February 17, 2019

Local Skipper Helms Crew in Yacht Race

Local Skipper

While most people spend the holidays with family and friends, Local Skipper Scott “Gus” Ward checked off a bucket-list item by racing in one of the world’s most prestigious yacht races.

Rotary Club Accepting Grant Applications

Rotary Club

The Leonardtown Rotary Club has opened its call for grant applications for 2019 from St. Mary’s County non-profit organizations and public services agencies. The deadline to apply for a grant is Friday, April 5.

RADM Jaynes Keynote for Banquet

Retired US Navy RADM C.J. Jaynes will be the keynote speaker for the annual St. Mary’s County National Women’s History Month Banquet in March.

R&P Program Scholarships Will Be Available

R&P Program Scholarships Will Be Available

The St. Mary’s Drug Court Advisory Committee donated $44,000 to the recreation and parks department for children to participate in various R&P programs.

Museum Unveils New Exhibits, Hosts Appraiser Fair

Museum Unveils New Exhibits, Hosts Appraiser Fair

Two exhibits, one portraying a small slice of life, places to visit, and some of the people who live in St. Mary’s County and business memorabilia, are set to open to the public at the annual Appraiser Fair on Jan. 26, 2019, at the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point.

Commission to Honor Visionary Woman

Visionary Woman

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women has chosen former Maryland Circuit Court Judge Karen Abrams to receive the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award for being a Visionary Woman.

Newtowne Players Declare ‘She Loves Me’

'She Loves Me'

The Newtowne Players will be performing ‘She Loves Me’ from Feb. 1 through 17, 2019, on their stage at 21744 South Coral Drive in ​Lexington Park.

Lex Park ArtsPark Stalls, Festival Canceled

ArtsPark

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.

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.

Library Show Features Dunning Art

Dunning

A few days remain to see the gallery show featuring the work of local artist Jason Dunning at the Lexington Park Library. The show runs through Jan. 15 during regular library hours.