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Monday, November 30, 2020: Maryland Reports 1,923 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Monday, November 30, 2020: Maryland Reports 1,923 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Monday, November 30, 2020, Maryland reports 198,370 COVID-19 cases and 4,486 deaths. An increase of 1,923 cases and 16 deaths over 24 hours. There are 1,527 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, an increase of 66 over yesterday. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 198,370 Number of persons tested negative : 2,146,539 Total testing...
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Governor Hogan Lays Out Maryland Priorities in Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team

Governor Hogan Lays Out Maryland Priorities in Letter to Biden-Harris Transition Team

In a letter to the Biden-Harris transition team, Governor Larry Hogan is urging the president-elect to prioritize a new stimulus relief package for states and small businesses struggling to weather the COVID-19 crisis. Read the letter here. “My first priority for the citizens of Maryland continues to be a Phase 4 COVID-19 relief package...
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Local Southern Maryland Businesses and Organizations Design Oven to Kill COVID and Assist Front Line Health Care Workers

Local Southern Maryland Businesses and Organizations Design Oven to Kill COVID and Assist Front Line Health Care Workers

A heat sanitization box designed and developed by entrepreneurs at TechPort, UAS Business Incubator and Community Innovation Hub of Southern Maryland, to assist frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic by making personal protective equipment (PPE) reusable was instrumental in yesterday’s announcement on Dry Heat by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
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December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thursday, December 3 – Sea Squirts – This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 12 people per session....
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Planting the Seeds of Hope Campaign Aims to Raise $250,000 for Behavioral Health Services in Southern Maryland

Planting the Seeds of Hope Campaign Aims to Raise $250,000 for Behavioral Health Services in Southern Maryland

The CalvertHealth Foundation is excited to announce the launch of its Planting the Seeds of Hope Campaign. In lieu of a formal gala this year (due to COVID-19 restrictions), the CalvertHealth Foundation Gala Committee has challenged our community to help raise $250,000 toward the behavioral health renovation and expansion project at CalvertHealth Medical Center....
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Update: 22-Year-Old Huntingtown Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Prince Frederick

Update: 22-Year-Old Huntingtown Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision in Prince Frederick

UPDATE: On November 26, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to single vehicle crash on Wilson Road in the area of Allday Road in Prince Frederick. Upon arrival units located a Ford SUV off the roadway that been involved in the...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office K9 and Maryland State Police Aviation Find Two Missing 7-Year-Old Twins from Prince Frederick

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office K9 and Maryland State Police Aviation Find Two Missing 7-Year-Old Twins from Prince Frederick

UPDATE 6:02 P.M., Units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance from K9 units and the Maryland State Police Aviation Team, the two missing children have been found safe and UNHARMED. 5:29 P.M: The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for two missing 7-year-old twins missing from Fireberry Court in Prince...
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,697 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Wednesday, November 25, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,697 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As  of Wednesday, November 25, 2020, Maryland reports 188,161 COVID-19 cases and 4,363 deaths. An increase of 2,697 cases and 38 deaths over 24 hours. There are 1,406 total COVID-19 hospitalizations, an increase of 65 over yesterday. A week earlier, on Wednesday, November 18th, Maryland reported 171,823 COVID-19 cases and 4,201 deaths. Todays numbers...
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Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Final Defendant and Drug Supplier in Anne Arundel and Calvert County Drug Conspiracy Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Larry Michael Brown, age 62, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to three counts of using a telephone to facilitate a drug trafficking conspiracy.  Three co-defendants previously pleaded guilty to their roles in the drug conspiracy. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special...
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UPDATE: Brandywine Woman Succumbs to Injuries Sustained After Head-on Collision in Friendship

UPDATE: Brandywine Woman Succumbs to Injuries Sustained After Head-on Collision in Friendship

UPDATE 11/25/2020: On Monday, November 23, 2020, at approximately 7:00 p.m., officers responded to the area of W. Chesapeake Beach Road and Sansbury Road for a two vehicle head-on collision. The investigation revealed that a 2018 Chevrolet Cruze was following a Dodge Ram pickup truck while travelling westbound on Chesapeake Beach Road near Sansbury...
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020: Maryland Reports 6,711 New Cases of COVID-19 in 4 Days

Tuesday, November 24, 2020: Maryland Reports 6,711 New Cases of COVID-19 in 4 Days

Tuesday, November 24, 2020, Maryland reports 183,797 COVID-19 cases and 4,293 deaths. An increase of 6,711 cases and 48 deaths over 4 days. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 183,797 Number of persons tested negative : 2,054,695 Total testing volume : 4,171,674 Number of confirmed deaths : 4,293 Number of probable...
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Governor Hogan Announces Launch of All-Hands-on-Deck COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Operation

Governor Hogan Announces Launch of All-Hands-on-Deck COVID-19 Compliance and Enforcement Operation

Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday and with the new surge of COVID-19 intensifying in Maryland and across the nation, Governor Larry Hogan today announced the launch of a wide-scale compliance, education, and enforcement operation to slow the spread of the virus and keep Maryland safely open for business. “I know that there is growing...
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Breast Cancer Supporters from 13 States Raise Over $18,000 for CalvertHealth Foundation’s Virtual 5K

Breast Cancer Supporters from 13 States Raise Over $18,000 for CalvertHealth Foundation’s Virtual 5K

The 11th Annual CalvertHealth Breast Cancer Virtual 5K was a huge success thanks to supporters all over the country who raised more than $18,000 in support of local breast cancer patients seeking care at the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Despite being unable to run together, the outpouring of community support was...
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Hogan Administration Announces $19 Million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership Grants

Hogan Administration Announces $19 Million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership Grants

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that 17 Maryland local jurisdictions were awarded $19.3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will address the needs of more than 3,600 households across the state. “Maryland has continued to be a national leader in our COVID-19 response, which is why we have responded aggressively with targeted...
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Testing of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens On Monday, December 7, 2020

Testing of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens On Monday, December 7, 2020

There will be a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at noon. This test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. All citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing...
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Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Sets Noise Advisory from November 23, to November 25, 2020

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Sets Noise Advisory from November 23, to November 25, 2020

NSWCDD plans to conduct range testing, Monday-Wednesday, November 23-25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. that may produce loud noise in communities surrounding Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. Access to the Potomac River Middle Danger Zone – as described in 33 CFR 334.230 – will be restricted during testing. Noise Questions & Comments: Call NSF...
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Maryland Reports New Daily High of 51,510 COVID-19 Tests, Smashing Previous Records

Maryland Reports New Daily High of 51,510 COVID-19 Tests, Smashing  Previous Records

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland reported a new daily high of 51,510 COVID-19 tests, smashing all previous records. State health officials continue to expand Maryland’s testing capacity during the fall surge, and strongly encourage all Marylanders to get tested for COVID-19. According to official data from the Maryland Department...
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11/20/2020: An Update from Governor Hogan on COVID-19

11/20/2020: An Update from Governor Hogan on COVID-19

Dear Marylanders, The sad reality is that all across America more people are getting infected with COVID-19, more are being hospitalized, more are going into intensive care, and more people are dying. We are in a war right now, and the virus is winning. While Maryland is still much better than most of the...
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Friday, November 20, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,353 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Friday, November 20, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,353 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Friday, November 20, 2020, Maryland reports 177,086 COVID-19 cases and 4,245 deaths. An increase of 2,353 cases and 25 deaths over 24 hours. COVID-19 Statistics in Maryland Number of confirmed cases : 177,086 Number of persons tested negative : 2,008,345 Total testing volume : 4,039,322 Number of confirmed deaths : 4,245 Number of probable...
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Maryland Reporting Largest Number of Daily New Cases Since the Pandemic Began, With 2,910 New Cases of COVID-19

Maryland Reporting Largest Number of Daily New Cases Since the Pandemic Began, With 2,910 New Cases of COVID-19

Maryland is reporting 2,910 new cases of COVID-19, the largest number of daily new cases since the pandemic began. The case rate has increased to 31.7 per 100K, and total hospitalizations are now at their highest level since May. Yesterday, Maryland set a new record-high volume of tests (43,969). One of the most important...
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,018 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

Wednesday, November 18, 2020: Maryland Reports 2,018 New Cases of COVID-19 in 24 Hours

As of Wednesday, November 18, 2020, Maryland reports 171,823 COVID-19 cases and 4,201 deaths. An increase of 2,018 cases and 15 deaths over 24 hours. At a press conference on Tuesday, Governor Hogan announced a new statewide curfew on bars and restaurants, reduced capacity at retail establishments and religious facilities, new limitations on nursing...
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Calvert County Detectives Arrest Two Charles County Men Wanted in Assault, Strong-Armed Robbery Case

Calvert County Detectives Arrest Two Charles County Men Wanted in Assault, Strong-Armed Robbery Case

Detectives with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office- Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) have arrested two men wanted in connection with an assault and strong-armed robbery that occurred on October 24, 2020 in Prince Frederick, MD. In that case, the victim advised the two suspects agreed to provide him with a ride to his residence. During...
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First Responders Remind Citizens to Prepare for Colder Weather with These Winter Safety Tips

First Responders Remind Citizens to Prepare for Colder Weather with These Winter Safety Tips

Heating – According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), heating is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires, deaths and injuries. December, January and February are the peak months for heating fires. Space heaters are the type of equipment most often involved in home heating equipment fires, figuring in two of every...
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Virginia Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Prison for Kidnapping Calvert County Woman and Later Attempting to Have Her Killed

Virginia Man Sentenced to 12½ Years in Prison for Kidnapping Calvert County Woman and Later Attempting to Have Her Killed

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Henry Lee Kenner II, age 43, of Alexandria, Virginia, to 150 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for kidnapping and witness tampering. The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K....
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Governor Hogan Announces New COVID-19 Actions To Save Lives

Governor Hogan Announces New COVID-19 Actions To Save Lives

As COVID surges across the country, Governor Hogan is taking new actions today to save lives and to prevent the overburdening of Maryland’s healthcare system like is now being seen in other states. At a press conference earlier today, Governor Hogan announced a new statewide curfew on bars and restaurants, reduced capacity at retail...
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