October 4, 2023

Academy Grads Hear: COVID-19 Is Part of the Mission

“As new threats continue to emerge, you must remain ready, vigilant, and prepared to defend our country, our people, and our way of life,” DefSec addresses the Naval Academy’s first virtual graduation ceremony.

F-35A Battle Ready, Air Force Says

The first US Air Force F-35A squadron is ready for deployment.

DoD Avoids Bad News, Weapon Costs Creep

GAO DoD acquisition chart

A GAO report links weapons cost overruns to DoD’s reluctance to report negative developments for fear of jeopardizing program funding.

Nice Bridge Slated for $50M toward Replacement

More than 18,000 vehicles a day cross the Potomac between Southern Maryland and Dahlgren, VA, on a 72-year-old, 2-lane bridge. Traffic is expected to double by 2030.

Bohanan & Fowler Continue Bay Efforts

John Bohanan grew up on the St. Mary’s River, Bernie Fowler on the Patuxent, they continue to wade in and fight for the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

Oysters Coming Your Way This Weekend!

The Lexington Park Rotary rolls out its International Oyster Festival Oct. 19 and 20 at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds.

SMECO Upgrade Dives Beneath the Patuxent

The $110-million 30-mile SMECO upgrade In Calvert and St. Mary’s counties includes drilling under the Patuxent River, to begin Sept. 9.

Burch Oil’s Quick Response is Part of Plan

Burch Oil’s unblemished safety record is not by chance but the result of continuous maintenance, vigilant oversight of regulatory compliance and employee training.

26th Annual Wade-In Shines Light on River’s Health


Congressman Steny Hoyer says improving the health of our waterways requires conscious effort by all.

Step Into Christmas Past at Sotterley’s Holiday Candlelight

Sotterley Holiday

“From This Day Forward,” an original living history script, premiers at this year’s Sotterley Holiday Candlelight.