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Park Quest Registration Opens for Maryland Families Seeking Outdoor Adventure

Park Quest Registration Opens for Maryland Families Seeking Outdoor Adventure

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today is opening registration for Park Quest, the popular family-based outdoor adventure program. Park Quest allows families to engage in outdoor activities and adventures at Maryland’s beautiful state parks and public lands throughout the summer. “We are marking the 10th anniversary of Park Quest, and we’re featuring our best quests for this year’s celebration,” Maryland...
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Mother of Twins is ‘Double Winner’ on Double Match Scratch-off

Mother of Twins is ‘Double Winner’ on Double Match Scratch-off

A “Double Winner” from District Heights is the first player to win the $10,000 top prize on a $2 scratch-off, Double Match, that went on sale at Lottery retailers last week. The 34-year-old was running errands in Prince George’s County when she found her lucky instant ticket. On her way out of Giant #342...
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CSM President Dr. Bradley Gottfried to be Keynote Speaker at Spring Graduation, May 18

CSM President Dr. Bradley Gottfried to be Keynote Speaker at Spring Graduation, May 18

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will recognize candidates for degrees and certificates during its 58th Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony May 18 at the La Plata Campus. CSM President Dr. Bradley Gottfried, who will be retiring at the end of June after 11 years of leading the college, will provide the keynote address. Appointed...
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Cove Point LNG to Conduct Pipeline Maintenance at Lusby Terminal

Cove Point LNG to Conduct Pipeline Maintenance at Lusby Terminal

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management announces maintenance activities will be conducted on the Dominion Cove Point LNG terminal’s natural gas pipeline throughout the month of May. As part of that process, a small amount of potentially odorized natural gas will be vented to the atmosphere. These releases will...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for April 2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Arrests and Apprehensions for April 2017

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office released the following information regarding  Juvenile Apprehensions for the Month of April 2017. No further information is available at this time. 4-03-17 – A 15-year-old male juvenile of Hollywood, MD, was arrested and charged with Disruption of School Activities and a 15-year-old female juvenile of Leonardtown, MD, was arrested...
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Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Kreps of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Roland’s, in Chesapeake Beach, for the complaint of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival a witness explained they observed a black male repeatedly pulling his pants down. He located the male subject, later identified as Keith Lucombe, III, 28,...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Wilson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Solomon’s Island Taco Bell parking lot to assist Deputy D. Naughton with a vehicle chase that ended in the Taco Bell parking lot. While conducting their investigation, another male arrived on the scene who claimed to...
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CSM Adjunct Faculty Member Wins Excellence Award

CSM Adjunct Faculty Member Wins Excellence Award

When Denise Snee of La Plata steps into one of her 1010T English classes at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), she looks out on her students waiting to learn about grammar, writing structure and literature, and she said she is struck by the variety of their backgrounds. Snee, the winner of this year’s...
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Calvert Meals on Wheels Accepts Check from Waldorf Subaru

Calvert Meals on Wheels Accepts Check from Waldorf Subaru

Calvert Meals on Wheels (CMOW) accepted a check for $6,419, on April 19, 2017, from Waldorf Subaru as part of Subaru’s Share the Love Event. Pictured from left to right are: Tayler Moore, A. J. Cuffee, Barbara Harris, CMOW President, and Marcello Grimaldi, General Sales Manager. At the end of each year, Subaru’s Share...
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Craik Teacher Honored as Finalist in Post Teacher of the Year Program

Craik Teacher Honored as Finalist in Post Teacher of the Year Program

For some, the goals and dreams they develop as a child are often forgotten as they grow older. As children grow up and encounter change, future dreams often change as well. This is not the case for Dr. James Craik Elementary School third-grade teacher Kelly Lundeen, who knew from an early age that she...
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National Weather Service Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook

National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC, issued the following: There is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms across the entire area late this afternoon into this evening. Scattered severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and a few tornadoes are possible. The best chance for severe weather is between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Urgently Requesting Public’s Assistance Locating Pekka Heinonen

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Urgently Requesting Public’s Assistance Locating Pekka Heinonen

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID) are urgently requesting the public’s assistance in locating Pekka Robert Heinonen, 59, of Great Mills, wanted for failure to appear in the Circuit Court of St. Mary’s County. In April of 2017, Heinonen was convicted by a jury of Assault First Degree...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/1/2017 to 5/5/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 5/1/2017 to 5/5/2017

During the week of Mat 1, to May 5, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Leonardtown Road at Grace Christian Academy Cameras are activated Monday through Friday, all...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces May Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces May Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following May monthly promotions and reminders: National Chip Your Pet Month (Monday, May 1- Wednesday, May 31) All pets should wear a collar and tags, but a microchip is permanent identification that cannot fall off or be removed. Identification may be your pet’s ticket home....
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Eight Graduate Logistics Development Programs

Eight Graduate Logistics Development Programs

Eight Naval Air Systems Command Logistics developmental employees graduated from their development programs here April 13, joining the ranks of acquisition professionals.  The graduates included seven from the Naval Acquisition Development Program and one from the Engineer and Scientist Development Program. “We have a very talented group of folks who aren’t going to start...
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Underwater Grasses in Maryland’s Portion of Chesapeake Bay Expand 10 Percent in 2016

Underwater Grasses in Maryland’s Portion of Chesapeake Bay Expand 10 Percent in 2016

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported today that underwater grass abundance – a key indicator of improving water clarity and quality – increased for the fourth straight year in the state’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay, reaching a record of 59,277 acres. This represents a 10 percent increase from 2015, and also surpasses...
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Teen Court to Host Mother/Daughter Stretch Class

Teen Court to Host Mother/Daughter Stretch Class

Teen Court will be hosting a mother/daughter stretch class on Saturday May 13, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Longevity Studios (located at 6770 Crain Highway, La Plata). This a wonderful class that shows you techniques on how to stretch safely, as well as help you with your flexibility and stability. As...
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Beltsville Student Follows Mom’s Winning Lead

Beltsville Student Follows Mom’s Winning Lead

An inspiration that sent a 20-year-old Prince George’s County man on a mission to play a Maryland Lottery scratch-off made him $50,000 richer! The college student by day and waiter by night bought his lucky ticket on his way to work after an image of his mother, a big Lottery player and frequent winner,...
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Police Still Searching for Escaped Prisoner in Jessup

Police Still Searching for Escaped Prisoner in Jessup

Howard County Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped from Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center in the 8400 block of Dorsey Run Road in Jessup at 9:45 a.m. David M. Watson, 28, was being transported to the hospital by the local Wicomico County Detention Center when he escaped custody and fled into a...
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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident Reported in Owings

On Friday, April 28, 2017 at approximately 6:05 p.m., the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the intersection of Maryland Route 4 and Mt Harmony Road, in Owings, for a motor vehicle collision. A preliminary investigation revealed that a 2002 Honda Accord, being operated by a subject from Landover, was attempting to make a...
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Pax River Sailors Join ‘Friends’ to Clean Up State Park

Pax River Sailors Join ‘Friends’ to Clean Up State Park

A group of Sailors from NAS Patuxent River joined high school and community volunteers for a Friends of St. Clements Bay cleanup effort at Newtowne Neck State Park in Leonardtown April 8. Sailors arrived around 8:30 a.m. and worked past noon cutting and removing rusted wire fencing and trash to help clean up a...
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Pennsylvania Couple Lead Police on High Speed Chase in Stolen Car

Pennsylvania Couple Lead Police on High Speed Chase in Stolen Car

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, at approximately 7:35 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies located a stolen 2001 Buick Regal in the area of Route 5 and Route 235. The investigation revealed two suspects, a male and a female were involved in a theft from a vehicle in the parking lot of Giant...
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North Carolina Man who Brought Loaded AR-15 to Baby Shower Sentenced to 3 years in Jail

North Carolina Man who Brought Loaded AR-15 to Baby Shower Sentenced to 3 years in Jail

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Rodrigueze Lavon Nowlin, Jr., 22, to 25 years suspend all but 18 months for 3 counts of First Degree Assault and 18 months for the Possession of an Assault Rifle, which will run concurrent to the First Degree Assault charge....
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Maryland State Police Arrests, Civil Citations and DUIs for St. Mary’s County County – 4/28/2017

Maryland State Police Arrests, Civil Citations and DUIs for St. Mary’s County County – 4/28/2017

Maryland State Police from the Leonardtown Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Theft – On Friday, April 14, 2017 at 2:07 pm, Tpr. Mulhearn responded to the Wal-Mart for a reported theft.  Investigation revealed Vincent Douglas Smith, 56, of Lexington Park, had placed several items in a backpack.  Mr. Smith proceeded to the checkout...
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Loveville Man Arrested for Disturbing the Peace

Loveville Man Arrested for Disturbing the Peace

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, the Emergency Communications Center received multiple telephone calls for a subject blocking traffic by walking in the middle of Loveville Road, in the area of Kavanaugh Road.  Deputy D. Sidorowicz, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene and observed Dwayne Anthony Thompson, 54 of Loveville, walking...
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