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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Employees Awarded for Decades of Service

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Employees Awarded for Decades of Service

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County congratulated several long-serving employees on Tuesday, April 23, 2018, including many who have spent their careers at the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. 10 years of service: Charles Holzberger, court security officer; Cpl. Timothy Snyder; Correctional Officer Sgt. Lindsay Irvin; Cpl. Glen Knott and Cpl. Brandon Foor were...
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Second Time’s the Charm for Charles County Powerball Player

Second Time’s the Charm for Charles County Powerball Player

Lawrence “Gene” Shontere, Jr. is a very lucky Maryland Lottery player. The Indian Head resident, who just claimed a $50,000 Powerball prize, won big with the second Lottery ticket he’s ever bought. A $10 quick-pick ticket for the March 13 drawing delivered the game’s third-tier prize. A member of Hawthorne Country Club in La...
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Cox Assumes Command of NAS Patuxent River

Cox Assumes Command of NAS Patuxent River

Capt. Christopher Cox assumed command of Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River in a change of command ceremony April 11 at Air Test and Evaluation (VX) 20’s Hangar 306. Cox’s role as NAS commanding officer follows his service, since Aug. 31, 2017, as the air station’s executive officer, a position that falls under the...
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Lusby Woman to be Charged with Disorderly Conduct After Incident at Calvert County Health Department

Lusby Woman to be Charged with Disorderly Conduct After Incident at Calvert County Health Department

On Monday, March 25, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m, Trooper First Class S. Lewis of the Maryland State Police, Prince Frederick Barrack responded to the Calvert County Health Department in Prince Frederick, for a lobby panic alarm. The Control Center announced that there is an unruly patient at the pharmacy. When police approached the...
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Dog Blamed After Vehicle Drives Into Townhouse in California

Dog Blamed After Vehicle Drives Into Townhouse in California

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, at approximately 4:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to 45294 Rumsford Lane in California, for the motor vehicle accident involving a structure. Dispatchers advised all responding units the 911 caller stated her dog had pressed the accelerator of the vehicle while the vehicle was in the driveway...
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Motorcyclist Taken to Area Trauma Center After Easter Sunday Crash on 235 in California

Motorcyclist Taken to Area Trauma Center After Easter Sunday Crash on 235 in California

On Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 12:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and St. Andrews Church Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Crews arrived on scene to find an SUV and a motorcycle in the roadway with the...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Pole in Ridge

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Pole in Ridge

On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at approximately 9:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 49041 Wynne Road in Ridge, for a reported motor vehicle accident involving a single vehicle into a pole. Police arrived on scene and advised they had one patient for a checkup. Firefighters from Ridge located...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Vehicle Runs into Captain Leonard’s Seafood Restaurant in Mechanicsville

Minor Injuries Reported After Vehicle Runs into Captain Leonard’s Seafood Restaurant in Mechanicsville

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at approximately 11:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded 27240 Morganza Turner Road, in Mechanicsville, for the report of a motor vehicle accident. Police arrived on scene and advised a passenger vehicle had struck Captain Leonard’s Seafood Restaurant. Fire and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and advised...
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Governor Hogan Signs Important Crime and Public Safety Measures Into Law

Governor Hogan Signs Important Crime and Public Safety Measures Into Law

Governor Larry Hogan signed into law several important measures to improve public safety. These are among 195 bills the governor signed today alongside Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones. “We are very proud to enact these critical public safety measures to continue to make our state safer,” said...
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Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Annual Bluegrass Festival Fundraiser

Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Annual Bluegrass Festival Fundraiser

The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad will present its annual Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 11 am and the show starts at Noon. The event will be held inside, rain or shine. All proceeds from the day’s event will go toward the Hollywood Volunteer...
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St. Mary’s County Museum Division Announces Access Program for Low-Income Families

St. Mary’s County Museum Division Announces Access Program for  Low-Income Families

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division is pleased to announce that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The...
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Intoxicated Hughesville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Solomons

Intoxicated Hughesville Man Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Solomons

On April 10, 2019, Deputy Sturdivant, of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Southern Branch Library located in Solomons for a check welfare. It was learned that the suspect had been drinking heavily and stated he fell and injured his face. An attempt to locate the subject was conducted in the...
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Board of Charles County Commissioners Recognize Volunteer Top Responders

Board of Charles County Commissioners Recognize Volunteer Top Responders

This past week was “National Volunteer Week” and to honor our volunteer fire and EMS members the Charles County Commissioners offered a proclamation and individual “certificates of appreciation” to our “top responders” for both fire and EMS. Pictured are the 1st Place Responders from each station receiving their certificates and the presentation of the...
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Calvert County, Md., Receives AAA Credit Ratings for Fourth Consecutive Year

Calvert County, Md., Receives AAA Credit Ratings for Fourth Consecutive Year

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) announces the county has, for the fourth consecutive year, received AAA credit ratings from three independent credit rating agencies. Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Services and S&P Global Ratings assigned Calvert County their highest ratings due to the county’s strong economy, robust revenues and sound financial management....
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Maryland Striped Bass Trophy Season Set to Open April 20

Maryland Striped Bass Trophy Season Set to Open April 20

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the state’s trophy striped bass season will begin April 20 and last through May 15. Anglers may catch one striped bass per day, with a minimum size of 35 inches, in the Chesapeake Bay from Brewerton Channel to the Virginia state line.   Maryland is part of a...
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No Injuries Reported in School Bus Accident in Park Hall

No Injuries Reported in School Bus Accident in Park Hall

On Monday, April 15, 2019, at approximately 2:45 p.m., police and emergency personnel responded to Point Lookout Road and Park Hall Road, in Park Hall, for a motor vehicle accident involving a school bus. Police arrived on scene to find a Volkswagon was rear-ended by a school bus. There were no passengers on the...
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VIDEO: No Injuries and One Arrested for Drunk Driving After Single Vehicle Crash in California

VIDEO: No Injuries and One Arrested for Drunk Driving After Single Vehicle Crash in California

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Chancellors Run Road, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and on the curb, with all occupants out of the...
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Firefighters Quickly Extinguish RV Fire in Mechanicsville

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish RV Fire in Mechanicsville

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 9:05 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood and Mechanicsville responded to Fowler Industrial Park on Three Notch Road and Alexandria Way in Mechanicsville, for the reported commercial vehicle fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a motor home with fire showing from the engine compartment and interior. Firefighters extinguished...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Saint Mary’s City

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Saint Mary’s City

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Eighteen Wheel Drive in Saint Mary’s City, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway, overturned and in a ditch with...
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Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire in Chaptico

Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire in Chaptico

On Saturday, April 13, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Leonardtown, Hollywood Mechanicsville, and Charles County responded to 36029 Center Avenue in Chaptico, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a 1-story single family residence with smoke showing from all sides. Firefighters arrived on scene to find...
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No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree on Point Lookout Road

No Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree on Point Lookout Road

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, at approximately 1:20 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Willows Road in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a tree. The single occupant signed...
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State Police Aviation Crew out of Saint Mary’s County Rescues Patient From Cargo Ship In The Chesapeake Bay

State Police Aviation Crew out of Saint Mary’s County Rescues Patient From Cargo Ship In The Chesapeake Bay

On Friday, April 12, 2019, at approximately 12:45 p.m., personnel from the Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC) received a request from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department requesting a helicopter to assist them with the extraction of a medical patient from a cargo ship. Anne Arundel County Fire Department and the United States...
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VIDEO: Trailer Fire in Reported in Lexington Park

VIDEO: Trailer Fire in Reported in Lexington Park

On Friday, April 12. 2019, at approximately 3:05 p.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, and Valley Lee responded to 21459 Dana Court in Lexington Park, for the reported trailer on fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a single story trailer with heavy fire and smoke showing from the front of the...
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One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Leonardtown

One Flown to Area Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Leonardtown

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, at approximately 3:25 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Pin Cushion Road and Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one vehicle overturned and one trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two pick up trucks in the...
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Motor Vehicle Accident in Chaptico Sends One to Hospital with Minor Injuries

Motor Vehicle Accident in Chaptico Sends One to Hospital with Minor Injuries

On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at approximately 9:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 25644 Budds Creek Road and Zach Fowler Road in Chaptico, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one person trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a t-bone...
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