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Give 10 for lymphoma research at Navy Vs Georgia Southern game

Give 10 for lymphoma research at Navy Vs Georgia Southern game

| November 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, college football fans will be able to support lymphoma research and Houston Texan David Quessenberry’s fight against cancer during the Georgia Southern Vs. Navy game in Annapolis. Look for the “10 for $10″ campaign in the parking lot outside of Navy’s stadium, where people will be able to participate in a grassroots movement of […]

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Elijah Cummings to speak at NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

Elijah Cummings to speak at NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Boone Allsup, President of the Anne Arundel County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has announced that Congressman Elijah Cummings will be the keynote speaker at their 40th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday, November 14, 2014, 6PM, at the Double Tree Hotel, 210 Holiday Court, Annapolis, Maryland. Benjamin Todd […]

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Blue Moon Cowgirls to play 333 Coffeehouse

Blue Moon Cowgirls to play 333 Coffeehouse

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present a performance by the Blue Moon Cowgirls. “A little bit invitin’, a little bit excitin’, a little bit ignitin’ . . .that’s my trademark,” proclaims an old song. And that’s the Blue Moon Cowgirls, four Washington-area musicians with their […]

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Lights of Kindness to raise funds for local charities

Lights of Kindness to raise funds for local charities

| November 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County presents the “Lights of Kindness” , December 4 through 7th, 2014, in support of charities both locally and through the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Foundation supports local programs such as the Bountiful Backpacks and the Dictionary Project, as well as international clean water initiatives, the Malawi Water Project, […]

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2 teens rob Girl Scouts of their cookies in Severn

2 teens rob Girl Scouts of their cookies in Severn

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On November 8, 2014, at approximately 1:20 p.m.., officers from the Western District responded to the 7900 Blk. Jason’s Landing Way Severn, MD 21144 for a report of theft that just occurred. Upon arrival officers learned that two girls, a 12 year-old and a 13-year-old, had a wagon full of Girl Scout Cookies selling them […]

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Public legislative priorities forum scheduled

Public legislative priorities forum scheduled

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The State Delegates and Senators from Anne Arundel County will hold a Legislative Priorities Forum for the public on Thursday, December 4th, at 7:00 p.m.  County and community organizations will have an opportunity to present their legislative priorities, issues, and needs to the County’s state legislators in advance of the 2015 Legislative Session.  Each group […]

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Suspect in Ft. Meade High School armed carjacking turns self into police

Suspect in Ft. Meade High School armed carjacking turns self into police

| November 10, 2014 | 3 Comments

On Friday, November 7, 2014 at approximately 2:20 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded for a report of an abduction/carjacking. A 17-year-old male, who was not a student at the school, advised that approximately two hours prior to notifying the police, he was driving on F Street, Ft. Meade, MD near the Meade Senior High […]

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Disability Day honorees recognized

Disability Day honorees recognized

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

2014 Disability Awareness Day (DAD) on October 25 at Westfield Annapolis Mall featured information on disability issues, interactive exhibits and live entertainment.  Businesses or organizations that provide employment or other accommodations for individuals with disabilities were honored with Executive Citations.  The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues recognized Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB), an organization […]

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Kimberly Valerio joins ASO for Beethoven performance

Kimberly Valerio joins ASO for Beethoven performance

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kimberly Valerio will perform as flute soloist with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) on November 14 and 15 in a program titled Beethoven “Eroica.” Music Director José-Luis Novo will lead the orchestra in these Lexus Classic Series concerts beginning at 8:00pm in the newly renovated auditorium of Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  The concerts […]

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County firefighters rescue Hanover woman from burning home

County firefighters rescue Hanover woman from burning home

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Firefighters this afternoon rescued a woman from a two alarm dwelling fire in Hanover. Just after 12:30, Anne Arundel County 911 began receiving multiple calls reporting a dwelling fire in the 7600 block of Post Road with reports an occupant trapped inside. Fire Department units arrived moments after dispatch to find a […]

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Micro-loan fund to help county small businesses

Micro-loan fund to help county small businesses

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation’s (AAEDC) CEO and President Ed Rothstein has announced the launch of the Arundel Micro Loan Fund (AMF) designed to benefit qualified small businesses in the county that are located in designated Sustainable Community areas.  The announcement was made at a multi Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Crofton at which AAEDC […]

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Police investigating murder in Laurel

Police investigating murder in Laurel

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 8, 2014 at approximately 10:19 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 200 block of Red Clay Road, Laurel, Maryland for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers were directed to an apartment where an adult male was found suffering from gunshot wounds. The male was […]

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The Zen House to celebrate grand opening on Tuesday

The Zen House to celebrate grand opening on Tuesday

| November 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Zen House Wellness Spa + Yoga Studio is excited to announce their Grand Opening on Tuesday, November 11th from 4 pm – 8 pm at their studio, 47 Spa Road | Annapolis, MD (across from the Westin Hotel). The Grand Opening Celebration will include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:30pm, meet and greet with […]

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AAMC wins award for cancer center

AAMC wins award for cancer center

| November 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute (DCI) received a 2014 AACC Innovator Award from the Association of Community Cancer Centers. Only six cancer program nationwide received this honor.  AAMC’s DCI was selected for its innovative symptom management clinic. The clinic was inspired by participation with the ONS Foundation/Joint Commission in […]

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Severn School to plant time capsule in new foundation

Severn School to plant time capsule in new foundation

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Severn School’s three divisions – Upper, Middle and Lower Schools – are each gathering items representative of their school to bury in a time capsule to go under the new Teel Academic Center rotunda. The capsule will be placed within the rotunda foundation within the next couple of weeks. “This historic cache of goods will […]

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ALS Artisan Boutique scheduled for December 7th

ALS Artisan Boutique scheduled for December 7th

| November 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Unlike some people, Nancy Wright received a quick diagnosis. Her symptoms began with a drop in her big toe, followed by stumbling and ultimately tumbling to the ground. The diagnosis was ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mrs. Wright weakened quickly and in a matter of months went from using a cane, to a […]

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Upcoming Rams Head Onstage shows

Upcoming Rams Head Onstage shows

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

11/07 Comedian, Tom Papa 11/08 Robyn Hitchcock *All Ages Matinee 11/08 Delbert McClinton 11/09 Aaron Carter *All Ages Matinee 11/09 Jim Brickman 11/10 Rachael Yamagata w. The Dove & The Wolf and Hemming 11/13 Lucinda Williams w. Kenneth Brian Band 11/14 Jack Wagner 11/15 Phil Vassar 11/16 Oleta Adams 11/17 The Company Men 11/18 Ace […]

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BGE Green Grants total more than $300K

BGE Green Grants total more than $300K

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)  announced that it is providing more than $300,000 in grants to more than 40 local nonprofit organizations committed to environmental preservation, protection and enhancement. In its second year and as part of BGE’s steadfast commitment to sustainability, environmental stewardship and philanthropic giving, the BGE Green Grants program, is specifically […]

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Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

Across the Bay 10K Race this Sunday

| November 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday morning, 20,000 people will take off from the Annapolis side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and head over to Kent Island. On foot!  The Across the Bay 10K is an elite event brought to the area by the Dave McGillivray who manages and runs the famed Boston Marathon. The eastbound span of the Chesapeake […]

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Hillsmere fun fair & silent auction this Saturday

Hillsmere fun fair & silent auction this Saturday

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anticipation is building for Hillsmere Elementary’s Fun Fair & Silent Auction on Saturday, November 8th from 11:00am – 3:00pm.  Fun for the whole family includes carnival-style games, moon bounce, photo booth, cake walk, dunk tank with Assistant Principal Gordon, slot cars and more.  Bring your appetite for a sweet treat from the bake sale or […]

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Grammy Award nominee performs Movies, Magic & More this weekend

Grammy Award nominee performs Movies, Magic & More this weekend

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

Grammy Award nominated violinist Jenny Oaks Baker returns to town to perform “Movies, Magic & More” with the Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 (7:30 p.m.) and 8 (8 p.m.) at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Making a return to Annapolis after her thrilling holiday performance last season, […]

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Barktoberfest a huge success

Barktoberfest a huge success

| November 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County celebrated its rendition of Oktoberfest with a fundraiser on Saturday, October 25th held at the Green Turtle in Annapolis. With a festive atmosphere of dogs (and some of their human companions) in costume, the day was packed with great music, food, and raffle items. For the dog costume pet […]

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