June 2016

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Host Pirate Day Program

Ahoy mateys! The Piney Point Lighthouse Museum is looking for a few scurvy pirates and scaliwags to participate in the annual Pirate Day program, Saturday, July 23. Pre-registration is required and begins July 6. This event is geared toward children ages 4 – 9 years [...]

Sharkfest Returns July 9, Bigger and Better than Ever

SHARKFEST returns to the Calvert Marine Museum on Saturday, July 9. Join us from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for one of the museum’s most popular events. Regular museum admission applies; CMM members are free. Sharks are one of the world’s most fascinating creatures and [...]

The Origins of Father’s Day

Today people across the country are celebrating Father’s Day and have done so on the third Sunday in June since 1966. The idea of dedicating one day to celebrate dads originated in the United States, but there has been dispute over just how it began; some even believe [...]

Editorial: Prayer and the Photo-op in Maryland Politics

It has been said in politics “never let a tragedy go to waste.” For the most part, I believe that to be true. We see it every time there is a tragedy that captures mainstream attention. Whether it is a mass shooting, a natural disaster, or a great injustice [...]

Drum Point Petition for Special Taxing District

The Board of County Commissioners of Calvert County will hold a public hearing June 30 at 7pm for the purpose of receiving testimony from the public on the Petition of the Drum Point Property Owners’ Association (“DPPOA”) to establish a new Special Taxing District for [...]