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Three Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision with Entrapment in Hollywood

Three Injured After Motor Vehicle Collision with Entrapment in Hollywood

On Thursday, February 8, 2024, at approximately 12:30 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the intersection of Three Notch Road and Airport View Drive in Hollywood, for a serious motor vehicle collision with one possibly trapped. Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Rescue Squad 7, Engine 73, and Chief 7B responded with 10 Volunteers...
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Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Presents $275,000 Check to County Commissioners for The Barns at New Market Capacity Enhancement Project

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Presents $275,000 Check to County Commissioners for The Barns at New Market Capacity Enhancement Project

On January 23, 2024, The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland was pleased to present a check for $275,000 to St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners for The Barns at New Market Capacity Enhancement Project. The Barns at New Market Capacity Enhancement is one of seven St Mary’s County projects that were approved for funding...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Vehicle Involved in a Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Hollywood

UPDATE: St. Mary’s County Emergency Services Vehicle Involved in a Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Hollywood

UPDATE: On Thursday, February 8, 2024, at approximately 1:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Hollywood Road and McIntosh Road in Hollywood, for a serious motor vehicle collision with a vehicle on fire. A Maryland State Trooper came across the crash and reportedly removed at least one occupant from...
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68-Year-Old Indiana Man Killed in PG County After Being Struck by Vehicle

68-Year-Old Indiana Man Killed in PG County After Being Struck by Vehicle

Update February 8, 2024: The deceased pedestrian has been identified as 68-year-old Jeff Jordan of Gary, Indiana. The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision. The identity of the deceased pedestrian, an adult male, will be released once his family is located and notified. On...
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Police in Calvert County Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 59-Year-Old Chesapeake Beach Man

Police in Calvert County Investigating Motor Vehicle Collision That Killed 59-Year-Old Chesapeake Beach Man

UPDATE 2/8/2024 : On February 7, 2024, around 6:58 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle crash in the area of Maryland Rt. 261 (Bayside Road) and 13th Street in Chesapeake Beach. Preliminary Investigation revealed a 2017 Range Rover...
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Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Wedding Expo Sunday, February 25, 2024

Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Wedding Expo Sunday, February 25, 2024

Historic St. Mary’s City is excited to announce they will be hosting the annual Wedding Expo on Sunday, February 25, 2024. The Expo will feature an amazing selection of wedding professionals ready to help prospective brides or grooms find the perfect outfit, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination, and much more! Whether...
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Woman Charged for Fatally Stabbing Her Son in Prince George’s County

Woman Charged for Fatally Stabbing Her Son in Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit has now charged a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of her son inside of their Lanham home. The suspect is 42-year-old Querida Rivera of Lanham. She’s charged with the murder of 21-year-old Cristos Johnson of Lanham. On January 25, 2024, at approximately 7:15 am,...
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High Speed Chase Involving Stolen Vehicle Results in 3 Arrests, Drugs and Loaded Firearm Recovered

High Speed Chase Involving Stolen Vehicle Results in 3 Arrests, Drugs and Loaded Firearm Recovered

On Sunday, February 4, 2024, at 9:11 pm., patrol officers initiated a traffic stop near Crain Highway and Talbot Street in La Plata after a computer check revealed the registration plates on the vehicle belonged to a different car. The driver refused to stop and instead fled. The vehicle had also been reported stolen...
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3 New Dog Parks Coming to St. Mary’s County, Along With Improvements Coming to Lancaster Park

3 New Dog Parks Coming to St. Mary’s County, Along With Improvements Coming to Lancaster Park

Dogs Have Spoken! The St. Mary’s County Recreation & Parks announced that Spring of 2024 is going to the dogs with three (3) new Dog Parks across St. Mary’s County. Total project estimated at $475,000 (of which $427,500 from Maryland DNR grant funding) is scheduled to be completed by late Spring. Fifth District Park...
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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Offers Grants for Invasive Fish Removal

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Offers Grants for Invasive Fish Removal

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now accepting applications for invasive fish control grants of up to $5,000. This grant program seeks to support effective ways to remove invasive fish, particularly blue catfish and Northern snakeheads, from Maryland waters and identify sustained beneficial uses of caught fish. The application deadline is April...
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Mechanicsville Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Shooting a Cat in The Head

Mechanicsville Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Shooting a Cat in The Head

On Sunday, February 4, 2024, police responded to the intersection of Golden Beach Road and Coolidge Drive in Mechanicsville, for the report of an animal complaint which was later to be determined animal cruelty occurring on Coolidge Drive. Police made contact with a witness outside of his residence on Coolidge Drive who told police...
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Sustainment Group Master Chief Named NAVAIR Mentor of the Year for HQ and PEO

Sustainment Group Master Chief Named NAVAIR Mentor of the Year for HQ and PEO

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, MD: Mentoring is a symbiotic and dynamic relationship, providing mutually advantageous professional and personal advantages to both parties, according to Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Sustainment Group Senior Enlisted Leader Master Chief Timothy Hucko. Hucko was named as the NAVAIR Mentor of the Year for Headquarters and Program...
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Brandywine Man Charged in Domestic-Related Homicide of His Uncle

Brandywine Man Charged in Domestic-Related Homicide of His Uncle

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged a man with the murder of his uncle. The suspect is 40-year-old James Savoy of Brandywine. He’s charged with the fatal shooting of 69-year-old George Savoy of Brandywine. On February 3, 2024, at approximately 2:15 am, patrol officers responded to a home in the 13900...
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Four Charles County Unified BOCCE Teams Set to Compete in State Tournament

Four Charles County Unified BOCCE Teams Set to Compete in State Tournament

Unified bocce teams from La Plata, Maurice J. McDonough, St. Charles and Westlake high schools — the latter two combining to form a blended team — advance to the state tournament later this month after placing in the recent districtwide competition. The teams are the four highest scoring out of the 16 that competed...
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Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation’s Annual Gala Set on April 6th, 2024

Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation’s Annual Gala Set on April 6th, 2024

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Gala benefiting the UM Charles Regional Medical Center, a member organization of the University of Maryland Medical System. The prestigious annual event is dedicated to enhancing health care services for Charles County. Set in the elegant ambiance of the Swan Point Yacht & Country Club on...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 6, 2024

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 6, 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 proclamations in recognition of Dating Violence Awareness Month and Black History Month. For their main agenda item, the CSMC welcomed Dr. Tuajuanda Jordan, President of St....
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CSM Professors Welcome Graduates as Colleagues, Peers and Healers at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

CSM Professors Welcome Graduates as Colleagues, Peers and Healers at Nurse Pinning Ceremony

“Embracing the Journey: From Students to Healers” The College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) 45 nursing candidates for Winter 2024 graduation celebrated their achievements at the La Plata Campus by attending their recognition and pinning ceremony – a time-honored event that has CSM faculty welcoming their students as peers and colleagues in the field of...
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Youth Recreational Soccer League Registration Now Open to Calvert County Residents

Youth Recreational Soccer League Registration Now Open to Calvert County Residents

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR) announces registration is now open for the CCPR Youth Recreational Soccer League 2024 spring soccer season. Separate divisions are offered for boys and girls ages 6-17. Participants must be at least 6 years old by June 1, 2024. The following age levels are available: Ages...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Flips in Waldorf

One Flown to Trauma Center After Vehicle Flips in Waldorf

On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at approximately 7:58 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crain Highway and Jefferson Farm Place in Waldorf, for a serious motor vehicle collision with one overturned. Crews arrived on the scene to find a pickup truck overturned with the occupants having self-extricated out of...
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Lusby Man Arrested for Assault and Kidnapping in St. Mary’s County

Lusby Man Arrested for Assault and Kidnapping in St. Mary’s County

On February 5, 2024, Police responded to the Walmart on Miramar Way, in California, for the report of an assault. An employee from Walmart had called and advised that a female entered the store and appeared to be in distress and stated that she was assaulted. The female victim told police that she had...
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Elderly Patient Transported to Trauma Center After Striking Parked Cars and Building in La Plata

Elderly Patient Transported to Trauma Center After Striking Parked Cars and Building in La Plata

On Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at approximately 1:10 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the Grace Lutheran Church and School located at 1200 Charles Street in La Plata, for the reported motor vehicle collision with a vehicle into the building. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle struck multiple...
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UPDATE: Chaptico House Fire That Injured Three Firefighters Remains Under Investigation

UPDATE: Chaptico House Fire That Injured Three Firefighters Remains Under Investigation

UPDATE 2/6/2024: On Monday, February 5, 2024, at 12:34 p.m., firefighters responded to 36315 Notley Woods Lane in Chaptico, for the reported house on fire. The fire was discovered by workers working on the home and alerted the occupant. The workers and occupant called 911 along with neighbors who saw the flames. The owners/occupant...
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Maryland Agriculture Land Preservation Foundation Now Accepting Applications

Maryland Agriculture Land Preservation Foundation Now Accepting Applications

The Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF) Program is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2025 Easement Cycle. Eligibility requirements include a minimum of 50 contiguous acres, land outside of the 10-year water and sewer plan for the county, and a minimum of 50% Class I, II or III soils. For more information...
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Maryland Casinos Generate $153.2 Million in Gaming Revenue During January 2024

Maryland Casinos Generate $153.2 Million in Gaming Revenue During January 2024

Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $153,243,316 in revenue from slot machines and table games during January 2024, a decrease of  $14,027,082 (-8.4%) compared to January 2023. Casino gaming contributions to the state in January 2024 totaled $63,154,392, a decrease of $7,573,776  (-10.6%) compared to January 2023. Contributions to the Education Trust Fund in...
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The Week in Winners: $1 Million Powerball Ticket Remains Unclaimed in Lexington Park

The Week in Winners: $1 Million Powerball Ticket Remains Unclaimed in Lexington Park

More than $29.9 million in prizes are claimed in the past week throughout Maryland Two Maryland Lottery players are millionaires, one each in Catonsville and Lexington Park, thanks to Powerball and a 100X the Cash scratch-off ticket. And, as the Mega Millions jackpot inched past a third of a billion dollars this week, a player in Woodlawn won a $30,000...
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