May 22, 2022

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Self-Service Sandbags Available for Residents

Self-Service Sandbags

St. Mary’s County will offer self-service sandbags from 8 am to 6 pm Friday, October 29, 2021, for citizens wishing to prepare for potential flooding. Sandbags are not pre-filled and are limited to between 10 and 25 sandbags per person while supplies last.

Legislative Proposals Sought From Residents

Assembly

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a meeting with members of the county’s legislative delegation at 6 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2021, to hear legislative proposals from organizations and citizens.

Sirens on June 7. This Is Only a Test

Sirens

A full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Dorchester counties will be conducted at noon Monday, June 7, 2021.

New Exhibits Greet Visitors to Lighthouse

Lighthouse

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point has reopened its galleries, including a variety of new exhibits, to visitors with pre-purchased tickets. The museum has been closed since March due to COVID-19 shutdowns.

St. Mary’s Election Day Vote Centers

Election Day

St. Mary’s County will have seven Election Day vote centers open today, November 3, 2020, from 7 am to 8 pm. These locations are open to all voters regardless of district.

Mobile Food Drive Set Oct. 24

Mobile Food Drive

A mobile food drive will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at the Church of the Ascension at 21641 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, MD.

Free Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics Planned

Flu

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is partnering with the public school system to offer free drive-thru flu vaccine clinics for children 3 to 18 at several locations in the county.

Sierra Club Planting Trees at 3 County Parks

Poster Contest

Volunteers from the Southern Maryland Sierra Club are planting native trees at three St. Mary’s County parks, including John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park.

Community Corrections Center Plan Introduced

Corrections

The St. Mary’s County Equity Task Force, comprised of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, health department, and public school system is announcing plans for the launch of a new Community Corrections Center.

GM Pool to Close Temporarily for Maintenance

GM Pool

The Great Mills pool will be closed for seasonal maintenance and to replace the dome structure to convert from the outdoor to the indoor pool from September 20-25, 2020.