More News

Early Morning Crash in Lexington Park Sends One to Hospital

Early Morning Crash in Lexington Park Sends One to Hospital

On Sunday, December 16, 2018 at approximately 2:25 a.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack and Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to Three Notch Road, in the area of Poplar Ridge Road in Lexington Park, for the motor vehicle accident that was reported as one vehicle overturned and one...
Read More »

No Injuries Reported After Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in California

No Injuries Reported After Late Night Motor Vehicle Accident in California

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 at approximately 11:35 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and Old Rolling Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find two vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end style collision. No injuries were reported...
Read More »

Kitchen Grease Fire in Dunkirk

Kitchen Grease Fire in Dunkirk

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 at approximately 6:20 p.m., firefighters from Dunkirk and surrounding companies responded to 9516 Southern Maryland Boulevard in Dunkirk, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on scene to find a one-story single-family residence with smoke showing. After investigating, firefighters found a grease fire in the kitchen that had extended...
Read More »

The Dugan, McKissick & Longmore, LLC Has Been Nominated and Accepted as 2018 AIOFLA’S 10 Best Law Firm in Maryland For Client Satisfaction

The Dugan, McKissick & Longmore, LLC Has Been Nominated and Accepted as 2018 AIOFLA’S 10 Best Law Firm in Maryland For Client Satisfaction

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Maryland’s Family Law Firm, Dugan, McKissick & Longmore, LLC as 2018 10 Best Family Law Firm for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys...
Read More »

One Injured After Rollover Crash in Dunkirk

One Injured After Rollover Crash in Dunkirk

On Thursday, December 13, 2018 at approximately 11:05 a.m., police fire and rescue responded to US. Route 4 and Lower Marlboro Road, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and two trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and two passengers confirmed trapped inside....
Read More »

Flood Watch Issued for St. Mary’s County

Flood Watch Issued for St. Mary’s County

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for St. Mary’s County from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon. Moderate rainfall is expected with locally heavy rain possible. Rainfall amounts around 1 to 2 inches are most likely with locally higher amounts around 3 inches possible. Runoff from the rainfall may cause creeks and...
Read More »

VIDEO: Bomb Threats Reported Across the United States and Southern Maryland

VIDEO: Bomb Threats Reported Across the United States and Southern Maryland

On Thursday, December 13, at approximately 2:10 p.m., police responded to Exploration Drive, in Lexington Park for the reported bomb threat. At least one bomb threat was also reported in Charles County. The threats appear to be coming in thru emails. Units are also responding to a second location in St. Mary’s County. A...
Read More »

Under-Processed Corn Leads to 65,000 Cans Being Recalled

Under-Processed Corn Leads to 65,000 Cans Being Recalled

Del Monte Foods Inc. announced a recall of 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers due to under-processing. These deviations were part of the commercial sterilization process and could result in contamination by spoilage organisms or pathogens, which could lead to life-threatening illness if consumed. It is important to note that...
Read More »

Sexual Assault Suspect in Custody; Active Search for Second Suspect Continues

Sexual Assault Suspect in Custody; Active Search for Second Suspect Continues

One of two men wanted for a recent kidnapping and sexual assault is now in custody in Virginia. He’s identified as 25-year-old Nick Savoy of the 1800 block of Q Street in Southeast Washington. Savoy turned himself in to police in Roanoke on Tuesday. The PGPD and the Metropolitan Police Department in the District continue to actively search for...
Read More »

County Finance Staff Give Badges to Sheriff’s Office K-9s

County Finance Staff Give Badges to Sheriff’s Office K-9s

The staff of the St. Mary’s County Government Office of Finance gave the six dogs of the Sheriff’s Office Canine Unit badges and treats on Tuesday. Using their own money, members of the Finance Office annually make a holiday gift to the community and this year, Vicki Goss, Fiscal Specialist IV, came up with...
Read More »

21 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

21 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

Don’t let good diabetes management go on vacation just because you did. Traveling to new places gets you out of your routine—that’s a big part of the fun. But delayed meals, unfamiliar food, being more active than usual, and different time zones can all disrupt diabetes management. Plan ahead so you can count on...
Read More »

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Theft Suspect

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying the females pictured above. On November 29, 2018, Deputy Sampson with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, took a theft report in the 100 block of Hospital Rd, Prince Frederick. The victim states her wallet was stolen from her purse while working at her place of employment....
Read More »

Motor Vehicle Accident in California Sends Two to Area Hospital

Motor Vehicle Accident in California Sends Two to Area Hospital

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at approximately 6:20 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Three Notch Road, and Old Rolling Road in California for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles involved in a rear-end style collision. Two patients were transported from the scene to...
Read More »

One Injured After Vehicle Overturns in St. Mary’s City

One Injured After Vehicle Overturns in St. Mary’s City

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to Rosecroft Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported serious motor vehicle accident, with one occupant trapped. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and on its roof, with the female occupant out...
Read More »

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $3.5 Billion “Building Opportunity Fund” School Construction Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $3.5 Billion “Building Opportunity Fund” School Construction Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan announced a major initiative to make a historic investment in school construction projects across the state. Called the Building Opportunity Fund, the governor unveiled plans to submit legislation during the 2019 session of the Maryland General Assembly to provide $1.9 billion in new school construction funding over five years. This proposed new funding...
Read More »

CalvertHealth Foundation raises more than $30,000 for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

CalvertHealth Foundation raises more than $30,000 for the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care

The 9th Annual CalvertHealth Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk was a huge success thanks to the 700 runners/walkers/survivors and extraordinary support from the community and corporate sponsors that helped raise more than $41,500 toward the Sheldon E. Goldberg Center for Breast Care. Foundation board trustee Ramona Crowley Goldberg said, ”The 5k participants lit up Solomons! I felt so...
Read More »

Charles County public School Board Honors Exemplary Staff for Commitment to Children

Charles County public School Board Honors Exemplary Staff for Commitment to Children

The Board of Education at its December 11 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) staff members for their dedication and commitment to teaching and learning, and for making a difference in the lives of students. Honored were Maggie Fitzgerald, a Spanish teacher at Piccowaxen Middle School; Eileen Holden, a third-grade teacher at...
Read More »

Calvert Library Celebrates Inspiring African American Men of Calvert County

Calvert Library Celebrates Inspiring African American Men of Calvert County

Calvert Library Prince Frederick is celebrating the release of a new book Inspiring African American Men of Calvert County on Wednesday, December 19 at 6:30pm.  In 2017, Darlene Harrod, a remarkable woman herself, spent many hours compiling biographies for a book published by Calvert Library entitled Inspiring African American Women of Calvert County. When she was asked whether...
Read More »

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for November 2018 is TFC Jason Mulhearn

MSP Leonardtown Barrack’s Trooper of the Month for November 2018 is TFC Jason Mulhearn

Congratulations to Trooper First Class Jason Mulhearn who was named the Leonardtown Barrack Trooper of the Month for November 2018. Trooper First Class Mulhearn performance for November included: 134 Total Stops 130 Citations 91 Warnings 11 DUI’s 6 Criminal Investigation Reports 6 Adult/CDS arrests 2 Warrants Trooper First Class Mulhearn demonstrates a high level...
Read More »

Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Outbreak of Dryer Fires in Southern Maryland Sparks Concern

Winter brings an increase in the number of house fires every year, and that includes fires caused by dryers. There have been 20 dryer fires over the past ten days in Prince George’s County alone. Facts about home clothes dryer fires 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated...
Read More »

Police ask for Public’s Help in Identifying Mechanicsville Thief

Police ask for Public’s Help in Identifying Mechanicsville Thief

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On November 7, 2018, the suspect used a stolen credit card to make purchases at the Giant store, located on Crain Highway in Waldorf, Maryland. The credit card utilized had been stolen earlier on November 7, 2018, from a locker at World Gym,...
Read More »

St. Mary’s County Government Holiday Season Schedule

St. Mary’s County Government Holiday Season Schedule

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen Wednesday, December 26. Offices will also be closed Monday, December 31 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for the New Year’s holiday. Offices reopen Wednesday, January 2. The St. Andrews Landfill,...
Read More »

Lottery Looking for $1 Million Winner, Ticket Expires Christmas Day

Lottery Looking for $1 Million Winner, Ticket Expires Christmas Day

Are you the lucky holder of a $1 Million Mega Millions ticket? If so, the Maryland Lottery is looking for you before the winning ticket expires on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. No one has stepped forward yet to claim the prize from the June 26 drawing. The winning numbers were 17, 25, 29, 39 and 60;...
Read More »

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...
Read More »

Patuxent Small Craft Guild Announces Canoe Raffle Winner

Patuxent Small Craft Guild Announces Canoe Raffle Winner

The Calvert Marine Museum Patuxent Small Craft Guild maintains the historic boats in the museum’s collection, and preserves the art and skills of wooden boat building. These volunteers build and raffle a canoe each year to benefit ongoing activities of the Guild. The Guild is pleased to announce Brian and Leslie Holloway of Huntingtown,...
Read More »