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Are you ready to Brewsic?

Are you ready to Brewsic?

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Benefiting 77Rescue.org, the Annapolis Jaycees and Make-A-Wish Foundation, mark your calendars now for the Mid-Atlantic Brewsic Festival & Fire Truck Show, Saturday, July 26th County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. What is BREWSIC?? | broo-zik | the act of drinking a brew while listening to fabulous music. And what’s better than […]

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Local vendors highlight Silopanna Music Festival

Local vendors highlight Silopanna Music Festival

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Promotions and Silopanna Music Festival just announced the vendors that will be serving up the food and drinks as the bands are jamming on the stage.  Expect to see favorites like Red Red Wine Bar, Hot Stuff Paninis, and HERE a pop-up shop. Tickets are selling quickly for this event and the VIP […]

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Kicked Up Fitness to hold 2nd Annual Fight Night this Saturday

Kicked Up Fitness to hold 2nd Annual Fight Night this Saturday

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kicked Up Fitness  is excited to announce that their 2nd annual fight night benefiting the Connected Warrior Foundation will be held on Saturday, July 19th. The event will take place at the Kicked Up Fitness facility, located off Chinquapin Round Road at 1927 Lincoln Drive, Annapolis, Maryland. Expecting to draw over 150 people, the event begins […]

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Police warn local businesses of pre-planted bombs

Police warn local businesses of pre-planted bombs

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The City’s Main Streets Annapolis Partnership issued a frightening warning to local businesses in this morning’s email.   From Anne Arundel County Police: Commercial businesses across the country have been plagued by threats of pre-planted bombs being in their businesses. In the last 18 months, Anne Arundel County has seen approximately six of these incidents. The callers […]

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Treaty of Paris Festival scheduled for September

Treaty of Paris Festival scheduled for September

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Community Foundation’s Center for the Study of the Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87) is proud to announce the first Treaty of Paris Festival in the long history of Annapolis, where the Treaty of Paris was ratified. The festival’s theme is “Re-Discovering the Treaty of Paris Period.” The festival will take place on Saturday, […]

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Day Lily Extravaganza scheduled for August 3

Day Lily Extravaganza scheduled for August 3

| July 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Free State Day Lily Society will offer beautiful hybrid plants for sale at the Benson Hammond House, 7101 Aviation Boulevard at Andover Road in Linthicum MD on Sunday August 3, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Come browse these gorgeous plants, for sale at bargain prices.  Plan to tour the Benson Hammond House, […]

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Rescheduled Dog Days of Summer cruise set for July 24th

Rescheduled Dog Days of Summer cruise set for July 24th

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Summer has begun and it’s about to go to the dogs! Take your dog out on the water and support the Anne Arundel County SPCA on a Harbor Queen cruise of Annapolis. The 2nd Annual Dog Days of Summer Cruise is coming up on Thursday, July 24th. Local pet friendly business Cruises on the Bay™ […]

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First ever Mariner Fest slated for this weekend

First ever Mariner Fest slated for this weekend

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Avergan Foundation has announced their biggest fundraising project to date, the Mariner Music Fest 2014, an all-day event of live music performances at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge in Annapolis on July 19th from 12 noon until 12 midnight.www.marinermusicfest.com  ABOUT THE EVENT: MARINER MUSIC FEST 2014 SATURDAY JULY 19TH 12 NOON TO 12 MIDNIGHT BUY TICKETS […]

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AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

AACC names James Felton first Chief Diversity Officer

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

With diversity of its student population continuing to rise, Anne Arundel Community College has named James A. Felton III as its first Chief Diversity Officer as part of the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. In the spring term, almost a third – 32.6 percent – of credit students identified themselves as part of a […]

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Annapolis cabbie robbed at knifepoint

Annapolis cabbie robbed at knifepoint

| July 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

After picking up two passengers outside of the Robinwood community at Tyler Ave near Forest Dr, they requested a ride to the Annapolis Mall.  While on West Street driving towards the Mall, one of the subjects asked the cab driver to turn onto Gibralter Ave. As they neared Moreland Parkway, one subject grabbed the collar […]

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Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

Miles River cruise with CBMM on Thursday

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD invites the public to join the Midshore Riverkeeper® Conservancy’s (MRC) Drew Koslow aboard CBMM’s authentic buyboat, Winnie Estelle, for an up-close and personal exploration of the Miles River’s unique habitat and ecology. Participants learn how […]

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If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

George Johnson, Democratic Candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive held a press conference this afternoon in his campaign headquarters at 3710 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, MD, to discuss public safety and address speculation about appointments he would make as county executive.  “I’ve been getting barraged by my fellow public safety and law enforcement officials…. about who […]

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Gaelic Storm added to Rams Head lineup

Gaelic Storm added to Rams Head lineup

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

07/14 Mark Hummel’s Golden State – Lone Star Revue w. Anson Funderburgh & Little Charlie Baty 07/15 Matthew Sweet Rock Show w. Tommy Keene 07/16 Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin With The Guilty Ones w. Jonah Tolchin 07/17 Rahsaan Patterson w. Shelea 07/18 + 07/19 The Bacon Brothers 07/20 The Iguanas w. Swampcandy 07/21 Zepparella: […]

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Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

Annapolis School of Seamanship announces courses

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis School of Seamanship has announced the upcoming course dates and topics for their classes scheduled for Summer/Fall 2014. The courses are designed to educate and empower mariners with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed, safe decisions when operating and maintaining a vessel. Master Mariner Captain’s License up to 100-Gross Tons August 4-15: […]

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Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

Man charged with attempted murder in Brooklyn arson

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department’s Fire/Arson Investigation Unit have determined that Monday’s fire in Brooklyn Park was incendiary and intentional in nature. On July, 14th, around 7:00 a.m., Fire Investigators responded to assist firefighters at a dwelling fire in the unit block of Ballman Court. Firefighters had been alerted to the fire […]

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Baysox ready to rock with Rocknocerous

Baysox ready to rock with Rocknocerous

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced  Superhero Night with a special pre-game concert by Northern Virginia’s premier power-trio for children, Rocknoceros, on Saturday, July 26, as the team takes on the Altoona Curve 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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Man charged for sexual abuse of disabled adult at Opportunity Builders

Man charged for sexual abuse of disabled adult at Opportunity Builders

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Monday, July 14, 2014, at approximately 12:55 p.m., officers from Western District responded to Opportunity Builders located at 8855 Veterans Highway in Millersville for a report of vulnerable adult abuse.  A 21-year-old male victim diagnosed with autism disclosed that he was sexually abused by a staff member sometime between May 15, 2014 and June […]

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AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) has been awarded the Veteran Pathways Out of Homelessness (VPOH) grant for the third year to provide training for veterans to help them transition and thrive in civilian careers. The VPOH grant is awarded under the Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, administered by the Veterans’ Employment and […]

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Annapolis moves to regulate the Uber app

Annapolis moves to regulate the Uber app

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City will work with Uber Technologies to get the company in compliance with City Code in order to continue its services in Annapolis. “I am happy to know there is another means of transportation that will help increase our City’s mobility efforts, but I must also be diligent […]

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Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

Man convicted of child abuse, rape of child in 1997 Glen Burnie rape

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

After less than an hour of deliberation, an Anne Arundel County jury on Friday found 62-year-old James Lawyer Sr. guilty of Child Abuse, two counts of Second-Degree Sex Offense, three counts of Third-Degree Sex Offense and Second-Degree Rape of a young girl in Glen Burnie, State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced. The incidents of abuse […]

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15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

15-year old Young Marines leader charges with child sex offenses

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Sunday, July 13th, 2014 Anne Arundel County Child Abuse detectives responded to the Western District Police Station to investigate allegations of sexual child abuse.  A child victim disclosed he was sexually abused while attending the Annapolis Chapter of Young Marines over the course of two years.   Through witness interviews and evidence collected, detectives identified […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over two days, the air over Annapolis was filled with guitars, drums, keyboards, and bagpipes!  Yes, the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival was held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and it did not disappoint the nearly 30,000 people that attended. The festival was a 2-day festival that opened on Friday afternoon featuring food, vendors […]

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