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39 students to be honored at “Women of Color” tribute

39 students to be honored at “Women of Color” tribute

| February 27, 2017

Recognizing the focus and ambition it takes to be successful academic achievers and community contributors, the A Tribute to Women of Color, Inc. (ATWOC) organization will honor the work of 39 young men and women from across the county at its 25th annual awards luncheon on Saturday, March 4, 2017. More than 140 students applied […]

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Bomb threat at Aleph Bet Jewish Day School in Annapolis

Bomb threat at Aleph Bet Jewish Day School in Annapolis

| February 27, 2017

On February 27th at 9:44 a.m. the Annapolis Police Department received a report of a bomb threat at Aleph Bet Jewish Day School in the 1100 block of Spa Road.  Employees at the school reported that they received a phone call indicating there was an explosive device placed inside the school.  Officers responded and all […]

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AACPS’s top scientists to compete for spots at International Science Fair

AACPS’s top scientists to compete for spots at International Science Fair

| February 26, 2017

More than 360 secondary students from public and private schools will share their research in the disciplines of science, math, and engineering at the Anne Arundel County Public Schools Regional Science and Engineering Fair at North County High School on March 4, 2017. Hundreds of awards, prizes, and incentives have been provided by organizations such […]

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AACC welcomes two new leaders

AACC welcomes two new leaders

| February 26, 2017

Anne Arundel Community College welcomed two new leaders Feb. 1 in the Division of Learning – Associate Vice President of Learning and Academic Affairs Alycia Marshall and Dean of the School of Science and Technology Lance Bowen. “These searches gave AACC an opportunity to hire individuals with strengths in different areas, along with national and […]

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Eastport Oyster Boys reunion concert to benefit West and Rhode Riverkeeper

Eastport Oyster Boys reunion concert to benefit West and Rhode Riverkeeper

| February 26, 2017

The Eastport Oyster Boys will reunite with co-founding member and West & Rhode Riverkeeper Jeff Holland at the Galesville Memorial Hall on Friday, March 10, from 8 to 11 p.m. in a concert to benefit the West and Rhode Rivers. Holland and fellow co-founder Kevin Brooks will reunite for this special show along with current […]

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Ravens’ Coach John Harbaugh to speak at Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day celebration

Ravens’ Coach John Harbaugh to speak at Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day celebration

| February 26, 2017

Hospice of the Chesapeake is excited to announce that Baltimore Ravens Head Coach, John Harbaugh, will speak at its 3rd annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Celebration. The event will be held March 30th from 4 to 8 p.m. at Martin’s Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive in Greenbelt, Maryland. The nonprofit asked Harbaugh to speak […]

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76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championship does not disappoint (PHOTOS)

76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championship does not disappoint (PHOTOS)

| February 25, 2017

The 76th Annual Brigade Boxing Championship was held last night at Alumni Hall at the US Naval Academy. The evening started off with a dislocated shoulder in the first bout, but eventually heated up with several intense performances by Stephanie Simon, Evan Stargil, Josh Looney, and Bee Nguyen to name a few. A full write-up […]

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County Bar Association donates $15K to help needy students

County Bar Association donates $15K to help needy students

| February 25, 2017

For more than 14 years, the attorney members of the Anne Arundel Bar Association (AABA) have been strong community partners with Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), providing financial support for programs designed to ensure that our neediest students come to school ready to learn and succeed academically. Through its charitable wing, the Anne Arundel […]

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Shopfunding for a cause. This week’s spotlight: Arundelair Chorus

Shopfunding for a cause. This week’s spotlight: Arundelair Chorus

| February 25, 2017

In January of 1966, Mary Avis and Lois Mellenchampe organized the Arundelair Chorus in Region 19.  That year in December, the chorus was chartered.  There are currently 21 women of varying ages from all walks of life who come together to practice, perform, socialize, and have fun in the Arundeliar Chorus. The main purpose of […]

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Double fatal accident along Route 3 in Crofton

Double fatal accident along Route 3 in Crofton

| February 25, 2017

On February 25th 2017 at approximately 2:28am, officers responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Crain Hwy (MD-3) northbound and Wellfleet Lane in Crofton. A Dodge Charger was traveling northbound on Crain Hwy when the Nissan Altima attempted cross Rt-3 northbound and was struck in the passenger side door which subsequently pushed […]

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Community effort to collect sporting goods for needy children

Community effort to collect sporting goods for needy children

| February 25, 2017

Mayor Michael Pantelides is proud to showcase a local family and their plan to supply children the sporting equipment they need, but otherwise could not afford. Thanks to the Armstrong family, equipment will be collected and donated as part of the Armstrong Pass, Pick and Play Initiative. “The lessons I learned from playing sports as […]

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Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

Tomorrow–the Annapolis Home & Garden Expo at the Byzantium Center

| February 24, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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Summer camps for grieving children and teens returns for 26th year

Summer camps for grieving children and teens returns for 26th year

| February 24, 2017

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of Aug. 11 to 13 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD. Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, […]

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Lothian Ruritan annual spaghetti dinner scheduled for March 4th

Lothian Ruritan annual spaghetti dinner scheduled for March 4th

| February 24, 2017

The Lothian Ruritan Club annual all you can eat spaghetti dinner and bake sale is March 4, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  in the Fellowship Hall of  Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 122 Bayard  Rd. Lothian,MD.   The dinner includes a complete salad bar, spaghetti served with vegetarian, beef, beef and Italian sausage […]

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2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival slated for June 10th and 11th

2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival slated for June 10th and 11th

| February 24, 2017

New name. New look. Same great festival. Formerly the Annapolis Arts, Crafts, and Wine Festival, the 2017 Annapolis Arts & Wine Festival, June 10 and 11 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, is back for its eighth year with a whole new festival experience planned. This year, the event’s management company, City Dock Productions, has […]

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31 students to participate in 29th Annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee

31 students to participate in 29th Annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee

| February 23, 2017

Nineteen public school students, 10 private school students, and two home-schooled students will vie to become the champion of the 29th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee on February 25, 2017.  The event begins at 10 a.m. in the Board Room of the Carol S. Parham Building, located at 2644 Riva Road in Annapolis. The county […]

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Franchot puts the clamp down on 20 more tax preparers for suspected fraudulent practices

Franchot puts the clamp down on 20 more tax preparers for suspected fraudulent practices

| February 23, 2017

Moving aggressively to protect Maryland taxpayers, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that his office has immediately suspended processing electronic tax returns from 20 paid tax preparers due to a high volume of questionable returns received. “Protecting Maryland taxpayers and detecting fraudulent returns are our top priorities,” said Comptroller Franchot. “We are resolute in our efforts […]

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Sara Jones Jazz Quartet to perform tomorrow at UUCA

Sara Jones Jazz Quartet to perform tomorrow at UUCA

| February 23, 2017

On Friday, February 24 at 8 pm jazz singer Sara Jones with her Sara Jones Jazz Quartet offers “My Favorite Things.” “One thing we know is that no matter who we are, where we are, or what we do with our day, we all have things in life that give us joy and happiness,” states […]

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Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

Only a few more days to jump on the Annapolis Restaurant Week deals!

| February 23, 2017

Foodies, Rejoice!  More than 40 of  Annapolis’ top restaurants will participate in the Downtown Annapolis Partnership’s  annual Annapolis Restaurant Week, running through February 26th. With a growing number of restaurants receiving acclaim from national media, Annapolis is becoming one of the hottest culinary destinations in Maryland. This year’s program provides visitors and locals an opportunity to […]

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New parking policies and prices may be on horizon for Annapolis

New parking policies and prices may be on horizon for Annapolis

| February 23, 2017

SP+, comprehensive parking management firm for the City of Annapolis, this week delivered a draft parking study to Mayor Mike Pantelides that assesses downtown parking assets and occupancy rates and offers recommendations to improve the city’s overall parking experience. “The draft study’s goal is to give Annapolis an accurate, block-by-block understanding of its parking assets […]

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Annapolis Home & Garden Expo opens on Saturday

Annapolis Home & Garden Expo opens on Saturday

| February 22, 2017

The 11th annual Annapolis Home & Garden Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for one weekend only : February Feb. 25-26, from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Center in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and […]

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County Council approves government reform legislation

County Council approves government reform legislation

| February 22, 2017

On Tuesday, the Anne Arundel County Council approved County Executive Steve Schuh’s legislation to expedite capital projects in the County.  “We came to office committed to making government work more efficiently,” said Schuh. “The legislation approved this evening will help ensure we can begin work on capital projects at the beginning of the fiscal year, […]

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