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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces Fund-Raising Campaign

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Announces Fund-Raising Campaign

St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) solidified its commitment to provide students with an all-honors experience today, formally announcing “Taking the LEAD: The Campaign for St. Mary’s College of Maryland.” The $20 million campaign will provide critical funds to invest in initiatives that align with emerging trends to ensure student success in a dynamic world....
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UPDATE: Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Solomons Cancelled, Charles County Event is Postponed

UPDATE: Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Solomons Cancelled, Charles County Event is Postponed

UPDATE 9/23/2023: The Saturday, Sep. 23 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the La Plata Town Hall has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. For more information, please visit alz.org/ncawalks or contact Bridgit Phelps at [email protected]. WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S AT ASBURY SOLOMONS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, SEP. 23 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – September 19, 2023

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – September 19, 2023

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) began their business meeting with an invocation and the pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners then presented proclamations for Constitution Week and Underground Railroad Month. The Commissioners also received an update on the 76th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair from St. Mary’s County...
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Governor Moore Joins President Biden in Prince George’s County in Support of Key Investments to Grow the Economy, Announces $17.4 Million in Funding for Adult Education

Governor Moore Joins President Biden in Prince George’s County in Support of Key Investments to Grow the Economy, Announces $17.4 Million in Funding for Adult Education

Governor Wes Moore announced that Maryland will direct $17.4 million toward adult education providers in support of key investments to grow Maryland’s economy. The announcement came as part of the program during President Joseph R. Biden’s visit to Prince George’s County Community College in support of the Biden Administration’s vision for growing the country’s...
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Calvert County Fire/Rescue and EMS Action Packed Weekend!

Calvert County Fire/Rescue and EMS Action Packed Weekend!

By FREMS Division Erin Ward – Our dedicated heroes donned their capes and helmets as they embarked on two incredible events this weekend: Superhero Sunday at Dunkirk District Park and the 22nd Annual Calvert County Watermen’s Festival and Boat Docking Contest in Solomons, Maryland. Calvert County Parks and Recreations Superhero Sunday Dunkirk Park was...
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Chesapeake’s Bounty North Beach Market Announces Store Closure and Additional Changes

Chesapeake’s Bounty North Beach Market Announces Store Closure and Additional Changes

The Chesapeake’s Bounty – North Beach Market released the following message on Facebook. “Dear North Beach Bounty Community, The seasons are changing and so must we. We find ourselves needing to adapt and evolve, which involves making some difficult decisions. The schedule for our North Beach store will be changing in October and again...
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Leadership Southern Maryland Announces Selection of the Executive Program Class of 2024

Leadership Southern Maryland Announces Selection of the Executive Program Class of 2024

LEONARDTOWN, MD – September 19, 2023: The Leadership Southern Maryland (LSM) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of 35 Southern Maryland leaders for its 16th Executive Program cycle—the Class of 2024. The Leadership Southern Maryland (LSM) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of 35 Southern Maryland leaders for...
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Governor Moore Announces Leonardtown as Newest Main Street Maryland Community

Governor Moore Announces Leonardtown as Newest Main Street Maryland Community

Governor Wes Moore announced that Leonardtown in St. Mary’s County is the newest community to receive a Main Street Maryland designation. The designation will help strengthen the economic development potential in the town’s historic downtown districts and neighborhoods. “Creating an innovative economy that is prepared to tackle the challenges of tomorrow means we need...
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76th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair This Weekend! September 21-24th, 2023

76th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair This Weekend! September 21-24th, 2023

St. Mary’s County Government, on behalf of the St. Mary’s County Fair Association, invites all members of the community to join in the fun happening this weekend at the 76th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair! The St. Mary’s County Fair takes place annually, during the 3rd weekend of September. Highlights for this year’s program...
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Governor Moore Announces More Than $11.5 Million in Highway Safety Grants to Organizations Across Maryland

Governor Moore Announces More Than $11.5 Million in Highway Safety Grants to Organizations Across Maryland

Governor Wes Moore announced more than $11.5 million in federal highway safety grants to organizations across Maryland as part of a statewide focus to prevent motor vehicle crashes and eliminate roadway fatalities. The federal funds will be distributed on Oct. 1 by the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration’s Highway Safety Office to 85 agencies, organizations,...
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United Bridge Partners Hosting Public Forums in Calvert County

United Bridge Partners Hosting Public Forums in Calvert County

United Bridge Partners has announced it will host four public forums in Calvert County to obtain community feedback on the future of the Thomas Johnson Bridge and potential replacement. As follow-up to United Bridge Partners’ presentation before the Commissioners of Calvert County on June 27, where it demonstrated its track record of previously deploying over $900 million across five...
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Smithsonian Publication of Turtles and Dolphin Fossils Found from Calvert Cliffs

Smithsonian Publication of Turtles and Dolphin Fossils Found from Calvert Cliffs

Calvert Cliffs extend intermittently for about 30 miles along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, from southern-most Anne Arundel County to the southern tip of Calvert County, Maryland. If you are a lover of turtles and/or dolphins, specifically fossilized ones found along the famous fossil-rich Calvert Cliffs, this free on-line Smithsonian Institution publication...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – September 12, 2023

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – September 12, 2023

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) began their business meeting with an invocation and the pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners presented proclamations for National Recovery Month, National Suicide Prevention Month, and National Senior Center Activity Month. The Commissioners then adopted the proposed amendment to the St. Mary’s County...
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Registration Open for the Annual St. Mary’s County Community Health & Wellness Fair on October 13th, 2023

Registration Open for the Annual St. Mary’s County Community Health & Wellness Fair on October 13th, 2023

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Aging & Human Services (DAHS) is excited to announce the annual Community Health & Wellness Fair, which will be held on Friday, October 13, from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, located at 44219 Airport Road in California, MD. This...
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Register Now for the 27th Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament on October 13th, 2023

Register Now for the 27th Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament on October 13th, 2023

St. Mary’s County Government’s Department of Recreation & Parks (R&P) is pleased to announce the 27th Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament, to be held on Friday, October 13, 2023, at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course. Proceeds from the event support the youth scholarship program providing children of St. Mary’s County the opportunity to participate...
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U.S. Veteran Couple Opens The Brass Tap in California, MD

U.S. Veteran Couple Opens The Brass Tap in California, MD

The Brass Tap, Tampa-based craft beer bar and entertainment venue of nearly 50 bars in 16 states continued its expansion with Josephine & Michael Snavely opening a new Brass Tap located at 44940 St. Andrews Church Rd, Suite A, California, MD on September 4th. The Snavelys, an Air Force and Army veteran husband-wife duo,...
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Dedication of Early Learning Center located at CSM Marks New Beginnings for Charles County PreK

Dedication of Early Learning Center located at CSM Marks New Beginnings for Charles County PreK

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) officially opened its newest facility last week dedicated to expanding early childhood program access for young learners. In an Aug. 24 ribbon-cutting ceremony, CCPS staff was joined by elected officials, teachers, students and College of Southern Maryland (CSM) representatives to celebrate the opening of the new Early Learning Center,...
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St. Mary’s College of Maryland Welcomes Most Diverse Class in History!

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Welcomes Most Diverse Class in History!

St. Mary’s College of Maryland welcomed 519 first-year and new transfer students, the largest incoming class in over a decade and the most diverse in the 183-year history of the College. New students arrived on campus Thursday, August 24 and participated in a range of orientation activities over the weekend, joining returning students for the first...
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Free Interpretive Center Open House & Lecture to Highlight Stories of St. Mary’s County’s U.S. Colored Troops Medal of Honor Recipients

Free Interpretive Center Open House & Lecture to Highlight Stories of St. Mary’s County’s U.S. Colored Troops Medal of Honor Recipients

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division is excited to announce a special two-part event highlighting the profound and significant contributions of St. Mary’s County’s U.S. Colored Troops and Medal of Honor recipients. On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) Interpretive Center in Lexington Park will...
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The Week in Winners: Three Winning Tickets Sold in St. Mary’s County and Remain Unclaimed!

The Week in Winners: Three Winning Tickets Sold in St. Mary’s County and Remain Unclaimed!

With no one having matched all six Powerball numbers lately, the jackpot has grown to $461 million for the Sept. 6 drawing. But three players in Maryland did match enough numbers last week to win $50,000 each. Similarly, the Mega Millions jackpot has crossed into nine-digit territory, hitting $101 million for the Sept. 5 drawing, as players in...
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4th Annual RetroFest on the Potomac Brings All Things “Vintage” to Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

4th Annual RetroFest on the Potomac Brings All Things “Vintage” to Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, in partnership with the Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums, is excited to announce the 4th Annual RetroFest on the Potomac. RetroFest will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park. RetroFest...
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Applications Now Being Accepted for 2024 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2024 Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants

The Maryland Departments of Natural Resources, Transportation, and Agriculture, along with the Chesapeake Bay Trust, are partnering to accept applications for this year’s Keep Maryland Beautiful Grants program. These grants are offered annually to volunteer groups, nonprofit organizations, communities, and land trusts in Maryland to support environmental education projects, community stewardship, and the protection of natural...
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2023 Patriot Day 5K and Kids Fun Run to Honor Brice Trossbach and All Local Patriots

2023 Patriot Day 5K and Kids Fun Run to Honor Brice Trossbach and All Local Patriots

This year, Little Flower School will be hosting the 8th Annual LFS Patriot Day 5K on September 9, 2023. Each year, this event is held on the Saturday preceding Patriot Day, September 11, to honor our local “patriots” to include military, firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical technicians. Participants in the 5K can run...
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White Plains Native Supports Versatile Missions While Serving at U.S. Navy Helicopter Squadron

White Plains Native Supports Versatile Missions While Serving at U.S. Navy Helicopter Squadron

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Josiah Trombley, Navy Office of Community Outreach, SAN DIEGO, CA. Lt. Taylor Forchhammer, a native of White Plains, Maryland, supports versatile missions while serving at Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3. Forchhammer joined the Navy 10 years ago. Today, Forchhammer serves as a naval aviator. “I joined the...
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End Hunger in Southern Maryland Teams Up with Southern Maryland Blue Crabs for Regional Food Drive September 9-10, 2023

End Hunger in Southern Maryland Teams Up with Southern Maryland Blue Crabs for Regional Food Drive September 9-10, 2023

In what is shaping up to be an inspiring display of the power of community, End Hunger in Southern Maryland is proud to announce its partnership with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs baseball team for a one-of-a-kind food drive aimed at tackling local hunger: GRAND SLAM GIVING. The food drive will take place on...
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