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Annapolis man and his dog featured in new Hollywood Christmas movie

Annapolis man and his dog featured in new Hollywood Christmas movie

| December 14, 2017

Annapolis native and Actor Robert E. Wilhelm along with his pet Maltese “Teddie” both have featured roles in the new Holiday release from Universal Pictures. “Santa Stole Our Dog: A Merry Doggone Christmas” stars character veteran Ed Asner as Santa Claus who inadvertently carries off a family pet one Christmas Eve while making his annual […]

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Daily News Brief | December 14, 2017

Daily News Brief | December 14, 2017

| December 14, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today…Hogan wants to ramp up employment in stressed areas. Franchot says we are not recovered. Midnight Madness is here again, and Ignite Annapolis is looking for some speakers. All […]

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Final chances to experience Midnight Madness tonight and next week

Final chances to experience Midnight Madness tonight and next week

| December 14, 2017

 Downtown Annapolis Partnership proudly presents Midnight Madness—an Historic Downtown Annapolis holiday tradition that encompasses the charm and character of our most beloved memories of Norman Rockwell and Charles Dickens. The organization will adorn the streets and participating storefronts with holiday decorations, trees, garland, snowflakes, bows and lights to create a Downtown Winter Wonderland. Residents and […]

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Two sent to shock trauma after pick-up crashes into apartment building

Two sent to shock trauma after pick-up crashes into apartment building

| December 14, 2017

Last night at t 11:50pm units from the city of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County fire departments responded to the 1000 block of Eaglewood Rd. for a vehicle into the structure. Upon arrival units found a vehicle into a cinder block building. Images courtesy of Annapolis Fire Department: One of the occupants was able to […]

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Two  couples arrested in two separate drug raids

Two couples arrested in two separate drug raids

| December 13, 2017

Two married couples were arrested by Anne Arundel County Police and charged with drug offenses after two separate raids in Glen Burnie and Crofton. Glen Burnie On December 12, 2017, at approximately 8:15 a.m., detectives from the Narcotics and Special Investigations Section executed a search and seizure warrant in the 100 Block of Crest Avenue […]

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Schuh announces paid-leave plan for county employees

Schuh announces paid-leave plan for county employees

| December 13, 2017

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh recently announced a paid sick leave proposal for County government personnel. “No employee in county government should fear a loss of income due to illness,” said Schuh. “We are committed to instituting a common sense leave program for every public servant who is committed to improving the quality of […]

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Annapolis OB-GYN joins AAMG

Annapolis OB-GYN joins AAMG

| December 13, 2017

Annapolis OB-GYN Associates has joined Anne Arundel Medical Group (AAMG), a multi-specialty physician group that is part of Anne Arundel Medical Center. AAMG is one of Maryland’s largest multi-specialty practice groups, providing an array of healthcare services including primary care, women’s health and specialty care. Annapolis OB-GYN Associates has 18 providers and is a recognized […]

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Daily News Brief | December 13, 2017

Daily News Brief | December 13, 2017

| December 13, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today…No verdict yet in the noose trial. Maryland gets an extension on Obamacare deadline. Baltimore woman arrested for providing fatal dose of methadone. The Capital has a unique look […]

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Crosby wins 5 PRSA “Best in Maryland” awards

Crosby wins 5 PRSA “Best in Maryland” awards

| December 13, 2017

Crosby Marketing Communications won five awards in the 2017 “Best in Maryland” awards competition conducted by the Maryland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Crosby won its awards for: In the “Creative Tactics” category, a mobile app and social engagement program created for the public to “Thank A Vet” in their lives, developed […]

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10th Annual Santa Speedo Run – December 16th — REGISTER NOW

10th Annual Santa Speedo Run – December 16th — REGISTER NOW

| December 12, 2017

The  Tenth Annual Santa Speedo Run and Toy Drive will be held Saturday, December 16th, beginning and ending atO’Brien’s Steak House on Main Street in Annapolis. This event has become a holiday tradition in Annapolis. Last year, nice weather drew more than 400 runners who were brave enough to bare it (almost) all! The one mile […]

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Jing Ying to hold holiday party to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

Jing Ying to hold holiday party to benefit Alzheimer’s Association

| December 12, 2017

Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi (www.jingying.org), based in Arnold, will be holding their 14th annual Holiday Party and Silent Auction on Saturday, December 16, 2017, 3-4:30pm (auction closes at 4:00pm). The fundraiser supports the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Maryland Chapter (www.alz.org/Maryland). Alzheimer’s disease is the only cause of death of the top […]

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Glen Burnie man sentenced to 25 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute

Glen Burnie man sentenced to 25 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute

| December 12, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that Kevin Lamont Scott, 36, of Glen Burnie, was sentenced by Judge William C. Mulford, II to 25 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm in the commission of a drug trafficking crime, and […]

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Daily News Brief | December 12, 2017

Daily News Brief | December 12, 2017

| December 12, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today…A failed terror attack in New York, the opioid crisis in Anne Arundel is not getting better, Annapolis mall has a new owner, the word of the year and […]

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MIDN Christopher Cantillo awarded Marshall Scholarship

MIDN Christopher Cantillo awarded Marshall Scholarship

| December 12, 2017

Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Christopher Cantillo of Sarasota, Fla., has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides up to two years of postgraduate study at a United Kingdom university. Cantillo is an Aerospace Engineering major with a minor in Spanish. He intends to pursue a Master’s in Engineering for Sustainable […]

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Westfield Annapolis to get new European owner

Westfield Annapolis to get new European owner

| December 12, 2017

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Westfield Corp, the owner of the Westfield Annapolis mall has been acquired by a European retail conglomerate. According to a memo sent out by the National Association of Corporate Directors: Westfield Corp. has agreed to a takeover by European property company Unibail-Rodamco, valuing it at 20.8 billion Australian […]

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In wake of Hogan’s initiative, Wes Adams announces grant for new STING unit

In wake of Hogan’s initiative, Wes Adams announces grant for new STING unit

| December 11, 2017

In an effort to address criminal activity at both a state and local level, Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced his appointment to Governor Hogan’s Council on Gangs and Violent Criminal Networks, as well as the continuing development of an intelligence unit within his own office made possible by a grant from the […]

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County breaks ground on new Police Academy

County breaks ground on new Police Academy

| December 11, 2017

Last week, County Executive Steve Schuh, Police Chief Tim Altomare and other county officials broke ground on the new Anne Arundel County Police Department Police Training Academy in Davidsonville. “A first class police department deserves a first class police academy and training center,” said Schuh. “With every brick we lay to build this crucial public […]

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Daily News Brief | December 11, 2017

Daily News Brief | December 11, 2017

| December 11, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today…Snow, a lights parade, a Navy loss, several fires, and some exciting news from the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival and Compass Rose Theater.  Your winter forecast from DMV Weather […]

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Voter registration changes sought in 2018 General Assembly session

Voter registration changes sought in 2018 General Assembly session

| December 11, 2017

Everyone Votes MD, a coalition of good government, civil rights, and grassroots activists, joined lawmakers last week in support of bills to protect and expand access to voting in Maryland. “I have been working on Election Day Registration for ten years,” Del. Kirill Reznik said. “It is time to take the next step, and modernize […]

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Graham Nash adds second night at  Rams Head On Stage

Graham Nash adds second night at Rams Head On Stage

| December 10, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Edgewater man gets 10 years for sexual abuse of minor

Edgewater man gets 10 years for sexual abuse of minor

| December 10, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Gabriel Morales, 31, of Edgewater was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch to 10 years in prison for sexual abuse of a minor. “Mr. Morales traumatized the victim in her own home and violated the trust of her entire family,” said Anne Arundel County […]

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MIDN Michael Wallace named Schwarzman Scholar

MIDN Michael Wallace named Schwarzman Scholar

| December 10, 2017

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Michael Wallace, 21, of Taylor, Mich., has been selected as a Schwarzman Scholar. This year, over 4,000 candidates competed for one of the 142 scholarships awarded. Wallace is an Honors Operations Research major and Mandarin Chinese minor. At the Academy, he has served as the Academics Officer for 12th Company, Vice […]

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