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Community Foundation adds two new staff members to team

Community Foundation adds two new staff members to team

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is pleased to announce two new additions to its team of experts: Kathy Shaffer, Manager, Communications and Events, and Jan Hoffberger, Manager, Grants and Scholarships. “The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is in its next phase of growth. Kathy and Jan bring the skill sets we […]

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AMM to host 12th Annual Boatyard Beach Bash this Saturday

AMM to host 12th Annual Boatyard Beach Bash this Saturday

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Maritime Museum is hosting the 12th Annual Boatyard Beach Bash, Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at their waterfront property in Eastport. Founding Sponsor, Boatyard Bar & Grill, Title Sponsor, Annapolis Subaru, and their Carbon Neutral Sponsor, Hannon Armstrong, have worked their magic once again, and have put together the event’s best lineup, to date. With […]

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Distracted Driving in Maryland: 80 Injured EVERY Day

Distracted Driving in Maryland: 80 Injured EVERY Day

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the US, 9 people are killed every day by distracted driving. In Maryland alone, there are 53,000 distracted driving crashes every year resulting in 28,874 people injured: 80 injured every day and 232 people killed. And 84% of these accidents occur in the Baltimore-DC area — so pay attention Annapolis and Anne Arundel! We’re back to school and Evolve Medical […]

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League of Women Voters hosting Wes Adams for discussion

League of Women Voters hosting Wes Adams for discussion

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County will host a discussion on “Criminal Justice – A New Approach”.  The League will welcome Wes Adams, Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney who will discuss the “Justice Reinvestment Act”, passed during the last legislative session, and his perception of the likely effect of the new criminal justice reforms.  […]

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Gallery 90 welcomes fall with harvest of Federation artists

Gallery 90 welcomes fall with harvest of Federation artists

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new exhibit by the Maryland Federation of Art opened on Sept. 1 at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90; the art gallery located throughout the nonprofit’s administrative building on the John & Cathy Belcher Campus at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, Maryland.   This limited showing will be on display until Nov. 25, and features the work […]

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Chase Brexton expands substance abuse services in Glen Burnie

Chase Brexton expands substance abuse services in Glen Burnie

| September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chase Brexton Health Care is expanding substance abuse services at their Glen Burnie Center with the establishment of a comprehensive outpatient substance abuse program. The center, located at 200 Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie, will offer an array of services including screening and evaluations, intensive and traditional outpatient treatment, and DWI/DUI education. “We’ve seen a […]

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49th Maryland Seafood Fest kicked off today, continues tomorrow

49th Maryland Seafood Fest kicked off today, continues tomorrow

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 49th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival kicked off today at Sandy Point State Park and the fun will continue tomorrow as well. So, what’s happening at the fest?  Well, obviously seafood. Explore all the Bay and our oceans have to offer. Crabs, oysters, rockfish, and much more. Jam to music. Watch the acrobatics of the […]

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Photos: Navy comes out victorious over Uconn, 28-24

Photos: Navy comes out victorious over Uconn, 28-24

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy came out strong today against the Uconn Huskies, but it seemed to be falling apart after halftime as they blew a 21 point lead. In the end, with Uconn in the lead, Navy got to work and scored to re-capture the lead. However, the Uconn offense was strong and they marched the ball to […]

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Full moon tour at the Hammond-Harwood House

Full moon tour at the Hammond-Harwood House

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Night was a perilous time in early America. Thieves, wayward travelers, and even evil spirits lurked around the corner for our early ancestors. Families in early America engaged in a process of shutting in, barring the front door and retreating to the inner sanctity of family life. Others chose to frequent taverns and frolic in […]

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LIVE BLOG*: Navy Vs Uconn, September 10, 2016

LIVE BLOG*: Navy Vs Uconn, September 10, 2016

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

And that’s a wrap from USNMCS and #NavyFootball. Final: @NavyFB – 28 @UconnFootball – 24 Uconn was driving hard. Had the ball on the 1 yard line and ran out of time! Next game 9/17 AT @greenwavefb at 7pm. TOUCHDOWN NAVY!!! EP Good [email protected] leads 28-24 with 3 minutes left in the game!  #NavyFootball UCONN […]

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Jug Bay by canoe

Jug Bay by canoe

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join Jug Bay naturalists on a guided canoe journey on the Patuxent River on Saturday, October. 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The tour is the latest in the West & Rhode Riverkeeper’s adventure series, ChesaTreks, providing a fun on-the-water nature experience followed by a picnic and discussion. An admission fee of $50 per […]

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Michael Hughes leaves WRNR to form new marketing agency

Michael Hughes leaves WRNR to form new marketing agency

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michael Hughes has announced, effective October 1st, 2016, in partnership with John Brock, the formation of MH Media Strategies, a full-service marketing, and advertising firm based in Annapolis, Maryland. For the last seven years, Mr. Hughes has served as Vice-President/General Manager of WRNR-FM Radio and RNR Digital in Annapolis. Prior to that, he spent 25 […]

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Dereck Janes appointed President of Coastal South

Dereck Janes appointed President of Coastal South

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Coastal South is pleased to announce the appointment of Dereck Janes to President. Coastal South has developed waterfront properties along the eastern seaboard from Florida to Cape Cod. Over the past 35 years, they have owned, operated and managed marinas, resorts, hotels, restaurants, and waterfront housing projects. Locally on the Eastern Shore, Coastal South now […]

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Check out these upcoming shows from Rams Head On Stage

Check out these upcoming shows from Rams Head On Stage

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

In The Vane of… The Rolling Stones: Annapolis Artists Playing Tributes & Rolling Stones Inspired Originals Wednesday, September 28 7pm | $30   Crack The Sky Friday & Saturday, November 11 & 12 8pm | $35   Honey Island Swamp Band Saturday, November 19 1pm | $20 *All Ages Matinee   Cracker Sunday, November 20 […]

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Chesapeake BaySavers invests $5K in Annapolis Maritime Museum youth program

Chesapeake BaySavers invests $5K in Annapolis Maritime Museum youth program

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake BaySavers, an Annapolis-based environmental non-profit organization, announced today its investment of $5,000 to sponsor the Annapolis Maritime Museum ‘Chesapeake Champions’ program. The program will be offered to second grade students attending Eastport Elementary School. Through environmental education and interactive activities, the program will educate students about their local environment and connection to it, with […]

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Outback Steakhouse, Mission BBQ coming to Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

Outback Steakhouse, Mission BBQ coming to Waugh Chapel Towne Centre

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Greenberg Gibbons has announced  that Mission BBQ and Outback Steakhouse will open new locations at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills, Md. at the corner of Route 3 and Evergreen Road, across the street from PNC Bank.  Mission BBQ will be opening a new, 3,850-square-foot location at the popular retail and dining destination. The fast […]

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Register now for Children’s Theatre of Annapolis music, dance, and acting classes

Register now for Children’s Theatre of Annapolis music, dance, and acting classes

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you’re raising a budding drama queen or king, sign them up for a class that will build confidence, teach important skills and burn off the energy pent up from the school week. Offered by Children’s Theatre of Annapolis, an award-winning local performing arts program, all the classes are taught by local professionals that are […]

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Organize your home and life with tips from an expert at the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo

Organize your home and life with tips from an expert at the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo

| September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Fall Home and Garden Expo is coming Sept. 24-25 to the Byzantium Event Center in Annapolis. The show offers guests an opportunity to discover improvements and enhancements for their home in one great location and will feature over 70 companies showcasing kitchens, baths, decking, countertops, sunrooms, exterior products, heating and air conditioning, geothermal […]

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Food as art at Maryland Hall: RIPE! Fruit and Vegetable Perspectives (This weekend)

Food as art at Maryland Hall: RIPE! Fruit and Vegetable Perspectives (This weekend)

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jan Kirsh, sculptor and prominent landscape designer based on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, has announced her exhibition, “RIPE! Fruit and Vegetable Perspectives.” The show will run from September 10 – October 26, 2016 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (801 Chase Street Annapolis, Md) with a public opening reception to be held from 5:30 – […]

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BGE launched 5th annual electric safety contest for schools

BGE launched 5th annual electric safety contest for schools

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric today announced the beginning of its fifth annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge to educate elementary school-aged children on the importance of practicing electrical safety.  From Aug. 29 until Nov. 18, 2016, elementary school teachers (kindergarten through fifth grade) in public and private elementary schools across BGE’s electric service area are […]

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Electric vehicle bonanza at City Dock this weekend, is this your next car?

Electric vehicle bonanza at City Dock this weekend, is this your next car?

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Come learn about what it’s like to drive electric as Annapolis Green, partnering with the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater DC and the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club, hosts the Annapolis Showcase of electric vehicles as part of National Drive Electric Week at Susan Campbell Park on City Dock, from noon to 4 p.m. […]

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Bumpin Uglies to release new LP, Keep it Together,  on Friday

Bumpin Uglies to release new LP, Keep it Together, on Friday

| September 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Homegrown rockers, the Bumpin Uglies are set to release their new LP on Friday.  Bumpin’ Uglies was formed by lead singer/guitarist/songwriter Brandon Hardesty in 2008, when he set out to create a sound and an approach that was unique and immediately identifiable. It’s the same thing every artist says that they want when they form […]

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