November 17, 2018

Be a Weather Spotter With SKYWARN

Weather Spotter for SKYWARN

St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services will host a SKYWARN Basics class from 6 to 9 pm Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

Get Along Little Doggies to the Costume Parade

Costume Parade

Returning this year to the Lex Park ArtsParks Cherry Blossom Festival on April 8 will be the popular dog costume parade. Bring Fido in his favorite outfit.

Coastal Flood Warning in Effect for St. Mary’s

The National Weather Service has extended the Coastal Flood Warning, which is now in effect until 10 pm this evening, March 7, 2018, in St. Mary’s County.

Pax River Environmental Review Begins

Restoration Advisory Board

Every five years, Naval Air Station Patuxent River in St. Mary’s County is subject to review to ensure that it is effectively mitigating its environmental impact on the region. The latest environmental review is about to start.

Hazardous Waste Collection Day March 24

Hazardous Waste collection day

Spring is a 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 Day on Saturday, March 24, 2018, between 8 am and 4:30 pm.

March 7 Meeting Will Discuss Tourism Transition

March 7 Meeting Will Discuss Tourism Transition

The St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development will host a meeting March 7 for community members and tourism industry partners to discuss the transition of the county’s tourism division to a non-profit entity.

High Wind Warnings Remain in Effect

Wind Warnings

A high wind warning remains in effect through Saturday, March 3, 2018. Winds of between 30 and 40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph can be expected. Some downed trees have been reported in the northern part of St. Mary’s County.

Great Mills Pool Bubble to Be Replaced

Pool bubble

Work is about to start to replace the inflatable pool bubble at the Great Mills Swimming Pool.

Route 5 Intersection Work Begins in March

Route 5 Intersection

Critical construction at the Route 5 intersection in Leonardtown with Abell Street and Moakley Street will begin in March, and the first stage will continue through the summer.

New Sheriff’s Deputies Sworn In

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office congratulates the eight new deputies who were sworn in and graduated from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy on Feb. 9, 2018.