? Music Festival Coming To Sandy Point + New Gym Opening Soon In Annapolis

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Hi there, people of Anne Arundel County! Let’s get you all caught up on what’s happening locally.

First, upcoming weather:

  • Tuesday: Times of clouds and sun. High: 38 Low: 28.
  • Wednesday: Mostly cloudy. High: 47 Low: 37.

Here are the top stories in Annapolis today:

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  1. Annapolis City Council meetings will return to virtual during COVID state of emergency (Capital Gazette)
  2. Navy LB Diego Fagot, Maryland QB Taulia Tagovailoa selected as Touchdown Club of Annapolis collegiate award winners (Capital Gazette)
  3. Snap Fitness Expands Its Footprint in Maryland with Newest Annapolis Location Grand Opening (Franchising.com)
  4. With Cases And Hospitalizations Declining, Pittman Defends Anne Arundel County Mask Mandate In Face Of Lawsuit (CBS Baltimore)
  5. Joss Stone, The Spinners, Samantha Fish to Headline Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival in May (Eye On Annapolis)

From my notebook:

  • Visit Annapolis: “Winter leaves its mark on the Wilma Lee at the Annapolis Maritime Museum. ? @kimkellyimages #winter #snowday #winterstorm #wilmalee #sailboat #skipjack #annapolis #annearundelcounty #chesapeakebay #coastalliving” (Instagram)
  • National Park Service Chesapeake Bay: “Lined seahorses are the only seahorses found in the Chesapeake Bay. Though rare sights in our waters, lined seahorses are most common in the saltier waters of the lower Bay.” (Facebook)
  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS): “#TeacherFeatureTuesday Mrs. Moore 4th Grade Teacher at Germantown Elementary “I love teaching because you get to stay a kid at heart! I’m not sure that I have a teaching motto, but if so, it might be this: Teaching is having plan A, plan…” (Facebook)
  • Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park: “Did you read the The Capital today? Local author, Stephen Ritterbush, was featured on the front page for his book, Working Waterfront: A Maritime History of Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay. We are excited to partner with him and have th…” (Facebook)
  • Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, Inc.: “A very cool and historic photo shared by one of our Board Members, Carl Snowden, documenting the day that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday became a state holiday in Maryland. Read his caption below:” (Facebook)

Coming up in Annapolis:

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Tuesday, January 18

  • Oyster Advisory Commission Meeting – Maryland State Parks (6:00 PM)
  • Virtual Lecture – A Brief Outline of Annapolis History (7:00 PM)

Wednesday, January 19

  • Five Wednesdays that will change your life! (7:30 PM)
  • Allegany County Forestry Board Meeting (9:00 AM)
  • MEET the STATE – Maryland State Parks (9:30 AM)
  • Start Small Think Big Webinars Series: Preparing for Growth With or Without Lending (10:00 AM)
  • Finance Committee Meeting – City of Annapolis City Council (10:30 AM)
  • South Carroll Business Association Monthly Luncheon (12:00 PM)
  • CLEARANCE SALE Estate sale, Thrift store m-thur 1-4pm cash only sat 7-11am 443 569 2290 (1:00 PM)
  • Board Meeting – Public Session – Anne Arundel County Public Schools (6:00 PM)

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