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Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A selection of artwork by Arundel Lodge  artists will be on display in Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90, a partnership between the nonprofit and the Maryland Federation of Art formed to create a harmonious work environment for Hospice of the Chesapeake administrative staff and visiting nurses, caregivers and volunteers who work directly with patients […]

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Severn woman killed while crossing Odenton road

Severn woman killed while crossing Odenton road

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On September 22, 2014 at approximately 2:01 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Traffic Safety Section responded to a vehicle collision with a pedestrian on Annapolis Road near Oakton Road. Preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian attempted to cross the northbound lanes of Annapolis Road where no pedestrian control devices exist and was struck by a […]

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How to legally handle your own Ray Rice situation

How to legally handle your own Ray Rice situation

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last year, there were 3,287 domestic violence incidents reported in Anne Arundel County. Recently, we all saw the horrific video of Baltimore Ravens star running back Ray Rice allegedly assaulting his then fiancé and now wife in an elevator in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In Maryland this is classified as a domestic violence incident. According […]

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Shoe lovers rejoice, DSW open in Waugh Chapel

Shoe lovers rejoice, DSW open in Waugh Chapel

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Greenberg Gibbons announced that a brand new, 16,680-square-foot DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse) opened at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills, Md. on Thursday, September 18. DSW is a leading seller of brand name and designer footwear and accessories for all ages, genders and occasions.  Situated between Ulta and Justice on Main Chapel Way, the new store […]

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Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and Fire Chief Michael E. Cox, Jr. proudly announce the graduation of Fire Department Recruit Class 52. The graduates were part of a restructured Fire Academy which started on April 10th. The restructured academy allowed the Fire Department to realize a cost savings for Recruits who had received training […]

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Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the ongoing saga of the Fawcett property, Aldermen Joe Budge and Ross Arnett want the City to purchase the property for $4.5 million; the property is assessed at $3.2 million. Budge and Arnett are introducing the legislation this evening and will be presenting a letter of intent from the sellers outlining the payments which […]

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Rutgers defeats Navy, 31-24

Rutgers defeats Navy, 31-24

| September 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

Editor’s N0te: Due to a family emergency, we were unable to bring you live coverage of the game on Saturday. As usual, Kevin Carroll was on the field for us capturing phenomenal photos.  For details on the game, please see Bill Wagner’s column in the Capital.  But be sure to tune in your mobile device or […]

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STEM programs rolling out again for AACPL

STEM programs rolling out again for AACPL

| September 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

Thanks to two generous grants from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will once again be able to present an exciting series of STEM events across all 15 of its libraries this fall. In its second year, the fall STEM [Science, Technology, Mathematics, Engineering] initiative will include […]

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Parole eliminated as site for new County Library

Parole eliminated as site for new County Library

| September 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

In recent talks regarding property on the corner of Somerville Road and Solomons Island Road (MD Route 2), the property owners notified Anne Arundel County Public Library that they are not interested in selling the land. The four-acre property, divided by the city-county line, currently houses a plumbing supplies store and a garden center. The […]

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Police make arrest in morning Crofton murder

Police make arrest in morning Crofton murder

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On September 19, 2014 at approximately 9:40 a.m. officers from the Anne Arundel County Police Western District responded to a report of a stabbing at 1575 Underwood Road in Crofton, Maryland. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim, later identified as Adam Ussery, 25, inside of the home suffering from an apparent stab wound to […]

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Tom Andrews, City Manager nominee responds to controversy

Tom Andrews, City Manager nominee responds to controversy

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

After our article published yesterday, the Mayor’s office asked us to contact Tom Andrews to allow him to explain the circumstances surrounding the racial discrimination suit in Georgia and the ethics investigation in Anne Arundel County. In a nutshell, Andrews says that the jury and the judge got it wrong. In terms of background, a […]

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Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

| September 18, 2014 | 9 Comments

UPDATE: Eye On Annapolis spoke to Tom Andrews this evening and he offered his explanation of the circumstances surrounding the lawsuit in Georgia. You can read that information here.  NOTE:  Some of the dates in the original article were inaccurate and some areas needed clarification.  To make it clear, we will be striking out incorrect info […]

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Annapolis mayor appoints manager, attorney

Annapolis mayor appoints manager, attorney

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his nominations for City Manager and City Attorney. He will request confirmation of both at the Monday, September 22, City Council meeting. Mayor Pantelides has appointed Thomas C. Andrews to the position of City Manager. He has more than 40 years of government management experience with demonstrated expertise in Strategic […]

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City law office loses key person to Berwyn Heights

City law office loses key person to Berwyn Heights

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jessica Cowles, a familiar face at the City Council meetings will be leaving the City for good on September 30th and submitted her resignation this afternoon. Cowles is the City’s legislative and policy analyst and works hand in hand with the Acting City Attorney in crafting the documents and policy that will eventually become law […]

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Samaritan House focuses on increased opportunities

Samaritan House focuses on increased opportunities

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Substance abuse affects all communities nationwide. This month the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is recognizing National Recovery Month to help spread the message that treatment is effective and people can recover. According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, only 10.8 percent of those identified as needing drug […]

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Annapolis police make arrest in rec center shooting

Annapolis police make arrest in rec center shooting

| September 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Tuesday, September 16th Detectives from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Vernell Williams, 23, of Annapolis for the shooting that occurred on Monday, September 15th outside the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center (PMRC). On Monday, September 15th at 5:35 p.m. officers responded to the outdoor basketball courts near PMRC for reports of shots fired.  Upon arrival […]

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Privacy and the Constitution lecture at St. John’s College

Privacy and the Constitution lecture at St. John’s College

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College tutor William Braithwaite will give a lecture titled “Privacy and the Constitution” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. Braithwaite received his bachelor’s from Virginia Military Institute and his […]

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Suspected suicide in Severna Park

Suspected suicide in Severna Park

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

A man, believed to be about 50 years old is believed to have committed suicide along the bike trail near Kinder Road and Lynwood Drive in Severna park this morning. Police were called to the scene of a reported shooting around 7:00am where they discovered the deceased victim. Police do not believe there is any […]

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UPDATE: Shooting at Annapolis rec center

UPDATE: Shooting at Annapolis rec center

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

From the Annapolis Police Department: The victim, a 25 year old man from Annapolis, was at the outdoor basketball courts near the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center when he became involved in an argument with a male subject known to him.  The suspect left the area and returned with a gun.  The suspect fired several times, […]

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Man shot at Annapolis’ Pip Moyer Rec Center

Man shot at Annapolis’ Pip Moyer Rec Center

| September 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Police are searching for a gunman who shot another man at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center this evening.  Just before 6pm, we received a Tweet from a follower on Twitter. @eyeonannapolis shooting at Pip Rec center. Nobody hit, investigaton just starting. Happened 15 min ago pic.twitter.com/5rrSwbZqPt — Dusty McMullen (@williejones33) September 15, 2014 About […]

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Key School announces Inaugural Seminar Series for adults

Key School announces Inaugural Seminar Series for adults

| September 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

In the summer of 2014, Key School announced a year-long series of evening seminar discussions for adults. Modeled after seminar classes taught at Key, the Seminar Series for Adults will seek to engage adults from the surrounding community in spirited intellectual conversations about great novels, poems, films, and more. Bob McCarthy and Brian Boyd, both […]

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County cops endorse Johnson for County Executive

County cops endorse Johnson for County Executive

| September 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70 last night endorsed George Johnson, Democratic Candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive. “This endorsement was very personal for me. To have the support of the men and women who put there lives on the line daily for the citizens of Anne Arundel County means a […]

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