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UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Southern Maryland

UPDATE: Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Southern Maryland

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR: CENTRAL ST. MARYS COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND SOUTHEASTERN CALVERT COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MARYLAND UNTIL 6:15 PM AT 5:20 PM A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS DETECTED 9 MILES WEST OF LEONARDTOWN OR 5 MILES NORTH OF WICOMICO RIVER AND WAS MOVING EAST...
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UPDATE: Guilty Verdict Rendered by Jury in Strickland Murder

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UPDATE: 5/8/14 7:30p.m. After a 5 hour deliberation, the jury has found Quade guilty of Second Degree Murder. They were unable to convict him on the First Degree Murder charge which would carry the possibility of life in prison without parole. The jury also found Quade not guilty of the Robbery and Robbery with...
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Flooding Reported on Local Roadway

Flooding Reported on Local Roadway

The Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) wants to alert citizens that Baptist Church Road is currently overtopped with 3-4 inches of water in the vicinity of Hayden Run, which located just north of the Chaptico Road (MD 238) intersection. The location has been marked by DPW&T with high water signs. The roadway...
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Citizens Urged to Prepare for Flooding Due to Heavy Rain

Citizens Urged to Prepare for Flooding Due to Heavy Rain

The Charles County Department of Emergency Services is urging citizens to prepare for severe weather forecast starting tonight through Thursday, May 1. The National Weather Service has issued a flash food watch in effect overnight. A coastal flood watch is in effect for Thursday morning with minor to moderate tidal flooding possible during high...
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Spring Marks the Start of Tornado Season

Spring Marks the Start of Tornado Season

Now that tornado season is here, the Charles County Department of Emergency Services encourages residents to be prepared. Tornadoes are violent by nature and capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees and hurling objects like deadly missiles. A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground...
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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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North Point JV Baseball Game at Leonardtown Postponed Again

The JV Baseball game at Leonardtown, rescheduled to this afternoon, April 1, 2014 has been postponed again. The Leonardtown AD called as our players were loading the bus to tell us the field at Leonardtown is still unplayable. The make-up date will be announced when it is scheduled.
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North Point Postpones Ball Games March 31th

North Point Postpones Ball Games March 31th

Softball and Baseball Changes March 31, 2014 The baseball and softball games between North Point and Leonardtown, scheduled for today (Varsity at North Point and  JV at Leonardtown, have been postponed. The baseball games will be made up on Tuesday, April 1. The softball make-up date is yet to be determined.
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All Calvert Parks & Rec Fields Closed on March 30

For Sunday, March 30, 2014, ALL activities at ALL CCPR parks and satellite fields (including BG&E, Solomons Town Center, Twin Shields field and all school fields) have been canceled.
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Calvert County Parks & Recreation Activities Canceled March 29th

ALL activities at ALL Calvert County Parks and Recreation  parks and satellite fields (including BG&E, Solomons Town Center, Twin Shields field and all school fields) have been canceled for today, Saturday March 29, 2014.
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North Point High School Status of Friday March 28 Games

North Point High School Status of Friday March 28 Games

JV/Varsity Baseball vs. Mt. St. Joseph Postponed Varsity Softball vs. Calvert – Postponed JV Softball at Calvert 4:30 Tennis at Northern 4:30 Girls Lacrosse at Huntingtown Varsity 4:30 JBV 6:00
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Waldorf Beautification Project Spring Kickoff Event Postponed

Waldorf Beautification Project Spring Kickoff Event Postponed

Until May 17 Due to a forecast of inclement weather, the Waldorf Beautification Project 2014 Spring Kickoff event scheduled for tomorrow, March 29, at 1 pm, is being postponed. The rescheduled event date is Saturday, May 17 at 1 pm at the Smallwood Park-and-Ride on Smallwood Drive and Route 301 (Crain Highway). Please R.S.V.P....
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Calvert Parks Cancel All Activities March 26th

For Wednesday March 26 – ALL activities at ALL CCPR parks and satellite fields (including BG&E, Solomons Town Ctr, Twin Shields field and all school fields) have been canceled due to due to continuing wet conditions. The parks will be closing at dark.
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North Point Sports Postponements for March 26, 2014

North Point Sports Postponements for March 26, 2014

North Point Athletics schedule changes: Boys LAX @ Calvert Original date, March 26 New date, March 31 4 pm/5:30 pm Girls LAX (HOME) vs. Calvert Original date, March 26 New date, March 31 4:30 pm/6:00 pm Baseball/Softball vs. McDonough Original date, March 26 New date, March 27 4:30 pm JV @ North Point, Varsity...
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Calvert County Parks & Rec for March 25th

For Tuesday March 25 – ALL activities at ALL CCPR parks and satellite fields (including BG&E, Solomons Town Ctr, Twin Shields field and all school fields) have been canceled due to inclement weather.
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SMCPS Afternoon and Evening Activities Canceled March 25th

SMCPS Afternoon and Evening Activities Canceled March 25th

 Due to anticipated inclement weather this evening, all St. Mary’s County Public Schools afternoon and evening activities have been cancelled for today, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, which includes the Superintendent’s Community Presentation scheduled for 6:00 pm at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center.
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North Point’s March 25th Track Meet Moved to Thursday

Due to the weather forecast and conditions predicted for Tuesday, March 25th the track meet between North Point and La Plata is being postponed until Thursday, March 27th at 4 pm.
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North Point Winter Sports Awards Rescheduled

Monday, March 24, 2014  at 6 pm The North Point Winter Sports Awards Ceremony, originally scheduled for March 17, will take place Monday, March 24, at 6 pm.
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Calvert Parks & Recreation Fields Closing at 4 PM March 18th

For Tuesday March 18, 2014  all CCPR parks and satellite fields (including BG&E, Solomons Town Ctr, Twin Shields field and all school fields) will be closing at 4:00pm.
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St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for March 18

St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for March 18

The Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT) reports most primary and secondary county roads have been cleared of snow and are passable. With temperatures predicted to fall below freezing overnight and early Tuesday, slick spots are expected. Citizens are urged to exercise caution when venturing out Tuesday morning. The following delays and schedule...
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North Point High School Winter Awards Night Postponed

North Point High School Winter Awards Night Postponed

The North Point Winter Sports Awards Ceremony which was originally scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to the cancellation of schools. The event has been tentatively re-scheduled for Monday, March 24, at 6 pm. When finalized, additional email blasts and in-school announcements will be made.
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St. Mary’s County Mid-Morning Storm Operations Update March 17

St. Mary’s County Mid-Morning Storm Operations Update March 17

Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT) crews, along with contracted crews, continue to make progress in clearing county roadways of today’s snowfall. DPWT anticipates all crews will be demobilized by late afternoon. This includes 10 contractor crews with plowing and salting capability and 24 contracting crews without salting capability. Two DPWT crews will...
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St. Mary’s County Transit March 17th

Due to inclement weather and road conditions, the St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will remain closed for today.
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Calvert County Parks and Recreation Cancellations March 17th

All Parks & Recreation Facilities are closed- March 17th All Parks & Recreation Facilities are closed and all programs have been cancelled
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Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Monday, March 17, 2014

Weather Related Closings, Delays, and Information for Monday, March 17, 2014

St. Mary’s County: NAS Patuxent River - RESTRICTED ACCESS. NAS Patuxent River has restricted access except for critical employees. Admin leave is granted for non-critical employees. Employees scheduled to telework and those with situational telework agreements should telework unless circumstances prevent it. Notify your supervisor of your intentions as soon as possible. St. Mary’s County Public...
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