Road closures and delays for Governor’s inauguration on Jan. 16

By |2019-01-15T19:08:32-05:00January 15th, 2019|Transportation|

Expect delays in and around Annapolis tomorrow morning due to road closures for the Inauguration of Governor Hogan.  Already closed to traffic and parking: State Circle from East Street to North Street  Maryland Avenue from State Circle to Prince George Street East Street from State Circle to Fleet Street Road Closures on January 16 at [...]

Photos: January 13, 2019 Snowstorm in Annapolis ❄

By |2019-01-15T11:47:21-05:00January 14th, 2019|Downtown Annapolis, Eastport|

Snow day: Anne Arundel County Public Schools were canceled for snow and icy conditions on Monday, Jan. 14. The all-day Sunday snowstorm continued well into the early hours of Monday morning, and what looked like about 4-5 inches of snow coated the ground throughout Annapolis by the time the sun came up.  The jury is [...]

Parking tips for 2019 Legislative Session

By |2019-01-09T10:26:40-05:00January 9th, 2019|Transportation|

Annapolis, MD (1-09-19) Mayor Gavin Buckley welcomes members of the Maryland General Assembly, their staff and visitors back to Annapolis for the 2019 legislative session and offers a few parking tips for Marylanders planning to visit the city.  Avoid the Crowds Visitors who wish to avoid the city’s busiest parking locations should consider the Park [...]

Health of the Chesapeake Bay falls to a ‘D+’ grade as heavy rains increase pollution

By |2019-01-15T10:50:33-05:00January 8th, 2019|Annapolis News|

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's (CBF) biennial State of the Bay Report score decreased one point this year to 33, equivalent to a  D+. The drop was largely due to increased pollution and poor water clarity caused by record regional rainfall. "The good news is that scientists are pointing to evidence of the Bay's increased resiliency and ability to withstand, [...]

Exploring Annapolis this January

By |2019-01-07T12:39:45-05:00January 7th, 2019|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do|

On Nov. 1, 2018 -- just over two short months ago -- I moved to Annapolis. Eastport, to be more specific. My fiancé and I had been living on the coast of Delaware for about a year-and-a-half post-college graduation when he found a steady contract job in the Annapolis area, and I, naturally, made the [...]

Spending New Year’s Eve in Annapolis – 2019 Guide

By |2018-12-20T14:27:48-05:00December 20th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do|

Whether your New Year's resolutions were actually resolved, or whether you made any at all, everyone should plan to have one last fun, carefree night of the year -- And there are only so many nights of 2018 left. This year, New Year's Eve falls on a Monday, giving us the chance to set the [...]

Annapolis receives Aa2 bond rating, city’s financial position likely to strengthen

By |2018-12-19T09:31:10-05:00December 19th, 2018|News|

Annapolis, MD -- Dec. 18, 2018: Moody’s Investors Service recently announced it has affirmed the City of Annapolis’ Aa2 general obligation bond rating with a positive outlook. The report credits the city’s new management team for implementing new financial policies and budget processes to curb cost overruns, fund pension obligations, match recurring revenues to recurring expenses, [...]

The State House by Candlelight Brings Christmas to the Capital

By |2018-12-17T09:21:28-05:00December 17th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events, Annapolis Things to Do, Downtown Annapolis|

There’s nothing more magical than Downtown Annapolis at Christmastime. The streets are positively covered in strings of lights and decorations. You can almost smell hot chocolate and cinnamon wafting out of each storefront. Even the boats at the dock manage to spread good tidings of cheer with their own impressive light displays. In other words, [...]

City launches “Naptown Anti-Dope Move(meant)” on Saturday, Dec. 1

By |2018-11-27T16:43:27-05:00November 27th, 2018|Annapolis News|

On Saturday, Dec. 1 from 12 - 3 p.m. at the American Legion on Forest Drive, the City of Annapolis will launch the "Naptown Anti-Dope Move(meant) with a community engagement session. Hosted by Mayor Gavin Buckley, Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson, and William Rowel of the Mayor’s Office, the event will bring together resources, professionals, and community members [...]

Annapolis is the place to be this holiday season. Here’s why.

By |2018-11-26T16:18:14-05:00November 26th, 2018|Annapolis Activities & Events|

  It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The holiday season was kicked off this week in Annapolis with the annual Grand Illumination tree-lighting ceremony. It was a not-too-cold November night on Sunday when the Annapolis Jaycees, later joined by Santa and Mrs. Clauses, handed out hot chocolate and candy canes while [...]