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In an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) issued an executive order Monday instituting a “stay-at-home” directive beginning at 8 p.m. and applying to everyone not in an “essential” job or going out for a necessary reason, such as obtaining foo…

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St. Mary’s County’s first food bank is now open for business, right in time to provide additional support to food pantries and soup kitchens in the county during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Maryland public schools will remain closed for at least four more weeks, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced during a press conference Wednesday morning, with the possibility they may be closed for longer as the state grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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As the demand for food has dramatically increased over the past few weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local farmers are seeing impacts to their operations.

Sheetz, a restaurant and convenience chain across the Mid-Atlantic, announced last week extra compensation for its employees. Through April 23, Sheetz will pay its store employees an additional $3 per hour in an effort to continue to support its frontline employees who are working tirelessly…

Paul Nebel of Mechanicsville serves the ball to his younger brother in a friendly tennis match at the Fifth District Park near Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary School on Sunday afternoon.

In St. Mary’s County, the hospitality industry employs thousands of individuals — hotel workers, chefs, retailers, tour operators, event planners, wedding vendors, caterers, museum staff and many more — who make their living by serving both visitors and local residents alike.

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Maryland public schools will remain closed for at least four more weeks, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced during a press conference Wednesday morning, with the possibility they may be closed for longer as the state grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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