Monthly Archives: February 2012

Couple Assaulted at Gunpoint During Home Invasion

Couple Assaulted at Gunpoint During Home Invasion

UPDATE 10:00a.m. : Julien Antonio Fort was charged on January 15, of this year for a handgun in a vehicle and released the same day. He was also released on January 27th for this incident. Quayshaw Deangelo Jenifer was released on January 29th for this incident. Carterrys Abednega Morgan is still in jail as of 2/2/12 at 10:00AM....
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Vehicle Rollover, Pole and Wires Down in Lexington Park

Vehicle Rollover, Pole and Wires Down in Lexington Park

Authorities in St. Mary’s County are on the scene of a vehicle rollover in Lexington Park. Bay District Fire Volunteer Fire Department and Lexington Park Rescue Squad responded to Esperanza Drive and Calvert View Drive in the Esperanza Farms sub-division around 8:25 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 Investigation revealed a single vehicle, a Toyota...
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The Grass is ‘Green’er with the Blue Crabs

The Grass is ‘Green’er with the Blue Crabs

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced four more signings for the 2012 season. Re-signing with the team are pitchers Nick Green and Eduardo Morlan, outfielder Richard Giannotti, and player/coach Jeremy Owens. Georgia native Nick Green will rejoin the Blue Crabs for his second year with the club.  2011 saw many successful milestones for...
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Second Annual St. Charles Running Festival Set for April 14th

Second Annual St. Charles Running Festival Set for April 14th

The Charles County Commissioners are pleased to announce  that the second annual St. Charles Running Festival, presented by Lennar Homes, will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2012. The festival will consist of three different distances (10 miles, 5k and a kids’ fun run), and proceeds from the event will benefit local charities, including...
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PEM Talks Continue at CMM

PEM Talks Continue at CMM

The Calvert Marine Museum’s PEM Talks offer thoughtful discourse on the museum’s three themes: Paleontology, the Estuarine Environment, and Maritime History in an atmosphere of intellectual curiosity and discovery. The 2011-2012 series, Lost Landmarks, has provided a fascinating glimpse into Southern Maryland’s past and the evidence of that past that marks the landscape. Early...
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Detectives Identify Body Found in Prince Frederick

Detectives Identify Body Found in Prince Frederick

In August 2011 the Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick were investigating a report of a missing person, Wesley Robert Kyser, 58 of Calvert County.  Kyser’s family members advised investigators that Kyser was homeless and lived in and around the Prince Frederick area. In September 2011, a human skull was found in the woods...
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Firefighters Battling Brush Fire in Lusby

Firefighters Battling Brush Fire in Lusby

Firefighters in Calvert and St. Mary’s County are on the scene of a brush fire in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates in Lusby. The fire was reported around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1. in the area of Gringo Road and Stagecoach Trail. No injuries have been reported. More details to follow as they become...
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Noise Advisory

Noise Advisory

Communities surrounding the Patuxent Naval Air Station are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Saturday, February 4, 2012. Low-level jet aircraft flight operations are required in order to conduct calibration testing with ground based equipment. Test events are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Residents may notice...
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Delegate Bohanan Announces Available Scholarships

Delegate Bohanan Announces Available Scholarships

Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr. is seeking applicants for Maryland Delegate Scholarship awards for the 2012-2013 school year. Successful applicants must be pursuing an academic program beyond high school and either attend or plan to enter a Maryland college or university in the fall. Full or part-time students may qualify for the awards. Applicants...
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Arts Council of Calvert County Announces Arts in Education Grants

Arts Council of Calvert County Announces Arts in Education Grants

The Arts Council of Calvert County is now accepting applications for FY2013 Arts in Education Grants.  These Grants, available for Arts Programs in Calvert County Public and Private Schools, are made possible by the Maryland State Arts Council as well as the Arts Council of Calvert County. In each of the past two years,...
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Treat Your Valentine to a Special Gift this February

Treat Your Valentine to a Special Gift this February

In honor of all things Cupid and to celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Calvert Marine Museum is offering a great bargain for new individual and family memberships to the Museum. From now through February 29, new museum memberships for individuals and families are $5 OFF the regular great price! Members enjoy year-round family fun –...
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Prescription Pill Distributors Jailed

Prescription Pill Distributors Jailed

St. Mary’s Vice Narcotics Detectives have arrested the following suspects on drug charges: Meghan Frances Coll, 24 of Park Hall, Md., was arrested on two open indictments which were obtained by Vice Narcotics Detectives. Suspect Coll was charged with “Distribution of a Prescription Medication”, “Conspiring to Distribute Oxycodone” as well as “Conspiring to Introduce...
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Calvert Sheriff’s Office Makes Crash Reports Available

Calvert Sheriff’s Office Makes Crash Reports Available

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office has begun digitizing its crash reports through a partnership with the Carfax Police Crash Assistance Program. The reports are stored electronically in a secure database and available for purchase online. Reports are available within 5-7 business days after the date of the accident. By filing reports electronically, the Sheriff’s...
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Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Bridal Show

Historic St. Mary’s City to Host Bridal Show

Historic St. Mary’s City and Expressions of St. Mary’s are sponsoring a Bridal Show on Sunday, March 11, 2012.  The event will take place in the State House of 1667 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. During the show,  participants can explore wedding venues at the museum.  Vendors will offer limo rides to the ...
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Hoyer Urges Congress to Take Action on Middle-Class Tax Cuts

Hoyer Urges Congress to Take Action on Middle-Class Tax Cuts

On Jan. 31, the Joint Economic Committee released a new report, which includes a county-by-county breakdown of the additional take-home pay that workers here in Maryland and throughout the country will receive if middle-class tax cuts are extended through the end of 2012. According to the report, a one-year extension would allow the average...
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Commissioners to Host Public Forum

Commissioners to Host Public Forum

The Board of County Commissioners for St. Mary’s County will host a Public Forum onTuesday, February 7, 2012 beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Commissioners meeting room of the ChesapeakeB uilding located at 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, Maryland. Citizens are invited to attend the forum and address the members of the Board of County...
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