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AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

AACPS narrows Superintendent choice to 3 candidates

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today announced it has narrowed the field of candidates for the next Superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools to three following interviews with six semifinalists last weekend. The finalists are: Dr. George Arlotto, Chief of Staff and former Associate Superintendent for School Performance, Anne Arundel County […]

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Edgewater Elementary to host 1st golf tournament in April

Edgewater Elementary to host 1st golf tournament in April

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edgewater Elementary School has announced their First Annual EES Golf Classic at Eisenhower Golf Course in Annapolis, MD on Friday, April 25, 2014. Come on out and join us for a fantastic day playing the links! Schedule for the day: Registration: 11:30-12:45 Lunch: 11:30 – 12:45 Golf: 1:00-5:00 Dinner: 4:30-6:30 Registration Includes: Greens Fee and […]

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Recycling cart program surpasses 100,000

Recycling cart program surpasses 100,000

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works, Bureau of Waste Management Services recently exceeded 100,000 deliveries of the 65 gallon recycling cart and anticipates meeting the countywide distribution goal by September 2014.  The original distribution was scheduled to be complete in December 2014. “We are committed to providing our citizens the resources needed to […]

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Vote for your favorite Tobacco-Free Kids T-Shirt

Vote for your favorite Tobacco-Free Kids T-Shirt

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Smoking Stinks program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health has announced the online voting of its Tobacco-Free Kids T-shirt Design Contest. By going to SmokingStinks.org, voters can choose their favorite design. Votes can be cast on mobile devices, tablets and PCs from March 19 through April 2. Direct Link: http://smokingstinks.org/tfk-week-poster-contest/ The winners will be […]

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Aulos Ensemble to perform at St. John’s College

Aulos Ensemble to perform at St. John’s College

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Aulos Ensemble will present “If Music be the Food of Love,” featuring Baroque chamber music with soprano, at St. John’s College. The concert, which is free and open to public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on March 28 at 8 p.m. Formed in 1973 by five Juilliard graduates, flutist Christopher Krueher, […]

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Annapolis resident named Rotary Peace Fellow

Annapolis resident named Rotary Peace Fellow

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis announces thatEmily Willard of Annapolis has been named as one of 100 Rotary Peace Fellows to study peace building and conflict resolution.  The program was created as part of Rotary’s ongoing effort to promote greater tolerance and cooperation among people worldwide. The fellowship is a globally competitive and prestigious award, according to Kathleen O’ Brien, […]

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Annapolis Watercolor Club presents ‘Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay’

Annapolis Watercolor Club presents ‘Treasures of the Chesapeake Bay’

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Members of the Annapolis Watercolor Club have been busy during this stormy winter, depicting scenes of the Bay and its tributaries without the cover of snow. The group will present 40 works at an exhibit at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, from April 4 to May 31. The show will open with an artists’ reception on […]

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ASO presents regional reflections with violinist Soovin Kim

ASO presents regional reflections with violinist Soovin Kim

| March 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Award winning violinist Soovin Kim will join Music Director José-Luis Novoand the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) for concerts at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 8pm. The program will begin with Mr. Kim as soloist in Béla Bartók’s Violin Concerto No. 2, and conclude with Antonín Dvořák’sSymphony No. 6. Korean-American violinist and Peabody Conservatory faculty […]

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Time to register for summer classes at AACC

Time to register for summer classes at AACC

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Continue your college education this summer by signing up for credit classes at Anne Arundel Community College. Registration begins Wednesday, March 12. AACC has courses that can meet your academic needs and your personal schedule, whether you want to complete a needed course at AACC that will qualify for transfer back to your four-year college, […]

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Pasadena worker killed in fall from water tower

Pasadena worker killed in fall from water tower

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just before 2:30 p.m. today, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department was alerted to an incident that had occurred at the water tower located behind the Eastern District Police Station and Jacobsville Fire Station located 3700 Mountain Road in Pasadena. Upon arriving at the scene, fire personnel found a 21 year-old male unconscious and unresponsive […]

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Pasadena murder-suicide police report

Pasadena murder-suicide police report

| March 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at approximately 2:19 p.m., officers from the Eastern District responded to the 8000 block of High Point Road, Baltimore, Maryland for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers were informed a female had been shot and the suspect was in the residence with her.  Officers observed a male inside […]

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BREAKING: Murder-Suicide in Pasadena

BREAKING: Murder-Suicide in Pasadena

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide which occurred in the 8000 block of Highpoint Road in the Orchard beach section of Pasadena this afternoon. Details are limited, but police say they received a call about a possible shooting shortly after 2:00pm. Upon arrival officers were told the man left the home and […]

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April is healthy Anne Arundel Month

April is healthy Anne Arundel Month

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Healthy Anne Arundel Month (April 2014), sponsored by the Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition, is a special time to motivate County residents to take steps toward better health. Through community collaborations, a variety of County events will be implemented in April to bring awareness to the Coalition’s priority areas — obesity prevention and the management of […]

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Shamrock kitties at the SPCA

Shamrock kitties at the SPCA

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, March 13th the SPCA of Anne Arundel County transferred 18 cats from Anne Arundel County Animal Control to their shelter.  As a private nonprofit organization that operates solely on the donations from the community, the SPCA of Anne Arundel County provides shelter and humane care to over 2,000 homeless animals per year.  Majority […]

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County police investigating Crownsville murder

County police investigating Crownsville murder

| March 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  The Capital is reporting that the victim of this murder is Benjamin Kirby, Jr. Kirby is reportedly 41 years old and the mini-van/taxi that was left unoccupied belongs to Kirby.   Anne Arundel County police are on the scene of what is being called a homicide near Honeysuckle Lane and Generals Highway in Crownsville. […]

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Belchers Donate $5M To Hospice

Belchers Donate $5M To Hospice

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake, the premier non-profit provider of hospice care to patients with advanced illness in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties, has announced the largest donation in the nonprofit’s history – $5 million dollars – from John and Cathy Belcher of Edgewater, MD.   The landmark gift will directly support the construction of a […]

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Annapolis Film Festival To Highlight African American, African Films

Annapolis Film Festival To Highlight African American, African Films

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s second Annapolis Film Festival will feature a strong group of films representing a variety of African and African-American experiences, some controversial.   These include: William and the Windmill, directed by Ben Nabors, the story of 14 year-old Malawian William Kamkwamba who teaches himself to build a power-generating windmill from junk parts, successfully rescuing his […]

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Galway Bay Nominated For Best Restaurant In Maryland

Galway Bay Nominated For Best Restaurant In Maryland

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub has been nominated as one of six finalists for Maryland’s Favorite Restaurant of 2014 by the Restaurant Association of Maryland.  The final award is determined by an online public vote between February 17 and March 7th. To support Galway Bay in Annapolis, votes can be made at www.marylandrestaurants.com, Gala […]

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Annapolis Home Show Continues This Weekend

Annapolis Home Show Continues This Weekend

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 9th annual Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind  homeowners event showcasing  products and services for the home, continues this weekend, March 1-2 from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the National Guard Armory in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and local celebrities […]

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Local Photographer Aids Tiniest, Most Vulnerable Patient At AAMC

Local Photographer Aids Tiniest, Most Vulnerable Patient At AAMC

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Linda McCarthy is seeking baby models ages 0 -5 years for the annual Little Angels Calendar to benefit AAMC NICU AND MOTHER/BABY UNIT.   Full of sweet faces and tender moments, this irresistible collection of “Little Angels” will tug at your heartstrings.  The calendar will also feature the inspirational stories of 12 children who benefited from […]

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SKATERS Playing Rock N Roll Hotel In DC

SKATERS Playing Rock N Roll Hotel In DC

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

A newer band has been making headway. Started in 2012, SKATERS has already signed to Warner Bros. Records, and is currently touring across the US. They’ve played SXSW, released four music videos, and toured with bands like Portugal, The Man. New York City quartet SKATERS‘ music, ethos, and attitude are remarkably entrenched in the late […]

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Details Released In Arnold Fatal Crash

Details Released In Arnold Fatal Crash

| February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

On February 20th, 2014 at approximately 10:40 a.m., Vehicle #1 was traveling east on College Parkway approaching Shore Acres Drive when it drifted across the centerline, traveling into the westbound lane. Vehicle #1 then struck the side of Vehicle #2 in the area of its left rear wheel. As a result of this impact, Vehicle […]

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