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A celebration of poetry and music–August 26

A celebration of poetry and music–August 26

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, August 26 at 8:00 pm, poets Michael S. Glaser and Deanna Nikaido will join pianist Brian Ganz in “An Evening of Renewal: A Celebration of Poetry and Music.” The three artists will explore with the audience the renewing capacity of poetry and music to help us better understand the darkness of our times […]

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Schuh announces $5 million waterway improvement project in public-private partnership

Schuh announces $5 million waterway improvement project in public-private partnership

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Touring the site of a future waterway improvement project in Gambrills, County Executive Steve Schuh announced funding for a new, innovative public private partnership program to assist Anne Arundel County in cleaning up its more than 530 miles of shoreline. “The waterways of Anne Arundel County are part of our heritage, and we are committed […]

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State Police investigating murder in Jessup prison

State Police investigating murder in Jessup prison

| August 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland State Police are investigating the murder of an inmate late this morning at a state prison in Anne Arundel County. The victim is identified as John A. O’Sullivan, 43, an inmate at the Jessup Correctional Institution, Jessup, Md. His body has been taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for […]

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Touch-A-Truck at the Baysox on August 27th

Touch-A-Truck at the Baysox on August 27th

| August 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced  the Touch-A-Truck Event presented by Miss Utility on Kids Appreciation Day at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, Aug. 27. Fans are invited out early before the the Baysox take on the Binghamton Mets at 6:35 p.m. to see, touch, interact with and learn about service, emergency and construction vehicles. Starting at […]

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Seeds 4 Success names 5 new board members

Seeds 4 Success names 5 new board members

| August 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Seeds 4 Success announces the appointment of five new members of its Board. The organization also recently elected a new President of the Board. Joining the Board are Jan Hoffberger, Tricia Irvin, Deborah Clark, Marc Lane Rodriguez and Nicole Donegan. John Palinski, Seeds 4 Success Executive Director said, “We are so excited to have these […]

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Annapolis’ own à la mode recognized as industry leader

Annapolis’ own à la mode recognized as industry leader

| August 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis intimate apparel retailer à la mode was recognized this month as one of the top retailers in North America by a jury of lingerie designers and manufacturers at the Best of Intima Awards ceremony in New York. The nominees for 2016 Best of Intima Awards were chosen after a year-long evaluation focusing on shops […]

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Bowie scores 3 in the 11th for a 4-1 win over Richmond

Bowie scores 3 in the 11th for a 4-1 win over Richmond

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Baysox used consecutive RBI-triples from Adrian Marin and Julio Borbon in the eleventh inning in a three-run rally that propelled Bowie to an exciting 4-1 win at The Diamond over Richmond Saturday night. Bowie put 16 men on base in the first eight innings but had just one run to show for it before […]

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Police investigating a murder-suicide in Jessup

Police investigating a murder-suicide in Jessup

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

On August 13, 2016 at approximately 11:45 a.m. Western District Officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a double shooting in the 7400 block of Montevideo Court in Jessup.. Upon arrival they found an adult male, and an adult female, deceased within the home from apparent gunshot wounds. Investigation revealed the victims […]

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Jimmie’s Chicken Shack…G. Love & Special Sauce….here at Rams Head On Stage

Jimmie’s Chicken Shack…G. Love & Special Sauce….here at Rams Head On Stage

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

G. Love & Special Sauce Tuesday, September 6 8pm | $31.50   Vieux Farka Toure Monday, September 12 8pm | $20   Tom Principato Band Tuesday, September 13 8pm | $25   Jimmie’s Chicken Shack Saturday, September 17 8pm | $35   Rebirth Brass Band Sunday, October 9 1pm | $39.50 *All Ages Matinee   […]

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Annapolis CEO, Lise D’Andrea, awarded Smart CEO’s 2016 Brava Award

Annapolis CEO, Lise D’Andrea, awarded Smart CEO’s 2016 Brava Award

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Smart CEO recently announced Annapolis-based business owner and CEO, a 2016 CEO Brava Award winner for the Baltimore region.  Smart CEO selects the all-female Brava winners based on company growth, community impact and mentoring.  D’Andrea’s company, Customer Service Experts (CSE), is a customer experience consulting firm and a leader in customer service optimization and workplace […]

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Friday: La Noche Latina II — tickets still available

Friday: La Noche Latina II — tickets still available

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Get your tickets now for the 2nd annual  La Noche Latina . This special evening at Rams Head On Stage will benefit the Centro de Ayuda and will feature music from Patrick Alban & Noche Latina. Learn how to Salsa with free Salsa Lessons courtesy of Salsa Now beginning at 6:30pm Dance, drink, and eat with Margaritas, Tequila, Latino […]

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Former AACPS teacher found guilty of sexual abuse of student

Former AACPS teacher found guilty of sexual abuse of student

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that a former Anne Arundel County high school teacher, Nathan Lee Martin, 39, was found guilty of sex abuse of a minor, fourth-degree sex offense by a person in a position of authority, fourth-degree sexual contact, and the second-degree assault of a 16-year-old student by an Anne […]

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Historic Annapolis offering “Revolutionary Walking Tour” on limited basis

Historic Annapolis offering “Revolutionary Walking Tour” on limited basis

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Historic Annapolis is excited to present a new 90-minute guided walking tour of Annapolis focusing on the life of William Paca and his fellow Annapolis revolutionaries. Tours will be offered on Saturday, September 17 and Saturday, October 1 at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm. Admission to the tour is $10 for Historic Annapolis Members and Volunteers and […]

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Realtor, Thomas Hough, inducted into Champion Realty Hall of Fame

Realtor, Thomas Hough, inducted into Champion Realty Hall of Fame

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

and manager of the Crofton office for the past five years, has been named to the Champion Hall of Fame for achieving $50 million in settled Champion sales. From his years running a textile factory in Rhode Island and a marina in Severna Park before launching his real estate career, Hough learned how to “look at […]

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Ellicott City’s Main Street Music Fest will go on….at Merriweather, who gives back!

Ellicott City’s Main Street Music Fest will go on….at Merriweather, who gives back!

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 5th Annual Main Street Music Fest (“MSMF”) will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., after the devastating flood in Old Ellicott City forced the relocation of the event. Merriweather will donate 100 percent of its event proceeds to Ellicott City Partnership (ECP) and its efforts to assist those merchants […]

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Volunteer! You’ll thank yourself! Here’s how….

Volunteer! You’ll thank yourself! Here’s how….

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

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. Annapolis Green, Inc. Our mission is to connect, educate and motivate […]

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The Puppy Plunge, The Puppy Plunge!

The Puppy Plunge, The Puppy Plunge!

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The SPCA of Anne Arundel County invites you to be part of our 5th Annual Puppy Plunge on Sunday, August 21, 2016, at scenic Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland from 12 pm to 3 pm. Last year over 1,300 pet lovers enjoyed this dog­-friendly fundraiser that supports the SPCA and the more than 2,500 homeless […]

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Thrillist ranks BWI as the #1 Surprisingly Good Airport

Thrillist ranks BWI as the #1 Surprisingly Good Airport

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The food, drink, and travel website Thrillist announced this week that Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) ranked highest on its list of the “Top 10 Most Surprisingly Great Airports in America.”  The Thrillist website noted that BWI Marshall and the other top airports on the list are, “surprisingly, refreshingly great, offering opportunities for […]

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City extends grace period for increased parking fines, but now includes metered parking

City extends grace period for increased parking fines, but now includes metered parking

| August 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  We have heard from City Hall that they now will NOT be implementing the tiered fines for metered parking. However, the fine for an expired meter will indeed increase to $40 per violation. They have said they will put out a new release reflecting this change. The City and their their new parking management […]

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3rd Annual ‘Be The Band’ competition entries due on August 24

3rd Annual ‘Be The Band’ competition entries due on August 24

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center has announced its 3rd annual “Be the Band” competition, continuing its ongoing support of local music in the Maryland/ D.C area. The “Be the Band” entry deadline is August 24, 2016. Band application and rules are available on the CAC’s website at www.chesapeakearts.org. The year’s Grand Prize is $1,000 check thanks […]

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County to invest $820K into senior center

County to invest $820K into senior center

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Keeping with his commitment to improving the quality of life of all county residents, County Executive Steve Schuh announced $820,000 in planned improvements to the Brooklyn Park Senior Center on Hammonds Lane.    “The flagship our senior center network lays here at the Brooklyn Park Senior Center.,” said Schuh. “This proposed revitalization and refurbishment will […]

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This year 16 states are starting school later in the day

This year 16 states are starting school later in the day

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Schools in at least sixteen states are planning to ring the first bell later this fall, according to the national non-profit organization Start School Later. “More and more schools are delaying bell times specifically to improve student sleep, health, and learning,” states Start School Later’s Executive Director Dr. Terra Ziporyn Snider. “While some of these […]

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