August 21, 2017

Lexington Park Joins Public Mural Revival

Lexington Park first public mural

St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. to launch a competition for an artist to paint the first public mural in the “Lexington Park Comes Alive!” series.

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Friendly’s Replaced With New Shops in Great Mills

new shops in Great Mills

Open for business. New shops in Great Mill’s new two-story at Route 5 and Indian Bridge Road across from Great Mills Trading Post.

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’70s in St. Mary’s: Formative, Transformative

Slackwater Charlie Hewitt '70s in St. Mary's

The 1970s in St. Mary’s County: These years were fundamentally formative and even transformative, and the landscape we negotiate today is the landscape born of that era.

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The Flattops Evolve: Into a Tree Museum

tree museum

While Joni Mitchell sang about a tree museum, Lexington Park, Maryland, grew one. Now St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. wants to save it.

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Amber Drive Transforming into FDR Boulevard

FDR Blvd

The Lexington Park Master Plan calls for more road connections beyond FDR Boulevard — 16 connectors needed downtown.

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Young Engineers & Scientists Win Accolades

Young Scientists

SMCM math professor David Kung tells award winning young engineers & scientists to embrace failure as the route to discovery.

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3 Local Robotics Teams Advance to World Championship

“Robotics is one of the most popular STEM programs in the nation,” says Pax Partnership Director Bonnie Green, “a viable robotics program in every school should be our goal if we are serious about growing our future STEM workforce.”

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Students Compete at MATHCOUNTS


Two St. Mary’s County schools, Esperanza Middle School and Chesapeake Charter School, took the top spots at the 22nd annual regional MATHCOUNTS competition on Feb. 6, 2016.

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Flat Iron Farm Equipment Auction March 11,12

Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills is preparing for its semi-annual, two-day, truck, plants, and heavy equipment auction March 11-12.

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Showtime Deli Reopens in Lexington Park

Showtime Deli

Showtime Deli – Legendary Lexington Park eatery – reopens – serving breakfast and lunch from Great Mills Road — still owned & operated by descendants of legendary Lexington Park Founding Father Jack Gelrud.

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