Calvert News

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Distribution of Drugs

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Distribution of Drugs

On Monday, May 2, 2016, Corporal R. Wilson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-11 store located on Hallowing Point Rd., in Prince Frederick, for a report of a possible drug transaction. Bonnie L. Anderson, 24, of Prince Frederick, was arrested for driving on a suspended license, CDS possession-not marijuana (Xanax),...
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Solomons Visitor Center Opens Four Days a Week

Solomons Visitor Center Opens Four Days a Week

Spring is when visitors begin streaming back to Calvert County for vacations, day trips and a variety of fun activities for the entire family. To help tourists, motorists and boaters with travel plans, directions and general information, Calvert County’s visitor information center, located in Solomons, is now open four days a week from May...
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Calvert Hospice Butterfly Release to be Held on June 12

Calvert Hospice Butterfly Release to be Held on June 12

Calvert Hospice announces its annual Butterfly Release & Memorial Service to be held on June 12, 2016 starting at 1 pm at Kings Landing Park in Huntingtown. The event is designed for those who want to celebrate the life of a loved one. The ceremony will incorporate music and reflection and concludes with a...
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Hoyer Attended Christmas in April Events in Southern Maryland

Hoyer Attended Christmas in April Events in Southern Maryland

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer attended Christmas in April Events on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s counties, where community volunteers rehabilitated the homes of low-income, elderly, and disabled homeowners to improve their living conditions. Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties both have local Christmas in April volunteer organizations that...
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Visit Mobile Veterans Center in Southern Maryland

Visit Mobile Veterans Center in Southern Maryland

The Mobile Vet Center is equipped to provide the same services you will find in a brick and mortar Vet Center. The Mobile Vet Center provides readjustment counseling to eligible veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life.  Types of services include: Individual and group...
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Lusby Man Charged with Possession of Heroin

Lusby Man Charged with Possession of Heroin

On April 26, 2016, Deputy J. Livingston of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed the driver and right rear passenger throw cigarettes out of the vehicle and onto the highway. It was also observed that the middle brake light was out. A traffic stop was performed south on Solomons Island Rd., in front of the...
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Belgian Paleontologist Visits Calvert Marine Museum

Belgian Paleontologist Visits Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Olivier Lambert, a well-known Vertebrate Paleontologist, visited the Calvert Marine Museum to collaborate with CMM staff paleontologist Dr. Stephen Godfrey on several fossil dolphin-related research projects, in addition to sharing his fossil-collecting expedition experiences in the Peruvian desert. Dr. Lambert, currently at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, Belgium is...
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Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Larry Hogan invites chefs using local Maryland ingredients to submit original recipes for the Governor’s Buy Local Cookout, which will be held at Government House in Annapolis on July 21. Recipes must be submitted by May 11, and include products from at least one Maryland farmer, waterman, or other producer. Chefs are encouraged...
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Owings Woman Arrested for Stealing TV – Blames it all on Boyfriend

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On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Deputy C. Ball of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 45000 block of Miramar Way (Wal-Mart) in California, for a reported theft. The suspect, Alexa Taylor Smith, age 20, of Owings, and her boyfriend, left the store with a 50 inch television and then fled on...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MARTINI

Wednesday’s Pet is MARTINI

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/04/2016 MARTINI Featured Pet: Martini Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Mountain Cur Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Martini is approximately 2 years old and 45 lbs. She is an adorable, sweet, friendly girl looking for her forever home....
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Shots Fired in Calvert County Lead to Multiple Charges for Lusby Man

Shots Fired in Calvert County Lead to Multiple Charges for Lusby Man

On Friday, April 29, 2016 at approximately 1:20 a.m., Deputy R. Weems of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Spruce St., in Lusby. Investigation revealed multiple 9mm shell casings in the rear of Thunderbird Dr. and Poplar Ct.  No further information was discovered at...
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Calvert County Crime Report 5/4/2016

Calvert County Crime Report 5/4/2016

During the week of April 25 through May 1 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,379 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On April 30, 2016, Deputy J. Denton responded to Double Tree Lane, in Lusby for a report of a burglary. The victim stated that sometime between April 21st...
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Elementary, Middle School Students Compete in Robotics Challenge

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Students from Charles County Public elementary and middle schools competed in the 2016 College of Southern Maryland Junior LEGO Division Robotics Championship held Saturday, April 16 at the La Plata campus. Ten Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) teams earned awards at the event. A total of 53 teams from schools in Calvert, Charles and...
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Huntingtown Woman Wins $50,000 on Double Your Dollars Scratch-off

Huntingtown Woman Wins $50,000 on Double Your Dollars Scratch-off

A Calvert County woman discovered her vision truly was 20/20 after a $5 Maryland Lottery scratch-off initially made her question her eyesight. The lucky babysitter from Huntingtown matched a winning number on a Double Your Dollars scratch-off to capture the game’s $50,000 top prize. “I had to blink my eyes and look twice,” said...
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Lusby Man Charged with Illegal Oystering

Lusby Man Charged with Illegal Oystering

A Calvert County man was charged by Maryland Natural Resources Police Officers with illegal oystering on Saturday following a lengthy investigation. Jason Kevin Hoffman, 31, of Lusby, was charged with harvesting oysters during a closed season and selling oysters caught for recreational purposes. Officers began receiving complaints in January about illegal activities and began...
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State Fire Marshal Reminds All Marylanders of Fire and Life Safety Issues During Power Outages

State Fire Marshal Reminds All Marylanders of Fire and Life Safety Issues During Power Outages

Severe storms may cause disruption in electrical service to our homes.  State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci is cautioning citizens when using alternative light and electrical sources during power outages. “These easy to follow tips will help all Marylander’s avoid injury or death during power outages,” said the State Fire Marshal. Use flashlights during...
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Looking for a great way to experience the Patuxent River?

Looking for a great way to experience the Patuxent River?

The Calvert Marine Museum is offering two-hour public sails aboard the historic skipjack Dee of St. Mary’s departing from the museum dock. Sail with us on Saturdays, May 28, June 25, July 23 and August 20 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children 8 – 12. No children under...
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Shoppe for Hospice Announces Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

Shoppe for Hospice Announces Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening

Calvert Hospice and the Shoppe for Hospice are pleased to announce our Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening on May 10 from 2 – 4 pm at the new Shoppe for Hospice location in Prince Frederick. The Shoppe is now located at 92 Central Square Drive behind Outback Steakhouse. It is currently open for business...
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Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 9:50 am, Trooper Megelick from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Cedarwood Dr. in Dunkirk. Richard W. Ellis, 39 of Huntingtown, was arrested for driving on a suspended license.  During the arrest, two cotton balls with heroin residue were observed...
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Maryland DogFest Returns for 5th Year of Family-Friendly Fun

Maryland DogFest Returns for 5th Year of Family-Friendly Fun

Dog lovers and their families are invited to celebrate all things dog at the 5th annual Maryland DogFest. The two-day event will be held on May 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charles County Fairgrounds in La Plata, Maryland. All leashed dogs are invited to attend with their owners. From entertainment...
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Woman in Critical Condition After House Fire in Lusby

Woman in Critical Condition After House Fire in Lusby

Deputy State Fire Marshals were called to 10963 Poplar Drive in Lusby on Sunday, May 1, 2016 to investigate the origin and cause of a fire causing the adult female homeowner to receive thermal burns and smoke inhalation injuries. Nearly 50 firefighters and EMS personnel responded from St. Leonard, Solomon’s Island, Prince Frederick, Huntingtown,...
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Two Members of Southern Maryland Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

Two Members of Southern Maryland Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Colbert Juan Jones, Jr., age 33, of St. Leonard, Maryland today to 10 years in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute powder cocaine and for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Judge Chasanow...
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Maryland State Police Arrests for Calvert County County – 5/2/2016

Maryland State Police Arrests for Calvert County County – 5/2/2016

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Theft from Motor Vehicle:  On 4/27/16 at 4:09 pm, Trooper First Class Casarella responded to the 100 block of Cove Point Rd. in Lusby for a theft from a motor vehicle. The victim advised money was taken from a wallet inside the vehicle....
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Maryland State Police Inform Public About Window Tint Regulations for Vehicles

Maryland State Police Inform Public About Window Tint Regulations for Vehicles

There are many questions that the  receive about window tint on vehicles.  The Automotive Safety Enforcement Division(ASED) of the Maryland State Police have put together some information about window tint that should answer most questions about the topic. Window Tinting Regulations for vehicles registered in the State of Maryland The State of Maryland regulates...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces May Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces May Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following May monthly promotions and reminders: National Pet Week (Sunday, May 1- Saturday, May 7) Celebrate this special week by volunteering your time, donating supplies, or adopting a shelter pet. Dog adoptions are reduced to $100 and cat adoptions reduced to $25. Kittens are $85...
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