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SMCPS Announces Two Administrative Appointments

LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the following Administrative Transfers:. Ms. Amanda Kellam will transfer from Assistant Principal, 11 month, at Captain Walter Francis Duke Elementary School to Assistant Principal, 11 month, at Park Hall Elementary School. Mr. Zachary Adams will transfer from Assistant...
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PUBLIC HEARING: Snow Hill Master Plan, June 28

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold a Public Hearing Tuesday June 28th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown to consider public input on the Snow Hill Master Plan. The plan can be viewed at
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MSP Leonardtown Barrack Arrests, DUI’s & Warrants Served

On 6/16/2022, TFC E. Ruggles and TFC C. DiToto conducted a traffic stop on Point Lookout Road at Adkins Road, Lexington Park, MD. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted which revealed suspected Marijuana and suspected Crack Cocaine. The passenger of the vehicle was identified as Keenan Anthony Berry, 26 of Lexington Park, MD. A search of Berry’s person also revealed suspected Crack Cocaine. Berry was arrested by Tpr J. Pettitt and transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where he was charged with Possession of CDS: Intent to Distribute, Possession of CDS: Not Marijuana, Possession of CDS: Paraphernalia, and was also issued a civil citation for Possession of CDS: Marijuana Less Than 10 Grams.

Blue State Gun Control Laws in Jeopardy After Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling on New York’s anti-concealed carry law has broader ramifications for similar gun control laws across the country, many of which can now be challenged by Second Amendment advocates. Politico reports that some of the states with gun control laws that may now be...

Former Calvert County Sheriff's Deputy Admits To DUI In Police Car

A former Calvert County sheriff's deputy admitted to drinking, driving, and crashing his patrol vehicle earlier this year, the state attorney's office announced. Jermaine Parvell Mason, 40, of Prince Frederick, pleaded guilty to driving while impaired by alcohol as a subsequent offender following a crash in January that left the other driver with serious injuries.
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office On View Arrests And Warrants Served

Obstructing and Hindering- On June 16, 2022, Cpl. Holdsworth responded to the 21600 block of FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, for the reported trespassing. While conducting the investigation Tyrese Xavier Briscoe, age 23 of Lexington Park, arrived on scene and interrupted the investigation and attempted to remove the individual speaking with Cpl. Holdsworth. Briscoe then stood between Cpl. Holdsworth and the other party, preventing Cpl. Holdsworth from conducting the investigation. Briscoe was advised he was under arrest and resisted by pulling away and not allowing himself to be handcuffed. Briscoe was charged with Obstructing and Hindering and Resisting Arrest.

Good Vibes: The Art Center Opens in Montross

It was January 2022 when the town of Montross approached artist Janice Jones about creating a community arts center. By early April, a building had been purchased and by June it was ready to open its doors to the public with a First Friday reception. The Art Center blossomed when Jones began to pull from her many connections in the art world to bring in a cadre of artists to work with in expanding the vision of what The Art Center could be.
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ACLT Acquires Historic Yoe Farm

On June 6, the American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT), along with Southern Maryland Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) added the last piece of the puzzle by purchasing the largest unprotected land left in the Parkers Creek watershed. The property, a 156-acre historic farm located near Prince Frederick, has passed from over a century of agriculture within the Yoe family into a future of endless preservation.

Cruise the Rivers and Bay on the Allon-Z

Some people took up bread baking or gardening during the pandemic. Not Pierre Monacelli, an avid sailor and boater since he was a teen. He used the time to get his 25-ton U.S. Coast Guard Master License during the COVID-19 lockdown, an accomplishment that spurred his neighbors to suggest he start offering private charters out of Reedville. “It was an accident really,” Monacelli explains with a laugh. “We had a soft opening and wound up doing a lot of bookings with my little boat.”