Monthly Archives: February 2013

Serious Accident in Huntingtown

Serious Accident in Huntingtown

On February 1, 2013, at 11:46 am, Huntingtown Volunteers and Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad were dispatched to a serious automobile accident with a person trapped and the vehicle on fire on Route 4 and Robshire Manor Road in Huntingtown. Arriving on the scene, first responders found a single vehicle (not on fire) that...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Reminds Everyone to Celebrate Responsibly.

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Reminds Everyone to Celebrate Responsibly.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office wishes the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49rs luck in Super Bowl XLVII. For those attending Super Bowl parties or watching the Super Bowl at a local restaurant on February 3, 2013, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind everyone to celebrate responsibly. The Sheriff’s...
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A Viewing of Ethnic Notions

If you are interested in learning about the history of persistent negative racial stereotypes used to marginalize Black Americans in the United States, you will want to attend a viewing of Ethnic Notions. In 1987, Marlon Riggs wrote and directed this award-winning documentary on the subject and received an Emmy Award for the body...
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Maryland Employer Security Clearance Costs Tax Credit

Maryland Employer Security Clearance Costs Tax Credit

Businesses that incur qualified federal security clearance administrative expenses, and construction and equipment costs for constructing or renovating sensitive compartmented information facilities (SCIF) in Maryland may be entitled to a state income tax credit. For a business to be eligible, it must apply to and be certified by the Maryland Department of Business and...
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Lifelong Learning Series: Mobile Phone Photography

Lifelong Learning Series: Mobile Phone Photography

It has been said that the best camera is the one you have with you. Today more than ever the camera that people have with them is the one that makes phone calls, too—yes, that’s right—your mobile phone. Mobile phone photography has grown into an art form, not just a quick way to take...
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Hoyer on Jobs Report

“The jobs report released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us what we already know: our recovery continues, but there is more Congress must do to help the private sector create job opportunities. With 166,000 private sector jobs added in January, more Americans are getting back to work. Yet too much...
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MCAC Upcoming Demonstrations & Workshops

MCAC  Upcoming Demonstrations & Workshops

The Mattawoman Creek Art Center (MCAC) invites adults to participate in any or all of the following demonstrations and workshops. For more information about any of these, please contact MCAC at 301-743-5159, mattawomanart@aol.com, or visit the website at www.mattawomanart.org Open Studio on Fridays (now through May 24 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.) is...
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STS Route Change for Solomons Island Riders

Passengers also reminded of ticket policy The St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) has announced a route change for passengers going to and from Solomons Island. STS will no longer pick up in front of the 7-Eleven, located in Solomons Island inside the Patuxent Plaza Shopping Center. Beginning Tuesday, February 19, 2013, STS will pick...
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State Delegate Andrew Serafini’s Response to O’Malley

State Delegate Andrew Serafini’s Response to O’Malley

My name is Andrew Serafini and I represent District 2A, which is located in Washington County in beautiful Western Maryland. It is my privilege to offer a rebuttal of the Governor’s State of the State address on behalf of the Republican members in the State Legislature. First let me say that we just concluded...
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Excerpts From Governor Martin O’Malley’s 2013 State of the State Address

Excerpts From Governor Martin O’Malley’s 2013 State of the State Address

Governor Martin O’Malley delivered his annual State of the State address. Below are some key excerpts of the Governor’s remarks as prepared for delivery: Progress is a choice. Job creation is a choice. Whether we give our children a future of more or a future of less, this too is a choice. Our story,...
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Westlake Game Tonight Rescheduled

We have just received word that tonight’s game against Westlake has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. The cheerleaders will remain after school today to practice for tomorrow’s competition. We will practice from 3:15pm until 6:00pm. The activity bus does not run on Fridays, so please...
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Basketball Games Planned for Tonight Rescheduled

Basketball games planned for tonight rescheduled to later dates Four basketball games scheduled for tonight between Westlake and North Point high schools have been rescheduled. The Westlake versus North Point girls’ varsity basketball game scheduled for tonight, Feb. 1, at 5:30 p.m. at Westlake will be held tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m....
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Responsible Celebration is Best Game for Super Bowl XLVII

Responsible Celebration is Best Game for Super Bowl XLVII

Maryland State Troopers remind fans a responsible celebration is the best game plan for this Super Bowl Sunday. At the direction of Colonel Marcus L. Brown, Superintendent of the Maryland State Police, each of the 22 barracks will have additional patrols specifically focusing on impaired driving on Super Bowl Sunday. When not answering calls...
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Online Survey for Farmers on Zoning, Permitting & Regulations

The Governor’s Intergovernmental Commission for Agriculture (GICA), responding to concerns expressed by farmers, is launching an online survey to find out how Maryland farmers’ experiences with county zoning and permitting and health regulations have impacted their businesses. Farmers are encouraged to take the survey by Feb. 28 at: https://mdamarketing.wufoo.com/forms/gica/ GICA will share the findings...
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CSM Students in Math League of Their Own

CSM Students in Math League of Their Own

Team Placed First in State, 32nd in Nation in Round 1 of Competition The College of Southern Maryland Math Team placed first in the state out of 10 colleges and second in the mid-Atlantic region out of 15 schools from Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia in Round 1 of the annual Student...
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Growth Tier Map Presented to Calvert BOCC

Growth Tier Map Presented to Calvert BOCC

On Tuesday, January 29, Department of Community Planning & Building, held a work session on the Growth Tier Map that was to be presented later that evening to the Planning Commission in a joint public hearing. The proposed Tier Map applied the four tiers based on sewer service areas and zoning districts. Tier I...
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MD State Park Advisory Honors Legislative Champions

MD State Park Advisory Honors Legislative Champions

The Governor’s Maryland State Park Advisory Commission named Delegate Tawanna Gaines and Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton 2012-2013 Legislative Champions for their dedication and passionate commitment to the well being of Maryland State Parks. They received the Commission’s highest award on January 24 at the Maryland Rangers Legislative Reception held at the Maryland Inn in...
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Calvert Proclaims This Week “Restaurant Week”

Calvert Proclaims This Week “Restaurant Week”

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013, the Calvert Board of County Commissioners proclaimed the week of February 1 thru the 10th to be Restaurant Week. This is a very popular and successful event throughout the United States. Calvert County has a number of exceptional restaurants. During Restaurant Week, they will offer special menus at discounted...
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Robert Stephen Nelson, Sr. “Nelson”, 56

Robert Stephen Nelson, Sr. “Nelson”, 56

Robert Stephen Nelson, Sr. “Nelson” 56 of Avenue passed away peacefully on Jan. 31 in St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his family. Born May 26, 1956 in Leonardtown, MD, he is the son of Mary C. Nelson and the late James Vernon Nelson. He was preceded in death by his brother James Phillip Nelson....
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Helaine Bernice Clay, 74

Helaine Bernice Clay, 74

Helaine Bernice Clay, 74 of California, MD died Jan. 30 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. Born May 13, 1938 in Newark, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Irving Isadore Rubin and Mildred Amelia Armm Rubin. Helaine was born in Newark, NJ and raised in Plainfield, NJ. She was employed by...
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