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Dr. Jay Lipoff Makes $500 Donation to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit

Dr. Jay Lipoff Makes $500 Donation to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit

Sheriff Tim Cameron and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received a generous donation on Monday, August 12, 2019, toward the agency’s K9 Unit. Dr. Jay Lipoff of Back at Your Best Chiropractic and Physical Therapy in California, donated $500 to go toward supplies for the Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit. “I appreciate all that...
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Calvert County Woman Follows Her Father’s Lottery Footsteps Which Wins Her $50,000

Calvert County Woman Follows Her Father’s Lottery Footsteps Which Wins Her $50,000

A mild-mannered Chesapeake Beach woman who followed in her father’s footsteps when it comes to playing the Maryland Lottery was calm on the surface but bubbling with excitement on the inside. She had just claimed a $50,000 top prize in the Winning Streak scratch-off game. “I’m extremely happy,” she said. At 45, “Peaceful Warrior”...
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State Highway Administration Places New Traffic Signal at Maryland Route 2/4 and Sixes Road in Calvert County

State Highway Administration Places New Traffic Signal at Maryland Route 2/4 and Sixes Road in Calvert County

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) placed a new traffic signal on a three-day flash mode at the southbound MD 2/4 (Solomons Island Road)/MD 506 (Sixes Road) intersection to familiarize drivers with the new traffic signal. Full-color operation of the traffic signal is expected by...
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UM Charles Regional Receives Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite Achievement Award

UM Charles Regional Receives Get With The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus with Honor Roll Elite Achievement Award

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UM CRMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on...
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La Plata Man’s Favorite Keno Numbers Lead to $12,560 Prize at Local Dash In

La Plata Man’s Favorite Keno Numbers Lead to $12,560 Prize at Local Dash In

A Charles County Public Schools employee is celebrating today after winning $12,560 playing Keno, which is his favorite game. The lucky La Plata man routinely plays the same numbers and they earned him another trip to the Lottery Winner’s Circle. In 2010, he won $10,000. His recent win came on a Saturday after the...
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Asbury Solomons Donates $30,000 to Calvert Hospice in Appreciation

Asbury Solomons Donates $30,000 to Calvert Hospice in Appreciation

Asbury Solomons recently showed its appreciation of Calvert Hospice with a $30,000 donation to the organization. Asbury Solomons Executive Director Kelly Friedman presented Calvert Hospice Executive Director Jean Fleming with a check on Friday, August 2. “We share a strong partnership with Calvert Hospice in providing exceptional services to older adults,” Friedman said. “Besides...
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Hosting Children’s Day on August 17

St. Clement’s Island Museum Hosting Children’s Day on August 17

With the start of a new school year just around the corner, enjoy a free day of family fun in the sun on the beautiful waterside lawn at the annual Children’s Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Families can enjoy lots of activities including...
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Charles County Arts Alliance Grant Applications Now Available

Charles County Arts Alliance Grant Applications Now Available

Over the past 32 years, the Charles County Arts Alliance has awarded more than $800,000 in grant funding to nonprofit organizations and schools in Charles County to support activities in the performing, visual and literary arts. This has helped enhance our county’s arts and culture and inspired our fellow residents to explore the diverse...
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Precise Systems Announces the Award of Five-Year, $29.9 Million Dollar Contract

Precise Systems Announces the Award of Five-Year, $29.9 Million Dollar Contract

On Friday, August 2, 2019., Precise Systems announced the award of a five-year, $29.9 million follow-on contract to continue providing program management support services to Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) Naval Aviation Training Systems Program Office (PMA-205). PMA-205 supports the full life-cycle acquisition of training systems, across multiple programs and platforms, for the U.S....
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Great Mills Veteran Breathes Easier After Community Comes Together to Repair Home

Great Mills Veteran Breathes Easier After Community Comes Together to Repair Home

Pamela Kunieki, a Navy Veteran and her husband live in Great Mills, MD. Ms. Kunieki has had some health problems that brought about some breathing issues, and she requires oxygen. Her home needed a bit of help due to older carpet and air ducts that needed to be cleaned to help her breathe better....
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St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Hosting 2019 Junior Fire Camp

St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Hosting 2019 Junior Fire Camp

2019 Junior Fire Camp – We have an opening for your child! $25 per child for the week. MANDATORY Parent/Child meeting on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 7 pm at the firehouse. For children going into Grades 6th to 8th for the 2019/2020 school year. Contact Sterling Myers at SMyers03@hotmail.com or call 410-231-9064 for...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces an Additional $28 Million of Toll Relief for Marylanders

VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces an Additional $28 Million of Toll Relief for Marylanders

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Board will consider new tolling options to save Marylanders more than $28 million over the next five years. This would be the third round of historic toll relief during the Hogan administration, resulting in a total of up to $344 million in savings....
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White Plains Man Wins $50,000 on Scratch-Off at Beacon Liquors in Callaway

White Plains Man Wins $50,000 on Scratch-Off at Beacon Liquors in Callaway

Shoaibur Qureshi of White Plains recently started commuting to the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Lexington Park. The route led the loyal scratch-off player to a lucky Maryland Lottery retailer in St. Mary’s County, where he bought a $5 instant ticket that delivered a $50,000 top prize. The Charles County resident found his...
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Charles County Man’s $20,080 Prize is His Second Win in Five Weeks Using Same Lucky Keno Numbers

Charles County Man’s $20,080 Prize is His Second Win in Five Weeks Using Same Lucky Keno Numbers

An Indian Head man’s lucky Keno numbers hit again last week, earning the 53-year-old his second major win in weeks. The Indian Head resident played the same series of lucky birth dates and matched several numbers, including eight on a single game, for a $20,080 prize. The federal government worker found his fortune at...
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UPDATE: Spare Change Turns into a Multi-Match Fortune for Calvert County Woman

UPDATE: Spare Change Turns into a Multi-Match Fortune for Calvert County Woman

UPDATE 7/10/2019: The emotions a Calvert County woman experienced on Tuesday, July 9, ran the gamut from excited to nervous to calm and around again to excited. Being surprised at work with news that you won the $800,000 Multi-Match jackpot in the previous night’s drawing will do that to a person! “I like Multi-Match...
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CCSO Project Lifesaver Program Receives Donation From La Plata Lions Club

CCSO Project Lifesaver Program Receives Donation From La Plata Lions Club

“We Serve” is the motto of the La Plata Lions Club, which is a nonprofit organization located in Charles County, Maryland. On Thursday, June 20, the La Plata Lions Club served their community by donating $2,000 to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office’s Project Lifesaver Program. Master Corporal Rhett Calloway and Lieutenant Bill Edge attended...
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Pax River Supply Division Wins Supply Blue E

Pax River Supply Division Wins Supply Blue E

In its first year participating, Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk Detachment Patuxent River, has been awarded the Commander, Naval Air Forces’ Blue E Supply Excellence Award, presented to commands that provide exceptional supply management support. The award, based on a combination of monthly effectiveness reports and a multiple-day Supply Management Inspection...
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Charles County Man Wins $1 Million Prize on Scratch Off Game

Charles County Man Wins $1 Million Prize on Scratch Off Game

The newest $20 game at Maryland Lottery retailers, the Gold Rush X100 scratch-off, caught the attention of one very lucky Bryans Road man recently. He’s partial to $20 and $30 instant tickets, said the loyal player, because of the bigger payouts they provide. The Charles County resident couldn’t ask for a larger payout than his...
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MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019 is TFC DiToto

Please join us as we congratulate Trooper First Class Christopher DiToto as the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for May 2019. TFC DiToto demonstrates a high level of motivation, dedication, and professionalism in his job as a Trooper. He continuously applies himself and is consistently conscientious in the performance of...
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Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Greenwell Foundation Receives Generous Gift from  St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge

Waverley Manson, Exalted Ruler of St. Mary’s County Elks Lodge 2092 and Dolly Broom, Past Exalted Ruler and ENF Committee Chair announced the awarding of a grant of $4,500 to Greenwell Foundation Board member Anita Laird at a celebration at the Elks Lodge last week. “This wonderful gift will help to underwrite Greenwell’s Field...
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7-Eleven in Waldorf Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

7-Eleven in Waldorf Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

As we start the week, we’re looking for another Bonus Match 5 winner. If you bought a ticket in Waldorf for the Saturday, June 15 drawing, you may be our latest $50,000 top-prize winner! The 7-Eleven store located at 1065 St. Ignatius Drive in Waldorf sold the winning ticket, which carries the winning numbers of 1,...
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Impulse Buy Turns Routine Friday Night into $50,000 Home Run For Mechanicsville Grandmother

Impulse Buy Turns Routine Friday Night into $50,000 Home Run For Mechanicsville Grandmother

A Mechanicsville grandmother of one who usually plays Maryland Lottery games only on paydays made an impulse buy and hit a $50,000 home run. “Every two weeks, right after I get paid, my husband and I usually go shopping for groceries and then I buy a couple of Lottery tickets,” said the “Lucky Winner.”...
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Independence Day Concert Held at Regency Furniture Stadium

Independence Day Concert Held at Regency Furniture Stadium

Enjoy an evening with family and friends at the 2019 Explore Charles County: Independence Day Concert on Thursday, July 4 at Regency Furniture Stadium (11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf) from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Music will be provided by Sam Grow and the Bradley Turner Band.  Admission and parking are free. Food and...
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La Plata Racetrax Winner Hoping to Get Hitched

La Plata Racetrax Winner Hoping to Get Hitched

After claiming a Racetrax win of $12,534, “Ring Master” of player from La Plata, was dancing exuberantly while making a claim June 10 at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. From there, he would be pursuing a life-changing prize:  he planned to pick up a ring and propose to his girlfriend. “I’m going to probably get my...
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Lottery Seeks Five Big Weekend Winners

Lottery Seeks Five Big Weekend Winners

What a winner of a weekend! Maryland players won two $50,000 top prizes in Bonus Match 5, one $50,000 prize in Powerball and two Mega Millions prizes of $10,000 and $30,000 in the Friday and Saturday night drawings. Congratulations to all of these winners! The three $50,000 winners have lucky tickets from weekend Bonus Match 5 and Powerball drawings. Two players bought their...
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