January 18, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

F-35 Full-Rate Production Put on Hold

Production

DoD has put a hold on the full-rate production of the F-35. The Pentagon says technical challenges and the impact of COVID-19 have delayed preparation of the simulation facility where the combat testing will be conducted.

MetCom Reporting Sewer Overflows

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is reporting sanitary sewer overflows at the Marlay Taylor Water Reclamation Facility and in Piney Point, Forrest Run, Cedar Cove, Villages of Leonardtown, Essex South, California Run, Pembrooke, and St. George Island.

Pilot Project Will Monitor COVID-19 in Wastewater

Pilot Project Will Monitor COVID-19 in Wastewater

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission, St. Mary’s County Health Department, and St. Mary’s College of Maryland have partnered on a pilot project to monitor the presence of COVID-19 in local wastewater.

MetCom Raises Funds for Local Nonprofit

Local Nonprofit

A Community That Shares accepted a donation from employees of the Metropolitan Commission before the holidays in December.

County, MetCom Announce Holiday Schedules

Coronavirus

Need to know when you can recycle your Chrismas tree? St. Mary’s County government, MetCom announce their holiday schedules.

Hill, Bogie Honored for Saving MetCom Employee

Saving

Amanda Hill and Charlie Bogie of the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission were honored recently for saving the life of a fellow MetCom employee.

Help to Connect to Sewer & Water Available

sewer

New funding programs assisting with connections to public sewer and water are now available through MetCom. Bay Fund Restoration funding through St. Mary’s Health Department is also available.

Co. Gov’t Schedule for Thanksgiving Weekend

Coronavirus

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Nov. 28 and 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. County government offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 2.

MetCom Awards BECA Scholarship

BECA

More than $201,000 in scholarships were awarded on May 14, 2019, during the Business, Education and Community Alliance Scholarship Awards Ceremony at the Dr. James A Forrest Career and Technology Center, and the Metropolitan Commission in St. Mary’s County was there to participate in the BECA program. 

MetCom Internship Program Enjoys Success

MetCom Internship Program

Five interns have been spending their time outside of class getting real-world experience in the working world at the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission.