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Weitzman hires Jim Schmidt as new VP/Senior Creative Director

Weitzman hires Jim Schmidt as new VP/Senior Creative Director

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Weitzman, a full-service, results-driven marketing agency today announced the addition of Jim Schmidt, who joins the company as Vice President/Senior Creative Director. In that role, Schmidt will lead Weitzman’s creative discipline, providing strategic guidance for clients and artistic direction for the team. Schmidt brings more than 20 years of creative experience to Weitzman, having most […]

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Earn boater safety certificates in St. Michael’s  May 20-21

Earn boater safety certificates in St. Michael’s May 20-21

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland DNR-approved Boater Safety courses are taking place at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on May 20-21, June 10-11, July 15-16 and August 12-13. All ages can participate, with pre-registration needed. The two-evening courses takes place from 6-10 pm., with participants able to receive a Maryland Boating Safety Education Certificate, which is required for anyone […]

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Glen Burnie man murdered in Annapolis public housing complex

Glen Burnie man murdered in Annapolis public housing complex

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, May 21st at 11:27pm Officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to a parking lot in the 900 block of President St for a report of a subject down, possibly shot.  Upon arrival officers located Lamont Scurry, 39, of Glen Burnie.  Scurry had been shot once in the head. Scurry was transported to […]

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Southwest Airlines begins service to Costa Rica from BWI

Southwest Airlines begins service to Costa Rica from BWI

| May 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Southwest Airlines announced today that it plans to add international air service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Liberia, Costa Rica.  The new weekly nonstop flights between the two markets would begin on November 7, 2015.  The service would be the second route offered by Southwest between BWI Marshall and Costa Rica.  “As Southwest […]

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Annapolis Leukemia Cup on tap

Annapolis Leukemia Cup on tap

| May 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Maryland Chapter announced partnership between Annapolis Green, Sailors for the Sea and EYC Foundation to facilitate the Green initiative for the Leukemia Cup Regatta and After Party. Sailors will receive education on clean sailing practices and Annapolis Green will facilitate education, recycling and composting at the “Rock the Dock for […]

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Annapolis Police offer HQ for safe transactions originating online

Annapolis Police offer HQ for safe transactions originating online

| May 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a proactive effort to safeguard our citizens, the Annapolis Police Department is welcoming the public to our department to close their online transactions in a safer way.  Online sites, like Craigslist or online yard sales, require some transactions to be conducted in person.  Transaction Safe Place offers our department’s parking lot and lobby to […]

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Lisa-Ann Walker joins Glen Burnie Weichert Realtor team

Lisa-Ann Walker joins Glen Burnie Weichert Realtor team

| May 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Weichert Realtors® – Platinum Service, covering the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, is proud to announce Lisa-Ann Walker has joined their office as a real estate agent. Walker is serving property buyers and sellers in Anne Arundel, Prince Georges and Howard counties as well as Baltimore City and Baltimore County. “With Lisa-Ann, clients are getting a dedicated […]

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Touch-A-Truck event at Baysox

Touch-A-Truck event at Baysox

| May 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today the Touch-A-Truck Event presented by Miss Utility at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, May 30 as the Baysox take on the Harrisburg Senators at 6:35 p.m. This all-new promotion will allow kids and adults to see, touch, interact with and learn about service, emergency and construction vehicles. Starting at 4:30 p.m. […]

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Rock Bridge Academy student places 4th in Rotary contest

Rock Bridge Academy student places 4th in Rotary contest

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Naomi Parker, 18, a senior at Rock Bridge Academy in Crownsville, placed fourth in the Rotary District 7620 4-Way Speech Contest held May 9 at the district conference at Hood College in Frederick. The daughter of David and Lisa Parker of Davidsonville, Ms. Parker won the Annapolis Rotary Club’s local contest and then won the […]

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Crab Claw Restaurant in St. Michaels celebrates 50 years

Crab Claw Restaurant in St. Michaels celebrates 50 years

| May 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

For 50 years, The Crab Claw Restaurant, the iconic seafood restaurant in St. Michaels, MD, has drawn patrons from near and far to enjoy its premier seafood offerings.  On May 22, 2015, from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m., the restaurant is holding a ’60s soiree on its dock to celebrate its 50th year milestone. The event […]

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Motorist missing after flash flood sweeps truck away in Maryland City

Motorist missing after flash flood sweeps truck away in Maryland City

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

One motorist is missing after the vehicle they were operating was reportedly swept off of Brock Bridge Road by high water. Around 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Anne Arundel County 911 received a report from a motorist who witnessed a vehicle described as a small white pickup truck being swept off the roadway in the […]

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County publishes sidewalk and accessibility study

County publishes sidewalk and accessibility study

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning, Transportation Division has completed a series of Sidewalk/ADA Accessibility Corridor Studies to evaluate the safe movement of pedestrians and bicyclists within five major transportation corridors in the county.   The purpose of the studies was to identify and evaluate existing sidewalks/bicycle friendly amenities throughout each of the corridors.  […]

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Annapolis Memorial Day Parade scheduled for May 25th

Annapolis Memorial Day Parade scheduled for May 25th

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the Annapolis Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 25 at 10 a.m.   The parade follows the traditional route on West Street, goes around Church Circle, down Main Street, and ends at City Dock.  Immediately following the parade will be the annual wreath laying ceremony at Susan Campbell Park. This […]

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Annapolis spring sailboat show a huge success

Annapolis spring sailboat show a huge success

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

In its fourth year, the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show not only saw continued growth in exhibitors and attendance; its many interactive programs introduced beginners to the sport and prepared experienced sailors for the cruising lifestyle. This year’s footprint was 15 percent larger than 2014 with more than 76 sailboats on display.  Despite a chilly and […]

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Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Artworks by current and former art students at Anne Arundel Community College will be showcased May 20-July 5, in a special, off-site exhibit in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park off Hillsmere Road in Annapolis. “Drawn from AACC: Visual Journeys” is curated by Donna T. Hepner, associate professor of visual arts at AACC, and silver-and-gold-leaf […]

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The Hunts coming to Rams Head On Stage June 16th

The Hunts coming to Rams Head On Stage June 16th

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

With a harmony-laced take on folk-pop that’s both breathtaking and sweetly ethereal, The Hunts are a Virginia-based band made up of seven brothers and sisters who’ve been playing music together almost their whole lives. Twin sisters, Jenni and Jessi accompanied by their five brothers, all tap into their mutual love of music, songwriting abilities and multi-instrumentalist […]

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Free summer concert series at Maryland Hall

Free summer concert series at Maryland Hall

| May 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Hall’s Summer Concert series returns with another season of great music outside on our front lawn and labyrinth. Fun for all ages, bring your lawn chair or blanket and mark your calendar for our annual summer concerts! All concerts are free and no tickets are required. The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by RPH […]

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Every step counts. Bello Machre’s new 5K run

Every step counts. Bello Machre’s new 5K run

| May 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre proudly announces that it has added a new 5K Run to its ever popular Every Step Counts Walk and Bike Fundraiser to benefit people with developmental disabilities.  The Every Step Counts event will be held Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland.  Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and […]

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Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events are free and open to the public. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron and fly a team of six Navy F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 […]

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Zachary Pope named Executive Chef at Blackwall Hitch

Zachary Pope named Executive Chef at Blackwall Hitch

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chef Zachary Pope, of Roundz Catering and Roundz Gourmet Market, has been named Executive Chef at Blackwall Hitch in Annapolis.   This move is a return to Pope’s roots as a restaurant chef. He began his career in Washington, DC, fine dining restaurants such as Red Sage, Restaurant Vidalia, Vingage Wine Bistro, and Ortanique among others […]

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Desmond Beggarly from local Boys & Girls Club named Youth of the Year

Desmond Beggarly from local Boys & Girls Club named Youth of the Year

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Desmond Beggarly, from BGCAA’s Freetown Village Boys & Girls Club, for being named the Maryland Youth of the Year! The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle. Desmond, along with our […]

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Anne Arundel County highlights disaster preparedness

Anne Arundel County highlights disaster preparedness

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits continues to highlight building safety throughout the month of May. This week’s theme “Bounce Back Faster from Disaster – Build to Code,” emphasizes the importance of preparing your family and home for natural disasters. Anne Arundel County is vulnerable to all types of weather emergencies – earthquakes, […]

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