Monthly Archives: March 2014

Two Injured in California Accident

Two Injured in California Accident

On Sunday, March, 30 at approximately 9:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue crews responded to a report of an motor vehicle accident along Three Notch Road in front of the California Walmart. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles still in the roadway, involved in a t-bone style collision with one patient trapped. Two people...
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SMC Commissioners to Hold FY2015 Budget Hearings April 15

SMC Commissioners to Hold FY2015 Budget Hearings April 15

Proceedings will be televised live on SMCG TV 95 The St. Mary’s Board of County Commissioners will hold public hearings to present information regarding the Recommended FY2015 Operating and Capital Budget. The hearings will also address a proposed fire tax rate increase for the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department, and the Constant Yield Tax...
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NRP Issues Upper Potomac River Advisory

NRP Issues Upper Potomac River Advisory

The Maryland Natural Resources Police has announced ─ based on information received from the National Weather Service and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency ─ that boating and other recreational use of the Upper Potomac River, including its creeks and streams, should be avoided at this time. Due to recent precipitation, river levels are hazardous...
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Calvert BOCC Vice President Weems Running for Second Term

Calvert BOCC Vice President Weems Running for Second Term

County Commissioner Steven R. Weems was elected to the Board of County Commissioners in 2010 and currently serves as board vice president. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Frostburg State University. Commissioner Weems is a businessman with over 25 years of experience in business. His current business endeavor, Wemyss Liquors in St....
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Tri-County Job and Career Fair 2014

Tri-County Job and Career Fair 2014

When: 10 am to 2 pm, April 8 Where: College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Physical Education (PE) Building, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata The College of Southern Maryland is holding the Tri-County Job and Career Fair for students, alumni and community members who are seeking employment opportunities. Job seekers will have the...
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Doris Jeannette Young, 85

Doris Jeannette Young, 85

Doris Jeannette Young, 85 of Lusby, MD formerly of Annapolis, MD passed away at her residence on March 27, 2014. Doris was born on September 16, 1928 in Eastport, MD to the late James Winslow Daniels and Mattie Jeannette Hopkins Daniels. Doris married her first husband William Thomas Williams on September 4, 1948 in...
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Calvert Parks & Rec Field Activities Canceled March 31st

For Monday March 31, 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 due to continuing wet conditions.
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Southern Maryland Law Enforcement Ball to Honor All

Southern Maryland Law Enforcement Ball to Honor All

Please join us for the 1st Annual Southern Maryland Law Enforcement Ball in honor of all our brothers and sisters in uniform, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice. It will be held at Middleton Hall, 4045 Renner Road in Waldorf on May 23, 2014. Tickets are $50 each (only 300 available) and must...
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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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Waldorf Beautification Poster Contest Open to Young Artists

Waldorf Beautification Poster Contest Open to Young Artists

“With Pride, We Prosper…Help Keep It Clean” Charles County students in grades K – 8 are invited to enter the Waldorf Beautification Contest and create a poster showing how they can keep Waldorf clean and beautiful. What does the slogan “With Pride, We Prosper…Help Keep It Clean” mean to you? One winner will be...
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Joseph Reginald “Reggie” Tarleton, 80

Joseph Reginald “Reggie” Tarleton, 80

Joseph Reginald “Reggie” Tarleton of California, MD passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday morning, March 30, 2014 surrounded by members of his loving family.   His faithful dog, Bear, stood watch overnight.  He was born on May 17, 1933 in Valley Lee to the late Luther Reginald Tarleton and Mary Josephine Ridgell...
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Brigitte Ruth Saager, 78

Brigitte Ruth Saager, 78

Brigitte Ruth Saager, 78 of Lusby, MD passed away suddenly at her residence on March 25, 2014, after a long struggle with heart disease. Brigitte was born on July 6, 1935 in West Berlin, Germany to the late Gerhard Hopp and Erika Ehling Hopp. Brigitte is survived by her loving daughter, Christine and her...
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Harriet Yaffe Retires as Director from the ARC of Southern Maryland

Harriet Yaffe Retires as Director from the ARC of Southern Maryland

Harriet Yaffe, executive director of The Arc of Southern Maryland has announced she will retire May 2, 2014. Yaffe has served as executive director since 1998 and has been affiliated with the organization since 1980. Yaffe worked as a program director from 1980 to 1985. She then served as a board member from 1987...
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James Edward “Jim” “Jimmy” Jones, 73

James Edward “Jim” “Jimmy” Jones, 73

James Edward “Jim” “Jimmy” Jones, 73 of Lusby, MD passed away at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD on March 27, 2014. He was born on April 21, 1940 in Moline, IL to the late Lawrence Orville Jones and Mamie Jepson Jones. He married Judith Ann Jones on June 15, 1963 in Aurora, CO....
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Exhibitor Opportunities Available for Fifth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day

Exhibitor Opportunities Available for Fifth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day

The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco will host the Fifth Annual Port Tobacco Market Day event on Saturday, May 3 from 9 am – 2 pm at the historic Port Tobacco Courthouse (Chapel Point Rd, Port Tobacco). Vendor setup is available Friday, May 2 from 3 pm– 7 pm and Saturday, May...
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Motor Vehicle Involving a Sign in Leonardtown Leads to fly out

Motor Vehicle Involving a Sign in Leonardtown Leads to fly out

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:45p.m., fire and rescue personal were alerted to the area of 25000 Point Lookout Road, in Leonardtown for the reported single vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to discover a single vehicle off the roadway and into a large commercial roadside sign. Dispatchers advised additional callers stated the...
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Spring Ridge Middle School Wins in State Vex IQ Robotics

Spring Ridge Middle School Wins in State Vex IQ Robotics

The Maryland VEX IQ Robotics State Championships occurred on Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Westminster, MD. Spring Ridge Middle School had two teams in the competition; The League of Llamas and The Bolt Crushers. Both teams represented Spring Ridge very well. The League of Llamas won first place in the Programming Skills Competition and...
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CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

Area high school jazz bands will show off their chops when they kick off the College of Southern Maryland’s 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4, 8 pm, at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center. World renowned and multiple Grammy Award winning trumpeter Bobby Shew will rehearse with each band and critique their performances...
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Calvert County Papa John’s Pizza Restaurants are “All Hands on Deck”

Calvert County Papa John’s Pizza Restaurants are “All Hands on Deck”

Local Papa John’s Pizza restaurants serve as an ‘overload support’ system for the stores in Annapolis that service the United States Naval Academy. Beach Boys Pizza, the local franchise of Papa Johns Pizza, recently was awarded the account to service the Midshipmen at the Academy. In true Military fashion, these orders come in grand...
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Hospital Based Domestic Violence Program at MedStar St. Mary’s

Hospital Based Domestic Violence Program at MedStar St. Mary’s

On Monday, March 31, 2014,  at 10:30 am, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will be joined by leadership from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, domestic violence advocates, community members and state and local officials to announce the launch of a new Hospital-Based Domestic ViolenceProgram at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital (MSMH). The MSMH program, which will...
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St. Mary’s County Local Bidders Wanted

The St. Mary’s County Government is seeking bidders to provide competitive bids for Construction Stone in accordance with this Solicitation. A Local Vendor Preference is applicable to this Solicitation. The Local Vendor Affidavit form must be submitted with sealed bid to qualify. Questions will be received via email until Monday April 7, 2014. Interested...
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War of 1812 History Comes Alive in Calvert County

War of 1812 History Comes Alive in Calvert County

The War of 1812, which lasted from June 18, 1812 to Feb. 16, 1815, had a major impact on Southern Maryland and Calvert County. During their push to Washington, D.C. as part of the Chesapeake Campaign, British raiding parties seized supplies from county citizens and set fire to local farms. The courthouse was burned...
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Calvert Commissioners Send Letter Regarding Dominion to FERC

Calvert Commissioners Send Letter Regarding Dominion to FERC

Letter to FERC regarding Senators Mikulski & Cardin’s Request March 18, 2014 The Honorable Cheryl A. LaFleur, Acting Chair The Honorable Philip D. Moeller The Honorable John R. Norris The Honorable Tony Clark Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street NE, Room 11H Washington, DC 20426 Re: Docket No. CP13-113-000, Dominion Cove Point LNG,...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 3/31/14

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 3/31/14

During the week of March 24 through March 30 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,363 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: Dep. C. Ward is investigating a burglary to a home in the 11500 block of Big Sandy Run Road in Lusby that occurred during the daytime hours on...
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Multiple Arrests for St. Mary’s County 3/31/14

Multiple Arrests for St. Mary’s County 3/31/14

THEFT – On March 23, 2014, Deputy Schultz responded to Walmart in California, for a theft. Loss Prevention personnel observed a female suspect, identified as Kathleen Marie Wagner, 29, of Lusby, conceal items of merchandise in her handbag. She then attempted to leave the store without paying. Wagner was charged with Theft Under $1,000...
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