Calvert News

Thomas Johnson Bridge Closed for Nearly 2 Hours After Motor Vehicle Collision

Thomas Johnson Bridge Closed for Nearly 2 Hours After Motor Vehicle Collision

On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at approximately 5:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel from Calvert County responded to the Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge for the reported motor vehicle collision with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find at least three vehicles involved with two in a head-on collision. Emergency medical personnel evaluated...
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Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion Lifts F-35C in External Load Test

Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion Lifts F-35C in External Load Test

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND PATUXENT RIVER, Md.: A CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron (VMX) performed an external load certification lift of an inoperable F-35 Lightning II airframe in December at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland. The lift was to evaluate the load and inform...
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Annual On Watch Memorial Campaign to Commemorate World War II Veterans Runs Through May 1, 2023

Annual On Watch Memorial Campaign to Commemorate World War II Veterans Runs Through May 1, 2023

Citizens are invited to honor a World War II veteran with a memorial paver brick on the Veterans Patio at the “On Watch” memorial statue in Solomons. The Calvert County Department of Public Works, General Services Division, is coordinating the annual campaign, which runs through May 1, 2023. The “On Watch” memorial statue is...
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Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Indecent Exposure and Other Charges After Stripping in Safeway Parking Lot

Prince Frederick Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, Indecent Exposure and Other Charges After Stripping in Safeway Parking Lot

On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, Deputy McCourt responded to the Safeway located at 80 West Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick, for a 911 hang-up. Upon arrival, Deputy McCourt observed Lionell Mackall Jr., 41 of Prince Frederick, in the parking to be heavily intoxicated as he was unable to walk straight and had extremely...
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9-Year-Old Finds Huge Megalodon Tooth on Christmas Morning at Calvert Cliffs

9-Year-Old Finds Huge Megalodon Tooth on Christmas Morning at Calvert Cliffs

Future paleontologist, Molly, was out searching for fossils on Christmas morning when, what to her wondering eyes appeared…but a huge Megalodon tooth! Molly was excited to share her awesome find with our paleontology department at the museum! We love seeing and hearing about the treasures you find along the shore. New in 2023 is...
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Calvert County Board of County Commissioners Meet Over Water and Sewer Allocation Policy

Calvert County Board of County Commissioners Meet Over Water and Sewer Allocation Policy

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) acted unanimously today to improve the water and sewerage customers’ relationship with Calvert County Government. The BOCC initiated the process to repeal Resolution 32-16, the current Water and Sewer Allocation Policy, adopted on Sept. 27, 2016. Staff was directed to schedule a public hearing to repeal...
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Calvert Library Foundation Awards Dinner Honoring Patricia Hofmann and Michael Kent on March 11, 2023

Calvert Library Foundation Awards Dinner Honoring Patricia Hofmann and Michael Kent on March 11, 2023

The Calvert Library Foundation is pleased to announce that 2022 Foundation Award honoree Ms. Patricia Hofmann and 2023 Foundation Award honoree Michael Kent will be celebrated at a dinner on Saturday, March 11, at 6pm, at the Saint John Vianney, Vianney Room in the Parish Center in Prince Frederick. Periodically, the Calvert Library Foundation...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Single Vehicle Crash That Killed a Prince Frederick Man

Police in Calvert County Investigating Single Vehicle Crash That Killed a Prince Frederick Man

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash the occurred Monday evening in Calvert County. On Monday, January 23, 2023, at approximately 6:45 p.m., troopers from the Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the 200 block of Steeple Chase Drive in Prince Frederick, for a report of a vehicle that struck a building. According...
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Noise Advisory – Field Carrier Landing Practice Flights Scheduled January 24-27, 2023

Noise Advisory – Field Carrier Landing Practice Flights Scheduled January 24-27, 2023

Communities surrounding Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Jan. 24 – 27, 2023 from noon to 6:30 p.m. Pilots at NAS Patuxent River will be conducting Field Carrier Landing Practices (FCLPs). FCLPs are simulated carrier landings conducted to prepare the pilot to land safely...
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February 2023 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

February 2023 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Let the fun begin! Coprolites, skipjack tours, programs for kids and more museum fun will keep the winter blues away. Stay for a night of great music with a performance by Ash and Eric as a part of our Maritime Performance Series. For more information, please visit: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com Thursdays, Feb. 2 & 9 –...
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Maryland Governor Moore’s New Budget Includes Several Chesapeake Bay Restoration Priorities

Maryland Governor Moore’s New Budget Includes Several Chesapeake Bay Restoration Priorities

January 20, 2023: A.J. Metcalf, Maryland Media & Communications Coordinator, Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) Maryland Gov. Wes Moore’s newly released state budget includes funding for several high priority initiatives to improve Chesapeake Bay. The Fiscal Year 2024 budget provides 43 new positions and $3.7 million in funding for the Maryland Department of the Environment...
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Hoyer Secures Over $16 Million in Funding for Charles, St. Mary’s, Calvert, Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties in the FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations

Hoyer Secures Over $16 Million in Funding for Charles, St. Mary’s, Calvert, Prince George’s and Anne Arundel Counties in the FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement following House passage of the 2023 Fiscal Year Omnibus legislation, announcing over $16,125,150 in Community Project Funding for Fifth District priorities. This total is in addition to the more than $13,000,000 that Congressman Hoyer secured for projects in the Fifth District in the FY22 Omnibus....
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Hoyer Receives Briefing at Calvert Health on New Health Care Technology

Hoyer Receives Briefing at Calvert Health on New Health Care Technology

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement after receiving a briefing on the Da Vinci Robot technology at Calvert Health, which Congressman Hoyer helped secure $950,000 for in the FY 2023 Omnibus legislation: “It was great to hear from the talented doctors and leadership at Calvert Health and learn more about the...
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Two New Hermit Crab Species Named from Calvert Cliffs

Two New Hermit Crab Species Named from Calvert Cliffs

Calvert Cliffs is a great place to collect fossil shark teeth, whale and dolphin bones, and shells. Many scientifically important fossils have come from these world-famous cliffs. The shells commonly found on the beaches belonged to gastropods (snails) and bivalves (clams) that once inhabited this area. When snails (both modern and fossil) die, their...
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Governor Moore Releases $69 Million in Previously-Withheld Funding

Governor Moore Releases $69 Million in Previously-Withheld Funding

Governor Wes Moore announced the release of $69 million in previously-withheld funding in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. These funds were authorized by the legislature last year, and Governor Moore is proudly standing with the legislature by directing these investments toward critical programs and services throughout the state. “The investments impact every community in...
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Woman Flown to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Own Vehicle in Sunderland

Woman Flown to Trauma Center After Being Run Over by Own Vehicle in Sunderland

On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at approximately 2:47 p.m., police, fire, and rescue personnel responded to the 1300 block of Trouble Lane in Sunderland, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The 911 caller reported she was ran over by her own vehicle when she got out of it. Crews arrived on...
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Calvert County Volunteer Fire Rescue EMS Association Memorial Fund Donation

Calvert County Volunteer Fire Rescue EMS Association Memorial Fund Donation

On Friday, January 6, 2023, the Calvert Elks #2620 presented officers from the Calvert County Volunteer Fire, Rescue & EMS Association a check for their Memorial Fund in the amount of $8,133 from their recent golf tournament. We would like to thank them for their time and efforts in preparing and hosting the fundraiser...
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Maryland’s 2023 Primitive Deer Hunt Runs February 1st to 3rd

Maryland’s 2023 Primitive Deer Hunt Runs February 1st to 3rd

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces the state’s Primitive Deer Hunt will be open Feb. 1-3 statewide. Hunters with a valid hunting license, or those exempt from the hunting license requirement, may use primitive bows or muzzleloaders to hunt sika and white-tailed deer during these days. Primitive hunting devices are defined as long...
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CSM Commemorates 24th Winter Commencement January 13, 2023 with Three Graduation Ceremonies

CSM Commemorates 24th Winter Commencement January 13, 2023 with Three Graduation Ceremonies

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) recognized 532 candidates for 428 degrees and 226 certificates during its 24th Winter Commencement ceremonies Jan. 13. in a day filled with joyous applause, tears, photo sessions and pop up celebrations at the college’s La Plata Campus. The graduates ranged in age from 18 years old to 67...
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Maryland State Police, FBI and Partners Seeks to Educate Public About Warning Signs Of Human Trafficking and Sextortion Schemes

Maryland State Police, FBI and Partners Seeks to Educate Public About Warning Signs Of Human Trafficking and Sextortion Schemes

With January being Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Maryland State Police are urging the public to recognize potential warning signs to reduce the chances of others becoming victims in the future. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a child is trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation every two minutes in the United States....
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Wes Moore Sworn in As Maryland’s First Black Governor

Wes Moore Sworn in As Maryland’s First Black Governor

Wes Moore made history on January 18, 2023. Moore becomes Maryland’s first black Governor and only the 3rd ever elected in U.S. history. Moore was sworn in, taking the oath of office using Bibles once owned by his grandfather and Frederick Douglass. Moore’s speech can be viewed below. Former Governor Larry Hogan released a...
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Lusby Woman Armed With a Baseball Bat Arrested for Home Invasion in Calvert County

Lusby Woman Armed With a Baseball Bat Arrested for Home Invasion in Calvert County

On January 9, 2023, Deputy Tavares of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12100 block of Gringo Road in Lusby, for the report of a burglary in progress. Deputies arrived on the scene and discovered a female suspect, Laytonya Nichole Dixon, 45 of Lusby, sitting on the front porch with a metal...
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Police Arrest Disorderly Man at Chick-fil-A in Prince Frederick

Police Arrest Disorderly Man at Chick-fil-A in Prince Frederick

On January 9, 2023, Deputy McCourt of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Chick-fil-A located at 806 N. Solomons Island Road in Prince Frederick, for a disorderly subject. Investigation revealed Nyequaan Jacquice Washington, 25 of no fixed address, was in the establishment behind the counter attempting to access the kitchen while being...
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Calvert County Winter Storm Warnings Requirements for Animal Owners

Calvert County Winter Storm Warnings Requirements for Animal Owners

When the National Weather Service issues a WINTER STORM WARNING for Calvert County. From the announcement until the expiration of the official warning the following are required to be provided by animal owners or custodians: Dogs and cats should be brought inside. If a dog or cat is left outside they must have free...
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13th Annual Maritime Performance Series Returns to Calvert Marine Museum in 2023

13th Annual Maritime Performance Series Returns to Calvert Marine Museum in 2023

Tickets are available now for the 13th Annual Maritime Performance Series at the Calvert Marine Museum. Guests will delight in the harmonious talent each of these groups bring to the stage. Performances are in the museum’s Harms Gallery starting at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. with beer and wine for sale. Tickets...
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