June 19, 2019

St. Mary’s Inventor Recognized for Work

Inventor

The founder of Jordan Research and Development and resident of St. Mary’s County was one of the 11 innovators from across the county who were recognized on Capitol Hill in February.

Pax Complex Preparing EIS; Open Houses Set

A series of public meetings will be held starting March 4 until March 7 regarding the Patuxent River Complex Testing and Training Environmental Impact Statement. The March 5 open house will be at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.

GM Pool to Host Mardi Gras Party

Mardi Gras Pool Party

If celebrating Mardi Gras while perfectly dry seems boring, St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks has a solution. The department is planning a Mardi Gras Pool Party from 6 to 9 pm Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Great Mills Swimming Pool. 

Volunteers Are Needed to Deliver Meals

St. Mary’s County’s Home-Delivered Meals Program needs volunteers to serve in the Lexington Park area and the southernmost parts of the county.

Loffler Seniors Show Works at Library Gallery

Loffler Seniors Art Show at Library

There’s still time to catch the latest art installation at the Lexington Park Library art gallery. Art students from the Loffler Senior Activity Center were selected for project, and their work will be on display throughout February.

Local Skipper Helms Crew in Yacht Race

Local Skipper

While most people spend the holidays with family and friends, Local Skipper Scott “Gus” Ward checked off a bucket-list item by racing in one of the world’s most prestigious yacht races.

Lighthouse Exhibit Opens in Piney Point

Lighthouses

The “Offshore Lighthouses of the Potomac River” exhibit has opened at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park in Piney Point, MD.

Comment Sought for Lexington Manor Master Plan

Lexington Manor

Citizens of St. Mary’s County are invited to attend the Recreation and Parks Citizen Advisory Board’s February meeting and provide public comment on a Master Plan project targeted for the Lexington Manor property, located on Coral Drive, next to Lancaster Park.

Rotary Club Accepting Grant Applications

Rotary Club

The Leonardtown Rotary Club has opened its call for grant applications for 2019 from St. Mary’s County non-profit organizations and public services agencies. The deadline to apply for a grant is Friday, April 5.

RADM Jaynes Keynote for Banquet

Retired US Navy RADM C.J. Jaynes will be the keynote speaker for the annual St. Mary’s County National Women’s History Month Banquet in March.