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JD & The Straight Shot and Joe Walsh coming to Pier Six in

JD & The Straight Shot and Joe Walsh coming to Pier Six in

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

On the heels of their Spring tour with Jewel, JD & The Straight Shot are set to tour alongside music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe Walsh on his solo Walsh Toor kicking off on July 16th in Cincinnati, OH. JD & The Straight Shot – vocalist/guitarist Jim Dolan whose voice the […]

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I Day 2016 in photos

I Day 2016 in photos

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Induction Day. I-Day. The day in late June where 1200 young men and women (along with their families) invade Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy to begin their military career. Plebes (freshmen/4th class Midshipmen) began arriving at 6am to begin the process that included instruction, a new uniform, and a fresh haircut to start […]

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Art is dying in Annapolis

Art is dying in Annapolis

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Art is dying in Annapolis. Well, dying tends to make one think of old age. Perhaps “being killed” is more appropriate. And it seems that as the City’s Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) keeps grabbing for more power, public art in our City is slowly being suffocated.  So much, that a group is planning a funeral […]

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Local firm, Merisign, develops innovative fishing app

Local firm, Merisign, develops innovative fishing app

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Local firm, Merisign, has developed a new app that should be in the tackle box of every fisherman! Fishing Insight was developed out of necessity to be a companion to the assortment of tools available to anglers today. The app is not a social platform of thousands of people holding up their most recent catches, but rather a highly […]

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Sen. Astle, Hospice of Chesapeake honor film students for Viet Nam documentary

Sen. Astle, Hospice of Chesapeake honor film students for Viet Nam documentary

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

State Sen. John C. Astle joined Hospice of the Chesapeake on Thursday, June 9, to honor the students and staff who produced, “Voices of Vietnam,” a  documentary film featuring interviews with Vietnam War Veterans. The documentary, produced by Annapolis High School’s Performing and Visual Arts film students in collaboration with Hospice of the Chesapeake, was […]

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Save the date: Hospice of the Cheasapeake 14th Annual Golf Tournament, October 6th

Save the date: Hospice of the Cheasapeake 14th Annual Golf Tournament, October 6th

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake invites all area golfers to reserve their foursome early for the nonprofit’s 14th annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, at the Queenstown Harbor Golf Course in Queenstown, MD. The presenting sponsor is First National Bank. A full breakfast provided by Main Ingredient will begin at 9 a.m. followed by […]

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Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

Update: No More Routine Pelvic Exam!

Women take note: It’s graduation time from pelvic exams. The US Preventitve Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced this week that there is not enough evidence to recommend routine pelvic exams. In 2014, the American College of Physicians (ACP) also found that routine pelvic exams were of no benefit to women without symptoms. Find out if and when you need a pelvic or […]

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Champion Realty ranks 7th in “Top Workplace” survey

Champion Realty ranks 7th in “Top Workplace” survey

| June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the second consecutive year, Champion Realty has been voted “Best Place to Work” by its own agents and staff, placing seventh on a list of similar sized companies. One hundred and fifty companies were ranked from 3,147 invited to participate.   Last year Champion ranked 17th in the same survey.    “It’s especially gratifying […]

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Rosa is hit king for Baysox in win over Harrisburg

Rosa is hit king for Baysox in win over Harrisburg

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Garabez Rosa set a Baysox franchise record with his 423rd hit in an offensive frenzy in Harrisburg that saw the Baysox fall 13-10 to Harrisburg Tuesday night. Rosa, needed one hit to tie current Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, and he did so with an infield single in the fifth inning. Rosa would grab the record […]

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Merryland Music Fest on tap for July 9th and 10th at Merriweather

Merryland Music Fest on tap for July 9th and 10th at Merriweather

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

All Good Presents launches new festival, bringing celebrated live performers to one of the nation’s most beautiful and legendary amphitheaters.    From the organizers who produced the All Good Festival for two decades, All Good Presents is proud to announce the first-ever Merryland Music Fest. Held July 9 and 10 at the historic Merriweather Post […]

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Incredible shows on tap at Maryland Hall!

Incredible shows on tap at Maryland Hall!

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wow!  Just check out the upcoming shows at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts! Air National Guard Band of the Northeast: Free Summer Concert Series June 30th at 7:00 PM The Air National Guard Band of the Northeast serves as musical ambassadors for both military and civilian audiences throughout the entire Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region. […]

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Annapolis Partnership names new Executive Director

Annapolis Partnership names new Executive Director

| June 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Partnership has named a new Executive Director to replace Lisa Thompson who resigned abruptly a few months ago. The Annapolis Partnership (AP) has announced the appointment of Ms. Shellie Reed to the position of Executive Director, effective immediately. Shellie will be responsible for the management of all aspects of Annapolis Partnership, the official Main Street […]

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Barker strong in decisive win for Baysox

Barker strong in decisive win for Baysox

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Baysox got an eight-inning effort from Brandon Barker and three big innings in a 10-1 win in the series opener in Harrisburg. Eight of Bowie’s nine hitters had a base hit in the ballgame. It was a pitcher’s duel out of the gate as the game did not have a hit until the fourth […]

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CBYRA Instructor Clinic a success

CBYRA Instructor Clinic a success

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The lucky few get to turn their passion into a profession, and the more than 40 sailing instructors gathered at Annapolis Yacht Club’s (AYC) Junior Sailing Center June 16 to increase their specialized knowledge, share their experiences, and sharpen their skills at the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Racing Association’s (CBYRA) 2016 Instructor Clinic. The clinic’s presentations […]

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Pigs & Pearls raises $1000 for West and Rhode Riverkeeper

Pigs & Pearls raises $1000 for West and Rhode Riverkeeper

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirates Cove Restaurant and Dock Bar in Galesville, MD  hosted a fundraiser for the West and Rhode River Keeper, called “Pigs and Pearls: Barbecue and Oysters!” The event highlighted locally harvested oysters, served fresh-shucked and roasted, and pulled BBQ pork from local farms.  The event  featured local musicians, The Eastport Oyster Boys, along with guest […]

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RENT opens this weekend at the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

RENT opens this weekend at the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre continues its 50th anniversary season on June 30 with RENT—the groundbreaking 1996 musical about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today. The show runs Thursdays-Sundays and select Wednesdays at 8:30pm from June 30-July 23. Tickets are $22 and are available at summergarden.com.  Exuberant, passionate, and joyous, RENT is a pop culture […]

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Baysox cap series with 5-2 loss to Altoona

Baysox cap series with 5-2 loss to Altoona

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The early innings have been key to each game this series. Today’s contest was no exception, as the team who got off to a quick start would not relinquish the lead. Unfortunately, for the Baysox, the Curve had the big first inning in today’s rubbermatch. Runs in the first three innings were all the offense […]

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First Sunday Arts Festival on July 3rd is packed with excitement

First Sunday Arts Festival on July 3rd is packed with excitement

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Art and Entertainment will fill the air in the Annapolis Arts District on Sunday July 3rd from 11am to 5pm as the First Sunday Arts Festival celebrates with over 130 local and regional artists and crafters showcasing a wide range of handcrafted and original items made locally. You will find  local artisan vendors on West […]

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Don’t forget Tides and Tunes every Thursday at AMM

Don’t forget Tides and Tunes every Thursday at AMM

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) is excited to present the free summertime concert series, Tides and Tunes. Presented by Adams Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, Tides and Tunes is a free family-friendly and dog-friendly weekly concert series held every Thursday from June 16 to August 18 at AMM’s campus, Beachside 723 Second St., Annapolis, 21403. Each […]

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Rotary and Nationals team up to beat polio

Rotary and Nationals team up to beat polio

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Washington Nationals and Rotary International including the Annapolis Rotary Club are hosting an End Polio NOW! Ticket Fundraiser at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, July 2, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.  The Nationals will play the Cincinnati Reds. The general public can join special guest RI President John Germ for the 7th annual End Polio […]

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Annapolis’ Stanton Community Center to expand hours

Annapolis’ Stanton Community Center to expand hours

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mayor Michael Pantelides and Ward Two Alderman Fred Paone announce that the Stanton Community Center Youth Recreation Programs will be available to the public on the weekends, starting on July 1. The Stanton Community Center, located at 92 West Washington Street in Annapolis, will offer an open gym opportunity to anyone who wants to come […]

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The force is strong in Bowie as the Baysox defeat the Curve 4-1 on Star Wars Night

The force is strong in Bowie as the Baysox defeat the Curve 4-1 on Star Wars Night

| June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Force is strong in Bowie. The Baysox returned the favor of last night’s shutout loss with a dominant performance tonight that led to a 4-1 victory. A combination of two home run balls in the first inning and Baysox starter Jason Garcia dominating with six shutout innings evens the series at a game each   Baltimore […]

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