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Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

Coffee Drinkers Live Longer

| July 14, 2017

Coffee drinkers live longer — and over 3-4 cups per day was even better. That is the conclusion of two new, very large studies published this week. They found that those who drank three or more cups a day had an 18% lower risk of death for men. Women in the study had a 8% lower […]

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Annapolis Chorale to hold August auditions

Annapolis Chorale to hold August auditions

| July 14, 2017

The Annapolis Chorale is the premier performing ensemble presented by Live Arts Maryland and one of the most accomplished in the region. Under the leadership of acclaimed Music Director J. Ernest Green, the Chorale has grown in size, scope and performance quality and now has a national reputation for excellence. The approximately 160 volunteer singers […]

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CaliBurger in Annapolis preps for official Grand Opening Week beginning on 17th

CaliBurger in Annapolis preps for official Grand Opening Week beginning on 17th

| July 14, 2017

CaliBurger has fast become the area’s favorite place to go for a bite.  Now they are gearing up for their official grand opening week which begins on Monday, July 17th–check it out! Monday, July 17th — First 50 people between 11am and noon get a free meal Tuesday, July 18th — 50% off for the […]

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Baysox slide into 1st place after 4-3 win

Baysox slide into 1st place after 4-3 win

| July 13, 2017

Mike Yastrzemski doubled and scored on a Garabez Rosa RBI-single over a drawn in infield to break an eighth inning tie in a 4-3 Baysox win in Altoona Thursday evening. The win catapults the Baysox on top of Altoona and into first place in the western division on the first day after the annual all-star […]

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City Dock coming alive this week with music and dance

City Dock coming alive this week with music and dance

| July 13, 2017

Thursday and Friday Annapolis City Dock will be alive with music and tapping feet. On Thursday, popular guitarist and song writer Ray Weaver will be on the Dock stage at 6:30pm as part of the Thursday with the Stars series. Bring your chair and join in the fun. Friday from 7:00pm to 10:00pm is Tango […]

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WWI Commission releases action plan for commemorating Centennial

WWI Commission releases action plan for commemorating Centennial

| July 13, 2017

The Maryland World War I Centennial Commission has presented Governor Larry Hogan with an action plan to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI and Maryland’s role in the war. The plan includes more than two dozen recommendations and actions in five broad areas including development and fundraising, history and education, memorials and sites, social media […]

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BGE to hold first Energy Savings Day of the season tomorrow

BGE to hold first Energy Savings Day of the season tomorrow

| July 12, 2017

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) will launch its first Energy Savings Day of the summer tomorrow, July 13, and asks customers to conserve energy between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to receive a credit on their next bill. BGE typically schedules EnergySavings Days when an increased demand for electricity throughout the […]

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Southbound 295 lane to be closed for 2 weekends

Southbound 295 lane to be closed for 2 weekends

| July 12, 2017

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will close one of two lanes on southbound MD 295 (Baltimore Washington Parkway) between I-195 and MD 100 in Anne Arundel County for two consecutive weekends. The closures are scheduled during the weekends of July 14 – 17 and July 21-24.  MDOT SHA’s contractor, P. […]

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Special night with Baysox to benefit Chesapeake Kids program

Special night with Baysox to benefit Chesapeake Kids program

| July 12, 2017

Hospice of the Chesapeake invites the community to spend an evening at the ballpark for Chesapeake Kids Night with the Bowie Baysox on Tuesday, Aug. 22. The game against the Reading Fighting Phils starts at 7:05 p.m. at Prince George’s Stadium, the team’s home field in Bowie, Maryland. The fundraiser is sponsored by M&T Bank. […]

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Benjamin S. Wechsler named Chairman of Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees

Benjamin S. Wechsler named Chairman of Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees

| July 12, 2017

Annapolis-based attorney Benjamin S. Wechsler has been named Chairman of the Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees, succeeding journalist Terence Smith, PBS Newshour Special Correspondent.  Smith served as Chairman from 2015-2017 and will remain connected with the Trust through its Trustees’ Council. Wechsler, who was appointed to the Trust’s board in 2012, is a partner […]

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Go on. Volunteer!  You know you want to!

Go on. Volunteer! You know you want to!

| July 12, 2017

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below.  Dyslexia Tutoring Program This nonprofit organization trains volunteers to tutor low-income children […]

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Rams Head presents Air Supply at Maryland Hall

Rams Head presents Air Supply at Maryland Hall

| July 11, 2017

Rams Head Promotions is bringing Air Supply to Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in November. With their heavily orchestrated, sweet ballads, the Australian soft rock group Air Supply consists of Graham Russell as guitarist and singer-songwriter and Russell Hitchcock as lead vocalist. They have had a succession of hits worldwide including “Lost in Love“, “All […]

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Joan Eve Classics & Collectibles reopened in Ellicott City after flood

Joan Eve Classics & Collectibles reopened in Ellicott City after flood

| July 11, 2017

It has been almost one year since the flash flood of 2016 ripped through the small, historic town of Ellicott City, MD., displacing hundreds of residents and damaging dozens of businesses. Joan Eve Classics & Collectibles, an antique store located on Main Street, was one of the hardest hit, as the river surged and came […]

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Dynomite!  Jimmy “JJ” Walker to headline Laughs and Drafts at Rams Head On Stage

Dynomite! Jimmy “JJ” Walker to headline Laughs and Drafts at Rams Head On Stage

| July 11, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 68 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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8th Annual  5K run/3K walk to break the silence on Ovarian Cancer on September 17th

8th Annual 5K run/3K walk to break the silence on Ovarian Cancer on September 17th

| July 11, 2017

In preparation for The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) Central Maryland Chapter’s 8h Annual 5KRUN/3K Walk, on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Westfield Annapolis Mall, local survivors will tie teal ribbons on trees surrounding the Westfield Mall in late August. Most people are familiar with the pink ribbon. Our goal is to educate people […]

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Columbian Dancer and Jazz Quartet to perform free performance at Maryland Hall on 19th

Columbian Dancer and Jazz Quartet to perform free performance at Maryland Hall on 19th

| July 10, 2017

Columbian dancer Fernando Montaño, soloist with the Royal Ballet of London, and the Colombian jazz quartet Suricato will give a free performance titled “Art Changes the World” at 7 p.m. July 19 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. These renowned Colombian artists have joined forces to develop this unprecedented project, […]

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3-run fourth inning helps Baysox prevail in 6-3 win over Flying Squirrels

3-run fourth inning helps Baysox prevail in 6-3 win over Flying Squirrels

| July 9, 2017

Brandon Barker allowed just one run over six innings of relief and a three-run fourth helped lift the Bowie Baysox (47-42) to a 6-3 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (37-50) in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie. Barker (6-3) gave up the one run on five hits while […]

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Raymond Crosby named Top CEO by Washington Post

Raymond Crosby named Top CEO by Washington Post

| July 9, 2017

Raymond Crosby, President and CEO of Crosby Marketing Communications, has been named a top CEO by The Washington Post. The honor comes as part of the Post’s 2017 Top Workplaces program, which also recognized Crosby Marketing as one of the best places to work in the D.C. region. Raymond Crosby was ranked the #1 CEO […]

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COO at Walden Behavioral Health retires after 33 years

COO at Walden Behavioral Health retires after 33 years

| July 9, 2017

Staff at Walden Behavioral Health gathered on Friday June 23rd to honor the achievements of Gary Lynch, Chief Operating Officer who retires this month after 33 years’ service to the community of Southern Maryland and Walden. Dr Kathleen O’Brien, Chief Executive described “a deep sense of indebtedness and a heavy heart” on announcing Gary’s retirement […]

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Baysox’ winning streak snapped by Richmond in 11-7 loss

Baysox’ winning streak snapped by Richmond in 11-7 loss

| July 8, 2017

Richmond scored nine runs over the second, third and fourth innings and the Bowie Baysox (46-42) dropped an 11-7 decision to the Flying Squirrels (36-50) on Saturday night at Prince George’s Stadium in Bowie. The loss snaps a 10-game winning streak at home and is the first loss at Prince George’s Stadium for Bowie since […]

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Help a Scientist: see a dolphin in the Bay? Report it online!

Help a Scientist: see a dolphin in the Bay? Report it online!

| July 8, 2017

The University of Maryland Center forEnvironmental Science invites everyone who spends time on or near the Chesapeake Bay to report dolphin sightings with a new online tracking system. Chesapeake DolphinWatch allows users to mark the location of their dolphin sightings on a map of the Chesapeake and its tributaries so scientists can better understand where […]

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Hays’ walk-off single in the 11th lifts Baysox to 5-4 win

Hays’ walk-off single in the 11th lifts Baysox to 5-4 win

| July 7, 2017

Austin Hays’ two-out walk-off single in the 11th lifted the Bowie Baysox (46-41) to a 5-4 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (35-50) and into first place in the Western Division. Mike Yastrzemski doubled to right centerfield with two outs in the 11th and scored on Hays’ game-winning single. Bowie is a season-high five games […]

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