Calvert News

Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

Concerts, Auditions and a Scholarship Resource Fair Mark a Busy December for College of Southern Maryland

CSM Chorale and Barbershop Concert. 8 p.m., Dec. 5. College of Southern Maryland (CSM), La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Brad and Linda Gottfried Theater, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The CSM Chorale and Chamber Choir with the Southern Mix Barbershop Chorus will perform. $10 adults, $8 seniors/military with ID/youth of high school...
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Hosts Annual Gala to Help Fund MedStar St. Mary’s Women’s Health & Family Birthing Center

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Hosts Annual Gala to Help Fund MedStar St. Mary’s Women’s Health & Family Birthing Center

Irish eyes were smiling on November 22, 2019, as guests enjoyed the 2019 MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Gala, a Date in Dublin, at the Hollywood Social Hall. Sponsored by the hospital and MedStar Shah Medical Group, the annual black-tie affair featured a gourmet dinner and dessert by Ken’s Creative Kitchen of Annapolis with live...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Vaughn Evans and K9 Partner Win Giveaway to New Vegas Police K-9 Conference and Vendor Show

Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Vaughn Evans and K9 Partner Win Giveaway to New Vegas Police K-9 Conference and Vendor Show

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office released a thank you to all citizens who voted. “Thank you ALL for your votes! Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputy V. Evans and K9 Caesar WON the contest for the 6th Annual International Police K-9 Conference & Vendor Show! Way to rally and represent Calvert! Police K-9 Magazine is...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Death at Solomons Boat Ramp

Maryland State Police Investigating Death at Solomons Boat Ramp

On Monday, November 25, 2019, at approximately 6:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Solomons Island Boat Ramp on South Solomons Island Road in Solomons, for the reported open water rescue. Dispatchers advised the 911 caller stated a SUV went into the water at the boat ramp, with the occupant still...
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Boat Fire in Solomons Caused by Overloaded Outlet Extension Cord, Deemed Accidental

Boat Fire in Solomons Caused by Overloaded Outlet Extension Cord, Deemed Accidental

On November 25, 2019, at approximately 8:05 a.m., firefighters from Calvert and St. Mary’s County responded to 255 Lore Road in Solomons, for the reported boat fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 1983, 32-foot Trojan power boat moored in a slip at Beacon Marina. Firefighters found fire in the cabin area...
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Maryland State Police To Increase Patrols For Thanksgiving Holiday

Maryland State Police To Increase Patrols For Thanksgiving Holiday

Maryland State Police will have extra troopers on patrol all across the state as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches. A variety of initiatives will be employed to keep traffic moving safely, to respond quickly to highway incidents, and to take appropriate enforcement action when violations occur, to keep travelers safe on Maryland roads. Beginning Wednesday,...
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Maryland Reports Early Season Deer, Turkey Hunt Results

Maryland Reports Early Season Deer, Turkey Hunt Results

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters harvested 21,073 deer during the early portion of the archery and muzzleloader seasons. The harvest was a 12% increase from last year’s official harvest of 18,839 deer for the same period. More favorable hunting conditions this year contributed to the increased harvest. The two-month...
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Owings Man Arrested for Vehicle Theft in Huntingtown After Caught Driving Drunk While Suspended

Owings Man Arrested for Vehicle Theft in Huntingtown After Caught Driving Drunk While Suspended

On November 12, 2019 Deputy Rzepkowski of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Cabin Court in Owings for the report of a vehicle theft. The victim advised that sometime between 3:00 pm on November 11th and 8:30 am on November 12th and unknown suspect(s) stole their vehicle that was parked in their driveway....
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Firefighters in Calvert Quickly Extinguish Fire at Chesapeake Beach Laundromat

Firefighters in Calvert Quickly Extinguish Fire at Chesapeake Beach Laundromat

On Monday, November 18, 2019, at approximately 3:30 p.m., firefighters from North Beach and surrounding areas responded to the Dunn Clean Laundromat for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a commercial building with smoke showing from the back of the building. Firefighters quickly extinguished a small fire in the...
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Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration Conducting Inspections of Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge on Thursday, November 21, 2019

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration Conducting Inspections of Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge on Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will continue its inspection of the MD 4 Bridge over the Patuxent River (Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge). The inspection will take place nightly through Thursday., November 21, from 9:00 p.m., until 5:00 a.m., the following morning. During the inspection, crews will close one lane...
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Detectives in Calvert County Identify and Apprehend Theft Suspect

Detectives in Calvert County Identify and Apprehend Theft Suspect

Over the last few months, Detectives of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) have been investigating numerous reports of theft from unlocked vehicles in the Huntingtown, Maryland area. On Friday, November 8, 2019, detectives executed numerous search and seizure warrants and an arrest warrant for the individual responsible for these crimes....
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Kenneth M. Hobar Sentenced to Jail for Stalking Calvert County Sheriff Evans

Kenneth M. Hobar Sentenced to Jail for Stalking Calvert County Sheriff Evans

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform the public that Kenneth M. Hobar, the individual known to our community for Facebook impersonations, fake Facebook/social media profiles, antagonizing posts to local businesses, churches, and community organizations, etc. has been apprehended and is currently incarcerated. Hobar, 67, of Lecanto, Florida was arrested on March...
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Volunteer Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Chimney Fire with Extensions in North Beach

Volunteer Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Chimney Fire with Extensions in North Beach

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at approximately 9:10 p.m., firefighters from North Beach and surrounding areas responded to the 3800 Block of E. Chesapeake Beach Road in North Beach, for the reported chimney fire Crews arrived on location of a 1-story single family residence with smoke showing. Firefighters from Engine 11 arrived and quickly...
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Applications for the 2020 Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award Now Available

Applications for the 2020 Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award Now Available

Applications for the 2020 Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award are now available from the Zonta Club of Charles County by contacting info@zontacharlescounty.org. The goal of the YWPA Award program is to encourage young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing a young woman’s commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence...
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The Calvert Marine Museum Announces Participation in the 2020 Combined Federal Campaign

The Calvert Marine Museum Announces Participation in the 2020 Combined Federal Campaign

The 2020 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) has officially launched and the Calvert Marine Museum Society is on the list of participating organizations eligible for donations. Federal employees can elect to pledge their support for the development of education programs and exhibits at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, Maryland....
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Joins Rural Maryland Council to Present CSM with $350,000 for Velocity Center

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Joins Rural Maryland Council to Present CSM with $350,000 for Velocity Center

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan joined Rural Maryland Council Board First Vice Chair John Hartline Nov. 5, 2019 to present College of Southern Maryland (CSM) President Dr. Maureen Murphy and the CSM Board of Trustees with a $350,000 Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund award to complete interior renovations and build out of CSM’s Velocity Center....
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First Responders Across Southern Maryland Stay Busy Due to Inclement Weather

First Responders Across Southern Maryland Stay Busy Due to Inclement Weather

On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at approximately 11:35 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Hermanville Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles off the roadway with no entrapment....
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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings Injures Three

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings Injures Three

On Sunday November 10, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 2 and Mount Harmony Road in Owings, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. While units were responding, dispatchers upgraded the assignment as an overturned vehicle with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene...
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Calvert Hospice Announces 4th Annual Festival of Wreaths on Saturday, November 23, 2019

Calvert Hospice Announces 4th Annual Festival of Wreaths on Saturday, November 23, 2019

Calvert Hospice is pleased to announce our 4th annual Festival of Wreaths. This fun, family-friendly event will be held November 23 from 10 a.m., to 4:00 p.m., at Calvert High School in Prince Frederick. Admission is FREE! There’s something for every member of the family at the Festival of Wreaths. Beautiful, handcrafted wreaths will...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Huntingtown Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police Arrest Huntingtown Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police Computer Crimes investigators arrested and charged a Calvert County man this morning with the possession and distribution of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Anthony M. Mileo, 53, of Huntingtown. He is charged with seventeen counts of possession of child pornography and seventeen counts of distribution of child pornography. Mileo...
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The Calvert Marine Museum Selected as Beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the Month of November

The Calvert Marine Museum Selected as Beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the Month of November

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) has been selected as a beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the month of November. The Giant Food Community Bag Program, which launched in July 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where...
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Joint Statement from Department of Justice, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on Ensuring Security of 2020 Elections

Joint Statement from Department of Justice, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on Ensuring Security of 2020 Elections

Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, FBI Director Christopher Wray, U.S. Cyber Command Commander and NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, and CISA Director Christopher Krebs released the following joint statement: “Today, dozens of states and local jurisdictions...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 11/6/2019

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 11/6/2019

During the weeks of October 7 to November 3 deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to over 5,590 calls for service throughout the communities. On October 9, 2019, Deputy Gilmore conducted a traffic stop on Horace Ward Road in Owings. The tags on the vehicle were reported stolen through the Aberdeen Police...
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David Curson, Audubon Maryland-DC to Speak on Audubon’s Conservation Work in Maryland on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Huntingtown

David Curson, Audubon Maryland-DC to Speak on Audubon’s Conservation Work in Maryland on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Huntingtown

Plan to attend an informative program on the conservation work of Audubon-MD-DC, Friday, November 22. The event hosted by Calvert Nature Society and the Calvert County Division of Natural Resources will be held at Kings Landing Park in Huntingtown from 6-9 p.m. Audubon Maryland-DC is the region’s leading voice for the conservation and protection...
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Firefighters in Calvert County Quickly Extinguish Basement Fire

Firefighters in Calvert County Quickly Extinguish Basement Fire

On November 4, 2019, at approximately 5:50 a.m., firefighters in Calvert County responded to 30 Chesapeake Avenue in Dares Beach, for the reported smoke in the house. Crews arrived on the scene to find nothing evident, and after further investigation, firefighters found moderate smoke conditions inside and found a fire in the basement. Firefighters...
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