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Popular Calvert County Culinary Event Returns for 11th Year on March 22, 2024

Popular Calvert County Culinary Event Returns for 11th Year on March 22, 2024

Hospice of the Chesapeake, is pleased to announce that its 11th annual Culinary Event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 22, at The Hall at Huntingtown, 4030 Old Town Road in Huntingtown, Maryland. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour, followed by delicious dishes created by Maryland Country Caterers,...
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Maryland State Police Remind Citizens To Verify Credentials When Using Automotive Dismantler and Recycler Services

Maryland State Police Remind Citizens To Verify Credentials When Using Automotive Dismantler and Recycler Services

The Maryland State Police remind citizens to use caution and verify credentials when using Automotive Dismantler and Recycler (ADR) and Scrap Processor services in Maryland. More commonly, Automotive Dismantler and Recycler (ADR) and Scrap Processor services post signs and advertisements, meant to entice citizens to purchase and/or sell automotive goods, ranging from used cars,...
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Southern Pines Senior Center Debuts New Fitness Room to Promote Healthy Aging

Southern Pines Senior Center Debuts New Fitness Room to Promote Healthy Aging

The Southern Pines Senior Center proudly announces the opening of its newly revamped fitness room, aimed at promoting healthy aging for older adults in Calvert County and addressing a critical need for accessible fitness options. The Calvert County Office on Aging invites residents ages 50 and older to take full advantage of this resource,...
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St. Mary’s County Driver Hauls Away $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

St. Mary’s County Driver Hauls Away $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

Lucky player finds second-tier prize on 50X The Cash game A Southern Maryland man, who only occasionally plays scratch-offs, found success in a big way after persisting in his hunt for a win in the 50X The Cash game. He wound up with a $50,000 second-tier prize on the $10 instant ticket. “Anthony” and...
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CSM Hosts Robotics Tournament for 30 Local Middle School and High Schools

CSM Hosts Robotics Tournament for 30 Local Middle School and High Schools

Thirty VEX robotics teams from Charles County middle and high schools descended upon the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) recently to compete in the Southern Maryland VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) Tournament – marking the return of in-person robotic competition at the college post-pandemic. The VEX Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education and Competition...
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91-Year-Old Man Flown to Area Trauma Center After German Shepherd Attack in La Plata

91-Year-Old Man Flown to Area Trauma Center After German Shepherd Attack in La Plata

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at approximately 5:57 p.m., police and emergency medical personnel responded to the 10000 block of Norfolk Drive in La Plata, for the reported animal bite. 911 callers reported a 91-year-old male that was conscious, alert and breathing after being attacked by a German Shepherd. EMS arrived on the scene...
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25-Year-Old Woman Charged With Arson at Her Grandparents House in Charlotte Hall

25-Year-Old Woman Charged With Arson at Her Grandparents House in Charlotte Hall

  On Monday, February 12, 2024, at approximately 5:00 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 13000 block of Charles Street in Charlotte Hall, for the reported house on fire with one trapped following a domestic situation. Crews from Charles and St. Mary’s County responded with units arriving in under 3 minutes...
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UPDATE: Police Investigating Head-on Collision in St. Mary’s County That Killed 27-Year-Old Mechanicsville Woman

UPDATE: Police Investigating Head-on Collision in St. Mary’s County That Killed 27-Year-Old Mechanicsville Woman

UPDATE 2/14/2024: On Sunday, February 4, 2024, at approximately 8:25am, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to Mechanicsville Road and Red Oak Lane, Mechanicsville, for the report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries involving two vehicles. Troopers and other emergency services personnel arrived to find the driver of the at-fault...
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Man who was Wandering Hallways of Great Mills High School with a Handgun Arrested for Two Day Time Armend Robberies

Man who was Wandering Hallways of Great Mills High School with a Handgun Arrested for Two Day Time Armend Robberies

On Thursday, February 1, 2024, at approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery at the Tacos Hernandez Authentic Mexican Restaurant on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. The St. Mary’s County Emergency Communication Center (ECC) received a call advising an African American male wearing a...
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New Hospice of the Chesapeake Golf Tournament This Spring at the Cannon Club

New Hospice of the Chesapeake Golf Tournament This Spring at the Cannon Club

Become a member for the day at an exclusive golf resort while helping a not-for-profit with a 45-year history of caring for your neighbors. Hospice of the Chesapeake is excited to introduce a new golf tournament to be held Thursday, April 18, at The Cannon Club in Lothian, Maryland. Registration will begin at 9...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 13, 2024

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 13, 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 for National Engineers Week. For the main agenda item, the CSMC approved a Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance amendment. During County Administrator Time, the Commissioners: Reviewed...
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UPDATE: Police Arrest Two Additional Suspects in Connection to Fatal Shooting of Infant

UPDATE: Police Arrest Two Additional Suspects in Connection to Fatal Shooting of Infant

UPDATE 2/16/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has identified and charged two more suspects in connection with the recent murder of two-year-old Jeremy Poou-Caceres. The suspects are a 15-year-old male from Takoma Park and a 16-year-old male from Hyattsville. They are both charged as adults in the case. Detectives with the...
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Explore Stories of Local African Americans This Black History Month at the U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center & Drayden African American Schoolhouse

Explore Stories of Local African Americans This Black History Month at the U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center & Drayden African American Schoolhouse

We are already halfway through the month of February! The public is encouraged to head to the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) Interpretive Center in Lexington Park and the Drayden African American Schoolhouse to explore the profound and significant contributions of African Americans in St. Mary’s County this month in honor of Black History Month....
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Up To $14,000 Offered For Information Relating To Infant Sex Abuse Case

Up To $14,000 Offered For Information Relating To Infant Sex Abuse Case

Reward money of up to $14,000 is being offered to anyone who can provide the identity of a woman with critical knowledge in a sexual child exploitation investigation. Police are asking for assistance in identifying the woman captured in video screenshots from 2020. The photos show an adult woman with distinctive tattoos including a...
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Calvert County Public Schools’ Students Take Home 21 Medals At Regional SkillsUSA Competition

Calvert County Public Schools’ Students Take Home 21 Medals At Regional SkillsUSA Competition

More than 150 students from Region 4, which includes Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties, competed in 25 competitions the SkillsUSA Southern Maryland Regional event held on February 3, 2024. This year’s event was hosted by the North Point High School Science Technology and Industry and Robert D. Stethem Educational Center. Calvert County Public...
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St. Mary’s Historic Preservation Award Nominations Now Open

St. Mary’s Historic Preservation Award Nominations Now Open

The St. Mary’s County Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for the Annual Historic Preservation Awards. Established in 1999, these awards recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in the field of historic preservation in St. Mary’s County. Recipients will be awarded in three categories: Preservation Project Award Recognizes excellence in the preservation and restoration of...
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Two Studies by DNR Scientists Highlight Spawning Challenges for Striped Bass in Chesapeake Bay

Two Studies by DNR Scientists Highlight Spawning Challenges for Striped Bass in Chesapeake Bay

Two recent studies by Maryland Department of Natural Resources scientists highlight spawning challenges that striped bass, also known locally as rockfish, face in the Chesapeake Bay. The research was published in “Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science” in late 2023 for the journal’s striped bass themed issue. Jim Uphoff, a DNR fisheries...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Seeks Public Input for Upcoming Hunting Seasons and Bag Limits

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Seeks Public Input for Upcoming Hunting Seasons and Bag Limits

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comment on proposed changes to the 2024-2026 hunting and trapping seasons as well as the proposed 2024-2025 Migratory Game Bird Seasons and Bag Limits. “We have been working diligently to develop these proposals with our staff and our stakeholders, who represent a diverse group of citizens,” said Wildlife and Heritage...
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Governor Moore and Congressman Hoyer Meets with Military and National Security Technology Development Leaders in Southern Maryland

Governor Moore and Congressman Hoyer Meets with Military and National Security Technology Development Leaders in Southern Maryland

On Friday, February 2nd, 2024, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met with military and business leaders in Southern Maryland to discuss how continued state and federal partnership will support national defense and economic development initiatives in St. Mary’s County. “Southern Maryland has long been an innovator in national security and defense,” said Congressman Hoyer. “I was proud...
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Former Maryland Dentist Sentenced to 78 Days in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Stealing More than $8 Million Dollars from Medicaid

Former Maryland Dentist Sentenced to 78 Days in Prison After Pleading Guilty to Stealing More than $8 Million Dollars from Medicaid

Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown announced the sentencing of former dentist Seyed Hamid Tofigh, 57, of Potomac, Maryland, relating to the theft of $8.5 million from the Medicaid program. On February 6, 2024, Tofigh pleaded guilty to one count of Defrauding a State Health Plan, the Medicaid program, and one count of Practicing...
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Governor Moore Announces Federal Award to Assist At-Risk Seniors and People with Disabilities Secure Housing Support Services

Governor Moore Announces Federal Award to Assist At-Risk Seniors and People with Disabilities Secure Housing Support Services

Governor Wes Moore announced Maryland’s participation in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Housing and Services’ Partnership Accelerator. The program promotes interagency efforts to expand support for Medicaid-eligible Marylanders with disabilities and older adults who are at risk of or who are already experiencing...
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Two Washington D.C. Teens Arrested for Murder During Robbery in PG County

Two Washington D.C. Teens Arrested for Murder During Robbery in PG County

The Prince George’s County Police Department identified and charged two suspects wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred in late December. The suspects are 18-year-old Bilal Ansariddeen of Bowie and 19-year-old Kiemontey Jenifer of Washington, DC. They are accused of fatally shooting 36-year-old Nelson Bonilla-Reyes of Capitol Heights. On December 31, 2023,...
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Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch Announces Closing for Move

Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch Announces Closing for Move

Perhaps you noticed that the new Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch is looking close to being finished? It is! Calvert Library expects to host the ribbon-cutting at the new location on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., and the public is encouraged to attend! This ribbon-cutting ceremony symbolizes not only the beginning of...
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Governor Moore Announces $15.6 Million Investment to Improve Abortion Care Access Statewide

Governor Moore Announces $15.6 Million Investment to Improve Abortion Care Access Statewide

Governor Wes Moore announced two major investments to improve access to abortion care statewide this week. In addition to the Moore-Miller Administration’s FY 2025 $5 million allocation to increase Medicaid provider reimbursement for abortion care and reproductive services, the Maryland Department of Health has awarded a $10.6 million grant to the University of Maryland, Baltimore,...
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VIDEO: Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

VIDEO: Wanted Lexington Park Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges After Traffic Stop in St. Mary’s County

On Saturday, February 10, 2024, Deputies from the S. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on an orange Ford Escape after running a stop sign. The traffic stop was initiated at the Taco bell located on Great Mills Road, in Lexington Park. Police made contact with a passenger who was later identified...
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