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Annapolis Home Expo coming on September 20th

Annapolis Home Expo coming on September 20th

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annual Fall Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind  homeowners event showcasing  products and services for the home, will be held at the National Guard Armory on Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st. Saturday will be from 10am-6pm and 11am-5pm on Sunday. The Armory os located at 18 Willow Street (near the intersection […]

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Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival next weekend

Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival next weekend

| September 5, 2014 | 3 Comments

Be there for the 3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival slated for next Saturday, September 13, 2014,  at The Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.  The festival hours are Saturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. The Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival — the only craft beer festival of its size in and […]

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Free Watt Watcher seminars scheduled

Free Watt Watcher seminars scheduled

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Looking for a more comfortable home and a lower energy bill? The Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency, in partnership with Watt Watchers of Maryland, is hosting a series of two free informational sessions to help residents become savvy Watt Watchers! Watt Watchers of Maryland’s trainers use group learning methods and games making Watt Watchers […]

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Chesapeake Conservation Corps Announced for 2015

Chesapeake Conservation Corps Announced for 2015

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced the latest class of 32 young people to join the 2015 Chesapeake Conservation Corps program. This program, created by the Maryland Legislature in 2010, matches youth, ages 18-25, with a variety of organizations, including watershed groups, government agencies, local schools, and area nonprofits, for a one-year term of service. […]

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Current tenant selected to run Naval Academy Dairy Farm

Current tenant selected to run Naval Academy Dairy Farm

| September 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman  announced the county has reached a decision regarding future operation of the Naval Academy Dairy Farm. Following a thorough and transparent search to find the most qualified farmer to operate the Gambrills farm, the county is awarding a five-year lease, effective January 1, 2015, to current tenant Maryland Sunrise […]

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AAACCVB going all out to bring business to Annapolis and Anne Arundel

AAACCVB going all out to bring business to Annapolis and Anne Arundel

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (AAACCVB) sales team are gearing up to play a high profile role in two national meetings and sports planner conferences. HSMAI’s MEET The AAACCVB is co-sponsoring the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) 2014 MEET Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in […]

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Friday night lecture at St. John’s to discuss Proust

Friday night lecture at St. John’s to discuss Proust

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College tutor Patricia Locke will give a lecture titled “Nighttime Walks with Proust: ‘Le Pays obscur par le clair de lune’” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 5 at 8 p.m. Locke received […]

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Sexual assault, shots fired in Annapolis

Sexual assault, shots fired in Annapolis

| September 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

A woman was sexually assaulted and shots were fired with bullets landing in two homes in separate incidents in Annapolis on September 2nd. Suspects in all three incidents are still at large. Sexual Assault 09/02 at 1:48am:  The adult female victim was in the wooded area next to the bridge when a man she is […]

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Chemically assisted suicide in Glen Burnie

Chemically assisted suicide in Glen Burnie

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

FINAL UPDATE:  The deceased has been identified as Mathew Ross Eitel of Glen Burnie. The cause of death has been determined by OCME to be suicide by Hydrogen Sulfide poisoning. Hydrogen Sulfide poisoning was a result of intentional mixing of common household cleaners. (Note: an earlier version of this article identified the victim as Matthew Russell […]

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Chesapeake Arts Center adds new Board members

Chesapeake Arts Center adds new Board members

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center, a non-profit art organization located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway, just announced one new board member and four new positions to serve the organization’s Board of Directors.  The new board member was installed as of July 1, 2014. The new board member: Myrna Dembowski. Myrna is […]

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Severn man charged with solicitation of minor

Severn man charged with solicitation of minor

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

During the month of August 2014, an investigator with the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit began communicating online with an individual who was soliciting young females on the internet for sex. The investigator was posing online as a 13-year-old girl. During these communications the suspect solicited the investigator for this purpose and […]

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Zu Coffee expands into Crofton-Gambrills market

Zu Coffee expands into Crofton-Gambrills market

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two tenants will be celebrating openings this Fall at The Village at Waugh Chapel, the mixed-use development in Gambrills, Md. They are: Zu Coffee – A 1,650-square-foot café, serving drinks made from fresh, locally-roasted coffee beans, pastries, sandwiches and more. The new coffee shop, located next to 4 Seasons Grill, will be Zu’s second location. […]

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Fox 5 morning show to air live from Annapolis on Friday

Fox 5 morning show to air live from Annapolis on Friday

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

With assistance from the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) and the City of Annapolis, Fox 5 WTTG TV from Washington, DC will be presenting its morning show live from Susan Campbell Park at City Dock on Friday, September 5, from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. In the course of their […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake names new Board members

Hospice of the Chesapeake names new Board members

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake announced today the appointment of seven new members to the Boards of Directors of Hospice of the Chesapeake and it’s Foundation.  Headquartered in Pasadena, the nonprofit cares for patients in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties who are living with illness and loss. Joining the Hospice of the Chesapeake Inc. Board:   […]

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Popeye’s employee arrested, charged with murder of co-worker

Popeye’s employee arrested, charged with murder of co-worker

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Police have arrested a co-worker in the slaying of a Popeye’s employee in Brooklyn Park. The investigation into this incident has resulted in the arrest of Moises Gomez-Castillo, a 26 year old male from Brooklyn, Maryland.  Gomez-Castillo was an employee of the Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen where this incident occurred.  Gomez-Castillo has been […]

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Providence Center fall gala scheduled for October

Providence Center fall gala scheduled for October

| September 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

Providence Center will honor “The Inspiration in All of Us” at its annual fall gala on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.  The event raises funds to support the programs and services Providence Center provides for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County. “The Inspiration in All of Us” […]

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Son awarded Gift of Life Award for actions to save father’s life

Son awarded Gift of Life Award for actions to save father’s life

| September 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

When Mr. John Bengough became the victim of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) on April 10th, he was given the gift of life by the fast actions of his son and a neighbor who came to his aid, performing CPR to keep his blood circulating until fire department personnel arrived. Today, Mr. Bengough assisted with […]

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Fringe Fest returns to Annapolis in October

Fringe Fest returns to Annapolis in October

| September 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

After a landmark year in 2013, the Fringe Festival is returning to Annapolis for the 4th year on October 4, 2014. Inspired by the famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Annapolis Fringe Festival is a low-cost, wildly fun one-day event of uncensored live performances by artists who push the boundaries, in some of the hottest venues in […]

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Puppies swim at Truxtun Park

Puppies swim at Truxtun Park

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Recreation and Parks will host its annual Dog Days of Summer event at the Truxtun Park Pool located at 251 Pump House Road in Annapolis on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. Bring your pooch to the pool for some doggie paddle fun! Event requirements: well-behaved dogs over the age of […]

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Carol and David Stern to chair Annapolis Opera’s Singable Feast

Carol and David Stern to chair Annapolis Opera’s Singable Feast

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Opera is pleased to announce that passionate opera fans Carol and David Stern will serve as the honorary chairs of its Fourth Annual Singable Feast, the Opera’s principal fundraising event that will usher in its 42nd season. Carol and David Stern are honored to be named the chairs of this year’s Singable Feast. The […]

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Popeye’s employee murdered in Brooklyn Park store

Popeye’s employee murdered in Brooklyn Park store

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

On August 31, 2014 at approximately 8:08 a.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the Popeye’s Restaurant located at 5317 Ritchie Highway N. Brooklyn Park, MD. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the manager who arrived in the morning to open the business. The manager found an employee, an adult female in her 40s, suffering […]

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Wishbone Ash to play Rams Head on September 21

Wishbone Ash to play Rams Head on September 21

| August 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wishbone Ash will perform at Rams Head on Stage on Sunday, Sept. 21, on the second leg of their Blue Horizon US tour. The shows feature a performance of the band’s best-selling “Live Dates” album in its entirety, plus tracks from their 2014 release, “Blue Horizon.” Formed in 1969, the band is world-renowned for pioneering […]

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