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Commuter Connections Helps Southern Maryland Commuters During Metro Shutdown

Commuter Connections Helps Southern Maryland Commuters During Metro Shutdown

Commuter Connections is here to help Washington area commuters during the upcoming Metro summer shutdown. Commuters impacted by the shutdown of six Yellow and Blue line stations from May 25 until September 8, 2019, can access tools and resources offered by Commuter Connections to navigate potential ridesharing services and other alternatives to make getting to and from...
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CSM to Close for Memorial Day, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

CSM to Close for Memorial Day, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

In observance of Memorial Day, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will be closed Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. The college will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 28. In addition, starting May 24 and continuing every Friday in July except for July 5, all CSM campuses will observe early closing for the college’s...
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Calvert County American Legions Host Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Calvert County American Legions Host Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

American Legion posts 85, 206, 220 and 274 will jointly host the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Veterans Green on the Calvert County Circuit Court lawn Monday, May 27, at 1 p.m. This annual event takes place to honor and remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country....
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Live Stream High School Graduations

St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Live Stream High School Graduations

The 2019 St. Mary’s County Public High School Commencement Ceremonies can be seen LIVE online at the following website. The dates of the Graduations are as follows: Leonardtown High School – Wednesday, May 29th, at 6 pm Great Mills High School – Thursday, May 30th, at 6 pm Chopticon High School – Friday, May...
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Household Hazardous Waste Events in Calvert County Offer Safe Disposal of Pool Chemicals

Household Hazardous Waste Events in Calvert County Offer Safe Disposal of Pool Chemicals

As the weather warms up and pool season begins, the Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, reminds residents to dispose of pool chemicals at a free household hazardous waste collection event. Proper storage, use and disposal of pool chemicals prevents dangerous chemical reactions, ignition, burns, vapors and ground water contamination that...
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MDOT MVA Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day Holiday

MDOT MVA Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day Holiday

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices and VEIP stations on Saturday, May 25, 2019 and Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services and 24-hour kiosks are available to complete many customer transactions. All MDOT MVA...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 5/22/2018

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 5/22/2018

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Assault- On May 3, 2019, Dep. Burgess responded to the 45600 block of Baringer Drive located in California, for the reported assault. Investigation determined Rosanna Marie Mincey, age 39 of California, struck the victim in the face and pulled the victim’s hair....
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Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted this Saturday, in St. Mary’s County

Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted this Saturday, in St. Mary’s County

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, assisted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting a Checkpoint on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in St. Mary’s County. Motorists are encouraged to appoint a designated driver or use public or other alternative transportation if you are planning on consuming alcohol. If you do drink,...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Memorial Day

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, all St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 28 at their normal times. The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will be closed on Monday, May 27.  The six (6)...
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Calvert County Government Memorial Day Schedules

Calvert County Government Memorial Day Schedules

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition: • The county senior centers will be closed and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered. However participants are provided shelf-stable meals in advance. • There will be no county...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department to Monitor Water Quality at Recreational Beaches

St. Mary’s County Health Department to Monitor Water Quality at Recreational Beaches

Beginning Memorial Day weekend, the St. Mary’s County Health Department Water Quality Program will monitor the current water conditions of recreational beaches in St. Mary’s County. The department will report its current water quality findings regularly during the summer months, and current water conditions will be posted at http://www.smchd.org/recreational-beach-monitoring/ Swimming in natural waters is...
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Let’s Go Camping at a State Park in Maryland!

Let’s Go Camping at a State Park in Maryland!

So you’ve heard about our beautiful state parks and now you’re ready to camp. That’s great and we can’t wait to see you. If you’re new to camping or maybe just new to camping in Maryland, we’ve created a frequently asked questions page just for you. We want to eliminate the guesswork and make...
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Effective Mosquito Control Starts at Home

Effective Mosquito Control Starts at Home

As temperatures continue to rise, so will the number of mosquitoes throughout the state. The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s mosquito control program urges residents to take measures on their own property to help reduce mosquito populations. Aside from being a nuisance, mosquitoes can carry harmful diseases like West Nile virus. “The best way to...
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Rollover Crash in Leonardtown Results in Minor Injuries

Rollover Crash in Leonardtown Results in Minor Injuries

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at approximately 6:05 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Mr. Tire on Point Lookout Road and Merchants Lane in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned and into the building. Crews arrived on scene to confirm one vehicle off the roadway...
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House Fire Quickly Extinguished by Volunteer Firefighters in Great Mills

House Fire Quickly Extinguished by Volunteer Firefighters in Great Mills

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at approximately 11:55 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Hollywood responded to Towey Court and Norris Road in Great Mills, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 1-story single family residence with smoke showing from all four sides of the home....
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Annual Horseshoe Crab Migration Begins

Annual Horseshoe Crab Migration Begins

One of the world’s oldest wildlife migrations is set to begin on Maryland’s coastal bays and beaches. For 350 million years, the May and June full and new moons have fostered a giant migration of horseshoe crabs. Coming from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, millions of these prehistoric arthropods clumsily invade Maryland’s beaches...
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St. Mary’s County Congratulates New Corrections Officer

St. Mary’s County Congratulates New Corrections Officer

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office welcomes Correctional Officer Michael F. Schmidt to its ranks after he graduated on Friday evening from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy’s Corrections Entrance Level Training Program, Session 61. Schmidt was among a class of seven correctional officers, joining the sheriff’s offices in Southern Maryland. Congratulations.
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Lackey’s Perriello Named Charles County Public Schools Principal of the Year

Lackey’s Perriello Named Charles County Public Schools Principal of the Year

School has always been a place where Kathy Perriello feels comfortable. “I had wonderful experiences at school, wonderful teachers and administrators,” she said. “School was always a good place for me. Perriello was recently named the 2019 Charles County Principal of the Year and a finalist in the Washington Post’s Principal of the Year...
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Substance Abuse Prevention Mini-Grants Available

Substance Abuse Prevention Mini-Grants Available

The Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse (CAASA) is a grassroots organization that is dedicated to fighting alcohol, tobacco and other substance abuse in Calvert County. In an effort to help local community groups provide prevention activities in the community, we are making a number of mini-grants available for prevention efforts. The 2019-2020 CAASA Mini-grant...
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Mechanicsville Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on New Market Turner Road

Mechanicsville Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident on New Market Turner Road

UPDATE 5/19/2019 @ 3:20 p.m.: On May 18, 2019, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 40900 block of New Market Turner Road in the area of Rustin Family Way, for the reported motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, a 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier, with three occupants, was located off the roadway...
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UPDATE: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Release Statement on Arrest of Armed Bank Robber

UPDATE: Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Release Statement on Arrest of Armed Bank Robber

UPDATE 5/19/2019 @ 11:30 a.m.: Detectives from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office spent countless hours over the past two weeks exploring all leads to apprehend the suspect in the PNC Bank Robbery that took place on May 9, 2019 in Owings, MD. Detectives were able to determine a suspect using all available technology in...
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Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found in Wakefield Lake

Police in Charles County Investigating Body Found in Wakefield Lake

On Friday, May 17, 2019, at approximately 5:15 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Wakefield Lake on St. Thomas Drive and St. Charles Parkway in Waldorf, for the reported drowning. Dispatchers advised responding units the caller reported it was now Lambeth Hill Lake, and the units would have to access it...
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Lunchtime Keno Wager Gives Charles County Family a $100,350 Prize

Lunchtime Keno Wager Gives Charles County Family a $100,350 Prize

Lady Luck was following a special Charles County family around Maryland this week. Good fortune came from the Maryland Lottery’s Keno game and from a slot machine at MGM National Harbor. The winners, who are using aliases to share news of their good fortune, were attending a business lunch at Texas Ribs & BBQ...
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Calvert Marine Museum Hosts Special Needs Night

Calvert Marine Museum Hosts Special Needs Night

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is opening its doors on Friday evening, May 24, for Special Needs Night. The museum will be open exclusively for all individuals with special needs and their families or caregivers from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  See why the museum is a fun and welcoming place for families to visit any...
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Maryland State Police To Join Multi-State Kick Off To ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Seat Belt Mobilization Enforcement Effort

Maryland State Police To Join Multi-State Kick Off To ‘Click It Or Ticket’ Seat Belt Mobilization Enforcement Effort

As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, Maryland State Police will join forces with law enforcement agencies locally, along with those in Delaware, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. to remind drivers and passengers of the importance of seat belt use, while also highlighting their “Move Over” laws. New to the region’s Click...
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