Posts Tagged ‘ Charles County ’

Faulcon Named Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor Manager

Faulcon Named Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor Manager

The Charles County Commissioners are pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Landis D. Faulcon as the Waldorf Urban Redevelopment Corridor (WURC) manager. Dr. Faulcon began her employment with Charles County Government on Monday, March 31. As the WURC manager, Dr. Faulcon is responsible for managing the county’s redevelopment efforts in the Waldorf urban...
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Charles County Board Recognizes Outstanding Students

Charles County Board Recognizes Outstanding Students

The Board of Education honored five students on Tuesday, April 1, for excellence in academic achievement, personal responsibility and career readiness, which are the focus areas of the school system’s master plan. Honored were Veronica Rodriguez, fifth grade, C. Paul Barnhart Elementary School; Georgia Gordon, fifth grade, Indian Head Elementary School; Grady Klaas, fifth...
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Charles County Commissioners Celebrate Milestone Wedding

Charles County Commissioners Celebrate Milestone Wedding

On Wednesday, March 26, The Charles County Commissioners celebrated Mr. and Mrs. Harry R. Ritter Jr. who celebrated 70 years of marriage on November 15, 2013. Harry and Audrey were married November 15, 1943, and reside currently in La Plata. The Charles County Board of Commissioners presents a milestone wedding recognition to Mr. and...
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Charles County Charter Board Scheduled to Meet on April 10 and 24

Charles County Charter Board Scheduled to Meet on April 10 and 24

Public hearing to be held on April 28 The Charter Board will meet on Thursday, April 10 and Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 pm, at the County Government Building in the Government Building Conference Room, 200 Baltimore Street in La Plata. A public hearing will be held on Monday, April 28, at 6:30 pm,...
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Charles County Public Schools Seeking Feedback

Charles County Public Schools Seeking Feedback

Charles County Public Schools is seeking feedback about the school system and its 35 schools from the parent community. A confidential survey was launched last week to gather parent about their child’s school. The survey is available at the following web address: http://vovici.com/wsb.dll/s/b14ag55a9d. A direct link to the survey is also posted on the...
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Charles County Board Seeks Ethics Panel Members

Charles County Board Seeks Ethics Panel Members

The Board of Education of Charles County is looking for applications from county residents interested in serving on the Charles County Board of Education Ethics Panel. The Board will be appointing new members in July to the all-volunteer, five-member panel, which interprets ethics regulations and provides advisory opinions to Board Members and employees subject...
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CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

Area high school jazz bands will show off their chops when they kick off the College of Southern Maryland’s 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4, 8 pm, at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center. World renowned and multiple Grammy Award winning trumpeter Bobby Shew will rehearse with each band and critique their performances...
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Charles County Middle & High School Teams Compete in MESA

Charles County Middle & High School Teams Compete in MESA

Eleven Charles County Public Schools teams placed in the secondary Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) competition held March 27 at North Point High School. Student teams competed in competitions that test their abilities in mathematics, engineering and science. Piccowaxen Middle School was chosen as the overall middle school winner and Henry E. Lackey...
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Charles County Holds Hazardous Waste Day April 5th

Charles County Holds Hazardous Waste Day April 5th

The Charles County Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that the first household hazardous waste collection for this year will be held on Saturday, April 5. The household hazardous waste collection site is located in the parking lot of the Department of Public Works building, located at 10430 Audie Lane, off...
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Charles County High School Students “In Focus”

Charles County High School Students “In Focus”

North Point High School junior Caitie O’Donnell and sophomore Robert Carmona recently earned circuitwide recognition and awards for their performance in the Mock Trial program. Hundreds of students from Prince George’s, St. Mary’s and Charles counties compete to earn the awards. O’Donnell earned the Best Defense Attorney award in the circuit. Carmona was named...
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Charles County Students Advance to State History Day Competition

Charles County Students Advance to State History Day Competition

More than 250 students competed in the 2014 Charles County History Day competition held March 22 at Westlake High School. First- and second-place category winners advance to the state competition on May 3 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The following students placed at the Charles County History Day competition. Winners in the...
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Maryland’s 2015 Agricultural Land Preservation Program Available

Maryland’s 2015 Agricultural Land Preservation Program Available

Applications to the 2015 Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Program now being Accepted The Charles County Commissioners wish to inform Charles County landowners that applications to participate in Maryland’s Fiscal Year 2015 Agricultural Land Preservation Program must be completed, stamped, and received by the Department of Planning and Growth Management by close of business on...
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Charles County Commissioners’ April Town Hall Meeting Schedule

Charles County Commissioners’ April Town Hall Meeting Schedule

The Charles County Commissioners invite the public to attend April town hall meetings as scheduled below. The purpose of the Commissioners’ town hall meetings is to take questions from those in attendance and to discuss items of importance to the citizens and the community. Reuben B. Collins, II, Commissioner Vice President (District 3) Monday,...
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Charles County Curbside Collection of Yard Waste

The Charles County Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that curbside collection of yard waste will resume on Tuesday, April 1. Acceptable items for curbside yard waste collection include grass, leaves, garden clippings, and brush. Items must be placed in brown paper bags, a reusable container, or bundled for collection. Yard Waste...
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Charles County Board of Education Accepts Two Resolutions

Charles County Board of Education Accepts Two Resolutions

The Board of Education presented two resolutions to students and staff at their March 11 meeting. The resolutions are presented to the Board annually. The following resolutions were presented: • Month of the Young Child; and • National Student Leadership Week. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) celebrates the Month of the Young Child April...
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Charles County Students Named Carson Scholars

Charles County Students Named Carson Scholars

Three Charles County Public Schools students were recently named 2014 Carson Scholars, a national distinction that recognizes academic achievement and humanitarian qualities as well as provides a $1,000 college scholarship. Selected from Charles County Public Schools are Stephen Duranske, seventh grade, John Hanson Middle School; Alyssa Gerhart, fifth grade, William B. Wade Elementary School;...
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Charles County March 24 Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

Charles County March 24 Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

The Charles County Planning Commission meeting, originally scheduled for Monday, March 24, has been canceled. Planning Commission meetings are generally held on the first and third Mondays of every month, unless otherwise noted. The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission is scheduled for Monday, April 7 at 6 pm, in the Commissioners’ meeting...
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Charles County Residents Recognized as “Good Sports” Award Recipients

Charles County Residents Recognized as “Good Sports” Award Recipients

The Mid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks’ Sports Alliance (MARPSA) will recognize Maryland and Virginia youth players, coaches, and administrators with “Good Sport Awards” at a special reception and awards ceremony in Annapolis on Monday, March 24. Charles County recipients are: Lisa Larsen (coach), Earl Swann (administrator), and Geral Holt (official). MARPSA sponsors the Dennis Callahan...
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Charles County 2014 Spring Trips and Tours Announced

Charles County 2014 Spring Trips and Tours Announced

The Charles County Department of Community Services offers many trips and tours throughout the calendar year-bus trips, overnight trips, and “Fly Away” trips in which you travel to faraway destinations. Fees shown are per person. Upcoming Trips and Tours (All Ages): 18th Century Market Fair in Hagerstown, MD Date: Saturday, April 26 Registration Deadline:...
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Free SLBE Seminar and Business Networking Gathering

Free SLBE Seminar and Business Networking Gathering

The Charles County Commissioners enacted the Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) Program, which is intended to support the growth and vitality of Charles County’s small businesses by increasing their success when participating in Charles County Government contracts and other procurement. Small Charles County businesses that have services or commodities needed by Charles County Government...
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Public Forum Scheduled for March 26

Public Forum Scheduled for March 26

The Charles County Board of Commissioners would like to inform citizens that the next public forum will be held on Wednesday, March 26, at 7 pm in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room at the Charles County Government Building (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata). Sign-in will begin at 6:30 pm outside the Commissioner Meeting Room. Public...
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Western County Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

Western County Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

On Monday, March 10, the Charles County Commissioners celebrated the opening of the Western County Medical Center (4375 Port Tobacco Rd., Nanjemoy) with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Western County Medical Center provides primary medical care to residents in the area. The clinic provides sick visits, preventative health services, and sports physicals. For information...
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Hospice of Charles County Seeks Individuals for Board of Directors

Hospice of Charles County Seeks Individuals for Board of Directors

Nancy Bowling, President and CEO of Hospice of Charles County and the Board of Directors, announced today Hospice of Charles County is seeking motivated, qualified applicants to fill positions on the Board of Directors and various corporate committees effective immediately. Hospice of Charles County is a not-for-profit service that provides physical, emotional and spiritual...
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Charles County Schedules Meeting to Change Present Form of Government

Charles County Schedules Meeting to Change Present Form of Government

Charter Board Scheduled to Meet on March 13 and 27 The Charter Board will meet on Thursday, March 13, 2014, and Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 6:30 pm, at the County Government Building in the Government Building Conference Room, 200 Baltimore Street in La Plata. The Charter Board will draft a charter for Charles...
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Charles County Board of Appeals Meetings Canceled

The Board of Appeals for Charles County meetings originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 11, 2014, and Tuesday, March 25, 2014, are canceled. Board of Appeals meetings are generally held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, unless otherwise noted. The next regular meeting of the Board of Appeals is scheduled for Tuesday,...
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