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Governor Hogan Announces $1 Billion Emergency Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

Governor Hogan Announces $1 Billion Emergency Stimulus and Tax Relief Package

Governor Larry Hogan today introduced the RELIEF Act of 2021, an emergency legislative package that will provide more than $1 billion in direct stimulus and tax relief for Maryland working families, small businesses, and those who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation builds on the more than $700 million...
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January 2021 Events at The Calvert Marine Museum

January 2021 Events at The Calvert Marine Museum

Come in from the cold for special activities during the month of January. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and older must wear a mask during their visit. The museum continues to operate at a limited capacity with a timed entry system. Before visiting CMM, please...
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Anne Arundel County Executive Pittman Revises Executive Order and Creates Assistance Program for Restaurant Workers

Anne Arundel County Executive Pittman Revises Executive Order and Creates Assistance Program for Restaurant Workers

On December 16, 2020, County Executive Steuart Pittman announced changes to Executive Order #39, which is effective at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 16. The executive order enacts the new COVID-19 restrictions announced on December 10. The revisions announced today permit outdoor dining, provided that no more than 50% of tent sides are down and...
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St. Mary’s County Government Announces Holiday Operations

St. Mary’s County Government Announces Holiday Operations

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25 and again Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.  Appointments for many departmental services will resume the following Mondays. Landfill and Convenience Centers – The St. Andrews Landfill and the six (6)...
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Calvert Farmers Market Association to Host Holiday Market on December 19 in Prince Frederick

Calvert Farmers Market Association to Host Holiday Market on December 19 in Prince Frederick

Residents looking to shop local this season are encouraged to visit Calvert County’s annual Holiday Markets hosted by the Calvert Farmers Market Association. The Holiday Markets will be open December 19, 2020 from 10:00 a.m., to 1:00 p.m., at Cardinal Creek Plant Farm located at 5180 Sixes Road in Prince Frederick. Vendors include Breakfast...
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Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad 2020 Santa Run Schedule

Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad 2020 Santa Run Schedule

Santa Claus will soon be coming to town in Valley Lee and surrounding areas. The Second District VFD&RS will be escorting Santa on his annual Fire Truck visits to all of the communities around Valley Lee. Due to COVID-19, and for the protection of both our citizens, our firefighters and EMS providers, as well...
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Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department 2020 Santa Run Schedule

Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department 2020 Santa Run Schedule

The Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department is pleased to announce that we will be bringing Santa around to our Community once again by way of a fire truck. We will be visiting many of the most populated streets and neighborhoods in our area and hope that you understand that we will not be able...
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Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department 2020 Santa Run Schedule

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department 2020 Santa Run Schedule

We would like to announce to the Citizens of our Community the schedule for our Annual Santa Run. This year we will be bringing Santa around to the Hollywood Community on one of our Fire Engines. We plan on starting this Friday, December 4th. Our plan is to have Santa around the community on...
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December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thursday, December 3 – Sea Squirts – This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 12 people per session....
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Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, which oversees St. Clement’s Island Museum, the Old Jail Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, presents events and exhibits during the holiday season at each historic site. St. Clement’s Island Museum will host its annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit daily, Dec. 1, 2020, to Jan. 3, 2021,...
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St. Mary’s County Museum Division Partners with Local History Enthusiast for Temporary War of 1812 Model Ship Exhibit at Old Jail Museum

St. Mary’s County Museum Division Partners with Local History Enthusiast for Temporary War of 1812 Model Ship Exhibit at Old Jail Museum

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, has partnered with a local model ship aficionado and builder to install a temporary exhibit at the Old Jail Museum about the HMS Albion, the flagship of the flotilla of British ships that raided Leonardtown and St. Mary’s County during the War of 1812 Chesapeake Campaign in 1814....
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Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Santa Clause Route Starting on December 3, to December 18

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Santa Clause Route Starting on December 3, to December 18

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be bringing Santa Claus into your Neighborhood through the dates of December 3 to December 18. 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 –...
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CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for the Behavioral Health Renovation and Services Project

CalvertHealth Foundation Benefit Golf Classic Raises Funds for the Behavioral Health Renovation and Services Project

The CalvertHealth Foundation held its 31st annual Benefit Golf Classic at The Cannon Club in Lothian on October 19. More than 125 participants including sponsors, golfers and supporters helped raise $70,000 to support our community’s increasing need for mental health services. Proceeds from this year’s Benefit Golf Classic will provide support for the $5.2...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting Farmer’s Market in partnership with St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Historic Sotterley Hosting Farmer’s Market in partnership with St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Sunday, November 22, 2020

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Historic Sotterley is proud to host the next installment of the Airport Farmer’s Market in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport (also known as Captain Walter Francis Duke Regional Airport). This market will take place on Sunday, November 22nd from 9:00 am—1:00 pm. The Farmer’s...
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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point, MD, will reopen its galleries, including a variety of brand-new exhibits, to visitors with pre-purchased tickets, November 13, 2020, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. after being closed since March due to COVID-19 shutdowns. Due to COVID-19 protocols, any interested guests to Piney Point Lighthouse Museum must...
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St. Mary’s County Museum Division 2020 Holiday Events

St. Mary’s County Museum Division 2020 Holiday Events

St. Clement’s Island Museum Holiday Open House on Sunday, December 6, 2020, from 12:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy the opening of the St. Clement’s Island Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit 2020 inside the museum with take-home kids activities, music, take-home refreshments and much more. Get a jump on your holiday shopping with a...
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Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

As it is not possible to gather in Leonardtown Square for Christmas on the Square and the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony or any of the Santa events this year due to the COVID-19 precautions, the Commissioners of Leonardtown would like to extend an invitation to you and your families to tune in for two...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Approve Restaurant Relief Fund to Support Food Service Establishments Impacted by COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Approve Restaurant Relief Fund to Support Food Service Establishments Impacted by COVID-19

The new grant program will have a maximum budget of $779,000. The goal is to provide grants to support restaurants (full meal preparation with on-site dining), food trucks and bars that serve food that are based in St. Mary’s County. Grants may be used for working capital, such as rent, payroll, and job training,...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum and the Old Jail Museum to Change Over to Winter Hours of Operation

St. Clement’s Island Museum and the Old Jail Museum to Change Over to Winter Hours of Operation

Starting Sunday, November 1, 2020, museums operated by the St. Mary’s County Museum Division – St. Clement’s Island Museum in Coltons Point and the Old Jail Museum in Leonardtown – will switch hours of operation over to Winter Hours. Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park in Piney Point will begin winter hours on...
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Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

“Calvert Gives Thanks” will be held virtually Sunday, November 15th, at 4 p.m. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calvert-gives-thanks-tickets-124620945603 or for more information, email calvertinterfaith@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Calvert Interfaith Council (CIC) and the Daughters of Abraham, this year’s interfaith celebration of strength, courage, and healing will feature Calvert County choirs and inspiration from community faith traditions....
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Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

October 22, 2020 – As colder weather approaches, the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) offers activities for all ages throughout the month. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and older must wear a mask during their visit. The museum continues to operate at a limited capacity with...
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Safe Candy Giveaway Events Hosted by Fire and Rescue Departments in Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert County

Safe Candy Giveaway Events Hosted by Fire and Rescue Departments in Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert County

Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department will be hosting trunk or treating on Saturday, October 31st 7:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m., located at the Newburg Volunteer Fire Department/Rescue Squad at 12245 Rock Point Road in Newburg. Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting a safe Halloween candy giveaway at their station located...
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Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

I am writing on behalf of Calvert Collaborative for Children and Youth.  There is a great need for a permanent community center in Prince Frederick to ensure that residents have recreational, community building, learning and outdoor activities that come with having a robust community.  This need has been documented over the years by Calvert...
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Optimist Club of Calvert Hosting First Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

Optimist Club of Calvert Hosting First Virtual Halloween Costume Contest

The Optimist Club of Calvert is excited to host their first ever Virtual Halloween Costume Contest! The contest is open to Calvert County residents thirteen years of age and under. The winner in each age category will win a $25 Walmart gift card. Contest categories are: 18 months and under, 19 months – 3...
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Running Hare Vineyard Hosting Drive-In Movie on Friday, October 23, 2020

Running Hare Vineyard Hosting Drive-In Movie on Friday, October 23, 2020

On Friday, October 23, 2020, from 5:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m., the Running Hare Vineyard and Southern Maryland Biergarten will be hosting a drive-in movie night showing The Nightmare Before Christmas! Tickets can be found here for $25 per vehicle. Gates Open at 5:30 pm – Movie Begins after sundown around 7:00 p.m. Audio...
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