Calvert News

It’s Fairy Tea Time

It’s Fairy Tea Time

Do you believe in Fairies?  Join us for the magic of a fairy tea party featuring crafts, stories, refreshments and tea lemonade!  Costumes are optional. All Calvert Library locations will be holding this event Saturday, April 14th. The Twin Beaches and Southern Branch tea will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  The Prince Frederick...
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Candice D’Agostino Calvert Employee for February 2012

Candice D’Agostino Calvert Employee for February 2012

Candice D’Agostino is the Coordinator for the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse for Community Resources. Her nomination was supported by a number of departments including but not limited to the Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police Barrack U, Calvert County Health Department, Sports Office Calvert County Parks and Recreation and Calvert High School, Katherine Gitlin...
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SoMd Weekend Nightlife March 2-4

SoMd Weekend Nightlife March 2-4

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 2 Ruddy Duck: 4 Friends Anthony’s Bar and Grill: Sum-Bich Blue Dog Saloon: Random Impact Memories: Hate the Toy Veras:  Dime Store Profit Loveville Tavern:...
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Coastal Flood Advisory in Effect until 7 a.m. Saturday, March 3

Coastal Flood Advisory in Effect until 7 a.m. Saturday, March 3

The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for all of Southern Maryland…which is in effect until 7 am Saturday. * Tidal anomaly: Around 1 to 2 feet above normal. * Timing: During times of high tide this afternoon and tonight. * Expected impacts: Minor coastline inundation. Here are the times of...
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Rockin’ on the Riverboat at Mardi Gras

Rockin’ on the Riverboat at Mardi Gras

Maertens Fine Jewelry & Gifts staff and owner, Heather Maertens (pictured left), present over $7,000 in jewels and accessories they give to the Razzle Dazzle Raffle. All aboard for this year’s Mardi Gras at Holiday Inn Conference Center & Marina in Solomons on Saturday, March 10 from 7 to 11 pm. Be among the...
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NAS PAX Issues Noise Advisory

NAS PAX Issues Noise Advisory

Communities surrounding Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating test flights are scheduled to take place Saturday, March 3, 2012. Low-level jet aircraft flight operations are required in order to conduct calibration testing with ground based equipment. Testing is scheduled to be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents may notice increased...
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O’Donnell Saddened by Same Sex Marriage Law

O’Donnell Saddened by Same Sex Marriage Law

Tony O’Donnell, candidate for Maryland’s 5th Congressional District seat in the  US House of Representatives and the Republican Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates, is calling on Marylanders who value the sanctity of marriage to support a petition placing this critical issue on the November ballot so that Marylanders can decide for themselves....
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Maryland’s WIP Plan Brings More Questions

Maryland’s WIP Plan Brings More Questions

Maryland Department of the Environment released a draft of the Maryland Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) II and has it available for public comment. The Plan is available on the following website: www.mde.state.md.us/programs/Water/TMDL/TMDLImplementation/Pages/DRAFT Phase11 WIPDocument Main.aspx.  The due date for comments to the State is March 9, 2012 In a letter to the Maryland Department...
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UPDATE: Accident Cleared on Rt. 4 in Prince Frederick

UPDATE: Accident Cleared on Rt. 4 in Prince Frederick

UPDATE 8:18 a.m. The accident along Rt. 4 prior to Stoakley Road in Prince Frederick has been cleared. Traffic is flowing back to normal. Traffic Alert: Rt. 4 in Prince Frederick Authorities in Calvert County are on the scene of an accident with injuries along Rt. 4 in the area of the Exxon in...
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Calvert County Man Convicted of Unlawful Well Drilling

Calvert County Man Convicted of Unlawful Well Drilling

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Feb. 24, that John Branham, 78 of Port Republic, was convicted of engaging in well drilling without a license. Charles County District Court Judge W. Louis Hennessy sentenced Branham to three months incarceration, all of which was suspended, plus a $200 suspended fine and ordered the defendant to pay...
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Calvert K-9 Graduation

Calvert K-9 Graduation

Congratulations to the following K-9’s and their handlers on their recent K-9 graduation : In the photo from left to right are Ofc. A. White and K-9 Saber (Maryland Park Police), Dfc. J. Morgan and K-9 Edo (Calvert County Sheriff’s Office), Dfc. S. Morder and K-9 Wolf (Calvert County Sheriff’s Office), Ofc. G. Savoy...
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UPDATE: Accident Clear on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE: Accident Clear on Thomas Johnson Bridge

UPDATE 10:35 a.m. Traffic is flowing back to normal on the Thomas Johnson Bridge as of 10:30 a.m. Expect Delays on Thomas Johnson Bridge Due to Accident Authorities in Calvert and St. Mary’s County are responding to an accident at the base of the Thomas Johnson Bridge on the Calvert side. The accident was reported...
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CSM’s Alan Hoyt Named Basketball Coach of Year

CSM’s Alan Hoyt Named Basketball Coach of Year

College of Southern Maryland men’s basketball coach Alan Hoyt was named Coach of the Year by the Maryland Junior College (MDJUCO) Athletic Coaches Association, after leading the Hawks to a 10-6 regular season record and fifth-place conference finish. “I am very honored to receive this award. I would not be in this position without...
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Accident Clear on SB Rt. 4 in Huntingtown

Accident Clear on SB Rt. 4 in Huntingtown

UPDATE: The accident along SB Rt. 4 in Huntingtown has been cleared as 7:40 a.m. The accident was minor, no serious injuries. Accident on SB Rt. 4 in Huntingtown Authorities in Calvert County are on the scene of an accident along Southbound Rt. 4 in the area Armiger Road in Huntingtown. The accident was reported around...
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Paula Shrawder Calvert’s Employee for January 2012

Paula Shrawder Calvert’s Employee for January 2012

The Calvert BOCC honored Paula Shrawder as the Employee of the Month for January 2012. Paula works in the State’s Attorney’s Office, for the Circuit Court. She is an Office Assistant III. Gail Wikoff, Victim Witness Advocate submitted her nomination. Paula has been with the State’s Attorney’s Office since August 2009. She has been...
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Teacher Pension Shift

Teacher Pension Shift

In a very unusual move, the Calvert BOCC called a press conference on Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the packed commissioners’ hearing room to let citizens know exactly what the State has in mind. President of the Board Gerald Clark opened with remarks that Calvert funds the school system with almost half of the county...
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Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert Drug Arrests

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick have arrested the following suspects on drug charges: Possession of Heroin:  On 2/25/12 at 9:34 pm, Trooper First Class Evans stopped a vehicle for traffic violations atElm Lane near Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  The driver, Edward F. Kellermann III, 24 of Prince Frederick, had an open warrant...
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Molotov Cocktails Found at Old Woodburn’s Store in Solomons‏

Molotov Cocktails Found at Old Woodburn’s Store in Solomons‏

The Maryland State Fire Marshall’s Office with the assistance of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of attempted arson in Solomons. On Feb. 27 around 9:30 a.m., a passerby walking in the 13900 block of Solomons Island Road in the area of what is formerly known as “Woodburn’s Grocery Store” and observed...
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Summer Camp Fair at Calvert Library

Summer Camp Fair at Calvert Library

Calvert Library Prince Frederick will be hosting the Summer Camp Fair on Monday, March 26 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  The library expects dozens of camps, vacation bible schools and many other fun summer providers to be present at the Fair.  If you are looking for enriching activities for your child this summer, this event is...
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All You Can Eat Bull & Oyster Roast

All You Can Eat Bull & Oyster Roast

The American legion post 274 in Lusby, Maryland will be hosting an All You Can Eat Bull & Oyster Roast on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. For members the price is $25.00 members and $30 for non-members. Theme of the evening will be Vegas Nights… For more information call...
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Calvert County Police Blotter

Calvert County Police Blotter

During the week of February 20 through February 26 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,708 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents remain under investigation: Destruction of Property   A motorist reported to DFC P. Aurich that on February 20 at about 6:30 p.m. she was driving on Md....
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Foursome Arrested at Local 7-11 on Drug Charges

Foursome Arrested at Local 7-11 on Drug Charges

  Top L to R: Ward, Goshorn; Bottom L to R: Crampton, Mullen On February 25 at 9:51 p.m., Calvert County Dep. C. Fox responded to the Huntingtown 7-11 Convenience store for the report of a suspicious vehicle.  Dep. Cox made contact with four occupants inside the vehicle which was reported to have been parked...
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Blue Crabs Take a “Pinch” out of Need

Blue Crabs Take a “Pinch” out of Need

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced a new initiative for the 5th Anniversary season which will give back to organizations in Charles, Calvert, St. Mary’s and Prince George’s Counties.  The “Pinch Fund” is designed to provide these programs with event and program enhancement, marketing opportunities and financial support. For five months of the...
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Lusby Man Killed by Fallen Tree

Lusby Man Killed by Fallen Tree

On Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 2:48 p.m,. a 911 call was received at the Calvert Control Center for a man trapped under a tree near a private residence located at 12161 Rousby Hall Road in Lusby. Several units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and an ambulance from the Solomons Volunteer Fire Department...
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Huntingtown Fire Displaces Family of Eight

Huntingtown Fire Displaces Family of Eight

On Friday, Feb. 24 around 9:21 a.m., the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department was alerted to report of a house fire along Hoile Lane in the Twin Lakes subdivision in Huntingtown. Crews arrived on scene to discover heavy smoke coming from a large two story single family home. Investigation revealed the fire originated in the...
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