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AACC student chosen for NASA program

AACC student chosen for NASA program

| April 10, 2014 | 4 Comments

Robert Michael “Mike” Melzer of Glen Burnie, who is studying physics and math at Anne Arundel Community College, is one of 40 community college students east of the Mississippi River selected to participate in the elite NASA National Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) project through NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Melzer’s initial […]

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Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Back in Cape St. Claire, there is a farmhouse that is being saved. The Goshen Farm. The Goshen Farm Preservation Society, Inc. was established in 2006 to safeguard and restore the historic Goshen Farm and its surrounding property for residents of the Broadneck Peninsula and Anne Arundel County. Goshen farm is currently owned by the […]

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Upcoming events at Annapolis and Waugh Chapel Towne Centres

Upcoming events at Annapolis and Waugh Chapel Towne Centres

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Towne Centre and the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre have some great events coming up this month and through the summer including the ever popular summer concert series in Annapolis. Annapolis Towne Centre: Make A Wish’s Walk for Wishes Thursday, April 24- 6pm to 8pm   Earth Water Faith Festival Sunday, April 27 2pm […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival is coming

First Sunday Arts Festival is coming

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Be sure to check out the FREE annual First Sunday Arts Festival of Annapolis which runs the first Sunday of each month from May through October. From noon until 5:00 pm,  a portion of historic West Street and beyond is transformed into a fun festival of live music, dance, art and crafts.  It’s the perfect […]

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County businesses win SBA awards

County businesses win SBA awards

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The winners of the 2014 Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program were announced late last month by Stephen D. Umberger, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Baltimore District Office. Winners will be honored at the 30th Annual Maryland Small Business Week Awards Luncheon Thursday, May 15th at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, Md. […]

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Neuman releases campaign platform

Neuman releases campaign platform

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman has released her campaign platform, Vision for Advancing Anne Arundel, outlining a growth path for Anne Arundel families, businesses and communities. “In my first year in office, we turned around a county shaken by scandal, making the government more open and responsive, and strengthening the local economy, including improving the county’s economic […]

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County partners with Howard County for regional transit

County partners with Howard County for regional transit

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced that the County will partner with Howard County to form a Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) that will result in a more cost effective and efficient system that better serves public transit commuters. “I am very excited about this partnership with Howard County and the benefits that the […]

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WNAV to broadcast all Baysox home games

WNAV to broadcast all Baysox home games

| April 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox and 1430 WNAV announce today a new radio partnership for the 2014 season. For the first time since the 2001 season, the Baysox will have a full-season radio presence in Annapolis and surrounding areas with WNAV, who will provide a live broadcast of 40 games during the course of the season. Additionally, […]

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Panel: critical ethical issues in medical care (May 4, 2014)

Panel: critical ethical issues in medical care (May 4, 2014)

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday May 4, 2014 at 10:00am, Congregation Kneseth Israel hosts a panel discussion about critical ethical issues in medical care.  The panel moderated by Dr. David Krimins and will discuss situations doctors encountered in their practice and the choices the patients and families had to make.  In addition to Dr. Krimins, panelists include Dr. […]

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AMFM launches new showcase (April 14, 2014)

AMFM launches new showcase (April 14, 2014)

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM) is presenting a new showcase series titled “In the Vane of…” where local Annapolis musicians will perform one cover song by a legendary artist and one original song in the vein of that same legendary artist to raise funds for AMFM. The first in the series will […]

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That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of Annapolis has announced grants totaling $71,200 from the net proceeds of the August 2013 World’s Largest Crab Feast. The club received requests from 72 non-profits for nearly $186,000. It was able to fund 38 of the requests, says Elaine Shanley, past club president and grants committee chairman, of Annapolis. Most of […]

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30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

30 days until The Great Give (May 7-8, 2014)

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) will host The Great Give 2014 from 6 PM on May 7 to 6 PM on May 8, 2014. The Great Give is a 24-hour online fundraiser designed to raise funds to support Anne Arundel County nonprofit organizations and to strengthen a “give local” spirit throughout the […]

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Health Department celebrates National Public Health Week with walk, open house

Health Department celebrates National Public Health Week with walk, open house

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will celebrate National Public Health Week, April 7 through 13, with free activities for the public. The theme for this year’s National Public Health Week is “Public Health: Start Here.” The Department will promote that theme with an open house in Annapolis on Tuesday, April 8 from 9 […]

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David Wax Museum playing 930 Club on April 8th

David Wax Museum playing 930 Club on April 8th

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

When future music historians look back at the strong currents circulating between the Americas in the 21st century, they will find Los Lobos, Calexico, and a charismatic, lanky Missourian singing tight harmony with a Southern belle rattling the jawbone of a donkey. David Wax and Suz Slezak form the artistic core of the David Wax […]

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Eric Banks sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie Murder

Eric Banks sentenced to 30 years for Glen Burnie Murder

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced  that a jury found Eric Banks guilty of second-degree murder in the January 2013 killing of Darren Bell in the Marley Neck area of Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Philip Caroom sentenced Banks to the maximum 30 years in prison following the verdict. […]

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Department of Aging offering 2 free spring workshops at AAMC

Department of Aging offering 2 free spring workshops at AAMC

| April 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

Two free workshops: “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” and “Living Well with Diabetes” are being offered again this Spring by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, MD.  Adults 18 and older are welcome to attend. A chronic condition can be anything from high blood pressure to […]

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Chuck Mead headlining at Metropolitan on April 16th

Chuck Mead headlining at Metropolitan on April 16th

| April 5, 2014 | 1 Comment

After leading several popular ‘80s cult bands in and around his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, Chuck Mead landed on Nashville’s Lower Broadway where he co-founded the famed ‘90s Alternative Country quintet BR549. The band’s seven albums, three Grammy nominations and the Country Music Association Award for Best Overseas Touring Act would build an indelible bridge between authentic […]

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Eastport Gallery to move out of Annapolis (April 5-30, 2014)

Eastport Gallery to move out of Annapolis (April 5-30, 2014)

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

We just received this note from Joanie Surette, the owner of the Eastport Gallery on Fourth Street.  The gallery was a personal favorite and will be missed. But we wish her all the best in the new venture in South County! After a great run, The Eastport Gallery will be closing its doors at the […]

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Great Give and social media buddies

Great Give and social media buddies

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Great Give – the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County’s (CFAAC) 24-hour online giving event – provides a unique and rewarding way for Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) students to enhance their academic studies. Through the Great Give 2014 Social Media Buddy Program, AACC students with social media knowledge and experience are partnered with […]

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Free parking for residents at Park Place garage

Free parking for residents at Park Place garage

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an ongoing effort to accommodate residential parking, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis, in partnership with Park Annapolis, will bring back two-hour free parking vouchers at the Park Place garage. Park Annapolis will once again offer a blue ticket to be used at Park Place, similar to the one used […]

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Annapolis Opera Idol coming in May

Annapolis Opera Idol coming in May

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis area’s own version of American Idol takes place on the weekend of May 3 and 4, 2014, in Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts at Annapolis Opera’s 25th Anniversary Vocal Competition. It’s a unique opportunity to hear some of the Mid-Atlantic region’s finest opera stars of the future and it’s FREE, thanks to sponsorship […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wow, the folks at the Annapolis &  Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) have created an incredible list of new events, new places, improvements, and more!  Check it out! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this spring and summer. To make it easy for area residents and […]

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