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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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Trash and Treasures Rummage Sale at Pip Moyer Recreation Center

Trash and Treasures Rummage Sale at Pip Moyer Recreation Center

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Recreation and Parks invites the community to shop its spring rummage sale on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 8 a.m. to noon. The rummage sale will be held in the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center parking lot at 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be canceled. In […]

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Arts Council raises more than $40K in recent fundraiser

Arts Council raises more than $40K in recent fundraiser

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Gala fundraiser, “An Evening in Venice” on March 19th raided approximately$40,000  including $2,500 to fund scholarships for young art students to attend after school art programs. Held at the Loews’s Annapolis Hotel, the signature event included a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent auctions plus dancing and […]

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Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

Walk the Walk Foundation presents ‘The Walk’ at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Walk the Walk Foundation (WTWF) invites the community to join them in making a positive difference in the lives of Anne Arundel county’s children in need by participating in The Walk, a fundraising event at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on Thursday, May 12, from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.wtwf.org for individuals […]

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Pigs and Pearls for the West and Rhode Rivers

Pigs and Pearls for the West and Rhode Rivers

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirates Cove Restaurant and Dock Bar in Galesville, MD will host a fundraiser on April 30th for the West and Rhode River Keeper, called Pigs and Pearls: Barbecue and Oysters! The event will highlight locally harvested oysters served fresh-shucked or roasted, and pulled BBQ pork from local farms with two sauces from Pirate’s Cove Chef […]

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Prince Tribute at Union Jack’s on Monday

Prince Tribute at Union Jack’s on Monday

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Monday, local musicians will all come together to pay tribute to one of the most influential artists of the past 40 years–Prince.  It all gets underway at 6:00pm at Union Jack’s in the Annapolis Towne Centre. 13 local artists will each play one or two songs by Prince or written by Prince–so there are […]

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County Bar Association seeks entries for annual high school essay contest

County Bar Association seeks entries for annual high school essay contest

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation invites all high school students in Anne Arundel County to enter the Foundation’s annual legal essay contest. During the past 16 years, nearly 2,600 county students have participated in this competition. The contest is open to all public or private high school students in grades 9-12, and home-schooled students […]

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Maryland State Trooper saves life at Annapolis MVA

Maryland State Trooper saves life at Annapolis MVA

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Maryland State Trooper assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division is being commended today. His quick actions may have saved the life of a man, who had a medical emergency yesterday while visiting the Motor Vehicle Administration. Corporal Joe Wilson was on duty as the security officer yesterday at the Annapolis Motor Vehicle Administration, […]

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ASO’s Family Concert scheduled for May 14th

ASO’s Family Concert scheduled for May 14th

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Squeaks, tweets, rattles, and honks are featured on the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Really Inventive Stuff brings you The Professor, a whimsical Austrian sound scientist, who travels the world with his amazing acoustical laboratory but needs the audience’s […]

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Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

Anne Arundel cops arrest 2 sets of brothers in separate crimes

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Two sets of brothers were arrested in two separate incidents in the County. Annapolis On April 27, 2016 at 5:16 p.m., officers stopped to check a vehicle on the shoulder of Route 665 near Route 50. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, officers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. […]

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Partners in Care seeking volunteer drivers

Partners in Care seeking volunteer drivers

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care Maryland, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with offices on Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, is currently searching for volunteer drivers to keep up with an increasing demand of ride requests among its growing membership of older adults who live in Anne Arundel County. Founded in 1993, PIC’s mission is to empower older adults […]

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Daylight armed robbery on Silopanna Road

Daylight armed robbery on Silopanna Road

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A man was robbed of money when two armed men approached him as he was getting out of his car in the mostly residential neighborhood on Silopanna Road. Armed Robbery – 201600001699 – Unit block of Silopanna Rd – 04/27 at 5:50pm:  The adult male victim was exiting his vehicle when he was approached by […]

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The Temptations coming to Rams Head On Stage

The Temptations coming to Rams Head On Stage

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

04/27 Greg Holden 04/28 David Wax Museum & Darlingside w. Twain 04/29 George Perris 04/30 Lera Lynn *All Ages Matinee 04/30 Tom Browne & Jean Carn 05/01 The Waifs w. Ruby Boots 05/02 Robby Krieger of The Doors 05/03 Candlebox w. Lullwater & Pete RG 05/04 Javier Colon 05/05 Spyro Gyra 05/06 Paula Cole 05/07 […]

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Annapolis News: Bring on Chipotle

Annapolis News: Bring on Chipotle

| April 27, 2016 | 1 Comment

Need another Mexican choice in Annapolis?  Chipotle will soon be coming to Market Space in the space currently occupied by Hard Bean Cafe. When Chipotle first applied, rival and neighbor, Moe’s Southwest Grill challenged it through the City Board of Appeals and subsequently Circuit Court. The initial challenge was dismissed because the court was not […]

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Partners In Care to hold ‘Jewelry Extravaganza’

Partners In Care to hold ‘Jewelry Extravaganza’

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care will hold its annual “Jewelry Extravaganza” from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 30, at historic Baldwin Hall in Millersville. This year’s event will again feature artisans from the greater Annapolis area. Proceeds will benefit Partners In Care, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides transportation and other services to help […]

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Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wild horses of Maryland’s and Virginia’s Assateague Island National Seashore were previewed today as the third of 16 Forever Stamp images to be revealed over a three-week period to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. A photograph by Tim Fitzharris of Fayetteville, AR, was used to create the image. Assateague Island National Seashore, MD […]

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