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As a 31-year educator, I know how important it is to pass the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future and create strong schools in every neighborhood by expanding career and technical education, hiring more educators and expanding their pay, providing additional support for struggling leaners, and d…

The American Cancer Society and Relay For Life of St. Mary’s County celebrate the many survivors of cancer who live among us in this community. We remember those we have lost because of cancer, and fight back with those who are currently battling cancer.

County officials are considering putting a roundabout at the intersection of Old Three Notch Road and Route 245 (Sotterley Road). They seem to be acknowledging that this intersection has some serious safety issues.

The policy issue of pay parity for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office with the state police seeks to (1) primarily attribute deficient employee retention to salaries; (2) misdirect the responsibility to the county commissioners; (3) distract attention away from retention issues unrelated…

As an educator in St. Mary’s County, what happens in Annapolis over the next few months could have a game-changing impact for our students, our schools, and our community for generations to come.

The year 2022 — the deadline for Maryland to connect the entire state to affordable, high-speed internet access — is fast approaching.

Climate change itself is not the problem that may ultimately destroy the major life support systems of our biosphere. Our greatest existential threats are overpopulation of our species, fragmentation of plant and animal communities into small islands of threatened native biological diversity…

In the run-up to this year’s general election, residents of Southern Maryland should give consideration to a couple of serious questions.

If you looked only at the big picture, you’d have to say we live in deeply troubled times. It seems we’ve never been more polarized. Political discourse feels more like a war zone than a thoughtful national conversation. But what happens when you zoom in closer?

In October, California became the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products, which bars residents from selling or making clothing, shoes or handbags with fur starting in 2023.

We’re looking back on 2019 and reflecting on what we’ve learned and what we’ve accomplished with the help of our amazing partners.

Congress worked across party lines to increase investment for the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program. The final budget deal between Congress and President Trump contains an important increase of $12 million to restore the Chesapeake Bay to a total of $85 million. I am grateful to Rep. Steny Hoyer …

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees St. Mary’s County Chapter 0969 annually solicit donations for St. Mary’s County Hospice and the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

On Dec. 10, three of our Republican county commissioners, Todd Morgan, Randy Guy and Mike Hewitt, voted down a pay raise for St. Mary’s County sheriff’s deputies. Their reason for doing so was that they did not have enough information to help them make the decision.

At least seven people in Maryland have been sickened by an E. coli outbreak linked to packaged chicken Caesar salads. Since health officials have been blaming Romaine lettuce for the outbreak, many people may not realize that meat consumption is the root cause of the problem.

Hearing the news this week about The Hallmark Channel pulling its ads depicting same-sex couples getting married — and then giving in to a little pressure from LGBTQ people — makes me sad.