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Jasper’s in Prince Frederick to Close its Doors

Jasper’s in Prince Frederick to Close its Doors

Letter from Jasper’s American Grille in Prince Frederick October 12, 2011 Dear Guests: It has been our pleasure to serve you over the last four years! The loyalty of our guests has continued to make the restaurant both popular and profitable. We would love to stay and continue to serve our many friends but...
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Greenwell Hosts 2nd Annual Monster Rockfish Festival

Greenwell Hosts 2nd Annual Monster Rockfish Festival

The Festival features the 2nd Annual Monster Rockfish Cook-Off featuring restaurants from the greater Maryland area. Taste and vote for the People’s Choice Award! Enjoy Rockfish tastings and other seasonal culinary delights, beer and local wine; music; tours of historic Rosedale Manor; awards ceremony for Monster Rockfish Tournament (held the day prior on Sat.,...
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Local Nanny Service Answers the Call

Local Nanny Service Answers the Call

Nanny On Call provides nannies for families whenever they need them and they can rest-assured that the nannies have been thoroughly interviewed and undergo comprehensive background and reference checks. Nanny On Call only hires those with experience with and knowledge children development, making them confident with kids of every age and ability. Nanny On...
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Thomas & Son Transport Expanding Services to Make SoMd a Safer Place

Thomas & Son Transport Expanding Services to Make SoMd a Safer Place

After 41 years safely delivering St. Mary’s County School children to and from schools, Thomas & Son Transport decided that delivering children was not enough. “Our goal is to make the roads a safer place for everyone,” said Vernon Thomas. “We are expanding to include bus and transport services to people who enjoy a...
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NAVAIR Wounded Warrior Career Fair – Dec. 6

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Wounded Warrior Program will host its first career fair for service-disabled veterans on Tuesday, December 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Naval Air Museum, located directly outside of Gate 1 at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station (22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park.) NAVAIR encourages...
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Dick’s Celebrates Grand Opening with Special Guests, Prizes, Giveaways

Dick’s Celebrates Grand Opening with Special Guests, Prizes, Giveaways

 Dick’s Sporting Goods, the largest U.S. based full-line sporting goods retailer, invites the community of Lexington Park to their three-day grand opening weekend. The store opened its doors on Wednesday, October 5 and began the celebration with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, October 7 at 8 AM at the retailer’s new location at...
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SMECO to Host Career Fair

SMECO to Host Career Fair

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) is holding a Contact Center Career Fair on Saturday, October 15, in SMECO’s Hughesville headquarters auditorium at 15035 Burnt Store Road (Route 231).  Potential candidates may stop by for about 20 minutes between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to tour the contact center, meet current employees, and get an...
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Economic State of the County

Economic State of the County

Last week the Chamber hosted the State of the County luncheon and address by the Board of County Commissioners. This week our department briefed the Commissioners on the state of the local economy in preparation for the annual county budget process. Some of the information has already been reported as new information from the...
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Annmarie After Hours & Exhibit Opening on Oct.14

Annmarie After Hours & Exhibit Opening on Oct.14

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center recently announced that they will be hosting the Annmarie After Hours event, Friday, October 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m in conjunction with the opening of two new exhibits – Toys: Re-Invent, Re-Imagine, Re-Discover and Imagine a World… Annmarie After Hours offers adults an evening full of art,...
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A Wonderful Wine Weekend at Sotterley WineFest

A Wonderful Wine Weekend at Sotterley WineFest

 Sotterley Plantation’s ninth annual Winefest was held this past weekend on the beautiful historic landscape along the Patuxent River in Hollywood, Md.  The event featured some fantastic live music performances by Uncle Jack, Jazz Caravan, Pax Rats and Gary Rue and the Dane Hall Ghosts. Local Ambassador of Rock John Hunt was broadcasting live...
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Celebrating October in Calvert County

Celebrating October in Calvert County

The frost may soon be on the pumpkin but the fun doesn’t end in Calvert County, Md. Why not take some time from your busy day to enjoy a family-friendly event on Maryland’s western shore?  Saturday, October 1 (9 a.m.-noon) Maker’s Market Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road, Solomons 410-326-4640 • www.annmariegarden.org...
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Cherry Cove Hospitality, LLC New Management Company for Island Inn & Suites

Cherry Cove Hospitality, LLC is the new management company for the Island Inn & Suites and the Island Bar & Grill (also known as “The Old Evans Restaurant”) on St. George Island. The endeavor is a result of the ownership of the property by Old Line Bank, and the need for an experienced management...
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Loffler Center’s Grand Re-Opening

Loffler Center’s Grand Re-Opening

 After more than a year and a half, the Loffler Senior Activity Center has been repaired, reopened for business following a ribbon cutting attended by local dignitaries, commissioners and citizens of St. Mary’s County on Thursday, Sept. 29. The Center is located at 21905 Chancellor’s Run Road, at the Chancellor’s Run Regional Park in...
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Veteran’s Day Parade Entries Now Being Accepted

Salute America’s Veterans!  Registration is now open for marching units, individuals and organizations wishing to participate in the annual Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown!  Parade entries can include marching units, floats, bands, schools, scouts, clubs, cheerleaders, bikes, vintage cars, horses or other entries! The parade will begin at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 11...
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Enjoy A Triple-Play of Fun at Calvert’s 2011 Farm Tour

Enjoy A Triple-Play of Fun at Calvert’s 2011 Farm Tour

Get to know Calvert County’s rural community by spending the day on three working farms. The 14th annual Farm Tour takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. It promises to be a great family outing with special activities and educational opportunities at these local...
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Local Liquor Store Sells to Underage Decoy

On Sept. 17 at 9:35 p.m,. an underage decoy was sent into several business establishments that hold liquor licenses with the intent to purchase alcoholic beverages.  The decoy was sent into five establishments and all but one of the clerks refused to sell alcoholic beverages to the underage decoy. The decoy first entered Dunkirk...
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Bozick Distributors Donates Dream Seats

Bozick Distributors Donates Dream Seats

Bozick Distributors, Inc., a Calvert Marine Museum supporter for over 16 years, donated and raffled four front row seats to each of the museum’s 2012 concerts. “These four seats are the best in the house and we were happy to again sponsor the raffle to help the museum raise money needed to continue preserving...
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CSM Golf Classic Raises $42,000 for Scholarships

CSM Golf Classic Raises $42,000 for Scholarships

Community members from around Southern Maryland swung into action for a good cause in August—the College of Southern Maryland Foundation’s Platinum Anniversary Golf Classic at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club. “Over the past 20 years, this tournament has become a signature event for the college,” said CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried. This year,...
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New Urgent Care Now Open

New Urgent Care Now Open

MyDoctor Urgent Care, a new state-of-the-art walk-in medical center, is now open at 177 Saint Patricks Drive, Suite 101, in Waldorf, Maryland; near the intersection of Smallwood and St. Patricks Drives, behind Saint Charles Towne Center. The center is the only community-based, comprehensive urgent care facility in Charles County. The spacious and modern facility...
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Commissioners Appoint Director of Planning & Growth Management

The Charles County Commissioners are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peter Aluotto, of Valrico, Fla., as the director of the Planning & Growth Management Department.  Mr. Aluotto will begin work with Charles County Government on Monday, October 3, 2011. Mr. Aluotto is the former director of Planning & Growth Management for Hillsborough...
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Calvert Honors “Beautiful” People

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) honored 22 outstanding community volunteers during the county’s annual Calvert You Are Beautiful program September 20. Bill Stanton was named Volunteer of the Year for his years of work at Project ECHO, Calvert County’s homeless shelter. The Calvert You Are Beautiful nominees touched the lives of...
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Growing Grapes for Wine Program: 2012 Grant Announced

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) is once again offering grants to farms in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties to aid in the purchase of wine grape vines. These funds are being made available as a continuation of SMADC’s Growing Grapes for Wine Program which was established to...
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Sabre Systems, Inc., Welcomes New Vice President of Information Technology

Sabre Systems, Inc., a professional Information Technology (IT) and engineering services company with offices spanning the country, is pleased to announce the addition of Thomas (Tom) Dickson, the company’s new Vice President of IT.  In this capacity, Tom will be responsible for leading the corporate IT team and managing the overall corporate technology infrastructure,...
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DNR Licensed Tree Removal Service Providers Available Online

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has a list of all licensed tree-removal service providers in Maryland. You can search by Company, County, Last Name, or LTE Number. You can search the list online at http://dnr.state.md.us/forests/tree_expert_search.asp. All tree care professionals practicing in Maryland must obtain a license. Without a license, they may not practice...
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St. Mary’s Hospital Wins National Marketing Honor

St. Mary’s Hospital’s Marketing and Public Relations Department recently earned the nationally recognized Gold Aster Award for the hospital’s quarterly community newsletter, Healthy Living.  More than 90,000 Southern Maryland residents receive the publication that is intended to inform and educate the community about health and health services. This is the production team’s first-ever Gold...
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