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BWI Employment Fair slated for May 2nd

BWI Employment Fair slated for May 2nd

| April 28, 2017

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host the Synergy BWI Marshall Airport Business and Employment Fair on May 2.  The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the BWI Marriott Hotel, 1743 West Nursery Road in Linthicum. Synergy BWI Marshall Airport will provide a venue for small- and minority-businesses to acquire […]

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Let’s Help Kids donates $40K worth of musical instruments to AACPS

Let’s Help Kids donates $40K worth of musical instruments to AACPS

| April 28, 2017

Holding true to its name, local non-profit Let’s Help Kids (LHK) recently committed $40,000-worth of musical instruments to be distributed among Title I schools throughout the county.  Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto met with the group earlier this week to show appreciation and share in the excitement. As part of a larger donation worth $75,000, […]

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Schuh signs revitalization legislation

Schuh signs revitalization legislation

| April 28, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh recently signed two bills that seek to revitalize, redevelop and re-energize the County’s urban and industrial areas. “We are committed to improving the quality of life for every citizen in Anne Arundel County,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “These two pieces of legislation will help lift up communities by focusing our efforts […]

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Trifecta Food Truck Festival returns in July

Trifecta Food Truck Festival returns in July

| April 28, 2017

On Saturday, July 29, the largest gathering of food trucks ever displayed in Baltimore County will descend on the racetrack Infield at Maryland State Fairgrounds from 11am to 9pm. Over 40 of Maryland’s best food trucks will transform the racetrack infield into a festive playground with plenty of activities for both adults and kids to […]

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US Army Blues Jazz Ensemble to perform at Broadneck HS

US Army Blues Jazz Ensemble to perform at Broadneck HS

| April 28, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools Music Office and Broadneck High School will present the U.S. Army Blues Jazz Ensemble in concert on May 2 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Broadneck High School. The U.S. Army Blues, part of the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” is the premier jazz ensemble of the […]

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Speakeasy debuts at Loews Annapolis’ BAROAK

Speakeasy debuts at Loews Annapolis’ BAROAK

| April 27, 2017

Loews Annapolis Hotel is pleased to announce that The Loews Hotels “Traveller Bar” has popped up at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. This traveling speakeasy is built around the first ever “pop-up” traveling bar of its kind and will remain in Annapolis for a brief visit, now through Memorial Day, May 29. Constructed from an old […]

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Hogan issues directive for Disparity Study on Medical Cannabis Industry

Hogan issues directive for Disparity Study on Medical Cannabis Industry

| April 27, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan today directed the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs (GOMA) to initiate a disparity study of Maryland’s regulated medical cannabis industry. The governor’s directive is responsive to concerns expressed by the Legislative Black Caucus, and shared by the administration, regarding diversity in this emerging industry. A study was discussed during the 2017 session […]

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Box of Rain adds to staff

Box of Rain adds to staff

| April 27, 2017

Box of Rain is pleased to announce two new additions to their staff, Volunteer Coordinator Susan Wyrwas and Outreach Activities Coordinator Michele Rensler. Both positions will support Box of Rain’s growing Charting Careers program, which is now operating at six sites in Annapolis. The program will serve more than 100 underserved children in 2017, aged 5th […]

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St. John’s College names Panayiotis “Peter” Kanelos to succeed retiring President Chris Nelson

St. John’s College names Panayiotis “Peter” Kanelos to succeed retiring President Chris Nelson

| April 27, 2017

St. Johns College announced that they Presidential Search Committee has found a replacement for the retiring President, Chris Nelson.   The following statement was released this afternoon. Dear Friends of St. John’s College, I am pleased to announce that the Search Committee of the college’s Board of Visitors and Governors has selected Panayiotis “Peter” Kanelos […]

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Schuh proposes fully funding step and incremental salary increases for all AACPS employees

Schuh proposes fully funding step and incremental salary increases for all AACPS employees

| April 27, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh today announced that his FY2018 budget proposal will fully fund step and/or incremental increases for all eligible Anne Arundel County Public Schools employees starting July 1. “I am committed to working with our school system to ensure that we reward and retain great teachers,” Schuh said shortly after touring Central Special […]

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Annapolis Shakespeare Company announces 2017 season

Annapolis Shakespeare Company announces 2017 season

| April 27, 2017

Sally Boyett, the artistic director for Annapolis Shakespeare Company has announced the fifth professional season of Shakespeare and the classics.  Annapolis Shakespeare Company has quickly built a solid reputation for presenting Broadway-quality, bold, re-imagined, entertaining and accessible interpretations of classical works, contemporary plays, and musicals.   Patrons have doubled and subscriptions have tripled over the past two […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival adds Pipe Band Competition to the Celtic festivities in June

Annapolis Irish Festival adds Pipe Band Competition to the Celtic festivities in June

| April 27, 2017

The Annapolis Irish Festival is excited to host its First Annual Pipe Band Competition on June 3rd at the Anne Arundel Fairgrounds in Crownsville, Maryland. The competition will feature three levels of Band Competition: Grade 5 (entry level), Grade 4, and Grade 3. Bands will compete from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the lower […]

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Tipple and Toast Benefit Evening for the Rising Sun Inn

Tipple and Toast Benefit Evening for the Rising Sun Inn

| April 27, 2017

Join us at the Historic Baldwin Hall for an evening of food and fun as we raise money to support the ongoing preservation projects at the pre-Revolutionary Rising Sun Inn located on the famed Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route, Generals Highway, in Crownsville, Maryland. The Tipple and Toast Benefit Evening, hosted by Friends of the Rising […]

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South River’s Josh Carroll named AACPS Teacher of the Year

South River’s Josh Carroll named AACPS Teacher of the Year

| April 26, 2017

South River High School STEM teacher Josh Carroll, a 17-year Anne Arundel County Public Schools veteran who has spent his entire career at the high school level, was named 2016-17 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year at tonight’s 31st Annual Excellence in Education Awards. The surprise announcement was the culminating moment at […]

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April 29th, get rid of your unwanted prescription drugs

April 29th, get rid of your unwanted prescription drugs

| April 26, 2017

On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Annapolis Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your pills for disposal to […]

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State Department of Education agrees to $22 million bailout for AACPS healthcare fund

State Department of Education agrees to $22 million bailout for AACPS healthcare fund

| April 26, 2017

Continuing with their ongoing commitment to ensure Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) can provide outstanding healthcare and other benefits to teachers and other school system employees, County Executive Steve Schuh, Councilman Chris Trumbauer, Superintendent George Arlotto, and School Board President Stacy Korbelak have announced that the Maryland State Department of Education has approved a funding […]

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Tickets for 9th Annual Paca Girlfriends’ Party to go on sale May 1

Tickets for 9th Annual Paca Girlfriends’ Party to go on sale May 1

| April 26, 2017

Spring is beginning to bloom across Annapolis, which means the9th Annual  Paca Girlfriends’ Party is just around the corner. Now in its ninth year, the gala party is set for Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the historic William Paca House and Garden in downtown Annapolis. Tickets will go on sale at 9:00am on May 1, 2017! […]

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Crofton man indicted on charges stemming from fatal accident

Crofton man indicted on charges stemming from fatal accident

| April 26, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that Martin Martinez-Ballinas, 29, of Crofton, was indicted on two felony counts including Automobile Manslaughter and other related charges by an Anne Arundel County Grand Jury related to the death of United States Marine Lance Corporal James Ray Walden III, 21. Mr. Martinez-Ballinas was ordered to […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake raises $500K at Emerald City gala

Hospice of the Chesapeake raises $500K at Emerald City gala

| April 26, 2017

Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Emerald Ball 2017 raised approximately $500,000 to help support the many programs and services provided to patients and families in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. There were plenty of ruby red accessories to go with many rich green bow ties to go with “The Wizard of Oz” theme of the […]

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All That Art this weekend at Maryland Hall

All That Art this weekend at Maryland Hall

| April 26, 2017

The 12th annual All That Art auction fundraising event brings together arts patrons, artists and collectors for a live and silent auction in support of Maryland Hall and the participating artists.  All That Art features an exhibition of work by nearly 50 local and regional artists selected by invitation or jury. The work is on display from April […]

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Franchot names members of “Reform on Tap” task force to review alcohol laws in MD

Franchot names members of “Reform on Tap” task force to review alcohol laws in MD

| April 26, 2017

Working to modernize Maryland’s beer laws and promote economic growth across the State, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced the members of the “Reform On Tap” Task Force. The task force, chaired by Comptroller Franchot and composed of 40 members representing key stakeholder groups within the beer industry, will perform a comprehensive review of the State’s […]

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You…go…volunteer

You…go…volunteer

| April 26, 2017

Anne Arundel County Dept. of Health Volunteers are needed to Help Curb Addictions. Come to an informational lunch from 12:30pm-2:00pm on Wed., April 26, 2017, at the Severna Park Library (large conference room), located at 45 West McKinsey Road, Severna Park, to find out what you can do to help. The Anne Arundel County Department of […]

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