April 2, 2020

SMECO Board Accepting Nominations


The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Board of Directors has appointed 10 members to its 2020 Nominating Committee scheduled to meet May 13.

Newtowne Players Cancel Next Production


The Newtowne Players have announced that the spring production of “Almost, Maine” will not be performed.

New Date for Gelrud Memorial Golf Tourney

Gelrud Golf Tourney

Three Oaks Center has rescheduled the Jack Gelrud Memorial Golf Tournament. This year the annual fundraiser will be held Thursday, September 24, 2020.

Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19 Available at MedStar St. Mary’s

drive-thru testing

MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is offering drive-thru testing for the coronavirus. Contact a primary care provider. Your primary care provider will evaluate you and determine if you should be tested. If you meet the criteria for testing, the provider will write a prescription for testing.

MetCom Wants You to Adopt a Fire Hydrant

The Metropolitan Commission and volunteer fire departments are asking the community to partner with them in their Adopt-A-Hydrant program. Adopting a fire hydrant close to your home or business will assist fire fighters by keeping hydrants free of vegetation and debris in the summer and cleared of snow during the winter.

Nominees Sought for Disabilities Commission Awards


The St. Mary’s Commission on People with Disabilities will accept nominations through June 1, 2020, for its 12th annual awards program.

Lunch Service to Be Provided for Students During School Closures

Lunch Service

St. Mary’s County Public Schools will offer meals to students through the Summer Meals Program from March 17-27 while schools are closed over concerns about the coronavirus.

St. Mary’s Has COVID-19 Call Center

St. Mary's Coronavirus Updates

A call center has been opened for St. Mary’s County residents needing more information about the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Community members can call the center Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm to speak with staff, obtain information about the disease, or get their questions answered at 475-4911.

Canceled: TPP Presentation – Naval Aviation & Air Dominance

Air Dominance

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. The Patuxent Partnership is planning a full-day program, “Naval Aviation & Air Dominance in the Great Power Competition,” on April 2.

Rescheduled: Join Young Professionals for After-Hours Event

Young Professionals

The Patuxent Partnership is among some local organizations hosting an evening event March 20 to bring together the region’s young professionals.