Monthly Archives: February 2012

Police Seeking Witnesses in New Market Crash

Police Seeking Witnesses in New Market Crash

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a serious motor vehicle accident which occurred on February 24, 2012 at approximately 4 a.m. on Three Notch Road in the area of New Market Village Road and/or Thompson’s Corner Road near ADF Bingo Hall.  Preliminary investigation reveals a Ford F-150 pick up truck collided into...
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Art, Music Highlight First FREE Friday in March at CMM

Art, Music Highlight First FREE Friday in March at CMM

All are welcome to visit the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, March 2 for First FREE Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. This month features Katie and Logan, a Northern Virginia based duo featuring two acoustic guitars and dynamic vocal harmonies at 7:00 p.m. Catch them with the harmonica, ukulele, djembae, piano, or...
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FREE Breakfast Giveaway!

FREE Breakfast Giveaway!

It’s that time of year again! FREE Breakfast giveaway! Join Chick-fil-A in California, Md., located in the First Colong Center at 45150 First Colony Way California, MD 20619, the week of March 5th through the 9th during breakfast hours (6:30AM – 10:30AM) and receive one FREE pre-selected breakfast item! For a limited time only! While supplies...
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St. Mary’s Accepting Deputy Sheriff Applications

St. Mary’s Accepting Deputy Sheriff Applications

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff-  $40,976.00 ANNUALLY QUALIFICATIONS • Graduation from high school or high school equivalency certification • Twenty-One (21) years old upon completion of the Police Academy • United States Citizen Applications (PSS) must be received by April 6, 2012; Walk ups will not be permitted to test...
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Maryland Senate Passes Gay Marriage

Maryland Senate Passes Gay Marriage

Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement on Feb. 23, after the Senate passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act of 2012: “I’d like to thank Senate President Miller for his leadership and our legislators in the Senate for their hard work and their vote today for human dignity.  “All children deserve the opportunity to live...
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Waldorf Cash Mart Victim to Armed Robbery

Waldorf Cash Mart Victim to Armed Robbery

On Feb. 22 at 10:01 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the Waldorf Cash Mart located at 3340 Crain Highway in Waldorf for the reported armed robbery. The investigation revealed a female employee was opening the business when a male suspect entered the store, brandished a handgun, ordered her to the back of...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following incidents: ARMED ROBBERY:On Feb. 23 at 5 a.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the 6000 block of New Forest Court in Waldorf for the reported armed robbery. The investigation revealed the male victim was exiting his vehicle when a male suspect approached him, brandished a...
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Third Time Car Thief Flees Police

Third Time Car Thief Flees Police

On February 22 at approximately 1:39 a.m., Deputy Glenn Knott of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office observed a green Nissan Frontier travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Rt. 235 in the area of MacArthur Blvd. in California, MD. As Deputy Knott attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the suspect vehicle...
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St. Mary’s Hospital adds MedStar to their Name

St. Mary’s Hospital adds MedStar to their Name

You expect excellent patient care from St. Mary’s Hospital. Our services for you haven’t changed. What’s different now is our name: MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital. MedStar Health announced recently the rebranding of its network of hospitals and 20 health-related businesses throughout Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region under the MedStar name. Capitalizing on more...
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Weekly DUI Arrests

Weekly DUI Arrests

Maryland State Police in Leonardtown have arrested the following suspect on DUI charges: Weekly DUI Status Sheet February 9  – February 22, 2012 Danielle Marie Ruefly, 19, of Mechanicsville on 2/11/12 by Cpl. P. A. Trossbach Nathan Jerry Toler, 48, of Great Mills on 2/11/12 by TFC G. A. Thompson Joseph Lee Pennington, 47, of Leonardtown on...
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SB Rt. 5 Reopened in Callaway

SB Rt. 5 Reopened in Callaway

UPDATE 12:40 p.m.: Two patients, one from each vehicle have been transported from the scene to St. Mary’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Investigation revealed the driver of a white Honda Fit pulled into the path of a red Toyota Corolla travelling on Route 5. No word if any charges were made. SB Route 5 has been reopened...
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Join the Parade

Join the Parade

The Lexington Park Business and Community Association will host a parade on Saturday, May 5th to celebrate the completion of the Great Mills Road Streetscape Project. This project entailed the reconstruction of Md. Route 246 from St. Mary’s Square to Coral Drive and included the replacement of sewer and water lines, the installation of...
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Celebrate March in Calvert County

Celebrate March in Calvert County

March brings the promise of spring, longer days, greener landscapes and outdoor fun. There is plenty happening in Calvert County, Md., to get you back into the swing of things this month. Throughout March The Works of Barbara Boward and Rita Metro Artworks @ 7th 9100 Bay Avenue, North Beach 410-286-5278 • www.artworksat7th.com The...
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Calvert County Police Blotter

Calvert County Police Blotter

During the week of February 13 through February 19 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,681 calls for service throughout the community.  The following incidents remain under investigation: Destruction of Property On February 14 at 5:52 a.m. DFC R. Weems responded to the area of Hillside Drive and Long Beach Road...
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Suspect Flees, Eludes Officer in Lusby

Suspect Flees, Eludes Officer in Lusby

On February 19 at 2:47 a.m. while traveling south on Gunsmoke Trail in Lusby, Calvert County DFC J. Smith observed an oncoming vehicle traveling toward him in the southbound lane. DFC Smith swerved to avoid striking the vehicle and turned around attempting to conduct a traffic stop.  The vehicle ran a stop sign and...
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Two Multi-year Contracts with US Navy Generated $1.7B in Savings

Two Multi-year Contracts with US Navy Generated $1.7B in Savings

Boeing   announced Feb. 22, that it has completed delivery of 257 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighters and EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft to the U.S. Navy. Each aircraft was delivered ahead of schedule and within the contract budget. The aircraft were delivered to the Navy from 2007 through 2011 under a multi-year...
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British Test Pilot Marks Milestone in the Joint Combat Aircraft

British Test Pilot Marks Milestone in the Joint Combat Aircraft

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — People on this side of the Atlantic Ocean tend to look twice when they see the “c” replacing the “s” in the British version of the word “defense.” Now, those on the other side of the Atlantic might look twice when they see the “c” entered...
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Mary Elizabeth Doss, 77

Mary Elizabeth Doss, 77

Mary Elizabeth Doss, 77, of Lusby, MD formerly of Covington, VA passed away on February 22, 2012 in Prince Frederick, MD. She was born on November 11, 1934 in Covington, VA to the late George Dewey and Lucille Grady Tingler. She was the loving wife to Linwood Beauford Doss whom she married on September...
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O’Donnell Honored for Pro-Jobs Voting Record

O’Donnell Honored for Pro-Jobs Voting Record

Tony O’Donnell, the Republican Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates and candidate for Maryland’s 5th Congressional District U.S. House of Representatives seat, was recently honored by the Maryland Business for Reponsive Government (MBRG) for his voting record for jobs and his support for creating a positive economic development climate in Maryland. A MBRG...
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Celebrate March at CMM

Celebrate March at CMM

Celebrate Spring with the Calvert Marine Museum. Several activities and programs are happening for all ages in March at the museum. Check out their calendar of events and for more information visit www.calvertmarinemuseum.com. Thursday, March 1 – PEM Talks The Lost Landmarks Series features Laura Trieschmann discussing how the country store has played a major...
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Commissioners to Host Public Forum on March 6

Commissioners to Host Public Forum on March 6

The Board of County Commissioners for St. Mary’s County will host a Public Forum on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Commissioners meeting room of the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, Maryland. Citizens are invited to attend the forum and address the commissioners.      The Public Forum...
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Margaret L. Langley, 89

Margaret L. Langley, 89

Margaret L. Langley, 89 of Solomons, MD passed away on February 21, 2012 at Calvert Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 29, 1922 in Glen Burnie, MD to the late James and Lucy Lockerman. She was the beloved wife to James Leroy “Pepper” Langley whom preceded her in death on August 12, 2001....
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Fire at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport

Fire at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport

Two trailers owned by the Civil Air Patrol were damaged by fire early Wednesday morning at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport.  No injuries were reported, and the damage was isolated to the two trailers. The Civil Air Patrol has removed the trailers from the site. The State Fire Marshal’s Office responded to the...
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Twenty Southern Maryland Artists Open Special Showing at Annmarie Garden

Twenty Southern Maryland Artists Open Special Showing at Annmarie Garden

“A Light in the Forest” by Mary Blumberg of Solomons Members of the Color and Light Society of Southern Maryland will display many of their artistic creations at the Annemarie Garden’s Mezzanine (Arts Building), starting March 11, 2012.  Approximately 60 artistic creations will be on display for a two-week period. Art works include paintings...
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Transitioning Workshop for Parents

Transitioning Workshop for Parents

LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Partners for Success Resource Center for Families and Schools will present a workshop for parents and teachers of students who receive special education services called Everything You Need to Know About Transitioning Out of High School (but didn’t know to ask) on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 from 6:30 to 8:30...
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