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Annapolis Police encourage residents to join Nextdoor; but hold on a second…..

Annapolis Police encourage residents to join Nextdoor; but hold on a second…..

| April 27, 2016 | 4 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department has announced that they have partnered with Nexdoor, a social networking platform, to improve communications between neighbors. While the concept seems sound, when I joined, I noticed several glaring issues that made me very uncomfortable. According to Nextdoor: Nextdoor is the private social network for your neighborhood. Nextdoor is the best way to stay in […]

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Annapolis Arts Alliance presents 5th juried show at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Annapolis Arts Alliance presents 5th juried show at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Arts Alliance is proud to partner with the Annapolis Maritime Museum for its 5th annual juried exhibit of local art. This year’s theme is “Maryland—Great People, Places, and Things,” inspiring the artists to take a unique approach to this year’s show through a variety of media including painting, photography, and much more. Maryland—Great […]

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Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

| April 13, 2016

On Friday, April 15, the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host the 2nd Annual Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. This event is expected to attract close to 1,000 spectators to raise money for local children with autism through a charity flag football game. To kick off festivities, a family-friendly […]

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Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

Charity Football Bash for Autism scheduled for April 15th

| April 4, 2016

On Friday, April 15, the Bowen Foundation for Autism will host the 2nd Annual Charity Football Bash at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. This event is expected to attract close to 1,000 spectators to raise money for local children with autism through a charity flag football game. To kick off festivities, a family-friendly […]

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“The Pace of My Consideration” to open at Maryland Hall

“The Pace of My Consideration” to open at Maryland Hall

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is featuring the thesis project of Jennifer Melvin of Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, titled “The Pace of My Consideration”  The curatorial thesis project features the works of Don Cook, who died suddenly in 2010.  Mr. Cook lived and worked in Annapolis for many years.. Don Cook […]

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Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County highlights April’s major events

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County highlights April’s major events

| February 14, 2016 | 1 Comment

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland in April 2016. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, VAAAC has put together an […]

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

Baltimore Police Commissioner Davis to speak at AACC

| February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will talk about “Baltimore – Rising from Unrest to Realizing Opportunities” on Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219, as the next speaker in the Anne Arundel Community College Legal Studies Institute Annual Speaker Series.  Sponsored by the college’s Legal Studies Institute and […]

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Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

Town Hall Tuesday at Chesapeake Arts Center: Councilman Pete Smith

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center Presents Town Hall Tuesday event with Councilman, First District of Anne Arundel County, Pete Smith on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 from 6:00pm-7:00pm in Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Councilman Pete Smith will be discussing “the state of Brooklyn Park” and answer questions citizens may […]

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March 18th, Anne Arundel to celebrate Maryland Day 2016

March 18th, Anne Arundel to celebrate Maryland Day 2016

| February 5, 2016 | 1 Comment

Maryland Day 2016 will be celebrated throughout Annapolis and Southern Anne Arundel County Friday, March 18th until Sunday, March 20th. Rediscover Maryland’s history with family and friends during a fun-filled festival highlighting the uniqueness of the Four Rivers Heritage Area for a dollar or free! Local cultural and heritage sites offer special activities and tours. […]

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State Police investigating murder in Jessup prison

State Police investigating murder in Jessup prison

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland State Police investigators are continuing an investigation into the death of a state prison inmate that has been ruled a homicide. The inmate is identified as Glenn E. Smith, 58.  Smith was a state prison inmate serving time at the Jessup Correctional Institution in Jessup, Md. A suspect, also an inmate, has been identified.  […]

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Hospice expands ‘Courageous Conversations’ to Anne Arundel and Prince Georges Counties

Hospice expands ‘Courageous Conversations’ to Anne Arundel and Prince Georges Counties

| February 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

After two successful rounds last year in Annapolis and Severna Park,  Hospice of the Chesapeake will expand its free educational series of community discussions, Courageous Conversations. The spring 2016 series begins March 31 and will offer seven sessions, with three at the Annapolis Regional Library and four at locations in Prince George’s County. The series […]

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Quartets deliver unforgettable love notes in four-part harmony

Quartets deliver unforgettable love notes in four-part harmony

| January 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

Quartets from the Sons of the Severn Barbershop Chorus are now taking orders for Singing Valentines throughout Anne Arundel and surrounding counties on February 12, 13 and 14, 2016 . Each Singing Valentine will include a silk rose, a Valentine’s Day card with the sender’s personal message, and two romantic songs in close harmony, sung […]

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Anne Arundel County passes largest fee reduction in history

Anne Arundel County passes largest fee reduction in history

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Anne Arundel County Council  approved County Executive Steve Schuh’s plan to reduce Capital Facility Connection Charges (CFCCs) by 30 percent. CFFCs are charged to new homes and businesses when they connect to public water and sewer to recover the cost of constructing water and sewer infrastructure such as pipes, water treatment plants, […]

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Eastport Volunteer Fire Company working hard to keep us safe

Eastport Volunteer Fire Company working hard to keep us safe

| January 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Eastport Volunteer Fire Company president Al Kirchner called to discuss the agenda for his monthly meeting with Annapolis Fire Chief David Stokes, the Chief mentioned that the volunteers needed to start thinking about upgrading the cardiac monitor/defibrillator on the medic unit they own. Mr. Kirchner promptly replied, “OK, let’s just do it!”, thinking that […]

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County urges residents to stay off road following #Snowzilla

County urges residents to stay off road following #Snowzilla

| January 24, 2016 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh this morning is urging citizens to stay off the roads Sunday, January 24th, in order to allow snow plows to continue to treat and clear county roads.  “While the storm activity has moved out of the area, our crews still need time to clear our roads,” said Schuh. “We are asking all our citizens to stay […]

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Scott Shaffer named to Governor’s Council on Open Data

Scott Shaffer named to Governor’s Council on Open Data

| January 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Annapolis resident Scott Shaffer to the state’s Council on Open Data.  Shaffer, the former chief economist for Anne Arundel County, will serve on the 37-member council through 2018. “I am honored and excited to be working alongside such an accomplished group in making Maryland’s state government more transparent, accessible, […]

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Arundel High teacher charged with sex offense after inappropriate contact with student

Arundel High teacher charged with sex offense after inappropriate contact with student

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: See letter to be sent home with students below. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 at approximately 4:27 p.m., a sixteen year old female accompanied by her parents responded to the Anne Arundel County Police Western District to report a sex offense. Western Patrol took a police report in which the victim, the sixteen year […]

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Foster Grandparent program looking for volunteers

Foster Grandparent program looking for volunteers

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is looking for senior volunteers capable of serving children with exceptional or special needs at various sites.  Volunteers are asked to commit to 15 hours or more per week offering mentoring, literacy help, advice, and being a special friend.  Locations include Anne Arundel County Public and […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust announces 2016 award winners

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces 2016 award winners

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust  announced the recipients of its 2016 Annual Awards Program at a ceremony held in the Maryland General Assembly. During the event, more than 150 Chesapeake Bay supporters joined Maryland legislators to honor six exceptional teachers, students, and individuals for their outstanding contributions to environmental education, Bay restoration and volunteerism. Launched in […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins $1000 in BGE’s Wires Down contest

Edgewater Elementary wins $1000 in BGE’s Wires Down contest

| January 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric today announced Krieger Schechter Day School as the winner of the fourth annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge at an all-school assembly in Pikesville. The yearly contest encourages elementary schools to create their own version of BGE’s popular “Wires Down” electric safety commercial for the chance to win between $1,000 and […]

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Healthcare woes? Workshop this Saturday in Annapolis

Healthcare woes? Workshop this Saturday in Annapolis

| January 12, 2016 | 2 Comments

HealthCare Access Maryland (HCAM) will host its final health insurance enrollment assistance event on Saturday, January 16th at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis. Certified Navigators will be enrolling consumers into Medicaid as well as commercial health insurance plans through Maryland Health Connection. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants interested in enrolling […]

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Schuh signs order to reorganize land use departments to make government more friendly

Schuh signs order to reorganize land use departments to make government more friendly

| January 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Continuing in his effort to make county government more customer friendly, County Executive Steve Schuh today signed an executive order to reform land use in Anne Arundel County. “For far too long, our county’s land use departments have been a source of frustration for our citizens,” said Schuh. “The actions we are taking today will […]

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