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Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

Maryland’s Assateague Island National Seashore to be featured on “Forever Stamp”

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wild horses of Maryland’s and Virginia’s Assateague Island National Seashore were previewed today as the third of 16 Forever Stamp images to be revealed over a three-week period to celebrate the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary. A photograph by Tim Fitzharris of Fayetteville, AR, was used to create the image. Assateague Island National Seashore, MD […]

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Baysox double up Senators

Baysox double up Senators

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Friday’s matchup featured a highly anticipated battle between top pitching prospects Baysox starter RHP Parker Bridwell and Senators starter RHP Lucas Giolito. Giolito enters 2016 as the No.1 ranked prospect in the Nationals organization and Bridwell is a member of the Orioles 40-man roster. The game did not disappoint as the contest was back and forth and featured […]

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Baysox partner with Sunrun to educate fans on solar energy

Baysox partner with Sunrun to educate fans on solar energy

| April 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox have announced they will be one of 16 communities featured in Minor League Baseball’s new multi-year sponsorship with Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States. As the “Preferred Residential Solar Power Provider of Minor League Baseball,” Sunrun will share how baseball fans across the country can save […]

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Baysox offense prevails despite defensive woes

Baysox offense prevails despite defensive woes

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

After the Baysox saw their four-game winning streak snapped, Bowie responded with a win in their first game of their seven-game homestand. Three Home Runs provided the offensive jolt needed to give Bowie the 6-4 win in their series opener versus Harrisburg. Defense, once again, was an issue for the Baysox Thursday night as an […]

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Military Resource Center at AACC extends hours

Military Resource Center at AACC extends hours

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Military/Veteran Resource Center at Anne Arundel Community College has extended its hours to Saturdays, effective immediately through May 21, the end of the spring term. The center, located in the Andrew G. Truxal Library in Room 112 on the Arnold campus, is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in addition to […]

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AACC to stage Macbeth, weekends April 15-24

AACC to stage Macbeth, weekends April 15-24

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College will perform William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” on the weekends of April 15-24, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Director Casey Kaleba, part-time theater faculty and consultant at AACC, has assembled a cast of students, employees and community members […]

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For The Love of the Library

For The Love of the Library

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials from the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that tickets are now on sale for the annual For the Love of the Library fundraiser. This year’s event will be held at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library. The festive gathering is set for April 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 269 Hillsmere Drive. Guests […]

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Heart Smart Foundation donates two defibrillators to AACC

Heart Smart Foundation donates two defibrillators to AACC

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of the Heart Smart Foundation, a local nonprofit dedicated to distributing automatic external defibrillators, donated two automatic external defibrillators to Anne Arundel Community College. “We are grateful to HeartSmart for their generous donation,” says Maurice L. Chaput, executive director of administrative services at AACC. “Just as importantly, their effort made us realize that […]

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800+ children’s books donated to county libraries

800+ children’s books donated to county libraries

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Young children and their caregivers throughout the region can now enjoy new copies of their favorite board books at the county’s 15 libraries thanks to a donation from the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. The Foundation donated 825 children’s books worth more than $5,500.  At a special ceremony at the Edgewater Community Library on […]

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10th Annual SOUPer Bowl lunch to benefit the Light House

10th Annual SOUPer Bowl lunch to benefit the Light House

| February 1, 2016 | 1 Comment

Ten years ago, members of Heritage Baptist Church opened the doors to the community for a ‘donation only’ soup & salad lunch to raise funds for the Light House Shelter, thinking a tie-in between soup and the NFL playoff game would garner attention and help this struggling community cause. One decade later, much has changed […]

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MDOD and DDA announce partnership with local providers

MDOD and DDA announce partnership with local providers

| January 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Department of Disabilities and the Developmental Disabilities Administration recently announced a partnership with five providers of vocational services throughout the state to implement a two-year initiative aimed at addressing employment barriers for job seekers with developmental disabilities. The Maryland Customized Employment Project, funded through Kessler Foundation of New Jersey, represents a collaboration among […]

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GOP debate scheduled at AACC for Milkulski’s seat in congress on February 6

GOP debate scheduled at AACC for Milkulski’s seat in congress on February 6

| January 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Continental Congress Society is pleased to announce the first GOP senatorial debate featuring five candidates who are seeking the Republican nomination to win the seat currently held by Barbara Mikulski (in alphabetical order): former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Richard Douglas; former Republican nominee for the Maryland House of Delegates Joseph Hooe; former […]

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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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Midshipman named Mitchell Scholarship recipient

Midshipman named Mitchell Scholarship recipient

| December 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Allyson Strachan, 21, of Hebron, Maine, was recently named as the Naval Academy’s 6th recipient of a Mitchell Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Strachan is an Honors Systems Engineering major at […]

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US Navy Sea Chanters to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

US Navy Sea Chanters to perform at Chesapeake Arts Center

| November 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to present the United States Navy Sea Chanters Holiday Concert on Friday, December 4, 2015. The concert will be held in our Hammonds Lane Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. The Doors will open at 7:30pm; show starts at 8:00pm. The event is FREE to our […]

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Annapolis police arrest unnamed suspect in 2 separate shootings

Annapolis police arrest unnamed suspect in 2 separate shootings

| November 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:28 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Copeland Street for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived they located a victim with a gunshot wound to the face. The victim was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma via Maryland State Police. The victim […]

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December happenings at AACC

December happenings at AACC

| November 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

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 website listed with the event or http://www.aacc.edu/events    AACC CLASSES Continuing – Registration under way for winter […]

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Free lunch at California Pizza Kitchen to benefit Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

Free lunch at California Pizza Kitchen to benefit Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

| October 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the authority in creative dining with a California vibe, will host a free lunch for customers at its Annapolis location on Monday, Oct. 19 from 11:00am to 1:30pm to raise funds for Make-A Wish Mid-Atlantic. With a goal of raising $5,000 in just two and a half hours, Annapolis will donate […]

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Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department recently honored at White House

Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department recently honored at White House

| October 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the Recreation and Parks Department was recently celebrated at the White House for their efforts in the Let’s Move! City, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) initiative. First Lady Michelle Obama and representatives from the National League of Cities, along with several federal agencies, were on hand to congratulate the participants, […]

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County fire department wants you to be prepared

County fire department wants you to be prepared

| September 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

September is National Preparedness Month, a nationwide, month-long effort hosted by the Ready Campaign encouraging households, communities, and businesses to prepare and plan for emergencies. This year we are asking you to take action now- make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets. Plan how to stay safe and communicate during […]

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Odenton contractor sentenced to 15 years in prison

Odenton contractor sentenced to 15 years in prison

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced  that Jason Tyler Butler, of Odenton, was given a 15-year sentence from District Court Judge Eileen A. Reilly on charges of two violations of probation in failing to comply with a peace order, issuing false documentation, and felony theft. Butler pled guilty on July 28th, 2015. “For […]

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Annapolis updates permitting systems

Annapolis updates permitting systems

| August 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the city has launched an updated version of their online permitting system called ETrakIt. The new version, made available by the Department of Environmental and Neighborhood Programs, offers a fresh look to the old system by offering new options on the city’s website. It also offers a more user-friendly […]

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