CHESTERTOWN — Round Room LLC, the nation’s largest Verizon authorized wireless retailer, has announced today that its TCC and Wireless Zone stores, including its Chestertown location, are donating 140,000 backpacks full of school supplies to ensure children across the U.S. are well prepared …

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., announced on July 10 the appointments of Maryland high school students from the Mid-Shore to the U.S. Service Academies Class of 2023.

Each Thursday, the Kent County News posts a list of the upcoming government meetings for the week.

WYE MILLS — Artisans and crafters with original work for sale are being sought for the 48th annual Artisans Festival to be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Chesapeake College, Wye Mills. 

Phoebe is a sweet, loving, and goofy girl, much like her “Friends” counterpart.

FEDERALSBURG — The Maryland Food Bank continued its 40th anniversary celebration Monday, July 15, when volunteers gathered to glean cucumbers from a Caroline County farm to be distributed to people across the state.

SALISBURY — The Eastern Shore Business Summit, set for Aug. 8, will connect human resources professionals, workforce organizations and business leaders with the resources for building sustainable cultures, according to a news release.

CHESTERTOWN — The Kent County Republican Central Committee celebrated its annual Lincoln Day Dinner with a guest speaker, Kelly Schulz, Maryland’s secretary of commerce.

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CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Public Schools (QACPS) Superintendent Dr. Andrea M. Kane recently announced new school administrator assignments for the 2019-2020 school year as a result of last month's Board of Education meeting.

SALISBURY — Twenty law enforcement officers from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Talbot, Caroline, Queen Anne’s, Kent and Garrett counties graduated in the 82nd entrance-level class of the Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy operated by Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury.

Each Thursday, the Kent County News posts a list of the upcoming government meetings for the week.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Delivering on its commitment to transparency, the National Chicken Council unveiled a new video featuring four chicken farms in Maryland and Delaware that offers consumers a first-hand look onto the farms and their various sustainability practices.

If you are looking for a playful, cuddly, all-in-one kind of dog then look no further than Peach.

PIKESVILLE — State Fire Marshal Brian Geraci joined Howard County Fire and EMS Chief Christine Uhlhorn on June 26, along with the Maryland State Firemen’s Association and leaders in various medical fields, to present the dangers of legal and illegal fireworks.

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the 16 recipes that will be featured at the 12th annual Buy Local Cookout, which celebrates Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge Week, July 20 to 28, and encourages all Marylanders to eat at least one locally grown, made, or harvested product each day.

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a government funding bill that includes increased federal funds for the Chesapeake Bay Program.

Each Thursday, the Kent County News posts a list of the upcoming government meetings for the week.

Sodette is a sweet girl who had a rough start in life.