Annapolis

Annapolis Elects Local Restaurateur as Mayor, Replacing Republican Mike Pantelides

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Annapolis Mayor-elect Gavin Buckley. Photo via Gavin Buckley for Mayor/Facebook.

A small business owner and first-time politician unseated Republican incumbent Mike Pantelides last night as mayor of Annapolis.

Ben Jealous Attracting Lion’s Share of Endorsements in Democratic Primary

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Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons

The Maryland Democratic primary is eight months away, but one gubernatorial candidate has taken a commanding lead of sorts in the race to challenge popular incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan in 2018.

Chick and Ruth’s Delly in Annapolis Now Under New Ownership

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Image via Google Street View

Annapolis’ most famous deli is under new management, though its outgoing longtime owner promises everything there will remain as is.

Naval Academy Grad Charged in Chaotic Home Burglary in Annapolis

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An aerial shot of the U.S. Naval Academy. Photo via USNA.

In an unusual fiasco early Sunday morning, a U.S. Naval Academy graduate is accused of scaling and breaking into a downtown Annapolis home, and police are investigating why an officer fired his gun during the incident when there was no apparent threat.

Naval Academy to Host Caps, Maple Leafs in Outdoor NHL Game Next Winter

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Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, via Wikimedia Commons

The Washington Capitals will be lacing up their skates for a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Maryland turf ice next year, the Naval Academy announced on Sunday.

Snake House Case Settled Out of Court

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Photo via the Virginia Herpetological Association
Photo via the Virginia Herpetological Association

The dispute over Maryland’s infamous snake house won’t be heard by a jury.

Help is Here for Maryland Family Caregivers

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Photo courtesy of Laurie Kelly
Photo courtesy of Laurie Kelly

Like more than 771,000 Marylanders (mostly women in their 40’s and 50’s), I am a family caregiver. My father, age 78, has been suffering from life-threatening emergencies since 2012. He has emphysema, congestive heart disease and kidney cancer.

Anne Arundel Police Officer Suspended For Apparent Support of Anti-Gov’t Group

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A similar hat, courtesy oathkeepers.org
A similar hat, courtesy oathkeepers.org

A nine-year veteran officer in Anne Arundel County has been suspended as punishment for placing an “Oath Keepers” hat signaling support for the group in his cruiser.

Annapolis Creepy Clowns Report Turns Out to Be a Hoax

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jokerledger4Annapolis Police issued an unusual warning on Monday night, saying clowns were at large.

Maryland Awards Over $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

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Governor Larry Hogan today announced over $12.5 million in federal highway safety grants to over 80 agencies and organizations across Maryland to expand efforts to save lives on Maryland roads. The funds will be distributed by the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office.