Here is your list of important meetings and events taking place this week:


  • Commissioners of St. Mary’s County begin the day with their weekly business meeting at 9 a.m. in Leonardtown. Among the topics on the agenda … commissioners will render their decision on the Lexington Park Development District Master Plan Land Use Maps. Following the meeting, the commissioners will attend the 18th annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day ceremony at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California. The ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m. and the public is welcome to attend. Free lunch will be provided. Commissioners conclude their day by holding the final FY19 Budget Work Session. During the session, commissioners will provide direction regarding the FY19 Capital and operating budget prior to its approval on May 15. Complete agenda:



  • Hollywood Bluegrass festival takes place at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown. Hear featured bluegrass artists and local favorites at this fun bluegrass concert. Enjoy food and more. Event sponsored by the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad. Noon – 8 p.m. Admission. Info:

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