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Anne Arundel County Police investigating Odenton homicide

Anne Arundel County Police investigating Odenton homicide

| January 14, 2017

On Friday, January 13, 2017 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Western District responded to the 2200 block of Conquest Way, Odenton, Maryland for an unknown disturbance. Upon arrival officers located an adult male lying in a yard suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). Police and Fire Department personnel rendered aid to […]

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United Way study suggest 35% of Marylanders struggle to afford the basics

United Way study suggest 35% of Marylanders struggle to afford the basics

| January 14, 2017

The ALICE® report, released this week by United Ways throughout the state of Maryland, reveals that more than a third of Maryland households—nearly 750,000—can’t afford the state’s high cost of living and don’t earn enough to afford basic necessities. ALICE is an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. The earnings of Maryland ALICE individuals […]

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Hogan announces Justice For Victims Initiative as 2017 session opens

Hogan announces Justice For Victims Initiative as 2017 session opens

| January 13, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has announced the administration’s Justice for Victims Initiative, a series of proposals to help prevent future victims of crime, protect Maryland’s most vulnerable citizens, and stop repeat offenders. Joining the governor for the announcement were leading victims’ rights advocate Roberta Roper; Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis, and Sergeant David Owens, who investigated […]

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Annapolis pottery exhibit highlights long career

Annapolis pottery exhibit highlights long career

| January 13, 2017

Rick Malmgren’s newest exhibit is about introspection ­– 40 years of it to be exact. The exhibit, “My Romance with Earth and Fire, Rick Malmgren: A Retrospective,” will be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday in Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts’ Chaney Gallery through Saturday, Feb. 25. Malmgren grew […]

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Arlotto reminds parents of potential change to break for inclement weather

Arlotto reminds parents of potential change to break for inclement weather

| January 13, 2017

Superintendent George Arlotto today reminded parents of all Anne Arundel County Public Schools students that the semester break for students – now scheduled for January 23, 2017 – could shift if there is inclement weather that forces schools to close on any of the four days preceding the break. The Board-approved calendar calls for four […]

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333 Coffeehouse presents:  An Evening with Alan Reid & Rob van Sante

333 Coffeehouse presents: An Evening with Alan Reid & Rob van Sante

| January 13, 2017

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present an evening of Scottish folk music with Alan Reid & Rob van Sante. Whether it’s a ballad about love or mercy or an insider’s melodic look at the ways of the Scottish highlanders and their ilk, a song by […]

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Tickets still available for MLK Jr. Breakfast on Monday

Tickets still available for MLK Jr. Breakfast on Monday

| January 13, 2017

Tickets are still available for 36th Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Tickets for the breakfast are $35 and are available on Eventbrite here. Nationally known speaker, author, social entrepreneur, producer […]

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USNA’s 13th Company to march in President Trump’s Inaugural Parade

USNA’s 13th Company to march in President Trump’s Inaugural Parade

| January 13, 2017

Ninety-one members of the Naval Academy’s 13th Company will march in the 58th Presidential Inaugural parade Friday, Jan. 20, in Washington D.C. The event will be broadcast nationwide. The 13th Company was chosen to participate in the parade due to their status as the Brigade’s Color Company for the fall semester 2016. The Color Company competition is a tradition that began […]

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Changes afoot in Hogan’s Cabinet

Changes afoot in Hogan’s Cabinet

| January 12, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan announced the appointment of Lourdes R. Padilla as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR). Ms. Padilla will replace current Acting Secretary Gregory S. James, who will return to his prior role as Deputy Secretary for Programs. James became acting secretary in October following the departure of former Secretary Sam […]

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Volunteer Anne Arundel

Volunteer Anne Arundel

| January 12, 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.   2017 Polar Bear Plunge, January 23-27, 2017 The 2017 MSP […]

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Severn man sentenced to 16 years for assault on police officer

Severn man sentenced to 16 years for assault on police officer

| January 12, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Antron Trimitrios Bulow, 35, of Severn, pled guilty and was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch to 16 years in prison and 5 years of supervised probation for two counts of second-degree assault, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, driving while impaired by a […]

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Documentary: History of Anne Arundel to be held at Annapolis Library on February 1

Documentary: History of Anne Arundel to be held at Annapolis Library on February 1

| January 11, 2017

Anne Arundel County will hold a special screening event for a new documentary about the life of the County’s namesake, Anne Arundel, on Feb. 1. “It is very important for us to know about our past, and until now there has been little material about Lady Baltimore, Anne Arundel,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “We […]

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14-year old black girl charged in racist Twitter threats against AACPS

14-year old black girl charged in racist Twitter threats against AACPS

| January 11, 2017

On January 9, 2017 the Anne Arundel County Police Department was notified by school administrators at Arundel High School of a suspicious Twitter account. This account was created using similar language to a racist petition recovered by administrators at the school on January 6, 2017. The account was created under the name @KoolkidsKlanKkk and contained […]

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24 AACPS educators earn National Board Certification

24 AACPS educators earn National Board Certification

| January 11, 2017

Twenty-four Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) educators are among an elite group nationwide this year to achieve National Board Certified (NBC) status, the highest teaching credential in the nation administered by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. Of the 117 educators across the state who successfully renewed their certifications this year, 22 work […]

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Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre holding auditions

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre holding auditions

| January 11, 2017

Auditions for the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre (ASGT) season closer “In The Heights” are scheduled for Tuesday, January 24, at 7 pm and Saturday, January 28 at 10 am at West Annapolis Elementary School, 505 Melvin Avenue. The show is directed by Darnell Patrick Morris. All roles are open and unpaid. No appointment is necessary. […]

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Hogan lays out jobs initiative in advance of legislative session

Hogan lays out jobs initiative in advance of legislative session

| January 10, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan today unveiled the 2017 Maryland Jobs Initiative, a comprehensive legislative package that will provide incentives for the creation of thousands of jobs and $5 million in strategic investments in education and workforce training to put even more Marylanders back to work. As the centerpiece of this initiative, the governor announced the More […]

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Baysox holiday program helps 16 local families

Baysox holiday program helps 16 local families

| January 10, 2017

The Bowie Baysox announce today that Louie’s Holiday Hope Project helped 16 families in need, including 31 kids, in Bowie and surrounding areas during the 2016 holiday season.  The team partnered with Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family Services to provide food, winter coats and Christmas gifts […]

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Annapolis prepares to launch new website at end of month

Annapolis prepares to launch new website at end of month

| January 10, 2017

Mayor Michael Pantelides announced the City of Annapolis will launch its new interactive website at the end of this month.    “Our goal is to make City Hall available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to our citizens,” Mayor Pantelides said. “The new site has many new features, including a citizen dashboard, an alert center, […]

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Racist threats making rounds on Twitter against Annapolis High and AHS students

Racist threats making rounds on Twitter against Annapolis High and AHS students

| January 10, 2017

UPDATE:  Per Bob Mosier, AACPS Spokesperson, the school system and the police are aggressively investigating this incident with the assistance of Twitter. They do not believe there is a credible threat, but actions are being taken as if it were credible out of an abundance of caution. Parents, students, faculty, and staff can expect to […]

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Construction worker dies after being struck by vehicle in Pasadena

Construction worker dies after being struck by vehicle in Pasadena

| January 9, 2017

On January 9, 2017 at approximately 12:50 p.m., officers responded to the report of a crash involving a pedestrian struck on Fort Smallwood Road at Hillcreek Road in Pasadena. The investigation showed that a Jeep Grand Cherokee, operated by Jason Lee Disney of Pasadena, was traveling southeast on Fort Smallwood Road approaching Hillcreek Road which was […]

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‘Destination Maryland’ now available

‘Destination Maryland’ now available

| January 9, 2017

Off the presses and just in time to plan for a year’s worth of travel, The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD) released the 2017 edition of Destination Maryland: The Guide to Maryland Travel. This free travel publication highlights the regions of Maryland and includes trip suggestions as well as listings of attractions, state and […]

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Police searching for driver following crash that left passenger in Shock-Trauma

Police searching for driver following crash that left passenger in Shock-Trauma

| January 9, 2017

On January 8, 2017 at approximately 9:42 p.m., officers responded to a single vehicle rollover crash on Solomons Island Road near Tarragon Lane in Edgewater. Investigation showed that a Honda was southbound at a very high rate of speed when it failed to negotiate the right-hand curve, began to spin and went off the roadway. […]

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