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Ravens pep rally gears up for Monday’s practice

Ravens pep rally gears up for Monday’s practice

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders and Poe, the team’s mascot descended on City Dock in Annapolis this morning to celebrate Ravens Day in Annapolis.  Mayor Pantelides presented a proclamation naming July 31, 2014 Ravens Day in Annapolis. The cheerleaders and Poe remained on hand for a little to sign autographs and pose for pictures. All images © […]

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NOAA’s Ark coming to Annapolis Maritime Museum

NOAA’s Ark coming to Annapolis Maritime Museum

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Maritime Museum will showcase artifacts representing science, service and stewardship by NOAA and its  predecessor agencies –- from 19th century maps and charts to early scientific instruments that recall the agency’s proud heritage and legacy of service to the nation. Treasures of NOAA’s Ark is a traveling exhibit that has been on display […]

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Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County makes grants for 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce the 2014 Ladders to Success Education and Youth Development Grants. The awards totaling 55,875 aim to improve educational outcomes for at-risk youth in Anne Arundel County. Over the past five years, CFAAC has granted more than $525,000 through Ladders to local nonprofit organizations that […]

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Mayor Pantelides hosts Twitter Town Hall

Mayor Pantelides hosts Twitter Town Hall

| July 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor, Michael Pantelides, hosted a Twitter Town Hall session this morning from 10am to 11am. Residents who were on  Twitter could ask the Mayor a question on any topic. This is an additional outreach of his office beyond the 10 minute appointments which are available monthly for residents. Below are the questions asked, in […]

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Reminder: Ravens practice in Annapolis on Monday

Reminder: Ravens practice in Annapolis on Monday

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Baltimore Ravens will be coming in to Annapolis  for a practice at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Monday, August 4, 2014. When: Monday, Aug. 4 Practice Start Time: 7 p.m. Gates Open:  5:30 p.m. Parking:  Lots open at 4 p.m. and are available for cold tailgating. $10 for cars and $25 for buses Parking may be […]

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Snowden retains seat as Chair of HACA for now

Snowden retains seat as Chair of HACA for now

| July 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last night, the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis made their quarterly report to the City Council.  The report itself was not much different than the pst ones–the organization is plodding along and meeting Federal requirements. But Carl Snowden Chairman of HACA , took about 20 minutes before the report to lambaste Mayor Pantelides […]

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24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Gallery Association is pleased to announce its 24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk to be held Thursday evening August 21st from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  The public is invited to join us in a festive evening enjoying the visual arts.  Over twenty galleries in downtown historic Annapolis are participating in this annual event, hosting new art […]

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California man indicted on sex charges involving Edgewater girl

California man indicted on sex charges involving Edgewater girl

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

A California man was indicted Friday for sexual solicitation of an Edgewater girl that he met online, State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced. Murray Lee Chesak, 25, of Ontario, Calif., is charged with four counts of Sexual Solicitation of a Minor, Soliciting Child Pornography and Displaying Obscene Material to a Minor. On March 10, 2014, […]

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Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

Annapolis Police go fishing with the kids

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The week of July 21st saw the Annapolis Police Department holding its annual youth fishing camp for the 14th year.  Youngsters from Annapolis learned how to fish with the help of officers, civilian employees, and volunteers.  Longtime participant Lt. Kevin Krauss even took vacation from his job as Commander of Criminal Investigations to go out […]

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Olivia Constants Foundation awards more than $25,000 in scholarships

Olivia Constants Foundation awards more than $25,000 in scholarships

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Olivia Constants Foundation,Inc. (OCF) a 501c3 public charity, recently awarded 12 scholarships to deserving graduated seniors. The scholarships totaled over $25,000. The foundation has been funded by donations in memory of Olivia Constants who tragically lost her life in a sailing accident near the Naval Academy in Annapolis on June 23,2011. These scholarships will […]

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Full agenda for St. John’s College

Full agenda for St. John’s College

| July 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College has a full calendar for the fall semester which begins later next month. August 2014 August 20 Undergraduate Convocation, 4:15 p.m. August 21 Classes begin. August 22 Dean’s Lecture, Topic to be announced, by Pamela Kraus, dean, St. John’s College, Annapolis. The lecture will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium […]

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Vans Warped Tour 2014 (Photos)

Vans Warped Tour 2014 (Photos)

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vans Warped Tour rolled into the Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 22nd to a sold out crowd.  While there is a lot of argument about the capacity of the facility, estimates range from 50,000 to 90,000.  Needless to say, it was a crowded and hot day in July, but that did not stop the […]

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Annapolis launches web application to find parks in the City

Annapolis launches web application to find parks in the City

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

The City of Annapolis announces the unveiling of its park finder web application. This interactive web site allows users to locate nearby parks and recreation facilities while researching the list of the amenities within each park, trail or facility. “The parks finder web site allows Annapolis residents and visitors alike to create fun adventures and […]

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Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

Explosives expert retires from Annapolis Fire Department after 8 years

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Friday, July 25, 2014 marks the retirement of Annapolis Fire Department, Fire and Explosives Services Unit member K-9 Benny. Benny has faithfully and diligently served the citizens of Annapolis and our surrounding communities since 2006. Benny is trained in explosive detection and has won several national awards for his skill, along with his handler, Lt. Carroll Spriggs. During his […]

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DiVenti promoted to CMO at VisitAnnapolis

DiVenti promoted to CMO at VisitAnnapolis

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) kicked off fiscal year 2015 this month with organizational changes designed to heighten the effectiveness and reach of its marketing efforts. AAACCVB Advertising and Promotions Director Frank DiVenti has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing the organization’s sales, marketing and communications teams. AAACCVB […]

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Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

Annapolis breaks ground on new water plant

| July 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis broke ground this week on its new $35 million Water Treatment Plant project, the largest construction project in the City’s history, updating aging infrastructure with a new state-of-the-art facility. “I am so impressed with this facility and applaud the fact it showcases environmental efficiencies, increased cost […]

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Weitzman Agency adds office in Easton

Weitzman Agency adds office in Easton

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Weitzman, an award-winning advertising agency based in Annapolis, Maryland has opened a second office in Maryland to expand its growing business. The new office is located at 16 North Washington Street in downtown Easton. “One of our strategic goals for growth has been to establish an Eastern Shore presence,” said agency president Margriet Mitchell. “With […]

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Woman indicted in near-fatal bike accident last month

Woman indicted in near-fatal bike accident last month

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that 54-year-old Robin Vera Colbert was indicted on 11 counts in a near-fatal collision with two bicyclists near Annapolis last month. Colbert, of Annapolis, is charged with two counts of Second-Degree Assault, Causing a Life-Threatening Injury While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Causing a Life-Threatening Injury While Impaired […]

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Annapolis Maritime Antiques opens in Eastport

Annapolis Maritime Antiques opens in Eastport

| July 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Thursday, June 26th, Tony Kime opened the doors of Annapolis Maritime Antiques in Eastport to the public, after a lengthy and extensive renovation process. The location is the former Raven’s Studio on the corner of Severn Avenue and 2nd Street. The new owners of the renovated building, Dome Chartering Inc., kept the improvements true […]

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Junior League to host 2 new member open houses

Junior League to host 2 new member open houses

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. invites women in the community who are interested in learning more about joining the Junior League to attend one of its New Member Open Houses. Two New Member Open House events are available for prospective members. The first will take place on August 16, 2014 from 11-12:30 p.m. in Davidsonville. […]

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3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – September 13

3rd Annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival – September 13

| July 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

The date for the third annual Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival has been announced for Saturday, September 13, 2014,  at The Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.  The festival hours are Saturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. The Annapolis Craft Beer and Music Festival — the only craft beer festival of its size in […]

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Annapolis once again without a City Manager

Annapolis once again without a City Manager

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that Brian Woodward will step down as Acting City Manager, effective July 30, and has also submitted his letter of resignation as the City’s Recreation and Parks Director.   Mr. Woodward cited heath issues as his reason for leaving the City. “I have asked Mr. Woodward, and he has agreed, to […]

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