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First ever Mariner Fest slated for this weekend

First ever Mariner Fest slated for this weekend

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Avergan Foundation has announced their biggest fundraising project to date, the Mariner Music Fest 2014, an all-day event of live music performances at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge in Annapolis on July 19th from 12 noon until 12 midnight.www.marinermusicfest.com  ABOUT THE EVENT: MARINER MUSIC FEST 2014 SATURDAY JULY 19TH 12 NOON TO 12 MIDNIGHT BUY TICKETS […]

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AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With diversity of its student population continuing to rise, Anne Arundel Community College has named James A. Felton III as its first Chief Diversity Officer as part of the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. In the spring term, almost a third – 32.6 percent – of credit students identified themselves as part of a […]

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Annapolis cabbie robbed at knifepoint

Annapolis cabbie robbed at knifepoint

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

After picking up two passengers outside of the Robinwood community at Tyler Ave near Forest Dr, they requested a ride to the Annapolis Mall.  While on West Street driving towards the Mall, one of the subjects asked the cab driver to turn onto Gibralter Ave. As they neared Moreland Parkway, one subject grabbed the collar […]

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Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD invites the public to join the Midshore Riverkeeper® Conservancy’s (MRC) Drew Koslow aboard CBMM’s authentic buyboat, Winnie Estelle, for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River’s unique habitat and ecology. Participants learn how […]

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If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

George Johnson, Democratic Candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive held a press conference this afternoon in his campaign headquarters at 3710 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, MD, to discuss public safety and address speculation about appointments he would make as county executive.  “I’ve been getting barraged by my fellow public safety and law enforcement officials…. about who […]

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Gaelic Storm added to Rams Head lineup

Gaelic Storm added to Rams Head lineup

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

07/14 Mark Hummel’s Golden State – Lone Star Revue w. Anson Funderburgh & Little Charlie Baty 07/15 Matthew Sweet Rock Show w. Tommy Keene 07/16 Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin With The Guilty Ones w. Jonah Tolchin 07/17 Rahsaan Patterson w. Shelea 07/18 + 07/19 The Bacon Brothers 07/20 The Iguanas w. Swampcandy 07/21 Zepparella: […]

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Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis School of Seamanship has announced the upcoming course dates and topics for their classes scheduled for Summer/Fall 2014. The courses are designed to educate and empower mariners with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, safe decisions when operating and maintaining a vessel. Master Mariner Captain’s License up to 100-Gross Tons August 4-15: […]

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Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department’s Fire/Arson Investigation Unit have determined that Monday’s fire in Brooklyn Park was incendiary and intentional in nature. On July, 14th, around 7:00 a.m., Fire Investigators responded to assist firefighters at a dwelling fire in the unit block of Ballman Court. Firefighters had been alerted to the fire […]

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Baysox ready to rock with Rocknocerous

Baysox ready to rock with Rocknocerous

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced  Superhero Night with a special pre-game concert by Northern Virginia’s premier power-trio for children, Rocknoceros, on Saturday, July 26, as the team takes on the Altoona Curve at 6:35 p.m. Get to the stadium early to enjoy kids band Rocknoceros in concert and meet your favorite superheroes during the game. […]

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Man charged for sexual abuse of disabled adult at Opportunity Builders

Man charged for sexual abuse of disabled adult at Opportunity Builders

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, July 14, 2014, at approximately 12:55 p.m., officers from Western District responded to Opportunity Builders located at 8855 Veterans Highway in Millersville for a report of vulnerable adult abuse.  A 21-year-old male victim diagnosed with autism disclosed that he was sexually abused by a staff member sometime between May 15, 2014 and June […]

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AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) has been awarded the Veteran Pathways Out of Homelessness (VPOH) grant for the third year to provide training for veterans to help them transition and thrive in civilian careers. The VPOH grant is awarded under the Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, administered by the Veterans’ Employment and […]

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Annapolis moves to regulate the Uber app

Annapolis moves to regulate the Uber app

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City will work with Uber Technologies to get the company in compliance with City Code in order to continue its services in Annapolis. “I am happy to know there is another means of transportation that will help increase our City’s mobility efforts, but I must also be diligent […]

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Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

After less than an hour of deliberation, an Anne Arundel County jury on Friday found 62-year-old James Lawyer Sr. guilty of Child Abuse, two counts of Second-Degree Sex Offense, three counts of Third-Degree Sex Offense and Second-Degree Rape of a young girl in Glen Burnie, State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced. The incidents of abuse […]

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15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday, July 13th, 2014 Anne Arundel County Child Abuse detectives responded to the Western District Police Station to investigate allegations of sexual child abuse.  A child victim disclosed he was sexually abused while attending the Annapolis Chapter of Young Marines over the course of two years.   Through witness interviews and evidence collected, detectives identified […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over two days, the air over Annapolis was filled with guitars, drums, keyboards, and bagpipes!  Yes, the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival was held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and it did not disappoint the nearly 30,000 people that attended. The festival was a 2-day festival that opened on Friday afternoon featuring food, vendors […]

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Tickets still available for last day of Annapolis Irish Festival

Tickets still available for last day of Annapolis Irish Festival

| July 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival kicked off with a bang yesterday afternoon. As 4pm rolled around, thousands of festival-goers poured into the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds to see their favorite traditional and progressive Irish bands including The Gothard Sisters, Screaming Orphans, Albannach, Scythian, and Gaelic Storm. And speaking of storms…not a real one in […]

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Two men shot in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

Two men shot in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

On July 11th at 5:05pm officers responded to the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue for a report of a shooting.  When they arrived they located Reginald Butler, 25, and Reno Green, 24, both of Annapolis.  Each was suffering from gun shot wounds. Butler and Green were in a vehicle when they got in an argument […]

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MSP and Special Olympians to be Champions on Patrol

MSP and Special Olympians to be Champions on Patrol

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of a continuing commitment to support and gain a better understanding of people with intellectual disabilities, the Maryland State Police and Special Olympics Maryland are launching a program that provides the opportunity for lives to be enriched while spending time out on patrol. “Champions On Patrol” is a program partnership between the Maryland […]

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4 Baysox players named to all-star team

4 Baysox players named to all-star team

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced  the selection of four players to the Western Division team for the 2014 Eastern League All-Star Game Wednesday, July 16, in Altoona, Pa. 1B Christian Walker, OF Dariel Alvarez, LHP Tim Berry and RHP Oliver Drake were selected for the game. For more information on the All-Star game, fans can […]

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CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting its 17th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, August 30, with proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by the museum. The live auction begins at 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 90 boats—ranging in size and performance from […]

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Brewsic in 2 weeks…will you be there?

Brewsic in 2 weeks…will you be there?

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Benefiting 77Rescue.org, the Annapolis Jaycees and Make-A-Wish Foundation, mark your calendars now for the Mid-Atlantic Brewsic Festival & Fire Truck Show, Saturday, July 26th County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. What is BREWSIC?? | broo-zik | the act of drinking a brew while listening to fabulous music. And what’s better than […]

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Tanker catches fire outside of McGarvey’s in Annapolis

Tanker catches fire outside of McGarvey’s in Annapolis

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:48PM, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched to a reported commercial vehicle fire, in the area of 8 Market Space in downtown Annapolis. Upon arrival, units found a 2007 Progressive Tank truck with fire in the engine compartment area. The tank truck was used to remove waste cooking oils […]

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