News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

The Mayor and Town Council respond to thepreliminary map recentlyreleased showing Chesapeake Beach as a option for the BayBridge Crossing.To view the response,click here.

Taste the Beaches – The Town is now accepting Expressions of Interest for vendors interested in participating.To view the form,click here.

NOTICE:The Rod and Reel parking garage project has reached a point where they will be bringing in a large crane to erect large precast concrete beams and structures. This work started February 15thand will continue for 8 to 10 weeks.This will create a flagging operation on Mears Avenue as the trucks arrive and leave. There are no permanent lane closures’ scheduled. The contractor will be using flag men to stop traffic to let the trucks in and out of the project due to their size. As the contractor provides details we will continue to relay the information to residents.

SAVE THE DATE! Join us in celebration of the125th Anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Chesapeake Beach.A celebration will be held at Town Hall on April 6 from 4:00-6:00 pm. More information to follow.

Crisis Intervention Hotlines: Help is just a phone call away. Calvert County Crisis Hotline (410)535-1121 24 hours 7 days a week National Hotlines: 1-800-SUICIDE orclick hereor 1-800-273-TALK orclick here.

February 22 – February 22 –ROAST PORK & MASHED POTS DINNER.This informal dinner is hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 (Venturing Crew 429) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Come to thelowerleveldining room for a meal you won’t soon forget. Cost is $12 including side, salad, and beverage. The Post is at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Rd.E (Route 260) in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878. Public Welcome.HTTP://

February 23 – MOTOWN NIGHT. What’s your favorite tune? The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a night with music by DJ Stephen Varney beginning at 8:00 p.m. until midnight. The cost of $10 includes draft beer and sodas. Tickets available at the door. Public warmly welcomed. For information call 410-257-9878

February 26 at 7:00 pm. PUBLIC HEARING Calvert County Comprehensive Plan Approvalat Calvert Pines Community Center –For more information,click here. To view the proposed plan,click here.

February 28 at 7 pm – Green Teammeeting in the Town Hall Conference Room

February 28 from 11:00 am-11:45am. Northeast Community Center Pre-Schoolers Fitness Trail. Every station presents an age-appropriate fitness challenge featuring running, jumping, tumbling, balancing and coordination. For ages 2-5. Pre-registration required. For more information,click here.

March 5–STEAK DINNER. Particular about your Steak? At the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, you order it directly from the Grill-Master and you get what you order. Serving from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., the $15.00 price tag includes sides, salad, beverage, and roll. Public welcome. For information call (410)257-9878.HTTP://

March 8–BAKED HADDOCK DINNER– Join us for an informal dinner from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the Sons of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room. The dinner includes all the trimmings, salad and beverage for $12. Public invited. Call for more information (410)257-9878

March 8– KARAOKE AT THE LEGION– Join us for a good time from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. at the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 in the Lower Level Lounge. No cover charge. The Post is located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach. Public welcome. Questions may be directed to 410-257-9878http://www.ALPost206.Org

March 16th from 8am-12pm-Community Shredding Event– Get ready for Spring, and get rid of old paperwork!The Town of Chesapeake Beach, Town of North Beach and the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department are holding a Community Shredding Event at the North Beach Fire Department. This is a resident-only event. For more information,click here.

April 26-29 City Nature Challenge–A combination of organized activities and self directed searching are made available throughout the area. For more information,click here.

April 27 from 10am-1 pmBayfrontParkCommunity Clean-up–Join your neighbors and friends at this family-friendlycommunity eventand help keep Bayfront Park pristine and clean.We will meet atBayfrontParkparking lot.Water, gloves, rakes, trash grabbers, and trash bags will be provided.Dress for the weather.If you have questions, contactKeithPardieck

June 15 from 5 pm – 7 pmBayfront Park Nature Walk & Talk Series: CoastalGeologyof Calvert Cliffs and Bayfront Park Beach.Join Chesapeake Beach’s own Dr. Ken Rasmussen, Professor of Geology and Oceanography at Northern Virginia Community College, as he describes the ancient past recorded in our stretch of Calvert Cliffs, and the dynamic modern-day forces that continue to shape them today.Event suitable for ages 13+, minors must be accompanied by responsible adult. No pets please. The event is free but registration is required as group size will be limited to 15 people. To register or for more information,click here.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...