July 29, 2016

  • Grant

    Grant Will Help Upgrade MetCom Facility

    A $945,000 grant has been awarded to the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission to upgrade the methane co-generation system at the Marlay-Taylor Treatment Facility. The grant is from the Maryland Department of the Environment and will be used for engineering design, construction and start-up services related to the facility’s upgrade.

  • Rural Legacy

    Rural Legacy Area Discussed at Meeting

    After St. Mary’s County government received a number of comments from citizens about the January 2016 draft proposal of the Mattapany Rural Legacy Area, the boundary has been revised. Citizens can review and discuss the changes from 6 to 7:30 pm Aug. 4.

  • Tuition

    New Tuition Price Set at CSM

    Tuition rates at the College of Southern Maryland have been set for the upcoming academic year, with an increase of $3 per credit to $123 per credit, for residents of Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

  • Judy Center

    Hoyer Leads Working Families Forum

    Congressman Steny H. Hoyer hosted a Working Families field forum with Rep. Bobby Scott as a special guest. Local elected leaders, policy experts, and workers joined the congressmen in a discussion on House Democrats’ Working Families Agenda, which includes policy solutions to raise the federal minimum wage, ensure pay equity, and provide paid leave for all workers.

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    Wanted: Private Pilots for Practice Dogfights

    The Pentagon is looking for a few good bad guys for practice dogfights.

Leader Exclusives

Grant

Grant Will Help Upgrade MetCom Facility

A $945,000 grant has been awarded to the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission to upgrade the methane co-generation system at the Marlay-Taylor Treatment Facility. The grant is from the Maryland Department of the Environment and will be used for engineering design, construction and start-up services related to the facility’s upgrade.

Kay Daugherty

‘The Banquet Years’ Opens at AMG

Once upon a time a cultural renaissance cloaked St. Mary’s County, a brief decade over by 1985, that seems both quite a long time ago and just the other day to Katie Watts as she muses about the mezzanine gallery — the Kay Daugherty Gallery — at Annmarie Garden named after her mother, and its opening exhibition, “The Banquet Years,” by Charlie Hewitt.

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Working Capital Funds Offer Financing Speed, Agility

The Navy Working Capital Fund can get project financing moving fast. The Patuxent Partnership briefs contractors on how to do it.

VA legal assistance

Free VA Legal Assistance July 28 in Lexington Park

Three Oaks Veterans Resource Center will bring attorney Michael Stone with Homeless Persons Representation Project to Lexington Park for a free presentation and Q&A on VA benefits.

Art & Lifestyle

Insectival

Buzz in for Annmarie’s Insectival

Jul 24, 2016

Summer time is insect time in Southern Maryland, and Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center is celebrating our six-legged friends. On Sunday, July 31, from noon to 4 pm, buzz on into the garden for the Insectival: Insect Festival.

CSM children's theater 2016

CSM Presents 3 Children’s Theatre Performances

Jul 24, 2016

CSM’s Children’s Theatre will perform “Sprit of Hispania: Hispanic Tales,” a play by Jules Tasca that explores Latin American mythology, as part of CSM’s 2016 Twilight Performance Series. Performances take place Aug. 2 in Leonardtown, Aug. 3 in La Plata, and Aug. 4 in Prince Frederick.