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The Daily Record names Raymond Crosby for an “Influential Marylander” award

The Daily Record names Raymond Crosby for an “Influential Marylander” award

| February 19, 2017

The Daily Record has selected Raymond Crosby, President and CEO of Crosby Marketing Communications, to receive its 2017 Influential Marylanders award for his leadership in the field of communications. The Influential Marylanders program has a tradition of recognizing leaders who make a significant impact in their respective industry and throughout the state of Maryland. “I […]

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AFC Urgent Care Edgewater welcomes new medical director

AFC Urgent Care Edgewater welcomes new medical director

| February 18, 2017

American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine, welcomes Dr. Jerry Ann Hunter to the AFC team as Medical Director. In her new role Dr. Hunter will oversee all clinical and lab services at the AFC’s medical center in Edgewater, Maryland. Prior to joining AFC, Dr. […]

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Gordon Lightfoot coming to Rams Head On Stage

Gordon Lightfoot coming to Rams Head On Stage

| February 18, 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 68 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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AACPS holding public meetings on strategic plan for future

AACPS holding public meetings on strategic plan for future

| February 17, 2017

As Anne Arundel County Public Schools develops its new strategic plan to chart the course for the coming years, the school system is hosting a series of public forums to allow residents to provide their input and help shape the plan. AACPS’ current strategic plan, which can be found here, was created in 2012, and […]

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Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on tap for next weekend

Annapolis Home & Garden Expo on tap for next weekend

| February 17, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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AAMC’s Bayless named “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

AAMC’s Bayless named “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

| February 17, 2017

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) President and CEO Victoria W. Bayless has been recognized as an “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record and will be honored March 23 at a ceremony in Cockeysville, Md. Fifty-one Influential Marylanders were selected by the editors of The Daily Record for their significant contributions to their respective fields and for their […]

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Get out and volunteer

Get out and volunteer

| February 17, 2017

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 info@aacvc.org or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   Annapolis Maritime Museum Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday March 18, […]

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SOUPer Bowl raises more than $3K for Light House

SOUPer Bowl raises more than $3K for Light House

| February 17, 2017

Over 250 people turned out on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon for the 11th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch at Heritage Baptist Church in Annapolis, raising $3300 for the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center in Annapolis.This was the most raised in one afternoon for this event since it began. Students from the Light House BEST […]

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Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis

| February 16, 2017

A few years back, St. Paddy’s Day was a day to hang out in your favorite bar and be Irish for a day. Five years ago, local businessman and founder of Warrior Events, John O’Leary decided to change that up and throw a parade. Five years later, the parade has become the largest parade in the City […]

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Annapolis: A foodie paradise

Annapolis: A foodie paradise

| February 16, 2017

While January 31st was National PlanforVacation Day, chances are not everyone has finished mapping out how they’re going to spend their hard-earned vacation days this year. Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) can help! Since good vacations revolve around great food, VAAAC has compiled a list of eight food festivals that will be wowing […]

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MD Comptroller’s Office warns of new W-2 phishing scam

MD Comptroller’s Office warns of new W-2 phishing scam

| February 16, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning taxpayers about a W-2 phishing scam targeting schools, restaurants, hospitals, tribal groups and others. The Comptroller said his agency and Internal Revenue Service are alerting employers that the Form W-2 email phishing scam has moved beyond businesses to school districts, tribal organizations and nonprofits. The W-2 scammers also are trying […]

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US News & World Report names Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club as top 15 luxury hotels in Maryland

US News & World Report names Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club as top 15 luxury hotels in Maryland

| February 16, 2017

The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club has been ranked as one of the Top 15 Luxury Hotels in Maryland according to a new list by US News & World Report. This ranking is determined by an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings. “Our rankings are designed to narrow down the […]

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Severna Park Phys Ed teacher charged with stealing cash from students lockers

Severna Park Phys Ed teacher charged with stealing cash from students lockers

| February 16, 2017

On February 15, 2017 officers responded for theft that had occurred in the boys’ locker room at Severna Park High School. Investigation led officers to Physical Education teacher, Jerry Parker Hines Jr. as the subject who had committed the theft. Further investigation revealed that Hines was responsible for two additional thefts at the same location. […]

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Foodies rejoice!  Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

Foodies rejoice! Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

| February 15, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, held February 20-26, 2017. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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HERE. a pop-up shop planning for March location

HERE. a pop-up shop planning for March location

| February 15, 2017

HERE. a pop-up shop is  excited that their 20th pop-up shop in Annapolis will be opening on March 24th, 2017,  which coincides with the Made in Maryland / Maryland Day weekend festivities! Stay tuned for more details about their opening party – featuring live LOCAL music, the list of amazing local  artists and products they will be featuring, and […]

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Annapolis and Baltimore’s own Wedding on the Bay℠ by Watermark® wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2017

Annapolis and Baltimore’s own Wedding on the Bay℠ by Watermark® wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2017

| February 15, 2017

Newlyweds agree: saying “I Do” on the water is the best! Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is named a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for Wedding Venues in the Chesapeake Bay region! Wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners are held on Watermark’s yachts along the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents “Prague, Paris, and Cologne”

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents “Prague, Paris, and Cologne”

| February 15, 2017

Principal Oboist Fatma Daglar joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the role of soloist under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, for the third Masterworks Concert of the 2016-2017 season, March 3 and 4, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  This concert is a marvelous example of composers finding inspiration in the culture […]

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Chesapeake Climate Action Network praises Senate override of Hogan’s veto

Chesapeake Climate Action Network praises Senate override of Hogan’s veto

| February 14, 2017

The Maryland Senate voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016 (SB 921/HB 1106), legislation that will accelerate the state’s transition to clean energy. The bill raises Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard requirement to 25 percent by 2020, including boosting the solar “carve-out” to 2.5 percent by 2020. It […]

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7th Naptown BarBAYq on tap for May 6th, tickets on sale

7th Naptown BarBAYq on tap for May 6th, tickets on sale

| February 14, 2017

The Naptown BarBAYq is back for the 7th straight year, under the new management of ABC Events.  Hold on to your apron because this year will blow the lid off your grill! Here’s a sneak peak under the lid… FOR-THE-SERIOUS foodie KCBS-sanctioned barbecue competition People’s Choice Barbecue is back – bigger and better! Specialty Barbecue […]

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Annapolis Fire Department offers home heating tips

Annapolis Fire Department offers home heating tips

| February 13, 2017

As temperatures dip back down to the 30’s and 40’s over the next several days, Mayor Michael Pantelides and Annapolis Fire Chief David Stokes urge residents to be aware of some home heating safety information that could save your life. Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire […]

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Governor’s Office for Children and the Annie E. Casey Foundation launch results-based leadership program

Governor’s Office for Children and the Annie E. Casey Foundation launch results-based leadership program

| February 13, 2017

As part of Governor Hogan’s commitment to ensure young people are on a pathway to education and employment, the Governor’s Office for Children has announced that it has joined with the Annie E. Casey Foundation to launch the “Maryland Governor’s Office for Children Disconnected/Opportunity Youth Results-Based Leadership Program.” About 1 in 10 Maryland youth aged 16-24 […]

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Schuh names Karin McQuade as County Controller

Schuh names Karin McQuade as County Controller

| February 13, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh today announced the appointment of Karin McQuade as Anne Arundel County Controller. “Karin’s private sector expertise in financial reporting and auditing will help ensure we continue effectively manage taxpayer dollars in our county,” said Schuh. “I am excited that someone with such extensive financial experience has agreed to join our team.” […]

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