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Charles County Detention Center Director Pleased to Announce Captain Gardiner Completes National Jail Leadership Academy

Charles County Detention Center Director Pleased to Announce Captain Gardiner Completes National Jail Leadership Academy

Sheriff Troy Berry, along with Charles County Detention Center Director Brandon Foster, is pleased to announce that Captain Brian Gardiner recently graduated from the National Jail Leadership Command Academy (NJLCA). Captain Gardiner completed the weeklong program in August at the George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas....
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CPSC, Firefighters Urge Caution When Using Portable Generators as Tropical Storm Ian Continues Its Path of Destruction

CPSC, Firefighters Urge Caution When Using Portable Generators as Tropical Storm Ian Continues Its Path of Destruction

As Tropical Storm Ian moves out of Florida and approaches Georgia and the Carolinas, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is alerting consumers in the path of this dangerous storm about the risks of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from portable generators and other post-storm hazards. Preparing in advance of Tropical Storm Ian is...
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Police Recover 28 Grams of Marijuana from Students Locker at Lackey High School

Police Recover 28 Grams of Marijuana from Students Locker at Lackey High School

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, a school administrator at Lackey High School detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from a locker in the hallway. A subsequent search of the locker revealed a plastic bag containing 28 grams of marijuana. The School Resource Officer was notified, and the juvenile was charged on a Juvenile...
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Prince George’s County Police Announces Graduation of 37 Recruits from Academy Session 147

Prince George’s County Police Announces Graduation of 37 Recruits from Academy Session 147

The Prince George’s County Police Department is proud to announce the graduation of 37 recruits from the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Police Training Academy on Wednesday. Of the 37 graduates, 26 will join us here at the Prince George’s County Police Department. In addition, seven will be joining the Prince George’s County Office...
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MDOT SHA Starting Construction Work at MD Rt.4 and Mount Harmony Road on Friday, September 30, 2022

MDOT SHA Starting Construction Work at MD Rt.4 and Mount Harmony Road on Friday, September 30, 2022

The Department of Public Works advises citizens that the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is beginning the main construction phase of intersection improvements at MD 4 and Mount Harmony Road. Drivers are urged to stay alert, slow down and watch for driving pattern changes. Starting Friday, Sept. 30, MDOT SHA...
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Rocktoberfest 2022 in La Plata Set for October 1st is Cancelled Due to Weather

Rocktoberfest 2022 in La Plata Set for October 1st is Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to the potential severe weather, we have made the decision to cancel Rocktoberfest 2022, scheduled for October 1st. The steady rain and winds predicted over the next few days would impact the event set up and could ultimately cause damage to our tents along with our stage and music equipment. The safety of...
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71-Year-Old Lothian Man Killed in Trailer Fire, Investigation Determined Fire Was Accidental

71-Year-Old Lothian Man Killed in Trailer Fire, Investigation Determined Fire Was Accidental

On Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 9:45 a.m., firefighters from Calvert and Anne Arundel County responded to 30 Patuxent Mobile Estates in Lothian, for the reported residence on fire. Firefighters responded to 911 calls by neighbors reporting a fire at 30 Patuxent Mobile Estates in Lothian. First arriving firefighters found fire and smoke from...
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St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation to Provide Self-Service Sandbags in Advance of Weekend Storms

St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation to Provide Self-Service Sandbags in Advance of Weekend Storms

Due to the potential for excessive amounts of rain from Hurricane Ian, the Department of Public Works & Transportation is offering self-service sandbags on the following days and times: Friday, Sept. 30. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 1, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sandbags will be available at the following St....
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Sandbags Available to Help Calvert County Residents Protect Property

Sandbags Available to Help Calvert County Residents Protect Property

Due to predicted rainfall and possible flooding conditions resulting from Hurricane Ian, sand and sandbags are available for Calvert County residents who need them to protect property. Sandbags are available at the following locations Appeal Convenience Center (200 Sweetwater Road, Lusby) Monday through Saturday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7...
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54th Annual Blessing of the Fleet is Cancelled

54th Annual Blessing of the Fleet is Cancelled

UPDATE 9/29/2022: The club leadership had a long meeting this evening regarding the Blessing of the Fleet. Cancelling this event is not something we take lightly since it is our biggest fundraiser of the year. It is very hard, almost impossible to post a rain date for the Blessing. We start planning this event...
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Maryland United States Attorney’s Office Resolves Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Maryland Developer Involving Multifamily Housing Complexes

Maryland United States Attorney’s Office Resolves Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Against Maryland Developer Involving Multifamily Housing Complexes

United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron and Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division announced that Maryland-based developer Stavrou Associates, Inc. and related entities have agreed to pay $185,000 to settle claims that they violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Americans...
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Francis Ethelbert Dean, “Bert”, 83,

Francis Ethelbert Dean, “Bert”, 83,

Francis Ethelbert Dean, “Bert”, 83, of Bushwood, MD, formerly of Clements, MD, passed away on September 14, 2022 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on Mother’s Day, May 14, 1939, in Dynard, MD, he was the son of the late Agnes Loretta Hall Dean and the late James Levi Dean and the youngest of five children....
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Thomas Wade Lambert, Jr., 86,

Thomas Wade Lambert, Jr., 86,

Thomas Wade Lambert, Jr., 86, of Mechanicsville, MD, passed away peacefully on August 30, 2022 in Leonardtown, Maryland. Born on March 4, 1936 in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Thomas Wade Lambert, Sr. and the late Mary Mildred Johnston. Thomas graduated from high school and went on to work as...
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Catherine Elaine Bowling, 64,

Catherine Elaine Bowling, 64,

Catherine Elaine Bowling, 64, of Charlotte Hall, MD, peacefully passed away on September 20, 2022, surrounded by loved ones. Catherine was born on September 6, 1958, to Thomas and Patricia McGlynn in Prince George’s County, MD. After graduating from high school, she worked for the federal government in the Department of Labor. Later, she...
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Roberta (Bobbie) M. Chichester, 93

Roberta (Bobbie) M. Chichester, 93

A lifelong resident of Charles County, Roberta (Bobbie) M. Chichester, 93, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, in Willards, Maryland. Born November 29, 1928, in Washington DC to Robert Jackson Martin and Marie Goldsmith Martin, Roberta was the oldest of 4 children.  Educated at the local “Hughesville” School and graduated in 1945, she...
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Deborah Dawn Barker, 49

Deborah Dawn Barker, 49

Deborah Dawn Barker, 49 of Mechanicsville, Maryland passed away September 20, 2022 in Rockville, Maryland. Deborah was born December 11, 1972 in LaPlata, Maryland to Thomas and Marilyn Higgs. After graduating high school Deborah worked for the St. Mary’s County Government for 25 years at the Office of Aging. Deborah is survived by her...
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Audrey Marie Raley Norton

Audrey Marie Raley Norton

Audrey Marie Raley Norton, of Ridge, MD passed away on September 11, 2022 at Discovery Commons at Wildewood. Mrs. Norton was 100 years old. She was born to William Calvert and Mignonette Marie Raley on November 18, 1921, in Dameron, MD. Mrs. Norton grew up on the Raley family farm in Dameron, MD. After...
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Mr. Francis Rogers Jr

Mr. Francis Rogers Jr

Mr. Francis Rogers Jr, of Bronx, NY, formerly of Bushwood, MD, departed his earthly life on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Francis was born on September 5, 1964, in Leonardtown, MD, to the late Francis Rogers Sr. and Mary Lorraine Rogers. Francis was educated in the St. Mary’s County school system. He graduated from Chopticon...
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Edward “Ed” Rosenberg

Edward “Ed” Rosenberg

Edward “Ed” Rosenberg of Waldorf, Md passed away on September 3, 2022. He was born in Harrisburg, PA to Paul Rosenberg and Yetta Elaine Rosenberg (Stein). Ed served in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged. He attended The Pennsylvania State University where he made the Dean’s List and obtained a Bachelor’s...
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Steven Wallace Helwig

Steven Wallace Helwig

Steven Wallace Helwig, of Charlotte Hall, MD passed away on September 20, 2022 at Anne Arundel Medical Center at the age of 70 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Monica, his children Stephanie, Jonathan, and Joanna, three grandchildren, and his former spouse, Dora. Steve enjoyed...
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Carol Charlene Miller

Carol Charlene Miller

We are sad to announce the passing of Carol Charlene Miller of Lusby, MD. She died at age 75 on September 20, 2022. Carol passed away surrounded by her loved ones after her battle with COPD. She is preceded in death by her father, Louis William Zimmerman and her mother, Betty Jane (McComb) Zimmerman....
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Charles Michael “Mike” Orr, 82

Charles Michael “Mike” Orr, 82

Charles Michael “Mike” Orr, 82 of Lusby, MD formerly of Crestline, CA passed away on September 9, 2022 in Lusby, MD. He was born on August 21, 1940 in Eagle Grove, IA to the late Olive Rosabel and Charles L. Orr. He was the loving husband to Mary Orr whom he married in Las...
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John ‘Jack’ Francis Baggett

John ‘Jack’ Francis Baggett

John ‘Jack’ Francis Baggett, passed away peacefully at his home on September 13th 2022, at the age of 92. Jack was born June 3rd, 1930, in the District of Columbia to John and Jessie Baggett . Growing up, Jack lived in Dumfries, VA with his parents and 6 siblings. He was a mischievous little...
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Helen Louise Disharoon, 87

Helen Louise Disharoon, 87

Helen Louise Disharoon, 87 of Lexington Park, MD passed away peacefully at Solomons Nursing Center on September 13, 2022 after battling a long illness. She was born January 3, 1935 in Washington, DC to the late Esther Mae Freeland and Lawrence “Buck” Edward Cox. Helen is survived by her loving husband of 40 years,...
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Violet Adella Summerville Hebele, 94

Violet Adella Summerville Hebele, 94

Violet Adella Summerville Hebele, 94 of Solomons, MD went to be with the Lord after a brief illness on September 12, 2022 with family by her side She always considered Brookville, Pennsylvania, where she was born on February 22, 1928, to be her home.  She received her education in Brookville, PA and Maryville College,...
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