Enjoy Your Furlough Fridays, Volunteer, Visit Someplace New


We will be highlighting events, volunteer opportunities, sales, and much more. Check our Lexi Leader column weekly for updates.

Airborne Family Fun for Furlough Friday!

flight sim

Bring the kids out to learn about the aircraft that fly overhead; they can even try their hand at a flight simulator at the Naval Air Museum outside of Gate 1.

Turning a Horse into a Community’s Cash Cow

Photo courtesy Ian Burt.

That’s what some counties’ economic development plans have fostered. Developer Tom Watts thinks St. Mary’s County has the ingredients to do it too.

Another Master Plan Introduced to Lexington Park

LexParkPlan graphic 7-2013

If we can land a drone on a carrier, why can’t we make Lexington Park a nice place? Sixty-seven years of trying and we’re still planning.

Charlotte Hall Vets Recipients of Cruisin’ Southern Maryland Donation

veterans check presentation

Looking for a place to fill Furlough Fridays? Charlotte Hall Veterans Home runs a volunteer program that includes escorting vets to the annual Cruisin’ Southern Maryland for Veterans car show.

FDR Construction to Follow Sewer & Water Upgrade

MetCom begins sewer upgrade to FDR Blvd. in June 2013

Great Mills Trading Post was contracted by St. Mary’s County to build the Lexington Park segment of FDR. It will be the first county-built road since construction of Pegg Road in 1989.

Can an Athletic Center Save Lexington Park?

Indoor Athletics Centre
© Copyright Rich Tea and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Tom Watts has re-purposed offices, even a warehouse into athletic venues. Could a super indoor facility re-purpose Lexington Park?

Nicolet Park Skate Park Re-Opens

Nicolet skate park

The skate park will be open beginning May 17th at 3 p.m. and from noon until sunset weekends for the spring season before opening seven days a week for summer/

A Block of FDR Opens New Space in an Old Town

FDR Boulevard Plan

This is the stuff of genuine community renewal. It doesn’t happen very often.

FDR Boulevard: A Slow Road to Nowhere

FDR Boulevard Plan

Only one segment of the plans to construct the rest of FDR Boulevard directly addresses the goal of the new road. It’s the only unfunded piece.