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Anne Arundel County Town Hall Meetings for budget announced

Anne Arundel County Town Hall Meetings for budget announced

| February 15, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh  announced his administration will host a series of town hall meetings in February and March to discuss the FY2018 budget.   The meetings will allow the citizens of Anne Arundel County to express their views and budget priorities one-on-one with the County Executive. The locations and times of the meetings are […]

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HERE. a pop-up shop planning for March location

HERE. a pop-up shop planning for March location

| February 15, 2017

HERE. a pop-up shop is  excited that their 20th pop-up shop in Annapolis will be opening on March 24th, 2017,  which coincides with the Made in Maryland / Maryland Day weekend festivities! Stay tuned for more details about their opening party – featuring live LOCAL music, the list of amazing local  artists and products they will be featuring, and […]

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Annapolis and Baltimore’s own Wedding on the Bay℠ by Watermark® wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2017

Annapolis and Baltimore’s own Wedding on the Bay℠ by Watermark® wins a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award® 2017

| February 15, 2017

Newlyweds agree: saying “I Do” on the water is the best! Wedding on the Bay by Watermark is named a winner of the esteemed 2017 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards® for Wedding Venues in the Chesapeake Bay region! Wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners are held on Watermark’s yachts along the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents “Prague, Paris, and Cologne”

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents “Prague, Paris, and Cologne”

| February 15, 2017

Principal Oboist Fatma Daglar joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in the role of soloist under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, for the third Masterworks Concert of the 2016-2017 season, March 3 and 4, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  This concert is a marvelous example of composers finding inspiration in the culture […]

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New organization established to provide financial assistance to law enforcement K-9 officers

New organization established to provide financial assistance to law enforcement K-9 officers

| February 14, 2017

A local group of Maryland Residents announce the formation of the Chesapeake K-9 Fund. The fund’s mission is to provide financial support to the local Law Enforcement Agencies, specifically for the needs of K-9 units. This includes funding new K-9 dogs for the Agencies, purchasing protective gear and the required custom updates to the vehicles. […]

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7th Naptown BarBAYq on tap for May 6th, tickets on sale

7th Naptown BarBAYq on tap for May 6th, tickets on sale

| February 14, 2017

The Naptown BarBAYq is back for the 7th straight year, under the new management of ABC Events.  Hold on to your apron because this year will blow the lid off your grill! Here’s a sneak peak under the lid… FOR-THE-SERIOUS foodie KCBS-sanctioned barbecue competition People’s Choice Barbecue is back – bigger and better! Specialty Barbecue […]

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Shop Maryland Energy this weekend and next week

Shop Maryland Energy this weekend and next week

| February 13, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot is urging Marylanders to take advantage of big savings as part of the annual Shop Maryland Energy weekend. From Saturday, February 18, through Monday, February 20, consumers will not pay the state’s six percent sales tax on qualifying ENERGY STAR appliances. Comptroller Franchot will be making several stops across the state to […]

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Rams Head presents 5th Annual Rammie Awards

Rams Head presents 5th Annual Rammie Awards

| February 13, 2017

The Rams Head Group is excited to announce the Fifth Annual Rammie Awards, an online accolade to recognize outstanding moments of the past year. Winners are chosen via online votes from fans and Rams Head staff. The Rammie Awards also give our patrons the opportunity to tell us what events were the most memorable to […]

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‘Spring Into Action’ at the 6th Annual Watershed Stewards Academy conference

‘Spring Into Action’ at the 6th Annual Watershed Stewards Academy conference

| February 13, 2017

Located at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center, the Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy is a 501 c 3 non-profit organization that develops citizen leaders to engage communities in actions that reduce pollution and restore our waterways.  This year’s Spring Into Action conference will gather over 200 citizens and professionals working together to restore local […]

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Annapolis receives $10K grant for Weather It Together program

Annapolis receives $10K grant for Weather It Together program

| February 12, 2017

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the city received $10,000 from the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Wells Fargo Foundation to support its Weather It Together Program. “Our Weather It Together Program allows us the opportunity to identify new ways to prepare our residents and safeguard our city against flooding that threatens the […]

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Marine and Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 25th at Annapolis High

Marine and Maritime Career Fair scheduled for February 25th at Annapolis High

| February 12, 2017

On February 25, 2017 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation will present the seventh annual Marine and Maritime Career Fair at Annapolis High School with support from title sponsors, the Marine Trades Association of Maryland and the Living Oceans Foundation. Over fifty organizations will be on hand to discuss careers in the Marine Trades and the […]

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One. Physical Therapy. Fitness.Wellness adds acupuncturist to staff

One. Physical Therapy. Fitness.Wellness adds acupuncturist to staff

| February 12, 2017

One is pleased to announce the arrival of Jeff Masenheimer, Lac. He is a licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist (the herbs make acupuncture even more powerful) and is excited to offer two specials for all new clients for the month of February. Initial evaluation and treatment will be only $125 (that’s a $40 savings!) and follow […]

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BGE grants $300K, 9 Anne Arundel organizations get a piece of them

BGE grants $300K, 9 Anne Arundel organizations get a piece of them

| February 11, 2017

Baltimore Gas and Electric today awarded $302,000 in emergency response and safety grants to 64 nonprofit emergency response and public safety organizations at a press conference held at the Ellicott City Volunteer Fire Department. The organizations formally recognized represent 9 Maryland counties and Baltimore City and the grants are part of BGE’s Emergency Response and […]

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Shopfunding for a Cause. This week’s spotlight  Cats R Us Feral Cat Rescue

Shopfunding for a Cause. This week’s spotlight Cats R Us Feral Cat Rescue

| February 11, 2017

Shopfunding for a Cause. This week’s spotlight  Cats R Us Feral Cat Rescue Too often cats are abandoned by their owners, and many feral cats give birth in the wild, contributing to the cat overpopulation in the Arnold area. The founders of Cats R Us saw a need for helping these cats go on to […]

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African American History Tour at Hammond Harwood House

African American History Tour at Hammond Harwood House

| February 10, 2017

Join PhD candidate Christopher Mielke for an African American History Tour at the Hammond-Harwood House. The African American History Tour will cover the stories of men and women, both enslaved and free, who built, maintained, and lived in Hammond-Harwood House. A focus will be three enslaved women — Mary, Matilda, and Juliet — who worked […]

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Baysox to host National Anthem auditions

Baysox to host National Anthem auditions

| February 10, 2017

The Bowie Baysox will host live auditions at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, March 18, to sing the national anthem before a 2017 Baysox home game. Stadium gates open for registration at 9 a.m. and auditions begin at 9:30 a.m. The team has a live performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” before all 70 home games. Baysox […]

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Free tax assistance from AACC for certain filers

Free tax assistance from AACC for certain filers

| February 9, 2017

Hate doing your own taxes? You’re in luck – you might qualify for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Anne Arundel Community College. In the program, IRS-certified volunteers—faculty, alums and current students— provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals, generally residents with $54,000 or less of annual […]

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PNC Foundation awards $30K grant to Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

PNC Foundation awards $30K grant to Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts

| February 9, 2017

Maryland Theatre for the Performing Arts (MTPA) is excited to announce that it has received a $30,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to help support its general operations in 2017, a year of tremendous growth for the organization. This grant from PNC will allow MTPA to program an exciting event schedule for 2017 with the […]

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Annapolis based Trivalent sees 250% growth

Annapolis based Trivalent sees 250% growth

| February 8, 2017

Trivalent, the leading provider of Next Generation Data Protection, today announces its expansion into new commercial markets. Since 2014, Trivalent has demonstrated strong performance in the defense sector with 250 percent revenue growth.  New marketing management, a well-established Board of Advisors and strategic partnerships have also fueled Trivalent’s readiness to address the growing data security […]

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AHS to perform OUR WORLD at Chesapeake Arts Center this Friday

AHS to perform OUR WORLD at Chesapeake Arts Center this Friday

| February 8, 2017

The students in the Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) program at Annapolis High School perform OUR WORLD at the Chesapeake Arts Center THIS Friday, February 10, 2017 at 8:00pm in the Studio 194 theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Tickets are available for $5.00 at www.chesapeakearts.org or by calling the main office […]

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Annapolis Film Festival sails into year five!

Annapolis Film Festival sails into year five!

| February 7, 2017

For four days, from Thursday, March 30th to Sunday, April 2, 2017, downtown historic Annapolis becomes a place to screen 70 films from more than twenty countries all over the world during the 5th annual Annapolis Film Festival. Moviegoers will stroll from venue to venue seeing some of the world’s smartest and edgiest new films. Meet visiting directors, actors and […]

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ASO:  Symphony Study Series – Fiddler on the Ceiling: The Art of Marc Chagall in Music

ASO: Symphony Study Series – Fiddler on the Ceiling: The Art of Marc Chagall in Music

| February 6, 2017

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s (ASO) popular Symphony Study series, led by Dr. Rachel Franklin, returns this winter on February 14 and 21 and spring on April 18 and 25. The study will explore Marc Chagall’s relationship to music through his visual art. The ASO’s 2016-2017 Masterworks Season celebrates the 130th birthday of the legendary visual […]

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