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The Jewelry Trunk Show is Coming to the Calvert County Marine Museum Friday, February 7 to Sunday, February 9, 2020

The Jewelry Trunk Show is back by popular demand at the Calvert Marine Museum Store. Treat yourself, or that special someone, Friday, February 7 – Sunday, February 9 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The show is presenting an exquisite selection of jewelry that highlights a variety of artists and their unique designs. Take...
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Dr. Jeannine Heynes to be Keynote Speaker for 2020 Women’s History Month Banquet

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is proud to announce Dr. Jeannine Heynes as the keynote speaker for the annual St. Mary’s County National Women’s History Month Banquet. Heynes is the Director of Women and Gender Resources at Johns Hopkins University. Her work focuses on the advancement of female students’ personal, academic...
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2020 Winter Commencement Pinning Ceremony Celebrates CSM’s 41 Nursing Graduates

During the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) nursing recognition ceremony Jan. 16, as part of the college’s 21st Winter Commencement, 41 associate degree nursing candidates received their nursing pin. The nursing pin is a treasured symbol CSM Nursing Professor Jeanne Hill told the graduates and their families during the ceremony. She explained how the...
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Old Dominion, Dustin Lynch, and Carly Pearce Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 21, 2020

Old Dominion, Dustin Lynch, and Carly Pearce Coming to Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 21, 2020

CMA Vocal Group of the Year Old Dominion will perform live at the Calvert Marine Museum PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, August 21 as part of their “We Are Old Dominion” summer tour. Old Dominion has emerged as one of the hottest bands out of Nashville, fusing clever lyrics and an infectious sound with...
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Governor Hogan Announces More Than $1 Billion in Tax Relief for Maryland Retirees

Governor Hogan Announces More Than $1 Billion in Tax Relief for Maryland Retirees

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a more than $1 billion tax relief proposal to make it more affordable for retirees to stay in Maryland. This legislation, which would lower taxes for more than 230,000 Marylanders, is the biggest tax reduction in Maryland in more than two decades. “People who have been lifelong Marylanders and...
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Waldorf Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Production of Child Pornography

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Christopher Crawford, age 40, of Waldorf, Maryland to 20 years in federal prison, followed by 25 years of supervised release, for production of child pornography. The sentence was imposed on January 15, 2020. Judge Grimm also ordered that, upon his release from prison, Crawford must continue to...
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Classical Pianist Brian Ganz Offers Free Preview at St. Mary’s College of Extreme Chopin Recital

St. Mary’s College of MD Musician-in-Residence Brian Ganz will kick off the spring semester’s musical offerings on Thursday, January 23 with an all-Chopin recital on the theme of Ganz’s signature “Musical Gardening.” The recital, which will be a preview of the next installment of his “Extreme Chopin” series at the Music Center at Strathmore,...
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Board of Education Honors Charles County Public School Employees for Commitment to Students and School System

The Board of Education at its Jan. 14 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) staff members for their commitment to student success and support of the school system. Honored by the Board were Barbara Brandau, Keri Mona, Shanelle Savoy, Kimberley Sheckells and Leslie Schroeck. Brandau is a special education teacher at Dr....
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Maryland Board of Public Works Awards Grant Funding to Land Preservation in St. Mary’s County

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County are pleased to announce that the Maryland Board of Public Works last week awarded over $2.5M in FY20 grant funding for land preservation in St. Mary’s County. Southern Maryland Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Board, Inc. will use the grant, along with County and Navy funding, to purchase...
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Officers Identify and Arrest Suspect in Theft from Auto in Waldorf

On Monday, January 6, officers responded to the 3100 block of John Hanson Drive in Waldorf for the report of a theft from auto. The victim reported his wallet, a book, and other items were stolen from his unlocked car, with one of his credit cards then being used to make purchases totaling more...
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Man Charged with Theft and Theft Scheme after Detectives Uncover Large Scale Fencing Operation in Charles County

Man Charged with Theft and Theft Scheme after Detectives Uncover Large Scale Fencing Operation in Charles County

In the fall of 2019, Charles County Detective C. Gilroy, who is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division, initiated an investigation into a large-scale organized retail theft ring occurring at several businesses after noticing a marked increase in theft reports, especially involving printer ink cartridges, and repeated arrests of shoplifters. After three months of...
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Department of Recreation and Parks to Host First Spring Fling Pickleball Tournament in April 2020

Department of Recreation and Parks to Host First Spring Fling Pickleball Tournament in April 2020

The Department of Recreation and Parks will host the first Spring Fling Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at the Leonard Hall Recreation Center. Check in and warm ups begin at 8:00 a.m., with matches beginning at 9:00 a.m. The tournament is open to all levels of play and will include men’s, women’s...
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Lisa Scheer, Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts, Presents Finding Form: A Sculptor’s Story on Monday, February 24, 2020

Lisa Scheer, Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts, Presents Finding Form: A Sculptor’s Story on Monday, February 24, 2020

St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Lisa Scheer, professor of art and Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Arts, will present Finding Form: A Sculptor’s Story, on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 4:45 p.m., in Cole Cinema, Campus Center. The presentation is free of charge and open to the public. Scheer’s one-and-only Steven Muller Distinguished...
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Calvert Man Arrested After Stealing Cheesecake at Prince Frederick Giant

Calvert Man Arrested After Stealing Cheesecake at Prince Frederick Giant

On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, Deputy Wilson responded to the Giant at 655 Solomons Island Road North in Prince Frederick, for the reported theft. The complainant advised that the suspect, Marvin Charles Dickerson Jr. (35), was observed to take a cheesecake and exit the store without paying for it. Deputy Wilson made contact with...
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Governor Hogan Announces 2019 Award of $9 Million in Tax Credits for Student Loan Debt

Governor Hogan Announces 2019 Award of $9 Million in Tax Credits for Student Loan Debt

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) Secretary Dr. James D. Fielder announced the awarding of nearly $9 million in tax credits for 9,600 Maryland residents with student loan debt. “It is critical that we look for ways to help those in our state crippled by student loan debt,” Governor Hogan said....
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Hit and Run in Lexington Park That Sends Pedestrian to Trauma Center

UPDATE: On January 14, 2020, at 4:16 a.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Corporate Drive in Lexington Park for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Units arrived on scene and located Sherry Lynn King, age 44 of California, suffering from...
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Vehicle Arson in Nanjemoy Currently Under Investigation

On Friday, January 11, 2020, at approximately 12:00 p.m., firefighters from Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Riverside Road and Maryland Point Road in Nanjemoy, for the reported vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a 2016 Toyota Corolla fully engulfed in flames. The owner(s) have been identified...
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The College of Southern Maryland Announces Keynote Speaker for the 21st Winter Commencement on January 16, 2020

The College of Southern Maryland will recognize 508 candidates for 465 degrees and 255 certificates during its 21st Winter Commencement Jan. 16 at the La Plata Campus. The graduates range in age from 19 to 62 with nearly 33 percent from Charles County, 32.5 percent from St. Mary’s County, 26 percent from Calvert County...
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Financial Literacy Course Available at Stethem Educational Center in Pomfret, Starts February 11, 2020

Eligible Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) sophomores, juniors and seniors can take financial literacy for original credit this spring at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center. The course is a mix of online material and in-person requirements for completion. The course begins Feb. 11 and ends May 26. Cost is $300 and payment is...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations Schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Tuesday, January 21, 2020

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative and Metropolitan Commission offices will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 21. The St. Andrews Landfill and six (6) Convenience Centers will be open normal hours on Monday, January 20, 2020. The St....
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State Fire Marshal Investigating Vehicle Arson in Lexington Park

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, at approximately 7:20 a.m., firefighters from the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Old Hermanville Road in Park Hall, for the vehicle fire reported out. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the roadway completely...
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Minor Injuries Reported After Single Vehicle Rollover in Mechanicsville

On Friday, January 10, 2020, at approximately 10:40 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Point Lookout Road and Bellevue Lane in Mechanicsville, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious, with one vehicle overturned and one person trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the...
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Calvert County Chamber of Commerce Awards $2,100 for Student Scholarships at College of Southern Maryland

Members of the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce presented the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation with $2,100 for student scholarships during the chamber’s annual holiday Business After Hours event hosted by CSM at its Prince Frederick Campus Dec. 12, 2019. The check represents the largest amount the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce has...
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Prince George’s County Felon Pleads Guilty to Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunition

Jerome Francis Canty, age 23, of Oxon Hill, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, and to violating his supervised release from a January 31, 2018 federal conviction for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. The guilty plea was announced by United...
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Calvert County Emergency Communications Center Career Opportunities

Often described as your primary lifeline in the event of an emergency, Calvert County emergency telecommunicators coordinate with Calvert County police, fire, rescue and EMS to guide first responders to your location quickly 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Calvert Emergency Communications is looking for highly motivated, people-oriented candidates to join the...
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