Calvert News

Samuel Jones Appointed as Trustee to College of Southern Maryland Board

Samuel Jones Appointed as Trustee to College of Southern Maryland Board

Maryland Gov. Martin J. O’Malley has appointed Samuel C. Jones of Calvert County to the College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees. A resident of Dunkirk, Jones is the division chief of Economic Programming with the U.S. Census Bureau. In addition to his distinguished career service of 33 years with the Census Bureau, he...
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CSM Closed for Easter and Memorial Day Observances

CSM Closed for Easter and Memorial Day Observances

The College of Southern Maryland will be closed on Sunday, April 20 in observance of Easter. The college will resume normal operations on Monday, April 21. In observance of Memorial Day, CSM will be closed Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26. The college will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 27. For complete...
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Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand reopening of the Calvert Marine Museum serves up Southern Maryland Traditions at the Solomons Maritime Festival. Celebrate Southern Maryland heritage on Saturday, May 3 at the Calvert Marine Museum’s Ninth Annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and motors, master maritime carvers, crafts and cooking demonstrations, traditional music, and boat rides offer something for...
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CSM to Host a Night of Engineering

CSM to Host a Night of Engineering

CSM will host a Night of Engineering on April 30, 2014 from 6-7:30pm at the La Plata Campus, Center for Business and Industry (BI) Building, Room BI-113, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata CSM’s Night of Engineering gives high school students and their parents an opportunity to learn about the College of Southern Maryland’s Mechanical Engineering partnership...
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Fugitive Friday – Sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers – 4/18/14

Nicole Marie Fant, 28, of St. Leonard

This week the Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Nicole Marie Fant, 28, of St. Leonard. Fant currently has an outstanding warrant charging her with failing to appear in court in November on a theft charge. She is 5’5” 160 lbs., and has brown hair...
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Walk to Promote Awareness of Sexual Assault and Healthy Relationships.

Walk to Promote Awareness of Sexual Assault and Healthy Relationships.

The Calvert County Commission for Women is honored to co-sponsor a walk on Saturday, April 19, to promote awareness of sexual assault and healthy relationships. Join us and our partners from noon to 2:00 p.m. at Hallowing Point Park, 4755 Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick.
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Missing Person – Calvert County

Missing Person – Calvert County

On April 14 at approximately 3:00 p.m. the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding a missing person, thirty-five year old Kathleen Marie Conroy, a white female, 5 feet three inches tall, weighing 140 pounds of Prince Frederick. Initial investigation revealed Conroy was last seen at the Burger King in Dunkirk on March 31...
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Paint the Town Purple

Paint the Town Purple

The American Cancer Society will “Paint the Town Purple” in celebration of its annual Relay For Life event. On May 3, Relay For Life volunteers will be contacting area groups, churches, and businesses to encourage community members to form teams for the Relay For Life of Calvert County. This is the community’s opportunity to...
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SMECO Announces Second Solar Project

SMECO Announces Second Solar Project

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) has entered into a power purchase agreement with an affiliate of juwi solar Inc. (JSI) to develop, design and construct the 10.0-megawatt (MW) Rockfish Solar facility. JSI will construct and operate the facility through a wholly-owned subsidiary, and SMECO will purchase all generated energy, capacity, and solar renewable energy...
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And the winners of the Southern Maryland Dream Wedding Giveaway are …

And the winners of the Southern Maryland Dream Wedding Giveaway are …

We’re happy to announce that the winners of the Southern Maryland Dream Wedding Giveaway are … (drumroll please) Angela Stalcup and Chris Kalnasy! Angela and Chris were couple No. 1 in our voting. They’ve won a dream wedding valued at more than $28,000 and featuring the work of Southern Maryland’s best wedding service providers....
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Calvert County Crime Solvers Case of the Week

Calvert County Crime Solvers Case of the Week

Calvert County Crime Solvers and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for the recent series of thefts from automobiles that occurred in the Lusby area in the early morning hours of April 13. Electronic equipment and cash was stolen out of numerous vehicles...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Rudy

Wednesday’s Pet is Rudy

Wednesday’s Pet for 4/16/14 is Rudy Featured Pet: Rudy Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Rudy is a 7-year-old sweet male beagle that is in need of a forever home. He was lucky enough at the...
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Huntingtown Teen Headed to National Fifrefighter Competition in Missouri

Huntingtown Teen Headed to National Fifrefighter Competition in Missouri

On Saturday April 5, 2014 Huntingtown VFD member, Gabriel Robinson participated in a state-wide firefighting competition in Anne Arundel County. Gabriel has been a junior member of the Huntingtown department for the past year and is currently a student in the Calvert County High School cadet program. Students in this curriculum leave school early every...
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Celebrate Spring with the Sound of Sun Boxes

Celebrate Spring with the Sound of Sun Boxes

Join Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum for a special art installation. This one-time event will feature artist Craig Colorusso’s signature Sun Boxes, a sound installation consisting of twenty speakers powered by solar panels. The Sun Boxes will be onsite at JPPM on Saturday, May 3, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This event is...
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Ruble Named National Junior College Athletic Association Vice President

Ruble Named National Junior College Athletic Association Vice President

The College of Southern Maryland Lead Director of Student Life and Athletics Michelle Ruble was elected second vice president for women of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) beginning in August for two years. Ruble is the eighth individual to hold this position since 1975 when the NJCAA became the nation’s first co-ed...
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Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Hosts 6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Hosts 6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is holding its 6th annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction on April 26, 2014 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church on Solomon’s Island. Event begins at 6:30 pm, will end at 9:00 pm. Ticket price is $25.00 per person. You may purchase tickets at our Restore in...
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Accident in Huntingtown Sends Three People to Area Hospital

Accident in Huntingtown Sends Three People to Area Hospital

On Monday April 14, 2014 at approximately  8:45a.m., members from the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad were alerted for the auto accident at Lower Marlboro Road & Lower Marlboro Court, in Huntingtown. The Huntingtown Volunteers arrived on location of a 3 vehicle accident with one patient trapped. Rescue workers were able to remove...
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High on PCP, Out on Bail, Prince Frederick Man Arrested & Released Again After Assault

High on PCP, Out on Bail, Prince Frederick Man Arrested & Released Again After Assault

Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Terrence David Brooks, 32 of Prince Frederick, on April 11 at 5:20 p.m. after they responded to the Bayside Chevrolet dealership for the report of a domestic altercation in the parking lot. Deputy C. Ward and Cpl. M. Naecker found Brooks and attempted to detain him to investigate the...
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Affordable Live Music Returns to Regency Furniture Stadium This Summer

Affordable Live Music Returns to Regency Furniture Stadium This Summer

Billboard chart toppers will take the stage at Regency Furniture Stadium on Saturday, May 24th for Guitars & Stripes Country Fest. Live music will return to Regency Furniture Stadium once more during the 2014 season. The Blue Crabs will kick off the summer season with the Guitars & Stripes Country Fest on Saturday, May...
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Marijuana Paraphernalia a Sticky Issue Under new Bill

Marijuana Paraphernalia a Sticky Issue Under new Bill

Zooming down the highway late one night, a man is exhausted, not really paying attention to the speed limit. His friend accidentally left a small baggie of marijuana in his car, along with some paper to roll it into joints, which sits in a tiny pile on the passenger seat. Police officers pull him...
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Distracted Driver Campaign Kicks Off in Calvert County

Distracted Driver Campaign Kicks Off in Calvert County

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the Maryland Highway Safety Office to combat distracted driving violations on the roads of Calvert County. The Distracted Driver Campaign has kicked off for the month of April. In Calvert County, distracted driving accounts for 69% of the county’s serious injury accidents and 50% of its’...
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Men in Heels Walk for Breast Cancer in Solomons

Men in Heels Walk for Breast Cancer in Solomons

Saturday, April 12, 2014 a special gathering of teal shirts supporting Ashley Kurtz blessed with a beautiful day to host an Avon Walk for Breast Cancer by men in heels was a great turnout! The men were in full support to help “Stomp out Breast Cancer” dawning high heels and feminine apparel; quite a...
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Local Musicians Release ‘Southern Maryland Thang’

Local Musicians Release ‘Southern Maryland Thang’

“Southern Maryland Thang,” a new country single written by Donovan Farrell, was released April 11, along with a video. After writing the driving guitar riff, Farrell said he felt that he wanted to spread the vocal sound through multiple voices including Wes Ryce, Donald Quade, Lindz Owen and John Luskey. Farrell contacted Ryce of...
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State Highway Administration Unveils E-Road Ready 2014

State Highway Administration Unveils E-Road Ready 2014

After the long and cold winter from western Maryland to the eastern shore, many Marylanders are eagerly looking forward to spring and summer getaways. To help them plan ahead and know where major highway projects are located, the State Highway Administration (SHA) is issuing its annual electronic construction brochure, e-Road Ready 2014, highlighting more...
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Calvert County Prescription Medication “Take-Back” Day Scheduled

Calvert County Prescription Medication “Take-Back” Day Scheduled

Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse is sponsoring Prescription Medication “Take Back Day” DATE: Saturday, April 26, 2014 TIME: 10 am to 2 pm. Keep prescription medications from being abused. Remove unused and expired medications from your home. No questions asked! LOCATIONS: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Prince Frederick Maryland State Police, Barrack “U”, Prince Frederick...
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