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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for October 27th

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for October 27th

| October 21, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, The Anne Arundel County Police Department will again participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative. This initiative, supervised by DEA, will coordinate a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies focused on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation’s medicine cabinets. This 16th national “take-back day” […]

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Lyft teams up with breweries and wineries for Ride Smart Maryland initiative

Lyft teams up with breweries and wineries for Ride Smart Maryland initiative

| October 21, 2018

Lyft, the fastest-growing on-demand transportation service in the U.S., announces the launch of its Ride Smart Maryland initiative—a program to increase responsible ride alternatives and overall rideshare usage to-and-from area wine, beer and spirits tasting venues and consumer events. In partnership with 53 breweries, wineries and distilleries across the state, the program will provide discounted […]

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Maryland joins 34 other states to put stop to robocall spoofing

Maryland joins 34 other states to put stop to robocall spoofing

| October 21, 2018

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has joined a coalition of 34 attorneys general in calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to create new rules allowing telephone service providers to block illegal robocalls being made to unsuspecting consumers in Maryland and across the country. New spoofing tactics used by scammers include “neighbor spoofing,” a […]

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Crosby donates $20K and 680 hours during Day of Service

Crosby donates $20K and 680 hours during Day of Service

| October 21, 2018

Crosby Marketing Communications recently celebrated its sixth annual Inspiring Actions That Matter™ Day of Service. Each year, the agency closes its Annapolis, Md., headquarters and Washington, D.C., office, and all 85 staff members participate in service projects with local charities and nonprofit organizations. In a single day, the Crosby team performed 680 hours of community […]

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More public comment sought on City Dock development

More public comment sought on City Dock development

| October 20, 2018

Annapolis residents are encouraged to publicly comment during an Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel (ULI TAP) analysis of redevelopment opportunities and preservation pressures facing the historic Annapolis City Dock.  This ULI TAP, a gathering of national experts in the fields of architecture, economic development, urban development, transportation, and preservation, will host a one-hour community […]

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LIVE BLOG: Navy Football Vs University of Houston  | October 20, 2018, 3:30pm

LIVE BLOG: Navy Football Vs University of Houston | October 20, 2018, 3:30pm

| October 20, 2018

NOTE: This is a live blog and will updated throughout the game. Updates will be at the bottom. There is no need to refresh your browser to see updates. Navy (2-4) and Houston (5-1) will meet for the fifth time in school history and for the third time as conference foes when they square off […]

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LEGACY BUSINESS SERIES: Carrol’s Creek Cafe, celebrating 35 years

LEGACY BUSINESS SERIES: Carrol’s Creek Cafe, celebrating 35 years

| October 20, 2018

Welcome to our Legacy Business Series where we look at legacy businesses in Anne Arundel County to see what makes them tick, the secret sauce behind their success, where they came from, where they are, and where they’re going! Today, we speak with Jeff Jacobs, the 2nd generation owner of Carroll’s Creek Cafe which is […]

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“Women For Schuh” formed to support County Executive’s re-election bid

“Women For Schuh” formed to support County Executive’s re-election bid

| October 20, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh has announced that women leaders from neighborhoods across Anne Arundel County have joined “Women for Schuh” to support his re-election efforts. “Women for Schuh” is chaired by Tracey Parker-Warren, Esq. “I am honored to serve as Chair of Women for Schuh,” said Tracey Parker-Warren. “In addition to following through on his promises to reduce […]

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Condé Nast says BWI is #10

Condé Nast says BWI is #10

| October 20, 2018

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was ranked the tenth best U.S. airport, according to the Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards.  This week, Condé Nast Traveler magazine announced the results of its comprehensive annual survey, which examined domestic and global destinations, airlines, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airports, and other travel options. “At BWI Marshall […]

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West/Rhode Riverkeeper and South River Federation to merge

West/Rhode Riverkeeper and South River Federation to merge

| October 19, 2018

South River Federation and West/Rhode Riverkeeper, Inc. plan to consolidate their two nonprofit organizations, pending approval from a membership vote later this month. The unified organization will be named the Arundel Rivers Federation and focus on using science, restoration and community action to make the South, West and Rhode Rivers cleaner and healthier. “Our two […]

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The High and Wides to perform on November 17 to benefit West & Rhode Rivers

The High and Wides to perform on November 17 to benefit West & Rhode Rivers

| October 19, 2018

The High and Wides quartet will perform at the Galesville Memorial Hall on Saturday, November 17, from 8 to 11 p.m. in a concert to benefit the West and Rhode Rivers.  The High & Wides, like the large-haul trains for which the band is named, project a big, driving sound—mountain musical traditions re-imagined for a […]

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Schuh receives endorsements from detention center officers and personnel

Schuh receives endorsements from detention center officers and personnel

| October 19, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh has been endorsed by the Fraternal Order of Detention Center Officers and Personnel – CWA Local 2911. “I am proud to have earned the endorsement of our Detention Officers and Personnel for re-election,” said County Executive Steve Schuh. “They play a critical role in our larger public-safety efforts as we work […]

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After van rams parking shuttle at BWI, high speed ensues and ends at Naval Academy

After van rams parking shuttle at BWI, high speed ensues and ends at Naval Academy

| October 19, 2018

Maryland State Police arrested a man suspected of ramming an airport shuttle bus with his vehicle and leading troopers on a pursuit early Friday morning in Anne Arundel County. Shortly after 2:45 a.m., troopers from the Glen Burnie barrack responded to a call from a passenger that a shuttle bus was being rammed by a […]

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Have you been? The 35th Annual Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival now through October

Have you been? The 35th Annual Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival now through October

| October 19, 2018

Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival is the largest in the area.   A fall family tradition for 35 years,  Homestead’s “FallFest” is a celebration of everything that is autumn from the changing foliage, falling leaves and spiced cider to mums, homemade donuts and pumpkin patches.  FallFest features a wide array of attractions, demos and entertainment for kids […]

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Daily News Brief | October 19, 2018

Daily News Brief | October 19, 2018

| October 19, 2018

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. Today…Schuh and Pittman square off in debate at MD Hall.  Chesapeake Bay Trust announces new Bay Plate. Lots of good news for the rockfish in the Bay. Riverkeeper organizations […]

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Arlotto calls for anti-bullying statement by turning schools orange on October 24

Arlotto calls for anti-bullying statement by turning schools orange on October 24

| October 18, 2018

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent George Arlotto has urged all county government offices and local businesses to join Anne Arundel County Public Schools in a powerful and colorful statement against the negative impacts of bullying on Wednesday, October 24. Students and school system employees have been encouraged to wear orange on that day as […]

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Chamber of Commerce announces Hall of Fame and Award winners

Chamber of Commerce announces Hall of Fame and Award winners

| October 18, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce announces the winners of eight awards that will be presented at the Annual Hall of Fame and Awards Dinner on November 1, 2018 at Live! Casino and Hotel located in Hanover at 7002 Arundel Mills Circle. Each year the Chamber recognizes several companies for their business achievements and […]

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis receives grant to replace stage lighting

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis receives grant to replace stage lighting

| October 18, 2018

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA) is pleased to announce it has received a $20,952 grant from Phillips Charitable Foundation. These funds will support the replacement of the theatre’s lighting system with state-of-the-art LED lights, saving energy costs and helping to bring its production ability up to the level of a small regional theatre. “This grant will be […]

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9/11 Heroes Run Rescheduled for NEXT weekend

9/11 Heroes Run Rescheduled for NEXT weekend

| October 18, 2018

The 2018 Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run has been rescheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, October 28, at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. “We want to thank everyone for being so patient and for understanding the decision we made to postpone the Run due to Hurricane Florence,” said Race Director Natanya Levioff. “We look forward to seeing […]

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Daily News Brief | October 18, 2018

Daily News Brief | October 18, 2018

| October 18, 2018

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. Today… Annapolis Police arrested a gun toting barista at Zu Coffee. Governor’s Bridge Road bridge is moving forward. Navy unveils uniforms for Army-Navy Game. Pumpkins are not so plentiful. […]

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Schuh announces employee childcare initiative

Schuh announces employee childcare initiative

| October 17, 2018

Keeping with his commitment to support working families, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has announced a new childcare program for County employees. “No working parent should ever struggle to find a location for their childcare,” said Schuh. “This new initiative will ensure working parents in County government have easy, accessible childcare options.” The childcare […]

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Navy unveils uniforms for the 2018 Army Navy Game

Navy unveils uniforms for the 2018 Army Navy Game

| October 17, 2018

The Navy football team will wear Under Armour mascot-inspired uniforms for the 2018 Army-Navy Game presented by USAA on Saturday, Dec. 8 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. at 3:00 p.m. on CBS. The Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen have a deep-rooted rivalry that goes back more than 100 years. Each year, this […]

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