Monthly Archives: November 2013

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

December 7th The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the last household hazardous waste collection for this year will be held on Saturday, December 7. The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie...
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Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary is sponsoring an All-You-Can Eat Breakfast on Sunday, December 8th, 2013, from 7:30 am until 11:00 am at the Rescue Squad building on Route 235 in Hollywood. The menu will be: Scrambled Eggs, Fried Potatoes, Sausage Gravy and Biscuits, Sausage Links, Bacon, Pancakes, Escalloped Apples, Chipped Beef, assorted...
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North Beach Decorating Homes and Businesses Contest

North Beach Decorating Homes and Businesses Contest

The 14th Annual Holiday Highlights Contest will be held on Sunday, December 15, after 6 pm. Decorate your home or business for the holidays for your chance to win! There will be TWO categories. The first category is houses, apartments and townhouses. The second category is businesses. Gift bags will be awarded to 1st,...
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Two Women Arrested for Shoplifting at Wal-Mart

Two Women Arrested for Shoplifting at Wal-Mart

On Tuesday. November 26, 2013, Corporal, J. Maletto of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart in California for a reported theft. Loss prevention personnel observed two females select items of merchandise and place them into a shopping cart. They then attempted to leave the store by passing all points of purchase...
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Commissioner President Nominated as MACo Treasurer

Commissioner President Nominated as MACo Treasurer

St. Mary’s County Commission President Francis “Jack” Russell has been put forth by the Nominating Committee of the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) to be the Association’s Treasurer for 2014. He has served on the MACo Board since 2011. Russell is serving his second term as Commissioner President of the Board of County Commissioners....
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Registration Available for Middle School Basketball Leagues

Starting December 4, middle school students can register to play in the high school basketball preparatory league. This league is designed to allow middle school students who have dreams of playing high school basketball an opportunity to play against their peers. There will be an eight game regular season with playoffs. Players can only...
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Second Arrest for Theft in Three Days

Second Arrest for Theft in Three Days

On Monday, November 25, 2013, Deputy John Davis of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Wal-mart in California for a reported theft in progress. Loss prevention personnel observed a suspect placing food items in a plastic bag and leaving without paying. The suspect fled on foot toward the Checkers when approached by...
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Sobriety Checkpoint: Three Notch Road in the Hollywood Area

Sobriety Checkpoint: Three Notch Road in the Hollywood Area

Wednesday, November 27, 10:30p.m., The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has issued the following press release. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is participating in Maryland’s statewide Checkpoint Strikeforce initiative, specifically the “Thanksgiving Belts & Booze” campaign. This campaign, which primarily focuses on impaired driving and seatbelt enforcement, spans from November 25-December 13, 2013....
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No Pivot Necessary: Republicans Consistently Focused on Jobs

“The White House, for at least the fifth time this year, is seeking to pivot to the economy,” The Hill reports this morning, “this time in a bid to change the subject from the disastrous rollout of ObamaCare.” Unlike the president, House Republicans haven’t waited for an excuse to shift attention to the economy...
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Hoyer on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Report on Prescription Drug Savings House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a report on Medicare prescription drug savings under the Affordable Care Act: “Today’s report by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is further evidence that the Affordable...
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SHA Reminds Motorists to Use Caution Holiday Weekend

SHA Reminds Motorists to Use Caution Holiday Weekend

Winds, Rain and Light Snow May Result in an Extended Evening Rush Hour for Holiday Travelers on Wednesday Afternoon and Evening The Maryland State Highway Administration’s (SHA) is reminding travelers to drive safely this weekend as thousands of residents and visitors take to the roads. Heavy rainfall is expected this afternoon in central and...
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UPDATE: Detectives in Charles County Have Identified Suspect in Sexual Assault

UPDATE: Detectives in Charles County Have Identified Suspect in Sexual Assault

UPDATE 11/27/13 – 9:50p.m. Charles County Sheriff’s detectives have identified the man who sexually assaulted a woman on Nov. 21 in a wooded area behind a liquor store. Prior to the assault, the suspect was inside a store and his photo was caught on a surveillance camera. The suspect is described as possibly being...
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Strut Your Stuffing 5K for Project Echo

Strut Your Stuffing 5K for Project Echo

Project ECHO announces the 2nd Annual 5K “Strut Your Stuffing” Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day! We are proud to partner with The Arc of Southern Maryland for the event! Early registration is encouraged to ensure a race-day shirt. However, late registration will begin at 6:00 am on Thanksgiving Day and the race will begin...
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A December to Remember in Calvert County

A December to Remember in Calvert County

The holidays are here and life is busy, but be sure to fit in some of the wonderful activities available in Calvert County in December. Friday, Nov. 29 (7-9 p.m.) Saturday, Nov. 30 (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) Sunday, Dec. 1 (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) Festival of Trees ($) St. John Vianney Family Life Center 105 Vianney...
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Edward Clyde Lawrence, 82

Edward Clyde Lawrence, 82

Edward Clyde Lawrence, 82 of Leonardtown, MD, died November 27, 2013 at his residence. Born March 12, 1931 in Avenue, MD. He was the son of the late Clyde Alexander and Kathleen Adele Buckler Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence is survived by his wife Barbara Cecil Lawrence whom he married on October 2, 1954 in St....
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Peeping Tom Arrested in Waldorf

Peeping Tom Arrested in Waldorf

On Tuesday, November 26 at approximately 6:00 a.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4800 block of Lichfield Place in Waldorf after a witness reported seeing a suspicious male in her neighborhood. PFC M. Sokoloff spotted the man and detained him. The caller indicated the man, Joseph Walter Garrett, Jr.,...
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Crittington Leonard Bryan, 91

Crittington Leonard Bryan, 91

Crittington Leonard Bryan, 91 of Lexington Park, MD, passed away on November 24, 2013. Leonard was born on December 2, 1921 in Scotland, MD to the late Edward C. and Rosa Barnes Bryan. He was baptized at St. Peter Claver Church, where he was a life-long member. He married the first love of his...
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Mann’s Phoenix Recycling Project at CSM

Mann’s Phoenix Recycling Project at CSM

Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery Hosts Gallery Talk, December 5 The work of artist Paho Mann will be on view in the College of Southern Maryland’s Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery through January 10 with CSM Professor George Bedell presenting details of this work at a gallery talk and reception at noon, December 3....
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St. Mary’s County Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

All St. Mary’s County Government Offices will close Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2013 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. County offices will re-open Monday, December 2. The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will close Thursday, November 28 but will be open for normal...
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CSM Closes for Thanksgiving Holiday

The College of Southern Maryland will be closed Wednesday, November 27 through Sunday, December 1 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The college will resume its normal schedule Monday, December 2nd. Access to online services, including registration, is available at www.csmd.edu through my.CSMD services.
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Calvert County Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces the following office and facility closures for Thanksgiving: • All Calvert County government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, in observance of Thanksgiving. • The Calvert Pines, Southern Pines and North Beach senior centers will be closed November 28 and 29....
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North Beach Woman Claims $10,000 Top Prize in Maryland Lottery Scratch-Off

North Beach Woman Claims $10,000 Top Prize in Maryland Lottery Scratch-Off

A Calvert County grocery store deli clerk is definitely in the green – and in the black – with her $10,000 Maryland Lottery scratch-off win on a 10x Cash ticket. “Happy, Happy Thanksgiving!” said loyal scratch-off player Janet Custer of North Beach, as she claimed her prize at Lottery headquarters in Baltimore with North...
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Wednesday’s Pet Sophie was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet Sophie was Adopted

Wednesday’s Pet for 11/27/13 is Sophie Featured Pet: Sophie Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Spaniel/Lhasa Apso Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium (20 lbs) Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $285.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Sophie is a 5-year-old beautiful spaniel mix that has so much to...
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Schools Closed for Thanksgiving

School system closed for Thanksgiving holiday Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) administrative offices and schools are closed Wednesday, November 27, Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Henry E. Lackey and North Point high schools indoor pools will follow a modified schedule. The indoor pools are closed November 28 and...
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Narcotics Charges for St. Mary’s County

Vice/Narcotics detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office applied for and received charges related to drug possession violations by Courtney Justine Curtis, 21 of White Plains. Suspect Curtis was stopped by detectives related to a theft investigation. Methadone pills along with a pills crusher which contained “oxycodone” were recovered. Several weeks later detectives...
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