January 2015

Tobacco Becomes Target Once Again in Annapolis

Once again, smokers become the subject of legislation in Annapolis by our General Assembly. Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr. (D – Dist. 18, Montgomery County) has introduced Senate Bill 37 (Tobacco Taxes – Healthy Maryland Initiative). The bill proposes several [...]

Calvert County Congratulates Relocated and Expanded Businesses

Calvert County’s diverse economic opportunities and an unparalleled quality of life make it an outstanding location for business investment. The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development congratulate the following relocated [...]

Calvert County Baker Rolls Out Big Batch of Lottery Dough

A bakery employee from Calvert County is merrily rolling in the dough after claiming the $50,000 top prize on a Maryland Lottery Get Lucky scratch-off. The single woman was unaware that a good deed would lead to rising fortunes. Lottery luck found the 47-year-old the day [...]

Maryland Adds 11,000 Jobs in December

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released state jobs and unemployment data earlier today. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland added 11,000 total jobs over-the-month with 96.4 percent (10,600 jobs) coming from the private [...]

Dominion to Award $1.2 Million in Environmental Grants

Nonprofit organizations will share up to $1.2 million through a new environmental stewardship initiative, sponsored by Dominion Resources. The competitive program is designed to support specific, short-term projects that improve the environment. “Funding meaningful [...]

Calvert County Public Schools Graduation Rate Increases

More Calvert County Public Schools students are receiving high school diplomas than ever before, according to data released by the Maryland State Department of Education. As the graduation rate hit a new high, the dropout rate declined. The 2014 four-year cohort graduation [...]

From the Commish: Revved Up and Ready to Go

Though the recent election was nearly 2 months ago, some changes in local and state government will be seen quickly, others taking longer. Elected officials are settling into their new positions, beginning to lay the ground work, and building relationships they need to [...]

CSM Announces Dean’s List for Fall Semester

The College of Southern Maryland has released its dean’s list for the fall semester. Students who have earned 12 or more credits at CSM are eligible to be considered for the dean’s list. At the end of the fall, spring and summer sessions, full and part-time students [...]
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