Monthly Archives: April 2016

Charles County Government May Holiday Schedule

Charles County Government May Holiday Schedule

The Charles County Commissioners wish to remind residents of changes to normal operating schedules for the month of May.  All offices, facilities, and services not listed will be operating their normal hours. Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day) All Charles County Government offices and the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville will be closed. The Charles...
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$1,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to the Arrest and Prosecution of Those Responsible for Damaging Barrier at Cove Point Light House in Lusby

$1,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to the Arrest and Prosecution of Those Responsible for Damaging Barrier at Cove Point Light House in Lusby

On April 4, 2016 an official with the Calvert Marine Museum contacted the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to report damage to a sea wall and fence in the area of Cove Point Beach. The crime occurred at the Cove Point Light House in Lusby. During the investigation it was learned that the crime occurred...
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Lineup Is Complete for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

Lineup Is Complete for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

With the addition of The Robert Cray Band as the Saturday closer for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (CBBF), the lineup is now complete. This will be Robert Cray’s second appearance at CBBF, his first being in 2000. Joe Bonamassa will be closing the festival on Sunday. In just over 40 years Cray...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Searches for Missing Woman

Prince George’s County Police Department Searches for Missing Woman

The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in searching for a missing person. She is identified as 60-year-old Cathy Lyn Sarjeant. Sarjeant was last seen in 6000 block of Westchester Park Drive in College Park on April 21, 2016 at 12:00 pm. Sarjeant is described as an African American female,...
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Clinton, Trump Cruise to Victories in Maryland Primary

Clinton, Trump Cruise to Victories in Maryland Primary

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and businessman Donald Trump won their party primaries in Maryland Tuesday, further cementing their status as presidential frontrunners and making it more than likely they will be opposing each other in the fall. Clinton defeated her rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, in Maryland’s Democratic primary. On the GOP...
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Demonstration Showcases AIM-9X Joint-Service Venture

Demonstration Showcases AIM-9X Joint-Service Venture

Integration of the joint Navy and Air Force AIM-9X Sidewinder Air Intercept Missile with the Army’s Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) hit the mark as the teams completed a successful live-fire engineering demonstration at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 28-April 1. During the Indirect Fire Protection Capability (IFPC) conceptual demonstration, missiles were launched from...
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Evelyn Greenwld Benedetti, 77

Evelyn Greenwld Benedetti, age 77 of Chesapeake Beach, MD, formerly of Boulevard Heights, MD, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on September 14, 1938 in Washington, DC, the daughter of the late Leroy and Helen Louise Greenwald. Her childhood was...
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Mary Elizabeth Wade, 92

Mary Elizabeth Wade, 92

Mary Elizabeth Wade, 92 of Hughesville, MD, passed away on April 23, 2016. Family will unite with friends on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 for visitation at 10 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Bryantown, 13735 Notre Dame Pl, Bryantown, MD 20617. Interment to follow at...
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Seventh Annual Port Tobacco Market Day Set for May 14

Seventh Annual Port Tobacco Market Day Set for May 14

The Charles County Commissioners and the Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco invite residents to attend the seventh annual Port Tobacco Market Day event on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m. at the historic Port Tobacco Courthouse (Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco). This event will showcase some of Southern Maryland’s local...
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2016 Annual Spring “Fishin’ Buddies” Derby Scheduled May 7

2016 Annual Spring “Fishin’ Buddies” Derby Scheduled May 7

The Charles County Department of Public Works, Parks Division, will sponsor the 2016 annual Spring Fishin’ Buddies Derby at Gilbert Run Park in Dentsville, on Saturday, May 7, from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Anglers will compete by teams, which must include one adult at least 21 years of age and one child between...
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Ridge Man Arrested After Making a False Statement to Police at the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident

Ridge Man Arrested After Making a False Statement to Police at the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident

Terry Kent Jr., 26 of Ridge was arrested on Saturday, April 23, 2016 and charged with making a false statement to an officer, and numerous motor vehicle violations. Two weeks earlier on Saturday, April 9, Kent was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Three Notch Road, in Ridge. According to court documents, Deputy T. Sicilian...
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May Programs at Annmarie

May Programs at Annmarie

Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Assembly – Sunday, May 14, 1:00-9:00pm Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Solomons, Maryland, presents a special all-day musical event! Join us for a day of song circles and acoustic jamming, followed by an evening concert, dinner, and contra dancing. It’s an opportunity to play, sing, dance, and hear...
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St. Mary’s County 3rd Annual Medication Collection Day

St. Mary’s County 3rd Annual Medication Collection Day

For homebound residents wishing to dispose of unwanted or expired medications, St Mary’s County is offering the 3rd annual Medication Collection Day on April 30, 2016. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will send uniformed officers to the homes of individuals who wish to dispose properly of their unwanted medications. Working together with the...
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Maryland State Police to Host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Maryland State Police to Host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Maryland State Police in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration are asking citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 30, 2016 from 10:00 am to 2:00 p.m. at state police barracks. State police barracks throughout Maryland will be participating in the National Drug Take...
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Celebrate La Plata at the Annual Spring Festival

Celebrate La Plata at the Annual Spring Festival

Celebrate La Plata, the Annual Spring Festival comes to La Plata Town Hall on Saturday, April 30th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. This family event will include free activities for children of all ages, live entertainment, craft vendors, delicious food for sale and the La Plata Bed Races. Over 40 craft and business...
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Overnight Detour Set For Sunday Night, May 1 At Md 2 / Mount Harmony Road Intersection In Calvert County

Overnight Detour Set For Sunday Night, May 1 At Md 2 / Mount Harmony Road Intersection In Calvert County

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is progressing toward another phase of the MD 2 (Solomons Island Road) / Mt. Harmony Road intersection improvements.  Crews will close access to Mount Harmony Road in Owings, and direct drivers to use Mount Harmony Lane (MD 765) to connect to MD 2 north and...
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St. Mary’s County Seniors can Begin to Prepare Advanced Care Directives at Law Day on May 2

St. Mary’s County Seniors can Begin to Prepare Advanced Care Directives at Law Day on May 2

Seniors needing assistance in preparing an Advanced Care Directive with the assistance of a bar-certified lawyer, will have an opportunity to do so during Law Day on Monday, May 2. The event will be held at the Garvey, Loffler and Northern Senior Activity Centers. An Advance Care Directive gives an individual the opportunity to...
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UPDATE: Motor Vehicle Accident on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE: Motor Vehicle Accident on Thomas Johnson Bridge

On Friday, April 29, 2016, at approximately 12:38p.m. members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police responded to the Thomas Johnson Bridge for the report of a serious motor vehicle crash. On arrival, units determined a 2009 Dodge Ram Truck was traveling North on the Thomas Johnson Bridge when a 2010...
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TRAFFIC ALERT St. Mary’s/ Calvert: Thomas Johnson/Route 4 Bridge is OPEN

UPDATE 2:41 p.m. – THOMAS JOHNSON/ROUTE 4 Bridge is OPEN ____ UPDATE 1:47 p.m. – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has just released the following information – TJ Bridge in Solomons will be closed for approximately an hour. Due to a serious accident. ___ UPDATE: 1:25 p.m. – St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has just released...
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PLEASE HELP: Operation Remember Project is Searching for a Photo of Sgt. James R. Dorsey Jr. From Clements

PLEASE HELP: Operation Remember Project is Searching for a Photo of Sgt. James R. Dorsey Jr. From Clements

St Mary’s Co. had a total of 11 men who lost their lives in Vietnam. The Operation Remember Project has recovered photos of them all except for SGT  JAMES R DORSEY JR. James was from Clements, MD and died on Apr 26, 1969 while serving with  the 101 Abn B CO 158TH Avn Bn LANCERS.  A...
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Robert Keith “Rusty” Smith, 77

Robert Keith “Rusty” Smith, 77

Robert Keith “Rusty” Smith, 77, of North Beach passed away April 27, 2016. He was born July 29, 1938 in Cumberland, MD to Philip H. and Sylvia L. (Youngblood) Smith. Rusty moved to Charleroi, PA as a young child and graduated from Charleroi High School in 1956. After high school Rusty worked as a...
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Dortha “Dale” Woerner, 92

Dortha “Dale” Woerner, 92, of Linthicum Heights, MD, formerly of Dunkirk, MD passed peacefully on April 24, 2016. She was born in Buchannon, WV and had been employed by the United States Government for 39 years. After retirement in 1989, she took courses to learn Spanish and piano lessons. She traveled to Great Britain...
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Bryan Anthony Krolczyk, 40

Bryan Anthony Krolczyk, 40

Bryan Anthony Krolczyk, 40, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away at his home on April 24, 2016. Bryan was born in Houston, Texas on February 13, 1976. His family moved to Calvert County when he was six years old. He graduated from Calvert High School. He was an accomplished athlete, playing baseball and football (SMAC). He...
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Car Seat Checkup at St. Leonard Firehouse on May 14 from 10:00 a.m. Until Noon

Car Seat Checkup at St. Leonard Firehouse on May 14 from 10:00 a.m. Until Noon

Do you know if your child’s car seat is safe? Find out at a free car seat checkup event! The checkup will be held on May 14, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department on Calvert Beach Road. At the checkup event, you will learn if the...
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Kathryn Louise Taylor Cobb, 86

Kathryn Louise Taylor Cobb, 86, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on April 24, 2016 at her home. Born on July 29, 1929 in Clendenin, WV, she was the daughter of the late Hattie Margaret Harper and Owen Wesley Taylor. Louise was the loving wife of the late Kesley Kester Cobb, whom she married in...
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