Calvert News

Red Cross Helps Lusby Family After House Fire

Red Cross Helps Lusby Family After House Fire

American Red Cross workers were on the scene last night offering help to a family after a fire destroyed their home on the 130 block of Cove Point in Lusby. The Red Cross provided the residents with emergency shelter and financial assistance to replace burned clothing, food and other essential needs.  Red Cross caseworkers...
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Local Dealer is Among the Top Nationwide

Local Dealer is Among the Top Nationwide

Local Dealer is Among the Top Nationwide, American Standard Survey Reveals Boothe’s Heating and Air Conditioning Earns Top Scores From Buyers. On Friday, March 2, 2012 Northeastern Supply hosted their 2nd Annual American Standard Dealer Meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.  Northeastern Supply is a Plumbing, HVAC, and water systems wholesaler...
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Thank You for the Republican Nomination

Thank You for the Republican Nomination

Message from O’Donnell for Congress: Friends – Thank you for your support!  I am humbled by your faith in me to carry your banner forward. Now the second phase of our fight begins.  We are going to carry our message to every nook and cranny in the 5th District. The future of our country...
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Firefighters Battle House Fire in Lusby

Firefighters Battle House Fire in Lusby

UPDATE 4:30 Cove Point Road is open at this time. UPDATE 3:45 At least two people were treated on the scene for minor burns. Red Cross will be assisting five adults and five children. Cove Point Road remains shut down at this time. UPDATE 3 p.m. Fire and rescue crews arrived on scene to...
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Drivers Extricated in Owings Crash

Drivers Extricated in Owings Crash

Authorities in Calvert County are investigating an accident in Owings that left two injured. Fire and rescue crews responded to report of an accident with injuries along Route 2 and Wayside Drive on Monday, April 2 at 2:09 p.m. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles involved and the drivers of each vehicle...
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Calvert Library Fines are Changing

Calvert Library Fines are Changing

Calvert Library hasn’t raised fines in over 20 years, so it seems that the time has come. The main purpose of fines is to encourage customers to return their items so another customer can use them. The library uses the money generated by fine collection as part of the budget for the purchase of...
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Vehicle Overturned on SB Route 4 in Prince Frederick

Vehicle Overturned on SB Route 4 in Prince Frederick

Authorities in Calvert County are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Prince Frederick in front of the Wal-Mart. The accident was reported around 3:55 p.m. on Monday, April 2. One vehicle is reported overtured. No word yet on the extent of injuries. Expect delays southbound Route 4 in the area of...
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Docents/Guides Needed for Temporary Lincoln Exhibit at Calvert Library

Docents/Guides Needed for Temporary Lincoln Exhibit at Calvert Library

Are you interested in the Civil War?  Lincoln?  The Constitution?  Calvert Library has a Summer 2012 opportunity for volunteer Docent/Guides to escort and inform visitors through a thought-provoking exhibit at Calvert Library Prince Frederick this July and August 2012. The library will be hosting Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War from July 11-August...
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Water Rescue Under Way Near Cove Point

Water Rescue Under Way Near Cove Point

Authorities in Calvert County are responding to a water rescue in the Chesapeake Bay in the area of Cove Point. The call came out around 1:15 p.m. on Monday, April 2 for a boat taking on water. All four passengers are reported to be wearing life vests. More information to follow as it becomes...
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Congratulations, Ms. Gibson!

Congratulations, Ms. Gibson!

Amy Gibson, English teacher at Huntingtown High School, is one of this year’s recipients of The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards.  Allie Bolen, one of Ms. Gibson’s former students, nominated her for this prestigious award.  In her essay, Ms. Bolen writes, “Ms. Gibson taught me a great deal about English in her class,...
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Lusby Man Killed After Jumping from Roof of Local Hotel

Lusby Man Killed After Jumping from Roof of Local Hotel

On March 31, 2012 at 1:22 p.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Super 8 Motel located at 40 Commerce Lane Prince Frederick, MD to check the welfare of a male that was hanging out of a second story window. Deputies arrived on scene and located the victim, Joseph Kirk Nguyen,...
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State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Assault on Trooper: On 3/26/12 at 6:30 pm, Trooper First Class Hunt responded to the area of Skinners Turn Rd. and Clyde Jones Rd. in Owings for a report of a domestic dispute.  During the investigation, Bobby L. King, Jr., 27 of Sunderland, attempted...
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Calvert Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Calvert Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

On March 29,  at 1:58 a.m., Trooper First Class Evans responded to the 500 block of Stamper Ct. in Prince Frederick for a report of an intoxicated and disorderly subject. Ronald L. Harltey, 25 of Prince Frederick was found in the parking lot of the townhouse complex.  He was intoxicated, arguing with other residents and...
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CMM Capital Campaign Update

CMM Capital Campaign Update

The Calvert Marine Museum Society (CMMS) Board of Directors launched the public phase of the Coming of Age Capital Campaign last October to expand and renovate the Exhibition Building. The support from board members, museum staff, volunteers, members, friends, and the business community has been astounding. To date over $650,000 has been raised in...
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Sotterley’s14th Annual Plant Sale, FREE Plant Exchange

Sotterley’s14th Annual Plant Sale, FREE Plant Exchange

Celebrating the 14th Annual Plant Sale and Free Plant Exchange with something NEW – an extra day! April 28 & 29th, 2012 Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunday from Noon – 3:00 p.m. The popularity of this event has grown significantly over the years and the dedicated Sotterley Garden Guild has just announced that they...
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Donate Your Clean, Reusable Material to Annmarie Garden

Donate Your Clean, Reusable Material to Annmarie Garden

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (Annmarie Garden) is seeking your clean, reusable waste for use in their new artLAB in quantities of 15 or more.  Annmarie Garden is looking for surplus, discontinued, and scrap materials.  Office supplies, paper goods, packaging materials, textiles, appliances, wooden materials, plastics, and more are welcome.  For an exhaustive...
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Celebrate April in Calvert County

Celebrate April in Calvert County

April arrives with the promise of warmer days as nature greets spring with an explosion of color. In Calvert County, it brings museum adventures, outdoor celebrations and plenty of family-friendly fun. Through August 31 Home Tweet Home: Art for the Birds Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road, Solomons 410-326-4640 • www.annmariegarden.org...
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Demolition Crews Find Time Capsule at Calvert High School

Demolition Crews Find Time Capsule at Calvert High School

During the demolition of the old Calvert High/Calvert Middle School, the crew discovered a time capsule in the cornerstone dated 1947 and was apparently placed there sometime in 1948, about the time the school was finished being constructed. Inside the box was a timeline on the struggle to build a new high school for...
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12th Annual Taste of Solomons March 31

12th Annual Taste of Solomons March 31

The Solomons Business Association hosts the 12th annual Taste of Solomons event on Saturday, March 31 from 11 am to 4 pm. Taste of Solomons is a one-day food festival showcasing the many wonderful places to eat in this lovely waterfront community. Food and drink tickets are only $4 each, and are available for...
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War of 1812 and Star-Spangled 200 Joint Effort

War of 1812 and Star-Spangled 200 Joint Effort

An Executive Order issued on September 8, 2007 by Governor Martin O’Malley, created the Bicentennial Commission for Maryland’s part in the War of 1812. Multi-year cultural tourism and educational programs have been planned. In 2005, Congress amended the National Trails System Act to designate the Star-Spangles Banner Trail in Maryland,Virginia and the District of...
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Weekend Nightlife March 30 – April 1

Weekend Nightlife March 30 – April 1

Ready for the weekend? Band, DJ or Karaoke?  Southern Maryland News Net’s Entertainment Guide has it all! Check out the hottest bands at your local bar, club and/or restaurant. Friday, March 30 Island Bar & Crab House: Shuckin’ Country Ruddy Duck: Stephanie Williams Band Anthony’s Bar and Grill: Legal Action Band (Classic Rock) Blue...
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Southern Maryland Hospital to Enter Strategic Partnership

Southern Maryland Hospital to Enter Strategic Partnership

Southern Maryland Hospital Center has begun discussions to partner with a regional health system as part of its mission to serve the 800,000 citizens of Prince George’s, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary’s Counties. Aligning with a regional hospital system will give Southern Maryland Hospital Center, which is privately owned, access to additional resources to...
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Large Underage Drinking Party Bust

Large Underage Drinking Party Bust

On February 4, 2012 at 6:34 p.m. Sheriff Mike Evans and members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 665 Patuxent Reach Drive, Prince Frederick,  for a report of an underage drinking party. Upon arrival Sheriff Evans, Cpl. Libby and F/Sgt. Payne made contact with a juvenile, who appeared to be intoxicated, in...
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Plan Maryland Affecting Local Government

Plan Maryland Affecting Local Government

On December 19, 2011 Governor Martin O’Malley signed an executive order, Plan Maryland, stripping local governments of their zoning and land use power. Before that, local elected officials were accountable to local voters, deciding when, where and how much new development would take place in their county. Officials also told the state where to build...
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Warriors in Training

Warriors in Training

Getting fit is more fun when exercises are varied and you are joined by likeminded people—or as in the case of Rodrekia Johnson of Nanjemoy—joined by fellow warriors in training for the Warrior Dash to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Johnson, who is studying to be a phlebotomy technician at the College of...
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