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Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

Arundel Lodge artists featured at Gallery 90

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A selection of artwork by Arundel Lodge  artists will be on display in Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90, a partnership between the nonprofit and the Maryland Federation of Art formed to create a harmonious work environment for Hospice of the Chesapeake administrative staff and visiting nurses, caregivers and volunteers who work directly with patients […]

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Severn woman killed while crossing Odenton road

Severn woman killed while crossing Odenton road

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On September 22, 2014 at approximately 2:01 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Traffic Safety Section responded to a vehicle collision with a pedestrian on Annapolis Road near Oakton Road. Preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian attempted to cross the northbound lanes of Annapolis Road where no pedestrian control devices exist and was struck by a […]

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Shoe lovers rejoice, DSW open in Waugh Chapel

Shoe lovers rejoice, DSW open in Waugh Chapel

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Greenberg Gibbons announced that a brand new, 16,680-square-foot DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse) opened at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre in Gambrills, Md. on Thursday, September 18. DSW is a leading seller of brand name and designer footwear and accessories for all ages, genders and occasions.  Situated between Ulta and Justice on Main Chapel Way, the new store […]

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Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

Anne Arundel County welcomes 58 new firefighters

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and Fire Chief Michael E. Cox, Jr. proudly announce the graduation of Fire Department Recruit Class 52. The graduates were part of a restructured Fire Academy which started on April 10th. The restructured academy allowed the Fire Department to realize a cost savings for Recruits who had received training […]

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Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

Arnett, Budge want City to buy Fawcetts for $4.5 million

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the ongoing saga of the Fawcett property, Aldermen Joe Budge and Ross Arnett want the City to purchase the property for $4.5 million; the property is assessed at $3.2 million. Budge and Arnett are introducing the legislation this evening and will be presenting a letter of intent from the sellers outlining the payments which […]

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STEM programs rolling out again for AACPL

STEM programs rolling out again for AACPL

| September 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

Thanks to two generous grants from the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) will once again be able to present an exciting series of STEM events across all 15 of its libraries this fall. In its second year, the fall STEM [Science, Technology, Mathematics, Engineering] initiative will include […]

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Parole eliminated as site for new County Library

Parole eliminated as site for new County Library

| September 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

In recent talks regarding property on the corner of Somerville Road and Solomons Island Road (MD Route 2), the property owners notified Anne Arundel County Public Library that they are not interested in selling the land. The four-acre property, divided by the city-county line, currently houses a plumbing supplies store and a garden center. The […]

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Tom Andrews, City Manager nominee responds to controversy

Tom Andrews, City Manager nominee responds to controversy

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

After our article published yesterday, the Mayor’s office asked us to contact Tom Andrews to allow him to explain the circumstances surrounding the racial discrimination suit in Georgia and the ethics investigation in Anne Arundel County. In a nutshell, Andrews says that the jury and the judge got it wrong. In terms of background, a […]

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Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

Pantelides nominates controversial City Manager

| September 18, 2014 | 9 Comments

UPDATE: Eye On Annapolis spoke to Tom Andrews this evening and he offered his explanation of the circumstances surrounding the lawsuit in Georgia. You can read that information here.  NOTE:  Some of the dates in the original article were inaccurate and some areas needed clarification.  To make it clear, we will be striking out incorrect info […]

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Annapolis mayor appoints manager, attorney

Annapolis mayor appoints manager, attorney

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his nominations for City Manager and City Attorney. He will request confirmation of both at the Monday, September 22, City Council meeting. Mayor Pantelides has appointed Thomas C. Andrews to the position of City Manager. He has more than 40 years of government management experience with demonstrated expertise in Strategic […]

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City law office loses key person to Berwyn Heights

City law office loses key person to Berwyn Heights

| September 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Jessica Cowles, a familiar face at the City Council meetings will be leaving the City for good on September 30th and submitted her resignation this afternoon. Cowles is the City’s legislative and policy analyst and works hand in hand with the Acting City Attorney in crafting the documents and policy that will eventually become law […]

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Samaritan House focuses on increased opportunities

Samaritan House focuses on increased opportunities

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Substance abuse affects all communities nationwide. This month the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is recognizing National Recovery Month to help spread the message that treatment is effective and people can recover. According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, only 10.8 percent of those identified as needing drug […]

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Suspected suicide in Severna Park

Suspected suicide in Severna Park

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

A man, believed to be about 50 years old is believed to have committed suicide along the bike trail near Kinder Road and Lynwood Drive in Severna park this morning. Police were called to the scene of a reported shooting around 7:00am where they discovered the deceased victim. Police do not believe there is any […]

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Happy 35th to Hospice of the Chesapeake

Happy 35th to Hospice of the Chesapeake

| September 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake announced today that it will celebrate several significant milestones on Friday, September 19, 2014, the organization’s 35th anniversary. Over the last twelve months, Hospice of the Chesapeake has cared for more than 5,000 individuals through its many programs and services including hospice care, grief and transition support services through Chesapeake Life […]

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Rocksgiving Tournament to benefit CBT and Bowen Family Foundation

Rocksgiving Tournament to benefit CBT and Bowen Family Foundation

| September 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

Chesapeake Harbour Marina is proud to announce Rocksgiving, Annapolis’ premiere Striped Bass Fishing Tournament.  The tournament will be held at Chesapeake Harbour Marina on Saturday, November 15, 2014 and will benefit the Bowen Foundation for Autism and the Chesapeake Bay Trust.  Prizes include $100,000 for a striped bass that breaks the Maryland state record (67.8 […]

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Annapolis Police Department hosts 1 mile challenge for Special Olympics

Annapolis Police Department hosts 1 mile challenge for Special Olympics

| September 13, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Annapolis City Police Department will host the 5th annual One Mile Challenge on Saturday, October 4, 2014 through the Annapolis Historic District. The One Mile Challenge will benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports events for Maryland’s children and adults with intellectual […]

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Grief support for death of substance abuser

Grief support for death of substance abuser

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Life Center announced today it will begin offering a monthly drop-in support group designed for those who have lost a loved one due to substance abuse. The support group will address the issues common to this particular type of loss and the complex and confusing emotions individuals may feel from 6 to 7:30 p.m. […]

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Fall Greenscape planned for Annapolis

Fall Greenscape planned for Annapolis

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department invites community members to participate in the Nation’s 24th annual “Make a Difference Day” by volunteering for the City’s fall GreenScape project on Saturday, October 25. “Make a Difference Day” is a national effort encouraging groups and individuals to volunteer in their community to improve the lives of others. For fall […]

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Caregiver workshops scheduled

Caregiver workshops scheduled

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Caregiver Workshops: Oh, the Places You’ll Go! The workshops will be held at the Arnold Senior Activity Center and the Pascal Senior Activity Center beginning September 18, 2014 and continuing through June 18, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m. They are presented free […]

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Annapolis Senior Center wins photo contest

Annapolis Senior Center wins photo contest

| September 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Senior Activity Center took home first place in the National Council on Aging Falls Free® Photo Contest. The winning photo (attached) will be used to promote Falls Prevention Awareness Day on September 23, 2014. The photo depicts Tai Chi students at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center as they perform the “Golden Rooster” pose. Many of the […]

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St Mary’s Parish Donates over a 8,550 pounds of food to Light House Pantry

St Mary’s Parish Donates over a 8,550 pounds of food to Light House Pantry

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The strong partnership between St. Mary’s Parish and The Light House started 25 years ago when St. Mary’s was one of a group of Annapolis churches that founded The Light House.  That partnership continues to this day and grows. The Light House mission to care for those in our community who are most in need […]

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BGE announces 3rd Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

BGE announces 3rd Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

As students, teachers and parents get ready for back-to-school, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce the launch of its third annual Wires Down Video Challenge to raise awareness about the importance of electrical safety among elementary school-aged children. From Sept. 8 until Nov. 14, 2014, elementary school students (kindergarten through fifth […]

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