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78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships this Friday night

78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships this Friday night

The Naval Academy’s 78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, all midshipmen are required to participate in boxing, and boxing is also offered as a club […]

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Reinvented MAIF building opens at 1750 Forest Drive in Annapolis

Reinvented MAIF building opens at 1750 Forest Drive in Annapolis

Manekin Development and Murphy Commercial Real Estate hosted a breakfast and ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday for the newly renovated “state of the art” 120,750 square foot office building located at 1750 Forest Dr. (www.1750Forest.com) Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley both spoke about the project as a great example of reinvestment. In addition, State Senator Sarah Elfreth and Delegate Alice Cain both were in attendance and presented a proclamation on behalf of the Md. General Assembly. County Executive Steuart Pittman congratulated Manekin on the project and indicated “he was pleased to take part in this ev nt as it represents an excellent example of reinvestment and economic development”. He also introduced the New President andCEO of the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. Jerry Walker. The proclamation he presented read as follows: The Citizens of Anne Arundel County, Maryland Salute Manekin, LLC In recognition of their investment in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County through the renovation of 1750 Forest Drive. This investment will revolutionize the modern workspace with a state of the art building designed to promote creativity, foster innovation, and create an environment for business to grow with the potential for new jobs in a modern “state of the art” office environment. Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley spoke and thanked John Graham, Owen Rouse and Cole Schnorf of Manekin for their investment in the city and their efforts to work thru the approval process to make 1750 Forest a reality. He also remarked that “this project not only added a new Class A office building to Annapolis, it will also provide $400,000 annually in new tax revenues for the city and Anne Arundel County”. The Mayor and Alderwoman, Rhonda Pindell Charles read a Citation from the City of Annapolis as follows: City of Annapolis – City Council Citation –Manekin LLC On behalf of the citizens of the City of Annapolis, we are pleased to confer upon you this City Council Citation in recognition of the contributions Manekin Development LLC’s redevelopment of 1750 Forest Drive will provide to the city in terms of workforce opportunities for residents, new business and startup prospects, and an enhanced tax base for the city. Congratulations on the beautifully redesigned space. We look forward to seeing new enterprise flourishing at 1750 Forest Drive! Attendees included business representatives from a variety of technology firms as well as board members from the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce. “This tech-centric and architecturally significant property is a unique new addition to the Annapolis office market with elements such as a WiFi café and “smart kiosk” in a dramatic new three story lobby. This project represents a significant investment and demonstrates our confidence to the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.” said John Graham, Managing Director Manekin. This 120,750 SF building, formerly occupied by the State’s Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) has been developed and repurposed into a modern Class A office building. As a prior owner, MAIF was exempt from paying property taxes to the City or County. However when the $30 million project is complete and fully assessed, the State, County and City of Annapolis will benefit from approximately $400,000 per year in new tax revenue. When fully leased the property has the potential to house 425 employees with many of these representing net new jobs. Renovations include: · Newly created three story atrium sky lobby that connects the one and two story components 22’ long interior skylights and both new and enlarged exterior windows · Architectural facade enhancements and new landscaping · New access via the signaled intersection at South Cherry Grove Road · WiFi café area and touchdown space in the lobby · Repaved parking lot · New building pylon signs on Forest Drive and South Cherry Grove Road. For more information please contact: John Graham, Managing Director/Partner, Manekin at [email protected] For leasing inquiries: Laurie Murphy Zuiderhof [email protected] and Randy Miller [email protected]

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Buck Britton picked to skipper the Baysox for 2019

Buck Britton picked to skipper the Baysox for 2019

The Baltimore Orioles announced this week that Buck Britton will be the new manager of the Bowie Baysox when the 2019 season begins. Kennie Steenstra and Keith Bodie return as the pitching and hitting coach, respectively, while Josh Conway joins the staff as an additional coach. Britton, who spent the 2018 season as the manager […]

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Summit School’s wildly popular Designer Handbag Bingo returns on March 8th

Summit School’s wildly popular Designer Handbag Bingo returns on March 8th

The Summit School will host its 2nd Annual Designer Handbag Bingo, presented by Covington Alsina, on Friday, March 8th, 2019 at the Annapolis Elks Lodge #622, 2 Pythian Dr., Edgewater, MD. All money raised will benefit The Summit School. Doors open at 6pm, bingo games start at 7pm sharp. Tickets are $30 in advance or […]

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CRIME

Police searching for 17-year old in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

Police searching for 17-year old in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

The Anne Arundel County Police are searching for 17-year old Jamari Marquese Hammond in relation to the shooting at the Arundel Mills Mall last night. Hammond is suspected of shooting a man near Entrance 3 of the large mall which is a large entertainment complex in Hanover, MD. Police say that the victim self-transported himself […]

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Police searching for suspect in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

Police searching for suspect in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

Last night (February 16, 2019) at approximately 7:45 PM Anne Arundel County Police Officers were dispatched to the entrance 3 portion of Arundel Mills Mall for a shooting. Officers located several witnesses and obtained surveillance footage of the incident. While officers were investigating the incident an adult male subject arrived at an area hospital with […]

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Glen Burnie man killed in Route 100 crash

Glen Burnie man killed in Route 100 crash

On February 16, 2019 at approximately 11:43am, officers responded to MD 100 East at Quarterfield Road for a two-vehicle crash. A Toyota was traveling eastbound on MD 100. The driver lost control and struck a guardrail on the right shoulder.  The Toyota crossed back into the traffic lanes where it flipped onto a Honda that […]

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Glen Burnie man charged in overnight fatal accident on Route 32 near Ft. Meade

Glen Burnie man charged in overnight fatal accident on Route 32 near Ft. Meade

On February 16, 2019 at approximately 2:00am, Anne Arundel County Police officers responded to MD 32 East, just east of MD 198 for a two-vehicle crash. A Ford pick-up truck was traveling the wrong direction (westbound) in the eastbound lanes of MD 32. The Ford struck an eastbound Toyota Camry nearly head-on. The driver of […]

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EVENTS

78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships this Friday night

78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships this Friday night

The Naval Academy’s 78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, all midshipmen are required to participate in boxing, and boxing is also offered as a club […]

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Cracker, Preacher Lawson and Southside Johnny up on deck at Rams Head On Stage

Cracker, Preacher Lawson and Southside Johnny up on deck at Rams Head On Stage

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Summit School’s wildly popular Designer Handbag Bingo returns on March 8th

Summit School’s wildly popular Designer Handbag Bingo returns on March 8th

The Summit School will host its 2nd Annual Designer Handbag Bingo, presented by Covington Alsina, on Friday, March 8th, 2019 at the Annapolis Elks Lodge #622, 2 Pythian Dr., Edgewater, MD. All money raised will benefit The Summit School. Doors open at 6pm, bingo games start at 7pm sharp. Tickets are $30 in advance or […]

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Annapolis Symphony presents “Moonlight & Movie Music”

Annapolis Symphony presents “Moonlight & Movie Music”

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s season-wide theme of music from the cinema continues with its third Masterworks concert, “Moonlight & Movie Music” on March 1 & 2, 2019 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. The Symphony partners with the Annapolis Film Festival for a showing of a 2016 short feature from the Oscar-nominated French animation […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Reinvented MAIF building opens at 1750 Forest Drive in Annapolis

Reinvented MAIF building opens at 1750 Forest Drive in Annapolis

Manekin Development and Murphy Commercial Real Estate hosted a breakfast and ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday for the newly renovated “state of the art” 120,750 square foot office building located at 1750 Forest Dr. (www.1750Forest.com) Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley both spoke about the project as a great example of reinvestment. In addition, State Senator Sarah Elfreth and Delegate Alice Cain both were in attendance and presented a proclamation on behalf of the Md. General Assembly. County Executive Steuart Pittman congratulated Manekin on the project and indicated “he was pleased to take part in this ev nt as it represents an excellent example of reinvestment and economic development”. He also introduced the New President andCEO of the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. Jerry Walker. The proclamation he presented read as follows: The Citizens of Anne Arundel County, Maryland Salute Manekin, LLC In recognition of their investment in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County through the renovation of 1750 Forest Drive. This investment will revolutionize the modern workspace with a state of the art building designed to promote creativity, foster innovation, and create an environment for business to grow with the potential for new jobs in a modern “state of the art” office environment. Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley spoke and thanked John Graham, Owen Rouse and Cole Schnorf of Manekin for their investment in the city and their efforts to work thru the approval process to make 1750 Forest a reality. He also remarked that “this project not only added a new Class A office building to Annapolis, it will also provide $400,000 annually in new tax revenues for the city and Anne Arundel County”. The Mayor and Alderwoman, Rhonda Pindell Charles read a Citation from the City of Annapolis as follows: City of Annapolis – City Council Citation –Manekin LLC On behalf of the citizens of the City of Annapolis, we are pleased to confer upon you this City Council Citation in recognition of the contributions Manekin Development LLC’s redevelopment of 1750 Forest Drive will provide to the city in terms of workforce opportunities for residents, new business and startup prospects, and an enhanced tax base for the city. Congratulations on the beautifully redesigned space. We look forward to seeing new enterprise flourishing at 1750 Forest Drive! Attendees included business representatives from a variety of technology firms as well as board members from the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce. “This tech-centric and architecturally significant property is a unique new addition to the Annapolis office market with elements such as a WiFi café and “smart kiosk” in a dramatic new three story lobby. This project represents a significant investment and demonstrates our confidence to the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.” said John Graham, Managing Director Manekin. This 120,750 SF building, formerly occupied by the State’s Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) has been developed and repurposed into a modern Class A office building. As a prior owner, MAIF was exempt from paying property taxes to the City or County. However when the $30 million project is complete and fully assessed, the State, County and City of Annapolis will benefit from approximately $400,000 per year in new tax revenue. When fully leased the property has the potential to house 425 employees with many of these representing net new jobs. Renovations include: · Newly created three story atrium sky lobby that connects the one and two story components 22’ long interior skylights and both new and enlarged exterior windows · Architectural facade enhancements and new landscaping · New access via the signaled intersection at South Cherry Grove Road · WiFi café area and touchdown space in the lobby · Repaved parking lot · New building pylon signs on Forest Drive and South Cherry Grove Road. For more information please contact: John Graham, Managing Director/Partner, Manekin at [email protected] For leasing inquiries: Laurie Murphy Zuiderhof [email protected] and Randy Miller [email protected]

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Victoria Child joins Crosby as SVP, Senior Strategist

Victoria Child joins Crosby as SVP, Senior Strategist

Crosby Marketing Communications announced that Victoria Child has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, Senior Strategist. She will lead strategic communications planning engagements for clients, including Military OneSource, the Department of Defense’s flagship digital services platform that supports service members and their families across the globe. Most recently, Child was a Vice President, […]

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No nuts allowed at Carrol’s Creek Cafe

No nuts allowed at Carrol’s Creek Cafe

Eating out has long been a source of concern for diners with nut allergies. Even choosing nut-free menu offerings does not guarantee that ingredients haven’t come in contact with nuts during their journey from processing facilities to preparation to table. Carrol’s Creek Cafe, an icon of the Annapolis restaurant scene for 35 years, has taken […]

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Ray Crosby names “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

Ray Crosby names “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

For the second time, The Daily Record has named Raymond Crosby, President and CEO of Crosby Marketing Communications, as an “Influential Marylander” for his leadership in the category of communications. Influential Marylanders are selected by the publication’s editors to honor those in the state who have made significant impacts in their fields. “It’s an honor […]

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PODCAST

Daily News Brief | February 18, 2019

Daily News Brief | February 18, 2019

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. And make sure you know all the ways to connect with us—> bit.ly/EOAConnect Today…A shooting at the Arundel Mills Mall. Two deaths on West County roads. An anonymous donor to […]

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Daily News Brief | February 15, 2019

Daily News Brief | February 15, 2019

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. And make sure you know all the ways to connect with us—> bit.ly/EOAConnect Today…Anne Arundel County Police are investigating one murder just as they solved another. Annapolis Police make arrest […]

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Daily News Brief | February 14, 2019

Daily News Brief | February 14, 2019

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. And make sure you know all the ways to connect with us—> bit.ly/EOAConnect Today…A report commissioned by Visit Annapolis has caused a stir with AirBNB owners. Mayor Buckley forms new […]

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Daily News Brief | February 13, 2019

Daily News Brief | February 13, 2019

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. And make sure you know all the ways to connect with us—> bit.ly/EOAConnect Today…Anne Arundel County Police arrest couple for dealing drugs. House of Delegates honors slain Capital Gazette employees. […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

OPINION: Merck and HPV: We must hold our legislators accountable

OPINION: Merck and HPV: We must hold our legislators accountable

In a completely predictable turn of events, Merck has been formally accused of fraud and a host of other serious charges relating to the approval and marketing of the troubled, liability free Gardasil vaccine. This is the same vaccine our Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has accepted over $100 million since 2011 to […]

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How many casinos are too many for Maryland?

How many casinos are too many for Maryland?

There are only eight states smaller than Maryland, yet the Old Line State gets a big chunk of change ($57.4 million a year) from casino revenues. On average, each American casino creates employment opportunities for 787 people, either directly or indirectly. This ultimately means Maryland’s six land-based casinos employ somewhere in the region of 4,000 […]

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UPDATED:  THREE longtime Main Street businesses to shutter after the holidays

UPDATED: THREE longtime Main Street businesses to shutter after the holidays

UPDATE:  We just learned of a third business that will be closing. Brown Eyed Girl — A Funky Boutique.  Please see the notice below. We have updated this article accordingly. Three longtime fixtures on Main Street in Annapolis will be dark in 2019. Eye On Annapolis has learned that  the Annapolis Running Shop (10 years), […]

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The Cottages at Queenstown: A little known oasis on on the Chester River

The Cottages at Queenstown: A little known oasis on on the Chester River

About three months ago, I got wind of a new place to stay on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Three private cottages, right on the Chester River. Intrigued, my girlfriend and I finally found time to get away from Annapolis for a short overnight jaunt to the other side of the Chesapeake Bay for a night at […]

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78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships this Friday night

78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships this Friday night

| February 18, 2019

The Naval Academy’s 78th Annual Brigade Boxing Championships will be held Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall. The event is open to the public and admission is free.  As part of the academy’s physical education program, all midshipmen are required to participate in boxing, and boxing is also offered as a club […]

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Cracker, Preacher Lawson and Southside Johnny up on deck at Rams Head On Stage

Cracker, Preacher Lawson and Southside Johnny up on deck at Rams Head On Stage

| February 18, 2019

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 48 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Reinvented MAIF building opens at 1750 Forest Drive in Annapolis

Reinvented MAIF building opens at 1750 Forest Drive in Annapolis

| February 18, 2019

Manekin Development and Murphy Commercial Real Estate hosted a breakfast and ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday for the newly renovated “state of the art” 120,750 square foot office building located at 1750 Forest Dr. (www.1750Forest.com) Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley both spoke about the project as a great example of reinvestment. In addition, State Senator Sarah Elfreth and Delegate Alice Cain both were in attendance and presented a proclamation on behalf of the Md. General Assembly. County Executive Steuart Pittman congratulated Manekin on the project and indicated “he was pleased to take part in this ev nt as it represents an excellent example of reinvestment and economic development”. He also introduced the New President andCEO of the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. Jerry Walker. The proclamation he presented read as follows: The Citizens of Anne Arundel County, Maryland Salute Manekin, LLC In recognition of their investment in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County through the renovation of 1750 Forest Drive. This investment will revolutionize the modern workspace with a state of the art building designed to promote creativity, foster innovation, and create an environment for business to grow with the potential for new jobs in a modern “state of the art” office environment. Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley spoke and thanked John Graham, Owen Rouse and Cole Schnorf of Manekin for their investment in the city and their efforts to work thru the approval process to make 1750 Forest a reality. He also remarked that “this project not only added a new Class A office building to Annapolis, it will also provide $400,000 annually in new tax revenues for the city and Anne Arundel County”. The Mayor and Alderwoman, Rhonda Pindell Charles read a Citation from the City of Annapolis as follows: City of Annapolis – City Council Citation –Manekin LLC On behalf of the citizens of the City of Annapolis, we are pleased to confer upon you this City Council Citation in recognition of the contributions Manekin Development LLC’s redevelopment of 1750 Forest Drive will provide to the city in terms of workforce opportunities for residents, new business and startup prospects, and an enhanced tax base for the city. Congratulations on the beautifully redesigned space. We look forward to seeing new enterprise flourishing at 1750 Forest Drive! Attendees included business representatives from a variety of technology firms as well as board members from the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce. “This tech-centric and architecturally significant property is a unique new addition to the Annapolis office market with elements such as a WiFi café and “smart kiosk” in a dramatic new three story lobby. This project represents a significant investment and demonstrates our confidence to the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.” said John Graham, Managing Director Manekin. This 120,750 SF building, formerly occupied by the State’s Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) has been developed and repurposed into a modern Class A office building. As a prior owner, MAIF was exempt from paying property taxes to the City or County. However when the $30 million project is complete and fully assessed, the State, County and City of Annapolis will benefit from approximately $400,000 per year in new tax revenue. When fully leased the property has the potential to house 425 employees with many of these representing net new jobs. Renovations include: · Newly created three story atrium sky lobby that connects the one and two story components 22’ long interior skylights and both new and enlarged exterior windows · Architectural facade enhancements and new landscaping · New access via the signaled intersection at South Cherry Grove Road · WiFi café area and touchdown space in the lobby · Repaved parking lot · New building pylon signs on Forest Drive and South Cherry Grove Road. For more information please contact: John Graham, Managing Director/Partner, Manekin at [email protected] For leasing inquiries: Laurie Murphy Zuiderhof [email protected] and Randy Miller [email protected]

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Buck Britton picked to skipper the Baysox for 2019

Buck Britton picked to skipper the Baysox for 2019

| February 18, 2019

The Baltimore Orioles announced this week that Buck Britton will be the new manager of the Bowie Baysox when the 2019 season begins. Kennie Steenstra and Keith Bodie return as the pitching and hitting coach, respectively, while Josh Conway joins the staff as an additional coach. Britton, who spent the 2018 season as the manager […]

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Summit School’s wildly popular Designer Handbag Bingo returns on March 8th

Summit School’s wildly popular Designer Handbag Bingo returns on March 8th

| February 18, 2019

The Summit School will host its 2nd Annual Designer Handbag Bingo, presented by Covington Alsina, on Friday, March 8th, 2019 at the Annapolis Elks Lodge #622, 2 Pythian Dr., Edgewater, MD. All money raised will benefit The Summit School. Doors open at 6pm, bingo games start at 7pm sharp. Tickets are $30 in advance or […]

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REPOST:  REAL ID Compliance causing massive delays at MVA

REPOST: REAL ID Compliance causing massive delays at MVA

| February 18, 2019

REPOST: We have heard reports of 4 to 5 hour waits at some MVA locations to comply with the REAL ID requirements. Below are the steps needed to take to be sure you are in compliance. Failure to comply may prevent you from flying on a commercial aircraft, entering any Federal building and other restrictions. […]

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Daily News Brief | February 18, 2019

Daily News Brief | February 18, 2019

| February 18, 2019

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. And make sure you know all the ways to connect with us—> bit.ly/EOAConnect Today…A shooting at the Arundel Mills Mall. Two deaths on West County roads. An anonymous donor to […]

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Annapolis Symphony presents “Moonlight & Movie Music”

Annapolis Symphony presents “Moonlight & Movie Music”

| February 17, 2019

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s season-wide theme of music from the cinema continues with its third Masterworks concert, “Moonlight & Movie Music” on March 1 & 2, 2019 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. The Symphony partners with the Annapolis Film Festival for a showing of a 2016 short feature from the Oscar-nominated French animation […]

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Caregiver workshops to be offered by Department of Aging

Caregiver workshops to be offered by Department of Aging

| February 17, 2019

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is pleased to announce three (3) upcoming Caregiver Educational Workshops. Staff from the Chesapeake Life Center will present “What the Sacred Sorrow of Grief Can Teach Us” on March 6, 2019, 1:30-3:00 pm, at the Department of Aging & Disabilities North County office (7320 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie). […]

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Police searching for 17-year old in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

Police searching for 17-year old in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

| February 17, 2019

The Anne Arundel County Police are searching for 17-year old Jamari Marquese Hammond in relation to the shooting at the Arundel Mills Mall last night. Hammond is suspected of shooting a man near Entrance 3 of the large mall which is a large entertainment complex in Hanover, MD. Police say that the victim self-transported himself […]

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Victoria Child joins Crosby as SVP, Senior Strategist

Victoria Child joins Crosby as SVP, Senior Strategist

| February 17, 2019

Crosby Marketing Communications announced that Victoria Child has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, Senior Strategist. She will lead strategic communications planning engagements for clients, including Military OneSource, the Department of Defense’s flagship digital services platform that supports service members and their families across the globe. Most recently, Child was a Vice President, […]

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Police searching for suspect in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

Police searching for suspect in attempted murder at Arundel Mills Mall

| February 17, 2019

Last night (February 16, 2019) at approximately 7:45 PM Anne Arundel County Police Officers were dispatched to the entrance 3 portion of Arundel Mills Mall for a shooting. Officers located several witnesses and obtained surveillance footage of the incident. While officers were investigating the incident an adult male subject arrived at an area hospital with […]

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Glen Burnie man killed in Route 100 crash

Glen Burnie man killed in Route 100 crash

| February 16, 2019

On February 16, 2019 at approximately 11:43am, officers responded to MD 100 East at Quarterfield Road for a two-vehicle crash. A Toyota was traveling eastbound on MD 100. The driver lost control and struck a guardrail on the right shoulder.  The Toyota crossed back into the traffic lanes where it flipped onto a Honda that […]

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County launches new snow plow tracking system

County launches new snow plow tracking system

| February 16, 2019

Anne Arundel County snow plows will now be trackable during snow events. The county’s Department of Public Works (DPW) launched a new tracking system that allows the public to track snow and ice removal efforts online.  All county and contractor snow removal vehicles are now equipped with an Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) system that will […]

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Hogan proclaims 2019  the “Year of the Veteran”

Hogan proclaims 2019 the “Year of the Veteran”

| February 16, 2019

Joined last week by more than 100 veterans, Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed 2019 as the Year of the Veteran in Maryland. This yearlong observance raises awareness of the brave service and sacrifice our United States veterans and families have made for Maryland and our country. Following the announcement, which was made on the north steps […]

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Glen Burnie man charged in overnight fatal accident on Route 32 near Ft. Meade

Glen Burnie man charged in overnight fatal accident on Route 32 near Ft. Meade

| February 16, 2019

On February 16, 2019 at approximately 2:00am, Anne Arundel County Police officers responded to MD 32 East, just east of MD 198 for a two-vehicle crash. A Ford pick-up truck was traveling the wrong direction (westbound) in the eastbound lanes of MD 32. The Ford struck an eastbound Toyota Camry nearly head-on. The driver of […]

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Hogan puts a compromise forward on the post Labor Day start to schools

Hogan puts a compromise forward on the post Labor Day start to schools

| February 16, 2019

Governor Larry Hogan has announced proposals, including new legislation, to ensure that the will of Maryland citizens is upheld in any legislative action impacting the start date of the school year, amid legislative efforts to undermine the governor’s executive order requiring Maryland public schools to begin classes after Labor Day. “After years of public outcry, […]

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MVA develops new RoadReady app for rookie drivers

MVA develops new RoadReady app for rookie drivers

| February 15, 2019

Are you the parent or guardian of a rookie driver? The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) now has the innovative RoadReady app to log your rookie driver’s education hours, distance and progress. This customer-friendly app replaces laboriously recording all of the information by hand. “Gaining experience through practicing driving is the […]

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Discounted tickets to the Maryland Chicken Wing Festival

Discounted tickets to the Maryland Chicken Wing Festival

| February 15, 2019

ABC Events has announced that the 6th annual Maryland Chicken Wing Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds!  Tickets will likely sell out, so make sure to purchase your tickets ahead of time.  Act today, and get 25% off general admission prices with the code PREBUY. What’s new? […]

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Can you identify this arsonist caught on video?

Can you identify this arsonist caught on video?

| February 15, 2019

Anne Arundel County Fire Investigators are seeking assistance from the public in identifying an individual in a video from an arson fire this morning. On February 15, 2019, at approximately 5 a.m., Anne Arundel County Fire Department Units responded to the report of a vehicle on fire in the area of Wisdom Court in Glen […]

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83-year old woman dies after clothing catches fire

83-year old woman dies after clothing catches fire

| February 15, 2019

Yesterday, an 83-year old woman perished in a fire in the Catholic Charities Senior Housing complex at Friendship Village in Odenton. Anne Arundel County Fire Department crews were called to the scene at 1208 Odenton Road at 12:39pm yesterday.  Upon investigation, they located  Betty Lee Farley, 83, with critical burn injuries in a second-floor apartment […]

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Calendar alert!  Maryland Day activities scheduled for end of March

Calendar alert! Maryland Day activities scheduled for end of March

| February 15, 2019

On March 25th, Maryland turns 385. During Maryland Day Weekend of March 29-31, 2019 the areas historical and cultural sites come together to celebrate that milestone. They fill the weekend with fun family friendly events throughout Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County that are free or just $1. There is a wide range of events […]

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Brooklyn Park man charged with murdering his mother

Brooklyn Park man charged with murdering his mother

| February 15, 2019

This is an update to prior story. On Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 2:59 p.m., officers responded to the 5200 block of Wasena Avenue, Brooklyn, Maryland for a burglary.  The 911 caller told police dispatchers that his mother had been murdered and a suspect had ran out of the residence.  Upon arrival officers made contact with the […]

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Daily News Brief | February 15, 2019

Daily News Brief | February 15, 2019

| February 15, 2019

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. And make sure you know all the ways to connect with us—> bit.ly/EOAConnect Today…Anne Arundel County Police are investigating one murder just as they solved another. Annapolis Police make arrest […]

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Police investigating Brooklyn Park homicide

Police investigating Brooklyn Park homicide

| February 14, 2019

Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a homicide in the 5200 block of Wasena Avenue in Brooklyn Park. This afternoon at 5:20pm they tweeted a message: #Homicide Units are on scene in the 5200 block of Wasena Avenue #Brooklyn for a homicide. This appears to be an isolated incident and there is no public safety […]

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County police arrest Annapolis teen for July homicide in Glen Burnie

County police arrest Annapolis teen for July homicide in Glen Burnie

| February 14, 2019

UPDATE.  Anne Arundel County Police arrested an Annapolis man in connection with a July murder in Glen Burnie. As the investigation continued over the past several months detectives followed up on any leads and interviewed multiple witnesses. In doing so they had been able to execute several search warrants and continually collected evidence related to the […]

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Save the date: 2019 Marine & Maritime Career Fair Expo

Save the date: 2019 Marine & Maritime Career Fair Expo

| February 14, 2019

Do you know a student who loves boats? The water? Science? Technology? Math? If so, you need to save this date: On February 23, 2019 the Eastport Yacht Club Foundation will bring together students and marine and maritime industry professionals for the Marine and Maritime Career Expo at Annapolis High School. Over fifty organizations will […]

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State Police warning about telephone scams with spoofed numbers

State Police warning about telephone scams with spoofed numbers

| February 14, 2019

Maryland State Police are warning the public about a reported telephone scam in which the caller cloned a state police number and requested personal information from people as part of a criminal investigation. A woman called the Maryland State Police on Thursday morning and reported she had received a call in which the caller ID […]

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Annapolis Police arrest Laurel man in armed home invasion

Annapolis Police arrest Laurel man in armed home invasion

| February 14, 2019

Yesterday (2/13/19), Annapolis Police responded to the unit block of Juliana Circle in Annapolis for an armed home invasion. The victims reported that the suspect, Eric Burns, 20, of Laurel, was the ex-boyfriend of a resident of the home. Burns had been communicating with the woman via phone calls and text messages after the break […]

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Vern Yip to speak at Annapolis Spring Home Expo on February 23rd

Vern Yip to speak at Annapolis Spring Home Expo on February 23rd

| February 14, 2019

The 14th annual Annapolis Spring Home Expo, a one-of-a-kind homeowners event showcasing products and services for the home, will run for ONE weekend–February 23rd and 24th  from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the Byzantium Events Center on Riva Road in Annapolis! The Expo is your place for one stop shopping for your […]

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Daily News Brief | February 14, 2019

Daily News Brief | February 14, 2019

| February 14, 2019

Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. And make sure you know all the ways to connect with us—> bit.ly/EOAConnect Today…A report commissioned by Visit Annapolis has caused a stir with AirBNB owners. Mayor Buckley forms new […]

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No nuts allowed at Carrol’s Creek Cafe

No nuts allowed at Carrol’s Creek Cafe

| February 13, 2019

Eating out has long been a source of concern for diners with nut allergies. Even choosing nut-free menu offerings does not guarantee that ingredients haven’t come in contact with nuts during their journey from processing facilities to preparation to table. Carrol’s Creek Cafe, an icon of the Annapolis restaurant scene for 35 years, has taken […]

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Ray Crosby names “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

Ray Crosby names “Influential Marylander” by The Daily Record

| February 13, 2019

For the second time, The Daily Record has named Raymond Crosby, President and CEO of Crosby Marketing Communications, as an “Influential Marylander” for his leadership in the category of communications. Influential Marylanders are selected by the publication’s editors to honor those in the state who have made significant impacts in their fields. “It’s an honor […]

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County’s Commission on Disability Issues seeks new members

County’s Commission on Disability Issues seeks new members

| February 13, 2019

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues is seeking new members. The purpose of the Commission is to promote and enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities by advising county government on the coordination and development of government policies, programs, services, and allocation of resources for persons with disabilities and by proposing […]

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Buckley establishes new “Waterways Cabinet”

Buckley establishes new “Waterways Cabinet”

| February 13, 2019

City of Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley has established an “Annapolis Waterways Cabinet” to bring city decision makers and environmental stakeholders together to ensure the effective implementation of the City’s goals relating to water quality. “There are many pressing environmental issues facing our city, including watershed restoration, green transportation initiatives, climate change, and flooding and sea […]

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Global Community Citizen course to be a graduation requirement in Anne Arundel public schools

Global Community Citizen course to be a graduation requirement in Anne Arundel public schools

| February 13, 2019

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County has approved changes to a policy that will allow Superintendent George Arlotto’s initiative to make the Global Community Citizenship a graduation requirement for all high school seniors beginning with next year’s freshmen class. The Global Community Citizenship course is designed to explore the values and diversity of […]

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