May 17, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Equity Resolution Signed in Lexington Park

The sheriff, superintendent of schools, and the county health officer have joined forces to combat bias and inequity in St. Mary’s County. They formally signed an equity resolution in the new District 4 Sheriff Station in Lexington Park, MD.

Students Can Access Online Resources With SMART Card

SMART

St. Mary’s County Public Schools and St. Mary’s County Library are launching new student library cards called St. Mary’s Access to Research & Technology, or SMART cards. The cards offer access to all of the library’s online resources.

Sheriff’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

Phone scam

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office urges citizens to be aware of phone scammers spoofing the office and sometimes spoofing the sheriff’s office main phone number of 301-475-8008 when calling.

Hickory Hills Water Tower Work Progressing

Hickory Hills

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is pressing forward on the construction of the Hickory Hills Water Tower. It is anticipated to be completed in spring 2022.

Town’s First Friday Events Are Back

Jail Museum

The Old Jail Museum in Leonardtown will be open to the public from 5 to 8 pm July 3 for the restarted Leonardtown First Fridays.

Special Opening Weekend for Pax Museum

Pax Museum Naval Air Museum

The Pax River Naval Air Museum is excited to open its doors to the Test and Evaluation Hall this holiday weekend. Come visit and enjoy the indoor exhibits and the Flight Line.

Summer Grab & Go Meals Program Starts July 6

Meal Distribution

The St. Mary’s County free summer meals program begins Monday, July 6, at Lexington Park and Greenview Knolls elementary schools.

In Lex Park, COVID Testing Without Appointment

Walk-Up COVID Testing in Lex Park

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is offering daily appointment-free COVID-19 testing from 8 am to 11 am Monday through Friday at the health department’s Harm Reduction Program Office at 46035 Signature Lane in Lexington Park.

Criteria Changes for COVID Grant Program

COVID Grant Program

The criteria for St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Small Business and Non-Profit Relief Fund has been expanded to allow the county’s youngest businesses and non-profits to meet the eligibility requirements.

Test Pilot School Graduates Latest Class

Test Pilot

Thirty-four students in Class 157 successfully completed the US Naval Test Pilot School’s intense 11-month course of instruction.