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PODCAST:  Eastport A Rockin’ 22 years strong!

PODCAST: Eastport A Rockin’ 22 years strong!

| June 21, 2018

In 1997, James Borchelt had an idea. Gather 4 local bands. Have them play a street festival for free and give away the money.  Seemed reasonable. And THAT was the start of Eastport A Rockin. Maybe 700 people attended to hear The Kelly Bell Band, The Eastport Oyster Boys, Jepetto and Non-Fiction. Now, 22 years […]

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Daily News Brief | June 21, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 21, 2018

| June 21, 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… Early voting wraps up today. President Trump relented and signed an order preventing children from being separated from families at the border. Sheriff Bateman has a new problem […]

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B CHORD Bash at Union Jack’s this Saturday night

B CHORD Bash at Union Jack’s this Saturday night

| June 20, 2018

Come on out to Union Jack’s in Annapolis  this Saturday, June 23rd for an evening of live music benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Before the night comes to an end seven acts will have taken the stage at Union Jack’s of Annapolis. Ashley Gaines, Jackson Dean, Ben Fuller, Bradley Turner Band, Devon Nicholes, Andrew Robear and Phillip […]

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Annapolis to hold emergency drill at St. Mary’s on Friday

Annapolis to hold emergency drill at St. Mary’s on Friday

| June 20, 2018

The City of Annapolis will conduct an emergency response to an active assailant exercise on Friday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at the St. Mary’s school campus on Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis. The exercise will include the participation of the Annapolis Office of Emergency Management and the fire and police departments. The exercise […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum welcomes new (to them) skipjack Wilma Lee

Annapolis Maritime Museum welcomes new (to them) skipjack Wilma Lee

| June 20, 2018

Last night around 630pm, if you heard cannon fire and thought that Navy might be celebrating a touchdown–it’d be understandable, but mistaken!  The three volleys of cannon fire were celebrating the arrival of the Wilma Lee to the Annapolis Maritime Museum and her now permanent berth. Wilma Lee was “rescued” from Ocrakoke, NC when the […]

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Daily News Brief | June 20, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 20, 2018

| June 20, 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…Governor Hogan pushed back on Trump and withdraws National Guard troops from US Border. Annapolis passes budget and 6M tax increase. Anne Arundel County bans styrofoam packaging. The Orioles […]

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MHEC makes official transcripts from defunct ITT Technical available to students

MHEC makes official transcripts from defunct ITT Technical available to students

| June 19, 2018

Maryland Department of Higher Education Secretary Dr. James D. Fielder has announced that all former Maryland students who attended the Owings Mills and Hanover ITT Technical Institute can now access free official academic transcripts from the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). ITT unexpectedly closed and locked its doors at all of its campuses nationally on […]

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Annapolis settles on a $6M tax increase for $117M 2019 budget

Annapolis settles on a $6M tax increase for $117M 2019 budget

| June 19, 2018

By the time 230am rolled around this morning, the Annapolis City Council had exhausted more than 100 amendments to the Mayor’s budget and hashed out their differences and slashed the spending to agree on a budget.  And it will cost the average homeowner in the City an additional $368 per year.  Granted, that is a […]

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Daily News Brief | June 19, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 19, 2018

| June 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…Annapolis to host an active assailant drill on Friday. Mayo Buckley to hold a Pride Walk to celebrateLGBTQ+ Month today. Cooling centers open due to heat. Deaths are up […]

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Celebrate a Red, White and Blue Independence Day on Ft. George G. Meade

Celebrate a Red, White and Blue Independence Day on Ft. George G. Meade

| June 18, 2018

The public is invited to join the service men and women of Fort George G. Meade for their annual Red, White and Blue Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 29 from 4-10 p.m. Several thousand people are expected to turn out for this popular community event taking place on Fort Meade’s McGlachlin Field. Free kiddie […]

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Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra to kick of Maryland Hall summer concert series

Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra to kick of Maryland Hall summer concert series

| June 18, 2018

The Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra (PRSO) will kick off the Free Summer Concert Series at Maryland Hall on Friday, June 29 at 7 pm, the first of three free concerts. The orchestra will provide a fun night of patriotic ragtime and jazz music for all ages.  Accompanying the music, the short 1920 Buster Keaton silent […]

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Pirate’s Cove to hold fundraiser for cause dear to loved musician’s heart

Pirate’s Cove to hold fundraiser for cause dear to loved musician’s heart

| June 18, 2018

Pirates Cove Restaurant & Dock Bar will host a very special event to support a local musician and dear friend, Ray Weaver, on Saturday, July 28th, from 2 to 6 pm. The event, featuring performances by Ray Weaver along with an open jam and musical collaboration with local musicians, will benefit Ray and his family […]

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Daily News Brief | June 18, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 18, 2018

| June 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…Another Circuit Court judge is retiring on August 1. Annapolis will struggle with budget tonight, but they have a new Poet Laureate. Action Annapolis is hosting a forum tomorrow. […]

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Annapolis names Poet Laureate for City

Annapolis names Poet Laureate for City

| June 17, 2018

Mayor Gavin Buckley today announces the selection of U.S. Naval Academy English Professor Temple Cone as poet laureate for the City of Annapolis for the 2018-2020 term. A selection panel convened under the City of Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission (AIPPC) that includes notable literary figures from the City selected Professor Cone and submitted […]

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Annapolis Arts District successfully earns re-designation

Annapolis Arts District successfully earns re-designation

| June 17, 2018

The Annapolis Arts District was first designated in 2008 by the State of Maryland for a 10 year period.  It supplies leadership in cultivating the city’s artistic art district community and developing collaborative partnerships that result in economic and cultural revitalization along Inner West Street with strong anchors like Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, […]

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Eastport a Rockin’ this weekend, get your tickets now!

Eastport a Rockin’ this weekend, get your tickets now!

| June 17, 2018

Eastport a Rockin’ celebrates its 22nd Anniversary June 23, 2018 on Second Street and Bay Shore Avenue in the Maritime Republic of Eastport from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.  Founded in 1997 by James Borchelt, former owner of Café Gurus on Second Street (now called Leeward Market), Eastport a Rockin’ has hosted hundreds of bands from […]

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Annapolis City Council to honor Annapolis Dragon Boat Club on Monday

Annapolis City Council to honor Annapolis Dragon Boat Club on Monday

| June 16, 2018

Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley and members of the City Council will recognize the Annapolis Dragon Boat Club during the Council Session on June 18th, 2018, as the Club prepares to launch into their first European competition. The Club is being recognized as the only dragon boat team in Maryland attending the International Breast Cancer Paddlers […]

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Marina Yousefian named to Champion Realty’s Hall of Fame

Marina Yousefian named to Champion Realty’s Hall of Fame

| June 16, 2018

Marina Yousefian, a realtor with Champion Realty’s Pasadena Office, has been named to the Champion Hall of Fame for achieving $50 million in settled Champion sales. She joins 60 previous Hall of Fame recipients, whose photo plaques are displayed in Champion’s Severna Park headquarters. “I just want to take care of customers,” Yousefian said. “I wasn’t […]

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AAMC wins national recognition for heart and stroke care

AAMC wins national recognition for heart and stroke care

| June 16, 2018

Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes AAMC’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized evidence-based guidelines. AAMC earned the award by meeting specific quality measures for the diagnosis and […]

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Diaper Drive tonight at Baysox to benefit local families in need

Diaper Drive tonight at Baysox to benefit local families in need

| June 16, 2018

The Bowie Baysox and Walk the Walk Foundation are partnering together Saturday evening, June 16th to try to help local families who are in need of diapers and other resources in our area. If you donate diapers, baby wash, baby wipes or diaper rash cream you will receive a Baysox Promotional Item. Those that make […]

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Maryland Tourism Commission names Ruth Toomey as new Executive Director

Maryland Tourism Commission names Ruth Toomey as new Executive Director

| June 15, 2018

The Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) announces that Ruth Toomey is its new executive director, effective June 1, 2018. Toomey, a longtime professional in the Greater Baltimore/Anne Arundel County hospitality industry, has been an active member and board member of the tourism/hospitality trade organization since 2009. She most recently served as MTC’s Membership chair.“Tourism is one of Maryland’s top 10 economic engines […]

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Daily News Brief | June 15, 2018

Daily News Brief | June 15, 2018

| June 15, 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…Anne Arundel County passes budget, schools, police and roads win. A local arsonist indicted for threatening to kill Senator Bernie Sanders. PG County school CEO Kevin Maxwell under microscope […]

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