Lexington Park Retailers Not Feeling Downturn

Local department stores reported no downturn of customers with the government shutdown and even a “slight uptick” at news that back pay would be forthcoming to workers shut out of their jobs. This report came from a survey of local department stores conducted by Robin Finnacom, acting director of economic development for St. Mary’s County. […]

Lexington Park Re-Discovered

For a return engagement, PNC Bank teamed up with the Lexington Park civic association to bring a street fair of local businesses and eateries to Freedom Park in Lexington Park, Maryland last month. The impetus for an evening street festival in Lexington Park came a year ago at the prodding of Yaling Pan, co-owner of […]

Weekend Gate 2 Closure Prompts Business Concerns

Lexington Park business owners continued to protest the weekend closing of Gate 2 at the July meeting of the Lexington Park Business and Community Association (LPBCA). Capt. Ben Shevchuk, Naval Air Station Patuxent River Commanding Officer, had announced the decision shortly before closing the base’s original main gate at the end of Great Mills Road […]

Twilight Taste in the Park Highlights Flavor, Investment

PNC Bank continues its investment in  and support of a strengthening Lexington Park Maryland, sponsoring the Lexington Park Business and Community Association’s Twilight Taste in the Park Thursday, Oct. 11th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Restaurants will be serving a wide variety of cuisines and courses in Freedom Park located just south of Gate 2 […]

Inaugural Parade & Spring Fest Details

Parade Date: Saturday, May 5th Start Time: 10:00 a.m. Parade Route: Leaving the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department on South Shangri-La Drive and traveling west to South Essex Drive.  Turning right onto South Essex Drive and then right onto Great Mills Road.  Following Great Mills Road to Raley’s Home Furnishings where the parade ends as […]

Lexington Park & the U. S. Navy – A Proud Past and a Bright Future

Lexington Park is the gateway community to the U. S. Naval Air Systems Command headquarters aboard the Naval Air Station Patuxent River.  Across the nation communities surround federal installations and yet none can brag of a relationship as close as that of Lexington Park to NAS Patuxent River. Lexington Park came into existence with the […]

Police Unit Gains Support

Lexington Park’s community and business leaders appeared in Leonardtown last night to show support for St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron’s FY2013 budget.

Love Bulldozers Hate Blight

Following a smashing PowerPoint on the huge screen at Bay District Volunteer Fire Department and after announcing Mike’s Bar was gone as well, Robin Finnacom, CEO of the Community Development Corporation in Lexington Park confessed, “I love bulldozers.” Members of the Lexington Park Business and Community Development Association agreed with applause. And this was still […]