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Kidz Meal Bagz Available at Sheetz to Help Feed Children and Families in Need

Kidz Meal Bagz Available at Sheetz to Help Feed Children and Families in Need

Kidz Meal Bagz is a program providing free meals to help children and families in need as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals will be available all day starting Thursday, April 2nd and will include a turkey sandwich, chips and a drink. Families interested in taking advantage of the free Kidz Meal Bagz...
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St. Mary’s County Park Use Limited to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Park Use Limited to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Government owned and operated parks are operating with additional limitations in response to the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order issued by Governor Larry Hogan. Waterfront parks, including Elms Beach, Myrtle Point, and Snow Hill Park, remain closed to the public. Public landings, including boat ramps, piers and gathering spaces are closed to the...
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VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered orders in two separate civil actions, barring eight individuals and entities from continuing to facilitate the transmission of massive volumes of fraudulent robocalls to consumers in the United States, the Department of Justice announced. In one of the matters, United States v. Nicholas...
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As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates in the National Capital Region, Governor Larry Hogan today issued a Stay at Home order to protect public health and safety. The order, which takes effect at 8:00 p.m. tonight, states that no Maryland resident should leave their home unless it is for an essential job or for an...
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Two 7-11 Stores in Prince Frederick to Close for 14 Days After Positive Test for Coronavirus

Two 7-11 Stores in Prince Frederick to Close for 14 Days After Positive Test for Coronavirus

An extremely unusual situation has developed over the past five days. The Calvert Health Department has always been truthful with the information we provide. In the interest of transparency, we are notifying you of the following events that have occurred in relation to the 7-11 on Hallowing Point Road. On March 21st, a person...
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VIDEO: Naval Air Station Patuxent River Confirms First Case of COVID-19, and Closure of Gate 3

VIDEO: Naval Air Station Patuxent River Confirms First Case of COVID-19, and Closure of Gate 3

Rear Adm. John Lemmon posted the following video on Facebook. In the video, the Commander discusses their response to the first positive case of the coronavirus at Naval Air Station Patuxent River. NAS Patuxent River also announced they will close Gate 3 until further notice due to a reduction in overall vehicle traffic at...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces Major Actions to Protect Public Health, Limit Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic

VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces Major Actions to Protect Public Health, Limit Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of major actions to protect public health and safety and limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland. Earlier today, the state reported its first case of community transmission. “This problem continues to evolve and will escalate rapidly and dramatically,” said Governor Hogan. “For Marylanders, the...
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Governor Releases Statement Regarding Potential Coronavirus Exposure Risk at Event in Maryland

Governor Releases Statement Regarding Potential Coronavirus Exposure Risk at Event in Maryland

Earlier today, the New Jersey Department of Health notified the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) that a person confirmed to have Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, was in Maryland from February 27-March 1, 2020, attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor. Those who attended or worked at the conference may be...
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What does a “State of Emergency” mean?

What does a “State of Emergency” mean?

A state of emergency has been declared in order to allow Maryland to coordinate and request emergency resources and support in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). A state of emergency allows the Governor to access certain resources in order to increase the State’s response. A state of emergency is a good indicator that residents...
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Maryland Bill Would Ban Plastic Carryout Bags From all Stores

Maryland Bill Would Ban Plastic Carryout Bags From all Stores

Plastic carryout bags would essentially be a thing of the past in Maryland if a bill in the General Assembly gathers enough lawmakers’ votes. The bill would ban plastic carryout bags at the “point of sale” next year in July, require stores to charge customers a 10 cent fee per “durable” carryout bag —...
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Maryland Bill Looks to Make Single-Occupant Restrooms Gender-Neutral

Maryland Bill Looks to Make Single-Occupant Restrooms Gender-Neutral

Many public buildings in Maryland would be required to make their single-occupant bathrooms gender neutral under legislation in the state’s General Assembly. The proposed law would require public facilities to change their pictorial or gender-exclusive signage for single-toilet bathrooms to gender neutral, according to the bill’s state legislative analysis. It would apply to places...
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Old Line Bank to Become WesBanco

Old Line Bank to Become WesBanco

On February 22, 2020 Old Line will fully integrate their services under WesBanco. Former branches of Old Line will continue to operate under the Old Line Bank name until the data conversion, when they will be transitioned to WesBanco Bank in conjunction with the data processing and signage conversion.  Prior to the merger with...
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Governor Hogan Announces 2019 Award of $9 Million in Tax Credits for Student Loan Debt

Governor Hogan Announces 2019 Award of $9 Million in Tax Credits for Student Loan Debt

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Secretary Dr. James D. Fielder announced the awarding of nearly $9 million in tax credits for 9,600 Maryland residents with student loan debt. “It is critical that we look for ways to help those in our state crippled by student loan debt,” Governor Hogan said....
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VIDEO: Police in Waldorf Looking for Two Stolen Jaguars an Audi, and Corvette

VIDEO: Police in Waldorf Looking for Two Stolen Jaguars an Audi, and Corvette

Thieves stole four luxury cars on Sunday, December 29, 2019 from AMKO Auto, in Waldorf . Thieves ransacked the office and damaged a 2015 Dodge Challenger during the burglary. According to the owner, the burglary took place at around 6:00 p.m. Approximately five men spent 30 minutes at the lot before fleeing the scene...
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UPDATE: SpongeBob/Santa is Back in Town, and Just in Time for Christmas

UPDATE: SpongeBob/Santa is Back in Town, and Just in Time for Christmas

UPDATE 12/19/2019: Santa Bob is back!! He had a rough time getting here this year (he didn’t have Rudolph to guide him) but he made it just in time! Stop by with the kids and have their picture taken with him, and upload it to our Facebook page. UPDATE 10/16/2019: SpongeBob is dressed up...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Certifies Two New Maryland Clean Marinas

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Certifies Two New Maryland Clean Marinas

Two facilities recently passed inspection by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ voluntary Clean Marina program, earning the Maryland Clean Marina Award. Solomons Landing Marina and Kent Narrows Boatel met the award criteria, bringing the total number of Clean Marinas and Clean Marina Partners to 147. This is roughly a quarter of the marinas...
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A Dream is Finally Realized New business at Cecil’s Old Mill Celebrates Opening and Fulfillment of a Vision.

A Dream is Finally Realized New business at Cecil’s Old Mill Celebrates Opening and Fulfillment of a Vision.

Cecil’s Historic District has been a source of economic growth in St. Mary’s County for 200 years. That history continues with grand opening of Herring Creek Furniture at Cecil’s Old Mill. Once the main source for much of the lumber used to build homes and local business in 19th & early 20th centuries, Cecil’s...
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See Some of the New Maryland Laws That Go Into Effect Today

See Some of the New Maryland Laws That Go Into Effect Today

Hundreds of Maryland laws are going into effect today, Tuesday, October 1, 2019, spanning subjects from criminal justice reform to election law to medical cannabis. A generous number of the bills fall under the subjects of criminal justice and health. Senate Bill 707, which passed in the 2018 legislative session but is going into...
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On October 1st, the Statewide Sales Age Increases to 21 for all Tobacco Products in Maryland

On October 1st, the Statewide Sales Age Increases to 21 for all Tobacco Products in Maryland

Effective October 1, 2019, the statewide sales age increases to 21 for all tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes, vapes, pod-based devices such as JUUL and their e-liquids, and component parts and accessories). Important changes impacting tobacco sales: There is no “grandfather,” phase-in, or grace period​ for individuals who are 18 years of age prior to...
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SMECO Warns Customers About Person Going Door to Door Claiming to be with SMECO

SMECO Warns Customers About Person Going Door to Door Claiming to be with SMECO

From time to time area residents will call or post something on social media about a person coming to their door claiming to be with SMECO. Sometimes they may say they’re taking a survey, or they might say SMECO is offering a rate reduction. Generally, they ask to see the customer’s SMECO bill. These...
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Demolition Begins to Make way for new Medstar Shah Medical Group Building in Waldorf

Demolition Begins to Make way for new Medstar Shah Medical Group Building in Waldorf

The building at the intersection of Route 301 and St. Patrick’s Drive in Waldorf is often overlooked by passersby. A wall of trees along southbound 301 limits the view of the structure from the tens of thousands of cars that go by every day, and the tan adobe exterior and simple lines blend into...
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Pax River Supply Division Wins Supply Blue E

Pax River Supply Division Wins Supply Blue E

In its first year participating, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Detachment Patuxent River, has been awarded the Commander, Naval Air Forces’ Blue E Supply Excellence Award, presented to commands that provide exceptional supply management support. The award, based on a combination of monthly effectiveness reports and a multiple-day Supply Management Inspection...
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Prince Frederick Man Charged with Stealing Over $17,000 from Nonprofit Youth Organization

Prince Frederick Man Charged with Stealing Over $17,000 from Nonprofit Youth Organization

Corey Nevell Sollers, 41, of  Prince Frederick, was indicted in the Circuit Court for Calvert County on June 20, 2019, on two criminal counts. Court documents state in count one, that between August 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018, Sollers stole $17,370.48 from the Prince Frederick Eagles. Count two states Sollers misappropriated/embezzled money from...
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Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from  St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Waverley Manson, Exalted Ruler of St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge 2092 and Dolly Broom, Past Exalted Ruler and ENF Committee Chair announced the awarding of a grant of $4,500 to Greenwell Foundation Board member Anita Laird at a celebration at the Elks Lodge last week. “This wonderful gift will help to underwrite Greenwell’s Field...
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