Posted on: November 29, 2016

QAC DES Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

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QAC DES Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services employees recently donated $1,000 to the to Susan G. Komen Foundation whose mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communiti...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

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“A People’s Journey, A Nation’s Story”
Join Queen Anne’s County Recreation for a trip to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture. The Smithsonian’s newest and highly anticipated museum is home to nearly 3,000 objects, 12...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Two Model Train Events in December

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Two Model Train Events in December

Model train lovers you are are in luck this December as there are several opportunities to get your fix.
The Festival of Trains will be held at the old Kent Narrows Outlets from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sund...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

Gross Mechanical Labs and PRS Guitars “Champions of Maryland Manufacturing”

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November 1, 2016Leslie Salvatori
lsalvatori@qac.org

Two Kent Island businesses, Gross Mechanical Labs and PRS Guitars, are being recognized as 2016 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing by the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryla...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Mid-Shore Solar Energy Leasing Workshop

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When: Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

Where: Chesapeake College
Address: Higher Education Center

Landowners with properties in Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s, and Talbot counties who have been approached to lease their land to solar and...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Kent Island Senior Center Free Financial Classes

FREE Monthly Financial seminars for seniors
10:30am – 12:00PM

October 5, 2016
Rules of the Road and Market Update: Teaches fundamental concepts of investing and potential strategies to help build wealth...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Grasonville Senior Center FREE Monthly Financial seminars for seniors

FREE Monthly Financial seminars for seniors
10:30am – 12:00PMPresented by William Caughey of Edward Jones

October 12, 2016
Rules of the Road and Market Update: Teaches fundamental concepts of investing and potential strat...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: 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: 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: December 6, 2016

Veterans’ Group Quickly & Quietly Tackles the Urgent Needs of the Mid-Shore’s Homeless Vets

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  Within hours of receiving a monetary donation, food was being handed out to Chestertown’s homeless veteran population.

 “We will clothe and feed 36 homeless in Chestertown, half of them are veterans,” said Pur...

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Check Out Their Website
Posted on: December 2, 2016

Kent Island Sewer Project Groundbreaking

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An exciting day, many years in the making......ground breaking for the Southern Kent Island Sewer Project. Watch the QACTV video !

Watch it here!
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Dec. 13th Christmas Open House

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The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners cordially invite citizens to join them at their annual Christmas Open House on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, from Noon to 2:00 p.m., at the Liberty Building, 107 N. Liberty Street, Centreville.

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Chesapeake Bay Business Park Job Fair a Success

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Chesapeake Bay Business Park Job Fair a Success

STEVENSVILLE - The Job Opportunities Event at Chesapeake Bay Business Park November 16, was a great success with more than 80 job seekers attending.

 Queen Anne’s County Department of Econom...

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Looking for a job?
Posted on: November 23, 2016

QAC Commissioners Seek Citizens for Boards & Commissions

 The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for interested county residents to serve on a variety of county boards and commissions. The appointments will commence in the coming weeks and the terms vary. Applicants must be residen...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of Nov. 22 Commissioner Meeting

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Folks,

Meeting began at 4:45 on Tuesday with an administrative session to finalize boards and commissions.  Consensus was taken during the session and the following were approved in open session:

Planning Commission:

•Tom Leigh

•Robert Priest

&a...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Inducts 4 from QAC

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Evelyn B. Berry, Nancy M.Cook, Clayton G. Washington Jr. and Fannie H. Wright who were among 49 volunteers statewide who were recently inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.
They were honored October 27, at a luncheon, along with 49 o...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Retiring Dr. Chuck Hodell Honored as County's First Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service Officer

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Retiring Dr. Chuck Hodell Honored as County's First Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service Officer

Dr. Chuck Hodell was honored by the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners, Tuesday with a proclamation noting his years of volunteer service to the county.
...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Teamwork and Social Media Helped Save a Suicidal Woman

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PRESS RELEASE
November 9, 2016Leslie Salvatori
lsalvatori@qac.org

QAC Sheriff Gary Hoffman, QAC Commissioner James Moran, QAC Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Cooper, Commissioner Stephen Wilson, Telecommunicators Lt. Ronnie Harrison, Jay Kundrat, Michell...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Majority of Voters Reject Straw Poll Question A on QAC Voting Ballots

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Queen Anne’s County residents voted against the “straw poll question” on the voting ballot, which was designed to gather citizens’ opinions as to changing the way in which County Commissioners are elected. The straw poll is non-binding and the purpose wa...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

County Administrator Gregg Todd Gives His Wrap-Up of the Nov. 8th Commissioners' Meeting

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Folks,
Meeting began on Tuesday at 8:30 with and Administrative Session to discuss Board and Commissions There was consensus taken during the closed session on holding for a later date the appointments to 3 boards (Planning Commission, Kent Narrows Deve...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Southern Kent Island Sanitary Project Gets State Funding

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Attending the Nov. 2 Maryland Board of Public Works meeting in which more than $33 million in state funding was approved for the Southern Kent Island Sanitary Project are Director of Queen Anne’s County Public Works, Todd Mohn, QAC Commissioner James Mora...Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Interested in a job with Queen Anne's County Government?

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Interested in a job with Queen Anne's County Government? Check out the section of our website where jobs are posted online https://md-queenannescounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Commissioners Planning Ahead for 2017

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Nov. 1st the Queen Anne's County Commissioners hosted the Shore's Legislative Delegation and Maryland Department of Transportation to review current issues and potential legislative issues for 2017

Posted on: October 31, 2016

Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit - Second Mortgage Financing Program

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Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing and Community Services is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) Deferred Second Mortgage Program for moderate-income homebuyers in Queen Anne’s County, beginning November ...Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2016

Critical Workforce Mortgage Program Seeks Applicants For Zero Interest, Deferred Payment Loans

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The Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing and Community Services is pleased to announce the re-opening of the Critical Work Force Program for moderate-income home-buyers in the county beginning November 14. There are currently five openings for individ...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

QAC Fire & EMS Commission Calls for Volunteers

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QAC Fire & EMS Commission has sounded the alarm… Will you answer your local volunteer fire department’s call for help?

The Queen Anne’s County Fire & EMS Commission, is kicking off October Fire Prevention Month with a Call for Volunteers to fi...Read on...

Watch it here!
Posted on: October 3, 2016

View the QAC Comprehensive 2016 Data Roundup for Children and Family Well-Being Results

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The mission of the Local Management Board is to promote a safe, healthy and stable environment for all Queen Anne's County children and families by achieving a comprehensive system of education, health and human services whose effectiveness and responsive...Read on...

View the QAC Comprehensive 2016 Data Roundup for C
Posted on: October 3, 2016

Seeking Historic QAC Commissioners Photos

CENTREVILLE – Queen Anne’s County government is trying to find old pictures depicting group pictures of the Board of County Commissioners from the years, and terms, spanning 1934 to 1958. Anyone with information is asked to call Lynda Thomas at 410-758-40...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Residential Curatorship Historic Christ Church Rectory House

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Residential Curatorship Historic Christ Church Rectory House
123 East Main Street – Stevensville, Maryland 21666

PURPOSEThis residential curatorship serves to secure private funding and labor for the restoration and
maintenance of this historic pro...Read on...

View Full RFP
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 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: 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 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 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 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 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

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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: 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: 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: 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...

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