June 21, 2018

MedStar Helps in Battle Against Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer

Virginia Wills went a long way between 2016 and 2017: from battling Colon Cancer with the help of medical professionals at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital one year to celebrating a daughter’s wedding and the arrival of her first grandchild the next.

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Poverty Listening Tour Visits Texas

Poverty Listening Tour

A congressional project known as the Pathways Out of Poverty Listening Tour visited Dallas, Texas, on June 1 to go to three sites that are developing innovative solutions to help reduce poverty and expand opportunities.

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Biology Students Get Hands-On Learning at Lab

Biology Students

Biology students at the College of Southern Maryland got hands-on experience during a recent trip to the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons. 

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MedStar Awards Seven Scholarships

MedStar Scholarship Winners

Seven local students earned scholarships totaling approximately $168,000 from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown to pursue careers in nursing and allied health.

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Grant Aids Recovery Efforts at Great Mills HS

Recovery Efforts

Recovery efforts at Great Mills High School will be helped by a $190,000 federal grant announced by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen.

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Hoyer Recognizes Outstanding Teachers

Outstanding Teachers

Outstanding teachers from the Fifth District of Maryland were recognized during the annual Fifth District Educators of the Year Luncheon on June 4.

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CSM Robotics Team Plans Open House

CSM Robotics Team

The College of Southern Maryland Talons, the CSM Robotics Team, is planning an open house from 6 to 7:30 pm June 19, 2018, on the College’s La Plata Campus. 

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Public Invited to Flag Day Event

Flag Day

2018 Flag Day 2018 festivities, co-sponsored by the commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the commissioners of Leonardtown, will take place at 6 pm Thursday, June 14.

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CEC Pride Caps Off Year As Champions

CEC Pride

Cougars Elite Cheerleading, a St .Mary’s County Recreation and Parks sponsored program, just completed its eighth season in spectacular fashion.

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Mulch Is Free for St. Mary’s Residents


St. Mary’s County, Maryland, residents can pick up free mulch at the St. Andrew’s Landfill during regular operating hours, while supplies last. Bring your own shovel.

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