September 22, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

See Awesome Aircraft & Classic Cars -

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Thuot to Speak at Historical Society Meeting -

Thursday, September 16, 2021

NASA Seeks Student Tech Ideas -

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Newtowne Players’ 18th Season Begins -

Friday, September 10, 2021

Charles Earns Incentives for Lighting Upgrades

Incentives

Charles County has received incentives for investing in energy-efficient equipment upgrades through Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s EmPOWER Maryland Business Solutions program.

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SMECO Elects Board of Directors

Energy Rates

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative elected its Board of Directors at the co-op’s 83rd annual meeting held August 26, 2021, at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall in Mechanicsville.

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Credits to Be Issued to SMECO Members

budget

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s eligible active members will receive credits on their bills, and checks will be issued to eligible former members, as the company is refunding capital credits totaling nearly $6.6 million.

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Companies Sought to Host Student Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Local companies can become part of an innovative apprenticeship program in Southern Maryland that trains and prepares students to fill workforce shortages in STEM or manufacturing career fields.

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COVID Relief Grants Available for Nonprofits

COVID

The St. Mary’s County commissioners activated a COVID relief fund for local nonprofits in all categories of IRS 501(c) designation with a physical address in the county.

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1st SMECO EV Charging Station Opens

Charging Station

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative opened its first EV Recharge public charging station for electric vehicles at the St. Mary’s County Public Library and Garvey Activity Senior Center on Hayden Farm Lane in Leonardtown. The station has 24-hour access.

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SMECO Scholarship Applications Available

Scholarships

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is offering college scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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Hoyer Applauds Buy American Order

Buy American

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer applauded President Joe Biden on his Buy American executive order to help support American manufacturers and workers.

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County Offers Relief Funds for Restaurants

Relief Funds Rastaurants

St. Mary’s County has approved a second round of relief funds for food service establishments as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact businesses.

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Why Is Tax Planning Important?

irs

There are many things that can be done before the end of your tax year that will either reduce your taxes or defer your income tax liability until some future year. Good tax planning goes on all year, but there is still much that can be done at the end of the year.

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