Calvert News

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces September Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces September Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following September monthly promotions and reminders: Somebody to Love Adoption Event (Saturday, Sept. 9) On this special day, the shelter is reducing adoption fees for cats to $50 and dogs to $100. We have many pets looking for love. From cats and dogs to other...
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Look Up! Look OUT! It’s Back-To-School Time!

Look Up! Look OUT! It’s Back-To-School Time!

As families across Maryland prepare for the start of the school year, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) joined AAA, Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) and Prince George’s County Police at Ridgecrest Elementary School to remind drivers and pedestrians that...
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Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Child Abuse

Prince Frederick Woman Arrested for Child Abuse

On August 10, 2017, police responded to a trailer on Hallowing Point Rd, in Prince Frederick, for a report of child abuse. Detective Jernigam from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and a Child Protective Services Worker from the county responded to the trailer after they received complaints that a 3-year-old boy had visible marks...
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Foundation 4 Heroes’ 2nd Annual Veteran’s Trip to Nats Park is a Hit

Foundation 4 Heroes’ 2nd Annual Veteran’s Trip to Nats Park is a Hit

On Wednesday August 16th Foundation 4 Heroes brought Veterans from Charlotte Hall Veterans Home and the VFW Post 2632, in Hollywood, to enjoy a game between the Washington Nationals and the Anaheim Angels. It was a warm day for sure but that didn’t deter the spirit and excitement of the group. The game was...
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Wednesday’s Pet is HENRY

Wednesday’s Pet is HENRY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-16-17 HENRY Featured Pet: Henry Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Golden Retriever Sex: Male Size: Large Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Henry is a 7-year-old Golden Retriever that still acts like a puppy. He loves the water, even mud puddles. Henry walks great on a...
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September Events at College of Southern Maryland

September Events at College of Southern Maryland

CSM Closed for Labor Day. Sept. 2-4, College of Southern Maryland, all campuses. CSM will be closed for Labor Day. Visit http://www.csmd.edu/calendar/. CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery: Un-easement, Recent Works by Rachel Schechtman. Sept. 5-28, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. The gallery...
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MDOT MVA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Mobile Bus with “New Way to MVA” Design

MDOT MVA Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Mobile Bus with “New Way to MVA” Design

Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn today joined MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) Administrator Christine E. Nizer at Leisure World to celebrate the 20th anniversary and new design of the MDOT MVA Mobile Bus. “The MDOT MVA Mobile Bus truly delivers on Governor Hogan’s promise to provide premier customer service to...
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Prince Frederick KFC Location to Soon Feature Bold Colonel Inspired Look

Prince Frederick KFC Location to Soon Feature Bold Colonel Inspired Look

Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise KBP Foods is remodeling its Prince Frederick, Maryland restaurant as part of a multi-million dollar nationwide KFC brand revamp effort. Barry Dubin, Chief Development Officer of KBP Foods, said the company expects to invest over $40 million renovating about 200 KFCs, including their location in Prince Frederick. The new KFC...
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Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $650 Million, Four Win $50,000 Prizes

Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $650 Million, Four Win $50,000 Prizes

Happy days are here for four Maryland Powerball players! Check your tickets closely because even though no one in Maryland hit the jackpot in the Saturday, Aug. 19 drawing, we had four $50,000 winners and 101,950 winners statewide of prizes of $4 and up. Meanwhile, players are already lining up at Lottery retailers in hopes of...
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Dangers of Not Replacing Your Oil Tank

Dangers of Not Replacing Your Oil Tank

Heating oil storage tanks are home equipment that often get forgotten about, and can cause serious damage to the environment and to a homeowner’s wallet if not properly maintained. If you are a homeowner that uses heating oil to warm your home, there is something you can do to protect yourself. The Maryland Department...
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Look Up! Look Out! It’s Back-to-School Time!

Look Up! Look Out! It’s Back-to-School Time!

As families across Maryland prepare for the start of the school year, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) joined AAA Mid-Atlantic, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) and Baltimore County Police at Timber Grove Elementary School to remind drivers and pedestrians that everyone has a role in keeping Maryland’s youngest commuters...
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Chesapeake Beach Man Assaults 88-Year-Old Woman During Home Invasion

Chesapeake Beach Man Assaults 88-Year-Old Woman During Home Invasion

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 5:20 pm, Trooper First Class Warrick from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded 3600 block of 10th Street, in North Beach for a reported theft. The victim, an 88-year-old female reported answering her door for a man she knew as “Tony”. Anthony Dale Norris, 30 of Chesapeake...
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Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Missing Person – St. Mary’s County

Bejamin Jamal Washington was last seen on August 21, 2017, at approximately noon, in the 23000 block of Watervale Drive in Leonardtown. Age: 17 Height: 5’07” Weight: 130 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office Duty Officer at 301-475-4041.
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspects Whereabouts

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspects Whereabouts

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has Identified Toney Martin Thomas in three theft cases. Mr. Thomas’s  method of operation is to target female senior citizens in a commercial establishment, steal their wallet and to go to a nearby store and use the victim’s credit cards before the victim knows they have been stolen. In all...
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Safety Tips for Today’s Solar Eclipse

Safety Tips for Today’s Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere –...
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Babysitter in Prince Frederick Charged with Neglect of a Minor and Reckless Endangerment

Babysitter in Prince Frederick Charged with Neglect of a Minor and Reckless Endangerment

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at approximately 3:45 p.m., Trooper First Class McCombs and Trooper First Class Casarella from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack responded to Patuxent Reach Road, in Prince Frederick, for a report of a disorderly subject. Upon arrival, TFC McCombs contacted a male who advised the neighbor, who was...
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Lusby Teen Sentenced to 14 Years for January Shooting

Lusby Teen Sentenced to 14 Years for January Shooting

On Thursday, August 17, 2017, Daquan Edward Holloway, 17 of Lusby, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and firearm use in a felony violent crime. Holloway was in Calvert County Circuit Court when Judge E. Gregory Wells sentenced Holloway to 25 years on the assault charge, suspending all but nine years. Holloway was also sentenced to...
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Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

Help Win $25,000 to Expand Anti-Bullying Program for Teen Girls

The Dream Queen Foundation’s signature teen girl program Gals Lead is helping Southern Maryland combat bullying by providing female middle and high school students a safe place to share, get to know themselves, celebrate successes, overcome obstacles, learn from role models, pursue their dreams and ultimately, embrace their value and worth.  State Farm has...
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Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Lottery Booth located in the lobby of the Exhibition Hall Friday, Aug. 25 – Monday, Sept. 4 Monday – Friday                    Noon – 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday               10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Labor Day          ...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Prince Frederick 8/17/2017

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Prince Frederick 8/17/2017

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Heroin: On 7/24/17 at 4:27 pm, Trooper First Class Costello stopped a vehicle on Dares Beach Rd. near Fairground Rd. for traffic violations. Several possible drug indicators were noted. Susan Furr, 30 of Prince Frederick was found to be...
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State Police Investigating Armed Burglary in Owings

State Police Investigating Armed Burglary in Owings

Maryland State Police Troopers from the Prince Frederick Barrack and the Criminal Enforcement Division – Central South Region are investigating an armed residential burglary in the Owings area on August 14, 2017. During the course of the investigation investigators determined that three unidentified African-American males wearing face masks and black clothing entered the residence...
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/17/2017

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/17/2017

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. Individuals with information concerning these cases should take no action themselves, but instead immediately contact...
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Residents Urged to Protect Eyes During Solar Eclipse

Residents Urged to Protect Eyes During Solar Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, there will be a partial solar eclipse in Charles County, beginning around 1:18 p.m. The maximum effect will occur around 2:43 p.m. and the eclipse will end around 4:02 p.m. The Department of Emergency Services urges residents to avoid looking directly at the sun at any point during the eclipse....
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Huntingtown Man Arrested After Masturbating at 7-11 Gas Pumps

Huntingtown Man Arrested After Masturbating at 7-11 Gas Pumps

On Thursday, August 10, 2017, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-11 store, located on Dalrymple Road, in Sunderland. Police were called for the report of an adult male actively exposing his genitals to a female as she attempted to pump gas. Upon arrival, deputies located William Lafayette...
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Stay Safe Observing Solar Eclipse

Stay Safe Observing Solar Eclipse

Next week any person within Southern Maryland should be able to witness a partial solar eclipse, weather permitting. NASA’s website stated; “A solar eclipse is one of nature’s grandest spectacles.” There are parts of the country that will be able to witness a total eclipse of the sun; however, within the National Capital Region...
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