Monthly Archives: September 2018

VIDEO- Intoxicated Lexington Park Man Arrested After Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

VIDEO- Intoxicated Lexington Park Man Arrested After Motor Vehicle Accident in Great Mills

On Monday, September 3, 2018, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Great Mills Road and Point Lookout Road, in Great Mills. Emergency personnel arrived on scene to find an older model Dodge Ram pick-up truck and a Chevrolet...
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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Southern Prince George’s County

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Southern Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police are continuing their investigation into a Prince George’s County crash early this morning that took the life of a pedestrian. The victim is identified as Jordan C. Barber, 26, of Upper Marlboro, Md. He was pronounced dead at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center where he was taken after being struck. The...
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Tasciotti Named St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Recruiter

Tasciotti Named St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Recruiter

Mark Tasciotti began duties as the new Recruiter for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office this week. As the full-time Recruiter, Tasciotti will work to fill vacant positions in law enforcement and corrections. With 302 positions budgeted in the Sheriff’s Office, there are currently five vacancies in law enforcement positions and 12 in corrections....
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Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens Sept. 7

Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens Sept. 7

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 7, and continues through Jan. 31, 2019. “Archery hunting remains an effective and important part of our deer management strategy,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “Archery hunters harvest over 25,000 deer each year, many from urban and...
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Small Southern Maryland Winery Claims Top Honors at Maryland Wine Competition

Small Southern Maryland Winery Claims Top Honors at Maryland Wine Competition

Port of Leonardtown Winery in St. Mary’s County Maryland won Best-in-Show for their 2015 Barbera Reserve at the 30th Annual Maryland Governor’s Cup Competition. This competition highlights Maryland-grown grape, fruit, and honey wines and meads. In addition to taking home the Governor’s Cup, Port of Leonardtown Winery won two Best-in-Class awards, seven gold medals,...
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Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Artfest 2018

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, will present their annual juried art and music festival, Artsfest ’18, on September 15 & 16, from 10am to 5pm both days. The beautiful sculpture park provides a unique setting for this weekend extravaganza of the arts with more than 180 artist booths, more than 35...
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Ratings Agencies Provide Financial Update for St. Mary’s County

Ratings Agencies Provide Financial Update for St. Mary’s County

Moody’s Investors Service, Fitch Ratings and S & P Global Ratings’ have issued their credit opinions regarding the financial health of St. Mary’s County Government. The reports note the county’s “strong” financial position with respect to wealth and income levels. The review follows a visit by representatives of the rating agency where they met...
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Coast Guard Urges Boaters to Stay Safe During Labor Day Weekend

Coast Guard Urges Boaters to Stay Safe During Labor Day Weekend

The Coast Guard warns boaters throughout the Coast Guard 7th District to use extra caution while out on the water this Labor Day weekend. Annually, Labor Day weekend has a high volume of boaters on the water as it marks the unofficial end of the traditional beach and boating season. Coast Guard crews, along...
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Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole Plus 50 Years for Murdering Bystander

Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole Plus 50 Years for Murdering Bystander

Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County announced that on Thursday, August 30, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge H. James West sentenced Antonio Ka-Juan Owens, 22, to life without parole plus 50 years in prison for the First-Degree Murder of Lydell Wood, Unlawful Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Crime...
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