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SOUPer Bowl raises more than $3K for Light House

SOUPer Bowl raises more than $3K for Light House

| February 17, 2017

Over 250 people turned out on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon for the 11th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch at Heritage Baptist Church in Annapolis, raising $3300 for the Light House Homeless Prevention and Support Center in Annapolis.This was the most raised in one afternoon for this event since it began. Students from the Light House BEST […]

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Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis

| February 16, 2017

A few years back, St. Paddy’s Day was a day to hang out in your favorite bar and be Irish for a day. Five years ago, local businessman and founder of Warrior Events, John O’Leary decided to change that up and throw a parade. Five years later, the parade has become the largest parade in the City […]

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Annapolis: A foodie paradise

Annapolis: A foodie paradise

| February 16, 2017

While January 31st was National PlanforVacation Day, chances are not everyone has finished mapping out how they’re going to spend their hard-earned vacation days this year. Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) can help! Since good vacations revolve around great food, VAAAC has compiled a list of eight food festivals that will be wowing […]

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MD Comptroller’s Office warns of new W-2 phishing scam

MD Comptroller’s Office warns of new W-2 phishing scam

| February 16, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning taxpayers about a W-2 phishing scam targeting schools, restaurants, hospitals, tribal groups and others. The Comptroller said his agency and Internal Revenue Service are alerting employers that the Form W-2 email phishing scam has moved beyond businesses to school districts, tribal organizations and nonprofits. The W-2 scammers also are trying […]

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US News & World Report names Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club as top 15 luxury hotels in Maryland

US News & World Report names Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club as top 15 luxury hotels in Maryland

| February 16, 2017

The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club has been ranked as one of the Top 15 Luxury Hotels in Maryland according to a new list by US News & World Report. This ranking is determined by an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings. “Our rankings are designed to narrow down the […]

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Severna Park Phys Ed teacher charged with stealing cash from students lockers

Severna Park Phys Ed teacher charged with stealing cash from students lockers

| February 16, 2017

On February 15, 2017 officers responded for theft that had occurred in the boys’ locker room at Severna Park High School. Investigation led officers to Physical Education teacher, Jerry Parker Hines Jr. as the subject who had committed the theft. Further investigation revealed that Hines was responsible for two additional thefts at the same location. […]

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Foodies rejoice!  Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

Foodies rejoice! Annapolis Restaurant Week is on the horizon

| February 15, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, held February 20-26, 2017. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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HERE. a pop-up shop planning for March location

HERE. a pop-up shop planning for March location

| February 15, 2017

HERE. a pop-up shop is  excited that their 20th pop-up shop in Annapolis will be opening on March 24th, 2017,  which coincides with the Made in Maryland / Maryland Day weekend festivities! Stay tuned for more details about their opening party – featuring live LOCAL music, the list of amazing local  artists and products they will be featuring, and […]

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Annapolis and Baltimore’s own Wedding on the Bay℠ by Watermark® wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2017

Annapolis and Baltimore’s own Wedding on the Bay℠ by Watermark® wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2017

| February 15, 2017

Newlyweds agree: saying “I Do” on the water is the best! Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is named a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for Wedding Venues in the Chesapeake Bay region! Wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners are held on Watermark’s yachts along the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents “Prague, Paris, and Cologne”

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents “Prague, Paris, and Cologne”

| February 15, 2017

Principal Oboist Fatma Daglar joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the role of soloist under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, for the third Masterworks Concert of the 2016-2017 season, March 3 and 4, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  This concert is a marvelous example of composers finding inspiration in the culture […]

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Chesapeake Climate Action Network praises Senate override of Hogan’s veto

Chesapeake Climate Action Network praises Senate override of Hogan’s veto

| February 14, 2017

The Maryland Senate voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016 (SB 921/HB 1106), legislation that will accelerate the state’s transition to clean energy. The bill raises Maryland’s Renewable Portfolio Standard requirement to 25 percent by 2020, including boosting the solar “carve-out” to 2.5 percent by 2020. It […]

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7th Naptown BarBAYq on tap for May 6th, tickets on sale

7th Naptown BarBAYq on tap for May 6th, tickets on sale

| February 14, 2017

The Naptown BarBAYq is back for the 7th straight year, under the new management of ABC Events.  Hold on to your apron because this year will blow the lid off your grill! Here’s a sneak peak under the lid… FOR-THE-SERIOUS foodie KCBS-sanctioned barbecue competition People’s Choice Barbecue is back – bigger and better! Specialty Barbecue […]

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Annapolis Fire Department offers home heating tips

Annapolis Fire Department offers home heating tips

| February 13, 2017

As temperatures dip back down to the 30’s and 40’s over the next several days, Mayor Michael Pantelides and Annapolis Fire Chief David Stokes urge residents to be aware of some home heating safety information that could save your life. Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire […]

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Governor’s Office for Children and the Annie E. Casey Foundation launch results-based leadership program

Governor’s Office for Children and the Annie E. Casey Foundation launch results-based leadership program

| February 13, 2017

As part of Governor Hogan’s commitment to ensure young people are on a pathway to education and employment, the Governor’s Office for Children has announced that it has joined with the Annie E. Casey Foundation to launch the “Maryland Governor’s Office for Children Disconnected/Opportunity Youth Results-Based Leadership Program.” About 1 in 10 Maryland youth aged 16-24 […]

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Schuh names Karin McQuade as County Controller

Schuh names Karin McQuade as County Controller

| February 13, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh today announced the appointment of Karin McQuade as Anne Arundel County Controller. “Karin’s private sector expertise in financial reporting and auditing will help ensure we continue effectively manage taxpayer dollars in our county,” said Schuh. “I am excited that someone with such extensive financial experience has agreed to join our team.” […]

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Shop Maryland Energy this weekend and next week

Shop Maryland Energy this weekend and next week

| February 13, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot is urging Marylanders to take advantage of big savings as part of the annual Shop Maryland Energy weekend. From Saturday, February 18, through Monday, February 20, consumers will not pay the state’s six percent sales tax on qualifying ENERGY STAR appliances. Comptroller Franchot will be making several stops across the state to […]

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Edgewater man charged with attempted murder

Edgewater man charged with attempted murder

| February 13, 2017

On February 10, 2017 at approximately 4:50 p.m., officers responded to the 20 block of Brick Church Road for an injured subject. Upon arrival, they located an adult male who had an injury to his lower back area. It was later determined by fire department personnel the injury was a gunshot wound. At first the […]

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Police arrest suspects in Edgewater stabbing

Police arrest suspects in Edgewater stabbing

| February 13, 2017

On February 12, 2017 at approximately 12:30am, officers responded to the 1600 block of Havre De Grace Drive in Edgewater for an assault. Upon arrival officers located an adult male in front of the residence suffering from multiple stab wounds.   The victim told officers that suspects entered his residence and assaulted him. During the assault […]

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Rams Head presents 5th Annual Rammie Awards

Rams Head presents 5th Annual Rammie Awards

| February 13, 2017

The Rams Head Group is excited to announce the Fifth Annual Rammie Awards, an online accolade to recognize outstanding moments of the past year. Winners are chosen via online votes from fans and Rams Head staff. The Rammie Awards also give our patrons the opportunity to tell us what events were the most memorable to […]

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‘Spring Into Action’ at the 6th Annual Watershed Stewards Academy conference

‘Spring Into Action’ at the 6th Annual Watershed Stewards Academy conference

| February 13, 2017

Located at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, the Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization that develops citizen leaders to engage communities in actions that reduce pollution and restore our waterways.  This year’s Spring Into Action conference will gather over 200 citizens and professionals working together to restore local […]

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Marine and Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 25th at Annapolis High

Marine and Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 25th at Annapolis High

| February 12, 2017

On February 25, 2017 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation will present the seventh annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair at Annapolis High School with support from title sponsors, the Marine Trades Association of Maryland and the Living Oceans Foundation. Over fifty organizations will be on hand to discuss careers in the Marine Trades and the […]

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One. Physical Therapy. Fitness.Wellness adds acupuncturist to staff

One. Physical Therapy. Fitness.Wellness adds acupuncturist to staff

| February 12, 2017

One is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeff Masenheimer, Lac. He is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist (the herbs make acupuncture even more powerful) and is excited to offer two specials for all new clients for the month of February. Initial evaluation and treatment will be only $125 (that’s a $40 savings!) and follow […]

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