October 1, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Free Civil Legal Help at Lex Park Library -

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Telehealth Booth Opens at Lex Park Library -

Monday, August 29, 2022

Black Civil War Soldiers Exhibit Makes Stop in Lex Park -

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Time for ‘The Big Conversation’ -

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

’23 Calendar Winner: Jumping Spider

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the winners of the 2022 Natural Resource Photo Contest, for the upcoming year’s calendar — and the grand prize goes to David Terao of Silver Spring for a captivating and intricate photo of a jumping spider.

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POSTPONED: CalvertHealth’s 5K Run/Walk Oct. 15

CalvertHealth’s 13th Annual 5K Run/Walk around Solomons Island is POSTPONED until Saturday, October 15, 2022. Join the fun and run or walk around Solomons Island. Registration Begins: 7 am. Warm-up 8 am. Race Time: 8:30 am.

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St. Aloysius Pantry Open Oct. 15

The St. Aloysius Food Pantry is “OPEN” on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 9 to 11 AM for people to select non-perishable food. A checklist of pantry items will be offered to people with mobility limitations from which they can select, and volunteers will bag and place them in their vehicle.

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US Top Ransomware Target Worldwide

The US gets almost half of all of the ransomware attacks around the globe according to a report released this week analyzing the more than 5,000 ransomware incidents. Most attacks target critical industries and the public sector.

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Get MD ID @ Lex Park Library 10/12

The Maryland Department of Transportation will be at the Lexington Park Library on Oct. 12, 2022, from 9 am to 2 pm to issue State Identification Cards. Appointments recommended. Call 301-863-8188 for assistance.

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NASA Targets & Diverts an Astroid

NASA spacecraft has intentionally slammed into an asteroid in humanity’s first test of planetary defense. The impact occurred at 7:14 pm ET greeted by cheers from the mission team in Laurel, MD.

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Hoyer Praises Civil Service Protections


House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) delivered remarks on the House Floor last week in support of legislation strengthening protections for civil service employees as well as the Ensuring a Fair and Accurate Census Act.

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Vet Benefits Tied to Big Social Security Raise

Veterans are poised to receive the biggest cost of living boost in 40 years with Congress guaranteeing they’ll receive the same cost-of-living boost as Social Security payouts, predicted at about 8.7% for 2023. That would be the highest annual increase since 1981.

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MD Grants Open for Industry 4.0 Technologies

3-D Printing

Round 1 of Maryland Department of Commerce’s Maryland Manufacturing 4.0 grant program is approaching. The Patuxent Partnership’s recent membership newsletter alerts companies invested in Industry 4.0 technologies that the deadline to apply for the October 2022 round of the
Round 1 applications is Friday October 7, 2022 at 5 pm.

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Senators Urge DoD to Act on PFAS

Forty-two senators have signed a petition urging DEFSEC Lloyd Austin to treat PFAS chemicals on military installations with greater urgency, and set aside higher funding for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances testing and remediation.

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