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Spectacular Scratch-Off Win Sends Lucky Charles County Woman House Hunting

Spectacular Scratch-Off Win Sends Lucky Charles County Woman House Hunting

Shopping for a new home tops the to-do list of Maryland’s newest millionaire, who is a Charles County scratch-off fan. The lucky 54-year-old won $1 million playing the Maryland Lottery’s Million Dollar Spectacular game. The Bryans Road resident found her lucky $20 instant ticket after visiting her sister. She stopped at Bryans Road US...
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The Big $10 Ticket Gives Bowie Man a Six-Figure Top Prize

The Big $10 Ticket Gives Bowie Man a Six-Figure Top Prize

A need to acquire beer and wine for a small family gathering later that night put Jordan, a concierge from Bowie, and his mom, at the right Lottery retailer at the right time to scoop up a $100,000 top-prize scratch-off win. They stopped at Woodmore Wine & Spirits in Lanham for the party supplies...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Nigel

Wednesday’s Pet is Nigel

Wednesday’s Pet for 2/22/2017 is Nigel Featured Pet: Nigel Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $200.00 Nigel is a handsome 2-year-old Chihuahua Mix. He is an adorable, sweet, loveable boy looking for his forever home. He gets...
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Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Suspect in Theft at Charlotte Hall Wawa

Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Suspect in Theft at Charlotte Hall Wawa

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person pictured. On Friday, January 20, 2017, at 8:30 p.m., the suspect came into the Charlotte Hall Wawa with the victim to use the restrooms. After the victim went into the ladies’ restroom, the suspect turned around, went back to his...
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Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Suspect in Theft at Target

Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Suspect in Theft at Target

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person pictured. On Friday, February 3, 2017, at 1:05 p.m., the suspect pushed a cart filled with merchandise past all final points of sale in the California, Target Store. The suspect was last seen driving away in the green four-door...
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Lusby Grandmother Wins $10,000 Scratch-off Prize

Lusby Grandmother Wins $10,000 Scratch-off Prize

An unusual thirst for a soda put Judy Lilley of Lusby in the path of Lottery luck and a $10,000 top-prize win on a 10x Cash scratch-off. The mother of two grown children and two grandsons, Judy said she craved a soda last Sunday and headed to the community store, Mimi’s Station in Lusby,...
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85,193 Deer Harvested During 2016-2017 Hunting Season

85,193 Deer Harvested During 2016-2017 Hunting Season

Maryland hunters harvested 85,193 deer during the combined archery, muzzleloader and firearm seasons (Sept. 9, 2016-Jan. 31, 2017), according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The harvest exceeded the 2015-2016 total by more than 1,000 deer. Included in the statewide total were 7,684 deer taken on Sundays open for deer hunting, representing an increase...
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Two Men Sentenced Under Maryland’s New Anti-Poaching Law

Two Men Sentenced Under Maryland’s New Anti-Poaching Law

Two men became the first sentenced under a new state anti-poaching law after they were found guilty of multiple charges Wednesday in Dorchester County District Court. Andrew Collison Harding, 21, of Vienna, and Toby Allen Hughes, 21, of Seaford, Delaware, were convicted of casting rays with an implement (jacklighting), hunting deer at night, hunting...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 2/20/2017 to 2/24/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 2/20/2017 to 2/24/2017

During the week of February 20, to February 24, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Berry Road at Jenifer Elementary School Poplar Hill Road at Malcolm Elementary School Middletown Road at Westlake High School Cameras are activated Monday through Friday, all...
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Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Now Accepting Online Donations

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Now Accepting Online Donations

The Charlotte Hall Veterans Home is excited to announce they now accept ONLINE donations! All donations go to their Veterans Assistance Fund, which is used to assist the residents as their needs arise such as dental and optometry costs, Final Honors arrangements, personal care items, various sponsorship projects, and activities in and outside the home....
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Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Suspect in Theft of Bus Tickets

Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Suspect in Theft of Bus Tickets

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect pictured. On Friday, January 20, 2017, at 2:10 PM the suspect got on the STS Bus at the Charlotte Hall Food Lion store on Mt. Wolf Road. She asked to purchase 30 Bus tickets and told the driver that she would...
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Two Suspended Prince George’s County Police Indicted by Grand Jury

Two Suspended Prince George’s County Police Indicted by Grand Jury

Two Prince George’s County Police officers were indicted by a grand jury on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The officers are charged in separate incidents. Corporal George Merkel faces charges of misconduct in office and second degree assault. The allegation involves conduct in September of 2016 while the officer was on duty. The Internal Affairs...
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Prince George’s County Felon Sentenced to Over 16 Years in Prison

Prince George’s County Felon Sentenced to Over 16 Years in Prison

U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced Derrick Rondell Battle, age 43, of Bladensburg, on Thursday, February 16, 2017, to 198 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for armed commercial robbery, using and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence and being a felon in possession of a firearm,...
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Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Two Theft Suspects

Sheriff’s Office Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Locating Two Theft Suspects

On Friday, January 20, 2017, at 4:22 p.m., two suspects entered the California Dollar General store separately and proceeded to the rear aisle. While the suspect in the dark coat and knit cap acted as a lookout the suspect in the tan hat and coat entered the back room area and went directly to the...
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Somers Students, Staff Shoot Hoops for a Great Cause

Somers Students, Staff Shoot Hoops for a Great Cause

Students and staff at Milton M. Somers Middle School battled each other on the basketball court last week to benefit the American Heart Association’s Hoops For Heart program. Students could donate a minimum of $2 to the cause and earn a chance to play basketball against a team of teachers. Students were able to...
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Two From State Delegate’s Campaign Finance Committee Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Felony Theft

Two From State Delegate’s Campaign Finance Committee Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Felony Theft

State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced today that Mary Murphy, Chairperson of the campaign finance committee “Friends of Michael A. Jackson” and her daughter Damiana Murphy, Treasurer of that same committee both pleaded guilty in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County to conspiracy and felony theft. From a statement of facts read into...
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St. Mary’s County Government Presidents Day Operations Schedule

St. Mary’s County Government Presidents Day Operations Schedule

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices, along with the three St. Mary’s County Library locations, will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents Day. Administrative offices and libraries will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, February 21. The St. Andrews Landfill, the six (6) Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s...
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Calvert County Announces Presidents Day Schedule

Calvert County Announces Presidents Day Schedule

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 20, in recognition of Presidents Day. In addition: • The three county senior centers will close and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered. • There will be no county bus service Feb. 20. • Calvert Library locations will...
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Job Fairs Help Those Looking for Summer and Seasonal Jobs

Job Fairs Help Those Looking for Summer and Seasonal Jobs

The Calvert County Parks and Recreation Division announced today it is expanding its annual Student Job Fairs to include anyone looking for summer or seasonal employment. In addition, Parks and Recreation is adding a third fair in southern Calvert County. Mark your calendar for the following three Parks and Recreation Summer Job Fairs: •...
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Cobb Island Replacement Bridge Public Hearing Scheduled Feb. 28

Cobb Island Replacement Bridge Public Hearing Scheduled Feb. 28

The Charles County Commissioners invite residents to share comments on the proposed water access enhancements that are part of the Cobb Island Replacement Bridge Project.  The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Charles County Government Building (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata). Proposed water access enhancements include: floating fishing...
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2017 Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1 in St. Mary’s County

2017 Summer Camp Registration Opens March 1 in St. Mary’s County

While it may still be winter, thoughts are turning to summer as the Department of Recreation and Parks gears up for 2017 Summer Camps. Registration for the camps begins online and in person on March 1. Recreation and Parks offers a variety of summer camps for children from age 3½ through rising 10th graders....
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Commissioners Recognize Sheriff’s Office for Unmanned Aerial Systems Training Grant

Commissioners Recognize Sheriff’s Office for Unmanned Aerial Systems Training Grant

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the Charles County Commissioners recognize the Charles County Sheriff’s Office for receiving a grant from the Local Government Insurance Trust. The grant will fund Unmanned Aerial Systems training for first responders to operate UAS safely and in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration mandates.
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Wednesday’s Pet is JOEY

Wednesday’s Pet is JOEY

Wednesday’s Pet for 02-15-17 JOEY Featured Pet: Joey Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Chihuahua Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (14 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Joey is beautiful red 3-year-old Chihuahua Mix.  This adorable boy is loveable, affectionate and...
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Hoyer: Paid Family Leave is Pro-Family, Pro-Children & Good for Our Country

Hoyer: Paid Family Leave is Pro-Family, Pro-Children & Good for Our Country

This afternoon, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) delivered remarks at a press conference with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) and Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) on the reintroduction of the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act (FEPPLA). Below is a transcript of his remarks: “Thank you Carolyn Maloney for your continued...
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Lottery Luck Gives Retired Postal Worker A Special Delivery

Lottery Luck Gives Retired Postal Worker A Special Delivery

A Prince George’s County woman stopped at a favorite Maryland Lottery retailer last week for a scratch-off, hoping to tap into the same luck that produced a $10,000 win last March. The 50x The Cash instant game she selected gave the retired postal worker a special delivery that met her hopes tenfold. Having spare...
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