January 23, 2018

  • Walden Cancels Annual Fundraiser

    Community Forum Will Address Substance Abuse

    The “Substance Abuse Is Devastating Our Children” community forum will begin at 6:30 pm Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at Leonardtown High School at 23995 Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown. The event is being presented by the Narcotics Overdose Prevention Education Task Force, and is supported by Walden Behavioral Health and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

  • CHIP

    Hoyer Questions Gov. on Impact of Tax Bill

    Congressman Steny H. Hoyer joined members of the Maryland delegation in January to send a letter to Gov. Larry Hogan asking about the governor’s plan to protect Maryland residents from the impact of the Republican tax bill’s cap on the state and local tax deduction.

  • Survey: Agencies Ready If Shutdown Occurs

    Senate Compromise Ends Gov’t. Shutdown

    A bipartisan group of negotiators in the Senate prevailed with leadership, trading Democratic support for ending the nearly 60-hour federal government shutdown, for a commitment by Republicans to hold a vote resolving the status of young undocumented immigrants next month.

  • NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory Jan. 22-26

    Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place Jan. 22 through Jan. 26, 2018, between the hours of 8 and 11 am. Noise-generating night testing events are scheduled to take place Jan. 23 through Jan. 24, 2018, between 5 and 11 pm each evening.

  • St. George Island

    The 1920s on St. George Island, MD

    Wendell J. Chesser was 12 in 1920 when he began his “eternity” of “eight long years” working aboard his father’s pungy, the Joe Smith, out of St. George Island, MD.

Leader Exclusives

St. George Island

The 1920s on St. George Island, MD

Wendell J. Chesser was 12 in 1920 when he began his “eternity” of “eight long years” working aboard his father’s pungy, the Joe Smith, out of St. George Island, MD.

Quadcopter Initiative

Quadcopter Initiative Plans Session Jan. 21

The next session of The Patuxent Partnership’s UAS/Quadcopter Initiative will be held from 1:30 to 4 pm Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at the Lexington Park Library.

winter weather

Capt. Jack’s Winter Weather Primer

Cap’n Jack admits to “not knowing jack” about the weather, but that doesn’t stop him from passing along watermen lore and observations of weather indicators and winter weather impacts on the Chesapeake fisheries.

SlackWater on Patuxent River

SlackWater: The Fight to Clean Up a River

What began as a simple community effort in the late 1970s to protect the Patuxent River evolved into an epic, unprecedented five-year battle to force the Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Maryland to recognize and remedy the problems of the river.

Art & Lifestyle

Newtowne Players

Newtowne Players Bring ‘Streetcar’ to Stage

Jan 21, 2018

The Newtowne Players will present the Tennessee Williams’ classic “A Streetcar Named Desire” from Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, through Sunday, Feb. 11.

Pax River Museum STEAM Day

Art, Science Intersect at STEAM Day

Jan 20, 2018

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park will host its first-ever STEAM Day for the Community on Feb. 10.