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Eric Moore of Leonardtown was sitting in his living room Tuesday night watching the rain. It wasn’t that long ago when he had to endure downpours from a tent — his living quarters before the Three Oaks Center and a minister at St. Mary’s Ryken High School helped him move into his own place.

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A total of 915 Paycheck Protection Program loans were issued in St. Mary’s during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to newly released data from the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Treasury Department, which says about 12,723 jobs in the county are bound to the loans.

During critiques of transparency and the handling of alleged discrimination, some in the St. Mary’s College of Maryland community are upset that faculty must work from campus once the fall semester begins.

After the closure of an encampment, created to aid the homeless population of the county during the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Mary’s commissioners held a public hearing at their meeting on Tuesday regarding the application of a $200,000 grant which would support people who are homeless througho…

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A tri-county initiative is aiming to commemorate the diverse culture of Southern Maryland and illuminate experiences of early Marylanders and Native Peoples, 14 years prior to the 400th anniversary of the landing of the Ark and the Dove at St. Clement's Island in 1634.

A second meeting in two weeks by the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland resulted in no resolution for the group’s regional transportation priorities.

The department of land use and growth management requested the county commissioners to approve an amendment to a resolution which would allow one dwelling, missed in the original survey, to hook up to the public sewer system at St. George Island.

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Nearly half of all gamefish in freshwater lakes, streams and rivers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed may be unsafe to eat because of high levels of mercury, a new study suggests.

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Gary McCoy of Mechanicsville practices his backhand on the tennis court at the Fifth District Park on Friday. He said he can “beat most of the old men” he plays, but is still trying to keep up with the younger players.

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Russell and Kathrin Shaw check out peaches for sale on June 27 at the Trossbach produce stand in Scotland. The two are camp hosts at Point Lookout State Park this summer, and plan to stay through the fall.

St. Mary’s County commissioners reconvened as the board of health at their meeting on Tuesday, where they received health updates regarding COVID-19 in the county and availability of testing.

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The annual St. Mary’s County Fair, which was scheduled for Sept. 17-20, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with several other events many residents look forward to every year.

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