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Maryland DNR Partners with St. Mary’s County and U.S. Navy on Waterfront Property

Maryland DNR Partners with St. Mary’s County and U.S. Navy on Waterfront Property

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that the Board of Public Works unanimously approved the acquisition of 163 acres in St. Mary’s County to provide for the development of both active and passive recreational opportunities, and critically-important water access to the Patuxent River. The property, known as the Snow Hill Farm, will...
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Scratch-off Win Helps Waldorf Man Swing into Spring

Scratch-off Win Helps Waldorf Man Swing into Spring

A $10,000 win on a Maryland Lottery scratch-off that happened on the last day of winter gave a Waldorf man two reasons to celebrate. Just the knowledge that the first day of spring was mere hours away gave many area residents cause to smile. Add the win on a 50x The Cash scratch-off to...
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Board Approves Billingsley Elementary School for New School Name

Board Approves Billingsley Elementary School for New School Name

Billingsley Elementary School is the name of the next Charles County Public elementary school, planned to open at the start of the 2018-19 school year. The new school brings the total number of elementary schools in Charles County to 22 and will be built off Billingsley Road in White Plains. With a vote of...
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Health Department to Begin Limited Seasonal Perc Testing

Health Department to Begin Limited Seasonal Perc Testing

Due to seasonal groundwater levels, St. Mary’s County Health Department will begin wet season perc testing for lower terrace soil types on or about March 27, 2017.  Perc testing for all other soil types (upland areas) will begin if and when water tables reach normal wet season range. Perc test applications received since April...
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Mary Alice Wingo, 76

Mary Alice Wingo, 76

Mary Alice Wingo, 76, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on March 19, 2017. Born on February 18, 1941 in Beckley, W. VA. To the late Clarence J. Meadows and Mildred Thompson. Mary is also predeceased by a Brother, Clarence Meadows. Mary is survived by her Husband, Kenneth Wing. Sons, Noel E. Profit (Krista),...
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Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84

Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84

Patsy Lee Brummitt, 84, of La Plata, MD formerly of Fort Washington, MD passed away on Saturday March 18, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD. Born in Clintwood, VA she was a daughter of the late Henry S. and Dixie (Puckett) Edwards. She was the beloved wife of the late Troy A....
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Joanna Catharina Smith, 94,

Joanna Catharina Smith, 94,

Joanna Catharina Smith, 94, of Clinton, MD, passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. Joanna was predeceased by her husband, Sherman Coe Smith. She is survived by her children, James S. Smith (Lilly) and Linda M. Worthington (Dan). She was a loving grandmother to: Kristine M. Thomas (Mike),...
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Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80

Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80

Teresa Adoremarie Kane, 80, of Leonardtown, MD died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home unexpectedly from natural causes. Teresa Adoremarie Summers Kane was born March 7, 1937, in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late Charles Farren Summers and Helen Antonio Summers. She was united in marriage to James Alfred Kane, Sr. on...
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Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67

Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67

Stonewall Jackson Horsman, 67, of Brandywine, Maryland passed away on March 16, 2017 in Clinton, Maryland. Born on May 6, 1949, he was the son of the late Perry Leroy Horsman and the late Annie Scott Horsman. Stonewall worked as a carpenter, retiring in 2007. He enjoyed watching sports on TV, especially the Dallas...
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Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77

Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77

Prentice Cooper Maxwell, 77, of Waldorf, MD passed away on March 15, 2017. He was the son of the late Grady Model Maxwell and the late Josie Pack Maxwell. Prentice was born in Smithville, TN on May 5, 1939. Prentice worked as an Assistant Superintendent of the House Document Room for the U.S. House...
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Michelle McBride, 52

Michelle McBride, 52

Michelle McBride, 52, of Hollywood, MD passed away March 14, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., with her loving family at her side. She was born September 21, 1964 in Binghamton, NY to Mary Jacqueline Mills of Binghamton, NY and the late Richard Mills. Michelle earned her Associate of Arts degree...
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Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87

Martin Henry Russell, 87, of Ridge, MD, passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on August 3, 1929 in Chaptico, MD, he was the son of the late Rose Alice Suite Russell, and George Clayton Russell. Martin was the loving husband of Minnie Josephine Courtney Russell, whom he married on August...
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Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71

Linda Mae Pilkerton, 71 of Leonardtown, MD formerly from Valley Lee, MD passed away on March 20, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 1, 1946 in Drayden, MD, she was the daughter of the late Sara Perry Adams, and George Thomas Adams. Linda was the loving wife of the late James Rudolph Pilkerton...
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Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89

Rufus “Butch” Wilson O’Hara, 89, took the hand of our Lord in the early morning hours of Friday, March 17, 2017. To his grandchildren he was known as Pop Pop. For over 30 years he was a resident of Glen Burnie, MD and lived in Hollywood, MD for the last 20 years. Butch was...
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Glen Burnie Man Wins Huge Prize on Last Scratch-off on Roll

Glen Burnie Man Wins Huge Prize on Last Scratch-off on Roll

A Glen Burnie man who purchased the last $10 50x The Cash ticket on the roll is $50,000 richer today. Weeks after his win, Iobal Singh was still smiling when he claimed his prize at Lottery headquarters in Baltimore! Iobal and his brother were in 7-Eleven #11533 in Glen Burnie when the lucky winner...
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New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

New Way to Plan Your Stay at Maryland State Parks

The Maryland Park Service’s reservation system is transitioning to a new website — parkreservations.maryland.gov — starting at 9 a.m. April 3, 2017. To allow for a smooth transition, the online reservation system will be unavailable from March 28 to April 2. During that time, existing park reservations will be transferred to the new system. Walk-in...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on House Bill 1362

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on House Bill 1362

Governor Larry Hogan tonight issued the following statement in response to the Maryland House of Delegates voting for final approval of House Bill 1362, which will directly interfere with the ability of state and local law enforcement to work and cooperate with federal law enforcement authorities: “The Maryland House of Delegates tonight passed an...
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Upcoming Clinics Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Pets

Upcoming Clinics Offer Free Rabies Vaccinations for Pets

The Calvert County Health Department is sponsoring rabies clinics in the coming weeks, offering free rabies vaccinations for county pets. The free clinics are scheduled as follows: • Saturday, April 8, Huntingtown High School, 4125 Solomons Island Road • Saturday, April 22, Patuxent High School, 12485 Southern Connector Blvd. Clinics will be held from...
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Shred Event Featuring Rain Barrel and Compost Workshops to be Held May 13

Shred Event Featuring Rain Barrel and Compost Workshops to be Held May 13

The Department of Public Works is hosting an environmental outreach event on Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Charles County Government Building parking lot (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata). Backyard composting and rain barrel workshops, as well as free document shredding are available. Advance registration for workshops is required....
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Discover Quest World War I Commemoration Highlights Mallows Bay

Discover Quest World War I Commemoration Highlights Mallows Bay

Travel back in time to World War I and experience interactive programs highlighting Mallows Bay at the Discover Quest: World War I Commemoration Weekend from Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23. The special event commemorates the 100th anniversary of the United States entering World War I. Program Schedule: Friday, April 21 College of...
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Navy Modernizes Tomahawk Weapons Control System

Navy Modernizes Tomahawk Weapons Control System

After more than a decade in service, the Navy recently delivered an upgraded Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System (TTWCS) to the fleet. The Tomahawk Weapons System Program Office (PMA-280) has maintained the system since 2004 with incremental updates, but to ensure future viability, more significant hardware and software modernization was required. “It is critical...
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Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

Taste of Solomons to be Held this Saturday

The Solomons Business Association hosts the annual Taste of Solomons event usually from 11 am to 4 pm., this year the event will be held on March 25th, 2017. Restaurants and Shops Offer Tastes of Fine Food and Beverages New tastes abound in the historic Solomons Town Center as restaurants showcase selected food and beverages during...
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Commander, Navy Installations Command To Hold Change of Command

Commander, Navy Installations Command To Hold Change of Command

Vice Adm. Dixon R. Smith will be relieved by Vice Adm. Mary M. Jackson as Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) during a change of command ceremony to be held at the Washington Navy Yard, Admiral Leutze Park on Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson, will be the...
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CSM Hawks Headed to Nationals

CSM Hawks Headed to Nationals

For the first time in the history of the College of Southern Maryland, the CSM Hawks have won the Region XX Division II Men’s Basketball Championship, held March 10-12 at Garrett College. CSM now advances to the NJCAA Division II National Championship, in Danville, Illinois, March 21-25. “This team had the right guys at...
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Berry’s STEMtastic Jaguars set to compete in world robotics event

Berry’s STEMtastic Jaguars set to compete in world robotics event

A robotics team from Berry Elementary School, the STEMtastic Jaguars, will represent Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) next month at the 2017 VEX Worlds – VEX IQ Challenge Elementary School Division competition. The team is one of only four Maryland elementary school teams that qualified to compete in the event, planned for April 23-25...
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