Calvert News

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back

DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg today announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm local time. As with the previous nine Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities nationwide so local residents can return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe...
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End Hunger In Calvert County to host 4th Annual FoodStock

End Hunger In Calvert County to host 4th Annual FoodStock

On Saturday August 8th from 8:30AM – 11:30AM at the End Hunger Warehouse, End Hunger In Calvert County will host its 4th Annual FoodStock distribution event. That morning nearly 100,000lbs of food will be sorted and distributed, free of charge, to nearly 800 local families and Partner Food Pantries. People will receive a combination...
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Serious Motorcycle Accident in Prince Frederick

Serious Motorcycle Accident in Prince Frederick

On July 29, 2015 at approximately 12:45 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Sheridan Point Road and Fig Point Road in Prince Frederick for the report of a serious crash involving a dirt bike. Preliminary investigation revealed a 1999 Yamaha...
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2015 Summer Public Art Project: Modern Petroglyphs

2015 Summer Public Art Project: Modern Petroglyphs

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, announces the 2015 Summer Public Art Project, created by Kevin Sudeith entitled Modern Petroglyphs. The public art project will run through August 30, 2015. Visitors of all ages are invited to join in the Summer Public Art Project from 10am-4pm daily. Participation is included with...
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Wednesday’s Pet is GINGER

Wednesday’s Pet is GINGER

Wednesday’s Pet for 07/29/15 is GINGER   Featured Pet: Ginger Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: One eye missing Breed: Greyhound Mix Sex: Female Size: 40 pounds Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Ginger is a 3-year-old beautiful Greyhound mix that was relinquished to a shelter by her owners. She...
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$10,000 Reward Offered in Calvert County Property Destruction Case

$10,000 Reward Offered in Calvert County Property Destruction Case

On June 7, 2015 an official with Thomas L Hance Excavating contacted the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to report damage to construction equipment and supplies. The crime occurred at the rear of The Farms of Hunting Creek subdivision on Huntsman Drive in Huntingtown. During the investigation it was learned that the crime occurred between...
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Body Camera Commission Begins Its Work

Body Camera Commission Begins Its Work

The Commission Regarding the Implementation and Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement Officers has announced it will hold its first meeting on August 4, 2015 in Annapolis. The Commission was established by Chapters 128 and 129 of 2015, and will be staffed by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention (GOCCP). Its...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Introduces new DARE Vehicle

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Introduces new DARE Vehicle

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office would like to introduce the citizens of Calvert County to the newest addition to the D.A.R.E. fleet. DFC Andre Mitchell, along with the design team at TNT Signs and Graphics Tim Wilhoit, Tammie Wilhoit and Sidney Belcher, worked tirelessly to create a design that would not only be eye...
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Nighttime Flagging Operation on Thomas Johnson Bridge Wednesday Night July 29

Nighttime Flagging Operation on Thomas Johnson Bridge Wednesday Night July 29

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will close one of two lanes and alternate traffic using a flagging operation on the Thomas Johnson Bridge (MD 4) on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 beginning at 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. to repair the navigational lights. This work is weather-dependent and may be rescheduled...
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Rabid Cat Found in Prince Frederick

Rabid Cat Found in Prince Frederick

A cat captured in the Yardley Hills area of Prince Frederick has tested positive for rabies. The adult tan and black striped cat was picked up on Friday, July 24, 2015 by an Animal Control Officer after notification by a resident reporting an ill cat was under his car. A positive result for rabies...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 7/28/15

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report 7/28/15

During the week of July 20 through July 26, deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,363 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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Final Summer Fun Contest to Thank You!!

Final Summer Fun Contest to Thank You!!

For each month of summer (June, July and August) we’ve chosen to “give back” and say “thank you.” For June’s Kings Dominion Season Passes Contest – Tunisha B was the winner with perks!! For July’s Bushel of Crabs Contest – Carrie W was the winner with no complaints!! August is a competition for you to decide:...
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UPDATE – Second Body Recovered in Cove Point Drownings

UPDATE – Second Body Recovered in Cove Point Drownings

UPDATE 7/27/15 @ 5:25 p.m.: The body of a deceased person, believed to be the second missing swimmer from Cove Point Friday evening, was located in the Chesapeake Bay east of Breezy Point at approximately 1:18p.m. on Monday, July 27,2015. A charter boat captain out of the Rod N Reel located the body east of...
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I Have a Superpower, and You Do Too

I Have a Superpower, and You Do Too

I have a superpower: I am the biggest advocate that my kids will ever have. No one is more knowledgeable about them than I am. No one will stick up for them like I do. No one is louder or stronger than I am when it comes to believing in them. But I wasn’t...
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Camp Phoenix a Success for Grieving Children and Camp Volunteers

Camp Phoenix a Success for Grieving Children and Camp Volunteers

Camp Phoenix is three-day, day camp for grieving children and teens ages 7 to 15. Camp was held on July 8, 9, & 10 at Kings Landing Park in Huntingtown. This year 19 children attended camp and enjoyed swimming, crafts, sports, and other traditional camp activities as well as support group discussions, various activities...
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Wanted for Murder – Alan Michael Rangel

Alan Michael Rangel, 21 of no fixed address - WANTED for MURDER

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office have obtained an arrest warrant for Alan Michael Rangel, 21 of no fixed address, for the July 25th shooting on Lavender Lane in Mechanicsville, which resulted in the death of Cody Lacey. The warrant charges Rangel with First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, and...
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DNR Secures $6 Million to Improve Boating Access at Sites Statewide

DNR Secures $6 Million to Improve Boating Access at Sites Statewide

From a new boat ramp in Somerset County to citywide harbor upgrades in Annapolis, 59 public water access projects in 19 Maryland counties will receive a total of $6 million in state Waterway Improvement Fund grants for fiscal year 2016. This total, the largest amount Maryland has received since 2009, includes $2.2 million for...
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The St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Little Big Town Concert has Been Postponed

The St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Little Big Town Concert has Been Postponed

Littlebigtown.com has posted the following statement: With heavy hearts we want to let you guys know that Jimi will have to undergo surgery next week to remove a polyp on his vocal cord. As a result, doctors have ordered him to rest his voice and completely recuperate before we continue touring. All shows through...
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Cars Cruise in to Support Always Fighting for Kayla

Cars Cruise in to Support Always Fighting for Kayla

When a child battles cancer, families have to contend with more than the disease. Medical costs and day-to-day finances can add up, adding stress to an already difficult situation. In 2013, Always Fighting for Kayla was founded to help Southern Maryland families financially while their child fights cancer. The organization also helps families with...
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Dr. Lipoff: Talking to Our Children About Underage Drinking

Dr. Lipoff: Talking to Our Children About Underage Drinking

As parents we try to teach our kids the lessons we have learned in life, although we can always continue to learn ourselves. Things like: • be nice to others • never give up • always do the right thing • think things through before you act • treat others how you would like...
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Missing Teen From Lusby – Last Seen February 2015

Missing Teen From Lusby – Last Seen February 2015

KAYLEE NICOLE CARR Case Type: Endangered Runaway DOB: Jun 12, 1998 Sex: Female Missing Date: Feb 12, 2015 Race: Biracial Age Now: 17 Height:  5’8″ (173 cm) Missing City: LUSBY Weight:  135 lbs (61 kg) Missing State :  MD Hair Color: Black Missing Country: United States Eye Color: Brown Case Number: NCMC1251203 Circumstances: Both photos shown are of Kaylee. She was last seen February 12,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BETSY

Wednesday’s Pet is BETSY

Wednesday’s Pet for 07/22/2015 BETSY Featured Pet: Betsy Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Pit Bull Mix Sex: Female Size: Small/Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Betsy is a 2-year-old Female Pit Bull Mix. She is a wonderful, loving dog. Betsy does fantastic in playgroups with other...
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Marylanders, cut your rabies risk – leave even the cute, cuddly wildlife alone

Marylanders, cut your rabies risk – leave even the cute, cuddly wildlife alone

Each year, the Maryland Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and of Natural Resources (DNR) learn of situations where residents with the best of intentions have “rescued” a young wild animal and in doing so, have exposed themselves to rabies. Even when animals do not have rabies, residents endanger animals by interfering with...
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Qualification Shoots Scheduled for Managed Deer Hunts

Qualification Shoots Scheduled for Managed Deer Hunts

Maryland’s 2015-2016 Shooter Qualification Schedule is now available and includes more than 20 firearm qualification sessions at 13 locations across the state. These events allow hunters to take the shooting proficiency test that is required before they can participate in many of the managed deer hunts held in Maryland. Note that several locations only...
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Cooling Centers in Calvert County Available During Sweltering Heat Wave

Cooling Centers in Calvert County Available During Sweltering Heat Wave

With temperatures expected to soar to the upper 90s today and the heat index reaching even higher, residents are reminded there are several places in Calvert County to visit if they need to cool off. The county’s community centers and the Prince Frederick Library will be open during regular hours and safe drinking water...
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