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Schooner Woodwind schedules special sailings for fall season

Schooner Woodwind schedules special sailings for fall season

| July 12, 2015, 11:05 AM | 0 Comments

It seems like it was yesterday when the Schooner Woodwind was starting their season. But now they are looking at wrapping it up in a few short months and have scheduled many unique and special sailings. Experience Wednesday night racing, light house tours, brunch aboard, music aboard, and a schooner race. Sept 2:  The Last […]

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Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

Ginger Cover residents help the Bay with new oysters

| June 25, 2015, 01:22 PM | 0 Comments

Five residents of the Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis are participating in the Oyster Restoration Project operated by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Meade Rudasill, Gene Avallone, Dwight Barlett, and Bill Clark have joined John Kenny, who has been running the oyster gardening program at Ginger Cove for […]

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Arnold skipper wins C. Gaither Scott Trophy in Annapolis to Newport Race

Arnold skipper wins C. Gaither Scott Trophy in Annapolis to Newport Race

| June 11, 2015, 07:55 PM | 0 Comments

New York Yacht Club’s historic Harbour Court provided a picturesque backdrop for the 2015 Annapolis-to-Newport Race Prize-Giving Ceremony. Participating sailors from 71 boats in 10 classes gathered at the Renaissance Norman-style mansion located high on a hill overlooking Newport harbor to cheer place-winners as they received their trophies while several special awards were also bestowed […]

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VisitAnnapolis to launch major tourism initiative

VisitAnnapolis to launch major tourism initiative

| April 25, 2015, 04:19 PM | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB), Maryland State Senator John Astle, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Gary Oster will jointly announce a major new AAACCVB tourism initiative during a Travel and Tourism Day celebration at Rams Head On […]

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Phillip’s Crab Deck to open tomorrow

Phillip’s Crab Deck to open tomorrow

| March 31, 2015, 10:31 AM | 0 Comments

It’s time to grab those bibs and break out the crackers! Starting on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Phillips Crab Deck in Annapolis will be open seven days a week for the spring and summer season! Located on the beautiful and historic Annapolis City Dock, the Crab Deck offers views of the vibrant and bustling community. […]

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Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

| March 13, 2015, 05:40 PM | 0 Comments

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust announces $1.6M in 2015 grants

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces $1.6M in 2015 grants

| March 09, 2015, 10:57 AM | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust just announced the approval of 83 grants totaling $1,688,175 to enable a wide range of organizations to implement on the-ground restoration and education projects and programs. Four times each year the Trust’s board of trustees announces its grant approvals which help local nonprofit organizations, local governments, and schools improve water quality […]

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4th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival to be held in St. Michaels

4th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival to be held in St. Michaels

| March 07, 2015, 04:15 PM | 0 Comments

Ophiuroidea, located at 609 S. Talbot St. in St Michaels, Maryland, will host the 4th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival, to be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 10am – 4pm and Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 10am – 3pm.    Parking is available at the St Michaels School Campus parking lot one […]

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‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

‘My Maryland’ continues at McBride Gallery through March 10th

| March 06, 2015, 11:46 AM | 0 Comments

“Maryland My Maryland” will be hosted in two Annapolis locations: the Lowe House of Delegates Office Building at 6 Bladen Street (8:30-5:30 M-F) and at McBride Gallery through March 10th. The exhibition will celebrate Maryland scenes from city life, to dairy and tobacco farms, mountains in the west to Chesapeake Bay scenes including wildlife and marsh […]

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Homestead Gardens Annual Flower Show

Homestead Gardens Annual Flower Show

| March 06, 2015, 10:45 AM | 0 Comments

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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Military Bowl pumps $17 million into local economy

Military Bowl pumps $17 million into local economy

| February 06, 2015, 09:37 AM | 0 Comments

The Virginia Tech Hokies aren’t the only ones who came out on top with the 2014 Military Bowl® presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) reports the December 27 event at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium generated more than $17 million for the Annapolis/Washington region, […]

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Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

Santa Claus brings Christmas greens to Tangier Island

| December 22, 2014, 01:08 PM | 0 Comments

As they have been for over forty years, pilots from the Chesapeake Bay area brought Christmas cheer to the approximately 700 isolated residents of Tangier Island, Virginia on December 13th.  Initially scheduled for the 6th, weather postponed the aerial caravan until the following weekend. So, what is the Holly Run? Annapolis Ward 1 Alderman, Joe Budge participated in […]

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Get your polar bear plunge on in January

Get your polar bear plunge on in January

| December 16, 2014, 05:58 PM | 0 Comments

The Maryland State Police (MSP) will host the 19th Annual Polar Bear Plunge and PlungeFest on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Md. More than 10,000 from across the state will plunge into the Chesapeake Bay for a chilly dip to benefit Special Olympics Maryland (SOMD), which provides year-round sports […]

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Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

Pantelides submits candidate for Planning and Zoning Director

| December 10, 2014, 10:22 AM | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his recommendation for the Planning and Zoning Director. He will request confirmation at the December 22nd City Council meeting. Clement (Pete) Gutwald has more than 25 years of professional planning experience, including serving as the Harford County Director of Planning and Zoning since 2005. Prior to that, he served as […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks grant and scholarship applicants

| November 22, 2014, 04:36 PM | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2015 annual scholarship and awards program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications and/or nominations […]

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That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

That’s a lot of crabs! Rotary announces grants.

| April 07, 2014, 11:17 AM | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis has announced grants totaling $71,200 from the net proceeds of the August 2013 World’s Largest Crab Feast. The club received requests from 72 non-profits for nearly $186,000. It was able to fund 38 of the requests, says Elaine Shanley, past club president and grants committee chairman, of Annapolis. Most of […]

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CFAAC Announced Philanthropy Award Recipients

CFAAC Announced Philanthropy Award Recipients

| October 10, 2013, 03:08 PM | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) is pleased to announce the recipients of their 2013 philanthropist, corporate, volunteer and foundation awards. This year’s Philanthropists of the Year are John and Cathy Belcher; Fred Davis is the Volunteer of the Year; CPS/Gumpert is the Corporate Philanthropist of the Year; and the Keith Campbell Foundation […]

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Skipjack Rides October 5th

Skipjack Rides October 5th

| October 04, 2013, 01:00 PM | 0 Comments

The skipjack H.M. Krentz will be offering sailing cruises at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD on Saturday, October 5 during the 31st annual Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. The Miles River cruises will depart from CBMM’s waterfront campus at 12:45pm, 1:45pm, and 2:45pm, with limited boarding available. Tickets will be available […]

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Rosie Parks Set To Be Relaunched At CBMM OysterFest

Rosie Parks Set To Be Relaunched At CBMM OysterFest

| September 04, 2013, 11:02 AM | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 2, the Chesapeake’s oyster will be celebrated at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) OysterFest in St. Michaels, MD. The event features live music by Sweet Leda, oysters and other local fare, children’s activities, boat rides, oyster demonstrations, harvesting displays, retriever demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, documentary films, and an oyster stew competition among […]

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2 New Certified Environmental Stewards Named In Annapolis

2 New Certified Environmental Stewards Named In Annapolis

| August 10, 2013, 11:23 AM | 0 Comments

As part of his Clean and Green City initiative, Mayor Joshua J. Cohen is proud to announce certification of two more Annapolis businesses for their sustainable practices. The newest Environmental Stewards are Boatyard Bar & Grill, located at 400 Fourth Street, and Public Policy Partners, located at 48 Maryland Avenue. “These two businesses are an […]

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Pantelides To Announce Run For Annapolis Mayor

Pantelides To Announce Run For Annapolis Mayor

| June 26, 2013, 01:18 PM | 0 Comments

Annapolis native, Mike Pantelides will formally announce his candidacy for Mayor of Annapolis on June 27th. Pantelides says” I am running for Mayor to restore and improve our great city. We are facing challenges such as unfunded health and pension programs, serious debt and failing infrastructure that could bankrupt Annapolis if we do not make […]

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Wash To Save The Bay

Wash To Save The Bay

| May 31, 2013, 11:28 AM | 0 Comments

The Mid-Atlantic Carwash Association announces the launch of Wash to Save the Bay. On June 1 (rain date, June 8) participating carwashes throughout the region will donate a portion of the price of each wash sold to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. This innovative program speaks to the important role professional carwashing plays in keepings soaps, […]

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