Tag: Firefighter

Fire destroys Gibson Island garage

Fire destroys Gibson Island garage

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

One firefighter was injured while fighting a dwelling fire on Gibson Island Monday night. Just after 5:40 Monday afternoon, firefighters responded to a reported house fire in the 600 block of Round Hill Road. Arriving firefighters and Gibson Island Police reported heavy fire from the attached garage of a large two story dwelling. Firefighters requested a second alarm […]

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Glen Burnie fire destroys home, business Friday morning

Glen Burnie fire destroys home, business Friday morning

| January 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

Ten people were displaced as the result of a building fire in Glen Burnie Friday morning. Firefighters were alerted to the fire in the 1000 block of Dorsey Road just after 6:00 a.m. Arriving firefighters found a two story combination commercial and residential property with fire from the roof and rear of the structure. Nearly 50 firefighters […]

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Another shooting in Annapolis’ public housing Harbor House

Another shooting in Annapolis’ public housing Harbor House

| January 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Yesterday at 645pm, Annapolis Police Department officers responded to the 1100 block of Madison Street for several reports of shots fired heard in the area.  When officers arrived they found that an apartment building had been struck by bullets, including an apartment that was occupied at the time.  While investigating, officers found a 28 year […]

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No injuries reported in Brandon Shores Power Plant fire

No injuries reported in Brandon Shores Power Plant fire

| January 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

Approximately 60 firefighters assisted plant workers in extinguishing a coal fire at the Brandon Shores Power Plant Monday afternoon. Just after 4:00 p.m. firefighters responded to the power plant located in the 2000 block of Brandon Shores Road to assist plant workers. Pulverized coal to be injected into a boiler was burning in the steel […]

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Blackwall Bash to benefit local families

Blackwall Bash to benefit local families

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

One great holiday party for you equals a holiday meal to remember for needy local families.  Ticket sale proceeds from the Inaugural Blackwall Bash (Saturday, December 5) will provide holiday meals for 10 Anne Arundel County families in need. “As we were planning for the holiday season, we wanted to start what we hope will […]

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Low Ticket Warning: Lindsay Mendez with Live Arts Maryland on December 11th

Low Ticket Warning: Lindsay Mendez with Live Arts Maryland on December 11th

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tickets are almost sold out! Annapolis’ holiday celebrations get some extra star power this year when Broadway star Lindsay Mendez joins Live Arts Maryland for “A Celebration of Christmas” on Friday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  This annual holiday pops concert is a joyous blend of everyone’s favorite […]

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Queen of all food drives returns for Lights Parade

Queen of all food drives returns for Lights Parade

| November 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Annapolis’ favorite sightseeing boat, Watermark’s Harbor Queen will again host “The Queen of All Food Drives” during the Annual Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade on Saturday, December 12th from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The holiday food drive benefits the Anne Arundel County Food Bank. The Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring […]

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Glen Burnie man sentenced to 7 years for drug conspiracy

Glen Burnie man sentenced to 7 years for drug conspiracy

| November 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced James Maurice McCants, age 42, of Baltimore, today to 92 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine.  Co-defendants Eddie Eusebio Mateo, age 31, of Pikesville, Maryland, cocaine and Robert Bookhamer, age […]

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Annapolis seniors hosting a jewelry and bake sale

Annapolis seniors hosting a jewelry and bake sale

| November 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Jewelry, bake sale to be held at senior activity center The public is invited to a jewelry sale which will be held 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., Dec. 1-4 at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center at 119 S. Villa Ave. in Annapolis. A bake sale will also be held on Dec. 1. The […]

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Koons Toyota to sponsor the 2015 Eastport Yacht Club Lights parade

Koons Toyota to sponsor the 2015 Eastport Yacht Club Lights parade

| November 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade sponsored by Koons Toyota, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner!  This year, the Lights Parade will be held on Saturday, December 12, between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 PM.  The event will occur rain or shine, with […]

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Arts Council celebrates new mural

Arts Council celebrates new mural

| November 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] A blue ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the completion of the mural by artist Jeff Huntington, winner of the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County Mural Design Competition, took place recently at the site of the building location at 47 Spa Road. Members of the community gathered to admire the mural commissioned […]

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Events across the County from the AAACCVB

Events across the County from the AAACCVB

| November 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 December 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, […]

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Four Rivers awards grants to 8 great organizations

Four Rivers awards grants to 8 great organizations

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces eight new mini-grant awards to local heritage-related nonprofit organizations as part of our fall mini-grant opportunity. The grants totaled $17,210 for projects totaling more than $150,000. This matching mini-grants program, made possible for the twelfth year through financial support from […]

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Schuh names bicycle advisory board

Schuh names bicycle advisory board

| November 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] County Executive Steve Schuh  announced the appointment of 11 citizen members and 10 ex officio government representatives to the Anne Arundel County Bicycle Advisory Commission (“AACBAC”), who will advise the county on bicycle related policy and budgetary issues. “This is a vital step in building a safe, interconnected network of trails, and on […]

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There’s a lot that’s new in Anne Arundel

There’s a lot that’s new in Anne Arundel

| November 8, 2015 | 16 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this fall and winter. To make it easy for area residents and vacationers to be in the know, the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) has compiled a sampling of some of the latest attractions and experiences […]

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Library now offers Kurzweil software for struggling readers, writers

Library now offers Kurzweil software for struggling readers, writers

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Officials for the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) today announced that all 15 libraries now have access to Kurzweil 3000, the text-to-speech, assistive software for struggling readers and writers.    The software reads electronic or scanned print material aloud, highlighting each word as it is spoken. An audio dictionary and thesaurus, as well […]

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Anne Arundel County & BikeAAA announce bicycle trail infrastructure improvement

Anne Arundel County & BikeAAA announce bicycle trail infrastructure improvement

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Anne Arundel County and Bicycle Advocates for Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (“BikeAAA”) have announced another step to improving the quality of county bike trails with the installation of signs for the interstate bicycle trail East Coast Greenway on county roads.    “We are committed to improving the quality of life here in Anne Arundel […]

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Upcoming shows at Chesapeake Arts Center

Upcoming shows at Chesapeake Arts Center

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Chesapeake Arts Center Presents: Ronny Smith Saturday, November 7, 2015 In Studio 194 Theatre Door 7:30pm | Show 8:00pm Tickets:$10.00 Introducing Ronny Smith, a smooth jazz guitarist and veteran of the Baltimore jazz scene. Ronny considers his early influences to have been George Benson, Wes Montgomery and Joe Pass. One can hear touches […]

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Odenton fire causes $200K damage to condo building

Odenton fire causes $200K damage to condo building

| October 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] A two-alarm fire Thursday morning in a condominium building under construction in Odenton did approximately $200,000 damage. Just after 9:30 a.m. construction workers in the building called 911 reporting smoke on the fourth floor of the four-story building. Arriving firefighters observed heavy smoke coming from a fourth-floor condominium unit towards the rear of […]

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What to do if a drunk college kid breaks into your house at night

What to do if a drunk college kid breaks into your house at night

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] With the heroin epidemic hitting Anne Arundel County especially hard of late, a drunken college student breaking into your house to have sex is probably the last thing on a little old grandmother’s mind. Right?  Well, it did happen. A 20-year old college student was discovered inside a woman’s apartment this weekend after a night […]

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Wes Adams hires former First Lady, Kendel Ehrlich, as Assistant State’s Attorney

Wes Adams hires former First Lady, Kendel Ehrlich, as Assistant State’s Attorney

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today the hiring of Mrs. Kendel Ehrlich as an Assistant State’s Attorney.  Mrs. Ehrlich will be assigned to the State’s Attorney’s Office Drug Court team.  She will be sworn into office on October 29, 2015. The Drug Court mission is to help individual drug users, through a rigorous […]

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SHA aims to plant 12,000 trees

SHA aims to plant 12,000 trees

| October 20, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will plant more than 12,000 trees on nearly 50 acres in Anne Arundel and Charles counties this fall. Crews will begin planting trees in Anne Arundel County next week. The $1.3 million project should be complete by spring 2018, weather permitting, which includes two […]

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