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Charles County Sherriff's Office to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints - 12/21/07 11:58 AM
The Charles County Sheriff's Office will conduct multiple sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols throughout the county beginning Dec. 21 and continuing throughout the holiday weekend. The Sheriff's Office is not disclosing the location of the checkpoints but signs on the roadway will advise motorists as they approach them. Officers will check all vehicles that pass through the checkpoint and drivers who are found to be intoxicated will be arrested. Delays for motorists are expected to be minimal. Please remember when you drink don't drive. Use a designated driver, call a cab or stay put. Have a safe Holiday! (2 comments)
Search Results Ask.com and Google - Am I Missing Something? - 12/16/07 10:42 AM
Craig W. Barrett, Hughesville, REALTOR (r) Hughesville, MD Real Estate www.hughesvillehomes.com As I watched my oldest son, who is in the sixth grade, complete a Social Studies project on Interdependency of World Cultures, it dawned on me I might be missing something. Not that Peru has a diverse culture, but the search engine that people may be using and where my business was placed. It was no surprise he used the Internet to find information to complete his project, but he surprised me when he went to Ask.com to find the information he was looking for. I assumed he would use Google. I use Google, (7 comments)
2007 Hughesville Santa Run - 12/11/07 06:08 PM
Craig W. Barrett, Hughesville, REALTOR (r) Hughesville, MD Real Estate www.hughesvillehomes.com The Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Company 2 have published the 2007 Santa Run Schedule. This is a fun event for children and parents alike. Santa's coming and his elves have finished the schedule. Santa will arrive with a parade of fire trucks and ambulances at locations listed on Company 2's website between the hours of 6:30pm and 9:00pm each night.Santa wants everyone to have a safe and enjoyable holiday season. Parents are reminded that it will be dark outside and difficult for Santa and his helpers to see everyone clearly. Please (6 comments)
Reduction-Aversion or Dramatic Price Cuts??? - 12/06/07 05:41 PM
Craig W. Barrett, Hughesville, REALTOR (r) Hughesville, MD Real Estate www.hughesvillehomes.com Josette Skilling's blog on "No, Putting the Text of the Bonus in Bold Doesn't Work" got me thinking about price reductions. I've actually been thinking about price reductions for awhile. I know, who hasn't, but her blog moved me to write. I also saw a term today I had not seen before, reduction-aversion, on Mish's blog. As I read the blog it struck me. The blog is about new home inventory and how various Home Builders are handling price reductions, but the principle is the same. Supply and Demand. When warranted and generally (11 comments)
Commuter Rail to Hughesville and Beyond - 12/04/07 05:56 PM
Craig W. Barrett, Hughesville, REALTOR (r) Hughesville, MD Real Estate www.hughesvillehomes.com I've been following an interesting subject that affects the quality of life for residents of Hughesville and Southern Maryland. The subject is the addition of Commuter rail cars on existing CSX rail lines. This is an excellent opportunity to provide a valuable service to the residents of Hughesville and all of Southern Maryland. Maryland Senator Roy Dyson has been trying for years to get some traction on this issue and it appears we may have some. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer apparently contacted Governer Martin O'Malley and Transportation Secretary Porcari to urge them (4 comments)
November 2007 Hughesville Market Report - 12/03/07 09:36 AM
Craig W. Barrett, Hughesville, REALTOR (r) Hughesville, MD Real Estate www.hughesvillehomes.com November saw several changes in the Hughesville market. Most notable was additional inventory through an increase of new construction. The newest subdivision is Ole Field Estate on Route 231 next to Old Field Chapel. It is a Marrick, Inc. community. Average Days on Market increased two days from 92 to 94. We've seen some fairly stable conditions in Hughesville recently. The number of homes for sale in Hughesville is 99, of those 38 are resale. There were six homes that went under contract in November and of those two were resale. Six homes went under contract in November and of (0 comments)
The Power of the Pen and a Thank-You - 12/02/07 06:13 PM
Craig W. Barrett, Hughesville, REALTOR (r) Hughesville, MD Real Estate www.hughesvillehomes.com I ran in the 2007 Marine Corps Marathon and raised money for Injured Marines and their families. My fundraising campaign was successful. I raised more money than my goal, I actually reached my goal early and raised it because folks were so generous. Donations came from friends, family, colleagues, and past clients. I started raising money in mid-May and stopped the last week of October. When I received a donation I immediately emailed the donor with a thank-you. I didn't expect any response and rarely got one. During the course of the fundraising, (11 comments)
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