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North Beach Bulk Pickup is Once a Month

North Beach Bulk Pickup is Once a Month

The Town of North Beach bulk trash pickup is on a ONCE-A-MONTH BASIS, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The next bulk trash pickup will be Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Call Town Hall (301.855.6681 or 410.257.9618) by Friday, November 16, 2012 to schedule an appointment for your bulk trash pickup. When you call, you must provide the...
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Calvert County Awards October Employee of the Month

Calvert County Awards October Employee of the Month

Calvert County’s Employee Recognition Committee presented Robert M Lee as Employee for October 2012. Robbie works for Fleet Maintenance as Inventory Control Clerk. A County Pool vehicle was driven through a roadway being repaved by an employee resulting that the vehicle was coated with tar. Robbie brought in his personal pressure washer from home...
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Development Proposal for Chancellor’s Run and Great Mills Rd. a Long Way Off

Development Proposal for Chancellor’s Run and Great Mills Rd. a Long Way Off

Southern Maryland News Net interviewed Brian Norris of Cherry Cove about the recent announcement at the St. Mary’s Board of County Commissioners meeting about the reality of the development project. In that interview, Norris stated that the announcement was premature in that the development is still in the early planning stages and that it...
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Calvert County Shop with a Cop Gearing Up

Calvert County Shop with a Cop Gearing Up

The Calvert County Shop with a Cop is gearing up for another great event to help the families and children in our community who may be struggling financially for unforeseen reasons. It is our desire to help those who are most in need and are seeking assistance. We are in the process of obtaining...
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Board of Public Works Approves Agricultural Cost-Share Grants

Board of Public Works Approves Agricultural Cost-Share Grants

Grants will help farmers implement conservation practices to protect the environment Governor Martin O’Malley announced today that the Board of Public Works approved $278,810 in agricultural cost-share grants in 8 counties for 25 projects that will prevent soil erosion, manage nutrients and safeguard water quality in streams, rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. Together, these...
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The Power of Education in Business Coursework

The Power of Education in Business Coursework

On her way to interview for a position at the College of Southern Maryland, Mary Beth Klinger realized that the Southern Maryland location was well beyond a reasonable commute from her Mount Airy home. She had applied for the faculty position “on a lark,” but that job interview turned out to be the most...
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Bay District Honor Their Own

On Saturday night, the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department was a hub of activity. Members and their guests came to the Installation of Officers Banquet and presentation of awards. Uniforms and dresses were the order of the night. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres started off the evening with everyone mingling, greeting old friends, and pleasant conversation. Pictures...
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Wednesday’s Pet Cassie was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet Cassie was Adopted

Wednesdays Pet for 11/14/12 is Cassie Featured Pet: Cassie Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Female Size: Medium (15lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Cassie is a 3-year-old female that came into rescue on a hot humid summer day, lethargic, scared and pregnant. She delivered...
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Leonardtown Thanks its Veterans at Annual Parade

Leonardtown Thanks its Veterans at Annual Parade

On a bright cloud-free and unseasonably warm Nov. 11, the town of Leonardtown honored veterans with it’s annual Veteran’s Day Parade. The town was packed with spectators and enjoyed countless bands, floats and tributes to past and present military personnel. The parade lasted for approximately one hour and was followed by a stirring tribute...
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Governor O’Malley Honors Landowners who Protect Scenic and Natural Lands

Governor O’Malley Honors Landowners who Protect Scenic and Natural Lands

Governor Martin O’Malley last night honored 215 landowners from across the State who have donated conservation easements to the Maryland Environmental Trust (MET), since January 1, 2007. The landowners’ conservation easements permanently protect more than 16,000 acres of scenic open space, historic and cultural resources, and environmentally sensitive habitat from development. “I am honored...
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Test Team Completes Final Mission on Retiring CH-46E Helicopter

Test Team Completes Final Mission on Retiring CH-46E Helicopter

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – After more than 750 hours and 500 flights, the test team for the CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter recently completed its final mission as the helicopter, affectionately known as the Phrog, prepares for retirement in 2016. The test team, based here at Naval Air Station Patuxent River,...
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St. Mary’s Man Killed in Charles County Crash

St. Mary’s Man Killed in Charles County Crash

On Nov. 11 at 12:39 a.m., officers were dispatched to the American Legion in the 4300 block of Livingston Road in Indian Head for the report of a large fight. When officers arrived, a Volkswagen Jetta was observed fleeing the parking lot at a high rate of speed. A lookout was broadcast and officers...
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Cathy Allen to Serve on Maryland Advisory Council

Cathy Allen to Serve on Maryland Advisory Council

Mrs. Cathy Allen, Member of the Board of Education of St. Mary’s County, has been appointed to serve on the Maryland Advisory Council for Virtual Learning. The work of this council will help inform the direction of digital learning initiatives in the state of Maryland. Dr. Michael J. Martirano, Superintendent of Schools stated, “This...
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Rice Sentenced for Crash that Left Two St. Mary’s Women Dead

Rice Sentenced for Crash that Left Two St. Mary’s Women Dead

UPDATE: Nov. 14 – Sentencing of Robert Rice for Fatal Collision On Wednesday, Nov. 14, Circuit Court Judge Maureen Lamasney sentenced Robert Rice, Jr., 35 of Great Mills to 10 years with 5 years suspended for the fatal collision on August 4, 2011 on Point Lookout Rd in the area of Camp Cosoma Rd....
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Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Helps a Deserving Veteran

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Helps a Deserving Veteran

Joining forces with Thrivent Financial through a Thrivent Builds Repairs grant, Patuxent Habitat for Humanity and Christmas In April will begin its next Veterans Build this Friday and Saturday, November 16th & 17th at the home of Mr. Leonard Mackall. Leonard Mackall, a Southern Maryland resident, is an Army National Guard veteran who sustained...
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Open House to Support Captain Avery Museum

Open House to Support Captain Avery Museum

On Friday, November 16th from 6pm to 8pm, you are invited to enjoy an evening in our Christmas Wonderland. The event is being sponsored by Greenstreet Gardens to support the Captain Avery Museum. The elegant evening will feature wine, music and light fare. Music will be provided by the Calvert Brass Consortium. Vendors will...
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CCSO Honors Excellence, Career Service at Awards and Retirement Banquet

CCSO Honors Excellence, Career Service at Awards and Retirement Banquet

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office honored exceptional service and dedicated careers at its annual Awards and Retirement Banquet held Nov. 2 at the Waldorf Jaycees Community Center. Sheriff Rex W. Coffey presented awards to 86 sworn officers, correctional officers, civilian employees and community members and acknowledged the retirements of seven CCSO personnel. Silver medals...
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Wicomico Shores Golf Course to Host Thanksgiving Day Charity Event

Wicomico Shores Golf Course to Host Thanksgiving Day Charity Event

The staff at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course will host the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day charity golf event on Thursday, November 22, 2012. Golf Course staff is donating their time to open the course on Thanksgiving Day and will waive greens and cart fees for patrons who contribute various non-perishable food and household items...
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Lane Gives a Lesson in Poetry to CSM’s Early Learners

Lane Gives a Lesson in Poetry to CSM’s Early Learners

Author and former educator working with children in the Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS) system, Martha Lane of La Plata visited the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center at the College of Southern Maryland as a “Celebrity Reader” on November 1. In her previous role at PGCPS Lane served as the director of before...
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Downloading Books Using Overdrive is for You!

Downloading Books Using Overdrive is for You!

Do you want to save money on ebooks? Or are you looking for a way to pass time on your commute? The many advantages of ebooks include the ability to change the print size, the flexibility of downloading from home, and that they are automatically returned – which means there are never any overdue...
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Adopt – A – Tree Program at Sotterley Plantation

Adopt – A – Tree Program at Sotterley Plantation

Restoration efforts have been ongoing for over a year since Hurricane Irene, and Sotterley Plantation is ready to begin the next phase of growth through the Adopt – A – Tree Program. Initially, donations are being accepted to cover the costs of 16 trees that will be located within the historic core, but additional...
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Leonard Hall Hosts Annual Antique Show

Leonard Hall Hosts Annual Antique Show

Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy will host its Annual Antique Show and Sale at the Leonard Hall Drill Hall this weekend. The show takes place on Saturday the 17th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday the 18th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission cost is $5.00 per person. The Drill Hall...
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UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Obtain Arrest Warrant for Murder Suspect

UPDATE: Charles County Sheriff’s Office Obtain Arrest Warrant for Murder Suspect

UPDATE: On Tuesday, Nov. 13 in a 4:30 press conference, Charles County Sheriff’s Office announced to the media that they had arrested, Joshua Terrell Mebane, 17, as a suspect in the Nov. 7 death of a taxicab driver in D.C. Mebane is also being charged in the death of a Waldorf woman, Teresa Bass, last...
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UPDATE: Ex-Metro Transit Police Officer Arrested on FBI Warrant

UPDATE: Ex-Metro Transit Police Officer Arrested on FBI Warrant

UPDATE 11/13/12: In a phone conversation with the FBI Washington DC Field Office, media relations personnel stated that Tally would have his first court appearance at 2:15 on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Federal Courthouse in Greenbelt. The spokesperson stated that no other U.S. Attorney media statement is available at this time. However, she...
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“Flipped” to be Presented at Calvert Library

“Flipped” to be Presented at Calvert Library

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, join Calvert Library Prince Frederick as we present a coming-of-age romantic comedy, based on Wendelin Van Draanen’s book, Flipped.  The movie is full of quirky characters and an amusing series of misunderstandings and missed opportunities, but also tackles larger questions about character, environmental awareness, and class.   Lights go...
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