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Missing Person – Calvert County – 81-Year-Old Male Suffers from Dementia

Missing Person – Calvert County – 81-Year-Old Male Suffers from Dementia

Ernest Cleo Tolley is a 81 year old white male who suffers from dementia. Tolley  was last seen on Tuesday, November 6, 2017, at a residence located on Holland Drive, in Huntingtown. He was last seen wearing glasses, brown pants, brown shoes, brown T-shirt with a deer emblem, light blue jacket and possibly wearing...
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Community Work Team Cleans Up in St. Mary’s County

Community Work Team Cleans Up in St. Mary’s County

On October 16, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center, (SMCDRC), had their first Community Work Team project. The Community Work Team is a new program where non-violent, sentenced inmates, incarcerated at the SMDRC participate in projects to better the community. This new initiative is also part of an on-going Community “Outside”...
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Stuff the Squad Event Scheduled in Lexington Park

Stuff the Squad Event Scheduled in Lexington Park

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, from 10am to 4pm, the Lexington Park COPs UNIT will host a “STUFF THE SQUAD” food drive at the COP’s office located at 21614 Great Mills Road. The public is invited to help the COPs UNIT load the trunk of a vintage SQUAD CAR! The goal is to stock...
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Press Release: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Committee

Press Release: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Committee

The role of the St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Committee in the emergency services system in St. Mary’s County is to act as a conduit between Fire and EMS volunteers and the county government. The following press release is distributed under the authority of Daniel Davis, Chair of the ESC. On November 1, 2017...
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U.S. Navy, Royal Australian Air Force Solidify Radar System Collaboration

U.S. Navy, Royal Australian Air Force Solidify Radar System Collaboration

The U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop the latest jammer technology. The Airborne Electronic Attack Systems and EA-6B Program Office (PMA-234) and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will cooperatively mature the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-band (NGJ-MB) capability from here forward....
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McDonough graduate is in tune with Pentatonix

McDonough graduate is in tune with Pentatonix

As soon as he could talk, Matt Sallee was likely singing. The Maurice J. McDonough High School graduate can’t remember a time he wasn’t singing, and can’t imagine not doing it. “I sing all the time,” he said. “I don’t even realize I’m singing.” Sallee’s lifelong passion has landed him a spot with the...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Comprehensive Initiative to Boost Computer Science Workforce Development Statewide

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Comprehensive Initiative to Boost Computer Science Workforce Development Statewide

On November 2, 2017, Governor Larry Hogan announced a comprehensive computer science education and workforce development plan, including a new executive order, proposed legislation, and $5 million in new education funding. The governor’s plan, known as the ACCESS Initiative (Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide), fulfills the commitment he made in joining...
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Junior Deer Hunting Days Set for November

Junior Deer Hunting Days Set for November

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced deer hunters to introduce youth to the time-honored cultural and sporting tradition this month during two Junior Deer Hunting Days. The hunt will be held Nov. 11 on private and public land in all counties, and Nov. 12 on private land in all counties except Baltimore, Howard and Prince...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 11/6/2017 to 11/10/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 11/6/2017 to 11/10/2017

During the week of November 6, to November 10, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Solar Canopy Work to Begin at Charles County Government Building and Courthouse

Solar Canopy Work to Begin at Charles County Government Building and Courthouse

Solar canopy Work will begin on November 10, 2017, at the County Government Building and Courthouse. Parking lots will be impacted starting November 13. The work on the installation of solar canopies at the parking lots for the Government Building, Circuit Court, and District Court will begin on Friday, Nov. 10, with impacts to...
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License Your Pets in Calvert County at Discounted Price Nov. 13-17

License Your Pets in Calvert County at Discounted Price Nov. 13-17

Pet owners in Calvert County who need to license their dogs and cats can take advantage of Calvert County Animal Control’s annual Amnesty Week scheduled for Nov. 13-17 and get their pets licensed at a discount. The reduced fee for spayed and neutered pets is $3 each. The fee for non-spayed and non-neutered pets...
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Are you Paying Too Much for Prescription Drugs?

Are you Paying Too Much for Prescription Drugs?

Are you paying a lot more for your generic or off-brand prescriptions? The state of Maryland wants to hear from you. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh may be able to take legal action to help you if your particular situation falls into the criteria of Maryland’s new prescription drug price gouging law. CLICK HERE...
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St. Mary’s County Continues to Investigate Emergency Radio System Issues

St. Mary’s County Continues to Investigate Emergency Radio System Issues

The tragic events surrounding the loss of an infant on October 24 have raised concerns regarding emergency response in St. Mary’s County. As the matter continues to be investigated, some preliminary findings have been determined. St. Mary’s County utilizes multiple systems to alert first responders of a call for service. This provides for redundancy,...
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Thousands of Citations and Multiple Arrests During Ongoing Indian Head Highway Traffic Initiative

Thousands of Citations and Multiple Arrests During Ongoing Indian Head Highway Traffic Initiative

As part of their ongoing efforts to reduce unsafe driving along Indian Head Highway, the Prince George’s County Police Department have partnered with the Maryland State Police to provide enhanced traffic enforcement. This initiative started in early September, 2017. In just 6 weeks, their combined efforts resulted in more than 3,100 traffic citations, along with...
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Police in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

Police in Charles County Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Theft Suspect

On Friday, October 27, 2017, between 8:30-8:55 a.m., a male entered a store in Waldorf, put a red Razor scooter in his cart, and walked out without paying. Anyone with information about the male’s identity is asked to contact PFC A. Coulby via e-mail at [email protected] and refer to IR 17-10215.
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St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Macy Jean Harim

St. Mary’s County – Missing Person – Macy Jean Harim

Macy Jean Harim, age 24, of Park Hall, was reported missing on October 30, 2017. Harim is 5’4 and weighs 190lbs, and has black hair. Harim has medical issues which may require medication. Anyone with information is asked to contact Corporal Reppel at (301) 475-4200 extension *8059, or the Sheriff’s Office at (301) 475-8008....
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SMECO Customers Report Scam Calls

SMECO Customers Report Scam Calls

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) was recently contacted by about 20 customer-members who received phone calls from scammers targeting businesses in the area. Scammers may identify themselves as SMECO employees and demand prepaid debit cards in order to avoid having electric service cut off. According to Tom Dennison, managing director of government and public...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person LOCATED

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County – Missing Person LOCATED

Miranda Joy Shipman, age 15, of Charlotte Hall, was reported missing on October 30, 2017. Shipman is 5’3 and weighs 100 lbs., and was last seen wearing blue jeans/pants and a gray sweater. At this time there are no critical factors known. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. Flerlage at (301) 475-4200...
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October is the Perfect Time for Tasty Maryland Oysters

October is the Perfect Time for Tasty Maryland Oysters

Maryland Department of Agriculture is reminding Marylanders that autumn is time to “Savor a Maryland oyster!” Or, “Slurp a Maryland oyster,” if that’s your style. “Chesapeake Bay seafood at its very best in the autumn, especially oysters, and oyster festivals celebrating the sweet bivalve,” said Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder. He noted that Department’s...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/30/2017 to 11/3/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 10/30/2017 to 11/3/2017

During the week of October 30, to November 3, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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VIDEO: Fire Reported at AT&T Store, People Roasting Marshmallows while Waiting for iPhone X Release

VIDEO: Fire Reported at AT&T Store, People Roasting Marshmallows while Waiting for iPhone X Release

On Thursday, October 27, 2017, at 12:33 a.m., firefighters from Bay District and surrounding Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 45450 Alton Lane at the Popeyes  in California for the report of outside fire threatening a commercial building. Units responding to the call were advised by dispatch, the 911 caller was at McDonald’s, and saw...
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Answers to Emergency Radio Failure and Allegations in St. Mary’s County, Still Unclear

Answers to Emergency Radio Failure and Allegations in St. Mary’s County, Still Unclear

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 4:15 a.m., dispatchers at the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center were made aware that Sheriff’s Office Deputies were unable to hear them. The computer system alerted dispatchers to several minor system alarms. Following protocol they then transitioned to their portable backup radios and said they were able to...
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St. Mary’s College to Waive Application Fee for First-Generation Students

St. Mary’s College to Waive Application Fee for First-Generation Students

St. Mary’s College of Maryland will waive the application fee for any first-generation student who applies to St. Mary’s College. Per www.imfirst.org, a first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree. This means that that student is the first in his or her family to attend a four-year college to attain a bachelor’s degree. “First-generation students...
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See and Be Seen on Halloween with MDOT SHA Reflective Vests

See and Be Seen on Halloween with MDOT SHA Reflective Vests

Close encounter with a zombie? Hungry vampires at the chase?  Goblins on your heels?  The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is offering recommendations for pedestrians coping with these Halloween vices: look up, look out, walk calmly, use crosswalks and follow traffic signals. Because every day and especially on Halloween, everyone...
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Charles County Public Schools hosts annual fall chess tournament

Charles County Public Schools hosts annual fall chess tournament

Charles County Public Schools held its annual fall chess tournament on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Thomas Stone High School. One hundred forty students participated in the event, which is open to any student in grades kindergarten through 12. The tournament follows a Swiss-style format in which each student plays four games. Students compete in...
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