Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fort Washington Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Fort Washington Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Are you $50,000 richer this morning? Check your Bonus Match 5 ticket to see if you are our lucky winner! The Maryland Lottery is looking for the player holding a top-prize winning ticket from the Sunday, Sept. 24 drawing. F&W Convenience in Fort Washington sold the winning ticket, which matches the five numbers of 3, 8,...
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Solomons Visitor Center Returns to Fall/Winter Schedule

Solomons Visitor Center Returns to Fall/Winter Schedule

The Calvert County Department of Economic Development announces the Solomons Visitor Information Center returns to its fall/winter seasonal schedule Oct. 1, 2017. From October through April 30, the center is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Solomons Visitor Information Center is located at 14175 Solomons Island Road South,...
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Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces October Promotions

Tri-County Animal Shelter Announces October Promotions

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is pleased to announce the following October monthly promotions and reminders: Cat Appreciation Month (Monday, Oct. 2 to Tuesday, Oct. 31)  In honor of National Cat Day on Oct. 29, the shelter will offer feline friends at a discounted rate during October. Senior cats 6 years old and over will...
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Charles County Scheduled for Oct. 7

Household Hazardous Waste Collection in Charles County Scheduled for Oct. 7

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind residents that the next household hazardous waste collection for this year will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7.  The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off...
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Public Hearing on Military Service Credit Scheduled for Oct. 3, 2017

Public Hearing on Military Service Credit Scheduled for Oct. 3, 2017

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a public hearing Oct. 3, 2017, to consider and receive comments on an ordinance that allows members of the Sheriff’s Department Pension Plan to receive service credit for both military and prior law enforcement service. The hearing will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the...
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Prince George’s County Police Department to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Prince George’s County Police Department to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

The Special Operations Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Officers will focus on the southern portion of the county. This is one of the many checkpoints that will be conducted throughout the year. Never drink and drive. The consequences are not worth the...
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$8 Million Improvement Plan for Fort Smallwood Park Announced

$8 Million Improvement Plan for Fort Smallwood Park Announced

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh today announced the County plans to invest more than $8 million to improve Fort Smallwood Park in Pasadena. “This investment will continue to improve the experience for our citizens who enjoy the majesty of Fort Smallwood Park,” said Schuh. “These improvements to Fort Smallwood will ensure it remains...
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Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Charles County

Sobriety Checkpoint Results for Charles County

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, between 7:00 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the Maryland State Police, Natural Resources Police, Maryland Transportation Authority Police and La Plata Police Department, conducted a sobriety checkpoint on northbound and southbound Leonardtown Road south of Renner Road. The checkpoint was...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Collision in Capitol Heights

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Fatal Collision in Capitol Heights

The Prince George’s County Police Department, Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision in Capitol Heights. The victim is 29-year-old Carlos Price of Hylton Street in Capitol Heights. On September 24th, at about 7:30 pm, patrol officers were called to Walker Mill Road at County Road for the report of...
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St. Mary’s County Produces Public Service Announcement in Continuing Campaign Against Opioid Use and Abuse

St. Mary’s County Produces Public Service Announcement in Continuing Campaign Against Opioid Use and Abuse

In an effort to educate citizens about the dangers of opioid use and abuse, St. Mary’s County Government is partnering with other county and community organizations to distribute a specially produced video public service announcement. The one-minute video features Sheriff Tim Cameron, State’s Attorney Richard Fritz, and Health Officer Dr. Meena Brewster emphasizing the...
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Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic Officials Urge Boaters, Beachgoers use Caution, Prepare for Adverse Weather

Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic Officials Urge Boaters, Beachgoers use Caution, Prepare for Adverse Weather

Coast Guard officials in the Mid-Atlantic are urging the maritime community, boating public and beachgoers Monday to use caution and protect themselves and their vessels as Hurricane Maria moves north. The Coast Guard stresses the importance of securing vessels and updating Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon registrations as these devices often float free from...
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Help St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Identify Hurricane Harvey Donation Thief

Help St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Identify Hurricane Harvey Donation Thief

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the individuals and suspect pictured. The Chick-fil-A restaurant located at 45150 First Colony Way, California, Maryland was collecting donations in a large water jug to help the employees of a Texas Chick-fil-A damaged by Hurricane Harvey. On Wednesday, September 6, 2017...
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Health Department Investigates Local Exposure to Scabies

Health Department Investigates Local Exposure to Scabies

St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) is currently responding to confirmed cases of scabies in local healthcare facilities and the possible exposure of additional St. Mary’s County residents. SMCHD is working with the involved facilities and healthcare providers to determine those potentially exposed. Those potentially exposed are being contacted by the involved facilities or...
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Calvert County Man Prohibited from Working in Wildlife Rehabilitation

Calvert County Man Prohibited from Working in Wildlife Rehabilitation

An administrative law judge has upheld a decision of Maryland Department of Natural Resources officials to revoke the wildlife rehabilitation permit of a Calvert County man who was convicted of practicing veterinary medicine without a license. Ronald Gene Wexler, 69, of Lusby, who had appealed the November action, also was prohibited from ever working in wildlife...
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Legislators Consider Improving Md. Election Security After Hearing with State Elections Board

Legislators Consider Improving Md. Election Security After Hearing with State Elections Board

Legislators learned last week that Maryland’s electronic balloting system may need better security measures to protect voters’ information and that the lawmakers must be the ones to add those protections. The State Board of Elections told lawmakers Sept. 6 that they are powerless to make those changes, and that any security changes must directly...
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Prescription Drug Discount Program is Available to All Calvert County Residents

Prescription Drug Discount Program is Available to All Calvert County Residents

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners has partnered with the National Association of Counties (NACo) since July 2009 to provide county residents with a prescription drug discount program. To date, the partnership has saved Calvert County residents more than $403,000 on more than 20,824 prescriptions with discounts averaging 30.5 percent, or $19.40 per...
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Traffic Safety Notice for Calvert County Fair Weekend

Traffic Safety Notice for Calvert County Fair Weekend

Citizens are advised for safety purposes, a special traffic plan will be in effect from 10 am to 10 pm on Friday 9/29/17 (Youth Day), Saturday 9/30/17, and Sunday 10/01/17. No vehicles will be allowed to turn left off of Route 231 into the Fairgrounds during those days and times. An alternate route would...
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Prince Fredrick Walmart Shoplifter Wears Stolen Clothes Out the Door

Prince Fredrick Walmart Shoplifter Wears Stolen Clothes Out the Door

On Saturday, September 2, 2017, Deputy Yates of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Walmart in Prince Frederick for a reported theft. Calvert County Deputies Yates and Kreps arrived at the Walmart to find the suspect, later identified as Rashaun Peebles, 38, of Prince Frederick, had fled on foot. Police located Peebles...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/25/2017 to 9/29/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 9/25/2017 to 9/29/2017

During the week of September 25, to September 29, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Smallwood Drive at Wade Elementary School Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated Monday through...
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Doris Jeanne Smith, 81

Doris Jeanne Smith, 81

Doris Jeanne Smith, 81, of Chesapeake Beach passed away September 23, 2017 at the Burnett-Calvert Hospice House. She was born November 17, 1935 in Plymouth, MA to Joseph Urban and Bertha Bernadette (Boulais) Roy. Doris was raised in Rhode Island and attended Catholic boarding schools. She married Bernard L. Smith, Sr. on November 22,...
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Linda Darlene (Thomas) Betts, 67

Linda Darlene (Thomas) Betts, 67, of Waldorf, MD died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Fairfax Inova Hospital. Daughter of the late Rodrick E. Thomas and Annabelle Thomas, Linda was born in Spangler, Pa and raised in Bradbury Heights, Md. She was a graduate of Suitland High School and had completed some coursework from the...
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Pauline O’Neill Tilley, 90

Pauline O’Neill Tilley, 90

Pauline O’Neill Tilley, 90, of Lothian passed away September 14, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. She was born November 15, 1926 in Floyd County, VA to Vander Bilt and Elizabeth (Shelton) Cox. The family moved to Calvert County and Pauline graduated from Calvert High School in 1945. After graduating, Pauline worked at...
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Joan Marie Cituk, 67

Joan Marie Cituk, 67

Joan Marie Cituk, 67, of Hollywood, MD passed away September 21, 2017 at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. She was born March 14, 1950 in Pittston, PA to the late Vincent and Dorothy Kolmansberger. Joan loved going to country music concerts, spending time in her pool, and had a love for playing...
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Dolores Ann Jackson, 73

Dolores Ann Jackson, 73

Dolores Ann Jackson, age 73 of White Plains, Maryland, died September 22, 2017 at Chesapeake Shores Nursing Home in Lexington Park, Maryland. Dolores was a retired Accountant with 33 years of service with Heller Electric in Brandywine, Maryland. She was the daughter of George W. Petty and Ethel Suthard Petty. Friends received on Friday,...
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Roy Eldon Clark, 87

Roy Eldon Clark, 87

Roy Eldon Clark of Accokeek, Maryland, died on September 19, 2017 at BridgePoint Hospital National Harbor in Washington, DC. He was 87 years old. Born July 31, 1930 in Pender County, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Fannie Mae Wells Clark and the late Alec Clark. Mr. Clark was a carpenter...
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