August 28, 2016

Lancaster Park Improvements Begin

Lancaster Park

John G. Lancaster Park is about to get a whole lot better. Long-awaited improvements at the park, located in Lexington Park, are underway. Crews are constructing two multi-purpose athletic fields, a parking lot that will fit 120 cars, a new entrance road to the park and even road improvements along Willows Road.

COPs Unit Making Progress in Lexington Park

COPs Unit sheriff's office

St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron knows his job is about more than just law enforcement. He knows his deputies are just one member of a team that also comprises the citizens they serve. And he knows that when a community lacks cohesion, crime can fill the space, so three years ago he set out to improve those conditions for Lexington Park residents.

Avalon Bldg. Supply Awarded Two Contracts

total avalon

Avalon Building Supply of Hollywood, MD, has been awarded two contracts to provide materials to the state of Maryland and C.W. Wright Construction Co.

Celebrating Aviation’s Importance in St. Mary’s

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South Pacific Ocean (June 17, 2004) Ð Aviation BoatswainÕs Mate 2nd Class Rodney Larkins, from Sacramento, Calif., lands an Argentine Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King helicopter containing Distinguished Visitors (DV) on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Sea King is used as an anti-submarine warfare and search and rescue (SAR) helicopter. Reagan is currently circumnavigating South America to her new homeport of San Diego, Calif. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate Airman Konstandinos Goumenidis (RELEASED)

National Aviation Day is celebrated Aug. 19 each year to honor the nation’s history and development of the aviation industry. St. Mary’s County has much to celebrate.

New Phase of Road Work to Begin Aug. 15

FDR Phase 1B

FDR Boulevard road work is continuing, and drivers in that area should expect delays in the coming weeks. Driving on FDR Boulevard, First Colony Boulevard near the First Colony Shopping Center, and Old Rolling Road might be a little bit more difficult and require some planning as the construction progresses and FDR gets closer to completion.

BrainyEx Exercise, Health Program New at M.O.G.

M.O.G. BrainyEx

The Medically Oriented Gym at Gateau Physical Therapy has launched a revolutionary exercise and brain health education program called BrainyEx.

Document Shredding Offered at Landfill

shredding event at landfill

The St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will host its second annual community document shredding event at the St. Andrew’s Landfill on St. Andrew’s Church Road from 8 am to noon Saturday, Aug. 20.

Job Fairs Set at Pax River

job fairs

Looking to start a career right here in St. Mary’s County? Patuxent River Naval Air Station employers will gather together in one place for job fairs in 2016.

Sirens on Aug. 3: This Is Only a Test

Sirens

Exelon Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant will perform post-maintenance tests on two St. Mary’s County sirens. There will be a full-cycle test of alert and notification sirens No. 41 and No. 45 in St. Mary’s on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

hazardous waste

St. Mary’s County will hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days at the St. Andrew’s Landfill on Aug. 6 and Nov. 19.