June 20, 2019

SMECO Stands Out for Reliability

Nominating Committee

Customers experienced fewer than one outage during 2014. SMECO recognized for reliability by MD Public Service Commission.

Ice Cap Melt Puts Arctic Strategy on Front Burner

The ice cap is melting faster than anticipated and commercial interest accelerating prompting the US to think strategically about security in the Arctic.

House Partisanship Draws Government Closer to Shut-down

Partisanship drags US toward closure while one Democrat and two Republican governors ally to strengthen their chances for an FAA drone designation..

Navy Invites Comment on PAX Remediation Plan: Site 28

The remediation plan will be presented at a public meeting July 31st to present the clean-up proposal, answer questions and gather public comment. Comments will be accepted from July 3 – Aug. 1.

First Arrested Landing of X-47B Unmanned Demonstrator

The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman Corp. conducted the first fly-in arrested landing of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland.

Great Mills Residents Urged to Boil Drinking Water

boiling water

A water main break may have been introduced into the water system due to the loss of pressure.

Maryland Stands to Lose Big in Sequestration

Five states have a lot to lose if sequestration proceeds. Maryland is one.

Sequstration Could Be a ‘Disaster’ for Maryland

capitol hill

Congress is talking about fixing sequestration, but, so far, just talking.

‘Economically, We’re Holding Our Own’

St. Mary's County Commissioner Todd Morgan

The next election will be very important for St. Mary’s County, according to Commissioner Todd Morgan.

Franchot Visits Three Oaks Center on State Tour

Peter Franchot

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot stopped by Three Oaks Center in Lexington Park Thursday as part of a tour of the state.