May 28, 2017

Youth Needed for Summer Mapping Project

Youth Mapping Project

A steering committee campaigning for a youth center in Lexington Park is launching a summer project, Community Youth Mapping, to inventory local resources for young people and families and inform the community about plans for the summer.
Approximately 25 young people between the ages of 15 to 20 will conduct a block-by-block inventory of resources in the Lexington Park area.

Great Mills Pool to Close for Maintenance


The Great Mills swimming pool will close from May 15 to 26, 2017, for routine seasonal maintenance. The pool will open Saturday, May 27.

Public Hearing to Focus on Rogers Drive Extension

Rogers Drive

The commissioners of St. Mary’s County want to hear from the county’s residents about a construction project to extend Rogers Drive to intersect with Willows Road, near John G. Lancaster Park, in Lexington Park, Maryland.

Mulch Is Free for St. Mary’s Residents


St. Mary’s County, Maryland, residents can pick up free mulch at the St. Andrew’s Landfill during regular operating hours, while supplies last. Bring your own shovel.

Document Shredding Offered May 6

document shredding

St. Mary’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will host a community document shredding event from 8 am to noon Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the St. Andrew’s Landfill.

Nominate a Heroine for Award


Do you know a woman who is truly making a difference in the community through her chosen industry? The March of Dimes is hoping you’ll share her story. The deadline to nominate someone is July 14.

Newtowne Players Take the Stage

Newtowne Players

The Newtowne Players are presenting “Over the River and Through the Woods” at the Three Notch Theatre in Lexington Park through May 7.

Pax Keeps Tree City Title for 28th Year

Tree City

Naval Air Station Patuxent River is celebrating the 28th consecutive year of being named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of the Navy installation’s commitment to effective forest management.

Business Incubator Created in St. Mary’s

Business Incubator

St. Mary’s County is looking for an entity to manage the county’s new business incubator, which is currently under construction at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport. The county has issued a Request for Proposals in the amount of $1,350,000.

Heroes and Hoops at Mother Catherine

Heroes and Hoops

Law enforcement officers spend their working hours dealing with criminals, accidents, and emergencies. Outside of those hours, they invest in the communities they serve through events like the March’s Heroes and Hoops.