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Wednesday’s Pet is Phoenix

Wednesday’s Pet is Phoenix

Wednesday’s Pet for 04/23/14 is Phoenix Featured Pet: Phoenix Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Silky and Yorkshire Terrier Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (9 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE. Phoenix is a 7-year-old Yorkie mix. He is a handsome...
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California Man Arrested for Domestic Assault

California Man Arrested for Domestic Assault

On Sunday, April 20, 2014, Deputy Wesner of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in California for a domestic assault. The victim alleged Patrick Wayne Donovan, 45, of California, struck them with a bar stool and with his hands. Deputy Wesner observed evidence of injury on the victim. Donovan was...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 4/22/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 4/22/14

Maryland State Police from the Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Marijuana: On 4/15/14 at 12:11 am, Trooper First Class Casarella stopped a vehicle on Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach for traffic violations. While making contact with the driver, the odor of marijuana was detected...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 4/22/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 4/22/14

During the week of April 14 through April 20 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,335 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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Calvert County Crime Solvers “Case of the Week” 4/22/14

Calvert County Crime Solvers “Case of the Week” 4/22/14

Calvert County Crime Solvers and the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the woman seen leaving the Prince Frederick Office Depot store with a stolen Dell Inspiron laptop. DFC A. Locke responded to the Office Depot in Prince Frederick for a theft that had just occurred on April 16...
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Spring into Action, Relaxation with CSM Courses

Spring into Action, Relaxation with CSM Courses

Calvert County Mobile Phone Photography. 6 to 9 p.m., May 6-8, College of Southern Maryland, Building A, Room 204, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Photography instructor Guy Stephens, former president of the Calvert County Photographers Club, will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of mobile phones as cameras and how mobile phones are changing...
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2014 Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival

2014 Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival

Spirits in the Sky Benefit LLC, a Maryland Benefit LLC, announced the details of the 2014 “Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival” at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Advance tickets go on Sale on April 20, 2014 until May 5th. Advance ticket purchaser will receive a two day pass for the...
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Lusby Air Force Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexually Exploiting a Minor to Produce Child Pornography

Lusby Air Force Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexually Exploiting a Minor to Produce Child Pornography

William S. Gazafi, 44 of Lusby, Maryland, pleaded guilty on Monday, April 21, 2014 to six counts of sexually exploiting a minor to produce child pornography. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Stephen E. Vogt of the Federal Bureau...
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Tiki Bar 2014 Designated Driver Program

Tiki Bar 2014 Designated Driver Program

Bob Hall, LLC and Anheuser Busch, working together with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse and the Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties Community Traffic Safety Programs are sponsoring a Designated Driver program to be held during the annual opening of the Tiki Bar. The program will...
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Start of Spring Brings Threat of Extreme Weather

Start of Spring Brings Threat of Extreme Weather

With spring in full swing, the region can experience extreme weather that can include high winds, heavy rains, lightning, hail and the formation of tornadoes. The Calvert County Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management encourages all residents to be prepared. April 1 marked the beginning of tornado season. Often associated with severe...
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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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