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Bello Machre’s “Every Step Counts” tops $200K

Bello Machre’s “Every Step Counts” tops $200K

| July 17, 2018

Every Step Counts, an annual fundraiser hosted by Bello Machre to benefit children and adults with developmental disabilities, raised over $200,000 in support of the children and adults served by the organization. The family-friendly event, held  on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland, hosted over 400 participants who walked, […]

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Daily News Brief | July 17, 2018

Daily News Brief | July 17, 2018

| July 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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This Thursday–the Dog Days of Summer return to benefit the SPCA

This Thursday–the Dog Days of Summer return to benefit the SPCA

| July 16, 2018

Welcome the dog days of summer and bring your dog for a cruise of Annapolis to benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County. Local pet friendly business Cruises on the Bay™ by Watermark® has teamed up again with the AACSPCA to plan a fun evening fundraiser on Harbor Queen for dogs and their humans. The […]

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Eastport Oyster Boys + Annapolis Symphony + Maryland Hall + Free Concert = #AnnapolisStrong

Eastport Oyster Boys + Annapolis Symphony + Maryland Hall + Free Concert = #AnnapolisStrong

| July 16, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Community is coming together for the first time with a free concert to help honor the victims, heal the shaken and strengthen the community after last month’s tragic Capital Gazette shooting which killed five newspaper employees. The live concert is free and open to the public. Be part of the outpouring […]

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Board of Education appoints 13 to Citizen’s Advisory Committee

Board of Education appoints 13 to Citizen’s Advisory Committee

| July 16, 2018

The Board of Education has appointed 13 county residents to two-year terms on the Executive Panel of the countywide Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC), a 30-member panel that advises the Board on issues affecting the school system. The vacancies filled by today’s appointments came about through resignations or the expiration of terms of former representatives. The […]

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9/11 Heroes Run scheduled for September 16th

9/11 Heroes Run scheduled for September 16th

| July 16, 2018

The 2018 Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run, scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, September 16, at the Navy-Marine Corp Memorial Stadium, is open for registration at www.911heroesrun.org/annapolis. Hosted by Travis Manion Foundation, the Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run includes a 5K and 1M Family Fun Run along with a new 5K GORUCK division that unites the community in […]

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Daily News Brief | July 16, 2018

Daily News Brief | July 16, 2018

| July 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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Severn Bank opens new full-service branch in Lothian

Severn Bank opens new full-service branch in Lothian

| July 15, 2018

Severn Bank (“Severn”) has announced the opening of a new branch at 5401 Southern Maryland Boulevard in Lothian, Maryland. This is the sixth branch in Anne Arundel County for the bank. The 2,500 square foot branch includes tellers and drive-through teller windows as well as on-site commercial and mortgage bankers. An ATM will also be […]

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Hummer, Gilleland selected to lead Board of Education for another term

Hummer, Gilleland selected to lead Board of Education for another term

| July 15, 2018

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County has re-elected Julie Hummer as president and Terry Gilleland as vice president for the 2018-2019 school year. Hummer is an at-large member of theBoard who was appointed in 2015. She has five children, all of whom attend Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Gilleland has represented District 31 […]

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You can save energy and money at BGE’s new BGE Marketplace

You can save energy and money at BGE’s new BGE Marketplace

| July 15, 2018

BGE customers can now purchase energy-saving products online at the BGE Marketplace. The newly-launched retail site offers energy-related products that save them time and money, such as LED lightbulbs, smart thermostats, advanced power strips, and more. The energy savings from these products support EmPOWER Maryland. “The launch of BGE Marketplace provides our customers with more […]

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K&B True Value gives away more than 2000 flags over Independence Day

K&B True Value gives away more than 2000 flags over Independence Day

| July 14, 2018

Over the Independence Day holiday, K&B True Value gave away more than 2000 US flags. According to Jared Littman, former Alderman for the City of Annapolis and owner of K&B True Value, it generates a ton of heartfelt responses to from the community. One customer wrote: “This most iconic symbol of American freedom reminds us […]

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Watershed Stewards Academy announces certification courses

Watershed Stewards Academy announces certification courses

| July 14, 2018

The Anne Arundel County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) certification course trains and supports citizens to become Master Watershed Stewards. Master Watershed Stewards take action with their neighbors to address the problem of stormwater pollution and restore local waterways in Anne Arundel County. Prospective Stewards need not have prior knowledge; they will receive training to identify and solve […]

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Wye River Upper School receives $120K grant for MakerSpace

Wye River Upper School receives $120K grant for MakerSpace

| July 14, 2018

An innovative MakerSpace project at Centreville’s Wye River Upper School (WRUS), has been greatly strengthened by a $120,000 grant from the Grayce B. Kerr Fund, Inc. of Easton, Maryland. This new grant to the independent school for bright students who learn differently will augment a recent $100,000 grant for the capital portion of the MakerSpace […]

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Hogan issues statement on Russian election vendor

Hogan issues statement on Russian election vendor

| July 14, 2018

Governor Larry Hogan  released the following statement following an announcement from the Maryland State Board of Elections regarding one of its vendors: “It was with concern that I learned that information provided to the Maryland State Board of Elections by federal law enforcement this week indicates that a vendor contracted by the Board to provide […]

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Boatyard Beach Bash tickets going fast

Boatyard Beach Bash tickets going fast

| July 14, 2018

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park’s Boatyard Beach Bash brings Key West to Eastport. Coral Reefers Roger Bartlett, Eric Darken, Doyle Grisham, Peter Mayer, Brendan Mayer and Keith Sykes, along with Scott Kirby, The John Frinzi Band, and Aaron Scherz will be performing. This diverse collection of talented musicians provides rare access to Jimmy Buffett’s […]

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Anne Arundel County invests another $9M in bike trails

Anne Arundel County invests another $9M in bike trails

| July 13, 2018

County Executive Steve Schuh has announced a $9.4 million plan to expand the South Shore Trail to Odenton. “This investment fulfills our promise to make our County more bike-friendly,” said Schuh. “The South Shore expansion will take us one step closer to creating an interconnected system of bike trails and bike lanes that will allow […]

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Baysox donating half of ticket sales to Capital-Gazette funds

Baysox donating half of ticket sales to Capital-Gazette funds

| July 13, 2018

The Bowie Baysox announce today that the team will donate 50 percent of their ticket proceeds from their home game on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 7:05 p.m. against the Erie SeaWolves (Class AA Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers) to two funds set up to help and honor the victims and families affected in the […]

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Smithey Law Group opens new practice in West Annapolis

Smithey Law Group opens new practice in West Annapolis

| July 13, 2018

Smithey Law Group LLC, a law practice focusing exclusively on employment law, has opened in West Annapolis. Led by partner and founder Joyce Smithey, the practice covers issues related to wages, discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse, contract and severance negotiations, equal pay, medical leave and more. Smithey also handles high-profile class and collective actions involving wage and hour violations.  Smithey spent […]

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Save the date for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Festival

Save the date for the 7th Annual Kegs and Corks Festival

| July 13, 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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Daily News Brief | July 13, 2018

Daily News Brief | July 13, 2018

| July 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. The Eye On Annapolis Daily News Brief is sponsored by Kegs & Corks Craft Beer and Maryland Wine Festival on August 18. Save $8 on every ticket using the […]

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Sasso resigns from AACPS Board of Education

Sasso resigns from AACPS Board of Education

| July 12, 2018

Maria Delores Sasso, who has represented Legislative District 30 on the Board of Education since February 2016, announced today that she will leave the Board effectively July 31, 2018. In a resignation letter to Governor Larry Hogan, Sasso said the need to allocate more time to personal and family issues drove her decision. Maryland State […]

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Twist & Stout to benefit Capital-Gazette Memorial Scholarship Fund

Twist & Stout to benefit Capital-Gazette Memorial Scholarship Fund

| July 12, 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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