August 25, 2019

Get Your Rockabilly On at Retro Fest

Retro Fest

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island & Piney Point Museums plan a fun new event: Retro Fest on the Potomac. It will be held from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park.

Local Sites to Join Nationwide Bell-Ringing Ceremony

Bell-Ringing Ceremony

The bells at St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Lighthouse museums will participate in a nationwide bell-ringing commemoration at 3 pm Aug. 25, 2019, at to honor those who were among the first enslaved Africans to arrive in the English colonies in the New World 400 years ago.

3-D Printers, Virtual Reality Available at Library

3-D Printer

Because of the generosity of the Friends of the St. Mary’s County Library, 3-D Printers and Virtual Reality equipment are now available for use. 

Hazardous Waste Collection Sept. 21

Hazardous Waste collection day

It’s time for citizens to clean out barns, basements, sheds, garages, storage areas under kitchen sinks and properly discard potentially toxic/dangerous materials. St. Mary’s County residents wishing to safely dispose of household hazardous waste materials will once again have an opportunity to do so. The St. Andrew’s Landfill will host a Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, from 8 am and 4:30 pm.

Teen Court Volunteers Recognized

Teen Court

Many of the volunteers who regularly support the Teen Court program in St. Mary’s County were recognized during a Volunteer Recognition Banquet this summer, hosted by the Department of Aging and Human Services.

Learn About Government at Citizens Academy

Citizens Academy

Any St. Mary’s County resident who has ever wondered how or why a department of county government does what it does can gain knowledge of the inner workings of local government at the 2019 St. Mary’s County Government Citizens Academy.

Century 21 Partners With Greenwell Foundation

Century 21

The Greenwell Foundation is happy to announce a new partnership with Century 21 New Millennium’s California, MD, office.

County Committee to Study Possible YMCA

YMCA

Eleven volunteers are needed for a YMCA Exploratory Committee.

New Express Bus Service Added in St. Mary’s

Bus Service

St. Mary’s Transit System has begun offering a new express bus service in the Great Mills/California area and also has launched a Sunday service to Leonardtown.

Sailor Becomes St. Mary’s Wine Maker

A local sailor has turned his experience of seeing the world with the US Navy into a love for wine, and has become a wine maker as a result.