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Spirit Airlines expands to New Orleans, Seattle, and more from BWI

Spirit Airlines expands to New Orleans, Seattle, and more from BWI

| January 16, 2017

Spirit Airlines announced today that it will offer nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and four new markets: New Orleans, Oakland, San Diego, and Seattle.  The New Orleans flights are scheduled to operate year-round; the transcontinental Oakland, San Diego, and Seattle flights will be seasonal service.  The new Spirit flights are scheduled to […]

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Rock For The Roses coming in February

Rock For The Roses coming in February

| January 16, 2017

The Annapolis 40 Under 40, always benefitted the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Unfortunately, there is no 40 Under 40 anymore, so leave it to a pair of the 40 under 40s to carry the torch. Chelsea Gifford and Kevin Cooke will co-host Rock For The Roses on February 17th at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. There are […]

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Annapolis Police investigating 1st homicide of 2017

Annapolis Police investigating 1st homicide of 2017

| January 16, 2017

On January 16th at 3:08 a.m. officers responded to the 700 block of Newtowne Drive for a report of a possible shooting. Officers located an adult male shooting victim in the area. The victim was transported to Anne Arundel Medical Center where he died from his injuries. Detectives are actively investigating this homicide. The identity […]

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TONIGHT: Beyond the Dream Rally

TONIGHT: Beyond the Dream Rally

| January 16, 2017

The members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) will be hosting the “Beyond The Dream” Unity Rally in Lawyers Mall in Annapolis today, January 16th 2017, from 6:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. promptly followed by the Annual Wreath Laying ceremony with special guest, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford. In honor of Martin Luther King, the Black […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum expands Board

Annapolis Maritime Museum expands Board

| January 15, 2017

The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces the expansion of its Board of Directors with the addition of two new members who are leaders in the Anne Arundel Community.   Maj Gen Andrew Davis, USMC (Ret) and Doug Shipley of Maryland Live Casino, were recently voted to serve as Directors on the Board at the Museum’s annual membership meeting. Andrew […]

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Ralph Crosby to speak at PRSA meeting

Ralph Crosby to speak at PRSA meeting

| January 15, 2017

The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will feature the founder of Crosby Marketing Communications, Ralph Crosby, on Thursday, January 26. His firm is the third largest ad agency in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Crosby will discuss his recently published third book, Memoirs of a Main Street Boy—Growing Up […]

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City to present free flood insurance seminars for residents and businesses

City to present free flood insurance seminars for residents and businesses

| January 15, 2017

Property owners who own buildings within a high-risk flood zone rely on flood insurance to minimize the costs of disaster recovery from flooding events, but do those property owners understand the costs and benefits of the National Flood Insurance program?  If you live in a flood zone, do you know what is covered? Do you […]

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Nominations for ‘Bright Lights Award’ still open

Nominations for ‘Bright Lights Award’ still open

| January 14, 2017

Nominations for the “Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship,” to be presented by Comptroller Peter Franchot in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City, will continue to be accepted through January 31. This new award recognizes and celebrates innovation in the private and nonprofit sectors that strengthen Maryland’s economy, generate jobs and tax […]

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The Mavericks to play Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this year

The Mavericks to play Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival this year

| January 14, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Events, Inc. is pleased to announce that THE MAVERICKS will be the closer for Saturday, May 20th, 2017. The Mavericks are an eclectic American band, combining country music, Latin, and rockabilly influences. The Mavericks were founded in 1989 in Miami, Florida. Between 1991 and 2003, the band recorded six studio albums. Their highest-peaking American […]

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Anne Arundel County Police investigating Odenton homicide

Anne Arundel County Police investigating Odenton homicide

| January 14, 2017

On Friday, January 13, 2017 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Western District responded to the 2200 block of Conquest Way, Odenton, Maryland for an unknown disturbance. Upon arrival officers located an adult male lying in a yard suffering from an apparent gunshot wound(s). Police and Fire Department personnel rendered aid to […]

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United Way study suggest 35% of Marylanders struggle to afford the basics

United Way study suggest 35% of Marylanders struggle to afford the basics

| January 14, 2017

The ALICE® report, released this week by United Ways throughout the state of Maryland, reveals that more than a third of Maryland households—nearly 750,000—can’t afford the state’s high cost of living and don’t earn enough to afford basic necessities. ALICE is an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. The earnings of Maryland ALICE individuals […]

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Hogan announces Justice For Victims Initiative as 2017 session opens

Hogan announces Justice For Victims Initiative as 2017 session opens

| January 13, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has announced the administration’s Justice for Victims Initiative, a series of proposals to help prevent future victims of crime, protect Maryland’s most vulnerable citizens, and stop repeat offenders. Joining the governor for the announcement were leading victims’ rights advocate Roberta Roper; Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis, and Sergeant David Owens, who investigated […]

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Annapolis pottery exhibit highlights long career

Annapolis pottery exhibit highlights long career

| January 13, 2017

Rick Malmgren’s newest exhibit is about introspection ­– 40 years of it to be exact. The exhibit, “My Romance with Earth and Fire, Rick Malmgren: A Retrospective,” will be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday in Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts’ Chaney Gallery through Saturday, Feb. 25. Malmgren grew […]

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Arlotto reminds parents of potential change to break for inclement weather

Arlotto reminds parents of potential change to break for inclement weather

| January 13, 2017

Superintendent George Arlotto today reminded parents of all Anne Arundel County Public Schools students that the semester break for students – now scheduled for January 23, 2017 – could shift if there is inclement weather that forces schools to close on any of the four days preceding the break. The Board-approved calendar calls for four […]

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USNA’s 13th Company to march in President Trump’s Inaugural Parade

USNA’s 13th Company to march in President Trump’s Inaugural Parade

| January 13, 2017

Ninety-one members of the Naval Academy’s 13th Company will march in the 58th Presidential Inaugural parade Friday, Jan. 20, in Washington D.C. The event will be broadcast nationwide. The 13th Company was chosen to participate in the parade due to their status as the Brigade’s Color Company for the fall semester 2016. The Color Company competition is a tradition that began […]

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Changes afoot in Hogan’s Cabinet

Changes afoot in Hogan’s Cabinet

| January 12, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan announced the appointment of Lourdes R. Padilla as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR). Ms. Padilla will replace current Acting Secretary Gregory S. James, who will return to his prior role as Deputy Secretary for Programs. James became acting secretary in October following the departure of former Secretary Sam […]

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Severn man sentenced to 16 years for assault on police officer

Severn man sentenced to 16 years for assault on police officer

| January 12, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that Antron Trimitrios Bulow, 35, of Severn, pled guilty and was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Michele D. Jaklitsch to 16 years in prison and 5 years of supervised probation for two counts of second-degree assault, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, driving while impaired by a […]

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Documentary: History of Anne Arundel to be held at Annapolis Library on February 1

Documentary: History of Anne Arundel to be held at Annapolis Library on February 1

| January 11, 2017

Anne Arundel County will hold a special screening event for a new documentary about the life of the County’s namesake, Anne Arundel, on Feb. 1. “It is very important for us to know about our past, and until now there has been little material about Lady Baltimore, Anne Arundel,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “We […]

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Ann Wilson and Emmylou Harris coming to Maryland Hall

Ann Wilson and Emmylou Harris coming to Maryland Hall

| January 11, 2017

Rams Head Promotions has announced that Ann Wilson of Heart and Emmylou Harris will be performing at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in the upcoming months. Tickets can be obtained at Rams Head On Stage box office or online! Wilson says fans can expect: “A beautiful, classy set with an elegant, artistic production … […]

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14-year old black girl charged in racist Twitter threats against AACPS

14-year old black girl charged in racist Twitter threats against AACPS

| January 11, 2017

On January 9, 2017 the Anne Arundel County Police Department was notified by school administrators at Arundel High School of a suspicious Twitter account. This account was created using similar language to a racist petition recovered by administrators at the school on January 6, 2017. The account was created under the name @KoolkidsKlanKkk and contained […]

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24 AACPS educators earn National Board Certification

24 AACPS educators earn National Board Certification

| January 11, 2017

Twenty-four Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) educators are among an elite group nationwide this year to achieve National Board Certified (NBC) status, the highest teaching credential in the nation administered by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. Of the 117 educators across the state who successfully renewed their certifications this year, 22 work […]

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Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre holding auditions

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre holding auditions

| January 11, 2017

Auditions for the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre (ASGT) season closer “In The Heights” are scheduled for Tuesday, January 24, at 7 pm and Saturday, January 28 at 10 am at West Annapolis Elementary School, 505 Melvin Avenue. The show is directed by Darnell Patrick Morris. All roles are open and unpaid. No appointment is necessary. […]

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