June 1, 2020

LexPark Gives Nurses Wings and a “Thank You”

LexPark

Larger-than-life, the nurses and medical workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic are thanked with a new set of wings on Art Alley in Lexington Park, MD.

STS Buses to Add Additional Route

STS county buses

St. Mary’s Transit System has added Bus Route 3 and will begin running the service every other hour along Route 5 from Lexington Park to Leonardtown from 6 am-6 pm Monday-Friday starting May 13.

Expect Traffic Pattern Changes at Base Gate 1

Traffic Pattern

Drivers can expect traffic pattern changes Monday, May 11, at NAS Patuxent River’s Gate 1 due to road work.

Naval Air Museum Seeks Board Members

Naval Air Museum

Anyone interested in serving on the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum Association Board of Directors has until May 31 to apply for consideration.

County to Revamp Its Civil War Sites

Civil War Sites

Civil War Trails Inc. has teamed up with the St. Mary’s County Museum Division, Visit St. Mary’s MD, Historic Sotterley, and the Maryland Department of Conservation and Recreation and to revamp all six Civil War Trails sites in St. Mary’s County.

DNR Offers Virtual State Park Tours

Tours

Stuck inside? No problem. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites you to take virtual tours around the state to learn about fascinating nature and history that surrounds us.

SMART Has the Know-How, Museum Offers the Space

SMART

The Southern Maryland Agile Response Team, or SMART, members have been using their personal 3D printers to make the headbands that serve as the base for face shields and ear savers that will protect the front-line workers in the fight against COVID-19.

Ballots for June Primary Are in the Mail

June Primary

The Maryland State Board of Elections is urging all Maryland voters to be on the lookout for mail-in ballots for the June 2, 2020, Presidential Primary election.

Lex Park Educators Among 5 Honored

Lex Park Educators

Three Lexington Park area public school employees have been recognized for their service and dedication to St. Mary’s County Public Schools. Two other SMCPS employees also were honored.

So. MD Community Gets Creative

Quaranzine

Quaranzine, a collection of creative works from the community, has published its first issue online.