Posted on: August 29, 2016

FALL PREVENTION & HOME SAFETY

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Register in advance by calling the senior center which best fits your schedule.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9:00am Sudlersville Senior Center (410) 438-3159605 Foxxtown Drive, Sudlersville MD
Wednesday. Sept. 28, 11:00am Grasonville Senior Center (410) 827-6...Read on...


Posted on: September 21, 2016

Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Rockettes)

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Family favorites that have delighted audiences young and old for decades, plus new scenes with the world famous Rockettes, the show stopping wooden soldiers and majestic nativity. Show starts at 1 p.m. Registration fee includes round trip motor coach tra...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Great Local Volunteers Clean Beaches

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QAC residents take our environment seriously. More than 150 people joined the grasssroots group Kent Island Beach Cleanups - KIBCU last weekend and cleared 9 coastal locations of debris.

Video Highlights
Posted on: September 16, 2016

RENAULT WINERY & SMITHVILLE DAY TRIP to New Jersey

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Price $89.00 per person* ($30 deposit due at time of sign-up along with Registration form and Waiver of Release Form.)
Price includes: motor coach transportation, visit to Batsto Museum and tour, visit to Barefoot Landing, visit to Smithville Peanut Butt...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Comfort Quilts for Children Charity Workshop

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SUDLERSVILLE - The Foxxi Lady Quilters would like to invite interested persons to our quilting workshop. It is our goal to make seventy, 36-inch quilts. Theses quilts will be donated to the Queen Anne’s Coun...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

MD 213 CHESTERTOWN BRIDGE PAINTING BEGINS EARLY SEPTEMBER

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MD 213 CHESTERTOWN BRIDGE PAINTING BEGINS EARLY SEPTEMBER
Revised Work Plan Eliminates Daytime Traffic Impacts, Accommodates Key Tourism Events

(September 1, 2016) – The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will ...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Cyclists - Did You Know???

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See and download maps from http://www.qac.org/1013/Hiker---Biker-Trails or pick up a hard copy at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center on Kent Island or at the Liberty Building in Centreville.

View or Print Maps
Posted on: July 7, 2016

Back to School Immunizations Offered at QAC Health Dept. in Centreville

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To see which immunizations are required go to http://dhmh.maryland.gov/qahealth/sitepages/community-health/immunizations.aspx

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

QAC Offers Discounted Amusement Park Tickets

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QAC Recreation is selling discount amusement park tickets again this year. For a full list of parks available and prices go to http://www.parksnrec.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/park_tickets000.pdf
Then stop by our office at 104 Powell St., Centrevill...Read more »

Check out the prices
Posted on: March 16, 2016

2016 Kent Island Beach Clean Up Schedule

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MARCH 26TH - TERRAPIN BEACH PARK
APRIL 9TH - KENT NARROWSAPRIL 23RD - HEMINGWAY'S BEACH
MAY 7TH - TERRAPIN BEACH PARKMAY 21ST - KENT ISLAND DAY PARADE!
JUNE 4TH - ROADSIDE CLEANUP (LOCATION TBD)JUNE 18TH - TERRAPIN BEACH PARK
JULY 9TH - KENT NAR...Read on...

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Posted on: February 19, 2016

SHA TO CLOSE RT. 304/301 CROSSOVER FOR 1 YEAR

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SHA TO CLOSE RT. 304/301 CROSSOVER FOR 1 YEAR
Click on Detour Photos to EnlargeThe MD 304 interchange project is proceeding on schedule and the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is set to begin the next major construction phase, shifting from...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

2016 QAC's Most Wanted Valentines Day Video is Out!

In the first of several cases, the Sheriff seeks information on a man accused of the abuse of a 85 year old family member in his care, throwing a phone and striking her and stealing her medications.

Must See QACTV
Posted on: February 11, 2016

Did You Know QAC Has a Public Transportation System?

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Queen Anne’s County, County Ride
Learn more about the transportation options in Queen Anne's County! Special services are available for persons with disabilities or who are unable to use the regional fixed routes.

Watch & share this brief video clip
Posted on: January 8, 2016

BAY BRIDGE LIFE CYCLE REPORT

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BAY BRIDGE LIFE CYCLE REPORT - “by 2040 there will significant queues every day of the week during the summer months. Daily queues in the eastbound direction could extend up to 13 miles. Daily westbound queues could extend three miles and Sunday queues co...Read on...

FULL REPORT
Posted on: November 12, 2015

State Recognizes QAC with Tourism Awards

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KENT NARROWS - During the recent Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit in Ellicott City on October 29, the Queen Anne’s County Office of Tourism earned several awards for their tourism efforts. The first award was the Cooperative Partnership Award which went...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2015

THINK LOCAL - Helfenbein Insurance Agency - Chester MD

Meet Al Helfenbein! A nice guy and active supporter of his community. Call 410-643-2291 for more information about his business.

Watch Our Youtube Video
Posted on: October 14, 2015

THINK LOCAL - Dan Rosendale Attorney at Law

For more info about Dan's practice go to www.rosendalelaw.com or call 410-758-6745.

Watch Our Youtube Video
Posted on: October 14, 2015

THINK LOCAL -Law Office of Christopher Drummond

Chris Drummond is an attorney in Centreville with a general right across the street from the Circuit Court House.

Watch Our Youtube Video
Posted on: October 14, 2015

White Marsh Park Groundbreaking - 4 Multipupose Fields

QAC Parks Director, Chip Price speaks about White Marsh Park and Commissioners break ground on 4 new multipurpose fields.

Watch Our Youtube Video
Posted on: October 9, 2015

Practical Biosecurity Best Management Practices for Broiler Growers - Watch Video

Watch Presentation by Jenny Rhodes, Ag Extension Educator and Dr. Jon Moyle, Extension Specialist at the Poultry Grower's Disease Control Workshop: Keeping Disease off of the Poultry Farm on September 30, 2015.

Watch Our Youtube Video
Posted on: October 8, 2015

Fireball Run's Missing Children Website

Lets increase that number. Please take a minute to check out 50 kids still missing today.Missing Children Page

Read more »

Missing Children Page
Posted on: October 7, 2015

THINK LOCAL - Corsica Technologies, Centreville

Corsica Technologies can serve as an IT department for small businesses and organizations. Call 443-262-9290 for more information.

Watch Our Youtube Video

Posted on: February 8, 2016

QAC’s Senior Centers Now Available to Ages 55 and Older

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QAC’s Senior Centers Now Available to Ages 55 and Older

CENTREVILLE – The Area Agency on Aging and Commission on Aging are pleased to announce that anyone 55 years and older may now become a member of the Queen Anne’s County Senior Centers: Grasonvil...Read on...


Posted on: September 21, 2016

Bay City, Ellendale, and Thompson Creek Road areas have reduced water pressure for about a month

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The Matapeake Water Tower was taken out of service September 12, for routine interior and exterior painting which is estimated to take about a month.
Water is being supplied from the Chesapeake Bay Business Park Tower during this timeframe, as well as ...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2016

Message from QAC Public Safety and Health Officials

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To the Citizens of Queen Anne's County:

Queen Anne's County Health Officials and Emergency Personnel are encouraging all residents of Queen Anne's County to recognize the potential health hazards associated with the illicit use of opioids and other dru...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of Sept 13th QAC Commissioner Meeting

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Folks,
Tuesday’s meeting began at 9:00.

Tab 2, DPW:1. Detention Center Window Replacement – Construction Bid – BRS Consulting, Inc low bid at $26,500, budget was $70,000 – approved additional motion made by Commissioner Moran to identify and track ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Take the Parks Department’s Online Survey

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Take the Parks Department’s Online Survey

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Parks is working with the Business, Economic, and Community Outreach Network (BEACON) at Salisbury University to assess your future needs for parks, recreation and open sp...Read on...

Survey
Posted on: August 29, 2016

QAC County Commissioners Seek New Member for Plumbing Board

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PRESS RELEASE
August 29, 2016Leslie Salvatori
lsalvatori@qac.org

QAC County Commissioners Seek New Member for Plumbing Board

CENTREVILLE - The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking county residents interested in serving on the county...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

QAC Court House Ground Breaking Ceremony

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A Ground Breaking Ceremony was held Aug. 23rd for the new QAC Circuit Courthouse on Commerce St. in Centreville.

Queen Anne’s County New Circuit Courthouse
Project Physical CharacteristicsThe new circuit courthouse facility will be approximately 42,...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Phase 1 of SKI Approved

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Phase 1 of SKI Approved
The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners approved Phase 1 of the Southern Kent Island Sewer project during their August 23rd Commissioner meeting.In a three to two vote, with Commissioners Stephen Wilson and Robert Buckey opposing,...Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Open Gov't = Open Data!

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Queen Anne’s County has launched an open data website where citizens can view and analyze operating and capital budgets and expenditure data. The link allows for creation of charts, graphs, and maps, and the ability to filter and summarize data for easy i...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Business Loans for Energy Improvements Available

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The Queen Anne’s County Board of Commissioners recently passed an ordinance enabling property and business owners in the county to take advantage of Maryland’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (MD-PACE) program. MD-PACE is an innovative and affor...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Door Opens for Broader Cell Phone Coverage

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Getting cell signals in more rural parts of the county was behind the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners’ vote to approve Ordinance 16-06 which will make it easier for companies to build cell phone towers in the county.
Prior to the ordinance being pass...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Property Tax Bills To Arrive in August

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The fiscal year 2017 property tax rate remains the same at $0.8471 per $100 of assessed value. This is $0.0108 per $100 of assessed value (about one cent) above the constant yield rate of $0.8363 per $100 of assessed value. The constant yield rate is th...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Rivett's Achievements Recognized by QAC Commissioners

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During the past year, Rivett organized a series of trainings and exercises for both paid and volunteer first responders, such as a Catastrophic Hurricane Scenario and a hands-on Active Shooter Exercise that included volunteers playing victims. The county ...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

QAC County Ride - Available to All

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Fares & Passes

Fixed Public Routes
General Public1 Way: $3
Day Pass: $510-Ticket Booklet: $30
Monthly Pass: $80

Seniors, Disabled and Medicare cardholders1 Way: $1.50
10-Ticket Booklet: $15Monthly Pass: $35

Independence Card
Pres...Read on...

Click here for Additional Info and FAQ's
Posted on: July 6, 2016

QAC State's Attorney's Office Now in Liberty Blg.

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The Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney’s Office has moved a block away into their new home in the county’s Liberty Building, at 107 N. Liberty St., Centreville, Maryland. The Liberty Building is at the intersection of N. Liberty St. and Broadway. The St...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Fox 5 DC Films Live from Kent Narrows

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KENT ISLAND, Md. -
There are so many fun things to do when visiting Kent Island it’s hard to keep count! Here are THE 5 MUST STOPS that you just can’t miss when taking your own Zip Trip!

CHESAPEAKE HERITAGE & VISITOR CENTER - Start your journey at...Read on...

Watch Fox 5's Videos of Kent Island & Kent Narr
Posted on: June 15, 2016

New Circuit Courthouse Construction Bid Approved

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New Circuit Courthouse Construction Bid Approved

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners voted to three to two to award the new county courthouse construction bid to Mullan Contracting Company, which also built the new county office buildin...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

QAC Board of Elections Moving

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The Queen Anne’s County Board of Elections will be closed June 9-10 as the office moves to the county’s new office building on Vincit St., in Centreville.
“We will be open to the public on Monday, June 13, at the new location,” said Brittani Thomas, ...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

$400K Grant for QAC’s Innovative Health Outreach Program

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CENTREVILLE – The innovative program designed to help citizens who frequently call 911 for non-life-threatening medical reasons has once again been recognized for its success – this time with a $400,000 grant from health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueSh...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

QAC Voters to See Question on November Ballot

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QAC Voters to See Question on November Ballot

ANNAPOLIS - Maryland House Bill 1344 was signed May 11, by Governor Larry Hogan. The bill requires a question be put on the ballot in Queen Anne's county during the November election. That question is mean...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

QAC Sheriff's Office Video - a must see!

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Get an insiders' look at all of the various and diverse duties performed by the men and women of the Sheriff's Office.
https://youtu.be/An5xdC0WBdg

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Emergency Management Team Plans in Advance for Worst Case Hurricane Scenario

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Emergency Management Team Plans in Advance for Worst Case Hurricane Scenario

STEVENSVILLE - First responders from multiple county and state agencies gathered around a table to plan the best emergency responses possible should a hurricane from the Carib...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2016

Queen Anne’s County 1776 March for Independence Recognition

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Queen Anne’s County 1776 March for Independence Recognition

CENTREVILLE - The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners recognized the participants of the 140 mile reenactment of the 1776 March of our local Minutemen from Centreville, Maryland to Eastville, V...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2016

Gregg Todd, County Administrator Gives Wrap Up of the February 23th, QAC Commissioners Meeting

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Gregg Todd, County Administrator Gives Wrap Up of the February 23th, QAC Commissioners Meeting
Folks,Tuesday’s meeting began with a land acquisition closed session at 4:30 to discuss the remaining small lot needed for court house project. The commissio...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2016

Gregg Todd, County Administrator Gives Wrap Up of the January 12th, QAC Commissioners Meeting

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Gregg Todd, County Administrator Gives Wrap Up of the January 12th, QAC Commissioners Meeting

Folks,Meeting began at 8:30 am with a closed session with the Sheriff Hofmann to discuss a personnel issue. Commissioner Jack Wilson was not in attendanc...Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2016

Congratulations to the QAC Minuteman March Team!

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Congratulations to the QAC Minuteman March Team!
Minuteman March Team Members QAC Commissioner Jack Wilson, Mary Margaret Goodwin. Mike Kessler Jr., Charles Durant, Chris Whitesell, and Bobby Hunt left Centreville Feb. 3rd and walked 140 miles to Northa...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2016

Two Bills Pass - Adding Teeth to QAC Animal Cruelty Charges

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CENTREVILLE – Possession of animal fighting paraphernalia can now land you 90 days in jail and or a $1,000 fine and animals seized as a result of an alleged cruelty violation cannot be redeemed unless approval is granted by the Queen Anne’s Animal Control...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2016

Gov. Hogan Approves $3.4 Million State Funding for Cross County Connector Trail

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In a letter to the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners, Governor Larry Hogan wrote, “It is my pleasure to approve your request for $3,431,084 for the Cross County Connector Trail- Grasonville project. This project involves improving portions of the existing...Read more »

Posted on: January 13, 2016

Gregg Todd, County Administrator Gives Wrap Up of the January 12th, QAC Commissioners Meeting

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Folks,
The Commissioners meeting began at 8:00 am with a closed session (land) to discuss the state owned Langenfelder property on northern Kent Island and the possibility of working with DNR on public access. The commissioners agree that Chip Price sho...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2015

YMCA OF THE CHESAPEAKE TO OPEN A Y IN QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY

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YMCA OF THE CHESAPEAKE TO OPEN A Y IN QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY

Commitment Fitness to become the Queen Anne’s County Family YMCA (Centreville, Md.) —The YMCA of the Chesapeake and Commitment Fitness, have announced the Y’s purchase of the Centreville locati...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2015

QAC Donates Land in Centreville to YMCA

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CENTREVILLE – After 10 years of on-again off-again negotiations, Queen Anne’s County deeded about 18.6 acres of land, across the street from Queen Anne’s County High School, to the YMCA of the Chesapeake for the purpose of having a YMCA with a pool to be ...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2015

QAC Commissioners Congratulate Sudlersville Farmer Hans Schmidt

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – Maryland Department of Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder has appointed Hans Schmidt to Assistant Secretary of Resource Conservation, effective December 2. He will replace Royden Powell who retired on November 30 after serving MDA for ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

QAC Commissioners File Appeal of Judge Smith's Wheatlands Decision

CENTREVILLE – In an expedited and legal move, the Board of Queen Anne’s County Commissioners voted via email October 22, to appeal of the Court of Special Appeals July 20, 2015 decision to grant summary judgement in favor of the Waterman Family Limited Pa...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2015

How Queen Anne's County Department Of Emergency Services Responds To A Heart Attack

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“It’s important for us to have the most rapid and technologically capable emergency services transport system and we do. It is - if not the best in the country – the best in the state and we’re very proud of it.” – QAC Commissioner Steve Wilson.Read more »

Watch the Video Now
Posted on: October 7, 2015

Have You Seen These Missing Children?

The QAC Commissioners are going to help in the cause of finding America's missing children by briefly showcasing two missing kids each time they film the Commissioners' Corner for QACTV. The short videos will also be posted here, on FaceBook page Queen An...Read more »

Watch Our Short Youtube Video
Posted on: October 5, 2015

Commissioner Jack Wilson and Kristin Weed Review Findings of International Coastal Clean Up Day

13,000 Pieces of Garbage = 3,000 pounds picked up by 136 Volunteers

Posted on: October 2, 2015

Royal Farms Grand Opening

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Grasonville's new Royal Farms held its Grand Opening Ceremony Oct. 2nd. The family owned business donated to 4 local charities - Adkins Arboretum, Grasonville Elementary PTA, non-profit childcare Little Lambs Preschool, Grasonville Volunteer Fire Departme...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Marie Starkey Recognized as QAC’s Dispatcher of the Year

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CENTREVILLE - Marie Starkey’s can-do attitude was one just one factor in her being chosen as the county’s Dispatcher of the Year award, during a September 17, 2015, Maryland Emergency Numbers Association/Emergency Number Systems Board’s Annual 9-1-1 Day o...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2015

These children have been missing for a year. What can you do to help?

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These children have been missing for a year. What can you do to help? Use the power of the internet to share this with your friends.
Locals Jody Schulz and Dave Siciliano will be handing out thousands of fliers along the east coast each with pictures of...Read on...

WJZ Interviews Dad of Kids Missing 1 Year
Posted on: August 11, 2015

Commissioner Steve Wilson Urges the State to Plan Now to Alleviate Kent Island Gridlock

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Commission Steve Wilson explains the urgent need for the state to immediately begin formulating plans to clear gridlock on Kent Island resulting from the Bay Bridge Traffic. Even if a plan were in place now, it may take a decade for any project to become ...Read more »

Watch the interview
Posted on: August 3, 2015

County Files Motion for Court to Reconsider Wheatlands Decision

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County Files Motion for Court to Reconsider Wheatlands Decision

CENTREVILLE - A closed session was held July 31, by the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners to discuss and ultimately decide to file a Motion to Reconsider the Wheatlands case which was deci...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

QAC Job Applications Are Now Paperless

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CENTREVILLE – Those looking for a career with Queen Anne’s County government can now apply for all jobs as they become available.
“There will be no fussing with paper and no waiting for an application to be sent to you in the mail,” said Director of Hu...Read on...

Sign up for job notification, news, and events

Posted on: September 17, 2016

A Message from QAC Public Safety and Health Officials

TO THE CITIZENS OF QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY:
QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS AND EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ARE ENCOURAGING ALL RESIDENTS OF QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY TO RECOGNIZE THE POTENTIAL HEALTH HAZARDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ILLICIT USE OF OPIOIDS AND OTHER DRUGS...Read on...


Posted on: August 29, 2016

FALL PREVENTION & HOME SAFETY

Call to reserve your seat at the seminar which best fits your schedule.
Wednesday Sept. 21 9:00am at Sudlersville Senior Center, 605 Foxxtown Drive, Sudlersville (410) 438-3159

Wednesday Sept. 28 11:00am at Grasonville Senior Center, 4802 Main Street...Read on...


Posted on: August 29, 2016

FALL PREVENTION & HOME SAFETY

Register in advance at the senior center which best fits your schedule.
Wednesday Sept. 21, 9:00am at Sudlersville Senior Center (410) 438-3159605 Foxxtown Drive, Sudlersville MD
Wednesday Sept. 28, 11:00am at Grasonville Senior Center (410) 827-6010 ...Read on...


Posted on: August 29, 2016

FALL PREVENTION & HOME SAFETY

Register in advance at the senior center which best fits your schedule.
Wednesday Sept. 21, 9:00am at Sudlersville Senior Center (410) 438-3159605 Foxxtown Drive, Sudlersville MD
Wednesday Sept. 28, 11:00am at Grasonville Senior Center (410) 827-6010 ...Read on...