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New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

New Annapolis public housing Director of Public Safety recently convicted of bribery in Federal Court

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis announced a new Executive Director and a new Director of Public Safety to help turn around the beleaguered agency.  However, Safety Director, Derek Matthews, was dismissed from his job at the Department of Homeland Security where he was the Regional Director for the Federal Protective Service […]

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Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

Annapolis and Crofton teens arrested in Pasadena armed robbery

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 6, 2016 at approximately 1:59 AM., officers responded to the area of Mansion House Crossing and Notley Rd for the report of a robbery of a citizen. The victim stated that he was leaving a house party and the suspect approached him brandished a handgun and told him to give him what he […]

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AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

AACC’s Felton honored as Black History Hero

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

James A. Felton III, chief diversity officer at Anne Arundel Community College, was selected as a Black History Hero by the Md. Washington Minority Companies Association as part of the Maryland Live! Casino’s Black History Month Celebration. The award will be presented at the celebration Feb. 25 at the Ram’s Head Center Stage at Maryland […]

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Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Today, Alderman Jared Littmann (D-Ward 5) announced that Marc Rodriguez has joined his team as Legislative Intern to assist with identifying and addressing issues in the City of Annapolis’ Ward 5, especially those affecting the Hispanic/Latino population. Alderman Littmann stated “Approximately 17% of the population of the City of Annapolis is Hispanic or Latino, with […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2016 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. Artwork will depict Life in Anne Arundel County. The exhibit will kick off with […]

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Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

Maryland destinations to be featured on new PBS travel program

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

DCN Creative, the production company behind the Emmy®-winning EQUITREKKING travel series on public television with host Darley Newman, is excited to announce the launch of their newest series TRAVELS WITH DARLEY. The series has a wide appeal for travel enthusiasts, but is definitely not the traditional travelogue. Viewers will be introduced to places, cultural attractions, and […]

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Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

Lothian man bites off fingertip of woman during Main Street fracas

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

A Lothian man is out on bail after biting the fingertip off a woman during a fight early Sunday morning. Police responded to the 100 block of Main St on February 7th  at 2:17am for a reported assault. The adult female victim reported she was attempting to break up a fight when the suspect bit […]

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AACC to celebrate Black History Month

AACC to celebrate Black History Month

| February 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

AACC will salute African American achievements in art, music and battles for social justice, both in the past and in the present, during February, Black History Month. Events may be added throughout the month. Visit http://www.aacc.edu/blackhistorymonth/ for the latest updates. Feb. 1-26 Exhibit, “Peril and Progress – Civil Rights In America,” Pascal Center for Performing […]

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Coping with grief through drumming

Coping with grief through drumming

| February 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

Sometimes, when teenagers are frustrated, angry, confused or inconsolable, they just want to hit something. Josh Robinson gives them permission to wail away. Robinson will be leading “Language of Drumming,” from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at Chesapeake Life Center the John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD.  The free […]

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Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center Presents Town Hall Tuesday event with Councilman, First District of Anne Arundel County, Pete Smith on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Councilman Pete Smith will be discussing “the state of Brooklyn Park” and answer questions citizens may […]

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Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

Missing Annapolitan found dead in Tennessee

| February 6, 2016 | 3 Comments

On February 6, 2016 Annapolis Police Department received notification from Hamblen County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee that they recovered the deceased body of missing Annapolis resident Michael Taylor.  On February 2nd a body was discovered in Morristown, Tennessee.  It was identified as Michael Taylor, 32, of Annapolis.  Mr. Taylor was reported missing January 28, 2016.  […]

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Rhumba on the River

Rhumba on the River

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rumba on the River is a romantic after-dinner “dessert dance” on Valentine’s Eve featuring Rumba Club, the legendary ten-piece ensemble that has won the title of Best Latin Music Group by the Washington Area Music Association 15 times. Latin Beat magazine has called them “the finest dancing and listening music possible.” They’ve performed all over […]

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Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

Local realtor to spearhead Annapolis edition of Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries

| February 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

TownAdvisor.com, producer of richly detailed community-based information on its local websites and celebrated Real Estate Town Docu-Mentaries℠ has selected celebrated, local Annapolis Realtor Liz Montaner of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as their Real Estate Town Advisor℠ for Annapolis, MD… adding annapolis.md.townadvisor.com to their national database of enhanced websites.. Visitors to TownAdvisor.com Annapolis will discover a […]

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Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

Area couple publishes Chesapeake Oyster Lovers Handbook

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Right when oysters have grown plump for winter, a new book called Chesapeake Oyster Lovers’ Handbook has hit the streets. This new travel guide sends oyster enthusiasts on a journey through Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC, to sample the subtle flavors of this cherished Chesapeake delicacy. Written by authors of the popular series Crab Decks […]

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You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

| February 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Make plans to see The Rockbridge Academy’s 2016 musical production, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown!   The musical will be performed February 25-27, 2016.  For those of you who are not familiar with the musical version of this beloved comic, you are in for a great treat.  This musical majors in laughter, simplicity, friendship, and childhood – […]

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Annapolis Police make arrest in January 30th murder

Annapolis Police make arrest in January 30th murder

| February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 5th Carlos Simms, 20, of Annapolis was arrested for the murder of Jordan Davis on January 30th. Investigation by Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department led to Simms being identified as a suspect in this homicide.  Simms was charged with first and second degree murder, use of a firearm in a felony […]

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Blackwall Hitch ready for Football on Sunday

Blackwall Hitch ready for Football on Sunday

| February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

The NFL Championship means happy hour at the Hitch. Sunday, Feb. 7, from 6 pm to 10 pm, Blackwall Hitch will have the game on the big screen in the bar and offer special drink and menu pricing normally available only during weekday happy hour. Join us! Blackwall Hitch Super Bowl Sunday Special Happy Hour […]

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Annapolis Police searching for Annapolis man on attempted murder charge

Annapolis Police searching for Annapolis man on attempted murder charge

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 5th Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Norwood Nutter, 34, of Annapolis for attempted murder for the stabbing that occurred on Bens Drive on February 4th. On Thursday, February 4th at 3:35 p.m. officers responded to the unit block of Bens Drive for a report of a people […]

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7-Year old girl reports sex offense in Glen Burnie, police investigating possible related burglary

7-Year old girl reports sex offense in Glen Burnie, police investigating possible related burglary

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, February 5, 2016 at approximately 6:15 a.m., Northern District Patrol Officers responded to the 7700 block of Hancock Lane, Glen Burnie, Maryland for Sex Offense of a seven (7) year old female child. The child reported at approximately 5:55 a.m. a white male had reached into her window. As he reached in from […]

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City, County form workgroup to study adequate facilities

City, County form workgroup to study adequate facilities

| February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh and Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides today announced their two jurisdictions will form a workgroup to study adequate public facilities issues.  The goal of the workgroup is to produce a series of legislative recommendations for both the County Council and the City Council on adequate public facilities legislation, addressing issues of overcrowding […]

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March 18th, Anne Arundel to celebrate Maryland Day 2016

March 18th, Anne Arundel to celebrate Maryland Day 2016

| February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

Maryland Day 2016 will be celebrated throughout Annapolis and Southern Anne Arundel County Friday, March 18th until Sunday, March 20th. Rediscover Maryland’s history with family and friends during a fun-filled festival highlighting the uniqueness of the Four Rivers Heritage Area for a dollar or free! Local cultural and heritage sites offer special activities and tours. […]

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UPDATE: Mailbox not stolen in Annapolis

UPDATE: Mailbox not stolen in Annapolis

| February 5, 2016 | 2 Comments

This is an update to our story from yesterday. UPDATE Theft – 201600000459 – Quiet Waters Place at Forest Dr – 02/03 prior to 3pm:  The large mailbox reported stolen from the community was not stolen.  The United States Postal Service removed the mailbox to replace it. 

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