Monthly Archives: December 2018

Mechanicsville Man Arrested For Assault

Mechanicsville Man Arrested For Assault

On Sunday, November 18, 2018, Cpl. Seyfried of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, responded to 25926 Chaffee Court in Mechanicsville, for the reported domestic assault in progress. According to court documents, Joseph Michael Bowles, 32 of Mechanicsville, assaulted his mother by striking her in the arm, causing visible injury. Bowles and his mother...
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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

A full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties will take place on Monday, December 3 at noon. The test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. Citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing and relay...
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Eligible State Retirees Not Required to Enroll in Medicare Part D Plan

Eligible State Retirees Not Required to Enroll in Medicare Part D Plan

The Calvert County Office on Aging announces eligible Maryland state retired employees will not be required to switch to the Medicare Part D plan during the current enrollment period, now through Dec. 7, 2018. In October, a federal court judge ruled Maryland cannot force state retirees to switch to a federal prescription drug plan...
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Theft Suspects’ Identities Needed in St. Mary’s County

Theft Suspects’ Identities Needed in St. Mary’s County

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the persons pictured. On Friday, November 16, 2018, at 4:38 p.m., the suspects took two phone chargers from the display and left the Kohl’s store in Lexington Park without paying for them. They were seen leaving the parking lot on bicycles and traveling down Buck Hewitt...
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MedStar St. Mary’s offers foot care awareness for National Diabetes Month

MedStar St. Mary’s offers foot care awareness for National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and the Wound Care Center at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital would like to remind patients living with diabetes how important it is to take care of themselves from head to toe. “Approximately a quarter of individuals living with diabetes will develop a foot ulcer,” said Lisa Nelson, RN,...
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COPs Unit Hosting Food Drive Dec. 8, 2018

COPs Unit Hosting Food Drive Dec. 8, 2018

The Lexington Park Community Oriented Policing (COPs) Unit is hosting its Second Annual Food Drive on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in St. Mary’s Square between Ollie’s and Weis Market in Lexington Park. Along with collecting non-perishable food items for the Lexington Park food pantries, the COPs Unit will...
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Statement From Governor Larry Hogan on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

Statement From Governor Larry Hogan on the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement on the death of President George H.W. Bush: “It is with incredible sadness that we learn of the passing of President George H.W. Bush, a true patriot and statesman who embodied the decency and selfless service of America’s Greatest Generation. “As a decorated World War II...
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Single Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville Sends Operator to Trauma Center

Single Vehicle Crash in Mechanicsville Sends Operator to Trauma Center

On Friday, November 30, 2018 at approximately 5:15 p.m., police fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mechanicsville Road, and Asher Road for the reported motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway overturned and in a ditch, with the single occupant out of the...
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UPDATE: 75 Year-Old Man Displaced After House Fire in Nanjemoy

UPDATE: 75 Year-Old Man Displaced After House Fire in Nanjemoy

UPDATE: On November 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., Firefighters from Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding companies responded to 8349 Bowie Road, in Nanjemoy for a 1 story single family house fire. The estimated loss of structure and contents is valued at $75,000. The single occupant and homeowner has been identified as William Keys....
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