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Governor Hogan calls for immediate removal of the Roger B. Taney statue

Governor Hogan calls for immediate removal of the Roger B. Taney statue

| August 15, 2017

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has called for the removal of the Roger B. Taney statue that is housed on the grounds of the Maryland State House.  Taney, as a Supreme Court Justice, was responsible for the Dred Scott decision which stated that the movement to end slavery was not in line with the Constitution. Many […]

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Out of this World to debut at Annapolis City Hall

Out of this World to debut at Annapolis City Hall

| August 15, 2017

A series of hand pulled prints by Chris Mona, Professor, Visual Arts & Humanities, Anne Arundel Community College, where pop culture and humanities veer and meld.  Each work features a comedienne or other empowered woman in an inhospitable landscape.  Mona investigates the elasticity of time, as figures marked by their era are transported to other […]

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Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

Jeanneau to sponsor Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop at the US Sailboat Show

| August 15, 2017

Jeanneau will sponsor the 2017 United States Sailboat Show Take the Wheel Interactive Workshop which will be held October 6th, 7th, and 8th, the Annapolis Boat Shows announced today. Take the Wheel is designed for sailors looking to match the best boat with their personal sailing needs. The morning classroom style instruction by renowned expert and author Ralph Naranjo, covers sailboat options, how […]

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Suspect in string of robberies in custody in Virginia

Suspect in string of robberies in custody in Virginia

| August 15, 2017

Anne Arundel County Police have identified as Terrell Price, with no fixed address, as the suspect in a strong of robberies and obtained a warrant for his arrest, charging him with all six  robberies. On August 11, 2017, detectives learned that Price was arrested in Virginia on unrelated charges and is currently in custody at […]

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5-year old safe after abduction at Glen Burnie Royal Farms

5-year old safe after abduction at Glen Burnie Royal Farms

| August 14, 2017

On August 14, 2017, at 5:21 p.m., Northern District officers responded to the Royal Farms Store, located at 200 Oak Manor Rd, Glen Burnie, for an abduction call. A female caller told responding officers that a man had taken her vehicle, with her five year old child in the back seat. Further, she said that […]

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Get on out and volunteer!

Get on out and volunteer!

| August 14, 2017

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Office Volunteers Needed: The […]

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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge scheduled for September

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge scheduled for September

| August 14, 2017

One of the missions of the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society is to educate, inform and entertain those who are interested in Chesapeake Bay area lighthouses. On the weekend of September 16 and 17, 2017, in partnership with the lighthouse organizations across the state, the Chapter will do just that. Participants who […]

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County hires new compliance officer

County hires new compliance officer

| August 14, 2017

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh  announced the appointment of Alanna Dennis as the County’s Compliance Officer. “Diversity training is a crucial tool to building trust and understanding amongst every employee who serves,” said Schuh. “The compliance officer will work with our Office of Law to ensure a comprehensive effort to build that trust, and […]

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UPDATE: Shady Side fire victim died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

UPDATE: Shady Side fire victim died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

| August 14, 2017

This is an update to a story initially published on Thursday regarding a fatal fire in Shady Side. The deceased has been positively identified as William Maurice Minor Jr., 69 of the Lincoln Drive address. The OCME has ruled that the cause of death was a gunshot wound. Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire […]

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Annapolis Police investigating 3rd homicide of 2017

Annapolis Police investigating 3rd homicide of 2017

| August 14, 2017

UPDATE: The victim of the homicide has been identified as Juan Carlos Machado Rivas, 28, of Annapolis. Mr. Rivas was standing outside when he was approached by several subjects. Mr. Rivas was shot and killed. Last night, August 13, 2017, at 11:14 p.m. officers responded to the 1200 block of Graff Court for a report […]

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Citing recent civilian help in fighting fires, AACoFD Union calls for more staffing

Citing recent civilian help in fighting fires, AACoFD Union calls for more staffing

| August 13, 2017

On Thursday, August 10th, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department (AACOFD) received a call for a dwelling fire in Shady Side.  The first unit on the scene, staffed with 2 Professional Fire Fighters, arrived to see the dwelling completely engulfed in flames. A Good Samaritan, on the scene in his capacity as a Sanitation Worker […]

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David Crosby at Rams Head On Stage???  Yup!!!

David Crosby at Rams Head On Stage??? Yup!!!

| August 13, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Lilt at 333 Coffeehouse in September

Lilt at 333 Coffeehouse in September

| August 13, 2017

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present Lilt. The renowned Irish traditional duo will be joined by Jim Stickley on bodhrán (hand drum) and step dancer Agi Kovacs for a multidimensional performance! Admission: $12 (students, senior citizens and members $10). Lilt, the Washington, D.C.-based duo of […]

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Goshen Farm Annual Wine Tasting this Saturday

Goshen Farm Annual Wine Tasting this Saturday

| August 13, 2017

The Goshen Farm Preservation Society announces its Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser. No advanced ticket purchase necessary. Just show up and enjoy a hand-picked selection of light summer perfect wines as well as some very tasty hors d’oeuvres prepared by Chef Art Lewis of Culinary Art. The silent auction is full of great items—outdoor seating group, […]

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Comptroller seeking nominations for William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award

Comptroller seeking nominations for William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award

| August 12, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that his office is once again accepting nominations for the 2017 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award.The deadline for submitting nominations is August 31. Comptroller Franchot will personally present the award to each recipient, beginning in November. Established in 2012, the award honors the unparalleled legacy of public service left by […]

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Thompson Creek makes donation to Annapolis Maritime Museum

Thompson Creek makes donation to Annapolis Maritime Museum

| August 12, 2017

On June 1, 2017, Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) announced the significant donation and installation of new windows from Thompson Creek Window Company to outfit the Museum’s Education Center at the AMM’s second campus located at Back Creek Nature Park.  The donation and installation of new windows begins the refurbishment of the historic water works building.  […]

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Franchot warns tax professionals of yet another scam

Franchot warns tax professionals of yet another scam

| August 12, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot is alerting tax professionals and those working within the tax industry about a new phishing email scam impersonating tax software providers and attempting to steal usernames and passwords. The Internal Revenue Service said this latest scam email variation comes with a subject line of “Software Support Update” and highlights an “Important Software […]

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Murder-Suicide in Edgewater’s South River Colony neighborhood

Murder-Suicide in Edgewater’s South River Colony neighborhood

| August 12, 2017

On August 11, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police uniform patrol division responded to a report of a shooting in the 300 block of Dawnwood Drive, Edgewater. Upon arrival they found two adult males deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Members of the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide unit responded […]

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Aleph Bet Jewish Day School may be forced to close

Aleph Bet Jewish Day School may be forced to close

| August 12, 2017

The Aleph Bet Jewish Day School may not open this year.  The school has been struggling for several years and an unexpected drop in enrollment over the summer have put the school on life support. In an email sent out by a Board Member, the situations severity was spelled out. Our wonderful 29 year Jewish […]

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VIDEO:  Local trash collector assisted firefighters with fatal house fire in Shady Side

VIDEO: Local trash collector assisted firefighters with fatal house fire in Shady Side

| August 12, 2017

In a video posted to his Facebook page, Scott Garmer, a local trash collector is shown grabbing the first line and making an attempt to put out Thursday’s fatal house fire in Shady Side. Garmer was in the neighborhood on his regular route when he saw the fire and decided to lend a hand. According […]

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Fatal shooting in Edgewater

Fatal shooting in Edgewater

| August 11, 2017

Anne Arundel County Police are on the scene of a fatal shooting in the 400 Block of Penwood Road 300 Block of Dawnwood Drivein the Edgewater. The neighborhood of upscale townhomes is directly across Route 214 from South River High School and a part of the South River Colony development. Homicide detective are investigating. More details […]

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Annapolis Police execute drug raid in HACA’s Harbor House Apartments

Annapolis Police execute drug raid in HACA’s Harbor House Apartments

| August 11, 2017

On Aug 11, 2017 members of the Annapolis Police Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search and seizure warrant at 1150 Madison St. Apt S2 in Annapolis. Detectives found 90.5 grams of heroin with a street value $10,860.00, 15.1 grams of powder cocaine having a street value $1,510.00, $2,143.00 US Currency, 3 boxes of ammunition, and […]

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