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Severn Savings Bank presents $5K to support Tug-of-War

Severn Savings Bank presents $5K to support Tug-of-War

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drawing on a decades old rivalry the Maritime Republic of Eastport and the City of Annapolis will once again support local charities and bring visitors and residents downtown to witness the longest across the water tug-of-war featuring a 1700-foot rope and hundreds of tuggers. At City Hall tonight the MRE declared “war” on the City of […]

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Eastport declared war–Tug set for November 8th, crack o’ noon

Eastport declared war–Tug set for November 8th, crack o’ noon

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s on!  The Maritime Republic of Eastport once again declared war against the mainland last night at the City Council meeting. The MRE will once again instigate the annual Tug of War competition on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. Time: Crack ‘O Noon until 5:00pm. This annual rite of fall will include seven tug competitions held […]

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Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

Peppermill Projects moves into Annapolis Design District

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peppermill Projects, a MD-headquartered graphic design and branding company specializing in brand management and marketing, has moved offices. The new office is located at 1799 McGuckian Street, right in the heart of the Annapolis Design District. This move and expansion is the result of increasing customer demand, which in turn led to company growth and […]

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Forest Drive traffic signals improving to alleviate congestion

Forest Drive traffic signals improving to alleviate congestion

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County’s $251,000 interactive traffic control upgrades and new signal timing plans will go online this month to improve traffic flow efficiencies for motorists traveling to and from the congested Annapolis Neck corridor. The traffic signal upgrades and supporting software were supported by a $161,000 Baltimore Regional Transportation Board grant and implemented by the […]

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Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

Art Between the Creeks, November 7-9

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Save the date for the next Art Between the Creeks!  November 7-9 with an opening reception on Friday the 7th from 6pm to 9pm. This time, 18 artists will be featured in a temporary gallery at Backyard Boats located at 222 Severn Avenue in the Eastport neighborhood of Annapolis. General hours are 11am to 6pm […]

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BREAKING: pedestrian stuck along Duke of Gloucester Street dies of injuries

BREAKING: pedestrian stuck along Duke of Gloucester Street dies of injuries

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

NOTE: An earlier version stated that three children were struck. This report was inaccurate and we apologize for the confusion. UPDATE 5:28pm October 28, 2014.  From the Annapolis Police Department: Officers from the Annapolis Police Department Traffic Safety Unit are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a pedestrian. At 3:18 p.m. an 81 year old […]

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Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

Neuman slashes county park admissions in half

| October 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman today announced that effective November 1 citizens who visit the county’s four major parks will enjoy a 50 percent reduction in parking fees and permits. “One of this administration’s top priorities has been finding ways we can reduce the financial burden on our citizens, and I am pleased that […]

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Annapolis family raising puppy for Canine Companions for Independence

Annapolis family raising puppy for Canine Companions for Independence

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Canine Companions for Independence – a national non-profit organization that provides assistance dogs for children and adults with disabilities, is proud to announce that Annapolis residents Kerry Mueller and family recently began raising an assistance dog in-training for Canine Companions for Independence. Puppy Dom is a lab/golden retriever cross who will one-day know over 50 […]

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Bus stop shelters returning to Annapolis

Bus stop shelters returning to Annapolis

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Annapolis is getting more bus stop shelters!  Mayor Pantelides was spotted this morning along Hilltop Lane with Annapolis Department of Public Works crews installing a new shelter. Under former Mayor Josh Cohen, most of the City’s shelters were removed when the City changed vendors. Annapolis was shelter-less for more than a year as details of […]

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Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

Righttime Medical Care prepared to treat Ebola if needed

| October 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Righttime Medical Care, one the region’s largest urgent medical care providers, is preparing for the threat of the Ebola virus. Righttime’s clinical and support teams will professionally and safely address all patients who call or visit the company’s Care Centers, in line with evolving CDC guidelines. Righttime is actively coordinating with local hospitals and health […]

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Navy trounces San Jose State 41-31 (PHOTOS)

Navy trounces San Jose State 41-31 (PHOTOS)

| October 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

In what could have been an epic re-match, the San Jose State Spartans just let the USNA Midshipmen run all over them in a 41-31 loss. Last year’s game was tight. They went into triple overtime and the Navy win secured a bowl spot for Navy.  Back in 2011, a missed field goal by Navy […]

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BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

BREAKING: Police make arrest in murder of Hanover gas station clerk

| October 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Thursday, August 7, 2014, at about 1:35 a.m., Anne Arundel County Police received a 911 call from a customer of the Exxon gas station located at 7898 Ridge Road in Hanover in reference to the clerk being found injured/unconscious. Responding police officers and fire/EMS personnel responded and determined the clerk was deceased, suffering from […]

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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 | 1 Comment

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 | 3 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 | 2 Comments

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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