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K-9 sniffs out 429 grams of cocaine in Glen Burnie traffic stop

K-9 sniffs out 429 grams of cocaine in Glen Burnie traffic stop

| September 19, 2018

On September 17, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m., Northern District Tactical Patrol Unit detectives were conducting surveillance in the area of B&A Boulevard and Ferndale Road.  They observed a GMC truck meet another subject, and conduct a hand-to-hand drug transaction. Detectives followed the truck and initiated a traffic stop on I-97 north just prior to I-695. A […]

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Daily News Brief | September 19, 2018

Daily News Brief | September 19, 2018

| September 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… Some inconsistencies are beginning to emerge from City Hall on the controversial bike lane. A NRP police officer tried to stop a car that ran a red light […]

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Celebrate 10 years of clean water on September 23rd

Celebrate 10 years of clean water on September 23rd

| September 18, 2018

Local residents have a vested stake in the health of their communities. This is why Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) has spent the last decade training local residents to prevent pollution in local streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay. Over the next year, WSA will host 10 events to celebrate their history, volunteers, […]

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The Verve Pipe and David Bromberg to headline at Rams Head On Stage

The Verve Pipe and David Bromberg to headline at Rams Head On Stage

| September 18, 2018

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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Monarch Global Academy’s Heather Carhaghan named finalist for Teacher of the Year

Monarch Global Academy’s Heather Carhaghan named finalist for Teacher of the Year

| September 18, 2018

Monarch Global Academy Public Contract School teacher Heather Carnaghan has been named a finalist for the 2018-19 Maryland Teacher of the Year by the Maryland State Department of Education. Carnaghan is one of seven finalists for the award. The others are: LaQuisha Hall, Baltimore City; Tina Thomen, Carroll County; Staci Lamb, Cecil County; Dr. Richard […]

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Windsor Mill man arrested on attempted murder charges after Severn shooting

Windsor Mill man arrested on attempted murder charges after Severn shooting

| September 18, 2018

On September 17, 2018 at approximately 11:15 PM, patrol and K9 officers responded for a shooting that just occurred in the 8200 block of Durness Court in Severn. Responding officers discovered an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries; he was treated and released from a local hospital. Officers […]

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All County parks now open 7 days a week

All County parks now open 7 days a week

| September 18, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh announced the Department of Recreation and Parks’ regional parks will be open seven days a week beginning September 4, 2018.  Regional parks hours will be 7:00 a.m. to dusk every day. “Opening our beautiful regional parks every day is wonderful benefit for the health and enjoyment of our citizens,” said County […]

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Daily News Brief | September 18, 2018

Daily News Brief | September 18, 2018

| September 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… Kincey Potter, beloved environmentalist passes away at 75. Schuh proposed to close ethics loophole. Black Lives Matter sign stolen AGAIN. Florence kills 32 and still causes trouble for […]

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Annapolis Property Services hits milestone

Annapolis Property Services hits milestone

| September 17, 2018

Annapolis Property Services (APS) has achieved the major milestone of having 500 properties under active management. The company, which was founded in 2003 by owner/operator Peter Cook, is the leading property management company in the Annapolis area and Anne Arundel County. APS specializes in long-term (minimum one-year lease) residential property management of condos, townhouses and […]

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Maryland closes out fiscal year with a $502M surplus

Maryland closes out fiscal year with a $502M surplus

| September 17, 2018

Comptroller Peter Franchot  released the final closeout numbers for Fiscal Year 2018, which were heavily influenced by strong Capital Gains tax revenues as well as tax policy uncertainty and shifts in consumer finances. Revenues came in 2 percent, or $339 million, ahead of estimates to help the State of Maryland finish the fiscal year with […]

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South Anne Arundel County gets first public boat ramp

South Anne Arundel County gets first public boat ramp

| September 17, 2018

Continuing with his commitment to expand water access in  Anne Arundel County, County Executive Steve Schuh recently dedicated the second County-operated, trailered boat ramp at Discovery Village in Shady Side. “Expanding water access is a key priority of my administration,” said Schuh. “The second boat ramp opening in just two years demonstrates undeniable progress in bringing our […]

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Daily News Brief | September 17, 2018

Daily News Brief | September 17, 2018

| September 17, 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… Wendi Winters blood drive draws more than 200. Hogan sends help to NC. Anne Arundel County looking to make area waters a no-discharge zone. Union Craft Brewing stirs […]

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New Homesense store to open in Annapolis Plaza at former HH Gregg location

New Homesense store to open in Annapolis Plaza at former HH Gregg location

| September 16, 2018

Homesense, the newest store from the HomeGoods family of stores will open a new location in Annapolis, MD at Annapolis Plaza on Thursday, September 20. Offering an exciting shopping experience, Homesense carries an expansive selection of high-quality merchandise at great prices – from furniture to decorative accessories. The store offers an array of large-scale furniture, […]

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AACC’s Dawn Lindsay appointed to board of American Assn. of Community Colleges

AACC’s Dawn Lindsay appointed to board of American Assn. of Community Colleges

| September 16, 2018

Dr. Dawn Lindsay, Anne Arundel Community College president, recently was appointed to the American Association of Community Colleges’ board of directors. The primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges, the association represents nearly 1,200 two-year, associate degree-granting institutions and more than 12 million students. The 32-member board acts on behalf of the institutional members […]

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Here it is, your 2019 Bowie Baysox season schedule

Here it is, your 2019 Bowie Baysox season schedule

| September 16, 2018

The Bowie Baysox released the club’s 2019 schedule this week as the team returns for its 27thseason. The Baysox open the home portion of the 2019 season on Thursday, April 11, against the Harrisburg Senators—Double-A Affiliate of the Washington Nationals—at 6:35 p.m. Bowie opens the season on the road, making a trip to Harrisburg’s FNB […]

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County seeks disability commission members

County seeks disability commission members

| September 16, 2018

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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3 labor unions endorse Hogan

3 labor unions endorse Hogan

| September 15, 2018

The Hogan for Governor campaign has announced that three Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local unions with Maryland membership, LIUNA Local 11, LIUNA Local 572, and LIUNA Local 710 are proud to endorse Governor Larry Hogan for re-election.  These endorsements add to the historic, bipartisan coalition of public sector and private sector unions, […]

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MD Retailers Assn and Comptroller awards $3500 to winners of Tax Free Week social media contest

MD Retailers Assn and Comptroller awards $3500 to winners of Tax Free Week social media contest

| September 15, 2018

The Maryland Retailers Association (MRA) and Comptroller Peter Franchot recently announced the winners of the social media scholarship contest that coincided with Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week. Grant Handley of Elkton was selected for the $2,500 first-place scholarship for his contest entry on Twitter. Handley is attending Cecil College in the fall with plans to transfer to the University of […]

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LH-Finance returns as VIP sponsor for Annapolis Boat Shows

LH-Finance returns as VIP sponsor for Annapolis Boat Shows

| September 15, 2018

Marine Financing specialist, LH-Finance, together with the Annapolis Boat Shows, announced  their continued sponsorship of the 2018 Red Carpet VIP Lounge – a VIP Experience available at both the United States Sail and the United States Power Boat Shows. LH-Finance, leaders in the marine finance category and notably known for their innovative VIP PreQualification Program, […]

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Vikings to invade Annapolis this weekend

Vikings to invade Annapolis this weekend

| September 14, 2018

Norwegian Viking ship, Draken Harald Hårfagre (Draken), today announced Annapolis, Maryland as the next stop official stop on its Expedition America: East Coast Tour 2018 presented by Highland Park Single Malt Scotch Whisky. The tour, which launched in July 2018, will bring the world’s largest operating Viking ship to Annapolis for a stopover from September […]

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Mayor Buckley announces two bike events for September 21 and 22

Mayor Buckley announces two bike events for September 21 and 22

| September 14, 2018

Mayor Buckley & bicycle advocates have announced the following upcoming events for next weekend, September 21 and 22. Friday, September 21 – 8 p.m.  Lighted Bike Parade Bicyclists who are interested in decking out their bikes in lights and reflective gear should meet outside of the Knighton Garage, located at 1A Colonial Avenue at West Street on Friday, September 21, […]

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Annapolis man arrested for illegal handgun after skipping out on local restaurant

Annapolis man arrested for illegal handgun after skipping out on local restaurant

| September 14, 2018

Yesterday at 3pm, Annapolis Police were called to a restaurant on Church Circle for a patron that left without paying. The patron, Lewis Heany of Annapolis was located on Market Space and arrested. During the arrest, police discovered a handgun in one of the bags he was carrying. Heany was charged with theft and illegally […]

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