April 3, 2020

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  • As COVID-19 Cases Rise, State Opens More Testing Sites

    The Maryland Department of Health reports the number of coronavirus cases in the state has increased to 2,331. Reported cases in Southern Maryland: 27 in St. Mary’s County, 22 in Calvert County, and 69 in Charles County.

  • SMECO Board

    SMECO Board Accepting Nominations

    The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has appointed 10 members to its 2020 Nominating Committee scheduled to meet May 13.

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    Military Readiness Concerns Grow

    As the rate of infection in the military outstrips that of the general population, deployments are being impacted, and military leaders fear a readiness crisis. The warship Coronado could be the herald.

  • Evidence of Community Spread of Virus in St. Mary’s, Reports Health Dept.

    The St. Mary’s County Health Department has confirmed additional positive cases of the novel coronavirus in county residents, bringing the total case count to 23. Additionally, there is now strong evidence of community spread of COVID-19 in St. Mary’s.

  • Equal Pay Day

    Hoyer Marks Equal Pay Day

    Congressman Steny H. Hoyer released a statement to acknowledge Equal Pay Day, which fell on March 31 this year.

Leader Exclusives


Ospreys Return to Where They Were Born: Message From the Cap’n

Mar 30, 2020

Ospreys born in 2018 in the Chesapeake Bay will be among the scores of birds returning this month to seek a mate, begin courting, and then building permanent nesting sites to start raising young of their own. Here are some tips for learning about the returning fish hawks.

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Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Available at MedStar St. Mary’s

Mar 22, 2020

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is offering drive-thru testing for the coronavirus. Contact a primary care provider. Your primary care provider will evaluate you and determine if you should be tested. If you meet the criteria for testing, the provider will write a prescription for testing.


UPDATE; IRS Filing Date HAS BEEN Extended

Mar 20, 2020

The United States Internal Revenue Service has announced its intent to defer tax payments as relief for individuals and corporations struggling to address the coronavirus pandemic. the IRS has NOT yet extended the April 15,2020 filing deadline.