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CSM Celebrates Work of Administrative Professionals

CSM Celebrates Work of Administrative Professionals

The Corporate Center at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will host Administrative Professionals Development Day to celebrate local administrative professionals 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., April 28 at the Leonardtown Campus. “Administrative professionals’ contributions are essential to the success of every organization,” said Debbie Friedrich, business developer with the Corporate Center. “This is...
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First Friday Brings the Beat to Leonardtown!

First Friday Brings the Beat to Leonardtown!

April 7th marked the debut appearance of the SoMar Drummers for an evening of family-friendly fun at the local Arts & Entertainment District. The audience participation Drum Circle drew in people from near and far to join together for an exciting evening of music and harmony. Hands-on participation was a highlight of the night...
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Governor Larry Hogan’s Top Legislative Priorities Passed by Maryland General Assembly

Governor Larry Hogan’s Top Legislative Priorities Passed by Maryland General Assembly

Governor Larry Hogan’s top legislative priorities have achieved final passage by the Maryland General Assembly, ensuring that the governor’s proposals to create thousands of new jobs, restore integrity to state government, and move forward with dozens of critical transportation projects across the state will become law. These priority items included the More Jobs for...
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Prince Frederick Couple Arrested for Stealing Children’s Easter Items from Church

Prince Frederick Couple Arrested for Stealing Children’s Easter Items from Church

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, at approximately 1:00 pm, Deputy D. Naughton of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Our Lady Star of the Sea (Church), located in Solomon’s Island, for the report of a burglary. A church employee stated they noticed the lobby area had been rummaged through and multiple items...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Trespassing in St. Leonard

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Trespassing in St. Leonard

On Monday, March 27, 2017, at approximately 4:00 pm, Deputy B. Sampson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Bandit Al Lane, in St. Leonard, for a trespassing complaint. Responding officers made entry into the home and determined that Kathleen Bauman, 53, of Prince Frederick, was the trespasser and would not leave...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Stealing Energy Drink from 7-11 in Prince Frederick

Lusby Man Arrested for Stealing Energy Drink from 7-11 in Prince Frederick

On April 3, 2017, at approximately 7:30am, Deputy S. Rediker of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-11 on Hallowing Point Road, in Prince Frederick, regarding a theft in progress. Upon arrival he spoke with the complainant who stated the suspect, Matthew Hutchins, 25, of Lusby, was seen on video, stealing an...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 4/11/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 4/11/2017

During the week of March 27 through April 9 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2,709 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On March 29, 2017, at approximately 8:00pm, Deputy K. Williamson responded to Archers Lane, in Owings, for the report of a burglary. The victim advised someone stole a...
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Family Home in Sunderland Destroyed by Fire

Family Home in Sunderland Destroyed by Fire

On Sunday, April 9, 2017, at approximately 5:00 a.m., firefighters from Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments  were alerted to report of a house fire at 1212 Lake Ridge Drive, in Sunderland. Crews arrived on scene to discover a two story single family home on fire. It took over 15 minutes for 40 firefighters...
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Be Prepared When Calling 9-1-1 During an Emergency

Be Prepared When Calling 9-1-1 During an Emergency

In recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (Sunday, April 9 –Saturday, April 15), the Department of Emergency Services (DES), 9-1-1 Call Center wants to ensure that you or your loved one knows what to do when placing a 9-1-1 call.  To accurately assess each emergency situation and send the best response possible, callers...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/10/2017 to 4/14/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 4/10/2017 to 4/14/2017

During the week of April 10 to April 14, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Berry Road at Berry Elementary School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests, Warrants, and Criminal Summons – 4/9/2017

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests, Warrants, and Criminal Summons – 4/9/2017

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: 3/26/17 – Assault 2nd Degree – Deputies responded to the 20000 block of Primrose Ct., Lexington Park, for a reported Domestic Assault. Deputy C. Edwards met with the victim who advised she and the suspect, Jonathan Albert Anderson, 26 of Lexington Park, were...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announces Annual Unwanted Medication Collection Day

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Announces Annual Unwanted Medication Collection Day

Do you have expired or unwanted medication in your medicine cabinet, but find it difficult to leave your home due to mobility or health issues? Perhaps, you’re a caregiver and find it difficult to leave your home to dispose of unwanted medications? If this is you, you’re invited to take advantage of the fourth...
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Maryland State Police Arrests, Warrant Services, and DUI Report for Leonardtown 4/9/2017

Maryland State Police Arrests, Warrant Services, and DUI Report for Leonardtown 4/9/2017

Maryland State Police from the Leonardtown Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Shoplifting – On Wednesday March 1, 2017 at 7:06 pm, Senior Trooper Evans responded to the Kohls Department Store in Lexington Park for a reported shoplifting. Investigation revealed that Ra’liyah De’nejae A’lexu Tyler, 18, of Lexington Park and Tryquan Marqueze Lee, 21,...
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Volunteers Needed on May 6 for Special Olympics Spring Games

Volunteers Needed on May 6 for Special Olympics Spring Games

Volunteers are needed for the 2017 Charles County Special Olympics Spring Games being held on Saturday, May 6 at Henry E. Lackey High School (3000 Chicamuxen Rd, Indian Head) from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Score keepers, athlete escorts, and general volunteers are needed to assist with Bocce, Swimming, and Track and Field events....
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Charles County Government April Holiday Schedule

Charles County Government April Holiday Schedule

The County Administrator wishes to remind residents of changes to normal operating schedules for the month of April.  All offices, facilities, and services not listed will be operating their normal hours. Monday, April 10 –Thursday, April 13 All school based community centers are closed. Lackey, Donald M. Wade Aquatic Center, and North Point High...
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Calvert County Announces Good Friday Schedule

Calvert County Announces Good Friday Schedule

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed April 14, 2017, in observance of Good Friday. In addition: • The three county senior centers will be closed April 14 and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered. • There will be no county bus service Friday, April 14. •...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations Schedule for Good Friday / Easter

St. Mary’s County Government Operations Schedule for Good Friday / Easter

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 14, in observance of Good Friday. Administrative offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, April 17. The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will operate normal hours and schedules on Friday, April 14...
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2017 Annual Spring “Fishin’ Buddies” Derby Scheduled for May 6

2017 Annual Spring “Fishin’ Buddies” Derby Scheduled for May 6

The Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism will sponsor the 2017 annual Spring Fishin’ Buddies Derby at Gilbert Run Park in Dentsville, on Saturday, May 6, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Anglers will compete by teams, which must include one adult at least 21 years of age and one child between...
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Veteran Advocate Receives Navy Superior Civilian Service Award

Veteran Advocate Receives Navy Superior Civilian Service Award

In recognition of his advocacy and recruiting efforts, NAVAIR’s Wounded Warrior Program Senior Outreach Coordinator and Placement Advocate, Sonny Fann received the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award (NSCSA) during a ceremony here March 13. Fann received the award for his service to veterans and efforts in helping more than 2,000 Veterans and Wounded Warriors...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on Final Passage of Ethics Reform Legislation

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on Final Passage of Ethics Reform Legislation

Governor Larry Hogan issued the following statement regarding the final and unanimous passage of the administration’s Public Integrity Act of 2017 by the Maryland General Assembly: “Today is a great day in our historic state capital. I commend Senate President Mike Miller, House Speaker Mike Busch, and the Maryland General Assembly for working with our administration...
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Federal Charges Filed Against Maryland State Senator for Accepting Payments in Exchange for Official Actions

Federal Charges Filed Against Maryland State Senator for Accepting Payments in Exchange for Official Actions

A federal criminal complaint was filed on Friday, April 7, 2017, charging Maryland State Senator Nathaniel Thomas Oaks, age 70, of Baltimore, Maryland, with honest services wire fraud for allegedly accepting illegal payments in exchange for using his official position or influence to benefit an individual on business-related matters. Oaks’ initial appearance is scheduled...
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Maryland Casinos Generate Record $141.2 Million in Revenue During March

Maryland Casinos Generate Record $141.2 Million in Revenue During March

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced March 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, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County, and MGM National Harbor in Prince...
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Governor Larry Hogan Vetoes Bill Weakening School Accountability

Governor Larry Hogan Vetoes Bill Weakening School Accountability

Governor Larry Hogan today vetoed HB 978, legislation that would mandate weak accountability standards for Maryland public schools, risk federal funding for K-12 education, and trap thousands of children in failing schools. “We are proud of the many great schools in Maryland, but too many equally deserving children continue to be stuck in schools...
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Weekly Fishing Report 4/7/2017

Weekly Fishing Report 4/7/2017

The recent warm weather we’ve been experiencing can really raise some excitement about fishing, and the forecast for the weekend looks good! Trout stocking crews are busy this week and warming waters have many local fish in a very active feeding mood. Last night I had the opportunity to set out in my canoe...
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No April Fools’ Joke – Bowie Woman Wins $250,000 Scratch-off Prize

No April Fools’ Joke – Bowie Woman Wins $250,000 Scratch-off Prize

A grocery shopping outing that led to an impulsive purchase of a $250,000 winning scratch-off had the winner’s family convinced she was pulling an April Fools’ Day joke. The Prince George’s County resident purchased her lucky $250,000 Jackpot scratch-off while shopping at her local Giant in Bowie. As she walked by the store’s Lottery...
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