September 29, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Hear From MD’s Adjutant General During Sept. 30 Webinar -

Monday, September 28, 2020

The Taking of Pearson: 1942 -

Monday, September 28, 2020

Reminder: Census Deadline Is Sept. 30 -

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Music Series Continues With Oct. 2-3 Events -

Friday, September 25, 2020

How to Reconfigure Nonprofits in a Pandemic

Christa Hood

Managing in Today’s World: Fiscal Clarity … Oct. 20, 2020, 9 am – 12:30 pm — Zoom — Christa Hood, CPA, and Jenna Frosio, CPA, of Askey, Askey & Associates, CPA, LLC will lead a free, virtual workshop for nonprofits to learn about adjusting strategies to keep up to date during a pandemic.

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Legislative Package Hearing Set Oct. 6

Legislative Package

The St. Mary’s County commissioners and the legislative delegation to Annapolis will hold a joint public meeting at 6 pm Tuesday, October 6, 2020, in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown.

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A Look Inside Pax’s Anechoic Chamber


The Naval Air Systems Command at NAS Pax River is continuing its work on the Next Generation Jammer-Low Band pod for the EA-18G Growler. Get a quick peek inside the anechoic chamber, where testing for the prototype system was conducted.

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Hear From MD’s Adjutant General During Sept. 30 Webinar


The Patuxent Partnership will host a virtual discussion Wednesday, September 30, with Timothy E. Gowen, the adjutant general of Maryland. The free webinar will be held from 11 am to noon.

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The Taking of Pearson: 1942


In 1942, the US government, by its right of eminent domain, confiscated a large area of the Eighth District of St. Mary’s County, MD, to be used by the US Navy as a test facility for aircraft. The government bought 6,412 acres for $712,287 consisting of 113 land tracts and home to 230 families. Somewhere within that 6,412 acres was Pearson — but where exactly?

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New Navy Goal Is a 530-Ship Fleet

530 ship fleet

Forget a 355-ship goal for the US Navy. The Pentagon is now recommending a fleet as large as 530 ships and moving the service toward a lighter force with many more ships but fewer aircraft carriers and large surface combatants.

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Reminder: Census Deadline Is Sept. 30

Census Deadline

The 2020 Census is nearly over, and Rep. Steny H. Hoyer strongly urges all Marylanders who have not filled out their Census form to do so to ensure they are counted. The deadline to complete the Census form is Wednesday, September 30.

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Are You Registered to Vote?


If you aren’t registered to vote, now would be a good time to do so. It’s also a good time to make sure that your voter information on file is up to date. The Maryland State Board of Elections answers frequently asked questions.

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Noise Advisory: Supersonic Flights in Atlantic Area


Residents of communities along the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware coastline are advised that potential sonic boom generating events are scheduled to take place Monday, September 28, 2020, between 10 am and noon.

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Sierra Club Planting Trees at 3 County Parks

Sierra Club

Volunteers from the Southern Maryland Sierra Club are planting native trees at three St. Mary’s County parks, including John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park.

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