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Free Storm Debris Removal Services Available to St. Mary’s County Residents

Leonardtown, MD – In an effort to assist citizens with clean-up efforts in the aftermath of Winter Storm Riley, which blew through St. Mary’s County on March 2, 2018, the county will accept only vegetative storm debris, such as logs, limbs, branches, brush and leaves, at the St. Andrews Landfill free of charge beginning Tuesday, […]

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America’s First Honors Maryland’s First

On February 22, 2018, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office honored Sheriff Joseph Lee Somerville Sr., who was the first African-American to be elected Sheriff in the state of Maryland. The event was held at the Elks Lodge, in California, Maryland, and presentations were made by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People […]

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DHS Announces Deadline for 2018 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative Applications

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security reminds interested student candidates that the window for submitting applications for the 2018 Secretary’s Honors Program (SHP) Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative (CSVI) will close at 3 p.m. (EST) March 15. The application submission, review and selection process started February 15. Applicants will be considered in the order in […]

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SoMd weather and tides for Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Weather reporting station: St Marys County Airport (K2W6) Lat: 38.32°N Lon: 76.55°W Elev: 144 ft. Tuesday A slight chance of rain and sleet between 10 am and 1 pm, then rain likely. Increasing clouds, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 55%. Little […]

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Comptroller Issues Temporary Waiver of State IFTA Requirements

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (March 5, 2018) – In the wake of Winter Storm Riley ravaging parts of Maryland this past weekend, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced a temporary waiver of International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) requirements to help emergency responders and restoration activities across the state. The waiver is set to expire in early April. “I want to ensure that […]

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Opinion: Hoyer statement on DACA deadline

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement today on the failure of Republicans to take action to protect DREAMers before the March 5 deadline set by President Trump after he terminated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and created this crisis: “When President Trump unnecessarily ended the Deferred […]

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St. Mary’s Department of Emergency Services; MDEMA announce scholarship program

Leonardtown, MD – The St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services, in conjunction with the Maryland Emergency Management Association (MDEMA), is pleased to announce the Association’s awarding of a $1,000 Scholarship for the 2018 school year. The scholarship will be given to a student in Calvert, Charles or St. Mary’s County and is one of five […]

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University of Maryland to Celebrate 24-Hour Giving Challenge, March 7

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Join us for the University of Maryland’s fifth annual Giving Day, its largest day of giving in support of scholarships, research, athletics and the arts. Staff, faculty and students will celebrate the 24-hour philanthropic challenge with a Giving Day party on campus featuring the marching band, Testudo and a custom ice […]