Local Government Schedule Changes for Independence Day - Southern Maryland Headline News

Local Government Schedule Changes for Independence Day


Calvert County Government

All Calvert County government offices will be closed Friday, July 4.

The Calvert Pines, Southern Pines and North Beach senior centers will be closed July 4. Meals on Wheels will not be delivered to clients July 4.

All Calvert Library locations will be closed Friday, July 4. The Calvert Library Twin Beaches branch will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 3, for the fireworks show.

There will be no public transportation services July 4. Regular schedules will resume Saturday, July 5.

All solid waste sites will be closed July 4 and will open for normal business hours July 5.

All county community centers will be closed July 4.

The Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. July 4 and the Calvert Marine Museum will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, Flag Ponds Nature Park, Kings Landing Park, Breezy Point Beach and Campground, Chesapeake Hills Golf Course and all county outdoor pools will be open normal hours.

Charles County Government

The following offices will be closed for normal business hours:

-- All Charles County Government offices and the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville

-- VanGO services will not be operating

-- The Charles County Landfill and Recycling Center on Billingsley Road in Waldorf, and the Pisgah Recycling Center on Route 425 in Pisgah

-- All Senior Centers

-- The Nanjemoy Community Center, Elite Gymnastics and Recreation Center, Port Tobacco Recreation Center and all other Community Centers

-- Curbside recycling collection will be delayed one day for Friday. Friday “B” collection will take place on Saturday.

-- All branches of the Charles County Library will be closed through Sunday, July 6

The following offices will be open for normal or modified business hours:

-- The Crain Memorial Welcome Center located at 12480 Crain Highway in Newburg operating normal hours.

-- All pools will be open 12 p.m. -5 p.m. for open swim. Additionally come to the pool wearing red, white and blue and only pay $2 for daily admission.

-- Charles County Parks operating normal hours

For questions about County Government holiday closures, contact the Public Information Office at 301-885-2779 or PressRoom [at] CharlesCountyMD.gov. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

St. Mary's County Government

All St. Mary's County Government Offices will be closed on Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Offices will reopen on Monday, July 7.

The St. Andrews Landfill, six Convenience Centers and the St. Mary's Transit System (STS) will be closed on Friday, July 4 but will be open for normal business hours prior to and after the observed holiday.

All three St. Mary's County libraries will also be closed on Friday, July 4 and reopen on Saturday, July 5 at 9:00 a.m.

All Senior Activity Centers will be closed on Friday, July 4 and there will be no Meals on Wheels delivery.

College of Southern Maryland (CSM)

The College of Southern Maryland will close all campuses for the Independence Day holiday July 4, including the St. Charles Children’s Learning Center, and CSM’s Kids’ and Teen College programs.

Registration for Summer II classes, which begin July 7, is available online. Additionally, registration for fall semester classes is now available.

Students are encouraged to register for fall semester now to have the best selection.

“Students shouldn’t wait to register if they already know what courses they need to move ahead in completing their degrees,” said CSM Senior Director/Register Carol Harrison.

“If a class you need or a class that best fits your schedule is full, we encourage students to place themselves on a waiting list while also registering for the next best choice. This will help CSM determine if an additional course section should be added,” she said.

Access to online services, including registration, is available at www.csmd.edu and through my.CSMD services.

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)

The MVA will close its full-service and express offices on Friday, July 4 and Saturday July 5, 2014 in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. All Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also be closed.

Customers are advised that the days before and after a holiday are especially busy, and they are encourage to go on-line to complete their MVA transaction. For MVA online service and the available electronic transactions twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, log on to www.mva.maryland.gov and click on “Online Services.”

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