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Investigation Underway Following Altercation at Calvert High School

Investigation Underway Following Altercation at Calvert High School

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Administration of Calvert High School, is actively investigating an incident that occurred this morning at approximately 10:10 a.m. on school grounds. Preliminary investigation revealed a confrontation ensued among several students regarding a matter unrelated to the school. The confrontation escalated and other students joined the...
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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in Huntingtown

Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision in  Huntingtown

UPDATE 2/28/2024 @ 5:00 p.m.: On February 28, 2024, at approximately 11:41 a.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau responded to the area of Hunting Creek Road and Deep Landing Road in Huntingtown, for the report of a single motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, deputies determined that the operator sustained life-threatening...
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Calvert County Students Win Fall Stock Market Game Regional Championships

Calvert County Students Win Fall Stock Market Game Regional Championships

A team of students from Plum Point Middle School in Calvert County have won the regional division championship of the Fall 2023 Maryland Stock Market Game™, organized by the Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE). In the Stock Market Game™, student teams create and manage a simulated, virtual investment portfolio starting with $100,000. Led...
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St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is pleased to announce the annual Women’s History Month Brunch & Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, located at 44219 Airport Road, Bldg. 3 in California, Maryland (doors open at 10:30 a.m.). This annual...
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Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, in partnership with local First Landing Wine Trail wineries, are seeking arts and craft vendors who are located or sell in St. Mary’s County, to participate in the First Landing Wine & Arts Festival at St. Clement’s Island Museum on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 27, 2024

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 27, 2024

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) began their business meeting with an invocation and the pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners then presented a proclamation celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce. Join the Chamber at: https://smcchamber.com. During County Administrator Time, the Commissioners took...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Armed Robbery and Assault in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Armed Robbery and Assault in Prince George’s County

February 28, 2024: Maryland State Police are investigating an armed robbery and assault that occurred early this morning in Prince George’s County. At approximately 2:30 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to a report of a robbery and assault on the outer loop of Interstate 495. According to a...
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After Facing Backlash, Wendy’s Now Says They Won’t Implement “Dynamic Pricing” During Busier Hours

After Facing Backlash, Wendy’s Now Says They Won’t Implement “Dynamic Pricing” During Busier Hours

Earlier this week, it was revealed during a Wendy’s earnings call that the company would be implementing “Dynamic pricing” for its menu items where customers might have to pay more during times when there’s a higher demand. CEO Kirk Tanner said “Beginning as early as 2025, we will begin testing a variety of enhanced...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Murder of 23-Year-Old in Lexington Park

UPDATE: Police Investigating Murder of 23-Year-Old in Lexington Park

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, Malic Quinn Freeland, 23, was pronounced deceased at the shock trauma center, where he had been undergoing treatment following an incident. Mr. Freeland was the operator of the vehicle involved in an accident on Monday, February 26, 2024. Upon initial investigation, it was found that the car accident was...
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Police Recover Replica Firearm from John Hanson Middle School Student

Police Recover Replica Firearm from John Hanson Middle School Student

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., a school administrator at John Hanson Middle School was made aware of a student who was possibly in possession of a firearm. Further investigation revealed the student had a water pellet gun in their book bag. No threats were made, and the investigation is ongoing. The...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s and Charles County Chick Fil-A Restaurants Ask Citizens to Discard Any Polynesian Sauce Obtained from February 14th to 27th, 2024

UPDATE: St. Mary’s and Charles County Chick Fil-A Restaurants Ask Citizens to Discard Any Polynesian Sauce Obtained from February 14th to 27th, 2024

UPDATE: Chick-fil-A First Colony located at 45150 First Colony Way in California has also released the same statement within the same dates. 2/28/2024: The Chick-fil-A Waldorf located at 3365 Crain Highway is asking all citizens who obtained Polynesian Sauce dipping cups between Wednesday February 14th, to Tuesday February 27th, 2024, to discard them. “Our...
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$50,000 Scratch-off Prize Leaves Waldorf Resident Speechless

$50,000 Scratch-off Prize Leaves Waldorf Resident Speechless

Charles County player wins top prize on 20X The Cash game A Waldorf player, who typically only plays Mega Millions and Powerball, won $50,000 on her first attempt at the 20X The Cash scratch-off game. The winner, whose nickname is “Biggie”, bought the winning scratch-off at a 7-Eleven in Clinton while grabbing some snacks....
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Impaired Driving After Hit and Run in Bushwood

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Impaired Driving After Hit and Run in Bushwood

On Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at approximately 8:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 22000 block of Colton Point Road in the area of Bushwood Wharf Road in Bushwood, for a motor vehicle collision. 911 callers reported a white Mitsubishi Mirage struck a guardrail, fled the scene and then crashed again...
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Police in Charles County Recover Drugs and Handgun After Arrest of Washington D.C. Man

Police in Charles County Recover Drugs and Handgun After Arrest of Washington D.C. Man

On February 23, 2024, at approximately 10:50 a.m., a deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Angelos Liquors on St Patrick’s Drive, in Waldorf, for the report of indecent exposure and the possible sale of drugs. Upon arrival police made contact with a witness who informed them of a black male in...
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2023 Skills USA Regional Competition Results for Charles County Public School Students

2023 Skills USA Regional Competition Results for Charles County Public School Students

Several Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students recently earned medals in the regional SkillsUSA competition and advanced to the state event set for April 12 and 13, 2024. Career and Technology Education (CTE) students from North Point High School and the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center compete annually in the event. SkillsUSA competitions showcase...
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Great Mills Native Serves Aboard Navy Warship in San Diego

Great Mills Native Serves Aboard Navy Warship in San Diego

Petty Officer 3rd Class Nevyn Harris, a native of Great Mills, Maryland, serves the U.S. Navy aboard USS Tripoli operating out of San Diego. Harris graduated from Great Mills High School in 2017. The skills and values needed to succeed in the Navy are similar to those found in Great Mills. “I learned in...
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Winter Survey Takes Stock of the Chesapeake Bay’s Blue Crabs

Winter Survey Takes Stock of the Chesapeake Bay’s Blue Crabs

At a nondescript spot in the middle of the Choptank River, the Mydra Ann slowed to a crawl. The crew aboard the crabbing boat, a mix of Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) scientists and commercial watermen, readied the gear. With a thud, the large, steel-toothed dredge met the water of the Choptank, its...
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CALEA Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment on St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

CALEA Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment on St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office

A Site-based assessor from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), is currently examining all aspects of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Sheriff Steve Hall announced. “Verification by the assessor that SMCSO meets the Commission’s comprehensive state-of-the-art standards is part of...
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UPDATE: Police Make Fifth Arrest in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 2-Year-Old Boy

UPDATE: Police Make Fifth Arrest in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 2-Year-Old Boy

UPDATE 2/26/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified and arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the murder of a toddler in Langley Park. The arrested suspect is 25-year-old Nilson Granados-Trejo of no fixed address. On February 8, 2024, a detective working in the area of the 1400 block of Kanawha...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Three 18-Year-Olds On Gun Charges in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Three 18-Year-Olds On Gun Charges in Waldorf

On February 23, 2024, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Winslow Court, in Waldorf, for the report of four suspicious males in all black wearing ski masks standing out front of a home attempting to assault a child of the residence. Upon arrival police observed four...
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Police Make Arrest and Locate Handgun Used in Armed Robbery of Great Mills High School Student

Police Make Arrest and Locate Handgun Used in Armed Robbery of Great Mills High School Student

Police arrested Drake Joseph Riley, 18, of Lexington Park, for Illegal possession of a firearm, possession of a handgun in a vehicle and possession of a loaded handgun in vehicle. According to court documents, while in jail for two armed robberies that occurred on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, Delano Jurail Parham-Nash Jr....
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Serious Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

One Flown to Trauma Center After Serious Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

On Monday, February 26, 2024, at approximately 7:14 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mechanicsville Road and Beverly Drive in Mechanicsville, for the serious motor vehicle collision with one possibly ejected. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway with the operator out of...
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UPDATE: Former Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and 4th Degree Sexual Offense

UPDATE: Former Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and 4th Degree Sexual Offense

UPDATE 2/26/2024: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Monday, February 26, 2024, Malcolm Fluellyn, 27, of Bryans Road, entered a guilty plea to two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor and six counts of Fourth-Degree Sexual Offense. On February 10, 2023, a school resource officer at General Smallwood Middle...
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Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day Announced on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day Announced on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Do you have paper documents with personal information that you’d like to purge? Or do you have unused, unwanted, or expired medications in your cabinets? This is your chance to dispose of them safely at the Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day! This event will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from...
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Calvert County Celebrates New and Expanded Businesses

Calvert County Celebrates New and Expanded Businesses

Calvert County proudly recognizes several new and expanded businesses within the region as a sign of economic vitality. The Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development extend congratulations to the businesses that have opened from October 2023 through January 2024: Mandy Lee’s Vintage Shop and Studio (136 Main St., Prince Frederick) Island...
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