• July 5, 2015

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Experts debate whether rays are fishery threat

CHESTERTOWN — With its flying saucer-shaped body, bizarre eye placement and eerie mouth, the cownose ray is typically viewed as a harmful alien invader in the Chesapeake Bay, and there seems to be more of them this year.

Sunday 07/05/2015
Get off your digital soapbox
Posted: July 05, 2015

A few months ago my colleague Daniel Divilio at the Kent County News wrote a column on the trend of Internet outrage. That trend is a cause of concern not just for column writers, but for anyone expressing an opinion in public. “It is the Internet and social media that can make one off-kilter remark from anyone a headline in the 24-hour news cycle,” Divilio wrote.

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Friday 07/03/2015
Worton teen charged with possession of drugs, stolen gun
Posted: July 03, 2015

WORTON — A Kent County teenager is being held in jail on $80,000 bail awaiting trial on drug and gun charges.

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Friday 07/03/2015
Kent County Police Blotter
Posted: July 03, 2015

The Police Blotter is the Kent County News' weekly roundup of reports from local law enforcement agencies.

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Kent County Traffic Report
Posted: July 03, 2015

The Traffic Report is the Kent County News' weekly roundup of traffic reports from local law enforcement agencies.

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Courthouse Calendar
Posted: July 03, 2015

The courthouse calendar will carry guilty, not guilty, NP and Stet verdicts.

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Kent County Most Wanted
Posted: July 03, 2015

Crime Solvers, supervised by the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, offers cash rewards for information leading to an arrest. Call 410-778-4444. You do not have to give your name. LKA stands for last known address.

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Entrepreneurs team up for Cecil brewpub
Posted: July 03, 2015

ELKTON — Aside from all the rigmarole associated with opening a brewpub, restaurateur Denis Minihane sees the concept behind his plan to open the first one in Cecil County with partner Brad Carrillo as uncomplicated.

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Thursday 07/02/2015
Sudlersville is among state's newest sustainable communities
Posted: July 02, 2015

SUDLERSVILLE — The birthplace of baseball hall of famer Jimmie Foxx is one of four new sustainable communities in Maryland, joining an initiative to strengthen reinvestment and revitalize traditional neighborhoods throughout the state, according to a news release from the Department of Housing and Community Development.

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From Our Early Files
Posted: July 02, 2015

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

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Independence Day
Posted: July 02, 2015

Happy Independence Day, though just what happened on July 4, 1776 is not what many people think. As it turns out, the Declaration of Independence was more or less adopted two days before, fine-tuned and signed July 4 by just two men — John Hancock, the president of the Continental Congress whose signature we all know so well, and Charles Thompson, his secretary.

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Wednesday 07/01/2015
Experts debate whether rays are fishery threat
Updated: July 02, 2015 - 9:09 am

CHESTERTOWN — With its flying saucer-shaped body, bizarre eye placement and eerie mouth, the cownose ray is typically viewed as a harmful alien invader in the Chesapeake Bay, and there seems to be more of them this year.

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Commissioners recognize departing Crofoot, Alexander
Posted: July 01, 2015

CHESTERTOWN — The Kent County Commissioners said farewell to two employees at their meeting Tuesday, June 30. One, Jim Alexander, was retiring after 30 years with the county roads department. The other, County Administrator Ernie Crofoot, came to Kent County at the end of 2012 — but in that time, he made a significant impression.

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This Week's E-Edition

Wednesday 07/01/2015
Kent County News

Battle of Caulk's Field

The 200th anniversary of the Battle of Caulk's Field is celebrated in Kent County, Md.

Flying on the Memphis Belle

Kent County News editor Daniel Divilio takes a flight on the Liberty Foundation's Memphis Belle.

Bill Would Legalize Maryland Sale of Raw Milk

Twice a day, the owners of Chapel's Country Creamery in Easton milk their 60 cows, and the dairy-...

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