August 21, 2017

  • leaders

    MedStar Honors Community Leaders

    MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is proud to announce that 11 of its associates have now graduated from Leadership Southern Maryland, a program that educates and inspires leaders from Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties.

  • overdose awareness

    Story Highlights Need for Overdose Awareness

    Walden and the St. Mary’s County Health Department are sponsoring a special event Aug. 31 in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day.

  • solar eclipse

    For Today’s Eclipse, All Eyes on the Sky

    Today, Monday, Aug. 21, Southern Marylanders will be able to see a partial solar eclipse and, at peak, a light shadow of the moon will cover 81 percent of the sun.

  • Art on Vacation

    Art on Vacation Exhibit Ends Aug. 27

    Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center’s Escape: Art on Vacation exhibit will continue until Aug. 27, 2017.

  • opioid epidemic

    Doctors, Officials Work to Curb Opioid Epidemic

    It’s easy to forget that tragedy can strike in beautiful St. Mary’s County. However, the country’s opioid epidemic has spread everywhere, and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is doing what it can to help.

Leader Exclusives

message from the captain

Message From the Captain Aug. 2017

Chesapeake Bay migrant birds are packing up and some are heading out as the autumn approaches, which also means the fish are hitting. The Cap’n reports on the details here.

MetCom Internship Program

MetCom Internship Program Enjoys Success

Five interns have been spending their time outside of class getting real-world experience in the working world at the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission.

Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Two Mid-Atlantic Ophthalmology Practices Merge

Whitten Laser Eye — with locations in Charlotte Hall, Richmond, and Washington, DC — announced its merger with Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center of Annapolis.

It's Our River

It’s Our River, Take 2: Why Should We Give It to Virginia?

In a 2001 SlackWater interview, Walter Dorsey talks about the legislative battle in Annapolis over the Potomac River Compact of 1958. “I think the Compact is probably one of the worst things that’s ever happened to Maryland,” he said at the time.

Art & Lifestyle

Full STEAM Ahead

For Kids at AMG, It’s Full STEAM Ahead

Aug 3, 2017

Children can learn and experience so many wonderful things at Full STEAM Ahead, a free family event, from 1 to 4 pm Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center in Solomons.

Annmarie Fairies in the Garden

Fairies Exhibit Continues at Annmarie

Jul 20, 2017

The Fairies in the Garden exhibit continues at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons. The family-friendly exhibit will be on display until early September.