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METCOM Announces Water And Sewer Bill Payment Assistance Program Success

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – On August 3, 2022, Metropolitan Commission’s Executive Director, George Erichsen reported to the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County that MetCom’s partnership with the Maryland Department of Human Services Office of Home Energy Program (OHEP) has proven successful for many of its customers. Erichsen...
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Teen Hospitalized After Being Attacked By A Dog In St. Mary’s County

CALLAWAY, Md. — We are receiving reports this afternoon that a girl has been transported to a nearby hospital after sustaining a dog bite. At approximately 1:37 p.m. on August 6, first responders were dispatched to the 20000 block of Piney Point Road for reports that a juvenile had been attacked by a dog.

Purveyor: Dreaming Tree Farms

History: Detesting the bustle of Northern Virginia and the 9-to-5 corporate lifestyle, Chris Couch made a big move — he bought a farm. “I’ve always enjoyed growing things and working with food,” Couch says. “That kind of led to this idea.” In January 2018, Couch and his wife began Dreaming Tree Farms, named for the Dave Matthews Band song and a reflection of Couch’s longtime devotion to the musician: Couch has attended 62 concerts so far.
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Deborah Ann Young

Deborah Ann Young, 64, of Clinton, MD passed away on July 21, 2022 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center with her family by her side. She was born on February 20, 1958 in Leonardtown, MD to the late James Edward Young Sr. and Gertrude Elizabeth (Armstrong) Young of Leonardtown, MD. Deborah...

Man charged with DUI after striking Hanover deputy’s patrol car

HANOVER, Va. (WWBT) - A man is in police custody after allegedly hitting a deputy’s patrol car in Hanover Thursday. Deputies responded to a multi-vehicle crash with an overturned vehicle on Scotchtown Road in the area of Three Oaks Lane. The Sheriff’s Office says while a deputy was in...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office On View Arrests And Warrants Served

Resisting Arrest/Obstructing- On July 28, 2022, Cpl. Teague responded to the 21200 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, to assist another deputy in serving an outstanding arrest warrant. Heather Ann Rose, age 37 of no fixed address, intervened and attempted to pull the individual with a warrant away from deputies, would not follow instructions, and continued to try to stop the arrest. Rose was arrested and charged with Resist/Interfere with Arrest and Obstructing and Hindering.

Welcome to August

The season of change has started. Bus drivers are practicing their routes, and Potomac Mills is humming with back-to-school shoppers. Public school starts Aug. 22, and our area college students will soon be heading to points far and wide. As a community, we’re excited for this throwback to “normal.” Yet...

Broadband Grant Contract Signed

King William County Signs Broadband Grant Contract. On Friday, August 5, 2022, King William’s County Administrator, Percy Ashcraft, signed the VATI grant contract between King William and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to begin the County’s ubiquitous broadband project. The project will provide fiber to the home throughout all parts of the County not already slated for broadband through other grant projects.

Virginia Sales Tax Holiday

Purchase Qualifying Items without Paying Sales Tax in Virginia. Stock up on qualifying school supplies, clothing, hurricane and emergency preparedness supplies, and certain ENERGY STAR™ and WaterSense™ products without paying state sales tax starting Friday, Aug. 5 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. Enjoy the savings whether you shop online, in-store, or by mail or phone.
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Temporary Daytime Signal Outage at MD 237 / FDR Boulevard Intersection

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The Department of Public Works & Transportation (DPW&T) is continuing its construction for the FDR Boulevard extension. Starting at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 4, crews will deactivate power to the traffic signal, and traffic will be directed using a flagging operation at the MD 237 (Chancellors Run Road) / FDR Boulevard intersection.
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Leonardtown VFD Awarded Life-Saving Rescue Resources To Help Defend Against Grain Bin Accidents

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – On July 28, local first responders with the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department were awarded a grain rescue tube and specialized training from Nationwide and Maryland Grain Producers through Nationwide’s Grain Bin Safety advocacy campaign. The resources will be used to help protect against grain entrapments, which result in dozens of deaths across rural America.