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Everything You Need To Know About Writing Science Fiction

By | March 7th, 2017|MWA, News|

Author Catherine Asaro will lead the Howard County Chapter of the Maryland Writers Association in a discussion about writing science fiction and fantasy. The talk is from 7-9 p.m. Thursday March, 16 at the Owen Brown Community Center Asaro is the author of more than twenty-five books, including thrillers, SF, and fantasy. Her novel The [...]

MWA Charles County meeting updates

By | February 24th, 2017|Charles County|

Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, was the guest speaker at the MWA Charles County chapter meeting on February 15. Professor Dwyer discussed his extensive work in with writers in Northern Ireland, focusing on storytelling and reconciliation, particularly the role stories play in peace building, and trauma recovery.

Two Coastal Hospice volunteers surprised with Jefferson Awards

By | February 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SALISBURY, MD — Feb. 7, 2017 –  Two long-time Coastal Hospice volunteers are recipients of the 2017 Jefferson Awards. WBOC-TV’s Maxine Bentzel presented the awards to the volunteers at surprise ceremonies in December and January, and will air stories about the recipients during February and March. Coastal Hospice volunteer Kevin Hughes received his award at [...]

Maryland Writers Association meetings

By | February 6th, 2017|Arts, Charles County|

Charles County meeting Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, will be the guest speaker at the Maryland Writers Association Charles County Chapter's monthly meeting 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 17 on  College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, BI Building, Room 214. Neal will discuss his extensive work in with writers [...]

Franchot warns of W-2 phishing scam

By | February 4th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

School districts, Tribal casinos, Chain Restaurants, Temporary Staffing Agencies, Healthcare, Shipping and Freight industries Now Being Targeted ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 3, 2017) – Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning taxpayers about a W-2 phishing scam targeting schools, restaurants, hospitals, tribal groups and others. The Comptroller said his agency and Internal Revenue Service are alerting employers that [...]

Franchot opens new tax center in Salisbury

By | January 24th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

Coinciding with the start of the 2017 tax season, Comptroller Peter Franchot hosted a grand opening ceremony Monday, Jan. 23, in Salisbury for the agency’s first remote customer call center to assist taxpayers. Located opposite the existing Salisbury Branch Office at Sea Gull Square, the new call center will enhance the agency’s ability to assist taxpayers [...]

Coastal Hospice seeks volunteers for patient care and grief support

By | January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SALISBURY, MD – Jan. 12, 2017 – As part of the services they provide, Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care offers volunteer support to patients and their families while the patient is in hospice care and also following their passing. The hospice is seeking volunteers to provide patient care and family grief support in the four Lower [...]

Winter Watermen’s Festival slated for Jan. 21

By | January 12th, 2017|Day Trips, Delmarva Discovery Center, Worcester County|

Please join us as we celebrate Delmarva’s rich heritage of working watermen. This family-friendly event will feature demonstrations, interactive exhibits, children’s activities, local seafood, and round-table discussions. Children can help make a bamboo raft for Mac & Tuck, our North American River Otters. Members are free, adults $10, children $5 Please call 410-957-9933 or email [...]

Holiday happenings at the Delmarva Discovery Center

By | December 12th, 2016|Worcester County|

While you’re at work or finishing up your holiday shopping, drop off your child at the Delmarva Discovery Center on Saturday, December 17 and Thursday, December 22 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to have fun while you’re away. There your child will learn all about our river otters and many other animals native to [...]

Pollinator Habitat to be Restored on BGE Rights-of-Way Located in Maryland State Parks

By | November 16th, 2016|News|

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced a new initiative that will help improve and strengthen pollinator health and habitat. Approximately 200 acres of BGE’s electric rights-of-way (ROW) located in Maryland state parks that are currently maintained by routine mowing will be allowed to transition to meadow [...]