July 11, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Submit Comments for July 14 County Forum

Forum

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a public forum at 6:30 pm Tuesday, July 14, in the commissioners’ meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

Equity Resolution Signed in Lexington Park

The sheriff, superintendent of schools, and the county health officer have joined forces to combat bias and inequity in St. Mary’s County. They formally signed an equity resolution in the new District 4 Sheriff Station in Lexington Park, MD.

Students Can Access Online Resources With SMART Card

SMART

St. Mary’s County Public Schools and St. Mary’s County Library are launching new student library cards called St. Mary’s Access to Research & Technology, or SMART cards. The cards offer access to all of the library’s online resources.

Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

Phone scam

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office urges citizens to be aware of phone scammers spoofing the office and sometimes spoofing the sheriff’s office main phone number of 301-475-8008 when calling.

Hickory Hills Water Tower Work Progressing

Hickory Hills

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is pressing forward on the construction of the Hickory Hills Water Tower. It is anticipated to be completed in spring 2022.

Town’s First Friday Events Are Back

First Friday Jail Museum

The Old Jail Museum in Leonardtown will be open to the public from 5 to 8 pm July 3 for the restarted Leonardtown First Fridays.

Special Opening Weekend for Pax Museum

Pax Museum Naval Air Museum

The Pax River Naval Air Museum is excited to open its doors to the Test and Evaluation Hall this holiday weekend. Come visit and enjoy the indoor exhibits and the Flight Line.

County Government July 4 Schedule

July 4 Schedule

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance the Independence Day holiday. The landfill and the convenience centers will be closed July 4, but will be open normal business hours July 3 and 5.

Summer Grab & Go Meals Program Starts July 6

Summer Meals

The St. Mary’s County free summer meals program begins Monday, July 6, at Lexington Park and Greenview Knolls elementary schools.

In Lex Park, COVID Testing Without Appointment

Walk-Up COVID Testing in Lex Park

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is offering daily appointment-free COVID-19 testing from 8 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday at the health department’s Harm Reduction Program Office at 46035 Signature Lane in Lexington Park.