Calvert News

Calvert Man Arrested for Assault

Calvert Man Arrested for Assault

A victim advised Calvert County DFC A. Woodford on February 3 at 11:30 a.m,. that a man had just assaulted him on the sidewalk and run into a house on Erie Ave in North Beach. The victim further advised that he was walking on the sidewalk with his toddler daughter and brother-in-law when they...
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Calvert DUI Arrests

Calvert DUI Arrests

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick have arrested the following people for DUI: Deborah A. ODELL,  48 of Chesapeake Beach, was arrested on Feb. 1, at 2:18 p.m. by  MD TPR. S. Lewis Sean W. PULLMAN,  23 of Owings, was arrested on Feb. 1 at 5:55 p.m. by MD TFC R. Lewis Jonathan M. EVERETT, 21 of Charlotte Hall, was arrested...
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Calvert Drug Arrests

Calvert Drug Arrests

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick have arrested the following subjects on Drug Charges: Possession of Pills:  On 1/30/12 at 4:34 pm, Trooper First Class Lewis stopped a vehicle for traffic violations on Rt. 4 near Plum Point Rd. in Prince Frederick.  Pills were observed in the vehicle.  Joseph R. Kasterko, 24 of Huntingtown,...
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American Legion Post 274 Food Review

American Legion Post 274 Food Review

On a recent Friday night, my friends and I descended on the American Legion Post for their Steak Night. It is held the first Friday of every month and apparently a favorite of those in attendance. Open to the public, it is an all volunteer event, from the wait staff to the busboys to...
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Man with Gun Arrested for Assault

Man with Gun Arrested for Assault

On February 5, 2012 deputies were dispatched to local bar located on Three Notch Road in California, Md., for a report of a man with a gun call. The caller advised a white, male, in his early 20’s, displayed a black barrel handgun and then fled the area in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix...
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“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is committed to keeping the roads of Calvert County safe all year long. On Superbowl Sunday our deputies will be out enforcing the State’s drinking and driving laws.  This is an effort to participate in the nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”  enforcement crackdown on drunk and drugged...
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Update on Maryland Association of Counties

Update on Maryland Association of Counties

Commissioners Shaw and Slaughenhoupt attend the Wednesday meetings of MACo and Commissioner Shaw gave a brief summary. MACo is made up of the 23 counties and Baltimore City and is nonpartisan and nonprofit. There are three committees – Education, Tax and Land Use. Commissioner Shaw is on the Tax Committee and Commissioner Jack Russell,...
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DNR Names Herrington Harbour Maryland Clean Marina of 2011

DNR Names Herrington Harbour Maryland Clean Marina of 2011

The Maryland Department  of Natural Resources (DNR) presented Steuart  and Hamilton Chaney, owners of Herrington  Harbour Marina with the inaugural Clean  Marina of the Year Award on January 26 at a Clean Marina workshop in  Annapolis. The runners-up were Spring Cove Marina in Solomons and Tidewater Yacht  Service Center  in Baltimore. “Implementing  and maintaining...
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Firefighters Injured While Battling Calvert House Fire

Firefighters Injured While Battling Calvert House Fire

Maryland State Fire Marshall’s are investigating a house fire in Calvert County that destroyed a home in Owings. Over 40 firefighters from Huntingtown, Deale, Dunkirk, North Beach, Prince Frederick, Harwood/Lothian VFD responded to the 2600 blk of Kerry Ct. in Owings around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3. Crews arrived on scene to discover...
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Firefighters Battling House Fire in White Sands

Firefighters Battling House Fire in White Sands

Fire and Rescue crews in Calvert County are responding to report of a working house fire in Lusby. The fire broke out in a single family, single story home in the 8400 block of Stock Drive in White Sands around 3:35 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3. Crews arrived on scene to discover smoke showing....
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UPDATE : NB Route 4 Re-opened at Brickhouse Rd

UPDATE : NB Route 4 Re-opened at Brickhouse Rd

UPDATE 1:40 p.m. NB Route 4 has reopened at Brickhouse Rd in Dunkirk as of 1:40 p.m. on Feb. 3. ORIGINAL STORY North bound Route 4 is shut down at Brickhouse Rd in Dunkirk as of 1 p.m. on Feb. 3, due to serious auto accident.
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Weekend Nightlife Feb. 3-5: Super Bowl Weekend Party Central

Weekend Nightlife Feb. 3-5: Super Bowl Weekend Party Central

Looking for a night out on the town or a fun place to watch the Super Bowl? Southern Maryland has an entertainment lineup you won’t want to miss! Friday, February 3 Leonardtown: First Free Fridays Solomons: First Free Friday Hotel Charles: DJ Andrea Ruddy Duck: Fair Warning Rustic River Bar & Grill: The Piranah’s...
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Two Calvert County Volunteers Establish Southern MD CPR & First Aid Training

Two Calvert County Volunteers Establish Southern MD CPR & First Aid Training

What started out as teaching for their fellow volunteers has now grown into a productive business teaching daycares, churches, corporations, groups and families the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED and First Aid. Chief Jonathan Riffe, of the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department and partner Kim Jones, a Calvert County Paramedic, have several years of  CPR...
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“Oscar and Olive Osprey: A Family Takes Flight”

“Oscar and Olive Osprey: A Family Takes Flight”

Sunday Conversations is a great opportunity to discover new books and meet local authors with topics of interest in and around the Chesapeake Bay. Janie Suss will present “Oscar and Olive Osprey: A Family Takes Flight” on Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m. in the museum lounge. Nature lovers of all ages will enjoy...
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PEM Talks Continue at CMM

PEM Talks Continue at CMM

The Calvert Marine Museum’s PEM Talks offer thoughtful discourse on the museum’s three themes: Paleontology, the Estuarine Environment, and Maritime History in an atmosphere of intellectual curiosity and discovery. The 2011-2012 series, Lost Landmarks, has provided a fascinating glimpse into Southern Maryland’s past and the evidence of that past that marks the landscape. Early...
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Detectives Identify Body Found in Prince Frederick

Detectives Identify Body Found in Prince Frederick

In August 2011 the Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick were investigating a report of a missing person, Wesley Robert Kyser, 58 of Calvert County.  Kyser’s family members advised investigators that Kyser was homeless and lived in and around the Prince Frederick area. In September 2011, a human skull was found in the woods...
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Firefighters Battling Brush Fire in Lusby

Firefighters Battling Brush Fire in Lusby

Firefighters in Calvert and St. Mary’s County are on the scene of a brush fire in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates in Lusby. The fire was reported around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1. in the area of Gringo Road and Stagecoach Trail. No injuries have been reported. More details to follow as they become...
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Arts Council of Calvert County Announces Arts in Education Grants

Arts Council of Calvert County Announces Arts in Education Grants

The Arts Council of Calvert County is now accepting applications for FY2013 Arts in Education Grants.  These Grants, available for Arts Programs in Calvert County Public and Private Schools, are made possible by the Maryland State Arts Council as well as the Arts Council of Calvert County. In each of the past two years,...
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Treat Your Valentine to a Special Gift this February

Treat Your Valentine to a Special Gift this February

In honor of all things Cupid and to celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Calvert Marine Museum is offering a great bargain for new individual and family memberships to the Museum. From now through February 29, new museum memberships for individuals and families are $5 OFF the regular great price! Members enjoy year-round family fun –...
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Calvert Sheriff’s Office Makes Crash Reports Available

Calvert Sheriff’s Office Makes Crash Reports Available

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has begun digitizing its crash reports through a partnership with the Carfax Police Crash Assistance Program. The reports are stored electronically in a secure database and available for purchase online. Reports are available within 5-7 business days after the date of the accident. By filing reports electronically, the Sheriff’s...
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Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Bridal Show

Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Bridal Show

Historic St. Mary’s City and Expressions of St. Mary’s are sponsoring a Bridal Show on Sunday, March 11, 2012.  The event will take place in the State House of 1667 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. During the show,  participants can explore wedding venues at the museum.  Vendors will offer limo rides to the ...
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Hoyer Urges Congress to Take Action on Middle-Class Tax Cuts

Hoyer Urges Congress to Take Action on Middle-Class Tax Cuts

On Jan. 31, the Joint Economic Committee released a new report, which includes a county-by-county breakdown of the additional take-home pay that workers here in Maryland and throughout the country will receive if middle-class tax cuts are extended through the end of 2012. According to the report, a one-year extension would allow the average...
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Calvert County Employees Recognized

Calvert County Employees Recognized

Almost 300 Calvert County employees were honored on Jan. 24, for going above and beyond during the days before and after Hurricane Irene. Each Department head went to the podium and called the names of their employees to come forward and accept a token of appreciation. These Departments were the Board of County Commissioners, Circuit...
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SoMd Divers Dive Against Debris

SoMd Divers Dive Against Debris

Local scuba divers and Southern Maryland Divers, LLC will Dive Against Debris on Sunday February, 26 at Driftwood Beach in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates in Lusby. As part of Southern Maryland Divers commitment to protecting the ocean, trained divers not only remove underwater debris such as plastic bags, glass and plastic bottles, fishing line...
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Animal Shelter to Feature My Furry Valentine

Animal Shelter to Feature My Furry Valentine

Forget flowers and boxes of candy … come to the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville to pick out your very own “furry valentine.” The Tri-County Animal Shelter will be holding the “My Furry Valentine” adoption event from February 11 through February 29. Come adopt a new pet for a sweetheart of a deal! Cats...
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