The Southern Maryland Chronicle

Smithsonian Libraries and Archives and the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Unveil “Music HerStory”

The Smithsonian Libraries and Archives and the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage open a new exhibition, “Music HerStory: Women and Music of Social Change” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History June 22. “Music HerStory” will be on display through Feb. 20, 2024.  Women’s leadership in music and social change is central to the […]
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Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess Receives Anti-Defamation League’s 2022 SHIELD Award

(Washington, DC) – State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess and the Office of the State’s Attorney were honored on June 22, 2022, at the National Press Club with the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) SHIELD Award for her successful prosecution of Joseph Leissler, the leader of the Aryan Brotherhood in Maryland. A jury found Leissler, who was incarcerated […]

Postal Service Celebrates Mathematical Beauty of Flowers

Kansas City, MO — The U.S. Postal Service has issued two high-denomination stamps celebrating the mathematical symmetry of flowers. The $2 and $5 Floral Geometry stamps are designed for packages, large envelopes, and other mailings. The stamps were released today without a ceremony. The natural world is full of patterns and beauty of form that […]

Charles, St. Mary’s part of 31 farms approved in lasted MALPF easements

ANNAPOLIS, MD (June 22, 2022) – The Maryland Board of Public Works approved 31 new Maryland Agricultural Preservation Foundation (MALPF) easements at their meeting on June 22. These easements will permanently preserve an additional 3,682 acres of prime farmland in Anne Arundel, Caroline, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Dorchester, Frederick, Harford, Kent, Montgomery, Somerset, St. Mary’s, Talbot, Washington, […]

Bowie Spins Sixth Shutout to Stop Skid

ERIE, PA – The Bowie Baysox affirmatively broke their five-game losing streak on Friday evening, earning their sixth shutout win of the year as they bested the Erie SeaWolves 4-0. Drew Rom and Noah Denoyer combined for the blank performance, while Hudson Haskin slugged his eighth home run of the season, and Zach Watson drove […]

SMECO Issues Credits to Members

SMECO is refunding members’ capital credits totaling nearly $7.1 million. Of that total, a general refund of approximately $4.7 million will be issued in July. Eligible active members will receive credits on their bills, and checks will be issued to eligible former members. Special refunds of about $2.4 million will be paid throughout the year […]

MDOT MVA Completes Pilot Program Gathering Road-Test Data for Alcohol Detection Technology

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (June 23, 2022) – The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) recently concluded its participation in a pilot program for technology designed to help keep impaired drivers off the road. The program, conducted in partnership with the Driven to Protect Initiative, collected on-road data to help improve alcohol detection technology […]

Collins Lands on Women’s Outdoor Track & Field All-Coast-To-Coast Team

VERO BEACH, Fla. – The Coast-To-Coast (C2C) Athletic Conference office released the 2022 Women’s Outdoor Track & Field All-C2C Teams on Tuesday (June 14) and sophomore Meaghan Collins (Pocomoke City, Md./Pocomoke) represented the St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s outdoor track & field team on the All-C2C Second Team. The 2022 campaign marked the second season of the […]

Kids Can Experience a Nighttime Adventure at the Smithsonian This Summer

Smithsonian Associates presents “Smithsonian Nighttime Adventures,” an after-hours experience, for children and their adult chaperones at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. When the crowds are gone, and the doors have closed, one of the world’s most popular museums is their playground until nearly midnight. “Smithsonian Nighttime Adventures” will be held Fridays, July 15, […]

Roe v. Wade: Frosh, Jones support abortion in Maryland

(The Center Square) – Championing women’s reproductive rights will continue to be a focus in Maryland, Attorney General Brian Frosh said. The veteran attorney and the state’s top law enforcement official said following Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision that prevented states from adopting abortion bans, that women’s fundamental […]

Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 Donates $10,000 To Calvert Meals On Wheels, Inc.

Chesapeake Beach, Maryland-On Friday, June 17, 2022, American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 donated $10,000 to Calvert Meals on Wheels at the Post’s monthly meeting. The check was presented to CMOW President Shirl Hendley by Scott Deacon, Commander, and Fred Bumgarner, member, American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206. CMOW presented the Post with a certificate that read, […]