Calvert News

Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

Historic St. Mary’s City Remembers Ben Bradlee

The Commission, Foundation, and staff of Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) were saddened to learn that our friend and champion, Benjamin C. Bradlee, passed away on Tuesday, October 21. In 1991, the recently-retired Bradlee was “shanghaied” by then-Governor William Donald Schaefer into taking the helm of a newly-reconstituted HSMC Commission, the governing body of...
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Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet is DAPPER DAN

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/22/14 is DAPPER DAN Featured Pet: DAPPER DAN Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Sex: Male Size: Small (5 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $295.00 See Procedures on Rescue’s site HERE Dan is a tiny 1-year-old playful Chihuahua. He is playful, energetic and...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 10/22/14

During the week of October 13 through October 19 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,342 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 10/22/14

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 10/22/14

Maryland State Police from the Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft/Shoplifting: On 10/15/14 at 05:40 pm, Trooper Palumbo responded to the Family Dollar Store in Prince Frederick for a reported of shoplifting. April M. Rogers, 29 of Prince Frederick, was observed placing several items in her...
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Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

Four Car Accident in Prince Frederick Leads to Fly Out

On Thursday, October 16, 2014 at approximately 4:40 p.m. the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad responded to an alert of a personal injury accident at North Solomons Island Road and Harrow Lane. Units arrived to find a four car accident with one person trapped. Three people were injured. One patient was...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Information in Lusby Shell Armed Robbery

On Saturday October 18 at 10:05 p.m. the night clerk of the Lusby Shell on H.G. Trueman Road reported an armed robbery. He stated that a black male entered the store, covered his face, presented a handgun, announced the robbery, threatened him with the handgun and fled the store with most of the business’...
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Striped Bass Survey Reveals Healthy 2014 Reproduction

Striped Bass Survey Reveals Healthy 2014 Reproduction

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced that the 2014 juvenile index ─ a measure of striped bass spawning success in Chesapeake Bay ─ is 11.0, nearly equal to the 61-year average of 11.7. The results indicate a healthy level of reproduction for Maryland’s state fish. “These findings reinforce that, although the coastal...
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CSM, Community Volunteers Assist Student with Disabilities

CSM, Community Volunteers Assist Student with Disabilities

Millions of Americans are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990—celebrated in the month of October—which provides protection against discrimination based on disability and requires educational institutions receiving federal funds to provide accommodations, services or assistive technology to students with disabilities. The College of Southern Maryland’s Disability Support Services (DSS) assists...
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Open House on Joint Land Use Study Public Draft for NAS Patuxent River

Open House on Joint Land Use Study Public Draft for NAS Patuxent River

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, in partnership with Calvert County, Caroline County, Charles County, Dorchester County, St. Mary’s County, Northumberland County, Somerset County, Talbot County, Westmoreland County, Wicomico County, and participating communities within these jurisdictions is preparing a Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) to address compatibility planning around Naval Air Station Patuxent River...
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UPDATE: Help Support a Very Worthy Cause

UPDATE:  Help Support a Very Worthy Cause

Kimberly has received a new heart. First and foremost, Kimberly and her family wish to thank the donor family for their amazing gift, truly, the gift of life. Because of their unselfish gift, Kimberly is looking forward to a full life. Words cannot express our deepest thanks. We would also like to thank the...
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Fall Farm Activities Taking Place Throughout Maryland

Fall Farm Activities Taking Place Throughout Maryland

To kick off Maryland’s fall agri-tourism season, Agriculture Secretary Buddy Hance today visited Montpelier Farms in Prince George’s to experience first- hand the state’s rich selection of agricultural recreational opportunities. During his visit, Secretary Hance joined 380 elementary school children to participate in Maryland agri-tourism activities (corn maze, hay ride, petting farm, and pumpkin...
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CSM Health Fairs Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

CSM Health Fairs Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

CSM Health Fairs Promote Breast Cancer Awareness Health Screenings, Fitness Assessments, Group Class to be Offered The College of Southern Maryland’s Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics (WFA) will be presenting a health fair from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 23 on the La Plata Campus, and noon to 3 p.m....
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End Hunger Culinary Training Program Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

End Hunger Culinary Training Program Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

Over 60 students have graduated and 70% of graduates are now employed. On Monday evening, October 13, End Hunger In Calvert County graduated its fourth Culinary Training Program class and celebrated the one-year anniversary of the program. Since its launch in 2013, the End Hunger Culinary Training Program has graduated over sixty students. While...
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Save The Dates: Annmarie Garden In Lights

Save The Dates: Annmarie Garden In Lights

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, announces the Annmaire Garden In Lights schedule for this holiday season. The walk-through event will be held from December 5, 2014 through January 3, 2015, 6-9pm nightly. Garden In Lights will be closed on December 8, 9, 10, 24, and 25. The admission for ages...
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Smooth Operator Campaign Recognizes Two Calvert County Sheriff’s Officers

Smooth Operator Campaign Recognizes Two Calvert County Sheriff’s Officers

Dfc. J. Bell and Dep. W. Beisel were recently recognized by the Maryland Highway Safety Office for their outstanding efforts with the Smooth Operator program. These Calvert County Sheriff’s Office deputies, as well as police officers throughout the state, attended a luncheon in Greenbelt, Maryland on September 29. The Smooth Operator campaign targets motorists...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Katie

Wednesday’s Pet is Katie

Wednesday’s Pet for 10/16/14 is KATIE Featured Pet: Katie Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Jack Russell Terrier & Beagle Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Katie is a young, petite girl that is looking for a loving forever home to call her...
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Waldorf Man Arrested for Murder of Wife

Waldorf Man Arrested for Murder of Wife

On October 15, 2014, Brian Patrick Weyhenmeyer, 32, of Waldorf was arrested in connection with the death of his wife, Jennifer Lynn Weyhenmeyer, who was run over by a car her husband was driving on October 12 behind a shopping center in the 3200 block of Crain Highway. After the assault, Weyhenmeyer fled to...
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Calvert County Health Department Plans Free Rabies Clinics

Calvert County Health Department Plans Free Rabies Clinics

The Calvert County Health Department is offering three free rabies vaccination clinics during the month of October. The clinics will be held from 10am to 12pm on: Saturday, October 18th at Huntingtown High School Saturday, October 25th at Patuxent High School Cats, dogs, and ferrets must be in a carrier or on leash and...
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American Indian Heritage Day at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

American Indian Heritage Day at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in St. Leonard, will celebrate American Indian Heritage Day with a FREE event being held in their recreated Eastern Woodland Indian Village. The event will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm and will have entertainment and activities for the whole family. Enjoy hands...
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Hoyer, Mikulski, and Cardin Announce Grant Funding for Economic Diversification Efforts in Southern Maryland

Hoyer, Mikulski, and Cardin Announce Grant Funding for Economic Diversification Efforts in Southern Maryland

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-MD) announced a $1,953,630 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) through its Defense Industry Adjustment program to the state of Maryland for an eighteen-month, economic adjustment project. The state will receive a total...
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Southbound I-95 Ramps to MD 198 to Close Overnight for Resurfacing

Southbound I-95 Ramps to MD 198 to Close Overnight for Resurfacing

The State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close the exit ramps from southbound I-95 to MD 198 (Sandy Spring Road) and detour exiting traffic during nighttime resurfacing activities this week. The resurfacing work is part of the last segment of the Intercounty Connector (ICC) Project. On Thursday night, October 16, crews will close the...
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Maryland Park Service Selected as a Telly Award Winner

Maryland Park Service Selected as a Telly Award Winner

The Telly Awards has named the Maryland Park Service as a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their piece, Gratitude for Maryland State Parks. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor. “Take a trip to any of Maryland’s beautiful State Parks and...
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Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm CWMA to Open to Hunting

Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm CWMA to Open to Hunting

Starting October 16, there will be a new public hunting opportunity available in Calvert County. The 206-acre Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm Cooperative Wildlife Management Area (CWMA), located in Prince Frederick, will be open to regulated deer and spring turkey hunting only. The site will follow the season dates and bag limits in the 2014-2015...
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Maryland Announces Funding for Fruits and Vegetables Crops

Maryland Announces Funding for Fruits and Vegetables Crops

The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) today announced the recipients of federal grants that will fund projects designed to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops in Maryland. Specialty crops are: fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops. Funding for the grants came through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop...
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Final Construction of Roundabout at Armory and Dares Beach Roads Begins

Final Construction of Roundabout at Armory and Dares Beach Roads Begins

Final construction activities on the new roundabout at the intersection of Armory Road and Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick will begin on or about Tuesday, October 14. The work is expected to be completed within three weeks. The majority of the work will be completed during nighttime hours between 8 p.m. and 5...
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