January 27, 2015

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”

Newtowne - Picnic

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.

Business Incentives Survey Yields Results


Home Grown and Not Home Grown companies say “creation or retention of jobs” is what the community should receive in return for providing incentives to a company.

Preserved Flattop Opens to the Public

One of The Flattops

A ribbon cutting is scheduled for Dec. 9 at 2 pm to celebrate completion of the preservation and opening of the interior for public use, serving as the United States Colored Troops Memorial Interpretive Center for St. Mary’s County.

MTA Changes Commuter Express Bus Routes

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Effective Nov. 1, 2014, the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) will rename Washington, D.C.-Southern Maryland commuter express bus Routes 903, 905, and 909 with new route patterns.

Tech Grant & Sustainability on Lex Park Agenda


The civic association will discuss designation of Lexington Park as a Sustainable Community, future events for the community and a new tech commercialization grant.

Black Dart Unveils a Local Star

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Black Dart, a decade-long series of live, large-scale exercises of UAS, opened exercises to the media this year, spotlighting a UAV flown by Compass Systems, Inc. of Lexington Park, MD.