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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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Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

Daughter’s gift to ASO honors father’s legacy

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Richebourg Rea has signed a long term commitment to the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in honor of her father, Philip Richebourg, Co-founder and first Board President. Philip Richebourg played a key role in the formative years of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.  He was its first Board […]

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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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We’re sorry, we screwed up!

We’re sorry, we screwed up!

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

When you screw up, you correct the mistake, you apologize, and you move on. And we screwed up earlier this afternoon.  A pedestrian was hit while walking along Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis. We initially reported that the accident involved three school-aged children. Ultimately, it did not.  We began to receive texts and calls […]

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Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

Unity Gardens provides grant to Annapolis Roads community

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Earlier this month, the Annapolis Roads community got a little more beautiful thanks to a $1000 grant from Unity Gardens. Unity Gardens is a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement and education . Projects are funded up to $1,000 […]

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Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

Schuh gains support of former 2- term Democrat County Executive

| October 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh was endorsed today by former County Executive O. James Lighthizer, Sr. “This election goes beyond partisan issues,” said Lighthizer, a Democrat who served two terms as County Executive from 1982 to 1990. “I supported George Johnson in 2006 because I believed he was the best man for the […]

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Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

Schuh secures endorsements from Capital and Sun newspapers

| October 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive candidate Steve Schuh is gaining momentum with endorsements from both major local newspapers, The Baltimore Sun and The Capital. “New development falls outside of the tax cap, and provided that Mr. Schuh can foster economic growth, his plans should work,” the Sun editors write. “And this is where Mr. Schuh’s background […]

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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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Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

Junior League host 8th Annual Volunteers on the Run 5K

| October 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. will host its eighth annual Jennifer Summers Barrett Memorial Volunteers on the Run 5K race on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 8:30 AM at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The annual race will start at the Red Maple Pavilion at Quiet Waters Park and will feature a 3-mile run along […]

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Navy Football Vs San Jose State (LIVE BLOG)

Navy Football Vs San Jose State (LIVE BLOG)

| October 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Navy and San Jose State will meet for the fourth time when the two squads square off on Saturday afternoon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Navy’s Homecoming Game is set for 1:00 pm with Leidos serving as the presenting game day sponsor. San Jose State leads the all-time series, 2-1, with Navy winning last year’s game in triple […]

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8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

8 area residents receive Annie Award for contribution to arts community

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Annie Awards: Visual Arts — David Diaz: plein air painter and president of the board of Maryland Federation for the Arts Arts Educator — Lori Snyder: senior manager of Anne Arundel County schools performing & visual arts magnet programs […]

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Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

Free flu shots and nasal spray available in Glen Burnie and Parole

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Starting Tuesday, October 14, free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray will be available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY at the Department of Health’s Glen Burnie (410-222-6633) and Parole (410-222-7247) health centers.  Call for appointments. The centers’ locations are Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W., Glen Burnie, MD 21061 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew […]

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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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Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

Free music on Thursdays in Annapolis

| October 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. Anne’s Church in Annapolis is the musical place to be on Thursdays in October and November.  The fall St. Anne’s Concert Series kicked off on Oct. 16th with the first free concert in the church featuring the Russian vocal quartet, Lyra. These one-hour concerts are the perfect way to ease into a night on […]

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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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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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Junior League scheduled workshop

Junior League scheduled workshop

| October 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. (JLA) invites local Anne Arundel County organizations and governmental agencies, interested in applying to partner with JLA, to attend its three-hour workshop on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 9 A.M. in the Community Room located at 130 Lubrano Drive, Lower Level, Annapolis, Maryland. JLA currently focuses on the issue areas […]

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Google names Annapolis as Maryland’s 2014 eCity

Google names Annapolis as Maryland’s 2014 eCity

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google has named Annapolis as the 2014 eCity for the State of Maryland. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all fifty states. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies. Annapolis joins the ranks of America’s leading cities in the […]

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis names new director

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis names new director

| October 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA) is proud to welcome its new executive director, Susan Baum, who joined the team in August and has since been hard at work using her skills and talents to serve the young people in the performing arts community of the greater Annapolis area. “I love theater and I love working […]

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Applications for 2015-16 Opera season available

Applications for 2015-16 Opera season available

| October 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Auditions for the Annapolis Opera Company’s 2015-16 Season will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 9 & 10, 2015, at the Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) in Philadelphia, PA, and on Thursday and Friday, January 15 & 16, 2015, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (MHCA) in Annapolis, MD. For the 2015-16 season […]

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Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame inductees

Chamber announces Business Hall of Fame inductees

| October 14, 2014 | 5 Comments

The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2014 Anne Arundel County Business Hall of Fame Inductees. They will be recognized and inducted at the Comcast Business Class Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet on Wednesday, October 22nd at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, from 6:00 – 9:00 PM. This year’s Hall of […]

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