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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Avian influenza (HPAI) case in Charles County

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Maryland Department of Agriculture reports a case of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza (HPAI) in a Charles County backyard flock. Confirmation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratory is pending...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Certified Local Farm and Fish Program & Certified Local Farm and Fish Food Aggregation Grant Fund

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The Maryland Department of Agriculture recently established the Certified Local Farm and Fish Program to encourage state agencies, including public four-year universities, to achieve an overall goal of purchasing 20% of their food from Certified Local Far...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) Program

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The Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program assists agricultural producers enter value-added activities to generate new products, create and expand marketing opportunities and increase producer income. Independent producers (includes harvesters and stee...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Get Involved with 4-H

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Getting involved with 4-H is easy, and costs are kept to a minimum. 4-H doesn't require a uniform, and there are no national fees. Children select their 4-H education project so they can choose one that works well within a family's budget. 4-H programs an...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

University of Maryland Extension Agriculture and Food Systems

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The Agriculture and Food Systems program at the University of Maryland Extension offers online courses on topics such as Backyard Poultry, Maryland Food Ventures as well as online courses to earn credit hours for Nutrient Vouchers and Private Pesticide Ap...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Maryland Home & Garden Information Center

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We help Maryland residents grow! Learn timely tips to manage your lawn, ornamental plants, and food gardens, with advice from University of Maryland experts and certified horticulturists. 

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Calvert County Meats & Seafood Guide

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Buying local benefits you, your neighbors, and the environment. Every local purchase can have a huge ripple effect. When you buy local food products, you’ll notice immediate and long-term perks. Choosing to support local farmers and food suppliers could o...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Meet Sasha

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If you're a special adopter with a big heart, you might just be the perfect match. Extend a hand of patience, love and routine to Sasha, and watch as this deserving pup transforms into a cherished member of your family.

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

We have rabbits!

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Did you know rabbits can learn tricks and can be taught to use the litterbox?

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Meet Benedict

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Benedict has been with us for over 200 days! He is ready to find his furr-ever home.

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

Meet Mama's Boy

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Mama's Boy has been with us for 8 months and would love to live at a farm or local business where he can help keep the pests away!

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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Calvert County Celebrates New Businesses

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Calvert County proudly recognizes several new and expanded businesses within the region as a sign of economic vitality. The Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development extend congratulations to the businesses that have opened ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Mount Hope Community Center to Temporarily Close for Maintenance on the Communications Tower

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The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation advises citizens the Mount Hope Community Center will be temporarily closed Monday, Feb. 26, through Tuesday, Feb. 27, due to maintenance on the communications tower.

Normal hours of operation will re...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

Southern Pines Senior Center Debuts New Fitness Room to Promote Healthy Aging

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The Southern Pines Senior Center proudly announces the opening of its newly revamped fitness room, aimed at promoting healthy aging for older adults in Calvert County and addressing a critical need for accessible fitness options. The Calvert County Office...

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Posted on: February 8, 2024

Calvert County to Host a Day of Support and Services at Community Resource Fair

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Calvert County will host a Community Resource Fair for community members who need supportive services to connect with multiple services and resources in one day, at one place. The event will be held Friday, March 1, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Col...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: June 27, 2019

Class of 2024 is Invited to Participate in Project Graduation

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The Calvert Alliance Against Substance Abuse (CAASA) invites the high school classes of 2024 to participate in Project Graduation. 

Project Graduation is a drug-and alcohol-free all-night celebration for seniors graduating from Calvert County’s pu...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024 | Last Modified on: June 27, 2019

Plan Your Next Adventure with the 2024 Calvert County Visitors Guide

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Plan your next outing in Calvert County and pick up your copy of the 2024 Visitors Guide. The guide is designed for residents and visitors alike, listing information on shopping, restaurants and attractions like Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Calvert County Bus Service Unavailable on Wednesday, Feb. 28

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Calvert County bus service will be unavailable Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, while the Department of Community Resources, Public Transportation Division, holds in-house bus service training for all drivers. Regular routes and schedules will resume Thursday, F...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Youth Recreational Soccer League Registration Now Open to County Residents

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The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR) announces registration is now open for the CCPR Youth Recreational Soccer League 2024 spring soccer season.

Separate divisions are offered for boys and girls ages 6-17. Participants must be at ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2024

The Minority Business Development Agency Announces Capital Readiness Program

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The Minority Business Development Agency announces recommended awardees for the Capital Readiness Program.

MBDA’s Capital Readiness Program (CRP) is funded by the Department of Treasury’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) a...

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Posted on: July 5, 2023

2024 Business Anniversaries

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Opening a business is hard work. It takes dedication, determination and a strong spirit. Each year is a chance to celebrate the business and all those involved in making it a success.

If your business is celebrating a milestone anniversary in 2024, please ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Maryland Tax Connect

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Starting February 6, 2024, businesses will be able to access Maryland Tax Connect to file business tax filings.

January 23, 2024 – February 5, 2024 – Due to the transition to Maryland Tax Connect, business tax filing and payment options...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Calvert County Receives AAA Credit Ratings

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The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is proud to announce that Calvert County has once again been awarded a AAA bond rating with stable outlooks from three independent credit rating agencies. This marks the seventh consecutive time that...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Autonomy Workforce Summit

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Join the University of Maryland MATRIX Lab for a summit focused on developing the autonomy workforce of the future. The two-day event will be April 3-4, 2024, at the USMSM campus in Southern Maryland.

Experts from industry, government, and academia are com...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

EARN Maryland Winter 2023 Solicitation

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Applications for the Winter 2023 Solicitation for the EARN Maryland Grant are due Friday, March 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Food Trucks

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Looking for a grab-and-go meal or planning an event to host a food truck or two? 

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Beaches

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Come enjoy a day at the beach in Calvert County! Take a walk along the shore, collect some sharks’ teeth or take a dip at one of Calvert County’s beaches.

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Top 10 Things to Do

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However long you have to enjoy a break in Calvert County, make sure you fit in some of the highlights!

Top 10 Things to Do in Calvert County Tourism
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Weddings

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A wedding in Calvert County is one that will be fondly remembered for a lifetime.

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Calvert Love Local

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Spotlight series on local residents and business owners who enjoy living and working in Calvert County.

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Guided Tours

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Enjoy a fun day with a land or water-based guided tour in Calvert County!

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