. Unfortunately, the festival did not do as well as expected for the 2nd year in a row.  But the good news is that the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival will be back for 2015!  The Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival last graced […]

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Tickets still available for Mermaid’s Kiss

Tickets still available for Mermaid’s Kiss

| September 30, 2014 | 2 Comments

More than 400 people are expected to attend the 2014 Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest at the National Aquarium in Baltimore on Thursday, October 2.  Ten area restaurants, including Spike Gjerde’s Woodberry Kitchen and Brian Voltaggio’s Volt, will serve signature dishes at the event.  The fresh seafood for these delicious tastings will be donated by Profish […]

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AAACCVB hosts S.P.O.R.T.S conference

AAACCVB hosts S.P.O.R.T.S conference

| September 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

If they didn’t know it before, they know it now. More than 260 sporting events planners, industry suppliers and DMO’s learned firsthand why Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay is the winning choice for sporting events during the S.P.O.R.T.S. The Relationship Conference at U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium earlier this month. Hosted by the AAACCVB, the […]

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CBT announces growing green project winners

CBT announces growing green project winners

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Baltimore City, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced the winners from its collaborative Growing Green Design Competition: Vacant Lots Transformed. This unique program was created as an opportunity for community groups, design firms, non-profit, and private partners to showcase innovative ideas for transforming […]

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USNA announces 35th Annual Bancroft Lecture

USNA announces 35th Annual Bancroft Lecture

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy’s history department invites the public to attend a lecture by the President of Harvard University Drew Gilpin Faust, Monday, Oct. 6 at 7:15 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Faust will speak on, “The Civil War, the Great War and the Meaning of the Twentieth Century” as part of the academy’s Bancroft Lecture series. […]

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Hunting to Help scavenger hunt – October 25

Hunting to Help scavenger hunt – October 25

| September 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The third annual Hunting to Help scavenger hunt has been scheduled for Saturday, October 25 from 2 pm until 6 pm. This year’s event starts and ends on West Street at Rams Head Tavern. The scavenger hunt will take participants through downtown Annapolis in search of historic buildings and other markers that are revealed through […]

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Annapolis Council confirms City Manager, City Attorney

Annapolis Council confirms City Manager, City Attorney

| September 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the Annapolis City Council voted unanimously to confirm both Thomas C. Andrews as City Manager and Michael G. Leahy as City Attorney at tonight’s Special City Council Meeting. Mr. Andrews has more than 40 years of government management experience with demonstrated expertise in Strategic Planning, Operations Analysis, Intergovernmental Relations, Environmental […]

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MD State Archives Family History Festival this weekend (FREE)

MD State Archives Family History Festival this weekend (FREE)

| September 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

October is American Archives Month, and the Maryland State Archives will be celebrating by hosting a free Family History Festival on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in Annapolis.  This open house-style event will feature: Expert lectures on genealogy, history, and archival research: Demonstrations on caring for your own family papers and photos; […]

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Annapolis Police One Mile Challenge

Annapolis Police One Mile Challenge

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis City Police Department will host the 5th annual One Mile Challenge on Saturday, October 4, 2014 through the Annapolis Historic District. The One Mile Challenge will benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports events for Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual […]

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EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

EYC Lights Parade scheduled for December 13th

| September 29, 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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Rotary partners with Sandler for polio eradication

Rotary partners with Sandler for polio eradication

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sales professionals, attorneys, financial advisors and others are encouraged to attend a Sandler Training seminar on Oct. 15 to increase their marketing, diplomacy, negotiating and sales skills; to motivate their staff; and improve their communication with clients. At the same time, participants can do good in the world with 100% of the event proceeds benefiting […]

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Man dies in Annapolis double shooting

Man dies in Annapolis double shooting

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, September 29th at 7:40 a.m. Officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to an apartment in the 1100 block of Madison Street for a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival officers located Arthurdella Harris, 49, and Tony Smith, 54, suffering from gun shot wounds.  Harris and Smith were transported R. Adams Cowley Shock […]

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Nominations sought for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

Nominations sought for Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award

| September 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2015 Dallas G. Pace Humanitarian Award, given each year in memory of the county’s first Human Relations Commission Chairman, has been extended through Friday, October 3. “This award honors citizens who give back to their communities in the same spirit as Mr. Pace impacted our county,” said County […]

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Police make arrest in 2013 Davidsonville murder

Police make arrest in 2013 Davidsonville murder

| September 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County Police have made an arrest in the murder of Nicole Burgess on March 22, 2013. Burgess was discovered alone in her home along with a deceased dog.  She suffered from multiple stab wounds to the upper body, but police released few details. The pit bull was also determined to have died from multiple […]

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2 shot in Annapolis’ Harbor House Apartments

2 shot in Annapolis’ Harbor House Apartments

| September 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

UPDATE (9:12am): The Annapolis Fire Department has released a little more information on the incident this morning.  At 07:41am on Monday September 29. 2104, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Gun Shot Wound” in the 1100 block of Madison Street, in Eastport. Upon arrival, firefighters and paramedics found two (2) patients suffering from […]

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Quiet Waters Park to present a solo show  by Raleigh Schein

Quiet Waters Park to present a solo show by Raleigh Schein

| September 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Friends of Quiet Waters Park will present a solo art exhibition, Connections in Light and Shadow by Maryland painter, Raleigh Schein. She will debut this significant, new body of work at an Opening Reception on October 26th, from 2 to 4 PM, in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The show […]

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Y to host annual Turkey Trot

Y to host annual Turkey Trot

| September 28, 2014 | 2 Comments

Thousands of individuals from local communities will come together to join the Y of Central Maryland for the annual Y Turkey Trot Charity 5K, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that raises critically-needed funds to support kids whose families live in poverty throughout Central Maryland. This year, on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 27, 2014, the Y will […]

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Jalopyrama coming to Armory in October

Jalopyrama coming to Armory in October

| September 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

This year’s Jalopyrama will be held on Saturday October 25th at the Annapolis Maryland National Guard Armory.  The show will continue to be a benefit show for the Providence Center of Anne Arundel County, Maryland and a local chapter of the Knights of Columbus.   The show is open to all 1962 and earlier American made traditional hot rods, customs, […]

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2014 Military Bowl tickets on sale now

2014 Military Bowl tickets on sale now

| September 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tickets are now on sale for the 2014 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. The game, featuring teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and the American Athletic Conference, kicks off Saturday, Dec. 27 at 1 p.m. and will be televised nationally on ESPN. Tickets […]

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