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Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Reopens Dec. 16

Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Reopens Dec. 16

The second portion of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer hunting season is set to open Dec. 16. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license and a muzzleloader stamp from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources may use muzzleloading firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during the season, which concludes Dec. 30. “Muzzleloader hunting is a great opportunity for hunters to enjoy more...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for December 8 – 9

St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for December 8 – 9

Due to the potential impact of the approaching winter storm, the St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ evening activities on Friday, December 8, beginning or ongoing after 6 p.m. are cancelled. All activities and events scheduled to occur on Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10, are cancelled. All schools and facilities will be closed....
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Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Winter Season

Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Winter Season

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Charles County from midnight tonight, Friday, Dec. 8 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9.  The Department of Emergency Services encourages residents to take steps to prepare. Your home: • Winterize your home by insulating walls and attics, caulking and weather-stripping doors and windows.  This includes structures...
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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Southern Maryland

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Southern Maryland

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect from midnight tonight (12/8/2107) to 4:00 p.m., Saturday December 9, 2017. WHAT: Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. Locally higher amounts are possible. WHERE: The I-95 corridor from northeastern Maryland to near Fredericksburg Virginia, including the Washington DC...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Statewide Violent Crime Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Statewide Violent Crime Initiatives

On December 5, 2017, Governor Larry Hogan joined with federal, state, and local law enforcement officers and officials to announce a series of initiatives to combat criminal gang enterprises and repeat violent offenders responsible for terrorizing Baltimore City and participating in violent crime throughout the state. The governor’s announcements include state and federal law...
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21-Year-Old Hughesville Woman Killed in La Plata Motor Vehicle Accident

21-Year-Old Hughesville Woman Killed in La Plata Motor Vehicle Accident

State police are investigating a three vehicle collision that claimed the life of a woman driving eastbound on MD Rt. 6, west of Cooksey Road in La Plata, on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The deceased victim is identified as Taylor Anne Halbleib, 21, of Hughesville.  She was transported to the University of Maryland Charles...
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Washington, Baltimore bid for 2026 World Cup matches at FedEx Field, M&T Bank Stadium

Washington, Baltimore bid for 2026 World Cup matches at FedEx Field, M&T Bank Stadium

Maryland’s two NFL stadiums could be the sites of FIFA World Cup matches come 2026, and executives in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore are working to make that happen. Washington and Baltimore are two of 32 cities vying to be named official host cities for a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World...
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2017 Charles County Annual Report is Now Available

2017 Charles County Annual Report is Now Available

The 2017 Annual Report is available online for public viewing. The Annual Report offers a comprehensive look back at 2017.  The report highlights the County Commissioners’ legislative actions during fiscal 2017, budget allocations, performance measures, and county government projects. Visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/AnnualReport, to view or download a Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the annual report....
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Commissioners Recognize Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 50 Years of Service

Commissioners Recognize Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 50 Years of Service

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017,, the Charles County Board of Commissioners recognized the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for celebrating 50 years of service. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is a non-profit that has advocated for and achieved nationally heralded legislative and executive policies on behalf of the Chesapeake Bay. The foundation has also restored vast acreage...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Shooting of 11-Year-Old Boy in Suitland

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Shooting of 11-Year-Old Boy in Suitland

Prince George’s County Police Department detectives continue to actively investigate the shooting of an 11-year-old boy inside of a home in Suitland Tuesday evening. As of noon on Wednesday, the victim remains in critical condition. The shooting took place at approximately 6:30 pm at a home in the 3000 block of Bellamy Way. The preliminary investigation reveals the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in California

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Home Invasion in California

On December 4, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a home invasion was reported in the 44000 block of River Otter Drive, in California. According to the victim, two African American males entered the residence reportedly wearing ski masks, black clothing, and brandished handguns. The suspects left the residence with undisclosed property. The victim was...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Locating Critical Man

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Help Locating Critical Man

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating William Alexander Smith, 81, of Indian Head. It is believed that Smith wandered off from his home in the Woodland Village neighborhood in Indian Head, but it is unclear when he left. Smith is described as a black male, 5’8”, 140 pounds,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ZEUS

Wednesday’s Pet is ZEUS

Wednesday’s Pet for 12/6/2017 ZEUS Featured Pet: Zeus Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed:  Shepard/Clumber Spaniel Mix Sex: Male Size: Medium Adoption Fee: Contact group for fee Zeus is a 4-year-old loveable boy. He is friendly and loves everyone! Zeus is strong but is great on leash and loves to hang out. He...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $130.5 Million in Revenue During November

Maryland Casinos Generate $130.5 Million in Revenue During November

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced November 2017 revenue numbers for the state’s six casinos: Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County and MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s...
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UPDATE: Armed Robbery at Leonardtown Liquor Store Under Investigation

UPDATE: Armed Robbery at Leonardtown Liquor Store Under Investigation

UPDATE – Official St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On December 5, 2017, at approximately 7:38 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Centre Liquors, located at 40955 Merchants Lane, (Leonardtown Center), in Leonardtown, for a reported robbery. An employee at the establishment advised two African American males wearing...
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Charles County Shop with a Cop Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Charles County Shop with a Cop Celebrate 10th Anniversary

On Saturday, Officers with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, Charles County Corrections Officers, CCSO civilian employees, Maryland State Police, La Plata Police, and Maryland Transit Authority (and families of officers) paired up with 81 Charles County children and took them shopping at the Waldorf Walmart. Founded by Officers Bobby Long, Jeff Feldman, and Colby...
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Maryland Emergency Management Agency Monitoring After Earthquake Near Delaware Coast

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Monitoring After Earthquake Near Delaware Coast

In the wake of the earthquake that hit off the coast of Delaware 0n Thursday, November 30, 2017 , the Maryland Emergency Management Agency is monitoring for any reports of damage. The quake, which the United States Geological Survey currently lists as a 4.1 magnitude, hit just before 4:50 p.m. off the Delaware coast, about 6...
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‘Happy Dad’ Hauls in Top-Prize Bonus Match 5 Win

‘Happy Dad’ Hauls in Top-Prize Bonus Match 5 Win

A College Park father of one is heading into the holidays $50,000 richer, thanks to a lucky Bonus Match 5 ticket he bought at his favorite Maryland Lottery retailer. “Happy Dad” is a weekly Lottery customer at US Fuel in Berwyn Heights, where he buys Bonus Match 5 tickets and sometimes adds a ticket for Pick 4 or Multi-Match. Although he...
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Hoyer Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Business Incubator at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport

Hoyer Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Business Incubator at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport

On Monday, December 4, 2017, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new Business Incubator at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport. Congressman Hoyer secured federal funding to establish the incubator, and has worked in collaboration with St. Mary’s County, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation...
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Air Combat Electronics Hosts Open Architecture Industry Day and Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium

Air Combat Electronics Hosts Open Architecture Industry Day and Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium

The Air Combat Electronics program office (PMA-209) hosted an Open Architecture (OA) Industry Day and Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Consortium Oct. 17-19, aiming to help government and industry learn more about Naval Aviation inventory and capability growth, Speed to the Fleet and the Navy’s OA standards and alignment efforts. More than 450 attendees,...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 12/4/2017

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 12/4/2017

The following persons are wanted by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. If you have information...
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VIDEO: Silent Angel Memorial Held at Bay District Volunteer Fire Department

VIDEO: Silent Angel Memorial Held at Bay District Volunteer Fire Department

The Silent Angel Memorial was established to provide support and comfort to the survivors of homicide by gathering with others who understand their grief. The memorial was founded by Eileen Bildman and dedicated to the memory of all Silent Angels. With the loss of her son came this opportunity to give back to the...
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Governor Larry Hogan Holds Memorial for Victims of Drunk Driving Crashes

Governor Larry Hogan Holds Memorial for Victims of Drunk Driving Crashes

Governor Larry Hogan today joined with Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi, Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn, Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administrator (MDOT MVA) Christine Nizer, along with Maryland highway safety advocates and families for the 14th Annual Maryland Remembers event, which honors the lives of those...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/4/2017 to 12/8/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 12/4/2017 to 12/8/2017

During the week of December 4, to December 8, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Town of La Plata to Test Early Warning Sirens on Saturday December 2

Town of La Plata to Test Early Warning Sirens on Saturday December 2

The Town of La Plata test its early warning devices/sirens in December and May. The next test will be Saturday, December 2, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The testing lasts about a half hour. The tests consist of both siren alerts and audible notifications. The tests are conducted in conjunction with the Charles County...
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