June 29, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

The Roof (and Everything Else) Is on Fire

Bay District Volunteer Fire Department performs a controlled burn of a building near Lexington Park Ford on Great Mills Road on Sunday, May 22, 2011 to make way for a planned expansion of the dealership.

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Park Association Needs Your Ideas Tonight

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Anyone interested in the betterment of Lexington Park is encouraged to attend.

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Uncle Sam Needs You for the Park Master Plan Update

What happens in the Lexington Park Development District affects all of us! All opinions are welcome!

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Starting to ‘Get’ FDR Boulevard

Twenty-five years ago, when fields of weeds lined most of one side of Route 235 and stately homes lined the other, I didn’t get the need for FDR Boulevard.

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Where Does All the Garbage Go?

Wherever the new zoning plan decides, it needs to include a trash station.

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Did you get your invite to the Sausage Making?

Be there. Stake claim.

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“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall”

So wrote  Robert Frost of his New England neighbor and their spring ritual to walk and repair the stone wall separating their properties. “To each the boulders that have fallen to each,” he wrote: We wear our fingers rough with handling them. Oh, just another kind of outdoor game, One on a side. It comes to little more: There where it is we do not need the wall: He is all pine and I am apple orchard. My apple trees will never get across And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He only says, “Good fences make…

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Disneyland, Disney-Air and Disney-Sea

A couple folks are saying what Lexington Park needs is “a driver.” By this they mean something as big as Disneyland. Well, not necessarily that big, but big enough and snazzy and jazzy enough to get people to Lexington Park, stop there and spend money. Hmmmmm. How much bigger does a driver have to be than the Patuxent River Naval Air Station? Could a single community actually host two such extravagant tenants? Pax River NAS already pumps as much as $6.6 billion into Maryland’s economy (so say a bevy of Navy boosters) and drives 80 percent of the local economy….

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Searching for Lexington Park Leaders

St. Mary’s County government has launched another attempt to staunch and resolve declining property values and community interest in Lexington Park. Bless their souls, but zoning alone just isn’t going to do it.   The Lexington Park Leader – a new on-line magazine – committed to full revitalization of Lexington Park   To begin:       The Lexington Park Leader needs Lexington Park Leaders To open Monday’s morning post and direct that week’s content. Comments are monitored according to a strict civility policy. To build  a network of content: Report, post, map Lexington Park Master Plan Update process Link with content…

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