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Dandelion History and Fun Craft

Did you know that dandelions are not native to the Americans? They were brought here by Europeans during the seventeenth century. During that time, they were thought to possess medicinal properties. Learn all about the dandelion and a fun craft based on the dandelion from Historic St. Mary’s City.

The History of Shuffleboard

Shuffleboard was also popular in the early American colonies. Bridget Bishop was the first of nineteen people executed for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692. She was somewhat disreputable as she operated taverns which had frivolous games like shuffleboard. So, clearly shuffleboard was well known in England and America from before and after the founding of the Maryland colony. It…

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Historic Sotterly Lecture

We are excited to see local historical institution Historic Sotterley is offering a live stream lecture next week. “Dr. Alan Taylor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, holds the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Chair. A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner in American History, Taylor will speak to his newest publication, Thomas Jefferson’s Education: A social and political history of education in Virginia with an emphasis on…

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Lost Pet, Please Help

Someone in our community needs our help finding their lost dog. Please reply if anyone knows anything about the following … A Black and White Pitbull who goes by the name of Ace who has a skin condition with patches on his stomach and chest got out of our yard last night around 11:30pm. We believe someone may have picked…

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Pax River Air Musuem

Spring news: A Harrier, some history, and a very big painting

Holy Hopping Harrier! Earlier this spring, with the assistance of Naval Test Wing Atlantic and Nalls Aviation, the AV­8B Harrier was relocated from a display on base to the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum. This aircraft, BuNo 161576, was the 4th production AV­8B built. It served with Strike Aircraft Test Directorate, VX­5 and the Naval Strike Aircraft Test Squadron. It…

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Top Soil Southern MD

Need Top Soil?

Posted By: Scaggs Site Development Posted: April 12th. Screened Top Soil…Taking orders for next week. $375 a load Northern Calvert/Southern AA. $400 to huntingtown, $450 to prince frederick. Please call the office for delivery 410.257.6763 or contact us through our website ScaggsExcavating.com

Tips to Reduce Electricity Bills

This article is sponsored by Buckler Electric, a professional electrical company in Southern MD. In this article you will read: -Why we waste money on energy -How we can save on our electric bills People located in Southern Maryland often complain about high bills, but forget the fact that they themselves are responsible for that. This day in age we…

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ID Needed for B&E Suspect

PRESS RELEASE The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the person pictured. On Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 at 6:27 a.m., the suspect entered the victim’s unlocked car in the 41800 block of Tomey Court in the Academy Hills neighborhood in Leonardtown. The suspect appears to be wearing leopard-print pajama pants. Anyone with information about the identity…

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Fatal Collision Involving Pedestrian

PRESS RELEASE Fatal Collision Involving Pedestrian On February 25, 2019, at approximately 9:45 p.m. deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 27200 block of Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville for the reported check the welfare of a pedestrian in the roadway. Deputies arrived on scene and located the pedestrian lying in the roadway, suffering from injuries….

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Graduate

Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy

Sixteen Candidates – Eight from Charles County –Graduate from Justice Academy Corrections Entrance Level Training Program Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of sixteen correctional officers from the Corrections Entrance Level Training Program (CELTP) at a ceremony held March 18 at Maurice McDonough High School in…

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MD State Police Press Release

Driver Under Arrest After Pursuit Annapolis MD

Driver Under Arrest After Pursuit March 30, 2016 (ANNAPOLIS, MD) — Maryland State Police have arrested a man who refused to stop for police in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties tonight and was taken into custody after he struck a tractor trailer on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The male driver is under arrest, but troopers have been unable to positively…

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