Calvert News

American Indian Heritage Day at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum on Saturday

American Indian Heritage Day at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum on Saturday

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in St. Leonard, will celebrate American Indian Heritage Day with a FREE event being held in their recreated Eastern Woodland Indian Village. The event will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and will have entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy hands...
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CMH Breast Cancer 5K Full of Courage, Color and Celebration

CMH Breast Cancer 5K Full of Courage, Color and Celebration

Michelle Alexander drove over 200 miles with her two sons to walk with her friend Christa McCan, who is going through chemotherapy for triple-negative breast cancer, at Calvert Memorial Hospital’s 5th Annual Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run on Oct.18 in Solomons. They were among the record-setting crowd of 960 that brought in an estimated $15,000...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Dolly

Wednesday’s Pet is Dolly

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/29/14 is Dolly Featured Pet: Dolly Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: Crooked front right leg, a broken bone that healed improperly. Breed: Cattle Dog Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium (38lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Dolly is a beautifully marked 1-year-old pup who is extremely...
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CMH Receives Coveted Quality Care Award

CMH Receives Coveted Quality Care Award

Calvert Memorial Hospital has received the 2013 Excellence Award for Quality Improvement from the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care. CMH was one of 16 hospitals statewide to receive the prestigious award, which recognizes those facilities that excel in “significant and sustained” quality care. “We are pleased to recognize Calvert Memorial Hospital with this award,”...
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Fatal Traffic Collision in Huntingtown Under Investigation

Fatal Traffic Collision in Huntingtown Under Investigation

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6:13 a.m.,, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to Route 4 at Ponds Wood Rd in Huntingtown for a reported single vehicle motor vehicle collision. Investigation revealed that a 2004 Ford Ranger truck, operated by William Sullivan, 28 of Hollywood, was traveling south on...
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Fairies, Ghouls, and Superheroes Trick or Treat at Annmarie Garden

Fairies, Ghouls, and Superheroes Trick or Treat at Annmarie Garden

Fairies, superheroes, and critters of all kinds got a head start on their trick or treating last weekend along the wooded path at Annmarie Garden. They were taking part in the annual Halloween in the Garden event at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center in Dowell, which took place Saturday, Oct. 25. More than...
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Calvert County’s 2014 Toys for Tots Campaign Kicks off Nov 3

Calvert County’s 2014 Toys for Tots Campaign Kicks off Nov 3

The Christmas holiday season is rapidly approaching and Toys for Tots of Calvert County is once again trying to help as many children as possible have a more festive Christmas. The annual toy drive kicks off Monday, November 3, 2014 and organizers are counting on community donations to help more than 1,000 local children...
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Juvenile Charged for Arson of Townhouse

Juvenile Charged for Arson of Townhouse

Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a 17 year-old male after determining he was responsible for intentionally igniting the rear deck on fire at 8611 Addison Bridge Place in Chesapeake Beach on August 26, 2014. The 12:06 a.m. blaze caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the 3-story townhouse and both units to either side. The dwellings were...
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22-Year-Old Calvert County Woman Killed in Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

22-Year-Old Calvert County Woman Killed in Early Morning Crash in Mechanicsville

On October 28, 2014 at 1:36 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police, Leonardtown Barrack, responded to Maryland Route 234 in the area of Delozier Lane, in Mechanicsville for the report of a motor vehicle collision. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Chevrolet Duramax truck operated by Jeremy Ryan Hunley, 24 of St. Mary’s County was...
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The Maryland Black Bear Hunt has Closed

The Maryland Black Bear Hunt has Closed

The 11th annual Maryland black bear hunt concluded Thursday evening, with a total of 69 bears harvested. For the first time, the hunt was carried out as a four-day season instead of being guided by a predetermined quota. ​Harry Spiker, DNR’s lead bear biologist, said he was pleased with the results despite the final...
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CSM Piano Trio To Perform Schumann, Brahms Pieces

CSM Piano Trio To Perform Schumann, Brahms Pieces

The College of Southern Maryland’s Piano Trio joins with community musicians to present the bi-annual Faculty Music Showcase at 8 p.m., Nov. 7 at the Prince Frederick Campus, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The trio, which consists of Adina Vallandingham, Jenete St. Clair and Dr. Stephen Johnson, will be...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/27/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/27/14

Maryland State Police from the Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Marijuana:  On 10/23/14 at 1:50 am, Trooper First Class Lewis stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 near Brickhouse Rd. in Dunkirk.  The odor of marijuana was emitting from inside the vehicle. ...
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“Bubbles” the Otter Passed Away

“Bubbles” the Otter Passed Away

It is with heavy heart that the Calvert Marine Museum announces the loss of one of its North American river otters. The Otter named Keenan by the staff, but known affectionately by thousands of visitors as “Bubbles,” passed away last night. He had been unwell for several weeks and under a veterinarian’s care. Kennan...
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NRC Renews License for Dry Spent Fuel Storage Facility at Calvert Cliffs

NRC Renews License for Dry Spent Fuel Storage Facility at Calvert Cliffs

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a 40-year license renewal for Exelon Generation’s dry-cask independent spent fuel storage installation at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Lusby, MD. The license now has an expiration date of Nov. 30, 2052. The initial 20-year license would have expired Nov. 30, 2012, but Exelon submitted a...
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License Your Pets at Discounted Price in Calvert County – Nov. 3-9

License Your Pets at Discounted Price in Calvert County – Nov. 3-9

Pet owners in Calvert County who need to license their dogs and cats can take advantage of Calvert County Animal Control’s sixth annual Amnesty Week scheduled for Nov. 3-9 and get their pets licensed at a discount. The reduced fee for spayed and neutered pets is $3 each. The fee for non-spayed and non-neutered...
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October Home Buyer’s Dinner Party!

October Home Buyer’s Dinner Party!

Join us for our Home Buyer’s Dinner Party at the Marrick Homes’ Marley Run Single Family Model Home in Huntingtown, Maryland on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. This is a fun and informative event for couples or individuals interested in learning about the home buying process. Tour a beautiful...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

The Commission, Foundation, and staff of Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) were saddened to learn that our friend and champion, Benjamin C. Bradlee, passed away on Tuesday, October 21. In 1991, the recently-retired Bradlee was “shanghaied” by then-Governor William Donald Schaefer into taking the helm of a newly-reconstituted HSMC Commission, the governing body of...
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Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/22/14 is DAPPER DAN Featured Pet: DAPPER DAN Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Sex: Male Size: Small (5 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE Dan is a tiny 1-year-old playful Chihuahua. He is playful, energetic and...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

During the week of October 13 through October 19 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,342 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/22/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/22/14

Maryland State Police from the Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft/Shoplifting: On 10/15/14 at 05:40 pm, Trooper Palumbo responded to the Family Dollar Store in Prince Frederick for a reported of shoplifting. April M. Rogers, 29 of Prince Frederick, was observed placing several items in her...
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Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

On Thursday, October 16, 2014 at approximately 4:40 p.m. the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to an alert of a personal injury accident at North Solomons Island Road and Harrow Lane. Units arrived to find a four car accident with one person trapped. Three people were injured. One patient was...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

On Saturday October 18 at 10:05 p.m. the night clerk of the Lusby Shell on H.G. Trueman Road reported an armed robbery. He stated that a black male entered the store, covered his face, presented a handgun, announced the robbery, threatened him with the handgun and fled the store with most of the business’...
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Striped Bass Survey Reveals Healthy 2014 Reproduction

Striped Bass Survey Reveals Healthy 2014 Reproduction

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced that the 2014 juvenile index ─ a measure of striped bass spawning success in Chesapeake Bay ─ is 11.0, nearly equal to the 61-year average of 11.7. The results indicate a healthy level of reproduction for Maryland’s state fish. “These findings reinforce that, although the coastal...
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CSM, Community Volunteers Assist Student with Disabilities

CSM, Community Volunteers Assist Student with Disabilities

Millions of Americans are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990—celebrated in the month of October—which provides protection against discrimination based on disability and requires educational institutions receiving federal funds to provide accommodations, services or assistive technology to students with disabilities. The College of Southern Maryland’s Disability Support Services (DSS) assists...
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Open House on Joint Land Use Study Public Draft for NAS Patuxent River

Open House on Joint Land Use Study Public Draft for NAS Patuxent River

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, in partnership with Calvert County, Caroline County, Charles County, Dorchester County, St. Mary’s County, Northumberland County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Westmoreland County, Wicomico County, and participating communities within these jurisdictions is preparing a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning around Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
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