In theory this is the most wonderful time of the year. And it can be. Unfortunately for some older adults, it can become less than enjoyable.

CHESTERTOWN — The Kent County Community Food Pantry has announced the receipt of a matching grant from the Maryland Food Bank.

CHESTERTOWN — On Dec. 5, the Kent County Republican Central Committee held its inaugural Elephant Hour at 98 Cannon restaurant in Chestertown as an informal kick-off of its re-election campaign for President Donald Trump, according to a news release.

CENTREVILLE — On Friday, Jan. 31, Compass Regional Hospice will host its annual Gala at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville. The Compass Regional Hospice Gala is the nonprofit organization’s premier fundraiser and will be celebrating the organization’s 35th year providing hospice c…

CHESTER — The Maryland Travel and Tourism Summit is Maryland’s annual tourism industry conference that brings together all sectors of the hospitality industry where business and public sector leaders convene, network and learn new strategies to advance Maryland’s tourism industry.

CHESTERTOWN — Shore Leadership will be hosting an information session at the Kent County News located at 223 High St. in Chestertown from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12.

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

CHESTERTOWN — The board of directors of the Kent County Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Loretta Lodge has decided to resign as executive director effective Dec. 31.

CHESTERTOWN — The Chester River Hospital Auxiliary is offering offered a $25,000 matching gift fundraising challenge to the community as in incentive to encourage far-and-wide charitable support of the Chester River Health Foundation’s recently announced capital campaign “Health Care Excelle…

MARYDEL, Del. — The Eastern Shore Bluegrass Association will host a concert by Nothin’ Fancy at the Marydel Firehouse, 110 Firehouse Lane in Marydel, Del., on Sunday, Dec. 15.

EASTON — November was National Home Care Month and for the staff of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s two home entities, UM Shore Home Care and UM Chester River Home Care, there has been much to celebrate, a news release states.