May 17, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Cherry Trees Bloom Ahead of April 9 Festival

cherry trees bloom

The blooms of the Yoshino cherry trees are temporal, a trait bestowing a not inconsiderable amount of the species’ cachet. This year they bloomed early.

Volk is Executive Director of CDC


St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation (CDC) Board of Directors selects Viki Volk as Executive Director.

How 70 People Axed the University of Maryland

A dramatic thing to say, borne out by the state budget. So it becomes a cautionary tale, although it is also a celebration of the power of a single vote.

Lex Leader Gets a New Look

LexLeader is upgrading to a crisper format with more accessible news and features on the front page. Behind the scenes Member services are expanding.

Battle of AICUZ; Coming to a Theater Near You

An Achilles’ heel for the Navy, a linchpin for Lexington Park, will the 800 AICUZ properties turn the tide in the Revitalization War?

Still Space at St. Mary’s Chamber Showcase Seminars

Afternoon seminars demystify Internet marketing, present financing opportunities for start-up and business expansion and explain working with people who are different from you.

A Block of FDR Opens New Space in an Old Town

FDR Boulevard Plan

This is the stuff of genuine community renewal. It doesn’t happen very often.

Truths About Cybersecurity and National Security


We are under attack, and most of us don’t even know it. Those who know are discouraged from reporting.

FDR Boulevard: A Slow Road to Nowhere

FDR Boulevard Plan

Only one segment of the plans to construct the rest of FDR Boulevard directly addresses the goal of the new road. It’s the only unfunded piece.

Why Do We Give?

Art at the Bottom

Prestige? Self-worth? Tax savings? Connect with God?