Virtual active parenting program

The Calvert County Health Department and Maryland Department of Health are proud to bring the acclaimed active parenting program directly to residents virtually. A six-week program on Wednesdays starts Sept. 15 from 5 to 7pm. To register or for more information, email Calvert.Harmreduction@Maryland.gov

Dredge project begins

The Town of Chesapeake Beach, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, has commenced rehabilitation work at the Chesapeake Beach dredge material placement site. Edwin A. and John O. Crandell, Inc. is mobilized to complete the work necessary to prepare the DMP site in preparation for the dredge yield from the upcoming federal dredge of the Fishing Creek Channel and jetty wall rehabilitation. The Town received grant funds from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Waterway Improvement Funds in order to complete this project. The town estimates the removal of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of material from the containment site, or approximately 25 acres of material. Due to the volume of material being moved, the town expects work to continue into October at the containment site.

Calvert hosts job fair

The Calvert County Department of Economic Development will host an in-person job fair on Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department, located at 450 Solomons Island Road S. in Prince Frederick. Job seekers can explore new employment opportunities from an array of Calvert County businesses. Job seekers are encouraged to arrive early, be prepared to interview and have ample copies of their resume. There will be space available to complete applications to submit directly to hiring managers. For information on the Department of Economic Development and the many services the county offers the business community, contact the department at 410-535-4583 or 301-855-1880 or go to  www.CalvertCountyMd.gov.

Calvert hosting paper shreddings

The Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, will host free paper shredding events for county residents to help prevent identity theft by destroying confidential or sensitive documents.

The following shred events will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine:

Saturday, Aug. 21 at Huntingtown High School located at 4125 Solomons Island Road in Huntingtown

Saturday, Sept. 18 at Appeal Landfill located at 401 Sweetwater Road in Lusby

For more information about recycling events, call 410-326-0210 or go to www.CalvertCountyMd.gov/Recycle.

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