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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hometown Teams, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, will begin its Maryland tour through five communities at the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. The museum will highlight the athletes from Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in a companion exhibition titled “Untold Stories: Athletes of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” running February 7 through […]

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Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

To celebrate World Kidney Day and encourage people to learn their risks for developing kidney disease, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold a free KEY (Kidneys: Evaluate Yours) health screening in Annapolis. The screening will take place Thursday, Mar. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Comptroller of Maryland Treasury […]

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Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today a Valentine’s Day twist for those who would rather curl up on the couch in their pajamas than celebrate the holiday. Rocko, the Baysox fish mascot with a big attitude, is tired of the same old happy, hackneyed, heart-shaped celebration. In addition to offering Louie’s tried and true Valentine’s Day ticket […]

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AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Employers planning to hire workers this spring or summer should sign up now to have a booth at Anne Arundel Community College’s Spring Job Fair from noon-4 p.m. April 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The fair is open to jobseekers in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. Metro area […]

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AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College paralegal studies students will be among the first to learn the new e-filing system as part of their training. Erin Gable, the instructional specialist for the Legal Studies Institute, incorporated e-filing into AACC’s course “Law Office Practice and Technology” (LGS 112) last fall, making AACC the first college in the state […]

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Leadership Project: SPHS and Arden’s Angels

Leadership Project: SPHS and Arden’s Angels

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Lauren Fanshawe, Emma Chamberlin, Makenna Lee, Kelly Franchak, and Tiffeny Ayoola fundraised $160 outside of Clements Hardware. The money was used to buy gift cards for a family sponsored by the YWCA. Fanshawe and her team traveled to the YWCA on December 22 with cards, baked goods, and a prepared craft for their leadership project, Arden’s Angels. The YWCA […]

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Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new poster art for the 2015 Annapolis Film Festival has just been released. Illustrated by the Festival’s Art Director, Joe Barsin, it has a distinctive design style. Says Festival Director, Patti White: “Joe has come up with an entertaining and new view of our City and its relationship to the festival. He has incorporated […]

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Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

A free seminar, Recognizing the at-risk learner, will be presented on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30pm at the Crofton Community Library. Parents of kindergarten and preschool-aged children should attend to learn about early communication, behavioral, and social indicators that may predict later learning difficulties. What might you observe? How do you discuss […]

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Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 20, 2015, at approximately 6:26 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Edgewater Park located in the 200 block of Maryland Way in Edgewater, for a reported attempted robbery and shots fired that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 21-year-old male victim from Edgewater, who stated that he was confronted by […]

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ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Pack your trunks and come along to Babar’s coronation at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Jean de Brunhoff’s classic children’s book The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant will come to life in music by Francis Poulenc with […]

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Live Arts Maryland to celebrate J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary

Live Arts Maryland to celebrate J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Live Arts Maryland celebrates J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary as Music Director at Gala 2015 on Saturday, January 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Called the best night of entertainment in Annapolis by past gala attendees, Gala 2015 will include lots of great music and, pearls being the traditional 30th anniversary gift, […]

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Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In anticipation of Baltimore’s 2nd annual National Maritime Day event, Pride of Baltimore, Inc. and the Port of Baltimore have launched their second annual statewide student contest! Maryland K – 12 students are challenged to use their creativity to explain (A) How the Port of Baltimore has changed over time, and why it is a […]

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What to do when good bras go bad

What to do when good bras go bad

| January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Busy women have a bad habit of putting personal needs last, particularly when it comes to a properly fitting bra. However, a well-fitted bra is no indulgence. Bad bras can cause shoulder, neck and back pain as well as problems with posture and breathing.  Eight out of ten women are wearing the wrong size bra. […]

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Search Engine Academy rebrands as Invenio SEO

Search Engine Academy rebrands as Invenio SEO

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Search Engine Academy Washington DC rebranded during the holiday period and is now Invenio SEO. On January 1, 2015, the new website (www.invenioseo.com) was successfully launched and began offering search engine optimization training and consulting support services in Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia. Classes are one, two or three days long. Custom classes can be […]

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Severna Park High students advance green initiative for school

Severna Park High students advance green initiative for school

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Green School, Severna Park High School’s Leadership Institute, is continuing its history of environmental excellence and advocacy through the efforts of two seniors, Dan Craig and Dylan Lenart. The two, along with  their leadership team of 3 underclassmen created “Respect It Don’t Neglect It.”  The project  focuses on fostering a sustainable future in our […]

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2 sailboats burn overnight at Whitehall marina

2 sailboats burn overnight at Whitehall marina

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Early this morning, fire crews were dispatched to the 1600 block of Homewood Landing Road at the Whitehall Marina for a boat fire. Arriving crews found two sailboats well-involved in fire.  Queen Anne’s County was called for mutual aid and foam operations were used to extinguish the fire. Often when fuel might be involved, foam is […]

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MEDEX Spot joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub Member

MEDEX Spot joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub Member

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, today announced that MEDEX Spot has joined as its newest Collaboration Hub member. MEDEX Spot is the founder of the Unmanned Micro Clinic (UMC), a self-service, out-patient booth that offers quality primary healthcare, virtually with little to no wait time.  The UMC conducts medical […]

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Free Child Care and Preschool fair scheduled for January 24th

Free Child Care and Preschool fair scheduled for January 24th

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Child Care Association is having a free Child Care and Preschool Fair for parents of young children on Saturday, January 24th from 9am to 12pm. There will be more than 25 preschool and childcare programs sharing information about their programs at the fair. There will also be 3 informational mini-sessions on […]

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Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

| January 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President Kristen Greenaway, left, was recently presented with an annual fund donation from the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Chesapeake Bay Chapter member Frank Hopkinson, right. The organization partners with CBMM to bring the Antique & Classic Boat Festival to St. Michaels each Father’s Day weekend. The donation is supporting more […]

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Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police Gang Unit assisted by Northern District Detectives worked with the Freetown Community developed information and executed a search warrant in the 7800 block of Freetown Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland. The warrant was executed in the early morning hours of Friday, January 16, 2015. Detectives discovered, in the wooded area, five […]

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Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

Learn chart navigation at CBMM February 21, 22

| January 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-day chart navigation course which begins on Saturday, February 21 from 10-12 noon and concludes Sunday, February 22 from 1-3 p.m. Participation is limited, with pre-registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, this course is designed to teach participants the necessary steps needed to […]

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