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Schuh budget pretty solid for next year, teachers get step raises

Schuh budget pretty solid for next year, teachers get step raises

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled his budget earlier this week. “Last year, we set out an agenda to help our County reach its full potential. We began working to change the policies and culture of Anne Arundel County,” said Schuh.  “And we are succeeding.” The budget delivers on the County’s Executive’s five point strategic plan […]

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Know Your Limit with the Annapolis Police Department’s new program

Know Your Limit with the Annapolis Police Department’s new program

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department is beginning a new educational program called Know Your Limit to combat drunk driving.  Officers will offer free breathalyzer tests and distribute literature concerning drunk driving and available alternatives in Annapolis.  The first event is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, Cinco de Mayo, when officers will be located near the Market […]

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County answers rumors concerning school health programs

County answers rumors concerning school health programs

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Chief Administrative Officer Mark Hartzell released the following statement today on the misinformation circulating on social media regarding the school health services program within the Department of Health: “I feel the need to correct some of the misinformation regarding our efforts to address compensation issues within the Health Department’s dedicated corps of […]

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Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical Mistakes 3rd Leading Cause of Death in US

Medical mistakes are the 3rd leading cause of death in the US killing between 250,000 to 440,000 people per year, placing it only behind heart disease and all cancers as a cause of death. According to this latest study of hospital errors published this week in BMJ by Johns Hopkins Surgeon Dr. Martin Makary 251,454 deaths occur each […]

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Infinity Theatre Company announces directors for summer productions

Infinity Theatre Company announces directors for summer productions

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Infinity Theatre Company has officially announced Directors for its 2016 season. Fresh off producing the critically acclaimed Broadway Revival of DAMES AT SEA, and after six years of producing Infinity Theatre shows, Co-Producing Artistic Director Alan Ostroff will make his mainstage directing debut, with ALMOST HEAVEN: SONGS OF JOHN DENVER and co-directing MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. “ALMOST HEAVEN and […]

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West Annapolis’s FILMSTERS wins award

West Annapolis’s FILMSTERS wins award

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month, FILMSTERS, a filmmaking powerhouse in West Annapolis, was awarded a Platinum Hermes Creative Award for their work on a FEMA video that was produced for Outreach Process Partners. According to Lee Anderson, “It was a fun project that took us to Seattle and California. We learned from some of the top earthquake trained first […]

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AAMC Foundation’s 50th Heart of Gold Gala raises more than $1 million

AAMC Foundation’s 50th Heart of Gold Gala raises more than $1 million

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation was grateful to the more than 950 generous sponsors and donors who supported of the 50th anniversary “Heart of Gold” Gala, which was held on Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at the Baltimore Hilton. Chaired by Foundation Board Member and Argo Systems CEO Mark Powell and his wife Lynne and AAMC […]

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Burritos for Beds happening this Thursday

Burritos for Beds happening this Thursday

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrating new beginnings and building for the future are the dual themes for an event to be hosted this spring by the Samaritan House, an Annapolis addiction recovery facility.   Thursday, May 5, from 7-10 am, the public is invited to the Third Annual Burritos for Beds breakfast fundraiser at Chevy’s Tex Mex (2436 Solomons Island […]

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Military Bowl to open Eastern Shore retreat for wounded service members

Military Bowl to open Eastern Shore retreat for wounded service members

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The DC Bowl Committee today announced that it is purchasing a 290-acre property near Cambridge, Md., to operate as a retreat for wounded service members and their families. It will be named Patriot Point.  “Patriot Point will be a place for the men and women who serve our nation so selflessly to take the time […]

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BGE warns of door-to-door imposters

BGE warns of door-to-door imposters

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Protect, verify and report! These are words every Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) customer should think about if they receive a call claiming their BGE service will be terminated unless a payment is made by a specific method such as a prepaid, reloadable credit card.  Customers should also bear these words in mind if […]

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Soggy Sunday does not keep flowers away for May Day competition

Soggy Sunday does not keep flowers away for May Day competition

| May 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

May 1. May Day in Annapolis. May 1, 2016 saw the cancellation of many events in town including the first First Sunday Arts Festival of the season, the Maryland Avenue and State Circle May Day Festival, and the Walk for the Animals. But, it did not stop people from decorating their doors, stoops, and porches […]

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Southwest boosts service to several markets from BWI

Southwest boosts service to several markets from BWI

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Southwest Airlines announced today that it would add service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and several markets.  The additional flights, set for the August to November 2016 period, are now available for purchase by travelers.  “We continue working with Southwest and our other airline partners to add air service for our customers,” said Ricky […]

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Get ready to help Chesapeake Kids at Fashion for a Cause

Get ready to help Chesapeake Kids at Fashion for a Cause

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

High fashion meets fast cars when Porsche of Annapolis hosts 8th annual Fashion for a Cause from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 12 in its showroom at 20 Hudson St. This high energy evening benefits Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Chesapeake Kids program which supports children living with illness, dealing with the illness of a family […]

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Navy’s Chris Swain signs as free agent with San Diego Chargers

Navy’s Chris Swain signs as free agent with San Diego Chargers

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Senior fullback Chris Swain has agreed to terms with the San Diego Chargers as a free agent. Swain joins quarterback Keenan Reynolds as members of the 2015 Navy Football team that will be in an NFL camp. “I am very excited about the opportunity that the Chargers are giving me and I fully intend to […]

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Ravens pick Navy’s Keenan Reynolds in draft

Ravens pick Navy’s Keenan Reynolds in draft

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds was selected in the sixth round of the NFL draft on Saturday afternoon by the Baltimore Ravens. It is the second-consecutive year that Navy has had a player drafted. Last year, long snapper Joe Cardona was drafted in the fifth round by the New England Patriots. Reynolds is just the […]

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Reminder: AMFM Prince tribute concert on Monday night

Reminder: AMFM Prince tribute concert on Monday night

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians will host a benefit concert paying tribute to the iconic late pop star Prince on Monday, May 2nd at Union Jacks in Annapolis. Local artists will cover songs from the extensive library of songs written by Prince over his career.  Tickets are $15 in advance at www.UnionJacksAnnapolis.com and $20 at […]

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Attendance up at last week’s Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

Attendance up at last week’s Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another stellar sailboat show last weekend was reported by the Annapolis Boat Shows, the premier management company that produces four boat shows each year. The three-day spring show represented a wide range of boats and promoted a festival-like atmosphere that brought attendees in large numbers to the fifth-annual Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, April 22-24, 2016.  […]

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Merrill Family Foundation matches State grant for Sailing Hall of Fame

Merrill Family Foundation matches State grant for Sailing Hall of Fame

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) is pleased to announce that the Merrill Family Foundation has donated $250,000 to match the Maryland State FY 2016 grant for the planning, design and permitting for a new facility at the site of its current location at Annapolis City dock, adjacent to the United States Naval Academy. […]

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The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

The Art of Trumpy Yachts exhibit at Maryland Hall

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) will mount a major exhibition on the art of Trumpy Yachts in its Chaney and Martino Galleries, May 12 through July 15.  A Single Goal:  The Art of Trumpy Yacht Building will trace the design and construction of these distinctive wooden yachts from 1909 through 1973, when the […]

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Rams Head On Stage bringing Colin Hay to St. John’s College

Rams Head On Stage bringing Colin Hay to St. John’s College

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Promotions announces Colin Hay at Francis Scott Key Auditorium on St. John’s College campus in Annapolis, Maryland on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Tickets went on sale Wednesday, April 13th. Colin Hay is familiar to millions as the front-man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work (“Down Under,” “Overkill,” “Who Can it Be […]

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Paperwork errors, understaffed police department may kill Crystal Spring development?

Paperwork errors, understaffed police department may kill Crystal Spring development?

| April 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Opponents of the controversial Crystal Spring community have largely been focused on creating emotional arguments to stop the development which have largely fallen on deaf ears.  Save the trees. Save the animals. Think of the kids. Think of the traffic. Any time an accident occurs in the City, one of the opponents will chime in with […]

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Annapolis Waterfront Hotel partners with Naval Academy for visitors

Annapolis Waterfront Hotel partners with Naval Academy for visitors

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since 1845, the United States Naval Academy has played an integral role in the history of Annapolis and the nation.  Recently renovated to bring elements of the neighboring Academy’s history and maritime traditions into the hotel, Autograph Collection’s Annapolis Waterfront Hotel has partnered with this iconic institution to also provide one-of-a-kind opportunities for guests to immerse […]

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