Monthly Archives: September 2019

One Injured After Trailer Fire at Local Business in La Plata, Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

One Injured After Trailer Fire at Local Business in La Plata, Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

On Saturday, August 31, 2019 at approximately 10:20 p.m., firefighters from La Plata and surrounding departments responded to Kenny’s Scrap Metal located at 5900 Race Car Place in La Plata, for the reported structure fire with one injured. Crews arrived on the scene to find a one-story trailer with fire showing from multiple sides....
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Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Sadly Announces the Passing of Life Member Charles “Smokey” Milstead Sr.

Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Sadly Announces the Passing of Life Member Charles “Smokey” Milstead Sr.

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of Life Member Charles “Smokey” Milstead Sr. Smokey served the department for 55 years and will be terribly missed. Rest In Peace Smokey. God bless you and we love you. Services are as follows: Viewing will be held on Saturday September 7th 2019 at...
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Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Fundraiser on September 7, 2019 for Firefighter and His Family After Losing Home to Fire

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Fundraiser on September 7, 2019 for Firefighter and His Family After Losing Home to Fire

On June 10, 2019, at 5:05 a.m., The Jones family had their world torn apart when a fire started in their garage and lead to them losing their home and a vast majority of their belongings. The story can be found here: Chris is a member of the Red Knights International Motorcycle Club Maryland...
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AUDIO: No Transports After First Responders Respond to Reported Overdose with Five Patients in Waldorf

AUDIO: No Transports After First Responders Respond to Reported Overdose with Five Patients in Waldorf

On Saturday, August 31, 2019, at approximately 6:50 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church located at 305 Smallwood Drive in Waldorf, for the reported multiple overdoses with subjects unconscious. Police arrived on the scene to find five subjects in front of the church with one unconscious,...
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UPDATE: First Responders Recover Body of Deceased Swimmer From Lexington Park Lake

UPDATE: First Responders Recover Body of Deceased Swimmer From Lexington Park Lake

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Nathaniel Warren Rosengrant, 34 of Lexington Park. Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Criminal Investigations Division responded and are continuing the investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Daniel Sidorowicz at (301) 475-4200 extension *8043, or by email at [email protected] 9/3/2019: On...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Supplies for Safe Harbor Residents

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Supplies for Safe Harbor Residents

As of August, 28, 2019 there were 18 residents at Safe Harbor Shelter in Prince Frederick, 13 of the residents are children. The shelter is in continuous need of basic supplies to run the shelter. Today’s residents are in dire need of food and school supplies. Many of us are short on time, but...
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Shed Destroyed and Home Damaged After Fire in Indian Head

Shed Destroyed and Home Damaged After Fire in Indian Head

On Thursday, August 29, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., firefighters from Indian Head, Potomac Heights, Bryans Road, and surrounding departments responded to 6650 Oakwood Circle in Indian Head, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a one-story shed and small out building fully engulfed in fire and threatening another...
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Firefighters Save Driver with CPR After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in California

Firefighters Save Driver with CPR After Single Vehicle Strikes Tree in California

On Monday, September 2, 2019, at approximately 9:25 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of St. Andrew’s Church Road and Indian Bridge Road in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one unconscious. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and into a...
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St. Mary’s County Man Wins $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize at Callaway Shell Gas Station

St. Mary’s County Man Wins $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize at Callaway Shell Gas Station

Some days are better than others, but it’s possible to turn a bad day into a real winner if you play the Maryland Lottery. That’s what a man from St. Mary’s County did on Aug. 29. The lucky Great Mills resident, who plays “every now and then – a spur of the moment thing,”...
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Passerby Alerts Homeowner of Fire in Waldorf, State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

Passerby Alerts Homeowner of Fire in Waldorf, State Fire Marshal Currently Investigating

On Friday, August 30, 2019, at approximately 8:20 p.m., firefighters from Waldorf and surrounding departments responded to 2102 Country Pines Court in Waldorf, for the reported structure fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find smoke showing from the rear of the residence, and after further investigation, firefighters found a small fire found on...
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2-Alarm Residential House Fire in West River Currently Under Investigation

2-Alarm Residential House Fire in West River Currently Under Investigation

On Sunday, September 1, 2019, at approximately 4:55 a.m., firefighters from Anne Arundel, Annapolis Fire Department, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department, Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department responded to 1002 Henry Avenue in West River, for the reported house on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a two-story house with fire showing from the...
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31-Year-Old Saint Leonard Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

31-Year-Old Saint Leonard Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

On Saturday, August 31, 2019 at approximately 12:35 p.m., members of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Bureau and Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the area of Route 4 south of Parran Road in Saint Leonard, for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a single motorcycle. Upon arrival, units located a 2016...
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Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack Sadly Announces Passing of K9 Justice

Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack Sadly Announces Passing of K9 Justice

It’s with great sadness that the Maryland State Police La-Plata Barrack announces the passing of one of their K9 partners on the morning of Thursday, August 29. K9 Justice was 15 years old when he passed, trained in the detection of narcotics. Working with numerous handlers during his time on patrol, and numerous years...
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Local Non-Profit ACLT and Native Musician Unite to Preserve the Chesapeake

Local Non-Profit ACLT and Native Musician Unite to Preserve the Chesapeake

As you read this, the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon Rainforest, is burning away at about one and a half soccer fields per minute. Deforestation is an ever-growing problem everywhere you look these days. However, there is a very passionate battle going on all around the world to preserve and protect the...
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24th Annual Scott Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament to be Held on October 18, 2019 at Wicomico Shores Golf Course in Mechanicsville

24th Annual Scott Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament to be Held on October 18, 2019 at Wicomico Shores Golf Course in Mechanicsville

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation & Parks is pleased to announce the 24th Annual Scott Verbic Memorial Golf Tournament to be held Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course. This event is held in remembrance of Scott Verbic who was a Recreation Advisory Board Member, Volunteer Coach, and advocate for...
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SMECO Holds 81st Annual Meeting and Announces Election Results

SMECO Holds 81st Annual Meeting and Announces Election Results

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) held its 81st Annual Meeting on August 29, 2019, at Middleton Hall in Waldorf. The Board of Directors election was conducted online and by mail prior to the meeting. The following SMECO members were elected to serve on SMECO’s Board for three years: W. Michael Phipps in Calvert County;...
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Hogan Administration Announces Grants Totaling $10 Million to Fight Heroin and Opioid Epidemic in Maryland

Hogan Administration Announces Grants Totaling $10 Million to Fight Heroin and Opioid Epidemic in Maryland

Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC), in coordination with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, today announced nearly $10 million in grants to fight the heroin and opioid epidemic during fiscal year 2020. “Our administration continues to be committed to using every resource possible to ensure our local jurisdictions have access to life-saving resources such...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron Addresses Animal Cruelty Case, Opioid Abuse and Other Concerns at Coffee with the Sheriff Event in Charlotte Hall

St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron Addresses Animal Cruelty Case, Opioid Abuse and Other Concerns at Coffee with the Sheriff Event in Charlotte Hall

St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron met with several residents on Thursday at a Coffee with the Sheriff event held at the Northern Senior Activity Center in Charlotte Hall where he answered numerous questions and concerns. The Sheriff provided an update on the ongoing animal cruelty investigation where two black lab dogs were found...
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