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Bob Sima returning to Rams Head On Stage

Bob Sima returning to Rams Head On Stage

| May 12, 2018

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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County offers resources to keep skin safe from deadly sun rays

County offers resources to keep skin safe from deadly sun rays

| May 12, 2018

The incidence of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, is 50 percent higher in Anne Arundel County than the rest of Maryland. Everyone, regardless of skin color, can get skin cancer. Without proper year-round skin protection, there is a greater risk of skin damage that can lead to skin cancer. The Learn To […]

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Four county AVID students win coveted Dell scholarships

Four county AVID students win coveted Dell scholarships

| May 12, 2018

Four county high school seniors have been honored for their achievements by earning recognition as Dell Scholars by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. The honors for Mary Anastasi of Southern High School, Katherine Truelove of Chesapeake High School, and Baylie Webb and Jasmine Gray of Old Mill High School come with $20,000 scholarships in […]

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8th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival –June 1-2

8th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival –June 1-2

| May 11, 2018

The 8th Annapolis Irish Festival (AIF) will be held on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds.  Tickets are on sale now at www.annapolisirishfestival.com . Children 12 and under are free with an adult. A family oriented event, AIF celebrates the rich Celtic heritage music, food, traditions and customs. […]

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Schuh proposes to end Veteran homelessness in Anne Arundel

Schuh proposes to end Veteran homelessness in Anne Arundel

| May 11, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh included in his FY2019 budget proposal funding for “Operation Home,” an $80,000 effort to end veteran homelessness in Anne Arundel County. “No one who has served our nation should ever end up on the streets,” said Schuh. “”Operation Home’ is our effort to ensure we can put a roof over the […]

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Tribe, Annapolis’ first indoor cycling center, to open in late June

Tribe, Annapolis’ first indoor cycling center, to open in late June

| May 11, 2018

Tribe Indoor Cycling, a new boutique cycling studio dedicated to inspiring and encouraging individuals to come together to transform their mind and body, today announces the studio will open its doors in June 2018. Located at 890 Bestgate Road, the concept fills a growing demand for a boutique indoor cycling experience in Annapolis, offering residents […]

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Tickets now on sale for Dave Koz at Maryland Hall

Tickets now on sale for Dave Koz at Maryland Hall

| May 11, 2018

Rams Head Promotions announces Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns Tour at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, August 24, 2018. Tickets on sale Friday, May 11th @ 12pm.   In a career that spans more than three decades, saxophonist Dave Koz has racked up an astoundingly impressive array of honors and achievements: […]

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AAWDC hosts career event for students not moving on to college after high school

AAWDC hosts career event for students not moving on to college after high school

| May 11, 2018

About one-third of high school students across the nation were not enrolled in college after graduating according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Late last month, the first annual Take Your First Step Hiring Event was held to connect those high school seniors in Anne Arundel County who were not heading to college with businesses […]

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Date Night at Maryland Hall????

Date Night at Maryland Hall????

| May 11, 2018

Experts say that the key to a happy, long-lasting relationship can be summed up in two words:  date nights. Going out to dinner gets old. Cocktails pack on the pounds. Movies aren’t very social. Whether you’re single or married, psychologists say the best way to bond is through shared experiences and spending time together. Starting […]

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Daily News Brief | May 11, 2018

Daily News Brief | May 11, 2018

| May 11, 2018

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’s episode is sponsored by Sean O’Neill at RBC Wealth Management Today…we learn more about Kevin Kamenetz’s death and the future for the campaign. Good news and bad news for […]

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Baysox are home through Wednesday, here’s a peek

Baysox are home through Wednesday, here’s a peek

| May 11, 2018

The Bowie Baysox are back at home for Mother’s Day Weekend and beyond. Here is a look at what is coming up! Friday, May 11 vs. Hartford Yard Goats (AA Colorado Rockies), 7:05 p.m.   Come enjoy the best fireworks show in the region following the game! (Presented by Omegacor Technologies) Read & Hit a […]

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Painting by Plane to open at Chesapeake Arts Center

Painting by Plane to open at Chesapeake Arts Center

| May 10, 2018

Painting by Plane: The Photography of Peter Stern, May 10-19, 2018 This exhibition features the work of aerial photographer, Peter Stern. Inspired by both landscape and color, his photography is reminiscent of abstract paintings. The work presents the similarities between the landscape and textures of paint. The exhibit will run from May 11th to May 19th, […]

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Water Taxi to begin daily service this weekend

Water Taxi to begin daily service this weekend

| May 10, 2018

Annapolis and Eastport’s favorite way to get around begins daily service! After starting weekend service last month, the Annapolis Water Taxi, owned and operated by Watermark, is opening daily service this weekend. Daily service and longer service hours for the 2018 season starts this Friday, May 11th. From May 11-28, the Water Taxi Service schedule […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust to host 20th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake on May 17th

Chesapeake Bay Trust to host 20th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake on May 17th

| May 10, 2018

The Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration will take place on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:30 PM at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Last year more than 600 Chesapeake Bay friends, colleagues and supporters joined us for a night to remember and helped raise more than $100,000 to fund the Trust’s restoration, […]

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Go forth and volunteer

Go forth and volunteer

| May 10, 2018

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.   American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Sunday, May 20, 2018, 12:30 […]

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Katcef Brothers honored as one of the oldest members of the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce

Katcef Brothers honored as one of the oldest members of the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce

| May 10, 2018

On May 16th, when the Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 100th anniversary, Annapolis-based Katcef Brothers will be recognized as one of its 8 oldest member companies who are still involved with the local business organization. Katcef Brothers is the local Anheuser-Busch InBev wholesale distributor providing beers from around the world to retailers […]

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AFL-CIO endorses Axe for District 30 Delegate

AFL-CIO endorses Axe for District 30 Delegate

| May 10, 2018

The Maryland State and DC Chapter of the AFL-CIO has endorsed District 30 Delegate Candidate Aron Axe.  Axe released a statement thanking the organization. I’m pleased to share that I’ve been unanimously endorsed by the over 700 unions represented by the Maryland-DC AFL-CIO for my campaign’s support for organized labor. As a member of SEIU-500, […]

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Daily News Brief | May 10, 2018

Daily News Brief | May 10, 2018

| May 10, 2018

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’s episode is sponsored by Sean O’Neill at RBC Wealth Management Today… US News & World Reports ranks schools and AACo did not fare too well. County breaks ground on […]

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Kevin Kamenetz, 60, dies after cardiac arrest

Kevin Kamenetz, 60, dies after cardiac arrest

| May 10, 2018

Kevin Kamenetz, the Baltimore County Executive who was currently running for Governor passed away this morning after suffering from cardiac arrest. Kamenetz was 60. Baltimore County emergency crews were called to his Owings Mills home around 2am after the County Executive complained of feeling ill. He was transported to the University of Maryland St. Joseph’s […]

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Schuh breaks ground on Broadneck Bike Trail Extension

Schuh breaks ground on Broadneck Bike Trail Extension

| May 9, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh, along with Council Chairman Michael Peroutka, today broke ground on Phase II of the Broadneck Trail extension which will run from Cape St. Claire to Arnold. “This investment fulfills our promise to make our County more bike-friendly,” said Schuh. “This extension will take us one step closer to creating an interconnected […]

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St. John’s College to graduate 100 this Sunday

St. John’s College to graduate 100 this Sunday

| May 9, 2018

More than 100 students are set to graduate from historic St. John’s College on Sunday, May 13. The college’s 226th commencement ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. on the front lawn. Tutor Matthew Holtzman (A00), a faculty member since 2013, will deliver the keynote address. The undergraduate Class of 2018 comprises 93 students from 24 states […]

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Preakness Balloon Festival — May 11-13, 2018

Preakness Balloon Festival — May 11-13, 2018

| May 9, 2018

Radio stations WCBM 680 and WQLL “the Q” 99.9FM announce “The Preakness Balloon Festival”. The festival will take place May 11, 12, and 13th at the Howard County Fairgrounds located at 2210 Fairgrounds Rd, West Friendship, Maryland 21794. The theme this year is “Turn it Up”. This years festival features fifteen (15) hot air balloons, […]

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