Monthly Archives: March 2016

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Provides Little Details on Body Found in Leonardtown

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Provides Little Details on Body Found in Leonardtown

UPDATE 3/2/2016: On Monday, February 29, 2016, at approximately 6:25 a.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Leonardtown Dash In, located at 26065 Point Lookout Road, in Leonardtown, for the report of a male subject sleeping in the bathroom. Upon checking the male subject’s welfare, he was pronounced deceased. Detectives from...
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Hollywood Man Found Passed Out in Vehicle Arrested for Possession of Narcotics

Hollywood Man Found Passed Out in Vehicle Arrested for Possession of Narcotics

On February 2, 2016, Deputy First Class Schultz from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 12000 block of Clarkes Landing Road in Hollywood, referencing a vehicle blocking a driveway. Upon arrival, Deputy Schultz observed the operator of the vehicle, later identified as David Thomas Dillow, 30 of Hollywood, slumped over the steering wheel....
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Washington, D.C. Man Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics

Washington, D.C. Man Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics

On February 28, 2016, at 1:19 a.m., PFC P. Morgan, III, from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop in the area of Crain Highway and VFW Road in Waldorf. PFC Morgan detected an odor of marijuana from inside the vehicle. He subsequently recovered a jar of marijuana, a bag containing 14 individually...
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Waldorf Woman Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics

Waldorf Woman Charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Narcotics

On February 28, 2016, at 6:24 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Smallwood Drive West at the Park and Ride for the report of a motor vehicle crash. While investigating, an officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from one of the cars involved. After further...
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Joe Bonamassa to Headline 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival Sunday, May 22nd, 2016!

Joe Bonamassa to Headline 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival Sunday, May 22nd, 2016!

As Joe Bonamassa approaches his 26th year as a professional musician, he continues to blaze a remarkably versatile artistic trail, and amass an authentic, innovative and soulful body of work. Bonamassa’s career began onstage opening for B.B. King in 1989, when he was only 12 years old. Today, he is hailed worldwide as one...
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The Patuxent Partnership Supports Robotics at CSM

The Patuxent Partnership Supports Robotics at CSM

The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) Board Member retired Navy Rear Admiral Steve Eastburg, left, TPP Executive Director Bonnie Green and TPP Board President Gene Townsend, present a donation of $3,000 to CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried, second from left, to support the college’s robotics program. CSM hosted its first robotics competition for high school students...
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Hunting and Trapping Regulations Proposed

Hunting and Trapping Regulations Proposed

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comment on the proposed changes to the 2016-2018 hunting and trapping seasons. The department reevaluates the regulations for select resident game species every two years to ensure best management. “Over the past several months we have presented the proposed changes to stakeholders, including farmers, outdoor...
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Franchot Promotes E-Filing as Maryland Surpasses One Million Tax Returns Processed

Franchot Promotes E-Filing as Maryland Surpasses One Million Tax Returns Processed

With the tax filing season in full swing, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that his office has processed more than one million tax returns. The one-millionth return was submitted by a Prince George’s County tax filer. To date, 1,020,123 returns have been processed, with more than $1.2 billion in total refund payments issued. Comptroller...
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McDonald’s Monday McCafe Sales Support’s Local Charity

McDonald’s Monday McCafe Sales Support’s Local Charity

Spring Dell Center is McDonald’s McCafe for a Cause Charity for the month of March. Mondays this March, get your coffee (hot or iced) at McDonald’s and 50% of sales will go back to Spring Dell Center! The participating locations include: 109 Drury Dr, La Plata, MD 20646 (next to the Pepsi-Cola Company) 6385...
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Residents Reminded to Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Residents Reminded to Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and the St. Mary’s County Health Department reminds residents to get screened. Most colorectal cancers are found in people age 50 or older; therefore, it is recommended that everyone get screened at age 50. If you have symptoms or high risk factors, you may need to be screened...
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Metropolitan Planning in St. Mary’s County

Metropolitan Planning in St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County is involved in a little known partnership with Calvert County, called the Calvert-St. Mary’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (C-SMMPO). A Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is a federally mandated, federally funded transportation policy-making organization. The Calvert-St. Mary’sMPO is one of approximately 420 MPOs across the United States. Why an MPO? With over 50,000 people, as per the...
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Jared Alpheus Jameson, 82

Jared Alpheus Jameson, 82

Jared Alpheus Jameson, Sr. was born on December 14, 1933 to the late Jared and Fannie Wilson Jameson in Oakley, MD. He was the youngest of six children; Frances McAllister, Viola Hughes, Mary Brown, Edward Jameson, Harriett Young, all of whom preceded him in death. Jared was baptized at an early age and believed...
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Bruce Alan Butler, 47

Bruce Alan Butler, 47

Bruce Alan Butler, 47, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away at his residence in Mechanicsville, MD on February 27, 2016. Born May 10, 1968 to Celverster “Cy” Grover Butler and Diana Preston Butler in Washington, D.C. Bruce enjoyed spending time with his children, NASCAR, target shooting, drawing cartoons, and the ocean. Bruce was a Certified...
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Ann Elizabeth Poe, 85

Ann Elizabeth Poe, 85

Ann Elizabeth Poe, 85, of Great Mills, MD, formerly from Patuxent Beach, MD passed away on February 28, 2016 at her home. Born on April 18, 1930, in Patuxent Beach, MD, she was the daughter of the late Mazie Elizabeth Pilkerton Jones and John Hillary Jones of Patuxent Beach, MD. Ann was the loving...
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Michael “Mike” John Weigand, 40

Michael “Mike” John Weigand, 40

Michael “Mike” John Weigand, 40, of Hollywood, MD, formerly from Mechanicsville, MD, passed away on February 29, 2016. Born on August 17, 1975 in Washington, DC, he was the loving son of Linda Kuehnle (Jerry) Kuehnle of Drayden, MD, and John Weigand (Patti) of Mechanicsburg, PA. Mike is survived by his daughter Cameryn Weigand...
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Southern Maryland Portrait Studio Brings Home Award of Above Excellence at Maryland Conference

Southern Maryland Portrait Studio Brings Home Award of Above Excellence at Maryland Conference

Davis’ work included a portrait of her father wearing Chief’s turn out gear titled “A Lifetime of Dedication, a portrait of a personal trainer titled “Fit over Fifty”, an Illustrative Print of the Washington Cathedral titled “Transcendental Path,” an image of a pink flamingo “A Feather Out of Place” and a twenty page storybook...
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John Hanson Middle School Robotics Team Advances to World Championship

John Hanson Middle School Robotics Team Advances to World Championship

A VEX Robotics team from John Hanson Middle School, the We’re Vexy and We Know It team, advances to the 2016 VEX Worlds – VEX Robotics Competition in April after receiving a top award at the state event held Feb. 20. The team of seventh graders Yachi Madaan, Alyssa Norris, Andrew Parent and Jacob...
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Commissioner Steve Weems Joins Distinguished List of Professionals Chosen for Leadership Maryland

Commissioner Steve Weems Joins Distinguished List of Professionals Chosen for Leadership Maryland

Calvert County Commissioner Steve Weems has been chosen to participate in the professional development program dedicated to building a stronger Maryland by educating, cultivating and connecting our state’s brightest leaders. Weems is one of 52 Maryland business and community leaders chosen for Leadership Maryland’s 24th class – the Class of 2016, who will complete...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report for 3/1/2016

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report for 3/1/2016

During the week of February 22 through February 28 deputies of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1,569 calls for service throughout the community. Burglary: On February 27, 2016, Deputy A. Woodford responded to Clyde Jones Road, in Owings, for a report of a burglary.  The complainant reported that between 1:00pm on February...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 3/1/2016

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Calvert County 3/1/2016

Maryland State Police in Prince Frederick are investigating the following incidents: Theft of Bicycle:  On 2/25/16 at 4:58 pm, Trooper First Class Barlow responded to the 300 block of Geronimo Rd. in Lusby for a theft complaint.  The victim reported an orange Mongoose Bicycle with little bit of blue coloring was stolen from the...
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Honor Veterans with Commemorative Bricks in Support of Solomons “On Watch” Memorial Statue

Honor Veterans with Commemorative Bricks in Support of Solomons “On Watch” Memorial Statue

The Calvert County Department of General Services is coordinating the annual “On Watch” memorial brick campaign taking place now through April 4, 2016. For a limited time, the public may purchase memorial bricks to be placed at the Veterans Patio, located at the World War II “On Watch” Memorial Statue in Solomons. The bricks...
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Governor Larry Hogan Meets with Piscataway Leadership and St. Mary’s College Students

Governor Larry Hogan Meets with Piscataway Leadership and St. Mary’s College Students

Governor Larry Hogan today met with members of the Piscataway Indian Nation and the Piscataway Conoy Tribe; Tuajuanda C. Jordan, president of St. Mary’s College of Maryland; and anthropology and history students from the college who are documenting and collecting data on the historical sites of the Piscataways, one of the six indigenous tribes...
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Alyssa Gerhart Named Maryland Top Middle School Volunteer

Alyssa Gerhart Named Maryland Top Middle School Volunteer

Benjamin Stoddert Middle School seventh grader Alyssa Gerhart was recently selected as the 2016 top Maryland middle school youth volunteer in The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. The nationwide program honors young people for outstanding volunteerism and community service. Only two students in Maryland are selected annually for this recognition – one middle...
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Native Bee Lecture, March 4

Native Bee Lecture, March 4

The decline of honey-bee populations is a well-publicized phenomenon, yet the status of native bees is little known. On Friday, March 4, Calvert Nature Society and the Calvert County Division of Natural Resources host speaker Sam Droege, a biologist at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, MD. Sam will share his amazing...
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