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July was a record setter for BWI

July was a record setter for BWI

| October 15, 2017

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced that 2,533,582 commercial passengers flew through Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in July 2017.  Passenger traffic for the month increased 5.4 percent over July 2016 for a new all-time monthly record for BWI Marshall. July 2017 was the 25th-straight monthly passenger record for the airport.  It was the first […]

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Smithereens, Tower of Power, and The Zombies

Smithereens, Tower of Power, and The Zombies

| October 15, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Open House at St Anne’s School of Annapolis

Open House at St Anne’s School of Annapolis

| October 15, 2017

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis welcomes prospective students and their families to join them at their upcoming Open House on Thursday, October 19 from 9:30 to 11:30 am. This event is open to families looking for all grade levels, from the Annapolis Twos through Eighth Grade. Focusing on a rigorous, inquiry-based program, St. Anne’s School […]

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Seeds 4 Success and STAIR form Core Partnership

Seeds 4 Success and STAIR form Core Partnership

| October 14, 2017

Start the Adventure in Reading (STAIR) and Seeds 4 Success (S4S) have agreed to become core partners in the promotion of school success for low-income children in the Annapolis area. The new partnership enhances each organization’s ability to serve children from low-income communities who are reading below appropriate level, and expand their outreach to serve […]

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Schuh announces expanded transit options to job centers

Schuh announces expanded transit options to job centers

| October 14, 2017

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh announced new and improved bus routes to enhance service to job centers such as Fort George G. Meade, Thurgood Marshall BWI International Airport, Maryland Live! Casino and Arundel Mills. The “Commuter Crew” initiative is part of a comprehensive plan to improve mobility in Anne Arundel County. “These improved services […]

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Go. Volunteer. Now.

Go. Volunteer. Now.

| October 14, 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 [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.  Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues  Disability Awareness Day 2017 will […]

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Zinburger offers special Gold VIP card during grand opening week beginning October 17

Zinburger offers special Gold VIP card during grand opening week beginning October 17

| October 13, 2017

A new upscale boutique burger restaurant, recently named to Full Service Restaurant Magazine’s “The Top 50 Emerging Restaurant Chains,” is making its debut in Maryland. Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, which offers gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, will open its doors to the new Arundel Mills location on Tuesday, October 17 at […]

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Maryland art lovers gathering to add to their collections

Maryland art lovers gathering to add to their collections

| October 13, 2017

The can’t-miss art event in Annapolis, Collector’s Choice, is celebrating its 41st year in Maryland’s capital city. Presented by Maryland Federation of Art (MFA), Maryland’s oldest artist-run organization, Collector’s Choice is hosted by Volvo Cars Annapolis and features original artwork by 130 different MFA Member artists. The featured artists created incredible works in a variety […]

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Annapolis candidates have mixed record on voting

Annapolis candidates have mixed record on voting

| October 13, 2017

Every candidate running for office will tell you how important it is to get out and vote. But do they walk the walk? Or just talk the talk.  We examined the voting records of the mayoral and aldermanic candidates to see who votes and who does not. The County maintains the records and they only […]

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Anne Arundel County tobacco sting finds one in four stores sold tobacco to minors

Anne Arundel County tobacco sting finds one in four stores sold tobacco to minors

| October 13, 2017

Tobacco sting operations were recently conducted in partnership with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health and local law enforcement, including Anne Arundel County Police, Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office and the Annapolis City Police. From January 1 to June 30, 2017, nearly 260 merchants were approached. The majority of retailers refused to sell tobacco to minors; however, 60 […]

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Shipley’s Choice Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School

Shipley’s Choice Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School

| October 13, 2017

Shipley’s Choice Elementary School today earned the nation’s top educational honor by being named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Anne Arundel County Public Schools has now had 18 schools earn National Blue Ribbon honors, including 10 in the last 10 years and five in the last […]

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Daily News Brief | October 13, 2017

Daily News Brief | October 13, 2017

| October 13, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Maryland is pulling out all the stops to lure Amazon to the state, Anne Arundel charges man with manslaughter for providing a fatal dose of fentanyl, tickets to the […]

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It’s Heere!  Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival

It’s Heere! Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival

| October 13, 2017

Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival is the largest in the area.   A fall family tradition for over 30 years,  Homestead’s “FallFest” is a celebration of everything that is autumn from the changing foliage, falling leaves and spiced cider to mums, homemade donuts and pumpkin patches.  Fallfest features a wide array of attractions, demos and entertainment for […]

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Joe Crookston to play 333 Coffeehouse

Joe Crookston to play 333 Coffeehouse

| October 13, 2017

333 Coffeehouse presents Joe Crookston The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present renowned songwriter Joe Crookston. “We’re so excited to have Joe Crookston returning to 333. His songs are wonderful, his playing and singing are great, and he can draw the audience into the emotional arc […]

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Mimi Shea opens Annapolis branch of Caring Transitions

Mimi Shea opens Annapolis branch of Caring Transitions

| October 12, 2017

Local entrepreneur Mimi Shea is pleased to announce the launch of her new business, Caring Transitions of Annapolis. Caring Transitions’ specially trained team can handle organizing, packing, de-cluttering, moving, resettling, in-person and online estate sales, liquidations, and preparing homes for market. Caring Transitions is America’s largest resource for managing senior relocations, but the services are […]

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Police raid Gambrills home, seize $60K worth of fentanyl

Police raid Gambrills home, seize $60K worth of fentanyl

| October 12, 2017

On October 11, 2017 at approximately 5:50 a.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 the Anne Arundel County Police Western District Tactical Patrol […]

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Manslaughter charges filed for providing fatal dose of fentanyl to Pasadena man

Manslaughter charges filed for providing fatal dose of fentanyl to Pasadena man

| October 12, 2017

In January 2017, officers responded to the 100 block of Homeland Road in Pasadena for a fatal overdose. Detectives from the Heroin Task Force responded and identified the victim as a 27 year old male from Pasadena. Over the course of the investigation, detectives interviewed numerous witnesses and sifted through many pieces of evidence. As […]

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Tickets on sale for 10th Annual Military Bowl in Annapolis

Tickets on sale for 10th Annual Military Bowl in Annapolis

| October 12, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the 10th anniversary Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. This year’s game will be played on Thursday, Dec. 28. Starting at $25, tickets can be purchased online at militarybowl.org or by calling Ticket Alternative at 877-725-8849. This year’s Military Bowl once again will match representatives from […]

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Bob Sima to release 8th studio album at December 17th show at Rams Head On Stage

Bob Sima to release 8th studio album at December 17th show at Rams Head On Stage

| October 12, 2017

Join Bob Sima at 1pm on Sunday December 17th at RamsHead OnStage in Annapolis for his CD Release Concert Bob Sima continues his musical mission of opening hearts and inspiring a national audience with his 8th studio album, The Movers The Shakers and The Peacemakers.  The album is a collection of songs, intentions, mantras, and […]

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Daily News Brief | October 12, 2017

Daily News Brief | October 12, 2017

| October 12, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. A young boy is assaulted in the rest room of the Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the Boy Scouts are allowing girls to join, Anne Arundel County will begin holding […]

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Parker Quartet returns to St. Johns College tomorrow night for free concert

Parker Quartet returns to St. Johns College tomorrow night for free concert

| October 12, 2017

Returning to St. John’s College for the tenth consecutive year, the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet will perform a program of classical music by Mozart, Ligeti, and Bartók. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the college’s Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m. No tickets […]

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Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom Continues with Annapolis Power Boat Show

Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom Continues with Annapolis Power Boat Show

| October 11, 2017

Annapolis Boat Shows, Pusser’s Caribbean Grille, and Annapolis Waterfront Hotel are coordinating a fundraising effort for hurricane relief at the upcoming United States Powerboat Show, October 12-15, 2017. Annapolis Boat Shows has pledged $5,000 and is challenging maritime businesses and area boaters to match or exceed that amount. “A wonderful thing about boating is being […]

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