September 20, 2017

Donations Sought for Hurricane Relief

Hurricane Relief

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is providing assistance to active duty and retired Marines and sailors in Texas and Louisiana who are experiencing financial difficulties in the wake of the recent hurricanes.

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College Fair Comes to St. Mary’s Sept. 19

college fair

Students and parents can get answers to all of their questions about life after high school during the Southern Maryland College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department.

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BHAT Panel Tackles Suicide Prevention

suicide

The Behavioral Health Action Team has scheduled a panel discussion on suicide prevention from 6 to 8 pm Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Daugherty-Palmer Commons at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

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Athlone Drive to Close for Two Weeks

Athlone Drive

Progress is quickly being made on the major improvements to FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park, but that means a small section of Athlone Drive will be closed for about two weeks in September.

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Prepare for Weather-Related Outages, SMECO Urges

Prepare for Weather-Related Outages, SMECO Urges

SMECO is urging its customer-members to take steps to prepare for possible weather-related power outages due to the potential heavy rains and high winds that could face Southern Maryland during this year’s hurricane season.

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Chapter 217 of County Code to Be Discussed

chapter 217

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County are considering repealing and re-enacting the electrical code, or Chapter 217 of the Code of St. Mary’s County.

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Carver ES Librarian Earns Hero Award

Carver ES Librarian Earns Hero Award

April Wathen of George W. Carver Elementary School in Lexington Park has been named the Hero of Equitable Access in the School Library Journal’s 2017 School Librarian of the Year award contest.

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Hoyer Signs Letter Against Transgender Ban

transgender ban

More than 140 members of Congress have penned a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to reconsider his discriminatory ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces.

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5th-Graders Bring Robotics for All

5th-Graders Bring Robotics for All

What began as a research project by a group of Ridge Elementary School fifth-graders is now a countywide STEM initiative making robotics available to all 18 St. Mary’s County public elementary schools.

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Workshop Helps With Chronic Health Conditions

Chronic Health Conditions

Chronic health conditions can be difficult to manage, but MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown works to find ways to help.

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