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Learn About Paying for College at CCPS Financial Aid Nights

Learn About Paying for College at CCPS Financial Aid Nights

Charles County Public Schools is hosting financial aid nights at its seven high schools next month to provide students and parents with strategies and tips on paying for college. Staff from the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will present on the college fund search as well as share tips and other helpful resources about...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Ranked Fifth Best Public Liberal Arts College in U.S. News & World Report

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Ranked Fifth Best Public Liberal Arts College in U.S. News & World Report

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – St. Mary’s College of Maryland is ranked as the nation’s fifth best public liberal arts college in U.S. News & World Report’s “2018 Best Colleges” released online today. St. Mary’s College also ranks 96 on the national liberal arts colleges list, public and private, 107 in best value schools,...
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Wednesday’s Pet is GRACIE

Wednesday’s Pet is GRACIE

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/13/17 is GRACIE Featured Pet: Gracie Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Beagle Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Gracie is new to the Humane Society of Calvert.  Although they are still getting to know her, it...
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Calvert County Crime Report – 9/13/2017

Calvert County Crime Report – 9/13/2017

During the weeks of August 21, 2017, to September 10, 2017, Deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3,729 calls for service throughout the community Damage Property: On August 21, 2017 Deputy First Class Weems responded to the Harbor Island Marina Gas dock, Lusby, for a report of damaged property. The complainant...
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Huntingtown Man Found Passed Out at Gas Station Arrested for Possession of Heroin

Huntingtown Man Found Passed Out at Gas Station Arrested for Possession of Heroin

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at approximately 3:25 a.m., Deputy N. Buckler of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office observed a vehicle with a driver passed out and slumped over the steering wheel in the parking lot of the 2&4 Liquor Store located at 6200 N Solomons Island Road, in Huntingtown. The driver was later...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, at 11:40 AM, the suspect pushed a cart with several hundred dollars worth of food and other items directly out the exit of the California, Maryland Weis Markets store without paying. The Weis Markets store is located at 45315 Alton Lane in California, MD. The thief was last seen...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Utilize Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

Charles County Sheriff’s Office to Utilize Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones)

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the agency will be utilizing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to assist in high-risk situations and police-related investigations. The program, which has been in the formative stage for nearly a year, is ready to launch with five officers who are trained and certified UAS pilots...
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Expect Delays on Nice Bridge During Sept. 22 and 29 Weekends

Expect Delays on Nice Bridge During Sept. 22 and 29 Weekends

The Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge (U.S. Route 301) across the Potomac River will be reduced to one lane with flagging operations alternating northbound and southbound traffic during the weekend of Sept. 22 and Sept. 29. The bridge will have 24/7 continuous flagging operations from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday each...
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La Plata Police Department Officer Robert Nielsen Recognized for Exceptional Policing

La Plata Police Department Officer Robert Nielsen Recognized for Exceptional Policing

On Monday, September 11, 2017, La Plata Police Department officer Robert Nielsen received an award from the Maryland Chiefs of Police Association for Exceptional Policing. The award was presented by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Riverdale Park Police Chief David Morris, President of the MD Chiefs of Police Association, and St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim...
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UPDATE: Body Recovered from St. Mary’s River in Piney Point Identified

UPDATE: Body Recovered from St. Mary’s River in Piney Point Identified

UPDATE 9/12/2017 @ 3:30 p.m.: On September 12, 2017, a citizen contacted the Emergency Communication Center (ECC) to report they had located the body of a deceased adult male in a body of water located at Tarkill Cove (St. George’s Creek) in Piney Point. Based on the nature of the investigation, detectives from the St....
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UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Death of Two-Year-Old

UPDATE: Police in Charles County Investigating Death of Two-Year-Old

9/11/2017 @ 6:25 p.m.: On Monday, September 11, 2017, at approximately 9:52 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3600 block of Yorktown Drive in Waldorf for the report of a drowning. Upon arrival, officers located the two-year-old male on the rear deck of the residence not breathing. The victim had...
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Statement from Attorney General Frosh on Equifax Data Breach

Statement from Attorney General Frosh on Equifax Data Breach

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today issued the following statement regarding the Equifax data breach, affecting approximately 143 million Americans. “This data breach is one of the most alarming we’ve seen. The number of Americans impacted is enormous. I am deeply concerned that Equifax seems to be charging victims for services to identify...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Lexington Park

UPDATE 9/11/2017 @ 11:00 a.m.: On Friday, September 8, 2017, at approximately 3:10 p..m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to MD Route 235 at Poplar Ridge Road, Lexington Park, for a report of a head on collision. On scene investigation revealed a white GMC Terrain, operated by Sierra Yobani Hernandez,, 28, of...
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UPDATE: Stabbing Reported in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates

UPDATE: Stabbing Reported in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates

UPDATE from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office on 9/11/2017 @10:15 a.m.:  On Sunday, September 10, 2017 units from the Sheriff’s Office responded to Ropeknot Road in Lusby for a report of a stabbing. When the deputies arrived they located two male victims with stab wounds and began immediate lifesaving efforts.  One of the victims...
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Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in Annual Job Fair

Calvert County businesses have the opportunity to reach qualified, motivated local job seekers at the 2017 Calvert County Job Fair. This annual event will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus, Building B. The job fair is cosponsored by the Calvert County Department of...
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12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

12th Annual Breast Cancer Walk Set for Oct. 7

Walk to support the men and women in your life at the 12th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fitness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event begins at Indian Head Village Green (100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head) and continues for three miles on the Indian Head Rail Trail....
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Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Maryland Lighthouse Challenge Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Lighthouse lovers are invited to take the challenge and visit ten lighthouses in two days! Plans are underway for the 11th Annual Maryland Lighthouse Challenge on September 16 and 17 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit www.cheslights.org for directions and complete details. The Drum Point Lighthouse will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday,...
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Maritime Performance Series Announced for Calvert Marine Museum

Maritime Performance Series Announced for Calvert Marine Museum

The 8th Annual Maritime Performance Series at the Calvert Marine Museum begins on Friday, September 15 and continues through spring, 2018. This series promises an eclectic mix of traditional music ranging from sweet harmonies to foot stomping jigs. Performances begin at 7 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. Doors open at 6 p.m. with beer...
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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s 12th Annual Auxiliary Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, at Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. tee off. This annual event helps fund equipment, capital projects, patient and associate improvements and other projects for the non-profit facility....
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NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 Future Leaders

NAVAIR Leadership Development Program welcomes 80 Future Leaders

The tradition of NAVAIR’s Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is alive and well as the 2017 cohort begins their journey to expand their organizational knowledge and sharpen their business and leadership skills. The newest cohort, comprised of 80 civilians and military members, has already taken part in the first of five classes: leadership orientation and...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/11/2017 to 9/15/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/11/2017 to 9/15/2017

During the week of September 11, to September 15, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Leonardtown Road at Thomas Stone High School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Piney Church Road at St. Charles High School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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UPDATE: Names Released in Fatal Hollywood Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: Names Released  in Fatal Hollywood Motor Vehicle Crash

UPDATE: On September 8, 2017, at approximately 4:00 p.m., St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol units were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle collision on St. John’s Road in the area of Daniel Farm Lane in Hollywood. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle with two occupants into a utility pole. The St....
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Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Possession of Drugs

Chesapeake Beach Man Arrested for Possession of Drugs

On August 25, 2017 at approximately 7:20 a.m., Deputy Parks of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was on routine patrol in the area of North Rout 4 and Plum Point Road. At the intersection of Plum Point Road Deputy Parks witnessed at red two door passenger car drive through the intersection while the traffic...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Burglary, Trespassing and Destruction of Property

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Burglary, Trespassing and Destruction of Property

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at approximately 6:45 a.m., Deputy A. Beishline, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was patrolling in the area of the old Bay District Volunteer Fire Department located at 21780 Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. Beishline observed a door pulled open to a storage area connected to the building....
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Mechanicsville Man Charged Sexually Abusing a Minor for 8 Years

Mechanicsville Man Charged Sexually Abusing a Minor for 8 Years

On September 5, 2017, an adult female responded to the lobby of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s to report a sexual offense involving a family member. Based on the victim’s statements, the investigation was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division for further action. The investigation revealed, William Jeffery Digregorio, 48, of Mechanicsville, forced the...
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