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County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto today announced a major technological advancement for the school system’s nearly 80,000 students: free Microsoft Office access for as long as they are enrolled in a county school. As a participant in Microsoft’s Student Advantage program, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is now offering every student Office ProPlus (a full […]

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Annapolis library to remain on West Street

Annapolis library to remain on West Street

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

After careful review of site selection studies and an abundance of community input, the Anne Arundel County Public Library’s Board of Trustees has voted to rebuild the Annapolis Regional Library at its current location of 1410 West Street. The Board’s unanimous decision comes after several months of debate as to whether the new library should […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| October 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is always on top of everything in Anne Arundel County and they have sent us this list of special events and anniversaries and happenings this fall!  Grab your pencils and mark your calendars! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this […]

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TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents <em>FED UP</em>

TruCentered Chiropractic Care presents FED UP

| October 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

TruCentered Chiropractic Care will present “Fed Up” to the Annapolis Community. This will be a ONE TIME event held at the Bowtie Harbour 9 Theaters on Saturday, October 25th at 10:30am. There is LIMITED SEATING so make sure and your reserve your seats in advance. Tickets are only $5.00. Narrated by Katie Couric, FED UP blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about […]

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Best damned photographers in Annapolis

Best damned photographers in Annapolis

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Welcome to a new, purely subjective and opinionated column highlighting the best damned things in the area.  They could be people. Places. Services. Or whatever I feel like writing about. This is pure opinion. 100% biased. There is no voting and your opinion may (and probably will) differ from mine; and that’s OK. I base […]

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Rams Head Onstage announces more shows

Rams Head Onstage announces more shows

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

10/22 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band feat. Herb Pedersen, Jon Randall & Mark Fain 10/23 Danielia Cotton w. Sweet Leda 10/24 Tommy Castro & The Painkillers 10/25 Voyage: A Tribute To Journey feat. Hugo 10/26 Joe Ely Duo 10/27 Wine & Canvas: A Painting Class With Cocktails 10/28 Murder Mystery Dinner: Charlie’s Angels Of Death 10/29 […]

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Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department is in the final phases of outfitting all of its engines and staff vehicles with mobile technology. Following two trials in which Apple iPads proved superior in functionality, usability in the field and cost over Panasonic Toughbooks, 64 iPads are projected to be installed by the end of the […]

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Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Slippery, slimy, and scale-less, American eels are amazing animals. The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces a new educational program for families: Amazing American eels, who are native to the Chesapeake Bay, scheduled from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday October 25th.  Come to our Back Creek location for a hands-on exploration of eel habitats and even meet live eels! […]

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Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Madden Brothers, comprised of multi-platinum selling recording artists Joel and Benji Madden, will play special live shows in select cities across the United States that will include a stop at the 930 Club in DC. These select live shows will include music from their acclaimed debut album Greetings From California, which was released on September 16th […]

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Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneur’s Exchange (EE) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards.  The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards are designed to recognize local entrepreneurial business leaders who exemplify tenacity, creativity, and integrity. There are 3 award categories: Member, Non-Member, and Rising Star (in business less than 3 years). Ann Alsina, chairman […]

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3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

| October 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman hosted a press conference yesterday to stress the important role cultural sensitivity plays in the diverse workforce that composes Anne Arundel County government. Spurred by a recent isolated incidence of racial and cultural insensitivity – in which three employees were disciplined for fashioning and displaying a noose and exchanging inappropriate jokes […]

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CTA opens 56th season with “The Canterville Ghost”

CTA opens 56th season with “The Canterville Ghost”

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Get ready for a somewhat spooky, wholly hilarious production just in time for Halloween! Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA) will soon open its 56th season with Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost,” a ghoulish comedy that’s appropriate and fun for the entire family. Directed by Joe Thompson of Annapolis and featuring the talents of more than […]

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Dixie Longate brings her comedy to benefit Equality Maryland

Dixie Longate brings her comedy to benefit Equality Maryland

| October 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

This ain’t your momma’s Tupperware party. Join international celebrity comedienne Dixie Longate for an evening of comedy, laughter, and interlocking lids. Whether you need something to store those Thanksgiving leftovers or are just looking for a howling good show, Dixie never disappoints! Tickets are limited in each location, so get yours before they sell out. […]

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Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

| October 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music are featured in the award-winning Golden Dragon Acrobats family show at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Sunday, November 16 at 4 pm. Tickets are $21 for non-members, $16 for Maryland Hall members and $12 for children (plus ticket fees).  The Golden Dragons […]

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Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

| October 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky.”  – Kahlil Gibran West Annapolis Artworks presents an exhibit of art work that reflects the splendor and poetry of trees.  This all media exhibit includes paintings, jewelry, wood turnings and ceramics by more than 15 artists from Annapolis, Baltimore, the Eastern Shore, Washington D.C. and Virginia.  […]

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Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Nancy Hammond is back in Annapolis with her 2015 Limited Edition Annual Poster Opening on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The new poster opening will be held at the location of her new gallery, Nancy Hammond Editions, at 192 West Street, Annapolis, MD. The poster, Rookery for Two,  was unveiled this afternoon. Since the new gallery is still […]

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Sustainafest – October 25th

Sustainafest – October 25th

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Join an ongoing celebration – and conversation – around what we can all do to create a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable Chesapeake Bay region. Through a regular and on-going series of events and activities culminating in an annual film festival, SustainaFest leverages the power of art and entertainment to spark dialogue and drive direct […]

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3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 0248 am, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Apartment Fire”, in the 1200 block of Madison Street in Eastport. Fire crews arrived in approximately three (3) minutes, and found smoke coming from the 3rd floor of a middle of the group, garden style apartment. Bystanders reported […]

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Annapolis to celebrate Maryland’s Constitution of 1864

Annapolis to celebrate Maryland’s Constitution of 1864

| October 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites residents to support the numerous events offered this month, showcasing our history and the outstanding work being done by the Annapolis Commission on Maryland’s Constitution of 1864 and the Abolishment of Slavery. The City has been planning for this since 2011, when the Annapolis City Council unanimously adopted Resolution 59-11, which […]

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Tony Campolo to speak in Severna Park

Tony Campolo to speak in Severna Park

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Leading author, preacher and activist, Dr. Tony Campolo will speak on Saturday and Sunday, October 18 -19 at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, located at 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Severna Park, MD 21146. Dr. Campolo will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 18 in the sanctuary and preaching at the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services […]

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Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

Tip a cop this Saturday at Red Robin

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red Robin® restaurants across the state have teamed up with local law enforcement to host the 9th annual Tip-A-Cop® fundraiser on Saturday, October 18 at 12 Red Robin® locations. Law enforcement officers will trade their ticket books for order pads and serve guests alongside Red Robin’s® wait staff, with tips benefitting Special Olympics Maryland, which […]

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Lifeline 100 Century Ride and community health fair this weekend

Lifeline 100 Century Ride and community health fair this weekend

| October 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County agencies and local nonprofit leaders are pleased to annouce inaugural Anne Arundel Lifeline 100 Century Ride and Making Health Happen Community Health Fair will be held simultaneously at Kinder Farm Park in Millersville on October 19. Both events are made possible through a special partnership between the Anne Arundel County Police Department, […]

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