May 31, 2020

Quarantine Doesn’t Stop Creativity

Quaranzine

The St. Mary’s County Library and the St. Mary’s County Arts Council are accepting content for “Quaranzine,” a collection of creative works from members of the community who have been documenting how they have responded to this strange time that we find ourselves in.

Report Available on Pax Munitions Response Site

Munitions

The Navy’s engineering evaluation and cost analysis for the munitions response site UXO-002 former pistol range at NAS Patuxent River is available for public review and comment.

For County’s April 21 Hearing, Email, Phone In, or Videotape Comments

Public Forum

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a public hearing April 21. Due to social distancing guidelines, the hearing will not be open to the public. In lieu of making an appearance in person, there are four options the public can use.

St. Mary’s Government Easter Weekend Schedule

Coronavirus

St. Mary’s County government will observe the Easter holiday weekend with the following adjustments to current COVID-19 operations.

Weiskopf to Receive Leadership in Law Award

David Weiskopf Appointed County Attorney

David A. Weiskopf, the St. Mary’s County government’s attorney, will receive the 2020 Leadership in Law Award which recognizes Maryland lawyers and judges whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding.

Project at Lawrence Hayden Road Completed

Lawrence Hayden Road

The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation has completed construction to relocate the section of Lawrence Hayden Road between Airport View Drive and Primevere Drive in Hollywood.

1887 Lynching Victim to Be Memorialized With Historic Marker

Historic Marker

St. Mary’s County is planning a Community Remembrance Project about Benjamin Hance, the only recorded lynching victim in St. Mary’s County in 1887. The next step in the remembrance of Mr. Hance is to establish a historic marker about his story in Leonardtown.

F/A-18 Diagnostics Tool Has Successful 1st Year With Fleet

F/A-18

From NAVAIR News: One year after first hitting the fleet, a unique F/A-18 analytical tool continues to benefit the warfighter and demonstrate how a mix of big data analytics and engineering can serve as an accelerator for US Navy aircraft readiness.

Theater Group Honors Actors, Performances

Newtowne Players Honor Actors, Performances

The Newtowne Players celebrated the theater group’s 15th season with the Triple Notch Awards on March 14 at Olde Breton Inn in Leonardtown.

Compensation Review Commission Seeking 3 Members

Coronavirus

The St. Mary’s County commissioners seek three interested applicants to serve on the 2020 Compensation Review Commission. The deadline to apply is March 27.