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This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Hogan One Year Later


It's been one year since Governor Hogan visited Buzzy's Country Store (click here) to announce plans to widen the road to Pt. Lookout.  As best I can tell, it looks like it's still in the 3 year mix.
http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/newMDOT/Planning/CTP/CTP_17_22/SHA_Documents/St_Marys.pdf
My son Shea may have had the best comment about the project when he observed "You're only talking about one mile of road.  Why has it taken so long to do it?"  

I remember going to a briefing by a State Road official who began by saying "Remember, we are like the wine producer who does nothing before its time."  He was referring to the  Paul Masson commercial made famous by Orson Welles and even more famous when the very drunk Orson outtakes were subsequently released:

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