Given Southern Maryland’s love of “all things crab,” there are now a couple of colorful crustaceans highlighting the Duke Street side of Shepherd’s Old Field Market in Leonardtown.


If you ask “What’s the highest achievement in Boy Scouts?” most people will tell you: the rank of Eagle Scout. But if you ask, “What’s the highest achievement in Girl Scouts?” most people either cannot tell you or do not even know Girl Scouts has a higher award.

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science doctoral candidate Chelsea Wegner was awarded a prestigious $25,000 graduate student research award from the North Pacific Research Board, according to a release from the center. One of only six awarded nationally, the award will allow …

The Maryland Writers’ Association created the Writers’ Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and activities.

The Great Mills Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps held its change of command and its end-of-year awards ceremony on Thursday, May 16. The ceremony opened with the battalion of over 150 cadets forming up and reporting in to Cadet Commanding Officer Sharize Roper.

Some artists realize they’ve made it when their album drops, others from reviews, but rocker Gavin DeGraw experienced his welcome to the big leagues moment in a whole new way.

The need for truck drivers with commercial driver’s licenses in Southern Maryland and beyond is loud and clear at the College of Southern Maryland, said Mary Beth McCollum, senior director at CSM’s Center for Transportation Training. Enrollment is steady, but more than that, employers are knocking.

The American Association of University Women recently awarded its 2019–2020 American Fellowship to Jessica Malisch, an assistant professor of physiology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Each year, the St. Mary’s County Garden Club awards scholarships to a local high school senior and a student at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Recipients must be pursuing studies in environmental science, biology, agriculture, horticulture or a related field.

Two local rising sixth graders were recently recognized as the recipients of the Southern Maryland Youth Leadership Scholarship at a reception held on June 24 at the Calvert Marine Museum.