The latest happenings around Calvert County.
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 [...]
In 1963 the Equal Pay Act addressed wage differences based on gender. In 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 further strengthened laws for gender equality. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County recognized Equal Pay Day at their weekly business meeting in Leonardtown. [...]
On Tuesday, April 12, the Charles County Commissioner proclaimed April 23-30 as Charles County Saves and Money Smart Week. Personal and household savings is fundamental to the stability and vitality of Charles County residents. On April 30, the Assets for Financial [...]
The Huntingtown Elementary School Destination Imagination Team, known as the Thingamajigs, won second place at the state tournament on Saturday, April 9 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. This score qualified the team to advance to the Destination Imagination [...]
Sometimes the best man for the job is a woman. According to the 2012 U.S. Census, women own 36 percent of all businesses, a 30 percent increase over 2007. At the local level, women entrepreneurs are a driving force in the small business sector. Calvert County celebrates [...]
Any effort to provide ease of access to disciplinary records of professionals in the state of Maryland is met with resistance. Currently, there is a bill in the House Health and Government Operations Committee that would place the public disciplinary records of mental [...]
In October 2014, the Maryland State Board of Elections selected a new voting system for 2016. The system produces a voter-verifiable paper record – a “paper trail” – of each voter’s selections. During early voting and on election day, voters will be given a [...]