Posted inSmall Business

With holidays ahead, small businesses struggle with supply chain disruptions

WASHINGTON – Cecily Habimana, co-founder of Sew Creative Lounge, a sewing school in Mount Rainier, Maryland, normally imports her fabric from China and West Africa, but international shipping and customs delays have become unaffordable for the small business owner.  “I can’t afford to bear the cost of a big shipment so I pre-order fabric, but […]

Posted inMilitary

Navy’s Super Hornet Readiness recognized for program leadership excellence

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md.– The U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Readiness program won the Aviation Week Overall Excellence Award 2021 during the annual Defense Chain Conference in Washington D.C., Oct. 20. Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan, program executive officer for tactical aircraft programs (PEO(T)), accepted the award. The U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Readiness program won the […]

Posted inPublic Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS: St. Mary’s County Redistricting Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the St. Mary’s County Redistricting Board will hold Public Hearings as set forth below to consider public comments on proposed boundaries of districts for the election of County Commissioners in the 2022 general election and thereafter. The proposed County Commissioner District Maps can be viewed at: Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, […]

Posted inRecreational

Winter Sports Registration Now Open to Calvert County Residents

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Oct. 22, 2021 – Stay active through the cold winter months with sports offered through the Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR). Take it to the hoop with basketball or take it to the mat with youth wrestling. Adult basketball is open to players ages 18 and older excluding high school students. The […]

Posted inCollege

No. 17 Salisbury Shuts Out St. Mary’s College Field Hockey

SALISBURY, Md. – The three-game win streak for the St. Mary’s College of Maryland field hockey team was halted Wednesday night despite great Seahawk defensive efforts as sixth-year head coach Jessica Lanham and her Seahawks faced her alma mater, No. 17 Salisbury University. St. Mary’s College (7-7) held Salisbury (9-5) scoreless in the first half but […]

Posted inHigh School

North Point student wins first-place national and state titles in Educators Rising National Competition

Chloe Wooden, a junior at North Point High School, recently placed first in national and state Educators Rising competitions. She wrote and illustrated a children’s book, “The Pink Princess.” Chloe Wooden, a junior at North Point High School, recently won first place national and state titles in the Educators Rising National Competition. Educators Rising is […]

Posted inCalvert County

Calvert County Planning Commission to Review Prince Frederick Town Center Master Plan Comments at Oct. 27 Special Meeting

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Oct. 21, 2021 –The Calvert County Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on the draft Prince Frederick Town Center Master Plan (July 2021 draft). The meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 at 7 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting is for the Planning Commission to consider comments from […]

Posted inSoMD Government

Charles Co Commissioners Oct. 19/20, 2021 Meeting Briefs

On Tuesday, Oct. 19, the Board of County Commissioners participated in a follow-up work session on Amendment to the 2016 Comprehensive Plan-Land Surrounding Maryland Airport. Department of Planning and Growth Management staff provided a presentation on the amendment, which would change the land use designation of lands around the Maryland Airport to employment and industrial land […]