April 5, 2020

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  • CARES Act

    CARES Act Provides Funds to MD Jurisdictions

    Congressman Steny H. Hoyer, along with the members of Maryland’s congressional delegation, announced $48,404,965 to support counties and cities in Maryland in their response to the economic and housing impacts of the 2019 novel coronavirus. These awards come through the CARES Act.

  • Historic Marker

    1887 Lynching Victim to Be Memorialized With Historic Marker

    St. Mary’s County is planning a Community Remembrance Project about Benjamin Hance, the only recorded lynching victim in St. Mary’s County in 1887. The next step in the remembrance of Mr. Hance is to establish a historic marker about his story in Leonardtown.

  • Increase in Positive Cases; Food Programs Continue

    April 3 updates: Positive cases increase; food programs continue in St. Mary’s; health department surveying active and retired health care workers.

  • F/A-18

    F/A-18 Diagnostics Tool Has Successful 1st Year With Fleet

    From NAVAIR News: One year after first hitting the fleet, a unique F/A-18 analytical tool continues to benefit the warfighter and demonstrate how a mix of big data analytics and engineering can serve as an accelerator for US Navy aircraft readiness.

  • 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.

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.

drive-thru testing

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.