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Shop Maryland Energy this weekend and next week

Shop Maryland Energy this weekend and next week

| February 13, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot is urging Marylanders to take advantage of big savings as part of the annual Shop Maryland Energy weekend. From Saturday, February 18, through Monday, February 20, consumers will not pay the state’s six percent sales tax on qualifying ENERGY STAR appliances. Comptroller Franchot will be making several stops across the state to […]

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Edgewater man charged with attempted murder

Edgewater man charged with attempted murder

| February 13, 2017

On February 10, 2017 at approximately 4:50 p.m., officers responded to the 20 block of Brick Church Road for an injured subject. Upon arrival, they located an adult male who had an injury to his lower back area. It was later determined by fire department personnel the injury was a gunshot wound. At first the […]

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Police arrest suspects in Edgewater stabbing

Police arrest suspects in Edgewater stabbing

| February 13, 2017

On February 12, 2017 at approximately 12:30am, officers responded to the 1600 block of Havre De Grace Drive in Edgewater for an assault. Upon arrival officers located an adult male in front of the residence suffering from multiple stab wounds.   The victim told officers that suspects entered his residence and assaulted him. During the assault […]

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Rams Head presents 5th Annual Rammie Awards

Rams Head presents 5th Annual Rammie Awards

| February 13, 2017

The Rams Head Group is excited to announce the Fifth Annual Rammie Awards, an online accolade to recognize outstanding moments of the past year. Winners are chosen via online votes from fans and Rams Head staff. The Rammie Awards also give our patrons the opportunity to tell us what events were the most memorable to […]

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‘Spring Into Action’ at the 6th Annual Watershed Stewards Academy conference

‘Spring Into Action’ at the 6th Annual Watershed Stewards Academy conference

| February 13, 2017

Located at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, the Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization that develops citizen leaders to engage communities in actions that reduce pollution and restore our waterways.  This year’s Spring Into Action conference will gather over 200 citizens and professionals working together to restore local […]

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Marine and Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 25th at Annapolis High

Marine and Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 25th at Annapolis High

| February 12, 2017

On February 25, 2017 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation will present the seventh annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair at Annapolis High School with support from title sponsors, the Marine Trades Association of Maryland and the Living Oceans Foundation. Over fifty organizations will be on hand to discuss careers in the Marine Trades and the […]

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One. Physical Therapy. Fitness.Wellness adds acupuncturist to staff

One. Physical Therapy. Fitness.Wellness adds acupuncturist to staff

| February 12, 2017

One is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeff Masenheimer, Lac. He is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist (the herbs make acupuncture even more powerful) and is excited to offer two specials for all new clients for the month of February. Initial evaluation and treatment will be only $125 (that’s a $40 savings!) and follow […]

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BGE grants $300K, 9 Anne Arundel organizations get a piece of them

BGE grants $300K, 9 Anne Arundel organizations get a piece of them

| February 11, 2017

Baltimore Gas and Electric today awarded $302,000 in emergency response and safety grants to 64 nonprofit emergency response and public safety organizations at a press conference held at the Ellicott City Volunteer Fire Department. The organizations formally recognized represent 9 Maryland counties and Baltimore City and the grants are part of BGE’s Emergency Response and […]

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Maryland receives 3, $100K grants to kick up fitness in schools

Maryland receives 3, $100K grants to kick up fitness in schools

| February 11, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC) has selected Maryland as one of the recipient states for its 2017 DON’T QUIT! fitness campaign. The NFGFC seeks to encourage and reward innovation in the field of youth fitness by awarding state-of-the-art DON’T QUIT! Fitness Centers to three schools for […]

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DC police chase ends in Maryland Live! Casino

DC police chase ends in Maryland Live! Casino

| February 11, 2017

UPDATE: Due to many erroneous rumors, the Anne Arundel County Police have issued the following statement: 1.  The suspect was unarmed when he entered the Casino.  He was followed by video surveillance and we are confident the police did not miss any gun. 2.  Where did this car jacking occur?  We know it occurred in […]

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WRNR to simulcast “Breaking Heroin’s Grip” tomorrow night at 7pm

WRNR to simulcast “Breaking Heroin’s Grip” tomorrow night at 7pm

| February 10, 2017

WRNR 103.1 FM, in an unprecedented event, will stop the music on Saturday February 11th for a special town hall meeting focusing on the opioid abuse epidemic that is sweeping the state of Maryland.   The station will simulcast MPT’s hour long special – Breaking Heroin’s Grip: Road to Recovery, live, starting at 7pm.  This hour-long […]

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African American History Tour at Hammond Harwood House

African American History Tour at Hammond Harwood House

| February 10, 2017

Join PhD candidate Christopher Mielke for an African American History Tour at the Hammond-Harwood House. The African American History Tour will cover the stories of men and women, both enslaved and free, who built, maintained, and lived in Hammond-Harwood House. A focus will be three enslaved women — Mary, Matilda, and Juliet — who worked […]

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Pair charged with purse snatching from seniors at Pascal Senior Center

Pair charged with purse snatching from seniors at Pascal Senior Center

| February 10, 2017

On February 7, 2017 at approximately 2:00 PM, Northern District Detectives in cooperation with members of the Special Enforcement Section interrupted and apprehended two suspects during the course of a purse snatch Robbery of a 70 year old victim at the Pascal Senior Center located at 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland 20161. Through the […]

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Baysox to host National Anthem auditions

Baysox to host National Anthem auditions

| February 10, 2017

The Bowie Baysox will host live auditions at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, March 18, to sing the national anthem before a 2017 Baysox home game. Stadium gates open for registration at 9 a.m. and auditions begin at 9:30 a.m. The team has a live performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” before all 70 home games. Baysox […]

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Traffic stop leads to Glen Burnie heroin bust

Traffic stop leads to Glen Burnie heroin bust

| February 10, 2017

On February 7, 2017 at approximately 4:50 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Heroin Task Force, which is comprised of members from the Anne Arundel County Police Department, the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office, the Annapolis Police Department and the Baltimore Police Department, with the assistance of officers of Northern District and the K-9 Unit arrested […]

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Tax help available at local libraries as well

Tax help available at local libraries as well

| February 10, 2017

It’s tax filing season and the Anne Arundel County Public Library is a great place to get help. Find the most popular tax forms, e-file your taxes or meet an AARP Tax-Aide volunteer who can assist you with your basic income tax return—all for free. Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will provide free tax […]

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Partners In Care received 2017 Community Cornerstone Award

Partners In Care received 2017 Community Cornerstone Award

| February 10, 2017

Partners In Care, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization that provides no cost transportation and other services to help older adults remain independent in their homes and engaged in the community, was named the recipient of the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Community Cornerstone Award. The award recognizes an area business that has been […]

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Anne Arundel Police investigating double stabbing in Severn

Anne Arundel Police investigating double stabbing in Severn

| February 9, 2017

Tonight at approximately, 4:39 pm, the Anne Arundel County Police were called to the Church at Severn, 8187  Telegraph Road for a report of a stabbing.  Preliminary investigation has revealed two (2) juvenile males stabbed and transported with what is believed to be non life threatening injuries to Shock Trauma in Baltimore by ground.   […]

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Free tax assistance from AACC for certain filers

Free tax assistance from AACC for certain filers

| February 9, 2017

Hate doing your own taxes? You’re in luck – you might qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Anne Arundel Community College. In the program, IRS-certified volunteers—faculty, alums and current students— provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals, generally residents with $54,000 or less of annual […]

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PNC Foundation awards $30K grant to Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

PNC Foundation awards $30K grant to Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

| February 9, 2017

Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts (MTPA) is excited to announce that it has received a $30,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to help support its general operations in 2017, a year of tremendous growth for the organization. This grant from PNC will allow MTPA to program an exciting event schedule for 2017 with the […]

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Hogan wants to restructure state employee pension system

Hogan wants to restructure state employee pension system

| February 9, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan announced the State Retirement Choice Act for the 21st Century Workforce, legislation that will restructure and protect Maryland’s current underperforming employee pension system. The proposed legislation will allow the state to begin paying down the unfunded liability in the current pension system while creating a sustainable retirement system that will serve state […]

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Annapolis based Trivalent sees 250% growth

Annapolis based Trivalent sees 250% growth

| February 8, 2017

Trivalent, the leading provider of Next Generation Data Protection, today announces its expansion into new commercial markets. Since 2014, Trivalent has demonstrated strong performance in the defense sector with 250 percent revenue growth.  New marketing management, a well-established Board of Advisors and strategic partnerships have also fueled Trivalent’s readiness to address the growing data security […]

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