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Deale Elks Lodge Summer Bazaar

The Deale Elks Lodge is looking for artist/craft/resale/commercial vendors for their upcoming 2013 Summer Bazaar 6/29/13 9-2 benefiting the Lodge and their support of Second Hope Rescue of Southern Maryland.  Interested vendors can visit www.deale-elks.com/craft_fair for application and additional information.
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Calvert Hospice Staff Certified in Palliative Care

Calvert Hospice Staff Certified in Palliative Care

Calvert Hospice is pleased to announce that all six of the Hospice and Palliative Care staff members who applied now have additional certifications in Hospice and Palliative Care to enhance their respective roles at Calvert Hospice. These qualifications include: Administrative, Nursing and Social Worker certifications. Calvert Hospice Executive Director, Brenda Laughhunn, said, “We are...
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Goshen Boy Scout Camp Looking for More Staffers

Goshen Scout Reservation is seeking camp staff for the summer of 2013. Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older, be willing to relocate to Goshen VA from June 8th until August 7th, be eligible for membership in the Boy Scouts of America and be able to pass a background...
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Public Archaeology Program Returns to JPPM

Public Archaeology Program Returns to JPPM

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to become an Archaeologist? Here is your opportunity! Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, in Calvert County invites you to excavate with museum archaeologists at the site of an 18th-century plantation on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. (weather permitting), and to join...
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Calvert County Police Blotter

Calvert County Police Blotter

During the week of April 8 through April 14 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,499 calls for service throughout the community. Citizens with information on the following crimes or any criminal activity in Calvert County who wish to report it anonymously can now access the Calvert County Crime...
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Forrest Gump at Calvert Library

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, join Calvert Library Prince Frederick as we present a film chronicling the life of simple-minded, good-hearted Forrest Gump who unwittingly finds himself in the middle of major milestones in American history. The award-winning film, based loosely on the book Forrest Gump by Winston Groom, is a romantic comedy/drama with...
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6th Annual Calvert Arts Festival

6th Annual Calvert Arts Festival

Sample the best Patuxent Wine Trail wines ($15 fee) with souvenir tasting glass at the 6th Annual Calvert Arts Festival Saturday,  May 11th  from 11 am – 6 pm  at All Saints’ Episcopal Church. No admission fee to shop from outstanding local juried artisans. Delicious food, live entertainment, children’s crafts, raffles & more. Tour...
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The Foxy Fish Restaurant Review

The Foxy Fish Restaurant Review

It had been awhile since I went to lunch with friends, so I called up a few of them and made a date to go to a new restaurant that had opened recently. I immediately loved the name “The Foxy Fish” and hoped it would be a great seafood adventure. Its location was in...
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Fifth Annual Recycled Art Show

Fifth Annual Recycled Art Show

We would like to add that Billy Fitzgerald has graciously accepted our invitation to be our auctioneer! We also will have celebrity wine pourers, Jerry Clark & Betty Curry will be on hand.. The fifth annual Recycled Art Show to benefit Patuxent Habitat for Humanity will be held on Friday, May 3 from 6-9pm...
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Tiki Bar Opening Hosts Designated Driver Prizes

Tiki Bar Opening  Hosts Designated Driver Prizes

Bob Hall, LLC and Anheuser Busch, working together with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, the Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse and the Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties Community Traffic Safety Programs are sponsoring a Designated Driver program to be held during the annual opening of the Tiki Bar this year. The...
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Structural Collapse Causes Evacuation of McKay’s Market & Cafe in Hollywood

Structural Collapse Causes Evacuation of McKay’s Market & Cafe in Hollywood

On Sunday, April 14, at approximately 6:30 pm, fire and rescue units from Leonardtown and Hollywood responded to a call for a reported structural collapse. First responders discovered a decorative, non-load-bearing facade structure in the Deli/Seafood area of McKay’s Market & Cafe located at 23860 Hollywood Rd. in Hollywood had collapsed. Authorities disconnected power...
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CCAA ArtsFest 2013 Coming

The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) will hold ArtsFest 2013 on Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm, at the La Plata Town Hall! This annual countywide outdoor event celebrates ALL the arts in Charles County: music, visual art, drama, dance and literature. Now in its 21st year, it is the...
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BOE Approves Minor Changes to Student Transfer Rule

BOE Approves Minor Changes to Student Transfer Rule

The Board of Education this week approved minor changes to the student transfer rule, which provides guidelines that govern when and how students are allowed to attend a school other than the one to which he or she is assigned. The changes were made to Superintendent’s Rule 5126, which establishes criteria for student transfer...
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Meet Major Dave McDowell, the New Assistant Sheriff

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 the Calvert Board of County Commissioners held a promotional ceremony for the new Assistant Sheriff, Dave McDowell. He has been with the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office since 1996. Previously Dave had been a police officer from 1990 to 1991 with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC, Town of...
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John Boehner Discusses Obama’s Budget Proposal

In  his weekly press briefing today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discussed President Obama’s failure to put forth a serious budget proposal that addresses Washington’s spending problem. Speaker Boehner urged President Obama to abandon his take-it-or-leave-it approach and work with Republicans to find common ground on reforms that are needed to help the economy...
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The People’s House Honors Margaret Thatcher

“We lost one of one of the great leaders of our lifetime on Monday,” Speaker Boehner told House Republicans this morning. “She was a true friend of America, and a champion of freedom.” “We’re going to ensure,” Boehner added, “that Margaret Thatcher’s legacy is honored by the United States government in a way commensurate...
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DUI While in Possession of a Handgun Leads to Arrest of Port Tobacco Man

DUI While in Possession of a Handgun Leads to Arrest of Port Tobacco Man

On April 12, 2013, the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center dispatched a lookout for Gray, Hyundai being operated in a reckless manner. Corporal Carberry spotted the vehicle on Three Notch Road in the area of New Market Turner Road in Mechanicsville, Maryland.  Cpl. Carberry observed the driver, later identified as Paul...
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Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff

Flags to be Lowered to Half Staff

This is to advise you that Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Monday, April 15, 2013, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Captain Sara M. Knutson, of Eldersburg, Maryland, who died on March 11, 2013, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, in...
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DEA Takes Steps to Control Bath Salts & Herbal Incense

Today the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published a Final Rule to permanently control 3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylcathinone (methylone) and a Notice of Intent to temporarily schedule three synthetic cannabinoids. The first of two notices published in the Federal Register this morning is a Final Rule permanently placing methylone, a synthetic stimulant drug that has been...
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CSM Hawks vs Blue Crabs Exhibition Game

CSM Hawks vs Blue Crabs Exhibition Game

CSM Hawks vs Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Exhibition Game  5 to 7 p.m., April 16. Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. The College of Southern Maryland’s Men’s Baseball Team will take on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in an exhibition game at Regency Furniture Stadium, beginning at 5 pm on  April 16....
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Register for Artsfest 2013!

Saturday, June 8, 2013  12:00 noon – 6:00 pm  La Plata Town Hall  Registration Deadline May 1 The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) will hold ArtsFest 2013 on Saturday, June 8, 2013, from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm, at the La Plata Town Hall! This annual countywide outdoor event celebrates ALL the arts in...
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SHA Heightens Pedestrian Awareness in Ocean City

New Curb-Top Markings Remind Pedestrians Not to Jay Walk; Raise Awareness of Pedestrian Safety Prior to the peak tourist season in Ocean City, the State Highway Administration (SHA) in partnership with the Town of Ocean City is installing curb-top markings along Coastal Highway (MD 528) between 52nd and 59th streets. About 100 yellow and black...
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Drunken ATV Ride Leads to Child Abuse Charges

Drunken ATV Ride Leads to Child Abuse Charges

On April 12, 2013 at 9:15 p.m., Deputy Potter responded to a residence on Lawrence Avenue in Leonardtown for the reported child abuse.  Investigation revealed, a third party observed Mark Anselm Stokel, 46 of Leonardtown, strike a 7 year old male, who was in Stokel’s care and custody, several times in the...
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Council Celebrates Month of the Young Child

Council Celebrates Month of the Young Child

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013, the Calvert Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) proclaimed the month of April to be known as the Month of the Young Child in Calvert County. The Interagency Council for Families and Children, the Success By 6 iniative of the United Way of Calvert County and other local organizations, in...
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Pax Command Earns Flagship Award

Pax Command Earns Flagship Award

If Navy petty officer first class Alexander Rullo looks like he hadn’t slept much the night before, it’s because he might have been on an overnight mission to help save lives. Rullo, in addition to his military duties as an aviation electrician’s mate here at Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic-Patuxent River (FRCMA-Pax River), is also...
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