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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 7/28/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 7/28/14

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft: On 7/23/14 at 7:22 pm, Trooper First Class Follin responded to the 6500 block of 9th St. in Chesapeake Beach for a reported theft. The victim reported a wallet with cash, gift cards, credit cards and other personal documents had...
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Country Life Outdoors Festival Coming to St. Mary’s County

Country Life Outdoors Festival Coming to St. Mary’s County

As summer comes to a close, outdoor enthusiasts from around the area will gather at the St. Mary’s Country Fairgrounds in Leonardtown for the Country Life Outdoors Festival. Presented by Winegardner Auto Group, the festival will run from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 22 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on...
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Driver Flown From Overturned Vehicle On Huntingtown Road

Driver Flown From Overturned Vehicle On Huntingtown Road

On Saturday, July 26th at approximately 3:54 p.m., volunteers from the Huntington Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad were alerted to a report of an accident with one person trapped in front of 6255 Huntingtown Road in Huntingtown. Crews arrived on the scene to discover a single-vehicle overturned with the driver trapped. The driver...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 7/28/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 7/28/14

During the week of July 14 through July 20 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,427 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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New NRC Senior Resident Inspector Assigned to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant

New NRC Senior Resident Inspector Assigned to Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in King of Prussia, Pa., have selected Rodney Clagg as the new senior resident inspector at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear plant in Lusby, Md. The two-unit site is operated by Exelon. “Rodney Clagg has the experience, training and commitment to safety that is needed for the NRC to carry out...
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Special Friday Edition of Wednesday’s Pet is Daryl

Special Friday Edition of Wednesday’s Pet is Daryl

We have a Special Friday Edition of Wednesday’s Pet. It has been a busy past couple of days and we didn’t want Wednesday’s Pet to get overlooked, so we waited until today. Wednesday’s Pet for 7/25/14 is Daryl Featured Pet: Daryl Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: 3 legged  Breed: Black Lab Mix Sex:...
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Residents Alerted to Voluntary Recall of Possible Contaminated Fruit

Residents Alerted to Voluntary Recall of Possible Contaminated Fruit

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is alerting residents to a voluntary food recall from Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, California for certain lots of fresh whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots due to possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes. Because the locations of the companies that purchased the products from the...
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Letter to the Editor: Thank you to our Wounded Warrior Project Sponsors

Letter to the Editor: Thank you to our Wounded Warrior Project Sponsors

Letter to the editor: Thank you to our Wounded Warrior Project Sponsors On July 21, 2104 The Solomons Charter Captains Association was privileged to host the Wounded Warrior Program for the 2nd annual Solomons, WWP fishing event and BBQ. Without the generous support of these sponsors this event would not have been possible. SCCA...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 7/24/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 7/24/14

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft: On 7/14/14 at 7:28 pm, Trooper Warrick responded to the Peebles store in Prince Frederick for a reported shoplifting complaint. Three males came into the store and stole large quantities of clothing from a sales table near the front entrance...
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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(s) responsible for the burglary at a home in the 100 block of Cove Point Road in Lusby during the daytime hours on July 15. Over $1,400 dollars in property was stolen to include an Xbox...
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Vehicle Fire in Owings Under Investigation

Vehicle Fire in Owings Under Investigation

The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshall reports on July 21st at 11:07 p.m. firefighters from the Anne Arundel County Station 9 and Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the area of MD Rt. 260 and Rt. 4 in Owings for the report of a vehicle on fire. The incendiary fire began in...
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Beretta Moving Manufacturing Out of Maryland

Beretta Moving Manufacturing Out of Maryland

Beretta U.S.A. Corp., located in Accokeek, Maryland, announced today that it has decided to move its manufacturing capabilities from its existing location to a new production facility that it is building in Gallatin, Tennessee. The Gallatin facility is scheduled to be opened in mid-2015. Beretta U.S.A. had previously planned to use the new Gallatin,...
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Mileage Tax Will Bust My Budget

Mileage Tax Will Bust My Budget

Letter to the Editor Wake up Calvert County! The Vehicle Miles Travelled Tax is very real and headed for Maryland. Don’t let the Maryland Democrats fool you. It has already been implemented in Oregon and a pilot program is planned in California. Can you imagine having a GPS tracker installed in your car that...
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Information on Potassium Iodide for Calvert Residents

Information on Potassium Iodide for Calvert Residents

If you live or work within 10 miles of the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant you are eligible to receive Potassium Iodine (KI) tablets. KI helps protect the thyroid gland from damage caused by radioactive iodine that may be released from the plant during an emergency. KI does not protect any other part of...
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Hospital Ball Moving to Exciting New Venue

Hospital Ball Moving to Exciting New Venue

The 26th Annual Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation Harvest Ball is moving to a new venue and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The theme this year, “Imagine,” envisions a future full of promise and celebrates the remarkable transformation that has taken place at CMH during the 27-year...
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SMNEWSNET.COM to Perform Scheduled Maintenance on Monday, July 21

SMNEWSNET.COM to Perform Scheduled Maintenance on Monday, July 21

A critical update has been released for our Internet Hosting  software. We will need to take down SMNEWSNET for a short period of time to complete this. WHEN WILL THIS HAPPEN? This update procedure will take place on Monday, July 21st 2014, after 6:00 p.m. EST. The procedure should affect our server for only the few...
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Calvert County to Conduct Free Roadside Tree Debris Removal Following Severe Thunderstorms

Calvert County to Conduct Free Roadside Tree Debris Removal Following Severe Thunderstorms

Following severe thunderstorms the week of July 14 that left damage in their wake, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners, through the Department of Public Works, announces that residents may dispose of tree/green debris for free at the Appeal Landfill now through Sunday, Aug. 3 during regular landfill hours. The county will also...
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Armory Road Name to Remain Following Prince Frederick Construction Project Change to Chesapeake Boulevard Withdrawn

Armory Road Name to Remain Following Prince Frederick Construction Project Change to Chesapeake Boulevard Withdrawn

Armory Road in Prince Frederick will retain its name following the road improvements project along the Armory Road/Dares Beach Road corridor in Prince Frederick. According to county regulations, road name changes require concurrence from at least 75 percent of the property owners abutting the road for which a name change is proposed. The proposed...
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CSM Offers First Year Seminar for Veterans

CSM Offers First Year Seminar for Veterans

The College of Southern Maryland is offering a pre-semester course specifically for veterans and taught by a veteran. The course, Making Connections: A First Year Seminar for Veterans (IDS-1010), led by CSM Business and Technology Professor William Morton, will meet Aug. 11 to 15 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Designed to help newly...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 7/17/14

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During the week of July 7 through July 13 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,305 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 7/16/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 7/16/14

Possession With Intent to Distribute: On 7/1/14 at 2:43 am, Trooper Newcomer while conducting a patrol check of the 7-11 in Sunderland, checked a vehicle at the pump that an NCIC/MVA check revealed the owner’s license was valid but only for employment and medical purposes. Trooper Newcomer made contact with the driver and a...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Theft of Political Signs

Police in Calvert County Investigating Theft of Political Signs

Between the dates of June 30, 2014 and July 13, 2014 an unknown culprit(s) stole various campaign signs from Sheriff Mike Evans. These signs were stolen from Mt. Harmony Road, Federal Oaks drive in Sunderland and on one night (5) five signs were stolen from the Plum point Road area. The values of these...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Lei Lei

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Wednesday’s Pet for 07/16/14 is Lei Lei Featured Pet: Lei Lei Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Chihuahua Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Lei Lei is approximately 3-4 years old and ready to find his forever home. He is great with kids, other dogs and...
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Activists March on Obama Energy Commission to Demand a Halt to Fracked Gas Exports

Activists March on Obama Energy Commission to Demand a Halt to Fracked Gas Exports

Anti-fracking and climate activists from across the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond joined a first-ever “people’s march” on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) this afternoon to protest the gas industry’s push to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from U.S. coastlines. With a key decision nearing on the Cove Point export terminal proposed in Lusby,...
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Michael Middleton, Dorothea Smith Re-Appointed To Second Terms as CSM Trustee Chair, Vice Chair

Michael Middleton, Dorothea Smith Re-Appointed To Second Terms as CSM Trustee Chair, Vice Chair

The College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees has re-appointed Michael L. Middleton and Dorothea Holt Smith, both of Charles County, as the board’s chair and vice chair respectively at its June 19 meeting. “I am honored to be re-appointed to the leadership of the trustees along with Dorothea Smith,” said Middleton. “It is...
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