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Chesapeake Women’s Conference to be held in Annapolis on September 26th

Chesapeake Women’s Conference to be held in Annapolis on September 26th

| September 19, 2018

Divorce. Death of a loved one. Job loss. Bankruptcy. While these tragic life events can create turmoil and hardship for anyone, they can be especially devastating for women who are suddenly forced to face these challenges alone. On Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at the historic Charles Carroll House in downtown Annapolis, 10 strong, courageous women will […]

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Hogan administration awards $57M in grants for local road improvements

Hogan administration awards $57M in grants for local road improvements

| September 19, 2018

The Hogan administration today announced it has awarded $57.9 million in grants to improve local roads across the state. The grants were distributed to all 23 counties, Baltimore City, and other municipalities based on the formula for the distribution of Highway User Revenues (HURs). The funding represents a nearly $20 million increase over fiscal year […]

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All Maryland  State employees to receive unexpected .5% raise and $500 bonus

All Maryland State employees to receive unexpected .5% raise and $500 bonus

| September 19, 2018

A letter distributed to all Maryland state employees yesterday announced a .5% across the board increase in salary as well as a one time $500 bonus in April 2019. This is in addition to the already scheduled 2% cost of living increase in January. The administration said their fiscal management and the surplus announced by […]

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Twist & Stout — Next week! Do you have your tickets?

Twist & Stout — Next week! Do you have your tickets?

| September 19, 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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Homestead Gardens’ Fall Festival starts this weekend

Homestead Gardens’ Fall Festival starts this weekend

| September 19, 2018

Homestead Gardens Annual Fall Festival starts this weekend and continues every weekend through and including Sunday, Oct 29 at the Davidsonville location..  The largest fall festival in the area, Homestead’s team has been feverishly working on the 30 acres surrounding the showroom, transforming it into a fall wonderland. Set in nature’s  autumn backdrop of color, […]

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Office of Crime and Control Prevention offers safety tips for avoiding domestic violence in college

Office of Crime and Control Prevention offers safety tips for avoiding domestic violence in college

| September 19, 2018

Back at college? In addition to Ramen noodles, towels, and textbooks, the Governor’s Office of Crime and Control and Prevention wants college students to be prepared with something else: information on how to spot dating abuse or violence and what to look for in a healthy relationship. “The line between love and abuse can sometimes […]

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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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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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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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Candidate Forum: Schuh & Pittman on the environment from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Candidate Forum: Schuh & Pittman on the environment from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

| September 17, 2018

Tonight, County Executive Steve Schuh and Steuart Pittman squared off in an environmental forum at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.  The forum was jointly presented by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the League of Women Voters and the Anne Arundel County Alliance for Livable Communities. The event was moderated by Josh Davidsburg. Three questions developed by the […]

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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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Navy lights up offense in 51-21 rout of Lehigh (PHOTOS)

Navy lights up offense in 51-21 rout of Lehigh (PHOTOS)

| September 16, 2018

After a tough loss in Hawaii, and a nail-biter last week against Memphis, the Navy football offense found it’s stride yesterday against the Lehigh University Mountain Hawks.  After 60 minutes of play, the Midshipmen came out ahead 51-21 and sang second. Navy is now 2-1 for the season with 1-0 on American Athletic Conference play. […]

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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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