Monthly Archives: March 2020

Twenty-three COVID-19 Cases In St. Mary’s – Community Spread Confirmed

Twenty-three COVID-19 Cases In St. Mary’s – Community Spread Confirmed

The St. Mary’s County Health Department has confirmed additional positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in St. Mary’s County residents, bringing the total case count to twenty-three. Additionally, there is now strong evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in St. Mary’s County. Community spread is the passage of illness from person to person...
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Serious Crash in Valley Lee Sends One to Trauma Center

Serious Crash in Valley Lee Sends One to Trauma Center

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at approximately 2:10 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to Piney Point Road and Reindeer Way in Valley Lee, for the motor vehicle accident reported serious with one subject trapped. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the roadway in a rear-end-style collision, with one...
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UPDATE: 18 Year-Old Arrested After Robbing Callaway Business, Crashing Stolen Vehicle and Setting a Mobile Home on Fire in Lexington Park

UPDATE: 18 Year-Old Arrested After Robbing Callaway Business, Crashing Stolen Vehicle and Setting a Mobile Home on Fire in Lexington Park

UPDATE: from St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office: On March 24, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported robbery in the 20800 block of Callaway Village Way. Investigation determined an unknown male wearing a hooded jacket, entered the business and brandished a knife. The suspect assaulted...
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Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Mini-Excavator Stolen from Church Construction Site

Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Mini-Excavator Stolen from Church Construction Site

On March 30, 2020, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a reported theft of a Caterpillar 304CCR Mini-Excavator (valued at over $30,000) from a construction site located at 35 Cox Road, Huntingtown, MD. The mini-excavator should have 24 inch bucket and hydraulic thumb on it. Anyone who may have witnessed this theft...
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Maryland Sees 249 New Confirmed Cases and Three Deaths of COVID-19 Overnight

Maryland Sees 249 New Confirmed Cases and Three Deaths of COVID-19 Overnight

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Number of Confirmed Cases: 1661 – 249 increase overnight. Number of negative test results: 14,868 – 1,552 Negative tests since Monday Number of Deaths: 18 – 3 overnight Hospitalizations: 429 ever hospitalized – 76 more than Monday Released From Isolation: 53 – 10 more from Monday Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.,...
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Calvert County Health Department Understands Stress Level Increase During This Time

Calvert County Health Department Understands Stress Level Increase During This Time

The Health Department staff understands that stress levels are rising for many Calvert residents. Each day brings more reports of coronavirus infections. New restrictions on people’s lives are announced with little time to prepare. Many households are facing increased financial pressure. Kids are trapped at home and family members are sometimes a little too...
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St. Mary’s County Park Use Limited to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Park Use Limited to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Government owned and operated parks are operating with additional limitations in response to the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order issued by Governor Larry Hogan. Waterfront parks, including Elms Beach, Myrtle Point, and Snow Hill Park, remain closed to the public. Public landings, including boat ramps, piers and gathering spaces are closed to the...
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State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

State Police Press Release on Enforcement of Governor’s Executive Orders

Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III has directed troopers to continue their public education and enforcement efforts regarding the Governor’s Executive Orders and last night issued specific instructions regarding the stay-at-home order. Those instructions are as follows: Enforcement of the expanded Governor’s Executive Order will be conducted by Maryland state troopers. However,...
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St. Mary’s County Public Parks, Boat Ramps, Piers, and Waterfront Parks Closed to Public to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Public Parks, Boat Ramps, Piers, and Waterfront Parks Closed to Public to Reduce Spread of COVID-19

St. Mary’s County Government owned and operated parks are operating with additional limitations in response to the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order issued by Governor Larry Hogan. Waterfront parks, including Elms Beach, Myrtle Point, and Snow Hill Park, remain closed to the public. Public landings, including boat ramps, piers and gathering spaces are closed to the...
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No Injuries After Vehicle Hits Multiple Houses in Bryans Road

No Injuries After Vehicle Hits Multiple Houses in Bryans Road

On Monday, March 30, 2020, at approximately 6:40 p.m. police, fire, rescue and collapse units from Charles County and Prince Georges County responded to Heather Drive in the Strawberry Hills area of Bryans Road, for the reported vehicle into a house. Crews arrived in minutes and confirmed an SUV was fully inside of a...
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Calvert County Public Schools Continues Meal Distribution in New Locations

Calvert County Public Schools Continues Meal Distribution in New Locations

In light of the Governor and Maryland State Department of Education’s order extending school closures through April 24, the Calvert County Child Nutrition Program’s Grab ‘n Go meal service will also be extended to help meet the needs of our students. Starting on Tuesday, March 31, however, please note that our Grab ‘n Go...
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St. Mary’s County Government Announces COVID-19 Operational Changes

St. Mary’s County Government Announces COVID-19 Operational Changes

St. Mary’s County Government is committed to being responsive to all guidelines and orders from the Centers for Disease Control, the White House and the Governor of Maryland to slow the spread of the coronavirus and the following changes and adjustments now apply to county operations. Department of Aging & Human Services – Home-Delivered...
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State Police Charge Carroll County Man with Violating Governor’s Executive Order and Providing Alcohol to Teens at a Hotel Room Party

State Police Charge Carroll County Man with Violating Governor’s Executive Order and Providing Alcohol to Teens at a Hotel Room Party

Maryland State Police have charged a man with violating the Governor’s Executive Order and providing alcohol to teens during a party he hosted yesterday at a Carroll County hotel. The suspect is identified as Ryan M. Serra, 26, of Lutherville, Md. He is charged with violation of the Governor’s Executive Order and ten counts...
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VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

VIDEO: District Court Orders Injunctions against Two Telecom Carriers Who Facilitated Hundreds of Millions of Fraudulent Robocalls to Consumers in the United States

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered orders in two separate civil actions, barring eight individuals and entities from continuing to facilitate the transmission of massive volumes of fraudulent robocalls to consumers in the United States, the Department of Justice announced. In one of the matters, United States v. Nicholas...
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As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates in the National Capital Region, Governor Larry Hogan today issued a Stay at Home order to protect public health and safety. The order, which takes effect at 8:00 p.m. tonight, states that no Maryland resident should leave their home unless it is for an essential job or for an...
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Charles Butler “Bucky” Johnston, 95

Charles Butler “Bucky” Johnston, 95

Charles Butler “Bucky” Johnston, 95, of Tracy’s Landing passed away March 25, 2020. Born August 4, 1924 in Washington, D.C., one of eight children, to Charles W. and Virgie (Butler) Johnston. Bucky attended Eastern High School and left during his senior year to join the United States Army Air Corps during World War II....
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Alice Marguerite Sweeney, 89

Alice Marguerite Sweeney, 89

Alice Marguerite Sweeney, 89, of Chestertown passed away March 23, 2020 at her home. She was born January 13, 1931 in Leeland, MD in Prince George’s County to William Joshua and Amy Isabell (Simpson) Dean. Alice was raised in Upper Marlboro and attended public schools. She married Joseph M. Sweeney on July 10, 1954...
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Robert E. Berry (Bob), 101

Robert E. Berry (Bob), 101

Robert E. Berry (Bob) of Lusby, Maryland, 101, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020. He was preceded in death by his father Edward P. Berry and his mother Mary S. Sasse and brother Donald Berry and by his beloved wife Mildred in 1989. He is survived by Linda P. Matthew (Richard), cousin, of...
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Mary Ann Adkins, “MeMaw”,76

Mary Ann Adkins, “MeMaw”,76

Mary Ann Adkins, “MeMaw”,76, of Great Mills, MD formerly from California, MD passed away on March 13, 2020 surrounded by her loving family in Leonardtown, MD. She was born on June 6, 1943 in Great Mills, MD,and was the daughter of the late Evelyn Annamae Armsworthy and William I. Armsworthy. Mary was the loving...
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Calvin Linburg Morgan, 66

Calvin Linburg Morgan, 66

Calvin Linburg Morgan, 66, of Hollywood, MD passed away on March 16, 2020 in Leonardtown, MD. He was born on July 26, 1953 in Leonardtown, MD. He was the loving son of the late Cecelia Hope Jones and Lewis Matthew Morgan, Sr. Calvin is survived by his wife Patricia Rebecca Quade Morgan whom he...
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Angelina Magpuri, 88

Angelina Magpuri, 88

Angelina Magpuri of Hollywood, MD passed away at age 88, 2:00am on Friday March 20, 2020. Angelina de Guzman Magpuri was born on December 27, 1931 at Hagonoy Bulacan, Philippines and grew up there until her family moved to Makati. She was one of six children to Basilio de Guzman and Martha Felipe de...
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Joseph, “Joe”, Albert Dean, Jr, 76

Joseph, “Joe”, Albert Dean, Jr, 76

Joseph, “Joe”, Albert Dean, Jr,76, of Hollywood, MD passed away on March 27, 2020 in Stafford, VA. He was born on June 10, 1943, and was the son of the late Amanda Jones Dean and Joseph Dean, Sr. Joe was the loving husband of the late Suzanne Kemmer Dean whom he married on November...
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Lilia M. DeLaPaz, D.D.S., 88

Lilia M. DeLaPaz, D.D.S., 88

Lilia M. DeLaPaz, D.D.S., 88, of Waldorf, MD passed away on March 16, 2020 at The Charleston in Waldorf, MD. Born in the Philippines on May 12, 1931 the daughter of the late Emilio and Josefa Makalintal, she is also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Aurelio DeLaPaz; and her sister, Rosie Tulabut....
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Timothy Wade Long, 63

Timothy Wade Long, 63

Timothy Wade Long, 63 of Marbury, MD passed away on March 17, 2020 at his home due to pancreatic cancer. Tim will be cremated no service will be held just a small gathering at the Long’s home. Tim was born October 12, 1956 in Pennsylvania then moved to Maryland to become a roofer and...
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Joan Taylor Courtney

Joan Taylor Courtney

Joan Taylor Courtney of Lexington Park, Maryland passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on March 24, 2020. She was born on November 12, 1953 in Scotland, Maryland to the late Joseph E Taylor Sr. and the late Bernice Rita Taylor. She was educated in St Mary’s County public school system. With...
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