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Vehicle Fire In Drayden Results In Discovery Of Deceased Individual
DRAYDEN, Md. – On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, Deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office (SMCSO) responded to a report of a vehicle fire in Drayden, MD. Upon arrival, firefighters from the Second District Volunteer Fire Department reported to Deputies they had extinguished the blaze of a 2011 Ford Ranger and discovered an unidentified deceased male in the driver’s seat.
Reedville Man Extradited To Maryland
Authorities with the Mifflin County Regional Police Department confirmed that the Reedsville man charged with murder in connection to the disappearance of a prominent D.C. photographer is being extradited. Police say Brandon Holbrook was picked up Thursday afternoon and is in the process of being extradited to Calvert County, Maryland.
Tropical Storm Warning In Effect For St. Mary’s And Calvert
PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen will move north-northwestward toward the Mid-Atlantic Coast today before moving northward near the Mid-Atlantic Coast Saturday through Sunday. The main threat will be a storm surge with inundation around 2 to 3 feet most likely for locations along the western shore...
St. Mary's County offers sandbags in anticipation of Potential Tropical Cyclone 16
St. Andrews – 44595 St. Andrews Church Road. Sandbags are not pre-filled and are limited to between 10 and 25 sandbags per person while supplies last. For more information, please contact the department of public works and transportation at (301) 475-4200, ext. 3527. For additional preparedness information or to...
Sandbags Available For Severe Weather Preparation
St. Andrews – 44595 St. Andrews Church Road. Sandbags are not pre-filled and are limited to between 10 and 25 sandbags per person while supplies last. For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works & Transportation at (301) 475-4200, ext. 3527. For additional preparedness information or to...
Potentially Severe Weather Incoming This Weekend From Tropical Cyclone Sixteen
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The National Weather Service is forecasting potentially severe weather that will likely impact St. Mary’s County this weekend, beginning Friday evening, September 22, 2023, and continuing through Sunday morning, September 24, 2023, due to potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. This storm is anticipated to bring impacts,...
Northern Neck ferries suspend service
The Merry Point Ferry in Lancaster County and the Sunnybank Ferry in Northumberland County will not operate on Friday, Sept. 22, and Saturday, Sept. 23, due to forecasted tidal flooding and high winds this weekend. The Merry Point and Sunnybank ferries are free ferry services operated by the Virginia Department...
Lexington Park Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For 2022 Stabbing
LEONARDTOWN, Md.– State’s Attorney Jaymi Sterling announced today that Frederick Lee Weems, Jr., 44, of Lexington Park, Maryland, was sentenced to 35 years with 20 years of active incarceration for an incident involving a stabbing. On January 8, 2022, at approximately 3:16 a.m., deputies with the St. Mary’s...
Christmas In April St. Mary’s County Needs Your Help!
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – For the last 33 years, Christmas in April St. Mary’s County has been a helping hand to hundreds of homeowners in need. Christmas in April St. Mary’s County, Inc. is a volunteer organization that, in partnership with the community, rehabilitates the houses of low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly and disabled, so that they may live in warmth, safety, and independence. They also provide help through work on community projects.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Leonardtown, MD
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Leonardtown.
Attempted Murder: Somerset County Man Indicted In Chase With Police Lieutenant
Brian A. Niziolek, 37, of Fairview Avenue in Somerville, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, second- and third-degree aggravated assault, second-degree eluding, second-degree burglary, resisting arrest, motor vehicle theft, and various weapons offenses following the police pursuit in Manville on Thursday, June 29, Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald said.
UPDATE: Voluntary Evacuation of Smith Island in Effect
SMITH ISLAND, MD - The Somerset County Emergency Services has announced a voluntary evacuation of Smith Island and other flood-prone areas within Somerset County in anticipation of the approaching potential tropical storm. Somerset Emergency Services says Natural Resources Police will be present at the County Dock in Ewell at 2...
Coastal Flood Watch In St. Mary’s County Starting Friday Night
ST. MARY’S COUNTY, Md. – A coastal flood watch remains in effect from late Friday night through Sunday morning for the shoreline in St. Marys County. The National Weather Service warns of possible tidal flooding, with one to two feet of inundation above ground level in low-lying areas from Tropical Cyclone Sixteen.
Tropical Storm Warning Forces Kate Farm Film Screening Cancellation Tonight
Unfortunately, we have little choice but to cancel tonight's screening of Koyaaanisqatsi in light of deteriorating forecast conditions and the National Weather Service's placement of St. Mary's County in Tropical Storm Warning status. The Kate Farm Film Series will look into rescheduling later this semester. Upside: You may still opt...
Cruisin’ Southern Maryland To Hold Their 11th Annual Event To Support Local Veterans!
CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. – Cruisin’ Southern Maryland, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that holds a yearly 100-mile cruise around Southern Maryland to raise funds to help support local veterans in the area! They will have their 11th annual cruise on Saturday, September 30, 2023. The organization provides...
Suspected Dealer Busted After Vehicle, Foot Pursuit With Deputies In Lexington Park: Sheriff
On Tuesday afternoon, deputies were able to apprehend and arrest the 27-year-old Lexington Park resident who was wanted and spotted while they were working the "Slow Down St. Mary's" initiative in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road. The deputies confirmed that Miles was wanted for an assault charge, and...
31-year-old driver hits multiple trees, killed in crash in Westmoreland County
Virginia State Police are investigating after a 31-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Westmoreland County.
The Return of The Ridge Review
At the end of the last school year, it appeared that the Ridge Review newspaper was coming to an end. As the staff dwindled to less than ten writers, it became difficult to release consistent publications and cover the school’s events. It seemed that the final straw for the 28 year-old newspaper was when its long time advisor, Mr. Korman, would no longer be teaching the journalism class. So, the remaining staff published their final and heartfelt goodbyes, signaling the end of an era.
Food Friday: End-of-Summer Tomatoes
It’s the end of the line for summer. Today is the last day of what some have said was the hottest summer on record. I believe them. I spent the season scurrying between air conditioned spaces, or dashing around the yard, repositioning the sprinkler to keep the tomatoes hydrated and the new pachysandra bed alive. I did a lot of sweaty running in the heat, while I was dodging the constant clouds of marauding mosquitoes, and avoiding the troop maneuvers of more ants than I have ever seen.
Dorchester County Woes: Moody’s Withdraws County Credit Rating
Dorchester’s County government has lost a key credit rating in the latest fallout from years of overdue financial audits that are only now becoming available. Moody’s Investors Service late last week formally withdrew Dorchester’s credit rating when county officials failed to produce financials under a 30 day deadline. Moody’s cited the lack of information from Dorchester in wiping out its credit rating.