Calvert County News

House speaker honored with First Citizen Award

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch are known for not always seeing eye-to-eye.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 03:35pm EST

Cluster of respiratory-related deaths under investigation in Md.

Three people in the Lusby area have died from a respiratory illness and the Calvert County Health Department is investigating the cluster of deaths.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 01:23pm EST

Calvert Co. loses tree believed to be 200+ years old

Maryland has lost a champion tree. The Department of Natural Resources says a national champion American basswood in Chapman State Park in Charles County was recently found fallen. The 150-foot tall tree was believed to have been at least 200 years old.

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 10:39am EST

Father, son get 18 months for overbilling NSA

A Maryland father and son have been sentenced to 18 months in prison for cheating the National Security Agency out of nearly $1.5 million.

Sunday - 03/04/2012, 04:48pm EST

Senators explore repeal of 1997 tax cut

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says senators are exploring a bill that proposes to repeal a Maryland tax cut approved in 1997 to help balance the budget.

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 03:15pm EST

Mild winter leaves businesses begging for snow

Businesses that stocked up for snow now have winter products on hand as they get ready for spring.

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 04:25am EST

Calvert Co. sheriff's member involved in crash Monday night

A member of the Calvert County Sheriff's Department was involved in a car wreck on Monday night.

Monday - 02/20/2012, 08:25pm EST

Environmental group rates Md. counties on bay plans

Six of Maryland's 23 counties received the top rating from an environmental coalition for their Chesapeake Bay restoration plans.

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 03:51pm EST

Not going to the gym? Try 10-minute workouts

If you're not getting to the gym, a Calvert County trainer says you can still work out, at home and at work, for just 10 minutes at a time.

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 04:13am EST

Relative: Copter crash victim didn't live in Md.

The Department of Defense says one of the six Marines killed this week in the crash of a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan is from Maryland, though his father-in-law says he has no ties to the state.

Saturday - 01/21/2012, 06:31pm EST

Authorities looking for missing Md. teen

The Calvert County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 17-year-old girl missing since the beginning of the year.

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 05:57pm EST

Advice for new gym-goers: Stick with it at least 21 days

If you're joining a gym with the goal of losing weight in the new year, a fitness expert has some advice for you.

Wednesday - 01/04/2012, 08:07am EST

Man, teen in crash at Calvert Co. airport

Maryland State Police say two people have been injured in a small plane crash at the end of a runway at a Calvert County airport.

Sunday - 11/20/2011, 09:04pm EST

3 D.C. area communities honored as best for young people

Three communities in the D.C. area are being honored for being among the 100 best for young people.

Sunday - 10/16/2011, 10:53am EDT

Power crews still on the job in Calvert County

Power crews are still on the job in restoring electricity that Hurricane Irene knocked out, and one electric company employee has an urgent message.

Friday - 09/02/2011, 05:46am EDT

Constellation: Reactor restarting after Irene

Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says one of two nuclear reactors at its Calvert Cliffs power plant is being brought back online after being shutdown automatically during Hurricane Irene.

Thursday - 09/01/2011, 11:22am EDT

How some Md. families coped with power outages

Some southern Maryland residents were forced to think outside the box while they were without power and sanitary facilities for almost five days due to Hurricane Irene.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 05:20pm EDT

Calvert Co. orders evacuation of bay cliff homes

The Calvert County Commissioners have ordered a mandatory evacuation of homes within 100 feet of the cliffs along the Chesapeake Bay as Hurricane Irene moves into southern Maryland.

Saturday - 08/27/2011, 02:09pm EDT

Quake closes Calvert County offices

Calvert County officials say they have closed county offices because of the earthquake.

Tuesday - 08/23/2011, 04:15pm EDT

Md. man dies after being knocked off watercraft

Natural Resources police say a man has died after being knocked off a personal watercraft in the Chesapeake Bay.

Thursday - 08/18/2011, 09:15pm EDT
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