May 22, 2019

Lexington Park Seeks Artist for First Public Mural


Lexington Park is seeking an artist for its first public mural. The St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. is soliciting design proposals for a mural in black and white plus one accent color to appear on all or part of a 15-foot-high and 50-foot-wide cinderblock wall visible from a busy Lexington Park intersection.

Thompson Honored by Commission for Women

Outstanding Women

Barbara Thompson has been chosen by the St. Mary’s County Commission for Women as the recipient of its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Deputies Speak to Young Men About Life, Leadership

Young men

Representatives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office recently spoke to the young men who are members of a local group called EMPOWER, which stands for Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence. At the Nov. 19, 2016, presentation, the speakers talked about law enforcement interactions, life decisions, and leadership.

Take the Library Card Challenge

Library Card

Part of the ConnectED Library initiative, the goal of the challenge is to ensure every kindergarten through Grade 12 student across St. Mary’s County has a library card and knows how to use it to access learning resources available  at the public libraries.

Deputies Help Parents With Secure Car Seats

Car seats

Rules on car seats can be convoluted, and making sure a seat is strapped properly into a car can be confusing. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is working with the community to ensure children are properly secured in car seats and that the public is aware of the rules in regard to age and size of the children. Regular safety seat inspections are scheduled at the office, and the latest was held Nov. 17, 2016.

Lexington Park Joins Public Mural Revival

Lexington Park first public mural

St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. to launch a competition for an artist to paint the first public mural in the “Lexington Park Comes Alive!” series.

Watch for Scams During the Holidays


The holidays are the season of giving, but not everyone is interested in being charitable. The Maryland Secretary of State’s Office is warning residents to be aware of deceptive practices and charity scams as the year ends.

Airport Seeks Community Input

airportncommunity input

The St. Mary’s County Regional Airport is preparing for a multi-year program of expansion and is actively soliciting community input for the development of its proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program. A teleconference will be held at 10 am Dec. 13.

Officers Train to Fight Mental Health Crisis

Mental Health Crisis

Sgt. Michael Boyer, Correctional Officer 1st Class Michael Labanowski, Jr, Correctional Officer Melissa Dodson, and Correctional Officer 1st Class Nick Alioto were among the attendees of Critical Intervention Team training, which focuses on dealing with residents who may be experiencing a mental health crisis.

At Three Notch, A Holiday Whodunit

Mistletoe Newtowne Players Whodunit

Find out whodunit in “Holmes for the Holidays or The Game’s Afoot” at the Three Notch Theater in Lexington Park. The show runs until Dec. 18.