July 23, 2019

Drones Show, Races Come to St. Mary’s


Join the St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development, Rugged Sky Media, and the International Drone Racing Association as they present Race X Maryland: International FPV Drone Races & Show this weekend.

Skatepark Enhancements Coming Soon


St. Mary’s County government is about to start making major improvements to the Nicolet Skatepark, in the hopes of making the park more attractive to skaters.

Fox 5 Zips Into Lexington Park June 15 – You’re Invited!

Lexington Park

FOX 5 Zip Trip will be at Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, MD, June 15, 2018. Everyone is welcome to attend, get on TV, meet some of the heroes and neighbors of Lexington Park — including County Commissioner Todd Morgan and NAS Patuxent River CO Jason Hammond.

Public Invited to Flag Day Event

Flag Day

2018 Flag Day 2018 festivities, co-sponsored by the commissioners of St. Mary’s County and the commissioners of Leonardtown, will take place at 6 pm Thursday, June 14.

CEC Pride Caps Off Year As Champions

CEC Pride

Cougars Elite Cheerleading, a St .Mary’s County Recreation and Parks sponsored program, just completed its eighth season in spectacular fashion.

EAA Offers Free Airplane Rides for Kids

Torti Gallas

The Experimental Aircraft Association will provide airplane rides for young people, ages 8 to 17, at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Saturday, June 16.

June 5 Is Deadline to Register to Vote

Voter Registration

Important deadlines for the upcoming 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election are approaching. The deadline to register to vote, change party affiliation, update an address, and request an alternate polling place for this election is 9 pm Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

Walthour Brings Lessons Back to Drayden School


During a recent field trip to the Drayden African American Schoolhouse by ninth- and 10th-grade Kings Christian Academy students, Dr. Janice Walthour provided the group an arithmetic lesson.

Join Conversation at The Longest Table

Conversation The Longest Table

Tickets are now on sale for the first-ever Choose Civility: Southern Maryland Longest Table event to be held at 6 pm June 21. The public is invited to share a meal and conversation with someone they don’t know, exchange stories about life in St. Mary’s County, and discover both common ground and new ideas.

Free Disposal of Pesticide Containers Offered

Pesticide Container Recycling

The Maryland Department of Agriculture will sponsor a summer collection program for empty plastic pesticide containers according to specific guidelines. The nearest location to St. Mary’s County which accepts out-of-county pesticide containers will be the Frederick County Landfill at 9031 Reich’s Ford Road in Frederick. Collection dates will be June 19, July 24, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18, 2018.