Monthly Archives: September 2013

Calvert Police Blotter

Calvert Police Blotter

During the week of September 23 through September 29 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,307 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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Boehner: Time for the Senate to Listen to the American People

On the House floor this morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) challenged Democratic leaders in the Senate to listen to the American people – who don’t want a government shutdown and don’t want ObamaCare – and pass the House’s plan to delay the president’s health care law and repeal the medical device tax: “Mr....
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Hoyer on Challenging North Carolina Voter ID

Hoyer on Justice Department’s Lawsuit Challenging North Carolina Voter ID Law “Attorney General Holder is absolutely right to challenge North Carolina’s new, discriminatory law, which will effectively disenfranchise many of its residents, particularly seniors, students, and members of minority groups. Following the disappointing decision by the Supreme Court striking down part of the Voting...
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Miller on Behalf of Group Challenging Common Core

New group for local control of education challenges Maryland Superintendent Lillian Lowery to answer parents’ questions about Common Core “Don’t Be Cattle! Stop Common Core!” is a newly formed group that began after the arrest of Robert Small for asking a question out of turn at an MSDE forum on Common Core. In just...
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Recreation and Parks Board Changes Meeting Date

The St. Mary’s County Recreation and Parks Board meeting, originally scheduled for Thursday, October 3 has been moved to Wednesday, October 2, 2013. The meeting will be held at 5:30 pm, in the commissioners meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown. Recreation and Parks Board meetings are generally held on the first Thursday...
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the next household hazardous waste collection for this year will be held on Saturday, October 5.  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...
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Public Forum Rescheduled for October 1

The Charles County Board of Commissioners would like to inform citizens that the next public forum has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, October 1, at 6:30 pm in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room at the Charles County Government Building (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata). Sign-in will begin at 6 pm outside the Commissioner...
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Maryland State Police & SHA Announce Totals

The Maryland State Police and State Highway Administration, supported by donations from the public and Maryland Department of Transportation headquarters and sister agencies including the Maryland Transit Administration, announce total food collected during Hunger Action Month in September for the Maryland Food Bank: Halethorpe: 17,207 pounds (13,236 meals) Salisbury: 9,433 (7,256 meals) Capital Food...
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Issues Message to Workforce as Potential Shutdown Looms

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Issues Message to Workforce as Potential Shutdown Looms

Sept. 30, 2013 – With a government shutdown possible in the absence of federal funding beyond fiscal year 2013, which ends at midnight tonight, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce. Here is the text of the secretary’s message: As you know, the government’s annual funding could expire...
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Drug Arrests for St. Mary’s County

Drug Arrests for St. Mary’s County

Vice/Narcotics detectives began an investigation into the allegation Donald Sheldon Strickland, 34 of Great Mills, was distributing “Oxycodone” throughout St. Mary’s County. Detectives began to make undercover purchases of “Oxycodone” from Suspect Strickland. He was indicted and charged. Detectives seized a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck which was utilized during Suspect Strickland’s drug dealing activities....
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Maryland State Police Arrests for Calvert County

Maryland State Police Arrests for Calvert County

Possession of Marijuana: On 9/24/13 at 12:25 am, Trooper First Class Casarella stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 near HG Trueman Rd. in Lusby. While speaking with the driver a strong odor of marijuana was detected emitting from inside the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed marijuana. Anthony A. Smalls Jr.,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying Theft Suspect

The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual pictured. Between September 14th and 15th, the unidentified suspect entered area businesses on multiple occasions, selected items of merchandise, and left without paying. Over $700.00 in merchandise was stolen. Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to call St. Mary’s County...
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CMM Receives Institute of Museum & Library Services Grant

CMM Receives Institute of Museum & Library Services Grant

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) has been selected to receive a fiscal year 2013 Museums for America award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a Federal granting agency. This grant of $142,500 will support our Estuarium renovations project River to Bay: Reflections and Connections. This grant is being matched with a...
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SMC Commissioners to hold Public Forum

The St. Mary’s Board of County Commissioners will hold its October Public Forum on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 beginning at 6:30 pm, in the commissioner’s meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown. The address is 41770 Baldridge Street. Citizens are invited to attend the forum and address the members of the Board of...
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Maryland State Police Warrants & DUI Report for St. Mary’s County

Maryland State Police Warrants & DUI Report for St. Mary’s County

Warrant Service – On Monday, September 24, 2013 at 11:41 am, Tpr. B. Weber served a Bench Warrant on Timberly Ann Ricker, 27, of Leonardtown. The warrant was issued by the District Court of St. Mary’s County with an original charge of Driving While Suspended on September 20, 2013. Ms. Ricker was located at...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Advisory

Police Training at Island Creek Training Center at Broomes Island Rd/Hance Rd will be using “Simulated Gun fire” Not real  
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Public Workshop on Land Use Study

around NAS Patuxent River to be held September 30 The public is invited to participate in a presentation and round-table discussion of the Joint Land Use Study (JLUS), which addresses compatibility planning for the areas surrounding Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS PAX). The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, in cooperation with regional planning...
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Food Service Coordinator Employee of the Month

Food Service Coordinator Employee of the Month

The Office on Aging Food Service Coordinator at Calvert Pines, Linda Hofmann, was recognized as Calvert County’s Employee of the Month. Linda does a remarkable job performing her duties as Food Service Coordinator at the Senior Center, going above and beyond the requirements. She has proven her devotion to the seniors of Calvert Pines...
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Fall and Winter Trips Announced

The Charles County Department of Community Services offers many trips and tours throughout the calendar year-bus trips, overnight trips, and “Fly Away” trips in which you travel to far away destinations. Upcoming Trips and Tours (All Ages): King of Prussia Mall, Pennsylvania – Date: Saturday, Nov. 9 Registration Deadline: Oct. 9. Fee: $62/pp. The...
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National Youth 5K Series Hosting St. Mary’s Event

National Youth 5K Series Hosting St. Mary’s Event

This fall Leonardtown will become the third city to host the National Youth 5k Series. This family friendly running event includes a timed 5k and 1 mile fun run encouraging children to be active and inspiring them to triumph over life’s obstacles. The series is produced and presented by Turning Point Sports, an Annapolis...
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Republican Weekly Address

Right now, we have a golden opportunity to fix the problems coming out of Washington.  By an overwhelming margin, Americans believe any debt ceiling increase should be coupled with solutions that help solve our debt and grow our economy. Republicans have put forward a plan that does just that.  It contains cuts and real...
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House Works Late Saturday to Prevent Shutdown

The House worked late into the night Saturday to prevent a government shutdown,” Speaker Boehner explained earlier. “And the Senate now must move quickly, today, to do the same.” The plan passed by the House and awaiting action by the Senate would… • …keep the government running: As Speaker Boehner has said repeatedly, “the...
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Boehner Throws Down the Gauntlet on ObamaCare

‘House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following joint statement: “The American people don’t want a government shut down and they don’t want ObamaCare. That’s why later today, the House will vote on two amendments to...
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Tantallon Community Players Present Quartet

Tantallon Community Players Present Quartet

Harmony Hall Regional Center Tantallon Community Players Present Quartet October 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 Fridays, Saturdays, 8:00 pm Sundays, 3:00 pm Tickets: $15, Adults; $12 Students/Seniors (age 65+); $10 per person for groups of 10 or more. As old grudges threaten to undermine past glories in a home for retired musicians, it becomes apparent that...
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Lyra Returns from St. Petersburg, Russia to Nanjemoy

Lyra Returns from St. Petersburg, Russia to Nanjemoy

Lyra returns from St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, October 4, 7:00 pm Christ Church Durham Parish “Old Durham” 8700 Ironsides Road Nanjemoy, MD 20662 Lyra is a vocal ensemble of professional musicians who perform in different churches and musical theaters in St. Petersburg. Through their performances, they want to introduce the enormous musical heritage of...
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