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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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Free concerts at Whitmore Park

Free concerts at Whitmore Park

| July 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Dixie Hotel was once part of the business district of the Annapolis Clay Street Community where famous personalities entertained standing-room-only crowds at nightclubs and hotels. Billie Holiday and Cab Calloway are two of the famous performers that played the Turk Lounge at the Dixie Hotel. The hotel along with most of the Clay Street […]

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Annapolis Rotary awards more than $50K to Connected Warrior Foundation

Annapolis Rotary awards more than $50K to Connected Warrior Foundation

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Rotary Club President Marshall Larner, from left, and Black Tie and Diamonds Gala Co-chairmen Dave Cordle and Elaine Shanley donate a $56,517.35 check to Jim Leckinger, director of programs at the Connected Warrior Foundation.  Established in 2012, the foundation serves the needs of returning injured veterans by providing them with Android-based computer tablets, enabling […]

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24th Great Chesapeake Bay Swim on tap for this weekend

24th Great Chesapeake Bay Swim on tap for this weekend

| June 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

650 swimmers from across the United States will brave the turbulent waters of the Chesapeake Bay thus Sunday (June 14th) in the 24th Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim.  The 4.4-mile swim is the country’s premier open water distance swim and attracts both world-class swimmers and endurance athletes.  Swimmers travel between the spans of the Chesapeake […]

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Hurricane season is underway

Hurricane season is underway

| June 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mayor Michael Pantelides wants to make sure that all Annapolis residents are prepared for the upcoming Atlantic Hurricane Season, which started June 1. The National Hurricane Center predicts the 2015 season outlook will have 6-11 named storms of which 3-6 could become hurricanes. To ensure Annapolis is ready, the City of Annapolis Office of Emergency […]

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HERE a pop up shop and Whole Health Designs team up to help Nepal tonight

HERE a pop up shop and Whole Health Designs team up to help Nepal tonight

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

HERE. a pop-up shop & Whole Health Designs, along with john hogan consulting are heart-centered, local, small business owners who also host give-back events in Annapolis. Most of the time we choose a local non-profit or charity to give back to, but this time we are responding to the great need in Nepal. Mahila Partnership is a […]

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Desmond Beggarly from local Boys & Girls Club named Youth of the Year

Desmond Beggarly from local Boys & Girls Club named Youth of the Year

| May 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Desmond Beggarly, from BGCAA’s Freetown Village Boys & Girls Club, for being named the Maryland Youth of the Year! The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle. Desmond, along with our […]

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Chart House to host next Green Drinks on May 12th

Chart House to host next Green Drinks on May 12th

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Next Tuesday, the newly renovated Chart House in Eastport will host Green Drinks! Officials from the City’s Emergency Management office, the Cultural Resource Hazard Mitigation Plan., and Historic Annapolis  will join us along with the Climate Stewards of Greater Annapolis.  Come to meet new people, enjoy great food and drink in a lovely setting, and  learn […]

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AACC recognized as leader in cyber defense

AACC recognized as leader in cyber defense

| April 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense (CAE2Y) through 2020 by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This redesignation as a CAE2Y recognizes the college for its commitment to allocating funding and resources to maintain and enhance credit and […]

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3 centuries of silver in Annapolis

3 centuries of silver in Annapolis

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College and learn the historical connections between silver and the role it played in the history of our city, state, and nation.  Silver Day on May 15th, provides opportunities to tour the U.S. Naval Academy silver treasures as interpreted by Senior Curator James Cheevers.  […]

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