News Flash

Posted on: January 26, 2023

Utility Services Company Checking Existing Water Meters in Grasonville and Kent Island

Meet the Team

Utility Services Company Checking Existing Water Meters in Grasonville and Kent Island

 

Starting January 30 through the end of February, employees of Utility Services Company will be inventorying existing water meters in the Grasonville and Kent I...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Theatre Workshops Now Open for Grade 6 and Older

Copy of theatre workshops

Theatre Workshops Now Open for Grade 6 and Older

 

There is still time to register for the Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation theatre workshops. We have opened the workshop up to additional registrants and can accommodate those in 6...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: January 20, 2023

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on the Ethics Commission

Ethics Commission (1)

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on the Ethics Commission

 The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking to fill a vacancy on the Ethics Commission. 

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2023.

Queen Anne’s Coun...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Queen Anne’s County Animal Services Offering FREE Spay and Neuter Services

FREE Spay and Nueter Program

Queen Anne’s County Animal Services Offering FREE Spay and Neuter Services

 

Queen Anne’s County Animal Services is offering free spay and neuter services to county residents for a limited time. This program has been funded by t...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: January 13, 2023

Queen Anne’s County Officials Warn Residents of Recent Rabid Raccoon Attack

Copy of Rabies

Queen Anne’s County Officials Warn Residents of Recent Rabid Raccoon Attack

 

Officials from Queen Anne’s County Health Department and the Department of Emergency Services warn residents to be aware of a recent attack by a rabid...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation in Search of Artist, Instructors and Vendors

Parks  Rec (1)

Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation in Search of Artist, Instructors and Vendors

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation is looking for artists, instructors and vendors interested in participating in a myriad of events...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Join Us in Celebrating Maryland Seniors That Have Reached 100

HappyBirthday

Join Us in Celebrating Maryland Seniors That Have Reached 100

 

The Maryland Centenarians Committee, Inc. wants to Celebrate Seniors that will be 100 years of age by December 31, 2023. The committee would like to recognize our sen...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Planning Commission Agenda Item for Jan 12

Planning Commission Agenda Item Jan 12

Agenda Item for January 2023 Planning Commission Meeting

Concept plan (SP#22-02-0086) 

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Marina - Bay Bridge Marina, LLLP 337 Pier One Road, Suite 101, Stevensville, MD

 

Proposing to create an approximately 119,...

Read on...

Home - County Spotlights news carousel
Posted on: December 22, 2022

Governor Larry Hogan announced that 11 Queen Anne’s County economic development projects will be fun

Upcoming projects (1)

Governor Larry Hogan announced that 11 Queen Anne’s County economic development projects will be funded through the $50 Million Rural Maryland Economic Development Fund. 

 

Late last week Governor Larry Hogan announced the funding of 114 e...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: December 7, 2022

Ride FREE in 23!

Ride FREE in 23 (3)

Starting January 3, 2023, there will be no fee to for the County Ride, our public transit program. This is a pilot program and will be available from January 3, till December 29, 2023 

 

Join Queen Anne’s County Commissioners and...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Plans For New Regional Medical Center In Easton Advance With Governor’s Funding Announcement

SRMC Front Entrance

Trena Williamson, Regional Director, Marketing and Communications, UM Shore Regional Health  

E: Trena.Williamson@umm.edu  Cell: 443-480-1960          

&n...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: December 5, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation is Offering Two Theatre Workshops

theatre workshops

Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation is Offering Two Theatre Workshops

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation is offering two theater workshops this spring for ages 14 and up. Each workshop consists of 5 classes offere...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Planet Word Museum Visit with Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation During Spring Break

Planet Word Museum

Join Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation, on April 6, 2023, for a visit to Planet Word Museum. This event is for ages 9 and up and includes roundtrip transportation; chaperones; all museum fees; snacks, games, and the ability to drop off ...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Information Shared for MDTA

Gates Begin Operating as Part of Bay Bridge Automated Lane Closure System

SWINGING INTO THE HOLIDAYS: GATES BEGIN OPERATING TUESDAY AS PART OF BAY BRIDGE AUTOMATED LANE CLOSURE SYSTEM PHASED IMPLEMENTATION: PAY ATTENTION AND OBEY NEW TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES (New system includes full-color dynamic message signs, larger overhead ...
Read on...

County News
Posted on: December 9, 2022

Queen Anne's County Commissioners

Swearing in of the County Commissioners

Queen Anne's County Commissioners. Last night, December 6th, we held the Investiture of Queen Anne’s County Commissioners. During this ceremony, our current elected Board of County Commissioners were sworn in by the Clerk of Court, Kath...

Read on...

Home - County Spotlights news carousel
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Did you know?

Did you know (1)

Did you know?

Board of County Commissioners

The Board of County Commissioners meet on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 5:30 PM. The agenda and supporting documents for these meetings are posted prior to the meetings and can be found here https...

Read on...

Home - County Spotlights news carousel
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Public Safety Community Thanks Commissioner Steve Wilson for His Service

Untitled design (19)

Public Safety Community Thanks Commissioner Steve Wilson for His Service

 

On Tuesday November 15, several agencies and departments thanked County Commissioner Steve Wilson for his service to the county for the last 8 years. Among those were the De...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Connie Dean Receives Proclamation from the Governor for National Apprenticeship Week

connie pr

Connie Dean Receives Proclamation from the Governor for National Apprenticeship Week

 

Connie Dean, our Career Technology Liaison with the QAC Economic and Tourism Development Department was presented with a proclamation from the state of Maryland ...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: November 9, 2022

TNR Program Having Positive Impact on QAC Animal Shelter and the Community

tnr

TNR Program Having Positive Impact on QAC Animal Shelter and the Community

 

Since introducing the Trap Neuter and Release Program (TNR) in Queen Anne’s County there has been a positive impact on our shelter and the community.

 

&a...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

QAC Health Department Update - Oct 11, 2022

Breaking News (2)

Dr. Ciotola, Health Officer for Queen Anne’s County Department of Health, presented his quarterly update to the County Commissioners at the October 11 meeting.
Dr. Ciotola started the update by announcing that the Health Department is back open f...
Read on...

County News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Kent Island High School Synthetic Running Track Complete

Kent Island High School Synthetic Running Track Complete

Kent Island High School Synthetic Running Track Complete

 

A collaborative effort between Queen Anne’s County Board of Education, Commissioners, Parks & Recreation, and Public Works successfully coordinated the rapid construction of t...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

QAC Broadband Advisory Council Needs Your Help to Identify Areas that Still Need Reliable Interne

Broadband Advisory Council

QAC Broadband Advisory Council

Needs Your Help to Identify Areas that Still Need Reliable Internet Service

 

If you are currently without reliable high-speed internet the Queen Anne’s County Broadband Advisory Council wants to hear from you. The Coun...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

County Commissioners Support Several Projects Funded by Maryland’s Local Parks and Playground Progra

Queen annes county (14)

County Commissioners Support Several Projects Funded by Maryland’s Local Parks and Playground Program

 

Queen Anne’s County Commissioners support several projects for the Department of Natural Resources-Local Parks and Playground Infrastructure Gra...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Announces Kelly Hamilton as the New Chief of Animal Services

Kelly Hamilton (1)

Queen Anne’s County Announces Kelly Hamilton as the New Chief of Animal Services

 

Queen Anne’s County announces Kelly Hamilton as the new Chief of Animal Services. Prior to this role she served as the Animal Care Manager. Altho...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Maryland Transportation Authority Bay Crossing Study Open House

virtual room

Last the night the Maryland Transportation Authority held an open house on Kent Island at the American Legion to inform the public about the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study. If you were unable to make the open house, the materials that were available at the...

Read on...

Home - County Spotlights news carousel
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Transforms Public Safety Communications with AT&T ESInet™

BREAKING NEWS (1)

Queen Anne’s County Transforms Public Safety Communications with AT&T ESInet™

 

Next Generation 9-1-1 Improves Resiliency and the Ability to Share Information Throughout Maryland and Neighboring States

 

Queen Anne&am...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Projects Identified for Rural MD Economic Development Grants

Untitled design (10)

County Commissioners signed a letter of support for the Rural Maryland Economic Development Fund grant application at the August 9 meeting. Heather Tinelli, Director of Economic and Tourism Development and Rebecca Lepter, Economic Development Coordinator ...

Read on...

Home - County Spotlights news carousel
Posted on: July 18, 2022

QACAS Now Offering a FREE Trap Neuter Release Program

TNR Program

Queen Anne’s County Animal Services is now offering a free Trap Neuter Release program (TNR).  Each cat that is part of this program is spayed or neutered, vaccinated and ear tipped so they can be easily identified as part of the progra...

Read on...

Home - County Spotlights news carousel
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Recognized for a Fifth Year with the Gold Plus

_DES Wins Gold Plus Award

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Recognized for a Fifth Year with the Gold Plus Lifeline EMS Award

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

Information on Kent Island Crossing Project and the Planning Commission

Copy of Copy of Copy of Copy of planning commission meeting (2)

Information on Kent Island Crossing Project and the Planning Commission

 

There have been some recent conversations about an agenda item for this week’s Planning Commission Meeting regarding the Kent Island Crossing project. At Thursday&a...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Anne Arundel and Queen Anne’s County Officials Want Your Support for a Replacement Bay Bridge

QACTV

Traffic in Maryland surrounding the aging Chesapeake Bay Bridge is a problem that has grown out of hand. Queen Anne's County Commissioners and Anne Arundel County Council have now partnered with multiple Maryland counties in agreement that it is ...

Read on...

Additional Info... County News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

County Commissioners Announce Funding for the Sudlersville Memorial Library

library

County Commissioners Announce Funding for the Sudlersville Memorial Library

At the final budget hearing on May 25 in Sudlersville, County Commissioners announced a funding source for Sudlersville Memorial Library for this fiscal year and moving forward.

$65...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: May 26, 2022

QAC Department of Health Anti Stigma Campaign Wins National Recognition

BUPE.1

QAC Department of Health Anti Stigma Campaign Wins National Recognition

Gold Aster Award honors anti-stigma campaign

 

CENTREVILLE -- The Queen Anne’s County Department of Health, Nielsen Center has won a Gold Aster Award for its anti-stig...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Tennis & Basketball Lights at Old Love Point Park

Lights at Old Love Point Park

Tennis & Basketball Lights at Old Love Point Park

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Parks and Recreation announces the addition of lights at Old Love Point Park. The lights are located at the tennis and basketball courts and are alr...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Parks and Recreation Staff Recognized for Heroism

Cropped Group Photo

At the recent County Commissioner meeting, several employees from the Parks and Recreation Department were given Proclamations, for demonstrating heroism and setting an example for their colleagues as well as the citizens of Queen Anne’s County....

Read on...

County News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

County Commissioners Declare April 10-16 Public Safety Dispatcher Week

Proclamation April 12 (1)

Declaring National Public Safety Dispatcher Week

 

WHEREAS, emergencies can occur at any time that require police, fire, or emergency medical; and

 

WHEREAS, public safety dispatchers are not visible as the men and women wh...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: March 15, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Proposes a Dog Park at White Marsh Park

Queen Annes County Proposes a Dog Park at White Marsh Park

 

Queen Anne’s County Proposes a Dog Park at White Marsh Park

 

The QAC Commissioners and the Department of Parks and Recreation are proposing to build a Dog Park at the White Marsh Park, located in Centreville, Md. Our Parks and ...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation Launches New Online Look

New Look!

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation Launches New Online Look 

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation has launched a new look to their website. The new look incorporates the recent rebranding for the county and ...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

County Ride Expands a Northern Route

county ride

County Ride Expands a Northern Route

 

Queen Anne’s County began a new northern route with our County Ride this month. The Northern Route will serve clients from Chestertown to Denton and back twice a day. The fixed route will begin at Re...

Read on...

County News