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40-year old Annapolis man exposes himself to 12-year old girl

40-year old Annapolis man exposes himself to 12-year old girl

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On September 25, 2014, at approximately 10:39 a.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the area of Cananaro Court and Secretariat Drive in Annapolis for a report of an indecent exposure that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers spoke with an adult witness who indicated that a 12-year-old female victim was upset and reported […]

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Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars to host free heart screenings

Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars to host free heart screenings

| September 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Healthy hearts and heart-healthy diets are the focus of Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars celebration of World Heart Day at the Annapolis Towne Centre. “Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer,” said Dr. Linda Cameron, owner of Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars. “Medical studies are showing that high quality olive oil and the Mediterranean […]

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Lecture at St. John’s College on Homer’s ‘Iliad’

Lecture at St. John’s College on Homer’s ‘Iliad’

| September 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Professor Seemee Ali will give a lecture titled “The ‘Iliad’’s Cosmic Seduction” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m. Ali is a professor in the Department of English at Carthage College. She […]

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Southwest Airlines now flying to Costa Rica

Southwest Airlines now flying to Costa Rica

| September 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Southwest Airlines announced plans last week to add international air service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and San José, Costa Rica, starting in March 2015.  The carrier’s plans were announced by Gary Kelly, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer for Southwest Airlines during remarks before the Greater Washington Board of Trade. “This announcement from Southwest […]

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BREAKING: Police investigating report of bodies found in trash truck

BREAKING: Police investigating report of bodies found in trash truck

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: From Anne Arundel County Police, nothing has been found. Waste Mgmt #Jessup Nothing Found. — T.J. Smith (@TJSmithAACoPD) September 25, 2014 Police and fire units from two Anne Arundel and Howard Counties are investigating reports that a worker at the Waste Management plant in Jessup (8077 Brock Bridge Road) saw what he believed to be several […]

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Annapolis Maritime Antiques grand opening

Annapolis Maritime Antiques grand opening

| September 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join Annapolis Maritime Antiques (2nd and Severn) for their Grand Opening Ceremony and Party on Friday September 26th from 3 PM to 6 PM. Beer, Wine, Hotdogs and Burgers… plus 10% off merchandise during the event! In the heart of Eastport! The daughter of R.B. Derickson will be presented with her father’s Naval Officer’s bicorn hat […]

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Miss Shirley’s releases new fall menu

Miss Shirley’s releases new fall menu

| September 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

With the weather cooling down, Fall is in the air! Miss Shirley’s Café is celebrating the season with the premiere of their NEW Fall menu at all 3 locations. Delicious new imaginative dishes and returning fan favorites join house specialties for a fresh offering of seasonal flavors. Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe and her culinary team’s, creative, […]

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AnnapolisNOW app available; McNaboe named Chair of AAACCVB

AnnapolisNOW app available; McNaboe named Chair of AAACCVB

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

There’s an App for that! During last night’s annual meeting, Chief Marketing Officer Frank DiVenti introduced the AAACCVB’s  AnnapolisNOW App (iOS  Android) and invited the 105 guests in attendance to download the app to their smartphones on the spot. The App is designed to help visitors make the most of their time in Annapolis and the […]

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AAMC receives quality improvement award

AAMC receives quality improvement award

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC)  recently received the 2014 Delmarva Foundation Excellence Award for its quality improvement efforts. The honor was awarded to two dozen individual Maryland hospitals that excel in patient safety and quality improvement. To receive the award from Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care and the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Maryland, the […]

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6 to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

6 to be honored at Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 19th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014.  Each year the event, sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Annapolis, recognizes six women who have contributed to the advancement of civil and human rights in Anne Arundel County. This years honorees include; Rhonda L. Johnson – […]

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Entrepreneur’s Exchange to host 5th Annual Mixer October 23rd

Entrepreneur’s Exchange to host 5th Annual Mixer October 23rd

| September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Entrepreneur’s Exchange of Anne Arundel County (EE) has announced its Fifth Annual Signature Mixer to be held October 23rd, 2014 at Homestead Gardens in Severna Park, MD. EE members and guests will gather to celebrate the new and existing business relationships formed through the organization.  The event will kick off at 6:00 PM and feature […]

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Chamber names new Director of Marketing and Communications

Chamber names new Director of Marketing and Communications

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (AAACCC) announced today that Cathy Shaw has joined their team as Director, Marketing and Communications. She is responsible for the AAACCC’s overall communications, marketing, and membership development efforts with a focus on advancing the organization’s strategic objectives and serving member needs. Shaw comes to AAACCC from […]

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Ace Frehley and more coming to Rams Head On Stage

Ace Frehley and more coming to Rams Head On Stage

| September 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

09/25 Atlanta Rhythm Section 09/26 Blackhawk & The Outlaws 09/27 The Bodeans w. Honor By August 09/28 The Idol Kings: A Tribute to Journey and John Mellencamp 09/28 Uriah Heep *POSTPONED – new date t.b.d. 09/29 Glenn Tillbrook w. Jefferson Grizzard 09/30 + 10/01 ASIA 10/02 Chuck Brown All-Star GoGo Tribute Band 10/03 Suzy Bogguss […]

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Free Tai Chi workshop offered by Jing Ying

Free Tai Chi workshop offered by Jing Ying

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jing Ying Institute is pleased to offer the following free event: Free Tai Chi/Qigong Workshop Thursday, September 25, 7:00-8:30pm Location: Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi 1195 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd #6 Arnold MD 21012 Registration: JingYing.org or 410-431-5200 Often called “meditation in motion,” Tai Chi is a low-impact form of mind-body exercise. […]

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Crucial Accountability seminars offered by Insight Management

Crucial Accountability seminars offered by Insight Management

| September 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

You may not have to look hard to find that one person in the office that seems like they are always getting away with more than anyone else. Would you like to learn the skills necessary to confidently and effectively discuss that person’s behavior directly with him or her? Insight Management Consulting is hosting a […]

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Ganz and Johnson team up to bring music to Universalist Church of Annapolis

Ganz and Johnson team up to bring music to Universalist Church of Annapolis

| September 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Friday, September 26 at 8 pm pianist Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, and long-time friend and colleague flutist Karen Johnson will present “Best Friends Make the Best Music.” A versatile and innovative artist, Johnson has been principal flutist of the Washington Bach Consort and has performed with Stevie Wonder. The […]

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Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

| September 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

A selection of artwork by Arundel Lodge  artists will be on display in Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90, a partnership between the nonprofit and the Maryland Federation of Art formed to create a harmonious work environment for Hospice of the Chesapeake administrative staff and visiting nurses, caregivers and volunteers who work directly with patients […]

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Severn woman killed while crossing Odenton road

Severn woman killed while crossing Odenton road

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

On September 22, 2014 at approximately 2:01 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Traffic Safety Section responded to a vehicle collision with a pedestrian on Annapolis Road near Oakton Road. Preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian attempted to cross the northbound lanes of Annapolis Road where no pedestrian control devices exist and was struck by a […]

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Shoe lovers rejoice, DSW open in Waugh Chapel

Shoe lovers rejoice, DSW open in Waugh Chapel

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Greenberg Gibbons announced that a brand new, 16,680-square-foot DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse) opened at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills, Md. on Thursday, September 18. DSW is a leading seller of brand name and designer footwear and accessories for all ages, genders and occasions.  Situated between Ulta and Justice on Main Chapel Way, the new store […]

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Yogathon at Wellness House

Yogathon at Wellness House

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local yoga enthusiasts are invited to practice 108 minutes of an all-levels yoga practice to raise funds for Wellness House of Annapolis. Since the first year, participants have raised over $6,000 for cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones. Wellness House of Annapolis volunteer yoga instructors, and area teachers that support the cause, will lead […]

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Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and Fire Chief Michael E. Cox, Jr. proudly announce the graduation of Fire Department Recruit Class 52. The graduates were part of a restructured Fire Academy which started on April 10th. The restructured academy allowed the Fire Department to realize a cost savings for Recruits who had received training […]

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Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the ongoing saga of the Fawcett property, Aldermen Joe Budge and Ross Arnett want the City to purchase the property for $4.5 million; the property is assessed at $3.2 million. Budge and Arnett are introducing the legislation this evening and will be presenting a letter of intent from the sellers outlining the payments which […]

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