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Bravo Zulu! Southern Maryland’s Military Leaders Welcome LSM Class of ’23 for Behind the Scenes NAS Pax River Base Tour

Bravo Zulu! Southern Maryland’s Military Leaders Welcome LSM Class of ’23 for Behind the Scenes NAS Pax River Base Tour

The Leadership Southern Maryland (LSM) Executive Program Class of 2023 strengthened their leadership wings Nov. 3 when they went behind the scenes at Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS Pax River). The class was allowed on base for a rare in-person tour to learn about the vital roles that Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and the...
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Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates Museum Store Sunday on November 27th and 28th

Calvert Marine Museum Celebrates Museum Store Sunday on November 27th and 28th

For the sixth consecutive year, more than 1,700 museum stores representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 24 countries, and 5 continents will offer inspired shopping at museums and cultural institutions during Museum Store Sunday (Nov. 27). The Museum Store at Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is thrilled to participate in this signature annual...
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Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Upcoming New York City Holiday Trip

Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Upcoming New York City Holiday Trip

The Department of Recreation and Parks announces their New York City Holiday Trip is open for registration. The trip will take place Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. With so many unique attractions, world-famous museums, theaters, and skyscrapers there is always plenty to do in New York City. Even with the cold wind blowing (& sometimes...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan Meets With Governor-Elect Wes Moore at State House in Annapolis

VIDEO: Governor Hogan Meets With Governor-Elect Wes Moore at State House in Annapolis

Following Tuesday’s gubernatorial election, Governor Larry Hogan today met with Governor-Elect Wes Moore to discuss the smooth and orderly transition to the incoming administration. Following a private meeting in the governor’s office at the State House in Annapolis, the governor and governor-elect took questions from the media. “I was very pleased to have the...
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Patrol Officers Arrest Suspect in Burglary Who is Linked to Additional Case, Released 48 Hours Later by Judge

Patrol Officers Arrest Suspect in Burglary Who is Linked to Additional Case, Released 48 Hours Later by Judge

On November 5 at 3:05 p.m., officers responded to the 2500 block of Mattawoman Beantown Road in Waldorf for the report of a burglary in progress. Officers met with the homeowner who indicated they were not sure if the suspect was still inside. Officers established a perimeter and a police K9 entered the house;...
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Police Officers Arrest 15-Year-Old Male After One Stolen Vehicle Hits A Second Stolen Vehicle

Police Officers Arrest 15-Year-Old Male After One Stolen Vehicle Hits A Second Stolen Vehicle

On November 8, 2022, at approximately 10:30 p.m., while on routine patrol, an officer witnessed a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Ritchie Highway and Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Glen Burnie. The striking vehicle, a white Kia Optima, came to a stop just beyond the intersection, and the occupants bailed out of the vehicle....
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Request for Proposals: Local Public Health Corps Workforce and Learning Management Program

Request for Proposals: Local Public Health Corps Workforce and Learning Management Program

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) is seeking a contractor to develop a Local Public Health Corps personnel management and training software system. The software should enable recruitment and administrative management of volunteer staff, as well as provide a training management component. The training management portion will allow for establishing individualized training goals,...
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Discover None-of-a-Kind Gifts and Delights This Holiday Season in Leonardtown!

Discover None-of-a-Kind Gifts and Delights This Holiday Season in Leonardtown!

Town of Leonardtown invites you to discover the wonders of shopping small, shopping local this holiday season. If you’re looking for that one-of-a-kind, specialty gift to bring joy for the holidays, you’re sure to find it here. Spend the day discovering our local specialty stores. Our unique collection of galleries and shops are ready...
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No Injuries Reported After Commercial Structure Fire at Triton Metals in Hollywood

No Injuries Reported After Commercial Structure Fire at Triton Metals in Hollywood

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at approximately 9:05 p.m., firefighters from Hollywood, Bay District, NAS Patuxent River and Leonardtown responded to the 43000 block of Airport View Drive in Hollywood, for the reported commercial structure fire. Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department responded with Engine 72, Engine 73, Truck 7, Rescue Squad 7, and Chief 7B...
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UPDATE: Middleton Sentenced to Life Without Parole Plus 125 Years in Prison for Murdering Man Near His Parents; Attempted First-Degree Murder of Bystanders

UPDATE: Middleton Sentenced to Life Without Parole Plus 125 Years in Prison for Murdering Man Near His Parents; Attempted First-Degree Murder of Bystanders

UPDATE 11/10/2022: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Donine Carrington Martin sentenced Richard Eugene Middleton, Jr., 39, to Life Without Parole plus 125 years in prison for the First-Degree Murder of Kwasi Louard-Clarke, the Attempted First-Degree Murder of Montreal Wade and...
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Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Nearly Striking Multiple Vehicles in Prince Frederick

Mechanicsville Man Arrested for Impaired Driving After Nearly Striking Multiple Vehicles in Prince Frederick

On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, Deputy Strong conducted a traffic stop along NB Rt. 4 in the area of Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick, for a vehicle swerving all over the roadway nearly striking other vehicles and guardrails. Upon making contact with the driver and sole occupant, Brian Keith Aicher, 57 of Mechanicsville,...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times at Waldorf Restaurant

Charles County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Man Shot Multiple Times at Waldorf Restaurant

On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 12:50 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of a shopping center in the 12500 block of Mattawoman Drive in Waldorf for the report of a shooting. A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect inside a seafood restaurant, which evolved...
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Lusby Man Arrested After Stabbing Victim in Callaway, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center, Suspect Released 24 Hours Later

Lusby Man Arrested After Stabbing Victim in Callaway, Victim Flown to Area Trauma Center, Suspect Released 24 Hours Later

UPDATE 11/11/2022: Deputies arrested suspect Nathan Daniel Field, age 24 of Lusby at a nearby business in Callaway a short time after the assault occurred. Field has been charged with the following. Assault First Degree Assault Second Degree Possession of Contraband in Place on Confinement CDS Possession – Not cannabis Fields bail was set...
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Altercation at St. Charles High School Results in Arrests and Recovery of Three Knives

Altercation at St. Charles High School Results in Arrests and Recovery of Three Knives

On November 9, 2022, at 2:12 p.m., school administrators and the school Charles County Sheriff’s Office resource officer at St. Charles High School were alerted to an altercation inside the school. One of the students involved, a 17-year-old male, walked out of the school to the parking lot and called a friend to reengage...
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Maryland Police Departments Receive Nearly $380,000 for Mental Health Support Services and Community Policing Training

Maryland Police Departments Receive Nearly $380,000 for Mental Health Support Services and Community Policing Training

U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Kweisi Mfume (all D-Md.) today announced $378,538 to promote community policing and provide mental health support to Maryland police departments. This federal funding comes through the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services...
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Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown Cancelled Due to Weather on Friday, November 11, 2022

Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown Cancelled Due to Weather on Friday, November 11, 2022

UPDATE 11/9/2022: Town of Leonardtown has gone ahead and cancelled the parade due to a 80-100% chance of rain on Friday. An abbreviated version of the Memorial Ceremony will be held upstairs at Town Hall, located at 22670 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650) at 11 a.m. The VIP Breakfast has also been cancelled, but...
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UPDATE: GoFundMe Added to Assist Family Displaced After Losing Everything to Early Morning Structure Fire in California

UPDATE: GoFundMe Added to Assist Family Displaced After Losing Everything to Early Morning Structure Fire in California

UPDATE 11/9/2022: GoFundMe link provided to assist the family. They have lost everything in their home. Please share! 11/8/2022: On Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at approximately 12:48 a.m., firefighters from Bay District, NAS Patuxent River, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Valley Lee, and Seventh District responded to 22873 Dement Lane in California, for the reported house on...
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Four $50,000 Powerball Tickets Sold in Calvert and Charles County, Jackpot Winning Ticket Sold in State of California

Four $50,000 Powerball Tickets Sold in Calvert and Charles County, Jackpot Winning Ticket Sold in State of California

$1 million winning ticket sold in Catonsville as historic jackpot roll ends Although Monday night’s Powerball drawing was delayed until Tuesday morning, it delivered a record-shattering jackpot on a winning ticket sold in California, along with nine prizes of at least $50,000 on tickets sold in Maryland, including a $1 million second-tier win in Catonsville. The...
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Calvert County Economic Development Announces Small Business Assistance Grant Fund

Calvert County Economic Development Announces Small Business Assistance Grant Fund

The Calvert County Department of Economic Development will launch a Calvert County Small Business Assistance Grant Fund to provide financial assistance that will help local small business owners grow and strengthen their existing businesses. Competitive grants of up to $50,000 each will be available for existing for-profit small businesses that meet grant criteria. The...
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Police Investigating Double Fatal Shooting in Oxon Hill Grocery Store Where Security Guard and Suspect Shoot and Kill Each Other

Police Investigating Double Fatal Shooting in Oxon Hill Grocery Store Where Security Guard and Suspect Shoot and Kill Each Other

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a double fatal shooting inside of an Oxon Hill grocery store. The victim, a store security guard, is identified as 43-year-old Willie Tate of Fredericksburg, VA. He was shot and killed by the decedent, 20-year-old Zaila Akida of District Heights. On Friday, November 4,...
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Detectives to Canvass for Information in Fatal Stabbing in Langley Park, Cash Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest

Detectives to Canvass for Information in Fatal Stabbing in Langley Park, Cash Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest

This evening, Homicide Unit detectives will canvass a Langley Park neighborhood as they continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of 32-year-old Fidelino Velasquez-Cano. A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. On Sunday, November 6, 2022, at approximately 12:50 a.m., the victim...
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Firefighters Respond to Fire at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center, One Barn Owl Killed

Firefighters Respond to Fire at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center, One Barn Owl Killed

On Saturday, November 5, 2022 around 7:00 p.m. the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding departments were called to the main building for a fire alarm. In the majority of incidents where crews are called in, the alarms generally (and thankfully) are not anything of significance. Unfortunately, this was not the case for...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department Request for Proposals: Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

St. Mary’s County Health Department Request for Proposals: Mobile Response and Stabilization Services

The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) is seeking an operator and/or operators to implement, manage and administer Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) for adults and children who are experiencing severe situational, emotional or behavioral crisis in Charles and St. Mary’s County. MRSS is intended to provide immediate and early intervention when and...
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General Smallwood Middle School Teacher Transported to Hospital After Threatening to Harm Themself

General Smallwood Middle School Teacher Transported to Hospital After Threatening to Harm Themself

On Friday, November 4, 2022, a school employee at General Smallwood Middle School was inside the school when they made a comment to another employee about bringing a gun to school to harm themselves. A school administrator and the school resource officer were notified and spoke with the employee and determined they were not...
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Woman Flown to Burn Center with Serious Injuries After House Fire in Bushwood

Woman Flown to Burn Center with Serious Injuries After House Fire in Bushwood

On Thursday, November 3, 2022, at approximately 5:40 p.m., firefighters from Seventh District, Mechanicsville, Hollywood, Leonardtown, Bay District, and Second District Volunteer Fire Departments responded to 22934 Connies Way in in Bushwood, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find nothing evident from a two-story residence with a burn victim...
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