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Corvettes on the Bay this weekend

Corvettes on the Bay this weekend

| June 15, 2018

Corvette Annapolis presents its 7th Annual Corvettes on the Bay Show at the Annapolis City Dock, June 16, 2018 from 10am to 3pm. The event has always been a highlight tourist attraction for visitors, car enthusiasts and spectators in the Annapolis area. It features perfected Corvette models from 1953 – 2018 in all styles and […]

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Maryland Tourism Commission names Ruth Toomey as new Executive Director

Maryland Tourism Commission names Ruth Toomey as new Executive Director

| June 15, 2018

The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) announces that Ruth Toomey is its new executive director, effective June 1, 2018. Toomey, a longtime professional in the Greater Baltimore/Anne Arundel County hospitality industry, has been an active member and board member of the tourism/hospitality trade organization since 2009. She most recently served as MTC’s Membership chair.“Tourism is one of Maryland’s top 10 economic engines […]

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Action Annapolis sponsoring forum for less familiar races

Action Annapolis sponsoring forum for less familiar races

| June 15, 2018

Come and learn more about the race for County Executive and four of the less familiar June 26 Primary Election races: Anne Arundel County Council, District 6; State’s Attorney; Sheriff; and Clerk of the Circuit Court 6. Under the Radar, sponsored by Action Annapolis, will be held at Asbury United Methodist Church, 87 West Street […]

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The English Beat returning to Rams Head On Stage

The English Beat returning to Rams Head On Stage

| June 15, 2018

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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Daily News Brief | June 15, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 15, 2018

| June 15, 2018

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. Today…Anne Arundel County passes budget, schools, police and roads win. A local arsonist indicted for threatening to kill Senator Bernie Sanders. PG County school CEO Kevin Maxwell under microscope […]

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Trifecta Food Truck and Music Festival to return for 3rd year

Trifecta Food Truck and Music Festival to return for 3rd year

| June 14, 2018

On Saturday, July 28, the largest gathering of food trucks ever displayed in Baltimore County will once again descend on the racetrack Infield at Maryland State Fairgrounds from Noon to 9pm. Over 35 of Maryland’s favorite food trucks will transform the racetrack infield into a festive playground with plenty of dining options, live music, local craft […]

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Severn Bank offer program for Hometown Heroes

Severn Bank offer program for Hometown Heroes

| June 14, 2018

If you are a teacher, a cop, a firefighter, EMT, healthcare worker, or military, Severn Bank has developed a program just for you. As one of the few remaining local banks Severn rewards our own “hometown heroes” with perks to help manage your financial life. From banking accounts, to CDs, to mortgages, to loans. Need […]

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County Council passes $1.59 billion budget. Education, public safety and roads are priorities

County Council passes $1.59 billion budget. Education, public safety and roads are priorities

| June 14, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Council this afternoon adopted a budget that embraces County Executive Steve Schuh’s plan to invest in schools, strengthen public safety, and reduce traffic congestion. “This budget keeps the promise to make our County the best place to live, work, and start a business,” said Schuh.  “These investments in education, public safety, […]

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Baysox unveil Father’s Day activities

Baysox unveil Father’s Day activities

| June 14, 2018

Feel like spending a day at the ballpark with Dad? Come out and join the Bowie Baysox on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17 when the team hosts the Portland Sea Dogs (AA Boston Red Sox) at 1:35 p.m. Come early to the ballpark for a special Meet the Team autograph and photo event from 12-12:30 […]

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Daily News Brief | June 14, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 14, 2018

| June 14, 2018

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. Today… Early voting begins today. The Maryland Crabs and Eye On Annapolis have candidate interviews for select races. Valerie Ervin calls it quits and supports Rushern Baker. The Capital […]

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Candidate Interviews: Selected Races (Primary 2018)

Candidate Interviews: Selected Races (Primary 2018)

| June 13, 2018

As we tried to figure out how to best handle the 2018 Elections, we realized that there were entirely too many races and candidates (and way too few of us) to produce, forums, debates, and individual interviews as we had for last year’s Annapolis City elections. So, what we (Eye On Annapolis and The Maryland […]

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Symphony Solstice: A cruise on the Severn River

Symphony Solstice: A cruise on the Severn River

| June 13, 2018

Kick off your summer in style with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and Watermark! A musical cruise aboard the grand and elegant Catherine Marie will take place on June 21, 2018 from 6 to 9 PM (Boarding at 5:45 PM) In an experience that only Annapolis can offer, enjoy the longest day of the year on […]

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Hogan declares June “Adaptive Boating Month”

Hogan declares June “Adaptive Boating Month”

| June 13, 2018

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a Proclamation declaring June 2018 as Adaptive Boating Month.  The Proclamation was formally presented to Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating President Brad LaTour by Maryland Department of Disabilities Assistant Secretary Bill Frank prior to the awards ceremony at the 20th Annual Don Backe Memorial CRAB Regatta hosted by the Annapolis […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum updates on transformation of Ellen O. Moyer Nature Park

Annapolis Maritime Museum updates on transformation of Ellen O. Moyer Nature Park

| June 13, 2018

What a difference a year makes! In spring 2017, the Ellen O. Moyer Nature Park at Back Creek was in a state of disrepair.  The Annapolis Maritime Museum had recently leased the land from the City of Annapolis and was in the process of transforming it into new teaching space. “The park was overgrown and […]

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Star Wars Night at the Bowie Baysox this weekend

Star Wars Night at the Bowie Baysox this weekend

| June 13, 2018

Love Star Wars and baseball? This is the perfect event for you as the Bowie Baysox will try to fight off the evil Portland Sea Dogs (AA Boston Red Sox) as the team hosts their annual Star Wars Night on Saturday, June 16 at 6:35 p.m. Star Wars Night features features over 50 costumed characters […]

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Krav Magna set to open Annapolis studio on June 23rd

Krav Magna set to open Annapolis studio on June 23rd

| June 13, 2018

Krav Maga Maryland, a leader in reality-based selfdefense, fighting, and fitness programs, is proud to announce the opening of its new, 12,000 square foot training center, Krav Maga Annapolis. The Grand Opening on June 23, 2018 from 10am – 4pm will feature introductory classes, women’s-only classes, and specialized training for military and law enforcement personnel, […]

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Fire union announces endorsements in select races

Fire union announces endorsements in select races

| June 13, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters have announced their first round of endorsements for this year’s Anne Arundel County Elections. The endorsement process includes answering a questionnaire and in person interviews.  Endorsed candidates have received a majority vote by the Membership. This year’s endorsed candidates are: Steuart Pittman for County Executive Wes Adams for […]

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Daily News Brief | June 13, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 13, 2018

| June 13, 2018

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. Today…A Pill Mill owner from Glen Burnie sentenced to 20 years. Krish Vignarajah can continue her campaign. Maryland is a pretty safe state for kids to drive. St. Mary’s […]

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Circuit Court: Vignarajah can run for Governor despite late legal challenge

Circuit Court: Vignarajah can run for Governor despite late legal challenge

| June 12, 2018

The case filed against Krish Vignarajah, Democratic candidate for Governor, was thrown out in less than 30 minutes today. The case challenged her eligibility to run for office based on her voting record in Washington, DC while she served under Michelle Obama. Vignarajah and her running mate Sharon Blake represent the nation’s first all-woman-of-color ticket, […]

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St. Mary’s High School takes top honors in MVA’s Make It Click program

St. Mary’s High School takes top honors in MVA’s Make It Click program

| June 12, 2018

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) today announced that Calvert High School and St. Mary’s High School are the winners of the Making It Click program, a peer-led effort to increase awareness and usage of seat belts among younger drivers and passengers. The program, which ran from January through May 2018, […]

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Woman pushed, robbed by suspect on bicycle on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

Woman pushed, robbed by suspect on bicycle on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

| June 12, 2018

Yesterday afternoon at 130pm, Annapolis Police responded to the 900 block of Bay Ridge Road for a citizen robbery. An adult female victim reported that she was walking in the area when an adult male suspect approached her, pushed her to the ground and stole money and her cell phone. He fled the area on […]

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Man and woman assaulted at gunpoint in Annapolis

Man and woman assaulted at gunpoint in Annapolis

| June 12, 2018

NOTE: A correction was made to the headline. The incident happened in the apartment building adjacent to the Design District and was not actually located within the district. We regret the error.  Last night at 11:45pm, Annapolis Police responded to the 1900 block of McGuickian Street for a report of an assault. The adult male […]

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