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Schuh announces expanded sexual harassment education program

Schuh announces expanded sexual harassment education program

| December 6, 2017

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has announced every appointed member of his Cabinet will attend an expanded sexual harassment education program seminar implemented by Compliance Officer Alanna Dennis. “Public servants in leadership roles must set the right example for their employees and the citizens we serve,” said Schuh. “Every one of our department heads […]

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Military Bowl to host 3rd Annual Bud & Burger Battle at Official Tailgate

Military Bowl to host 3rd Annual Bud & Burger Battle at Official Tailgate

| December 6, 2017

Several local Annapolis bars, restaurants and taverns will vie for the title of Best Burger in Annapolis in the third annual Bud and Burger Battle during the Official Military Bowl Tailgate prior to the 10th anniversary Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, on Thursday, Dec. 28 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in […]

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Buckley announces senior staff for his administration

Buckley announces senior staff for his administration

| December 5, 2017

On his first official day as mayor of the City of Annapolis, Mayor Gavin Buckley today announced the following senior staff:Tom Andrews, City Manager​Jane Hruska, Chief of StaffJanice Hayes-Williams, Constituent Services Director & OmbudsmanWilliam Rowell, Public Engagement & Community Relations DirectorSusan O’Brien, Communications DirectorFelicia Nolan, Development & Events SpecialistEva Benvenga, Administrative Assistant​Larry Griffin, African American Community SpecialistVacant, Hispanic Community SpecialistThe Mayor is spending his […]

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Gordon Ramsay’s newest restaurant now open at Horseshoe Casino

Gordon Ramsay’s newest restaurant now open at Horseshoe Casino

| December 5, 2017

Baltimore’s most anticipated restaurant opening of the year took place last night as Chef Gordon Ramsay hosted Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, members of the Baltimore City Council and popular Ravens and Orioles figures among other dignitaries gathered at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore for the grand opening of Gordon Ramsay Steak. Horseshoe Baltimore and multi-Michelin-star chef and […]

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Annapolis parking questions? SP+ has a new office location.

Annapolis parking questions? SP+ has a new office location.

| December 5, 2017

Annapolis Parking, comprehensive parking management team for the the City of Annapolis, is moving to a new, centrally-located office space. Annapolis Parking is relocating to 60 West Street, Suite 106 and welcomes residents, businesses and visitors to stop in and learn about their parking options. Beginning Monday, November 27, please visit the new office for […]

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Daily News Brief | December 5, 2017

Daily News Brief | December 5, 2017

| December 5, 2017

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…Gavin Buckley becomes 137th Mayor of Annapolis. House of Cards will finish the final season in the area. Anne Arundel County names Michael Peroutka chairman of council and puts […]

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Midnight Madness starts this week!

Midnight Madness starts this week!

| December 5, 2017

 Downtown Annapolis Partnership proudly presents Midnight Madness—an Historic Downtown Annapolis holiday tradition that encompasses the charm and character of our most beloved memories of Norman Rockwell and Charles Dickens. The organization will adorn the streets and participating storefronts with holiday decorations, trees, garland, snowflakes, bows and lights to create a Downtown Winter Wonderland. Residents and […]

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Gavin Buckley sworn in as Annapolis’ 137th mayor

Gavin Buckley sworn in as Annapolis’ 137th mayor

| December 4, 2017

Gavin Buckley was sworn into office today as the 137th mayor of the City of Annapolis by Clerk of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Robert Duckworth. Following his swearing in, Mayor Buckley swore in the eight incoming members of the Annapolis City Council: Eleanor “Elly” Tierney, Ward 1; Fred Paone, Ward 2; Rhonda […]

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Hogans’ opening up Government House to the public on Saturday

Hogans’ opening up Government House to the public on Saturday

| December 4, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan invite Marylanders and their families to join them for a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 9, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Government House. The event is free of charge, open to the public, and no reservations are required. PARKING: Guests may park in the Calvert Street […]

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Department of Health offers cold weather tips in advance of winter

Department of Health offers cold weather tips in advance of winter

| December 4, 2017

Anne Arundel County residents can safely enjoy the outdoors during cold weather by visiting the “Cold Weather Tips” page of the Department of Health’s website, www.aahealth.org. The webpage includes advice on dressing for cold weather, suggestions for items to have at home in case of a snowstorm, and a list of symptoms of hypothermia and […]

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Spirit Airlines adds Montego Bay and Denver to BWI lineup

Spirit Airlines adds Montego Bay and Denver to BWI lineup

| December 4, 2017

Spirit Airlines has announced that it would offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and two new markets: Montego Bay, Jamaica and Denver, Colorado.  The new Spirit flights are scheduled to begin on March 22, 2018. Montego Bay will be the second international route for Spirit Airlines at BWI Marshall Airport.  The carrier […]

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Daily News Brief | December 4, 2017

Daily News Brief | December 4, 2017

| December 4, 2017

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…Gavin Buckley set to become Mayor of Annapolis, Sheriff Ron Bateman clears some warrants, the Military Bowl teams are set with Navy and UVA, an expat musician gives back […]

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HeimLantz announces new senior tax specialist

HeimLantz announces new senior tax specialist

| December 4, 2017

The local public accounting and business advisory firm of HeimLantz is pleased to announce the addition of Carol Katz, CPA, CFP, PFS to their professional team. Katz joins the firm as a senior tax specialist in the tax department. Her responsibilities are primarily comprised of the completion of tax preparation and tax research. “We would […]

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Air Canada launching service from BWI to Montreal

Air Canada launching service from BWI to Montreal

| December 3, 2017

Air Canada has announced it will add daily service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Montreal starting on May 17, 2018.  Montreal is a new international destination for BWI Marshall Airport.  Air Canada will operate the new service year-round with 50-seat Bombardier CRJ aircraft. “This new service from Air Canada provides our business and […]

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Navy to take on UVA Cavaliers in Military Bowl

Navy to take on UVA Cavaliers in Military Bowl

| December 3, 2017

The Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, today announced that the United States Naval Academy and the University of Virginia have accepted invitations to play in the 10th anniversary Military Bowl on Thursday, Dec. 28 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. ET and the […]

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Anne Arundel awarded top honors for drinking water

Anne Arundel awarded top honors for drinking water

| December 3, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (DPW), Bureau of Utility Operations (BUO) is one of only 14 public drinking water systems in the United States to be awarded a top utility management award from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA).  The 2017 Platinum Award for Utility Excellence recognizes the County’s ten-year capital […]

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Harbour School teacher teaches a thing or two to Santa

Harbour School teacher teaches a thing or two to Santa

| December 3, 2017

If you are the parent of a child with a disability that happy holiday Santa photo may not be so happy.  The experience can trigger a tantrum by child, parent and maybe even Santa.  Courtney Helmer, a teacher at The Harbour School at Annapolis has sought to change that dynamic. Helmer spoke at the school […]

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Maryland upgrades practice driving app

Maryland upgrades practice driving app

| December 2, 2017

Consistent with Governor Larry Hogan’s commitment to deliver premier customer service to Maryland residents, the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) has unveiled a new design and enhanced functionality for its award-winning and popular MD Practice Driving Test mobile app. The free app, which launched in 2011 to prepare future drivers for […]

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G. Love and Special Sauce coming to  Rams Head On Stage

G. Love and Special Sauce coming to Rams Head On Stage

| December 2, 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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The holidays are a great time for volunteering

The holidays are a great time for volunteering

| December 2, 2017

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.  Baltimore Community ToolBank The Baltimore Community ToolBank stewards an inventory of […]

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MLL’s Chesapeake Bayhawks propose sports complex for Crownsville

MLL’s Chesapeake Bayhawks propose sports complex for Crownsville

| December 2, 2017

The Chesapeake Sports and Entertainment Group (CSEG) revealed plans on Thursday for a multi-sport field and performance complex, featuring a stadium and amphitheater, to be the home for Major League Lacrosse’s Chesapeake Bayhawks. The new complex will be constructed in a phased approach, situated in Crownsville, MD, where the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and former […]

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Inner West Street Association wins tourism award

Inner West Street Association wins tourism award

| December 1, 2017

Maryland’s Office of Tourism Development recently awarded the Inner West Street Association the Tourism Partnership Projects Award. The award recognizes the partnerships that the Inner West Street Association utilizes to host events like the Dinner Under the Stars,  First Sunday Arts and the Chocolate Binge events. These events attract both locals and tourists to visit […]

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