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Pickup hits 12-year old on scooter in Cape St. Claire

Pickup hits 12-year old on scooter in Cape St. Claire

| July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

On July 22, 2016 at approximately 2:53 p.m., officers responded to a crash on Cape St Claire Road near Skyway Drive in Cape St Claire involving a pickup and a child on a scooter. Preliminary investigation revealed that the pickup was southbound on Cape St Claire Road when it struck the child riding an electric […]

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County’s back to school program seeks additional donors

County’s back to school program seeks additional donors

| July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County residents have a unique opportunity this summer to help a family in financial need by signing up to donate to the Back to School Program. “The Back to School program ensures more than 4,500 young children show up the first day of school with the backpacks, supplies and tools they need succeed,” […]

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Coast Guard looking for source of fake mayday calls from Annapolis. Cost pinned at $500K.

Coast Guard looking for source of fake mayday calls from Annapolis. Cost pinned at $500K.

| July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Coast Guard requests the public’s assistance in locating a hoax caller who made 28 false distress alerts since July of 2014. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO HERE All calls were determined to have originated from the Annapolis, Maryland, area between Loretta Heights and Admiral Drive along 450/West Street and involved the same male voice transmitting […]

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Governor Hogan to take in a Baysox game on Sunday

Governor Hogan to take in a Baysox game on Sunday

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will be in attendance for the Baysox Cancer Awareness Event Sunday, July 24 at 2:05 p.m. The Baysox will be hosting a “Bobblection” where fans will have the choice between a bobble head depicting the Governor with or without hair. The giveaway consists of 500 of each bobble head for fans […]

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Chesapeake Life Center offer group grief support for teens and children

Chesapeake Life Center offer group grief support for teens and children

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Life Center is offering a variety of grief support groups for children and youth this fall on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena. Pebbles is a monthly play-based support group for children ages 4 and 5 who have experienced the death of a special person that meets from 10 […]

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Glen Burnie man charged with 125 wildlife violations

Glen Burnie man charged with 125 wildlife violations

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

An Anne Arundel County man has been charged with 125 counts of wildlife violations following a year-long investigation into his hunting activities byt Maryland Natural Resources Police.. Richard Norman Warren, 64, of Glen Burnie, was arrested Friday on a criminal warrant issued by an Anne Arundel County District Court Commissioner. Charging documents say that last […]

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Annapolis man drowns in Weems Creek

Annapolis man drowns in Weems Creek

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 6:03 PM the Annapolis Fire Department was dispatched to the area of the 300 block of Tucker Street, in Weems Creek,for a possible drowning. According to witnesses a person possibly fell out of a small boat and yelled for help. The witnesses apparently went to help the victim, but he disappeared […]

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Anne Arundel County Fire Department seeks 2 individuals

Anne Arundel County Fire Department seeks 2 individuals

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit are seeking assistance from the public in identifying two individuals in the attached photos. On Friday, July 15 just after 2 p.m., firefighters responded for furniture on fire behind Dove Court in the Still Meadows community. The firefighters arrived and located two […]

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Local radio news director arrested on forgery charges

Local radio news director arrested on forgery charges

| July 21, 2016 | 10 Comments

Raychel Harvey-Jones, the new News Director for WNAV-1430 in Annapolis, was arrested at the station this morning by Baltimore County and Annapolis City Police. Harvey-Jones has been charged with forgery of a public document (court documents) in what can only be called a bizarre attempt at rekindling a broken personal relationship. In 2015, Harvey-Jones was […]

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Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

| July 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. Abundant Life Church At Abundant Life Church in Glen Burnie, we […]

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Want to learn a new language? AACPL has you covered!

Want to learn a new language? AACPL has you covered!

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library today began offering Rosetta Stone Library Solution, the popular and fun language learning software. Rosetta Stone courses are offered in 30 languages, including English, which will be especially valuable to thousands of families who speak a language other than English in their home. All levels of Rosetta […]

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Ellis Paul and Dan Navarro at Rams Head On Stage next month!

Ellis Paul and Dan Navarro at Rams Head On Stage next month!

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ellis Paul is performing with Dan Navarro at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis on Saturday, August 20th! “Despite his success and sense of history, Mr. Paul remains an artist with his eye on the future and an interest in discovering the transformative potential in his music.” – The New York Times  Some artists document their lives through […]

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Fire displaces 5 in Annapolis apartment fire, suspect arrested in arson

Fire displaces 5 in Annapolis apartment fire, suspect arrested in arson

| July 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: On the morning of July 21, 2016, after doing a orgin and cause investigation, the Annapolis Fire Marshal’s Office, Investigation Section, determined that the fire was intentionally set and arrested Tracy Jones, 51 years old, of 1110 Madison Street, Apartment B­2, and charged her with multiple counts of arson, and other related charges. She […]

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State Police make Annapolis heroin bust

State Police make Annapolis heroin bust

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Three men were arrested yesterday and charged in connection with a heroin distribution operation in Anne Arundel County. The suspects are identified as William T. Saunders, 27, William B. Gross, 53, and Rodney B. Gross, 23, all of Annapolis, Md. Saunders is charged with four counts of distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, four counts […]

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Navy Athletics ranks 8th for their social media skills

Navy Athletics ranks 8th for their social media skills

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy Athletics is ranked as the eighth best school in the country in the College Athletics Social Media rankings by Jumpwire.  Jumpwire measured audience (fans), engagement (total likes, comments and shares across all channels, activity (number of posts), amplification (sharing), applause (likes) and conversation (comments) across six social media channels. Service Academy rival Air Force […]

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J/80 to debut at AYC’s One Design Regatta this weekend

J/80 to debut at AYC’s One Design Regatta this weekend

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

J/80 class will make its debut at the Annapolis Yacht Club Summer One-Design Regatta this year. That popular sport boat, which boasts a strong local fleet, voted to change its schedule for this season and add the AYC One-Design Regatta, being held the weekend of July 23-24 on the Chesapeake Bay. Previously, the Screwpile Lighthouse […]

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Woman drives car into Magothy River

Woman drives car into Magothy River

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The driver of an auto escaped injury following an accident where her vehicle ended up in the Magothy River. Firefighters responded to the 200 block of Magothy Bridge Road just after 8:10 p.m. for a reported auto accident with a vehicle in the water. Firefighters located a submerged vehicle with the driver and sole occupant […]

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400 Launchpads deployed at Anne Arundel Libraries for young customers

400 Launchpads deployed at Anne Arundel Libraries for young customers

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that the library’s youngest customers can now enjoy new Playaway Launchpads at all branches. Only previously available as part of a pilot program at three libraries, these special Android tablets for children feature high quality, pre-loaded learning apps. Library officials recently distributed 372 new […]

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Harry Potter night at the Baysox on July 23rd

Harry Potter night at the Baysox on July 23rd

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox today announce Harry Potter Night Saturday, July 23 at Prince George’s Stadium as the Baysox take on the Erie SeaWolves at 6:35 p.m. The event will include a pre-game Quidditch Match, Sorting Hat demonstration for kids and other themed-displays around the stadium concourse from members of the Chestertown Harry Potter Festival. The […]

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Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame recipients for 2016

Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame recipients for 2016

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce announced the 2016 Anne Arundel County Business Hall of Fame Inductees. They will be recognized and inducted at the 2016 AAACCC Business Hall of Fame and Awards presented by Severn Savings Bank on Thursday, October 27th at the LoewsAnnapolis Hotel from 6-9pm.  This year’s Hall of […]

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AACPS looks to re-district Annapolis area schools to alleviate overcrowding

AACPS looks to re-district Annapolis area schools to alleviate overcrowding

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education is taking another look at potential ways to best utilize elementary school space in the Annapolis cluster, and is asking Superintendent George Arlotto to present some options early next year. At its July 13, 2016, meeting, the Board asked Dr. Arlotto to work outside the school system’s stipulated redistricting timeline to […]

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Baysox, Travis Manion Foundation team up for Navy night on August 5th

Baysox, Travis Manion Foundation team up for Navy night on August 5th

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox are teaming up with the Travis Manion Foundation for Navy Night at Prince George’s Stadium on Friday, August 5, against the Richmond Flying Squirrels at 7:05 p.m.  “We are so pleased to be working in conjunction with the Travis Manion Foundation and Navy Night is a perfect fit,” said Adam Pohl, Baysox […]

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