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Anne Arundel’s Lifeline 100 Century Ride (October 19, 2014)

Anne Arundel’s Lifeline 100 Century Ride (October 19, 2014)

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month, a number of Anne Arundel County agencies and local non-profit leaders announced the first ever Anne Arundel Lifeline 100 Century Ride.  In addition to the ride, the County will host the Making Health Happen Community Health Fair at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville on October 19. Both events are made possible through […]

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R2Hop2 Music & Beer Festival this weekend (April26, 2014)

R2Hop2 Music & Beer Festival this weekend (April26, 2014)

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fordham and Dominion Brewing will be bringing 14 local food vendors to sell their culinary delights at the R2Hop2 Beer and Music Festival on April 26th. Vendors include: Hoffman Meats (Bier Dawgs and Pulled Pork) Pigheaded BBQ (BBQ and Pulled Pork) 33 West (Hamburgers and Grilled Chicken) Hot Stuff Paninis (Grilled Sandwiches) Babcis (Potato Pancakes) […]

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Open house at Cox Creek Containment Facility (April 26, 2014)

Open house at Cox Creek Containment Facility (April 26, 2014)

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) is hosting a family-friendly open house at its Cox Creek Dredge Material Containment Facility on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cox Creek is specially designed to receive dredged sediment from Baltimore Harbor.  During the open house, there will be free family interactive activities, a chance […]

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St. John’s College presents In Vino Veritas (April 25-26, 2014)

St. John’s College presents In Vino Veritas (April 25-26, 2014)

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Friends of St. John’s College, in conjunction with Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits, welcome the community to the fourth annual wine event and fundraiser, “In Vino Veritas.” This two-day event is full of activities that will appeal to the both the connoisseur and the curious. With more than 100 wines, this year’s Grand Tasting […]

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Big weekend on tap at Maryland Hall

Big weekend on tap at Maryland Hall

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Your feet won’t stand still this weekend if you are at Maryland Hall.  Friday brings back the sounds of Motown and all your favorites. And then on Sunday, the 18 piece Whit Williams Big Band takes the stage! Motown: Celebrating 55 Years  Friday, April 25 | 7:30 pm Tickets: $25; $20 MHCA Members Link: http://www.marylandhall.org/performance-detail/11975 […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust launches “Plate Perks”

Chesapeake Bay Trust launches “Plate Perks”

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, in conjunction with Earth Day, a new incentives and rewards program called “Plate Perks” was launched by the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The program is designed to raise awareness for the valuable work the Chesapeake Bay Trust does and how the sales of “Treasure the Chesapeake” license plates have a direct impact on improving the […]

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Cleo’s Fine Oils & Vinegars attracts nearly 100 to screening

Cleo’s Fine Oils & Vinegars attracts nearly 100 to screening

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

A screening of “What’s In Your Bottle?” at Cleo’s Fine Oils & Vinegars on Saturday, April, 12 attracted over 75 attendants. The film traces organic olives from tree to table, beginning at Il Fontanaro Organic Farm in Italy, traveling through Cleo’s Fine Oils in Annapolis and ending in a family kitchen in Severna Park. Filmmaker Jessica […]

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Commission presents transportation recommendations for Anne Arundel

Commission presents transportation recommendations for Anne Arundel

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman today announced the Transportation Commission of Anne Arundel County has completed its task of preparing recommendations regarding the County’s transportation program. “I am pleased that the Commission’s recommended findings address our County’s most critical transportation and safety needs,” said County Executive Neuman. “My administration is dedicated to increasing efficiency […]

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Police bust three in Edgewater and Glen Burnie drug investigations

Police bust three in Edgewater and Glen Burnie drug investigations

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Police have made two drug busts in the past two days resulting in seizure of firearms, heroin, marijuana, and cash. Edgewater Over the past month, Southern TNT Detectives have been investigating a suspect at 1600 block of Arundel Road in Edgewater for distribution of marijuana. Subsequent to this investigation, detectives obtained a search […]

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NJ Midshipman charged in Annapolis assault on taxi driver

NJ Midshipman charged in Annapolis assault on taxi driver

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 20, 2014 at approximately 2:20 a.m., officers responded to the 1400 block of Bay Head Rd Annapolis, MD 21409 for a report of an assault. Upon their arrival, they spoke with the victim, a 40 year-old male from Annapolis, who advised he had been assaulted. The victim works as a cab driver for […]

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K&B True Value offers fundraising program

K&B True Value offers fundraising program

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

K&B True Value is pleased to offer local non-profit and youth organizations a unique no-risk fundraising opportunity: “Popcorn for a Purpose.” K&B True Value will set an organization up at the front of the store at a table with the store’s popcorn machine, supplies, and a donation jar. The organization’s volunteer(s) operates the popcorn machine […]

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Science magic at AACC

Science magic at AACC

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Behold the Magic at AACC’s Spring Science Night Prepare to see amazing feats before your very eyes. Is it magic? Not really. It’s science and Anne Arundel Community College science faculty members are staging Spring Science Night 2014 on April 23 to show young and old how much fun science can be. The public can […]

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Cabbie robbed at gunpoint in Eastport

Cabbie robbed at gunpoint in Eastport

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

A taxi cab driver was robbed at gunpoint early this morning.  According to police, a light skinned black male (approximately 5’10″ 180 lbs) took a taxi from Bens Drive to President Street in Eastport. Once the cab arrived at the location, the suspect pulled a handgun on the driver and demanded money. After obtaining the […]

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Silopanna lineup announced (August 16, 2014)

Silopanna lineup announced (August 16, 2014)

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last month, Rams Head Promotions announced that the Silopanna Music Festival was coming back in 2014.  Today, we are pleased to announce the lineup for what will be an epic music festival coming to Annapolis in August. Lineup: Flaming Lips Dashboard Confessional Matt & Kim Sleeper Agent Hellogoodbye Jimmies Chicken Shack Chappo Twin Forks Damn […]

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Meet your Forest Drive businesses (April 29, 2014)

Meet your Forest Drive businesses (April 29, 2014)

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The South Forest Drive Business Association (SoFo Annapolis) a newly formed organization of local business owners and managers invites you to a Business Mixer and Happy Hour on Tuesday, April 29th from 6-8pm.  Everyone will have a chance to meet business leaders and SoFo members right in their own community in a relaxed atmosphere at […]

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Relive an epic sailing adventure across the Atlantic and back (May 1, 2014)

Relive an epic sailing adventure across the Atlantic and back (May 1, 2014)

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Come share,  through photos and stories,  Robert and Cindy Holden’s epic sailing adventure to Europe, Atlantic Islands, West Africa and more.  Hear tales of two Atlantic crossings, sea faring cats, a boatyard under an airport, camel safaris,  dancing the Tango in front of street fighters, and more! Robert, a sailmaker, and Cindy, an artist, after […]

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Meet our area leaders at Leadership Anne Arundel reception (April 30, 2014)

Meet our area leaders at Leadership Anne Arundel reception (April 30, 2014)

| April 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The nonprofit Leadership Anne Arundel is hosting a reception to meet and honor the area’s newest leaders. Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent Mamie Perkins Fort Meade Garrison Commander Col. Brian P. Foley Navy Cyber Command Vice Admiral Jan E. Tighe Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis Anne Arundel County […]

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New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

New Horizons Supported Services golf tournament (May 2, 2014)

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

New Horizons Supported Services, Inc. and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce are jointly hosting “A Fairway to Help” Golf Tournament on Friday, May 2, 2014, at the Bowie Golf & Country Club, 7420 Laurel-Bowie Road, Bowie, MD. The cost is $125 per player and $450 per foursome. Registration is at 8:00 am with a […]

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Les Miserables to benefit teen suicide awareness

Les Miserables to benefit teen suicide awareness

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Broadneck High School will be presenting Les Miserables on Thursday, April 24th. The student produced program will directly benefit a local sucice awareness group–Youth Suicide Awareness Action Team.  The performance will be at the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park at 7pm.  Tickets are available in advance or at the door. In 2008, in the […]

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Maryland Capitol Police name first woman to Commander post

Maryland Capitol Police name first woman to Commander post

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Alvin Collins and Maryland Capitol Police (MCP) Chief Michael Wilson have announced the promotion of Lieutenant Rebecca Labs to Commander of the Annapolis Detachment, becoming the first woman to lead the Detachment. Lieutenant Labs has been serving in an acting capacity as Commander since January 1, 2014, overseeing more […]

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CBMM offers relief carving class (June 14-15, 2014)

CBMM offers relief carving class (June 14-15, 2014)

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is offering a two-day relief carving class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15 with craftsman John Garlick. Basic tools and materials will be provided, with participation limited and advanced registration needed. Each participant will create a pineapple […]

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Man shot overnight in Annapolis

Man shot overnight in Annapolis

| April 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  The Annapolis Police Department has issued the following statement: On Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2:50 am, officers responded to the area of W. Washington St and Town Pines Ct for a report of a shooting.  Upon officers arrival, they located the victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder.  The […]

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