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Paul Reed Smith Band to perform and teach at Maryland Hall

Paul Reed Smith Band to perform and teach at Maryland Hall

| November 14, 2018

Maryland’s own legendary guitar maker Paul Reed Smith brings his namesake band, The Paul Reed Smith Band, to Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts for Master Classes for aspiring musicians and an all-ages concert performance on Saturday, December 1, 2018.  Tickets are $30 and concertgoers are invited to take a complimentary pre-show Master Class with […]

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The Capital and other community papers move to unionize

The Capital and other community papers move to unionize

| November 14, 2018

Employees of The Capital are pressing to unionize.  Citing low wages and underinvestment in the newsroom, the employees of The Capital, Carroll County Times, and the Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG) are asking parent company Tribune Publishing to voluntarily recognize the Chesapeake News Guild as a unit of the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild. A letter to […]

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Baysox to host their 12th Louie’s Holiday Hope Project

Baysox to host their 12th Louie’s Holiday Hope Project

| November 14, 2018

The Bowie Baysox announced on Monday morning that Louie’s Holiday Hope Project returns to brighten the holiday season for local families in need this year. Beginning now and continuing through early December, the team will be accepting nominations for families that need assistance this holiday season. The Baysox will also be collecting gently used coats, […]

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Watermark awarded Heritage Tourism Collaboration of the Year Award

Watermark awarded Heritage Tourism Collaboration of the Year Award

| November 14, 2018

Annapolis Tours by Watermark® is pleased to have participated in the 2018 Heritage Tourism Collaboration of the Year Award awarded to Anne Arundel County Commemoration of the Year of Frederick Douglass.  As a partner in the collaborative program, Watermark offered special African American Heritage Tours which highlighted Frederick Douglass, the first African American to gain […]

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Daily News Brief | November 14, 2018

Daily News Brief | November 14, 2018

| November 14, 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… KKK fliers found in Prince George’s neighborhood. Tony McConkey’s lead is dwindling as absentee ballots are counted. Tour the USS Sioux City. Amazon is going to shake up […]

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Senator Astle co-chairs new initiative–Hunting Works for Maryland

Senator Astle co-chairs new initiative–Hunting Works for Maryland

| November 13, 2018

Hunters in Maryland generate $401 million in economic activity, much of which is spent at locally-owned businesses throughout the state. Business leaders from across the state came together in Annapolis last week to highlight this and other economic successes derived from hunting while announcing the formation of Hunting Works For Maryland. “More than 88,000 people hunt in Maryland each year. Each of these […]

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AAMC gets an “A” from The Leapfrog Group

AAMC gets an “A” from The Leapfrog Group

| November 13, 2018

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes AAMC’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. The flagship Leapfrog Hospital Survey collects and transparently reports hospital performance, empowering consumers to find the highest-value care and […]

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Chocolate Binge Festival on December 2nd

Chocolate Binge Festival on December 2nd

| November 13, 2018

Everyone loves chocolate and Annapolis’ has been enjoying chocolate for at least 270 years. A recent dive in the Maryland Gazette newspaper archives revealed an advertisement from December 1748 of chocolate being made and sold on Duke of Gloucester Street in downtown Annapolis. On December 2nd Annapolis will be celebrating by filling West Street with […]

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Tour the USS Sioux City in Annapolis as she prepares for Saturday’s commissioning

Tour the USS Sioux City in Annapolis as she prepares for Saturday’s commissioning

| November 13, 2018

The Navy’s newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) arrived in Annapolis this morning and will be commissioned at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at the United States Naval Academy. Commissioning is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tours of the USS Sioux City will be […]

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Daily News Brief | November 13, 2018

Daily News Brief | November 13, 2018

| November 13, 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… A pedestrian is killed in Maryland City. KKK fliers distributed in Lothian. The USS Sioux City is here. SHA will tell us what they have done to curb […]

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NAACP to hold Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday evening

NAACP to hold Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday evening

| November 12, 2018

Many are scheduled to gather from across the county to honor local community leaders during the NAACP’S 44th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet. The dinner will be held at the Double Tree Hotel in Annapolis, MD on Friday, November 16th at 7:00PM. This year’s theme “Unity Power Justice” will highlight the importance of members of the […]

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BGE offers tips to get your home and business winter ready

BGE offers tips to get your home and business winter ready

| November 12, 2018

BGE asks customers to prepare for winter weather which can cause heating systems to work harder in order to maintain comfort, increasing energy usage and average bills. To ensure that customers’ energy needs are met this winter, BGE has completed natural gas and electric infrastructure system upgrades throughout its service area. “Our dedicated employees work […]

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Central Middle School’s Brady O’Neal selected as first 3M Play To Win finalist for Military Bowl

Central Middle School’s Brady O’Neal selected as first 3M Play To Win finalist for Military Bowl

| November 12, 2018

Brady O’Neal, a seventh grader at Central Middle School in Edgewater, Md., has been selected as the first finalist for the 3M Play to Win Award presented by the Military Bowl and 3M. As a finalist, Brady will receive two complimentary tickets to attend this year’s Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO […]

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Daily News Brief | November 12, 2018

Daily News Brief | November 12, 2018

| November 12, 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… County Executive Elect Pittman names a few more to his leadership team. Tribune Publishing blames loss on Capital Gazette shooting. Major traffic woes in the works for I-895 […]

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Anne Arundel County Police investigating Glen Burnie murder

Anne Arundel County Police investigating Glen Burnie murder

| November 11, 2018

On Sunday, November 11, 2018 at approximately 2am, Anne Arundel County police officers responded for a shots fired call in the 600 block of Charante Court in Glen Burnie.  Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious adult male lying in the grass. Paramedics responded and the adult male was pronounced deceased. Patrol officers secured the scene […]

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Baysox announce new front office hires

Baysox announce new front office hires

| November 11, 2018

The Bowie Baysox hired five new full-time employees during the 2018 offseason. Two hires will join the Group Sales Department, while two more will join the Stadium Operations staff. An additional member joins the Public Relations staff after working in an assistant role during the past season. Sean Banks joined the Bowie Baysox as the […]

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EYC’s Lights Parade is scheduled for December 8th

EYC’s Lights Parade is scheduled for December 8th

| November 10, 2018

  The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is back again this holiday season! The parade bursts upon the Annapolis waterfront with up to 40 boats of all shapes and sizes, power and sail, brightly decorated with thousands of lights and crewed by jolly revelers. This […]

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Timonium woman wins Grotto Pizza contest with Swirl Fire Pizza

Timonium woman wins Grotto Pizza contest with Swirl Fire Pizza

| November 10, 2018

Grotto Pizza has concluded its observance of National Pizza Month by choosing the winner in its “Create Your Own Pizza Competition.” After reviewing 40 submissions from customers throughout Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, the family-owned restaurant chain narrowed the choices to five. These finalists were ranked during a special event at Grotto Pizza Columbia by the […]

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Schuh, Graves unveil design of new Jacobsville firehouse

Schuh, Graves unveil design of new Jacobsville firehouse

| November 10, 2018

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, along with Fire Chief Allan Graves, unveiled the design of the new Jacobsville Fire Station. “Over the last four years, Anne Arundel County has undertaken a major effort to address our public safety infrastructure,” said Schuh. “This new Jacobsville fire station will be a bricks and mortar example of […]

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Martha Smith to be named President Emeritus at AACC

Martha Smith to be named President Emeritus at AACC

| November 10, 2018

Dr. Martha A. Smith, president of Anne Arundel Community College from 1994 to 2012, will be awarded the status of president emeritus by the college’s board of trustees at its Nov. 13 public meeting. During her 18 years at the college, Smith touched the lives of thousands of county residents through her work as a […]

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Firefly Festival scales back for 2019 dates, returns to a 3-day festival. Presale tickets November 16

Firefly Festival scales back for 2019 dates, returns to a 3-day festival. Presale tickets November 16

| November 9, 2018

Firefly Music Festival (fireflyfestival.com), the east coast’s largest music and camping festival, is returning to The Woodlands June 21-23, 2019. Firefly will kick off its eighth year with a number of improvements to the fan experience, including a streamlined three-day schedule, a slate of new programming and the launch of the Firefly Loyalty Program. Over […]

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Schuh announces initiative to promote re-development and restoration in existing neighborhoods

Schuh announces initiative to promote re-development and restoration in existing neighborhoods

| November 9, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh has announced a new initiative designed to target and promote restoration, revitalization and re-development within existing developed neighborhoods in the County. “Encouraging re-development in existing areas – especially older or challenged communities – is a win-win across the entire planning, zoning, land use and economic development spectrum,” said Schuh.  “The focus […]

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