August 15, 2018

  • CSM Legacy Gift

    Lilly Family Recognized for Legacy Gift

    A ceremony at the College of Southern Maryland recently named the lobby, wing, and conference room in the Community Education Building at the La Plata Campus in recognition of the Lilly family and their recent legacy gift to CSM.

  • Federal Budget

    Crippen to Speak on Federal Budget, Deficit

    Learn from an expert about the federal budget and implications of long deficits. Through a partnership with the Center for the Study of Democracy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Dr. Dan Crippen, former director of the Congressional Budget Office, will speak Thursday, Sept. 6, at the college.

  • 100 Defense

    Revenues Up 2nd Year for Top 100 Defense Contractors

    For the second straight year revenues for the Top 100 defense companies in the world have increased, suggesting the defense industry has weathered sequestration-related budget cuts and emerged stronger. Total 2017 defense revenues for the Top 100 companies came in at $375.4 billion, a 2.9 percent increase over the companies represented in the previous year’s Top 100 list.

  • Great Flood of 1933

    The Great Flood of 1933 Part 1

    In his memoir, St. George Island resident David Sayre recalls the Great Flood that destroyed the small, isolated waterman’s community in southern St. Mary’s County. The storm struck on Aug. 23, 1933.

  • Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

    Tobacco-Free Action Team to Meet

    MedStar St. Mary’s supports the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership’s Tobacco-Free Living Action Team, which will meet 10 to 11:30 am Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the St. Mary’s County Health Department.

Leader Exclusives

Great Flood of 1933

The Great Flood of 1933 Part 1

In his memoir, St. George Island resident David Sayre recalls the Great Flood that destroyed the small, isolated waterman’s community in southern St. Mary’s County. The storm struck on Aug. 23, 1933.

Tommy Deagle

Who’s Who on St. George Island / Tommy Deagle: Master Wood Carver

A conversation with waterman and decoy carver Tommy Deagle, a St. George Island resident. Deagle recalls the nearly two decades he crabbed and oystered the local waters. He also has carved several thousand decoys during the past 26 years, including the Eagle on Francis Goddard’s skipjack “Connie Francis.”

pax mission

Protecting the Pax Mission and Preserving the Land

What might seem like an unusual partnership is preserving the rural character of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in Southern Maryland while cementing the region’s position as a hub for Navy technology research, development, and test.

13 burglaries

13 Burglaries & 2 Robberies Bring More Cops to Lex Park

With 13 burglaries and two robberies, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is adding more uniformed officers and plain-clothed surveillance personnel in Lexington Park. The department is also looking for help from the community to locate what they believe are as many as half a dozen perpetrators.

Art & Lifestyle

Summer Fun

Summer Fun at Kids’ & Teen College

Aug 3, 2018

The Kids’ and Teen College continues at the College of Southern Maryland with its tradition of offering comprehensive, summer enrichment programs for children ages 5 to 17 years old. These half-day or full-day programs allow kids and teens to design a summer experience specific to their interests.

Romeo & Juliet Newtowne Players Present 'Romeo & Juliet'

Tickets on Sale for Romeo & Juliet

Jul 22, 2018

The Newtowne Players will present the iconic Romeo & Juliet in partnership with Historic St. Mary’s City. Tickets are now on sale for the production, to be held on the State House lawn, Aug. 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18.