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Two Suspended Prince George’s County Police Indicted by Grand Jury

Two Suspended Prince George’s County Police Indicted by Grand Jury

Two Prince George’s County Police officers were indicted by a grand jury on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The officers are charged in separate incidents. Corporal George Merkel faces charges of misconduct in office and second degree assault. The allegation involves conduct in September of 2016 while the officer was on duty. The Internal Affairs...
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Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

Firefighters From Patuxent River Respond to SUV Fire in Great Mills

  On Thursday, February 16, 2017, at approximately 9:25 p.m., firefighters from the Naval District Patuxent River Fire Department were alerted to the report of a vehicle fire on Greenview Pkwy, in Great Mills. Crews arrived on scene to discover a SUV fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the fire. No injuries...
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Somers Students, Staff Shoot Hoops for a Great Cause

Somers Students, Staff Shoot Hoops for a Great Cause

Students and staff at Milton M. Somers Middle School battled each other on the basketball court last week to benefit the American Heart Association’s Hoops For Heart program. Students could donate a minimum of $2 to the cause and earn a chance to play basketball against a team of teachers. Students were able to...
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Two From State Delegate’s Campaign Finance Committee Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Felony Theft

Two From State Delegate’s Campaign Finance Committee Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Felony Theft

State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Mary Murphy, Chairperson of the campaign finance committee “Friends of Michael A. Jackson” and her daughter Damiana Murphy, Treasurer of that same committee both pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County to conspiracy and felony theft. From a statement of facts read into...
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House Set to Approve Broad New Powers for Attorney General

House Set to Approve Broad New Powers for Attorney General

The first items on the agenda for the Maryland House of Delegates Monday are House and Senate resolutions that will give Attorney General Brian Frosh sole discretion to sue the Trump administration to protect the “state’s interest as well as the health and welfare of Maryland residents.” The House Rules Committee Friday afternoon voted...
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St. Mary’s County Government Presidents Day Operations Schedule

St. Mary’s County Government Presidents Day Operations Schedule

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices, along with the three St. Mary’s County Library locations, will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents Day. Administrative offices and libraries will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, February 21. The St. Andrews Landfill, the six (6) Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s...
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Calvert County Announces Presidents Day Schedule

Calvert County Announces Presidents Day Schedule

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, in recognition of Presidents Day. In addition: • The three county senior centers will close and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered. • There will be no county bus service Feb. 20. • Calvert Library locations will...
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Job Fairs Help Those Looking for Summer and Seasonal Jobs

Job Fairs Help Those Looking for Summer and Seasonal Jobs

The Calvert County Parks and Recreation Division announced today it is expanding its annual Student Job Fairs to include anyone looking for summer or seasonal employment. In addition, Parks and Recreation is adding a third fair in southern Calvert County. Mark your calendar for the following three Parks and Recreation Summer Job Fairs: •...
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Cobb Island Replacement Bridge Public Hearing Scheduled Feb. 28

Cobb Island Replacement Bridge Public Hearing Scheduled Feb. 28

The Charles County Commissioners invite residents to share comments on the proposed water access enhancements that are part of the Cobb Island Replacement Bridge Project.  The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Charles County Government Building (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata). Proposed water access enhancements include: floating fishing...
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2017 Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1 in St. Mary’s County

2017 Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1 in St. Mary’s County

While it may still be winter, thoughts are turning to summer as the Department of Recreation and Parks gears up for 2017 Summer Camps. Registration for the camps begins online and in person on March 1. Recreation and Parks offers a variety of summer camps for children from age 3½ through rising 10th graders....
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Commissioners Recognize Sheriff’s Office for Unmanned Aerial Systems Training Grant

Commissioners Recognize Sheriff’s Office for Unmanned Aerial Systems Training Grant

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Charles County Commissioners recognize the Charles County Sheriff’s Office for receiving a grant from the Local Government Insurance Trust. The grant will fund Unmanned Aerial Systems training for first responders to operate UAS safely and in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration mandates.
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Hoyer: Paid Family Leave is Pro-Family, Pro-Children & Good for Our Country

Hoyer: Paid Family Leave is Pro-Family, Pro-Children & Good for Our Country

This afternoon, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) delivered remarks at a press conference with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) on the reintroduction of the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act (FEPPLA). Below is a transcript of his remarks: “Thank you Carolyn Maloney for your continued...
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Lottery Luck Gives Retired Postal Worker A Special Delivery

Lottery Luck Gives Retired Postal Worker A Special Delivery

A Prince George’s County woman stopped at a favorite Maryland Lottery retailer last week for a scratch-off, hoping to tap into the same luck that produced a $10,000 win last March. The 50x The Cash instant game she selected gave the retired postal worker a special delivery that met her hopes tenfold. Having spare...
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Oyster Advisory Commission Reviews Draft Management Proposal

Oyster Advisory Commission Reviews Draft Management Proposal

The Oyster Advisory Commission received a draft proposal for revising the state’s current oyster management areas. The proposal was based on deliberations at past commission meetings and includes stakeholder comments and recommendations from the commercial seafood industry, conservationists, environmentalists and watermen. The draft comes after the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reconstituted the commission and...
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2017 Visitors Guide Showcases Why Calvert County Is a Favorite Destination

2017 Visitors Guide Showcases Why Calvert County Is a Favorite Destination

The 2017 Calvert County Visitors Guide is now available. Use the Visitors Guide to find information on shopping, restaurants and visitor attractions like Calvert Cliffs State Park, Breezy Point Beach & Campground, Calvert Marine Museum, Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, the Patuxent Wine Trail and many other fun and fascinating attractions. The guide also...
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Leonard “Curly” Bikowski, 87

Leonard “Curly” Bikowski, 87

Leonard “Curly” Bikowski, 87, of La Plata, MD passed away on February 9, 2017 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, MD. Born in Stevens Point, WI on December 11, 1929 to the late Jacob Bikowski and the late Josephine Przybylski Bikowski, Curly is also preceded in death by eight siblings and his...
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Carl Benjamin “Benny” Berry Jr.

Carl Benjamin “Benny” Berry Jr.

Carl Benjamin “Benny” Berry Jr. of Waldorf, Maryland, died at his home on February 7, 2017. He was 69 years old. Born on August 6, 1947 in La Plata, MD, he was the son of the late Grace Hamilton and Carl Benjamin Berry. Benny had his own home repair business was a member of...
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James Anthony “Jimmy” Nasella, Jr., 67

James Anthony “Jimmy” Nasella, Jr., 67

James Anthony “Jimmy” Nasella, Jr., age 67 of Cobb Island, Maryland, died February 7, 2017. Jimmy was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Vietnam era, and was a retired baker at Safeway. He was an avid Redskins and Washington Nationals fan. He loved being at the beach with his...
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Harvey “Richard” Norris, 69

Harvey “Richard” Norris, 69

Harvey “Richard” Norris, age 69 of Port Tobacco, Maryland died February 7, 2017. Richard was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Vietnam era and he was a retired Metropolitan DC Police Detective with 29 years of police service. He also worked with the Winchester, VA police department where he...
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Rena Kim Inderrieden, 86

Rena Kim Inderrieden, 86

Rena Kim Inderrieden, 86, of Waldorf, Maryland, died Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Born January 29, 1931 in Osaka, Japan, Rena was the daughter of the late Dong Wi and Soon Bae Kim. She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 40 years Herman Oliver Inderrieden, and sister Young-Hee Han. Rena is...
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Theo Walter (Ted) Karwasinski

Theo Walter (Ted) Karwasinski

Theo Walter (Ted) Karwasinski died peacefully at his home on the Nanjemoy Creek in Welcome, Maryland on February 6, 2017. He was born in Niagara Falls, New York in 1927 and joined the United Stated Marine Corps after graduation from high school. After being honorably discharged, he attended Georgetown University where he graduated from...
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Patricia Ann “Patty” Smith, 55

Patricia Ann “Patty” Smith, 55

Patricia Ann “Patty” Smith, 55, of Charlotte Hall, MD, died February 9, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Patty worked in Food Service, with many different restaurants, for more than 25 years and was of the Nazarene faith. She loved bowling and collecting porcelain dolls and snowmen. She enjoyed doing all types of arts and crafts,...
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Mary Ozella Lacey, 90

Mary Ozella Lacey, 90

Mary Ozella Lacey, 90, of Abell, MD, died February 10, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Mary was born April 17, 1926 in Dynard, MD to the late Catherine E. Harris Thompson and Louis Marshall Thompson. Mary (Dickie) married Joseph Robert Lacey on May 3, 1943 in Bushwood, MD. Together they spent 70 wonderful years of...
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Margaret Ann Barricklow, 69

Margaret Ann Barricklow, 69

Margaret Ann Barricklow, 69, of Hughesville, Maryland, passed away on February 7, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on February 16, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Alphonsus Mills Nelson and Ella Thompson Nelson. Margaret worked as a Nursing Assistant prior to becoming a homemaker. She enjoyed working in the yard, especially raking...
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Sean Michael Reingruber, 38

Sean Michael Reingruber, 38

Sean Michael Reingruber, 38, of Indian Head, MD died February 6, 2017 in Bryans Road, MD.  Sean was born in Fairfax, VA on October 31, 1978 to Michael Reingruber and the late Mary Menard Reingruber.  Sean started his own roofing and siding business.  He started his own construction company at age 19 and met...
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