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

The College of Southern Maryland announced in a news release this week that it has moved to Phase 2 of its ‘Return to Campus Plan’ and shifted from Remote Operations to Restricted Operations. This change in status eases restrictions for campus access and allows for some in-person student ser…


An Upper Marlboro man and Suitland teen were charged with multiple counts of armed robbery, armed carjacking and credit theft after two separate incidents in Waldorf. The male also faces first- and second-degree assault charges.

Charles County government announced in a news release that it will be opening its buildings to the public beginning Monday, July 13. Face masks/coverings and a temperature check are required when entering county buildings and social distancing will be designated in corridors and waiting area…


Charles County Public Schools presented two proposals to teachers, staff, families and community members for the upcoming 2020-21 school year; distance learning or a hybrid model of distance learning and in-school instruction during two virtual town hall meetings June 29.

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.

A Fort Washington man was charged July 2 with two counts of attempted second-degree murder, multiple counts of first- and second-degree assault and related charges stemming from incidents that occurred in December and June.

An Amazon delivery station is set to open in Waldorf ahead of the coming 2020 holiday season, which is one of seven scheduled to open in Maryland.

A public disagreement between state Del. Mark Fisher (R) and Charles County Commissioner Gilbert “BJ” Bowling III (D) preceded a deadlocked vote on a transportation funding request letter that the Tri-County Council of Southern Maryland annually sends to the Maryland Department of Transportation.

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Health officials said last week a fourth round of universal testing is beginning to show a dramatic decrease in the positivity rate at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, where a significant portion of residents and staff have been affected by COVID-19 over the past few months.


Local farmers markets that usually operate at a full capacity throughout the spring and summer seasons are seeing great change to the way business is done amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

A Maryland Board of Public Works is considering more than $672 million in state budget cuts in response to the impact of the coronavirus on the state budget as part of a budget-balancing plan unveiled Friday by Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration that totals about $1.45 billion.


The former publisher of Southern Maryland Newspapers and the executive director of human resources for Charles County Public Schools are joining CCPS Superintendent Kimberly Hill’s executive leadership team as assistant superintendents.

Class registration for the College of Southern Maryland is open for the fall semester, and free virtual workshops designed to help students understand the registration process are underway. With more than 20 years of distance learning experience under its belt, CSM has easily moved its fall …

Charles County Public Libraries announced that 2019 Guggenheim Fellow and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi will discuss his book, “How to Be an Antiracist” at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 20, with Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College. Dukes is the first…

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On June 30 at 4:41 a.m., a woman heard a man yelling for help near a lake behind her house in the 11600 block of Fountain Head Court in Waldorf. She called 9-1-1 and pointed first responders to the area where she heard the man. Officers, along with members of Charles County Emergency Service…