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Household Hazardous Waste Collection May 3

Household Hazardous Waste Collection May 3

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the next household hazardous waste collection will be held on Saturday, May 3. The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off of Radio Station...
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Final Showing of “The Choice – Risking Your Life for Freedom”

Final Showing of “The Choice – Risking Your Life for Freedom”

Sotterley Plantation’s War of 1812 Living History “The Choice” is now in its final year of the three year National bicentennial commemoration of this war. As a partner of the Raiders & Invaders event taking place in St. Mary’s County during the first weekend in June, showings of “The Choice” will take place at...
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Annual Earth Day Run/Walk in support of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Annual Earth Day Run/Walk in support of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Hundreds of participants are expected to join the air station’s annual Earth Day Run/Walk in support of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Thursday, April 24, at the Beach House on base. The day starts with dozens of environmental displays from on- and off-base organizations, to include St. Mary’s County Solid Waste, naval air...
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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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Bryans Road Man Arrested for Armed Robbery

Bryans Road Man Arrested for Armed Robbery

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at 7:50 p.m., officers from  the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a convenience store in the 2100 block of Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a man with a gun who was standing outside the business. Dispatchers obtained a description of the suspect and officers quickly...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests and Incident Briefs – 4/24/14

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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents. DRUG ARREST – On April 19, 2014, Deputy First Class Vezzosi of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office found suspect Justin Scott Roth, 30, of Mechanicsville, asleep in a vehicle which was parked at the Exxon Gas station located at 30100 Three Notch...
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Blue Crabs to Provide New Sights and Sounds in 2014

Blue Crabs to Provide New Sights and Sounds in 2014

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are set to unveil some exciting new features around Regency Furniture Stadium for the upcoming 2014 season. Gates open at 6:00 PM this Thursday for the 7th Annual Opening Night of Blue Crabs Baseball and fans will get their first chance to see the brand new amenities around the...
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Get Set to Hit the Links for the Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament

Get Set to Hit the Links for the Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament

Golfers from across Southern Maryland are eagerly anticipating the 19th annual Scott Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament. This year’s tournament, put on by the St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks, takes place Friday, June 6 at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course. The event is held in remembrance of Scott Verbic who was a Recreation...
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Animal Shelter Hosts “Momma Mia! The Cats are FREE” Weekend

Animal Shelter Hosts “Momma Mia! The Cats are FREE” Weekend

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is hosting, “Momma Mia! Cats are Free” weekend from Friday, May 9 through Saturday, May 10. The shelter will waive all cat adoption fees in celebration of Mother’s Day. Celebrate by becoming a new mom to one of our homeless cats. View available cats in the free-roaming cat room on...
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“Forty” Arrested on Drug Charges in St. Mary’s County

“Forty” Arrested on Drug Charges in St. Mary’s County

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office identified Calverio Terrill Somerville AKA “Forty”, 25 of Lexington Park as a distributor of cocaine. On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 a search and seizure warrant was obtained for two residences, one in Great Mills and one in Lexington Park along with two vehicles. The St. Mary’s...
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CPT. William Thomas “Tom” Slaughter, 67

CPT. William Thomas “Tom” Slaughter, 67

CPT. William Thomas “Tom” Slaughter, USA Retired, 67 passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 peacefully at his home in Lexington Park, MD. He was born April 11, 1947 in Newport News, VA. Tom graduated with a degree in Business from the University of Southern Mississippi. He served in the US Army for over 22...
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James Orville Dickens, 74

James Orville Dickens, 74

Our beloved James Orville Dickens, 74 of St. Inigoes, MD, departed this earthly life and went home to be with the Lord on “Good Friday” April 18, 2014. James also known as “Jim” was born on September 23, 1939 in St. Georges Island to the late James O. Dickens, Sr. and Viola M (Greene)...
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Ann McDougall Carrigan Goshorn, 67

Ann McDougall Carrigan Goshorn, 67

Ann McDougall Carrigan Goshorn, 67 of St. Leonard, MD passed away on April 21, 2014 in the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Born September 5, 1946 in Greenack, Scotland to the late John and Kate Casement Carrigan. Ann was the youngest of four daughters. She attended Catholic Schools until the age of 15, which is...
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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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Traffic Stop in Lexington Park Leads to Arrest

Traffic Stop in Lexington Park Leads to Arrest

On April 18, 2014, Sergeant Safford of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, assigned to the Lexington Park COPs UNIT, observed a Ford Expedition operating on Pacific Drive with no registration displayed. Sergeant Safford stopped the vehicle and subsequently requested a K9 unit respond for a scan of the vehicle. The K9 alerted on the...
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STEM Students Soar in Flight-Simulator Class

STEM Students Soar in Flight-Simulator Class

The Flight Academy, located at the Dr. James A. Forrest Technology and Career Center in Leonardtown, Maryland, uses a flight-simulator-based classroom. It combines the thrill of flight, aviation missions, game playing and critical thinking to engage St. Mary’s County students in a learning environment that will foster interest in STEM-related careers. This classroom —...
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Debra Ann Oldland Ury, 62

Debra Ann Oldland Ury, 62

Debra Ann Oldland Ury, 62 of Lusby, MD passes away April 18, 2014 of Cholangiocarcinoma, at her home. She was born in Washington, D.C. on August 14, 1951 to Delbert and Rose Oldland. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Ury and loving mother to Rosemary and Suzanne Ury. She graduated from Oxon Hill...
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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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SMCWR Sponsors Tour to Virginia Battlefields From La Plata to Wilderness, Spotsylvania Sites

SMCWR Sponsors Tour to Virginia Battlefields From La Plata to Wilderness, Spotsylvania Sites

The Southern Maryland Civil War Round Table (SMCWR) is hosting the second annual spring bus tour to the Wilderness and Spotsylvania battlefields on Saturday, April 26 leaving from the La Plata Campus of the College of Southern Maryland at 9 a.m. The tour is open to members and nonmembers of the SMCWR. The first...
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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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Attention High School Students: Fire/Rescue Program Seeks Applicants

Attention High School Students: Fire/Rescue Program Seeks Applicants

The Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center’s Fire/Rescue Program is now accepting applicants for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. High School juniors and seniors are eligible to enroll through their respective high school guidance counselors. The program, in conjunction with the University of Maryland’s Fire/Rescue Institute (MFRI), provides the training needed for...
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NAS Pax River Noise Advisory

NAS Pax River Noise Advisory

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place from 7:30-9:30 a.m. April 22-25 and 28-29. Test events include training for realistic flight scenarios including Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP). Testing and training is essential for the precision and safety of our military men and women...
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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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SMCPS Destination Imagination Teams Advance to Global Finals

SMCPS Destination Imagination Teams Advance to Global Finals

On April 5, 2014 teams from seven schools in St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) participated in the state tournament for Destination Imagination (DI). This was the sixth year the school system had broad representation at the tournament. Over eighty students, representing Leonardtown Elementary, Town Creek Elementary, Chesapeake Public Charter School, Park Hall Elementary,...
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Make Mother’s Day Memorable at Sotterley

Make Mother’s Day Memorable at Sotterley

In honor of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 11, 2014, all mothers will receive the Guided Tour of the 1703 Plantation House at Sotterley Plantation for HALF PRICE on their special day! From noon to 4 p.m., we welcome you and your mother to stroll the blooming Colonial Revival Gardens, walk the plantation grounds...
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