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Anne Arundel County Police arrest Annapolis and Edgewater men in separate child pornography cases

Anne Arundel County Police arrest Annapolis and Edgewater men in separate child pornography cases

| January 19, 2017

[rh] In separate incidents, Anne Arundel County police have arrested two men and charged each with possession and distribution of child pornography. Annapolis, Daniel Burkhard   In October 2016, the Anne Arundel County Child Abuse Unit initiated investigations into the distribution of child pornography. During one investigation evidence was developed by detectives that led to […]

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Police make arrest in Odenton murder; offer tips on how to avoid being a victim of random violence

Police make arrest in Odenton murder; offer tips on how to avoid being a victim of random violence

| January 19, 2017

[rh] The Anne Arundel County Police have made an arrest in a January 13th homicide in Odenton. The County has seen two murders so far in 2017 and with this arrest, both have been closed. Over the past several days, homicide detectives worked diligently and tirelessly in regards to the murder of Nathan Ford. As the […]

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MIDN 3rd Class Jonathan Dennler awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism

MIDN 3rd Class Jonathan Dennler awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism

| January 19, 2017

Midshipman 3rd Class (sophomore) Jonathan Dennler, of Medford, New Jersey, was recently awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism while serving as Camp Guide at a Boy Scouts of America Northern Tier National High Adventure Camp.                                                     The Navy and Marine Corps Medal is the highest non-combat decoration awarded for heroism by the United […]

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Allegiant Air expands from BWI

Allegiant Air expands from BWI

| January 18, 2017

Allegiant Air announced today that it will offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Destin – Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  The new seasonal flights are scheduled to begin on May 31.  Allegiant’s nonstop service will operate twice per week between BWI Marshall Airport and Destin – Fort Walton Beach Airport.  “This new […]

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New York Times exposes Annapolis man for fake news site

New York Times exposes Annapolis man for fake news site

| January 18, 2017

[rh] The New York Times published an article this morning about Cameron Harris of Annapolis. Cameron’s claim to fame was the creation of a fake news website and the fabrication of a story about a warehouse full of fraudulent Clinton votes in Ohio. The story went viral earning the man $1000/hour in web advertising revenue. […]

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Arts Council seeks exhibitors for Spring exhibit

Arts Council seeks exhibitors for Spring exhibit

| January 18, 2017

“Maryland Historical Connections ” is the theme and title of the upcoming Winter/Spring exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.   The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is February 10th. The juried group show is open to […]

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Annapolis heroin dealer sentenced to 10 years in prison

Annapolis heroin dealer sentenced to 10 years in prison

| January 18, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that an Annapolis City man, Donovan Jamal Robinson who turns 21 next week,  was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Stacy McCormack to 10 years in prison without parole for the distribution of heroin in Annapolis.  “Drug dealers must go to prison. I will not stop prosecuting those […]

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Alexus Viegas to hold campaign launch at Caliente Grill on January 19th

Alexus Viegas to hold campaign launch at Caliente Grill on January 19th

| January 17, 2017

Alexus Viegas, candidate for City Alderwoman, Ward 7, will hold her official campaign launch party at Caliente Grill on January 19, 2017 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The even t is not a fundraiser, The event is not a fundraiser, however campaign contributions may be made to Friends of Alexus Viegas at the event. […]

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Cowboy Mouth at Rams Head On Stage

Cowboy Mouth at Rams Head On Stage

| January 17, 2017

Cowboy Mouth is set to return to Rams Head On Stage on February 3rd and tickets are still available! More than 25 years into a trailblazing career, Cowboy Mouth continues to fire on all cylinders- with a new album and a new cross-country tour planned for the winter of 2016. Since “Jenny Says” turned them […]

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Comptroller urges security awareness at tax time

Comptroller urges security awareness at tax time

| January 17, 2017

The Maryland Comptroller’s Office and the federal Internal Revenue Service are doing everything they can to protect Marylanders from identity theft.  But officials at both agencies urge Marylanders to take steps necessary to protect their personal and financial data. Cybercriminals continue to steal enormous amounts of personal data from outside the tax system and to […]

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Crystal Spring to submit new plan (and name) to City of Annapolis

Crystal Spring to submit new plan (and name) to City of Annapolis

| January 17, 2017

In a letter to stakeholders today, National Lutheran Communities & Services President and CEO Larry Bradshaw, has indicated that they will be removing any of the non-age restricted development in a revised plan. NLCS is the party behind the development of the controversial Crystal Spring project along Forest Drive in Annapolis.  In addition, they will be changing […]

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Save The Date: Rotary’s Black Tie & Diamonds – March 4th

Save The Date: Rotary’s Black Tie & Diamonds – March 4th

| January 17, 2017

Gals, get out your fancy gowns and jewelry. Guys, get that tuxedo ready. Tickets are on sale now for the 14th annual Black Tie and Diamonds, the premiere gala hosted by the Rotary Club of Annapolis. The benefit will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Westin Annapolis Hotel at […]

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Spirit Airlines expands to New Orleans, Seattle, and more from BWI

Spirit Airlines expands to New Orleans, Seattle, and more from BWI

| January 16, 2017

Spirit Airlines announced today that it will offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and four new markets: New Orleans, Oakland, San Diego, and Seattle.  The New Orleans flights are scheduled to operate year-round; the transcontinental Oakland, San Diego, and Seattle flights will be seasonal service.  The new Spirit flights are scheduled to […]

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Rock For The Roses coming in February

Rock For The Roses coming in February

| January 16, 2017

The Annapolis 40 Under 40, always benefitted the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Unfortunately, there is no 40 Under 40 anymore, so leave it to a pair of the 40 under 40s to carry the torch. Chelsea Gifford and Kevin Cooke will co-host Rock For The Roses on February 17th at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. There are […]

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Annapolis Police investigating 1st homicide of 2017

Annapolis Police investigating 1st homicide of 2017

| January 16, 2017

UPDATE: The Capital has identified the victim as 40-year-old George Forrester of Severn. On January 16th at 3:08 a.m. officers responded to the 700 block of Newtowne Drive for a report of a possible shooting. Officers located an adult male shooting victim in the area. The victim was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center where he […]

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Kubecca in The Ultimate Music Odyssey

Kubecca in The Ultimate Music Odyssey

| January 16, 2017

The South County Concert Association presents Kubecca on January 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Southern High School, 4400 Solomons Island Rd., (Rt.#2) in Harwood, MD. This husband and wife duo are extremely talented and dynamic instrumentalist-vocalist. They create a diverse and enjoyable program featuring country, jazz and show tunes. Their instrumentation includes the marimba, […]

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TONIGHT: Beyond the Dream Rally

TONIGHT: Beyond the Dream Rally

| January 16, 2017

The members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) will be hosting the “Beyond The Dream” Unity Rally in Lawyers Mall in Annapolis today, January 16th 2017, from 6:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. promptly followed by the Annual Wreath Laying ceremony with special guest, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford. In honor of Martin Luther King, the Black […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum expands Board

Annapolis Maritime Museum expands Board

| January 15, 2017

The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces the expansion of its Board of Directors with the addition of two new members who are leaders in the Anne Arundel Community.   Maj Gen Andrew Davis, USMC (Ret) and Doug Shipley of Maryland Live Casino, were recently voted to serve as Directors on the Board at the Museum’s annual membership meeting. Andrew […]

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Ralph Crosby to speak at PRSA meeting

Ralph Crosby to speak at PRSA meeting

| January 15, 2017

The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will feature the founder of Crosby Marketing Communications, Ralph Crosby, on Thursday, January 26. His firm is the third largest ad agency in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Crosby will discuss his recently published third book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy—Growing Up […]

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City to present free flood insurance seminars for residents and businesses

City to present free flood insurance seminars for residents and businesses

| January 15, 2017

Property owners who own buildings within a high-risk flood zone rely on flood insurance to minimize the costs of disaster recovery from flooding events, but do those property owners understand the costs and benefits of the National Flood Insurance program?  If you live in a flood zone, do you know what is covered? Do you […]

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Nominations for ‘Bright Lights Award’ still open

Nominations for ‘Bright Lights Award’ still open

| January 14, 2017

Nominations for the “Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship,” to be presented by Comptroller Peter Franchot in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City, will continue to be accepted through January 31. This new award recognizes and celebrates innovation in the private and nonprofit sectors that strengthen Maryland’s economy, generate jobs and tax […]

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The Mavericks to play Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this year

The Mavericks to play Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this year

| January 14, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. is pleased to announce that THE MAVERICKS will be the closer for Saturday, May 20th, 2017. The Mavericks are an eclectic American band, combining country music, Latin, and rockabilly influences. The Mavericks were founded in 1989 in Miami, Florida. Between 1991 and 2003, the band recorded six studio albums. Their highest-peaking American […]

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