Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tutor Training at Lifelong Learning Center

Charles County Literacy Council  April 16 – 18, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Lifelong Learning Center, Waldorf The Charles County Literacy Council (CCLC) is offering a volunteer tutor training workshop on April 16-18, 6:00. – 9:00 p.m. each evening at the Lifelong Learning Center in Waldorf, MD. There is a $30 registration fee. Tutor notebook, resource...
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Calvert County Welcomes New Businesses

Calvert County Welcomes New Businesses

Calvert County’s diverse economic opportunities and an unparalleled quality of life make it an outstanding location for business investment. The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development welcome the following new businesses to the county. Visit them and help support your local economy. Cait’s Closet 13342 H.G. Trueman Road...
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March Fun in Calvert for Everyone

March Fun in Calvert for Everyone

March lets us know that spring is just around the corner as we enjoy longer days, warmer temperatures and more outdoor activities. There is plenty to do in Calvert County this month. Friday, March 1 (5-8 p.m.) First Free Friday Calvert Marine Museum 14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons 410-326-2042 • www.calvertmarinemuseum.com The museum is...
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Everyday is The Day You Can Make a Difference

Everyday is The Day You Can Make a Difference

As we celebrate Anti-Bullying Day today, please take a moment to think of all the ones you know who are or have been bullied as well as those who do the bullying. Most people think of bullying as affecting only those who are being bullied. But if you were to stop and...
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La Plata Team Wins First Place

La Plata team wins first place in high school programming contest A team of students from La Plata High School earned first place in the University of Maryland’s 23rd Annual High School Programming Contest held Feb. 23 at the College Park campus. The event tests student’s knowledge of computer programming skills and problem solving...
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Solomons Residents Speak Out About Utility Poles

Solomons Residents Speak Out About Utility Poles

On Tuesday, at the Calvert Board of County Commissioners, during public comment, a number of residents, representing the Solomons Town Center area, were there to talk about the electric poles that SMECO was using for their Southern Maryland Reliability Project. Donald McDougall, a resident of Solomons and representing the Solomons Civic Association...
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Robotics Team to Compete in World Championships

La Plata Vex Robotics team to compete in world championships A team of students from La Plata High School will compete at the 2013 Vex Robotics High School World Championship in April after being named tournament champions at the 2013 College of Southern Maryland Robotics Challenge Vex League Championship held Feb. 16 at the...
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Bench Warrant Arrests & DUI for Leonardtown MSP

Bench Warrant Arrests & DUI for Leonardtown MSP

Warrant Service – On Thursday, February 21, 2013, Trooper First Class M. Pitcher served two arrest warrants on Corey Antwain Adams, 22, of Clements. The warrants were issued by the District Court of St. Mary’s County, one with am original charge of assault second degree on December 2, 2012, and another with...
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Patricia Brown Bowie, 78

Patricia Brown Bowie, 78

Patricia Brown Bowie, 78, of Dowell, formerly of Bryantown passed away suddenly on Feb. 26 in Port Orange, Florida. She was born in Washington, D. C. on July 25, 1934 to the late Edward M. Brown and Mary Magdalene Hurley Brown. She was the beloved wife to Benjamin H. Bowie whom she married on...
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CEO of the Year Nominations Due By April 1

CEO of the Year Nominations Due By April 1

The College of Southern Maryland’s Corporate Center is searching for the 2013 Chief Executive Officer of the Year to be honored at the 13th annual Leading Edge Awards (LEA) on June 12. Recognizing outstanding leadership within Southern Maryland, the Corporate Center is seeking nominations for this top honor by April 1. Located in one...
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Francis I. Barber, 71

Francis I. Barber, 71 of Hollywood, departed this Earth on Feb. 26. Francis was born to Francis Ford and Mary Dorothy (Chase) Barber on Feb. 24, 1942 in Hollywood. He was educated in St. Mary’s County Public Schools and graduated from Banneker High School in 1960. Francis became a cement mason and worked the...
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Donna Marie Bove, 56

Donna Marie Bove, 56 of California, formerly of Brooklyn, NY died on Feb. 25 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Born Nov. 22, 1956 in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Patricia DelDuca. Donna is survived by her children; Gaetano Rocco (Maria) Bove of Rockaway, NY, and Patricia Adelle...
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Betty Dean Dillow, 84

Betty Dean Dillow, 84

Betty Dean Dillow, 84 of Lexington Park died Feb. 25 in Hospice House of St. Mary’s Callaway. Born May 21, 1928 in Leonardtown, she was the daughter of the late Mervell Miller and Ann Leola Callis Dean. Betty is survived by her husband Joseph Alfred Dillow, III, whom she married on June 25, 1949...
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William George Taylor, 79

William George Taylor, 79

William George Taylor, 79 of Leonardtown, MD died peacefully on Feb. 23 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Center. In 1951 Mr. Taylor and his mother, Carrie Jenkins immigrated from Vancouver, Canada to Washington, DC to join his sister. While in Washington, DC, Mr. Taylor and his mother worked for Jelleffs, a ladies specialty store on...
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Morgan Alexander Hall, 17

Morgan Alexander Hall, 17

Morgan Alexander Hall, 17, of Mechanicsville passed away at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC on Feb. 24. She was born on June 13, 1995 in Washington, DC to Theresa Dawn (Boswell) Hunt of Mechanicsville and Timothy Shawn Hall. Morgan had a smile that lit up a room and warmed many hearts. Morgan...
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Ronnie R. Reno, 63

Ronnie R. Reno, 63

Ronnie R. Reno, 63, of Charlotte Hall, died Feb. 25 at Washington Hospital Center. Born June 28, 1949 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Wendell Giles Reno and Marie (Kasulke) Drew who survives him. He was the beloved husband of Linda Davis Reno, the father of the late Lisa Renee...
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Nanjemoy to Host Annual Bluegrass Music and Dinner Event

Nanjemoy to Host Annual Bluegrass Music and Dinner Event

Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition Band will delight music lovers with their “hard-driving” bluegrass sound at the annual Bluegrass Concert and Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, March 16. The event will be at the Nanjemoy Community Center (4375 Port Tobacco Rd., Port Tobacco), from 5:30 – 9 p.m. A delicious spaghetti dinner will be served...
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Maker’s Market and Text Message Art

Maker’s Market and Text Message Art

March Maker’s Market and Text Message: a teen art exhibit Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (Annmarie Garden) will present the first outdoor Maker’s Market of 2013 on Saturday, March 2, 2013; 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Annmarie Garden’s Maker’s Market is dedicated to independent artists and their handmade and homegrown goods. This Saturday’s...
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Wednesday’s Pet Herman was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet Herman was Adopted

Wednesdays Pet for 02/28/13 is Herman Featured Pet: Herman Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Xoloitzcuintle (Mexican hairless)/Chinese Crested Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (10 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $285.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Herman is a beautiful 2-year-old Xolo/Chinese Crested mix; he is...
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Speaker Boehner Holds Press Conference

At a press conference with Republican leaders today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) called on the president to stop using the military as a campaign prop to demand more tax hikes and start working with his own Democratic-controlled Senate to act on a credible plan to avert his sequester. Following are Speaker Boehner’s remarks:...
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Hoyer Speaks on Sequestration

“Mr. Speaker, we are now two days away from failure-triggered, ideological-driven and irrational budget cuts called ‘sequester’… these cuts could be incredibly harmful to our national defense, our economy, and our national welfare.” “General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said: ‘This will affect the entire country, and it will undermine...
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Hoyer in Support of Section 5 of Voting Rights Act

House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as the Supreme Court begins hearing arguments on Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act: “The Voting Rights Act lives on to be one of the most critical and successful pieces of legislation Congress has ever passed. It is instrumental in protecting...
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Hoyer’s Speech on House Floor on Sequestration

“Today, Mr. Speaker, we continue an unfortunate and unnecessary countdown to the irrational and reckless automatic cuts the Republican policies will impose. The countdown stands at three days. “Unless Congress acts by Friday, the cuts will take effect with dangerous results across the country and in the Fifth District of Maryland, my district. Approximately...
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O’Malley Urges Action to Avoid Sequestration

Governor details impact of federal sequestration in Maryland  Visits FLIR Systems, a growing advanced manufacturing company affected by looming federal cuts Governor Martin O’Malley today urged action in Washington to avoid federal sequestration – a series of automatic cuts that threaten job creation and reduce vital services for families and children in Maryland and...
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Wanted: Volunteer First Responders!

Wanted: Volunteer First Responders!

Do you think you have what it takes to be a volunteer member of your local fire department or rescue squad? If so, St. Mary’s County Emergency Services wants you! Currently we’re seeking individuals to assist in “giving back to the community” by providing critical, life-saving services as volunteer members of local fire departments...
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