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Parking lot rage. Churchton man points BB gun outside Target

Parking lot rage. Churchton man points BB gun outside Target

| June 21, 2018

On June 20, 2018 at 5:03 p.m., officers responded to an armed subject in the Target parking garage located at 1911 Towne Centre Boulevard in Annapolis. The adult male victim reported the suspect was speeding in the parking garage and nearly struck his daughter while the two were walking to their vehicle. The victim stated […]

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Burlesque returning to Metropolitan

Burlesque returning to Metropolitan

| June 21, 2018

Callie Pigeon, producer and Annapolis native, will present another installment of the Les Folies Derrière cabaret at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 5, at Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. “I love doing shows in Annapolis and am grateful that Metropolitan has invited us back,” said Pigeon, […]

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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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What is Elder Law and why should you care?

What is Elder Law and why should you care?

| June 20, 2018

Elder Law is an area of legal practice that is defined more by the type of client it serves than the more traditional fields of practice. The types of legal issues that are the focus of Elder Law attorneys’ practice include: Estate Planning: Planning that is tailored to the specific situation, needs, and hopes of […]

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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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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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Guest Column: An alternative to a styrofoam ban

Guest Column: An alternative to a styrofoam ban

| June 19, 2018

Just like bad news, bad policies travel fast and if we’re not careful, we run the risk of Baltimore’s wrongheaded styrofoam ban has the potential to travel down to Annapolis and affect the entire state. On April 19th, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, signed into law the city’s styrofoam ban. As a former resident of Charm […]

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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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PRIMARY PRIMER: Single Shotting

PRIMARY PRIMER: Single Shotting

| June 18, 2018

  Politics can be a dirty business. There are all sorts of tricks to be played with words and images–we’ve all received plenty of mailers. Another form of shenanigans that we recently heard was happening was to “single shot”, or vote ONLY for a specific candidate. What is a “single shot?” Simply put, it is […]

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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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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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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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PRIMARY 2018: Our predictions, thoughts, comments

PRIMARY 2018: Our predictions, thoughts, comments

| June 16, 2018

If you have read Eye On Annapolis for more at least an election cycle, you know that we do not do endorsements. Voting is a very personal decision and one that should not be influenced by that latest mailer you received, that nice old lady in the “Elect Whomever” shirt at the polls, or a […]

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Operation Broken Heart yields 56 arrests in Maryland

Operation Broken Heart yields 56 arrests in Maryland

| June 16, 2018

Maryland’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force yields 56 arrests in Maryland, 21 of which were arrested by Maryland State Police investigators, while participating in “Operation Broken Heart,” a nationwide, three-month initiative targeting offenders of child sexual exploitation. The Maryland Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) was one of 61 task forces included in […]

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GUEST COLUMN: In support of Wes Adams for Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney

GUEST COLUMN: In support of Wes Adams for Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney

| June 16, 2018

I am writing in response to an article published earlier this week in The Capital regarding the current state of affairs at the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office.  Because I was not contacted by the Capital for purposes of this article, I believe it is only fair that I have an opportunity to voice […]

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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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Kamenetz campaign donates war chest to several non-profits important to the former County Executive

Kamenetz campaign donates war chest to several non-profits important to the former County Executive

| June 15, 2018

The Committee for Kamenetz announced yesterday that, in accordance with state campaign finance laws, the remaining funds in the late Kevin Kamenetz’s campaign account will be donated to several non-profit organizations across the Baltimore region. In consultation with the Kamenetz family, the campaign’s remaining funds will be dispersed in the following manner: Central Scholarship will […]

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