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Black Bears sweep opening weekend

The Maryland Black Bears opened the team’s fifth season with a two-game sweep of the New Jersey Titans that included a sold-out house on Friday night at Odenton’s Piney Orchard Ice Arena. On Friday night, the Black Bears scored a 4-2 victory; that success was followed by a 3-1 win on Saturday night, marking the […]

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VAAAC holding songwriters competition

Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County and organizers of the inaugural Annapolis Songwriters Festival have kicked off a songwriters competition that provides rising and songwriters and performers with the opportunity to create a tourism theme song for possible use in a future VAAAC advertising and marketing campaign. The Destination: Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Songwriters […]

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MPT launches free content service for region’s commercial, public radio stations 

Maryland Public Television has made available, free of charge, the audio files of its public affairs programs for use by commercial and public radio stations in the region under a new program called the MPT Regional Radio Service, including WNAV AM/FM in Annapolis. The program is designed to provide meaningful content to enable radio stations […]

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Millennium Purchased by Ironmark 

Ironmark, a marketing communications agency, has purchased Millennium Marketing Solutions, an Annapolis Junction-based agency that offers graphic design, creates websites, print production, promotional products and apparel, among other services; it is also a Google Certified Partner agency and a 10-time award-winner of Graphic Design USA for web design. The addition of Millennium bolsters Ironmark’s offerings […]

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Pittman announces $500K grant for YWCA to build residential facility

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced a $500,000 grant to the YWCA, which the organization will use to help build a residential facility specific to youth (age 13-18) who have been victims of sex trafficking. The 7,200-square-foot facility will have eight bedrooms. The funding for the grant came through county general funds. The project […]

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Northrop Grumman demos advanced fire control radar capability 

Northrop Grumman Corp’s AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) multifunction sensor successfully detected and tracked multiple cruise missile threats simultaneously during a recent live-fire test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. G/ATOR successfully tracked each target immediately after launch and passed relevant information in real time to intercept numerous cruise missile targets from multiple […]