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Pigs & Pearls BBQ and Oyster Roast coming up on the 28th at Pirate’s Cove

Pigs & Pearls BBQ and Oyster Roast coming up on the 28th at Pirate’s Cove

| April 17, 2018

Pirates Cove Restaurant will host the third annual Pigs & Pearls BBQ and Oyster Roast to benefit the West/Rhode Riverkeeper on Saturday, April 28th, from 2 to 6 p.m. The event, featuring live music and sea shanties by the Eastport Oyster Boys, will mark the official opening of the season at the Pirates Cove Dock […]

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AAMC to open new surgery centers in 2019

AAMC to open new surgery centers in 2019

| April 17, 2018

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is partnering with Surgical Care Affiliates, LLC. (SCA), to open two new surgery centers next year. SCA is a leader in the outpatient surgery industry and part of Optum, a technology-enabled health services and innovation company. The AAMC Surgery Center in Pasadena will offer orthopedic and gynecological procedures and is […]

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Hospice of the Chesapeake welcomes home Viet Nam Veterans for fourth year

Hospice of the Chesapeake welcomes home Viet Nam Veterans for fourth year

| April 17, 2018

For the fourth year, Hospice of the Chesapeake reached out to Vietnam War veterans to celebrate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel in Linthicum. Around 500 people attended the March 29 event, nearly 200 Vietnam War veterans. The three-hour event began with an opportunity for the guests of honor to […]

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UMB experts present Solutions to Confronting our Local Opioid Epidemic tomorrow– Homestead Gardens

UMB experts present Solutions to Confronting our Local Opioid Epidemic tomorrow– Homestead Gardens

| April 17, 2018

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) presents a panel discussion “Solutions to Confronting Our Local Opioid Epidemic featuring top experts in medicine, pharmacy, and social work. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 42,000 Americans lost their lives to opioid overdose in 2016, the last year for which data is available. […]

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Daily News Brief | April 17, 2018

Daily News Brief | April 17, 2018

| April 17, 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 Sean O’Neill at RBC Wealth Management Today..A delayed report on the Annapolis Cup, it’s Tax Day, a Crownsville home damaged when tree slices it in […]

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General Assembly passes behavioral health bills to increase access to treatment

General Assembly passes behavioral health bills to increase access to treatment

| April 16, 2018

Advocates for behavioral health care applauded the General Assembly for passing a strong package of legislation designed to increase access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment. The Maryland Behavioral Health Coalition, made up of more than 50 organizations, announced on Sine Die that each of its 2018 legislative priorities are headed to the […]

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Animals in Anne Arundel get a break with new legislation aimed to protect them

Animals in Anne Arundel get a break with new legislation aimed to protect them

| April 16, 2018

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, along with Councilman John Grasso,recently signed Bill No. 8-18, which improves food and water requirements for County pets. “We need to ensure we have an effective framework in place to protect Anne Arundel County pets,” said Schuh. “This legislation sends a powerful message that not only do we want […]

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Daily News Brief | April 16, 2018

Daily News Brief | April 16, 2018

| April 16, 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 Sean O’Neill at RBC Wealth Management Today..There was a quadruple overdose in Northern AA County, tolls in Maryland may go cashless, admission to Ft. McHenry […]

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Educator Appreciation Night this Friday at Baysox

Educator Appreciation Night this Friday at Baysox

| April 15, 2018

Are you a teacher or school administrator who loves baseball? If so, you are in luck! The Bowie Baysox will host their annual Educator Appreciation Night presented by Educational Systems Federal Credit Union on Friday, April 20 when the team hosts the Akron RubberDucks at 7:05 p.m. Any area educator that shows their school ID […]

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5th Annual Lifeline 100 scheduled for October

5th Annual Lifeline 100 scheduled for October

| April 15, 2018

Please join Anne Arundel County Executive, Steven R. Schuh, Anne Arundel Department of Recreation & Parks, Anne Arundel County Police and Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County (BikeAAA) on October 7, 2018 for the fifth annual Lifeline 100 Century Ride and Make Health Happen Community Health Fair.  This year will mark the 5th Anniversary […]

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GiGi’s Playhouse raises more than $50K at inaugural BrewHaHa

GiGi’s Playhouse raises more than $50K at inaugural BrewHaHa

| April 15, 2018

GiGi’s Playhouse, a non-profit Down syndrome achievement center, hosted its inaugural BrewHaHa fundraiser on Friday, March 23rd at Fado Annapolis raising over $50,000 for the Annapolis based non-profit. The event boasted a comedian, live music, a live and silent auction, comments from self-advocates (adults with Down syndrome), beer, wine and heavy appetizers. “It is great […]

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Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to attend next opening of City Hall art exhibit

Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to attend next opening of City Hall art exhibit

| April 15, 2018

Mayor Gavin Buckley, Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan, and the Art in Public Places Commission will unveil the latest art exhibit in City Hall on April 23 during an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. The gallery is located in the foyer of Annapolis City Hall’s 1st floor, 160 Duke of Gloucester Street and will run […]

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St. Johns defeats Navy 3-2 in 36th Annual Annapolis Cup (PHOTOS)

St. Johns defeats Navy 3-2 in 36th Annual Annapolis Cup (PHOTOS)

| April 14, 2018

Unlike last year, today was a spectacular day for croquet! Yes, it t was the 36th Annual Annapolis Cup match on the Great Lawn at St. Johns College! As it was last year (for the first time), the college charged an admission fee and capped the attendance. But some things remained the same. The Johnnies […]

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LOCAL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The Golf Club at South River – All About the Golf

LOCAL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: The Golf Club at South River – All About the Golf

| April 14, 2018

Periodically, we take a look at a local businesses to give you something more than a peek in the window or a glance during a drive-by.  We will dig deep into the history,  the people, and of course the product. This series of episodes is focused on The Golf Club at South River. Located just minutes from […]

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AAMC earns LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Top Performer from Human Rights Campaign

AAMC earns LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Top Performer from Human Rights Campaign

| April 14, 2018

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation has recognized Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) as a “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Top Performer.” The HRC Foundation is the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization. AAMC earned the distinction for its LGBTQ-inclusive policies and practices in four categories: patient-centered […]

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More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

More than 400 boats expected at upcoming Bay Bridge Boat Show

| April 14, 2018

More than 400 boats, up to 75 feet in length, will be on display at the 36th annual Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 27 – 29, 2018 in Stevensville, Maryland at the Bay Bridge Marina. As one of the largest spring shows north of Florida, this in-water boat show traditionally marks the beginning of the boating season on Chesapeake Bay and is […]

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Twist & Stout coming to Quiet Waters Park

Twist & Stout coming to Quiet Waters Park

| April 13, 2018

Twist & Stout is about Maryland wines. Twist & Stout is about Maryland craft beers. Twist & Stout is about music. Twist & Stout is about arts. Twist & Stout is coming to Quiet Waters Park on September 29, 2018, so mark your calendar! Residents have been clamoring for a festival in Quiet Waters park for years. But what’s […]

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Denim & Diamonds–only two weeks away!

Denim & Diamonds–only two weeks away!

| April 13, 2018

Please Save the Date for the 2018 AAMC Foundation’s Denim & Diamonds Bash, Saturday April 28, 2018. Don’t miss the Annapolis event of the year under the stars at AAMC’s South Campus, 1997 Annapolis Exchange Parkway, Annapolis, Maryland. Denim & Diamonds is a night of fun, food and dancing under the stars. The spring bash […]

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Daily News Brief | April 13, 2018

Daily News Brief | April 13, 2018

| April 13, 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 Sean O’Neill at RBC Wealth Management Today..The Finance Committee sees a lot of red flags with the new Annapolis Mayor’s budget. We take a look […]

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Preakness Balloon Festival — May 11-13, 2018

Preakness Balloon Festival — May 11-13, 2018

| April 12, 2018

Radio stations WCBM 680 and WQLL “the Q” 99.9FM announce “The Preakness Balloon Festival”. The festival will take place May 11, 12, and 13th at the Howard County Fairgrounds located at 2210 Fairgrounds Rd, West Friendship, Maryland 21794. The theme this year is “Turn it Up”. This years festival features fifteen (15) hot air balloons, […]

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Out with the old, in with the new;  Annapolis Library breaks ground

Out with the old, in with the new; Annapolis Library breaks ground

| April 12, 2018

About 100 people attended the groundbreaking of the new Annapolis Library.  This will be the county’s first new library in 14 years and the 32,500 square foot building will remain on the existing site. The $24 million project will feature a community living room, teen area, tech zone, large community meeting spaces, multiple collaborative meeting […]

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County Survey Finds Support for Gun Control, Concerns About Mass Shooting at Schools

County Survey Finds Support for Gun Control, Concerns About Mass Shooting at Schools

| April 12, 2018

A survey of 663 Anne Arundel County residents conducted March 23-29 by the Center for the Study of Local Issues (CSLI) at Anne Arundel Community College found that 61 percent of the residents had a “fear that a mass shooting might occur in a school near you.” Respondents were inclined to support many gun control […]

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