Editorials

Letter to the Editor Thanking the Calvert Community for Support

Letter to the Editor Thanking the Calvert Community for Support

In the Summer of 2012, Southern Maryland was aghast with the dreadful news of the Hayward family murder-suicide. Many heard the heroic account of the first responders who were called to the scene that day. This community stood united as organizations and individuals volunteered time and effort to raise funds in support of the...
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What Does Sequestration Mean to Southern Maryland?

What Does Sequestration Mean to Southern Maryland?

by Lee Moon, Iona Moon - president and founder of Iona Moon, a California, MD-based defense management consulting firm with over 300 clients nationwide; and by Larry Groves, GCC Associates - a retired Marine Colonel and president of GCC Associates, a Vienna, VA-based defense acquisition consulting firm.   The impending ‘fiscal cliff’ has the potential to...
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Helpful Tips to Maintain a Dust Free Home

Helpful Tips to Maintain a Dust Free Home

When you have chronic allergies or asthma, excess dust in your home can make the problem much worse. Short of dusting your furniture, washing your bedding and vacuuming every day, there are several other more practical steps you can take to keep the dust at bay. Even if no one in your family suffers...
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Let the ‘Slopedoctor’ Work his Magic on Your Next Construction Project

Let the ‘Slopedoctor’ Work his Magic on Your Next Construction Project

Bobby Unkle has been in the excavating business for over 30 years and knows there is nothing in the business he can’t accomplish – so much so, his coworkers and fellow contractors have dubbed him the ‘Slopedoctor.’ Unkle’s company, JBM & Sons Excavating, LLC has seen it all during its time working on road...
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Chesapeake Pet Resort & Day Spa Rivals Any Spa and it’s All for Pets!

Chesapeake Pet Resort & Day Spa Rivals Any Spa and it’s All for Pets!

Susan Pearce Ditch, Owner of Chesapeake Pet Resort & Day Spa, enjoys the opportunity to pamper other people’s pets like no one else can. The facility is dedicated to pets of all ages and varieties of cats and dogs, located at 26120 Jones Wharf Rd in Hollywood, Maryland and focuses on helping pets enjoy...
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Economic State of the County

Economic State of the County

Last week the Chamber hosted the State of the County luncheon and address by the Board of County Commissioners. This week our department briefed the Commissioners on the state of the local economy in preparation for the annual county budget process. Some of the information has already been reported as new information from the...
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State Fire Marshall Suggests a Home Fire Prevention Checklist

As summer comes to a close, State Fire Marshal William E. Barnard offers Marylanders a valuable fire prevention safety checklist to help stop fires before they occur inside the home. “Let’s work together to help prevent residential fires. All Marylanders deserve the safety and security of a good home fire prevention program.” o Install...
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