Monthly Archives: March 2015

Little Explorers re-launch on April 1

Little Explorers re-launch on April 1

Little Explorers discover the world through storytelling, crafts, songs, and outdoor exploration. Preschoolers, ages 3-5, and an accompanying parent are invited to gather at Historic St. Mary’s City for an hour of adventure, fun, and learning twice monthly on Wednesdays in the spring and fall. Each Little Explorers gathering features a different theme. The...
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Mary “Jenny” Genevieve Dyer Baden, 90

Mary “Jenny” Genevieve Dyer Baden, 90

Mary “Jenny” Genevieve Dyer Baden, 90 of Catonsville, MD was the youngest of five children born to Julian and Beatrice Dyer on Thanksgiving Day, 1924 in Dentsville, MD. She married Charles Norwood Baden from Baden, MD on June 14, 1947. She is survived by her children, Priscilla Ann Baden of Catonsville, MD, Edna Beatrice...
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Judith Marie (Judy) Welch, 71

Judith Marie (Judy) Welch, 71

Judith Marie (Judy) Welch, 71 of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on March 29, 2015 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Washington, D.C., on June 29, 1943, to the late Charles Webster and S. Catherine (Kitty) Burch. Judy retired from the Bank of Southern Maryland in Hughesville after 33...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MITTENS

Wednesday’s Pet is MITTENS

Featured Pet: Mittens Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Domestic Medium Hair Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $100.00 Mittens is looking for a family to call her own. She is a beautiful 3 year old small cat. Mittens has 3 legs but this doesn’t affect her...
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Wind Advisory Issued March 31 at 5:38 PM EDT until March 31 at 9:00 PM EDT by NWS

Wind Advisory Issued March 31 at 5:38 PM EDT until March 31 at 9:00 PM EDT by NWS

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING. * TIMING…THIS EVENING. * WINDS…BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 50 MPH. * IMPACTS…SCATTERED TREE AND POWER LINE...
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Naval Air Station Issues Noise Advisory for April 1

Naval Air Station Issues Noise Advisory for April 1

Communities surrounding the naval air station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Wednesday, April 1, 2015, between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Pilots at PAX will be training for realistic flight scenarios including Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP). FCLP training is essential for the precision and safety of our...
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Updated: FBI Statement on Shooting Incident at National Security Agency

Updated: FBI Statement on Shooting Incident at National Security Agency

Updated March 31, 2015: FBI Baltimore continues to investigate a shooting incident that took place at the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade on March 30, 2015. FBI agents and members of the FBI Evidence Response Team are conducting interviews, following leads, and collecting evidence as part of the ongoing investigation. FBI agents...
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Lexington Park Man Admits to Gun Charges and Trafficking Contraband Cigarettes

Lexington Park Man Admits to Gun Charges and Trafficking Contraband Cigarettes

William Terrance Proctor, a/k/a “Boobie,” and “Booby,”, 31 of Lexington Park, pleaded guilty today to aiding and abetting the theft of a firearm, possession of an unregistered firearm, unlawful sale of a firearm to a prohibited person; and receipt, possession and transportation of contraband cigarettes. The plea agreement was announced by United States Attorney...
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Child Abuse and Assault

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Child Abuse and Assault

On Monday, March 30, 2015, at 1:15 a.m., Deputy Muschette of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, for a reported assault. The victim alleged Donna Marie Vincent, 44 of Lexington Park, struck the victim several times all over the...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 3/31/15

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 3/31/15

During the week of March 23 through March 29 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,423 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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SMECO Elementary Mathematics Challenge Competition Results

SMECO Elementary Mathematics Challenge Competition Results

The annual Elementary Mathematics Challenge Competition, co-sponsored by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, for fourth and fifth grade students, was held at Margaret Brent Middle School on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Seventeen elementary schools (16 public schools and 1 non-public school) sent teams of seven fourth grade students and seven fifth grade students to compete....
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Celebrates National Doctors’ Day

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Celebrates National Doctors’ Day

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Board of Directors extends their appreciation to all Medical Staff members in commemoration of National Doctors’ Day, held on March 30, 2015. Our physicians blend the science of healing and the art of caring as they professionally and compassionately care for their patients. “I am honored to be affiliated with...
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Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Larry Hogan invites chefs using local Maryland ingredients to submit original recipes for the Governor’s Buy Local Cookout, which will be held at Government House in Annapolis in mid-July. Recipes must be submitted by Friday, May 8, and include products from at least one Maryland farmer, waterman, or other producer. This year, chefs...
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Blue Crabs Reveal Top Promotions for 2015 Season

Blue Crabs Reveal Top Promotions for 2015 Season

For as much attention as the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have garnered for their Opening Day plans (see:#FreeTheHermit), the best part about their promotional schedule is that the April 24 opener is just one of 70 home games. Over the coming weeks, the Blue Crabs will be breaking down the top 25 promotions for...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 3/30/15 to 4/3/15

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 3/30/15 to 4/3/15

During the week of March 30 to April 3, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at Craik Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Be safe, happy travels and please drive gently.
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Calvert County Government Announces Good Friday Schedule

Calvert County Government Announces Good Friday Schedule

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces that county offices will be closed April 3, 2015, in observance of Good Friday. In addition: • The three county senior centers will be closed April 3 and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered. • There will be no county bus service April 3. •...
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Firefighters from Bay District Assist in 2 CPR Saves in One Week

Firefighters from Bay District Assist in 2 CPR Saves in One Week

On Thursday March 12 at approximately 4:20 p.m., Tower 9 was returning from assisting with a technical rescue in Calvert County, when they were dispatched to the PNC bank at 22658 Three Notch Rd for a report of an allergic reaction with breathing difficulties. While in route Medic 2 arrived on scene and advised...
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Duplex Fire in Lexington Park

Duplex Fire in Lexington Park

On Sunday, March 29, 2015 at approximately 6:48 a.m., firefighters from Bay District and Second District Volunteer Fire Departments along with Patuxent River Naval Air Station Fire Department were alerted to a two story wood framed duplex on fire. Upon arrival at 21327 Windsor Drive in Lexington Park, 24 firefighters worked quickly to extinguish...
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Lt. Donald Eugene Bonsall USN, 87

Lt. Donald Eugene Bonsall USN, 87

Lt. Donald Eugene Bonsall USN, Retired, 87, of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Potomac, MD passed away on March 26, 2015 in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born on July 20, 1927 in Ohio, he was the son of the late Gladys Teeter Bonsall, and Paul Bonsall. Donald was the loving husband of Dolores Fiels Bonsall whom...
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Elise Mary Mire, 91

Elise Mary Mire, 91

Elise Mary Mire, 91 of Hughesville, MD passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s, Callaway, MD, surrounded by her loving family. She was formerly a resident of St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown, MD. Born October 15,1923 in Garland, LA, she was the daughter of the late Theodore Thibodeaux...
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Brenda Sandidge Carroll, 62

Brenda Sandidge Carroll, 62

Brenda Sandidge Carroll, 62 of Saint Inigoes, MD passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Charles Town, WV. Born on May 1, 1952 in Patuxent River, MD, she was the daughter of the late Ronald Francis Sandidge, Sr., and Erma Marie McKay Sandidge. On December 19, 1970, Brenda married Leo Elmer Carroll at Trinity Episcopal...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 3/30/15

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 3/30/15

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: UI & Possession of Methadone & Suboxone: On 3/24/15 at 6:16 pm, Trooper First Class Wiesemann responded to the Walmart parking lot following a call from a concerned citizen reporting an unconscious person sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot....
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St. Mary’s County Employees Honored for Years of Service and Dedication to Duty

St. Mary’s County Employees Honored for Years of Service and Dedication to Duty

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held a ceremony to recognize and thank employees for their years of dedicated service to the county and its citizens. 49 county workers were on hand to receive an Employee Service Award. Each recipient was presented with a certificate and pin from the Commissioners for reaching career milestones of 10, 15,...
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Come One, Come All, Come Dog! Maryland DogFest Returns for 4th year of Family-Friendly Fun

Come One, Come All, Come Dog!  Maryland DogFest Returns for 4th year of Family-Friendly Fun

Temperatures are rising, flowers are blooming, and families are eager to enjoy some time outdoors. All of this can mean only one thing; it’s time for the 4th annual Maryland DogFest! From 10 am to 4 pm on April 11 and 12, dog lovers and their families from around the area will gather at...
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Malcolm Elementary School Open Monday, March 30

Malcolm Elementary School Open Monday, March 30

Malcolm Elementary School will open tomorrow, Monday, March 30, for a full day of instruction. Maintenance staff worked over the weekend to have a 6,000-gallon tanker connected to Malcolm in order to pump water to the school. Additionally, staff has supplied Malcolm with bottled water and cups for drinking water. Additional information is posted...
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