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Dennis Wayne Austin, 62

Dennis Wayne Austin, 62

Dennis Wayne Austin, 62, of Mechanicsville, MD died on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 9, 1954 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of Anna Mae Austin and the late Raymond E. Austin. He was a foreman for Steamfitters’ Local 602, retiring in 2009....
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Steven Andrew “Steve” Thorne, 65

Steven Andrew “Steve” Thorne, 65

Steven Andrew “Steve” Thorne, 65, of Hughesville, Maryland passed away on March 27, 2017 in Charlotte Hall, Maryland. Steve was born in Bethesda to the late Charles L. Thorne II and the late Mary Raffo Gaudia. Steve is survived by his wife, Sandra, his brother, Charles L. “Joe Joe” Thorne III, his brother in...
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Robert G. “Bob” Robey, Sr., 80

Robert G. “Bob” Robey, Sr., 80

Robert G. “Bob” Robey, Sr. died on March 30, 2017 surrounded by his loved ones. He was 80 years old. He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Grace Margaret Robey. He is survived by two sons Robert (Lisa) Robey, Jr. Of Leesburg, VA and Ronald (Alejandra) Robey of Frederick, MD;...
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Clifford Dennison, 79

Clifford Dennison, 79

Clifford Dennison, 79 of La Plata, Maryland, died March 29, 2017. Clifford was born on February 11, 1938 in Marion, Virginia. He married Reba on November 4, 1961. He was a retired Equipment Operator with Operating Engineers Local 77 (54 years). He loved being with family and friends, being with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren,...
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John “Bubby” Collins, 34

John “Bubby” Collins, 34

John “Bubby” Collins, 34,of Lusby, MD passed away Friday March 24, 2017, from a tragic accident in Prince Frederick, Maryland. John was loved by many for his huge personality, infectious smile, and true heart. He brought so many laughter, excitement, and love. We were all blessed to have him in our lives. We will...
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Jennifer Rebecca “Jenny” Randles, 50

Jennifer Rebecca “Jenny” Randles, 50

Jennifer Rebecca “Jenny” Randles, 50, of California, MD died March 27, 2016 at her residence. Born December 5, 1966 in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of Joan (Ravicini) Randles and William J. Randles. Jenny graduated from Calvert High School in 1985 and from Frostburg State College in 1989. She was a registered nurse....
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Debra Aline Ann Fox, 61

Debra Aline Ann Fox, 61

Debra Aline Ann Fox, 61, of Odenton passed away March 29, 2017 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was born October 4, 1955 in Annapolis to Edward and Joyce (Mulford) Taylor. Debbie was raised in Bowie and graduated from Bowie High School. She was employed as a key punch operator at Singer Link, and...
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Father Fredrick Thomas Crowley

Father Fredrick Thomas Crowley

Father Fredrick Thomas Crowley, of Susquehanna, PA Father Thomas Crowley passed away after an extended illness at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. He was predeceased by his Parents Fredrick and Jane Crowley, and Brother Dick Crowley. Father Crowley was born in Susquehanna, PA and graduated from Laurel Hill Academy in 1968. Continuing his...
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Edward Daniel “Danny” Scanlon, Sr., 58

Edward Daniel “Danny” Scanlon, Sr., 58

Edward Daniel “Danny” Scanlon, Sr., 58, of Huntingtown passed away peacefully March 29, 2017 surrounded by family. He was born March 6, 1959 in Washington, DC to Thomas Joseph and Joan (Tavarozzo) Scanlon. Danny married Mary Lineberry on December 12, 1981. He was employed as a construction superintendent with various construction companies. Danny was...
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John Gerald Burian, 60

John Gerald Burian, 60

John Gerald Burian, 60, of Waldorf, MD passed away on March 27, 2017 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Born in New York, NY on October 15, 1956 to John E. Burian and the late Blanche Berta Kuthan Burian, John is also survived by his wife, Loann J. VanBilliard Burian; daughters, Kara...
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Mary E. Judge, 87

Mary E. Judge, 87

Mary E. Judge, 87, of Owings, MD on Thursday March 30, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born in Munster, PA a daughter of the late Jird I. and Alma (Behe) Stephens. She was the beloved wife of the late James L. Judge who passed in 2007. She worked as...
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Maryland Natural Resources Police Celebrates Anniversary

Maryland Natural Resources Police Celebrates Anniversary

March 30, 2017, marks the 149th anniversary of the Maryland Natural Resources Police, the oldest state police force and the nation’s fifth-oldest conservation law enforcement agency. The day is being marked with the unveiling of the 150th anniversary badge, which may be worn by officers next year, and a “Maryland’s First” commemorative logo, which...
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Governor Larry Hogan Signs Fiscal Responsibility Bill into Law

Governor Larry Hogan Signs Fiscal Responsibility Bill into Law

Governor Larry Hogan today was joined by Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker of the House Mike Busch for the second bill signing ceremony at the State House in Annapolis. “Today, I am proud to sign legislation that will help ensure Maryland’s fiscal stability in years when revenues are less than projected,”...
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Weekly Fishing Report 4/3/2017

Weekly Fishing Report 4/3/2017

Spring conditions throughout Maryland are presenting wonderful fishing opportunities as water temperatures steadily warm up and all manner of fish become more active. Except for some low-flow conditions in a few areas, the opening day of the traditional trout season was a big success with beautiful weather and plenty of trout. Parents and children...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/3/2017 to 4/7/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/3/2017 to 4/7/2017

During the week of April 3 to April 7, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Citizens of IRS Tax Scams

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Warns Citizens of IRS Tax Scams

With the 2016 tax season deadline quickly approaching, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is receiving calls from concerned citizens regarding two IRS scams trending in St. Mary’s County. Scam #1 – Scammers are claiming to represent the IRS. They tell intended victims they owe taxes and must pay using an iTunes card, pre-paid...
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UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE: Driver in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident Involving a Dump Truck Identified

UPDATE 3/31/2017 @ 1:40 p.m. – Official Police Statement : On March 30, 2017, at noon, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Patuxent Beach Road in the area of South Patuxent Beach Road in California, Maryland. When deputies arrived, they found two vehicles engulfed in flames. The investigation revealed,...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces April Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces April Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following April monthly promotions and reminders: Furry Feline Friends for April Fools’ (Saturday, April 1)  It is not an April Fools’ joke! On this special day, all cat and kitten adoption fees will be reduced to $1. Find your new purr-fect furry friend. National Pet...
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“Breaking Heroin’s Grip: Road to Recovery” to Air on Charles County Government Television

“Breaking Heroin’s Grip: Road to Recovery” to Air on Charles County Government Television

Charles County Government Television (CCGTV) will premier Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) program, “Breaking Heroin’s Grip: Road to Recovery”.  This television event consists of an introduction by Commissioner President Peter F. Murphy followed by the 40-minute documentary. CCGTV broadcasts on Comcast channel 95 and Verizon channel 10. This program will conclude with Commissioner President Peter...
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Recreational Crabbing Season Opens April 1

Recreational Crabbing Season Opens April 1

It’s crabbing season in Maryland! Recreational fishing for the state’s most iconic aquatic species begins April 1 in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries as well as in the Atlantic Ocean, coastal bays and their tributaries, reports the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. “We are pleased to offer multiple opportunities for anglers of...
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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

A full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties will be conducted on Monday, April 3, 2017 at noon. The full-cycle test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. All citizens are asked to remember the scheduled...
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Spring Marks the Start of Tornado Season

Spring Marks the Start of Tornado Season

Now that tornado season is here, SMNEWSNET.com encourages residents to be prepared.  Tornadoes are violent by nature and capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees and hurling objects like deadly missiles.  A tornado appears as a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud that extends from a thunderstorm to the ground with whirling winds that can reach 300...
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Board of County Commissioners Celebrates Completion of First Citizens Academy, Honors Participants

Board of County Commissioners Celebrates Completion of First Citizens Academy, Honors Participants

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners yesterday presented certificates of completion to the graduates of the first Calvert County Citizens Academy. The academy offered 21 residents an in-depth look at how Calvert County Government works through an informative, fast-paced and free seven-week program. County department directors and employees shared their departments’ mission and...
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Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Traffic Advisory – Calvert County:

Route 231/Prince Frederick Blvd is shut down due to an auto accident. Expect delays on Route 4 as well.
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Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Hogan Invites Chefs to Submit Recipes for “Buy Local” Cookout

Governor Larry Hogan invites chefs using local Maryland ingredients to submit original recipes for the Governor’s Buy Local Cookout, which will be held at Government House in Annapolis on July 20. Recipes must be submitted by May 19, and include products from at least one Maryland farmer, waterman, or other producer. Chefs are encouraged...
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