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Commissioning Week is next week–here’s all the info you need!

Commissioning Week is next week–here’s all the info you need!

| May 18, 2017

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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Salcedo’s slam lifts Bowie to a decisive win in Harrisburg

Salcedo’s slam lifts Bowie to a decisive win in Harrisburg

| May 18, 2017

The Bowie Baysox (21-19) took an early lead on Thursday morning after Erick Salcedo slugged a grand slam in the top of the second inning as the Baysox toppled the Harrisburg Senators (16-22) 9-2 in the final contest of the three-game series. Salcedo’s grand slam was the first by a Baysox player since Henry Urrutia […]

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Bay advocates applaud the return of Chesapeake Bay funding in the federal budget

Bay advocates applaud the return of Chesapeake Bay funding in the federal budget

| May 18, 2017

To avoid a government shutdown, the White House has announced that the President will sign the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, which designates $73 million in funding for the Chesapeake Bay Program. This comes on the heels of the release of the President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, which recommended a complete defunding and shutdown […]

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CBS Sports inks new deal to keep Army-Navy Game through 2028

CBS Sports inks new deal to keep Army-Navy Game through 2028

| May 18, 2017

CBS Sports will remain the home for one of the greatest rivalries in sports, ARMY-NAVY, with a new all-encompassing 10-year deal extending its broadcast, cable and digital rights through 2028.  The announcement was made today by Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports; Boo Corrigan, Director of Athletics at the United States Military Academy and Chet Gladchuk, […]

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Crosby Marketing wins two Bronze Anvil Awards

Crosby Marketing wins two Bronze Anvil Awards

| May 18, 2017

Crosby Marketing Communications has won two 2017 Bronze Anvil Awards of Commendation from the Public Relations Society of America for elements of the “Victories for Veterans” campaign created with DAV (Disabled American Veterans). These prestigious awards recognize the nation’s best public relations tactics and programs. The first award was for creating an integrated public service […]

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Harrisburg hits 3 home runs as Baysox fall 12-4

Harrisburg hits 3 home runs as Baysox fall 12-4

| May 17, 2017

After Bowie grabbed an early lead, Harrisburg dialed up the long ball three times over, sending the Baysox to a 12-4 defeat Wednesday night from City Island. The Baysox led 2-0 after an RBI-double from Adrian Marin in the second inning. Marin was retired trying to stretch the double to a triple. Still, Marin finished […]

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Free Bay Optimism Open House at SERC this weekend

Free Bay Optimism Open House at SERC this weekend

| May 17, 2017

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center ALWAYS has good stuff going on. This is no exception!   Free, family-friendly event on Saturday, May 20.   From 10am to 3pm, they’re holding their annual Bay Optimism Open House.   Families will be able to do hands-on science activities with Smithsonian researchers, including holding wildlife in touch tanks, searching […]

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Keith Murray to perform at 333 Coffeehouse Friday

Keith Murray to perform at 333 Coffeehouse Friday

| May 17, 2017

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present the singer and guitarist Keith Murphy.   Keith Murphy is a renowned folksinger, guitarist, composer and arranger. His traditional song repertoire is based in his native Newfoundland, Eastern Canada and Québec as well as his current home, Vermont. He […]

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New lounge opens at BWI

New lounge opens at BWI

| May 17, 2017

Airport Lounge Development Inc. (ALD), the leader in independent shared-use airport lounges within the U.S., announced today the opening of its lounge, The Club BWI, at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). The new opening marks ALD’s 16th location globally, and reinforces its commitment to expanding its shared-use lounge portfolio. “We emphasize amenities that […]

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Baysox take series opener in Harrisburg 6-4 Tuesday night

Baysox take series opener in Harrisburg 6-4 Tuesday night

| May 16, 2017

The Baysox took an early five-run lead and hung on late to defeat Harrisburg 6-4 in the series opener on Tuesday night. The lead was immediate as the first five Baysox batters of the game reached in a three-run rally. Adrian Marin singled, DJ Stewart was hit by a pitch and Austin Wynns doubled home […]

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Paw Patrol coming back to Bowie on May 21st

Paw Patrol coming back to Bowie on May 21st

| May 16, 2017

The Bowie Baysox announced today that characters, Marshall and Skye, from the popular children’s TV show “Paw Patrol”, will make an appearance at Prince George’s Stadium as part of Nickelodeon Day on Sunday, May 21 when the Baysox host the Binghamton Rumble Ponies at 2:05 p.m. Stadium gates open to the public at 1:00 p.m. […]

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Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show breaks attendance records

Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show breaks attendance records

| May 16, 2017

High ticket sales matched temperatures over the weekend of the fifth annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show. Temperatures on Saturday came close to matching record highs of 89 degrees but that did not hamper large crowds coming through the gates. Friday ticket sales set all-time records with a 30 percent increase and was followed by another […]

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USNA Class of 2020 completes Sea Trials

USNA Class of 2020 completes Sea Trials

| May 16, 2017

While most college kids are preparing to take their finals, approximately 1000 fourth class midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy will also take theirs–but with a twist.  Sea Trials! The Naval Academy freshman class is enduring 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the Academy’s annual Sea Trials training exercise, today as part […]

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Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College scheduled for June 3

Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College scheduled for June 3

| May 16, 2017

The Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College offers writers of all skill levels the opportunity to delve into the art of storytelling and enhance their craft. This special one-day workshop is open to the Annapolis community and will be held on Saturday, June 3, from 9:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Mellon Hall. Tuition […]

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Combined MVA and DNR office opens in Essex

Combined MVA and DNR office opens in Essex

| May 16, 2017

Delivering on the Hogan Administration’s promise to improve customer service across state agencies, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Deputy Secretary James F. Ports  joined Maryland Department of Natural Recourses (DNR) Secretary Mark J. Belton, MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) Administrator Christine E. Nizer and state and local leaders in officially opening a combined MDOT […]

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Birds, Boats, and Root Beer Floats at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Birds, Boats, and Root Beer Floats at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| May 16, 2017

This Sunday on May 21, 2017, from noon to 2 p.m. the Annapolis Maritime Museum will host a family day at the beachside McNasby’s campus.  As the weather warms, families can get up close and personal with the birds and boats of the Bay and enjoy a sweet treat to beat the heat. Featured activities […]

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Michael Kaminskas brings Parlour Tricks to Federal House Bar & Grille

Michael Kaminskas brings Parlour Tricks to Federal House Bar & Grille

| May 15, 2017

In 2012 Michael Kaminskas began touring his one-man show IMAGINE…bringing it to the finest luxury hotels in major cities along the eastern seaboard.   The show was an immediate success garnering both critical and popular acclaim. After a three-year run of completely sold-out performances, the IMAGINE show had its final curtain call in December of 2015.  The time […]

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Coldwell Banker wins Excellence in Education Business Partnership Award

Coldwell Banker wins Excellence in Education Business Partnership Award

| May 15, 2017

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was recently recognized at the 31st Annual Excellence in Education banquet with an Excellence in Education Business Partnership Award from the Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce. The company was recognized for its 2016 efforts in collecting and donating musical instruments to the Anne Arundel County Public Schools music program through […]

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Advance pricing for tickets to 7th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival ends tonight!

Advance pricing for tickets to 7th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival ends tonight!

| May 15, 2017

Are you ready for the 7th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival?  It’s coming to town the first weekend of June! More than a dozen bands on 2 stages, 4 dance troupes, pipers, entertainers and 100s of vendors bring the flavor of the Emerald Isle to Annapolis once again. And new this year, a Mass Pipe Competition! The huge […]

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Maryland hosts first Deaf Business Summit

Maryland hosts first Deaf Business Summit

| May 15, 2017

The Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing recently hosted the nation’s first Deaf Business Summit: “Deaf Ecosystem: Maryland’s Open for Business.” It was the first time that a governor has hosted an event exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing business owners, supporting and encouraging entrepreneurship among the Deaf and hard of hearing […]

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Katy Perry’s tour “Witness: The Tour” coming to Verizon Center in September

Katy Perry’s tour “Witness: The Tour” coming to Verizon Center in September

| May 15, 2017

Today, Katy Perry announced the June 9 release of her new album, Witness (Capitol Records), and an extensive arena tour. With Witness, Katy reflects on the changes in her own life and in the world around her, delivering songs that both challenge and inspire. The singles released thus far – the Platinum-certified “Chained to the […]

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A 2-run 7th inning dooms Baysox in 4-1 loss to the Flying Squirrels

A 2-run 7th inning dooms Baysox in 4-1 loss to the Flying Squirrels

| May 14, 2017

A two-run seventh for Richmond broke a one all tie and the Bowie Baysox (19-18) dropped the series finale to the Flying Squirrels (15-20) by a score of 4-1 on Sunday afternoon at Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie. Following a one-out single from C.J. Hinojosa in the afore-mentioned seventh, Miguel Gomez and Chris Shaw delivered back-to-back […]

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