WORTON — The musical “Oliver!” is the second Kent County Public Schools Theatre production and will be staged next week at Kent County High School. The cast and crew consist of middle and high school students.

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ROCK HALL — Join us for a fabulous evening of music, fun and frolic supporting the Chester River Chorale at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Mainstay in Rock Hall and then, perhaps, dance on down Main Street a few steps to the after-show party at the Pearl on Main, which promises a full feas…

CHESTERTOWN — Faced with videos of accumulated trash washing up on far away beaches or even as close as the shorelines of Kent County after a storm, the task of cleaning up can seem a monumental one.

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Bebop, as a musical genre, was a little bit weird. The 1940s saw the rise of chaotic beats and fluid tunes, a style of sound that was unorthodox but nonetheless intriguing.

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan this week announced that the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Maryland Mortgage Program reached a record $1 billion in reservations for the program in 2019, representing more than 4,000 homebuyers.

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CHESTERTOWN — The Chester River Hospital Center Auxiliary started the year with its annual meeting and luncheon on Tuesday, January 14 at Heron Point in Chestertown.

CHESTERTOWN — The seventh annual Chester Gras will take place on Saturday, Feb. 22, featuring a parade (with four-legged friends welcome), a costume contest, live music, gumbo, a silent auction, children’s activities and more.

ST. MARY'S CITY — Drew Baker and Tyson Johnson of Rock Hall as well as Layla Luhn of Worton were named to the dean's list at St. Mary's College of Maryland for the fall semester. 

CHESTERTOWN — Washington College-Academy of Lifelong Learning is hosting a field trip to see Walters Art Museum’s collections of American, European and Asian art, acquired over several decades in the 1800s and 1900s.

I have a cartoon on my fridge of a woman showing off a strong bicep and wearing a bandana, with the caption: “Rosie the Riveter is back. But this time it’s to run the factory.” Rosie is showing America: she is older and better.

CHESTERTOWN — Art lovers in Kent County can follow up on the Chestertown “Art Crawl” with a visit to the Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River’s fundraising auction, which highlights the work of several local artists.

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CHESTERTOWN — The members of the Support Our Schools (SOS) initiative have announced the fourth annual Random Acts of Kindness campaign for Kent County Public Schools.

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Young adulthood is weird. In American society, the late teens and early 20s typically bring with them a personal reckoning. Independence sings a siren song, pulling you into the new and strange.

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