Monthly Archives: May 2013

BOCC to Hold Town Hall Meetings

Charles County Commissioners to Hold Town Hall Meetings in May The Charles County Commissioners invite the public to attend May town hall meetings as scheduled below. The purpose of the Commissioners’ town hall meetings is to take questions from those in attendance and to discuss items of importance to the citizens and the community....
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Students, Educators Look to Future with Spotlight on STEM

Students, Educators Look to Future with Spotlight on STEM

Thousands at CSM for April Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Events Shining a bright spotlight on exciting and rewarding career possibilities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) was the goal of the College of Southern Maryland’s Spotlight on STEM events during the month of April. “We wanted to show students of all ages...
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Calverton Becomes the First IB World School in Southern Maryland

Calverton Becomes the First IB World School in Southern Maryland

Calverton School Becomes the First IB World School in Southern Maryland – Bringing Global Education Within Reach of All Students The Calverton School has become the newest member of an ever growing global community of 2405 schools offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma in 144 different countries. Students will be able to take the IB Diploma...
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Hot Steppers Family Fun Day for the American Cancer Society

Hot Steppers Family Fun Day for the American Cancer Society

On Sunday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Hot Steppers held its second Family Fun Day with ‘Steps for the Cure.’ The effort this year was to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. According to Mary Terrell, “We are a group of family and friends that make up...
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Prince Frederick Charrette on Changes Coming to Town

There is a need for an open discussion of the upcoming Charrette and the meetings being held to publicize the changes coming to the town of Prince Frederick. The League of Women Voters in cooperation with the Calvert County Commission for Women, the Southern Maryland  Action Coalition; the Concerned Black Women, the Community Mediation...
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Check Out May Activities in Calvert

Check Out  May Activities in Calvert

May 1 – Cinema Café features Forest Gump. 6:00-8:30pm. Simple-minded, good-hearted Forrest Gump unwittingly finds himself in the middle of major milestones in American history. Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862. May 3 – First Free Friday at Calvert Marine Museum features Patuxent Voices, performing “The Life of a Woman” concert at 7:00...
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Robert “Bobby” Bartholomew Alvey, 65

Robert “Bobby” Bartholomew Alvey, 65

Robert “Bobby” Bartholomew Alvey, 65, of Hollywood, died at home, surrounded by family, on April 29 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Born Oct. 22, 1947 in Leonardtown, he was the son of the late Leonard Bartholomew Alvey and Mary Gertrude (Tippett) Alvey. He served in the United States Navy for 20 years, until...
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Susan Carol “Sue” Brennan, 65

Susan Carol “Sue” Brennan, 65, of Mechanicsville died on April 29 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on May 12, 1947 in Washington, DC, daughter of the late Mildred (Whitaker) and James Carl McLamb. Before retiring this year, Sue worked as a receptionist with Radiology Imaging Associates in Clinton, MD....
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Jason Paul Hunter, 34

Jason Paul Hunter, 34

Jason Paul Hunter, 34, of Lusby formerly of Warner Robins, GA, passed away suddenly on April 21 in Annapolis. He was born on Jan. 4, 1979 in Warner Robins, GA to Victoria Revel and the late Gary A. Hunter. Jason graduated from Northside High School, Warner Robins, GA in 1997. He was a Tree...
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North Beach Crosswalks & Welcome Center

The Department of Public Works will be painting crosswalks this Thursday evening, May 2, 2013 between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and midnight. The painting will be done on Chesapeake Avenue between 1st and 3rd Streets. You will have to take a detour around these areas while the painting is being completed. The Welcome...
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Board Seeks Applicants for Vacancy

The Sheriff’s Office Retirement Plan Board has a vacancy and is seeking candidates to fill the voluntary position. Interested applicants should have experience with employee retirement plans and financial investment. To apply head to http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/docs/Membership%20Application.pdf to download an application. Completed forms should be returned to Diane Gleissner via email at diane.gleissner@stmarysmd.com or U.S. Mail to...
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Shop Local/Spring Fling Block Party

Shop Local/Spring Fling Block Party

The Lusby Business Association will host its 4th customer appreciation event, Shop Local/Spring Fling Block Party, on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 12 pm-3 pm. The community event will be filled with lots of family fun activities including: live music, karaoke, moon bounce, soccer challenge, Tom Critters party animals, Solomons Fire Department exhibit &...
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Pedestrian Killed while Crossing Street

Pedestrian Killed while Crossing Street

On May 1, 2013, at 1:26 am, troopers responded to Southbound Route 301 at Vernon Road in Waldorf, for a report of a pedestrian being struck by a motor vehicle. The pedestrian was attempting to cross all lanes of S/B Route 301 from the center median. The pedestrian was struck by a 2012 Ford...
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Gibson Road Living Shoreline & Revetment Project Completed

St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation has completed work on a new living shoreline. The project, adjacent to Gibson Road along Whites Neck Creek shoreline, is located in the Bushwood area. The living shoreline project is part of a 260 foot long stone sill revetment, bordered by nearly three thousand square...
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Wednesday’s Pet CoCo was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet CoCo was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet for 05/01/13 is CoCo Featured Pet: CoCo Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Coco Chanel is a 4-year-old little girl that is in need of a forever home. She deserves a family of...
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Chefs Have Until May 6 to Submit Recipes

Chefs Have Until May 6 to Submit Recipes

Chefs Have Until May 6 to Submit Recipes for Governor O’Malley’s “Buy Local”     Cookout Finalists will Prepare Dishes Featuring Local Products at Government House During Buy Local Challenge Week Chefs using local Maryland ingredients have until May 6 – just about one week — to submit original recipes for the Sixth Annual...
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