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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Celebration set for July 4th

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Queen Anne’s County Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Celebration set for July 4th

 

The Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Celebration is scheduled for July 4, 2021. We will be having family fun activities at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visit...

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County News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

QAC and Plastic Free QAC Announce New Fishing Line Recycle Program

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QAC and Plastic Free QAC Announce New Fishing Line Recycle Program

Reel in and Recycle

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation, Public Landings Division has partnered with Plastic Free QAC, town of Centreville, Berkley, and Chesapeake E...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Last Comprehensive Plan Special Topic Workshop & Comprehensive Rezoning Information

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Last Comprehensive Plan Special Topic Workshop & Comprehensive Rezoning Information June 10, 2021

Queen Anne’s County is nearing the end of its Comprehensive Plan Update. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the last Specia...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

The Bay Bridge Run is Back!

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Sharing on behalf of Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Sean Ryan Sports Enterprises. All media requests should be directed there for now. We will update when we have additional information.

June 9, 2021

Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) and Sean Ryan Sports E...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Target is still moving forward with Kent Island Location

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Recently we have been getting a lot of questions about when the new Kent Island Target will be opening. The great news is, Target is in the final stages of planning and permitting and construction is tentatively scheduled to start Summer 2021. Stay tuned ...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Maryland Department of Health will be Offering COVID-19 Testing Next Week

Maryland Department of Health will be Offering COVID-19 Testing Next Week

Maryland Department of Health will be offering mobile testing in several locations in Queen Anne’s County next week. No appointment is necessary and there is no cost to be ...

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County News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

QAC Senior Centers Virtual Rock Painting Recognition

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QAC Senior Centers Virtual Rock Painting Recognition

 The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, n4a, announced that Virtual Rock Painting, currently offered by staff at Grasonville Senior Center, has been selected by engAGED: The Nationa...

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County News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Caregivers Support Group June Meeting – Mid Shore Pro-Bono “Life Planning” June 16th

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Caregivers Support Group June Meeting – Mid Shore Pro-Bono “Life Planning” June 16th

Join the Caregivers Support Group meeting on June 16, 2021 from 1:30-3:30 pm at 104 Powell Street in Centreville Maryland. This month&rsq...

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County News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Continue Tiered Opening Plan

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Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Continue Tiered Opening Plan

 Queen Anne’s County is pleased to announce the Grasonville, Kent Island, and Sudlersville Senior Centers increase operations through a tiered expansion...

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County News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

June 3 Special Topic Workshop Has Been Postponed!

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June 3 Special Topic Workshop Has Been Postponed!

As a result of the recently announced relaxation of COVID restrictions, we are delaying this final Special Topic Workshop to provide a facilitated in-person viewing and participation opportunity for residen...

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County News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Commissioners to Hold a Public Hearing on June 8th at Kent Island High School

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Commissioners to Hold a Public Hearing on June 8th at Kent Island High School

Special Assessment for Kent Island Estates and Romancoke

SKI Utility Bill Comes in at $100/ per Month

 

Phase I of the four Phase Southern Kent Island Sanitary Sewer Projec...

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County News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

 The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications will remain open ...

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County News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Now Accepting Electrician License Renewals by Email

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Queen Anne’s County Now Accepting Electrician License Renewals by Email

 

Queen Anne’s County recently mailed renewal packets to all county licensed electricians. This license will be for July 1, 2021- June 30, 2023.

 

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County News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

County Commissioner Meeting Wrap Up by Todd Mohn - May 25,2021

The Commissioners May 25th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a Closed Session to discuss personnel and Boards & Commissions

 

The regular meeting was called to order at 5:40 pm.             ...

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County News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Summer Camps and Programs Offered by Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation

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Summer Camps and Programs Offered by Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of camps and programs this summer. Summer Camps range in age from 5 -12 years of age....

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County News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Visiting Queen Anne’s County Nature Parks and Beaches

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Visiting Queen Anne’s County Nature Parks and Beaches

 

With summer almost upon us, it is a great time to visit the beautiful parks and nature preserves in Queen Anne’s County. With the increased popularity of our amenities, the...

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County News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

QAC Vaccination Clinics Move from Local Fire Departments to Health Department

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QAC Vaccination Clinics Move from Local Fire Departments to Health Department

Where can I get tested or vaccinated moving forward?

 

Queen Anne’s County is transitioning operations to accommodate the reduced demand in COVID-19 vaccinations and testi...

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County News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

QAC Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

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Queen Anne's County, Md.—Washington, D.C.’s Gateway to the Atlantic—Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

 

Gives paramedics and EMTs rapid, secure access to life-saving...

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Now Taking Applications

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Queen Anne’s County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Now Taking Applications

Rental and utility assistance are available to assist households in Queen Anne’s County who have experience financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

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County News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Vaccination Resources for 12-15 Year Olds

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ADVISORY: The Maryland Department of Health strongly supports use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years of age, and encourages providers to make appointments available to this population immediately.COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents...

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County News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Nichole Hepfer Named Director of Budget & Finance

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Nichole Hepfer Named Director of Budget & Finance

 

Queen Anne’s County announces that Nichole Hepfer has been named as Director of Budget & Finance. Nichole most recently served as the county Accounting Supervisor since 2015. She...

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County News
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Tennis Courts at Round Top Park to Close for Maintenance

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Tennis Courts at Round Top Park to Close for Maintenance

The tennis courts at Round Top Park will be closed for maintenance starting on May 13. This closure will last approximately a month. We will be installing new nets, repaving, color coating and lining...

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County News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Opening by Appointment Only Starting May 6

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 Queen Anne’s County is pleased to announce the Grasonville, Kent Island, and Sudlersville Senior Centers to open by appointment only beginning May 6. Members will be welcome back in the centers with some restrictions in place. Our Seni...

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County News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Sign up for the Virtual Welcome to Medicare Fair on June 23

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Sign up for the Virtual Welcome to Medicare Fair on June 23

Our virtual Welcome to Medicare Fair will teach you about Medicare – and all its parts - to assist you in your initial enrollment decisions.

 

Are you turning 65 soon? Learn about...

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County News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

QAC Broadband Advisory Council Answers Your Questions About Broadband

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QAC Broadband Advisory Council Answers Your Questions About Broadband

 

One of the most common questions and complaints in our local community groups tends to be related to internet service.

 

Did you know that Queen Anne’s County ...

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County News
Posted on: April 12, 2021

County Senior Centers Launch Virtual Grocery Bingo April 21st

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County Senior Centers Launch Virtual Grocery Bingo April 21st

 

Starting Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM, QAC Senior Centers will host an online Grocery Bingo via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month. Printed bingo cards will be available...

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County News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

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Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

 

In the afternoon of April 6 there was a report of a commercial building fire at Animal Services in Queenstown. The building was filled with smoke...

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County News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Launches Life Planning For All

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Inquiries: Sandy Brown, Mid-Shore Pro Bono, 410/690-8128

Media Contact: Jenni Pastusak, D3, 443/944-6285

 

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Launches Life Planning For All Initiative 

to Assist Families with Financial & Hea...

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County News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Joins Local Nexamp Solar Project

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Queen Anne’s County in Maryland has recently taken a bold step in supporting the production and consumption of clean energy by subscribing to a local solar project with Nexamp. The 2 MW AC solar project is est...

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County News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Recycling Drop Off Sites

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Queen Anne’s County Recycling Drop Off Sites

Our recycling drop off sites in Queen Anne’s County accept plastic, metal, paper, cardboard and glass. The Harper Road location (401 Harper Rd, Centreville) also accepts cooking oil but is th...

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County News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Releases 2020 Year in Review

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Queen Anne’s County Releases 2020 Year in Review

 

Every year Queen Anne’s County releases “Year in Review” highlighting accomplishments from county departments during the previous calendar year. 2020 Year in Review is now available by visiting qac...

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County News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Commissioner Corchiarino Appointed to Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees

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Commissioner Corchiarino Appointed to Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees

 

Commissioner Chris Corchiarino was appointed as a member of the Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees by Governor Larry Hogan. Commissioner Corchiarino will fill the o...

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County News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

New Traffic Pattern Coming for Ellendale and Bay Cove Residents

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New Traffic Pattern Coming for Ellendale and Bay Cove Residents

 

Soon you will notice a new traffic pattern on Kent Manor Drive near the neighborhoods of Ellendale and Bay Cove. The start of the detour depends on weather and we are estim...

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County News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Asks Customers to Utilize Online Systems

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Queen Anne’s County Asks Customers to Utilize Online Systems

 

Queen Anne’s County we would like to make sure you have all the information you need for the upcoming tax season. We are encouraging citizens with county business t...

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County News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

KENT ISLAND TO WELCOME TARGET STORE TO ANCHOR KENT LANDING SHOPPING CENTER

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KENT ISLAND TO WELCOME TARGET STORE 

TO ANCHOR KENT LANDING SHOPPING CENTER

 

Kent Landing Location Marks First Target to Open in Queen Anne’s County

 

Queen Anne’s County and Cordish Companies are excited to anno...

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County News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

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Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Health continues to offer free COVID-19 testing through the end of the year but will have an abbreviated schedule due to upcoming h...

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County News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

QAC Partners with MORE to Build Mountain Bike Trail

Terrapin Off Road Concept Map

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation recently completed a proposed agreement with representatives from MORE (Mid Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiast) to build and maintain a single-track mountain bike trail in Terrapin Park.

 

The ...

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County News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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 CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications will remain open until filled.  

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County News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Dr. Ciotola's COVID-19 Update at Dec 8 CC Meeting

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At the County Commissioner’s meeting on December 8, 2020 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on where we stand with COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County. Dr. Ciotola started the presentation by saying, “there is some good news and some bad...

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County News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

County Administrator Todd Mohn's Wrap Up for the Nov 24th County Commissioner Meeting.

The November 24th meeting started at 4:30 pm with a Closed Session to discuss Boards & Commissions.   

The regular meeting convened at 5:35pm Commissioner Moran announced the following Board and Commission Appointments:   &am...

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County News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

QAC Announces New Website for 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update

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QAC Announces New Website for 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update

 

Queen Anne’s County announces a new website for the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update. The website can be found at www.qacplan2021.com and includes upcoming meetings and workshop...

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County News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

QAC Public Works Releases Website with Information about Drainage in Cloverfields

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QAC Public Works Releases Website with Information about Drainage in Cloverfields

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Public Works published a new website with information about the drainage in Cloverfields. You can visit the website at h...

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County News
Posted on: November 3, 2020

QAC Division of Housing and Community Service Still Has Funds Available for Rental Assistance

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QAC Division of Housing and Community Service Still Has Funds Available for Rental Assistance

Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing and Community Service still has funds available for rental assistance. Earlier this year we received funding to ...

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County News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

QAC Commissioners Proclaim Oct 6 as Girl Scout Caroline Hazuda Day

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QAC Commissioners Proclaim Oct 6 as Girl Scout Caroline Hazuda Day

 

Queen Anne’s County Commissioners proclaimed October 6, 2020 as “Girl Scout Caroline Hazuda Day” to recognize Caroline for demonstrating her leadersh...

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Amy Moredock Named as Director of Planning and Zoning

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Queen Anne’s County announces that Amy Moredock has been named as Director of Planning and Zoning. Amy formerly served as the County Principal Long Range Planner since June of 2019.

 

In her role as County Principal Long Range Planner she...

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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 CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications will remain open until filled.  

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

A Message from QAC Commissioners

Message From QAC Commissioners

October 2020

 

Dear Queen Anne’s County Citizens

As fall arrives and we are more than halfway through this remarkable year, it is a good time to give our County Citizens an update from our perspective. We are focusing this letter on three ...

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County News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Historic Centreville Courthouse Will Maintain Original Brick Appearance

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Historic Centreville Courthouse Will Maintain Original Brick Appearance

 

CENTREVILLE - The Commission evaluating the use and condition of the Historic  Centreville Courthouse, established by the Queen Anne's County Commissioners,...

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County News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Gayle Wilcox Wins the Queen Anne’s County Virtual Talent Show

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Gayle Wilcox Wins the Queen Anne’s County Virtual Talent Show

 

To celebrate National Senior Center Month in September, we asked our senior community to send in a video showing off their special talent. At least one person in the video ne...

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County News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions new

 CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications will remain open until filled.  

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County News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Changes to Timing and Collection of Development Impact Fees

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During the August 25th County Commissioner meeting, the timing and collection of development impact fees and the assignment of an administrative fee was approved and will go into effect on October 10, 2020.

The administrative fee is for the proc...

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County News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up to the Sept 22 County Commissioner Meeting

The September 22nd meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session to consult with counsel and to discuss Personnel (vacant position).  

 

The Regular meeting was called to order at 5:45 pm 

 

The Board approved to fill ...

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County News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

On Tuesday, September 8 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Queen Anne’s County. Click the video below to watch the entire update. https://youtu.be/Mcl5FyHPY...

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County News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Enters Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Recovery

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Queen Anne’s County plans to follow the Governor’s re-opening plan for stage 3 in the Roadmap to Recovery. Previous local orders pertaining to youth contact sports and limits on gatherings will be rescinded on Friday, September, 4 at 5...

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County News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Kent Island Tar and Chip Resurfacing Starts September 8th

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Kent Island Tar and Chip Resurfacing Starts September 8th

Queen Anne’s County Public Works, Roads Division announces the 2020 Tar and Chip Resurfacing Program. The project will start September 8th and last for approximately two weeks depending on...

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County News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Drug Free Coalition Announces QAC Goes Purple in September

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Queen Anne’s County Drug Free Coalition Announces QAC Goes Purple in September

The last several years, Queen Anne’s County has stood up against substance abuse by going purple in September. This year Queen Anne’s County Drug F...

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County News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Text-to-911 Service is Now Available in Queen Anne’s County

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Effective today, 911 call centers across Maryland, including Queen Anne’s County will begin accepting text messages via text-to-911 service.

“I am proud that Queen Anne’s County has had this capability since August o...

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County News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Reminder when visiting a county building.

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Reminder when visiting a county building.

All visitors will need to have a health screening including a temperature check before entering. Face coverings are required in all buildings.

Alternative options include doing business by mail or online. Visit qac....

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County News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

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Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline®EMS Gold Award for a third year in...

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County News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Island Dog Park Closed Wednesday – Thursday for Improvements

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Island Dog Park Closed Wednesday – Thursday for Improvements

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation announces improvements and maintenance to the Island Dog Park located at the end of Church Street and next to Bayside Elementary Schoo...

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County News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Recognized by Maryland Healthiest Business Collaborative with Gold Award for Wel

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Queen Anne’s County Recognized by Maryland Healthiest Business Collaborative with Gold Award for Wellness at Work Program

Queen Anne’s County Government receives the Wellness at Work Award from the Healthiest Maryland Business Collabora...

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County News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

New Hours for COVID-19 Testing Starting Next Week

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Queen Anne’s County continues to offer COVID-19 testing next week with later hours. Starting on August 11 testing will be offered from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays. Testing will st...
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County News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Seeks Planning and Zoning Director.

Planning and Zoning Director

Queen Anne’s County is seeking someone to join our team as Planning and Zoning Director.

The Director of the Department of Planning and Zoning is a senior member of the County’s management team and responsible for managing and directing...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

QAC County Ride will Suspend Services Tue Aug 4 due to weather

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Due to the impending tropical storm all County Ride services will be suspended for Tuesday, August 4. County Ride will provide emergency transport under the direction of Queen Anne’s Emergency Operations Center tomorrow.

Available services for We...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services continues to monitor Tropical Storm Isaias and urges residents to prepare. We have the ...

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County News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, urges Queen Anne’s County residents to prepare as we closely monitor the track of Hurricane Isaias.

We understand that your p...

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County News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up to the July 28 County Commissioner Meeting

The July 28, 2020 meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session for Boards & Commissions, Personnel and Consult with Counsel.

 

The regular meeting was called to order at 5:30 pm

 

    Broadband Advisory Council ap...

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County News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications wil...

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County News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing & Community Services Provides Rental Assistance and Emerge

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Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing & Community Services 

Provides Rental Assistance and Emergency Shelter to Those Affected by COVID-19

Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing & Community Services has received fundi...

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County News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

County Administrator Todd Mohn's Wrap Up of the July 14 County Commissioners Meeting

The July 14th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session.

The regular meeting opened at 5:45 p.m.

Motion to appoint Commissioner Jack Wilson as the County’s liaison to the National Association of Counties (NACo) -APPROVED 5-0

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County News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Women’s Museum seeks New Home

Women’s Museum seeks New Home

 The Mary Edwardine Bourke Emory (MEBE) Foundation announced Wednesday they will not be continuing their quest of opening a Women’s Museum at the Bloomfield Farmhouse. The County was approached in ...

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County News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Employees Test Positive for Covid-19 at Two Grasonville Restaurants Department of Health Responding

Employees Test Positive for Covid-19 at Two Grasonville Restaurants

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Grasonville, Maryland  On July 14, 2020, the Queen Anne’s County Department of Health was notified immediately by management of Annie&...

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County News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Local Management Board’s Out of School Time Grant for Programs Request for Pro

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Out of School Time Grant for Programs

Request for Proposals

Queen Anne’s County Local Management Board has issued a Request for Proposals on June 26, 2020 for the Queen Anne&rsquo...

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County News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications wil...

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County News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Capacity Restrictions on Queen Anne’s County Beaches

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Capacity Restrictions on Queen Anne’s County Beaches

At their last meeting, the Commissioners voted to implement residency restrictions for access to Matapeake Beach and the beaches at Terrapin and Ferry Point Nature Preserves during periods of o...

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County News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

COVID-19 Testing for Queen Anne’s County Residents Opens June 30

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The Queen Anne’s County Department of Health will be offering COVID-19 testing for county residents starting Tuesday, June 30th. This drive-thru testing is available from 8:30am - 1:00pm at QAC Department of Health, 206 N. Commerce St. Centrevil...

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County News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

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Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

The County Commissioners voted at their June 23 meeting to implement operational changes at certain county beaches due to Public Health and sanitation concerns. Due to a compelling interest to mitig...

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County News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

MVA Services Have Reopened at the Liberty Building in Centreville

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The budget and finance department has reopened their MVA services at the Liberty Building located at 107 N Liberty Street in Centreville. The counter is open from 8:00 am – 4:15 pm, Monday through Friday. Cash and check only are accepted at this...

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County News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Community Partnerships for Children and Families is seeking Members for Board of Directors

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The Queen Anne’s County Community Partnerships for Children and Families, a Maryland Local Management Board, is looking for citizens interested in serving on its board of directors. The Partnership serves as the primary structure in the County t...

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County News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications wil...

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County News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Queen Anne’s County hires new Weed Control Coordinator

Queen Anne’s County has hired a weed control coordinator, Douglas George, to assist in the management and control of noxious and invasive weeds. 

As a service to local residents, the QAC Department of Public Works, in cooperation with th...

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Today Gov. Hogan Announced Actions to Reduce Bridge Backups

At today's Board of Public Works meeting, Governor Hogan announced a series of actions that his administration will take to expedite the Chesapeake Bay Bridge rehabilitation project.1) MDOT will make every effort to expedite the project, and crews will wo...

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Hogan Discusses Bridge w/Board of Public Works County News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Property Tax Credit for QAC Volunteer First Responders

Bill Faust, chairman of the county’s Fire and EMS Commission, represented all 9 volunteer fire companies when he spoke in favor of Emergency Ordinance 19-11, on June 11.

CENTREVILLE - The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners received a har...

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County News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Four Seasons Files Petition to Confirm Tolled Expiration Date of DRRA

Four Seasons Files Petition to Confirm Tolled Expiration Date of the Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement (DRRA)

UPDATE: Four Seasons DRRA Petition Overview, read it here:

https://www.qac.org/DocumentCenter/View/12024/Four-Seasons-DRRA-Petition-...

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County News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

DES Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

Haz Mit plan update website

A few months ago we asked the public to help us update the Hazard Mitigation Plan by answering a survey. To read the updated plan go to www.qacdes.com and click on the Hazard Mitigation link on the left side.

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Maryland Department of Health will be Offering COVID-19 Testing Next Week

Maryland Department of Health will be Offering COVID-19 Testing Next Week

Maryland Department of Health will be offering mobile testing in several locations in Queen Anne’s County next week. No appointment is necessary and there is no cost to be tested. Le...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

QAC Vaccination Clinics Move from Local Fire Departments to Health Department

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QAC Vaccination Clinics Move from Local Fire Departments to Health Department

Where can I get tested or vaccinated moving forward?

 

Queen Anne’s County is transitioning operations to accommodate the reduced demand in COVID-19 vaccinations and testi...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

QAC Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

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Queen Anne's County, Md.—Washington, D.C.’s Gateway to the Atlantic—Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

 

Gives paramedics and EMTs rapid, secure access to life-saving...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Vaccination Resources for 12-15 Year Olds

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ADVISORY: The Maryland Department of Health strongly supports use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in adolescents 12 to 15 years of age, and encourages providers to make appointments available to this population immediately.COVID-19 vaccines for adolescents...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

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Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

 

In the afternoon of April 6 there was a report of a commercial building fire at Animal Services in Queenstown. The building was filled with smoke and with ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

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Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Health continues to offer free COVID-19 testing through the end of the year but will have an abbreviated schedule due to upcoming holidays. The testing...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Dr. Ciotola's COVID-19 Update at Dec 8 CC Meeting

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At the County Commissioner’s meeting on December 8, 2020 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on where we stand with COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County. Dr. Ciotola started the presentation by saying, “there is some good news and some bad news, but it will be the trut...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

On Tuesday, September 8 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Queen Anne’s County. Click the video below to watch the entire update. https://youtu.be/Mcl5FyHPY...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Enters Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Recovery

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Queen Anne’s County plans to follow the Governor’s re-opening plan for stage 3 in the Roadmap to Recovery. Previous local orders pertaining to youth contact sports and limits on gatherings will be rescinded on Friday, September, 4 at 5...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Text-to-911 Service is Now Available in Queen Anne’s County

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Effective today, 911 call centers across Maryland, including Queen Anne’s County will begin accepting text messages via text-to-911 service.

“I am proud that Queen Anne’s County has had this capability since August o...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

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Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline®EMS Gold Award for a third year in ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

QAC County Ride will Suspend Services Tue Aug 4 due to weather

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Due to the impending tropical storm all County Ride services will be suspended for Tuesday, August 4. County Ride will provide emergency transport under the direction of Queen Anne’s Emergency Operations Center tomorrow.

Available services for We...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services continues to monitor Tropical Storm Isaias and urges residents to prepare. We have the ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, urges Queen Anne’s County residents to prepare as we closely monitor the track of Hurricane Isaias.

We understand that your p...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

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Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

The County Commissioners voted at their June 23 meeting to implement operational changes at certain county beaches due to Public Health and sanitation concerns. Due to a compelling interest to mitig...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

DES Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

Haz Mit plan update website

A few months ago we asked the public to help us update the Hazard Mitigation Plan by answering a survey. To read the updated plan go to www.qacdes.com and click on the Hazard Mitigation link on the left side.

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

QAC and Plastic Free QAC Announce New Fishing Line Recycle Program

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QAC and Plastic Free QAC Announce New Fishing Line Recycle Program

Reel in and Recycle

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation, Public Landings Division has partnered with Plastic Free QAC, town of Centreville, Berkley, and Chesapeake Environment...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Celebration set for July 4th

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Queen Anne’s County Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Celebration set for July 4th

 

The Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Celebration is scheduled for July 4, 2021. We will be having family fun activities at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Visiting Queen Anne’s County Nature Parks and Beaches

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Visiting Queen Anne’s County Nature Parks and Beaches

 

With summer almost upon us, it is a great time to visit the beautiful parks and nature preserves in Queen Anne’s County. With the increased popularity of our amenities, the Department of Parks...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Last Comprehensive Plan Special Topic Workshop & Comprehensive Rezoning Information

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Last Comprehensive Plan Special Topic Workshop & Comprehensive Rezoning Information June 10, 2021

Queen Anne’s County is nearing the end of its Comprehensive Plan Update. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the last Special Topic Wo...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Summer Camps and Programs Offered by Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation

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Summer Camps and Programs Offered by Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of camps and programs this summer. Summer Camps range in age from 5 -12 years of age. Some of our sports ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

The Bay Bridge Run is Back!

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Sharing on behalf of Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Sean Ryan Sports Enterprises. All media requests should be directed there for now. We will update when we have additional information.

June 9, 2021

Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) and Sean Ryan Sports E...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Target is still moving forward with Kent Island Location

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Recently we have been getting a lot of questions about when the new Kent Island Target will be opening. The great news is, Target is in the final stages of planning and permitting and construction is tentatively scheduled to start Summer 2021. Stay tuned ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Continue Tiered Opening Plan

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Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Continue Tiered Opening Plan

 Queen Anne’s County is pleased to announce the Grasonville, Kent Island, and Sudlersville Senior Centers increase operations through a tiered expansion.

 

As of Jun...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Nichole Hepfer Named Director of Budget & Finance

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Nichole Hepfer Named Director of Budget & Finance

 

Queen Anne’s County announces that Nichole Hepfer has been named as Director of Budget & Finance. Nichole most recently served as the county Accounting Supervisor since 2015. She has been ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

QAC Broadband Advisory Council Answers Your Questions About Broadband

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QAC Broadband Advisory Council Answers Your Questions About Broadband

 

One of the most common questions and complaints in our local community groups tends to be related to internet service.

 

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Recycling Drop Off Sites

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Queen Anne’s County Recycling Drop Off Sites

Our recycling drop off sites in Queen Anne’s County accept plastic, metal, paper, cardboard and glass. The Harper Road location (401 Harper Rd, Centreville) also accepts cooking oil but is the only location in t...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Releases 2020 Year in Review

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Queen Anne’s County Releases 2020 Year in Review

 

Every year Queen Anne’s County releases “Year in Review” highlighting accomplishments from county departments during the previous calendar year. 2020 Year in Review is now available by visiting qac...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

QAC Partners with MORE to Build Mountain Bike Trail

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Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation recently completed a proposed agreement with representatives from MORE (Mid Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiast) to build and maintain a single-track mountain bike trail in Terrapin Park.

 

The County Com...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Asks Customers to Utilize Online Systems

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Queen Anne’s County Asks Customers to Utilize Online Systems 

 

Queen Anne’s County we would like to make sure you have all the information you need for the upcoming tax season. We are encouraging citizens with county business to utilize a...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Commissioner Corchiarino Appointed to Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees

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Commissioner Corchiarino Appointed to Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees 

 

Commissioner Chris Corchiarino was appointed as a member of the Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees by Governor Larry Hogan. Commissioner Corchiarino will f...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

La celebración anual de fuegos artificiales y diversión familiar del condado de Queen Anne está prog

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La celebración anual de fuegos artificiales y diversión familiar del condado de Queen Anne está programada para el 4 de julio

 

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

El condado de Queen Anne y Plastic Free QAC anuncian un nuevo programa de reciclaje

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El condado de Queen Anne y Plastic Free QAC anuncian un nuevo programa de reciclaje 

Reel in and Recycle

 

La División de Terrenos Públicos de Parques y Recreación del Condado de Queen Anne se ha asociado co...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

¡EL TARGET AÚN VIENE A KENT ISLAND!

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Recientemente hemos recibido muchas preguntas sobre cuándo se abrirá el nuevo Kent Island Target. La buena noticia es que Target se encuentra en las etapas finales de planificación y permisos y la construcción está programada tentativamente para comenzar ...
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Posted on: June 10, 2021

¡PRUEBAS GRATUITAS DE COVID-19 EN SU ÁREA!

¡PRUEBAS GRATUITAS DE COVID-19 EN SU ÁREA!

 

Martes, JUNIO 15 y Miércoles, JUNIO 16 

Queen Anne’s Family Center 103 N Linden St, Sudlersville. 21668 2 p.m. ? 6 p.m.

 

Jueves 17 de ju...
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Posted on: June 2, 2021

El condado de Queen Anne busca ciudadanos para trabajar en las juntas y las comisiones

El condado de Queen Anne busca ciudadanos para trabajar en las juntas y las comisiones

 Los comisionados del condado de Queen Anne están buscando ciudadanos del condado para cubrir las vacantes en varias juntas y comisiones del condado....

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

El condado de Queen Anne ahora acepta renovaciones de licencias de electricista por correo electróni

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El condado de Queen Anne ahora acepta renovaciones de licencias de electricista por correo electrónico 

 

El condado de Queen Anne envió recientemente por correo paquetes de renovación a todos los electrici...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Campamentos y programas de verano ofrecidos por Parques y Recreación del Condado de Queen Anne

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Campamentos y programas de verano ofrecidos por Parques y Recreación del Condado de Queen Anne

 

Parques y Recreación del Condado de Queen Anne ofrece varios campamentos y programas este verano. Los campamentos de verano inclu...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Las clínicas de vacunación de QAC se trasladan de los Departamentos de Bomberos locales al Departame

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Las clínicas de vacunación de QAC se trasladan de los Departamentos de Bomberos locales al Departamento de Salud

¿Dónde puedo hacerme la prueba o vacunarme en el futuro?

 

El condado de Queen Anne está realizando la transición de sus operaciones par...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Visita a los parques naturales y las playas del condado de Queen Anne

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Visita a los parques naturales y las playas del condado de Queen Anne

 

Con el verano casi sobre nosotros, es un buen momento para visitar los hermosos parques y reservas naturales del condado de Queen Anne. Con la creciente popularidad de nuestras...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

El programa de asistencia para alquileres de emergencia del condado de Queen Anne ya recibe solicitu

El programa de asistencia para alquileres de emergencia del condado de Queen Anne ya recibe solicitudes

La asistencia para el alquiler y los servicios públicos está disponible para ayudar a los hogares del condado de Queen Anne que ha...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Condado de Queen Anne, Md. — Comunicación de Washington, DC al Atlántico — Lidera al estado en equ

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Condado de Queen Anne, Md. — Comunicación de Washington, DC al Atlántico — Lidera al estado en equipar a los servicios de emergencias médicas con acceso móvil al historial de medicamentos de ...

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