June 29, 2015

Compass Puts Rep. Rothfus in UAV Pilot Seat

Congressman Rothfus flies Compass UAS

Compass Systems’ Pilot Control Station shows how easily UAV remote control can be put into a pilot’s hands, at Johnstown, PA showcase.

Juneteenth Celebration Set

Juneteenth Celebration

Juneteenth Celebration planned June 20, Lexington Park, MD.

Lex Park Biz & Community Meet June 10

Lexington Park Logo - NS

Topics for discussion include a brief St. Mary’s County economic overview & status of development at the County’s regional airport.

Krispy Kreme Coming to Lexington Park


Newcomers and make-overs are refining and re-defining Lexington Park, MD, business corridors.

Vote for Your Favorite of 17 Innovators, May 13

blue crab on a net

It’s the Crab Pot Pitch and the People’s Choice will move onward to judges awarding cash prizes and opportunities for innovation in So. MD.

Business Growing in Lexington Park

Taylor Gas Breaks Ground

New projects, big contracts for businesses along Great Mills Road grow the economy of Lexington Park, MD.

MD Rt 4 Bridge Alternatives Presented April 22

Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge

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

LexLeader - ns

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

Compass - blackdart - UAS - NBVC photo

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.