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UPDATE: Charges Pending in Serious Motor Vehicle Crash in Dunkirk

UPDATE: Charges Pending in Serious Motor Vehicle Crash in Dunkirk

UPDATE 10/16/2018 @11:45 A.M.: On October 13, 2018 at  approximately 10:25 p.m. units with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Route 4 and Route 260 for a personal injury accident that was reported serious. Upon arrival units found one vehicle completely engulfed in flames and the other vehicle was only...
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Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

Foundation 4 Heroes will host Race 4 Heros October 20th on Solomons Island

On Saturday morning, October 20th 2018, Foundation 4 Heroes will host their inaugural “RACE 4 HEROES” event for the community on Solomons Island. Participants can register on www.Active.com. If you sign up before September 30th the cost is $25. After that it is $30. Participants will receive a Race 4 Heroes moisture-wicking, bullet stopping,...
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UPDATE: The History of Dyson’s SpongeBob in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: The History of Dyson’s SpongeBob in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 10/6/2018: Sponge Bob is dressed up in his skeleton costume for Halloween. UPDATE 10/16/2017: SpongeBob is all dressed up for Halloween, he’s dressed as Nintendo character Mario. He has a Piranha Plant and a mushroom person out there with him. Stop by and see him soon, who knows how long it will take until...
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Christmas Comes Early for Port Tobacco Man Winning $12,000 on Keno at Apehangers Bar & Grill

Christmas Comes Early for Port Tobacco Man Winning $12,000 on Keno at Apehangers Bar & Grill

James Schumacher of Port Tobacco made his way to Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore on Sept. 25 to claim what could be an early Christmas present to himself: the proceeds of a $12,000 winning Keno ticket. Sporting bright red suspenders and a bushy white beard, James has the look and jolly demeanor of a...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Bishop

Wednesday’s Pet is Bishop

Wednesday’s Pet for 9-26-18 is Bishop Featured Pet: Bishop Rescue Group: Pets with Disabilities Disability: Deaf Breed: Lemon Hound Sex: Male Size: Medium (50 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Bishop is between 4 and 5 years old. He landed in a shelter as a stray. He is a...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Proclaim Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month serves as an opportunity to share both past and present cultural contributions of Hispanic-Americans. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County proudly celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a proclamation which acknowledges the theme “Hispanics: Our Endless Voice to Enhance our Traditions.” Hispanic Heritage Observations first began in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson...
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Calvert Hospice Recipient Of Generous Donation From Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show

Calvert Hospice Recipient Of Generous Donation From Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show

Calvert Hospice received a generous donation of $1,000 from the Hell’s Angels MD Bike & Car Show held on July 14, 2018 at the Calvert Fairgrounds in Barstow. The Hell’s Angels Nomads MD chapter organized the family friendly event, which featured a car and bike show, local entertainment, special visitors from out of town,...
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$20,000 Keno Win Brightens St. Mary’s County Couples Bad Day

$20,000 Keno Win Brightens St. Mary’s County Couples Bad Day

Heather Stephens of Saint Mary’s County ended an emotional roller-coaster of a day in the Maryland Lottery Winner’s Circle, celebrating a $20,000 Keno win. Earlier in the day, Heather and her husband Charles got bad news about a big expense when they visited an auto parts store. The Lexington Park pair needed to replace...
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The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The Fair’s is Here – St. Mary’s County

The County Fair is underway in St. Mary’s County.
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Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair to be Smoke and Vape Free

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) and the St. Mary’s County Fair Association are proud to announce that for the first time, Kids Day at the St. Mary’s County Fair, held on Friday September 21st, will be entirely smoke and vape free. “This is the first phase of our eventual plans for the fairgrounds to become completely smoke and vape free,” said John Richards, President of the St. Mary’s County Fair Association....
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Lottery Seeks $50,000 Powerball Winner from Mechanicsville Burchmart, and More

Lottery Seeks $50,000 Powerball Winner from Mechanicsville Burchmart, and More

Maryland’s Powerball players sure are lucky! They racked up prizes of $150,000 and $50,000 two months in a row, adding three more prize winners to the roster this past Saturday. The Maryland Lottery is ready to welcome the seven players still holding onto their unclaimed tickets. No one hit the jackpot again on Saturday,...
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Spontaneous Decision Leads to $30,039 Keno Win for Hughesville Man

Spontaneous Decision Leads to $30,039 Keno Win for Hughesville Man

A spur-of-the-moment decision to play Keno led a Hughesville resident to the Maryland Lottery Winner’s Circle to celebrate his big win of $30,039. The retired truck dealership employee played the game on a whim after walking into one of his favorite Lottery retailers to fill up his car with gas and his pockets with Lottery scratch-offs....
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Wednesday’s Pet is Ricky

Wednesday’s Pet is Ricky

Wednesday’s Pet for 9/12/18 is Ricky  Featured Pet: Ricky Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Beagle Mix Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fe Ricky arrived at our facility all smiles.  We are still getting to know him but feel free...
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Charles County Fan Wins $1 Million Playing Mega Millions

Charles County Fan Wins $1 Million Playing Mega Millions

A Baltimore Ravens fan from Southern Maryland is flying high after becoming Maryland’s newest millionaire on Friday night. The Charles County man won the $1 million second-tier prize in the Aug. 10 Mega Millions drawing and was the only U.S. player to do so. His connection with Lottery luck happened at an Indian Head store only...
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Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, will present their annual juried art and music festival, Artsfest ’18, on September 15 & 16, from 10am to 5pm both days. The beautiful sculpture park provides a unique setting for this weekend extravaganza of the arts with more than 180 artist booths, more than 35...
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Ratings Agencies Provide Financial Update for St. Mary’s County

Ratings Agencies Provide Financial Update for St. Mary’s County

Moody’s Investors Service, Fitch Ratings and S & P Global Ratings’ have issued their credit opinions regarding the financial health of St. Mary’s County Government. The reports note the county’s “strong” financial position with respect to wealth and income levels. The review follows a visit by representatives of the rating agency where they met...
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Wednesday’s Pet is WINSTON

Wednesday’s Pet is WINSTON

Wednesday’s Pet for 08/28/2018 WINSTON Featured Pet: Winston Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Pug/Chihuahua Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (11 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00  (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Winston is an amazing 2 to 3-year-old, 11-pound mix.  He is exceptionally pleasant, social,...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department to Host 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department wanted to update everyone on the upcoming 75th Anniversary Celebration. The celebration is Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 11:00 until 4:00. Parade starts at 11:00 am Celebration events start after the parade The celebration is open to the public and FREE to attend. We will start the day off...
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Get Your Tickets Now for the Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

Get Your Tickets Now for the Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds

Give your family a fun and memorable ending to the summer with this weekend’s Drive-In Movie Event at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds! Buy your tickets now and you’ll be entered to win a Family 4-Pack of Jump Passes to Sky Zone Waldorf! For every 10 parking passes sold, we will be giving away...
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Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesday’s Pet is MAY

Wednesdays Pet for 08-08-18 MAY Featured Pet: May Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 May is a young Chihuahua Mix. She is super sweet and loving. May is playful, fun but also loves to relax. She does great...
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National Night Out 2018

National Night Out 2018

The public is encouraged to participate in local National Night Out events to show both community and law enforcement support. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Communities from Southern Maryland have a variety of events...
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“Keno Captain” Wins $12,506.00 at a Tequila Grill & Cantina in Charlotte Hall

“Keno Captain” Wins $12,506.00 at a Tequila Grill & Cantina in Charlotte Hall

A U.S. Marine veteran from Mechanicsville who is enjoying boating and playing Keno in retirement set course to win the largest Keno prize of his life and arrived — $12,506 richer — at his destination. The 65-year-old found Lottery luck by changing from a 5-spot to a 7-spot bet and switching one of his...
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Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY

Wednesday’s Pet for 8-1-18 is FANCY Featured Pet: Fancy Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Rat/Fox Terrier Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Fancy is a 1-year-old rat/fox terrier mixed girl. She is 200% ball of energy. She will need a fenced in...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet is ABBY

Wednesday’s Pet for 7-25-18 ABBY Featured Pet: Abby Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Lab/Hound Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Abby is a beautiful 5-year-old girl.  She is new at HSCC, but everyone can already tell she has...
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Leonardtown Rotary Recognizes Kevin Thompson

Leonardtown Rotary Recognizes Kevin Thompson

The Leonardtown Rotary Club recognized Kevin Thompson for his meritorious Service Above Self. Service Above Self is the principal motto of Rotary, because it best conveys the philosophy of unselfish volunteer service. Kevin Thompson’s actions on the day of the shooting at Great Mills High School typify this motto. On March 20, a gunman...
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