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BGE offers help to customers in need

BGE offers help to customers in need

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holiday giving season is officially upon us and Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has kicked off its annual Gift of Energy Program and the annual Fuel Fund of Maryland envelope campaign. These two campaigns provide BGE customers looking for ways to give back during the holidays with opportunities to share the warmth of […]

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Annapolis man arrested after firing shots into home of girlfriend

Annapolis man arrested after firing shots into home of girlfriend

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Friday night at 740pm, officers from the Annapolis Police Department responded to the 1300  lock of Tyler Avenue for a report of shots fired.  When they arrived an adult female victim reported that she and her boyfriend, Cecil Wiggins, 48, of Annapolis, had been arguing most of the day.  Wiggins left the victim’s home and […]

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AIMA releases statement condemning murder of NYPD officers

AIMA releases statement condemning murder of NYPD officers

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (AIMA) condemns in the strongest possible terms the murders of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos yesterday.  A response of violence that many of us feared, but dared not speak aloud has now happened, thus it warrants a response. Any Homicide/murder for anything other than self-defense is immoral and […]

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SPCA reduces fees for holiday adoptions

SPCA reduces fees for holiday adoptions

| December 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Americans are inundated each year by classic images of  bow-bedecked puppies or kitten-stuffed stockings, so it’s not surprising that many families bring pets home for the holidays. ‘Tis the season for shopping and saving, so the SPCA of Anne Arundel County is joining forces with national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society for a special […]

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Police investigating string of robberies

Police investigating string of robberies

| December 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Police are investigating several recent robberies across the county. Armed Robbery, Severna Park, Jimmy Johns On 12/20/14 at 11:00 p.m. units responded to the Jimmy John’s located at 537 Ritchie Hwy for a Robbery that had just occurred. Upon arrival officers spoke to an employee who stated she was walking to her vehicle […]

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AACC continues to enroll right through break

AACC continues to enroll right through break

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enrollment for Anne Arundel Community College’s winter and spring terms is underway and will continue even when the college is closed. The campus closes at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 23 and reopens at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 5. The credit winter term provides a great opportunity for students to take a class needed to complete their educational […]

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Anne Arundel Cares helps to raise $15K on #GivingTuesday

Anne Arundel Cares helps to raise $15K on #GivingTuesday

| December 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Local nonprofits raised $15,382 through Anne Arundel Cares on #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving back to one’s community.  $10,882 was contributed online to 20 different nonprofits on Tuesday, December 2nd through the Anne Arundel Cares website.  In addition, HOPE for All, the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County, Opportunity Builders, Inc., Creating Communities and […]

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8 arrested after melee at Arundel High School

8 arrested after melee at Arundel High School

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 19, 2014, at approximately 10:30 a.m., officers responded to assist the School Resource Officer at Arundel High School, located at 1001 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, MD in reference to a large fight that had broken out. This fight occurred during “Wildcat Hour” near the school cafeteria. It appears that 10 female students were involved […]

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Sergeant Major Battaglia to be Grand Marshal of Military Bowl Parade

Sergeant Major Battaglia to be Grand Marshal of Military Bowl Parade

| December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Military Bowl® presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO, announced today that Sergeant Major Bryan B. Battaglia, the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the senior non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, will return as the Grand Marshal of the Military Bowl Parade on Saturday, Dec. […]

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Police investigating Glen Burnie armed carjacking

Police investigating Glen Burnie armed carjacking

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

On December 16, 2014, at approximately 9:03 p.m., officers from the Northern District responded to the area of McGowan Road and Beach Road in Glen Burnie for a report of an armed carjacking of a taxi cab driver from Taz Inc. in Brooklyn. The 52-year-old female driver reported that she responded to the 900 block […]

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Sun Valley 6 brings affordable moviegoing back to Glen Burnie

Sun Valley 6 brings affordable moviegoing back to Glen Burnie

| December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

A new 752-seat movie theater — with six screens, the latest in seating and in projection and sound equipment — is coming to the Sun Valley Shopping Center in Glen Burnie as part of the center’s current major remodeling. Ceremonies marking the grand opening of Sun Valley 6 will occur Friday, Dec. 19, at 11 a.m. with a […]

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18|8 Men’s Salon coming to Annapolis

18|8 Men’s Salon coming to Annapolis

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Greenberg Gibbons announced today that 18|8 Fine Men’s Salon is coming to Annapolis Towne Centre in early 2015. Since launching in 2002, 18|8 has become known for offering upscale hair care and grooming services to men at moderate prices. The new salon will be the chain’s first Maryland location, and will occupy a 1,805-square foot […]

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Get your polar bear plunge on in January

Get your polar bear plunge on in January

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Maryland State Police (MSP) will host the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge and PlungeFest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. More than 10,000 from across the state will plunge into the Chesapeake Bay for a chilly dip to benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports […]

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AACC alumni attend White House announcement

AACC alumni attend White House announcement

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has received a $817,368 federal grant award from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration job training programs as part of $14,957,899 in funding provided to 14 Maryland community colleges. The awards were announced recently at a White House event at which two AACC alumni, Gary Pollard Jr., and […]

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AYC coach selected to lead delegation of sailors to Netherlands

AYC coach selected to lead delegation of sailors to Netherlands

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last month, the U.S. Optimist Dinghy Association’s (USODA) International Committee announced that the Annapolis Yacht Club’s (AYC) Optimist Head Coach, Tomas Ruiz de Luque, was selected as one of two coaches who will take fifteen U.S. Optimist Dinghy sailors to the 30th Magic Marine Easter Regatta in The Netherlands, March 29 – April 7, 2015. […]

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Police seize drugs and weapons in Glen Burnie raid

Police seize drugs and weapons in Glen Burnie raid

| December 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

On December 15, 2014, at approximately 11:00 a.m., detectives from Northern District’s Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) executed a narcotics search warrant at 307 Wilson Boulevard SW in Glen Burnie. As a result of the operation, the following was seized: (52) capsules or 15.39 grams of heroin (approximate street value $1,846) (299) alprazolam pills (approximate street […]

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Double fatal accident in Davidsonville

Double fatal accident in Davidsonville

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: From The Capital, the two drivers have been identified and police believe that alcohol may have been a contributing factor. Nicholas Anthony Cassidy, 22, of Wayson Way in Davidsonville, was driving the Audi. Marie Elaine Higgs, 60 of Edgewater, was driving the Toyota, Justin Mulcahy, a police spokesman said.  Police believe that alcohol use […]

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Council approves Schuh’s nomination for Health Department

Council approves Schuh’s nomination for Health Department

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh tonight thanked the Anne Arundel County Council for unanimously consenting to his recommendation for the appointment of Dr. Jinlene Chan as permanent Anne Arundel County Health Officer. “As our county works to address the public health crisis of heroin and opioid addiction, we will be fortunate to have Dr. Jinlene Chan as […]

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Pat Metheney brings his Unity Band to Annapolis

Pat Metheney brings his Unity Band to Annapolis

| December 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

Pat Metheny’s versatility is almost nearly without peer on any instrument. Over the years, he has performed with artists as diverse as Steve Reich to Ornette Coleman to Herbie Hancock to Jim Hall to Milton Nascimento to David Bowie. Metheny’s body of work includes compositions for solo guitar, small ensembles, electric and acoustic instruments, large […]

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Bello Machre receives $10K grant

Bello Machre receives $10K grant

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bello Machre is pleased to announce today that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to welcome four adults into one of its new wheelchair-accessible homes. “Bello Machre’s work with people who are developmentally disabled is incredibly important to the Anne Arundel community,” said David Millman, Maryland and Baltimore […]

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Neo Pizza to opening at Annapolis Towne Centre

Neo Pizza to opening at Annapolis Towne Centre

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Greenberg Gibbons announced today that Neo Pizza is coming to Annapolis Towne Centre. The quick-serve pizzeria will assume the 3,921-square-foot space next to Hair Cuttery and AT&T. The projected opening date is January 2015.  The locally owned restaurant specializes in “blisterized” pizza, a concept that is popular on the West Coast, which refers to the […]

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Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

Encore Chorale holiday concert December 20th at AACC

| December 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Encore Chorale will perform a free concert featuring music that reflects holiday traditions from around the world at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The Encore Chorale is one of the programs […]

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