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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department receives Class 2 ISO Rating

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department receives Class 2 ISO Rating

The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce that we have received notification of our Public Protection Classification (PPC®) (ISO classification) changed from a Class 3 to a Class 2. Insurance Services Office (ISO), has a system for determining the price of fire insurance in a community through a 1 to 10...
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Pain Reliever Purchase Puts Glen Burnie Lottery Player in Winner’s Circle

Pain Reliever Purchase Puts Glen Burnie Lottery Player in Winner’s Circle

His wife’s need to restock her supply of pain reliever put a Glen Burnie man in the right place at the right time to scoop up both her medicine and a $50,000-winning Holiday Cash scratch-off. His journey to good fortune began when the pair were shopping and his wife mentioned running out of her pain reliever....
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North Point It’s Academic team wins regional competition

North Point It’s Academic team wins regional competition

North Point High School’s It’s Academic team earned the top spot in the annual Charles County Public Schools competition held Dec. 5 at the school. The three-member team of Captain Adam Cullen, Andrew Fan and Amara Gammon won in the championship round with a score of 310 points against La Plata and St. Charles high schools....
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Calvert Hospice Announces Two Grief Support Programs Starting in January

Calvert Hospice Announces Two Grief Support Programs Starting in January

Calvert Hospice will be offering two specialized grief support programs starting on January 15, 2019. Gone Without Me is a grief support program for spousal loss, an 8-week program that will focus on learning to live again after the loss of a spouse. Sessions will be held at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House, located...
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Charles County Farmer hits Mega Millions for $30,000

Charles County Farmer hits Mega Millions for $30,000

Although not a regular Maryland Lottery player, a Charles County woman will chase big jackpots and did so in mid-October when the estimated Mega Millions prize was in the $1 billion range. She bought a $9 ticket that included the Megaplier multiplier feature. While her purchase didn’t turn her into a billionaire, it did...
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Mechanicsville Woman to Appear on Jeopardy! December 3rd

Mechanicsville Woman to Appear on Jeopardy! December 3rd

Bernadette Nguyen, an attorney from Mechanicsville, will compete on America’s Favorite Quiz Show®, on Monday, December 3, 2018 on WJLA-TV. You can watch Nguyen compete on JEOPARDY! on WJLA-TV (ABC 7). Please check your local listing for additional information or visit Jeopardy.com. JEOPARDY!’s 35th anniversary season premiered September 10, 2018. With a weekly audience...
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Governor Larry Hogan & First Lady Yumi Hogan Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Governor Larry Hogan & First Lady Yumi Hogan Celebrate Giving Tuesday

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan recognized Giving Tuesday by making a personal donation to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the Maryland Charity Campaign. The Maryland Charity Campaign is a workplace charitable giving program that offers state employees and eligible retirees the opportunity to contribute to charities using the convenience of...
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Bonus Match 5 Win Brings Joy to Holiday Shopper

Bonus Match 5 Win Brings Joy to Holiday Shopper

After a long, crazy day of holiday shopping, a Maryland Lottery fan decided to test his luck and buy a $6 Bonus Match 5 ticket for the Saturday, Nov. 24 drawing. That decision paid off with a $50,000 top-prize win for the Prince George’s County man. “I was so excited, I was like, ‘It’s about time,’...
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Enhanced Effort to Curb Illegal Fishing and Hunting

Enhanced Effort to Curb Illegal Fishing and Hunting

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police is cracking down on the illegal killing of fish and wildlife through a partnership with Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers. This newly established nonprofit organization serves as the state affiliate of International Wildlife Crimestoppers, a group dedicated to stopping illegal hunting and fishing across the globe. Maryland Wildlife Crimestoppers was established to...
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Lucky Pair of From St. Mary’s County Win $50,000 prize in Powerball Drawing

Lucky Pair of From St. Mary’s County Win $50,000 prize in Powerball Drawing

A dynamic duo arrived at Lottery headquarters this week to claim one of a series of $50,000 Powerball prizes from October’s dual jackpot frenzy. The two government employees managed the feat by matching four numbers and the Powerball for a third-tier win in the Oct. 24 drawing! The lucky pair from St. Mary’s County are on a quest...
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Glen Burnie Man Claims $25,000 Keno Prize

Glen Burnie Man Claims $25,000 Keno Prize

A lucky Glen Burnie man will always remember his first big Maryland Lottery win that turned a $2 wager into a $25,000 Keno prize. “As soon as I scanned the ticket I looked down at the screen and immediately said, ‘This has to be a joke,’ ” recalled the Anne Arundel County resident. “Skins,” as he...
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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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