A Virginia teen is dead following a crash just after midnight Saturday in Faulkner, according to the Maryland State Police.

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Families across the country are getting into the holiday spirit and planning their celebrations. For the more than 5.8 million American families affected by dementia-related illnesses, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is providing tips on how to adapt holiday gatherings to make them as …

The Consumer Protection Division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office issued recently a final order against Greg Blosser and his company The Surrogacy Group LLC, an Annapolis-based company, for violating the Consumer Protection Act when it sold surrogacy services to consumers for tens o…

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Sea Grant Program was awarded $1.56 million through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, according to a press release from Sen. Ben Cardin’s office.

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced the return of the holiday themed breakfast, according to a news release. Pinch, the Blue Crabs mascot once again teams up with Santa Claus to form the best duo in baseball. This holiday extravaganza takes place from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, De…

A representative from the U.S. Census Bureau will hold recruitment and information sessions this week to offer details of positions available for working on the 2020 Census, as well as assistance in the application process. On Wednesday, Dec. 4, a census representative will be at P.D. Brown …

Troopers have busy holiday weekend

The Commission for Veterans Affairs will hold a holiday mixer and coat drive at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the Charles County Government Building, at 200 Baltimore St. in La Plata. Enjoy some light refreshments, meet the members of the Commission for Veterans Affairs and celebrate milit…

Two arrested in traffic stop

The alleged actions that may lead a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization to sue the county’s department of public works are not new items of concern, a representative of the organization said in a recent interview.

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There is no doubt the fine arts hold a special place in many people’s lives and as an expressive, creative outlet, can benefit mental and emotional health. The issue is finding a place where anyone who holds a distinct passion can express themselves freely and creatively while encouraging ot…

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Farmers and local officials learned about issues associated with water quality research, new water filtration and treatment technologies, as well as updates on reclaimed water regulations for Maryland agriculture, during a series of free half-day workshops held Wednesday at the historic Bel …

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Consultants from CTC Technology and Energy briefed commissioners Tuesday on the status of their work as it pertains to developing the county’s broadband strategic plan, having discovered through research that a substantial portion of rural areas do not have access to broadband and that 5G wi…

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry honored 24 retirees and 41 award recipients at a banquet at the Waldorf Jaycees Community Center on Friday, Nov. 8. Honorees were recognized for their service to the agency, excellent field work or acts of bravery.

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The Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation mobile science lab visited Charles County schools last month to teach students about food science.