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CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

CBMM hosts author Don Parks for book signing November 8, 9

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, November 8-9, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s store will host local author and museum volunteer Don Parks to sign his four books, Chesapeake Splendor, Chesapeake Winds and Tides, Chesapeake People and his most recent release, Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, Their Memories. Chesapeake Men, Their Stories, […]

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Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

| October 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Righttime Medical Care, one the region’s largest urgent medical care providers, is preparing for the threat of the Ebola virus. Righttime’s clinical and support teams will professionally and safely address all patients who call or visit the company’s Care Centers, in line with evolving CDC guidelines. Righttime is actively coordinating with local hospitals and health […]

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Learn boatbuilding at CBMM in St. Michaels

Learn boatbuilding at CBMM in St. Michaels

| October 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has announced a new project for its Apprentice for a Day (AFAD) public boatbuilding program, with gift certificates available in time for the holidays. By constructing a boat from start to finish, traditional Chesapeake boatbuilding techniques will be taught to participants of all skill levels, under the direction of a […]

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Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

Learn essentials of boating in St. Michaels on November 15,16

| October 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a two-session Boating Essentials course on Saturday, November 15 from 10 a.m. to noon and continuing on Sunday, November 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. Class participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Led by Captain Jerry Friedman, a USCG-licensed Master, class participants will gain knowledge and guidance […]

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BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

| October 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, at about 1:35 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police received a 911 call from a customer of the Exxon gas station located at 7898 Ridge Road in Hanover in reference to the clerk being found injured/unconscious. Responding police officers and fire/EMS personnel responded and determined the clerk was deceased, suffering from […]

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Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

Learn to recognize exploited children at AACC seminar

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Learn the signs that indicate a child or teen may be a victim of human trafficking, sexual abuse, emotional abuse or trauma at the Nov. 12 Engaged Scholar Series continuing education and professional development seminar offered by the Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Institute at Anne Arundel Community College. The seminar, which includes breakfast, meets […]

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3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

3 Country stars together to benefit West Arundel Creative Alliance

| October 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

On November first, Binder, an Emmy nominated Singer/songwriter will be headlining West Arundel Creative Alliance’s (WACA) first major fundraising event. It will be held, at Chesapeake Arts Center’s 752 seat Hammond’s Lane Theater located at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Also performing that evening will be former Crofton resident and country recording artist Ashley […]

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8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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Schuh leading race in AACC poll

Schuh leading race in AACC poll

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

Steve Schuh has a commanding lead over his opponent, according to polling released today by Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for the Study of Local Issues. The poll, conducted from October 14-16, found that 40 percent of likely voters support Steve Schuh for County Executive over 26 percent supporting George Johnson. The survey was a […]

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Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department today reported it has witnessed a 27 percent decrease in average paramedic response times over the last 12 months due to improvements in Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service. Additionally, the department has seen a 21 percent decrease of 90th-percentile response times for the arrival of paramedic level care […]

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Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Starting Tuesday, October 14, free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Department of Health’s Glen Burnie (410-222-6633) and Parole (410-222-7247) health centers.  Call for appointments. The centers’ locations are Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W., Glen Burnie, MD 21061 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew […]

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County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto today announced a major technological advancement for the school system’s nearly 80,000 students: free Microsoft Office access for as long as they are enrolled in a county school. As a participant in Microsoft’s Student Advantage program, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is now offering every student Office ProPlus (a full […]

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Ganz & Hildebrand relate the music and art of impressionism

Ganz & Hildebrand relate the music and art of impressionism

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Friday, October 24 at 8 pm Brian Ganz, widely regarded as one of the leading pianists of his generation, and musical historian and performer (voice and guitar) David Hildebrand will present “Listening to the Paintings: An Exploration of European Art and Music.” A mixture of music and discussion will illustrate how French Impressionism and […]

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Annapolis library to remain on West Street

Annapolis library to remain on West Street

| October 24, 2014 | 3 Comments

After careful review of site selection studies and an abundance of community input, the Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Board of Trustees has voted to rebuild the Annapolis Regional Library at its current location of 1410 West Street. The Board’s unanimous decision comes after several months of debate as to whether the new library should […]

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Free caregiver workshop offered

Free caregiver workshop offered

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers.  The October workshop, “Dementia Caregiving 101” presented by Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCWD-C, will be held on October 28 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center.  The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Patient First tips to avoid the aches of autumn

Patient First tips to avoid the aches of autumn

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Change is in the air.  Leaves are falling, the days seem shorter, and temperatures are cooler.  Even yard work changes as you trade the lawnmower for a rake.  The aches and pains of autumn can lead to more than a few sore muscles. Protect yourself by warming up with a few stretches and use the […]

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Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh was endorsed for Anne Arundel County Executive today by AFSCME Local 582 and Local 2563, groups that represent more than 800 County employees. “Steve Schuh understands that in order to continue to provide the excellent services that the citizens of Anne Arundel County expect and deserve, you must hire and retain excellent […]

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TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents <em>FED UP</em>

TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents FED UP

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

TruCentered Chiropractic Care will present “Fed Up” to the Annapolis Community. This will be a ONE TIME event held at the Bowtie Harbour 9 Theaters on Saturday, October 25th at 10:30am. There is LIMITED SEATING so make sure and your reserve your seats in advance. Tickets are only $5.00. Narrated by Katie Couric, FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about […]

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Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. Anne’s Church in Annapolis is the musical place to be on Thursdays in October and November.  The fall St. Anne’s Concert Series kicked off on Oct. 16th with the first free concert in the church featuring the Russian vocal quartet, Lyra. These one-hour concerts are the perfect way to ease into a night on […]

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LSO explores “Spooky Sounds” in 2nd Annual concert

LSO explores “Spooky Sounds” in 2nd Annual concert

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get in the mood for Halloween as the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) plays some of the creepiest and spookiest works of orchestral music in ‘Spooky Sounds, Haunted Harmonies’ on Saturday, October 25 at South River High School. The LSO will explore the dark side of the classical repertoire, showcasing the most haunting selections of the […]

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New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

10/22 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band feat. Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall & Mark Fain 10/24 Tommy Castro & The Painkillers 10/25 Voyage: A Tribute To Journey feat. Hugo 10/26 Joe Ely Duo 10/27 Wine & Canvas: A Painting Class With Cocktails 10/28 Murder Mystery Dinner: Charlie’s Angels Of Death 10/29 Darlingside & Tall Heights 10/30 Danielia […]

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