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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Two Theft Suspects in Prince Frederick

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Whereabouts of Two Theft Suspects in Prince Frederick

UPDATE: The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of the suspects pictured below. The theft suspects have been identified as Nicole Michelle Cavins, 39 of Washington DC, and Anthony Eden Cavins, 61 of Washington DC. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of these suspects is asked to contact Det. J. Buck at...
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Firefighters Across Charles, Calvert, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s Counties Respond to Multiple Water Rescues Overnight

Firefighters Across Charles, Calvert, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s Counties Respond to Multiple Water Rescues Overnight

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at approximately 1:22 a.m., a worker for the State Highway Administration called 911 to report a vehicle attempted to drive through rushing water on Brandywine Road at Swanson Creek. Fire/EMS units including “Swift Water Technicians” and assets from Charles, Prince George’s, Calvert, and St. Mary’s Counties responded to the...
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Maryland State Police Warn of Online Frauds and Scams Involving Puppies

Maryland State Police Warn of Online Frauds and Scams Involving Puppies

We have seen a recent increase in online scams related to puppies (Yorkies & Pomeranians) for sale on various websites such as Facebook, Craigslist, etc., where the seller requests payment be sent via gift cards, cash apps, etc., but the buyer never receives the animal. DON’T BECOME A SCAM VICTIM! No legitimate seller should...
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Southern Maryland Agriculture Development Commision Introduces Farmer Mini Grant Program

Southern Maryland Agriculture Development Commision Introduces Farmer Mini Grant Program

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic virus affecting all aspects of life, and certain agriculture/farm businesses severely, the SMADC board has committed a round of the Southern Maryland Farmer Mini-Grants specifically for pandemic relief. SMADC will begin accepting Mini-Grant applications on July 1, 2020. The Pandemic Relief Mini-Grant cycle will close on July 22, 2020, with awards announced...
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UPDATE: Eight Firefighters Injured After Structure Fire in Great Mills, Cause of Fire Remains Under Investigation

UPDATE: Eight Firefighters Injured After Structure Fire in Great Mills, Cause of Fire Remains Under Investigation

UPDATE 7/6/2020: On Saturday, July 4, 2020, at 3:19 p.m., 43 firefighters from St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties responded to 22360 Douglas Court in Great Mills, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two story single family dwelling with fire showing from the second floor, roof and...
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MDOT MVA Offices Closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

MDOT MVA Offices Closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. All MDOT MVA offices except two – Oakland and Prince Frederick – will reopen Monday, July 6, by appointment only. Vehicle Emissions Inspection...
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UPDATE: Lusby Man Killed and Port Republic Man Transported to Trauma Center After Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE: Lusby Man Killed and Port Republic Man Transported to Trauma Center After Head-on Collision on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE 10:00 A.M: On July 3, 2020 at approximately 12:10 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team were dispatched to the Thomas Johnson Bridge in Solomons, MD for a head on collision. Preliminary investigation revealed, a 2006 Ford Taurus operated by James Owen Burnett, 62 of Lusby,...
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First Responders Across Maryland Get Boost in Wireless Communications with Public Safety Communications Enhancements

First Responders Across Maryland Get Boost in Wireless Communications with Public Safety Communications Enhancements

Maryland’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of new, purpose-built FirstNet cell sites and other network enhancements statewide. This new infrastructure is a part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place across the state, bringing increased coverage, capacity and capabilities for public safety. “I am excited to see...
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Troopers To Continue Increased Enforcement Through The Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend

Troopers To Continue Increased Enforcement Through The Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend

Maryland state troopers will be extra vigilant looking for impaired, distracted and aggressive drivers this Independence Day weekend to ensure travelers get to their holiday destination safely. With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, the holiday will be a three-day weekend for many people. As a result, troopers will be...
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Marylanders Urged to Keep COVID-19 Precautions in Mind During Fourth of July Weekend Travel

Marylanders Urged to Keep COVID-19 Precautions in Mind During Fourth of July Weekend Travel

The Fourth of July is traditionally a time of summer travel and family gatherings. As Marylanders plan for a long holiday weekend that may stretch from Friday, July 3, to Monday, July 6, the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is urging everyone to travel with safety in mind, remembering not only rules of the...
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St. Mary’s and Calvert County Under Severe Thunderstorm Warning

St. Mary’s and Calvert County Under Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for East central St. Marys County and Southeastern Calvert County until 1:15 p.m. 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail with potential Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to Host More Youth Baseball Day Camps Coached by MLB Veterans on July 6, and July 20, 2020

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to Host More Youth Baseball Day Camps Coached by MLB Veterans on July 6, and July 20, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced their plans to host two more Youth Baseball Day Camps, the week of July 6th, and the week of July 20th at Regency Furniture Stadium. CLICK HERE to purchase. The team’s first baseball camp was a massive success. “Not only did we have a blast with all of the kids,...
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CalvertHealth Foundation 31st Annual Golf Classic Rescheduled and Planned for Monday, October 19, 2020

CalvertHealth Foundation 31st Annual Golf Classic Rescheduled and Planned for Monday, October 19, 2020

The CalvertHealth Foundation is excited to announce the rescheduled date for the 31st Annual CalvertHealth Foundation Golf Classic to Monday, October 19 at the Cannon Club in Lothian, MD. Proceeds from the annual tournament will be used to support our community’s increasing need for mental health. “Now more than ever with the ever-present concerns...
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Maryland State Police Announces All Pending Firearm Purchase Background Investigations Complete

Maryland State Police Announces All Pending Firearm Purchase Background Investigations Complete

Four days of around-the-clock work resulted in the completion of all pending background investigations for regulated firearm purchase applicants that had been delayed due to a state data system failure. Since the data system was restored at about 8:30 p.m. on June 24th, employees at the Maryland State Police Licensing Division worked 24-hours-a-day through...
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Firefighters Respond to Large Field Fires in St. Mary’s City, No Injuries Reported

Firefighters Respond to Large Field Fires in St. Mary’s City, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, June 28, 2020, at 12:52 p.m., firefighters from Ridge and Bay District were alerted to the area of Point Lookout Road and Rosecroft Road in St. Mary’s City, for the large outside fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find large fires spreading in multiple fields from Rosecroft Road to Bauer Road...
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Governor Hogan and Superintendent Salmon Announce $210 Million in COVID-19 Relief For Remote Learning and Targeted Tutoring

Governor Hogan and Superintendent Salmon Announce $210 Million in COVID-19 Relief For Remote Learning and Targeted Tutoring

Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Karen Salmon today announced $210 million in additional funding to help Maryland schools and students most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding, allocated through the federal CARES Act, will be used to ensure that more students have access to remote learning, and expand targeted tutoring initiatives for...
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Governor Hogan Proclaims Freedom of the Press Day

Governor Hogan Proclaims Freedom of the Press Day

Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed June 28 “Freedom of the Press Day” in honor of the five Capital Gazette employees who were murdered in the newsroom on June 28, 2018: Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen, John McNamara, Rebecca Smith, and Wendi Winters. “Two years ago today, five Marylanders lost their lives to a heinous and...
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Papa Johns in Solomons Temporarily Shut Down Due to Employee Testing Positive for COVID-19

Papa Johns in Solomons Temporarily Shut Down Due to Employee Testing Positive for COVID-19

Papa John’s Chesapeake Bay Area reported the following on Saturday, June 27, 2020. “We just received word that one of our team members in our Solomon’s location in Calvert County has tested positive for the COVID-19. In response, we have closed temporarily to deep clean and disinfect the restaurant, beyond our daily diligence, by...
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Governor Hogan Announces Safe and Phased Reopening Plan for Assisted Living Facilities

Governor Hogan Announces Safe and Phased Reopening Plan for Assisted Living Facilities

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a safe and phased reopening plan for Maryland’s assisted living facilities as part of the state’s commitment to protect vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This plan requires universal screenings and face coverings for staff and visitors, mandates widespread testing, and allows for limited visitation. “As our state continues...
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Maryland’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops to 4.92%, Hospitalizations Under 500 for First Time in 12 Weeks

Maryland’s COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops to 4.92%, Hospitalizations Under 500 for First Time in 12 Weeks

Maryland’s key COVID-19 health metrics continue to trend in a positive direction, with the statewide positivity rate dropping to a new low of 4.92%, and hospitalizations falling below 500 for the first time in 12 weeks. “While we are unfortunately seeing rising case numbers in states across the country, here in Maryland, all of the key...
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Prince Frederick Man Charged In Multiple Hit-And-Run Crashes In Queen Anne’s County

Prince Frederick Man Charged In Multiple Hit-And-Run Crashes In Queen Anne’s County

Maryland State Police have formally charged a man who was arrested Thursday in connection with multiple hit-and-run crashes in just a matter of minutes in Queen Anne’s County. The suspect, Sean Michael Tettimer, 27, of Prince Frederick, is charged with driving under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving,...
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Update from Governor Hogan on COVID-19: “We Must All Continue To Remain Vigilant”

Update from Governor Hogan on COVID-19: “We Must All Continue To Remain Vigilant”

Governor Larry Hogan issued the following update to Marylanders regarding the state’s ongoing response to COVID-19: “While yesterday the United States saw a record number of COVID-19 cases, in Maryland, our key health metrics continue to trend in a positive direction. Our daily positivity rate reached a new low of 4.38%, and our seven-day...
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Maryland State Police Seek Women to Join Maryland’s Finest, and Announce 2020 Youth Leadership Seminar

Maryland State Police Seek Women to Join Maryland’s Finest, and Announce 2020 Youth Leadership Seminar

The Maryland State Police announce Year of the Woman: 2020 Youth Leadership and Law Enforcement Seminar, a free event held in August to enroll, train and develop future generations of young women about the benefits of a law enforcement career. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, Governor Larry...
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Rotary Club of Prince Frederick Donates $20,000 to End Hunger in Calvert County

Rotary Club of Prince Frederick Donates $20,000 to End Hunger in Calvert County

The Rotary Club of Prince Frederick, MD donated $20,000 to End Hunger In Calvert County to ensure that 1,300 children in Calvert County, who stopped receiving school meals, will continue to be fed. “Food is not something anyone, especially children, should ever worry about,” says Jeremy Robinson Club Member of Rotary Club Prince Frederick....
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EXCLUSIVE: Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest in Double Shooting at Lexington Park Car Wash

EXCLUSIVE: Police in St. Mary’s County Make Arrest in Double Shooting at Lexington Park Car Wash

Trevon Charles Brooks, 27, of Lusby, was arrested for the shooting of two people at at the Extreme Clean Car Wash on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. On Sunday, June 14, 2020, at approximately 10:25 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Sheetz on Great Mills Road and Point Lookout Road...
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