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Local family’s foundation raises $100K to research Friedreich’s Ataxia

Local family’s foundation raises $100K to research Friedreich’s Ataxia

| April 25, 2017

On Saturday, April 1st, 350 people came together and raised over $100,000 at the Navy Marine Corps Stadium’s Akerson Tower to support A Night to Fight FA, an event organized by the Burrows Hill Foundation to raise awareness of Friedreich’s Ataxia and raise funds to advance research. Friedreich’s Ataxia, or FA, is a rare, debilitating, […]

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Friends become rivals in Annapolis to Newport Race

Friends become rivals in Annapolis to Newport Race

| April 25, 2017

Annapolis Yacht Club members Richard Born and Jimmy Praley grew up sailing on big boats with their fathers. Both began by racing on the Chesapeake Bay during elementary school and then graduated to offshore racing as teenagers. After a lot of dinghy racing in high school and college, Born and Praley eagerly returned to big […]

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South River High wins Anne Arundel County’s Envirothon

South River High wins Anne Arundel County’s Envirothon

| April 25, 2017

Students from South River High School continued their streak as the first place winner in the Anne Arundel County Envirothon on Monday, April 3. Fifteen teams from eight county schools took part in the competition, which was held at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville. South River High School has won the local competition […]

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Dinner Under The Stars – al fresco dining returns to Annapolis on May 31st

Dinner Under The Stars – al fresco dining returns to Annapolis on May 31st

| April 25, 2017

Starting Wednesday May 31st restaurants on West Street, under the back drop of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church – Annapolis Maryland, will be bringing back Annapolis’ newest tradition of al fresco dining under the stars in historic Downtown Annapolis. The first block of West Street will be closed on Wednesday evenings and filled with cafe tables reminiscent of […]

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USNA to host Special Olympics

USNA to host Special Olympics

| April 24, 2017

The U.S. Naval Academy will host the annual Maryland Special Olympics competition on Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in MacDonough Hall and on Ingram Track. The event is a collaboration between the Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group, the Annapolis Jaycees and Maryland Special Olympics. This weekend is […]

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Franchot ices 15 more private tax preparers

Franchot ices 15 more private tax preparers

| April 24, 2017

In his continuing fight to combat tax fraud and identity theft, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that, effective immediately, he has suspended processing electronic tax returns from 15 private tax preparers throughout the region due to a high volume of questionable returns received. Combined with two previous announcements this tax season, returns from 54 tax […]

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Survey: Anne Arundel likes Hogan…not so much Trump

Survey: Anne Arundel likes Hogan…not so much Trump

| April 24, 2017

A survey of 521 Anne Arundel County residents conducted March 25-30 by the Center for the Study of Local Issues (CSLI) at Anne Arundel Community College asked respondents whether they approved of the jobs that Larry Hogan was doing as governor, and Donald Trump as president. The public was twice as likely to approve of […]

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Chipotle to open in downtown Annapolis on May <del>4th</del> 11th

Chipotle to open in downtown Annapolis on May 4th 11th

| April 24, 2017

UPDATE:  And those “last minute issues” have popped up….of course, this is Annapolis.  The revised opening date is May 11th! Barring any last minute issues, Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to open in historic Annapolis on Thursday, May 4th at 1045am. The restaurant, known for serving food made with fresh, high-quality ingredients will open a new […]

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An Evening of Jazz a resounding success

An Evening of Jazz a resounding success

| April 24, 2017

rh] Two hundred and seventy guests attended “An Evening of Jazz”, the annual black tie Arts Council Gala  to support the arts and historic preservation in our County.   This year’s event  included dinner, auction, and dancing and took place at the Loews’s Annapolis Hotel, The Chair for the 18th annual  Arts gala was Jeremy Allen. […]

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COMBAT HEROIN at Chesapeake Arts

COMBAT HEROIN at Chesapeake Arts

| April 23, 2017

The seniors in the Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) program at Annapolis School perform COMBAT HERION at the Chesapeake Arts Center on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Studio 194 theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. The show is free and open to the community. Whether it’s drugs, alcohol, […]

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SHA battling potholes–again; here’s how you can report them

SHA battling potholes–again; here’s how you can report them

| April 23, 2017

As winter fades further away in the rearview mirror, spring brings another set of issues on the roads – potholes.  The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) spends on average $4 million patching potholes each year and repairs approximately 29,000 square yards of paved surface, which equates to about 43,000 potholes.  An average […]

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Walk the Walk Foundation plans its 2nd Annual Walk

Walk the Walk Foundation plans its 2nd Annual Walk

| April 23, 2017

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 11th, from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.wtwf.org for individuals […]

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Summer camps on tap at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Summer camps on tap at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| April 23, 2017

This summer, the Annapolis Maritime Museum will expand its Summer Camp programming to include camps for children from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Summer Camp with the Annapolis Maritime Museum allows children to be themselves, learn new skills, and make new friends as they form a connection to the Chesapeake Bay. The new urban ecology park, located […]

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Burritos for breakfast?  Yes, it’s the 4th Annual Burritos for Beds at Chevy’s

Burritos for breakfast? Yes, it’s the 4th Annual Burritos for Beds at Chevy’s

| April 22, 2017

In the face of a growing heroin epidemic in Anne Arundel County, a local recovery facility is hosting an event to increase the awareness of addiction recovery success with a continuum of care. Wednesday, May 3, from 7-10 am, the public is invited to the 4th Annual Burritos for Beds breakfast fundraiser at Chevy’s Fresh […]

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AYC’s One-Design Regatta kicks off April 29th

AYC’s One-Design Regatta kicks off April 29th

| April 22, 2017

They’re coming from such near proximity as Annapolis and as far away as Ohio, New Jersey, and even Texas. Some are coming from such shorter distances as Virginia and Delaware. At least 31 boats will participate in Annapolis Yacht Club’s 2017 Spring One Design Regatta on April 29. The regatta, known as a premiere standalone […]

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Crosby acquires Butler Films

Crosby acquires Butler Films

| April 22, 2017

To enhance its video and multimedia content capabilities, Crosby Marketing Communications has acquired Butler Films, a 20-year-old production company led by Director David Butler. He will oversee Crosby’s new multimedia division, which will create all forms of content, including TV spots, PSAs, short films, video series, social media assets, webcasts and multimedia presentations. Butler, an […]

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Maryland Historical Connections at BWI

Maryland Historical Connections at BWI

| April 22, 2017

Currently on display at the Baltimore Washington Airport is an exhibit entitled “Maryland Historical Connections.  Featuring the work of Anne Arundel County artists and sponsored and organized by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, the show focuses on Maryland history from an artist’s perspective. Works on canvas and paper in oil, acrylic, watercolor and […]

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Shop ‘N Eat program launches for seniors

Shop ‘N Eat program launches for seniors

| April 21, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, Nutrition Program will pilot the new Shop’N Eat program (Subsidizing Healthy-food Options Plus Nutrition Education and Training). This is a new pilot program to educate and provide opportunities for Anne Arundel County’s older adults to develop healthy eating habits through the use of subsidized grocery cash cards.  […]

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Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Father John Misty to play special concert at Merriweather in July

Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Father John Misty to play special concert at Merriweather in July

| April 21, 2017

Merriweather Post Pavilion — the beloved independent amphitheater nestled on 40 wooded acres mid-way between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore  — will celebrate its Golden Anniversary July 15. This show will be the pinnacle of the season-long celebration of “Merriweather’s Greatest Hits,” a series featuring the best of Merriweather’s longtime favorite acts. To mark the 50th Anniversary, Jackson […]

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Bello Machre hires new outreach and volunteer manager

Bello Machre hires new outreach and volunteer manager

| April 21, 2017

Bello Machre is pleased to welcome Michele Marshall as the Manager of Outreach and Volunteer Services to Bello Machre.  Tracy Lynott, Development Director, commented, “We are so very fortunate to have such a seasoned volunteer professional as a part of the Bello Machre family. Michele’s experience in volunteer recruitment and management will help us to […]

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Fordham & Dominion releases first ever sour beer, 11th Sour

Fordham & Dominion releases first ever sour beer, 11th Sour

| April 21, 2017

Fordham & Dominion Brewery has introduced the latest in a series of upgrades to their Fordham line. The 11th Sour in the first sour batch ever brewed by FoDo Brewing. This ale is a kettle sour that uses lactobacillus, fermented on house ale yeast and then aged on concord grapes. Typical to any sour, this ale is pleasantly flavored and zings […]

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South River on the Half-Shell, April 29th!

South River on the Half-Shell, April 29th!

| April 20, 2017

The South River Federation will be hosting their 13th Annual South River on the Half-Shell Live and Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday April 29th, at the Greek Orthodox Church off Riva Road with lots of great items to bid on! There is  an AWESOME raffle ($50 per ticket) for an 8 day/7 night stay at the Grand Mayan […]

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