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Dandelion History and Fun Craft

Did you know that dandelions are not native to the Americans? They were brought here by Europeans during the seventeenth century. During that time, they were thought to possess medicinal properties. Learn all about the dandelion and a fun craft based on the dandelion from Historic St. Mary’s City.

The History of Shuffleboard

Shuffleboard was also popular in the early American colonies. Bridget Bishop was the first of nineteen people executed for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. She was somewhat disreputable as she operated taverns which had frivolous games like shuffleboard. So, clearly shuffleboard was well known in England and America from before and after the founding of the Maryland colony. It…

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Historic Sotterly Lecture

We are excited to see local historical institution Historic Sotterley is offering a live stream lecture next week. “Dr. Alan Taylor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, holds the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair. A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner in American History, Taylor will speak to his newest publication, Thomas Jefferson’s Education: A social and political history of education in Virginia with an emphasis on…

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Jaime Rivera…Obituary Correction

CORRECTION TO WHAT HAS BEEN PRINTED IN THE CALVERT RECORDER NEWSPAPER…I just want to be sure everyone knows the correct service date for Jaime Rivera, “Jim” because the newspaper printed the wrong date. Go figure… So please pass it along that the services will be this Friday, August 23. at St. John Vianney in Prince Frederick, Visitation begins at 10am…

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Lost Pet, Please Help

Someone in our community needs our help finding their lost dog. Please reply if anyone knows anything about the following … A Black and White Pitbull who goes by the name of Ace who has a skin condition with patches on his stomach and chest got out of our yard last night around 11:30pm. We believe someone may have picked…

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Top Soil Southern MD

Need Top Soil?

Posted By: Scaggs Site Development Posted: April 12th. Screened Top Soil…Taking orders for next week. $375 a load Northern Calvert/Southern AA. $400 to huntingtown, $450 to prince frederick. Please call the office for delivery 410.257.6763 or contact us through our website ScaggsExcavating.com

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Wanted Wednesday Walmart in California

Wanted Wednesday Crime Solvers On Friday, March 4, 2016, at 8:20 PM, the suspect walked out of the Walmart store, located at 45485 Miramar Way, in California, MD with a Samsung 50” UHD TV without paying for it. The suspect was last seen getting into what appeared to be a black Nissan Altima with New York plates driven by a…

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Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy

Sixteen Candidates – Eight from Charles County –Graduate from Justice Academy Corrections Entrance Level Training Program Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of sixteen correctional officers from the Corrections Entrance Level Training Program (CELTP) at a ceremony held March 18 at Maurice McDonough High School in…

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MD State Police Press Release

Machete Robber

Machete Robber Captured in Hold Up Try March 30, 2016 A North East woman and her accomplice are in the custody on robbery charges after being caught by Maryland State Troopers in the midst of holding up a convenience store in the Bayview community of Cecil County. Sarah Beth Clendaniel, 28, of the 400 block of Champlain Road, was taken…

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MD State Police Press Release

Driver Under Arrest After Pursuit Annapolis MD

Driver Under Arrest After Pursuit March 30, 2016 (ANNAPOLIS, MD) — Maryland State Police have arrested a man who refused to stop for police in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties tonight and was taken into custody after he struck a tractor trailer on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The male driver is under arrest, but troopers have been unable to positively…

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