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Annapolis Rotary seeks help with bell ringing

Annapolis Rotary seeks help with bell ringing

| November 22, 2017

Would you like to help raise funds for the Salvation Army this holiday season? Sign up with the Rotary Club of Annapolis which plans to ring the bell at the red kettle at the foot of Main Street across from Zachary’s. Bell ringing starts on Friday, Nov. 24, following Thanksgiving and continues through Dec. 23, […]

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Daily News Brief | November 22, 2017

Daily News Brief | November 22, 2017

| November 22, 2017

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…A vigil for a slain teen and some stability for HACA. A woman is sentenced for driving drunk resulting in a death, David Cassidy has died and Ray Lewis […]

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Community Foundation and Arts Council forge new program

Community Foundation and Arts Council forge new program

| November 22, 2017

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) and the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County are pleased to announce the selection of eleven nonprofit Arts and Culture organizations to participate in their first collaborative training program designed to teach best practices for nonprofit management and governance. The Annapolis Opera, Annapolis Arts District, Annapolis Film […]

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Free parking, expanded circulator available in Annapolis for the holidays

Free parking, expanded circulator available in Annapolis for the holidays

| November 21, 2017

The City of Annapolis will offer popular holiday parking options and benefits again this year beginning Friday, November 24th and running through January 1st, 2018. Parking benefits will include: Free, 3-Hour Parking at Meters: The city will once again offer three hours of free parking at metered spaces downtown from November 24, 2017, through January […]

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Veterans retirement income tax relief sought by Governor Hogan

Veterans retirement income tax relief sought by Governor Hogan

| November 21, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that he will reintroduce legislation in the upcoming 2018 legislative session to eliminate all state income tax on retirement income received as a result of military service. The Hogan administration has introduced similar legislation during the past three legislative sessions, however it has yet to pass in full. The governor […]

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Buckley to be sworn in as Mayor on December 4th on West Street

Buckley to be sworn in as Mayor on December 4th on West Street

| November 21, 2017

Departing from tradition, Mayor-Elect Gavin Buckley has chosen to take his inaugural to the streets.  The Mayor and Aldermen will be sworn in on a stage set up at Church Circle and West Street. The ceremonies will begin at 2:30pm and will include bands, a parade. After the swearing in, Buckley will make some brief […]

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United Way of Central Maryland launches 25th Harvest of Plenty

United Way of Central Maryland launches 25th Harvest of Plenty

| November 21, 2017

United Way of Central Maryland launches its 25th annual Harvest of Plenty campaign today, and invites area residents to help families in need have a traditional family Thanksgiving this year. In celebration of its 25th year, for just $25, individuals can provide a Thanksgiving dinner — with all the fixings — to a local family. […]

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Daily News Brief | November 21, 2017

Daily News Brief | November 21, 2017

| November 21, 2017

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…More evidence surfaces in killing of Baltimore detective, Anne Arundel County to offer first responders a tax break, Circuit Court Judge Paul Goetzke is in hot water, Arundel Mills […]

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Amazon to open new distribution center in Baltimore County

Amazon to open new distribution center in Baltimore County

| November 21, 2017

Amazon has officially announced plans to construct an 855,000 square-foot fulfillment center at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County and bring 1,500 new jobs to the region. The company currently employs more than 5,000 full-time associates at three existing facilities in Baltimore City and Cecil County. Associates at the new facility will pick, pack, and ship […]

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Grab a bottle of nog for your Thanksgiving table!

Grab a bottle of nog for your Thanksgiving table!

| November 21, 2017

The annual shipment of Galway Bay Egg Nog has just arrived from Ireland, and is now available at four locations; Galway Bay in Annapolis, Brian Boru in Severna Park, Pirates Cove in Galesville, and Killarney House in Davidsonville. This year the restaurants have also added the convenience of ordering and paying for egg nog online at www.IrishEggNog.com, […]

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Daily News Brief | November 20, 2017

Daily News Brief | November 20, 2017

| November 20, 2017

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…Charles Manson dies, a teen is murdered in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County Councilman Jerry Walker is pissed, Small Business Saturday is here.  All that and of course, local weather […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 10

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 10

| November 20, 2017

As I have lectured and done readings from my book about growing up in Annapolis—“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy”—the question I’m always asked is, “How has Annapolis changed since you were a youngster?” As I write in the book, the Annapolis of my youth in the 1930s and 1940s changed dramatically in 1950. On […]

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Director of National Drug Control Policy addresses students

Director of National Drug Control Policy addresses students

| November 19, 2017

On November 14th, Acting Director of National Drug Control Policy Richard J. Baum spoke with students representing SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapters from Annapolis High, Archbishop Spalding, Broadneck High, Glen Burnie High, Key School, Meade High and South River High. “We’re losing more than 60,000 people per year to drug overdose, but if we […]

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Israeli tech firm to open US headquarters in Maryland

Israeli tech firm to open US headquarters in Maryland

| November 19, 2017

Governor Larry Hogan has announced that Sesame EnableTM, an Israel-based technology firm, has opened its United States headquarters in Bethesda near the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Governor Hogan met with company executives in 2016 as part of the administration’s economic development and trade mission to Israel, where the governor promoted Maryland as the […]

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Drug Court to graduate 6 more participants on Monday!

Drug Court to graduate 6 more participants on Monday!

| November 18, 2017

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today that the Circuit Court Drug Treatment Court will graduate 6 more participants for 2017 on Monday, November 20th, at 2:00 pm in Annapolis Circuit Courtroom 4C. Rev. Valie Leonard, founder of the Light of Truth Center, will serve as the keynote speaker. “Drug Court graduation is […]

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Maryland’s SHA ready for winter weather

Maryland’s SHA ready for winter weather

| November 18, 2017

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) today held its annual “Snow Show” events today at the Statewide Operations Center in Anne Arundel County and its Fairland Maintenance Facility in Silver Spring, Montgomery County. MDOT SHA is fully stocked with material and equipment is ready to keep Maryland’s roads and bridges safe […]

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Franchot wraps up Reform on Tap task force

Franchot wraps up Reform on Tap task force

| November 18, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot today released his Maryland Craft Beer: A World Without Limits Report of Findings after a comprehensive look into the brewing, distribution and sales of Maryland craft beer.  The report was presented at the final meeting of his Reform on Tap Task Force and after six months of presentations, discussions and fact finding […]

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Small Business Saturday returns to Annapolis on November 25th

Small Business Saturday returns to Annapolis on November 25th

| November 18, 2017

Small Business Saturday on November 25th gives you the opportunity to show your love for the businesses that make Annapolis unique. This nationwide event is always the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The day gives shoppers a less stressful way to shop after the Black Friday rush. The downtown Annapolis business area is a perfect place to […]

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Anne Arundel County contributes $20,000 to reward for killer of Baltimore Police detective

Anne Arundel County contributes $20,000 to reward for killer of Baltimore Police detective

| November 17, 2017

At the direction of Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and Police Chief Timothy Altomare, the Anne Arundel County Police Department will pledge a $20,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the killer responsible for the death of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter. “Every Anne Arundel County citizen stands […]

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AACPS puts bus route cancellation on ice for Annapolis and Severna Park communities

AACPS puts bus route cancellation on ice for Annapolis and Severna Park communities

| November 17, 2017

Superintendent George Arlotto today announced the postponement of bus transportation changes for middle school students in four Annapolis communities and a community in Severna Park. Earlier this year, students in Annapolis’ Newtowne, Greenbriar, Woodside Gardens, and Annapolis Walks communities as well as the Sabrina Park community in Severna Park were told that bus service would […]

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AYC announces to new races for 2018

AYC announces to new races for 2018

| November 17, 2017

Annapolis Yacht Club is pleased to announce two new races for 2018, thereby increasing the weekend racing options for boat owners throughout the mid-Chesapeake Bay. AYC plans to get the season started with a bang by hosting a Spring Race to Oxford on Saturday, May 12. An early morning start near Thomas Point Light will […]

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Crofton High School is officially under construction

Crofton High School is officially under construction

| November 17, 2017

County Executive Steve Schuh, Superintendent George Arlotto and other county officials this afternoon broke ground on the new Crofton Area High School. “Welcome to history. After decades of waiting, Crofton residents finally will have a first-class high school for their community,” said Schuh. “Crofton High School is a perfect example of our initiative to accelerate […]

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