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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Health Warning Against Swimming at Matapeake Beach in Stevensville

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Health Warning Against Swimming at Matapeake Beach in Stevensville

 

Matapeake Beach is currently operating under a health warning against swimming due to high levels of bacteria found in the water sampling. Effective June 24, 2022, until further n...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

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, 2022. We will be having family fun activities at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visit...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Route 18 Park Playground is Now Open!

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Route 18 Park Playground renovations are done and the playground is open! Come visit us at 1945 4-H Park Road in Centreville MD.

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Senior Centers will host Open House events in June!

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Queen Anne’s County Senior Centers will host Open House events in June!

 

Please join us for an Open House from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at any of our three Senior Center locations. Staff will be on hand to offer center tours, answer ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Sign Up for the First Ever Critters Camp!

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QAC Animal Services is now accepting applicants ages 8-10 years old for their first ever ‘Critters Camp!’ Held at our location your child can expect a week of both fun and educational activities all focused on animals! Held fr...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Information on Kent Island Crossing Project and the Planning Commission

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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...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

QAC Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Historical Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Boar

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QAC Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Historical Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Board

 

Queen Anne’s County is seeking volunteers to serve on the Historical Stevensville Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Board...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

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

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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 ...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

County Commissioners Announce Funding for the Sudlersville Memorial Library

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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.

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

QAC Department of Health Anti Stigma Campaign Wins National Recognition

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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...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Seeking Board Members for QAC Community Partnerships for Children and Families

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Seeking Board Members for QAC Community Partnerships for Children and Families

 

The Queen Anne’s County Community Partnerships for Children and Families, a Maryland Local Management Board, is looking for citizens interested in ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Commissioners Release 2023 County Budget

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Queen Anne’s County Commissioners Release 2023 County Budget

 

The County Commissioners have scheduled three public hearings to inform residents about the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 County budget.  Residents can attend any of the ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Queen Anne’s County Partners with Chesapeake Bay Trust for Outreach and Restoration Grant Program

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Queen Anne’s County Partners with Chesapeake Bay Trust for Outreach and Restoration Grant Program

 

Queen Anne’s County has partnered with Chesapeake Bay Trust to offer funding for the Outreach and Restoration Grant Program. The...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Community Services Update - Trips, Spring Fling and Spirit Week

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Last night at the County Commissioners meeting we heard an update from the Director of Community Services, Cathy Willis and the Chief of Aging and Transportation, Anne Sparks.

Highlights include

Proclamation declaring May, Older Americans Month in Queen Ann...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Tennis & Basketball Lights at Old Love Point Park

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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...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

2022 Junior Golf Camps at Blue Heron Golf Course

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2022 Junior Golf Camps at Blue Heron Golf Course

Blue Heron’s Junior Golf Programs make learning the fundamentals, rules and etiquette of golf fun and rewarding. Students are taught the skills and then challenged to use them in fun games...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

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

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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...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

QAC Seeking Residents to Fill Vacancies on the Police Accountability Board

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QAC Seeking Residents to Fill Vacancies on the Police Accountability Board 

 The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are seeking civilians to fill vacancies on the new Police Accountability Board. This is a voluntary position and ...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

QAC To Fill a Vacancy on the Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board

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QAC To Fill a Vacancy on the Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board

 The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for volunteers to fill a recent vacancy for an alternate member of the Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board. The deadl...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Parks and Recreation Staff Recognized for Heroism

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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....

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Fireworks and Family Fun Event on July 4th

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Save the Date! Fireworks & Family Fun Event on July 4th. Queen Anne's County Fireworks and Family Fun event will be on Monday July 4th at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center. Our musical guest this year is Dell Foxx Company. The celeb...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Emergency Rental Assistance Available

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Attention renters and landlords. Emergency Rental Assistance is still available. Do you need help paying rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications are available at www.qachousing.org or by stopping by our Housing and Community Services departmen...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Cross County Connector Trail Closed Until Further Notice

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The Cross County Connector Trail is closed until further notice. For more information contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (410)758-0835 

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

County Commissioners Declare April 10-16 Public Safety Dispatcher Week

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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...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

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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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 ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

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

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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 ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

County Ride Expands a Northern Route

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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...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Calling all Food Vendors for the Queen Anne’s County Fireworks and Family Fun Event

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Calling all Food Vendors for the Queen Anne’s County Fireworks and Family Fun Event

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation is looking for interested food vendors for the Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Event being held of Mo...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

High School Seniors Complete Community Emergency Response Team Training

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High School Seniors Complete Community Emergency Response Team Training

 

Seniors at the Queen Anne’s County High School enrolled in the Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, recently completed Community Emergency Response Team (C...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Heather Tinelli Receives the Queen Anne Prosperity Award

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At last night's Celebrating Business 2021 event, hosted by Queen Anne's County Chamber of Commerce, the Economic and Tourism Development Director Heather Tinelli received the Queen Anne Prosperity Award for her work on administering crit...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

QAC Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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QAC Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

 

Queen Anne’s County has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (COA) for the 22nd straight year. The Department of Budget and Finance submitted ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Announces Anne Sparks as First Chief of Aging and Transportation

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Queen Anne’s County Announces Anne Sparks as First Chief of Aging and Transportation

 

Queen Anne’s County announces Anne Sparks as the first Chief of Aging and Transportation at the Department of Community Services. Prior to th...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Will Your Cell Phone Still Be Able to Call 911 in 2022?

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Will Your Cell Phone Still Be Able to Call 911 in 2022?

Plan now for the phase out of 3G cellular networks and service.

 

If you are currently using an older cellular device, you may need to upgrade before your provider shuts down the 3G network in ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Queen Anne’s Introduces a New Place Brand -- Where Shore Living Begins

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Queen Anne’s Introduces a New Place Brand -- Where Shore Living Begins

New Positioning Signals the Arrival and Start of a Special Place

 

Queen Anne’s County today debuted a new place brand – Where Shore Living Begins. ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

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

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

 

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

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Announces the Expansion of Broadband

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Queen Anne’s County Announces the Expansion of Broadband

 

Queen Anne’s County has partnered with Atlantic Broadband, Talkie Communications and ThinkBig Networks to secure State funding for the expansion of the broadband footpri...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

QAC and Plastic Free QAC Announce New Fishing Line Recycle Program

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Update: For anyone planning to join us for the kick off event. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday June 23 at 3:30pm. The location is Wells Cove Landing, 206 Wells Cove Road, Grasonville MD (south side of Kent Narrows between Bridges and The Je...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) to be Installed at 10 County Parks and Trails

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To ensure our parks and trails are safe for all our users, the Department of Parks and Recreation is now in the process of installing Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) at various park sites.  The next 10 sites are listed below:

 

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

YMCA in Centerville will Break Ground on June 30

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YMCA in Centerville will Break Ground on June 30

 

As most people have heard the YMCA has had plans for some time now to expand from the location on Courseval Drive in Centreville to Vincit Street next to the county building and across from Queen A...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Brian Riley Named as Director of Information Technology & Communications

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Brian Riley Named as Director of Information Technology & Communications

 

Queen Anne’s County announces that Brian Riley has been named as Director of Information Technology & Communications. Brian has served as the Management An...

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