September 18, 2018

Smithsonian Museum Day at St. Clement’s, Piney Point

Museum Day

St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park in Piney Point will open their doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders from 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day.

Fuel Leak Contained Near Pax River NAS

Fuel Leak

A civilian watercraft in the Patuxent River was leaking fuel Aug. 28, 2018, and staff from Naval Air Station Patuxent River saw the leak and began working to contain it, then successfully turned over containment and cleanup efforts for the partially submerged civilian watercraft to the US Coast Guard two days later.

LexiCon Comes to Lex Park Library

LexiCon

Celebrate your fandom by participating in LexiCon, the St. Mary’s County Library’s own version of Comic Con. There will be a variety of events for people of all ages to enjoy ranging from trivia to creative workshops. LexiCon will be held from noon to 4 pm Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the Lexington Park Library.

Open House Set for Airport Project

Airport Project

An open house to discuss the pending project to relocate  the existing taxiway and expand the apron area at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport is set for 6 pm Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, inside the Captain Walter F. Duke Terminal Building at the airport. The airport project is in accordance with the Airport Master Plan.

Mulch Is Free for St. Mary’s Residents

Mulch

St. Mary’s County, Maryland, residents can pick up free mulch at the St. Andrew’s Landfill during regular operating hours, while supplies last. Bring your own shovel.

Paint and Raise Funds for Lighthouse

Lighthouse

The Friends of St. Clement’s Island and Piney Point Museums at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park invite the public to a fun morning of guided painting of the Piney Point Lighthouse on Sept. 9.

Sept. 12 Deadline for Legislative Proposals

forum

St. Mary’s County citizens are invited to submit legislative proposals for the 2019 Maryland General Assembly session. The deadline for proposals is Sept. 12, 2018.

St. Mary’s County Hazardous Waste Collection Day Nov. 10

Hazardous waste collection day

September 15, 2018, will be the day the St. Andrew’s Landfill hosts its fall Hazardous Waste Collection Day for St. Mary’s County, MD, residents. The event takes place between 8 am and 4:30 pm.

Butler Joins Sheriff’s Office as Chief of Staff

Butler Joins Sheriff's Office as Chief of Staff

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has named Marvin Butler as the department’s new chief of staff.

Lex Park Gymnast Earns NCAA Scholarship

Lex Park Gymnast

Kandyce Blocker of Lexington Park will attend Fairmount University in West Virginia on an NCAA acrobatics and tumbling scholarship.