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“Annapolis – A Photographic Portrait”  book project by Lisa Masson to be released in May!

“Annapolis – A Photographic Portrait”  book project by Lisa Masson to be released in May!

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local photographer, Lisa Masson, was selected by Twin Lights Publishing for this limited edition hardcover photo book that celebrates all that is Annapolis. Lisa dedicated an entire year to capturing her hometown in photographs.  Her efforts resulted in a book that contains nearly 200 images of exceptional quality and views never seen before via her camera lens. “It […]

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Robert Cray Band to close out Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this Saturday

Robert Cray Band to close out Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this Saturday

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival 2016 Lineup Is Complete!! With the addition of The Robert Cray Band as the Saturday closer for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (CBBF),  the lineup is now complete.  This will be Robert Cray’s second appearance at CBBF, his first being in 2000.  Joe Bonamassa will be closing the festival […]

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Young millennials take a stance on politics through performance

Young millennials take a stance on politics through performance

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Whether it’s a parody of the top 1%, a take on police brutality, or a portrayal of Donald Trump, it’s all covered in PVA’s latest 21st Century II project: a full-scale production of URINETOWN: The Musical. A satire with its foundation in our current political climate, the students have taken a melodramatic dive into both […]

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Cassie and Maggie MacDonald to perform tomorrow at 333 Coffeehouse

Cassie and Maggie MacDonald to perform tomorrow at 333 Coffeehouse

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cassie and Maggie MacDonald are sisters in their early 20s from Halifax, Nova Scotia. They are swiftly rising stars in the Celtic roots music of the Canadian Maritimes. Cassie, the elder, plays the fiddle while Maggie plays piano and guitar and sings lead vocals. Together, Cassie and Maggie have been enchanting audiences far and wide […]

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Providence Center holds grand opening of new retail store

Providence Center holds grand opening of new retail store

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Providence Center, a non-profit organization in Anne Arundel County that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held a ribbon cutting ceremony and Grand Opening event on Saturday, April 23, 2016 for its new Gifts that Give retail store located at its Baldwin Industries facility at 1254 Ritchie Highway in Arnold, Maryland. Gifts that Give […]

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County, City to share EMS resources in the Annapolis Neck

County, City to share EMS resources in the Annapolis Neck

| May 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides and County Executive Steve Schuh announced their latest partnership, focusing on enhancing Emergency Medical Services (EMS), benefiting both city and county residents. The mayor and county executive were joined by Annapolis Fire Chief David Stokes and County Fire Chief Allen Graves to announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will provide […]

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Samaritan House raises $100K at Burritos for Beds

Samaritan House raises $100K at Burritos for Beds

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The lure of fresh breakfast burritos and a great local cause brought crowds to the Samaritan House’s 3rd Annual Burritos for Beds breakfast. During the 3-hour donation-only event at Chevys FreshMex in Annapolis, guests contributed over $50,000 which will be matched by a challenge grant from the Hanley Family Foundation, bringing the total raised to […]

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YWCA announces winners of 31st TWIN Awards

YWCA announces winners of 31st TWIN Awards

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County announced the recipients for this year’s Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) Awards. This signature event is the most prestigious awards event in the county and recognizes the exceptional contributions of these successful women not only to their workplace, but to our community as well. Honorees are […]

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POSTPONED: The Nextival, rescheduled for July 9th

POSTPONED: The Nextival, rescheduled for July 9th

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Nexitval festival that was scheduled for this weekend has been postponed until July 9th due to the forecasted weather. For more information or questions, please visit their website.

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NSOF program results in new public school curriculum

NSOF program results in new public school curriculum

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last summer, a handful of teachers from Anne Arundel County Public Schools participated in a pilot program conducted by the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) in conjunction with Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Known as the “Teacher Academy: Teaching Math & Science Teachers How to Sail,” the program engaged teachers from area elementary, middle […]

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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| May 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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2016 Military Bowl scheduled for December 27th

2016 Military Bowl scheduled for December 27th

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, has announced that its 2016 game will kick off on Tuesday, December 27 at 3:30 p.m. ET at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. It will be televised nationally on ESPN. For the third consecutive season, the game will match a team from the Atlantic Coast […]

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Daily Water Taxi service resumes in Annapolis

Daily Water Taxi service resumes in Annapolis

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis and Eastport’s favorite way to get around begins daily service! The Annapolis Water Taxi, owned and operated by Watermark, began weekend service in late April. Daily service and longer service hours for the 2016 season resumed on Friday, May 13th.  From May 14-30, the Water Taxi Service schedule is Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday […]

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Pantelides celebrates re-opening of Ego Alley

Pantelides celebrates re-opening of Ego Alley

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced the six month, $6.1 million City Dock Bulkhead Replacement Project came in on time and under budget. The announcement was made during a Grand Reopening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony earlier this month.    “I am so grateful for the generous grant from the  Maryland Department of Natural Resources that allowed us […]

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Hospice volunteer to be honored as Bowie Baysox Community Hero

Hospice volunteer to be honored as Bowie Baysox Community Hero

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Mullenhoff, a Bowie man who has donated hundreds of hours in community service to Hospice of the Chesapeake, has been selected as a 2016 Bowie Baysox Community Hero. Mullenhoff will join several other local community members who also will be honored as Community Heroes at the 7:05 p.m. June 3 home game against the […]

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Dine Al Fresco Under the Stars <em>on</em> West Street

Dine Al Fresco Under the Stars on West Street

| May 16, 2016 | 2 Comments

Starting Wednesday July 13th restaurants on West Street, under the back drop of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church,will be taking Al fresco dining to a new level in historic Downtown Annapolis. They will be closing the first block of West Street on Wednesday evenings and filling it with cafe tables reminiscent of the open open air […]

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Partners In Care presents “The Age of Love”, a free screening

Partners In Care presents “The Age of Love”, a free screening

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care’s Learning Social Series will present a free screening of “The Age of Love” at 6:00 p.m., Monday, May 23, at Sun Valley Movies, 7943 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., in Glen Burnie. Tickets are free and the event is open to the public. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. “The Age of Love,” a 78-minute documentary […]

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Anchors Aweigh: Family fun at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Anchors Aweigh: Family fun at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

All hands on deck for a morning of maritime fun! Join us at the Annapolis Maritime Museum on Saturday, May 21st from 10:00-11:00am to see if you have what it takes to live life out on the high seas. Use signal flags to decode messages, build a boat, dress up as a waterman, and discover […]

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Spa at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club now open

Spa at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club now open

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Spa at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club will be opening its doors on Friday, May 6th. It will be the crowning touch to The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, the area’s newest boutique hotel offering luxurious accommodations, locally inspired cuisine and an extraordinary place for people to come together and celebrate. Offering […]

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Improvements coming to Mountain Road

Improvements coming to Mountain Road

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Keeping with their commitment to improving the quality of life for all county residents, County Executive Steve Schuh, Council Chairman Derek Fink, Councilman Pete Smith, and State Delegate Nick Kipke have highlighted a $23 million investment in the proposed FY 17 budget for Pasadena’s Mountain Road. “From Glen Burnie to Pasadena, tens of thousands of citizens […]

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SHA to remove invasive species along Route 50

SHA to remove invasive species along Route 50

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) has started a $1.9 million project to remove highly invasive plant species from seven miles of grassy median along US 50/US 301 (John Hanson Highway) between the Anne Arundel/Prince George’s County line to I-97.  As part of the comprehensive roadside vegetation management program crews will also […]

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The Bangles coming to Rams Head On Stage

The Bangles coming to Rams Head On Stage

| May 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

05/15 Jo Dee Messina 05/16 The Fabulous Thunderbirds 05/17 The Strawbs 05/18 The Zombies 05/19 Rufus Wainwright 05/20 Deanna Bogart Band 05/21 Southern Culture On The Skids 05/22 Ottmar Liebert 05/23 Denny Laine of Paul McCartney & Wings: The Complete ‘Band On The Run’ Album 05/24 Junior Brown 05/25 Annapolis Songwriting Collective 2-CD Compilation Release […]

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