May 19, 2024

  • Environmental Health Action Team

    Violence, Injury, & Action Team to Meet

    The Violence, Injury, and Trauma Action Team of the Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership will meet from 1 to 2pm Thursday, May 23, 2024.

  • Museums

    Blue Star Museum Program Begins May 18

    Historic St. Mary’s City and St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Lighthouse museums will join the Blue Star Museums initiative, a program that provides free admission to currently serving US military personnel and their families. The 2024 program runs May 18-September 2.

  • WOLF

    WOLF Five-Year Review to Begin

    A five-year review of existing Record of Decision documents and ongoing environmental cleanup actions at Webster Outlying Field in St. Inigoes is set to begin, while the sixth five-year review at Naval Air Station Patuxent River is completed.

  • Economy

    Hoyer: Historic Job Growth Continues

    The US Labor Department’s April 2024 jobs report is more good news on the economy, says Congressman Steny H. Hoyer — continued job growth, increases in real wages, record applications for small businesses.

  • F-35

    Congress Considers Slashing F-35 Orders

    A proposed House policy bill would slash the number of F-35s the Pentagon would buy in fiscal 2025 as lawmakers’ patience with the program and Lockheed Martin wears thin.

Leader Exclusives

Pathways

Three Earn TPP Pathways Scholarships

May 15, 2024

Three local high school graduates have been awarded The Patuxent Partnership/College of Southern Maryland Pathways Scholarships.

Drugs

Commentary: Opioid and Overdose Crisis Requires Long-Term Strategies to Address Addiction

May 14, 2024

The opioid and overdose crisis continues. Fentanyl is the cause of 81% of overdose deaths in Maryland. Despite amazing work by first responders, health care professionals, and many others the opioid epidemic continues to evolve. So too must Maryland’s response. Now is the time to take steps to prepare for the future of this crisis.

growingSTEMS

growingSTEMS Offering Summer Programs

May 13, 2024

The Patuxent Partnership reminds students that several STEM-related summer camps are being offered in St. Mary’s.