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Watershed Stewards Academy seeks stewards

Watershed Stewards Academy seeks stewards

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Watershed Stewards Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Class of Master Watershed Stewards Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) certification course trains and supports citizens to become Master Watershed Stewards.  Master Watershed Stewards take action with their neighbors to address the problem of stormwater pollution and restore local waterways in Anne Arundel County.  Prospective […]

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Schuh, county recognize disability milestones

Schuh, county recognize disability milestones

| August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Commission on Disability Issues recognized the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 20th Anniversary of the formation of the Commission on Disability Issues at The Independence Resource Center.   “I am inspired by members of the Commission on Disability Issues who share their personal and professional experiences,” said County […]

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County police, officials participate in White House program on community policing

County police, officials participate in White House program on community policing

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week Anne Arundel County Police Chief Tim Altomare, Schuh Administration officials, and community leaders from across the county joined Obama Senior Administration officials in a national conversation on police-community relations.  “Engaging with the community is crucial to ensuring we keep people safe in any jurisdiction,” said Police Chief Tim Altomare. “It was important for […]

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Bay Ridge stormwater project comes to completion

Bay Ridge stormwater project comes to completion

| August 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh, Councilman Chris Trumbauer, and other county officials recently toured the Old Bay Ridge Culvert Repair, a stormwater management project. “The waterways of Anne Arundel County are part of our heritage,” said Schuh. “We are committed to effecting a major improvement in water quality in our county, and the investments in the 2016 budget […]

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Schuh appoints new chief administrative officer

Schuh appoints new chief administrative officer

| August 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh has appointed Mark Hartzell as Anne Arundel County Chief Administrative Officer. “Mark brings the perfect set of skills to administer effectively county government,” said Schuh. “I promised to make government more efficient, less costly, and more customer friendly to our citizens and Mark’s private sector experience will help accomplish those goals. I’m […]

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Last free summer concert series at Maryland Hall

Last free summer concert series at Maryland Hall

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall’s Summer Concert series returns with another season of great music outside on our front lawn and labyrinth. Fun for all ages, bring your lawn chair or blanket and mark your calendar for our annual summer concerts! All concerts are free and no tickets are required. The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by RPH […]

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Community Helpers Day at AACPL next week

Community Helpers Day at AACPL next week

| August 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will host a family-friendly gathering of local everyday heroes at the Annapolis Regional Library for its ‘Community Helpers Day’ on Wednesday, August 5. Barring an emergency, children and families will be able to take an up-close look at a fire engine, police car, public works trucks, a K-9 […]

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Campus greening at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

Campus greening at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

| August 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

A few improvements to the campus exterior are taking place this summer at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis. Learning takes place outside just as much as inside the classroom. These improvements will support that learning by enhancing the school’s “outdoor classroom.” As outlined in the 2014-2017 Strategic Plan: Inspire, Inquire, Innovate St. Anne’s School is […]

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Maryland boating safety tips and laws you must remember

Maryland boating safety tips and laws you must remember

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

It’s the middle of the summer. July and August are traditionally the worst months for boating accidents in Maryland. In 2013 there were 14 boating fatalities in Maryland. The worst day of the week for boating is, not surprisingly, Saturday. With one of our past legislative representatives, Don Dwyer, in the last few years receiving […]

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Volunteer Center accepting nominations for Hall of Fame Awards

Volunteer Center accepting nominations for Hall of Fame Awards

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 11th Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon which will be on Thursday, November 5, 2015, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Blue Dolphin Restaurant in Gambrills, MD. These annual awards, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center and the Coordinators of Volunteers of Anne Arundel […]

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Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County is teaming up with the Magothy River Association (MRA) and Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) to make our rivers healthier. The organizations are producing a floating garden at Providence Center’s greenhouses that will provide both a natural filtration […]

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Navy Football Fan Fest next weekend

Navy Football Fan Fest next weekend

| July 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy fans are invited to the 2015 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 8 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Navy players will sign autographs on the blue side (press box side) concourse from 10:00-11:00 AM., before moving down to the field to interact with the fans on the field.  […]

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Celebrate Philanthropy nominations are open

Celebrate Philanthropy nominations are open

| July 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 15th Celebrate Philanthropy! Awards Luncheon which will be on Friday, November 20th, , 2015, 11.30 am to 2.00 pm, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. The categories for nominations are Philanthropist, Volunteer, Corporate Philanthropist, and Foundation of the Year. Forms can be downloaded from www.cfaac.org. The deadline to submit […]

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Unlimited samples of 60 wines and 40 brews at Kegs and Corks Fest

Unlimited samples of 60 wines and 40 brews at Kegs and Corks Fest

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Get your tickets now for the Fourth Annual Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 15, 2015 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. In the Maryland Wine Pavilion, guests can sample over 60 exceptional wines from 14 Maryland wineries, while enjoying crab cakes, fresh oysters, and shrimp. The Craft Beer Corral, […]

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Shindig prices going up this Saturday

Shindig prices going up this Saturday

| July 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

General Admission ticket prices  will increase to $70.00 THIS SATURDAY, August 1 for the Shindig Music Festival scheduled for September 19th in Carroll Park in Baltimore! Unfortunately, VIP tickets are sold out! This year’s two main stages will be anchored by rock radio staples GODSMACK and 90’s alternative giants STONE TEMPLE PILOTS featuring Chester Bennington […]

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Double amputee rides across America to raise funds, awareness for service members

Double amputee rides across America to raise funds, awareness for service members

| July 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

On June 1, 2015, just one day after completing a marathon, Toran Gaal set out on his Ride Across America, an epic 3,800 mile journey by handcycle. Gaal is cycling from San Diego to Arlington to raise funds and awareness for the Semper Fi Fund. Now more than halfway through his cross-country adventure, Gaal is […]

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BikeAAA distributes hundreds of helmets to county children

BikeAAA distributes hundreds of helmets to county children

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (“BikeAAA”) in partnership with several other organizations has been busy this summer  providing bicycle safety instruction and bike helmets to hundreds of Anne Arundel County children and adults.    BikeAAA is an all-volunteer 501c3 that advocates for safe biking for transportation, recreation and health countywide. BikeAAA organized this […]

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Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

| July 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Today, the Anne Arundel County High School Battle of the Bands has announced the conclusion of the annual Annapolis-based event, after 17 consecutive years at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. Founded by Nancy Almgren in 1999 as a way to expose County residents to talented musicians from all of the area high […]

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Rocknoceros coming to Baysox this weekend

Rocknoceros coming to Baysox this weekend

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced  Superhero Night with a special pregame concert by Northern Virginia’s premier power-trio for children, Rocknoceros, on Saturday, August 1, as the team takes on the Trenton Thunder at 6:35 p.m. Get to the stadium early to enjoy kids band Rocknoceros in concert and meet your favorite superheroes during the game. […]

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Evening 2 alarm fire shuts on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

Evening 2 alarm fire shuts on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

| July 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

A home believed to be unoccupied caught fire this evening in the 900 block of Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis, Upon arrival  firefighters saw flames from the dwelling and called for an immediate second alarm due to the heat conditions. Hoses were stretched across Bay Ridge Road for about an hour and police were directing traffic. […]

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Annapolis Shakespeare Company comes to Reynolds Tavern

Annapolis Shakespeare Company comes to Reynolds Tavern

| July 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Shakespeare Company is proud to announce their production, The Servant of Two Masters, a Helen Hayes Awards © recommended production. A Helen Hayes Award © is a theater award named for the famed actress Helen Hayes to recognize excellence in professional theater in the Washington, D.C. area since 1983. The awards are named in tribute to Helen Hayes, known as […]

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United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

United Way of Central Maryland  yesterday announced $500,000 for programming supporting United Way’s goal of building self-sufficient families and stronger communities in Anne Arundel County. United Way’s grants will support the organization’s overall mission to stabilize families and provide all central Marylanders the opportunity to attain a quality education, financial stability and good health through […]

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