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Spring Migration at AACC

Spring Migration at AACC

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College’s dynamic AACC Dance Company will present “Spring Migration” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Directed by Lynda P. Fitzgerald, coordinator of performing arts – dance, the program includes three […]

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AAMC Foundation’s 50th Heart of Gold Gala raises more than $1 million

AAMC Foundation’s 50th Heart of Gold Gala raises more than $1 million

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation was grateful to the more than 950 generous sponsors and donors who supported of the 50th anniversary “Heart of Gold” Gala, which was held on Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at the Baltimore Hilton. Chaired by Foundation Board Member and Argo Systems CEO Mark Powell and his wife Lynne and AAMC […]

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Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Williams, a junior at Glen Burnie High School, was elected by members of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils today to be the 2016-2017 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education (SMOB). Jacob Baumgart of Arundel High School and Molly Fitzpatrick of Broadneck High School were the other finalists for […]

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Contemplative photography study group

Contemplative photography study group

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Enhance the ability to be present and carefully observe the world by joining this study group! It’s a hybrid of book discussion and contemplative practices. We will read “The Practice of Contemplative Photography: Seeing the World with Fresh Eyes” by Andy Karr and Michael Wood and complete the exercises as introduced in the text. You […]

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Leadership students from Severna Park High School join Severna Park Earth Day Festival Committee

Leadership students from Severna Park High School join Severna Park Earth Day Festival Committee

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Severna Park Earth Day Festival Committee headed by Chris Myers welcomed the addition of two high school students to help with the 14th annual Severna Park Earth Day Festival. Those students, Lauren Crino and Brianna Leverty, worked on and managed the event for their senior Leadership III project for a class at Severna Park […]

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Burritos for Beds happening this Thursday

Burritos for Beds happening this Thursday

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrating new beginnings and building for the future are the dual themes for an event to be hosted this spring by the Samaritan House, an Annapolis addiction recovery facility.   Thursday, May 5, from 7-10 am, the public is invited to the Third Annual Burritos for Beds breakfast fundraiser at Chevy’s Tex Mex (2436 Solomons Island […]

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Military Bowl to open Eastern Shore retreat for wounded service members

Military Bowl to open Eastern Shore retreat for wounded service members

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The DC Bowl Committee today announced that it is purchasing a 290-acre property near Cambridge, Md., to operate as a retreat for wounded service members and their families. It will be named Patriot Point.  “Patriot Point will be a place for the men and women who serve our nation so selflessly to take the time […]

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BGE warns of door-to-door imposters

BGE warns of door-to-door imposters

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Protect, verify and report! These are words every Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) customer should think about if they receive a call claiming their BGE service will be terminated unless a payment is made by a specific method such as a prepaid, reloadable credit card.  Customers should also bear these words in mind if […]

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Severna Park High seniors create homeless drive to benefit locals

Severna Park High seniors create homeless drive to benefit locals

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Seniors, Margaret Galdi and Michael Reynolds created a brand new service learning project for their Leadership III project. Working with them were four juniors in the leadership II program; all hoping to advance next year to become Senior Leaders. The group reached out to local businesses in their community in hopes to receive toiletry donations. They […]

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New art exhibit just opened at BWI

New art exhibit just opened at BWI

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

“ Cities of the World ” is the theme and title of the  Spring/Summer exhibit which opened on April 22nd sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. The juried group show featuring Anne Arundel County artists, will be on display at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport between concourses C & D through Augusts 19th. […]

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Southwest boosts service to several markets from BWI

Southwest boosts service to several markets from BWI

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Southwest Airlines announced today that it would add service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and several markets.  The additional flights, set for the August to November 2016 period, are now available for purchase by travelers.  “We continue working with Southwest and our other airline partners to add air service for our customers,” said Ricky […]

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Get ready to help Chesapeake Kids at Fashion for a Cause

Get ready to help Chesapeake Kids at Fashion for a Cause

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

High fashion meets fast cars when Porsche of Annapolis hosts 8th annual Fashion for a Cause from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 12 in its showroom at 20 Hudson St. This high energy evening benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Chesapeake Kids program which supports children living with illness, dealing with the illness of a family […]

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Navy’s Chris Swain signs as free agent with San Diego Chargers

Navy’s Chris Swain signs as free agent with San Diego Chargers

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Senior fullback Chris Swain has agreed to terms with the San Diego Chargers as a free agent. Swain joins quarterback Keenan Reynolds as members of the 2015 Navy Football team that will be in an NFL camp. “I am very excited about the opportunity that the Chargers are giving me and I fully intend to […]

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Reminder: AMFM Prince tribute concert on Monday night

Reminder: AMFM Prince tribute concert on Monday night

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians will host a benefit concert paying tribute to the iconic late pop star Prince on Monday, May 2nd at Union Jacks in Annapolis. Local artists will cover songs from the extensive library of songs written by Prince over his career.  Tickets are $15 in advance at www.UnionJacksAnnapolis.com and $20 at […]

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Attendance up at last week’s Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

Attendance up at last week’s Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another stellar sailboat show last weekend was reported by the Annapolis Boat Shows, the premier management company that produces four boat shows each year. The three-day spring show represented a wide range of boats and promoted a festival-like atmosphere that brought attendees in large numbers to the fifth-annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, April 22-24, 2016.  […]

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Merrill Family Foundation matches State grant for Sailing Hall of Fame

Merrill Family Foundation matches State grant for Sailing Hall of Fame

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) is pleased to announce that the Merrill Family Foundation has donated $250,000 to match the Maryland State FY 2016 grant for the planning, design and permitting for a new facility at the site of its current location at Annapolis City dock, adjacent to the United States Naval Academy. […]

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The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) will mount a major exhibition on the art of Trumpy Yachts in its Chaney and Martino Galleries, May 12 through July 15.  A Single Goal:  The Art of Trumpy Yacht Building will trace the design and construction of these distinctive wooden yachts from 1909 through 1973, when the […]

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Rams Head On Stage bringing Colin Hay to St. John’s College

Rams Head On Stage bringing Colin Hay to St. John’s College

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Promotions announces Colin Hay at Francis Scott Key Auditorium on St. John’s College campus in Annapolis, Maryland on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Tickets went on sale Wednesday, April 13th. Colin Hay is familiar to millions as the front-man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be […]

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Drowning in Waugh Chapel

Drowning in Waugh Chapel

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shortly after 7pm last night the Anne Arundel County Fire Department was dispatched to 2404 Brandermill Road for a drowning. Fire department dive teams recovered the body of a male from a pond located between the Village of Waugh Chapel and the Waugh Chapel Towne Center. No further information is available, however, Anne Arundel County […]

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MSP chase ends in crash that claims life of innocent motorist

MSP chase ends in crash that claims life of innocent motorist

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Baltimore City man who fled an attempted traffic stop yesterday afternoon, driving northbound in the southbound lanes of Aviation Boulevard, crashed into an oncoming vehicle, claiming the life of another motorist. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Identification of the victim is pending next of kin notification. The accused is identified as […]

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Annapolis Waterfront Hotel partners with Naval Academy for visitors

Annapolis Waterfront Hotel partners with Naval Academy for visitors

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since 1845, the United States Naval Academy has played an integral role in the history of Annapolis and the nation.  Recently renovated to bring elements of the neighboring Academy’s history and maritime traditions into the hotel, Autograph Collection’s Annapolis Waterfront Hotel has partnered with this iconic institution to also provide one-of-a-kind opportunities for guests to immerse […]

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Schuh including step raises for teachers in new budget

Schuh including step raises for teachers in new budget

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Continuing with his commitment to ensure an excellent education for our children, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced that his FY2017 budget proposal will fully fund step, or merit/incremental, increases for all eligible Anne Arundel County Public Schools employees. “I am committed to working with our school system to ensure we reward and retain great […]

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