Covering COVID-19


Dear readers,

As the evolving concern and impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus heightens, all of us at your local newspaper and APG Media of Chesapeake are dedicated to providing the most recent and relevant information to our community.

During these unprecedented times, it is crucial for all people to get local and reliable information from a trusted source.

As we see our role to inform and update our community of the latest news or announcements, effective immediately, all local news, public information and announcements surrounding the coronavirus will be accessible as a public service to all visitors to our websites.

If you have questions or would like to submit information, please submit your questions to us and our news teams will do our best to assist you in providing information.

Each and every day, we are grateful for the work of our associates, the support from our community and the trust our readers and clients bestow in us.

Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

Following a successful tenure as the head girls soccer coach at Huntingtown High School, Charlie Raphael is leaving the Calvert County public school to take over the helm as the head women’s soccer coach at the College of Southern Maryland this fall.

When it finally became official that the spring season for athletes in the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was not only the players who were disappointed their various sports seasons had ended.

As millions of Americans across the region attempted to return to some sort of normalcy amid the coronavirus pandemic during the Memorial Day weekend, various teams in the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference were denied their chance to make the weekend truly memorable.

Striped bass regulations in Maryland now allow one fish per day with a minimum of 19 inches in length in the Chesapeake Bay. The rivers and the Maryland tributaries of the Potomac River will open on June 1.