May 17, 2022

Low-Key Celebration Marks VX-20 45th Anniversary


Patuxent River’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 is celebrating its 45th anniversary this month.

St. Mary’s Event Updates; Gift Card Program; #GivingTuesdayNow

Event Updates

Updates: County Announces Cancellations; Restaurant BOOST Gift Card Program Is Launched

LSM Mounts COVID-19 Response


Leadership Southern Maryland, a nonprofit dedicated to educating and inspiring a diverse group of leaders, launches multiple support efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. LSM is seeking more ideas for ways to help Southern Maryland.

Arts & Entertainment Get Virtual Exposure


Leonardtown will launch its Virtual Artist Showcase on Sunday with an encore performance by local musicians Robbie Boothe and Donovan Farrell.

Lex Park Sheriff’s Office to Open in May

Lex Park Sheriff's Office

It’s been a long time coming to Lexington Park, but the St. Mary’s County District 4 Sheriff’s Office is now complete and should be open for business in May 2020.

How to Buy Local During Pandemic

Buy Local

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources wants to reminds residents that food and agriculture businesses remain essential under Gov. Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home order. This includes grocery stores, farmers markets, farm stands, and restaurants offering carry-out and delivery services.

Milestone for Navy’s CMV-22B Program

CMV-22B Milestone

The recent cross-country flight of the Navy’s new CMV-22B Carrier Onboard Delivery variant of the Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft was not only a milestone for the program, but also proved to be a perfect opportunity to demonstrate the effective fusion of development and operational test in a real-world environment.

Free WiFi in Nine School Parking Lots for Students, Staff

Free WiFi

Free WiFi access is available to all students and staff in the parking lots of nine St. Mary’s County public schools. Access is restricted to people with an official SMCPS email address.

Earth Day in Leonardtown This Year: A Virtual Event

Earth Day

The town of Leonardtown invites you to join them on Sunday, April 19, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the 20th anniversary Leonardtown Earth Day on the Square with a Virtual Earth Day Celebration.

Flags Lowered to Honor Bay District Firefighter

St. Mary’s County has ordered the Maryland state flag and the St. Mary’s County flag lowered to half-staff to honor Bay District Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Marcus Paxton. Mr. Paxton died April 10.