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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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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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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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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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Hogan lays out jobs initiative in advance of legislative session

Hogan lays out jobs initiative in advance of legislative session

| January 10, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan today unveiled the 2017 Maryland Jobs Initiative, a comprehensive legislative package that will provide incentives for the creation of thousands of jobs and $5 million in strategic investments in education and workforce training to put even more Marylanders back to work. As the centerpiece of this initiative, the governor announced the More […]

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Baysox holiday program helps 16 local families

Baysox holiday program helps 16 local families

| January 10, 2017

The Bowie Baysox announce today that Louie’s Holiday Hope Project helped 16 families in need, including 31 kids, in Bowie and surrounding areas during the 2016 holiday season.  The team partnered with Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, the Bowie Police Department and Bowie Youth & Family Services to provide food, winter coats and Christmas gifts […]

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Annapolis prepares to launch new website at end of month

Annapolis prepares to launch new website at end of month

| January 10, 2017

Mayor Michael Pantelides announced the City of Annapolis will launch its new interactive website at the end of this month.    “Our goal is to make City Hall available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to our citizens,” Mayor Pantelides said. “The new site has many new features, including a citizen dashboard, an alert center, […]

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Racist threats making rounds on Twitter against Annapolis High and AHS students

Racist threats making rounds on Twitter against Annapolis High and AHS students

| January 10, 2017

UPDATE:  Per Bob Mosier, AACPS Spokesperson, the school system and the police are aggressively investigating this incident with the assistance of Twitter. They do not believe there is a credible threat, but actions are being taken as if it were credible out of an abundance of caution. Parents, students, faculty, and staff can expect to […]

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Construction worker dies after being struck by vehicle in Pasadena

Construction worker dies after being struck by vehicle in Pasadena

| January 9, 2017

On January 9, 2017 at approximately 12:50 p.m., officers responded to the report of a crash involving a pedestrian struck on Fort Smallwood Road at Hillcreek Road in Pasadena. The investigation showed that a Jeep Grand Cherokee, operated by Jason Lee Disney of Pasadena, was traveling southeast on Fort Smallwood Road approaching Hillcreek Road which was […]

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‘Destination Maryland’ now available

‘Destination Maryland’ now available

| January 9, 2017

Off the presses and just in time to plan for a year’s worth of travel, The Maryland Office of Tourism Development (OTD) released the 2017 edition of Destination Maryland: The Guide to Maryland Travel. This free travel publication highlights the regions of Maryland and includes trip suggestions as well as listings of attractions, state and […]

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ABC Events adds Naptown barBAYq to festival lineup including MD Chicken Wing Festival, Bay Bridge Paddle, and MD Seafood Festival

ABC Events adds Naptown barBAYq to festival lineup including MD Chicken Wing Festival, Bay Bridge Paddle, and MD Seafood Festival

| January 9, 2017

Changes are afoot in the Annapolis area festival scene. In the past, ABC Events has brought such wonderful events such as Annapolis Beer Week, the Maryland Chicken Wing Festival, the Bay Bridge Paddle, and the Maryland Seafood Festival. This year, they add the Naptown barBAYq to their list of festivals after purchasing the rights to […]

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