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Survey: Anne Arundel likes Hogan…not so much Trump

Survey: Anne Arundel likes Hogan…not so much Trump

| April 24, 2017

A survey of 521 Anne Arundel County residents conducted March 25-30 by the Center for the Study of Local Issues (CSLI) at Anne Arundel Community College asked respondents whether they approved of the jobs that Larry Hogan was doing as governor, and Donald Trump as president. The public was twice as likely to approve of […]

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Chipotle to open in downtown Annapolis on May 4th

Chipotle to open in downtown Annapolis on May 4th

| April 24, 2017

Barring any last minute issues, Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to open in historic Annapolis on Thursday, May 4th at 1045am. The restaurant, known for serving food made with fresh, high-quality ingredients will open a new Annapolis location, barring  at 36 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401.   The restaurant’s normal hours of operation will be 10:45 […]

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COMBAT HEROIN at Chesapeake Arts

COMBAT HEROIN at Chesapeake Arts

| April 23, 2017

The seniors in the Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) program at Annapolis School perform COMBAT HERION at the Chesapeake Arts Center on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Studio 194 theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. The show is free and open to the community. Whether it’s drugs, alcohol, […]

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SHA battling potholes–again; here’s how you can report them

SHA battling potholes–again; here’s how you can report them

| April 23, 2017

As winter fades further away in the rearview mirror, spring brings another set of issues on the roads – potholes.  The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) spends on average $4 million patching potholes each year and repairs approximately 29,000 square yards of paved surface, which equates to about 43,000 potholes.  An average […]

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

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

| April 23, 2017

Things were different this year for the annual croquet match between the St. Johns College Johnnies and the US Naval Academy Midshipmen. It rained. There was an admission charge. Attendance was capped. But some things remained the same. The Johnnies prevailed with another win (in dramatic fashion with a tie to the final match) bringing […]

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Walk the Walk Foundation plans its 2nd Annual Walk

Walk the Walk Foundation plans its 2nd Annual Walk

| April 23, 2017

Walk the Walk Foundation (WTWF) invites the community to join them in making a positive difference in the lives of Anne Arundel county’s children in need by participating in The Walk, a fundraising event at the Waugh Chapel Towne Centre on Thursday, May 11th, from 6-8 p.m. Registration is now open at www.wtwf.org for individuals […]

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Summer camps on tap at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Summer camps on tap at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| April 23, 2017

This summer, the Annapolis Maritime Museum will expand its Summer Camp programming to include camps for children from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Summer Camp with the Annapolis Maritime Museum allows children to be themselves, learn new skills, and make new friends as they form a connection to the Chesapeake Bay. The new urban ecology park, located […]

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Burritos for breakfast?  Yes, it’s the 4th Annual Burritos for Beds at Chevy’s

Burritos for breakfast? Yes, it’s the 4th Annual Burritos for Beds at Chevy’s

| April 22, 2017

In the face of a growing heroin epidemic in Anne Arundel County, a local recovery facility is hosting an event to increase the awareness of addiction recovery success with a continuum of care. Wednesday, May 3, from 7-10 am, the public is invited to the 4th Annual Burritos for Beds breakfast fundraiser at Chevy’s Fresh […]

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Maryland Historical Connections at BWI

Maryland Historical Connections at BWI

| April 22, 2017

Currently on display at the Baltimore Washington Airport is an exhibit entitled “Maryland Historical Connections.  Featuring the work of Anne Arundel County artists and sponsored and organized by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, the show focuses on Maryland history from an artist’s perspective. Works on canvas and paper in oil, acrylic, watercolor and […]

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Shop ‘N Eat program launches for seniors

Shop ‘N Eat program launches for seniors

| April 21, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities, Nutrition Program will pilot the new Shop’N Eat program (Subsidizing Healthy-food Options Plus Nutrition Education and Training). This is a new pilot program to educate and provide opportunities for Anne Arundel County’s older adults to develop healthy eating habits through the use of subsidized grocery cash cards.  […]

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Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Father John Misty to play special concert at Merriweather in July

Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Father John Misty to play special concert at Merriweather in July

| April 21, 2017

Merriweather Post Pavilion — the beloved independent amphitheater nestled on 40 wooded acres mid-way between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore  — will celebrate its Golden Anniversary July 15. This show will be the pinnacle of the season-long celebration of “Merriweather’s Greatest Hits,” a series featuring the best of Merriweather’s longtime favorite acts. To mark the 50th Anniversary, Jackson […]

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Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

Maryland Ticks & Lyme: Our Worst Year Yet?

| April 21, 2017

  Ticks which carry Lyme here in Maryland are back–and we may be in for the worst tick and Lyme season in history. Due to the unusually warm, wet winter we experienced, some tick experts are predicting we are on the verge of a new public health emergency from Lyme disease.  A recent PBS article explains that “all these little […]

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Fordham & Dominion releases first ever sour beer, 11th Sour

Fordham & Dominion releases first ever sour beer, 11th Sour

| April 21, 2017

Fordham & Dominion Brewery has introduced the latest in a series of upgrades to their Fordham line. The 11th Sour in the first sour batch ever brewed by FoDo Brewing. This ale is a kettle sour that uses lactobacillus, fermented on house ale yeast and then aged on concord grapes. Typical to any sour, this ale is pleasantly flavored and zings […]

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“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

“Memoirs of a Main Street Boy” An Annapolis Reflection, Part 6

| April 20, 2017

  In a recent discussion at the library about growing up in Annapolis, some old-timers bemoaned the fact that kids no longer could ride their bikes into the Naval Academy. I agreed, because in the late 1940s and early 1950s, I would ride my bike to the Academy to enjoy this vast playground of my […]

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South River on the Half-Shell, April 29th!

South River on the Half-Shell, April 29th!

| April 20, 2017

The South River Federation will be hosting their 13th Annual South River on the Half-Shell Live and Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday April 29th, at the Greek Orthodox Church off Riva Road with lots of great items to bid on! There is  an AWESOME raffle ($50 per ticket) for an 8 day/7 night stay at the Grand Mayan […]

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Bay Bridge Boat Show this weekend on Kent Island

Bay Bridge Boat Show this weekend on Kent Island

| April 20, 2017

The Bay Bridge Boat Show open Friday April 21st at 10:00am. More than 350 boats are coming to the Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 21-23, 2017 in Stevensville, Maryland on Kent Island. All leading powerboat manufacturers will be exhibiting and attendees will shop and compare more than 100 fishing boats from 35 manufacturers. “If you […]

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Local author named finalist in Compton Crook Award

Local author named finalist in Compton Crook Award

| April 20, 2017

Author T. C. (Ted) Weber has been nominated as a finalist for the 2017 Compton Crook Award, given annually by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society (BSFS) for the “best first novel of the year written by an individual author in the Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror genre.” Weber’s novel, Sleep State Interrupt, is a cyberpunk thriller set in […]

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Clean water advocates continue to rally for the Chesapeake Bay

Clean water advocates continue to rally for the Chesapeake Bay

| April 20, 2017

Earlier this month, the Choose Clean Water Coalition met with members of Congress to discuss concerns surrounding funding for the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort. Specifically, the Coalition, a nonprofit organization made up of over 225 local, state, and national groups from all six states in the Chesapeake watershed and the District of Columbia, talked with […]

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Schuh, Pantelides launch “Safe Stations” program today

Schuh, Pantelides launch “Safe Stations” program today

| April 20, 2017

Surrounded by County and Annapolis City officials at Station 31 in Brooklyn Park, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced Anne Arundel County’s launch of the innovative “Safe Stations” program to help combat the growing heroin and opioid crisis. “We want Anne Arundel County to embrace every strategy possible to overcome addiction to opioids,” said Schuh. […]

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AA County Exec encourages organizers of events to offer “sensory free” events

AA County Exec encourages organizers of events to offer “sensory free” events

| April 20, 2017

In a recent memo, County Executive Steve Schuh is encouraging local organizations that plan to sponsor festival and carnivals this spring to feature “sensory free” events to accommodate children with autism and families with other special needs. “April is National Autism Awareness Month, and it is an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance […]

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School Board votes to redistrict Annapolis area schools

School Board votes to redistrict Annapolis area schools

| April 19, 2017

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County tonight approved a sweeping redistricting plan for the Annapolis Peninsula, changing attendance boundaries for eight of the Annapolis cluster’s nine elementary schools and both of its middle schools. The plan recommended to the Board by Superintendent George Arlotto moves about 400 students to better utilize space in […]

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Schuh plans $1.5MM in South County waterway dredging

Schuh plans $1.5MM in South County waterway dredging

| April 19, 2017

Next to Rockhold Creek in South County, County Executive Steve Schuh today highlighted Anne Arundel’s enhanced $1.5 million waterway dredging program. “Our waterways are the life blood of South County,” said Schuh. “Our enhanced dredging program will ensure our wetlands remain vibrant and our marina businesses flourish.” During the event, the County Executive highlighted $1.5 […]

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