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SMAR has been fielding a number of failed septic inspection questions in recent transactions in the community of the Highlands, directly outside of the town limits of Chesapeake Beach in Calvert County.

While local and state officials are aware of the situation, if you have come across an issue, please make sure this is documented by emailing the property address and any pertinent information regarding your client's septic inspection to Delegate Mark Fisher

As always, feel free to contact Theresa Kuhns at the office at 301-274-4406.

How a national designation could change Charles County tourism, economy...

SMARs leadership worked hard in a coordinated effort with federal agencies and state and local officials to ensure no private property rights would be impacted nor the mission of Indian Head be affected. Big win for the region and the environment.

A historic Maryland ship graveyard could become one of the latest tourism hubs.

A 18-square-mile stretch along the Potomac River in Charles County, which features more than 100 decaying World
War I steamships, was designated a marine sanctuary by NOAA on July 8. The designation is part of continuing
efforts to preserve, research and monitor marine resources nationwide.

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