Calvert News

State Fire Marshal Issues Warning About New Social Media “Challenge”

State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci would like to warn parents of a new viral teen video, which may result in fire incidents and cause serious injury. While the Office of the State Fire Marshal has received no reported incidents within Maryland thus far, the agency has been notified by authorities of two incidents...
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One Injured After Motor Vehicle Accident Involving Dump Truck in Hollywood

On Thursday, January 23, 2020, at approximately 1:35 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road and Hollywood Road in Hollywood, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find one vehicle in the median, and one dump truck in the roadway, with one subject...
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Governor Hogan Again Proposes Major Investments for Maryland Environment Chesapeake Bay Budget Includes Record Investment in Bay Restoration

Governor Hogan Again Proposes Major Investments for Maryland Environment Chesapeake Bay Budget Includes Record Investment in Bay Restoration

For the sixth year in a row, Governor Larry Hogan has proposed major funding to restore the Chesapeake Bay and continue his strong record of skilled environmental stewardship. This includes a record $57.2 million for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund, more than $280 million for environmental infrastructure projects statewide, full...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Reports of White Van with “Calvert Wellness” Decals

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Reports of White Van with “Calvert Wellness” Decals

On January 15th, 2020, The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that two white males in their mid 30’s, operating an older white van with “Calvert Wellness” decals on the side was attempting to call high school aged girls over to their van while they were getting off of the school bus in...
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Calvert County Hospice Looking for Volunteers, Training Starts March 1, 2020

Calvert Hospice announces its next Volunteer Training on Sunday, March 1 starting at 8:30 am. We are looking for volunteers to visit with patients and offer family members a break, help in the Calvert Hospice office, work at the Shoppe for Hospice, help facilitate the Journeys support group for grieving children, or assist at...
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The Optimist Club of Calvert Prince Frederick International Essay Contest Sets Deadline for February 14, 2020

The Optimist Club of Calvert Prince Frederick is encouraging Calvert County students to contemplate the phrase “Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you iMagine?” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for the 2019/20 school year. In addition to developing skills for written expression, participants also have the opportunity to win...
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Governor Hogan’s Violent Crime Bills Officially Introduced In General Assembly

Governor Larry Hogan’s legislative initiatives to address violent crime were introduced in the General Assembly this evening. His crime package, which he first announced last month at a press conference in Baltimore City, includes tougher sentences for violent offenders who commit crimes with guns, stronger penalties for those who intimidate witnesses, and more transparency...
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22-Year-Old Calvert Man Sentenced to 36-Month Prison Term After Causing Fatal Car Crash in North West Washington D.C.

Tyler S. Hurley, 22, of Port Republic, Maryland, was sentenced yesterday to a prison term of 36 months (3 years) for Voluntary Manslaughter, stemming from a traffic collision where he ran a red light and collided with another vehicle, killing the driver, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Gregory Monahan, Acting Chief of...
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The Jewelry Trunk Show is Coming to the Calvert County Marine Museum Friday, February 7 to Sunday, February 9, 2020

The Jewelry Trunk Show is back by popular demand at the Calvert Marine Museum Store. Treat yourself, or that special someone, Friday, February 7 – Sunday, February 9 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The show is presenting an exquisite selection of jewelry that highlights a variety of artists and their unique designs. Take...
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2020 Winter Commencement Pinning Ceremony Celebrates CSM’s 41 Nursing Graduates

During the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) nursing recognition ceremony Jan. 16, as part of the college’s 21st Winter Commencement, 41 associate degree nursing candidates received their nursing pin. The nursing pin is a treasured symbol CSM Nursing Professor Jeanne Hill told the graduates and their families during the ceremony. She explained how the...
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Old Dominion, Dustin Lynch, and Carly Pearce Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 21, 2020

Old Dominion, Dustin Lynch, and Carly Pearce Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 21, 2020

CMA Vocal Group of the Year Old Dominion will perform live at the Calvert Marine Museum PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, August 21 as part of their “We Are Old Dominion” summer tour. Old Dominion has emerged as one of the hottest bands out of Nashville, fusing clever lyrics and an infectious sound with...
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Governor Hogan Announces More Than $1 Billion in Tax Relief for Maryland Retirees

Governor Hogan Announces More Than $1 Billion in Tax Relief for Maryland Retirees

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a more than $1 billion tax relief proposal to make it more affordable for retirees to stay in Maryland. This legislation, which would lower taxes for more than 230,000 Marylanders, is the biggest tax reduction in Maryland in more than two decades. “People who have been lifelong Marylanders and...
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UPDATE: Probation Violation Sends Lexington Park Woman Back to Jail for 18 Months

UPDATE: Probation Violation Sends Lexington Park Woman Back to Jail for 18 Months

Calvert County Circuit Court Judge Mark Chandlee, sentenced Lindsay Leanne Canter, 34, of California to 18 months for violating her probation. Canter is currently incarcerated at the Calvert County Detention Center Canter violated her probation in September of 2019, when she went out to several bars drinking with friends to celebrate her 34th birthday....
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D.C. Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Calvert County Yields Over 40 Grams of Drugs

D.C. Man Arrested After Traffic Stop in Calvert County Yields Over 40 Grams of Drugs

On Monday, January 6, 2020, Deputy Aranda conducted a traffic stop at Stoakley Road and Solomons Island Road North in Prince Frederick Upon making contact with the occupants, Deputy Aranda detected the odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The passenger, Lejeevan Ryan Toudle, 35, advised there was a small amount of marijuana...
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Calvert Man Arrested After Stealing Cheesecake at Prince Frederick Giant

Calvert Man Arrested After Stealing Cheesecake at Prince Frederick Giant

On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Deputy Wilson responded to the Giant at 655 Solomons Island Road North in Prince Frederick, for the reported theft. The complainant advised that the suspect, Marvin Charles Dickerson Jr. (35), was observed to take a cheesecake and exit the store without paying for it. Deputy Wilson made contact with...
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Governor Hogan Announces 2019 Award of $9 Million in Tax Credits for Student Loan Debt

Governor Hogan Announces 2019 Award of $9 Million in Tax Credits for Student Loan Debt

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Secretary Dr. James D. Fielder announced the awarding of nearly $9 million in tax credits for 9,600 Maryland residents with student loan debt. “It is critical that we look for ways to help those in our state crippled by student loan debt,” Governor Hogan said....
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The College of Southern Maryland Announces Keynote Speaker for the 21st Winter Commencement on January 16, 2020

The College of Southern Maryland will recognize 508 candidates for 465 degrees and 255 certificates during its 21st Winter Commencement Jan. 16 at the La Plata Campus. The graduates range in age from 19 to 62 with nearly 33 percent from Charles County, 32.5 percent from St. Mary’s County, 26 percent from Calvert County...
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Calvert County Chamber of Commerce Awards $2,100 for Student Scholarships at College of Southern Maryland

Members of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce presented the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation with $2,100 for student scholarships during the chamber’s annual holiday Business After Hours event hosted by CSM at its Prince Frederick Campus Dec. 12, 2019. The check represents the largest amount the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce has...
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Calvert County Emergency Communications Center Career Opportunities

Often described as your primary lifeline in the event of an emergency, Calvert County emergency telecommunicators coordinate with Calvert County police, fire, rescue and EMS to guide first responders to your location quickly 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Calvert Emergency Communications is looking for highly motivated, people-oriented candidates to join the...
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Mary Beth Cook Appointed Director of Planning and Zoning in Calvert County

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Beth Cook as the county government director of Planning & Zoning. Cook’s appointment is effective Jan. 6, 2020. Cook, who was most recently the deputy director/zoning officer in the Calvert County Department of Planning & Zoning, has worked...
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Melanie Woodson Appointed Director of Human Resources in Calvert County

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanie Woodson as the county government director of human resources. Woodson’s appointment is effective Jan. 13, 2020. Woodson, who was most recently the human resources deputy director in the Calvert County Department of Human Resources, has worked for the...
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Calvert County Animal Control Seeks Information in Animal Cruelty Case Where Chocolate Labrador Retriever was Killed

Calvert County Animal Control is seeking information related to a possible case of animal cruelty. The Friends of the Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. On Dec. 16, 2019, Animal Control officers responded to the...
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Metropolitan Commision Employees Support A Community That Shares

On December 19, 2019, employees of the Metropolitan Commission presented Bruce Maynard, A Community That Shares (“ACTS”) representative, with a donation in the amount of $2,514.25. This donation was made possible through fundraising efforts of MetCom employees throughout the fall into the holiday season. Supporting local charities has been an annual initiative by Metropolitan...
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Celebrate the Dream of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with Free Three Day Event at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, January 18 to 20

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, will celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with MLK Days, an annual event that brings the community together for three days of uplifting creativity and inspiration. This year’s event will take place Saturday, January 18 through Monday, January 20,...
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UPDATE: Public School Worker Charged with Sexual Child Abuse was Shuffled from School to School for Years Prior to Arrest

George Andrew Taylor, 34, of Waldorf

UPDATE 1/9/2019: On December 10, 2019, Victim 1, a seven-year old female, disclosed to her mother that an adult male had been sexually abusing her, with the most recent incident happening around Thanksgiving, 2019. Victim 1 identified her abuser as “George”, George Andrew Taylor, 34, of Waldorf. Police responded to the Center for Children...
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