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MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Hosts Annual Gala to Help Fund MedStar St. Mary’s Women’s Health & Family Birthing Center

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Hosts Annual Gala to Help Fund MedStar St. Mary’s Women’s Health & Family Birthing Center

Irish eyes were smiling on November 22, 2019, as guests enjoyed the 2019 MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Gala, a Date in Dublin, at the Hollywood Social Hall. Sponsored by the hospital and MedStar Shah Medical Group, the annual black-tie affair featured a gourmet dinner and dessert by Ken’s Creative Kitchen of Annapolis with live...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Vaughn Evans and K9 Partner Win Giveaway to New Vegas Police K-9 Conference and Vendor Show

Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputy Vaughn Evans and K9 Partner Win Giveaway to New Vegas Police K-9 Conference and Vendor Show

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office released a thank you to all citizens who voted. “Thank you ALL for your votes! Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Deputy V. Evans and K9 Caesar WON the contest for the 6th Annual International Police K-9 Conference & Vendor Show! Way to rally and represent Calvert! Police K-9 Magazine is...
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U.S. Senators Announce Over $98,000 in Federal Funding for Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department

U.S. Senators Announce Over $98,000 in Federal Funding for Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Representative Steny Hoyer (all D-Md.) have announced more than $98,000 in federal funding for the Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department, Inc. to replace outdated rescue equipment, including the “jaws of life,” spreaders, cutters, rams, jacks, and stabilizers. These tools are used for rescuing...
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Charles County Great-Great-Grandmother Claims $50,015 in Bonus Match 5 Win

Charles County Great-Great-Grandmother Claims $50,015 in Bonus Match 5 Win

A lucky Waldorf woman is feeling exceptionally grateful these days after winning a second top prize in the Bonus Match 5 game. Her $50,015 win in the Nov. 9 drawing happened with a ticket bought at Westlake Liquors located at 1182 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf. The healthcare retiree plays Lottery games about once every...
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Dyson Building Center in Great Mills is an Official Drop off Location for Lily’s Toy Box!

Dyson Building Center in Great Mills is an Official Drop off Location for Lily’s Toy Box!

Dyson Building Center is an official drop off location for Lily’s Toy Box! Dyson’s is located at 20375 Pt Lookout Road, in Great Mills. Lily is now organizing her 3rd annual toy drive for the kids and families who are stuck at Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. over the holiday season. Lily is donating...
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Maryland Public Television’s “Maryland Farm & Harvest” to Feature St. Mary’s County Fisherman Tommy Courtney

Maryland Public Television’s “Maryland Farm & Harvest” to Feature St. Mary’s County Fisherman Tommy Courtney

Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) popular original series Maryland Farm & Harvest, now in its seventh season, will feature farms and locations in Allegany, Garrett, Howard, and St. Mary’s counties, along with Baltimore City during a new episode airing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19. Maryland Farm & Harvest takes viewers on journeys across...
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Charlotte Hall Accountant in ‘Utter Shock’ Over Big Powerball Win

Charlotte Hall Accountant in ‘Utter Shock’ Over Big Powerball Win

A lucky accountant from Charlotte Hall never figured a $10 quick-pick Powerball ticket would bring her a shocking surprise. Playing “Lottery is my excitement,” said the happy woman, who won a $50,000 prize in the November 9, 2019, drawing. The 74-year-old stops by New Market Service Center, located at 29233 Three Notch Road in...
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La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

La Plata Business Association Donates Over $40,000 from Rocktoberfest Proceeds to Charles County Public Schools

It’s not often that a string quartet or vocalist performance opens a formal business meeting. On November 6, 2019, the La Plata Business Association’s (LPBA) monthly meeting began with student performers from La Plata High School showcasing the talents of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students. For the past six years, the LPBA has...
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Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Island Music Company’s Annual Holiday String Giveaway to be Held on November 16, 2019, in La Plata

Grab your guitar, nonperishable food and get down to Island Music Company in La Plata, MD on November 16, 2019 for their Annual Holiday String Giveaway. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m., to 5:00 p.m., The day is filled with complimentary restringing of most stringed instruments, including guitar, bass, violin, violas, ukulele,...
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The Department of Aging and Human Services Holding Veterans Resource Day on Friday, November 8, 2019

The Department of Aging and Human Services Holding Veterans Resource Day on Friday, November 8, 2019

Join the Department of Aging & Human Services for the fourth annual Veterans Resource Day Friday, November 8, 2019, at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, located at 44219 Airport Road in California, MD, from 9:00 a.m., to 2:30 p.m. This year’s Veterans Resource Day will include a question and answer session...
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Calvert County Lottery Player Wins $50,000 on Scratch-Off at Ken-Mar Liquors in Prince Frederick

Calvert County Lottery Player Wins $50,000 on Scratch-Off at Ken-Mar Liquors in Prince Frederick

A Maryland Lottery player from Huntingtown enjoyed a run of luck last week that began with a $40 score and ended with a $50,000 prize on the $2,000,000 Richer scratch-off. The winning streak started Oct. 22 when he picked up one of the $30 $2,000,000 Richer instant tickets. He bought the game at a...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Certifies Two New Maryland Clean Marinas

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Certifies Two New Maryland Clean Marinas

Two facilities recently passed inspection by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ voluntary Clean Marina program, earning the Maryland Clean Marina Award. Solomons Landing Marina and Kent Narrows Boatel met the award criteria, bringing the total number of Clean Marinas and Clean Marina Partners to 147. This is roughly a quarter of the marinas...
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Halloween Donation to the Sheriff’s Office

Halloween Donation to the Sheriff’s Office

Liam Shilling, came to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to bring some Halloween spirit and goodies to share with our personnel. Liam saved his money to buy Halloween candy, soft drinks and decorations, which he helped put up in the training room at headquarters. In his generosity, Liam has chosen to personally adopt...
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Department of Emergency Services Provides Free Animal Leashes to St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

Department of Emergency Services Provides Free Animal Leashes to St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, Steve Walker, Director of Emergency Services, presented 75 animal leashes to St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron in support of safe animal rescue. The leases were purchased through an anonymous donation made by a St. Mary’s County resident to “Show Your Soft Side,” an organization that works in collaboration...
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A Dream is Finally Realized New business at Cecil’s Old Mill Celebrates Opening and Fulfillment of a Vision.

A Dream is Finally Realized New business at Cecil’s Old Mill Celebrates Opening and Fulfillment of a Vision.

Cecil’s Historic District has been a source of economic growth in St. Mary’s County for 200 years. That history continues with grand opening of Herring Creek Furniture at Cecil’s Old Mill. Once the main source for much of the lumber used to build homes and local business in 19th & early 20th centuries, Cecil’s...
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Patient First Providing Halloween Safety Tips and Offering Free Candy X-Rays October, 26 to November 3, 2019

Patient First Providing Halloween Safety Tips and Offering Free Candy X-Rays October, 26 to November 3, 2019

Patient First wants everyone to enjoy the frightful fun this Halloween. Here are a few reminders to help insure your “Trick-or-Treaters” have a fun and safe Halloween: Know the route that your children will take if you do not go with them. Younger children should go with adults. There should be at least one...
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Charles County Man Scores $100,000 Touchdown on Ravens Instant Ticket

Charles County Man Scores $100,000 Touchdown on Ravens Instant Ticket

Lottery luck was waiting for a Charles County scratch-off fan who left work and went into a Faulkner convenience store to purchase instant tickets. The tradesman bought five scratch-offs, including a very lucky $10 Ravens game. The loyal player scratched off the instant tickets in the car outside of the Red Top store located...
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UPDATE: SpongeBob/Spider Man Spotted in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE: SpongeBob/Spider Man Spotted in St. Mary’s County

UPDATE 10/16/2019: SpongeBob is dressed up in his Spider Man costume for Halloween this year, stop by with the kids and have their picture take with him. Upload it to our Facebook page. UPDATE 10/6/2018: SpongeBob is dressed up in his skeleton costume for Halloween. UPDATE 10/16/2017: SpongeBob is all dressed up for Halloween, he’s...
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Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Please join us on October 12th for Race 4 Heroes. After the race we will hand out awards, but like last year, we will honor some local children and give them gifts as well as a local veteran who will be receiving our largest gift ever!!! This gives attendees a chance to witness the...
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Local Company Precise Systems Makes it on the 5000 List for Fourth Year in a Row

Local Company Precise Systems Makes it on the 5000 List for Fourth Year in a Row

Precise Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce making the 2019 Inc. 5000 list, ranking at #3700 on the prestigious list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. Marking its fourth appearance on the esteemed list (Precise ranked at #3904 in 2012, # 4447 in 2017, and #3344 last year), the company demonstrated...
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CSM Foundation’s 28th Annual Golf Classic Raises More Than $80,000 for Student Success Event Honors Danny Williams with New Scholarship

CSM Foundation’s 28th Annual Golf Classic Raises More Than $80,000 for Student Success Event Honors Danny Williams with New Scholarship

The 28th annual College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation Golf Classic presented by Marrick Homes and popular Sip and Swing raised more than $80,000 for CSM scholarships and programs. Through the years, the annual signature event, held at the Swan Point Yacht and Country Club, has raised more than $1 million for student success...
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Waldorf Air Force Veteran ‘Flying High’ with $50,000 Scratch-off Win

Waldorf Air Force Veteran ‘Flying High’ with $50,000 Scratch-off Win

Thanks to a $50,000 scratch-off win, an engaged couple from Charles County can now start hunting for a new home sweet home. “Flying High,” an Air Force veteran, found her $50,000 fortune with the 88 Fortunes® game. She had stopped by White Plains Wine and Spirits in Waldorf to pick up a bottle of...
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Leonardtown Woman and her Husband Claim $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

Leonardtown Woman and her Husband Claim $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

Her tears started to flow when a grateful Leonardtown player entered the Maryland Lottery Winner’s Circle on Thursday when she heard the welcoming applause and cheers of Lottery employees. The 53-year-old was still floating on clouds after scratching off a $50,000 win on the DEAL OR NO DEAL™ game the day before. The St....
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The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums Offer Membership Levels to Benefit Major Developments

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums Offer Membership Levels to Benefit Major Developments

Since their founding, The Friends of the St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums have supported historic sites in the care of the St. Mary’s County Museum Division. Recently, because of the backing of membership, the organization has helped preserve the Charlotte Hall and Drayden School houses, worked to build and expand the permanent...
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Mom Rescues Almost-Lost $50,000 Winning Powerball Ticket Purchased in Bryans Road

Mom Rescues Almost-Lost $50,000 Winning Powerball Ticket Purchased in Bryans Road

Moving one’s belongings from one place to another is, at best, a hectic process. There are many things to remember, to keep track of and safeguard. Luckily, a Laurel woman had her mother helping with the move and her mom found a forgotten $50,000 winning Powerball ticket. “I almost never buy tickets,” said the...
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