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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summonses Served – July 2022

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Summonses Served – July 2022

7/1/22: Benjamin Tylor Pistorio, age 22 of no fixed address, for two counts of Theft: $100 to under $1,500 and Theft Scheme: $100 to under $1,500 by Deputy Budd #325. 7/1/22: Steven Keith Jameson Jr., age 36 of Mechanicsville, for two counts of Violation of Protective Order by Deputy Kirscht #395. 7/5/22: Michael Hemi...
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UPDATE: Townhouse Fire in Lexington Park Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

UPDATE: Townhouse Fire in Lexington Park Caused by Discarded Smoking Materials

UPDATE: The Office of the State Fire Marshal ruled the preliminary cause of the fire to be accidental and caused by discarded smoking materials. 8/4/2022: On Thursday, August 4, 2022, at approximately 10:12 a.m., firefighters from NAS Patuxent River, Bay District, and Hollywood responded to 22025 Valley Estates Drive in Lexington Park, for the...
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Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Announces Return of Annual Carnival – Held Friday, August 12 to Sunday, Aug. 14th

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Announces Return of Annual Carnival – Held Friday, August 12 to Sunday, Aug. 14th

The Membership of the Hollywood VFD is pleased to announce the return of our Annual Carnival. After several meetings and discussions with our Membership, Ladies Auxiliary, and other groups within the community, we have decided to continue with our 2022 Carnival from Friday August 12th through Sunday August 14th. One of the major changes...
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Temporary Daytime Signal Outage On Chancellors Run Road at FDR Boulevard Intersection on Thursday, August 4th

Temporary Daytime Signal Outage On Chancellors Run Road at FDR Boulevard Intersection on Thursday, August 4th

The Department of Public Works & Transportation (DPW&T) is continuing its construction for the FDR Boulevard extension. Starting at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 4, crews will deactivate power to the traffic signal, and traffic will be directed using a flagging operation at the MD 237 (Chancellors Run Road) / FDR Boulevard intersection. A section...
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19-Year-Old Washington, D.C. Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in Maryland for Carjacking, Suspect Committed Crimes While Wearing Ankle Monitor

19-Year-Old Washington, D.C. Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in Maryland for Carjacking, Suspect Committed Crimes While Wearing Ankle Monitor

James Albert Borum, age 19, of Washington, D.C., pleaded guilty on July 29, 2022, to federal charges of carjacking and to brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron; Special Agent in Charge...
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The Center for Wound Healing at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Center Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

The Center for Wound Healing at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Center Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

The Center for Wound Healing at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center celebrates its 10th Anniversary on Aug. 7. In the last decade, the Center for Wound Healing has received multiple awards for patient care, including Healogics’ 2021 Center of Distinction and President’s Circle awards, while helping thousands of Southern Maryland patients...
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Governor Hogan Issues Update on State of Maryland’s Response to Human Monkeypox Outbreak

Governor Hogan Issues Update on State of Maryland’s Response to Human Monkeypox Outbreak

Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) issued an update on the state’s operational response to the human monkeypox outbreak, including efforts to make testing, vaccination, and public health resources widely available for high-risk populations. “Since before our first monkeypox case was identified, the state has been mounting an aggressive response...
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Citizens Invited to Help Clear the Linda Kelley Animal Shelter in August, 2022!

Citizens Invited to Help Clear the Linda Kelley Animal Shelter in August, 2022!

The Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter invites citizens to adopt during a month-long Clear the Shelters event in August. As added incentive beginning Aug. 1, the shelter will waive adoption fees for the first 20 cats, dogs and small exotic animals adopted, made possible through partnership with the nonprofit Friends of the Linda L....
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – August 2, 2022

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – August 2, 2022

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held an Encroachment Mitigation and Prevention joint meeting with the Commanding Officer, NAS Patuxent River, at the Frank Knox Building in Lexington Park at 9 a.m. Following adjournment, the Commissioners held their regular business meeting at 11 a.m. in the Chesapeake Building Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, with the...
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UPDATE: Missing Father and Son Recovered by Dive Teams During Search at Swan Point in Charles County

UPDATE: Missing Father and Son Recovered by Dive Teams During Search at Swan Point in Charles County

UPDATE 8/3/2022: Calvert and Charles County Dive Teams along with firefighters from Charles and St. Mary’s County operated on the scene for over 6 hours on Monday. Divers recovered the 10-year-old victim late Monday night just before 11:00 p.m. Once recovering the child, firefighters called the search off due to nightfall and one dive...
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Governor Hogan Announces Release of Maryland’s American Rescue Plan, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Report

Governor Hogan Announces Release of Maryland’s American Rescue Plan, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Report

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland has submitted its 2022 American Rescue Plan, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) Annual Performance Report to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The report—which details expenditures from March 3, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and includes planned allocations for Fiscal Year 2023—describes...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Carnival 2022 – 5 Things You Need To Know

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Carnival 2022 – 5 Things You Need To Know

Stop by and support their annual carnival at Route 4 and Dares Beach Road in the heart of Prince Frederick, Md. There is no entry fee. Enjoy food, rides, games and plenty of F-U-N. The PFVFD food tent will be up and running. ➡️ HOURS AND DATES OF OPERATION: August 2 – 6, 2022...
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Entries for 2022 Veterans Day Parade Now Being Accepted

Entries for 2022 Veterans Day Parade Now Being Accepted

Registration is now open for those wishing to participate in the 47th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown. Floats, bands, schools, scouts, clubs, cheerleaders, bikes, vintage cars, horses are some of the entries which will be accepted. The parade will step off at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022 from Ryken High School....
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Calvert County National Night Out – August 2, 2022

Calvert County National Night Out – August 2, 2022

National Night Out is today!! Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Calvert County has participated in NNO since the early 1990s. Enjoy some photos from previous events and don’t forget to join this year’s participants. A list with all the details (location and time) can be found below, and at www.Hope4Calvert.org Bayside Forest 6 pm –...
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Dunkin’ of the DMV Awards Local Maryland Students with Academic Scholarships

Dunkin’ of the DMV Awards Local Maryland Students with Academic Scholarships

Dunkin’ and its DMV franchisees launched their inaugural Dunkin’ Regional Scholarship Program this past spring, which awarded $100,000 in academic scholarships to high school and college students throughout the DMV. In partnership with Scholarship America, Dunkin’ yesterday awarded 40 students throughout the DMV region with a $2,500 academic scholarship to an accredited two or...
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Singing Bad Lyrics Leads Bryans Road Woman to $50,000 Pick 5 Prize!

Singing Bad Lyrics Leads Bryans Road Woman to $50,000 Pick 5 Prize!

This Bryans Road winner is singing a happy tune after botched song lyrics led to her $50,000 Pick 5 prize. Her brush with Lottery luck began while trying to sing an old Prince song – “777-9311” – and struggling with the lyrics. The Bryans Road resident was filling out Pick 5 tickets for the...
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Bowles Farm Summer National Lawn Mower Races – August 5th and 6th, 2022

Bowles Farm Summer National Lawn Mower Races – August 5th and 6th, 2022

Come see some of the quickest mowers in the country for two nights of thrilling racing. This event will appeal to both adults and children. On-site food and beverages are available for purchase. The proceeds from the event, which will take place rain or shine, will benefit the 7th District Rescue Squad and the...
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Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department Receives Grain Bin Rescue Equipment from National Education Center for Agricultural Safety

Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department Receives Grain Bin Rescue Equipment from National Education Center for Agricultural Safety

The Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department was recently awarded grain bin rescue equipment, with equipment that was delivered all the way from Iowa! This rescue equipment was provided at no cost to our department by the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety through their Grain Bin Safety Week promotion, and even included training. Our...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces Six Faculty Promotions!

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces Six Faculty Promotions!

Congratulations to the St. Mary’s College of Maryland newly promoted faculty members, whose positions took effect on Monday, August 1, 2022. Promoted to associate professor: Tristan Cai (art) joined the faculty in 2016. His multi-disciplinary art practice reflects on the ways in which we socially construct knowledge in our image-saturated epoch. Cai has received...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary in Huntingtown, Suspects Steal 3 Dirt Bikes

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Burglary in Huntingtown, Suspects Steal 3 Dirt Bikes

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that occurred in the 600 block of Walton Road in Huntingtown, MD. Victim stated unknown suspect(s) forcibly entered a detached garage and stole three dirt bikes: A 2019 Husqvarna TE 300i (VIN: VBKUTN230KM347657) A 2005 Honda CRF 230 A 2019 Yamaha YZ 125 – actual...
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Police Arrest Two Teens After Armed Robbery and Recover Large Amount of Drugs, Five Firearms

Police Arrest Two Teens After Armed Robbery and Recover Large Amount of Drugs, Five Firearms

On July 28, 2022, at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers responded for an armed robbery of a citizen in the area of Glen Mar Circle and Phirne Road in Glen Burnie. Two suspects, each armed with handguns, demanded property from two victims as they were walking outside. The victims complied, and the suspects fled toward...
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LifeStyles of Maryland Celebrates “Xavier’s Garden” at New White Plains Shelter in Memory of 11-Year-Old

LifeStyles of Maryland Celebrates “Xavier’s Garden” at New White Plains Shelter in Memory of 11-Year-Old

In May of 2022, LifeStyles of Maryland announced the first residents were making the new White Plains center their home. Full release can be read here. LifeStyles of Maryland released the following on June 2, 2022 “Anyone wishing to donate to the Children’s Miracle Network to purchase a new cardiovascular ultrasound machine, dedicated in...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Captain Stine Retires After More Than 25 Years of Service as Correctional Officer

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Captain Stine Retires After More Than 25 Years of Service as Correctional Officer

The CCSO is saying a bittersweet farewell to Captain Amy Stine #2276. Friday, July 29, 2022, was her official retirement date after serving as a Correctional Officer for more than 25 years! Captain Stine began her career on May 12, 1997. In her 25 years at the Charles County Detention Center, she served in...
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Maryland State Police to Celebrate National Night Out With Communities Across The State

Maryland State Police to Celebrate National Night Out With Communities Across The State

Maryland State Police will join communities and law enforcement agencies across the state to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Established in 1984, National Night Out is observed on the first Tuesday in August in local communities to promote positive police-community partnerships and neighborhood comradery to make all neighborhoods safer places...
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Pax River to Open Additional Lane at Gate 1 for Morning Traffic Aug. 1

Pax River to Open Additional Lane at Gate 1 for Morning Traffic Aug. 1

NAS Patuxent River will open an additional lane to incoming traffic at Pax River’s Gate 1 during peak traffic hours of 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursday beginning Aug. 1. The move is aimed at alleviating an increase in gate traffic that has seen wait times of 30 minutes or more during...
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