April 21, 2015

MD Rt 4 Bridge Alternatives Presented April 22

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View alternative plans to improve MD Rt. 4 from Solomons to Rt. 235, including the Thomas Johnson Bridge, the 235 intersection and the need for sidewalks.

Growth Slow in Lexington Park & South

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Nearly half the commercial properties in Lexington Park and southward fell in value during the past three years, but total cash value modestly increased.

Compass Leads Growing UAS Industry

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Local designation as an FAA-approved UAV test-site builds the UAS industry already developing near NAS Pax River, such as Compass Systems, Inc.

DQ’s Coming, Rita’s is Leaving


Dairy Queen is slated to open in the former Arby’s restaurant on Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, MD, but Rita’s Italian Ice a few doors down will not open for a new season.

What’s Going Where Outside Pax Gate 1-Gate 2?


A Dairy Queen outside Gate 2 and Blue Wind’s Rob Plant’s new Elements Restaurant and Mixology around the corner from Gate 1.

St. Mary’s Renews Support for SMIT


A county agreement secures staffing for the SoMd Innovation and Technology Initiative (SMIT) out of the Md.Technology Development Corp (TEDCO)

New Liquor Store Denied on Great Mills Road


St. Mary’s County Alcoholic Beverages Board unanimous denied a request for a new liquor store to replace Long John Silver/A&W on Great Mills Road.

Auditions Set: Newtowne Players’ “Picnic”

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The Newtowne Players will hold open auditions for its upcoming production of Richard Inge’s Broadway hit, Picnic.

Discount Liquors Seeks to Replace A&W


Discount Liquors’ application to replace the A&W restaurant on Great Mills Road will be heard at 1 pm Jan. 8.

Federal Task Force on Policing to Work With COPS

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The executive order signed in reaction to tragedies associated with recent police shootings builds on the Community Oriented Policing Services programs, which include the successful COPS program in Lexington Park, MD.