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Army-Navy Game sold out!

Army-Navy Game sold out!

| November 22, 2016

The 117th playing of the Army-Navy Game presented by USAA, set for Saturday, Dec. 10 at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium (71,008), is sold out.  Navy leads the all-time series, 60-49-7. Army West Point is currently 5-5 on the year, while Navy is 7-2.  The last time both teams entered the game with a winning record […]

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Santa to captain the Jolly Express

Santa to captain the Jolly Express

| November 21, 2016

Captain Santa is coming to town! With a cheerful spirit, Cruises on the Bay℠ by Watermark® announces Jolly Express Cruises for the 2016 holiday season. Miss Anne will be decked out in her reindeer best with a bright red nose and antlers offering 45-minute Spa Creek sleigh rides in December. A cruise on the Jolly […]

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Annapolis eases parking woes for holiday season

Annapolis eases parking woes for holiday season

| November 21, 2016

To support Annapolis businesses, Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the return of popular parking options this holiday season as well as changes designed to improve the downtown holiday experience for both drivers and pedestrians.  The changes were made in consultation with SP+, the city’s comprehensive parking management firm. “Annapolis is known as one of America’s best […]

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Alaska Airlines continues to grow at BWI

Alaska Airlines continues to grow at BWI

| November 20, 2016

Alaska Airlines announced this morning that it would begin new transcontinental service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and San Diego, CA.  The new service is scheduled to begin on March 15, 2017.  BWI Marshall Airport will be the only east coast airport with service from Alaska Airlines to both San Diego and Los Angeles. […]

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BGE joins national effort to prevent utility scammers

BGE joins national effort to prevent utility scammers

| November 20, 2016

BGE has joined forces with electric and natural gas utility companies across the United States and Canada to help protect customers from the long-running scams targeting customers of utility service providers.  BGE and the other Exelon utilities, Atlantic City Electric, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco are committed to educating customers and putting a stop […]

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Bello Machre receives $15K grant from Bank of America

Bello Machre receives $15K grant from Bank of America

| November 20, 2016

Bello Machre is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to welcome four adults into one of its new wheelchair-accessible homes. “We partner with nonprofits that provide basic human services in order to connect individuals in our community to the resources they need to thrive,” said […]

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ClearShark H2O awarded $1500 grant from West Marine

ClearShark H2O awarded $1500 grant from West Marine

| November 19, 2016

ClearShark H2O, a nonprofit organization committed to protecting and preserving Maryland’s waterways, announced today that it has been awarded a 2016 BlueFuture grant from leading waterlife outfitter, West Marine. The $1,500 grant will support the expansion and enhancement of ClearShark H2O’s successful oyster-based curriculum for youth. The three-year curriculum, created in partnership with the Oyster […]

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Who’s Your Hero returns for Military Bowl

Who’s Your Hero returns for Military Bowl

| November 19, 2016

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman and Katcef Brothers, Inc., are pleased to announce the return of the Budweiser Who’s Your Hero? promotion which will run through December leading up to the Military Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 27. The program, which has been extremely popular leading up to Military Bowl in each of the past […]

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Baysox holiday ticket packages available

Baysox holiday ticket packages available

| November 19, 2016

The Bowie Baysox announce two exciting new ticket packages available for the holidays. Each of the packages includes an all-new Dylan Bundy bobblehead collectible and eight undated tickets for the Baysox 25th season in 2017. It’s the perfect gift for the baseball fan in your life and a great opportunity for a family to spend […]

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Partners In Care needs volunteer drivers

Partners In Care needs volunteer drivers

| November 19, 2016

The Ride Partners transportation program at Partners In Care, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with offices on Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, is searching for volunteer drivers to keep up with an increasing demand of ride requests among its growing membership of older adults who live in Anne Arundel County. Founded in 1993, PIC’s mission is […]

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Rob Schneider, comedy comes to Rams Head

Rob Schneider, comedy comes to Rams Head

| November 18, 2016

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 68 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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Building Better People holiday presentation: The Gift of the Mad Guy

Building Better People holiday presentation: The Gift of the Mad Guy

| November 18, 2016

Building Better People Productions, a professional theater offering positive live shows and classes for kids and families, launched in Annapolis, MD earlier this year, and has been presenting their brand of kindness through the arts ever since. Think of it as the arts equivalent to hiding veggies in a lot of cheese.  Building Better People […]

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Chesapeake BaySavers looking to partner for Annapolis oyster planting

Chesapeake BaySavers looking to partner for Annapolis oyster planting

| November 18, 2016

Chesapeake BaySavers, an Annapolis-based environmental non-profit organization, participated in the creation of Baltimore’s largest oyster garden in the Inner Harbor on September 24th, 2016. Oysters are of vital importance to the health of the Chesapeake Bay, as one adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water each day, and restoring Maryland’s oyster population […]

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County Executive Schuh teaches Economics class at AACC

County Executive Schuh teaches Economics class at AACC

| November 17, 2016

Earlier this week, County Executive Steve Schuh  taught a class in “Consumer Economics and Personal Finance” at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold.   “Our Community College is helping students learn the skills to be successful professionals,” said Schuh. “Financial literacy is crucial to helping any family thrive in our modern economy.” The lecture was […]

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County seeks partners in outpatient substance abuse treatment

County seeks partners in outpatient substance abuse treatment

| November 17, 2016

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is seeking Proposals of Interest from nonprofit substance use disorder or co-occurring disorder treatment providers that are interested in expanding outpatient treatment capacity within the county.  As a result of submitted proposals, the Anne Arundel County Department of Health may request funds from the Maryland Department of Health […]

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Edgewater man sentenced to 10 years for domestic violence

Edgewater man sentenced to 10 years for domestic violence

| November 17, 2016

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Nick Bennett, 57, of  Edgewater, was sentenced to the maximum prison time of 10 years for Second Degree Assault after viciously attacking his girlfriend. Bennett has multiple prior convictions for other assaults on various women and a law enforcement officer. In addition, Bennett was convicted for violating a […]

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Annapolis Tours by Watermark wins Tourism Partnership award from State

Annapolis Tours by Watermark wins Tourism Partnership award from State

| November 16, 2016

  Annapolis Tours by Watermark was awarded the Tourism Partnership award during the 36th Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards on November 3rd. The award was presented in recognition of Watermark’s partnership with Historic Annapolis for the partners’ development of Architrex, a new architecture walking tour […]

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Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt at Maryland Hall in January

Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt at Maryland Hall in January

| November 16, 2016

Rams Head Promotions announces An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt on Tuesday, January 24th at The Maryland Hall for Creative Arts in Annapolis, Md.  Tickets go on sale Thursday, November 17th @ 10am. SHOW DETAILS An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Doors: 7pm/Show: 8pm $85 […]

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Get out and volunteer this holiday season

Get out and volunteer this holiday season

| November 16, 2016

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 info@aacvc.org or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. The Blue Ribbon Project The Blue Ribbon Project announces two upcoming […]

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AACPS to consider Cum Laude honors system

AACPS to consider Cum Laude honors system

| November 16, 2016

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County will be presented next week with its first look at changes to the grading policy and administrative regulation that, if adopted, will implement a cum laude honors system that would recognize the hard work of many more deserving students. Under the proposal, seniors with a cumulative weighted […]

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Annapolis Running Classic this weekend

Annapolis Running Classic this weekend

| November 15, 2016

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the 6th Annual Annapolis Running Classic will take place Saturday, November 19 and some Annapolis roads will be closed for short periods of time. All runners will begin at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and will come down Rowe Boulevard, around Church Circle, down Main Street, over to USNA Gate 1 […]

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City of Annapolis declares November 6th, 2016 Lucy Flade Libby Day

City of Annapolis declares November 6th, 2016 Lucy Flade Libby Day

| November 15, 2016

On Sunday, November 6th, 2016, prior to the Rogers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific performance, the Annapolis Opera Company (AOC) honored Ms. Lucy Flade Libby who served as an army nurse in WWII in the Pacific Theater. Ms. Libby has also been a member of the Annapolis community for over 40 years. 1 North Wealth Management, […]

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