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Calvert Advises to be Cautious at Convenience Centers Over Wasps and Bees

Calvert Advises to be Cautious at Convenience Centers Over Wasps and Bees

In an effort to help safeguard customers, the Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, is working to address the seasonal proliferation of wasps and bees congregating around disposed items at county convenience centers. This is a natural, annual occurrence that will subside with the arrival of cooler weather. Precautionary and remediation...
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UPDATE: Alcohol and Speed Suspected Factors in Motorcycle Crash That Killed 28-Year-Old Hughesville Man

UPDATE: Alcohol and Speed Suspected Factors in Motorcycle Crash That Killed 28-Year-Old Hughesville Man

UPDATE 9/23/2018@ 2:00 p.m.: On September 23, 2018, at approximately 1:45 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 28000 block of Point Lookout Road in the area of Loveville Road, in Loveville, for the reported motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival deputies located a single motorcycle involved in the collision with...
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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Attempted Burglary at Village Liquors in Chaptico

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Attempted Burglary at Village Liquors in Chaptico

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on an attempted burglary.  On August 22, 2018, three suspects attempted to break into Village Liquors located on Budds Creek Road in Chaptico, Maryland. The three suspects were last seen leaving the area in a light colored Honda Accord.  Two of the suspects are white...
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Calvert Hospice Recipient Of Generous Donation From Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show

Calvert Hospice Recipient Of Generous Donation From Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show

Calvert Hospice received a generous donation of $1,000 from the Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show held on July 14, 2018 at the Calvert Fairgrounds in Barstow. The Hell’s Angels Nomads MD chapter organized the family friendly event, which featured a car and bike show, local entertainment, special visitors from out of town,...
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$20,000 Keno Win Brightens St. Mary’s County Couples Bad Day

$20,000 Keno Win Brightens St. Mary’s County Couples Bad Day

Heather Stephens of Saint Mary’s County ended an emotional roller-coaster of a day in the Maryland Lottery Winner’s Circle, celebrating a $20,000 Keno win. Earlier in the day, Heather and her husband Charles got bad news about a big expense when they visited an auto parts store. The Lexington Park pair needed to replace...
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UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found by Middle School Students

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found by Middle School Students

UPDATE 9/21/2018 @11:20 P.M.: On September 21, 2018, at 7:47 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area in the 2000 block of St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf for the report of a subject not breathing. Upon arrival, officers located the person, a male, and determined that he was deceased....
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Pork Donut to play La Plata Concert Series TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m.

Pork Donut to play La Plata Concert Series TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m.

Pork Donut is a five piece band made up of local police officers.  They play classic rock and country hits.  Pork Donut has been rocking Southern Maryland’s acoustic scene for 10 years and has been a full band for two years.  Concert goers are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for sitting. Coolers...
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Things to do this Weekend in and Around Leonardtown

Things to do this Weekend in and Around Leonardtown

Friday, September 21st (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.), Saturday, September 22nd (9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.), Sunday, September 23rd (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) – St Marys County Fair at the St Mary’s County Fairgrounds – The annual fair features carnival rides, games, animal exhibits, a farm museum, horse pulls, shows, food and more. Leonardtown Town Council Members...
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The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The County Fair is underway in St. Mary’s County.
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Honor U.S. Constitution

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Honor U.S. Constitution

The Constitution of the United States is recognized as the guardian of civil liberties. It embodies the principles of government in a Republic dedicated to rule by law.  September 17 marked the 231st anniversary of the drafting of the U.S. Constitution by the Constitutional Convention. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County have issued a proclamation...
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Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) and the St. Mary’s County Fair Association are proud to announce that for the first time, Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair, held on Friday September 21st, will be entirely smoke and vape free. “This is the first phase of our eventual plans for the fairgrounds to become completely smoke and vape free,” said John Richards, President of the St. Mary’s County Fair Association....
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Go Fund Me Started for Injured Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy

Go Fund Me Started for Injured Retired St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy

Tim was involved in an unfortunate cycling accident that left him severely injured.  As a result, he was flown to Baltimore Shock Trauma Center /  intensive Care Unit in Baltimore for emergency treatment. 
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State Officials Hear Benefits of Pretrial Services

State Officials Hear Benefits of Pretrial Services

Rather than sitting in jail awaiting a day in court, a qualified offender has the opportunity to obtain medical or addiction services and can still work to provide for their family through the Pretrial Services offered at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Following a visit by criminal justice officials from Armenia...
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WANTED by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Chester Termain Jones

WANTED by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office – Chester Termain Jones

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of Chester Termain Jones, wanted for violating the terms of Pretrial Release from the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center. Jones is also wanted on a warrant for Second-Degree Escape. Jones is a 39-year-old black male with black hair and brown eyes. Height:...
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Notice of Public Hearing – Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Zoning Map Amendment

Notice of Public Hearing – Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Zoning Map Amendment

Regarding Proposed Amendment to the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance Official Zoning Maps NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will conduct a public hearing, in the Commissioners Meeting Room in the St. Mary’s County Chesapeake Building, located at 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, Md. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 beginning at 11:00...
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Senate Passes Cardin Measures to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Senate Passes Cardin Measures to Fight Opioid Epidemic

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin lauded Senate passage today of a package of bills to tackle the opioid epidemic facing the country. Included in the package are Cardin provisions that would expand the use of telehealth services for the treatment of opioid use, bundle payments for medication-assisted treatment under Medicare, study the expansion of successful peer support services and...
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St. Mary’s College Student Gregory ’19 Interns with GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco

St. Mary’s College Student Gregory ’19 Interns with GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco

St. Mary’s College Student Jenna Gregory ’19 (art history) was the fifth St. Mary’s College recipient for an internship scholarship created by alumnus and SMCM Board of Trustees member John Bell ’95 that provides funds for students to intern with the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco, California. Elisabeth Cornu, museum adviser for GLBTHS, remarked...
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Two Officers Shot in Prince Georges County

Two Officers Shot in Prince Georges County

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018., at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Prince Georges County Police Department Special Operations Divisions were in the process of executing a search warrant on behalf of the Narcotics Enforcement Division on the 2700 block of Lorring Drive, in a multi-story apartment building. Shortly after knocking on the door and presenting...
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Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer to Speak at the Calvert Marine Museum

Dr. Mary Schweitzer will speak on “Tyrannosaurus rex Under the Microscope” on Saturday, September 22nd at 2:30 in the Harms Gallery at the Calvert Marine Museum. Soft tissues, like connective tissue and muscle, are exceedingly rare in the fossil record. This presentation is about finding soft tissues preserved in Tyrannosaurus rex fossils. FREE and open to the public. Dr. Schweitzer...
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UPDATE: 31-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in White Plains

UPDATE: 31-Year-Old Nanjemoy Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident in White Plains

UPDATE 9/19/2018 @ 10:35 a.m.: On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at approximately 1846 hours, Troopers from the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound United States Route 301 south of Maryland Route 227 in White Plains. Due to the circumstances, the Maryland...
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Hogan Administration Announces $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

Hogan Administration Announces $12 Million in Highway Safety Grants

As part of ongoing efforts to prevent traffic crashes and save lives on Maryland roads, Governor Larry Hogan today announced that $12 million in federal highway safety funds will be granted to approximately 90 agencies and organizations across the state with the goal of reducing crashes and related injuries and deaths. “The safety of our...
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2018 Photo Contest Winners Selected from 4,300 Entries

2018 Photo Contest Winners Selected from 4,300 Entries

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2018 Natural Resources Photo Contest, with the grand prize going to Kevin Moore of Perry Hall for his colorful autumn photo of a small blue heron. This year’s grand prize package includes $500, a 2019 Maryland State Park and Trail Passport, a five-year subscription to Maryland Natural...
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Strong Arm Robbery in Waldorf Under Investigation

Strong Arm Robbery in Waldorf Under Investigation

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at approximately 6:40 p.m., police responded to the area of 2600 block of Hamilton Place, and Bannister Circle for the reported assault and possible strong arm robbery. Police arrived on scene to find a 41-year-old male subject was assaulted, and robbed for an undisclosed amount of cash. An ambulance...
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Point Lookout State Park Hosts Artillery Weekend

Point Lookout State Park Hosts Artillery Weekend

The Friends of Point Lookout are hosting a U.S. Civil War weekend Sept. 29-30 at Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary’s County. Programs run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The program features artillery demonstrations and other programming. Tours of Fort #3 and the prison pen site will...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Maryland Reaches 10,000 Registered Apprentices

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Maryland Reaches 10,000 Registered Apprentices

Governor Larry Hogan and Labor Secretary Kelly M. Schulz today announced that Maryland has reached more than 10,000 registered apprentices currently earning and learning in the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program – the highest participation rate since 2008. The announcement was made during the September meeting of the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council (MATC),...
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