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Calvert County Youth Football Coach Arrested for Sex Abuse of Minors

Calvert County Youth Football Coach Arrested for Sex Abuse of Minors

On March 18, 2021, Detectives from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office assigned to the Criminal Investigations Bureau charged Moshe Michael Imel, 50 of Owings, with four counts of sex abuse of a minor. Investigation revealed two victims came forward to report historical offenses, from 2009 to present. Probable cause was developed and a search...
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Wanted Convicted Felon From Calvert County Arrested on Multiple Gun Charges in Leonardtown

Wanted Convicted Felon From Calvert County Arrested on Multiple Gun Charges in Leonardtown

On March 17, 2021, detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Division received information an armed and wanted individual, Ambrose Matthew Kyler, 44 of Prince Frederick, was a passenger in a vehicle that was in the area of Sheriff’s Office Headquarters in Leonardtown. The vehicle was located and approached by detectives,...
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Calvert County Government Offices in Process of Relocating

Calvert County Government Offices in Process of Relocating

Calvert County Government offices housed in the County Services Plaza will relocate in preparation for the future construction of new county administration office buildings. The move is expected to take place now through April 2, 2021. County government services and operations will continue, though minor interruptions may occur. Calvert County Government buildings remain closed...
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April Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

April Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Enjoy museum events and activities in a variety of ways during the month of April. Guests will find some of their favorite annual events beginning to return, as well as programming for students on Spring Break! There’s something for everyone this month at the Calvert Marine Museum. Following the guidance of the CDC and...
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Governor Hogan Announces Vaccine Eligibility Timeline for All Marylanders, and Primary Care, Hospital Equity, and Mobile Clinic Initiatives

Governor Hogan Announces Vaccine Eligibility Timeline for All Marylanders, and Primary Care, Hospital Equity, and Mobile Clinic Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, based on the state’s accelerating vaccination rate and an anticipated increase in supply from the federal government, the State of Maryland will enter Phase 2 of its vaccine distribution plan early next week. The governor also announced a series of unique initiatives to ensure vaccine equity and expand...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Assault, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication

On Monday, March 15, 2021, Trooper White of the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the 3100 block of Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick for a report of a woman running in traffic. Tpr. White located the female, who was identified as Jordan Miller, a 20-year-old female who resides in Prince...
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Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration for the Washington Capitals Future Caps Learn to Play (LTP) program presented by World Wide Technology (WWT) is now open at WashCaps.com/LearnToPlay. Open to first-time participants, the LTP initiative provides free head-to-toe equipment to children ages five to nine, age appropriate on-ice instruction, and certified coaching in a fun and safe atmosphere. Equipment...
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Maryland State Police: What to Expect During a Traffic Stop

Maryland State Police: What to Expect During a Traffic Stop

Being stopped for a traffic violation can be a stressful time for both you and the police officer. Maryland State Troopers are trained to maintain professionalism and courtesy during every traffic stop. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US DURING A TRAFFIC STOP • A Greeting with the name of the Trooper and the reason why...
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Protecting Your Home From Fires: Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs)

Protecting Your Home From Fires: Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs)

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), home fires are more deadly and costly than ever. While the number of total fires and fire injuries are decreasing, property damage and fire deaths are on the rise. An arc fault is a dangerous electrical problem caused by damaged, overheated, or stressed electrical wiring or...
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March 20th Virtual 5K and Concert to Support Breast Cancer Survivors and Fund Research

March 20th Virtual 5K and Concert to Support Breast Cancer Survivors and Fund Research

Join the American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation for a family-friendly Virtual 5K Race for Every Breast Cancer Survivor on Saturday, March 20, 2021. You can participate at your own pace, as well as choose how you want to participate: either run, walk, or bike. Then all participants are invited to a fun live-streamed...
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Marylanders Urged to Take Precautions as Wildfire Danger Increases in Spring, Maryland Remains Under Fire Alerts from National Weather Services

Marylanders Urged to Take Precautions as Wildfire Danger Increases in Spring, Maryland Remains Under Fire Alerts from National Weather Services

Spring wildfire season has begun in Maryland, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges residents across the state to prepare and help prevent wildfires. Wildfire occurrence is highest in the spring and fall when forest fuels are the driest and weather conditions — warm, dry, and windy — are most conducive for the...
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Calvert County to Ease Pandemic Measures in Accordance with State

Calvert County to Ease Pandemic Measures in Accordance with State

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces that Calvert County will follow Gov. Larry Hogan’s action to ease certain COVID-19 mitigation measures. Masking, physical distancing and other public health protocols will remain in place. Effective Friday, March 12, 2021 at 5 p.m.: Capacity limits will be lifted on outdoor and indoor dining at...
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Maryland State Police To Increase Patrols As St. Patrick’s Day Approaches

Maryland State Police To Increase Patrols As St. Patrick’s Day Approaches

With COVID-19 restrictions being lifted across the state and with St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Wednesday, Maryland State Police are urging those who plan to celebrate with alcohol to be safe and smart and avoid impaired, distracted and aggressive driving. With an increase in impaired drivers expected throughout the state the next two...
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Calvert County Parks Return to Normal Summer Hours on Saturday, March 13, 2021

Calvert County Parks Return to Normal Summer Hours on Saturday, March 13, 2021

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation announces that all parks will return to their normal summer hours Saturday, March 13, 2021. The summer hours of operation for Dunkirk District Park, Hallowing Point Park and Cove Point Park are 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., through mid-November. Other park hours vary based on location...
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Next Generation Jammer Wins Top Navy Test and Evaluation Award

Next Generation Jammer Wins Top Navy Test and Evaluation Award

The Next Generation Jammer Test and Evaluation (T&E) team recently won the Department of the Navy’s T&E award for their accomplishments on two Acquisition Category 1 programs in 2020. Part of the Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) Systems Program Office (PMA-234), the NGJ T&E team tests and evaluates the NGJ Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) and NGJ Low-Band...
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Chesapeake Beach Town Council Considers a Temporary Pause on Major Developments

Chesapeake Beach Town Council Considers a Temporary Pause on Major Developments

The Town’s all-volunteer citizen Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended that the Town Council temporarily pause the review of Category 1 developments with a one-year moratorium. Category 1 developments are commercial, institutional, and multifamily buildings like apartment and condominium buildings, senior housing projects and townhouse developments. These project types, and new major subdivisions all...
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Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office Creates Civil Rights Unit to Prosecute Hate Crimes and Violations of Federal Law and to Address Discrimination in Housing, Education, and Other Sectors

Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office Creates Civil Rights Unit to Prosecute Hate Crimes and Violations of Federal Law and to Address Discrimination in Housing, Education, and Other Sectors

On Thursday, March 11, 2021, Acting United States Attorney Jonathan F. Lenzner announced that the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland has established a Civil Rights Unit to enhance the Office’s focus on the enforcement and protection of the civil and constitutional rights of all Maryland residents, including the most vulnerable...
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Maryland Comptroller Franchot Extends State Income Tax Filing Deadline to Thursday, July 15, 2021

Maryland Comptroller Franchot Extends State Income Tax Filing Deadline to Thursday, July 15, 2021

Using statutory authority granted to him, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that he is extending the state income tax filing deadline by three months until July 15, 2021. No interest or penalties will be assessed if returns are filed and taxes owed are paid by the new deadline. The extension, which applies to individual, pass-through,...
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Research Paper Published by Calvert Marine Museum Staff, Megalodon Reach Maximum Body Length of 65 FT

Research Paper Published by Calvert Marine Museum Staff, Megalodon Reach Maximum Body Length of 65 FT

For more than 100 years, people have been debating the size of the extinct megatooth shark, Otodus megalodon. This macropredator has captivated the interest of researchers and the public alike, with its enormous, blade-like teeth. While it is often regarded as the largest shark to ever live, what evidence is available to substantiate this...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scams

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scams

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office would like to warn it’s citizens that that if you receive a phone call in which someone claims to be a Detective/Deputy with our agency and asks for money, it is a scam. The scam goes like this: You get a phone call, and the caller claims to be...
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Maryland Department of Transportation and State Highway Administration Advises of Rt.261 Traffic Disruptions

Maryland Department of Transportation and State Highway Administration Advises of Rt.261 Traffic Disruptions

Friday, March 12, 2021, through next Wednesday, March 17, 2021, the MDOT SHA contractor will be milling and prepping the roadway for final asphalt on Rt. 261 from 8th Street heading north to Anne Arundel County. Temporary traffic interruptions are expected, so please be cautious in this area
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UPDATE: Department of Natural Resources Investigating Large Fire at Myrtle Point Park, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE: Department of Natural Resources Investigating Large Fire at Myrtle Point Park, No Injuries Reported

UPDATE 3/12/2021: On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 5:48 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to the Myrtle Point Park in California, for the reported large outside fire. Over 40 firefighters from St. Mary’s and Calvert County responded to the scene along with the assistance from the St. Mary’s County Emergency Services, Forestry, Department of Natural...
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Most of Maryland Under Red Flag Warning Until Thursday, March 11, 2021

Most of Maryland Under Red Flag Warning Until Thursday, March 11, 2021

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for low humidity and gusty winds, which is in effect from until 6:00 p.m., this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect. *WINDS…Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. *RELATIVE HUMIDITY…20 to 30 percent. *IMPACTS…Critical fire weather...
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Governor Hogan Announces Lifting of Capacity Limits, Effective Friday, March 12, 2021, Masking and Distancing Protocols Maintained

Governor Hogan Announces Lifting of Capacity Limits, Effective Friday, March 12, 2021, Masking and Distancing Protocols Maintained

With sustained vaccine progress and significant improvements in all of the state’s key data metrics, Governor Larry Hogan today announced new actions to further ease the COVID-19 mitigation measures currently in place. “With the pace of vaccinations rapidly rising and our health metrics steadily improving, the lifting of these restrictions is a prudent, positive...
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UPDATE: Four of Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Vandalism Incident Plead Guilty

UPDATE: Four of Five Suspects Charged with Hate Crime in Calvert High School Vandalism Incident Plead Guilty

UPDATE 3/9/2021:  On Monday, March 8, 2021, 4 out of the 5 Defendants in the Calvert High School hate crime/vandalism incident plead guilty to their charges of committing a hate crime. Anthony Sellers, Kyle Hill, Cade Meredith and Augustine Aufderheide were each Court ordered to pay $1,300 in restitution. Additionally, each Defendant was sentenced...
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