Tag: Annapolis

OkoumeFest and in-water demos scheduled for Chesapeake Light Craft

OkoumeFest and in-water demos scheduled for Chesapeake Light Craft

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Spring is here and the water is warming up along the Chesapeake Bay. Along with it, the schedule is warming up for Chesapeake Light Craft, the boat kit experts, with the start of the annual series of monthly in-water demos in Annapolis and the popular two-day celebration of wooden small craft known as OkoumeFest. OkoumeFest, […]

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The Arc recognizes community members

The Arc recognizes community members

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region, an organization that provides customizable, innovative supports and services to people with developmental disabilities and their families held their annual Awards Banquet in honor of staff and community participants and their involvement in improving the lives of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Kate Rollason, Executive Director, says, “The important […]

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2 sentenced for Annapolis drug dealing

2 sentenced for Annapolis drug dealing

| April 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander sentenced Ernst Harmon, age 37, of Annapolis, Maryland, today to 198 months in prison, and his brother Dontaye Harmon, age 40, of Baltimore, Maryland to 125 months in prison, both followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base. […]

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Man sentenced to 45 years for botched Annapolis robbery

Man sentenced to 45 years for botched Annapolis robbery

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess announced today that Darius Cameron, 28, was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the attempted murder of store employees during a 2011 botched robbery at an Annapolis Spanish grocery store. Cameron, of Glen Burnie, will be on supervised probation for five years following his release. The […]

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Motown, big band, and a cappella at Maryland Hall (April 27,25 and May 10, 2014)

Motown, big band, and a cappella at Maryland Hall (April 27,25 and May 10, 2014)

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts has some fantastic shows coming up later this month! Motown: Celebrating 55 Years Friday, April 25 | 7:30 pm Tickets: $25; $20 MHCA Members Link: http://www.marylandhall.org/performance-detail/11975 Enjoy a special evening that ignites images and remembrances of a musical era gone by. Featuring the music of The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, […]

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A beautiful day for the Annapolis Cup

A beautiful day for the Annapolis Cup

| April 12, 2014 | 3 Comments

Thousands gathered on the Great Lawn at St. John;s College this afternoon to partake in the 32nd Annual Annapolis Cup–a croquet battle between the St. John’s College Johnnies and the Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy. The Annapolis Cup brings together two starkly different institutions for an event that has “no parallel in intercollegiate […]

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How to meet a rock legend (May 9-10, 2014)

How to meet a rock legend (May 9-10, 2014)

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

History has proved Bill Ward to be a renowned musician. He’s written lyrics, music scores, produced albums, and performed in front of hundreds-of-thousands of fans.  In 1987 he won his first Grammy. In 2006 he was inducted into the Rock Star Hall of Fame. Today he’s about to unveil another side of his artistic talents. […]

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Catherine Counts promoted to VP at Weitzman Agency

Catherine Counts promoted to VP at Weitzman Agency

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Weitzman Agency, a full-service advertising, digital, and social agency, is pleased to announce that Catherine Counts has been promoted to VP, Associate Creative Director. As a leading member of the creative team, Catherine will continue to play a key role in the planning and execution of the agency’s creative product. She will also work closely […]

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Police chase injures officer, ends up with drug arrest in Annapolis public housing

Police chase injures officer, ends up with drug arrest in Annapolis public housing

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:   The vehicle entered the parking lot of the Annapolis Mall at which time officers disengaged from actively attempting to stop the suspect due to public safety concerns. The suspect continued through the Annapolis Mall parking lot and drove around the lot towards Jennifer Rd. At that point the suspect drove between vehicles on […]

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Panel: critical ethical issues in medical care (May 4, 2014)

Panel: critical ethical issues in medical care (May 4, 2014)

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Sunday May 4, 2014 at 10:00am, Congregation Kneseth Israel hosts a panel discussion about critical ethical issues in medical care.  The panel moderated by Dr. David Krimins and will discuss situations doctors encountered in their practice and the choices the patients and families had to make.  In addition to Dr. Krimins, panelists include Dr. […]

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AMFM launches new showcase (April 14, 2014)

AMFM launches new showcase (April 14, 2014)

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM) is presenting a new showcase series titled “In the Vane of…” where local Annapolis musicians will perform one cover song by a legendary artist and one original song in the vein of that same legendary artist to raise funds for AMFM. The first in the series will […]

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That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

| April 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of Annapolis has announced grants totaling $71,200 from the net proceeds of the August 2013 World’s Largest Crab Feast. The club received requests from 72 non-profits for nearly $186,000. It was able to fund 38 of the requests, says Elaine Shanley, past club president and grants committee chairman, of Annapolis. Most of […]

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Health Department celebrates National Public Health Week with walk, open house

Health Department celebrates National Public Health Week with walk, open house

| April 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health will celebrate National Public Health Week, April 7 through 13, with free activities for the public. The theme for this year’s National Public Health Week is “Public Health: Start Here.” The Department will promote that theme with an open house in Annapolis on Tuesday, April 8 from 9 […]

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Annapolis Opera Idol coming in May

Annapolis Opera Idol coming in May

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis area’s own version of American Idol takes place on the weekend of May 3 and 4, 2014, in Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts at Annapolis Opera’s 25th Anniversary Vocal Competition. It’s a unique opportunity to hear some of the Mid-Atlantic region’s finest opera stars of the future and it’s FREE, thanks to sponsorship […]

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What’s new in Anne Arundel County

What’s new in Anne Arundel County

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Wow, the folks at the Annapolis &  Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) have created an incredible list of new events, new places, improvements, and more!  Check it out! There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this spring and summer. To make it easy for area residents and […]

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Ralph Crosby: Lessons learned in a lifetime of marketing

Ralph Crosby: Lessons learned in a lifetime of marketing

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get Marketing and PR Lessons from an Annapolis Icon Ralph Crosby to Discuss “Lessons Learned in a Lifetime of Marketing” Including: Social Media is the PR Person’s Ticket into the Executive Suite Journalists are the PR Person’s Most Important Customer Thursday, April 10, noon-1:30 p.m. Thomas Point Room Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St., Annapolis Learn […]

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Editorial: Annapolis is ill prepared for Annapolis Neck emergencies

Editorial: Annapolis is ill prepared for Annapolis Neck emergencies

| April 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Boy did Annapolis drop the ball this past week.  It started with a car fire on Thursday night that snarled traffic for 3+ hours and shut down the main intersection leading into the lower Annapolis Neck peninsula. Four days later, a car hit a telephone pole and shut down Forest Drive for 18 hours.  And […]

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Call for Artists Without Limits

Call for Artists Without Limits

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2014 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 May 12, 2014 […]

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HERE a pop-up shop open for business in Maryland Hall

HERE a pop-up shop open for business in Maryland Hall

| March 30, 2014 | 4 Comments

HERE. a pop-up shop is popping up IN Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts! HERE. will then open EVERY DAY thru Sunday 4/6! As always, HERE. will feature almost all LOCAL designers and artists, many debuting their talent in the shop.  In addition, HERE. is supporting Maryland Hall’s Artist in Residence artistans by selling their work and will […]

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Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

Watermark receives Coast Guard certification

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Watermark kicks off its 2014 cruise season with recognition by the United States Coast Guard for excellence in vessel maintenance, safety and crew proficiency. Watermark maintains the largest private fleet of yachts in the Chesapeake Bay region – offered for private charter and public sightseeing cruises in Annapolis and Baltimore – and most vessels in […]

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Croquet returns to St. John’s College on April 12th

Croquet returns to St. John’s College on April 12th

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bring the whole family to the heart of historic Annapolis for the 32nd Annual Annapolis Cup—a croquet match between St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy. The match promises superb intercollegiate competition and a festive lawn party where watching the spectators is as much fun as croquet. Since the contest began more than two […]

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AFF Feature: Magical Universe

AFF Feature: Magical Universe

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Al Carbee is an octogenarian outsider artist who spends every day completely alone in his labyrinthine house in Maine, creating collage art of hundreds of Barbie Dolls in elaborate dioramas. Carbee’s relentlessly creative lifestyle is seen through the prism of his friendship with the young filmmaker, who becomes Carbee’s closest friend and his only link […]

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