Monthly Archives: May 2019

Commuter Connections Helps Southern Maryland Commuters During Metro Shutdown

Commuter Connections Helps Southern Maryland Commuters During Metro Shutdown

Commuter Connections is here to help Washington area commuters during the upcoming Metro summer shutdown. Commuters impacted by the shutdown of six Yellow and Blue line stations from May 25 until September 8, 2019, can access tools and resources offered by Commuter Connections to navigate potential ridesharing services and other alternatives to make getting to and from...
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CSM to Close for Memorial Day, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

CSM to Close for Memorial Day, Observe Early Friday Closings During Summer

In observance of Memorial Day, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will be closed Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27. The college will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 28. In addition, starting May 24 and continuing every Friday in July except for July 5, all CSM campuses will observe early closing for the college’s...
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Calvert County American Legions Host Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Calvert County American Legions Host Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

American Legion posts 85, 206, 220 and 274 will jointly host the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Veterans Green on the Calvert County Circuit Court lawn Monday, May 27, at 1 p.m. This annual event takes place to honor and remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country....
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Detectives in Charles County Arrest Two Men in Connection with Murder of Walter Thomas on Fairchild Court

Detectives in Charles County Arrest Two Men in Connection with Murder of Walter Thomas on Fairchild Court

Detectives assigned to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division have charged Michael Rashid Moore, 22, of Waldorf and Darren Earl Miller, 24, of Washington, D.C., in connection with the murder of Walter Eugene Thomas, 18, who was shot and killed on March 4, 2019, in the 2100 block of Fairchild Court in...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint This Weekend

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint This Weekend

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office will Conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint and DUI Saturation Patrols this holiday weekend. Sheriff Mike Evans asks that “If you consume any alcoholic beverages, please find a sober driver and help reduce the number of fatal and serious crashes on the roadways of Calvert County. If you drink, please do...
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St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Live Stream High School Graduations

St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Live Stream High School Graduations

The 2019 St. Mary’s County Public High School Commencement Ceremonies can be seen LIVE online at the following website. The dates of the Graduations are as follows: Leonardtown High School – Wednesday, May 29th, at 6 pm Great Mills High School – Thursday, May 30th, at 6 pm Chopticon High School – Friday, May...
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VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

VIDEO: St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Friday, May 10, 2019, at 3:15 pm, the suspect took a debit card that the victim had left on the counter of Abell’s Tavern in Callaway. The suspect then went to the Callaway Shell gas station and attempted to...
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Household Hazardous Waste Events in Calvert County Offer Safe Disposal of Pool Chemicals

Household Hazardous Waste Events in Calvert County Offer Safe Disposal of Pool Chemicals

As the weather warms up and pool season begins, the Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, reminds residents to dispose of pool chemicals at a free household hazardous waste collection event. Proper storage, use and disposal of pool chemicals prevents dangerous chemical reactions, ignition, burns, vapors and ground water contamination that...
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UPDATE: Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy Charged with Murder in Death of 87-Year-Old Leonardtown Woman

UPDATE: Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy Charged with Murder in Death of 87-Year-Old Leonardtown Woman

UPDATE: On May 21, 2019, Machiavelli Tyzhae Savoy, 21, of Lexington Park, was charged via indictment with the following crimes resulting from the March 3, 2019 pursuit. Murder Second Degree Negligent Manslaughter Criminally Negligent Manslaughter Manslaughter CDS: Possession with Intent to Distribute Firearm/Drug Trafficking Crime CDS Distribution-With Firearm 2 Counts-Regulated Firearm: Illegal Possession Firearm...
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William L. Dawson, 94

William L. Dawson, 94

William L. Dawson, U.S. Navy veteran WWII and retired Firefighter of Washington D.C. Fire Department passed away peacefully at his home in Waldorf, Maryland on May 13, 2019. He was 94 years old. William L. Dawson was born April 18, 1925 in Washington, D.C. Bill attended Chamberlin H.S. in S.E. and worked at the...
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Theodora Ann Stewart, 59

Theodora Ann Stewart, 59

Theodora Ann Stewart, 59, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on May 16, 2019 in Clinton, MD. She was born on February 12, 1960 in Leonardtown, MD, and was the loving daughter of James Oliver Johnson of Lexington Park, MD and the late Delores Young Johnson. Ann was the loving wife of the late Francis...
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Betty “Cookie” Tanner, 77

Betty “Cookie” Tanner, 77

Betty “Cookie” Tanner, 77, of White Plains, MD passed away on May 14, 2019 in LaPlata, MD. Cookie was born in Washington DC on August 21, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Ben and Mary Cason. She is also preceded in death by her loving husband, George R. Tanner, Sr. and brother,...
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William Harrison (Pooch, Poochie) Robrecht, 92

William Harrison (Pooch, Poochie) Robrecht, 92

William Harrison (Pooch, Poochie) Robrecht, 92, of Ridge, MD, passed away surrounded by his wife, daughters, and other family and friends on Monday, May 20, 2019 at the St. Mary’s Rehab Facility in Leonardtown, MD. He died as he lived–battling–like the true combatant he was. He is survived by his beloved wife, Ann Theresa...
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James Philip “Poogie” Dalrymple, Jr. 73

James Philip “Poogie” Dalrymple, Jr. 73

James Philip “Poogie” Dalrymple, Jr. 73, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on May 17, 2019 at his residence with his wife at his side. James was born on October 11, 1945 in Calvert County, MD to the late James Philip Dalrymple and Pauline (Marks) Dalrymple. James was self-employed in construction and home improvement...
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Maurice Lorenzo Anderson

Maurice Lorenzo Anderson

Maurice Lorenzo Anderson entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 09:00am until time of service at 10:30am at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 3150 Middletown Rd. Waldorf, MD. Internment will be at a later date.
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Brooks Isaiah Acors, 34

Brooks Isaiah Acors, 34

Brooks Isaiah Acors, 34 of Washington, DC, passed away on May 7, 2019. Family and friends will unite on Sunday, May 26, 2019 for viewing and visitation from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Road, Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will be private. The family would greatly appreciate monetary...
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Gerald Lynn Bentley

Gerald Lynn Bentley entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Family and friends will unite for a memorial service on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 10:30am until 12:30am at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd. Waldorf, MD 20601
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MDOT MVA Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day Holiday

MDOT MVA Offices to Close in Observance of Memorial Day Holiday

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) will close all branch offices and VEIP stations on Saturday, May 25, 2019 and Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. MDOT MVA self-service VEIP kiosks, online services and 24-hour kiosks are available to complete many customer transactions. All MDOT MVA...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 5/22/2018

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Arrests – 5/22/2018

The following information was provided by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. Assault- On May 3, 2019, Dep. Burgess responded to the 45600 block of Baringer Drive located in California, for the reported assault. Investigation determined Rosanna Marie Mincey, age 39 of California, struck the victim in the face and pulled the victim’s hair....
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Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted this Saturday, in St. Mary’s County

Sobriety Checkpoint to be Conducted this Saturday, in St. Mary’s County

The Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, assisted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, will be conducting a Checkpoint on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in St. Mary’s County. Motorists are encouraged to appoint a designated driver or use public or other alternative transportation if you are planning on consuming alcohol. If you do drink,...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Memorial Day

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, all St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 28 at their normal times. The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will be closed on Monday, May 27.  The six (6)...
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Calvert County Government Memorial Day Schedules

Calvert County Government Memorial Day Schedules

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition: • The county senior centers will be closed and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered. However participants are provided shelf-stable meals in advance. • There will be no county...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department to Monitor Water Quality at Recreational Beaches

St. Mary’s County Health Department to Monitor Water Quality at Recreational Beaches

Beginning Memorial Day weekend, the St. Mary’s County Health Department Water Quality Program will monitor the current water conditions of recreational beaches in St. Mary’s County. The department will report its current water quality findings regularly during the summer months, and current water conditions will be posted at http://www.smchd.org/recreational-beach-monitoring/ Swimming in natural waters is...
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Let’s Go Camping at a State Park in Maryland!

Let’s Go Camping at a State Park in Maryland!

So you’ve heard about our beautiful state parks and now you’re ready to camp. That’s great and we can’t wait to see you. If you’re new to camping or maybe just new to camping in Maryland, we’ve created a frequently asked questions page just for you. We want to eliminate the guesswork and make...
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Lexington Park Felon Pleads Guilty to Stealing 11 Handguns from Tackle Box Gun Store

Lexington Park Felon Pleads Guilty to Stealing 11 Handguns from Tackle Box Gun Store

UPDATE 5/21/2019: Robert Jacob Eberle, 30, of Lexington Park, Maryland, pleaded guilty to the federal charge of theft of firearms, which Eberle admitted he stole from the Tackle Box Gun Store located at 22000 block of Three Notch Road in Lexington Park. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District...
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