April 23, 2021

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Calvert Cliffs Siren Test: Noon Dec. 7

Calvert Cliffs

A full-cycle test of the alert and notification sirens throughout St. Mary’s, Calvert, and Dorchester counties will take place at noon Monday, Dec. 7, 2020.

In St. Mary’s, Landfill & STS Operating on Columbus Day

Volunteers

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Oct. 12 in observance of Columbus Day. The St. Andrew’s Landfill, six convenience centers, and St. Mary’s Transit System will be open and operate as normal Oct. 12.

GM Pool to Close Temporarily for Maintenance

GM Pool

The Great Mills pool will be closed for seasonal maintenance and to replace the dome structure to convert from the outdoor to the indoor pool from September 20-25, 2020.

Hazardous Waste Collection Sept. 12

Hazardous Waste collection day

It’s time for citizens to clean out barns, basements, sheds, garages, storage areas under kitchen sinks and properly discard potentially toxic/dangerous materials. St. Mary’s County residents wishing to safely dispose of household hazardous waste materials will once again have an opportunity to do so. The St. Andrew’s Landfill will host a hazardous waste collection Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Election Judges Sought in St. Mary’s

election judges

The St. Mary’s County Board of Elections is seeking eligible people willing to serve as election judges for the 2020 Presidential Election. 

Jail Museum to Open During Town’s First Fridays

Jail Museum

The Old Jail Museum, a popular landmark in downtown Leonardtown, will be open during Leonardtown First Friday from 5 to 7 pm Friday, August 7, 2020.

Document Shred, Medication Disposal to Be Offered

shredding event

The St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services will offer shredding services and medication collection from 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, August 1 at the Department of Aging & Human Services Administrative Building at 41780 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

Free Pesticide Container Recycling Offered

Pesticide Container Recycling

The Maryland Department of Agriculture sponsors a summer collection program for high density polyethylene pesticide containers for farmers, pesticide applicators, and others who wish to dispose of plastic pesticide containers properly.

Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

Phone scam

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office urges citizens to be aware of phone scammers spoofing the office and sometimes spoofing the sheriff’s office main phone number of 301-475-8008 when calling.

Hickory Hills Water Tower Work Progressing

Hickory Hills

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is pressing forward on the construction of the Hickory Hills Water Tower. It is anticipated to be completed in spring 2022.