July 28, 2014

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    SMECO Again Tops in Customer Satisfaction

    Posted for SMECO Pax III Overall customer satisfaction with residential electric utilities increases year after year with improvements in corporate citizenship and outage communications, according to an industry study that again finds SMECO with top marks. The J.D. Power 2014 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study, now in its 16th year, measures customer satisfaction with electric utility companies by examining six factors: power quality and reliability; price; billing and payment; corporate citizenship; communications; and customer service. “Residential electric utilities have done a great job adding capabilities for proactive communications about outages and upping their corporate citizenship involvement. As a result,…

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    MD Rural Health Prez from MedStar St. Mary’s

    MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital associate Lori Werrell will serve as president of the MD Rural Health Assoc. this year, an advocacy nonprofit for quality rural health care.


    Defining the Future of K-MAX

    NAVAIR is now working with the Marine Corps on formal requirements and new concepts of K-MAX operations.

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    $135,800 Federal Grant for Ridge Vol. Fire Dept.

    Congressman Steny Hoyer helped create the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grants in 2001 to enhance response capabilities for all emergency service workers.

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    Chaptico Classic Race & Walk

    Join us Aug. 30 for the 29th Chaptico Classic run, walk, boogey, or crawl for the Three Oaks Shelter and other charities.

Leader Exclusives

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Pax River Communities Still Qualify for USDA Home Loans

Primary Residential Mortgage can still get low-interest, guaranteed loans for qualified borrowers on homes in neighborhoods near the Pax River Naval Air Station, but the eligibility maps may soon shift.

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Sequestration & DoD Budget Impacts Local Jobs

2015 appears to be the bottoming out of the local economy with slow and steady growth to follow no matter sequestration or Pentagon drawdown.

Photo by George Hurlburt

Topping off Pax River Naval Air Museum

This week the final steel beam was fitted into place as the structure of the Pax River Naval Air Museum finally makes its mark upon the landscape.

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Intro to On-Line War Game Coming to Lex Park

Pax Partnership introduces Massive Multiplayer On-Line War Game Leveraging the Internet to Lexington Park, MD, Aug. 7, 2014.

Art & Lifestyle

HSMC Archaeology Lectures

Archaeology Days at HSMC: Dig It July 25 & 26

Jul 24, 2014

Uncover the past at Historic St. Mary’s City — Tidewater Archaeology Days are July 25 and 26!

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Will Wind Energy Impact Marine Mammals?

Jul 21, 2014

Maryland wants to learn how wind energy will impact marine mammals and other significant species off its Atlantic Coast.