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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 25, 2022

FREE COVID-19 At Home Tests and KN95 Masks

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FREE COVID-19 At Home Test Kits and KN95 Masks are available while supplies last at the county library locations.

These items were procured by the QAC Department of Health with pandemic grant funds. These items are offered free of charge, and we ask that y...

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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: January 13, 2022

Upcoming Meetings for the QAC Comprehensive Plan

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Upcoming Meetings for the QAC Comprehensive Plan

What Happens Next with the QAC Comprehensive Plan?

 

The public comment period for the Queen Anne’s County Comprehensive Plan and Kent Narrows Community Plan has ended. So, what happens now?...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

REGIONAL HEALTH OFFICIALS REQUEST PUBLIC’S HELP TO REDUCE STRAIN ON SYSTEM

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REGIONAL HEALTH OFFICIALS REQUEST PUBLIC’S HELP TO REDUCE STRAIN ON SYSTEM

EASTON, Md. - (January 11, 2022) – Regional county officials, including the emergency medical services (EMS) departments of Caroline, Dorcheste...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

QAC Health Department Expands Testing Operations

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Update 1/11/22: Walk ins are welcome but appointments are still preferred. 

QAC Health Department Expands Testing Operations 

 

The Queen Anne’s County Health Department is expanding testing operations to five days a week...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Maryland Homeowners Assistance Fund is Taking Applications

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Maryland Homeowners Assistance Fund is Taking Applications

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development announced they are taking applications through an online portal for Maryland homeowners who have experienced a hardship during the pande...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Available

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Attention renters and Landlords. Emergency Rental Assistance is Available. do you need help paying rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Applications are available at www.qachousing.org or by calling 410-758-3977

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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 30, 2021

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 f...

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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?

Will your cell phone still be able to call 911 in 2022

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: October 8, 2021

Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center Bulkhead will be Closed to Pedestrians Starting October 12, 2

Bulkhead at Chesapeake Heritage Visitors Center Closed Starting Oct 12

Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center Bulkhead will be Closed to Pedestrians Starting October 12, 2021

 

The Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center Bulkhead and boat ramp along the Kent Narrows will be closed to all pedestrians during con...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Perry’s Corner Road in Grasonville will be Closed to Traffic Starting October 18

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Perry’s Corner Road in Grasonville will be Closed to Traffic Starting October 18

 

A portion of Perry’s Corner Road in Grasonville will be closed to all but local traffic beginning October 18, 2021 and remain closed until constr...

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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: September 9, 2021

Matapeake Beach is Open

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Matapeake Beach is Open

 

Over the weekend our Parks and Recreation Department announced that Matapeake Beach in Stevensville Maryland would be closed until Friday due to a large amount of debris. Our crews worked diligently on cleanup efforts this...

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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: 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: 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: 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: June 11, 2021

QAC and Plastic Free QAC Announce New Fishing Line Recycle Program

Fishing Line Recycle

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: 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: 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: 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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