September 18, 2018

Workshop Details Effect of Poverty on Brain


Scientists have found definitive proof that poverty has a profound effect on the brains of children, and the people who care for and teach those children need tools to help those children learn.

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29A Candidate Robbie Loker on the Issues

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As a candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 29A, Robbie Loker focuses on education, health care, and economic development as the primary issues facing Southern Marylanders today.

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Yaocomicos Help Calverts Settle in St. Mary’s City

After seven months at sea tossing around like a cork, 150 or so adventurers were really anxious to set foot again on solid ground, but were afraid to stop. Luckily, the friendly Yaocomicos helped.

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Mark Your Calendar for Cyber Summit

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A one-day Cyber Summit on Sept. 18 will feature speakers, exhibitors, and attendees from government, industry, and academia on cyber challenges and opportunities for national security.

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New DoD Acquisition Shortcuts Open to Pax Contractors


The Air Force’s former director of F-35 development at a Patuxent Partnership briefing tells Pax River contractors about new and existing authorities to cut through traditional, lengthy acquisition processes.

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Delegate Candidate Loker to Host Canvassing Kickoff

Roberta Loker

Maryland House of Delegates candidate Robbie Loker is hosting a canvassing training and kickoff Thursday, Aug. 30, in Chaptico. She is excited to get out and talk to the people of District 29A.

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St. Mary’s County Hazardous Waste Collection Day Nov. 10

Hazardous waste collection day

September 15, 2018, will be the day the St. Andrew’s Landfill hosts its fall Hazardous Waste Collection Day for St. Mary’s County, MD, residents. The event takes place between 8 am and 4:30 pm.

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Butler Joins Sheriff’s Office as Chief of Staff

Butler Joins Sheriff's Office as Chief of Staff

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has named Marvin Butler as the department’s new chief of staff.

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MD Reps Go to Bat for James Webb Space Telescope

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Maryland Congressmen Hoyer and Brown urge the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology to reauthorize funding for the James Webb Space Telescope Program managed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Prince George’s County, MD.

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The Great Flood of 1933 Part 2


In his memoir, St. George Island resident David Sayre recalls the Great Flood that destroyed the small, isolated waterman’s community in southern St. Mary’s County. The storm struck on Aug. 23, 1933.

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