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Posted on: October 22, 2021

QAC Health Department Will Offer an Additional Day for COVID-19 Testing

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QAC Health Department Will Offer an Additional Day for COVID-19 Testing

 

With increased demand, the Health Department in Centreville will now be offering an additional day of COVID-19 testing. Starting Friday, October 29, testing will be available...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

County Commissioner Meeting Tuesday, October 26

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County Commissioner Meeting Tuesday, October 26

 

Join us on Tuesday, October 26th at 5:30 pm for our County Commissioner meeting. The public is encouraged to attend in person at 107 N Liberty Street in Centreville. The meetings are also streamed l...

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County News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

QAC Area Agency on Aging Can Help You with Open Enrollment

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QAC Area Agency on Aging Can Help You with Open Enrollment

 

It is that time of year again where you can make changes to your Medicare coverage. Open enrollment is from October 15 through December 7, 2021.

 

Now is the time to review your pl...

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County News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Parks & Recreation Website Will be Down Oct. 27 and Nov. 3

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Parks & Recreation Website Will be Down Oct. 27 and Nov. 3

 

The Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation Departments website, www.parksnrec.org, will be down for system updates on:

 

  • October 27, 2021 9:00 am – 12:0...
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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Are You Over 60 and Interested in Learning How to Use a Smart Device?

Queen Annes County Area on Aging Connecting Seniors FREE Tablet Program

Are You Over 60 and Interested in Learning How to Use a Smart Device?

QAC Area Agency on Aging Connecting Seniors Free Tablet Program

 

If you are a Queen Anne’s County resident 60 years and older and currently do not use a device that con...

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County News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

QAC Releases Draft Comprehensive Plan and Kent Narrows Community Plan for Review

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QAC Releases Draft Comprehensive Plan and Kent Narrows Community Plan for Review

 

The Public Review Draft of the Queen Anne’s County Comprehensive Plan and the Kent Narrows Community Plan are available for public review. The draft plans ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

QAC Department of Health Continues to Administer Additional Doses and Booster Shots

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QAC Department of Health Continues to Administer Additional Doses and Booster Shots

Booster Shots of Pfizer Available Now

 

 

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Health is still waiting for federal approval and guidance on booste...

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County News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Terrapin Nature Park and portion of Cross Island Trail Closed Oct 18-Nov 3

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Terrapin Nature Park and portion of Cross Island Trail Closed Oct 18-Nov 3

 

Terrapin Nature Park and a portion of the Cross Island Trail will be closed on Monday, October 18 until November 3, 2021. This closure is necessary for the construction of...

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County News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Dr Ciotola Gives County Commissioners an Update on Oct 12

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Dr. Ciotola gave an update to the County Commissioners during their meeting on Tuesday, October 12. The first half of the presentation is an overview of programs the Health Department offers and accomplishments. The second half of the presentati...

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County News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Todd Mohn’s Wrap Up of the October 12th County Commissioner Meeting

Todd Mohn’s Wrap Up of the October 12th County Commissioner Meeting

The October 12th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session to discuss Potential Litigation and Personnel.   No decisions were made in closed session.

 

T...

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Posted on: October 12, 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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County News
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 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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County News
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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County News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

September 28th County Commissioner Meeting Wrap UP

The Commissioners September 28th meeting started at 3:00 p.m. with the Maryland Department of Transportation for the Annual CTP Tour presentation led by MDOT Secretary Greg Slater.

 

The regular meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m.

 

ACT...

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County News
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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County News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Todd Mohn’s Wrap up of The September 14th County Commissioner Meeting

Todd Mohn’s Wrap up of The September 14th County Commissioner Meeting

 

The September 14th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. at the Vincit Building with a joint work session with the Planning Commission for an update on the Comprehensive Plan....

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County News
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Flu Season – Get an Appointment for your Flu Shot

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Flu Season – Get an Appointment for your Flu Shot

 

Fall is almost here and that means it is time to get your flu shot! We are offering several flu clinics at the Queen Anne’s County Department of Health and several mobile clini...

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County News
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: 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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County News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Todd Mohn’s Wrap up of the August 24th County Commissioner Meeting

Todd Mohn’s Wrap up of the August 24th County Commissioner Meeting

The August 24th Commissioner meeting started at 5:00 p.m. 

There were three closed sessions, the first was for “Potential Litigation” with Patrick Thom...

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County News
Posted on: August 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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County News
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Make a Difference Day will be held November 6 in Sudlersville

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Queen Anne’s County Make a Difference Day will be held November 6 in Sudlersville

 

Queen Anne’s County Make a Difference Day is scheduled for Saturday November 6 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at Sudlersville Middle School on...

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County News
Posted on: August 16, 2021

QAC Goes Purple Kick Off Event in Centreville on September 8

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QAC Goes Purple Kick Off Event in Centreville on September 1

 

Queen Anne’s County is going purple again this September. To kick off the month-long awareness campaign an event is planned for September 8 at 7:30 pm in front of the historic...

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County News
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up - County Commissioner Meeting August 10

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Todd Mohns Wrap Up of Aug 10 County Commissioner Meeting

 

The August 10th meeting started at 5:15 p.m. with a closed session for Boards and Commissions. 

 

The regular meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m.  Commissioner...

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County News
Posted on: August 4, 2021

QAC Department of Health Welcomes New Team Members to Addiction and Prevention Services

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QAC Department of Health Welcomes New Team Members to Addiction and Prevention Services

Join us in welcoming two new Peer Support Specialists and one new Prevention Outreach Specialist to our amazing team. We are expanding our outreach services that offer ...

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County News
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up - County Commissioner Meeting July 27

The July 27th meeting started at 5:15 p.m. with a closed session for Boards and Commissions.

 

The regular open session meeting was called to order at 5:45 p.m.

 

Social Services Board Appointments        ...

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County News
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: 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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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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County News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is Here to Help!

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Queen Anne’s County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is Here to Help!

 

Are you a Queen Anne’s County renter at risk of being evicted due to COVID-19 related issues?  The Queen Anne’s County Emergency Renta...

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County News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up - County Commissioner Meeting July 13

The July 13th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session for Personnel, Boards and Commissions and Consult with Counsel.

 

The Regular meeting was called to order at 5:35 pm 

          &a...

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County News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Recognized as one of Healthiest Communities for 2021

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Queen Anne’s County Recognized as one of Healthiest Communities for 2021

US World News & World Report in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation ranked Queen Anne’s County in the top 500 healthiest communities out of nearly 3,000 na...

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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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County News
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: 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 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: 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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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 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 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: 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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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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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

Team Nexamp | Mar 04, 2021

 

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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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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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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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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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

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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 ...

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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: 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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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

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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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