Calvert News

Sheriff’s Office Receives Thank You Plaque

Sheriff’s Office Receives Thank You Plaque

On Monday, Nov. 14 members of the Patuxent River Appreciation Days Parade Committee presented Sheriff Mike Evans, F/Sgt. Todd Ireland and Sgt. Mike Bomgardner with an appreciation plaque thanking the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance with the annual Patuxent River Appreciation Days parade. The Sheriff’s Office assists this committee with obtaining the...
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Solomons 2011 Jingle Bell Run/Walk: Sign up NOW!

Solomons 2011 Jingle Bell Run/Walk: Sign up NOW!

Get in the spirit this holiday season at the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis® on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011 in Solomons! Be one of the thousands of runners and walkers who hit the nation’s pavements, pathways and parks this winter to fight arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability. Jingle Bell Run/Walk®...
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13-Year-Old Arrested after Stealing from Lockers

A 13-year-old female from St. Leonard was charged on a youth report with theft under $100 after she was observed going through lockers at the Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center in Prince Frederick on November 11 at 8:00 p.m. One victim advised that money was missing from her locker. Cpl. R. Wilson charged the...
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Calvert Crime Report

Calvert Crime Report

During the week of November 7 through November 13 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,428 calls for service throughout the community. Theft  Unknown suspect(s) stole $625 worth of property to include a Porter Cable reciprocating saw, a red metal Craftsman toolbox with drawers containing various tools, a carpet kicker, a...
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Couple Arrested for Drugs in Grocery Lot

Couple Arrested for Drugs in Grocery Lot

After checking out a call for a suspicious vehicle alongside the Giant grocery store in Lusby, Calvert County DFC C. Johnson found the occupants to be in possession of illegal drugs. DFC C. Johnson arrested the driver, Joshua Alan Moore, 22 of Mechanicsville and charged him with possession of a schedule IV drug, Alprazolam...
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More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum Part 2

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum Part 2

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum – A Conversation with Doug Alves, Part 2 The following is another article in Southern Maryland News Net’s Monday morning conversation series. This week we conclude our conversation with the Calvert Marine Museum Director,  C. Douglass Alves, Jr. SMNN: Visitors routinely see the facilities as...
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Honoring All Our Veterans and Our Military

Honoring All Our Veterans and Our Military

 Starting off Veterans Day in Calvert County was a memorial service and wreath placement at the courthouse. Even though it was quite windy, there were many in attendance including veterans, dignitaries, American Legion Posts, VFW Posts and NJROTC from all the high schools as well as members of the Calvert County Civil Air Patrol...
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Calvert County Science Fair Expanded

Calvert County Public Schools is expanding its traditional Science Fair to include an exposition of student projects in the areas of science and engineering. Yovonda Kolo, Supervisor of Science and STEM, is excited about the change.  “The Science and Engineering EXPO is one forum to display scientific and engineering practices that students have applied...
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On Watch Memorial Service

On Watch Memorial Service

At the end of Dowell Road at the water’s edge, there stands a statue surrounded by memorial bricks. It’s an 8 foot statue of a sailor holding binoculars, staring out at the water. The bronze work is by Antonio Tobias Mendez, to commemorate the people and the work at the Amphibious Training Base at...
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McDonough Golf Team Wins State Title

McDonough Golf Team Wins State Title

The Maurice J. McDonough High School Rams golf team recently earned the 2011 Maryland State Championship Title in the 2A and 1A divisions through the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA). The McDonough team won the title with a score of 648 against Marriotts Ridge High School, which received a score of 651,...
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ALERT: Rash of Theft from Vehicles

ALERT: Rash of Theft from Vehicles

Calvert County has experienced a recent rash of thefts from vehicles since mid-October this year.   Numerous victims have had items stolen from inside their mostly unlocked vehicles.  Some vehicles had damage done to them as the thieves attempted the theft of car stereo equipment and other valuables.  While the thefts were mostly contained to...
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Calvert Adult Literacy Tutors Wanted

The Calvert County Public Schools Adult Education Program is expanding its services and is seeking volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to obtain basic reading, writing and speaking skills.  These services were previously provided by the Calvert County Literacy Council. Individuals who would like to help adults obtain basic literacy skills,...
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Budgets, Redistricting: Hot Topics Amongst Calvert Commissioners

Budgets, Redistricting: Hot Topics Amongst Calvert Commissioners

The redistricting committee for Calvert County did a presentation on their recommendations for the Board of County Commissioners. The committee gave an overall review of what they had achieved since they were appointed in June 2011. The first phase consisted of getting the public’s input on whether they wanted to leave the districts as...
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Calvert’s “Take-Back Day” Deemed a Success

Calvert’s “Take-Back Day” Deemed a Success

On Saturday, October 29, 2011 the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office once again participated in the DEA sponsored  “National Take- Back Day” when law enforcement agencies across the country facilitate the turn in of expired or unwanted prescription medications for safe and proper disposal. The Sheriff’s Office partnered with the Maryland State Police, Calvert Alliance Against...
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SoMd Cocaine Conspirator Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

SoMd Cocaine Conspirator Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte sentenced Jonathan Latif Chase, age 37, of California, Md.,  Nov. 9, to 14 years in prison followed by five  years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, and cocaine base, commonly known as “crack cocaine.” The...
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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: Concealed Deadly Weapon:  On 10/30/11 at 8:12 pm, Trooper Oles stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 north of Church St. in Prince Frederick.  A search revealed that the passenger, Donald Levi Warrick, Jr., 23 of Callaway, was in possession of...
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Discover Chesapeake Bay Stories

Discover Chesapeake Bay Stories

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. Raymond McAlwee will present “Chesapeake Bay Stories” on Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m. in the museum lounge. A wonderful holiday purchase that can be signed and...
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CBW Awards Woman of Year to Gladys Jones

CBW Awards Woman of Year to Gladys Jones

College of Southern Maryland Director of Administrative Services for Prince Frederick Campus Gladys Jones was honored with the Concerned Black Women (CBW) of Calvert County’s Harriet Tubman Woman of the Year Award on Oct. 8. “To receive this award in Calvert County, a community with countless women committed to serving others, is indeed a...
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Local Fishing Report

Local Fishing Report

November 8, 2011 By Ken Lamb of the Tackle Box, (301) 863-8151 Ron Drinkwater brought in a 43 inch long rockfish with a 24 inch girth on Monday, November 7. The big fish was not put on a scale but probably Tammy Caldwell of Lexington Park caught this 30 inch Rockfish off the rocks...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

During the week of October 31 through November 6 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,200 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents remain under investigation: Burglary  Sometime in the month of October someone broke into a storage shed behind a business on Skipjack Road in Prince Frederick, stealing over...
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Couple Charged with Robbery

Couple Charged with Robbery

Two people were arrested on November 5 at around 11:00 p.m. after a victim advised Calvert County Dep. C. Fox that they had robbed him of $390 earlier that evening.  The victim stated that a car pulled up outside his home and a male got out and punched him in the face.  The victim fell to...
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Calvert House Fire Leaves One Injured

Calvert House Fire Leaves One Injured

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a Calvert house fire that left over $250,000 in damages and one man injured. Over 40 firefighters from Prince Frederick, Huntingtown, St. Leonard, Benedict, Solomons, Dunkirk and Hughesville Volunteer Fire Departments responded to report of a house fire at 45 Wilson Court in Prince Frederick on Nov.7 at...
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More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum

More Than Meets the Eye at Calvert Marine Museum – A Conversation with Doug Alves The following is another article in Southern Maryland News Net’s Monday morning conversation series.  This week we learned more about the Calvert Marine Museum in a ‘Conversation With …’ C. Douglass Alves, Jr.  – the museum’s director. SMNN: How...
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Pet Owners: Get a Reduced Pet License

Pet Owners: Get a Reduced Pet License

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit will be holding its third annual Amnesty Week for pet owners to purchase pet licenses at a reduced cost. The event will be held November 28 through December 4 and licenses may only be purchased at the following locations and times; Calvert County Sheriff’s Office November...
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CSM’s Men’s Soccer Claims Region XX Championship

CSM’s Men’s Soccer Claims Region XX Championship

The College of Southern Maryland men’s soccer team will play for the North Central District Championship Saturday, Nov. 5 at the college’s La Plata Campus. As the Region XX champions, the CSM Hawks will play the Region XII champion Schoolcraft College Ocelots from Livonia, Mich., at 1 p.m. The winner of that contest will...
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