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Gary Jobson to speak at AYC about the future of the maritime industry

Gary Jobson to speak at AYC about the future of the maritime industry

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Central Chesapeake chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will hear Annapolis resident Gary Jobson, world class sailor and President of the National Sailing Hall of Fame, as the guest speaker on Wednesday, September 28.  The program will be held from noon to 1:30pm at the Annapolis Yacht Club (Dock Street Temporary […]

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Anne Arundel County Library launches new 3D printing service

Anne Arundel County Library launches new 3D printing service

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Library officials announced a new 3-D printing service at three of its locations. Customers can now print objects using the Library’s new 3-D printers at minimal cost at the Annapolis, Glen Burnie and Odenton Regional branches. “The library is about innovation and creativity and this new 3-D printing service enables customers […]

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Hogan announces program to provide tablets to disabled, lower income residents

Hogan announces program to provide tablets to disabled, lower income residents

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Governor Larry Hogan announced that Maryland Relay, a public service provided by the state to assist people who are unable to use a standard telephone to make and receive calls, is now accepting applications for no-cost tablets through the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) program. The announcement coincided with the start of “Telecommunications for All Week” in Maryland, […]

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Kitchen fire at Cheeburger, Cheeburger causes $150K damages to 4 businesses at Festival at Riva

Kitchen fire at Cheeburger, Cheeburger causes $150K damages to 4 businesses at Festival at Riva

| September 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Four commercial occupancies sustained damage following an early morning fire at the Festival at Riva shopping center in Annapolis. Just after 2:00 a.m. firefighters responded for the report of a “burning smell” in the area of the Cheeburger Cheeburger located at 2329 Forest Drive. Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the rear of the […]

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Historic Annapolis offers behind the scenes tours of Paca House this fall

Historic Annapolis offers behind the scenes tours of Paca House this fall

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Historic Annapolis has been giving tours of the William Paca House and Garden for decades, but this fall, visitors will have an opportunity to take a special behind the scenes tour, featuring areas and objects in the house that are normally off-limits. This new tour is a great opportunity for anyone who has already seen […]

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West Annapolis Oktoberfest this weekend

West Annapolis Oktoberfest this weekend

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Preparations are underway for the 26th Oktoberfest along Annapolis Street in West Annapolis on Sunday, September 25th.  The two-block long street festival will include the traditional German food and beer and the amazing Om-pa-pa Band.  This year’s festival is a good time to visit the many shops and restaurants in West Annapolis.  On the street, […]

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More volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel than you might imagine

More volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel than you might imagine

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

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.  Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Scholarship Trust The Trust’s mission is […]

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Get your fringe on starting tonight

Get your fringe on starting tonight

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Fringe Festival get prepared for FunThis week Annapolis will be celebrating the arts and having fun at the Annapolis Fringe festival from September 21 through 24 The festival expands this year from a one day event to a four day event with dozens of activities (some free & some fee) to choose from. You will find […]

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BWI adds Starbucks and Steak N Shake to pre-security lineup

BWI adds Starbucks and Steak N Shake to pre-security lineup

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) welcomes Starbucks and Steak ‘n Shake by Biglari to the pre-security lineup. “Starbucks and Steak ‘n Shake are welcome sights for travelers looking for a quick treat on-the-go,” said Brett Kelly, vice president of AIRMALL Maryland. “We are very pleased to bring these well-known national brands, […]

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Tax season is done–3 million returns and $2.3 billion in refunds for Marylanders

Tax season is done–3 million returns and $2.3 billion in refunds for Marylanders

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that his agency has processed more than 3 million returns for the 2015 tax year, including 474,075 paper returns and 2,527,077 electronically-filed returns. The total amount of refunds issued is nearly $2.4 billion. “In these challenging economic times, I’m pleased to put $2.4 billion back into the pockets of hard working […]

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Birds of prey at the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo this weekend? Yup!

Birds of prey at the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo this weekend? Yup!

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Fall Home and Garden Expo is coming Sept. 24-25 to the Byzantium Event Center in Annapolis. The show offers guests an opportunity to discover improvements and enhancements for their home in one great location and will feature over 70 companies showcasing kitchens, baths, decking, countertops, sunrooms, exterior products, heating and air conditioning, geothermal […]

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Light House resident dies of suspected heroin overdose

Light House resident dies of suspected heroin overdose

| September 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Light House, A Homeless Prevention and Support Center in Annapolis, has advised that for the first time in 27 years, one of their residents has died of an suspected overdose while in residence. According to Elizabeth Kinney, the Executive Director, “At this time we are primarily concerned with the victim, his family, the residents, and staff […]

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Paddling With A Purpose: Annapolis Dragon Boat Club

Paddling With A Purpose: Annapolis Dragon Boat Club

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading the charge for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Annapolis Dragon Boat Club’s “Paddling with a Purpose!” celebration and fundraiser will take place on Sunday, October 2nd, from 2p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD. Funds raised will further the club’s mission of aiding in the recovery of breast cancer […]

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Crofton resident donates $25K to AACC for Law Enforcement Scholarship

Crofton resident donates $25K to AACC for Law Enforcement Scholarship

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Debra Dempsey of Crofton, Md. recently donated $25,000 to the Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) Foundation. Dempsey said she wanted to help those who aspire to be in law enforcement like her father had been. The  donation funds the Lieutenant John N. Dempsey Law Enforcement Memorial Scholarship at AACC. This scholarship honors Dempsey, a dedicated […]

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Bountiful Harvest, a blue tie event to benefit The Light House

Bountiful Harvest, a blue tie event to benefit The Light House

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, November 18, 2016, from 7-10 pm, The Friends of The Light House will host Bountiful Harvest, A Blue Tie Event, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.  All proceeds from this event will benefit The Light House: A Homeless Prevention Support Center in Annapolis, Maryland.   Attendees are encouraged to wear blue to support The […]

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Harvest of the Artist Market at Key School in November

Harvest of the Artist Market at Key School in November

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Key School will host the Harvest of the Artist, a handmade artisan’s market, to celebrate and support local artists, on Sunday, November 13, 2016. Area artists and crafters will offer a wide variety of items including home furnishings and accessories, pottery, artwork, baked goods, and more in this juried showcase. This event is open […]

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Midori to join ASO in opening night performance

Midori to join ASO in opening night performance

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Superstar violinist Midori joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for the first concerts of the 2016-2017 season, September 30 and October 1.  Entitled “Lovers and Dreamers,” Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra’s first performance of the season at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  The Symphony’s opening weekend Masterworks concerts will begin at […]

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Blue Angels back in area for Fleet Week in October

Blue Angels back in area for Fleet Week in October

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nearly two dozen aviators including the Navy’s famed Blue Angels flight demonstration team will take to the sky October 15 and 16, 2016 as part of Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore October 10-17.  An open house free festival, including meet-and-greets with pilots, will take place at Martin State Airport in Baltimore County on […]

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Violin and harp duo present evening of Franco-Belgian music September 23 in Annapolis

Violin and harp duo present evening of Franco-Belgian music September 23 in Annapolis

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Violinist Joshua Hong and harpist Olivia Kim present a program of virtuosic solos and duets titled “Pas de deux: An Evening of Franco-Belgian Music for Few or Many Strings,” Friday September 23, at 8 p.m. Borrowing the French ballet term for a dance duet, the unusual pairing of violin and harp in this “Pas de […]

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Davidsonville Ruritan donated $50K to Davidsonville Elementary School

Davidsonville Ruritan donated $50K to Davidsonville Elementary School

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Davidsonville Ruritan Club is known for its decades of service to the community. The impact of its latest initiative will be felt for generations. Hundreds of parents who attended Davidsonville Elementary School’s Back To School event tonight learned at the outset that the Ruritan Club is donating $50,000 to the school to be used […]

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Police discover body of suspect in Glen Burnie murder

Police discover body of suspect in Glen Burnie murder

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is an update to a story previously published. On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on the deceased ten year old female. The Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the cause of death as multiple stab/cut wounds with the manner being homicide. Multiple Anne Arundel County Police resources […]

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Community Foundation received philanthropic honors

Community Foundation received philanthropic honors

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) has received accreditation based on the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical and effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Randy Royster, Chair of the Community Foundations® National […]

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