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AACC’s Military Veterans Resource Center, and employee, receives prestigious awards

AACC’s Military Veterans Resource Center, and employee, receives prestigious awards

| February 25, 2018

Harlan Harrell, AACC military/veteran retention advisor, knew he was receiving the Patriot Award from Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on the afternoon of Feb. 8. What he didn’t expect was the second plaque. Surprise was evident on his face as Jean Hulet, Maryland state chair of the ESGR, handed over the “rare […]

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Annapolis Book Festival scheduled for April 28th

Annapolis Book Festival scheduled for April 28th

| February 25, 2018

Host of MSNBC’s “Hardball” Chris Matthews; White House correspondent April Ryan; best-selling authors Daniel H. Pink, Lisa Genova, Liza Mundy, and Matthew Klam; Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tom Toles; writer and co-founder of the New Agenda, Amy Siskind; and local authors such as Erika Robuck, Laura Kamoie, Lisa Hillman, T.C. Cameron, and Clementine Fujimura are […]

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Two bodies discovered in Odenton home shot to death

Two bodies discovered in Odenton home shot to death

| February 25, 2018

Anne Arundel County Police were dispatched early this morning to the 2000 block of Brigadier Boulevard in Odenton early this morning for a report of two people who had ben shot. The caller was identified as a male who also was in the home. Upon arrival they discovered two victims with gunshot wounds to the […]

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2018: The Year of Frederick Douglass

2018: The Year of Frederick Douglass

| February 25, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan signed a proclamation declaring 2018 as the “Year of Frederick Douglass” in honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the famed abolitionist, writer, and orator. Known as the “Father of America’s Civil Rights Movement,” Douglass was born in Talbot County, Maryland, and his birthday is celebrated nationally on February 14. […]

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College Fair at AACC on March 8th

College Fair at AACC on March 8th

| February 24, 2018

Students can meet face-to-face with representatives of more than 130 colleges and universities from around the country at the annual College Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College. The fair is free and allows you the opportunity to talk with admissions representatives […]

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Hogan signs rape survivor bill

Hogan signs rape survivor bill

| February 24, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan recently  joined Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch to sign the Rape Survivor Family Protection Act into law. This new law, passed with the governor’s vocal support after nearly a decade of efforts by advocates, will enable rape victims who conceive a child to terminate […]

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County Firefighters launch new website

County Firefighters launch new website

| February 24, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters are excited to announce the launch of our new website.  The new site offers a fresh new look and easier navigation, whether you’re visiting us from your desktop, tablet, or smart phone! “We wanted to foster an ongoing dialogue with Anne Arundel County Citizens,” said IAFF Local 1563 […]

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26 Career & Tech Ed students finish in top 3 at SkillsUSA competition

26 Career & Tech Ed students finish in top 3 at SkillsUSA competition

| February 24, 2018

Ten Anne Arundel County Public Schools Career and Technology Education students won their respective categories, 10 more finished second, and six others placed third at the recent SkillsUSA Region 3 championships, earning the right to compete in the upcoming state competition. The following AACPS students won their respective categories: Joshua Byrnes, Severna Park High School, […]

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Choose Clean Water Coalition condemns Trump’s 2019 EPA cuts

Choose Clean Water Coalition condemns Trump’s 2019 EPA cuts

| February 23, 2018

The Choose Clean Water Coalition is issuing a formal response to the president’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019. The budget recommends that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program budget be slashed from its current allocation of $73 million to just $7.3 million – an exact 90 percent cut to current funding. This […]

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Former County Executive Leopold to run for House of Delegates

Former County Executive Leopold to run for House of Delegates

| February 23, 2018

Former County Executive, John R. Leopold, has filed to reclaim a seat he once held in the Maryland House of Delegates. Leopold made his poorly kept secret official this morning when he filed for the Republican seat in legislative district 31-B. Leopold was the Anne Arundel County Executive from December 2006 until January 2013 when […]

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Artist and author Tiffany Carmouche to teach at West Arundel Creative Arts this spring

Artist and author Tiffany Carmouche to teach at West Arundel Creative Arts this spring

| February 23, 2018

West Arundel Creative Arts (WACA) is excited to announce the addition of Tiffany Carmouche to its teaching staff. Tiffany will teach five classes beginning March 12 focused on art, theater and cultural exploration. “Tiffany is an incredible, eclectic talent who will bring a new energy to our team,” said Rebecca Kotraba-Bhargava, president of WACA. “The […]

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Vanessa Collier to open the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest

Vanessa Collier to open the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest

| February 23, 2018

Chesapeake Bay Events has announced that Vanessa Collier will open the 20th Anniversary of the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival on May 19th 2018. “We were extremely fortunate to get Vanessa. She will set the bar for the rest of the day’s acts”, stated Don Hooker, Festival Promoter. Master musician and multi-talented blues performer, Vanessa Collier, […]

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Daily News Brief | February 23, 2018

Daily News Brief | February 23, 2018

| February 23, 2018

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today’s episode is sponsored by The Annapolis Home & Garden Expo Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local […]

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Several marches scheduled for political change

Several marches scheduled for political change

| February 22, 2018

A local march for the March For Our Lives movement, started by students who survived the Parkland, Florida school shooting will take place on March 24, 2018 at Lawyer’s Mall in Annapolis. https://www.facebook.com/events/169501770499408/ In addition, there are several national events, and there will be local ones to coincide. March 14 #Enough Walkout Women’s March organizers have lent […]

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Don’t Suck. #SipResponsibly at Green Drinks on Tuesday

Don’t Suck. #SipResponsibly at Green Drinks on Tuesday

| February 22, 2018

  Annapolis Green’s February Green Drinks will launch a campaign to draw attention to the environmental damage that excessive use of plastic straws does to our oceans and our Chesapeake Bay. The goal is to eliminate the offer of plastic straws in local bars and restaurants, beginning with Annapolis Restaurant Week, Feb. 25 – March […]

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<em>Sex With Strangers</em> at Colonial Players

Sex With Strangers at Colonial Players

| February 22, 2018

The Colonial Players, Inc. of Annapolis, Maryland is pleased to present Sex with Strangers, written by Laura Eason. The New York Daily News calls it “a smart comedy” that “keeps you wondering what’s coming next…” Ethan is a hyper-connected millennial and star blogger. His first book “Sex with Strangers,” a collection of personal blog posts […]

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Hogan issues Executive Order on juvenile offenders with life sentences

Hogan issues Executive Order on juvenile offenders with life sentences

| February 22, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan has signed Executive Order 01.01.2018.06, which confirms and requires that the governor weigh certain factors when considering a decision regarding parole for a juvenile offender serving a life sentence to ensure that these offenders have a meaningful opportunity for release. “Since taking office, our administration has sought to bring balance to Maryland’s […]

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USNA presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

USNA presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

| February 22, 2018

Tickets are on sale now for the U.S. Naval Academy’s musical performance of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Performances will be held Feb. 23, 24 and 25, and March 2, 3, and 4 in Mahan Hall. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets for the musical are $19 […]

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Anne Arundel County launches $2.2 million upgrade to 911 system

Anne Arundel County launches $2.2 million upgrade to 911 system

| February 22, 2018

Anne Arundel County has announced it recently launched an upgraded 9-1-1 Dispatch system that will help first responders more efficiently and effectively respond to calls for service around the jurisdiction. “We need to ensure our first responders have the best equipment available as they work to protect every citizen of Anne Arundel County,” said County […]

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Kamenetz selects Valerie Ervin as running mate

Kamenetz selects Valerie Ervin as running mate

| February 22, 2018

Baltimore County Executive and Democratic candidate for governor Kevin Kamenetz announced today that Valerie Ervin will be joining his campaign as candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Ervin served two terms on the Montgomery County Council, including a period as Council President, becoming the first African American woman ever elected to the Council. She was previously elected […]

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Daily News Brief | February 22, 2018

Daily News Brief | February 22, 2018

| February 22, 2018

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Today’s episode is sponsored by The Annapolis Home & Garden Expo Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local […]

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Michael McDonald coming to Maryland Hall

Michael McDonald coming to Maryland Hall

| February 21, 2018

Rams Head Promotions announces Michael McDonald at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, May 18, 2018. Tickets on sale Friday, February 23rd @ 12pm. With a career that encompasses five Grammys, numerous chart successes and personal and professional accolades, as well as collaborations with some of the world’s most prominent artists, Michael McDonald […]

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