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Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings Injures Three

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Owings Injures Three

On Sunday November 10, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 2 and Mount Harmony Road in Owings, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. While units were responding, dispatchers upgraded the assignment as an overturned vehicle with entrapment. Crews arrived on the scene...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Offering Holiday Workshops Starting Saturday, December 7, and Saturday, December 14

Historic St. Mary’s City Offering Holiday Workshops Starting Saturday, December 7, and Saturday, December 14

Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) has opened registration for two different holiday workshops, each focusing on natural crafts. The first invites guests to bundle up, celebrate the season, and join HSMC December 7, from 12:30 p.m., to 2:30 p.m., for the Holiday Craft workshop, featuring crafts from the past. Attendees will be able to...
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The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Chief, President, Firefighter, and Life Member Jimmy Rye

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Passing of Past Chief, President, Firefighter, and Life Member Jimmy Rye

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of another long-time member Jimmy Rye, Past Chief, Past President, Firefighter, and Life Member passed away yesterday evening after a long illness. For many decades, he served our Department and community and held numerous ranks within the Department. His fire service career touched many,...
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Great Mills Woman Arrested for Rape and Sexual Abuse of Two Teen Boys

Great Mills Woman Arrested for Rape and Sexual Abuse of Two Teen Boys

Taunese R. Williams, 19, of Great Mills, was charged with two counts of second-degree rape, two counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the household/family member, and two counts of sexual abuse of a minor in a continuing course of conduct Trooper First Class D. Brill, from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack...
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Calvert Hospice Announces 4th Annual Festival of Wreaths on Saturday, November 23, 2019

Calvert Hospice Announces 4th Annual Festival of Wreaths on Saturday, November 23, 2019

Calvert Hospice is pleased to announce our 4th annual Festival of Wreaths. This fun, family-friendly event will be held November 23 from 10 a.m., to 4:00 p.m., at Calvert High School in Prince Frederick. Admission is FREE! There’s something for every member of the family at the Festival of Wreaths. Beautiful, handcrafted wreaths will...
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The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking Identity of Theft Suspects

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured for theft. On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 9:30 p.m., the suspects removed nine Passport brand external hard drives from a locked display case at the California Walmart store and left the business without paying for the items. Anyone with...
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Indian Head Elementary School Staff and Students Learning to “Move This World” with New Program

Indian Head Elementary School Staff and Students Learning to “Move This World” with New Program

Indian Head Elementary School launched a new program this school year to focus on social and emotional needs of students. Called “Move This World,” the program provides students with strategies to express emotions in a positive way. Students learn about and use 10 “emoger” strategies to display their feelings. The emogers focus on breathing,...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Taking Reservations for Madrigal Dinners

Historic St. Mary’s City Taking Reservations for Madrigal Dinners

The Historic St. Mary’s City invites you to welcome the holiday season with feasting, firelight, and beautiful music in the lavishly decorated reconstructed State House of 1676 with their annual Madrigal Dinners. The dinners are to be held on the first two Friday, and Saturdays in December, on December 6, and 7, and December...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Partners with U.S. Army on Veteran Employment Initiative

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Partners with U.S. Army on Veteran Employment Initiative

The U.S. Army and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office are scheduled to sign a partnership agreement on Thursday, November 14, 2019 as part of the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) program. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters, located at 6915 Crain Highway in...
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La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

It’s not often that a string quartet or vocalist performance opens a formal business meeting. On November 6, 2019, the La Plata Business Association’s (LPBA) monthly meeting began with student performers from La Plata High School showcasing the talents of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students. For the past six years, the LPBA has...
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Maryland State Police Arrest Huntingtown Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police Arrest Huntingtown Man On Child Pornography Charges

Maryland State Police Computer Crimes investigators arrested and charged a Calvert County man this morning with the possession and distribution of child pornography. The suspect is identified as Anthony M. Mileo, 53, of Huntingtown. He is charged with seventeen counts of possession of child pornography and seventeen counts of distribution of child pornography. Mileo...
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UPDATE: Lexington Park Brothers Arrested on Gun Charges Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail

UPDATE: Lexington Park Brothers Arrested on Gun Charges Sentenced to 6 Months in Jail

UPDATE 11/7/2019: Lexington Park Brothers, Deamonte Lacey, 20 and Gavin Jones, 17, both pleaded guilty to the charges of possessing a handgun while underage and were each sentenced to six months in jail. On Thursday, October 31, 2019, St. Mary’s District Court Judge Robyn Riddle sentenced both to three years but suspended the sentences...
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Historic St. Mary’s City Fall Lecture Series Tree-Ring Dating and Historic Structures: A Look at the Science of Dendrochronology

Historic St. Mary’s City Fall Lecture Series Tree-Ring Dating and Historic Structures: A Look at the Science of Dendrochronology

On Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., in the Visitor Center Auditorium of Historic St. Mary’s City, dendrochronologist Michael Worthington will give a free, public lecture titled “Tree Ring Dating and Historic Structures: A Look at the Science of Dendrochronology.” The science of dendrochronology, or tree-ring dating, has long been used to provide...
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Forrest Center Hosting Annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019

Forrest Center Hosting Annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019

Join the students and staff of the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center for their annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m., at the school site across from the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown. Santa will make his grand entrance at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy a...
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The Calvert Marine Museum Selected as Beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the Month of November

The Calvert Marine Museum Selected as Beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the Month of November

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) has been selected as a beneficiary of the Giant Food Community Bag Program for the month of November. The Giant Food Community Bag Program, which launched in July 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in the communities where...
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Joint Statement from Department of Justice, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on Ensuring Security of 2020 Elections

Joint Statement from Department of Justice, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on Ensuring Security of 2020 Elections

Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, FBI Director Christopher Wray, U.S. Cyber Command Commander and NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, and CISA Director Christopher Krebs released the following joint statement: “Today, dozens of states and local jurisdictions...
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St. Mary’s County Lynching Victim from 1887 Memorialized on Maryland Emancipation Day

St. Mary’s County Lynching Victim from 1887 Memorialized on Maryland Emancipation Day

On Maryland Emancipation Day, November 1, 2019, the St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative, the National Memorial for Peace & Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project, the Town of Leonardtown, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Unified Committee on Afro-American Contributions (UCAC), St. Mary’s County...
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UPDATE: Maryland State Police Locate Hit and Run Vehicle Involved in Crash That Killed 63-Year-Old Man in Prince George’s County

UPDATE: Maryland State Police Locate Hit and Run Vehicle Involved in Crash That Killed 63-Year-Old Man in Prince George’s County

UPDATE 11/11/19: Maryland State Police have located the vehicle involved in the fatal hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a tow truck driver last week in Prince George’s County. Police believe the vehicle involved is a 2004 white Cadillac Escalade, which was located at Maryland Route 3 and Route 175 in Gambrills in...
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St Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 11/6/2019

St Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 11/6/2019

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. On October 3, 2019, detectives from the Vice Narcotics Division executed a search warrant in the 26800 block of Point Lookout Road in Mechanicsville. Timothy Jerome Baker, age 53 of Great Mills, was located at the address in possession of a homemade...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 11/6/2019

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 11/6/2019

During the weeks of October 7 to November 3 deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to over 5,590 calls for service throughout the communities. On October 9, 2019, Deputy Gilmore conducted a traffic stop on Horace Ward Road in Owings. The tags on the vehicle were reported stolen through the Aberdeen Police...
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Public Encouraged to Attend the 44th Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, in Leonardtown

Public Encouraged to Attend the 44th Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, in Leonardtown

The public is invited to salute America’s Veterans at the in Leonardtown. The parade, sponsored by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County and Commissioners of Leonardtown, steps off Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at 9:45 a.m. from St. Mary’s Ryken High School and moves along Fenwick Street. Immediately following the parade, citizens are invited to...
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The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Santa Claus Schedule for December 1, to December 20, 2019

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Santa Claus Schedule for December 1, to December 20, 2019

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be bringing Santa Claus into your Neighborhood through the dates of December 1 to December 20. Santa will be riding on a big red firetruck sleigh! An Ambulance will occasionally lead, playing Christmas songs on their PA system. Santa Runs will begin between 5:30 p.m.,...
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David Curson, Audubon Maryland-DC to Speak on Audubon’s Conservation Work in Maryland on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Huntingtown

David Curson, Audubon Maryland-DC to Speak on Audubon’s Conservation Work in Maryland on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Huntingtown

Plan to attend an informative program on the conservation work of Audubon-MD-DC, Friday, November 22. The event hosted by Calvert Nature Society and the Calvert County Division of Natural Resources will be held at Kings Landing Park in Huntingtown from 6-9 p.m. Audubon Maryland-DC is the region’s leading voice for the conservation and protection...
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The Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Shooting in Bowie

The Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Shooting in Bowie

The Prince George’s County Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting Monday night in the Lake Arbor community near Bowie. The decedent is 19-year-old Trey Scotland of Bowie. On November 4th, at approximately 10:45 pm, patrol officers responded to the 1300 block of Fairlakes Place. Officers found the decedent in a car suffering from...
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Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Grab your guitar, nonperishable food and get down to Island Music Company in La Plata, MD on November 16, 2019 for their Annual Holiday String Giveaway. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., The day is filled with complimentary restringing of most stringed instruments, including guitar, bass, violin, violas, ukulele,...
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