May 16, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

How to Buy Local During Pandemic

Buy Local

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources wants to reminds residents that food and agriculture businesses remain essential under Gov. Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home order. This includes grocery stores, farmers markets, farm stands, and restaurants offering carry-out and delivery services.

Milestone for Navy’s CMV-22B Program

CMV-22B Milestone

The recent cross-country flight of the Navy’s new CMV-22B Carrier Onboard Delivery variant of the Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft was not only a milestone for the program, but also proved to be a perfect opportunity to demonstrate the effective fusion of development and operational test in a real-world environment.

Free WiFi in Nine School Parking Lots for Students, Staff

Free WiFi

Free WiFi access is available to all students and staff in the parking lots of nine St. Mary’s County public schools. Access is restricted to people with an official SMCPS email address.

Earth Day in Leonardtown This Year: A Virtual Event

Earth Day

The town of Leonardtown invites you to join them on Sunday, April 19, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 20th anniversary Leonardtown Earth Day on the Square with a Virtual Earth Day Celebration.

Flags Lowered to Honor Bay District Firefighter

St. Mary’s County has ordered the Maryland state flag and the St. Mary’s County flag lowered to half-staff to honor Bay District Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Marcus Paxton. Mr. Paxton died April 10.

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

Volunteers

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.