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Bay Bridge Boat Show this weekend on Kent Island

Bay Bridge Boat Show this weekend on Kent Island

| April 20, 2017

The Bay Bridge Boat Show open Friday April 21st at 10:00am. More than 350 boats are coming to the Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 21-23, 2017 in Stevensville, Maryland on Kent Island. All leading powerboat manufacturers will be exhibiting and attendees will shop and compare more than 100 fishing boats from 35 manufacturers. “If you […]

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Local author named finalist in Compton Crook Award

Local author named finalist in Compton Crook Award

| April 20, 2017

Author T. C. (Ted) Weber has been nominated as a finalist for the 2017 Compton Crook Award, given annually by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) for the “best first novel of the year written by an individual author in the Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror genre.” Weber’s novel, Sleep State Interrupt, is a cyberpunk thriller set in […]

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Clean water advocates continue to rally for the Chesapeake Bay

Clean water advocates continue to rally for the Chesapeake Bay

| April 20, 2017

Earlier this month, the Choose Clean Water Coalition met with members of Congress to discuss concerns surrounding funding for the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort. Specifically, the Coalition, a nonprofit organization made up of over 225 local, state, and national groups from all six states in the Chesapeake watershed and the District of Columbia, talked with […]

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Schuh, Pantelides launch “Safe Stations” program today

Schuh, Pantelides launch “Safe Stations” program today

| April 20, 2017

Surrounded by County and Annapolis City officials at Station 31 in Brooklyn Park, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced Anne Arundel County’s launch of the innovative “Safe Stations” program to help combat the growing heroin and opioid crisis. “We want Anne Arundel County to embrace every strategy possible to overcome addiction to opioids,” said Schuh. […]

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Maryland Bar Foundation to honor Rosenstein with Curran Award tonight

Maryland Bar Foundation to honor Rosenstein with Curran Award tonight

| April 20, 2017

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh will present the Maryland Bar Foundation’s (MBF) annual J. Joseph Curran, Jr., Public Service Award to United States Attorney for Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein on Thursday, April 20, 2017, during MBF’s Board of Directors Meeting at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Hanover, Maryland. All are invited to attend […]

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AA County Exec encourages organizers of events to offer “sensory free” events

AA County Exec encourages organizers of events to offer “sensory free” events

| April 20, 2017

In a recent memo, County Executive Steve Schuh is encouraging local organizations that plan to sponsor festival and carnivals this spring to feature “sensory free” events to accommodate children with autism and families with other special needs. “April is National Autism Awareness Month, and it is an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance […]

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School Board votes to redistrict Annapolis area schools

School Board votes to redistrict Annapolis area schools

| April 19, 2017

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County tonight approved a sweeping redistricting plan for the Annapolis Peninsula, changing attendance boundaries for eight of the Annapolis cluster’s nine elementary schools and both of its middle schools. The plan recommended to the Board by Superintendent George Arlotto moves about 400 students to better utilize space in […]

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Schuh plans $1.5MM in South County waterway dredging

Schuh plans $1.5MM in South County waterway dredging

| April 19, 2017

Next to Rockhold Creek in South County, County Executive Steve Schuh today highlighted Anne Arundel’s enhanced $1.5 million waterway dredging program. “Our waterways are the life blood of South County,” said Schuh. “Our enhanced dredging program will ensure our wetlands remain vibrant and our marina businesses flourish.” During the event, the County Executive highlighted $1.5 […]

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“Safe Stations” initiative to launch tomorrow in County

“Safe Stations” initiative to launch tomorrow in County

| April 19, 2017

Tomorrow, County Executive Steve Schuh, along with other County officials, will launch Anne Arundel County’s  innovative “Safe Stations” initiative to help combat the growing heroin and opioid crisis. Inspired by a program launched in Manchester, New Hampshire, Anne Arundel County residents who are suffering from addiction will be able to go any Anne Arundel County […]

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Opening Friday, Building Better People Productions Shows the Power of Friendship and Imagination in Their Next Play, “The Imaginators”

Opening Friday, Building Better People Productions Shows the Power of Friendship and Imagination in Their Next Play, “The Imaginators”

| April 19, 2017

Building Better People Productions, a professional theater offering positive live shows and classes for kids and families based in Anne Arundel County, MD, presents its next professional show, “The Imaginators”, written by Dwayne Hartman, on Friday April 21, Saturday April 22, and Saturday April 29 in Hanover, MD.  “The Imaginators”, produced by special arrangement with […]

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ClearShark H20 wants to pay for 20 children and their parents/guardians to earn MD Boating Safety certificate

ClearShark H20 wants to pay for 20 children and their parents/guardians to earn MD Boating Safety certificate

| April 19, 2017

ClearShark H2O, a nonprofit organization committed to protecting and preserving Maryland’s waterways, is funding an initiative geared towards educating the community and its youth about best safety practices on the water, with a focus on boating safety. One of the key pillars of ClearShark H2O’s mission is to bring Marylanders closer to their local waterways […]

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IRS warms of potential collection scams

IRS warms of potential collection scams

| April 19, 2017

Starting this month, the Internal Revenue Service will begin sending letters to a relatively small group of taxpayers whose overdue federal tax accounts are being assigned to one of four private-sector collection agencies. The new program, authorized under a federal law enacted by Congress in December 2015, enables these designated contractors to collect, on the […]

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Annapolis Housing Authority names new temporary Executive Director

Annapolis Housing Authority names new temporary Executive Director

| April 19, 2017

The Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA) Board of Commissioners Chair Sandra Chapman announced that HACA is bringing in a new Executive Director to oversee day-to-day operations.  Beverly Wilbourn, a thirty year veteran of housing will take over the role of Executive Director on May 1, 2017 providing administrative leadership during the coming year. “We are […]

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à la mode intimates to celebrate Mother Earth Day

à la mode intimates to celebrate Mother Earth Day

| April 19, 2017

With Earth Day as a backdrop, a group of local business women are hosting an event to reach out to new and expectant moms with information and advice on pre- and post-partum physical changes as well as effective practices for nourishing babies and bodies.  The public is invited to Mother Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, […]

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Fracking ban and seven other bills signed into Maryland law

Fracking ban and seven other bills signed into Maryland law

| April 19, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan was recently joined by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch for a bill signing ceremony at the Maryland State House in Annapolis. Among the seven bills signed was HB 1325, which bans hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in the State of Maryland. The governor also signed […]

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Baltimore Ravens bringing clinic and fan zone to Annapolis High on June 12th

Baltimore Ravens bringing clinic and fan zone to Annapolis High on June 12th

| April 19, 2017

The Ravens are flocking to Anne Arundel County for a Play Like A Raven Football Clinic on June 12. The Ravens players use the offseason to prepare for next season…and you can too. Get ready for the upcoming football season this summer at a Play Like A Raven Football Clinic, presented by Under Armour! Four […]

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Suspect in Hanover murder placed on FBI’s 10-Most Wanted List, $100K reward offered (SHARE ALERT)

Suspect in Hanover murder placed on FBI’s 10-Most Wanted List, $100K reward offered (SHARE ALERT)

| April 18, 2017

FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Baltimore Field Office, Gordon B. Johnson and Tim Altomare, Chief of the Anne Arundel County Police Department, today announced the addition of a suspect wanted for the murder of his young wife in Hanover, Maryland, to the FBI’s list of “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.” Fugitive Bhadreshkumar Patel marks […]

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Annapolis Police Department’s Public Safety Expo this wekeend

Annapolis Police Department’s Public Safety Expo this wekeend

| April 18, 2017

Join APD for the Annapolis Police Department Public Safety Expo on Saturday, April 22 from 1pm to 4pm at Weems-Whalen Athletic Fields at 935 Spa Rd. This event is open and free to the community.  There will be demonstrations and displays from law enforcement agencies across the area including the Metropolitan Police Department and Prince […]

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Nimitz Library opens new poetry exhibit through May 26th

Nimitz Library opens new poetry exhibit through May 26th

| April 18, 2017

The Naval Academy’s Nimitz Library recently opened a new exhibit featuring art and poetry by midshipmen, which will be on display until Friday, May 26. The exhibit opening was held Monday, April 10, as part of National Library Week. The first-ever exhibit is located on the first floor of the library and is open to […]

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County bar foundation seeks entries for essay contest

County bar foundation seeks entries for essay contest

| April 18, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation invites all high school students in Anne Arundel County to enter the Foundation’s annual legal essay contest. During the past 17 years, nearly 2,800 county students have participated in this competition. The contest is open to all public or private high school students in grades 9-12, and home-schooled students […]

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Bob Saget at Rams Head On Stage

Bob Saget at Rams Head On Stage

| April 18, 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 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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National Cannabis Festival this weekend

National Cannabis Festival this weekend

| April 18, 2017

The National Cannabis Festival announced Talib Kweli​, The Pharcyde​, and Backyard Band as headliners for the second-annual music, art, and advocacy festival celebrating the legalization of cannabis in Washington, DC. The one-day festival takes place on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds with mini-concerts and events for annual VIP members occurring […]

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