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8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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Schuh leading race in AACC poll

Schuh leading race in AACC poll

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steve Schuh has a commanding lead over his opponent, according to polling released today by Anne Arundel Community College’s Center for the Study of Local Issues. The poll, conducted from October 14-16, found that 40 percent of likely voters support Steve Schuh for County Executive over 26 percent supporting George Johnson. The survey was a […]

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Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

Anne Arundel County reduces paramedic response time by 27%

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department today reported it has witnessed a 27 percent decrease in average paramedic response times over the last 12 months due to improvements in Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance service. Additionally, the department has seen a 21 percent decrease of 90th-percentile response times for the arrival of paramedic level care […]

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Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Starting Tuesday, October 14, free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Department of Health’s Glen Burnie (410-222-6633) and Parole (410-222-7247) health centers.  Call for appointments. The centers’ locations are Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W., Glen Burnie, MD 21061 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew […]

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County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto today announced a major technological advancement for the school system’s nearly 80,000 students: free Microsoft Office access for as long as they are enrolled in a county school. As a participant in Microsoft’s Student Advantage program, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is now offering every student Office ProPlus (a full […]

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Annapolis library to remain on West Street

Annapolis library to remain on West Street

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

After careful review of site selection studies and an abundance of community input, the Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Board of Trustees has voted to rebuild the Annapolis Regional Library at its current location of 1410 West Street. The Board’s unanimous decision comes after several months of debate as to whether the new library should […]

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Free caregiver workshop offered

Free caregiver workshop offered

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to present an educational workshop for family caregivers.  The October workshop, “Dementia Caregiving 101” presented by Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCWD-C, will be held on October 28 at the Arnold Senior Activity Center.  The workshop is presented at no cost to the public by the National Family Caregiver […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

Schuh endorsed by County’s largest labor union

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delegate Steve Schuh was endorsed for Anne Arundel County Executive today by AFSCME Local 582 and Local 2563, groups that represent more than 800 County employees. “Steve Schuh understands that in order to continue to provide the excellent services that the citizens of Anne Arundel County expect and deserve, you must hire and retain excellent […]

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New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

New shows announced at Rams Head On Stage

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

10/22 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band feat. Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall & Mark Fain 10/24 Tommy Castro & The Painkillers 10/25 Voyage: A Tribute To Journey feat. Hugo 10/26 Joe Ely Duo 10/27 Wine & Canvas: A Painting Class With Cocktails 10/28 Murder Mystery Dinner: Charlie’s Angels Of Death 10/29 Darlingside & Tall Heights 10/30 Danielia […]

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Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department is in the final phases of outfitting all of its engines and staff vehicles with mobile technology. Following two trials in which Apple iPads proved superior in functionality, usability in the field and cost over Panasonic Toughbooks, 64 iPads are projected to be installed by the end of the […]

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Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Madden Brothers, comprised of multi-platinum selling recording artists Joel and Benji Madden, will play special live shows in select cities across the United States that will include a stop at the 930 Club in DC. These select live shows will include music from their acclaimed debut album Greetings From California, which was released on September 16th […]

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Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join Great Storms of the Chesapeake author David Healey at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 5 p.m. as he shares the history of the Chesapeake Bay region’s hurricanes, blizzards, fogs and freezes over the last four centuries. Space is limited, with advanced registration needed. Before John Smith’s crew weathered […]

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3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

| October 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman hosted a press conference yesterday to stress the important role cultural sensitivity plays in the diverse workforce that composes Anne Arundel County government. Spurred by a recent isolated incidence of racial and cultural insensitivity – in which three employees were disciplined for fashioning and displaying a noose and exchanging inappropriate jokes […]

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AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has been named to the Military Friendly School® list for the sixth consecutive year by Victory Media, a media organization for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The honor recognizes the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to help military […]

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Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

| October 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music are featured in the award-winning Golden Dragon Acrobats family show at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Sunday, November 16 at 4 pm. Tickets are $21 for non-members, $16 for Maryland Hall members and $12 for children (plus ticket fees).  The Golden Dragons […]

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Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Nancy Hammond is back in Annapolis with her 2015 Limited Edition Annual Poster Opening on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The new poster opening will be held at the location of her new gallery, Nancy Hammond Editions, at 192 West Street, Annapolis, MD. The poster, Rookery for Two,  was unveiled this afternoon. Since the new gallery is still […]

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Chesapeake Life Center offers holiday grief counseling

Chesapeake Life Center offers holiday grief counseling

| October 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Life Center is offering two Hope Full Holidays seminars to offer support to those in the community who are experiencing grief during the holidays. Led by hospice bereavement counselors, the Hope Full Holidays seminars are for adults, ages 18 and older and will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22 […]

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Sustainafest – October 25th

Sustainafest – October 25th

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Join an ongoing celebration – and conversation – around what we can all do to create a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable Chesapeake Bay region. Through a regular and on-going series of events and activities culminating in an annual film festival, SustainaFest leverages the power of art and entertainment to spark dialogue and drive direct […]

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3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 0248 am, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Apartment Fire”, in the 1200 block of Madison Street in Eastport. Fire crews arrived in approximately three (3) minutes, and found smoke coming from the 3rd floor of a middle of the group, garden style apartment. Bystanders reported […]

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Full November calendar at AACC

Full November calendar at AACC

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. Mondays – 7-8 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Student Union building Room 102, AACC Arnold […]

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National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

David Ferry, winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry, will present a reading and translation of his poetry 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, October 17 at 8 p.m. Ferry if a professor emeritus […]

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