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The Hunts coming to Rams Head On Stage June 16th

The Hunts coming to Rams Head On Stage June 16th

| May 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

With a harmony-laced take on folk-pop that’s both breathtaking and sweetly ethereal, The Hunts are a Virginia-based band made up of seven brothers and sisters who’ve been playing music together almost their whole lives. Twin sisters, Jenni and Jessi accompanied by their five brothers, all tap into their mutual love of music, songwriting abilities and multi-instrumentalist […]

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Free summer concert series at Maryland Hall

Free summer concert series at Maryland Hall

| May 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Hall’s Summer Concert series returns with another season of great music outside on our front lawn and labyrinth. Fun for all ages, bring your lawn chair or blanket and mark your calendar for our annual summer concerts! All concerts are free and no tickets are required. The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by RPH […]

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Every step counts. Bello Machre’s new 5K run

Every step counts. Bello Machre’s new 5K run

| May 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre proudly announces that it has added a new 5K Run to its ever popular Every Step Counts Walk and Bike Fundraiser to benefit people with developmental disabilities.  The Every Step Counts event will be held Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland.  Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and […]

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Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

Blue Angels 2015: All the information you need

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events are free and open to the public. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron and fly a team of six Navy F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 […]

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Zachary Pope named Executive Chef at Blackwall Hitch

Zachary Pope named Executive Chef at Blackwall Hitch

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chef Zachary Pope, of Roundz Catering and Roundz Gourmet Market, has been named Executive Chef at Blackwall Hitch in Annapolis.   This move is a return to Pope’s roots as a restaurant chef. He began his career in Washington, DC, fine dining restaurants such as Red Sage, Restaurant Vidalia, Vingage Wine Bistro, and Ortanique among others […]

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Desmond Beggarly from local Boys & Girls Club named Youth of the Year

Desmond Beggarly from local Boys & Girls Club named Youth of the Year

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Desmond Beggarly, from BGCAA’s Freetown Village Boys & Girls Club, for being named the Maryland Youth of the Year! The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle. Desmond, along with our […]

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Anne Arundel County highlights disaster preparedness

Anne Arundel County highlights disaster preparedness

| May 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits continues to highlight building safety throughout the month of May. This week’s theme “Bounce Back Faster from Disaster – Build to Code,” emphasizes the importance of preparing your family and home for natural disasters. Anne Arundel County is vulnerable to all types of weather emergencies – earthquakes, […]

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Traffic restrictions announced for Blue Angel’s flight demonstrations

Traffic restrictions announced for Blue Angel’s flight demonstrations

| May 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Blue Angels will perform above the Severn River, Tuesday, May 19 and Wednesday, May 20 as part of the Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week. These events are free and open to the public. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron and fly a team of six Navy F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 […]

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Open your eyes to Dragon Boating on June 20th

Open your eyes to Dragon Boating on June 20th

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Try one of the fastest growing team sports on Saturday, June 20th, from 10am – 2pm, at a free event with the Annapolis Dragon Boat Club at South Annapolis Yacht Centre (formerly Sarles Boatyard). Artist Nancy Hammond will join in to “awaken the dragon” and paint the eyes of the dragon open to mark the start of the paddling season. […]

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Odenton Library to close June 2, 3 for improvements

Odenton Library to close June 2, 3 for improvements

| May 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Officials for the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) today announced that the Odenton Regional Library will be closed for improvements on Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 3. The two-day closure will allow for an upgrade to the library’s printing, copying, faxing and scanning services for customers, along with staff training on the new […]

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Baysox 1K beer run this weekend

Baysox 1K beer run this weekend

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox are home Thursday, May 14 through Sunday, May 17 for a four-game homestand against the Richmond Flying Squirrels. Highlights of the weekend include Bark in the Park Day and the first Baysox 1K Beer Run.  ‘Stache Bash, Thursday, May 14 6:35 p.m. – Show off your mustache (real or fake) at the […]

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Mitchell Gallery to exhibit Shakespeare First Folio in 2016

Mitchell Gallery to exhibit Shakespeare First Folio in 2016

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College, Annapolis, recently named Maryland’s host site for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” national tour, is pleased to announce that the First Folio exhibition will be on view to the public from November 1 through December 4, 2016 at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College. “St. John’s College, […]

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3rd Class Midshipman from USNA reportedly died in Amtrak 188 crash

3rd Class Midshipman from USNA reportedly died in Amtrak 188 crash

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: The USNA has issued a statement: The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to report that a midshipman was named as one of the passengers who lost their life in the AMTRAK train which crashed in north Philadelphia at approximately 9:30 p.m. last night.  The midshipman was on leave and enroute to their home of […]

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Man shot to death in Laurel, police still searching for suspect

Man shot to death in Laurel, police still searching for suspect

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at approximately 8:26 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 3400 block of Sudlersville South in Laurel for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male lying on the ground suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The shooting victim was transported to Laurel Regional […]

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Watermark helps out AFD and AACoFD with marine training

Watermark helps out AFD and AACoFD with marine training

| May 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Watermark recently hosted around 100 Annapolis City and Anne Arundel County Firefighters and Paramedics on board their vessels for marine training exercises. The exercises, four in total conducted on three different Watermark vessels, allowed firefighters and paramedics to familiarize themselves and prepare response protocols in the event of a fire, medical or other emergency on […]

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Unified Jazz Ensemble to perform at UUC

Unified Jazz Ensemble to perform at UUC

| May 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Friday, May 22 at 8 pm, local and regional favorite Unified Jazz Ensemble will present songs that have stood the test of time. Featured will be works by composers Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and George Gershwin. Mike Noonan leads the ensemble; he is a composer and multi-instrumentalist and will play the mellow sound of […]

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Community Center to bring their rock to Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge

Community Center to bring their rock to Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge

| May 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Community Center brings their extraordinary mix of indie/chamber rock and high energy to The Metropolitan in Annapolis. Community Center will perform live at The Metropolitan on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 10pm. Show is 18+, Admission is $8! For more information please visit http://communitycenterband.com/ Entering the music scene in 2011, Community Center wasted no time […]

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Former AACC standout midfielder to be inducted to hall of fame

Former AACC standout midfielder to be inducted to hall of fame

| May 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maurice “Maury” LaPointe, standout midfielder on Anne Arundel Community College’s 1994 and 1995 Men’s Lacrosse teams, is one of 10 new members being inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association’s ninth Hall of Fame on Friday, May 8 at the Community College of Baltimore College-Essex. “This is a great honor,” […]

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West River man charged with 10 counts of child pornography

West River man charged with 10 counts of child pornography

| May 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit received a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding the possession and distribution of child pornography from a location in Anne Arundel County. During the investigation, evidence was developed by child abuse detectives that led to a search warrant […]

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Brandon Hargreaves earns Broker’s license with Weichert

Brandon Hargreaves earns Broker’s license with Weichert

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Weichert Realtors® – Platinum Service, covering the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area, is proud to announce Brandon Hargreaves earned his Broker’s® license from the Maryland Real Estate Commission.  “We are pleased to have a Broker® like Brandon represent our office,” said Co-Owner Donale Bernarding. “His grasp of today’s market and understanding the evolving needs of our clients […]

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Flights from BWI to Cuba to begin in September

Flights from BWI to Cuba to begin in September

| May 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Island Travel & Tours, Ltd. announced that charter flights between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Havana, Cuba will begin on September 30, 2015.  The charter service will be offered by Island Travel & Tours, along with its partner, Swift Air.  The flights are scheduled to operate twice per week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. “We […]

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Anne Arundel’s plan to combat heroin addiction unveiled by County Executive

Anne Arundel’s plan to combat heroin addiction unveiled by County Executive

| May 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

During his 2015 Budget Address, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled his budget plan to address the growing heroin crisis in Anne Arundel County. “To combat heroin, we will be making strategic investments in education, health, and public safety to fight this problem from every angle.” said Schuh. “Heroin is the octopus from hell, […]

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