Tag: Tax increment financing

Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens this weekend

Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens this weekend

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens Saturday, September 24 & Sunday, September 25, and continues every weekend, 11am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-4pm Sundays, through and including Sunday, October 29th.  There is plenty of free parking and a $5 admission fee to this popular family oriented event! Homestead’s Fall Festival has grown over the years and […]

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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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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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County releases heroin addiction video

County releases heroin addiction video

| November 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Last week County Executive Steve Schuh invited families who have been touched by heroin addiction to preview the “Not My Child” heroin addiction prevention video at the Arundel Center in Annapolis. “As we fight heroin addiction in every corner of our county, we need to continue to educate all of our citizens about how […]

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Fellowship program in Edgewater on December 1 to recognize World Aids Day

Fellowship program in Edgewater on December 1 to recognize World Aids Day

| November 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] In observance of World AIDS Day (December 1), the Anne Arundel County World AIDS Day Committee will present a free fellowship program of speakers, artists, dancers, musicians and community supporters on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at the United Church of Christ of Annapolis, 8 Carvel Circle, Edgewater, […]

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Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

| November 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and Annapolis City Mayor Mike Pantelides this week encouraged all citizens to volunteer their time this holiday season to help the less fortunate. “Thanksgiving and the holiday season provide unique opportunities for citizens to volunteer and help those who are less fortunate,” said Schuh. “I encourage all […]

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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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County Executive Schuh presents awards at Disability Day

County Executive Schuh presents awards at Disability Day

| November 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues (CODI) held the 2015 Disability Awareness Day on October 24th, 2015, at Westfield Annapolis Mall.  County Executive Steve Schuh presented the 2015 DAD Award and an Executive Citation to Honoree, Cisco Nochera.  Businesses and individuals were also awarded Executive Citations for their lifelong commitment to […]

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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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Republican Central Committee member, Don Quinn, switches parties

Republican Central Committee member, Don Quinn, switches parties

| October 29, 2015 | 2 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Don Quinn was elected to the Republican Central Committee of Anne Arundel County in 2014 and was the Republican candidate for State Senate in District 30 for the 2014 general election. He tendered his official resignation from the Central Committee on Oct. 20, 2015 and officially switched his party affiliation to Democrat. Here […]

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Arts Council of Anne Arundel County awards nearly $400K in grants

Arts Council of Anne Arundel County awards nearly $400K in grants

| October 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County distributed checks to 35 county arts and historic preservation groups on October 14th.  The grants ranged in size from $1,500  to $55,000 for fiscal year 2016, totaled $397,950 . The following organizations received Art Grant Awards:  All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis           […]

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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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Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade is around the corner–really!

Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade is around the corner–really!

| October 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This […]

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