April 12, 2024

Self-Service Sandbags Available for Residents

Self-Service Sandbags

St. Mary’s County will offer self-service sandbags from noon to 5pm today, Friday, September 22, 2023, for citizens wishing to prepare for potential flooding. Sandbags are not pre-filled and are limited to between 10 and 25 sandbags per person while supplies last.

Memorial Day Schedule for St. Mary’s Govt.

Labor Day

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2023, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Offices will resume normal operating schedules May 30. Great Mills Pool will be open 11am to 5pm. The St. Clement’s Island Museum, Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, Old Jail Museum, and Wicomico Shores Golf Course will be open.

Great Mills Road Cleanup on June 3


Here’s a reminder from the St. Mary’s Community Development Corp.: Mark your calendar for June 3, 2023, and plan to join the Great Mills Road cleanup.

Smith Named Community Development Executive Director

Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith is named executive director of St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation.

St. Mary’s Square to Host Halloween Event

St. Mary's Square

Get your costumes ready for Halloween in the Square from 1 to 4 pm Saturday, October 30, 2021, at St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park.

Newtowne Players Open Holiday Show Nov. 12


The Newtowne Players will present a modern-day holiday classic sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. “Elf, the Musical” will be presented November 12 – December 12, 2021.

Legislative Proposals Sought From Residents


The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a meeting with members of the county’s legislative delegation at 6 pm Tuesday, October 5, 2021, to hear legislative proposals from organizations and citizens.

New Exhibits Greet Visitors to Lighthouse

STEAM program Lighthouse

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point has reopened its galleries, including a variety of new exhibits, to visitors with pre-purchased tickets. The museum has been closed since March due to COVID-19 shutdowns.

St. Mary’s Election Day Vote Centers

Early Voting

St. Mary’s County will have seven Election Day vote centers open today, November 3, 2020, from 7 am to 8 pm. These locations are open to all voters regardless of district.

Mobile Food Drive Set Oct. 24

Mobile Food Drive

A mobile food drive will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at the Church of the Ascension at 21641 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, MD.