June 1, 2020

Plans Move Ahead at New Garvey Center

Garvey Center

Though the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services senior activity centers remain closed to the public, plans are moving forward on the new Garvey center in Leonardtown.

YMCA Exploratory Committee to Meet June 3


The St. Mary’s County YMCA Exploratory Committee will hold a rescheduled meeting via teleconference at 6 pm Wednesday, June 3.

Calvert Cliffs Siren Test: Noon June 1

Calvert Cliffs

A full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Dorchester counties will take place at noon Monday, June 1, 2020.

Libraries’ Top 10 Downloaded Books

Top 10 Downloaded Books

As Southern Marylanders practice social distancing, they are catching up on their reading lists and taking advantage of digital books offered through their public libraries. The region’s Top 10 downloaded books include memoirs, an older fantasy favorite, and recent bestselling novels.

Adopt an Egg, Help Piney Point Museum

Adopt an Egg

The Piney Point Lighthouse Museum has come up with an “egg-cellent” way to help its newest exhibit.

Volunteers Sought for County Boards

County Boards

Looking for an opportunity to play a more active role in the community? The St. Mary’s County commissioners are asking citizens interested in volunteering their time to consider serving on various boards, committees, and commissions.

Hurricane Season Officially Starts June 1


The St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services reminds the community that the Atlantic hurricane season officially starts June 1, 2020, and goes through November 30.

Memorial Day Schedule for St. Mary’s Govt.


St. Mary’s County government offices remain closed to the public. However, for the Memorial Day holiday Monday, May 25, all county government administrative telework offices also will be closed.

Public Can Weigh In on Historic Seawall Repairs at Pax

project seawall

The US Navy is planning to rebuild the East Seaplane Basin at Naval Air Station Patuxent River and is seeking public comments on the project.

4th Building Opens at Patuxent Cove

Patuxent Cove

Safety precautions, telecommunications, and social distancing allow leasing to continue at St. Mary’s newest apartment complex, Patuxent Cove, 1 1/2 miles from Gate 1 of Naval Air Station Patuxent River, with a wide range of accessible and adaptable 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom affordable apartments.