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15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday, July 13th, 2014 Anne Arundel County Child Abuse detectives responded to the Western District Police Station to investigate allegations of sexual child abuse.  A child victim disclosed he was sexually abused while attending the Annapolis Chapter of Young Marines over the course of two years.   Through witness interviews and evidence collected, detectives identified […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over two days, the air over Annapolis was filled with guitars, drums, keyboards, and bagpipes!  Yes, the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival was held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and it did not disappoint the nearly 30,000 people that attended. The festival was a 2-day festival that opened on Friday afternoon featuring food, vendors […]

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Tickets still available for last day of Annapolis Irish Festival

Tickets still available for last day of Annapolis Irish Festival

| July 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival kicked off with a bang yesterday afternoon. As 4pm rolled around, thousands of festival-goers poured into the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds to see their favorite traditional and progressive Irish bands including The Gothard Sisters, Screaming Orphans, Albannach, Scythian, and Gaelic Storm. And speaking of storms…not a real one in […]

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Two men shot in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

Two men shot in Annapolis’ Robinwood community

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

On July 11th at 5:05pm officers responded to the 1300 block of Tyler Avenue for a report of a shooting.  When they arrived they located Reginald Butler, 25, and Reno Green, 24, both of Annapolis.  Each was suffering from gun shot wounds. Butler and Green were in a vehicle when they got in an argument […]

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MSP and Special Olympians to be Champions on Patrol

MSP and Special Olympians to be Champions on Patrol

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As part of a continuing commitment to support and gain a better understanding of people with intellectual disabilities, the Maryland State Police and Special Olympics Maryland are launching a program that provides the opportunity for lives to be enriched while spending time out on patrol. “Champions On Patrol” is a program partnership between the Maryland […]

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4 Baysox players named to all-star team

4 Baysox players named to all-star team

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced  the selection of four players to the Western Division team for the 2014 Eastern League All-Star Game Wednesday, July 16, in Altoona, Pa. 1B Christian Walker, OF Dariel Alvarez, LHP Tim Berry and RHP Oliver Drake were selected for the game. For more information on the All-Star game, fans can […]

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CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

CBMM charity boat auction August 30th

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting its 17th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, August 30, with proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by the museum. The live auction begins at 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 90 boats—ranging in size and performance from […]

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Brewsic in 2 weeks…will you be there?

Brewsic in 2 weeks…will you be there?

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Benefiting 77Rescue.org, the Annapolis Jaycees and Make-A-Wish Foundation, mark your calendars now for the Mid-Atlantic Brewsic Festival & Fire Truck Show, Saturday, July 26th County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. What is BREWSIC?? | broo-zik | the act of drinking a brew while listening to fabulous music. And what’s better than […]

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Tanker catches fire outside of McGarvey’s in Annapolis

Tanker catches fire outside of McGarvey’s in Annapolis

| July 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 11:48PM, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched to a reported commercial vehicle fire, in the area of 8 Market Space in downtown Annapolis. Upon arrival, units found a 2007 Progressive Tank truck with fire in the engine compartment area. The tank truck was used to remove waste cooking oils […]

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Historic log canoe Flying Cloud donated to CBMM

Historic log canoe Flying Cloud donated to CBMM

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On June 26, the historic log canoe Flying Cloud arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where it has joined the largest collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft in the world. The boat was donated to CBMM by brothers Allan Noble and John Noble of Oxford, MD. The Nobles’ father had […]

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Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Do you know a great name for the blue crab on Maryland’s famed Treasure the Chesapeake license plate? Then now is the time to enter the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a non-profit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, has officially launched its “Name […]

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MSP investigating Park N Ride death in Annapolis

MSP investigating Park N Ride death in Annapolis

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a car in an Anne Arundel County parking lot yesterday. The man has not been positively identified. A wallet was found on the body with identification that was the same as the person to whom the vehicle is registered. Investigators […]

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Annapolis Police arrest Severn man after gun discharge

Annapolis Police arrest Severn man after gun discharge

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last night at 6:30pm, the Annapolis Police Department responded to the Harbour House community for a report someone shooting from a vehicle.  Officers located a vehicle matching the description given leaving the area.  The vehicle stopped in the 800 block of Chesapeake Av, four occupants stayed inside the vehicle, but one man ran from the vehicle carrying […]

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Sailboat show announces new expansion

Sailboat show announces new expansion

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

New this year, the 45-year-old Annapolis sailboat show will expand its already large selection of new and premiering sailboats to include previously owned sailboats in a floating marina in St. Mary’s Cove. The United States Sailboat Show, opening October 9-13, 2014, will feature “Brokerage Cove,” a show within a show, overflowing with used boats presented […]

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35 treated for chemical exposure at Camp Letts in Edgewater

35 treated for chemical exposure at Camp Letts in Edgewater

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thirty-five people have been transported to area hospitals following an exposure to chemical fumes at the pool at the YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater. Just before 10:00 a.m. Anne Arundel County Fire Communications received a 911 call advising of a possible chemical incident at the pool on the property of Camp Letts, located in the […]

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County seeks donations for back-to-school program

County seeks donations for back-to-school program

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is encouraging citizens to donate to the annual Back-to-School Program. “As the number of students in need of meal and school supply assistance continues to grow in Anne Arundel County, initiatives like the Back-to-School Program become increasingly critical for our students,” said County Executive Neuman. “I encourage our citizens […]

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More than 2 dozen campers sickened by pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater

More than 2 dozen campers sickened by pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Fire officials are currently dealing with a mass casualty incident at Camp Letts in Edgewater. Shortly before 10am, crews were dispatched for a number of children who appeared to have been overcome by fumes from a pool on the camp’s property.  At this time, many ambulances have been dispatched and are taking […]

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Arundel Christian Church sponsors seminar for seniors and adult children

Arundel Christian Church sponsors seminar for seniors and adult children

| July 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

“There are more than 50,000 senior citizens in Anne Arundel County and that number is growing every year, requiring more services for this population,” said lead pastor Brian Hamilton. “We are pleased to present this seminar in collaboration with Right at Home.” This free educational seminar, 9 AM to Noon on Saturday July 19, will cover the […]

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Silopanna announces stellar vendor lineup

Silopanna announces stellar vendor lineup

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Promotions and Silopanna Music Festival just announced the vendors that will be serving up the food and drinks as the bands are jamming on the stage.  Expect to see favorites like Red Red Wine Bar, Hot Stuff Paninis, and HERE a pop-up shop. Tickets are selling quickly for this event and the VIP […]

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Navy football ranked 57th, predicted to play Poinsettia Bowl

Navy football ranked 57th, predicted to play Poinsettia Bowl

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Navy football team is ranked 57th out of 128 teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision by Athlon Sports in its college football preseason rankings. Ohio State and Notre Dame are the only two Navy opponents ranked higher than the Mids.  Ohio State is ranked third and Notre Dame is ranked 13th.  Rutgers is the […]

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Firefighters respond to 3 drowning, near-drowning incidents yesterday

Firefighters respond to 3 drowning, near-drowning incidents yesterday

| July 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County firefighters responded to three unrelated drowning and near-drowning incidents on Monday, resulting in two fatalities. The first incident occurred just after 1:30 Monday afternoon at Elks Camp Barrett in the 1000 block of Chesterfield Road in Crownsville. In this incident, a nine year old male was removed from the pool unconscious and […]

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Man possibly drowns in pond at Arundel Mills Mall

Man possibly drowns in pond at Arundel Mills Mall

| July 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:   Firefighters and paramedics responding to the report of a subject in the water were informed by mall security that they had witnessed an adult male enter a three acre sediment pond and not surface. When immediate efforts by firefighters to locate the subject were unsuccessful, divers were placed into the water. The body of […]

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