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AACC donates 100 backpacks to Tyler Heights Elementary

AACC donates 100 backpacks to Tyler Heights Elementary

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of Anne Arundel Community College’s Community Services Committee delivered 100 backpacks to Tyler Heights Elementary School as part of the college’s annual drive to help students arrive on the first day of school prepared and ready to learn. Tyler Heights had contacted AACC initially with a request for 50 backpacks and sent a list […]

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LIVE BLOG: Navy Vs Colgate, September 5, 2015

LIVE BLOG: Navy Vs Colgate, September 5, 2015

| September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

This afternoon, the Navy Midshipmen will meet the Colgate Raiders at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. They two teams last met in 1998 and have played each other a total of 6 times prior to today with Navy winning all of them. This year also marks the debut of the Midshipmen in the American […]

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Annapolis ranks as a top city for female entrepreneurs

Annapolis ranks as a top city for female entrepreneurs

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The city of Annapolis, MD was ranked #5 in a new report by data-science group GoodCall as one of the best cities in the U.S. for women entrepreneurs to launch their business. “Women’s entrepreneurship is on the rise across the country, in many different industries. However, women-owned businesses still fall behind in terms of overall […]

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Homestead Gardens Fall Festival is around the corner

Homestead Gardens Fall Festival is around the corner

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens Saturday, September 26 & Sunday, September 27, and continues every weekend, 11am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-4pm Sundays, through and including Sunday, October 25. On Friday, September 18, the fall festival will be open so Anne Arundel County students can enjoy their day off from school. There is […]

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Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

Pediatricians: Have the “Booze Talk” at Age 9

| September 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a new report published recently, the American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) is warning parents and providers: talk to your children by age 9 about alcohol. “Surveys indicate that children start to think positively about alcohol between ages 9 and 13 years,” according to this new report on Binge Drinking published in Pediatrics. Over 20% […]

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Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care

Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Overkill: An Epidemic of Unnecessary Medical Care” was the title of a recent article by Atul Gawande, the Harvard-based physician who frequently writes for the New Yorker. In his article, he quotes a 2012 Institute of Medicine report stating that waste accounted for 30% of health-care spending ($750 billion per year), “which was more than our nation’s […]

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Baysox grounds crew honored by league

Baysox grounds crew honored by league

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox and the Eastern League of Professional Baseball Clubs announce that Baysox Director of Field and Facility Operations Matt Parrott has been named the Diamond Pro Sports Field Manager of the Year. It is the second year in a row that the Baysox Grounds Crew has received this award and the third time […]

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Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns in September

Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival returns in September

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival will return to the Annapolis City Dock for another exciting year of cultural celebration. In its 26th year, the festival is a free event for all ages to enjoy live music and dance performances, world foods and artisans, as well as heritage and history. The […]

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Truxtun Park Dog Days of Summer

Truxtun Park Dog Days of Summer

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Recreation and Parks will host its annual Dog Days of Summer event at the Truxtun Park Pool located at 251 Pump House Road in Annapolis on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 4 to 7 p.m. Bring your pooch to the pool for some doggie paddle fun! Event requirements: well-behaved dogs over the age of […]

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Here comes the Shindig Music Festival

Here comes the Shindig Music Festival

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The third triumphant year of The Shindig Music Festival will return to Carroll Park in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 19, 2015.  This year’s two main stages will be anchored by rock radio staples GODSMACK and 90’s alternative giants STONE TEMPLE PILOTS. Joining the energy fueled festivities will be the legendary Anthrax, Chevelle, Helmet,Reverend Horton Heat plus a Shindig favorite –Clutch! Rounding out the rock […]

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Rash of 7-Eleven robberies in county have police on lookout

Rash of 7-Eleven robberies in county have police on lookout

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Police are searching for suspects in three recent robberies of 7-Eleven stores in the Glen Burnie area. Brooklyn Park On September 1, 2015 at approximately 3:40 am, officers responded to the 7-Eleven Store located at 4000 Ritchie Hwy, Glen Burnie for an armed robbery. The suspect entered the store, handgun and took […]

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County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

County encourages residents to participate in Overdose Awareness Week

| September 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh encourages every citizen to take time during Overdose Awareness Week to help educate their children, friends and neighbors about the dangers of addiction. “Addiction is something that destroys too many lives in our county,” said Schuh. “While we are making crucial investments in overdose prevention on the county level, we need […]

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Pasadena man arrested in Glen Burnie arson

Pasadena man arrested in Glen Burnie arson

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit have made an arrest following their investigation into a July dwelling fire in Glen Burnie. Justin Michael Clum, 26, of Pasadena, was arrested Saturday night and faces 15 criminal charges, including three counts of attempted first degree murder. The charges and subsequent […]

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The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

The Maryland Seafood Festival is coming in 2 weeks

| September 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 12 & 13, 2015  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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Baysox announce 2016 season schedule

Baysox announce 2016 season schedule

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox announce today the 2016 schedule for the 24th season of Baysox baseball.  The team opens the 2016 campaign at home at Prince George’s Stadium Thursday, April 7 at 6:35 p.m. against the Akron RubberDucks. The Baysox open the season with a seven-game homestand that includes games against Akron and the Erie SeaWolves. […]

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Library offers new children’s educational tablets for check out

Library offers new children’s educational tablets for check out

| September 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) officials today began offering special Android tablets for children featuring high quality, pre-loaded learning apps. As part of a special pilot program, the library is allowing customers to check out the touch-screen devices, called Playaway Launchpads, which compliment the system’s early literacy programs designed to help prepare children for […]

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USNA announces Fall parade schedule

USNA announces Fall parade schedule

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy Brigade of Midshipmen will present formal dress parades on Worden Field on the Naval Academy grounds at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, Friday, Sept. 18, Friday, Oct. 2, and Friday, Oct. 23. The public is invited to attend without charge. Please call 410-293-1520 for general information about the parades and gate access. […]

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County’s Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination program begins tomorrow

County’s Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination program begins tomorrow

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will conduct the Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination (ORV) Project, beginning Tuesday, September 1. Baits will be placed throughout Anne Arundel County to vaccinate raccoons against rabies. The project should be completed by September 30, weather permitting. The Baits… • Contain liquid rabies vaccine. • Will be placed in […]

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Smyth Jewelers to move to new location in Annapolis Towne Centre

Smyth Jewelers to move to new location in Annapolis Towne Centre

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Greenberg Gibbons announced that Smyth Jewelers will relocate to a new, more prominent location on the main circle of Annapolis Towne Centre. The regional jewelry store, which is currently located on the second floor of the mixed-use development, will move to the prime 8,541-square-foot, street-level location on the corner of Towne Centre Boulevard and Harker […]

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Art on the fringe: Annapolis Fringe Festival – September 26th

Art on the fringe: Annapolis Fringe Festival – September 26th

| August 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

For one night in September, Annapolis’s historic West Street Arts District becomes home to actors, singers, magicians, rappers, poets and acrobats as the 2015 Annapolis Fringe Festival opens its doors 7pm to midnight. The arts district celebrates its 5th year with a lineup of short shows, none more than 60 minutes and none costing more […]

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Volunteer Center to celebrate 911 with day of service

Volunteer Center to celebrate 911 with day of service

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center will commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks through service and volunteerism. As we approach the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, we have the opportunity to create a positive legacy through the powerful force of service. On Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, the Volunteer Center and its […]

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Rose Play Festival opens at Compass Rose Theater in September

Rose Play Festival opens at Compass Rose Theater in September

| August 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

This fall Compass Rose Theater adds three more shows to their season with a fall play festival. Entitled The Rose Play Festival, this rich and varied selection of plays will be performed from September 10-27, 2015. First, the students of Compass Rose Theater’s Young Actors’ Studio will offer four performances of an abridged version of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”. Set […]

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