Calvert News

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Hold Open House to Discuss 2016 Performance of Calvert Cliffs

Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Hold Open House to Discuss 2016 Performance of Calvert Cliffs

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will be available to discuss the 2016 safety performance of the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant, operated by Exelon Generation Co., during an open house on April 25 in Prince Frederick. The open house will run from 5-7 p.m. at the SpringHill Suites, at 75 Sherry Lane. Agency employees...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 5/15/2017

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – 5/15/2017

During the week of May 8 through May 14, 2017, Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,280 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On May 15, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Deputy N. Barger responded to W. Chesapeake Beach Road, in Owings, for a reported burglary. Upon arrival the victim...
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Governor Larry Hogan, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Mayor Muriel Bowser Participate in Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit

Governor Larry Hogan, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Mayor Muriel Bowser Participate in Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit

Governor Larry Hogan today was joined by District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as featured speakers at the Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit. The summit, organized by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, is an opportunity for hundreds of area policymakers and public health and safety professionals from...
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CSM to Close for Memorial Day Weekend, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

CSM to Close for Memorial Day Weekend, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

In observance of Memorial Day, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29. The college will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 30. In addition, starting May 26 and continuing every Friday in July except for July 7, all CSM campuses will observe early closing for...
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CSM Nursing Graduate Compares Camaraderie to that of the Military

CSM Nursing Graduate Compares Camaraderie to that of the Military

Every winter and spring commencement, nursing students at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) line up, dressed in their best, to await their recognition and pinning ceremony that precedes their graduation at CSM’s La Plata Campus. But for one of those students awaiting their turn during the recent winter commencement, she could not stand...
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Wednesday’s Pet is GODIVA

Wednesday’s Pet is GODIVA

Wednesday’s Pet for 5/10/2017 is GODIVA Featured Pet: Godiva Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Beagle Sex: Female Size: Medium    Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Godiva was living in a barn, before that she found herself at a shelter in Virginia.  She deserves a loving family...
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Hoyer Attends a Demonstration of the College of Southern Maryland’s Robotics Team

Hoyer Attends a Demonstration of the College of Southern Maryland’s Robotics Team

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met with students on the College of Southern Maryland’s Talons Robotics Team this afternoon and viewed a demonstration of their work. The Talons recently made it to the semi-final round of the VEX-U World Championship competition in Louisville, Kentucky, and received their division’s Innovate Award....
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Chesapeake Bay Report Card Shows Steady Health Recovery

Chesapeake Bay Report Card Shows Steady Health Recovery

The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working. The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade (54 percent) in the 2016 report card, one of the highest scores calculated by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. In addition, fish...
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Calvert Hospice Butterfly Release to be Held on June 11

Calvert Hospice Butterfly Release to be Held on June 11

Calvert Hospice announces its annual Butterfly Release & Memorial Service to be held on June 11, 2017 starting at 2 pm at Wisner Hall, Kings Landing Park in Huntingtown. The event is designed for those who want to celebrate the life of a loved one. The ceremony will incorporate music and reflection and concludes...
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CSM President’s Retirement Party to Raise Funds for New Scholarship, June 3

CSM President’s Retirement Party to Raise Funds for New Scholarship, June 3

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) and the CSM Foundation will celebrate the many contributions of retiring president, Dr. Bradley Gottfried, at a special evening June 3 at the newly opened Center for Trades and Energy Training (CTET) at the CSM Regional Hughesville Campus. The Celebrating a Career, Building Futures event is a chance...
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National Arson Awareness Week in Full Swing

National Arson Awareness Week in Full Swing

National Arson Awareness Week will be in full swing from May 7th through May 13th this year. The theme for this year’s awareness campaign focuses on protecting houses of worship from intentional fires through prevention. The honorable Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed May 7 – 13, 2017 as National Arson Awareness Week in Maryland....
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Experts Warn of Increases in Tick-Borne Powassan Virus

Experts Warn of Increases in Tick-Borne Powassan Virus

Powassan (POW) virus is transmitted to humans by infected ticks. Approximately 75 cases of POW virus disease were reported in the United States over the past 10 years. Most cases have occurred in the Northeast and Great Lakes region. Signs and symptoms of infection can include fever, headache, vomiting, weakness, confusion, seizures, and memory...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $135.7 Million in Revenue During April

Maryland Casinos Generate $135.7 Million in Revenue During April

Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced April 2017 revenue numbers for the state’s six casinos: Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County, and MGM National Harbor in Prince...
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Coast Guard Warns of Laser Strikes to Commercial Vessels

Coast Guard Warns of Laser Strikes to Commercial Vessels

The Coast Guard is investigating multiple laser strikes during the past month aimed at commercial vessels transiting the Chesapeake Bay and warns the public of this dangerous act. Four incidences occurred early Wednesday morning between midnight and 3 a.m., involving the motor vessels Salome, Bulk Spain, and AM Annaba. Additionally, a pilot vessel was...
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Marylanders Reminded to Keep Fawns Wild

Marylanders Reminded to Keep Fawns Wild

With late spring being the prime birthing time for white-tailed deer in the state, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone who encounters a fawn to avoid disturbing it. While young deer often appear to be orphaned, in most cases the doe is nearby protecting and feeding her offspring. Too often, well-intentioned people find and remove...
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Calvert County Visitor Center Expands Spring and Summer Hours

Calvert County Visitor Center Expands Spring and Summer Hours

Spring and summer is when visitors begin streaming back to Calvert County for vacations, day trips and a variety of fun activities for the entire family. To help tourists, motorists and boaters with travel plans, directions and general information, Calvert County’s visitor information center is expanding its hours of operation. The center will be...
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Calvert County Farmers Markets Feature Fresh Local Food, Products

Calvert County Farmers Markets Feature Fresh Local Food, Products

Eating fresh and eating local is made easy every spring with an abundance of fresh food from Calvert County’s farmers, agri-businesses and watermen. Calvert County’s four weekly farmers markets return the first week in May with early harvests ready for sale on the following schedule: • Tuesdays in Prince Frederick in the Calvert Memorial...
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Wednesday’s Pet is WILBUR

Wednesday’s Pet is WILBUR

Wednesday’s Pet for 5-3-2017 WILBUR Featured Pet: WILBUR Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (9 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Wilbur is an 8-year-old Chihuahua/Miniature Pincher Mix. He is athletic, sturdy and loving. Wilbur...
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Park Quest Registration Opens for Maryland Families Seeking Outdoor Adventure

Park Quest Registration Opens for Maryland Families Seeking Outdoor Adventure

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today is opening registration for Park Quest, the popular family-based outdoor adventure program. Park Quest allows families to engage in outdoor activities and adventures at Maryland’s beautiful state parks and public lands throughout the summer. “We are marking the 10th anniversary of Park Quest, and we’re featuring our best quests for this year’s celebration,” Maryland...
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CSM President Dr. Bradley Gottfried to be Keynote Speaker at Spring Graduation, May 18

CSM President Dr. Bradley Gottfried to be Keynote Speaker at Spring Graduation, May 18

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will recognize candidates for degrees and certificates during its 58th Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony May 18 at the La Plata Campus. CSM President Dr. Bradley Gottfried, who will be retiring at the end of June after 11 years of leading the college, will provide the keynote address. Appointed...
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St. Leonard Man Arrested for Possession With Intent to Distribute Drugs

St. Leonard Man Arrested for Possession With Intent to Distribute Drugs

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at approximately 9:20 pm, Trooper First Class Barlow and Trooper First Class Lewis from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to a broadcast in an attempt to locate Anthony A. Perez, 23 of St. Leonard, who reportedly was driving under the influence of Xanax. The vehicle was...
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Cove Point LNG to Conduct Pipeline Maintenance at Lusby Terminal

Cove Point LNG to Conduct Pipeline Maintenance at Lusby Terminal

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management announces maintenance activities will be conducted on the Dominion Cove Point LNG terminal’s natural gas pipeline throughout the month of May. As part of that process, a small amount of potentially odorized natural gas will be vented to the atmosphere. These releases will...
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Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Huntingtown Man Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Kreps of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to Roland’s, in Chesapeake Beach, for the complaint of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival a witness explained they observed a black male repeatedly pulling his pants down. He located the male subject, later identified as Keith Lucombe, III, 28,...
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Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

Leonardtown Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Solomon’s Island Taco Bell

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, Deputy R. Wilson of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Solomon’s Island Taco Bell parking lot to assist Deputy D. Naughton with a vehicle chase that ended in the Taco Bell parking lot. While conducting their investigation, another male arrived on the scene who claimed to...
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Calvert Meals on Wheels Accepts Check from Waldorf Subaru

Calvert Meals on Wheels Accepts Check from Waldorf Subaru

Calvert Meals on Wheels (CMOW) accepted a check for $6,419, on April 19, 2017, from Waldorf Subaru as part of Subaru’s Share the Love Event. Pictured from left to right are: Tayler Moore, A. J. Cuffee, Barbara Harris, CMOW President, and Marcello Grimaldi, General Sales Manager. At the end of each year, Subaru’s Share...
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