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Sabre Systems, Inc., Receives Veteran Employer Award from the U.S. Department of Labor

Sabre Systems, Inc., Receives Veteran Employer Award from the U.S. Department of Labor

Sabre Systems, Inc., was selected by the U.S. Department of Labor to receive the 2021 Hire Vets Gold Medallion Award. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is the only federal-level veterans’ employment award that recognizes an organization’s commitment to veteran hiring, retention and professional development. Sabre received recognition for its extensive veteran hiring initiatives, support...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Thanksgiving Holiday

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Thanksgiving Holiday

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, St. Mary’s County Government announces the following changes to operations: All administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26. The Garvey, Loffler, and Northern Senior Activity Centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26. There will be no Home-Delivered Meals Thursday,...
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Leonardtown Holiday Events in November and December 2021

Leonardtown Holiday Events in November and December 2021

The holiday season begins in Leonardtown on Thanksgiving weekend. The festivities kick off with Christmas on the Square on Friday, November 26, 2021. Enjoy live holiday music, entertainment, horse and carriage rides, sleigh rides, train rides, a live nativity, a petting zoo, airbrush tattoos, balloon art, children’s crafts, hot drinks, food and fun activities!...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Partners with Chesapeake College for New Marine Science Articulation Agreement

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Partners with Chesapeake College for New Marine Science Articulation Agreement

Students from Chesapeake College now can easily transfer into St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s marine science major with the signing of an articulation agreement. “St. Mary’s College’s marine science major is the first in the state so I am excited that this articulation agreement with Chesapeake College will make it more accessible to students...
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Police Investigating 19-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Town of University Park

Police Investigating 19-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Town of University Park

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon in the Town of University Park. The victim is 19-year-old Luis Miguel Utrera of Hyattsville. On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at approximately 2:35 p.m., officers from the University Park Police Department responded to the 4000 block of...
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Fire in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported

State Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Fire in Waldorf, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 4:54 a.m., five firefighters from the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department responded to 4139 Falcon Place in Waldorf, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 2019 Volkswagen Jetta. The owner is identified as Susie Coleman, with the estimated loss of structure/contents valued...
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Police Investigating 16-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Upper Marlboro, Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest

Police Investigating 16-Year-Old Shot and Killed in Upper Marlboro, Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is working to determine the circumstances of a fatal shooting on Saturday in Upper Marlboro. The victim is 16-year-old Quincy Barnes of Upper Marlboro. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On Saturday,...
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MDOT SHA to Conduct Overnight Inspections from Sunday, November 21 to Thursday, December 23, 2021

MDOT SHA to Conduct Overnight Inspections from Sunday, November 21 to Thursday, December 23, 2021

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin overnight work Sunday, November 21, to perform a routine inspection of the MD 4 (Governor Thomas Johnson) Bridge over the Patuxent River on the border of Calvert and St. Mary’s counties. Work for the inspection will occur overnight only – between 9...
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Former Police Officer at the Department of Defense Given 1-Year of Probation and a Fine for Stealing from the Government

Former Police Officer at the Department of Defense Given 1-Year of Probation and a Fine for Stealing from the Government

U.S. Magistrate Judge Gina L. Simms sentenced Anthony Lesane, age 56, of Fort Washington, Maryland, a former police officer at the Department of Defense, to one year of probation, and a $6,000 fine, for theft of government property, related to his overbilling the government for hours he had not worked. Judge Simms also ordered...
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Charles County States Attorney Office Launches “Drive Sober” Initiative

Charles County States Attorney Office Launches “Drive Sober” Initiative

The State’s Attorney’s Office for Charles County (SAO) is bringing awareness to the grave dangers of driving impaired, as well as helping the public take preventative measures for its “Drive Sober” initiative. The “Drive Sober” initiative will run during the holiday season – November 18, 2021 through January 1, 2022 – which is one...
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Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Chief Mike Cahall

Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Regrets to Announce Passing of Chief Mike Cahall

“It is with our deepest regret to announce the sudden passing of our beloved Chief, Mike Cahall. Additional details will follow as they become available. We ask that you respect the privacy of the family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with Shawn and all who knew and loved Mike.” Updates...
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Police in Charles County Recover Gun and Drugs During Traffic Stop

Police in Charles County Recover Gun and Drugs During Traffic Stop

On November 15, 2021, at approximately 8:30 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Teakwood Court in Waldorf for a citizen’s report of a suspicious vehicle. Officers located the vehicle, but before contact could be made, the driver fled with the headlights turned off. Officers attempted to initiate...
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Waldorf Man Charged with Armed Carjacking While on Electronic Monitoring for Previous Carjacking and Rape

Waldorf Man Charged with Armed Carjacking While on Electronic Monitoring for Previous Carjacking and Rape

On October 8, 2021, a male suspect, later identified as Erion Vann Burton, 20, of Waldorf, arranged to meet a male victim after conversing with them through a social media app. After they met at Holly Station Drive and Eden Woods Drive, Burton told the victim to drive down Abberly Place to find a...
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AUDIO: Police Say Alcohol a Factor in Motor Vehicle Crash in Indian Head That Killed 52-Year-Old Marbury Man

AUDIO: Police Say Alcohol a Factor in Motor Vehicle Crash in Indian Head That Killed 52-Year-Old Marbury Man

UPDATE: On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at approximately 1753 hours, Troopers from Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to Maryland Route 224 (Chicamuxen Road) in the area of Maryland Route 425 for a report of a serious motor vehicle collision. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland State Police CRASH Team responded to assume...
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Dunkirk Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Dunkirk Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Minor

On October 22, 2021, a child disclosed sexual abuse to the staff at their school. According to charging documents, the six-year-old male child identified Qingwu Gao,42, of Dunkirk, as a person who repeatedly abused him in a sexual way. On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, police from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office spoke with Qingwu...
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Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

Chesapeake Beach Woman Arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

On November 9, 2021, Deputy Durnbaugh of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 900 block of N. Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, for report of a disorderly subject. A female subject, later identified as Jennifer Lorraine Woomer, 39 of Chesapeake Beach, was observed running into oncoming traffic, causing vehicles to slam...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Joins Charles County Public Schools in Launch of New School Bus Safety Program

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Joins Charles County Public Schools in Launch of New School Bus Safety Program

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) and Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) are launching a new school bus safety program this week, in partnership with a safety technology company, BusPatrol. The program will place 375 cameras on school buses to deter drivers from illegally passing stopped school buses. “Keeping our school children safe, especially...
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Oxon Hill Man Arrested After Setting Fire to Waldorf Home – Turned on Gas Before Fleeing

Oxon Hill Man Arrested After Setting Fire to Waldorf Home – Turned on Gas Before Fleeing

Deputy State Fire Marshals arrested a man after fleeing from a home he had set on fire while also turning on a gas stove. On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Deputy State Fire Marshals from the Office of the State Fire Marshal Southern Regional Office responded to the 3700 block of...
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Diggs Elementary School in Charles County School Releases Statement on Knife Brought to School and Threat Made by Student

Diggs Elementary School in Charles County School Releases Statement on Knife Brought to School and Threat Made by Student

The following letter was sent out by Debra Calvert, the Principal at Diggs Elementary School. November 16, 2021 Dear Parents, Guardians and Staff: This morning, school administrators learned that a student allegedly had a knife in his bookbag. Students reported to a teacher after the morning arrival that a classmate showed them a knife...
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Charles County States Attorney Office Launches “Drive Sober” Initiative, Partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driver for “Tie one on for safety” Campaign

Charles County States Attorney Office Launches “Drive Sober” Initiative, Partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driver for “Tie one on for safety” Campaign

The Charles County States Attorney Office launches “Drive Sober” initiative, partners with Mothers Against Drunk Driver for “Tie one on for safety” campaign. The following people will be in attendance: Anthony B. (Tony) Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County Robin Stimson, Manager of Victim Services, MADD Mid-Atlantic Region Tori Ruefly, victim/survivor of a drunk...
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MDOT ‘IncenTrip’ Mobile App Encourages Maryland Commuters to Earn Rewards by Using Transit, Ridesharing, Biking and Walking

MDOT ‘IncenTrip’ Mobile App Encourages Maryland Commuters to Earn Rewards by Using Transit, Ridesharing, Biking and Walking

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Commuter Choice Maryland is launching a program aimed at helping Maryland commuters save time and money, while also earning cash rewards when they take transit, rideshare or use other alternatives to single-occupancy vehicles in their rush hour commute. Through incenTrip, a trip planning and logging app available for...
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Charles County Board of Education to Hold Work Session on Monday, November 22, 2021

Charles County Board of Education to Hold Work Session on Monday, November 22, 2021

The Board of Education of Charles County is holding a 6:00 p.m., work session on Monday, November 22, 2021, in the boardroom at the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The Starkey Building is located at 5980 Radio Station Road in La Plata. The meeting is open to the public....
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – November 16, 2021

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – November 16, 2021

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s held their regular business meeting in the Chesapeake Building Tuesday, November 16, 2021. The Commissioners recognized several graduates of the 2021 Citizens Academy. The 2021 Citizens Academy featured a nine-week series of Tuesday evening sessions presented by St. Mary’s County Government departments and partner agencies focusing on policies and...
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Flying Frog Fitness Fundraiser Raises $300 for Calvert Hospice

Flying Frog Fitness Fundraiser Raises $300 for Calvert Hospice

During the month of August 2021, Flying Frog Fitness in Prince Frederick hosted a fundraiser for Calvert Hospice each Friday. Jonna Jones, owner of Flying Frog Fitness, donated in honor of Jesse Derec Baughman, a beloved friend gone too soon. Calvert Hospice is so appreciative of the generosity of Ms. Jones and her clients!...
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Lusby Man Sentenced to 17-Month Prison Term for Concealing Information During Application Process

Lusby Man Sentenced to 17-Month Prison Term for Concealing Information During Application Process

Chance Barrow, 32, of Lusby, Md., was sentenced to 17 months in prison for concealing material information when he successfully applied to become a federal law enforcement officer, U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves announced. Barrow was found guilty by a jury in June 2021 of two counts of wire fraud and one count of...
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