Beware: Sheriff's Office Shares False InfoDMV InvestigationsNewsBreak Contributor
STAY AWAY: Sheriff's Office Keeps Residents in the Dark (UPDATE)DMV InvestigationsNewsBreak Contributor
Three new defense contracts totaling $80.4 million for Bell Boeing's site in MarylandThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
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Recall Alert for Florida: Fresh Cantaloupes Suspected of Salmonella ContaminationLilly RocheNewsBreak Contributor
These heathsville, VA based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near heathsville.
Police asking for public's help locating non-verbal man missing for over a month from St. Mary's County
Gil McDonald, 56, has been missing since Oct. 28 from the Point Lookout area of St. Mary's County, and is considered to be critically missing.
St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Tackles Surge in Criminal Activity
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office faced an intense period of law enforcement activities from November 13 to November 26, 2023, with a striking total of nearly 3,000 incidents. The surge in calls for service, reaching 1,479 and 1,524 incidents over consecutive weeks, underscores the office's steadfast efforts to combat a wide spectrum of criminal activity and uphold community safety in the historic county of Maryland.
'Drug Cache,' 'Ghost Guns' Recovered From Convicted Felon During Southern MD Bust: Sheriff
Adam Joseph Holland was arrested in the 46000 block of Hilton Drive in his Lexington Park apartment on Wednesday afternoon following a joint investigation between the St. Mary's County and Calvert County sheriff's offices, authorities announced. During the search, officials say that they recovered a loaded, privately made AR-15 pistol...
Beware: Sheriff's Office Shares False Info
Sheriff Steve A. Hall has chosen to partake in what appears to be a disinformation campaign through his state-sponsored campaign page. One specific area where this campaign focuses on is the sharing of contacts from iPhones. Instead of conducting thorough research and providing information on relevant crimes, such as drive-by incidents in Leonardtown, the Sheriff's Office primarily showcases pictures of puppies, play dates, and other heartwarming moments featuring officers interacting with the community for photo opportunities.
Unearthing the Enigma: The Legend of Dameron's Pirate Treasure
Whispers of a bygone era where swashbuckling pirates ruled the seas continue to linger around the coastal enclave of Dameron. Local lore is rife with tales from the 17th and 18th centuries, a time when infamous figures like Blackbeard and 'Calico' Jack Rackham left their legendary mark. These seafaring outlaws were lured by freedom and fortune, leading to the birth of stories about hidden treasures in places like Dameron, where they allegedly found refuge and perhaps buried their ill-gotten gains.
Two people die in Dorchester County crash under investigation by Maryland State Police
Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash that occurred early Wednesday morning in Dorchester County and led to the deaths of two people. What we know about the crash that killed two people. The deceased are identified as Johnnie Wright Jr., 47, and Michelle Wright, 47, both of...
Owner of five western PA McDonald’s cited for child labor law violations
(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com)– The owner of five different western Pennsylvania McDonald’s franchise locations has been cited by the Department of Labor for having more than 30 children work later and longer than child labor laws allow. According to the Department of Labor (DOL), Endor Inc., the owner of McDonald’s franchise locations in Brookeville, Clarion, Punxsutawney and St. […]
Burgess, Virginia: A Fishing Haven Fueling Economy and Conservation
Nestled in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay, the quaint town of Burgess, Virginia, has become a beacon for anglers nationwide. Renowned for Captain Billy's Charters and the Greater Wicomico River Bridge, among other prized spots, Burgess offers a fishing paradise that bolsters the local economy. The community, with its bustling marinas and fishing tournaments, is not just a hub for recreational activity but also a vital source of employment, anchored in tradition and economic sustenance.
Score, live updates from the Decatur-Huntingtown state championship football game
There are only six games left in the MPSSAA high school football season, as the state championships are set to be decided over the next three days. First up on Thursday night are the undefeated Stephen Decatur Seahawks, who will make the trip to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium for the Class 2A state title game, where they will meet the Huntingtown Hurricanes from Calvert County. Decatur is looking for a n undefeated season, their first football state championship in program history and the first football state title for a Bayside team since 1996.
Maryland nuclear power plant to test emergency sirens on Dec. 4
Here's what to know if you hear a loud siren in parts of Maryland on Monday. Constellation Energy Corporation will conduct its semi-annual full-volume emergency warning siren test around the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Lusby, Maryland, on Monday, Dec. 4, at about noon. The warning siren system will...
Nuclear power plant sirens to be tested in several Maryland counties
LUSBY, Maryland — An alert system for a Maryland nuclear power plant is going to be tested on Dec. 4 at noon, and may be heard by residents in parts of St. Mary's, Calvert and Dorchester counties. With a little less than a week's notice, the St. Mary's County...
Calvert County Sheriff's Office Launches Holiday Safety Campaign
As the festive season unfolds, the Calvert County Sheriff's Office, under the vigilant eye of Sheriff Ricky Cox, has rolled out a robust holiday safety campaign geared towards protecting the community during this bustling time of year. The campaign features a heightened law enforcement presence, with deputies conducting patrols on foot, bicycles, and via marked and unmarked vehicles. This strategic move aims to shield local businesses, schools, churches, and neighborhoods from the spike in criminal activities that often accompanies the holiday season.
St. Mary’s Commissioner Meeting Rollup, November 28
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) began their business meeting with an invocation and the pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. For their main agenda item, the CSMC discussed the proposed Ordinance to establish the St. Mary’s County School Zone Speed Camera...
2 arrested in deadly shooting in St. Mary's County
Two men have been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting in St. Mary's County that happened in April. One of the suspects was a juvenile at the time of the shooting but both are being charged as adults.
Sustaining the Heritage of Chesapeake Bay's Crabbing Villages Amidst Environmental Challenges
Chesapeake Bay's fishing villages, like Crapo, Maryland, boast a deep-rooted crabbing heritage, tracing back to the area's earliest European settlers who fished the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. This industry, pivotal to local culture and economy, has evolved through innovations such as trotlines and crab pots, boosting harvest efficiency. While commercial and recreational crabbing have flourished, climate change and overfishing present ongoing challenges. However, the community's determination, supported by organizations like the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, has spurred conservation efforts aimed at sustainable crab populations, including grass bed and oyster reef restoration.
The Enduring Legacy of St. Francis Xavier: From Historic American Church to Global Catholic Missions
The legacy of St. Francis Xavier stretches far beyond the walls of the St. Francis Xavier Church in Newtowne, Maryland, yet it is within these hallowed grounds that one can witness the tangible impact of his missionary spirit. Founded in the 17th century, this church is the oldest in continuous operation from the original English colonies, symbolizing the resilience and faith of its congregants. Despite facing adversity, the parish flourished, safeguarding the essence of its heritage and its place on the National Register of Historic Places since 1972. This site encapsulates the vivacity of Xavier's spiritual vision on American soil.
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge: A Haven for Bald Eagles and American History
Nestled on Maryland's Eastern Shore, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge stands as a testament to both ecological wonders and the rich tapestry of American history. Established in 1933, the refuge spans over 28,000 acres within the Chesapeake Bay watershed, offering a sanctuary to a plethora of wildlife species, including a significant population of American bald eagles. Revered as the 'Eagle Capital of the East Coast', Blackwater provides a spectacular venue for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts to witness these symbols of American pride in their largest breeding grounds on the East Coast outside of Florida.
Calvert County Public Schools' High School Students Selected For 2024 Maryland General Assembly Page Program
PRINCE FREDERICK, MD—Two Calvert County Public Schools’ (CCPS) students will serve as student pages during the 2024 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly (MGA), which runs from January to early April. Congratulations. to Northern High School students Margaret Rathgeb and Paige Plater who were selected to represent...
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Leonardtown as of 2023-11-29. 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 Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.