St. Mary’s News

Restaurant Fire in Leonardtown

Restaurant Fire in Leonardtown

On Saturday, May 20 around 9:14 a.m., fire and rescue were alerted to report of a commercial building fire in Leonardtown Crews responded to the 26000 blk of Point Lookout Road to the Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell Restaurant to discover smoke coming from the building. According to employees, there was some fire and lots...
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Celebrate June at Calvert Marine Museum

Celebrate June at Calvert Marine Museum

June is packed full of activities and fun at the Calvert Marine Museum. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing of programs.  Friday, June 1 – First Free Friday The museum is open and free to the public from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Enjoy entertainment by the musical duo of Bob...
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Four Vehicle Crash Leaves One Injured

Four Vehicle Crash Leaves One Injured

 On Friday, May 18 around 12:14 p.m., fire and rescue responded to report of a motor vehicle accident along Rt. 235 in the area of Worth Ave in California, Md. Crews arrived on scene to discover four vehicles involved. Police shut down Southbound Three Notch Road while emergency crews assessed the patients and cleaned...
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Celebrate Bike to Work Day May 18

Celebrate Bike to Work Day May 18

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is urging motorists to share the road and be on the lookout for cyclists, particularly Friday, May 18 which is “National Bike to Work Day.” With local groups, counties and municipalities around the State sponsoring Bike to Work activities, more bicycle traffic is expected along...
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St. Mary’s Vice Narcotic Arrests

St. Mary’s Vice Narcotic Arrests

St. Mary’s Vice Narcotics Detectives recently made the following arrests: Andrew Tkaczuk, 27, was indicted by Vice Narcotics Detectives for multiple counts to include prescription fraud and insurance fraud. He was arrested in El Paso, Texas and was extradited back to the State of Maryland. He was subsequently released after his initial appearance in...
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Reported Robbery at St. Mary’s College is Drug Deal Gone Bad

Reported Robbery at St. Mary’s College is Drug Deal Gone Bad

St. Mary’s Vice Narcotics Detectives assisted Detectives from the Bureau of Criminal Investigations with a reported armed robbery that occurred at St. Mary’s College. During the investigation it was determined that the original complaint was a false report and was actually a “drug deal gone bad”. As the drug portion of the investigation continued,...
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State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

State Police Blotter- Leonardtown

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown are investigating the following incidents: Warrant Service – On Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 11:10pm, TFC G. A. Thompson served a Bench Warrant (T3-15053) on Catelynn Nicolle Marstin, 22, of Lusby. The warrant was issued with an original charge of Driving Without A Required License by the District Court...
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D.C. Generals Help Kick Off Police Week

D.C. Generals Help Kick Off Police Week

Each year Police from all over the nation gather in Washington D.C. for National Police Week. The kick-off this year was a National Public Safety Football League Jamboree featuring two games at Eastern High School. Game one pitted the Philadelphia Blue Flame and the Atlanta Defenders. A hard fought battle in which the Defenders...
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Everyone Invited to ‘Stuff the Bus’ May 19

Everyone Invited to ‘Stuff the Bus’ May 19

As part of National Transportation Week, citizens are invited to fill a St. Mary’s County Transit System (STS) bus with non-perishable foods. Donations are critically needed to replenish local food banks. Due to the current economic crisis, organizers of local pantries continue to report higher than normal requests for food from individuals as well...
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First Ever SoMd Sun & Music Festival

First Ever SoMd Sun & Music Festival

Spirits in the Sky Benefit LLC, recently announced the following charities will be participating in this year’s festival: Calvert Hospice, End Hunger in Calvert County, Project ECHO, Marines helping Marines, Calvert Alliance against Substance Abuse, Hunter’s Hero’s, Animal Relief Fund, Calvert Animal Welfare League, and Humane Society of Calvert. Spirits in the Sky Benefit...
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Lisa Marie Tippett Arrested on Grand Jury Indictment

Lisa Marie Tippett Arrested on Grand Jury Indictment

On Wednesday, May 16 at approximately 5:30 P.M., while off duty Captain Daniel Alioto, the Commander of the Vice/Narcotics Division for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed Lisa Marie Tippett, 46 of Lexington Park, on Great Mills Road. Captain Alioto was aware that there was an open indictment for her and he then placed...
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New Wildewood Sew & Vac is Ready to Provide the Top Three Products

New Wildewood Sew & Vac is Ready to Provide the Top Three Products

Wildewood Sew & Vac is a locally owned and operated business providing service, repair and sales of residential and commercial vacuums, sewing and embroidery machines. The Wildewood store joins the company’s two other locations – Waldorf Sew & Vac and Severna Park Sew & Vac. The new Wildewood location opened to provide a higher...
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MIR Completes Another Phase of Improvements

MIR Completes Another Phase of Improvements

Maryland International Raceway (MIR) has just completed another phase of improvements targeted at racer safety, event efficiency and boosting the overall MIR fan experience. Improvements include a whole new starting line center section with unique poured concrete walls, concrete slab, Line-X concrete coatings and vinyl wrap graphics. The new center section not only looks...
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Man Arrested for Impersonating Police

Man Arrested for Impersonating Police

In April 2012, detectives from the Bureau of Criminal Investigations initiated an investigation regarding information that a subject had been involved in a relationship with a female residing in Mechanicsville, Maryland and had identified himself as a Baltimore County Police Officer Detective throughout the relationship. A joint investigation by St. Mary’s County BCI and...
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Annual Celebration of Cancer Survivors

Annual Celebration of Cancer Survivors

Mark your calendar for the MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital’s Cancer Survivors’ Day Picnic taking place on Sunday, June 3 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on the hospital grounds. Now in its 25th year, the picnic is a community event filled with joy, camaraderie, hope, compassion and love as cancer survivors and their families are...
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Bret Michaels Set to Rock the Marine Museum May 27

Bret Michaels Set to Rock the Marine Museum May 27

Bret Michaels is set to rock the house on Sunday, May 27 at Calvert Marine Museum with many fan favorites. Michaels started his music career in Pennsylvania where he picked up the guitar. Michaels along with drummer Rikki Rocket, bassist Bobby Dell and strummer Matt Smith started playing the local circuit in 1983. The...
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Head-on Collision Leaves Two Injured

Head-on Collision Leaves Two Injured

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are investigating a serious motor vehicle crash in Thompson’s Corner that left two injured. Fire and rescue crews responded to the 28200 block of Thompson’s Corner Road in the area of Millwood Lane on Tuesday, May 15 around 4:14 p.m. Crews arrived on scene to discover two vehicles to...
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Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 Holds Police Week Memorial Service

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 Holds Police Week Memorial Service

On May 14, the FOP Lodge 7 in Great Mills held it’s annual Police Memorial to honor those members who have passed away as well remembering all their brothers and sisters in blue around the world. This week is National Police Memorial Week. The memorial service opened with the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard...
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Sesame Street Coming to Pax River

Sesame Street Coming to Pax River

Elmo, Grover, Cookie Monster and Rosita will be visiting Naval Air Station Patuxent River Saturday, May 26 as part of the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families. The cast will be joined by Katie, a new military character designed exclusively for military families. The event is scheduled at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at...
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Juveniles Arrested in Multiple St. Mary’s Burglaries

Juveniles Arrested in Multiple St. Mary’s Burglaries

The St. Mary’s County Bureau of Criminal Investigations, assisted by deputies from the Special Operations Division, initiated a joint investigation regarding multiple burglaries to motor vehicles at Leonardtown High School, the College of Southern Maryland and during Spring-Fest at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. As a result of the joint investigation three suspects were...
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Bay District Brings Joy to Little Girl

Bay District Brings Joy to Little Girl

It was May 3, 2012 around 5:18 in the evening when the tones dropped for station 9 (California) to respond to an injured child in the 20000 block of Rison Road in the Town Creek subdivision. Well when the firefighters are sitting around the station and they hear that type of call come over...
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CA$H BA$H May 19

CA$H BA$H May 19

On Saturday, May 19 The Center for Life Enrichment and the Special Olympics of St. Mary’s will be helped in large part with the annual CA$H BA$H. The event is one in which attendees can vie for their share of $10,000 in cash prizes throughout the day. Held at the Hollywood Firehouse Carnival Yard,...
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Local Fishing Report

Local Fishing Report

May 14, 2012 By Ken Lamb of the Tackle Box ,( 301) 863-8151 Local Fishing Report There are still plenty of rockfish in the trophy size (28 inches or better), but the fish are scattered and can be very  picky. The trophy season is always hot for the first 10 days, but tends to slow...
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BECA Awards Scholarships

BECA Awards Scholarships

On Friday, May 9, St. Mary’s County Business, Education and Community Alliance awarded students from across the region hard-earned and well-deserved scholarships. In all there were 19 individuals or companies on hand to present scholarships in varying amounts to St. Mary’s County High School graduating seniors. In addition to those individuals and companies, BECA...
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O’Donnell Calls for a Tax Freeze

O’Donnell Calls for a Tax Freeze

On Monday Annapolis introduced a bill to increase income taxes on individuals who earn more than $100,000 and couples who earn more than $150,000 – even though the budget was already balanced. With unemployment still high and the economy stalled Annapolis is redefining wealth, while Maryland already has one of the highest combined local...
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