May 17, 2022

Project Graduation Funds to Buy Computers

Since Project Graduation was canceled, the remaining funds budgeted for the 2020 events will be redirected to the St. Mary’s County Public Schools for the purchase of 315 laptop computers for students.

Video Will Highlight Previous Flag Day Events

Flag Day

The 2020 St. Mary’s County Flag Day festivities will be presented as a retrospective video to be aired on county government’s Channel 95 and the YouTube Channel on Sunday, June 14.

STS Buses Return to Regular Schedule

STS county buses

Effective Monday, June 15, St. Mary’s Transit System regular bus service will resume Monday through Friday, extending some routes to 9 pm.

New Apartments for Vets Open in Lexington Park

Patuxent Cove

Two- and three-bedroom affordable apartments, designated for veterans, have just become available at the new Patuxent Cove apartment complex at 22014 Pegg Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653, just 1 1/2 miles from Gate 1 of Patuxent River Naval Air Station.

Library Outlines Reopening Plans

Library

The St. Mary’s County Library has announced its Phase 1 reopening plans. The book drops at all three library locations — Charlotte Hall, Leonardtown, and Lexington Park — will be opened to receive checked out materials June 17. All three locations will start curbside pickup of reserved materials June 22.

Still Time to Enter DNR Photo Contest

DNR

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest. Photographers, novice or professional, can enter for the chance to win cash and other great prizes. The deadline is Aug. 31, 2020.

Brewster to Be Honored as Health Care Hero

Brewster

The Daily Record has selected Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County health officer, to receive a 2020 Health Care Hero Award.

Stormwater Pollution Ordinance to Be Discussed

Volunteers

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a hearing at 10 am Tuesday, June 9, to consider a new stormwater pollution and illicit discharge, detection and elimination ordinance.

State Offers Free Fishing Day June 6

Fisheries

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will offer license-free fishing days June 6, June 13, and July 4 — a free option to explore Maryland’s diverse and unique fishing experiences without needing a fishing license, trout stamp, or registration.

Gallery-V Seeks ‘Quarantine’ Submissions

Gallery-V, an emerging online exhibit space, is accepting submissions for its first show, “Quarantine Dreams.” Anyone with art created during the COVID quarantine may submit now through June 26, 2020.