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UPDATE: Two 13-Year-Old Boys Facing Arson Charges in Abner’s Crab House Fire

UPDATE: Two 13-Year-Old Boys Facing Arson Charges in Abner’s Crab House Fire

UPDATE Oct. 11 Two thirteen-year-old Chesapeake Beach boys have been referred to the Department of Juvenile Services in the wake of the Abners Crab House blaze investigation this morning at 3748 Harbor Road in Chesapeake Beach. The 3:23 a.m. fire caused an estimated $250,000 in damages to the two story wood frame restaurant owned...
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Hollywood VFD Open House

Hollywood VFD Open House

 The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department played host to a public Open House on Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. Children of all ages were able to enjoy fire apparatus on display, “Sparky the Fire Dog”, playing dress up in fire gear, candy, balloons,...
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St. Mary’s Hospital’s Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar on Oct. 28

The St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to once again host its holiday bazaar.  This year’s annual event will be held on Friday, Oct. 28.  The public is invited and all proceeds benefit the hospital. The popular event features a host of items to fulfill your holiday gift list, including beautiful handmade items such...
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Calvert County Fire-Rescue-EMS Volunteers Hard At Work

Many citizens in Calvert County aren’t aware that the Fire, Rescue and EMS responders are volunteers that donate their time to help out you; the public in your desperate time of need. It is not surprising though that many people, particularly the new residents to the county are unaware that Calvert County is 100%...
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War on Drugs in Transition- Conversation with Captain Alioto Part 2

War on Drugs in Transition- Conversation with Captain Alioto Part 2

 SMNN: With all the non-drug related crimes that stem from drug addiction as explained earlier, how is it that your unit is able to keep up with all those crimes? Do you have enough officers? ALIOTO: Vice/Narcotics is a group of dedicated officers and our focus is primarily on stemming the flow of illegal...
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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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Picture Perfect PRAD Celebration

Picture Perfect PRAD Celebration

  Solomons Island was blessed with beautiful blue skies and warm tempertures to help celebrate the 33rd anniversary of P.R.A.D. Patuxent River Appreciation Days began back in 1978 as a festival to help create awareness, recognition, and promotion of the economic, social, recreational, cultural and historical impact of the tributaries and environs of the Patuxent River and...
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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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Hughesville Baptist Church Trunk or Treat

All children 12 and under are invited to take a walk through the Hughesville Baptist Church parking lot located at 8505 Old Leonardtown Road Hughesville, on Monday, October 31 to receive treats (no tricks) from the members of Hughesville Baptist Church. The trunk or treat celebration will be open from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Prizes...
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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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SoMd Higher Ed to Host Open House

Representatives of over 90 graduate and bachelor programs that are presented at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center by 14 universities will be at the Center’s Open House Thursday, November 3, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The SMHEC campus is located at 44219 Airport Road, in California. All of the classes for the...
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Largest, Competitive Marching Band Circuit Comes to Chopticon HS

Largest, Competitive Marching Band Circuit Comes to Chopticon HS

Youth Education in the Arts is the parent company of United States Scholastic Band Association. USSBA is sponsoring the Chopticon Marching Band Show on Saturday, Oct. 8. The show is the first USSBA sponsored competition event to be held in Southern Maryland. Saturday’s competition is part of the largest competitive marching band circuit in...
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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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Calvert Columbus Day Closures

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces the following office and facility closures for the Columbus Day holiday: ·      All Calvert County government offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, in observance of Columbus Day. ·       The Calvert Pines, Southern Pines and North Beach senior centers will be closed Oct. 10. Meals on...
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Weekend Nightlife October 7- 9

Weekend Nightlife October 7- 9

Looking for a night out on the town? Check out SM Net’s Nightlife ‘Hot Spot’ Schedule: Friday, October 7, 2011 Calvert County Vera’s Beach Club – Backstage Pass Anthony’s Bar & Grill – Face Down Ruddy Duck – The Piranhas Charles County Murphy’s Pub – Naked! St. Mary’s County Toots Bar: DJ Charlie Thompson...
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Update of Level I Water Restrictions

Effective October 7, 2011, Level I water restrictions have been lifted for the Villages at Leonardtown Community Water System. Level I Water Restrictions will remain in effect for the Forrest Farms Community Water System until monthly water usage for this community reduces to the limits set by the Commission’s Water Appropriations Permit, which is...
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In the Dead of the Night…Ghosts of Sotterley Tours

In the Dead of the Night…Ghosts of Sotterley Tours

Into the woods … in the dead of night! “1878: After the Storm” Ghosts of Sotterley Tours 2011 October 13, 14, 15, 21 & 22, 2011 Tours run every ten minutes, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Reservations Required – No Walk-ins After being greeted by their creepy guide, visitors of this year’s Ghosts of Sotterley...
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Runners, Walkers Raise Thousands for Breast Cancer

Runners, Walkers Raise Thousands for Breast Cancer

Calvert Memorial Hospital and its partners at the Solomons Medical Center were joined by community members Saturday, Oct. 1 in Solomons for the second annual Breast Cancer 5k Run/Walk Challenge. Hundreds of participants adorned in pink to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month trekked through the streets of Solomons all with common goals in mind “Get...
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Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Open House

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department would like to invite the public to an Open House to be held at our station on Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 11 am until 3 pm, in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Protect Your Family From Fire”. Bring your family and friends for...
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Sheriff to Meet with Town Creek Residents

Sheriff Timothy Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Advisory Board, in their continuing efforts to strengthen community and law enforcement partnerships, will host a Town Creek Community Meeting. The Community Meeting will be held on Monday October 17, 2011 at Town Creek Elementary School beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sheriff Cameron will...
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Public Hearing to Review Proposed Changes to County Floodplain Regulations

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Calvert County Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing on proposed changes to the county’s floodplain regulations and floodplain maps on Tuesday, Oct. 18, after 7 p.m. in the Planning Commission Hearing Room, 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick. Prior to the public hearing, representatives...
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Leonard Hall Receives New Sound System

The Board of County Commissioners, through the Department of Recreation and Parks would like to make the public aware of the new permanent sound system that has been installed at the Leonard Hall Recreation Center. The new sound system, which was installed by Cardinal Sound and Communications, will greatly improve the family friendly atmosphere...
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NAVAIR Hosts Wounded Warrior Outreach Event

NAVAIR Hosts Wounded Warrior Outreach Event

NAVAIR’s Wounded Warrior Program, in conjunction with the Patuxent River Sail and Power Squadron, hosted a wounded warrior outreach event at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Oct. 1. The event drew approximately 20 wounded warriors and their families from Maryland and Virginia. According to NAVAIR Recruiting and Retention Program Manager Tania Dawson, NAVAIR’s...
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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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Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend!

Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend!

On Friday, Oct. 7, MIR will host a Test & Tune. This event is open to all Streetcars, racecars, street bikes, drag bikes, and junior dragsters. This will be a full night of time runs, grudge racing, and testing with no gambler eliminations.  The test & tune will be from 6:30pm to 11:30pm. Admission...
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