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4/20/2014 -
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Blue Crabs begin seventh season

The brutal winter appears to have finally made its exit. It's time to remove the tarp and play ball! Season Seven for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs is about to begin. The club opens at home Thursday, April 24 against Bridgeport...

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4/19/2014 -
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Good Friday procession held in Solomons

An Easter Week tradition in Calvert County was held Friday, April 18 on Solomons Island. Members of several local churches met at St. Peter's Chapel and walked north to Our Lady Star of the Sea. The ritual, marking the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, is an...

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4/19/2014 -
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Father charged with child abuse and assault of an infant

An emergency room staff at Medstar St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown, on April 16, reported a two-month old female had been brought in with substantial injuries. Specifically, the infant had fractures to her left tibia and right femur, several broken ribs...

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4/19/2014 -
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Calvert Marine Museum to reopen May 3

After years of planning, fundraising and months of construction, the Calvert Marine Museum is reopening its doors Saturday, May 3. As the opening coincides with the Solomons Maritime Festival, it is also free admission for everyone! This $2 million...

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4/19/2014 -
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Sharp-eyed custodian earns honor

Coworkers describe Nelson Neme as honest, dependable, helpful and funny. The perpetrator of a theft of county property is probably not laughing, but three of Neme's traits likely saved Calvert County taxpayers some money recently. Neme works as a Parks and Recreation Division custodian at Sout

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4/18/2014 -
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Brown, Hogan lead governor's race according to poll

With only two months remaining, registered Maryland voters eligible to vote in the June 24 primary are clearly undecided about who should govern the state. More than two-thirds of Maryland Republican voters are undecided. Asked who they would vote...

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4/18/2014 -
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Community Bank of Chesapeake promotes two within ranks

Michael L. Middleton, Chief Executive Officer of Community Bank of the Chesapeake, is pleased to announce the promotions of Christy Lombardi, executive vice president, director of human resources and administration and Rebecca (Becky) Henderson...

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4/18/2014 -
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Residents warned to be prepared for severe weather

With spring in full swing, the region can experience extreme weather that can include high winds, heavy rains, lightning, hail and the formation of tornadoes. The Calvert County Department of Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management encourages...

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4/18/2014 -
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Calvert Hospice to show "Honor Flight: The Movie"

Thousands of U.S. Veterans across the nation have visited the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. for free, thanks to the leadership of an organization called Honor Flight and its many supporters. Now the inspiring story of Honor Flight has been...

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4/18/2014 -
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County salutes late mentor

Tribute was paid Tuesday, April 15 to Gregory Slappy, a U.S. Army veteran, who was a role model and mentor of youth for nearly 20 years in Calvert County. Slappy, whose community involvement included a long tenure as a member and president...

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4/18/2014 -
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Man charged with assault and false imprisonment

St. Mary's County Deputy Fennessey responded on Town Creek Drive on April 12 for a reported assault. The victim alleged suspect Darius Devaughn Gross, 21, of California, struck the victim in the head with a glass container and strangled the victim...

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4/18/2014 -
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Golf tourney to benefit Calvert memorial Hospital

Swing into spring at the 25th Annual Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation, Inc. Benefit Golf Classic set for Monday, May 19 at Lake Presidential Golf Club in Upper Marlboro. Proceeds from the event will be used to support a new patient portal that will enhance...

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4/18/2014 -
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Two fires in Charles County, one determined as arson

Firefighters were kept busy April 17 into April 18 with two fires in Charles County within hours of each other. The first blaze was a at home in Nanjemoy at 6:34 p.m. when volunteer firefighters from Nanjemoy and Bel Alton were dispatched to home...

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4/18/2014 -
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Instant Organic Garden: Building raised beds

Raised beds have been around since biblical times and can be made from many materials -- wood, brick, stone, etc., but there's now a new alternative that has benefits the others can't offer. They are called fabric beds and they can give you a faster-growing garden with a bigger harvest...

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4/18/2014 -
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CSM to close for Easter holiday

The College of Southern Maryland will be closed on Sunday, April 20 in observance of Easter. The college will resume normal operations on Monday, April 21.In observance of Memorial Day, CSM will be closed Saturday, May 24 through Monday, May 26...

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4/18/2014 -
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Charles County Commissioners Meeting Agendas for April 22-23

Charles County Commissioners Meeting Agendas for April 22 & 23, 2014 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Charles County Commissioners' Meeting - Legislative Day 1. [9:00 a.m.] Action Items (Commissioners' Meeting Room) 1.01 [9:00 a.m.] Call to Order/Pledge...

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4/18/2014 -
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Who stole Puff's signs?

His campaign motto is "Let Puff Do it." Apparently someone else is doing it to Puff. Recently 27 signs along Golden Beach Road for Republican House of Delegates (29-A) candidate Bryan "Puff" Barthelme have been taken from the front yards...

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4/18/2014 -
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Fugitive Friday- sponsored by Charles County Crime Solvers

Charles County Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Nicole Marie Fant, 28, of St. Leonard. Fant currently has an outstanding warrant charging her with failing to appear in court in November on a theft...

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4/18/2014 -
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CSM Students Send Love to U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan

When airmen assigned to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan opened care packages with a postmark from Leonardtown, Md., they knew they were in for a treat. Along with service members from the Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard, the airmen received boxes...

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4/18/2014 -
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SMECO to hold bike ride June 7

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) employees are hosting their annual bike ride on June 7, 2014. Three bike routes of 29, 47, and 75 miles start at the co-op's headquarters in Hughesville and go as far as Colton's Point in St. Mary's County. Profits...

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