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Annapolis Cotillion returns

Annapolis Cotillion returns

| December 10, 2016

The Annapolis Cotillion Committee is pleased to announce the return of the cotillion for the 2016-2017 season. The cotillion is an instructional program in ballroom dancing and social etiquette for students in grades 5 through 8. Registration for the current season continues through Friday, December 9. The Annapolis Cotillion originated in the 1950s. In 1960, […]

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Congregation Kneseth Israel gift shop open for Hanukah purchases

Congregation Kneseth Israel gift shop open for Hanukah purchases

| December 10, 2016

Congregation Kneseth Israel opens its gift shop for your many purchases on your Hanukah gift list.  The Kneseth Israel Gift Shop has a lovely selection of menorahs, large and small, many themed to delight your children and grandchildren as the candles are lit and songs are sung!  Dreidels for spinning, toys to enjoy, and beautiful […]

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117th Army-Navy Game | December 10, 2016 | M&T Bank Stadium | Baltimore, MD | Kickoff 3pm

117th Army-Navy Game | December 10, 2016 | M&T Bank Stadium | Baltimore, MD | Kickoff 3pm

| December 10, 2016

This is a live blog of the 117th Army-Navy Game which is being played on December 10, 2017 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD. The game is being aired on CBS Television. Our coverage will begin at 11:00am from the field and the press box. Kickoff scheduled for 3:10pm. The hashtags we will be […]

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Add some “green” to your holiday with Annapolis Green

Add some “green” to your holiday with Annapolis Green

| December 10, 2016

Annapolis Green has several ways to add some environmental “Green” to your holiday celebrations. A great gift for the gardener in your life – Four months ago Annapolis Green helped the Annapolis Rotary Crabfeast go Zero Waste! It was a monumental task with close to 13 tons of crab shells, corn cobs, cardboard trays, napkins, […]

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Shipley’s Choice Elementary named Maryland Blue Ribbon School

Shipley’s Choice Elementary named Maryland Blue Ribbon School

| December 9, 2016

Shipley’s Choice Elementary School made history earlier this week when it became the first county school ever to twice be named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. The school was one of six named as winners of the prestigious state honor given by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). Shipley’s Choice was the county’s […]

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Annapolis announces New Year’s celebration for 2017

Annapolis announces New Year’s celebration for 2017

| December 9, 2016

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites everyone to the 2017 Annapolis New Year’s Celebration and reminds all visitors to “Know Before You Go!” There are several new things this year that Mayor Pantelides wants you to Know Before you Go! First, you need to know there is a new location for the kid’s New Year’s Eve Events.  The early […]

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Wes Moore to keynote at annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at AACC

Wes Moore to keynote at annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at AACC

| December 9, 2016

Nationally known speaker, author, social entrepreneur, producer and decorated U.S. Army officer, Wes Moore, will deliver the keynote address at this year’ 36th Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The theme of this year’s […]

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December 23rd concert, The Music of Colonial Annapolis

December 23rd concert, The Music of Colonial Annapolis

| December 9, 2016

Enjoy a warm beverage and local traditions while listening to musicians and music historians David and Ginger Hildebrand in a special holiday concert on Friday, December 23, 2016, 8 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. The Hildebrands will don period attire to perform Old World carols and wassailing songs as […]

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Catalyst: The Art of John Gornto opens tomorrow at Chesapeake Arts Center

Catalyst: The Art of John Gornto opens tomorrow at Chesapeake Arts Center

| December 8, 2016

In science, a catalyst incites reaction. John Gornto, artist and aerospace engineer, works in the Baltimore area. He creates artworks that react to his personal struggles and to his environment. Over 15 artworks, both large and small scale, including acrylic and watercolor paintings and sculptures within cigar boxes will be featured in the exhibition Catalyst: The […]

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Grasonville woman arrested in connection with Glen Burnie murder

Grasonville woman arrested in connection with Glen Burnie murder

| December 8, 2016

Anne Arundel County Police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a Glen Burnie woman earlier this week. From the AACoPD: As the investigation continued several pieces of evidence related to the crime have been recovered and submitted for forensic analysis. Detectives continued to conduct numerous interviews with witnesses that had information related […]

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Get out and volunteer

Get out and volunteer

| December 8, 2016

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   BWI Pathfinder Volunteers Volunteers are needed to staff airport information […]

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Annapolis Pediatrics wins Friendly Healthcare Provider Award

Annapolis Pediatrics wins Friendly Healthcare Provider Award

| December 8, 2016

The Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition recently recognized five healthcare providers with the Maryland Breastfeeding -Friendly Healthcare Provider Award.  This was Annapolis Pediatrics first time applying and receiving the designation. According to the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalitions’ press release: “Businesses were judged based on their size and the accommodations they provided to breastfeeding employees (breastfeeding support and education, and the time […]

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Severn Sleigh returns to Midnight Madness tomorrow night and beyond

Severn Sleigh returns to Midnight Madness tomorrow night and beyond

| December 7, 2016

Severn Bank is delighted to have a hand in bringing good things to our community. For the third year in a row, the Severn Sleigh will embark on a route around Anne Arundel County to make the holidays a little brighter for those in need. From December 8-15, the Severn Sleigh will make stops at […]

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Brooklyn man sentenced to 10 years for stabbing mother

Brooklyn man sentenced to 10 years for stabbing mother

| December 7, 2016

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Paul Tond, 32, of Brooklyn, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch to 20 years with 10 years of active jail time for First Degree Assault after stabbing his mother in the chest while she slept. Tond pleaded guilty on September 15, 2016. “This […]

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Military Bowl to celebrate 75th anniversary of USO

Military Bowl to celebrate 75th anniversary of USO

| December 7, 2016

The 2016 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, will celebrate the nonprofit’s 75th anniversary. Founded in 1941, the military support organization serves as a force behind the forces – connecting service members to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation. The USO operates more than 180 locations worldwide and […]

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Annapolis to Newport Race announces PHRF rating requirements

Annapolis to Newport Race announces PHRF rating requirements

| December 7, 2016

For only the second time in the event’s 70-year history, the 2017 Annapolis to Newport Race will feature specialized Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) rating requirements compiled by a special consortium of experienced handicappers. The PHRF ratings will take into account various elements of the A2N course along with unique characteristics of each boat. A […]

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5-hour Glen Burnie barricade ends with suicide attempt

5-hour Glen Burnie barricade ends with suicide attempt

| December 6, 2016

On December 6, 2016 at approximately 1:15 p.m., officers responded to the 300 block of Old Stage Road in Glen Burnie for a domestic assault. Upon arrival officers met with an adult female victim who stated that she had been assaulted by a male inside her apartment. She identified the male as 38 year old […]

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Annapolis Charter School, Monarch Academy, now accepting applicaitons

Annapolis Charter School, Monarch Academy, now accepting applicaitons

| December 6, 2016

Parents and guardians who are interested in having their children attend the new Monarch Academy Annapolis Public Contract School next fall can submit an application now through February 1, 2017. The school, which will draw about 530 students in kindergarten through fifth grade and will be open to elementary students from the Annapolis cluster, will […]

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Busy December at Chesapeake Arts Center

Busy December at Chesapeake Arts Center

| December 6, 2016

This holiday season, the Chesapeake Arts Center is continuing its tradition of offering a variety of fun, holiday performances and activities for the whole family. Now in its 14th season, Spencer Humm Entertainment Presents The Baltimore Special’s Christmas Radio Comedy show on December 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18, 2016. Saturday shows starting at […]

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Man who killed Broadneck student sentenced to 8 years in prison

Man who killed Broadneck student sentenced to 8 years in prison

| December 6, 2016

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Ryan Surgeon, 20, of Laurel, was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch to eight years in prison, with seven years of back up time and the first five years without the possibility of parole, for the shooting death of Broadneck high school student Kymici […]

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Police investigating mid-day stabbing death in Glen Burnie

Police investigating mid-day stabbing death in Glen Burnie

| December 6, 2016

On December 5, 2016 at approximately 1:53 pm, officers responded to 144 Mountain Road in Glen Burnie for an assault in progress. When officers arrived, they located an adult female victim lying outside the apartment building that appeared to be suffering from stab wounds. The fire department transported the female to Baltimore Washington Medical Center […]

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Last week for HERE. a pop up shop on State Circle

Last week for HERE. a pop up shop on State Circle

| December 5, 2016

Don’t forget this is HERE. a pop-up shop‘s last week at 50 State Circle! Two floors of their Winter Wonderland boutique is full of unique gifts, décor, cards, ornaments, stocking stuffers, art, holiday style, jewelry, accessories and more! This holiday shop they are doing multiple GIVE BACK. Days benefitting the Arundel House of Hope! If you bring in new, adult […]

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