August 24, 2019

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.

Paint and Raise Funds for 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


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.

Survey Considers Opioid Impact on Workforce

Public Safety

The St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development are hosting a survey on the Opioid Impact to the business community and workforce.

St. Mary’s Celebrates National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day

The commissioners of St. Mary’s County have issued a proclamation to recognize National Aviation Day, an annual celebration set for Aug. 19 each year. President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed the first one in 1939 to celebrate the history and development of the aviation industry in the US.

Nicolet Park Entrance Ribbon Cutting Aug. 21

Nicolet Park

Nicolet Park finally gets its front door entrance — the ribbon cutting ceremony is August 21, 2018 — the public is invited.

Patriot Springs Plans Inaugural Gala

Patriot Springs

Patriot Springs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans, is planning its Inaugural Gala on Aug. 24, 2018, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California.