Calvert News

Race Fans Gear Up for Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Sept. 23-25

Race Fans Gear Up for Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Sept. 23-25

 What’s that buzz of excitement? The OPA race boats are coming to Solomons, ready to tear up the Patuxent River waters in search of the checkered flag! The Solomons Business Association is a proud sponsor of the Solomons Offshore Grand Prix, to be held on the Solomons waterfront September 23, 24 and 25. The...
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Do You Have Earthquake Damage to your Home or Office? There is Help Available…

With the magnitude 5.8 earthquake that hit our area Aug. 23, a Charles County professional engineer who specializes in inspections says any damage caused by the moderate temblor might not be obvious. “I would look for any obvious failures, like cracks or settling in the basement walls or foundation of a building,” Bolton said....
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10th annual Watermen’s Festival, Thrills Spectators

10th annual Watermen’s Festival, Thrills Spectators

 On Sunday, Sept. 18, area waterman put on a wet’n’wild show for hundreds of people as they flocked to Waterman’s Wharf on Solomons Island for the 10th Annual Waterman’s Festival. The Festival is perhaps best known for the boat docking contest, during which work boats and charter boats compete within their divisions for cash,...
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ZZ Top Live at Calvert Marine Museum

ZZ Top Live at Calvert Marine Museum

Collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the cultural and natural history of Southern Maryland for the public. We are dedicated to the presentation of our three themes: regional paleontology, estuarine life of the tidal Patuxent River and adjacent Chesapeake Bay, and maritime history of these waters. Collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the cultural and natural...
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Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the following incidents: After observing a vehicle crossing road lines and veering onto the shoulder of the road numerous times on Md. Rt. 231 and along Prince Frederick Blvd., Cpl. R. Wilson conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the parking lot of World Gym in Prince...
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Kullen Continues Community Work as Campaign Chair

Kullen Continues Community Work as Campaign Chair

Former Delegate, Sue Kullen, continues to give to the community she loves as the 2011 United Way of Calvert County Campaign Chair.   Kullen is a perfect choice for this role as she has always had Calvert Citizens foremost in her mind whether it be the 14 years spent with the Arc of Southern Maryland,...
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State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

State Police Blotter- Prince Frederick

Maryland State Police in Prince Fredrick are investigating the following incidents: Destruction of Property:  On 9/12/11 at 9:25 am, Trooper First Class Saucerman responded to the 9000 block of Mary Ann Drive in Owings for a reported destruction of property to a vehicle.  The right rear window was broken.  Investigation continues. DUI and Possession...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

During the week of September 12 through September 18 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,662 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents are being investigated: Destruction of Property  A mailbox on Queensbury Drive in Huntingtown was broken into two pieces between 9:00 p.m. on September 15 and 6:50...
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SMAC High School Football Scoreboard

SMAC High School Football Scoreboard

As the crisp fall weather hit Southern Maryland, Friday Night Lights got back to normal with all SMAC football games being played on time, for the first time this season. In the big St Marys County rivalry, the Chopticon Braves got 24 points from their defense and special teams en route to a 38-22...
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Human Remains Found in Prince Frederick

Human Remains Found in Prince Frederick

On Sept. 16, 2011 a citizen contacted the Sheriff’s Office and advised that he had located a possible human skull in a wooded area off of Tate Rd., Prince Frederick, Maryland. Patrol Units and Detectives from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police responded to the location. Investigators determined that the skull...
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PRAD Parade Float Contest: Prizes Awarded Creativity, Beauty and Charm

PRAD Parade Float Contest: Prizes Awarded Creativity, Beauty and Charm

Join in the fun and start building your float to be entered in the Patuxent River Appreciation Days (PRAD) Parade Float Contest. The parade is Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 p.m. on Solomons Island. Celebrated annually for 33 years, PRAD is a two day celebration of the Patuxent River in Solomons, Maryland. Sponsored by...
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Vehicle Overturned Route 4 North of Walnut Creek Road

UPDATE: Authorities in Calvert County are on the scene of an auto accident on Route 4 north of Walnut Creek Road in Huntingtown. The accident was reported around 11:50 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16. Rescue crews arrived on the scene to discover a single vehicle overturned. One female patient was flown to a local...
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Don’t Miss 10th Annual Calvert County Waterman’s Festival Sept. 18

Don’t Miss 10th Annual Calvert County Waterman’s Festival Sept. 18

Don’t miss the 10th Annual Calvert County Watermen’s Festival 2011 on September 18, 2011 starting at noon at Watermen’s Wharf at the end of Solomons Island. The Festival is perhaps best known for the Boat Docking Contest, during which work boats and charter boats compete within their divisions for cash, prizes and trophies. Never a...
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Annmarie Gardens to Host 18th Annual Artsfest Sept. 17, 18

Annmarie Gardens to Host 18th Annual Artsfest Sept. 17, 18

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center announced that they will be hosting the 18th annual Artsfest on September 17th and 18th. WHAT:  Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will be hosting its annual Artsfest this weekend – September 17th and 18th – one of Maryland’s largest fine arts festivals. Artsfest will offer more than...
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North Beach Road Closures

North Beach Road Closures

The following sections of roads will be closed in North Beach on September 15, 2011 due to Asphalt work.: 1.      Asphalt work on 7th Street and Chesapeake Avenue between 8:00am and 5pm on 9/15/11.  Chesapeake Avenue closed between 7th and 8th Streets during this time. 2.      Asphalt work on Bay Avenue 8:00am to 8:30pm 9/15/11....
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Folksinger Gordon Bok Appearing LIVE at CMM Oct. 21

Folksinger Gordon Bok Appearing LIVE at CMM Oct. 21

See American folksinger/songwriter Gordon Bok appearing live at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. A leader in preserving, collecting, and creating rich and intense songs of the land and sea, Time Magazine deemed Bok as the “poet laureate of those who go down to the sea in ships.” Tickets...
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Police Activity in Lusby

Police Activity in Lusby

UPDATE Sept. 14: According to Police, there was a routine traffic stop and the initial officer on scene called for backup. No charges were made. LIVE ON THE SCENE: Police Activity in Lusby There is a heavy police presence as of 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in Lusby in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates near...
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Dunkirk BB&T Robbed: Suspect in Custody

Dunkirk BB&T Robbed: Suspect in Custody

On September 12, 2011 at 12:38 p.m. units from the Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police responded to the BB&T bank at 10264 Southern Maryland Blvd. in Dunkirk for a hold up / panic alarm. Dfc. Vaughn Evans arrived on scene as did off duty Officer B. Dowell from the United States Capital Police....
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Public Feedback Sought on Calvert County Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety, Emergency Management Division, is hosting a public forum on updates to the county’s Hazard Mitigation Plan on Thursday, September 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Courthouse Square, 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick. The forum will detail the plan and allow public comment on the county’s ongoing hazard mitigation program....
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Alcohol, Speed Factors in Calvert Crash Involving Teens

On September 10 at 1:45 a.m., units from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the 2200 block of Cove Point Road in Lusby, for the report of a crash involving a single vehicle. Units arrived on the scene to find a red 2003 Hyundai two door vehicle...
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Man CAUGHT After Fleeing Assault, Accident Scene

Man CAUGHT After Fleeing Assault, Accident Scene

On September 10 at approximately 1:50 a.m., units from the Maryland State Police Barrack “U” and the Calvert County Sheriff’s  Office responded to the 7-11 Convenience Store located at 13974 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons, Calvert County, Maryland for the report of a fight.  TFC Johns arrived within minutes and found that a party...
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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:  On 9/7/11 at 6:40 pm, Trooper First Class Hunt responded to the Calvert County Public Library on Costley Way in Prince Frederick for a reported theft.   The victim reported her purse was stolen while using the computer.  Investigation continues. Burglary:  On 9/8/11 at...
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UPDATE: High Speed Police Chase Covers Three Counties

UPDATE: High Speed Police Chase Covers Three Counties

UPDATE: On Sept. 8, 2011  at 3:53 p.m., Trooper Oles stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Route 4 at Lore Rd. in Solomons.  The driver did not have proper identification and provided a false name to the Trooper.  The driver then drove away and a pursuit began.  The pursuit continued across the Solomons Bridge,...
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Motorists be Advised: Calvert’s “Smooth Operator” Program Underway

Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans and Maryland State Police Barrack “U” Commander, Lt. Randy Stephens are reminding motorists that Maryland’s Smooth Operator enforcement efforts are underway now through September 17th.   The Smooth Operator Program focuses on reducing aggressive driving offenses such as speeding, tailgating, unsafe lane changes, running red lights and stop signs, following...
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Calvert County Crime Report

Calvert County Crime Report

During the week of September 5 through September 11 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,595 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime Solvers link...
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