CHESTERTOWN — Author and historian Colin Calloway has won the coveted George Washington Prize, including an award of $50,000, for his new book, “The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation.”

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ANNAPOLIS — The Department of Natural Resources has issued limits for the upcoming oyster season that should lead to 26% harvest reduction for the year.

MILLINGTON — Members of the Millington Lions Club were treated to a poignant ceremony honoring the emergency personnel and other victims of the 9/11 attack, at their meeting on Sept. 11, at the Community Volunteer Fire Company of Millington fire hall.

CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Chamber of Commerce and county commissioners are about a week away from the Project Bright Future Summit at Chesapeake College on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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

WORTON — One of the headlining events for the second annual Kent Goes Purple, a campaign to raise awareness of opioid addiction, is a community party in Worton Park. What is being advertised as a Purple Jamboree will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.

CHESTERTOWN — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opened statewide Sept. 6, and continues through Jan. 31.

CHESTERTOWN — Beginning Sunday night, Sept. 15, the State Highway Administration will perform routine maintenance, testing and minor repairs to the state Route 213 drawbridge over the Chester River.

CHESTERTOWN — The Garfield Center for the Arts accepted the resignation of Tess Jones as executive director, effective Aug. 29, according to a news release from the board of directors.

September is National Recovery Month and Kent Goes Purple is encouraging Kent Countians to help raise awareness of opioid abuse, recovery and prevention by lighting up purple their businesses, homes, offices and churches.

WORTON — This year’s headlining event for the second annual Kent Goes Purple campaign to raise awareness of opioid addiction will be a community party in the park.

CHESTERTOWN — Kent Goes Purple, the substance abuse awareness and prevention initiative of the Kent County Sheriff’s Office and the Chestertown Rotary Club, has already kicked off its 2019 series of events, with more in store throughout the month of September.

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