• February 10, 2016

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Eighth-grader Jack Pearse wins Stevensville Middle Geography Bee

STEVENSVILLE — Eighth-grader Jack Pearse won the 2016 Geography Bee at Stevensville Middle School Thursday, Feb. 4, edging out fellow eigth-grader Will Neuens. The two were among five finalists competing in the final round, which took place during the school’s Social Studies Expo. The other finalists were eighth-grader Cole Walton, seventh-grader Kane Whiting and sixth-grade Liam Crook.

Wednesday 02/10/2016
Old sewage plant coming down in Queenstown
Posted: February 10, 2016

QUEENSTOWN — A transition of sorts marking a major milestone for the Town of Queenstown is currently underway.

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County polling places changed
Posted: February 10, 2016

CENTREVILLE — Brittani Thomas, director for the Queen Anne’s County Board of Elections, has announce five Election Day polling places and one Early Voting Center have been changed for the 2016 Presidential Elections and moving forward.

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Eighth-grader Jack Pearse wins Stevensville Middle Geography Bee
Posted: February 10, 2016

STEVENSVILLE — Eighth-grader Jack Pearse won the 2016 Geography Bee at Stevensville Middle School Thursday, Feb. 4, edging out fellow eigth-grader Will Neuens. The two were among five finalists competing in the final round, which took place during the school’s Social Studies Expo. The other finalists were eighth-grader Cole Walton, seventh-grader Kane Whiting and sixth-grade Liam Crook.

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County asks residents, businesses to report blizzard damages
Posted: February 10, 2016

CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services is encouraging residents and businesses affected by the historic snowstorm known as Jonas, which began Jan. 22, to contact its office with information on the type and extent of loss they experienced as a direct result, including losses in business revenue due to closures. This information will be used to determine areas around the state that may require assistance in the recovery process.

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Paper ballots will be ready for Md. primaries
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 1:20 pm

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s new paper ballot system will be available statewide for April’s elections, but officials said recently they are worried that voters won’t know how to use them in time, adding to election day-wait times.

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Young artists invited to enter contest
Posted: February 10, 2016

CENTREVILLE — Calling young artists! The annual Month of the Young Child Poster Contest is under way.

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Felons get right to vote after Md. Senate override
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 1:19 pm

ANNAPOLIS — Moments after the Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a felon voting rights bill, which enables those on probation and parole to vote, Marcus Toles was holding his future: A voter registration form.

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Tuesday 02/09/2016
Four businesses fail tobacco compliance checks
Posted: February 09, 2016

CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne's County Sheriff’s Office Resource Unit conducted compliance checks Feb. 2 and 3 at various county businesses that sell tobacco products or electronic cigarettes and accessories. The checks were conducted to establish compliance prohibiting sales of tobacco products or electronic cigarettes and fluids to persons under 18.

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Chesapeake College sues Caroline commissioners
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 2:37 pm

DENTON — Chesapeake College filed a lawsuit Monday, Feb. 8, in Caroline County Circuit Court, seeking a declaratory judgment forcing the Caroline County commissioners to pay $51,280 it believes is owed for maintenance and repair costs.

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Sunday 02/07/2016
Education, diversity important in removing barriers
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 2:32 pm

WYE MILLS — The Rev. Dr. David McAllister-Wilson, president of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington D.C., spoke on the importance of education, on obligation and opportunity and what it means to reach across divides at Chesapeake College’s annual luncheon in honor of Black History Month on Saturday, Feb. 6.

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Friday 02/05/2016
Marchers depart Centreville for Eastville, Va.
Posted: February 05, 2016

CENTREVILLE — Gathered at the corner of Hibernia Road and Route 18 in Centreville, the spot of George Hanson’s Tavern back in 1776, friends, family, community members and elected officials said farewell Wednesday, Feb. 3, to the five county residents re-enacting the march from Queen Anne’s County to Northampton Courthouse.

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Church Hill fourth graders to hear how town government works
Posted: February 05, 2016

CHURCH HILL — Fourth-grade students at Church Hill Elementary School will soon be getting a visit from a town commissioner who will talk to them about how the town of Church Hill is run.

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