January 18, 2019

Lex Park ArtsPark Stalls, Festival Canceled


The St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation has canceled its 2019 Cherry Blossom Festival and put its plans for a Lexington Park ArtsPark on hold after conditions changed regarding long-anticipated funding.

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Learn About Positioning, Navigation, Timing

Positioning, Navigation

The Patuxent Partnership will host a conference on matters related to  Positioning, Navigation, and Timing in GPS-denied environments — locations where GPS is not allowed for various reasons. The conference is set for Feb. 5, 2019, from 8 am to 2:30 pm at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, MD.

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Is Acting DefSec Playing Favorites?

Acting DefSec Patrick Shanahan’s remarks during his 18 months at the Pentagon have spurred accusations that he is boosting his former employer Boeing, fueling questions about whether he harbors a bias against other big military contractors.

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St. Mary’s Govt. Operational Status for Jan. 14

Here’s an updated list of closures and schedule changes for St. Mary’s County Government effective Monday, Jan. 14.

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Pax Partnership Announces New Leadership

New Leadership

The Patuxent Partnership has announced New Leadership for the new year. The 2019 Board of Directors has been appointed, with five new members and returning members to fill the slate of officers and board members. 

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First Baby of 2019 Born to St. Inigoes Couple

First Baby

One St. Inigoes couple had extra reason to celebrate on New Year’s Day as they are the parents of the First Baby of 2019 born at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown. 

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Congressman Pays a Visit to Judy Center

Judy Center

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer paid a recent visit to the Arundel Judy Center at the Arundel Elementary and Middle School in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of Baltimore.

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Storm Warning Extended to 6 pm Jan. 13

The winter storm warning for St. Mary’s County has been extended to 6 pm Sunday, Jan. 13.

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Services Available to Veterans in Region

Veterans Services Available

The Three Oaks Center in Lexington Park has services available to veterans in Southern Maryland.

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SlackWater: A Look Back at Old St. Mary’s

The late Sen. J. Frank Raley Jr. worked to modernize the Southern Maryland region, generate economic development, and raise the standard of living. This essay, “Old County — New County,” was first published in 1999.

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