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BWI annonces art competition for regional artists

BWI annonces art competition for regional artists

| July 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has created a new art competition to showcase the talent and creativity of regional artists.  Artists aged 18 and older that reside in Maryland or the District of Columbia are invited to submit digital images of their original artwork.  Selected images will be reproduced and printed on large-scale fabric panels.   […]

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AACPS class of 2016 earns record $169 million in scholarship offers

AACPS class of 2016 earns record $169 million in scholarship offers

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools seniors in the Class of 2016 set a new mark for those who follow them, earning nearly $169.2 million in scholarship offers. The total is nearly $15 million (almost 9.5 percent) more than the previous year. Across the school system, scholarship offers to graduating seniors have increased nearly $60 million […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival to celebrate 15 years in August

First Sunday Arts Festival to celebrate 15 years in August

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

In August 2001 the seed was planted for a new arts event in Annapolis after two art galleries (ARTFX gallery & 49 West Coffeehouse) on West Street starting hosting art receptions at the same time on the First Sunday of each month. Combining the 2 art receptions brought larger attendance to both gallery’s monthly art […]

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Update on Severn double homicide

Update on Severn double homicide

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is an update from the Anne Arundel County Police on the July 9th double homicide in Severn. On Monday, July 11, 2016, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed autopsies on the deceased males. They ruled the cause of death as gunshot wounds with the manner being homicide for both males. The male […]

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Beer Vs Wine. Preference or Pairing?

Beer Vs Wine. Preference or Pairing?

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Food and drink: are you a beer lover or wine connoisseur? Beer vs. Wine with your meal… is it preference or pairing? Sure, much of it derives from preference but if your food is paired perfectly with a complementing taste would you step outside your comfort zone for something new?  Blackwall’s award-winning Chef Zachary Pope […]

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Mermaid’s Kiss tickets on sale now!

Mermaid’s Kiss tickets on sale now!

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) has opened ticket sales for its annual Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest, to be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The evening will feature unlimited food and drink tastings from some of the region’s top restaurants and aquaculture farms, with proceeds benefiting oyster restoration. Chesapeake Bay enthusiasts will eat, […]

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Anne Arundel County Police break up Pasadena marijuana grow operation

Anne Arundel County Police break up Pasadena marijuana grow operation

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

On July 8, 2016, the Narcotics and Special Investigations Section, Major Offender Unit with the assistance of the Special Operations Section executed a search warrant at 8373 Youngbar Drive, Pasadena Maryland 21122. Located in the basement of the residence was an indoor marijuana grow operation. Recovered from the basement were 536 marijuana plants ranging from […]

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Oleta Adams, Suzy Bogguss coming to Rams Head On Stage

Oleta Adams, Suzy Bogguss coming to Rams Head On Stage

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

07/11 Little River Band 07/12 Tinsley Ellis 07/13 + 14 The Temptations 07/15 “Sing For Your Life!”: A Hilarious, Unexpected, Interactive, Live, Comedy, Whodunnit 07/16 Jenn Grinels w. Jesse Ruben 07/17 Jena Irene Asciutto of American Idol Season 13 07/17 The Nighthawks w. Dean Rosenthal 07/18 + 19 Indigo Girls w. Great Caesar 07/20 The […]

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Millersville man charged with animal cruelty

Millersville man charged with animal cruelty

| July 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

On June 30, 2016 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Animal Control responded to assist Anne Arundel County Police with an injured cat found inside a home at the 8300 block of Hope Point Court. Anne Arundel County Police Officers had concerns for the animal’s well-being and immediately contacted Animal Control to assist with providing veterinary treatment […]

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Ft. Meade’s Col. Foley to help kick off Annapolis Irish Festival on Friday night

Ft. Meade’s Col. Foley to help kick off Annapolis Irish Festival on Friday night

| July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Eddie McGowan, Director of the Annapolis Irish Festival announced today the 2016 Annapolis Irish Festival will honor the brave men and women who serve our country in the United States Military. All persons with a valid military ID and one guest will be admitted for free on Friday, July 15. “It’s our way of thanking […]

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Double homicide in Severn

Double homicide in Severn

| July 10, 2016 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, July 9, 2016 at approximately 11:58 p.m., Anne Arundel County Western District Patrol Officers responded to the 7600 block of Sandy Farm Road, Severn, Maryland for a possible residential burglary.  Upon arrival officers located a male inside of the residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.   The male had forced his way into the residence through a […]

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Baysox ready to rock with Rocknoceros

Baysox ready to rock with Rocknoceros

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox announce Superhero Night with a special pregame concert by Northern Virginia’s premier power-trio for children, Rocknoceros, on Saturday, July 16, as the team takes on the Richmond Flying Squirrels at 6:35 p.m. Get to the stadium early to enjoy kids band Rocknoceros in concert and meet your favorite superheroes during the game. […]

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Riverkeeper to open new interpretive trail at Franklin Point State Park

Riverkeeper to open new interpretive trail at Franklin Point State Park

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The West and Rhode Riverkeeper, working in partnership with the Maryland Park Service, will cut the ribbon on a new interpretive hiking trail at Franklin Point State Park in Shady Side at a special event on Saturday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free, but reservations are requested.  Well-behaved dogs […]

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Lost Ark Distilling set to open up in Howard County

Lost Ark Distilling set to open up in Howard County

| July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lost Ark Distilling Co. is excited to announce their move to a new location. Due to unforeseen circumstances, beyond the control of the distillery ownership, the previous address of 9385 Washington Blvd. in North Laurel is no longer a viable location to open for business. After more than 24 months of planning, Lost Ark Distilling Co. will […]

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County publishes new directory for senior services

County publishes new directory for senior services

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, in partnership with the Senior Services Provider Group, Inc., and the Friends of Arundel Seniors, Inc. have published the 2016-2017 edition of the “Services for Seniors, Adults with Disabilities, and Caregivers.”  The free directory is released each year during May, which is Older Americans Month.  The […]

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Gigi’s Playhouse to open in Annapolis, Governor Hogan thrilled

Gigi’s Playhouse to open in Annapolis, Governor Hogan thrilled

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

GIGI’S PLAYHOUSE ANNAPOLIS is slated to open its doors late Spring of 2017. This well established national non-profit organization with 31 locations (and more emerging) is seeking to open GiGi’s Playhouse in Annapolis, which will be the first of its kind for the state of Maryland. Through GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis, over 30 educational, therapeutic, health […]

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Rotary awards $4000 to students

Rotary awards $4000 to students

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis presented certificates to four students, with their four $1,000 scholarships each sent directly to their college of choice. Recipients, their parents, their high schools and their colleges are:            Aristides N. Hadjipanteli, son of Nicos and Christina Hadjipanteli of Annapolis, Annapolis High School, Georgetown University. Katrina R. Korbelak, daughter of Mathew […]

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MVA: Skip the trip, renew online

MVA: Skip the trip, renew online

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Starting Monday, July 11, 2016, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will issue all driver’s licenses, learner’s permits and identification (ID) cards through the U.S. mail in 7 to 10 business days.  Maryland’s new cards feature multiple layers of security to help prevent identity theft and fraud.  If a customer’s current license […]

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BGE adds new methods of notification

BGE adds new methods of notification

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

BGE customers now have a broader array of options for receiving information from the company, including text updates to let them know when service will be restored after an outage. Customers can also let BGE know how they prefer to receive outage updates and other information of interest to them, by logging into My Account […]

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Schuh and Council earn a B+ in latest environmental report card

Schuh and Council earn a B+ in latest environmental report card

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland League of Conservation Voters Anne Arundel Chapter’s newly released performance report card gives County Executive Steve Schuh an overall grade of B- for his actions on key conservation issues from December 2014 to May 2016. The report card also shows the County Council average environmental scores over the same period increasing from a […]

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6th Annual Irish Festival kicks off next weekend

6th Annual Irish Festival kicks off next weekend

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you ready for the 6th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival?  It’s coming to town next weekend – and bringing perfect weather with it. 18 Bands on 3 stages, 4 dance troupes, pipers, entertainers and 100s of vendors bring the flavor of the Emerald Isle to Annapolis once again. The huge Little Leprechaun Land (where all activities are […]

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What do you know about the Wednesday Night Races?

What do you know about the Wednesday Night Races?

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is nothing like a Wednesday night in Annapolis. Beginning at four in the afternoon and reaching a peak about an hour later, the docks around the city are a bustle of activity. No place is more busy than the Annapolis Yacht Club Sailing Center, which launches dozens of small sailboats in a carefully choreographed […]

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