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WORTON — A public forum Wednesday, July 27 drew about 80 residents to offer comments on the ongoing update of the Kent County Comprehensive Plan.

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STEVENSVILLE — Five wounded veterans visited Queen Anne’s County recently for a fishing adventure, sponsored by Wounded Heroes Hunting Camp.

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STEVENSVILLE — The owners and employees of Miltec UV rallied together to solicit donations, funds and support from the local community for the victims of the recent West Virginia floods. And this past weekend, they loaded up a truck and delivered the collected supplies.

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CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Farm Bureau held its annual family picnic Wednesday, July 13, at the 4-H Park near Centreville. Many local elected officials were in attendance, including County Commissioners Jim Moran and Jack Wilson and 36th-District Dels. Steve Arentz and Jay Jacobs.

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STEVENSVILLE — Kent Island High School Varsity Volleyball Coach Patrick Hopkins and JV Coach Glenn Brainer hosted the first volleyball camp at the high school June 27-30 for children, ages 7 to 14.

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EASTON — Barbara Marie Sellner, 41, of Centreville, pleaded guilty in Talbot County Circuit Court on Tuesday, July 12 to negligent manslaughter and two counts of driving while under the influence of alcohol with a minor in the car.

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The Tri-City Senior League softball all-stars mounted several challenges in the state tournament opening round game against Delmar, but timely fielding by Delmar halted a comeback, as Tri-City fell, 7-3 on July 9. Photos by Dorchester Star Editor Dustin Holt. Like the Dorchester Star on Face…

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Three people representing three generations of the same family narrowly escaped death last Sunday afternoon when their single-engine Comanche plan encountered difficulty in the takeoff and cartwheeled into Kirwan’s Creek at the edge of Carroll’s Airport at Dominion.

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STEVENSVILLE — Steve Roberson was grinning from ear to ear as he stood next to the six-foot-tall trophy that he recently brought home from the annual Cruisin’ Ocean City auto show.

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The annual Preston Carnival was held Monday, June 20, to Saturday, June 25, at the carnival grounds off Williamson Street. The carnival is hosted by the Preston Lions Club and the Preston Volunteer Fire Company. This is an annual fundraiser for Preston Volunteer Fire Company and Preston Lion…

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STEVENSVILLE — A purse containing credit cards, ID cards, and $20 in cash was reported stolen overnight on Monday, June 13 from a car parked in the 500 block of Zaidee Lane, the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office said.

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CHESTER — The Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of an iPad from a home in the 1700 block of Bayside Drive.

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STEVENSVILLE — A resident of the 600 block of Kimberly Way told investigators from the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, June 12 that the rear window of his 2003 Cadillac was shattered and a wallet and sunglasses were missing.

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CHESTER — A resident of the 300 block of Skipper Lane told deputies from the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, June 9 that four 17-inch wheels and tires for a Volkswagen were taken from his driveway.

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GRASONVILLE — Fourth-graders at Grasonville Elementary School have begun their summer vacation with the knowledge that they now have a good understanding of Chesapeake Bay oysters and the need to restore the fishery.

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The North Bayside all stars played a victory tune in a 8-1 victory over the South in the annual Bayside Conference senior softball game at Mardela High on Monday, June 13. Colonel Richardson shortstop Jazmine Brooks earned most valuable player honors with a two-hit, three-RBI performance. Ca…

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CHESTERTOWN — Junior forward Jenn Miller has qualified as a Scholar of Distinction for the third year in a row and is joined by 10 of her Washington College teammates on the National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III Academic Squad, which was published earlier this spring.

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North Caroline High School celebrated the Class of 2016 at graduation Thursday, May 26. Photos by Times-Record Editor Dustin Holt. Like the Times-Record on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CarolineTimesRecord. 

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CHESTERTOWN — Though there’s only one weekend left, visitors to the pop-up shop on South Cross Street can still expect special discounts on its various goods.

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STEVENSVILLE — In 1998, John Wilson began a project to build a waterfront campus on Kent Island and a year later the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club was completed and functioning. About 17 years later, Wilson and the Beach Club have opened their newest facility: The Spa.

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STEVENSVILLE — Kent Island High School celebrated the Class of 2016 on Thursday, June 2 at the 18th annual commencement. Two hundred and ninety-two students received their diplomas on a stage set in the school’s outdoor stadium, surrounded by family, friends and faculty.

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CHESTER — Hal Wilson and Alex Bechtold of Chester returned home recently after taking part in the annual General Clinton Canoe Regatta on the Susquehanna River between Cooperstown, N.Y. and Bainbridge, N.Y.

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ROCK HALL — The hope that there are ways out from addiction’s grasp was present as people from various communities packed the Rock Hall firehouse June 1, sharing their experiences to better enhance anti-drug awareness.

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CAMBRIDGE — On May 26, 2015, John Jefferson Creighton, noted historian who departed this world. John played an instrumental part in the national, state and local initiatives about life stories of Harriet Tubman.

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CHESTERTOWN — Emergency services personnel across Kent County will be participating in a drill Thursday, June 9, to train major stakeholders in the event of an infectious disease outbreak in the community. This simulation will help strengthen emergency response protocols for all of the organ…

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EASTON — Dr. Clara Small will be the first speaker in a series of talks focusing on African-American life on the Eastern Shore at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Eastern Shore Land Conservancy Center, 114 S. Washington St., Easton. Small will speak about her book, “Compass Points: Profiles …

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WORTON — With about $30 million in scholarships awarded to them, the future looks bright for the 126 Kent County High School seniors who received their diplomas Saturday, June 4.

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Property transfers, taken from Kent County records, include purchase prices and types of transaction. The key to transaction type is: 1. private sale (improved property); 2. private sale (unimproved/vacant land); 3. multiple accounts/properties; and 9. not arms length/other.

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EASTON — Character Counts Mid-Shore awarded three A. James Clark Character Counts Citizenship Scholarships to recent high school graduates in Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester counties.

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DENTON — The ribbon was cut Tuesday, May 24, on a new urgent care center in Denton, the day before it opened to accept patients.

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EASTON — Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder shared his thoughts on issues including the state of Maryland agriculture, Chesapeake Bay cleanup efforts and the economics of the Eastern Shore’s poultry and agriculture industries during an interview with The Star Democrat.

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CHESTERTOWN — The Kent County News and its sister Mid-Shore weeklies will unveil a new look Monday, June 6 for their umbrella website, www.myeast ernshoremd.com, that will make reading local stories even easier on mobile devices.

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Crime Solvers, supervised by the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, offers cash rewards for information leading to an arrest. Call 410-778-4444. LKA stands for last known address.