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Rotary Crab Feast date announced

Rotary Crab Feast date announced

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab Feast scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.  This special event is not only the world’s largest crab feast but also a major fund-raiser which benefits local community and cultural […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today a Valentine’s Day twist for those who would rather curl up on the couch in their pajamas than celebrate the holiday. Rocko, the Baysox fish mascot with a big attitude, is tired of the same old happy, hackneyed, heart-shaped celebration. In addition to offering Louie’s tried and true Valentine’s Day ticket […]

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AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Employers planning to hire workers this spring or summer should sign up now to have a booth at Anne Arundel Community College’s Spring Job Fair from noon-4 p.m. April 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The fair is open to jobseekers in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. Metro area […]

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Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

Police arrest 4 in Edgewater attempted armed robbery

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 20, 2015, at approximately 6:26 p.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the Edgewater Park located in the 200 block of Maryland Way in Edgewater, for a reported attempted robbery and shots fired that had just occurred. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the 21-year-old male victim from Edgewater, who stated that he was confronted by […]

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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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Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In anticipation of Baltimore’s 2nd annual National Maritime Day event, Pride of Baltimore, Inc. and the Port of Baltimore have launched their second annual statewide student contest! Maryland K – 12 students are challenged to use their creativity to explain (A) How the Port of Baltimore has changed over time, and why it is a […]

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2 sailboats burn overnight at Whitehall marina

2 sailboats burn overnight at Whitehall marina

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Early this morning, fire crews were dispatched to the 1600 block of Homewood Landing Road at the Whitehall Marina for a boat fire. Arriving crews found two sailboats well-involved in fire.  Queen Anne’s County was called for mutual aid and foam operations were used to extinguish the fire. Often when fuel might be involved, foam is […]

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Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

Antique & Classic Boat Society maked CBMM donation

| January 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum President Kristen Greenaway, left, was recently presented with an annual fund donation from the Antique & Classic Boat Society’s Chesapeake Bay Chapter member Frank Hopkinson, right. The organization partners with CBMM to bring the Antique & Classic Boat Festival to St. Michaels each Father’s Day weekend. The donation is supporting more […]

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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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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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Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre received a $30,000 grant from the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust (MAHT) to be used for a Shelter in Place Project and an Expansion/Renovation Project.  The grant funding will impact eight people served by Bello Machre funding two projects that will include a permanent emergency generator so vulnerable adults with developmental disabilities can shelter […]

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Chrysalis House suffers devastating damage, seeks community support

Chrysalis House suffers devastating damage, seeks community support

| January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chrysalis House, Inc. based in Crownsville, Maryland suffered a devastating incident on Friday, January 9th. Around 2 a.m. in the morning the house alarm systems sounded, alerting the one staff member on duty to a water main break in the house. As a result ceilings in sleeping, treatment, and operations areas, including the kitchen fell […]

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Happy Birthday Rams Head Tavern

Happy Birthday Rams Head Tavern

| January 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

WOW!  25 years!  Happy Birthday to the Rams Head Tavern.  Tonight, the Annapolis institution is celebrating their 25th Anniversary with a big blow out with throwback pricing to 1989 and 1990 from 8pm to the wee hours.  Come on out and we will see you tonight! I am not sure anyone foresaw that expansion and […]

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Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

Matthews joins CBMM as Major Gifts Officer

| January 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jennifer Matthews of Stevensville, MD has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum as Major Gifts Officer. Matthews will be working closely with CBMM President Kristen Greenaway to lead several fundraising efforts, including spearheading a major campaign that coincides with the museum’s upcoming 50th anniversary. The $20 million comprehensive campaign will help the museum meet current […]

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O’Malley unveils bust of Harriet Tubman in Government House

O’Malley unveils bust of Harriet Tubman in Government House

| January 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Earlier this week, Governor Martin O’Malley joined state officials and dignitaries at Government House to unveil a bronze bust of Harriet Tubman — the first bust of an African American to be displayed in the Governor’s residence in Annapolis, Maryland. Joining Governor O’Malley for the ceremony were First Lady Katie O’Malley, descendants of Harriet Tubman, […]

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Alex Cortright back on air at WTMD beginning Monday

Alex Cortright back on air at WTMD beginning Monday

| January 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Longtime morning voice, Alex Cortright, will be on the air once again come Monday morning. Cortright, whose 14 year stint as the morning jock on WRNR ended back in September, will take to the airwaves of WTMD 89.7 in Baltimore on Monday morning. Cortright will be hosting the morning show, 6am-10am, Monday thru Friday.  We caught […]

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Documentary ‘In Plain Sight’ sex trafficking in America presented in Severna Park

Documentary ‘In Plain Sight’ sex trafficking in America presented in Severna Park

| January 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

On January 13, 2015, Woods Presbyterian Church in Severna Park will host a screening of the documentary In Plain Sight: Stories of Hope and Freedom which features six national programs fighting sex trafficking across America. The Samaritan Women in Baltimore is one of these programs. The film opens the viewer’s eyes to what’s happening “in […]

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Boys and Girls Clubs included in Comcast Foundation $135K grant

Boys and Girls Clubs included in Comcast Foundation $135K grant

| January 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Comcast Foundation announced today that it has awarded $135,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations in Maryland in 2014. The grants support programs aimed at the Comcast Foundation’s areas of focus – expanding digital literacy, promoting community service and building tomorrow’s leaders. “Comcast is proud to award these grants to our partner organizations making […]

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Michael Phelps and a step-by-step guide to handling a DUI arrest

Michael Phelps and a step-by-step guide to handling a DUI arrest

| December 29, 2014 | 5 Comments

What does the average John Doe have in common with 18-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps? From a legal standpoint, the answer might be more than you’d expect—they’re both: a.) human, and hence predisposed to momentary lapses in judgment; b.) subject to the same laws and equal treatment before the justice system; and c.) […]

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Bountiful Harvest breaks records for Light House

Bountiful Harvest breaks records for Light House

| December 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Friends of The Light House recently hosted the 24th Annual Bountiful Harvest, A Blue Tie Event.   The annual event benefits The Light House, a homeless prevention support center in Annapolis, Maryland and took place at the Loews Annapolis Hotel. Attendees enjoyed culinary treats prepared local restaurants and caterers including the Loews Hotel Annapolis, The […]

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