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Applications for 2015-16 Opera season available

Applications for 2015-16 Opera season available

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Auditions for the Annapolis Opera Company’s 2015-16 Season will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 9 & 10, 2015, at the Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) in Philadelphia, PA, and on Thursday and Friday, January 15 & 16, 2015, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) in Annapolis, MD. For the 2015-16 season […]

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Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Robin® restaurants across the state have teamed up with local law enforcement to host the 9th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraiser on Saturday, October 18 at 12 Red Robin® locations. Law enforcement officers will trade their ticket books for order pads and serve guests alongside Red Robin’s® wait staff, with tips benefitting Special Olympics Maryland, which […]

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Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay author at CBMM’s October 25 OysterFest

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, October 25 from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., travel writer Leslie Atkins will be at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store to meet the public and sign copies of her latest book, Backroads & Byways of Chesapeake Bay. The event coincides with OysterFest at the museum’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, Md. Backroads […]

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Neuman introduces increased ambulance fees

Neuman introduces increased ambulance fees

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has announced her administration has put forth legislation to defray the county’s cost of ambulance services by raising ambulance service fees, a change that will come at no cost to county residents. If passed, Bill 64-14 will generate an additional $1-3 million annually in ambulance fee revenue, and will only affect […]

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Lifeline 100 Century Ride and community health fair this weekend

Lifeline 100 Century Ride and community health fair this weekend

| October 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County agencies and local nonprofit leaders are pleased to annouce inaugural Anne Arundel Lifeline 100 Century Ride and Making Health Happen Community Health Fair will be held simultaneously at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville on October 19. Both events are made possible through a special partnership between the Anne Arundel County Police Department, […]

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SERC prepares for final science lectures

SERC prepares for final science lectures

| October 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center is getting ready to host its last two evening science lectures of the year. They’re free, public-friendly, and give interested locals a chance to learn about major environmental issues impacting the Chesapeake directly from scientists. Event: Smithsonian Science Lecture: Chesapeake Fish and Climate Change Location:  Smithsonian Environmental Research  Center (Schmidt […]

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MD GOP calls for George Johnson to resign DNR post immediately

MD GOP calls for George Johnson to resign DNR post immediately

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Maryland Republican Party is demanding that O’Malley/Brown appointee George Johnson resign as Superintendent of Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police because he is using taxpayer resources for his political campaign. “George Johnson continues to draw a salary of $143,046 for his taxpayer-funded job while spending his time campaigning for Anne Arundel County Executive,” said […]

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Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame inductees

Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame inductees

| October 14, 2014 | 5 Comments

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2014 Anne Arundel County Business Hall of Fame Inductees. They will be recognized and inducted at the Comcast Business Class Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 22nd at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. This year’s Hall of […]

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Lights of Kindness

Lights of Kindness

| October 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County will present the “Lights of Kindness” event in support of charities both locally and through the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation supports local programs such as the Bountiful Backpacks and the Dictionary Project, as well as international clean water initiatives, the Malawi Water Project, educational programs through […]

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Arundel Lodge receives $50K matching donation

Arundel Lodge receives $50K matching donation

| October 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Beverly and Stephen Marcus of Edgewater, MD have offered Arundel Lodge Behavioral Health a matching donation of $50,000 for funds raised for a Children and Adolescents Behavioral Health Center to be created at Arundel Lodge’s main campus, located at 2600 Solomons Island Rd in Edgewater. Beverly is a retired Certified and Licensed Master Social Worker […]

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Schuh endorsed by Maryland Business for Responsible Governmen

Schuh endorsed by Maryland Business for Responsible Governmen

| October 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by Maryland Business for Responsible Government. “Steve Schuh has earned his stripes in the legislative trenches and has a long, well-established record of voting for a healthy business climate and economy, and against policies that have driven businesses out of our State,” said MBRG President […]

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Stephenson gets bipartisan endorsements in District 30B

Stephenson gets bipartisan endorsements in District 30B

| October 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Two former District 30 delegates, a Republican and a Democrat, have both endorsed Mitchelle Stephenson for delegate in the newly-drawn South County District 30B. Former Del. Phil Bissett, of Edgewater, a Republican who represented District 30 residents from 1991 to 1999 and former Del. Virginia Clagett,  a Democrat from West River who represented District 30 […]

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Entrepreneur’s Exchange announces 5th Annual Signature Mixer

Entrepreneur’s Exchange announces 5th Annual Signature Mixer

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneur’s Exchange of Anne Arundel County (EE) has announced its Fifth Annual Signature Mixer to be held October 23rd, 2014 at Homestead Gardens in Severna Park, MD. EE members and guests will gather to celebrate the new and existing business relationships formed through the organization.  The event will kick off at 6:00 PM and feature […]

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Police investigating daylight armed robbery in West Annapolis

Police investigating daylight armed robbery in West Annapolis

| October 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis police are investigating an armed robbery that took place yesterday afternoon in the usually quiet West Annapolis. According to police, the adult male victim was walking in the area of the 700 block of Melvin Avenue around 545pm when he was approached from behind by two adult male suspects.  One suspect appeared to have […]

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Bello Machre raises $80k in annual golf outing

Bello Machre raises $80k in annual golf outing

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre raised over $80,000 at its 30th Annual Golf Tournament held September 17, 2014 benefiting children and adults with developmental disabilities.  The event brought together 130 golfers at Queenstown Harbor for this spectacular day of golf.  Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and CEO of Bello Machre, stated, “As we celebrated our 30th year, it […]

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Immersion Consulting wins Navy contract

Immersion Consulting wins Navy contract

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Immersion Consulting, a business management and technology consulting firm based in Annapolis, Maryland, today announced that it was awarded two multi-year federal contracts for financial management services from the Department of Navy (DON), The Office of Financial Operations, Financial Services Division (FMO-3).  These contracts combined total $7.6 million and will be implemented concurrently. Immersion is the prime contractor for […]

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Creative Paradox Gatsby themed art auction and gala

Creative Paradox Gatsby themed art auction and gala

| October 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Creative Paradox, an Annapolis artspace, is hosting their 3rd annual LIVE Art Auction at the Loews Hotel on October 25th. It’s a 1920s-themed affair, featuring our very own “Gatsby” auctioneer, and attendees are encouraged to dress to impress! Food, drinks, a live Jazz band, and great local art up for auction! 

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Spooky Silents with Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra at Maryland Hall

Spooky Silents with Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra at Maryland Hall

| October 12, 2014 | 3 Comments

Maryland Hall will showcase its newly-renovated theatre, including the first performance using the new orchestra pit, with the film and orchestra performance, “Spooky Silents:  A Silent Film Halloween” with the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra (PRSO) on Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 pm.  The PRSO will perform the original musical underscores of these classic films as […]

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AAMC opens mental health clinic

AAMC opens mental health clinic

| October 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

According to the most recent community health needs assessment conducted by the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition, more than half of the respondents cited mental health among the most concerning health issue facing the county.  In response, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has opened an outpatient mental health clinic in Annapolis. The new practice, Anne Arundel […]

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5 new businesses at Annapolis Towne Centre

5 new businesses at Annapolis Towne Centre

| October 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Greenberg Gibbons announced today that five new retailers and restaurants will be celebrating openings through December in Annapolis Towne Centre’s brand new, 23,190 square-foot building located on West Street adjacent from the existing Whole Foods.. The new tenants include: Pier One, which moved from its previous location on Riva Road into an expanded, 12,019-square-foot store […]

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Annapolis resident Stacy Wynia named VP at GKV in Baltimore

Annapolis resident Stacy Wynia named VP at GKV in Baltimore

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments

GKV, a full-service marketing agency, named Stacey Wynia Vice President, Director of Public Relations and Social Media. With 15 years of experience in the advertising and PR field, Wynia supervises all PR and social media activities for GKV’s clients. Prior to joining GKV, Wynia worked at Golin/Harris as an Account Supervisor for clients such as […]

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Dave Mason returns to Rams Head On Stage in November

Dave Mason returns to Rams Head On Stage in November

| October 11, 2014 | 3 Comments

Dave Mason will return to Annapolis. Last January, he treated nearly 700 people to his Traffic Jam in a Rams Head at Maryland Hall concert. During that show, he was coming down with a bug and apologized and promised to return. And he kept his word.  Only this time, Mason will be performing in the […]

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