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Compiled by: David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Staff Writer

Town of Chesapeake Beach

The Town will hold a meeting of the Mayor and Town Council March 19 at 7:00 pm. This meeting is closed to “in-person” access; however, there are several ways citizens can participate in the meeting. Please join us via live stream by clicking here or by our virtual meeting page by clicking here. If you do not have access to a computer and would like to hear the audio of the meeting “live” you can dial in toll free at (929) 205-6099 and use the Meeting ID #: 869-755-7180. Citizens that would like to provide public comment should utilize the dial-in number and enter the Meeting ID# for access. Citizens will be muted upon entering the virtual meeting and unmuted during the public comment period. To submit written comments please send them to shumm@chesapeakebeachmd.gov prior to 5:00 pm on March 19th and they will be read into record. To view the agenda, please click here

Closure of Bayfront Park: Effective at sundown March 18th, Bayfront Park’s beach and parking areas will be closed to public.   

A notice from the Department of Public Works and Water Reclamation Treatment Plant Staff: Help us waste less time so we can continue to serve you, find out how by clicking here. The Town has a small staff and they are on the front lines providing services to citizens 24/7. We all need to do our part to make sure their time is not wasted, especially now, solving problems that can be prevented. 

Support Local Businesses: Your neighborhood businesses are still here to serve you! Please click here for the most up to date information. 

Town of North Beach

The Town of North Beach continues to monitor and adjust to changing conditions related to COVID-19 Coronavirus. In response to new guidelines set forth regarding social distancing and the recommendation to avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people, the Town of North Beach will close access to the beach effective at sundown this evening, March 18, 2020, until further notice.

In addition, the Town of North Beach strongly advises against gathering at our public parks, including Callis Park, Sunrise Garden and Wetlands Overlook Park. These public parks contain benches, play structures, etc. that are high-touch areas and could potentially be a source of spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus.

In closing, we urge all citizens to wash their hands frequently, cover coughs and sneezes, and separate people who have respiratory symptoms. It is also recommended to disinfect high-touch surfaces and avoid shaking hands. If you or your children are not feeling well, stay home and avoid the elderly and those with compromised immune systems.

To seek additional information on the COVID-19 coronavirus, visit the CDC website, the Maryland Department of health website, and the Calvert County Health Department’s website.

Ladies of Charity Food Pantry

Dear neighbors, this an update on the St Anthony’s Catholic Church Ladies of Charity Food Pantry at 8823 Dayton Ave in North Beach. We will remain open during our normal hours to provide groceries to those in need. For the safety of our clients and volunteers, we will serve clients outside in our parking lot. This will allow for social distancing. We are open every Tuesday from noon to 2 pm. Please share this information with those who may need it.


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...