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6th Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta scheduled for September 12th

6th Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta scheduled for September 12th

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 6th Wounded Warrior Sailing Regatta (WWSR) will be held on Saturday, September 12th in our nation’s “Sailing Capital,” Annapolis, Maryland at the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) dock with sailboats provided by the Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) and wounded warriors coming from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, The Connected Warrior Foundation, […]

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6th Annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Fest

6th Annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Fest

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join us for the 6th Annual Chesapeake Bay Wine Festival Saturday, October 3 from noon to 6pm at the beautiful Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center, Kent Island. This picturesque venue is the perfect place to spend a fall day tasting local and regional wine and craft beer while enjoying a large array of artisans, Eastern […]

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Baysox grounds crew honored by league

Baysox grounds crew honored by league

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox and the Eastern League of Professional Baseball Clubs announce that Baysox Director of Field and Facility Operations Matt Parrott has been named the Diamond Pro Sports Field Manager of the Year. It is the second year in a row that the Baysox Grounds Crew has received this award and the third time […]

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Local Buddhist center to host class on the Buddha of Compassion

Local Buddhist center to host class on the Buddha of Compassion

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Gampopa Center will host a Chenrezig: Buddha of Compassion class from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, September 16 through October 21. The center is located at 424 Fourth Street in Annapolis. The class will be led by Lama Phurbu Tashi Rinpoche.  Born in Tibet in 1973, he is an accomplished scholar, author […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival this Sunday

First Sunday Arts Festival this Sunday

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Sunday September 6th West and Calvert Streets in the Arts and Entertainment District of Annapolis will once again be taken over by the popular First Sunday Arts festival from 11am to 5pm. The festival is expecting to draw over 8,000 locals on this HolidaySunday. Take in the arts and enjoy these 2 free family […]

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Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns in September

Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns in September

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival will return to the Annapolis City Dock for another exciting year of cultural celebration. In its 26th year, the festival is a free event for all ages to enjoy live music and dance performances, world foods and artisans, as well as heritage and history. The […]

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Truxtun Park Dog Days of Summer

Truxtun Park Dog Days of Summer

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Recreation and Parks will host its annual Dog Days of Summer event at the Truxtun Park Pool located at 251 Pump House Road in Annapolis on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. Bring your pooch to the pool for some doggie paddle fun! Event requirements: well-behaved dogs over the age of […]

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Here comes the Shindig Music Festival

Here comes the Shindig Music Festival

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The third triumphant year of The Shindig Music Festival will return to Carroll Park in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 19, 2015.  This year’s two main stages will be anchored by rock radio staples GODSMACK and 90’s alternative giants STONE TEMPLE PILOTS. Joining the energy fueled festivities will be the legendary Anthrax, Chevelle, Helmet,Reverend Horton Heat plus a Shindig favorite –Clutch! Rounding out the rock […]

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Rash of 7-Eleven robberies in county have police on lookout

Rash of 7-Eleven robberies in county have police on lookout

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Police are searching for suspects in three recent robberies of 7-Eleven stores in the Glen Burnie area. Brooklyn Park On September 1, 2015 at approximately 3:40 am, officers responded to the 7-Eleven Store located at 4000 Ritchie Hwy, Glen Burnie for an armed robbery. The suspect entered the store, handgun and took […]

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County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh encourages every citizen to take time during Overdose Awareness Week to help educate their children, friends and neighbors about the dangers of addiction. “Addiction is something that destroys too many lives in our county,” said Schuh. “While we are making crucial investments in overdose prevention on the county level, we need […]

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Olivia Constants Foundation aids Anne Arundel County youth

Olivia Constants Foundation aids Anne Arundel County youth

| September 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Olivia Constants Foundation is pleased to announce its third fundraiser to benefit the philanthropic work of the foundation and to celebrate the sweet caring nature of Olivia Constants, who died in a tragic sailing accident in 2011 at the age of 14. Friends and family are welcome to join us for a special evening […]

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Pasadena man arrested in Glen Burnie arson

Pasadena man arrested in Glen Burnie arson

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit have made an arrest following their investigation into a July dwelling fire in Glen Burnie. Justin Michael Clum, 26, of Pasadena, was arrested Saturday night and faces 15 criminal charges, including three counts of attempted first degree murder. The charges and subsequent […]

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The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

| September 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 12 & 13, 2015  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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Library offers new children’s educational tablets for check out

Library offers new children’s educational tablets for check out

| September 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials today began offering special Android tablets for children featuring high quality, pre-loaded learning apps. As part of a special pilot program, the library is allowing customers to check out the touch-screen devices, called Playaway Launchpads, which compliment the system’s early literacy programs designed to help prepare children for […]

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USNA announces Fall parade schedule

USNA announces Fall parade schedule

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present formal dress parades on Worden Field on the Naval Academy grounds at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Friday, Sept. 18, Friday, Oct. 2, and Friday, Oct. 23. The public is invited to attend without charge. Please call 410-293-1520 for general information about the parades and gate access. […]

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County’s Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination program begins tomorrow

County’s Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination program begins tomorrow

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will conduct the Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV) Project, beginning Tuesday, September 1. Baits will be placed throughout Anne Arundel County to vaccinate raccoons against rabies. The project should be completed by September 30, weather permitting. The Baits… • Contain liquid rabies vaccine. • Will be placed in […]

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Smyth Jewelers to move to new location in Annapolis Towne Centre

Smyth Jewelers to move to new location in Annapolis Towne Centre

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Greenberg Gibbons announced that Smyth Jewelers will relocate to a new, more prominent location on the main circle of Annapolis Towne Centre. The regional jewelry store, which is currently located on the second floor of the mixed-use development, will move to the prime 8,541-square-foot, street-level location on the corner of Towne Centre Boulevard and Harker […]

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Back to healthy

Back to healthy

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again when the kids are heading back to school and the daily routines are back in action. Whole Health Designs  is introducing more healthy habits and targeting healthy kid lunch ideas for back-to-school this fall along with an easy way to help adults get back into the routine of eating […]

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Volunteer Center to celebrate 911 with day of service

Volunteer Center to celebrate 911 with day of service

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center will commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks through service and volunteerism. As we approach the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, we have the opportunity to create a positive legacy through the powerful force of service. On Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, the Volunteer Center and its […]

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Rose Play Festival opens at Compass Rose Theater in September

Rose Play Festival opens at Compass Rose Theater in September

| August 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

This fall Compass Rose Theater adds three more shows to their season with a fall play festival. Entitled The Rose Play Festival, this rich and varied selection of plays will be performed from September 10-27, 2015. First, the students of Compass Rose Theater’s Young Actors’ Studio will offer four performances of an abridged version of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”. Set […]

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Special show at Chesapeake Arts Center on September 5th

Special show at Chesapeake Arts Center on September 5th

| August 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to announce that they will kicking off their 2015-2016 season with local bands, Leo & Cygnus and the 2014 CAC “Be the Band” winner, Chasing Verity in an all ages concert on Saturday, September 5th, 2015 at 8pm.  The concert will be held at the Chesapeake Arts Center in the Studio […]

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22 million passengers pass through BWI

22 million passengers pass through BWI

| August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today announced that passenger traffic continues to climb with 22,761,893 passengers recorded in Fiscal Year 2015.  That figure, an increase of 2.4 percent over the previous fiscal year, represents an all-time fiscal year record for passenger traffic at BWI Marshall.   “BWI is a gateway to the world and a powerful […]

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