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Maryland to redesign Disabled Veteran’s license plate

Maryland to redesign Disabled Veteran’s license plate

| August 18, 2018

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA), in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA), announced the release of its redesigned Disabled Veterans license plate.  The new plate adds color and prominently features red, white, and blue stripes with stars to symbolize service to country.  It continues to feature the […]

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Arundel Grown Certified Program now available for local food businesses

Arundel Grown Certified Program now available for local food businesses

| August 18, 2018

Last week, the Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) launched the Arundel Grown Certified Program, an initiative that encourages restaurants and other food businesses to locally source their ingredients from farms in Anne Arundel County.  The certification promotes participating restaurants and farms to increase awareness of local agriculture. “Buying local means consumers get products that […]

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AAMC’s Tori Bayless honored as Grassroots Champion

AAMC’s Tori Bayless honored as Grassroots Champion

| August 18, 2018

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has recognized Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) President and CEO Victoria (Tori) Bayless as a 2018 Grassroots Champion. Bayless was honored at the Maryland Hospital Association’s annual meeting in June. Each year, the AHA, in conjunction with the state hospital associations, recognizes the achievements of grassroots leaders with the prestigious […]

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Fishing boat and sailboat collide off Thomas Point

Fishing boat and sailboat collide off Thomas Point

| August 17, 2018

The US Coast Guard is investigating how a charter fishing boat landed on top of a sailboat today in the Chesapeake Bay off of Thomas Point. The 37′ charter fishing boat, Hunter, somehow collided with and landed on top of, Levitation, a 34′ J-105. No one was injured in the collision. The Anne Arundel County […]

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Schuh announces completion of first public private partnership Waterway Improvement Project

Schuh announces completion of first public private partnership Waterway Improvement Project

| August 17, 2018

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh recently announced the Department of Public Works (DPW) Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (WPRP) and Resource Environmental Solutions (RES) have completed a first of its kind water quality project for Anne Arundel County. The recently completed retrofit of the stormwater pond owned and maintained by AJ&C Garfunkel in Laurel […]

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O’Shea endorsed by Hogan for Delegate seat in District 30-A

O’Shea endorsed by Hogan for Delegate seat in District 30-A

| August 17, 2018

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has endorsed Bob O’Shea for the House of Delegates in District 30-A representing the Annapolis area. When notified of the recent endorsement, O’Shea said,  “I appreciate the Governor’s support and look forward to working with him on the campaign trail and in office as a Delegate for District 30A.” In making […]

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MSP helicopter lifts critical patient from Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Chesapeake Bay

MSP helicopter lifts critical patient from Royal Caribbean cruise ship in Chesapeake Bay

| August 17, 2018

A Maryland State Police helicopter crew helped rescue a sick passenger off of a cruise ship Thursday evening. Shortly after 9:45 p.m., the United States Coast Guard – Sector Baltimore was notified by Royal Caribbean Cruise Line that they had a passenger requiring immediate medical evacuation on its Grandeur of the Seas ship. The Coast […]

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Last chance to use our discount code for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Festival TOMORROW

Last chance to use our discount code for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Festival TOMORROW

| August 17, 2018

Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 18, 2018. This event draws large crowds to the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds for a unique festival featuring craft beer and Maryland wine together. Guests sample over 80 exceptional Maryland wines and over 40 craft brews from […]

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Pasadena Native Zach Abey Prepares for Transition On and Off the Field

Pasadena Native Zach Abey Prepares for Transition On and Off the Field

| August 17, 2018

Senior Midshipmen Zach Abey is as tough as they come, and he’ll have to prove it this year as he prepares for his new role for his team on the football field and his country on the battlefield. Zach Abey entered the 2017 Navy football season as the starting QB for the Mid’s and led […]

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5th Annual Arts in the Park tomorrow

5th Annual Arts in the Park tomorrow

| August 17, 2018

On Saturday, August 18, 2018, artists, musicians and the Community of Hope will join forces at the Arts in the Park Festival at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from […]

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Yet another (very) different look at City Dock … complete with a ferris wheel

Yet another (very) different look at City Dock … complete with a ferris wheel

| August 17, 2018

EDIT:  For those that believe everything on Facebook, I wanted to clear this up. This is a LEGITIMATE plan. It was created by and submitted by Roy Higgs to the City. The City has TAKEN NO ACTION on it other than the Mayor visiting Higgs’ office, discussing it, and looking at the 3D scale model. […]

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Daily News Brief | August 17, 2018

Daily News Brief | August 17, 2018

| August 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. The Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief is sponsored by Kegs & Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 18. Save $10 on every ticket using the […]

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2nd Annual Amps & Ales Festival coming to Arundel Mills September

2nd Annual Amps & Ales Festival coming to Arundel Mills September

| August 16, 2018

Two local agencies have partnered to create the Amps & Ales Festival, hosting the second annual event at Arundel Mills adjacent to Maryland Live! on Saturday September 15th. Symmetry Agency and Humdinger Productions, alongside Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel, and Arundel Mills, are bringing the popular AMPS & ALES CRAFT BEER AND MUSIC FESTIVAL to […]

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DEADLINE: Homeowners and renters may qualify for state tax credit.

DEADLINE: Homeowners and renters may qualify for state tax credit.

| August 16, 2018

The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) is urging Marylanders to consider whether they may be eligible to receive a homeowners’ or renters’ property tax credit and to submit an annual application before the September 4 deadline. Combined, these two tax credit programs helped more than 55,000 Marylanders save more than $65 million in […]

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Colleen Smith wins Champion Realty’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Colleen Smith wins Champion Realty’s Lifetime Achievement Award

| August 16, 2018

Colleen Smith, an Annapolis-based realtor, has received the Champion Lifetime Achievement Award for reaching $25 million in sales during her five years with Champion Realty. A certified public accountant who has run her own day spa, Smith chalks up her real estate success to her skills in customer service and business management. “It’s all about […]

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US Sailboat Show returning to Annapolis October 4-8, 2019

US Sailboat Show returning to Annapolis October 4-8, 2019

| August 16, 2018

Known as the largest and most spectacular all-sail boat show, the United States Sailboat Show returns to Annapolis on October 4-8. In its 49th year, this five-day international event operates on miles of docks and offers acres of exhibits for sailors who come from around the world for this one-of-a-kind sailboat show. “We are thrilled to present this great […]

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Twist & Stout coming up next month

Twist & Stout coming up next month

| August 16, 2018

On September 29th, Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks will presentTwist & Stout, a fine wine and craft beer festival that also features live music from some of the region’s best bands, food trucks serving innovative cuisine, and local artists and artisans, all set at the picturesque Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland. Produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, […]

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Police investigating murder of Severn woman

Police investigating murder of Severn woman

| August 16, 2018

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at approximately 11:24 a.m., patrol officers responded to the 1800 block of Hawk Court in Severn for a suspicious death.  Upon arrival the reporting person found his 29 year old adult daughter, Jasmine Sherel Adams, deceased in the basement of her residence. Homicide detectives responded and believe the victim suffered […]

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Glen Burnie man arrested in murder of uncle

Glen Burnie man arrested in murder of uncle

| August 16, 2018

On Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at approximately 8:12 p.m., patrol officers responded to the 200 block of East Thompson Avenue in Glen Burnie for a sick/injured subject.  Upon arrival officers made entry into the residence and found an adult male lying on the kitchen floor, deceased.  Patrol officers also made contact with the only other […]

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Daily News Brief | August 16, 2018

Daily News Brief | August 16, 2018

| August 16, 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. The Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief is sponsored by Kegs & Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 18. Save $10 on every ticket using the […]

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Annapolis Color Run returning on August 26th

Annapolis Color Run returning on August 26th

| August 15, 2018

The Annapolis Arts District is hosting another fun event this month on Sunday August 26th. The event is the Annapolis Color Run and it will be retuning for its second year.  New this year will be an after party for participants to have fun after the run. The color run/walk will start at 9:00am behind […]

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“Stormwater and You” to be presented in Edgewater on August 22

“Stormwater and You” to be presented in Edgewater on August 22

| August 15, 2018

In collaboration with Neighbors of the Mayo Peninsula, the Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy will offer “Stormwater and You,” an overview of what homeowners can do in their own yards to reduce polluted runoff. Special guest, Charlotte Shearin of the Critical Area, will be on hand to explore the unique aspects of Mayo’s land use […]

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