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Calvert County commissioners making progress on goalsThe Calvert County Board of County Commissioners has a busy fall ahead, with wo
Calvert County commissioners making progress on goals
South Maryland News / Posted yesterday
The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners has a busy fall ahead, with work sessions scheduled to advance toward meeting 10 major goals the board set at the beginning of the year. County administrator Terry Shannon gave the BOCC an update on... Read more
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Calvert moves forward with allowing indoor commercial recreation in industrial zonesThe Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to move forward on an in
Calvert moves forward with allowing indoor commercial recreation in industrial zones
South Maryland News / Posted 6 days ago
The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners voted to move forward on an initiative to potentially allow indoor commercial recreational facilities in industrial areas. This change, which requires text amendments to the Calvert County Zoning... Read more
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Dominion to add on-site emergency fire brigadeAn official from Dominion Cove Point announced Tuesday that the plant plans to
Dominion to add on-site emergency fire brigade
South Maryland News / Posted 6 days ago
An official from Dominion Cove Point announced Tuesday that the plant plans to add an on-site fire brigade for quicker response during potential emergency events. The brigade will consist of employees with a higher level of training, and will be in... Read more
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After amendment fails among planning commission, BOCC approves reduced Huntingtown wooded bufferMore than one year after the applicant requested it be deferred, the Calvert Co
After amendment fails among planning commission, BOCC approves reduced Huntingtown wooded buffer
South Maryland News / Posted 6 days ago
More than one year after the applicant requested it be deferred, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners approved a zoning amendment that decreases the amount of wooded buffer along Route 2/4 in Huntingtown. The decision came after a... Read more
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North Beach Sunrise Garden opens with high praiseIt required the cooperation of local groups and governments throughout more tha
North Beach Sunrise Garden opens with high praise
South Maryland News / Posted 8 days ago
It required the cooperation of local groups and governments throughout more than a year, but at last, the North Beach Sunrise Garden opened officially over the weekend — with a special appearance by Gov. Larry Hogan (R). “This is an example of how... Read more
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Calvert officials consider joining Rural Counties CoalitionThe Calvert County Board of County Commissioners trekked to Ocean City earlier
Calvert officials consider joining Rural Counties Coalition
South Maryland News / Posted 8 days ago
The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners trekked to Ocean City earlier this month to network with other elected officials and learn more about issues confronting Maryland’s counties. Commissioners’ Vice President Evan Slaughenhoupt (R), who... Read more
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South Maryland News
State initiative brings community together through readingThe story of nine working-class American young men defeating the odds and, toge
State initiative brings community together through reading
South Maryland News / Posted 12 days ago
The story of nine working-class American young men defeating the odds and, together, overcoming adversity will be the focus for a statewide initiative designed to bring people and communities together by reading and discussing themes in one... Read more
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Calvert BOCC approves document retention policyEach department in the county has an informal document retention policy, but as
Calvert BOCC approves document retention policy
South Maryland News / Posted 13 days ago
Each department in the county has an informal document retention policy, but as a result of state law, the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners approved an official document retention policy, which must be approved by the state. A first... Read more
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Coalition puts cleanup focus where it should be: Conowingo DamIn reference to the letter to the editor in the July 31 edition of The Calvert
Coalition puts cleanup focus where it should be: Conowingo Dam
South Maryland News / Posted 15 days ago
In reference to the letter to the editor in the July 31 edition of The Calvert Recorder, “Think twice about joining the Clean Chesapeake Coalition,” I offer the following response: Clean it up. Many in rural areas have septic tanks that are pumped... Read more
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Cove Point currents under scrutinyWater currents in the Cove Point area have been under scrutiny after three drow
Cove Point currents under scrutiny
South Maryland News / Posted 20 days ago
Water currents in the Cove Point area have been under scrutiny after three drowning incidents that have occurred in recent weeks. The rapid currents have been dragging people from shallow water into the depths of the bay, resulting in the county... Read more
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Sheriff candidates might be jumping the gunSo, both candidates for sheriff from the previous election have just announced
Sheriff candidates might be jumping the gun
South Maryland News / Posted 29 days ago
So, both candidates for sheriff from the previous election have just announced their candidacy again for the next election. Is anyone else amazed by this? Rather than concentrating on reducing the crime in Calvert County that I feel seemingly gets... Read more
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Tri-County Animal Shelter comes under fire at Calvert commissioners’ meetingDuring a presentation to the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners on Ju
Tri-County Animal Shelter comes under fire at Calvert commissioners’ meeting
South Maryland News / Posted 29 days ago
During a presentation to the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners on July 28, the conditions of the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville were questioned by commissioners and residents alike. Kim Stephens, animal shelter supervisor, said... Read more
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First step to creating Calvert Shores municipality nears completionThe first major milestone in the process to make the Chesapeake Ranch Estates i
First step to creating Calvert Shores municipality nears completion
South Maryland News / Posted 1 months ago
The first major milestone in the process to make the Chesapeake Ranch Estates into a municipality is almost complete. About a dozen volunteers have been working throughout the last several months to collect signatures from registered voters in the... Read more
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Calvert County moves forward with school zone speed camerasThe county plans to install speed cameras in six school zones, after the Calver
Calvert County moves forward with school zone speed cameras
South Maryland News / Posted 1 months ago
The county plans to install speed cameras in six school zones, after the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners adopted an ordinance establishing the Calvert County Safety for Students Program on Tuesday. The ordinance is a result of two prior... Read more
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Supreme Court decision delays Calvert’s new sign ordinanceThe long-awaited changes to the county’s sign ordinance will have to wait a whi
Supreme Court decision delays Calvert’s new sign ordinance
South Maryland News / Posted 1 months ago
The long-awaited changes to the county’s sign ordinance will have to wait a while longer in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that county attorney John Norris said is a “game changer.” In the case of Reed v. the Town of Gilbert, Ariz., the... Read more

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