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    St. Mary's Co. State Police Reports for St. Mary's Co.

    On 2/26/2019 at approximately 1:00 a.m., Tfc J. Rutkoski conducted a traffic stop on Pegg Road and upon contact with the driver he detected a strong odor of Marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed a burnt marijuana cigar. The driver gave a false name and fled from...
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    Dept. of Aging & Human Services Presents Second Annual Keys to Senior Independence Workshop Series

    What are your plans for retirement? Do you know how to access Medicare, Medicaid, or other programs and services? Are you seeking volunteer opportunities within the St. Mary's County Community? Find all that and more with the Department of Aging & Human Services! This free community workshop...
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    Friends of St. Clement's Island & Piney Point Museums Will Offer Revamped Membership Levels

    Move will benefit historic sites and museums managed by St. Mary's County Museum Division Beginning this year, the Friends of the St. Clement's Island & Piney Point Museums will offer revamped membership levels to members of the public who wish to support the mission and historic sites in the...
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    Public Event 20th Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival July 12-14

    Event to include expanded festival weekend in Partnership with Historic Leonardtown The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the Mid-Atlantic's signature jazz events, held along the shores of the beautiful Potomac River in St. Mary's County, Maryland, is set to feature a fantastic lineup of...
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    Charles Co. County Tourism Grant Funding Application Now Available

    The Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism fiscal 2020 tourism grant application is now available. 501c3 compliant organizations may request funding up to $9,000 for eligible projects. Applications are due by Tuesday, April 3, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. Desired project qualities include: --...
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    Charles Co. Co. Accepting 2019 Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Program Applications

    The Charles County Commissioners wish to announce that applications to participate in Maryland's Agricultural Land Preservation Program for Charles County landowners are now being accepted. Complete applications must be filed with the Department of Planning and Growth Management by 4:30 p.m. on...
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    Charles Co. March 5 Commissioners Meeting Update

    General Assembly Legislation Update Acting County Attorney Danielle Mitchell presented updates and requests for action on the county’s legislative priorities for the 2019 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session. House Bill 389, House Bill 388, House Bill 438, and House Bill 400: No...
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    Charles Co. March 5 Commissioners Meeting Update

    On Tuesday, March 5, the Board of Commissioners received a briefing on the ALICE Report, which was commissioned by United Way and provides a framework and tools to identify and measure the needs of a growing population of households that do not earn enough income to afford basic necessities...
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    Former Marine Museum Intern Publishes Paper Explaining Origin of Local Mega-Tooth Shark, Megalodon

    SOLOMONS, Md. (March 6, 2019) – Carcharocles megalodon, also known simply as the Megalodon or "Meg", is arguably the largest macro-predator this world has ever known. They populated Earth's oceans for 18 million years, from about 20 to 2.5 million years ago. The immediate ancestor of Megalodon...
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    2019 Calvert Co. Science Fair Winners

    For the third year in a row, Isabelle Du Bois of Southern Middle won the Junior Grand Award in the Calvert County Science Fair. Her 2019 project was titled “What’s Your Angle (of Attack) Bernoulli?” Austin Fowler and Danielle Frye of Huntingtown High captured the Senior Grand Award with their...
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    Anyone familiar with "Beloved Creatures Ferret Rescue"

    They've been in our database for years and now their email is coming back as invalid. Since quite a few people try to reach them, I am reaching out to see if anyone knows the operator and any contact info, website, etc. If I can't find something current with a few days, they will be removed.
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    Bill to Raise Minimum Wage Passes House of Delegates

    Posted for public consumption. Not an endorsement. Annapolis, MD - Today, the Maryland House of Delegates passed a version of the Minimum Wage (Fight for Fifteen) bill (HB 166), sponsored by Delegate Diana M. Fennell (D-Prince George's). The House voted 96-44 in favor of gradually raising...
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    Students at a Calvert County HS help uncover Baltimore history

    BALTIMORE, Maryland-- The site where the Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond now sits links back in time to the days when African American slaves were freed after the Civil War. Students at a Calvert County High School helped in uncovering that piece of Baltimore’s past.
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    Fastop's "Got To Give" Program Donates $2,600 to American Cancer Society

    Customer donations were gathered and doubled by The Gott Company, Fastop parent company, to expand support. PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. - The Gott Company's "Got To Give" program continues to provide funds for local organizations dedicated to strengthening the surrounding community. Recently, the...
  15. Cecil's Mill Historic District

    Cecil's Mill Historic District

    The original water-powered textile mill, "Clifton Factory," built in 1812 was rebuilt as a flour mill in 1900 by John Thomas Cecil. Historic district also includes Cecil's County Store and Post Office built in 1906. Cecil's Mill in Great Mills, Md. Photos taken in Dec. 2005.
  16. Corn Mill Grinder

    Corn Mill Grinder

    Cecil's Mill in Great Mills, Md. Photos taken in Dec. 2005.
  17. Items on display

    Items on display

    Cecil's Mill in Great Mills, Md. Photos taken in Dec. 2005.
  18. Outside mechanics of the saw engine

    Outside mechanics of the saw engine

    Cecil's Mill in Great Mills, Md. Photos taken in Dec. 2005.
  19. The stream flows just behind the mill

    The stream flows just behind the mill

    Cecil's Mill in Great Mills, Md. Photos taken in Dec. 2005.
  20. Fairbanks Morse Engine

    Fairbanks Morse Engine

    50 HP Type Y. Built 1923. Serial No. 574317, Cecil's Mill in Great Mills, Md. Photos taken in Dec. 2005.