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Maryland Boaters Urged to Keep Safe as Summer Season Begins

Maryland Boaters Urged to Keep Safe as Summer Season Begins

As the boating season gets underway this Memorial Day weekend, state enforcement officials and partners are urging Maryland residents and visitors to take simple, proven steps to keep safe. This week, Maryland Natural Resources Police and the U.S. Coast Guard held events in Ocean City and Annapolis to kick off the “Ride Inside” campaign...
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Raytheon Named The Patuxent Partnership’s Member of the Year

Raytheon Named The Patuxent Partnership’s Member of the Year

The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) has named Raytheon as the 2016 Member of the Year. The announcement was made at TPP’s May 23rd Annual Dinner to a sold out crowd of 300 members and guests. “The Patuxent Partnership is fortunate that its member companies are active and engaged in our community. Yet there are companies that...
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UPDATE: MISSING PERSON – St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: MISSING PERSON – St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 5/26/2017 @10:00 a.m. – Official Police Press Release: Candace Rebecca Carroll was last May 16, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., in the area of Park Hall Road. She is 26 years old, approximately 130 lbs., 5’08” with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact the...
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Legislation to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Legislation to Combat Heroin and Opioid Crisis

Governor Larry Hogan, along with Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch, today signed 210 bills into law during the eighth bill signing ceremony in the State House following the conclusion of the 2017 session of the Maryland General Assembly. The bills signed include legislation to strengthen the state’s...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Correctional Officers

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Correctional Officers

On Friday, May 19, 2017, fifteen correctional officers graduated from the 57th Corrections Officer Entrance Level Training Program held at the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy. The program requires each Correctional Officer to complete an eight-week, 320 hour Basic Corrections Academy, which exceeds the state minimum for all Correctional Officers working in local Correctional...
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Burchmart in Leonardtown Sells a $100,000-Winning Super Crossword Scratch-Off

Burchmart in Leonardtown Sells a $100,000-Winning Super Crossword Scratch-Off

“Lucky Catfish” still cannot believe his Maryland Lottery luck. Intuition, a heaven-sent suggestion or a whisper from Lady Luck sent him back to a St. Mary’s County retailer and he hooked a $100,000-winning Super Crossword scratch-off. “I was leaving my dad’s house at noon and decided to stop at Burchmart in Leonardtown,” said the...
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Sheriff’s Office Invites Charles County Residents to National Night Out

Sheriff’s Office Invites Charles County Residents to National Night Out

On August 1, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., neighborhoods throughout Charles County are invited to team up with thousands of communities across the country for the 34th Annual National Night Out (NNO). Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO will join residents to celebrate the community’s alliance against crime, drugs and...
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Nick Tony Parrett, 86

Nick Tony Parrett, 86

Nick T. Parrett, CMSgt US Air Force Retired of Clinton, MD. On Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the age of 86, Nick passed away surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Patricia, his children, Butch, Mike, Tom (Maria), Theresa (Andy) & Jim (Karla), 15 Grandchildren and 14...
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Robert W. Layser

Robert W. Layser

Robert W. Layser of Deale, MD passed away peacefully on Friday May 19, 2017, at his home in Deale. Robert is survived by his wife, Vera (Ron) Layser, a daughter Barbara (Bobbie Lynn) Dimichele and her husband Peter Dimichele and his grandchildren Michael Dimichele, Rachael Deloache and her husband Greg Deloache. He was preceded...
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Joyce I. Montgomery, 81

Joyce I. Montgomery, 81

Joyce I. Montgomery, 81, of Owings, MD, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, peacefully at her home. She was born in Salina, KS, the daughter of the late Sanford and Hildegard (Leaman) Jameson. She was the beloved wife of Ernest G. “Ernie” Montgomery. They celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary in April. She worked...
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Elizabeth Jean Allison, 69

Elizabeth Jean Allison, 69 of Waldorf, MD, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 22, 2017. Elizabeth was born on June 8, 1947 in Tampa, FL to parents, Howard Israel Allison and Florence Alicie Allison, nee Town. She was retired from the Federal Government after many years of dedicated work. Elizabeth is survived...
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George Eugene “Gene” Taylor, 75

George Eugene “Gene” Taylor, 75

George Eugene “Gene” Taylor of La Plata, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at his home. He was 75 years old. Born on November 16, 1941 in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Mary Margaret Haber Taylor and Julius Washington Taylor. Mr. Taylor served in the U. S. Coast Guard...
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Edward Wallace Gail, 91

Edward Wallace Gail, 91

Edward Wallace Gail, age 91 of Charlotte Hall, Maryland (formerly of Louisville, Kentucky), died suddenly on May 20, 2017 at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, MD. Edward was an accountant for 40 plus years with different companies. He was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Masons...
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Harry John Stokes, Sr., 75

Harry John Stokes, Sr., 75 of Belhaven, NC, passed away Friday May 19, 2017 at his home. Harry was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Harry and Margaret (Spuhler) Stokes. He grew up in Wildwood Crest, NJ and attended Wildwood High School. In 1973, he married the late Mary Ann Reardon in Cleveland,...
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Eugene “Gene” / “Pop Pop” Andrew Lanham, 75

Eugene “Gene” / “Pop Pop” Andrew Lanham, 75

Eugene “Gene” / “Pop Pop” Andrew Lanham, 75, of Cobb Island, Maryland, died on May 21, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Born on August 8, 1941, he was the son of the late Andrew Desper Lanham and the late Grace M. Sweeney Lanham. Gene worked as a Dispatcher for Silver Hill Sand &...
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Virginia Chappelear, 94

Virginia Chappelear, 94

Virginia Chappelear, 94, of Benedict, Maryland, passed peacefully on Monday, May 15, 2017, just short of her 95th birthday. Born May 21, 1922, at Providence Hospital in Washington DC, she was one of triplet daughters born to Thomas Chappelear and Mae Bessie Stinnet Chappelear. Virginia and her sisters, Rose and Flavia, graduated from Hughesville...
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Floyd Ernest Castle, 68

Floyd Ernest Castle, 68

Floyd Ernest Castle, 68, of Lexington Park, MD passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. He was born August 7, 1948 in Coeburn, VA to the late Gordon Castle and Ethel Mae Anderson. Floyd enlisted in the United States Army in April 1968 and served during the Vietnam War until his...
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Steven “Steve” Douglas Ramey, 57

Steven “Steve” Douglas Ramey, 57

Steven “Steve” Douglas Ramey, 57, of Chaptico, MD passed away on May 21, 2017 in Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Steven was born to Grady Ramey and Patricia Keller Ramey on December 22, 1959 in Leonardtown, MD. Steve formerly worked at Goad Lumber Co. in Aquasco, MD from 1994 to 2014. Presently, he was employed at...
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Craig Ronald Milligan, 21

Craig Ronald Milligan, 21

Craig Ronald Milligan, 21, of St. Leonard, MD passed away on May 19, 2017. Born February 27, 1996 in Prince Frederick, MD, he was the son of Ron and Cindy Milligan of St. Leonard, MD. He was the youngest of three children. Craig attended Calvert Middle and Calvert High School and worked in the...
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Francis Irene “Bea” Johnson, 81

Francis Irene “Bea” Johnson, 81

Francis Irene “Bea” Johnson, 81, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on May 21, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on September 1, 1935 in Mechanicsville, MD, she was the daughter of the late Mary Helen Alvey Pilkerton and Harry Joseph Alvey, Sr. Bea is survived by her husband Bernard Maguire Johnson, whom she married on...
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Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95

Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95

Anna “Kate” Catherine Bean, 95 of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 21, 2017 in Solomons, MD. Born July 14, 1921 in Wilmington, DE, she was the daughter of the late Julia Byrnes Maenner and Lawrence Maenner. “Kate” was the loving wife of the late Thomas Franklin Bean, whom she married on June 30,...
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Michael “Mikey” DeWayne Redman, 43

Michael “Mikey” DeWayne Redman,43, of Lexington Park, MD formerly from Callaway, MD, passed away on May 15, 2017 in Lexington Park, MD. Born on May 13, 1974, he was the son of Mabel Sharlene Redman of Lexington Park, MD, and William Michael Redman of Callaway, MD. Mikey is survived by his children: Savannah Nichole...
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Kuei-Chih Liao Chang

Kuei-Chih Liao Chang

Peacefully on Monday, May 22, 2017,Kuei-Chih Liao Chang departed this earthly life in Arlington, Virginia. Family and friends will unite on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601 from 10:00am until time of service 11:00am. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.
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James Randolph Woodland, 64

James Randolph Woodland, 64

James Randolph Woodland, 64 of Bushwood, MD (Longview Beach), passed away on May 21, 2017. Family and friends will unite on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 for visitation at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD. Interment to follow at Heritage Memorial Cemetery,...
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Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7 – Police Week Memorial Service

Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7 – Police Week Memorial Service

On Thursday, May 18, the beautiful sound of bagpipes could be heard at the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 7, in Great Mills, as law enforcement officers and lodge members gathered to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. FOP Vice President, Scott Ruest began the ceremony with opening remarks and the introduction...
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