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Six to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

Six to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

Chosen from across Anne Arundel County, six trailblazing women will be honored during the 21st annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception, held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md. Known for impacting their community—whether through social justice, historical outreach, and even […]

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International Music Day to be celebrated in the State House with Estonian violinist

International Music Day to be celebrated in the State House with Estonian violinist

International Music Day on Oct. 1 will be observed in Annapolis by the appearance of Estonian violinist, Mari-Liis Uibo, who will give a free concert at 12 Noon on that day in the Rotunda of the Maryland State House State Circle Annapolis, Maryland The classically trained violinist, Ms. Uibo, will present selections by well-known composers. […]

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Anne Arundel’s Deputy Director of Public Works named County Engineer of Year

Anne Arundel’s Deputy Director of Public Works named County Engineer of Year

Greg Africa, the Deputy Director of the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Highways has been named the 2016 County Engineer of the Year by the County Engineers Association of Maryland (CEAM).  The annual CEAM award recognizes and engineer each year for their dedication and service to their County and the […]

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Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

The Hammond-Harwood House, a museum of 18th century American Fine and Decorative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland, is pleased to announce the addition of two of labeled mahogany game tables made by Scottish-born Annapolis cabinetmakers John Shaw and Archibald Chisholm. According to the Baltimore Museum of Art’s 1983 exhibition catalogue “John Shaw: Cabinetmaker of Annapolis”, these […]

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CRIME

Annapolis Police release photo of suspect in Eastport home invasion

Annapolis Police release photo of suspect in Eastport home invasion

Michael Mitchell, 37, of Annapolis is currently wanted by the Annapolis Police Department for the armed robbery that occurred in the unit block of Chester Avenue on September 10.  Detectives were able to identify Mitchell as the suspect in this crime.  Mitchell also uses the names Zamar Mitchell and Michael Rue and the nickname Puno.  […]

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Annapolis Police make another arrest in City murder

Annapolis Police make another arrest in City murder

On September 22, 2016 at 10:54 p.m. officers from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Demari Crowdy, 18, of Arnold for the murder of Davon Jones.  Crowdy was arrested in Annapolis.  Crowdy is the second suspect arrested and has been identified as the shooter in the homicide of Davon Jones.  Brandon Johnson was the first suspect […]

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Brooklyn man arrested after refusing to stop for police, claims racial profiling

Brooklyn man arrested after refusing to stop for police, claims racial profiling

On September 23, 2016 at approximately 7:00 a.m. an officer on Route 10 Southbound observed a black Ford Explorer doing 77 miles an hour in a posted 55 mile per hour zone. The officer activated his emergency equipment at Route 10 South and Ritchie Highway North, but the vehicle refused to stop. The officer pulled […]

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Police discover body of suspect in Glen Burnie murder

Police discover body of suspect in Glen Burnie murder

This is an update to a story previously published. On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on the deceased ten year old female. The Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the cause of death as multiple stab/cut wounds with the manner being homicide. Multiple Anne Arundel County Police resources […]

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EVENTS

Six to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

Six to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

Chosen from across Anne Arundel County, six trailblazing women will be honored during the 21st annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception, held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md. Known for impacting their community—whether through social justice, historical outreach, and even […]

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International Music Day to be celebrated in the State House with Estonian violinist

International Music Day to be celebrated in the State House with Estonian violinist

International Music Day on Oct. 1 will be observed in Annapolis by the appearance of Estonian violinist, Mari-Liis Uibo, who will give a free concert at 12 Noon on that day in the Rotunda of the Maryland State House State Circle Annapolis, Maryland The classically trained violinist, Ms. Uibo, will present selections by well-known composers. […]

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Second City coming to Maryland Hall

Second City coming to Maryland Hall

Second City will perform at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, October 7 at 8 pm in the Main Theater. Tickets: $30, $25 for Maryland Hall members, and can be purchased by visiting www.marylandhall.org. Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater will perform “Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)” an irreverent look at America’s […]

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Anne Arundel County Library and mall to host high-tech fashion showcase

Anne Arundel County Library and mall to host high-tech fashion showcase

The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) is once again blurring the lines between fashion, technology and education by hosting its second annual wearable electronic showcase.        The event, called STEMstyle, will feature mind-blowing creations from artists, scientists and designers as they showcase their functional apparel and jewelry at the Westfield Annapolis Mall on Thursday, […]

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NON-PROFIT NEWS

Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

The Hammond-Harwood House, a museum of 18th century American Fine and Decorative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland, is pleased to announce the addition of two of labeled mahogany game tables made by Scottish-born Annapolis cabinetmakers John Shaw and Archibald Chisholm. According to the Baltimore Museum of Art’s 1983 exhibition catalogue “John Shaw: Cabinetmaker of Annapolis”, these […]

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Historic Annapolis offers behind the scenes tours of Paca House this fall

Historic Annapolis offers behind the scenes tours of Paca House this fall

Historic Annapolis has been giving tours of the William Paca House and Garden for decades, but this fall, visitors will have an opportunity to take a special behind the scenes tour, featuring areas and objects in the house that are normally off-limits. This new tour is a great opportunity for anyone who has already seen […]

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Paddling With A Purpose: Annapolis Dragon Boat Club

Paddling With A Purpose: Annapolis Dragon Boat Club

Leading the charge for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Annapolis Dragon Boat Club’s “Paddling with a Purpose!” celebration and fundraiser will take place on Sunday, October 2nd, from 2p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD. Funds raised will further the club’s mission of aiding in the recovery of breast cancer […]

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Bountiful Harvest, a blue tie event to benefit The Light House

Bountiful Harvest, a blue tie event to benefit The Light House

On Friday, November 18, 2016, from 7-10 pm, The Friends of The Light House will host Bountiful Harvest, A Blue Tie Event, at the Loews Annapolis Hotel.  All proceeds from this event will benefit The Light House: A Homeless Prevention Support Center in Annapolis, Maryland.   Attendees are encouraged to wear blue to support The […]

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AREA BUSINESSES

Annapolis Yacht Sales becomes newest Monterey dealer

Annapolis Yacht Sales becomes newest Monterey dealer

Annapolis Yacht Sales is excited to announce their new powerboat brand – Monterey – effective immediately.  Monterey joins their prestigious line-up of power boats:  Edgewater Boats, Steiger Craft, and Vanquish.  The addition of the Monterey brand adds several components to their lines: cruisers, fun family sporting boats, and performance boats.  These new powerboats are available at […]

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Quest Medical Labs coming to Safeways in Hanover and Gambrills

Quest Medical Labs coming to Safeways in Hanover and Gambrills

Residents in Hanover (MD) and Gambrills (MD) are now able to access convenient laboratory services inside their local Safeway, through a new agreement between Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, and Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the U.S. and parent company of Safeway. […]

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Ignite Annapolis returns to Annapolis in November

Ignite Annapolis returns to Annapolis in November

5 Minutes, 20 slides. What would you say to Annapolis? Enlighten, but make it quick. Organizers Kris Valerio Shock, Liz Thibodeau, Kathleen Booth and Gavin Buckley are excited to announce the second Ignite Annapolis event is scheduled to take place from 7:00-9:00pm on Wednesday, November 30th at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  If you had […]

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Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens this weekend

Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens this weekend

The 2016 Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens Saturday, September 24 & Sunday, September 25, and continues every weekend, 11am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-4pm Sundays, through and including Sunday, October 29th.  There is plenty of free parking and a $5 admission fee to this popular family oriented event! Homestead’s Fall Festival has grown over the years and […]

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COLUMNS & OPINIONS

Baysox season ends with 8-5 defeat

Baysox season ends with 8-5 defeat

The Baysox completed their 24th season of baseball with an 8-5 loss at Canal Park in Akron, OH on Labor Day afternoon. With the win, Akron clinched the regular season Western Division crown. They will take on the Altoona Curve in the Best-of-Five Western Division Championship Series to begin on Wednesday, September 7th. Bowie got […]

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Means on fire, but not enough to earn a win for the Baysox

Means on fire, but not enough to earn a win for the Baysox

John Means retired 13 batters in a row after a leadoff single but the Baysox could not capitalize in a 5-3 loss on Sunday night at Canal Park. With the win, Akron clinched a postseason berth and passed Altoona to heads into first place with a day to go in the Eastern league regular season. […]

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Crighton dazzles despite 4-3 Baysox loss

Crighton dazzles despite 4-3 Baysox loss

Akron answered both of Bowie’s run scoring innings with rallies of their own and the Baysox fell short on Saturday evening by a 4-3 final score. The loss was a fifth consecutive for Bowie. The Baysox grabbed the lead in the third inning. Adrian Marin walked and went to second base on a single to […]

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Baysox fall twice in Akron

Baysox fall twice in Akron

The Akron RubberDucks moved two steps closer to a postseason berth as the Baysox fell 7-4 in the continuation of a suspended game and 6-3 in the nightcap at Canal Park. The suspended game completed a game that was halted due to rain in Bowie on August 21st. The day’s proceedings began with Akron leading […]

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Six to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

Six to be honored with Fannie Lou Hamer Awards

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chosen from across Anne Arundel County, six trailblazing women will be honored during the 21st annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception, held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Frances Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md. Known for impacting their community—whether through social justice, historical outreach, and even […]

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International Music Day to be celebrated in the State House with Estonian violinist

International Music Day to be celebrated in the State House with Estonian violinist

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

International Music Day on Oct. 1 will be observed in Annapolis by the appearance of Estonian violinist, Mari-Liis Uibo, who will give a free concert at 12 Noon on that day in the Rotunda of the Maryland State House State Circle Annapolis, Maryland The classically trained violinist, Ms. Uibo, will present selections by well-known composers. […]

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Anne Arundel’s Deputy Director of Public Works named County Engineer of Year

Anne Arundel’s Deputy Director of Public Works named County Engineer of Year

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Greg Africa, the Deputy Director of the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Highways has been named the 2016 County Engineer of the Year by the County Engineers Association of Maryland (CEAM).  The annual CEAM award recognizes and engineer each year for their dedication and service to their County and the […]

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Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

Hammond-Harwood House adds John Shaw furniture to collection

| September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Hammond-Harwood House, a museum of 18th century American Fine and Decorative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland, is pleased to announce the addition of two of labeled mahogany game tables made by Scottish-born Annapolis cabinetmakers John Shaw and Archibald Chisholm. According to the Baltimore Museum of Art’s 1983 exhibition catalogue “John Shaw: Cabinetmaker of Annapolis”, these […]

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Johnny Cupcakes coming to AACC on Tuesday

Johnny Cupcakes coming to AACC on Tuesday

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

He was named America’s # 1 Young Entrepreneur by BusinessWeek, featured in Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Businesses, and he’ll be at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) on Tuesday, September 27.  Entrepreneur Johnny Earle, a.k.a. Johnny Cupcakes, will share how to start, grow, or reinvent your business or idea with little to no start-up money at […]

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AACPS looking into redistricting Broadneck and Cape St. Claire schools

AACPS looking into redistricting Broadneck and Cape St. Claire schools

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

A committee of parents, community residents, and school system officials is set to begin studying the possibilities with regard to redistricting at Broadneck and Cape St. Claire elementary schools. The committee will study options available to alleviate, to the extent possible, overcrowding at Broadneck Elementary School, which is currently over capacity. Cape St. Claire Elementary […]

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Second City coming to Maryland Hall

Second City coming to Maryland Hall

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Second City will perform at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Friday, October 7 at 8 pm in the Main Theater. Tickets: $30, $25 for Maryland Hall members, and can be purchased by visiting www.marylandhall.org. Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater will perform “Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)” an irreverent look at America’s […]

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Anne Arundel County Library and mall to host high-tech fashion showcase

Anne Arundel County Library and mall to host high-tech fashion showcase

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) is once again blurring the lines between fashion, technology and education by hosting its second annual wearable electronic showcase.        The event, called STEMstyle, will feature mind-blowing creations from artists, scientists and designers as they showcase their functional apparel and jewelry at the Westfield Annapolis Mall on Thursday, […]

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Annapolis Yacht Sales becomes newest Monterey dealer

Annapolis Yacht Sales becomes newest Monterey dealer

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Yacht Sales is excited to announce their new powerboat brand – Monterey – effective immediately.  Monterey joins their prestigious line-up of power boats:  Edgewater Boats, Steiger Craft, and Vanquish.  The addition of the Monterey brand adds several components to their lines: cruisers, fun family sporting boats, and performance boats.  These new powerboats are available at […]

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Quest Medical Labs coming to Safeways in Hanover and Gambrills

Quest Medical Labs coming to Safeways in Hanover and Gambrills

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Residents in Hanover (MD) and Gambrills (MD) are now able to access convenient laboratory services inside their local Safeway, through a new agreement between Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, and Albertsons Companies, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the U.S. and parent company of Safeway. […]

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Annapolis Police release photo of suspect in Eastport home invasion

Annapolis Police release photo of suspect in Eastport home invasion

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Michael Mitchell, 37, of Annapolis is currently wanted by the Annapolis Police Department for the armed robbery that occurred in the unit block of Chester Avenue on September 10.  Detectives were able to identify Mitchell as the suspect in this crime.  Mitchell also uses the names Zamar Mitchell and Michael Rue and the nickname Puno.  […]

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Annapolis Police make another arrest in City murder

Annapolis Police make another arrest in City murder

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 22, 2016 at 10:54 p.m. officers from the Annapolis Police Department arrested Demari Crowdy, 18, of Arnold for the murder of Davon Jones.  Crowdy was arrested in Annapolis.  Crowdy is the second suspect arrested and has been identified as the shooter in the homicide of Davon Jones.  Brandon Johnson was the first suspect […]

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Ignite Annapolis returns to Annapolis in November

Ignite Annapolis returns to Annapolis in November

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

5 Minutes, 20 slides. What would you say to Annapolis? Enlighten, but make it quick. Organizers Kris Valerio Shock, Liz Thibodeau, Kathleen Booth and Gavin Buckley are excited to announce the second Ignite Annapolis event is scheduled to take place from 7:00-9:00pm on Wednesday, November 30th at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  If you had […]

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Ricky Skaggs, Tab Benoit, and The Bacon Brothers all at Rams Head On Stage

Ricky Skaggs, Tab Benoit, and The Bacon Brothers all at Rams Head On Stage

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder Monday & Tuesday, November 28 & 29 8pm | $45   The Classic Rock Experience feat. The Music of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Boston, Deep Purple, Journey & More Saturday, December 3 8pm | $25   Stephen Kellogg w. Megan Burtt Thursday, December 29 8pm | $25   Davy […]

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Brooklyn man arrested after refusing to stop for police, claims racial profiling

Brooklyn man arrested after refusing to stop for police, claims racial profiling

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 23, 2016 at approximately 7:00 a.m. an officer on Route 10 Southbound observed a black Ford Explorer doing 77 miles an hour in a posted 55 mile per hour zone. The officer activated his emergency equipment at Route 10 South and Ritchie Highway North, but the vehicle refused to stop. The officer pulled […]

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Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens this weekend

Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens this weekend

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Annual Homestead Gardens Fall Festival opens Saturday, September 24 & Sunday, September 25, and continues every weekend, 11am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-4pm Sundays, through and including Sunday, October 29th.  There is plenty of free parking and a $5 admission fee to this popular family oriented event! Homestead’s Fall Festival has grown over the years and […]

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Gary Jobson to speak at AYC about the future of the maritime industry

Gary Jobson to speak at AYC about the future of the maritime industry

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Central Chesapeake chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will hear Annapolis resident Gary Jobson, world class sailor and President of the National Sailing Hall of Fame, as the guest speaker on Wednesday, September 28.  The program will be held from noon to 1:30pm at the Annapolis Yacht Club (Dock Street Temporary […]

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Anne Arundel County Library launches new 3D printing service

Anne Arundel County Library launches new 3D printing service

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Library officials announced a new 3-D printing service at three of its locations. Customers can now print objects using the Library’s new 3-D printers at minimal cost at the Annapolis, Glen Burnie and Odenton Regional branches. “The library is about innovation and creativity and this new 3-D printing service enables customers […]

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Hogan announces program to provide tablets to disabled, lower income residents

Hogan announces program to provide tablets to disabled, lower income residents

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Governor Larry Hogan announced that Maryland Relay, a public service provided by the state to assist people who are unable to use a standard telephone to make and receive calls, is now accepting applications for no-cost tablets through the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) program. The announcement coincided with the start of “Telecommunications for All Week” in Maryland, […]

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Kitchen fire at Cheeburger, Cheeburger causes $150K damages to 4 businesses at Festival at Riva

Kitchen fire at Cheeburger, Cheeburger causes $150K damages to 4 businesses at Festival at Riva

| September 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Four commercial occupancies sustained damage following an early morning fire at the Festival at Riva shopping center in Annapolis. Just after 2:00 a.m. firefighters responded for the report of a “burning smell” in the area of the Cheeburger Cheeburger located at 2329 Forest Drive. Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the rear of the […]

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