Tag: Anne Arundel County

February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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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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iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

iJet International relocates, expands Annapolis headquarters

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

iJET International, Inc., a leading provider of integrated risk management solutions, is proud to announce the opening of its technologically advanced, new headquarters in Annapolis, MD. This cutting-edge facility consolidates all of the Annapolis based company’s offices under a single roof to create one Global Integrated Operations Center, a state of the art environment designed […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College paralegal studies students will be among the first to learn the new e-filing system as part of their training. Erin Gable, the instructional specialist for the Legal Studies Institute, incorporated e-filing into AACC’s course “Law Office Practice and Technology” (LGS 112) last fall, making AACC the first college in the state […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

Big Brothers Big Sisters hires Michelle Lawrence as Director of Marketing & Communications

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake announced today that Michelle Lawrence has been hired as Director of Marketing and Communications, a first-of-its-kind role for the organization. Lawrence comes to Big Brothers Big Sisters from the second largest running organization in the country, Atlanta Track Club. She brings with her a variety of experience […]

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2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

2 bodies discovered in rubble of Annapolis mansion fire (Video Update)

| January 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department said that two bodies were found in the rubble of the fire that destroyed a 16,000 square foot mansion in Annapolis.  There were a total of six people unaccounted for–2 adults and 4 children.   The bodies were found with the assistance of cadaver dogs which are specially trained […]

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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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PHOTOS: 4-Alarm fire destroys mansion in Annapolis

PHOTOS: 4-Alarm fire destroys mansion in Annapolis

| January 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

A 4-alarm fire tore through an Annapolis waterfront mansion on Childs Point Road early this morning.  Fire department officials have not been able to determine if there were any people in the house at the time of the fire and are advising that the investigation and clean up will be a lengthy process. All images ©2015 […]

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4-Alarm fire destroys Annapolis waterfront mansion

4-Alarm fire destroys Annapolis waterfront mansion

| January 19, 2015 | 5 Comments

A 4-alarm fire ripped through a waterfront home in Annapolis this morning.  Shortly after 3am, crews were dispatched to 936 Childs Point Road for a structure fire. Arriving units saw heavy fire from the second floor and immediately called for a 2nd alarm. A third and fourth alarm were eventually called.  Fireboats were on the […]

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MEDEX Spot joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub Member

MEDEX Spot joins Chesapeake Innovation Center as Collaboration Hub Member

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), Anne Arundel County’s technology business incubator, today announced that MEDEX Spot has joined as its newest Collaboration Hub member. MEDEX Spot is the founder of the Unmanned Micro Clinic (UMC), a self-service, out-patient booth that offers quality primary healthcare, virtually with little to no wait time.  The UMC conducts medical […]

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Free Child Care and Preschool fair scheduled for January 24th

Free Child Care and Preschool fair scheduled for January 24th

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Child Care Association is having a free Child Care and Preschool Fair for parents of young children on Saturday, January 24th from 9am to 12pm. There will be more than 25 preschool and childcare programs sharing information about their programs at the fair. There will also be 3 informational mini-sessions on […]

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Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

Police discover abused, dead Pit Bulls in Pasadena’s Freetown community

| January 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police Gang Unit assisted by Northern District Detectives worked with the Freetown Community developed information and executed a search warrant in the 7800 block of Freetown Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland. The warrant was executed in the early morning hours of Friday, January 16, 2015. Detectives discovered, in the wooded area, five […]

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LEGO® Robot qualifier tournament returns to AACC

LEGO® Robot qualifier tournament returns to AACC

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Robots will be put through their paces on Saturday, Jan. 24, when 16 teams of 9-to-14-year-olds from around the county and the region compete in the “Battle by the Bay,” a First® LEGO® League qualifier tournament at Anne Arundel Community College. Competitions take place in the Center for Applied Learning and Technology on the west […]

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Fire at Glen Burnie Toys R Us causes $250K in damages, intentionally set

Fire at Glen Burnie Toys R Us causes $250K in damages, intentionally set

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 15th at 11:57 a.m., firefighters were dispatched to a reported building fire at the Glen Burnie Toys R Us, located at 6711 Ritchie Highway North. The first arriving unit observed heavy smoke showing from the roof and personnel entering the building encountered heavy smoke and high heat conditions, prompting the request for a […]

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Baltimore man charged in Anne Arundel with sexual solicitation of a minor

Baltimore man charged in Anne Arundel with sexual solicitation of a minor

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

This past week, investigators with the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit began an undercover investigation by communicating online with individuals who were soliciting young females on the internet for sex. The investigator posed online as a 14-year-old girl. During these communications, the suspect solicited the investigator for this purpose and suggested that […]

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Poetry and jazz highlight February events at AACC

Poetry and jazz highlight February events at AACC

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. AACC CLASSES Feb. 2 – 13-week session of […]

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Police investigating morning murder in Freetown

Police investigating morning murder in Freetown

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at approximately 7:39 a.m., the Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 7800 block of Coutros Court, Pasadena, Maryland for an unknown disturbance. Upon arrival officers located a deceased male in the address suffering from apparent upper body trauma. The deceased was positively identified as Breon “Breezy” Emerson Cager, 27 […]

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