June 20, 2018

Rotary Accepting Grant Applications

Grant applications

Grant applications from St. Mary’s County non-profit programs and organizations are being accepted now by the Leonardtown Rotary Club. 

Drayden Schoolhouse Renovations Revealed

Maryland Day

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 6, 2018, will unveil renovations that have been made to the Drayden Schoolhouse. 

Walthour Selected for Achievement Award

Dr. Janice Walthour has been named by the St. Mary’s County Commission for Women as the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Newtowne Players Bring ‘Streetcar’ to Stage

Newtowne Players

The Newtowne Players will present the Tennessee Williams’ classic “A Streetcar Named Desire” from Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, through Sunday, Feb. 11.

Art, Science Intersect at STEAM Day

Pax River Museum STEAM Day

The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum in Lexington Park will host its first-ever STEAM Day for the Community on Feb. 10.

Pilot Promotes Flight for Young Eagles

Young Eagles

Daniel Hammer of Lusby has hit a milestone. The pilot has given free demonstration airplane rides to more than 100 young people as he participates in the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program. The program aims to introduce a new generation of young people to the world of flight.

Government Offices Close for MLK Day

MLK's Dream

St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Get Business Help Through Crab Pot Program

Crab Pot

Starting a new business can be tough. Luckily, there’s help. The Crab Pot Pitch Competition is coming up, and an accelerator program has been created to help new and emerging business owners refine their startup pitches for the competition.

Inmates Can Now Use Video Visitation

video visitation

Family members and friends of inmates at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center have a new way to visit their loved ones, as the center has just unveiled a new ICSolutions Visitor video visitation system.

Citizens Have Chance to Voice Concerns

Youth Advisory Commission Seeks Members

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will host their first public forum of the New Year at 6:30 pm Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in their meeting room at the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.