Naval Academy Midshipman Awarded Marshall Scholarship

By | 2017-12-06T15:23:48-05:00 December 6th, 2017|Local School|

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Christopher Cantillo of Sarasota, Fla., has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides two years of postgraduate study at a United Kingdom university. Cantillo is an Aerospace Engineering major with a minor in Spanish. He intends to pursue a Master’s in Engineering for Sustainable [...]

Buckley Sworn In As 137th Mayor of Annapolis

By | 2017-12-06T15:29:20-05:00 December 4th, 2017|Annapolis News|

Annapolis, MD (12-4-17) – Gavin Buckley was sworn into office today as the 137th mayor of the City of Annapolis by Clerk of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County Robert Duckworth. Following his swearing in, Mayor Buckley swore in the eight incoming members of the Annapolis City Council: Eleanor “Elly” Tierney, Ward 1; Fred Paone, [...]

Voulenteer opportunities in the region

By | 2017-11-13T07:42:05-05:00 November 13th, 2017|News|

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Jaycees - Hanging of the Greens 2017 Volunteers are needed [...]

A little history behind the Navy’s October holidays

By | 2017-10-16T16:50:01-04:00 October 16th, 2017|Navy Birthday|

We're right in between two very important dates for the U.S. Navy: October 13 is the Navy's "birthday" and October 27 is Navy Day. They sound similar, but these two holidays (okay, technically birthday and former holiday) are conveniently and coincidentally spaced 14 days apart, allowing us two weeks of Navy commemoration and festivities.  Here's [...]

A rainy morning in downtown Annapolis

By | 2017-10-16T09:34:18-04:00 October 16th, 2017|Downtown Annapolis|

Downtown Annapolis is beautiful in any weather, even on a misty October morning when the harbor is gated-off for the U.S. Powerboat Show. Here are a few photos from an early morning walk around DTA.  All the remnants of the Powerboat Show, soon to be taken down until next year. The brick [...]

September 11 Remembrance Events at USNA

By | 2017-09-06T18:58:46-04:00 September 6th, 2017|USNA|

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Naval Academy midshipmen will participate in the following events as a remembrance to 9-11.  These midshipmen are working in conjunction with the Midshipman Action Group, which volunteers thousands of hours in the local community and beyond each year. Flags on Stribling:  When: Friday, Sept. 8 beginning at 12:45 p.m. Where: Stribling Walk at the Naval [...]

Maryland Seafood Festival turns 50

By | 2017-09-05T12:43:02-04:00 September 5th, 2017|Annapolis Things to Do|

This year is a big one for Annapolis' annual Seafood Festival. On September 9th and 10th, the event--once known as the Maryland Clam Festival--will celebrate its 50th year running at Sandy Point State Park. Here's what you have to look forward to. The food (of course)  While there will be tons of activities going on [...]

Annapolis announces ‘Hurricane Preparedness Week’

By | 2017-05-07T18:20:28-04:00 May 7th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

With the start of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season just weeks away, now is the time for all Anne Arundel residents to prepare for the effects of a major storm. Hurricanes can cause catastrophic destruction even hundreds of miles inland, but residents can dramatically reduce their risk of harm by taking action now. Storms that [...]

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra Family Concert

By | 2017-04-25T14:59:01-04:00 April 25th, 2017|Annapolis Things to Do, ASO Concerts|

ANNAPOLIS, MD – On Saturday, May 13th at 2:00pm, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra performs this year’s Family concert, “Beethoven Lives Upstairs” with Classical Kids Live!, under the musical direction of José-Luis Novo, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Before the concert at 1pm, a Scavenger Hunt and Photo Booth will be provided by Chesapeake [...]

Back Creek Conservancy Hosts the Feet for the Creek Walk-a-Thon May 21

By | 2017-04-18T05:00:04-04:00 April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Back Creek Conservancy Hosts the Feet for the Creek Walk-a-Thon May 21 Annapolis, MD (Apri 17, 2017): The Back Creek Conservancy (BCC) announces its first annual Feet for the Creek Walk-a-Thon on Sunday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walkers of all ages are welcome. Participants will enjoy: • A 6K walk around [...]