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Southern Maryland Residents Overwhelmingly Backed Single-Member Legislative Districts

Southern Maryland residents overwhelmingly backed single-member legislative districts that avoid crossing county lines at a redistricting commission hearing Wednesday night. Residents criticized the current map — which has legislative districts that sprawl across as many as four counties — as unfair and confusing. Theresa Kuhns, a Calvert County resident, spoke out in favor of single-member […]

Posted inElementary School

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $10 Million In American Rescue Plan Funding for Head Start Programs Across the State

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John Sarbanes (MD-03), Kweisi Mfume (MD-07), Anthony Brown (MD-04), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and David Trone (MD-06) today announced $10,155,895 in funding through the American Rescue Plan for Maryland’s Head Start programs.  “Maryland’s children have faced extraordinary challenges throughout […]

Posted inSmall Business

TCCSMD Connects Business with Job Seekers through Virtual Job Fair Series

HUGHESVILLE, Md. (June 24, 2021) – The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD) hosted a series of industry-specific virtual job fairs this past spring to connect regional businesses with job seekers. To date, 18 individuals have been hired as a result of these industry-specific job fairs. Across four job fairs, 537 job seekers registered to attend, […]

Posted inCOVID-19

CCPS expanding voluntary COVID-19 testing to in-person summer programs

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) will continue its voluntary COVID-19 screening program this summer. Staff and students attending in-person camps and programs can participate in a free weekly COVID-19 test. The program is a partnership between CCPS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) […]

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Solomons Tiki Bar Gets New Ownership/Management

Millersville—Murphy Commercial is pleased to announce that one of Southern Maryland’s icons is back for the long haul! Under new ownership and management, the iconic Tiki Bar Solomons is open for business to stay! This famous Maryland institution with its unique Tiki-beach vibe – will continue to bring tropical fun, with plans to improve the facility […]

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Maryland scales back planned widening of Capital Beltway

Facing stiff opposition, Maryland officials have scaled back their plan to widen the infamously congested Capital Beltway around the District of Columbia, along with its two-prong connection to Interstate 270. But truncating the project has failed to dim criticism of its impacts. The latest plan, announced May 12 by the Maryland Department of Transportation, drops […]

Posted inState Government

Governor Hogan Appoints New Leadership of Opioid Operational Command Center

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that he has name  Robin Rickard to serve as executive director of the state’s Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC). Rickard, the center’s deputy director, has served as acting director since April, when Steve Schuh was named Deputy Secretary of Health Care Financing and Medicaid for the Maryland Department of […]

Posted inFood and Drink

Craft Beverage Farmer’s Market Coming to St. Mary’s Airport

Historic Sotterley is proud to support something new and unique—  Craft Beverage Farmer’s Market at the St. Mary’s County Airport terminal building on July 1st from 4:00 pm—6:00 pm.  Come and enjoy the vibrant community of our Airport Innovation District while sipping on some local beverages! It should be a fun and relaxing event featuring three […]