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Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The soulful crew at Grain Surfboards will take their show on the road this spring with the “Right Coast Road Trip: Home Schooling the Atlantic Seaboard,” a series of six wooden board-building classes open to the public. The tour is made possible thanks to support from the forward thinking creators and innovators at Vissla. 2015 marks 10 years since […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2015 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. The exhibit will kick off with an Opening Night Reception on April 16, 2015 […]

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Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

Annapolis mansion fire ruled accidental; Christmas tree fueled conflagration

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County authorities, along with the ATF have determined that the fire that destroyed a waterfront mansion in Annapolis and killed six people was accidental. Authorities believe that an electrical fire sparked the blaze in the great room of the 16,000 square foot mansion. A 15′ Christmas tree in the room was cited as […]

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Maryland Day celebrations planned

Maryland Day celebrations planned

| January 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration weekend […]

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Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

Schuh declares heroin use a public health emergency

| January 27, 2015 | 2 Comments

Surrounded by medical professionals, citizens, advocates, and the newly formed Heroin Action Taskforce, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced an executive order declaring a county-wide heroin public health emergency, directing county agencies to use “all best efforts” to eradicate the use of heroin in Anne Arundel County. “While we will not win this war overnight, […]

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Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

01/27 Little River Band 01/28 Heart Brigade: A Tribute to Heart 01/29 Tiempo Libre 01/30 The Smithereens 01/31 Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band 02/02 Robert Cray Band 02/03 John C. Reilly & Friends feat. Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau 02/04 Ladysmith Black Mambazo 02/05 Minnie Driver w. Jesse Ruben 02/06 Earl Carter & […]

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Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Every year the bell of St. John’s College’s McDowell Hall rings to mark an important rite of passage for seniors at the country’s third oldest college. Approximately 101 seniors will be allowed one celebratory peal between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 1, commemorating the completion of the senior essay that is due earlier […]

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City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several years ago, local resident John O’Leary wondered why Annapolis never had a parade for St. Patrick’s Day. As it turned out, the City used to have one, but that tradition had somehow died.  O’Leary brought it back to life in 2013 with a vengeance the week before the Irish holiday. “The idea was to […]

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Annapolis will issue citations and fines to Uber drivers beginning Friday

Annapolis will issue citations and fines to Uber drivers beginning Friday

| January 27, 2015 | 3 Comments

Mayor Michael Pantelides and other members of the Annapolis City Council are requesting that the City Manager Tom Andrews hold Uber responsible for not complying with the City Code.   The city’s enforcement actions will be against the drivers, not Uber directly. During Monday’s City Council meeting, City Attorney Mike Leahy said that Uber meets the […]

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9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Before settling in to watch the Patriots vs. Seahawks in the NFL championship game, you can score great food AND help the homeless by joining Heritage Baptist Church at the 9th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center on Sunday, February 1, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Members […]

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More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

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Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

Heritage Baptist Backpack Buddies received generous gift from Food Lion

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Backpack Buddies Program at Heritage Baptist Church has received $3,000 from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local elementary students. Backpack Buddies will use the gift to purchase food for children in the program at Georgetown East and Mills/Parole Elementary Schools in Annapolis. “This grant is a tremendous gift […]

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Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hometown Teams, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, will begin its Maryland tour through five communities at the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. The museum will highlight the athletes from Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in a companion exhibition titled “Untold Stories: Athletes of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” running February 7 through […]

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C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Polar Bear Plunge is only a few days away and WRNR and Eye On Annapolis have teamed up to plunge together.  But that’s not all!  We need team members too.  Join the WRNR-Eye On Annapolis team, raise some money for Special Olympics, jump in freezing cold water and feel good about it.  But we will help […]

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Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new poster art for the 2015 Annapolis Film Festival has just been released. Illustrated by the Festival’s Art Director, Joe Barsin, it has a distinctive design style. Says Festival Director, Patti White: “Joe has come up with an entertaining and new view of our City and its relationship to the festival. He has incorporated […]

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Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

A free seminar, Recognizing the at-risk learner, will be presented on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30pm at the Crofton Community Library. Parents of kindergarten and preschool-aged children should attend to learn about early communication, behavioral, and social indicators that may predict later learning difficulties. What might you observe? How do you discuss […]

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More greatness from Rams Head On Stage

More greatness from Rams Head On Stage

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

01/22 Red Molly w. Michael Clem of eddie from ohio 01/23 Dirty Bourbon River Show 01/24 Free Range Improv Comedy 01/25 Marshall Tucker Band 01/27 Little River Band 01/28 Heart Brigade: A Tribute to Heart 01/29 Tiempo Libre 01/30 The Smithereens 01/31 Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band 02/02 Robert Cray Band 02/03 John […]

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Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 20, 2015, at approximately 6:26 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Edgewater Park located in the 200 block of Maryland Way in Edgewater, for a reported attempted robbery and shots fired that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 21-year-old male victim from Edgewater, who stated that he was confronted by […]

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ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

ASO presents The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Pack your trunks and come along to Babar’s coronation at the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Jean de Brunhoff’s classic children’s book The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant will come to life in music by Francis Poulenc with […]

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Live Arts Maryland to celebrate J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary

Live Arts Maryland to celebrate J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary

| January 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

Live Arts Maryland celebrates J. Ernest Green’s 30th anniversary as Music Director at Gala 2015 on Saturday, January 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Called the best night of entertainment in Annapolis by past gala attendees, Gala 2015 will include lots of great music and, pearls being the traditional 30th anniversary gift, […]

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Anne Arundel County Fire Department releases information on Annapolis fire

Anne Arundel County Fire Department releases information on Annapolis fire

| January 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

A large, multi-million dollar home in Annapolis has been destroyed in an early morning fire. Around 3:30 this morning, Anne Arundel Fire Communications was notified by an alarm monitoring company of a fire alarm sounding in a residence in the 900 block of Childs Point Road, Annapolis. Around the time of that call, an additional […]

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St. Andrew’s open house scheduled for January 23rd

St. Andrew’s open house scheduled for January 23rd

| January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Saint Andrew’s Day School will host a winter Open House on Friday, January 23, 2015. Families with children from Pre-K-8th grade are invited to visit from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. to meet our enthusiastic, experienced faculty, see classes in session, and tour campus with our 8th grade tour guides. Q& A opportunities follow the tours, giving […]

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