July 29, 2014

Summer Temps Can Cause Heat Stroke

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Summer can bring more than heat and humidity, it can also deliver heat-related illnesses. Take precautions.

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Mission of Mercy: Another Huge Success

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Mission of Mercy returned to Southern Maryland last week and set up a full dental services at North Point High School in Charles County, MD.

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Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Gets New Digs

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The Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad unofficially opened FDR Boulevard Saturday to officially open their new station. LPVRS joins two other top-drawer community service organizations on the new road, Bay District Fire Dept. and Lexington Park Library.

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A Short Video Re-cap of Building FDR Boulevard

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It took more than five decades to get the final 1,000 feet of FDR Boulevard extended across Great Mills Road. It took Great Mills Trading Post five months to build the road.

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Ticks Like It Hot: Fight Back


Summer Health Tip from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital about ticks and Lyme disease.

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“What did you do this summer?”

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Summer camps continue into July at St. Mary’s Ryken High School. Call for details and space availabilities.

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CSM Holds Tuition at 1.8% Increase

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College of Southern Maryland tuition to increase only $2 per credit for Southern Maryland residents for the 2014-2015 school year.

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When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!

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There is no place safe outdoors during a thunderstorm. Once you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike. Get indoors!

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CSM Trustees Approve Plan for Regional Campus

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First phase will be a Center for Trades and Energy Training, currently overgrown its leased 18,000-square-foot facility in Waldorf.

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Hurricane Season 2014 Is Here. Are You Prepared?


The season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30 and now is the time to ready your family’s preparedness kit.

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