The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development through the Division of Neighborhood Revitalization has awarded $500,000 to the Charles County Chamber of Commerce Military Alliance Council for the College of Southern Maryland Velocity Center in Indian Head.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland professor of biology Jeffrey Byrd recently published a paper on the “Guidelines for Biosafety in Teaching Laboratories Version 2.0: A Revised and Updated Manual for 2019” in the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education, along with colleagues Elizabeth Em…

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its annual photo contest. Photographers, novice or professional, can enter for the chance to win cash and other great prizes.

The Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad installed its 2020 officers on Saturday, Feb. 28. The 2020 auxiliary officers are Robin Dove, left, president; Janie Stauffer, vice president; Cheryl Colson, recording secretary; Susan Joy, treasurer; and Becky Boyer, publicity s…

The 2020 Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad board of directors are Mike Scrivener, left, treasurer;Mike Roberts, recording secretary; Jake Walker; Bobby Stauffer; Billy Trossbach; Joe Scrivener; Eddie Stauffer, president; Robert Lynch; Blair Swann; Robbie Springer; Ly…

The 2020 Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad engineers are Bobby Stauffer, chief engineer, left; Adam Bodner, fire; Robert Lynch, EMS; John Guy, fire; Francis Bean, fire; Joe Slade, fire; and Blair Swann, fire. Not pictured are EMS engineers Chuck Charles and Joe Held.

The 2020 Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad executive officers are Mike Scrivener, treasurer, left; Mike Roberts, recording secretary; Eddie Stauffer, president; Robert Grant, vice president; and Chief Gary Joy. Not pictured are Dee Dee Johnson, administrative secreta…

Cassie Gurbisz, assistant professor of environmental studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, recently received her second grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Maryland Sea Grant program.

Angela C. Johnson, professor of educational studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, was recently awarded a $103,473 grant from the National Science Foundation in support of her project titled “Centering Women of Color in STEM: Data-Driven Opportunities for Inclusion.”

A love for “All-things-Art” in the community, coupled with an amazing opportunity to meet with local legislators, were driving forces for a recent northbound road trip from St. Mary’s County.

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