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Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis broke ground this week on its new $35 million Water Treatment Plant project, the largest construction project in the City’s history, updating aging infrastructure with a new state-of-the-art facility. “I am so impressed with this facility and applaud the fact it showcases environmental efficiencies, increased cost […]

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Rams Head presents Jeffrey Osborne at Chesapeake Arts Center

Rams Head presents Jeffrey Osborne at Chesapeake Arts Center

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rams Head Promotions announces Jeffrey Osborne on September 14, 2014 at The Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, Md.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 25th at 10 a.m. Jeffrey Osborne is the five-time Platinum and Gold Record winner who gave us such indelible hits as “Stay With Me Tonight”, “Only Human” and of course […]

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Woman indicted in near-fatal bike accident last month

Woman indicted in near-fatal bike accident last month

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that 54-year-old Robin Vera Colbert was indicted on 11 counts in a near-fatal collision with two bicyclists near Annapolis last month. Colbert, of Annapolis, is charged with two counts of Second-Degree Assault, Causing a Life-Threatening Injury While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Causing a Life-Threatening Injury While Impaired […]

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Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

Miles River motion ages vinegar on skipjack Rosie Parks

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

In cooperation with the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, Olivins Fine Olive Oils and Vinegars of St. Michaels, MD is producing a new balsamic vinegar with a Chesapeake connection. On July 10, a small barrel of specially blended balsamic vinegar was placed in the hull of the 1955 skipjack, Rosie Parks, where it will remain for […]

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Free vaccination clinics for 7th graders

Free vaccination clinics for 7th graders

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will provide five vaccination clinics around the County to help all students entering the seventh grade meet the new Maryland State requirements for the 2014-2015 school year. All students will be required to have had one Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis/whooping cough) vaccination and one MCV4 (meningococcal) vaccination upon […]

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3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – September 13

3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – September 13

| July 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

The date for the third annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival has been announced for Saturday, September 13, 2014,  at The Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.  The festival hours are Saturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. The Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival — the only craft beer festival of its size in […]

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Annapolis once again without a City Manager

Annapolis once again without a City Manager

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that Brian Woodward will step down as Acting City Manager, effective July 30, and has also submitted his letter of resignation as the City’s Recreation and Parks Director.   Mr. Woodward cited heath issues as his reason for leaving the City. “I have asked Mr. Woodward, and he has agreed, to […]

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AAMC named ‘Most Wired’ hospital for 5th time

AAMC named ‘Most Wired’ hospital for 5th time

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) was recently honored on the national “Most Wired” hospitals and health systems list for a fifth time. AAMC was recognized for its use of technologies, such as electronic medical record tools that assist physicians, nurses, and patients communicating efficiently. Hospitals & Health Networks sponsors the annual Most Wired Survey, an […]

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Police make arrests in December’s murder in Odenton

Police make arrests in December’s murder in Odenton

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County police have announced the arrest of two individuals in connection with the murder of Shar-Ron Charles Mason who was shot and killed on December 10, 2013 in his home in Odenton, Maryland. At the time witnesses described a black male in his mid 20s wearing a blue coat and jeans running from the scene. In 2013 […]

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AACC athletes score in the classroom as well as on field

AACC athletes score in the classroom as well as on field

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College showed its athletics program scored just as high in the classroom when six student-athletes were named National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Student Athletes. Three AACC teams also were recognized as top NJCAA Academic Teams with at least a 3.0 grade-point average. Winning the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence was sophomore […]

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Tiny House about to debut at Key School

Tiny House about to debut at Key School

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

From July 7th – 28th this summer, 50+ middle and high school students from Annapolis, Baltimore and surrounding areas will join forces with military veterans, building experts, educators and the sustainability leaders from SustainaFest to take on the unique and exciting challenge of building a mobile hi-tech, hyper-efficient and sustainable “Tiny House”. This 210 square […]

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AACC hires former student as new Athletic Director

AACC hires former student as new Athletic Director

| July 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has named Duane P. Herr of Glen Burnie as director of Athletics. A former scholar-athlete on both AACC’s and Towson’s baseball teams, Herr has been serving as interim coordinator of Athletics since last August. Herr says he looks forward to creating an atmosphere that fosters not only continued success of athletic […]

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Moran Classic raises $60K for Providence Center

Moran Classic raises $60K for Providence Center

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County, announced today that its 22nd Annual Moran Golf Classic, presented by Severna Park-based Moran Insurance and Chiron Technology Services, Inc., a Columbia-based cyber security and technology company, raised $60,000 for the organization’s programs and services.  The Classic was […]

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Navy Football FanFest scheduled for August 2nd

Navy Football FanFest scheduled for August 2nd

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Navy fans are invited to the 2014 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 2 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Navy players will sign autographs on the blue side (press box side) concourse from 10:00-11:00 AM., before moving down to the field to interact with the fans on the field. […]

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Annapolis Green, Bud Light, and Keep America Beautiful teaming up to clean up

Annapolis Green, Bud Light, and Keep America Beautiful teaming up to clean up

| July 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Green is organizing a cleanup at the Ellen O. Moyer Back Creek Nature Park on Saturday, July 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cleanup is a partnership with Keep America Beautiful, and one of a series of 60 projects across the country sponsored by Bud Light called “Do Good. Have Fun.” Consumers […]

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Rockin’ Raffle collects more than $1000 for SPCA

Rockin’ Raffle collects more than $1000 for SPCA

| July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

The dog days of summer did not slow down hundreds of music and animal lovers Friday evening at the Rockin’ Raffle for SPCA featuring the Reagan Years at Annapolis Towne Centre. In two hours of selling $1 tickets, volunteers from Cleo’s Fine Oils, organizing merchant of the raffle, collected $1,026 for the SPCA of Anne […]

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Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern named top barbecue by Open Table

Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern named top barbecue by Open Table

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Congrats to the Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern for being named one of the top 30 barbecue restaurants in the United States.  Open Table published the list today which was culled from over 19,000 different restaurants and determined by votes by their verified diners. The only other semi-local place was Hill Country Barbecue Market in DC. […]

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First ever Mariner Fest slated for this weekend

First ever Mariner Fest slated for this weekend

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Avergan Foundation has announced their biggest fundraising project to date, the Mariner Music Fest 2014, an all-day event of live music performances at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge in Annapolis on July 19th from 12 noon until 12 midnight.www.marinermusicfest.com  ABOUT THE EVENT: MARINER MUSIC FEST 2014 SATURDAY JULY 19TH 12 NOON TO 12 MIDNIGHT BUY TICKETS […]

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If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

If elected, Johnson not planning on any immediate changes to public safety top jobs

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

George Johnson, Democratic Candidate for Anne Arundel County Executive held a press conference this afternoon in his campaign headquarters at 3710 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie, MD, to discuss public safety and address speculation about appointments he would make as county executive.  “I’ve been getting barraged by my fellow public safety and law enforcement officials…. about who […]

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AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

AAWDC earns grant to train veterans

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) has been awarded the Veteran Pathways Out of Homelessness (VPOH) grant for the third year to provide training for veterans to help them transition and thrive in civilian careers. The VPOH grant is awarded under the Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program, administered by the Veterans’ Employment and […]

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Annapolis moves to regulate the Uber app

Annapolis moves to regulate the Uber app

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City will work with Uber Technologies to get the company in compliance with City Code in order to continue its services in Annapolis. “I am happy to know there is another means of transportation that will help increase our City’s mobility efforts, but I must also be diligent […]

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Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

Annapolis Irish Festival a tremendous success

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Over two days, the air over Annapolis was filled with guitars, drums, keyboards, and bagpipes!  Yes, the 4th Annual Annapolis Irish Festival was held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and it did not disappoint the nearly 30,000 people that attended. The festival was a 2-day festival that opened on Friday afternoon featuring food, vendors […]

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