May 18, 2024

State AG Files Lawsuit Against MetCom Over Sewage Overflows

State AG

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office filed a civil complaint Thursday in the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County against the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission over continued sewage overflows from its sanitary sewer system.

A Navy 1st: Woman to Command Nuclear Carrier

Nuclear Carrier

Another first in US Navy history. CAPT Amy Bauernschmidt is now the commanding officer of the USS Abraham Lincoln. She becomes the first woman to lead a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.

Can a Government Shutdown Be Avoided?

Shutdown

President Donald Trump tells lawmakers that he would sign a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, so long as it does not restrict his ability to build a border wall between Mexico and the US.

US Presence in Persian Gulf Sends Message

US Presence in Persian Gulf

US Central Commander Gen. Frank McKenzie says the threat from Iran that prompted the deployment of reinforcements to the Persian Gulf region has not diminished. But the USS Abraham Lincoln’s presence has made an important difference.

US, Russia Warships Nearly Collide

Warships Nearly Collide

The US and Russia are blaming each other after a near collision between warships Friday in the East China Sea.

Tensions Escalating in Persian Gulf

Hazardous Duty

Tensions between the United States and Iran continue to escalate. Over the weekend, the FAA warned that current tensions in the Persian Gulf area could pose a threat to air travel in that region.

Wind Farm Nears Final Vote

Somerset County execs will meet October 28 and likely vote on the wind farm draft ordinance before submitting it to County Commissioners by November 3.

Marines Could Fly F-35 to UK

F-35B

The Marines could decide they have no concerns about their F-35 jump-jet models and allow the jets to travel overseas.