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Explore Barcelona, Madrid and Paris with AACC

Explore Barcelona, Madrid and Paris with AACC

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Experience world-famous architecture and design firsthand by visiting Paris, Barcelona and Madrid through a travel-study program offered this summer by Anne Arundel Community College. The deadline to register is Feb. 2. The trip is scheduled May 18-30 and will be led by AACC Professor Michael D. Ryan, chair of the architecture and interior design department, […]

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Caritas Society to host meet and greet at Annapolis Smokehouse & Tavern

Caritas Society to host meet and greet at Annapolis Smokehouse & Tavern

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Caritas Society of St. John’s College will chase away winter doldrums at a “Meet and Greet” hosted by Annapolis Smokehouse Tavern in Eastport on Thursday, January 22 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. A fun evening with good friends and greatd food will feature jazz by the Unified Jazz Ensemble (after 8:00 p.m.), and a vodka […]

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Deale fire destroys home that was being rebuilt after fatal fire in March

Deale fire destroys home that was being rebuilt after fatal fire in March

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

On January 15th at 8:25 a.m., Anne Arundel County Fire Communications began receiving multiple calls reporting an explosion and fire in a dwelling in the 600 block of East Marshall Road in Deale. The first arriving unit reported a two story, single family dwelling under construction with heavy fire throughout. They requested a second alarm, […]

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The Joy of Classical Education: A free lecture presented by Rockbridge Academy

The Joy of Classical Education: A free lecture presented by Rockbridge Academy

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Rockbridge Academy welcomes the community to a free lecture on The Joy of Classical Education by renowned writer and historian, Susan Wise Bauer. The lecture will take place January 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Annapolis, 710 Ridgley Road, Annapolis, MD.    Wise Bauer’s most recent project is an ongoing narrative world history […]

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Baltimore man charged in Anne Arundel with sexual solicitation of a minor

Baltimore man charged in Anne Arundel with sexual solicitation of a minor

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

This past week, investigators with the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit began an undercover investigation by communicating online with individuals who were soliciting young females on the internet for sex. The investigator posed online as a 14-year-old girl. During these communications, the suspect solicited the investigator for this purpose and suggested that […]

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Maryland State Police top cop resigns

Maryland State Police top cop resigns

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Marcus L. Brown announced late today he will resign his position to pursue other opportunities. In a letter to Maryland State Police troopers and civilian employees, Colonel Brown said he is leaving with a ‘heavy heart,’ effective January 19, 2015. He thanked Maryland State Police employees for their outstanding service […]

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Poetry and jazz highlight February events at AACC

Poetry and jazz highlight February events at AACC

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. AACC CLASSES Feb. 2 – 13-week session of […]

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Friday lecture at St. John’s explores the meaning of music

Friday lecture at St. John’s explores the meaning of music

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College tutor Matthew Caswell will give a lecture titled “What Does Music Mean? Examples from Bach, Theory from Kant” 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, January 16 at 8 p.m. Caswell received his bachelor’s from […]

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Police investigating morning murder in Freetown

Police investigating morning murder in Freetown

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at approximately 7:39 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 7800 block of Coutros Court, Pasadena, Maryland for an unknown disturbance. Upon arrival officers located a deceased male in the address suffering from apparent upper body trauma. The deceased was positively identified as Breon “Breezy” Emerson Cager, 27 […]

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St. Martin’s 8th graders in running for $10,000 grant

St. Martin’s 8th graders in running for $10,000 grant

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Scotties, a leader in the tissue industry is pleased to announce the top 10 entries in their Trees Rock® video contest. The 8th grade students from St. Martin’s Lutheran School in Annapolis, MD have emerged as one of the top 10 finalists in the 6th – 8th grade section of this national video contest. The […]

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Todd Taylor joins CBMM as boat donations manager

Todd Taylor joins CBMM as boat donations manager

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Longtime yachting professional Todd Taylor of Easton, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Boat Donation Program Manager. In this new position, Taylor will work closely with CBMM Boat Donation Director Lad Mills to further enhance the program. Taylor will leverage his industry network to promote awareness of CBMM’s boat donation program, while […]

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Ensure Productivity by Elite Movement Connections offers option for employee healthcare

Ensure Productivity by Elite Movement Connections offers option for employee healthcare

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ensure Productivity is officially listed as the only employee assistance program in the state of Maryland. Ensure Productivity’s employee health management programs are developed by licensed health professionals to provide business owners with a proven method to lower their company’s health care costs with an excellent ROI. It starts by meeting with each company to […]

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Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre received a $30,000 grant from the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust (MAHT) to be used for a Shelter in Place Project and an Expansion/Renovation Project.  The grant funding will impact eight people served by Bello Machre funding two projects that will include a permanent emergency generator so vulnerable adults with developmental disabilities can shelter […]

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Freeze your buns this weekend

Freeze your buns this weekend

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The week before the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge is always the time to freeze your bun off!  This year is no exception with the Freeze Your Buns Run scheduled for January 17th at Anne Arundel Community College. WHAT:  The Freeze Your Buns 5K Walk/Run, presented by Anne Arundel Community College Department of Public Safety […]

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Chrysalis House suffers devastating damage, seeks community support

Chrysalis House suffers devastating damage, seeks community support

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chrysalis House, Inc. based in Crownsville, Maryland suffered a devastating incident on Friday, January 9th. Around 2 a.m. in the morning the house alarm systems sounded, alerting the one staff member on duty to a water main break in the house. As a result ceilings in sleeping, treatment, and operations areas, including the kitchen fell […]

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Local chef to heat up things at Polar Bear Plunge

Local chef to heat up things at Polar Bear Plunge

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jim Holderbaum, personal chef/owner of the brand new Range and Reef, will be serving his delicious seafood and sirloin in the VIP tent at the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge on January 24th. As a local of Maryland, Jim is excited to be a part of a regional tradition benefiting the Special Olympics of Maryland. As thousands plunge […]

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Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Pascal Senior Activity Center will host “Living with Alzheimer’s Disease,” an early stage education program for people with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is life changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family? How do we prepare for the future? What resources […]

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Cowboy Mouth playing at Rams Head on Thursday

Cowboy Mouth playing at Rams Head on Thursday

| January 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

With a clatter of percussion and a blast of electric guitar, Cowboy Mouth rips into the band’s 10th album, Go!, with the ferocity of a band that’s been there, done that… and can’t wait to do it all again. Cowboy Mouth will be playing at Rams Head On Stage on Thursday, January 15th and a […]

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Schuh appoints Rick Napolitano IT Director for Anne Arundel County

Schuh appoints Rick Napolitano IT Director for Anne Arundel County

| January 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

In the final appointment of his new administration, County Executive Steve Schuh  announced the selection of Rick Napolitano, former Chief Information Officer at the nationally recognized information management company ARINC, as new county Director of Information Technology. “Rick is the best person to ensure we are delivering government services efficiently and effectively,” said Schuh. “His […]

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Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

| January 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jennifer Matthews of Stevensville, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Major Gifts Officer. Matthews will be working closely with CBMM President Kristen Greenaway to lead several fundraising efforts, including spearheading a major campaign that coincides with the museum’s upcoming 50th anniversary. The $20 million comprehensive campaign will help the museum meet current […]

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Maryland’s health insurance program improves nationwide ranking

Maryland’s health insurance program improves nationwide ranking

| January 10, 2015 | 3 Comments

The Maryland State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) recently jumped in its ranking from 34th to 12th out of 54 programs nationally. Michelle P. Holzer, Program Manager for SHIP at the Maryland Department of Aging, attributes the climb both to Maryland’s aging population and the very hard work of program staff and volunteers over the past […]

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Miss Shirley’s releases special January menu

Miss Shirley’s releases special January menu

| January 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

The New Year calls for all new Monthly Specials, and we’re dishing up a delicious array of savory and sweet options at all 3 locations this month! Corporate Executive Chef Brigitte Bledsoe and her culinary team took inspiration from Local Flavors like Berger Cookies and Maryland Crabs to whip up dishes like our new Berger Cookie […]

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