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Maryland Woman Becomes First on the East Coast to be Treated with ZAP-X, a New Non-Surgical Cancer-Fighting Radiation Therapy

Maryland Woman Becomes First on the East Coast to be Treated with ZAP-X, a New Non-Surgical Cancer-Fighting Radiation Therapy

A Maryland woman has become the first patient on the East Coast of the United States to receive treatment with a new, non-surgical radiation therapy for brain tumors. Zap-X® Gyroscopic Radiosurgery™ is now available at the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute (MGCI) at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center. “For many primary and metastatic brain tumors,...
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Governor Hogan Announces 2020 Maryland Charity Campaign Vice Chairs

Governor Hogan Announces 2020 Maryland Charity Campaign Vice Chairs

Governor Larry Hogan announced the 2020 Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC) vice chairs: Jimmy Rhee, Special Secretary of Small, Minority, & Women Business Affairs, and Mary Beth Tung, Esq., Ph.D., Director of the Maryland Energy Administration. The MCC is the State of Maryland’s workplace giving program, offering state employees and retirees an opportunity to make...
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St. Mary’s County Election Office to Relocate to the Old Leonardtown Library in Leonardtown, Additional Information Included

St. Mary’s County Election Office to Relocate to the Old Leonardtown Library in Leonardtown, Additional Information Included

The St. Mary’s County Election Office will be relocating to the old Leonardtown Library at 23250 Hollywood Road in Leonardtown between August 17-21. The old Library is located directly next to the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barracks. During the transition, residents with questions should call 301-475-4200, ext. 1625 and leave a voicemail; calls will be...
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State Police Issue Hundreds of Citations on Capital Beltway During Enforcement Initiative

State Police Issue Hundreds of Citations on Capital Beltway During Enforcement Initiative

During a focused traffic safety enforcement initiative on May 21, 2020, around the Capital Beltway, troopers issued almost 400 traffic citations and warnings for a variety of offenses, including speeds that reached 110 mph. Throughout the afternoon, troopers from the Forestville, College Park and Rockville barracks teamed up with troopers from the Commercial Vehicle...
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Board of Charles County Commissioners Announce Charles County Phase One to Reopen May 29

Board of Charles County Commissioners Announce Charles County Phase One to Reopen May 29

On Thursday, May 14, 2020, the Board of Commissioners met to discuss implementing phase one guidelines of Maryland’s “Roadmap to Recovery.”  They voted 3-2 to institute phase one of Governor Hogan’s order beginning May 29. The Stay-at-Home Order will remain in place in Charles County until that time. After that, Charles County will begin...
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VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces Major Actions to Protect Public Health, Limit Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic

VIDEO: Governor Hogan Announces Major Actions to Protect Public Health, Limit Spread of COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of major actions to protect public health and safety and limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland. Earlier today, the state reported its first case of community transmission. “This problem continues to evolve and will escalate rapidly and dramatically,” said Governor Hogan. “For Marylanders, the...
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Governor Releases Statement Regarding Potential Coronavirus Exposure Risk at Event in Maryland

Governor Releases Statement Regarding Potential Coronavirus Exposure Risk at Event in Maryland

Earlier today, the New Jersey Department of Health notified the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) that a person confirmed to have Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, was in Maryland from February 27-March 1, 2020, attending the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor. Those who attended or worked at the conference may be...
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Governor Hogan Submits Emergency Legislation to Advance Coronavirus Response Maryland Emergency Management Agency Raising Activation Level to Enhanced

Governor Hogan Submits Emergency Legislation to Advance Coronavirus Response Maryland Emergency Management Agency Raising Activation Level to Enhanced

At Wednesday’s Board of Public Works meeting, Governor Larry Hogan announced that he is introducing emergency legislation granting him the authority to transfer resources from the state’s rainy day fund for Maryland’s novel coronavirus response. The governor also announced that the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is raising its activation level to Enhanced in...
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Three Judicial Appointments Fills Vacancies in Court of Appeals, Anne Arundel, and St. Mary’s Counties

Three Judicial Appointments Fills Vacancies in Court of Appeals, Anne Arundel, and St. Mary’s Counties

Governor Larry Hogan today announced the following judicial appointments: Jonathan Biran for the Court of Appeals Richard Trunnell for Anne Arundel County Circuit Court James Lee Tanavage for St. Mary’s County District Court “The appointment of these qualified individuals to serve across our state’s justice system is paramount to upholding our responsibilities to the...
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St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Adult Volleyball League Meetings

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Adult Volleyball League Meetings

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks will hold adult volleyball informational meetings for teams and individuals. The Coed League meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Margaret Brent Recreation Center and is open to men and women ages 18 and up. Recreation games begin Monday’s in September...
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Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant Sirens to be Tested

There will be a full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert and Dorchester counties on Monday, June 3, 2019, at noon. The test includes a three-minute activation of all sirens within the 10-mile area around the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. Citizens are asked to remember the scheduled testing...
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Governor Hogan Signs Important Crime and Public Safety Measures Into Law

Governor Hogan Signs Important Crime and Public Safety Measures Into Law

Governor Larry Hogan signed into law several important measures to improve public safety. These are among 195 bills the governor signed today alongside Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller and Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones. “We are very proud to enact these critical public safety measures to continue to make our state safer,” said...
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Calvert County, Md., Receives AAA Credit Ratings for Fourth Consecutive Year

Calvert County, Md., Receives AAA Credit Ratings for Fourth Consecutive Year

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) announces the county has, for the fourth consecutive year, received AAA credit ratings from three independent credit rating agencies. Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Services and S&P Global Ratings assigned Calvert County their highest ratings due to the county’s strong economy, robust revenues and sound financial management....
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PRESS RELEASE: Governor Larry Hogan Uses Veto to Protect Maryland Jobs and Economy

PRESS RELEASE: Governor Larry Hogan Uses Veto to Protect Maryland Jobs and Economy

Governor Larry Hogan today vetoed Senate Bill 280 and House Bill 166 – Labor and Employment – Payment of Wages – Minimum Wage, saying it “could cost us jobs, negatively impact our economic competitiveness, and devastate our state’s economy.” Read the governor’s veto letter, which emphasizes three key points: This measure would cost Maryland more...
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Warming Centers Available in Southern Maryland

Warming Centers Available in Southern Maryland

The following Warming Centers are open in Southern Maryland during hours of operation if needed.
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Cabinet Appointment

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Cabinet Appointment

Governor Larry Hogan today announced Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio as the Secretary of Natural Resources. Haddaway-Riccio currently serves as a Deputy Chief of Staff in the governor’s office, where she advises on environmental-related issues. “Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio has been a strong member of my executive team since day one and has a proven track record of working to...
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Letter to the Editor: Endorsement of Sheriff Tim Cameron by Richard Fritz, State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County

Letter to the Editor: Endorsement of Sheriff Tim Cameron by Richard Fritz, State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County

As State’s Attorney for St. Mary’s County, I fully support and endorse Sheriff Tim Cameron’s reelection bid for Sheriff of St. Mary’s County. Over the past twelve years, as State’s Attorney, I have had the opportunity to work closely with Sheriff Cameron and the men and women of the Sheriff’s Department, and I highly...
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Bailey Receives Endorsement from Delegate Mark Fisher

Bailey Receives Endorsement from Delegate Mark Fisher

From Delegate Mark Fisher (R -District 27C) I am pleased to join Governor Larry Hogan and offer my endorsement of Jack Bailey for State Senate in District 29. We need a proven leader in Annapolis who will work with our delegation and with our governor. Jack has served the State of Maryland for 30...
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Routine Maintenance Requires Flagging Operation on Thomas Johnson, Bridge Sunday, May 20

Routine Maintenance Requires Flagging Operation on Thomas Johnson, Bridge Sunday, May 20

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will perform routine maintenance to the MD 4 (Patuxent Beach Road) Bridge over the Patuxent River (Governor Thomas Johnson Memorial Bridge) at the Calvert/St. Mary’s County. Crews will be clearing bridge drains between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Drivers...
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Maryland Fraternal Order of Police Endorse Jack Bailey for State Senate

Maryland Fraternal Order of Police Endorse Jack Bailey for State Senate

The Maryland Fraternal Order endorsed Jack Bailey, for Maryland Senator of District 29. Below is a copy of the letter. To Mr. Jack Bailey, As President and on behalf of the over 21,000 men and women of the Maryland Fraternal Order of Police, it is our pleasure and honor to stand with you and...
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Governor Hogan Endorses Jack Bailey In Senate District 29

Governor Hogan Endorses Jack Bailey In Senate District 29

Governor Larry Hogan announced his endorsement of Jack Bailey for the Republican Party nomination in Senate District 29. “Southern Maryland needs a fighter like Jack Bailey in the Maryland Senate,” Governor Hogan said. “Unfortunately, the incumbent has consistently sided against our administration and against the people of Southern Maryland on important issues. Unlike his...
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Start of Point Lookout Road at Abell Street/Moakley Street Improvement Project

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Start of Point Lookout Road at Abell Street/Moakley Street Improvement Project

Governor Larry Hogan joined Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Pete K. Rahn and MDOT State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Administrator Greg Slater to announce the start of construction for the much-anticipated MD 5 (Point Lookout Road) at Abell Street/Moakley Street intersection improvements project in Leonardtown. This long-awaited project, which is a priority of...
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Charles County Government Postal Addresses to Change on March 1

Charles County Government Postal Addresses to Change on March 1

The mailing addresses for the County Government Building and the Department of Emergency Services will be updated starting on March 1, 2018. All mail sent on or after this date should be addressed to: Charles County Government 200 Baltimore Street La Plata, MD 20646 Charles County Department of Emergency Services 10425 Audie Lane La...
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Calvert County Animal Control Division to Move to Barstow Location

Calvert County Animal Control Division to Move to Barstow Location

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety Animal Control Division will move operations from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office into the Department of Public Safety building at 315 Stafford Road in Barstow Friday, Feb. 16. The move is part of Calvert County Government’s reorganization which began last July. In the restructure, the Animal Control...
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Intersection Improvements on Route 5 to Begin in Leonardtown

Intersection Improvements on Route 5 to Begin in Leonardtown

Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) is beginning a $12 million improvement project at the MD 5 (Point Lookout Road)/Abell Street/Moakley Street intersection in St. Mary’s County. The project includes widening the road and adding left turn lanes to both directions of MD 5 at the intersection. “This project will break...
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