Press Releases

Hoyer Attended Christmas in April Events in Southern Maryland

Hoyer Attended Christmas in April Events in Southern Maryland

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer attended Christmas in April Events on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s counties, where community volunteers rehabilitated the homes of low-income, elderly, and disabled homeowners to improve their living conditions. Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties both have local Christmas in April volunteer organizations that...
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Port of Leonardtown Winery Wins Gold in International Wine Competition

Port of Leonardtown Winery Wins Gold in International Wine Competition

Port of Leonardtown Winery receives worldwide recognition taking home both Gold and Silver in the esteemed Finger Lakes International Wine Competition (FLIWC). FLIWC, held this year March 18-20 in Rochester NY, is known as the “world’s largest charitable wine competition” with over 900 wineries from 26 countries, 6 Canadian provinces and 50 United States...
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Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford Celebrates 382nd Maryland Day with Pride of Baltimore II

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford Celebrates 382nd Maryland Day with Pride of Baltimore II

Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford today joined officials from the Hogan administration and the Pride of Baltimore II at City Dock in Annapolis to officially proclaim March 25, 2016 to be the 382nd Maryland Day, recognizing the landing of the first European settlers in Maryland. “It is an honor to present the official Proclamation marking...
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Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on Passage of Budget in House

Statement from Governor Larry Hogan on Passage of Budget in House

Governor Larry Hogan today released the following statement in response to the passage of the FY 2017 budget in the Maryland House of Delegates: “In January, our administration introduced a budget that highlighted key priorities for Maryland, including a second year of historic education funding and substantial investment in our neglected transportation system. For the...
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Transforming Military Veterans into Successful Business Owners

Transforming Military Veterans into Successful Business Owners

Project Opportunity, a free entrepreneurship class for veterans, is returning to the Southern Maryland Region this spring, thanks to a partnership with the St. Mary’s County Office of Economic Development, the Calvert County Department of Economic Development, the Southern Region Small Business Development Center, and the Southern Maryland Job Source. Project Opportunity is a...
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Town Hall Meeting Highlights Water and Sewer Ordinance

Town Hall Meeting Highlights Water and Sewer Ordinance

The Calvert County Department of Public Works, Water and Sewerage Division has drafted a water and sewer ordinance. A town hall stakeholders meeting will be held to review the draft on Monday, March, 21, in the Albright Building, 205 Main St., Prince Frederick, in the Planning Commission meeting room at 7 p.m. The Water...
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Calvert Hospice Board of Directors Appoints Executive Director

Calvert Hospice Board of Directors Appoints Executive Director

The Calvert Hospice Board of Directors is pleased to announce Jean Fleming, Ed.D, RN, as the new Executive Director for Calvert Hospice. Jean has served as the Interim Executive Director since October and accepted a permanent position with Calvert Hospice on February 24. “I am sincerely honored to work with such a unique group...
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Aldi Charges Forward: Now Accepting Credit Cards at Stores Nationwide

Aldi Charges Forward: Now Accepting Credit Cards at Stores Nationwide

ALDI, one of America’s top three favorite grocers*, will now accept credit cards – including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express – at all of its stores across the country. This move is yet another way ALDI is making grocery shopping as simple and enjoyable as possible for its more than 30 million customers each month. “As...
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SMECO Rate Adjustment Approved

SMECO Rate Adjustment Approved

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s (SMECO’s) new Distribution Service rates were recently approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission. SMECO’s new Distribution Service rates represent an increase of about $7.36 on an average residential customer bill. This amount is more than offset by the decrease in SMECO’s Standard Offer Service (SOS) energy charges that customers...
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Hoyer Announces Departure Of Longtime Senior Advisor John Bohanan

Hoyer Announces Departure Of Longtime Senior Advisor John Bohanan

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today announcing that his longtime Senior Advisor, John Bohanan, departed his staff Wednesday, September 30, to join Cornerstone Government Affairs as a consultant: “John Bohanan has been an extraordinary member of my staff for more than two decades, serving first as my District Director and then...
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MEMA Reminds Marylanders that it’s Time to Prepare for Severe Weather and Other Emergencies

MEMA Reminds Marylanders that it’s Time to Prepare for Severe Weather and Other Emergencies

The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) reminds Marylanders that September is a good time to review preparedness information for severe weather and other emergencies throughout the year. September is both National Preparedness and Maryland Preparedness Month and government agencies, businesses, community groups, schools, and families will be participating in events to help promote disaster...
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Hoyer Visits Old Line Bank For Maryland Bankers Association’s Legislative Day

Hoyer Visits Old Line Bank For Maryland Bankers Association’s Legislative Day

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer visited Old Line Bank in Bowie to receive a tour of the bank’s various departments and greet employees and customers for the Maryland Bankers Association’s (MBA) Legislative Day. During his visit, he met with representatives from the bank and the MBA to discuss the priorities of community banks and the...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Lexington Park COPs Unit and Traffic Safety Unit will be conducting traffic enforcement at NAS Patuxent River

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Lexington Park COPs Unit and Traffic Safety Unit will be conducting traffic enforcement at NAS Patuxent River

Members of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Lexington Park COPs Unit and Traffic Safety Unit will be conducting traffic enforcement at Gate 1 and Gate 2 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. This enforcement effort is in response to two primary concerns. First, deputies will be looking for vehicles blocking the intersection...
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Hoyer and the Arc of Southern Maryland Recognize The 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Hoyer and the Arc of Southern Maryland Recognize The 25th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and The Arc of Southern Maryland recognized the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Congressman Hoyer was a lead sponsor of the ADA in the House of Representatives. It was signed into law on July 26, 1990, and has enabled millions of people with disabilities to participate...
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Full Remarks: Governor Larry Hogan Announces His Cancer Diagnosis

Full Remarks: Governor Larry Hogan Announces His Cancer Diagnosis

Good afternoon. Thank you for being here. Joining me today is our First Lady, Yumi Hogan, and my daughters, Kim and Jaymi, and my sons-in-law Ben and Louis. And of course my granddaughter Daniella. Also with me is our lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, and my chief of staff Craig Williams. I called this press...
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Commander of Fleet Readiness Centers Talks Knowledge Management at Workshop

Commander of Fleet Readiness Centers Talks Knowledge Management at Workshop

Rear Adm. Paul Sohl, Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC), and Assistant Commander for Logistics and Industrial Operations (AIR 6.0), at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) speaks to NAVAIR’S corporate leadership about 6.0’s implementation of a knowledge management system. The system is a digital collaborative tool designed to capture experience and expertise in an always...
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Historic Swearing In Ceremony for Sheriff-Elect Troy Berry

Historic Swearing In Ceremony for Sheriff-Elect Troy Berry

Sheriff-Elect Troy Berry will be sworn in as sheriff of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office on Dec. 2, marking a change in command and making history as he becomes the first African American to serve as sheriff in the agency’s 356 years. Established in 1658, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office is one of the...
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Maryland’s Spring Turkey Hunts to Open for Junior Hunters

Maryland’s Spring Turkey Hunts to Open for Junior Hunters

Youth hunters will kick-off Maryland’s spring turkey season with the Junior Turkey Hunt on April 12 statewide, and April 13 on private land in Calvert, Caroline, Charles and St. Mary’s counties and private and public land in Dorchester County. The regular spring turkey season will run from April 18 to May 23 statewide. The...
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Musica at Historic St. Mary’s City on April 25

Musica at Historic St. Mary’s City on April 25

On Friday, April 25, Historic St. Mary’s City will host local a cappella singers, St. Maries Musica for a free concert in the Brick Chapel of 1667. Intricate harmonies of the musical program, Dance on May Heart, will be underscored by the marvelous acoustics of the Chapel. Hear Loch Lomond, Cheek to Cheek, Rock...
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Transition from Elementary to Middle to High School Workshop Hosted

Transition from Elementary to Middle to High School Workshop Hosted

The Calvert County Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee (SECAC) and the Calvert County Public Schools Special Education Department will host a “Transition from Elementary to Middle School and Middle to High School” Workshop on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Calvert Middle School from 6:00 – 8:00 pm  for parents and guardians of students with disabilities....
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Mattawoman Creek Art Center Workshop on Botanicals

Mattawoman Creek Art Center Workshop on Botanicals

Botanicals & Monotype on Saturdays, April 26 & May 3 from 1 – 4 pm for participants of all levels (Fee: $70 MCAC members / $80 nonmembers). On the first Saturday, starting at the ArtCenter, take a nature walk with naturalist Marc Imlay to collect and identify botanicals including invasive species.  Return to the...
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Free Soccer Clinic for Individuals with Special Needs

Free Soccer Clinic for Individuals with Special Needs

Clinic to be held April 12, 2014 Calvert High School Boys Soccer program and Calvert County Parks and Recreation are partnering for a spring soccer clinic for individuals with special needs. Whether you play Special Olympics soccer or have never kicked a ball before, come out and enjoy some time with members of the...
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Bayside History Museum Presents Mama Birds Are So “Tweet!”

Bayside History Museum Presents Mama Birds Are So “Tweet!”

Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Bayside History Museum, 4025 4th St, North Beach, MD. All the migratory birds are coming back to Maryland for Springtime! Discover some interesting bird facts and make a cute birdy-themed Mother’s Day gift for your own Mama! Cost is $5 per child and is a...
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College of Southern Maryland Presents Barbershop Concert

College of Southern Maryland Presents Barbershop Concert

Southern Mix. 7:30 pm, April 28, College of Southern Maryland, , Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, is a men’s barbershop chorus which performs this unique American genre of harmony singing. $5 in advance, $7 day of concert. For tickets bxoffc@csmd.edu and for information -please call  301-934-7828 or visit...
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Farmers’ Markets in Calvert Feature Region’s Bounty

Farmers’ Markets in Calvert Feature Region’s Bounty

As thoughts turn to spring, the mind also conjures fresh flowers, tasty salad greens, kale, asparagus, strawberries and other tempting treats. Find these delicious items and more when Calvert County farmers’ markets open in May. Check out the markets on the following schedule: Tuesdays in Prince Frederick Calvert Memorial Hospital Parking lot adjacent to...
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