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Monday | Patch.com

War of 1812 Landmarks on Maryland House & Garden Tour in County

From a news release: The annual Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage returns for six weekends this spring from Saturday, April 26, through Saturday, May 31. Stops feature some of Maryland's most historic properties, including the grave of a man who played a key role in the creation of the national anthem and other landmarks from the War of 1812.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Home Gardening, Home, Baltimore County, MD, Parkton, MD, Talbot County, MD

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland crime report

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police.

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Related Topix: Maryland, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games, Prince Frederick, MD, Charles County, MD

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Mattawoman Creek Art Center is seeking volunteers. Visit the center at Smallwood State Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through Sundays or call 301-743-5159.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Waldorf, MD, Charles County, MD, Prince Frederick, MD, Patuxent River, MD

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Dundalk Eagle

Church welcomes its first female pastor

Kay F. Albury as its first female pastor last summer. She replaced the Rev. Dred Scott, who served as pastor for 15 years.

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Related Topix: Howard University

Sat Apr 05, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Senate Approves Minimum Wage Increase; House Expected To Give Final Approval

The Maryland Senate has approved a bill backed by Governor Martin O'malley to increase the minimum wage in Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley

CBS Local

Md. Holding Memorial Services For Crime Victims

Officials say there will be four memorial services held Sunday in Calvert County, Worcester County, Baltimore City and Montgomery County.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland lawmakers cautious about new health exchange

As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange - switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology - lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is enough oversight to prevent a second failure.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Maryland Government, Harford County, MD, Health

The Enterprise

Tiki Bar outlines opening weekend plans

The Tiki Bar's management outlined plans Thursday for its upcoming opening weekend, which will kick off April 25, dominated discussion at the monthly meeting of the Calvert County Board of License Commissioners on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Solomons, MD

The Independent

Census data tell growth story

Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau pin Charles County as the second-fastest growing county in the state last year.

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Related Topix: Charles County, MD

The Independent

Commissioner blew 0.10 after January arrest

Charles County commissioners' Vice President Reuben B. Collins II pleaded guilty Thursday to driving while impaired Jan. 30 while en route from his Waldorf home to his La Plata law office.

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Related Topix: Charles County, MD, Waldorf, MD, La Plata, MD

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Enterprise

St. Marya s has fourth-lowest property tax rate

The property tax in St. Mary's County is fourth lowest in the state this fiscal year and the county commissioners do not plan to change that rate for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1. The property tax brings in more money to the county's treasury that any other revenue source.

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Related Topix: Talbot County, MD, Charles County, MD, Tax, Worcester County, MD

The Recorder

Calvert Shopping center reopened, without gas after leak

Maryland State Police, the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and at least four area fire departments responded to Calvert Village Shopping Center on Wednesday morning in Prince Frederick for a report of a gas leak that caused nearby businesses to be evacuated.

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Related Topix: Prince Frederick, MD

The Recorder

Our Lady Star of the Sea fifth-graders graduate from D.A.R.E. program

Pictured are, back row, Washington Redskins cheerleader Ashley Taylor, Calvert County Commissioners' President Pat Nutter , Calvert County Sheriff's Office Dfc.

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Related Topix: Solomons, MD

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

U.S. gas exports: disenfranchising Maryland to spite Russia? [Commentary]

So, the United States can still respond quickly when democratic norms are trampled by a dictatorial power abroad.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Opinion

WTOP-FM Washington

Average Maryland teacher sees drop in salary

The average salary for Maryland teachers has decreased since 2009, despite an intensified workload from the hastily implemented Common Core State Standards.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Dorchester County, MD

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WFMD-AM Frederick

Opponents Urge MDE To Reject Dominion's Request For An Air Permit

About 500 comments collected by Myersville Residents for a Rural Community, the Sierra Club and Chesapeake Climate Action network regarding the proposed natural gas compressor station for Myersville have been sent off to the Maryland Department of the Environment.

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Related Topix: Myersville, MD, Maryland Government, Maryland, Frederick, MD, Lusby, MD

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Wills of state's celebrities show wealth, interests

Willard Hackerman collected maps and antique cars. Tom Clancy vacationed in Martha's Vineyard and drove a Cadillac.

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Related Topix: Cadillac Allante, Convertible, Cadillac, Towson, MD

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Two men charged in connection with Annapolis murder

Police charged two men this week in connection with the murder of a Calvert County man in Annapolis last year, and the charges indicate the victim was also robbed amid the fatal shooting.

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Related Topix: Annapolis, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, Huntingtown, MD

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Southern Maryland crime report

These were among reports received by the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Maryland State Police.

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Related Topix: Maryland, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games, Prince Frederick, MD, Charles County, MD

Mon Mar 17, 2014

EDGE

The Annual Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

The annual Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage returns for six weekends this spring from Saturday, April 26 through Saturday, May 31. A Maryland tradition for 77 years, the Pilgrimage offers the opportunity to explore some of Maryland's most fascinating and noteworthy properties, including the grave of a man who played a key role in the creation of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maryland, Home Gardening, Home, Baltimore County, MD, Parkton, MD, Patuxent River, MD

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