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Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Every year the bell of St. John’s College’s McDowell Hall rings to mark an important rite of passage for seniors at the country’s third oldest college. Approximately 101 seniors will be allowed one celebratory peal between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 1, commemorating the completion of the senior essay that is due earlier […]

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City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several years ago, local resident John O’Leary wondered why Annapolis never had a parade for St. Patrick’s Day. As it turned out, the City used to have one, but that tradition had somehow died.  O’Leary brought it back to life in 2013 with a vengeance the week before the Irish holiday. “The idea was to […]

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Annapolis will issue citations and fines to Uber drivers beginning Friday

Annapolis will issue citations and fines to Uber drivers beginning Friday

| January 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

Mayor Michael Pantelides and other members of the Annapolis City Council are requesting that the City Manager Tom Andrews hold Uber responsible for not complying with the City Code.   The city’s enforcement actions will be against the drivers, not Uber directly. During Monday’s City Council meeting, City Attorney Mike Leahy said that Uber meets the […]

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AAMC opens second phase of Pasadena health pavilion

AAMC opens second phase of Pasadena health pavilion

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) today announced the opening of the second phase of its Pasadena Pavilion, adding orthopedics, sports medicine and physical therapy to the facility located at 8109 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena, Md. The addition of orthopedics to the pavilion brings general orthopedics, including joint replacement, as well as non-operative pain management services. […]

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MLK Awards Dinner a resounding success

MLK Awards Dinner a resounding success

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner was held Friday, January 16. The largest celebration of Dr. King’s birthday in Anne Arundel County was held in Glen Burnie. Vice Admiral Walter Carter, Jr., Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, was the keynote speaker.  The crowd of almost 700 heard from U.S. […]

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More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

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Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Backpack Buddies Program at Heritage Baptist Church has received $3,000 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local elementary students. Backpack Buddies will use the gift to purchase food for children in the program at Georgetown East and Mills/Parole Elementary Schools in Annapolis. “This grant is a tremendous gift […]

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Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

| January 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Hammond-Harwood House Museum in downtown Annapolis is announcing staff changes starting January of 2015. Their Executive Director, Carter Lively, has retired as of December 31, 2014.  Museum trustees have selected Rachel Lovett, Assistant Director/Curator to serve as Site Administrator while the search for Carter’s replacement is underway. Additionally museum trustees have hired Hammond-Harwood House […]

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Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

To celebrate World Kidney Day and encourage people to learn their risks for developing kidney disease, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold a free KEY (Kidneys: Evaluate Yours) health screening in Annapolis. The screening will take place Thursday, Mar. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Comptroller of Maryland Treasury […]

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C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Polar Bear Plunge is only a few days away and WRNR and Eye On Annapolis have teamed up to plunge together.  But that’s not all!  We need team members too.  Join the WRNR-Eye On Annapolis team, raise some money for Special Olympics, jump in freezing cold water and feel good about it.  But we will help […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake announced today that Michelle Lawrence has been hired as Director of Marketing and Communications, a first-of-its-kind role for the organization. Lawrence comes to Big Brothers Big Sisters from the second largest running organization in the country, Atlanta Track Club. She brings with her a variety of experience […]

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2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

| January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department said that two bodies were found in the rubble of the fire that destroyed a 16,000 square foot mansion in Annapolis.  There were a total of six people unaccounted for–2 adults and 4 children.   The bodies were found with the assistance of cadaver dogs which are specially trained […]

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Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new poster art for the 2015 Annapolis Film Festival has just been released. Illustrated by the Festival’s Art Director, Joe Barsin, it has a distinctive design style. Says Festival Director, Patti White: “Joe has come up with an entertaining and new view of our City and its relationship to the festival. He has incorporated […]

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ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Pack your trunks and come along to Babar’s coronation at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Jean de Brunhoff’s classic children’s book The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant will come to life in music by Francis Poulenc with […]

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Anne Arundel County Fire Department releases information on Annapolis fire

Anne Arundel County Fire Department releases information on Annapolis fire

| January 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

A large, multi-million dollar home in Annapolis has been destroyed in an early morning fire. Around 3:30 this morning, Anne Arundel Fire Communications was notified by an alarm monitoring company of a fire alarm sounding in a residence in the 900 block of Childs Point Road, Annapolis. Around the time of that call, an additional […]

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1st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade a resounding success

1st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade a resounding success

| January 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

Annapolis’ 1st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., parade went off without a hitch under crisp blue skies and was a resounding success. The parade started near Park Place and continued down West Street, around Church Circle and down Main Street where thousands lined the street cheering. Participating in the parade (among many others) were […]

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What to do when good bras go bad

What to do when good bras go bad

| January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Busy women have a bad habit of putting personal needs last, particularly when it comes to a properly fitting bra. However, a well-fitted bra is no indulgence. Bad bras can cause shoulder, neck and back pain as well as problems with posture and breathing.  Eight out of ten women are wearing the wrong size bra. […]

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PHOTOS: 4-Alarm fire destroys mansion in Annapolis

PHOTOS: 4-Alarm fire destroys mansion in Annapolis

| January 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

A 4-alarm fire tore through an Annapolis waterfront mansion on Childs Point Road early this morning.  Fire department officials have not been able to determine if there were any people in the house at the time of the fire and are advising that the investigation and clean up will be a lengthy process. All images ©2015 […]

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4-Alarm fire destroys Annapolis waterfront mansion

4-Alarm fire destroys Annapolis waterfront mansion

| January 19, 2015 | 4 Comments

A 4-alarm fire ripped through a waterfront home in Annapolis this morning.  Shortly after 3am, crews were dispatched to 936 Childs Point Road for a structure fire. Arriving units saw heavy fire from the second floor and immediately called for a 2nd alarm. A third and fourth alarm were eventually called.  Fireboats were on the […]

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2 sailboats burn overnight at Whitehall marina

2 sailboats burn overnight at Whitehall marina

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Early this morning, fire crews were dispatched to the 1600 block of Homewood Landing Road at the Whitehall Marina for a boat fire. Arriving crews found two sailboats well-involved in fire.  Queen Anne’s County was called for mutual aid and foam operations were used to extinguish the fire. Often when fuel might be involved, foam is […]

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MEDEX Spot joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub Member

MEDEX Spot joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub Member

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, today announced that MEDEX Spot has joined as its newest Collaboration Hub member. MEDEX Spot is the founder of the Unmanned Micro Clinic (UMC), a self-service, out-patient booth that offers quality primary healthcare, virtually with little to no wait time.  The UMC conducts medical […]

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Deale fire destroys home that was being rebuilt after fatal fire in March

Deale fire destroys home that was being rebuilt after fatal fire in March

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

On January 15th at 8:25 a.m., Anne Arundel County Fire Communications began receiving multiple calls reporting an explosion and fire in a dwelling in the 600 block of East Marshall Road in Deale. The first arriving unit reported a two story, single family dwelling under construction with heavy fire throughout. They requested a second alarm, […]

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