Over 50 firefighters battle Essex astroturf blazeWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Arrest Made: School Trespasser Identified as Robbery SuspectDMCNewsBreak Contributor
Gun in Great Mills High followed by Armed RobberiesDMV InvestigationsNewsBreak Contributor
Opinion: Sheriff's Ineffectiveness Fuels Crime SurgeDMV InvestigationsNewsBreak Contributor
Maryland Woman Lost $17K After a Crook Goes into a Verizon Store w/ Her Phone Number & Gets SIM CardZack LoveNewsBreak Contributor
Lancaster man pleads guilty to defrauding Primis Bank of about $2.4 million
A man of the Weems area of Lancaster County has pleaded guilty to defrauding his employer, Primis Bank, by issuing fraudulent loans, and then using the loan proceeds for his own purposes, according to the Department of Justice.
Off-duty officer charged with attempted murder, assault suspended by Prince George’s County Police Department
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (DC News Now) — The Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) said it suspended one of its officers who faces charges in two other counties in Maryland. The charges include attempted murder. PGPD said the charges against Cpl. David Hardester are in Charles County and St. Mary’s County. PGPD said investigators […]
Dive into the Mexican Food Scene: Discover 3 Must-Visit Restaurants in Colonial Beach
This article presents a delightful exploration of three Mexican restaurants in Colonial Beach. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Chesapeake Lens: All That Glitters by Pat Anderson
Some work commutes are better than others. This one is in St. Mary’s County. “All That Glitters” by Pat Anderson. The Spy Newspapers may periodically employ the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the clarity and accuracy of our content.
Lancaster, VA High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 24
In Lancaster, Virginia, there are attractive high school basketball matchups on the schedule today. Info on how to watch them is available here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Lancaster, Virginia High School Boys Basketball...
MSP Leonardtown Barrack Arrests, DUIs And Warrants Served
On 2/13/2024, TFC Posch responded to the Sheetz, located at 20760 Old Great Mills Road, Great Mills, MD for the report of an individual who had an active arrest warrant. Investigation revealed that Shanae Elizabeth Dorsey, 33 of Leonardtown, MD had an active warrant through the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack and was arrested. A search incident to arrest revealed suspected Cocaine and associated paraphernalia. Dorsey was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with Possession of CDS: Not Cannabis and Possession of CDS: Paraphernalia.
St. Mary's County Public Schools Rising Freshman Orientation Nights Scheduled
LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools will host three Rising Freshman Orientation Nights this March. The purpose of the events is to provide an opportunity for rising ninth graders and their families to preview ninth-grade course selections, learn about available Academies and Pathways, meet counselors and school administrators, and get an overview of high school graduation requirements. The Rising Freshman Orientation Nights will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 4th, at Chopticon High School, Tuesday, March 5th, at Leonardtown High School, and Thursday, March 7th, at Great Mills High School.
Today the gas price is close to $3.26 in Colonial Beach as of 2024-02-24. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Two Flown To Trauma Center After Striking A Tree In Hollywood
HOLLYWOOD, Md. – On February 22, 2024, at approximately 10:22 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident on Jones Road in the area of McIntosh Road. Upon arrival, crews found a single vehicle off the roadway into a tree with two occupants injured. EMS requested a...
Lancaster, February 24 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Middlesex High School basketball team will have a game with Lancaster High School on February 24, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Fire marshal IDs man who died in St. Mary's shed fire
State and county authorities are investigating a shed fire that occurred in St. Mary’s County during the late evening hours of Feb. 16 and claimed the life of a man found in the structure. The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office are trying to determine the cause of the blaze on River Springs Road in Avenue. On Tuesday, the state fire marshal’s...
Roots Recovered: Reclaiming Our Names | African Americans face unique challenges in learning their ancestry
NORFOLK, Va. — There's a name that means power to Dunnsville, Virginia man Ronnie Sidney II: Lewis Corbin. Corbin was Sidney's third great-grandfather. He escaped slavery from the Bellevue Plantation in Essex County in the 1800s and fought in the U.S. Navy for the Union in the Civil War. Meanwhile, the son of his enslaver, Robert Ware, fought for the Confederacy.
GoFundMe page effort for two first responders involved in serious accident
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Dr. Jason Finkelstein, a former Staten Islander and the son of Rich Finkelstein, a Jewish Community Center Hall of Famer, is recovering from an automobile accident in St. Mary’s County, Md., with Todd Bowman, his work partner in the town where they both live.
Over 50 firefighters battle Essex astroturf blaze
As of this morning, Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department (TEVFD) said the cause of a massive astroturf fire is unknown. TEVFD said crew was dispatched to an area at the back of Lagrange Industrial Park in Essex at about 4 p.m. where they found approximately 100 rolls of astroturf on fire. The department immediately requested mutual aid from Richmond County Volunteer Fire Department.
Drivers to see alternate lane closures on Robert O. Norris Bridge in Virginia’s Northern Neck
Drivers should expect to see delays on the Robert O. Norris Bridge next week, which connects Route 3, spanning across the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties in Virginia’s Northern Neck.
BizSense Beat: February 23, 2024
BizSense Beat is a weekly collaboration between VPM News and Richmond BizSense that brings you the top business stories during NPR's Morning Edition on Fridays. Here’s a recap of the top stories for the week of February 23, 2024:. Reported by Richmond Bizsense’s Mike Platania. A former Dominion...
Death Investigation Underway At Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – At approximately 10:05 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division responded to Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School in Mechanicsville, MD, for a death investigation. Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) and a Forensic Investigator...
>Virginia Man Nabbed In Sting For Soliciting Minor
Virginia Man Nabbed In Sting For Soliciting Minor. (Lancaster, PA) -- A Washington, DC-area man will spend up to two years in prison for trying to have sex with a child. Officials from the Lancaster County Human Trafficking Task Force say they arrested Tanner Iskra of Stafford, Virginia after a sting operation. Prosecutors say Iskra made online arrangements for an encounter with who he believed to be a 13-year-old girl in Lancaster County. He was actually communicating with task force officers. Iskra was found guilty of attempted statutory sexual assault and four related felony charges.
Lord Calvert Mobile Home Park Feeling A Little More At Ease, Timeline Revealed
CALIFORNIA, Md. – Residents from Lord Calvert Mobile Home Park are feeling a little more at ease after hearing from St. Mary’s Commissioner Mike Hewitt. Hewitt spoke to the residents at the Crossroad Church in California, Maryland to discuss plans on closing the trailer park, which has 206 trailers.
St. Mary's Chamber of Commerce to celebrate 50th anniversary
The St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce has been helping local businesses for the past 50 years and it hopes to continue that assistance for at least the next 50. The chamber will celebrate its five decades of service with an anniversary gala on March 8. “It’s fantastic that the chamber 50 years ago really got the business community together and have made all kinds of strides over all these...