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Daily News Brief | October 12, 2017

Daily News Brief | October 12, 2017

| October 12, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. A young boy is assaulted in the rest room of the Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the Boy Scouts are allowing girls to join, Anne Arundel County will begin holding […]

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Parker Quartet returns to St. Johns College tomorrow night for free concert

Parker Quartet returns to St. Johns College tomorrow night for free concert

| October 12, 2017

Returning to St. John’s College for the tenth consecutive year, the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet will perform a program of classical music by Mozart, Ligeti, and Bartók. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the college’s Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m. No tickets […]

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Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom Continues with Annapolis Power Boat Show

Hurricane Relief: Hands Across the Transom Continues with Annapolis Power Boat Show

| October 11, 2017

Annapolis Boat Shows, Pusser’s Caribbean Grille, and Annapolis Waterfront Hotel are coordinating a fundraising effort for hurricane relief at the upcoming United States Powerboat Show, October 12-15, 2017. Annapolis Boat Shows has pledged $5,000 and is challenging maritime businesses and area boaters to match or exceed that amount. “A wonderful thing about boating is being […]

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Pigs and Pints at Knoxie’s Table

Pigs and Pints at Knoxie’s Table

| October 11, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd Annual Pigs & Pints. Join Knoxie’s Table located at The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club on Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm for live music by local favorite, Justin Ryan, a fall inspired menu and local brews featuring Delmarva’s finest craft beer as […]

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Maryland sues the EPA

Maryland sues the EPA

| October 11, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan last week directed Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to file suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its failure to act on a petition requiring power plants in five upwind states to reduce pollution that significantly affects the quality of the air that Marylanders breathe. The petition, filed in November […]

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Building Better People Productions announces its 2017-2018 mainstage season!

Building Better People Productions announces its 2017-2018 mainstage season!

| October 11, 2017

Building Better People Productions, a professional theater for young audiences offering positive live shows and classes for kids and families all based in themes of kindness and respect, announces its 2017-2018 season mainstage season, featuring talented adult professional actors. Their offerings include remounts of recent popular shows, as well as the world-premiere of “Friendlier Fables […]

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Daily News Brief | October 11, 2017

Daily News Brief | October 11, 2017

| October 11, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. The Capital fills in the details on a gang murder that left a 21 year old Annapolis woman dead and buried in a secret grave. The O’Callaghan Hotel will […]

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AACPS students outpace state, nation on redesigned SAT tests

AACPS students outpace state, nation on redesigned SAT tests

| October 11, 2017

Members of the Class of 2017 who took the new Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) last year scored better than their counterparts in Maryland and across the nation, data released by the College Board shows. The composite score for county students was 1,071 points, 25 points better than the state composite and 11 points better than […]

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Glen Burnie man arrested on assault, hate charges after altercation

Glen Burnie man arrested on assault, hate charges after altercation

| October 10, 2017

On October 6, 2017 at approximately 11:23 a.m., officers responded to the area of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard and Faywood Avenue in Glen Burnie for an assault. The adult black male victim stated during a verbal argument the white male suspect removed a folding pocket knife, and began threatening him and calling him racial slurs. The […]

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Chuy’s hiring in preparation for November opening

Chuy’s hiring in preparation for November opening

| October 10, 2017

Known for its freshly made recipes and fun and eclectic atmosphere, Austin-based Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy’s, will be opening a new location at the Festival at Riva, located at 2339 Forest Drive. To prepare for the restaurant launch in November, the company is now hiring 175 new team members. To support its fun and family-friendly atmosphere, […]

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Abundant Life Church celebrating 60 years of service in the community

Abundant Life Church celebrating 60 years of service in the community

| October 10, 2017

Abundant Life Church celebrates its 60th anniversary of serving the north Anne Arundel County community on October 15, 2017. The anniversary celebrations will take place in the church’s 9:00 and 10:45 a.m. services and will be followed by a noon reception in its Life Center. ALC’s Lead Pastor Nathan Drye expects that it will be […]

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Canadian circuit board company plans to invest $10M to open plant in Maryland

Canadian circuit board company plans to invest $10M to open plant in Maryland

| October 10, 2017

On the heels of a regional trade mission to Canada, Governor Larry Hogan has announced that a manufacturer of precision printed circuit boards will open a new manufacturing operation in Maryland. The Ontario, Canada-based CTI America Corp. expects to invest $10 million in the new facility and create at least 80 jobs. The company is […]

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Hogan appoints Van Brooks as Director of Service and Volunteerism

Hogan appoints Van Brooks as Director of Service and Volunteerism

| October 10, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the appointment of Van Brooks, a nationally-recognized leader in Baltimore City, as the new Director of the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism, beginning in late October. Brooks is currently the Founder and Executive Director of the Safe Alternative Foundation for Education, Inc. (S.A.F.E.), a youth education program in West […]

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Daily News Brief | October 10, 2017 (Contest Alert)

Daily News Brief | October 10, 2017 (Contest Alert)

| October 10, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today, we recap a local Delegate calling it quits, the Sheriff gets his woman, a Glen Burnie man is charged with a hate crime, Annapolis City Council punts on […]

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Help save the Bay aboard the Woodwind to watch the start of The Great Schooner Race

Help save the Bay aboard the Woodwind to watch the start of The Great Schooner Race

| October 9, 2017

Purchase a ticket for the October 12, 2017 Schooner Race Watch Cruise aboard the Schooner Woodwind II and help Save the Bay at the same time.  Schooner Woodwind II will donate $10 of each ticket purchased to the Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, a non-profit organization that races to Save the Bay in conjunction with […]

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Graham Nash at Rams Head On Stage? Yup, on February 27th

Graham Nash at Rams Head On Stage? Yup, on February 27th

| October 9, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Daily News Brief | October 9, 2017

Daily News Brief | October 9, 2017

| October 9, 2017

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today, we recap the amazing Navy Football game against Air Force, offer some tips from MDOT on rutting season, talk about a AACo Sheriff that was injured trying to […]

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Knights of Columbus to host “Boo Bingo” on October 21st

Knights of Columbus to host “Boo Bingo” on October 21st

| October 9, 2017

In anticipation of Halloween, Knights of Columbus Council #11552—St. Andrew By the Bay will hold a family-oriented “Boo Bingo” event Saturday, October 21 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at St. Andrew By the Bay’s upper hall. Twenty games of bingo will be played throughout the evening for prizes ranging from $50 or more worth of restaurant gift […]

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Teresa Milio Birge resigns from AACPS Board of Education

Teresa Milio Birge resigns from AACPS Board of Education

| October 8, 2017

Citing the need for more flexibility as she pursues employment opportunities, Teresa Milio Birge today announced her resignation from the Board of Education of Anne Arundel County. The move is effective immediately. Birge has represented Legislative District 32 on the Board of Education since 2008, when she was appointed to a five-year term. She was […]

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6th Annual Tidewater Inn Brew & Oyster Brawl tickets on sale now

6th Annual Tidewater Inn Brew & Oyster Brawl tickets on sale now

| October 8, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the 6thAnnual Tidewater Inn Brew & Oyster Brawl. Join the Tidewater Inn in downtown Easton during the Waterfowl Festival on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 3pm to 6pm for live music by local favorites, Mule Train, a stationed menu featuring oysters every which way, open beer & wine bar […]

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County plans $8 million on Ft. Smallwood Park improvements

County plans $8 million on Ft. Smallwood Park improvements

| October 8, 2017

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has announced the County plans to invest more than $8 million to improve Fort Smallwood Park in Pasadena. “This investment will continue to improve the experience for our citizens who enjoy the majesty of Fort Smallwood Park,” said Schuh. “These improvements to Fort Smallwood will ensure it remains a […]

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Michelle Weisgerber named the winner of the 2017 Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award

Michelle Weisgerber named the winner of the 2017 Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award

| October 8, 2017

Michelle Weisgerber, the Signature Program Facilitator for Broadneck High School’s Environmental Literacy Signature Program, has been named the winner of the 2017 Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award. Weisgerber has been a leading force in helping Broadneck receive a Green Ribbon School designation from the U.S. Department of Education. The award is named for the late […]

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