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Area ministers call for peaceful protest to show solidarity

Area ministers call for peaceful protest to show solidarity

| December 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

“BLACK LIVES MATTER”, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH”, “I AM ERIC GARNER”, AND “PRAYER WORKS” are just a few of the protest signs and banners that local clergy and community members will hold at a community-wide rally to be held on Friday, December 12, 2014 beginning at 5:30 pm at the Annapolis City Dock Alex Hailey [sic] […]

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BGE to assess $11 monthly fee to non-smart meter adopters

BGE to assess $11 monthly fee to non-smart meter adopters

| December 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)   can consider customers who have not responded to multiple requests to install a smart meter as opting-out of the meter upgrade, based on the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) order issued on November 25, 2014.  After 15 attempts at contact, BGE will automatically enroll these customers into the smart […]

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Annapolis City reduces pricing for workforce housing program

Annapolis City reduces pricing for workforce housing program

| December 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the prices for some workforce housing units in Annapolis have been lowered.  Sailors Quay, at the corner of Bay Ridge Avenue and Washington Street, has one condominium unit available, which has two bedrooms and one bath, and is now priced at $194,900, with some closing help offered.    Boucher Place, […]

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AAACCVB welcomes Virginia Tech and University of Cincinnati to the Military Bowl

AAACCVB welcomes Virginia Tech and University of Cincinnati to the Military Bowl

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) invites college bowl lovers from across the country to build extra time into their itinerary when they converge on Annapolis to watch the Virginia Tech Hokies kick off against the University of Cincinnati Bearcats in the seventh annual Military Bowl® presented by Northrop Grumman, […]

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County Health Department offers overdose training

County Health Department offers overdose training

| December 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Adult Addiction Program is offering free training and certification to community members on the use of intranasal naloxone, a prescription medicine to reverse an opioid overdose and prevent death. The training is for family members, friends and the associates of any individual who is using and at risk of […]

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Lulu’s Fate to appear at 333 Coffeehouse

Lulu’s Fate to appear at 333 Coffeehouse

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present Lulu’s Fate. Admission: $12 (students, senior citizens and members $10). Strong-willed, self-reliant, independent and self-assured, Lulu shows up in the lyrics of many southern traditional songs. Her strength is drawn from the strength of her culture. Lulu’s Fate wishes […]

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Medals4Mettle donated more than 1000 medals to AAMC

Medals4Mettle donated more than 1000 medals to AAMC

| December 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Children from the pediatric unit at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) were the inaugural Maryland recipients of running medals from Medals4Mettle (M4M), a national non-profit organization that collects earned finishers’ medals from half marathoners, marathoners and triathletes, and presents these medals to patients fighting chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Knowing there are many in a tougher race […]

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Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his recommendation for the Planning and Zoning Director. He will request confirmation at the December 22nd City Council meeting. Clement (Pete) Gutwald has more than 25 years of professional planning experience, including serving as the Harford County Director of Planning and Zoning since 2005. Prior to that, he served as […]

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Annapolis chosen as one of the best college towns by Travel + Leisure magazine

Annapolis chosen as one of the best college towns by Travel + Leisure magazine

| December 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) invites families who will be checking out colleges over winter break to include Annapolis in their itinerary. Travel & Leisure just named Maryland’s Capital City one of “America’s Best College Towns.” Favorable votes from participants in Travel & Leisure’s “America’s Favorite Places” reader survey […]

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Elizabeth McGovern’s Sadie and the Hotheads tonight at Rams Head

Elizabeth McGovern’s Sadie and the Hotheads tonight at Rams Head

| December 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Elizabeth McGovern is already well known to American audiences for her prolific, versatile acting career, which has won her widespread acclaim for her work in films, on stage and on American and British television. She’s currently one of the stars of the public TV phenomenon Downton Abbey, in which her Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated work […]

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AMM announces winter lecture series

AMM announces winter lecture series

| December 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Maritime Museum has announced the 2015 Winter Lecture Series schedule. The educational and informative series of eight (8) wintertime talks provides rich and stimulating topics from an esteemed group of lecturers’.  From Oyster Aquaculture, to NASA satellite images of our oceans, to the ‘Bridging’ of the Chesapeake, there are subjects for a diverse […]

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Woman attempts to poison husband in Brooklyn Park

Woman attempts to poison husband in Brooklyn Park

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 8, 2014 at approximately 8:29 p.m., Northern District Officers responded to the unit block of 9th Avenue in Brooklyn Park for a domestic assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 48-year-old male victim, who stated he was having an argument with his wife of 22 years over her drug use. He further stated […]

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Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

| December 8, 2014 | 5 Comments

A Broadneck High student gave a teacher a marijuana-laced brownie at school this afternoon.  After eating the brownie, the teacher became disoriented and went to the nurse. The student was questioned and admitted to giving the teacher the brownie and knowing that it contained marijuana. The school did not post the letter about the incident […]

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Upcoming events at Chesapeake Arts Center

Upcoming events at Chesapeake Arts Center

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center has a full lineup for the next few months!  Starting this Friday with the Christmas Comedy–Twelve Days of Christmas, The Christmas Special. Hack and Slash Presents: “Twelve Days of Christmas, the Christmas Special!” Thursday: December 18th at 8:00pm Fridays: December 12 & 19th at 8:00pm Saturdays: December 13, & 20th at […]

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15 County teachers receive grants for classroom tools

15 County teachers receive grants for classroom tools

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County has awarded more than $6,000 in mini grants to fifteen local school teachers through its Grants 4Teachers program.  The Grants 4 Teachers Fund provides grants to teachers in the Anne Arundel County Public School System for special projects or the tools needed in their classrooms to create the […]

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Midshipman awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Midshipman awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Andrea Howard of Norcross, Ga. was awarded a Marshall Scholarship, Tuesday, December 2. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides two years of postgraduate study at an United Kingdom university. Howard is a double-major in Political Science and Arabic and will pursue a Master of Arts in Science and Security at […]

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Navy to play San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl

Navy to play San Diego State in Poinsettia Bowl

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

San Diego State has accepted an invitation to play Navy in the 10th annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl it was announced today by 2014 Bowl President Vincent Mudd.  The game will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Kickoff is set for 6:30 PM in San Diego […]

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Treaty of Paris Center makes debut on January 3rd

Treaty of Paris Center makes debut on January 3rd

| December 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis has never had an interpretive center dedicated to the Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87), the time between the Revolution and the Constitution, when Annapolis hosted the unicameral Congress (including delegates Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe); when George Washington resigned from the Army; when arguably the most important document in American history—the Treaty of Paris—was […]

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2nd Annual SantaCon scheduled for Saturday December 13th

2nd Annual SantaCon scheduled for Saturday December 13th

| December 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

2nd Annual Annapolis SantaCon organized by the Hospice Hundred Committee benefiting Chesapeake Kids. To participate in the fabulously fun pub crawl you must purchase a general admission ticket for $20 or VIP ticket for $40.  Limited tickets available! **VIP ticket $40 – Along with the specials offered at each bar during the bar crawl, you get free access to the pre-party at the […]

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Catch the Severn Sleigh this week at your local Severn Savings Bank

Catch the Severn Sleigh this week at your local Severn Savings Bank

| December 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Severn Sleigh will be out in the community this week spreading the word about Severn Bank and holiday cheer.  They will be visiting areas around each of their branches during the week the week of December 8th. They will be buying our neighbors in the community a cup of coffee or a donut;  and at the […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 2015 Hospice Royale

Hospice of the Chesapeake announces 2015 Hospice Royale

| December 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The community is invited to come and celebrate at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Annual Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight on March 21, 2015 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel. The gala titled 2015 Hospice Royale, is the nonprofit’s signature  black tie event featuring an open bar, fine cuisine, a silent and live auction, and […]

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Electronic navigation for non-technical people

Electronic navigation for non-technical people

| December 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering its Electronic Navigation for Non-Technical People workshop on Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, with class size limited and pre-registration needed. “Interest in this program is high because it’s specifically for the non-technical person,” said CBMM Boatyard Program Manager Jennifer Kuhn. “We had a waiting list […]

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