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Boatyard Beach Bash scheduled for September 16th

Boatyard Beach Bash scheduled for September 16th

| August 11, 2017

The Annapolis Maritime Museum, the Boatyard Bar & Grill and Annapolis Subaru will be hosting the 13thAnnual Boatyard Beach Bash on September 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm on the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s Waterfront campus. The Annapolis Maritime Museum, Boatyard Bar & Grill, and Annapolis Subaru are hosting the 13th Annual Boatyard Beach Bash on Saturday, September […]

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Calvert man guilty in two Anne Arundel murders, faces life in prison

Calvert man guilty in two Anne Arundel murders, faces life in prison

| August 11, 2017

Christopher Scheibe, 29, of Calvert County, pleaded guilty to First Degree Murder for the 2016 killing of a young woman whose body was found in a wooded area behind 2006 Industrial Drive in Annapolis on May 31, 2016 and to Second Degree Murder for the 2012 killing of a young woman whose body was found […]

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Cancer charity ordered to stop soliciting in Maryland

Cancer charity ordered to stop soliciting in Maryland

| August 11, 2017

Secretary of State John C. Wobensmith and Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced today a Cease and Desist Order has been issued against We Can Cer-Vive! and its president and founder, Mia Wright. The order follows an investigation that revealed multiple violations of the Maryland Solicitations Act, including using false and misleading advertising materials […]

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Lisa Hillman pens book on son’s opioid addiction battle

Lisa Hillman pens book on son’s opioid addiction battle

| August 10, 2017

In the midst of our nation’s worsening opioid crisis, Lisa Hillman, former president of Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation, has written a searing memoir about her journey facing her son’s addiction. Unlike similar stories, “Secret No More: A True Story of Hope for Parents with an Addicted Child” is written from a mother’s point-of-view and […]

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The Puppy Plunge is coming!

The Puppy Plunge is coming!

| August 10, 2017

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County invites you to be part of our 6th Annual Puppy Plunge on Sunday, August 20, 2016, at scenic Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland from 12 pm to 4 pm. Last year over 1,500 pet lovers enjoyed this dog­-friendly fundraiser that supports the SPCA and the more than 2,500 homeless […]

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One dead in Shady Side fire

One dead in Shady Side fire

| August 10, 2017

According to Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesperson, Lt. Erik Kornmeyer, one person had died this morning in a house fire in Shady Side in the 1500 block of Lincoln Road. The call for the fire came in at about 10:45am this morning and upon arrival, crews found a small single family home fully engulfed.  Mutual […]

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Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival this weekend!

Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival this weekend!

| August 10, 2017

Buy your tickets today for the Sixth Annual Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 12, 2017 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. This is the only local festival that features craft beer and Maryland wine together. Guests can sample over 80 exceptional wines from Maryland wineries, in addition to over […]

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Ardeur — Annapolis high schoolers shoot a festival-worthy short film through Filmsters Academy Summer Camp

Ardeur — Annapolis high schoolers shoot a festival-worthy short film through Filmsters Academy Summer Camp

| August 10, 2017

The Advanced Team of students at Filmsters Academy Summer Camp has wrapped shooting on their newest short film, “Ardeur” (ardor). In this dramatic thriller, a desperate man attempts to reunite with the love of his life when an unforeseen circumstance separates them. At Filmsters Academy, students work with supervising staff over the course of two weeks to […]

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So long Verizon Center, don’t let the door hit you on the way out

So long Verizon Center, don’t let the door hit you on the way out

| August 10, 2017

Monumental Sports and Entertainment (MSE) and Capital One announced that Capital One will become the new naming rights partner for the arena in downtown Washington, which hosts over 220 concerts, shows and events a year, including the Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, Washington Valor, Washington Wizards and Georgetown men’s basketball. The partnership of these two prominent […]

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Maryland one of the more lenient states when it comes to DUI

Maryland one of the more lenient states when it comes to DUI

| August 10, 2017

Drunk driving takes a terrible toll on the United States – one measured not only in dollars, but also far more importantly, in lives lost. It was to blame for 29% of motor vehicle fatalities in 2015, according to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It claims roughly 10,000 lives per […]

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Sister Hazel coming to Rams Head On Stage September 2

Sister Hazel coming to Rams Head On Stage September 2

| August 9, 2017

Platinum-selling group,  Sister Hazel, will be bringing their “We Got it All Tonight” 2017 tour to Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis, MD Saturday, September 2. Fans can expect a high energy show with some brand-new Sister Hazel songs like “Karaoke Song” and “That Kind of Beautiful” as well as popular fan favorites like “All […]

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Save the date. Hospice Gala set for April 7th, 2018

Save the date. Hospice Gala set for April 7th, 2018

| August 9, 2017

Hospice of the Chesapeake recently announced it will host its annual gala on April 7, 2018, at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel.   The gala is the nonprofit’s signature black tie event and features an open bar, fine cuisine, a silent and live auction, a band and dancing. Its largest fundraiser of the year, the gala […]

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Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club plans expansion later this year

Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club plans expansion later this year

| August 9, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club is recognized as the region’s premiere venue for extraordinary waterfront weddings, special events and corporate functions. Since its opening in October 2015, The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club has been ranked as a Top 15 Luxury Hotel in Maryland according to US News & World Report and has […]

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Hanover man guilty of sexually abusing minor

Hanover man guilty of sexually abusing minor

| August 8, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Eris Murray, 56, of Hanover, was found guilty of Sex Abuse of a Minor, Second Degree Sex Offense, and Sodomy by an Anne Arundel County jury. On August 7, 2016, authorities received a report of sexual abuse that occurred years prior. The victim had since […]

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Hospice’s Mandrin Inpatient Care Center opens again after renovations

Hospice’s Mandrin Inpatient Care Center opens again after renovations

| August 8, 2017

Hospice of the Chesapeake recently announced it is once again accepting patients at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center in Harwood. The nonprofit will begin admitting its first patients on Aug. 1. The center was originally opened in 2006 as a residential hospice house. In 2011, it was relicensed to serve as an inpatient care center. […]

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Senator John Astle slams Pantelides order to silence Trump dissent

Senator John Astle slams Pantelides order to silence Trump dissent

| August 8, 2017

In a statement today, Democratic Mayoral candidate John Astle was sharply critical of a recent email Republican Mayor Mike Pantelides dictated to city department heads that forbids them from offering opinions or comments on social media about President Trump and other issues Pantelides considers “national” in nature. According to published reports, Pantelides’s email was in response […]

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Vonda Shepard and a Halloween WhoDunit at Rams Head On Stage

Vonda Shepard and a Halloween WhoDunit at Rams Head On Stage

| August 8, 2017

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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Chesapeake Bay Trust, County awards grants to protect 137 acres in Anne Arundel County

Chesapeake Bay Trust, County awards grants to protect 137 acres in Anne Arundel County

| August 8, 2017

Anne Arundel County and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announced awards of three grants to permanently protect 137 acres of the Palisades, Herring Bay and Cranberry Woods forest tracts. “We are pursuing a vigorous effort to plant and preserve trees because of the benefits they provide to the environment, the economy and the overall quality of […]

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Baysox coming home tonight through the weekend

Baysox coming home tonight through the weekend

| August 8, 2017

The first place Bowie Baysox, Class AA Minor League Baseball Affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, welcome the Harrisburg Senators and Portland Sea Dogs to Prince George’s Stadium for a six game homestand beginning on Tuesday, August 8. Promotional highlights include Navy Night, Daddy Daughter Date Night and three fireworks shows. Tuesday, August 8, 7:05 p.m. […]

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Daddy Daughter Date Night at Baysox on August 11th

Daddy Daughter Date Night at Baysox on August 11th

| August 7, 2017

The Bowie Baysox will host Daddy Daughter Date Night on Friday, August 11 as the club hosts the Portland Sea Dogs at 7:05 p.m.   Dads can enjoy a special night with their little girl. The $36 ticket package includes 2 Box Seat Tickets, 2 Hot Dogs, Pre-game Catch on the Field, VIP Parking Pass, […]

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Get your drive-through flu shot on September 30th for free

Get your drive-through flu shot on September 30th for free

| August 7, 2017

The City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County join with the Anne Arundel County Department of Health for the county’s second drive-through flu vaccine clinic. The drive-through clinic will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium located at 550 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD […]

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County Police Officer’s police powers suspended after video incident

County Police Officer’s police powers suspended after video incident

| August 7, 2017

On Saturday, August 5, 2017 at approximately 4:15 p.m., Corporal Wolford, ID #1740, of the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a customer dispute call in the 8200 block of Sebring Court in Severn. While the officer was discussing the matter with one of the involved parties, his interactions were being video recorded by […]

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