News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

NOTICE: Information Sought in Animal Cruelty Case. Calvert County Animal Control is seeking information related to a possible case of animal cruelty. If anyone saw anything related to a female adult chocolate Labrador retriever in the area of the railway trail please contact the Calvert County Sheriffs’ office at (410) 535-1600, ext 2526. The Friends of Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to identification, arrest, and conviction of the person or persons responsible. For more information please click here.  

Town Resident Notice: In accordance with the Calvert County Animal Control Ordinance, all animals shall be kept on a leash and under the control of a person who is capable of controlling and physically restraining the animal. A violation of this is considered an “animal at large” a violation of the Animal Control Ordinance. Any resident who witnesses an animal off their leash in public space on private property, not owned by the owner of the animal, should contact Calvert County Animal control at 410-535-1600, extension 2526. To view the Animal Control ordinance please click here. 

Town Resident Notice: Discarded Christmas tree pick-ups will continue on Thursday through January. Pick-ups will be on the 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th. For more information see our “News” section here.


Interested in working at the Chesapeake Beach Water Park? We are now taking sign-ups for all Orientations for Employment for the 2020 Season! Interviews will be conducted at the orientations. To sign-up for the orientation for the position of your choice visit

January 13, 7:00 pm- Town of Chesapeake Beach Walkable Community Meeting at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall. 

January 14, 6:00 pm – Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee Meeting at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall — Public business meeting of the TBOAA Committee.  For more information about the committee and past activities visit our page on the Town website by clicking here.

January 25 & 26 Community Mural Painting in the Northeast Community Center. Cure the Winter Blahs, Blues and Doldrums. Participate with your fellow residents and CBOCS volunteers at the JANUARY 25 & 26 Community Mural Painting in the Northeast Community Center. Experience the excitement as 150+ students from Beach and Windy Hill paint sea life and marsh critters on3 LARGE MURALS. Listen to the Beach chorus and hear Beach entrepreneurs present their ideas. VOLUNTEER for the morning 10-1 or afternoon 1-4 shifts registering students and passing out paints. Get a special event tee shirt. For more information please email John Bacon by clicking here.To view a flyer-please click here. 


Calvert County Health Department Office of Aging is offering a six-week workshop titled ” Living Well with Diabetes”. This class will help pre-diabetics and those with diabetes learn how to manage their condition. The workshop is offered at Calvert Pines Senior Center at 450 West Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick, MD every Tuesday frm January 7-February 11, 2020 from 11:30 am-2:00 pm. The class and materials are FREE. Participants must register by calling 410-535-5400, ext 459. 

January 10 – Open Face Roast Beef Sandwich,  – Join us for an informal dinner from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room. The dinner includes all the trimmings, salad and beverage for $12.   Public invited.  Call for more information (410)257-9878.

January 11- Country Dance.  For a fun time, come to the American Legion Country Dance in the Upper-Level Ballroom at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  If you can’t dance, teachers will be available to give instructions.  One hour of lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m.  The Modest price of $15.00 per person includes soft drinks or draft beer and light munchies.   For information call (410)257-9878. HTTP://   Reservations at

January 12 – All U Can Eat.  Start 2020 with a yummy breakfast featuring Hot Cakes, Sausage, Scrapple, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Biscuits, Fruit, and Chip Beef.   Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the upper-level Dining Room in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  Public Welcome.    Adults $10; kids 6-12 $5; kids under 6 free.  Bloody Marys will be available for a nominal charge.  For information call (410)257-9878.  HTTP://

Naturalist Talks at the NB Senior Center: monthly on Wednesdays at 11 am. For more information about the Senior Center, contact L. Roberts at NB Senior Center at (410) 257-2549

  • Jan 8 Animals in Winter, Putting on Your Winter Coat
  • February 12 Animal Valentines, Mates for Life
  • March 11 Signs of Spring
  • April 8 April Foolers! Natures amazing Camouflage

 For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contact Marti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)  410-257-2230  or via email.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...