Calvert News

Calvert Teen Killed on Route 4

Authorities in Calvert County are investigating the cause of an fatal accident that left one teen dead. Fire and Rescue crews responded to report of an auto accident on Saturday, Oct. 15 around 7:45 a.m., along Northbound Route 4 and Chaney Road in Dunkirk. Crews arrived on scene to discover a single vehicle fully...
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SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 7

SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 7

 The Patuxent Panthers (6-1) have started this season strong winning their first six games and averaging over 42 points per game. In their first drive against Huntingtown (6-1), they drove down the field and scored on a 16 yard TD run by superstar QB Travez Lee. That is where the streak ended as the...
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Weekend Nightlife October 14- 16

Weekend Nightlife October 14- 16

Looking for a night out on the town? Check out SM Net’s Nightlife ‘Hot Spot’ Schedule: Friday, October 14, 2011 Calvert Vera’s – Alive N Kickin Ruddy Duck – Groove Span Calypso Bay- DJ Pablo Charles Green Turtle – Sam Grow Murphys Pub – Syn ergy St. Mary’s Hole in the Wall – Anthony...
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UPDATE: Firefighters Battle North Beach House Fire

UPDATE: Firefighters Battle North Beach House Fire

UPDATE: The cause of the fire appears to be accidental and originated in a bottom floor bedroom. Damage to the home is estimated to be $150,000.00. Firefighters Battling North Beach House Fire Firefighters in Calvert County are on the scene of a house fire in North Beach. Fire and Rescue crews responded to 3609 4th...
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CMM Hosts Homeschool Open House Oct. 26

CMM Hosts Homeschool Open House Oct. 26

The Calvert Marine Museum is offering a Homeschool Open House on Wednesday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The event is open to all homeschoolers and their parents, but is most appropriate for elementary through middle school age children.  Homeschoolers will experience the museum’s three themes: paleontology, the environment, and maritime history....
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Jasper’s in Prince Frederick to Close its Doors

Jasper’s in Prince Frederick to Close its Doors

Letter from Jasper’s American Grille in Prince Frederick October 12, 2011 Dear Guests: It has been our pleasure to serve you over the last four years! The loyalty of our guests has continued to make the restaurant both popular and profitable. We would love to stay and continue to serve our many friends but...
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Drugs Stolen from Calvert Animal Hospital

On Oct. 5, 2011 at 8:37 a.m., Trooper First Class Merkelson responded to the Calvert Animal Hospital on Skinners Turn Rd. in Owings for a reported theft. Drug were stolen from the business. Police continue to investigate.  
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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: Theft of Vehicle Rims:  On 10/03/11 at 2:20 am, Trooper Casarella was conducting a patrol check at Bayside Chevrolet in Prince Frederick when he noticed two wheels missing from a vehicle on the lot.  Further investigation revealed that thieves may have been interrupted...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

During the week of October 3 through October 9 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,641 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents remain under investigation. Burglary Someone stole a blue X-treme scooter valued at $500 from the shed of a home on Great Lane in Lusby.  Dep. C....
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“Spiggy & Friends” Raise Nearly $50K for Charity

“Spiggy & Friends” Raise Nearly $50K for Charity

On Sunday, Oct. 2, the Hogettes and friends gathered at the American Legion Post 274 in Lusby, not only to cheer on the Washington Redskins, but to raise money for sick children and their families at the 18th Annual Children’s Charity Benefit, a great time had by all! The following was submitted to Southern Maryland News...
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Mamma Lucia Restaurant Review

Mamma Lucia Restaurant Review

 Located in Prince Frederick behind the Wawa, Mamma Lucia features southern Italian cooking. This type of cooking uses olive oil and fresh tomatoes and is a lighter fare that distinguishes it from northern Italian which features a lot of butter and cream and hearty dishes. The owners, Sal and Maria Lubrano, are local so look...
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SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 6

SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 6

Patuxent Remains the Only Undefeated Team in SMAC Patuxent QB Travez Lee put on another clinic over the weekend as Patuxent (6-0) remains undefeated with their 52-0 thrashing of Great Mills (1-5). Lee started the scoring for the Panthers with a 91 yard run on a QB Option and finished the day with 173 yards...
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Discover New Books, Meet Local Authors at CMM

Discover New Books, Meet Local Authors at CMM

Sunday Conversations is a great opportunity to discover new books and meet local authors who have written about topics of interest in and around the Chesapeake Bay. Ralph Eshelman will present “A Travel Guide to the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake” on Sunday, October 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the museum lounge. The...
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UPDATE: Two 13-Year-Old Boys Facing Arson Charges in Abner’s Crab House Fire

UPDATE: Two 13-Year-Old Boys Facing Arson Charges in Abner’s Crab House Fire

UPDATE Oct. 11 Two thirteen-year-old Chesapeake Beach boys have been referred to the Department of Juvenile Services in the wake of the Abners Crab House blaze investigation this morning at 3748 Harbor Road in Chesapeake Beach. The 3:23 a.m. fire caused an estimated $250,000 in damages to the two story wood frame restaurant owned...
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Another Calvert Landmark, Country Docks Burns to the Ground

Another Calvert Landmark, Country Docks Burns to the Ground

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a second commercial building fire in less than 24 hours in Calvert County. Over 40 firefighters from both Calvert and Charles County responded to old Country Docks Restaurant/Bar located at 6992 Hallowing Point Road in Barstow on the Calvert waterfront right by the boat ramp and the Rt. 231 bridge on Tuesday,...
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Calvert County Fire-Rescue-EMS Volunteers Hard At Work

Many citizens in Calvert County aren’t aware that the Fire, Rescue and EMS responders are volunteers that donate their time to help out you; the public in your desperate time of need. It is not surprising though that many people, particularly the new residents to the county are unaware that Calvert County is 100%...
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Picture Perfect PRAD Celebration

Picture Perfect PRAD Celebration

  Solomons Island was blessed with beautiful blue skies and warm tempertures to help celebrate the 33rd anniversary of P.R.A.D. Patuxent River Appreciation Days began back in 1978 as a festival to help create awareness, recognition, and promotion of the economic, social, recreational, cultural and historical impact of the tributaries and environs of the Patuxent River and...
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Calvert Columbus Day Closures

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces the following office and facility closures for the Columbus Day holiday: ·      All Calvert County government offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 10, in observance of Columbus Day. ·       The Calvert Pines, Southern Pines and North Beach senior centers will be closed Oct. 10. Meals on...
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Runners, Walkers Raise Thousands for Breast Cancer

Runners, Walkers Raise Thousands for Breast Cancer

Calvert Memorial Hospital and its partners at the Solomons Medical Center were joined by community members Saturday, Oct. 1 in Solomons for the second annual Breast Cancer 5k Run/Walk Challenge. Hundreds of participants adorned in pink to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month trekked through the streets of Solomons all with common goals in mind “Get...
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Calvert Woman Caught Shoplifting from Lowes Found with Heroin

Calvert Woman Caught Shoplifting from Lowes Found with Heroin

On Oct. 5 at 12:30 p.m., officers responded to Lowes at 2525 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the report of a theft in progress in which the suspect fled the area in a gray Dodge pick-up truck. Officer J. Morales responded and observed the suspect vehicle on Lake Drive where he initiated a traffic...
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Public Hearing to Review Proposed Changes to County Floodplain Regulations

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Calvert County Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing on proposed changes to the county’s floodplain regulations and floodplain maps on Tuesday, Oct. 18, after 7 p.m. in the Planning Commission Hearing Room, 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick. Prior to the public hearing, representatives...
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SMECO to Host Career Fair

SMECO to Host Career Fair

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) is holding a Contact Center Career Fair on Saturday, October 15, in SMECO’s Hughesville headquarters auditorium at 15035 Burnt Store Road (Route 231).  Potential candidates may stop by for about 20 minutes between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to tour the contact center, meet current employees, and get an...
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UDPATE: Firefighter Injured While Battling St. Leonard House Fire

UDPATE: Firefighter Injured While Battling St. Leonard House Fire

UPDATE: Firefighters in Calvert County on are on the scene of a house fire in St. Leonard at 235 Leonard Court in the area of Maryland Avenue almost directly behind the St. Leonard VFD. The fire broke out shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Crews arrived on the scene to discover heavy...
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CSM Breaks Ground on Phase II of Prince Frederick Campus

CSM Breaks Ground on Phase II of Prince Frederick Campus

With shovels in hand, College of Southern Maryland students, faculty, administrators and elected officials put blades to the earth and broke ground for the second building on the Prince Frederick Campus Sept. 27. The event also celebrated the anticipated naming of the nuclear engineering training lab in recognition of Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC...
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SMAC High School Football Scoreboard Week 5

SMAC High School Football Scoreboard Week 5

 Chopticon (4-1) continued its dominance of the Leonardtown Raiders (1-4) as they scored 28 points in the second quarter and won in Leonardtown 35-0. Michael “Bam” Wroble was rewarded for his excellent defensive and special teams play with a one yard touchdown run to start the scoring with 10:24 remaining in the first quarter....
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