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Marrick Homes Recognized for Support of Trades Programs

Marrick Homes Recognized for Support of Trades Programs

The College of Southern Maryland recognized Marrick Homes for support of the college’s trades programs by naming the CSM Center for Trades and Energy Training (CTET) carpentry lab in the company’s honor. “We can’t tell you enough what your donations have meant to our students and the college. It’s not just the tuition—it’s someone...
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November Jobs Report

November Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley has released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of November.  The report shows that Maryland’s unemployment rate improved 0.3 percentage points in November to 6.9 percent – 1.7 percentage points below the national average. Maryland employers added 2,000 jobs in...
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Anita’s Cake Shop Open for Business

Anita’s Cake Shop Open for Business

On Monday, Dec. 19, crowds lined up for free samples of cupcakes and a peek at the new location of Anita’s Cake Shop in the Hickory Hills Shopping Center in California, Md. Anita’s has been doing a steady business of custom pastry orders from its old location on Chancellor’s Run Road, but the new location will...
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Sotterley Announces Something New for 2012!

Sotterley Announces Something New for 2012!

Sotterley Plantation is pleased to announce the beginning of something new in 2012 – the 2nd Saturday Series. The first four months of the year, the public will have the opportunity to experience four distinct aspects of this plantation’s past, present, and plans for the future. “Backstairs/Upstairs” Saturday, January 14, 2012 |  1:00 p.m....
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Local Navy Contract Awards

The following Navy contracts have been awarded locally: Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $84,386,113 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-11-C-0032) to exercise an option for the procurement of 226 all up round, full rate production Lot 8 AGM-154C-1 unitary joint stand-off weapon missiles, including associated support equipment.  Work will...
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MyCause Water Seeking Sales Representatives

A local company is expanding into the surrounding areas of VA, DC and the rest of MD. They are looking for self-motivated, high energy people, who have well developed skills in interacting with people, are willing to travel to the expanded territory and who want to make a difference.  MyCause Water is looking for...
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Still Time for Last Minute Shoppers

Still Time for Last Minute Shoppers

Still time to shop locally for your holiday gifts! Discover the Museum Store at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons for Chesapeake Bay treasures! Choose from hundreds of items that make perfect gifts for family and friends of all ages with many items made proudly in the USA. Featured items include: etched crab glassware,...
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County Holiday Closures

County Holiday Closures

The Board of County Commissioners for St. Mary’s County has announced that County Offices will be closed for business Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. All County offices will reopen Tuesday, December 27 for normal business hours. All county offices will also be closed Monday, January 2, in observance...
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Calvert Watershed Implementation Plan

Calvert Watershed Implementation Plan

The State of Maryland, as well as other states and the District of Columbia, that are located in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, are required by the EPA to develop watershed implementation plans (WIPs), to reduce nitrogen, phosphorous and sediment. Local government must develop their own WIPs with a plan of best management practices to...
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Southern Maryland Mopars Toy Drive

Southern Maryland Mopars Toy Drive

 With the Holidays fast approaching, and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program is in full swing. And once again, the Southern Maryland Mopars were front and center with their 5th annual Toys for Tots toy drive. This year, over 50 Mopar cars & trucks were on hand. Beginning at 9:00am on...
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Civista Employees Support Christmas Connection Toy Drive

Civista Employees Support Christmas Connection Toy Drive

Civista Medical Center employees participated in the Christmas Connection Toy Drive for Charles County. Employees collected new unwrapped toys and gifts and held a bake sale/pizza sale that raised $1,270.00 to help needy families in our community. Special thanks go to Karen Collins, Donna Gray, Kim Stringer, Stephanie Simm, Amy Copeland, Brenda Rosier, Pam...
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Exelon, Constellation Reach Merger Settlement

Exelon, Constellation Reach Merger Settlement

Governor O’Malley Reaches Settlement in Exelon/Constellation Merger, Including Over $1 Billion in Investments in Maryland and 285-300 MW of New Energy Generation in the State Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the State of Maryland and the Maryland Energy Administration have reached a settlementwith Exelon Corporation, Constellation Energy, and Baltimore Gas and Electric that...
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Good News for St. Mary’s County

Good News for St. Mary’s County

Commissioners Say Extra Reserves Provides Cushion During Unpredictable Financial Times This week’s fiscal year 2013 budget discussions have brought good news for St. Mary’s County in an otherwise gloomy economy. The local economy has fared better than expected. As a result county savings reserved for unanticipated expenses total $30 million, according to the fiscal...
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Del. Anthony O’Donnell Talks About his Reasons for Running for Congress

Del. Anthony O’Donnell Talks About his Reasons for Running for Congress

On Tuesday, Dec. 14, Maryland Minority Leader in the House, Anthony O’Donnell announced that he was running for Congress in the Fifth Congressional District in the 2012 Elections, putting the long-time Republican State Delegate on a collision course against the incumbent of 31 years, Cong. Steny Hoyer. When asked his decision to run, O’Donnell...
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Safe Harbor, Inc Presents Check

Safe Harbor, Inc Presents Check

Safe Harbor, Inc presented a check in the amount of $30,000 to the Calvert County Health Department with the Board of County Commissioners’ role as ex-officio under the Maryland Annotated Code. Della Stull, Chairperson of Safe Harbor, Inc, along with Executive Board Member Linda Kelley and Phyllis Poole, Domestic Violence Coordinator with the Calvert...
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Sign Regulations Draft Timeline

Sign Regulations Draft Timeline

Calvert Board of County Commissioners held a work session with Linda Vassallo, Director of Economic Development and Chuck Johnston, Director of Planning and Zoning. They were there to update the commissioners on the comprehensive review of county sign regulations. In May, the BOCC directed the Department of Economic Development to assist local business with...
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CSM to Host Career Starter Open House

CSM to Host Career Starter Open House

The College of Southern Maryland is hosting five Career Starters program open houses beginning with the La Plata Campus on Jan. 9, the Leonardtown Campus on Jan. 10 and the Prince Frederick Campus on Jan. 11 to introduce its slate of non-credit training courses for people who want to kick-start a career in a...
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Youth Employment Opportunities

Youth Employment Opportunities

Charles County youth will have an opportunity to get some training to get them started in business.   A 14 hour course to give youth the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school age children is being offered at the Free Time to Overtime headquarters in La Plata. We will have young local...
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Local Navy Contract Award

Local Navy Contract Award

The following Navy contract has been awarded locally: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $13,919,264 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00019-11-C-0023) for the systems engineering/program management and engineering investigations for the H-1 upgrades production aircraft.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to...
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Tony O’Donnell Announces U.S. Congressional Campaign

Tony O’Donnell Announces U.S. Congressional Campaign

Tony O’Donnell, the Republican Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates, today announced his candidacy for Maryland’s fifth congressional district seat. In a video statement (www.odonnellforcongress.com) O’Donnell said he “believed in personal freedoms, individual responsibility, common sense and that hard work should be rewarded.” He linked his 31 year incumbent opponent, Steny Hoyer, to...
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Resume, Cover Letter Workshops

Is your New Year’s resolution going to be “Get a new job”?  If so, you may want to register for the resume and cover letter workshops offered at Calvert Library Prince Frederick. Beginning January 3, library volunteer and job counselor Sandra Holler will host small group workshops from 10am to noon  two Tuesdays a...
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Local Navy Contract Awards

Local Navy Contract Awards

The following local Navy contracts have been awarded: Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $10,441,880 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-08-G-0013) for non-recurring engineering, highly accelerated life test, and integrated logistics services required to complete Part II Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) 6515-E-022 for the MH-60R...
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Gov. O’Malley Appoints Clark to Critical Area Commission

Gov. O’Malley Appoints Clark to Critical Area Commission

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Calvert County Commissioner Gerald W. “Jerry” Clark to an interim position on the state Critical Area Commission. Clark’s membership becomes official upon confirmation by the Maryland Senate during the upcoming General Assembly session. Clark represents Calvert County on the commission and fills a position that had been vacant...
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Father, Son, Daughter Indicted Defrauding NSA

Father, Son, Daughter Indicted Defrauding NSA

Daughter Previously Pleaded Guilty to Failing to Pay Taxes on $4.5 Million She Embezzled from Father’s Manufacturing Company A federal jury convicted  William Turley, age 71, of Annapolis, Maryland, and his son Donald Turley, age 54, of Owings, Md., on Dec. 8, of conspiring to commit and committing wire fraud arising from a fraudulent billing scheme. “The...
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Preliminary 3rd Draft Master Plan for St. Leonard Town Center

Preliminary 3rd Draft Master Plan for St. Leonard Town Center

Calvert Board of County Commissioners held a joint work session with the Planning Commission for substantive changes from the Second Draft Master Plan. Some of the changes made were to conform to zoning ordinances such as building density per acre allowed within one mile of the town center. Added to the draft was a...
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