October 25, 2016

Connections Seeks Submissions


Submissions to Connections magazine’s upcoming edition is Oct. 31, 2016. Connections is also bringing poet Rick Benjamin to the CSM Leonardtown Campus Nov. 4 to celebrate poetry as a community connector.

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Van Hollen Looks to Support Hoyer’s SoMd Efforts

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At a rally in his honor, the Democratic candidate for the US Senate, Chris Van Hollen, praises Steny Hoyer and pledges he also will support Southern Maryland.

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County to Create Business Incubator

business incubator

Using seed money from the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, the St. Mary’s County commissioners are taking the first step toward creating a business incubator in the county.

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Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

The St. Mary’s County commissioners proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the county. They are hoping to bring increased awareness of this problem to the citizens of St. Mary’s County, and they work with several local agencies to do so, including Walden Behavioral Health.

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Friendly’s Replaced With New Shops in Great Mills

new shops in Great Mills

Open for business. New shops in Great Mill’s new two-story at Route 5 and Indian Bridge Road across from Great Mills Trading Post.

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Carriers, Contractors & Civilians on Report’s Hit List

At sea aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) May 16, 2003 -- The USS Enterprise (CVN 65) conducts a port turn after an emergency break away drill with the Military Sealift Command Fast Combat Support Ship USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195).  Enterprise is currently underway conducting carrier qualifications off the Atlantic coast.  U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate 2nd Class Douglas M. Pearlman.  (RELEASED)

Despite a successful landing exercise aboard the Ford aircraft , a recent study of the DoD budget versus expanding global threats suggests the production be halted. Other suggestions include a 5 percent cut in the civilian workforce and 8,000 contractors.

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Hundreds Attend Airport Ribbon-Cutting

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Ken Reed: “There is no reason why, with the construction of Building 3 at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center next door, the University of Maryland UAS Test Site, the incubator, and the general expansion of the airport that Airport Road should become the most important road in St. Mary’s County.”

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Watershed Exhibition Opens at SMCM

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Join the Atlantika Collective at its inaugural exhibition for The Watershed Project at the Boyden Gallery at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The exhibition will run until Nov. 22, 2016.

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Celebrate Halloween at Annmarie Garden


Celebrate Halloween in style at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons, MD. The annual Halloween in the Garden is set for 11 am to 4 pm Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.

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Sailors Demanding Their Titles Back


The red-hot controversy over the Navy’s stripping every sailor of his or her rating titles isn’t dying down, and officialdom is ratcheting up its response.

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