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“Remember. Celebrate. Act. A Day On, Not A Day Off” the Theme of NAWCAD Patuxent River Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Event

“Remember. Celebrate. Act. A Day On, Not A Day Off” the Theme of NAWCAD Patuxent River Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Event

HEADQUARTERS, NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md.: On Tuesday, January 31, 2023, the virtual event, “Remember. Celebrate. Act. A Day On, Not A Day Off,” took place in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day. “Today, we honor Dr. King, remembering the strength of his leadership, the power of his words, and...
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MDOT SHA Advises Portion of MD 506/Sixes Road to Be Closed February 6th to 7th

MDOT SHA Advises Portion of MD 506/Sixes Road to Be Closed February 6th to 7th

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will temporarily close a section of MD 506/Sixes Road Monday, Feb. 6, and Tuesday Feb. 7, to replace a culvert. Starting at 8 a.m. each morning, MD 506/Sixes Road will be closed between Grays Road to Harvest Lane. Local residential access will be maintained....
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Calvert Director of Public Safety Jacqueline Vaughan Retires After 42 Years of Service

Calvert Director of Public Safety Jacqueline Vaughan Retires After 42 Years of Service

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) celebrated the retirement of Jacqueline “Jackie” Vaughan, director of Public Safety. Jackie retired after dedicating 42 years of faithful and loyal service to the citizens of Calvert County. Jackie started her career as a police communications officer with the Maryland State Police and transferred to Calvert...
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12 of 15 Businesses Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks in St. Mary’s County

12 of 15 Businesses Pass Alcohol Compliance Checks in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Alcohol Enforcement Unit recently conducted a series of alcohol compliance checks at 15 businesses in St. Mary’s County. Twelve of the 15 establishments were found to be compliant, while three businesses failed to ask an underage Sheriff’s Office employee for identification. The covert compliance checks were conducted on...
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Chesapeake Life Center Brings Back It’s Weekend Summer Grief Camp for Kids and Teens

Chesapeake Life Center Brings Back It’s Weekend Summer Grief Camp for Kids and Teens

Chesapeake Life Center is excited to announce that it is bringing back Camp Nabi, its summer overnight camp program for grieving children and teens. The weekend-long camp is for children ages 6 to 18 and will be held Aug. 4 to 6. Chesapeake Life Center Director Brian Berger said the camp program will be...
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NYC Housing Executive, Simone Ross to Lead Housing Authority of St. Mary’s County

NYC Housing Executive, Simone Ross to Lead Housing Authority of St. Mary’s County

The Housing Authority of St. Mary’s County (HASMC) announces Simone Ross, MPA as the new Executive Director for the organization. Ross comes to HASMC with more than 20 years of housing, medical, and mental health experience. “It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the second Executive Director in the history of...
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Maryland’s Multi-Match Drawings Moving to Earlier Time Starting March 2, 2023

Maryland’s Multi-Match Drawings Moving to Earlier Time Starting March 2, 2023

The Maryland Lottery’s twice-weekly drawings of Multi-Match are shifting to a new time: Beginning on Thursday, March 2, Multi-Match drawings will be held at approximately 7:56 p.m., the same time that the Lottery conducts the Evening Drawings of Pick 3, Pick 4, Pick 5 and Bonus Match 5. The last Multi-Match drawing in the...
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Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Man Who Stole Cash from Victims Wallet at Harris Teeter in California

Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Man Who Stole Cash from Victims Wallet at Harris Teeter in California

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured in a theft investigation. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at 12:30 pm, the pictured subject removed a wallet from a customer’s purse in a shopping cart at the California Harris Teeter store. The suspect removed the cash from the wallet,...
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Calvert County Locations Provide Refuge as Warming Centers During Cold Temperatures

Calvert County Locations Provide Refuge as Warming Centers During Cold Temperatures

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, reminds citizens that locations throughout the county are open for people who need a warm, dry place to take temporary refuge from the cold. County community centers and library locations are available during regular operating hours: Calvert Library (Main Branch) 850 Costley Way,...
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Charles County Students Compete and Place in VEX Robotics Southern Maryland Showdown

Charles County Students Compete and Place in VEX Robotics Southern Maryland Showdown

The Eagles — a VEX Robotics team from North Point High School — was named a tournament champion at the Jan. 21 VEX Robotics Southern Maryland Showdown competition. Lucky Duckies, a community team made up of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students in the Southern Maryland Robotics Club, shares the title of tournament champions...
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Charles County Students Can Register for 2023 Winter Chess Tournament, Deadline is Feb 22, 2023

Charles County Students Can Register for 2023 Winter Chess Tournament, Deadline is Feb 22, 2023

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is hosting its annual winter chess tournament in person at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Henry E. Lackey High School. The tournament is open to chess players in Grades kindergarten-12 with spectators allowed to view the event. Players must register in advance to participate. The registration form...
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CSM Nursing Students Revel in Accomplishments, Prove Hard Work Pays Off

CSM Nursing Students Revel in Accomplishments, Prove Hard Work Pays Off

“YOUR DREAM MAY HAVE SEEMED IMPOSSIBLE, BUT YOU MET AND EXCEEDED THE STANDARDS” Fifty-seven new nurses received their nursing pins during a Nursing Recognition Ceremony Jan. 12 as part of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) 2023 Winter Commencement. The graduates chose the Nelson Mandela quote “it always seems impossible until it is done”...
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Charles County Police Investigating Possible Overdose After 14-Year-Old Middle School Student Eats Edibles

Charles County Police Investigating Possible Overdose After 14-Year-Old Middle School Student Eats Edibles

On February 1, 2023, at 12:34 p.m., Charles County Emergency Medical Services responded to a home in Waldorf for the report of an overdose. Responders discovered a 14-year-old complaining of feeling ill after eating edibles that may have contained THC while at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. A subsequent investigation revealed the student, along with...
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Charles County Commissioners Meeting Round-up – January 31, 2023

Charles County Commissioners Meeting Round-up – January 31, 2023

On Tuesday, Jan. 31, Associate County Attorney Danielle Mitchell provided a legislative update for the 2023 Maryland General Assembly Session. Updates included that a draft for LR1963 has been forwarded to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office for review; the Revenue Authority proposal and the bill to add a citizen member to the Tri-County Council for Southern...
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Charles County Government February Holiday Schedule – February 20, 2023

Charles County Government February Holiday Schedule – February 20, 2023

The County Administrator wishes to remind residents of changes to operating schedules for February:   Monday, Feb. 20 (Presidents’ Day) All Charles County Government offices and the Charles County Animal Care Center in Hughesville are closed. The Nanjemoy Community Center, senior centers, and all school-based community centers will be closed. Lackey, Donald M. Wade Aquatic...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Nicholas Cargill Named Correctional Officer of the Quarter

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Nicholas Cargill Named Correctional Officer of the Quarter

Cpl. Nicholas Cargill was named Correctional Officer of the Quarter for the Fourth Quarter of 2022. His supervisor, Sgt. Kyle Dudley, said “Cpl. Cargill has shown himself to be a dedicated and capable officer, and has stepped up in many ways both inside and outside of the Detention Center.” Cpl. Cargill took on the...
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Navy experiments with flight line of the future tagging technology

Navy experiments with flight line of the future tagging technology

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION, Patuxent River, Md.: The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) recently conducted flight line of the future experimentation with artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to independently identify and track aircraft on the flight line with tagging, commonly known as QR codes. The technology promises to greatly...
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Arthur Shepherd Announced as St. Mary’s County Recreation & Parks Director

Arthur Shepherd Announced as St. Mary’s County Recreation & Parks Director

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County are pleased to announce that Arthur Shepherd will return full-time to the position of Director for the St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation & Parks. “Mr. Shepherd has done a tremendous job leading our Recreation and Parks Department,” said Commissioner President Randy Guy. “His commitment to our community...
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Explore the Stories of African Americans in St. Mary’s County at the U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center for Black History Month

Explore the Stories of African Americans in St. Mary’s County at the U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center for Black History Month

The public is encouraged to head to the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) Interpretive Center in Lexington Park to explore the profound and significant contributions of African Americans in St. Mary’s County in honor of Black History Month. Interpretive Center exhibits will be open and free to the public on Wednesdays (Feb 1, 8, 15...
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Department of the Navy Invites Public Comment on Proposed Remedial Action Plan for Munitions Response Site UXO-001, Historical Munitions Disposal Area Naval Air Station Patuxent River

Department of the Navy Invites Public Comment on Proposed Remedial Action Plan for Munitions Response Site UXO-001, Historical Munitions Disposal Area Naval Air Station Patuxent River

In accordance with the requirements of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River invites public comment on the Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) for the Munitions Response (MR) Program Site UXO-001, Historical Munitions Disposal Area. MRS UXO-001 is located south of the NAS Patuxent River installation...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – January 31, 2023

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – January 31, 2023

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) held their regular business meeting on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, beginning with the invocation and pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners then presented a proclamation for Transit Equity Day. St. Mary’s County Government is currently hiring drivers for the St. Mary’s Transit System...
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MDOT SHA Start Travel Lane Shift at MD 4 and Mount Harmony Road for Work Zone

MDOT SHA Start Travel Lane Shift at MD 4 and Mount Harmony Road for Work Zone

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will shift travel lanes starting Thursday, February 2, along northbound MD 4 (Southern Maryland Boulevard) at the Mount Harmony Road intersection in Dunkirk as part of the ongoing improvement project. MDOT SHA’s contractor will apply temporary lane markings and relocate road signs and the...
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Two PEO Air Anti-Submarine Warfare and Assault and Special Mission Programs Recognized at NAWCAD Award Ceremony

Two PEO Air Anti-Submarine Warfare and Assault and Special Mission Programs Recognized at NAWCAD Award Ceremony

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md..: Two Program Executive Office (PEO) Air Anti-submarine Warfare, Assault and Special Mission (A) programs were recognized during a Jan. 25 Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Commander’s Awards ceremony. “The competition was fierce but you went above and beyond in delivering the capability, availability, and affordability...
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Calvert County Man Becomes Newest Millionaire After Big Scratch-off Win

Calvert County Man Becomes Newest Millionaire After Big Scratch-off Win

It’s become his habit, a 56-year-old husband, father and grandfather from Calvert County told Lottery officials, to always check the Maryland Lottery website before purchasing a scratch-off. A review to determine which instant games have a good selection of big cash prizes available helps him identify the instant ticket to buy. This technique paid...
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NAVAIR Names Its 2022 Mentors of the Year

NAVAIR Names Its 2022 Mentors of the Year

Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) named its 2022 Mentors of the Year as part of its National Mentoring Month observance on Tuesday, January 24. Out of 77 nominations, nine employees received the honor. Initiated in 2013, to earn a Mentor of the Year award, peers or mentees nominate mentors through a written submission that...
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