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Calvert County Commissioners Celebrate Groundbreakings for Two New Commercial Projects at Patuxent Business Park in Lusby

Calvert County Commissioners Celebrate Groundbreakings for Two New Commercial Projects at Patuxent Business Park in Lusby

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) celebrated the groundbreakings for two new commercial projects at Patuxent Business Park (PBP) in Lusby on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Patuxent Business Park was the first comprehensively planned business campus in Southern Maryland. The purchase and development of this property allowed for assistance in getting critical...
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Peers Recognize CSM Professor Dr. Richard Bilsker With Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

Peers Recognize CSM Professor Dr. Richard Bilsker With Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award

College of Southern Maryland Professor of Philosophy Dr. Richard Bilsker was recognized during the college’s 63rd Spring Commencement, and during the college’s Academic Excellence Awards program, for receiving the CSM Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award. The award is bestowed upon a full-time professor by members of CSM faculty. “The faculty excellence in teaching award is...
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Dump Truck Driver Charged with Negligent Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Collision in Anne Arundel County, Maryland State Police Investigating

Dump Truck Driver Charged with Negligent Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Collision in Anne Arundel County, Maryland State Police Investigating

Maryland State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash in which one person died early this morning in Anne Arundel County. Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, troopers from the Maryland State Police Glen Burnie Barrack responded to the area of Interstate 695 and Maryland Route 2 (exit 3B) for a vehicle crash....
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NAS Patuxent River MQ-25 Team Preps for First Air Vehicle, Control Station Integration Test Event

NAS Patuxent River MQ-25 Team Preps for First Air Vehicle, Control Station Integration Test Event

The Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Aviation program office (PMA-268) is moving forward with integrating its two key elements—the MQ-25 air vehicle and the MD-5 Ground Control Station (GCS) at the program’s System Test and Integration Lab (STIL) at Patuxent River. PMA-268 is the lead systems integrator, working closely with its two prime industry partners, Boeing ...
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Charles County Commissioners Adopt Fiscal 2023 Budget of $494 Million

Charles County Commissioners Adopt Fiscal 2023 Budget of $494 Million

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the Board of County Commissioners adopted a balanced General Fund budget of $494,446,200, an increase of 9.8 percent over last year. The adopted budget provides historic funding for Charles County Public Schools, makes critical investments in core programs and services, record-level investments in public safety, and does not increase...
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St. Mary’s College Board of Trustees Approves Graduates and Budgets at May Meeting

St. Mary’s College Board of Trustees Approves Graduates and Budgets at May Meeting

The St. Mary’s College Board of Trustees approved on Friday, May 13, the graduates of the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Class of 2022, comprised of  351 Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science degrees, and 24 Master of Arts in Teaching degrees. The Board also approved proposed budgets and greenlit a long-range tuition strategy....
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Construction Crew Flagger Struck and Killed by Impaired Driver in Anne Arundel County, Driver Charged with Negligent Manslaughter

Construction Crew Flagger Struck and Killed by Impaired Driver in Anne Arundel County, Driver Charged with Negligent Manslaughter

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 10:10 p.m., Southern District officers responded to Davidsonville Road at Kings Retreat Road for a crash involving a pedestrian. The investigation revealed that a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling southbound on Davidsonville Road approaching Palomino Court. Davidsonville Road is undergoing repaving and construction crews were on scene...
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Police in Calvert County Arrest Wanted Lusby Woman After Traffic Stop in St. Leonard

Police in Calvert County Arrest Wanted Lusby Woman After Traffic Stop in St. Leonard

On May 9, 2022, Deputy Ashely and DFC Idol from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Solomons Island Road at West End Blvd. in St. Leonard, on a vehicle swerving all over the roadway. Contact was made with passenger Taylor Elaine Griffith, 24 of Lusby, who had open warrants and...
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Two Women Arrested After Stealing Merchandise From Ulta Beauty in Prince Frederick

Two Women Arrested After Stealing Merchandise From Ulta Beauty in Prince Frederick

On May 10, 2022, deputies the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a theft that had just occurred at the Ulta Beauty store located at 845 N. Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick. Deputies learned four females had left Ulta Beauty with stolen merchandise. Investigation revealed two of the females removed boxes of...
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John “Jack” Conlon, Jr. 76

John “Jack” Conlon, Jr. 76

John “Jack” Conlon, Jr. 76 of LaPlata, MD passed away on Thursday May 12, 2022 in LaPlata, MD. Jack was born on April 7, 1946 in Washington, DC to the late John and Leona Conlon. He is also predeceased by his wife, Donna Conlon; their grandson Joshua Michael; and sister Judy Boyden. Jack is...
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Gladys “Marie” Murphy, 88

Gladys “Marie” Murphy, 88

Gladys “Marie” Murphy, 88, of Mechanicsville, MD peacefully passed away at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD on May 14, 2022. “Marie” was born on August 29, 1933, to the late Joseph Edward Wathen and Martha Gertrude (Pilkerton) Wathen in Newport, MD. She met Thomas Alvin Murphy and they went on to...
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Mary Odessa Curtis “Totsie”, 92

Mary Odessa Curtis “Totsie”, 92

Mary Odessa Curtis “Totsie”, 92, of Chaptico, MD, passed away May 12, 2022, at home, with her loving family by her side. She was born June 28, 1929 in Budds Creek, MD to the late John Francis Middleton and Eleanor Bush. Mary Odessa, lovingly known by her family and friends as “Totsie”, was a...
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Priscilla Duke Wentworth Hall, 92

Priscilla Duke Wentworth Hall, 92

Priscilla Duke Wentworth Hall, 92, of Leonardtown, MD passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home, Eldon, on May 16, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was born at Eldon, the family home, on December 1, 1929 to her parents Kenneth B Duke and Lorraine Hodges Duke. She was the youngest of...
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James Marty Armiger Jr., 82

James Marty Armiger Jr., 82

James Marty Armiger Jr., 82 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 07, 2022 at Hospice House of St. Mary’s. He was born on January 18, 1940 in Calvert County, MD to the late James M. Armiger Sr. and Lovey Mister Armiger. James worked as a Landscaper for Wentworth Nursery until he retired. He...
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Charles “Chuck” Morgan Burch, 59

Charles “Chuck” Morgan Burch, 59

Charles “Chuck” Morgan Burch, 59 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 11, 2022 at his home. He was born on August 13, 1962 in Leonardtown, MD to Norman A. Burch Sr. and Mary Rose Payne Burch. Chuck was self-employed as a waterman and he also enjoyed farming on the family farm raising tobacco. He...
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Elizabeth Ann Clarke, 62

Elizabeth Ann Clarke, 62

Elizabeth Ann Clarke, 62, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital with her loving husband at her side. Elizabeth (Betty) was born on January 29, 1960 in Baltimore, MD to Mary Catherine Cross Wathen of Hollywood, MD and the late Melvin Aloysius Wathen, Sr. On July...
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Robert Dayton “Smitty” Smith, 90

Robert Dayton “Smitty” Smith, 90

Robert Dayton “Smitty” Smith, 90, of Leonardtown, MD passed away peacefully on May 8, 2022 at his home. He was born on April 24, 1932 in Erwin, TN to the late Lum Smith and Dorothy Mae Peterson Smith. Smitty proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War until his Honorable Discharge in...
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Rebecca Lynn Warring (Becky), age 60

Rebecca Lynn Warring (Becky), age 60

Rebecca Lynn Warring (Becky), age 60, of Golden Beach, MD peacefully passed into Heaven on Friday, May 13, 2022, with family by her side. Becky was born December 29, 1961, in Cheverly, MD to Franklin H. Weaver & Patricia A. Weaver. Becky grew up in Clinton, MD, and graduated from Surrattsville High School in...
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Jan Brandstetter, 74

Jan Brandstetter, 74

Jan Brandstetter, 74, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospice House in Callaway, MD on May 16, 2022.  Born on June 26, 1947, Jan was the daughter of John M. and Doris A. Sopousek of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Jan had a love of reading and spent 40 years working at the various...
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Glenn Robert Hughes, 66

Glenn Robert Hughes, 66

Glenn Robert Hughes, 66, passed away after complications from surgery at the George Washington University Hospital on May 5, 2022. Glenn was born in Washington, D.C on June 3, 1956, to Arthur and Betty Hughes. Glenn was the oldest sibling of four children. Glenn graduated from Thomas Stone High School in Waldorf, MD.  He...
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Paul Albert Mackert, PA, 63

Paul Albert Mackert, PA, 63

On the morning of May 12, 2022, Paul Albert Mackert of Waldorf, MD passed away suddenly at age 63. Paul was born in Phoenix, Arizona to Paul G Mackert and Mary Roberts on March 12, 1959. He was employed by Scaffolding Resources for over 20 years. This company was like family to him. He...
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Donald Eric Little, 61

Donald Eric Little, 61

Donald Eric Little, 61, of Hollywood, MD passed away suddenly and peacefully on Sunday, May 1, 2022. He was born on July 16, 1960 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Faber Donald Little and Eleanor Ann Pryce Little. Eric was raised in Johnstown, PA and graduated from Mercersburg Academy.  He owned and operated J.R.’s...
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Beverly Jean Windsor, 61

Beverly Jean Windsor, 61

Beverly Jean Windsor, 61, of Upper Marlboro, MD, peacefully passed away at her home on May 12, 2022. Beverly was born on September 20, 1960, to James and Mary Spalding in Clinton, MD. She was known for her gentle and compassionate heart. She always had a smile on her face and a kind word...
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Michael Howard Bruner, Sr., 63

Michael Howard Bruner, Sr., 63

Michael Howard Bruner, Sr., 63, of Callaway, MD passed away suddenly on May 8, 2022 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital with his loving wife at his side. He was born on September 23, 1958 in Queens, NY to the late Howard Thomas Bruner, Sr. and Marilyn Louise Svoboda Bruner. On November 30, 1976 Mike...
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James Johnson Morgan, 57

James Johnson Morgan, 57

James Johnson Morgan, 57, of Upper Marlboro, passed away on May 4, 2022. On February 13, 1965, James was born to John and Hattie Morgan in Maryland. He loved anything that had to do with Harley Davidson and was always making people smile. James is survived by his brothers; Dennis Morgan, Joe Morgan, David...
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