May 25, 2018

Almaraz Is Regional Golden Gloves Champ

Phyllis Almaraz

Knowledge Boxing Center’s Phyllis Almaraz became a 2018 Golden Gloves Regional Champion in the 112-pound novice division in April.

Pax & Forrest Center Plant Rotary Trees

A community effort involving NAS Pax River, the Forrest Center’s natural resources students, and Lexington Park Rotary added 20 new cherry trees to the Lexington Park ArtsPark, home of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

County Needs Election Judges

election judges

The gubernatorial election is coming up this year, and election judges are being sought for the June 26, 2018, primary and Nov. 6, 2018, general election.

Flagging on Solomons Bridge May 20

Flagging on Bridge

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will perform routine maintenance to the Gov. Thomas Johnson Memorial Bridge at the Calvert/St. Mary’s County border. Crews will be clearing bridge drains between 6 am and 2 pm Sunday, May 20.

Feedback Sought Through ArtsPark Survey


The entire St. Mary’s County region can benefit from the Lexington Park ArtsPark, and right now the Healthy Eating & Active Living Action Team is hoping to find out what could make the park even better.

Willows Road Business Park to Be Discussed

Willows Road

The St. Mary’s Planning Commission, on behalf of the St. Mary’s County commissioners, will conduct a public hearing to receive public testimony about the Willows Road Business Park at 6:30 pm May 14. The meeting will be held in the commissioners meeting room in the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

GM Pool Will Close for Maintenance

GM Pool Will Close for Maintenance

The Great Mills Swimming Pool will close for seasonal maintenance beginning Monday, May 14, through Friday, May 25. During this time, the pool’s air supported dome structure will be removed, converting the pool to an outdoor facility. Other seasonal maintenance and staff training will also take place while the pool is closed.

Park Revitalization Focus of Meeting

Park Revitalization

The Patuxent Park Revitalization Project is the subject of an open house-format public information meeting starting at 6 pm May 9, 2018, at the Lexington Park Library in Meeting Room B. The library is at 21677 FDR Blvd. in Lexington Park. 

Youth Advisory Commission Seeks Members

Youth Advisory Commission Seeks Members

The St. Mary’s County commissioners have established the St. Mary’s County Youth Advisory Commission. Members are being sought.

Get Ready for ‘A Night on Broadway’

The Newtowne Players will present “A Night on Broadway: Sight, Sound and Song,” starting Friday, May 11, through Sunday, May 20, at Three Notch Theatre in Lexington Park.