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Maryland Zika Awareness Week

Maryland Zika Awareness Week

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Zika Awareness Week Governor Larry Hogan has declared this week “Zika Awareness Week” in Maryland. The CDC recently reported that the Zika virus “is scarier than we initially thought.” Thirty US states are now considered at risk, including Maryland and Washington, DC area is ranked #16 of the 30 cities with the highest risk of Zika. Read […]

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Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland-based Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) has announced that 11 Anne Arundel County Public Schools students are among its first-time winners as the organization celebrates its 20th year of awarding $1,000 college scholarships for outstanding academic achievement. In addition to the first-time honorees, 17 AACPS students have repeated as Carson Scholars (“recognized winners”), including Elisabeth […]

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Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Found to Cause Brain Harm

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Benadryl, Tylenol PM, and Dramamine are among the common OTC (over-the-counter) drugs that have been show to cause brain shrinkage (atrophy) and dementia. In a study published this month in JAMA Neurology, researchers have linked memory problems and decreased brain function to a family of drugs, called anticholinergic drugs, which are some of the most common […]

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Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake High School Spanish teacher Carol Bak has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Bak will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 teachers in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. In addition to her classroom duties, Bak chairs the […]

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Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Meade High School Principal John Yore has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Principal of the Year Award. Yore will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 principals in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. Yore has led Meade for four years, and made an incredible […]

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Finalists names in Teacher of the Year Award

Finalists names in Teacher of the Year Award

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Educators from three high schools, one middle school, and one elementary school make up the field of five finalists announced today for the 2015-16 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The educators will be among 42 top educators to be honored at the 30th annual Excellence in Education banquet at the BWI […]

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Deadline approaching for Arts Council’s “Moments in Time”

Deadline approaching for Arts Council’s “Moments in Time”

| November 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

“ Moments in Time ” is the theme and title of the upcoming summer/fall exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.   The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is November 23rd.    The juried group show is […]

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Former Capital editor joins Hospice of the Chesapeake communications team

Former Capital editor joins Hospice of the Chesapeake communications team

| September 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake today announced Elyzabeth Marcussen has joined the organization as its Communications Specialist for Media effective September 14, 2015. Marcussen previously was the Community News Editor for Capital Gazette Newspapers.  A resident of Pasadena, Marcussen started at the Maryland Gazette as its Pasadena correspondent, eventually becoming Community News Editor before adding The […]

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Pasadena man arrested in Glen Burnie arson

Pasadena man arrested in Glen Burnie arson

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Fire and Explosives Investigation Unit have made an arrest following their investigation into a July dwelling fire in Glen Burnie. Justin Michael Clum, 26, of Pasadena, was arrested Saturday night and faces 15 criminal charges, including three counts of attempted first degree murder. The charges and subsequent […]

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Annapolis Symphony kicks off season with free concert

Annapolis Symphony kicks off season with free concert

| August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is pleased to announce its upcoming Lexus Pops in the Park concert.  This free Labor Day Weekend concert will take place at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis on Sunday, September 6 at 5:30 PM.  The rain date is Monday September 7, same time, same place. Set in the lovely outdoor […]

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Schuh participates in road resurfacing project

Schuh participates in road resurfacing project

| August 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh, and other county officials recently participated in the road resurfacing of Kent Circle in Glen Burnie to highlight recent increased investments in county roadways. “One of the great challenges we face as a growing county is assuring that we have a well-maintained road network,” said Schuh. “Our budget increases funding to […]

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County seeks woman who turned in raccoon to Arnold Pet Station

County seeks woman who turned in raccoon to Arnold Pet Station

| August 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is requesting assistance in locating a woman who brought an injured raccoon to Arnold Pet Station on Ritchie Highway in Arnold, Maryland between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m., Wednesday, August 5, 2015. The raccoon, which may have been hit by a vehicle on Ritchie Highway, tested positive for […]

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Celebrate Chesapeake Watermen with Watermark this weekend

Celebrate Chesapeake Watermen with Watermark this weekend

| August 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

What better way to spend a day celebrating Chesapeake Watermen than by throwing a Bay cruise into the mix? Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® announces a new special event cruise: roundtrip cruise and ticket package from Annapolis to the 6th Annual Watermen’s Appreciation Day & Crab Feast in St. Michaels on Sunday, August 9, […]

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“Reflections ” exhibit at BWI Airport features local artists

“Reflections ” exhibit at BWI Airport features local artists

| August 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The public is invited to the opening reception of the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County sponsored exhibit “Reflections,” on August 11th at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport between concourses C & D from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The juried group show features two dimensional work by Anne Arundel County artists includes thirty-eight pieces […]

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Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

Providence Center, MRA, and AACC partner for healthier rivers

| July 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Anne Arundel County is teaming up with the Magothy River Association (MRA) and Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) to make our rivers healthier. The organizations are producing a floating garden at Providence Center’s greenhouses that will provide both a natural filtration […]

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Anne Arundel States Attorney sends two heroin dealers to prison

Anne Arundel States Attorney sends two heroin dealers to prison

| July 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced that two heroin dealers are off of Anne Arundel County streets. Both defendants were sentenced this week in the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. “Heroin dealers are a clear and present enemy to our children, our citizens, and our safe streets; we are committed to combating this […]

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AACPL announces changes to fees, fines, and costs

AACPL announces changes to fees, fines, and costs

| July 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Officials for the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) has announced changes to the system’s fine and printing and copying rates, which go into effect on Monday, July 6.  Along with the change, library officials also announced an increase in the threshold resulting in blocked accounts and collection agency referrals. Fines for overdue books, magazines and […]

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11 graduate from Anne Arundel’s drug court

11 graduate from Anne Arundel’s drug court

| July 8, 2015 | 2 Comments

The Office of the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney, Wes Adams, co-hosted a graduation ceremony for 11 participants from Anne Arundel County’s Circuit Court Adult Drug Treatment initiative (or “Drug Court”) today at 2pm. This is the largest graduating class ever and the 10th anniversary of the program. This initiative is a collaborative effort among the Circuit […]

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Anne Arundel police investigating Lothian murder of Churchton man

Anne Arundel police investigating Lothian murder of Churchton man

| July 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Friday, July 3, 2015 at approximately 9:22 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to a wooded area near the intersection of Margarita Street and Tequila Straight Drive, Lothian, Maryland for a sick/injured subject. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive adult male lying on a path. Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and […]

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AAACCVB lays out July events in Anne Arundel County

AAACCVB lays out July events in Anne Arundel County

| June 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

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 July 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Arts Council seeks submissions for upcoming show “Reflections”

Arts Council seeks submissions for upcoming show “Reflections”

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

“ Reflections ” is the theme and title of the upcoming summer/fall exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is Monday, June 29th. The juried group show is open to […]

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When bad kids go good–thank a cop

When bad kids go good–thank a cop

| February 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

All too often we hear the bad side of an interaction with a police officer. You get a ticket. You got arrested. Sometimes we hear the good stories–last week a pair of officers jumped into a frozen South River to rescue a man and his dog. They are usually first on the scene of any […]

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