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A California man who was charged with second-degree murder last month for allegedly providing a fatal dose of fentanyl to Christian Scott Ellis in 2018 was ordered to remain in the county detention center after his lawyer requested a bond review.

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Thirty candidates have yet to be officially hired at St. Mary’s public schools after a new state-mandated background check went into effect this year, resulting in vacancies in school positions.

A former St. Mary’s County man who was living in Virginia was jailed Tuesday on allegations that he has been stalking his ex-wife, her new husband and their children.

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Naja Fenwick, right, a sixth-grader at Esperanza Middle School, takes a bite out of her barbecue rib patty while sitting next to classmate Morgan Mattingly on Thursday during National School Lunch Week, a program St. Mary’s public schools participate in to bring positive attention to the sch…

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Schools to host town hall 

The St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit that leverages government funds to build infrastructure, has been working to open up the Colony Square neighborhood by building a connecting road from it across Willows Road to John G. Lancaster Park, but construction has b…

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Participants in a town hall on Tuesday said educating elementary schoolers, learning from other students and being nosy are a few ways the community can combat substance abuse among young people.

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The College of Southern Maryland Connections Library Series welcomed Philip Metres, American poet and professor of English at John Carroll University, to a roundtable discussion before his poetry reading at the Leonardtown campus Friday night.

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether “D.C. sniper” Lee Boyd Malvo’s juvenile life sentences without parole in Virginia violated the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment and thus should not stand.

Bryar Clarke, a sixth-grader at Esperanza Middle School, just finished his barbecue rib sandwich on Thursday during National School Lunch Week, an annual program St. Mary's public schools participates in to bring positive attention to the school lunches. 

Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday that he was “furious” about the traffic backups around the Chesapeake Bay bridge in recent weeks that have resulted from a resurfacing project on the westbound span’s far right lane.

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A student at the College of Southern Maryland said she feels safe when she is on campus. And more than half of the CSM students believe college officials could handle emergencies well, according to a 2018 report from the Maryland Higher Education Commission.