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EmPOWER could bring nearly 70K energy jobs to Maryland in next decade

EmPOWER could bring nearly 70K energy jobs to Maryland in next decade

| March 23, 2017

Maryland could gain more than 68,000 new jobs and $3.75 billion in new gross domestic product as a result of investments to be made over the next 10 years through the EmPOWER Maryland energy efficiency program, according to a new study from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The study comes as the […]

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Superior SoftWash of Linthicum named best exemplified SoftWash Systems company

Superior SoftWash of Linthicum named best exemplified SoftWash Systems company

| March 21, 2017

A.C. Lockyer, owner and creator of SoftWash Systems, a Florida based company, presented Superior SoftWash as Best Exemplified SoftWash Systems Company.  The award is based on their 50-point standard of ethics, customer service and effective business development developed by the environmentally friendly exterior cleaning company. A.C. Lockyer said, “We at SoftWash Systems are proud of the […]

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New Light House Bistro looks to change lives

New Light House Bistro looks to change lives

| March 19, 2017

Individuals who want to help end homelessness can do so by enjoying a great meal at the new Light House Bistro that opened at 202 West Street in Annapolis’s Arts and Entertainment District on February 27. Owned and operated by the Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center and located in the Center’s one-time home, the […]

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Homestead Gardens’ 2017 Annual Flower Show is now open!

Homestead Gardens’ 2017 Annual Flower Show is now open!

| March 18, 2017

Homestead Garden’s Annual Home and Garden Flower Show opened, yesterday, Friday, March 17. This year’s theme is   “Modern Home Steading” – Live  Grow  Sustain. For over 25 years, Homestead Gardens has presented a themed flower show every March to celebrate the coming of spring and dust off the doldrums of winter.  The 2017 Annual Homestead Gardens […]

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GiGi’s Playhouse receives $36K donation from Baxley Foundation

GiGi’s Playhouse receives $36K donation from Baxley Foundation

| March 17, 2017

As World Down Syndrome Day approaches on March 21st, GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis begins its celebration with a very generous donation from the Baxley Foundation that will help open the doors of this location in late Spring or early Summer 2017. GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis will provide free educational and therapeutic programs to children and adults with […]

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Medical marijuana dispensary looks to open on West Street in Annapolis

Medical marijuana dispensary looks to open on West Street in Annapolis

| March 16, 2017

A medical marijuana dispensary has applied for the required special exception zoning from Anne Arundel County to open up the county’s first dispensary.  The location is at 2029 West Street in the space previously occupied by a tattoo and piercing shop near the corner of West and Solomons Island Road. Advanced Alternative Therapies, LLC is […]

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Crosby hires Ian Potts as Digital Designer

Crosby hires Ian Potts as Digital Designer

| March 15, 2017

Ian Potts joins Crosby Marketing Communications as a Digital Designer. He will support a wide variety of digital marketing and social media initiatives for clients, including Military OneSource, the Department of Defense’s flagship digital services platform that supports service members and their families across the globe. Potts has spent nearly a decade in digital design […]

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AAMC selected to design and test prototype to transform care for older adults

AAMC selected to design and test prototype to transform care for older adults

| March 14, 2017

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has been selected as one of four health systems nationally to develop a prototype model aimed to transform care for older adults. With a $250,000 grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation, AAMC will work over the course of 42 months to co-design and test the Age-Friendly Health Systems prototype […]

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Crosby Marketing Communications ranked #16 on O’Dwyer’s top environmental PR firms

Crosby Marketing Communications ranked #16 on O’Dwyer’s top environmental PR firms

| March 10, 2017

Crosby Marketing Communications has been ranked #16 on O’Dwyer’s magazine’s 2017 list of top Environmental & Public Affairs PR Firms. This annual ranking, produced by one of the industry’s most-respected publications, is based on verified financial information submitted by companies. Crosby partners with clients to raise awareness and encourage consumers to take action on issues […]

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Local orthopedic surgeon elected member of ASES

Local orthopedic surgeon elected member of ASES

| March 9, 2017

Cyrus Lashgari, MD, orthopedic surgeon with Anne Arundel Medical Group (AAMG) Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists, was recently elected to be a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) society. Only 11 orthopedic surgeons in the state of Maryland are part of this prestigious invitation-only organization. ASES is an association of leading national […]

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Plenty of area restaurants in the running for awards this year

Plenty of area restaurants in the running for awards this year

| March 8, 2017

Voting is open March 8-29, 2017 for the statewide Stars of the Industry Awards celebrating Maryland’s most elite restaurants and hospitality professionals. The dining public can vote for their favorites online at marylandrestaurants.com/awards and on Facebook, facebook.com/marylandrestaurants. Winners will be announced on Sunday, April 30th at the Restaurant Association of Maryland’s Stars of the Industry […]

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AA Chamber announces nominees for outstanding AACPS partners

AA Chamber announces nominees for outstanding AACPS partners

| March 4, 2017

Each year, the Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce nominates businesses across the county for their commitment to education and for providing quality mentorship programs.  Nominees are judged on originality, implementation, integration, sustainability and their impact on student achievement.  “We congratulate the following Nominees for the 2017 Business Partnership Awards and their commitment to working […]

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St. Anne’s installs hearing loop

St. Anne’s installs hearing loop

| March 3, 2017

St. Anne’s Church has installed state-of-the-art hearing technology in the Church on Church Circle to benefit the more than 57 percent of adults, 60 and over, who suffer from some hearing loss. The Hearing Loop is the only system that sends sounds from the microphones used by clergy and readers directly into a hearing aid. […]

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AAMC’s Rebecca Fortney Breast Center receives top-level Aaccreditation

AAMC’s Rebecca Fortney Breast Center receives top-level Aaccreditation

| March 2, 2017

The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be 255,180 patients diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States in 2017. In addition, hundreds of thousands of women who will deal with benign breast disease this year will require medical evaluation for treatment options. The Rebecca Fortney Breast Center at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) […]

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Mission Escape Rooms to open second location in Gambrills this month

Mission Escape Rooms to open second location in Gambrills this month

| March 1, 2017

Greenberg Gibbons announced today that Mission Escape Rooms will open at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills, Md. this month. See our previous posting on the Annapolis location here! An interactive entertainment concept, Mission Escape Rooms provide a real-life escape experience designed for small groups of one to seven people. Teams work together to escape from […]

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New building codes go into effect in Annapolis tomorrow

New building codes go into effect in Annapolis tomorrow

| February 28, 2017

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces new building codes will go into effect tomorrow. The adoption of updates to the building codes, published by the International Code Council, was passed by City Council on February 13th.  Effective March 1, 2017 the following codes will take effect: 2015 International Building Code 2015 International Residential Code 2015 International […]

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AAMC announces ne Board leadership for 2017

AAMC announces ne Board leadership for 2017

| February 28, 2017

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) recently elected board officers for 2017-18. Gary Jobson, chair, is an author, world-class sailor and Emmy-winning television commentator. He is vice president of the International Sailing Federation and president of the National Sailing Hall of Fame. He has been involved in the health care community via various avenues throughout his […]

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County Bar Association donates $15K to help needy students

County Bar Association donates $15K to help needy students

| February 25, 2017

For more than 14 years, the attorney members of the Anne Arundel Bar Association (AABA) have been strong community partners with Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), providing financial support for programs designed to ensure that our neediest students come to school ready to learn and succeed academically. Through its charitable wing, the Anne Arundel […]

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Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

| February 23, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, running through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity to […]

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BWI gets nod to expand international terminal

BWI gets nod to expand international terminal

| February 22, 2017

The Maryland Board of Public Works today unanimously approved a construction procurement for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to expand and improve Concourse E, the airport’s international terminal facility. The Board, chaired by Governor Larry Hogan and including Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp, approved a construction contract to build a three-level, 70,000 square […]

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BGE re-dedicates country’s first gas street lamp

BGE re-dedicates country’s first gas street lamp

| February 20, 2017

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has rededicated the first gas streetlamp in the country at a ceremony held at the corner of North Holliday and East Baltimore Streets in downtown Baltimore. The gas streetlamp was first lit on Feb. 7, 1817 by BGE’s predecessor, the Gas Light Company of Baltimore.  “In 1816, artist Rembrandt Peale […]

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Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

Annapolis Restaurant Week is here!

| February 20, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, beginning today through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity […]

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