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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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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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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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CENTREVILLE — In a letter dated May 10, the State Highway Administration notified the Town of Centreville that it will not be altering the speed limit on MD 213 near Taylor Mill Road as requested by the town and its citizens.

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CENTREVILLE — A military veteran of three tours of duty in Vietnam gave an inspiring talk on Memorial Day as members of Jeff Davis American Legion Post 18 observed the holiday with the public at the Post Home.

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QUEENSTOWN — There will be no increase in taxes or fees for Queenstown residents and businesses during Fiscal Year 2017, according to the proposed budgets introduced at the town commissioners’ meeting on Wednesday, May 25.

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CENTREVILLE — The final defendant in a case originally prosecuted as a hate crime pleaded guilty to second-degree assault Wednesday, June 1, in Queen Anne’s County Circuit Court and was sentenced by Judge Thomas Ross to five years in the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center with all but 180 …

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CENTREVILLE — In an effort to combat the growing opioid epidemic at a local level, the Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff has created a document listing addiction, counseling, treatment and mental health assessment providers.

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STEVENSVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating thefts from several vehicles that apparently occurred in the overnight hours of Sunday, May 15.

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GRASONVILLE — The United Way of Queen Anne’s County raised almost $9,500 to benfit local nonprofit agencies at this year’s golf tournament at the Prospect Bay Country Club on April 25. The annual tournament is the organization’s largest fundraiser. This marked its 23rd year.

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GRASONVILLE — The local veterans organizations, the Kent Island American Legion, Post 278, in Stevensville, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7464, in Grasonville, held Memorial Day services, both at 11 a.m. in their respective locations. Both ceremonies were threatened by unwelcome rai…

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KENT NARROWS — What began in 2012 as a one-year campaign to celebrate the 75 years the Idaho Potato Commission has been in existence is now on its fifth trip across the country spreading the word about the state’s famous spuds in a giant potato truck.

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CAMBRIDGE — Students in Chris Vooris’ technology education class at Queen Anne’s County High School were awarded Champion and also earned recognition for the Best Design in the inaugural Eastern Shore Crab Boat Engineering Challenge on April 23. Team members included Devin Crist, Joey Traver…

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GRASONVILLE — On Sunday afternoon, June 12, members and families of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7464, in Grasonville, are invited to attend the Post's 70th anniversary celebration beginning at 1 p.m., and running until 4 p.m. Past Post commanders and Ladies Auxiliary members will speak br…

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Queen Anne’s County sheriff’s deputies checking on tobacco sales at various stores in the southern part of the county on Wednesday, May 11, found that three establishments sold tobacco products to a 16-year-old customer. Seven others that were visited refused to sell to the juvenile, police said.

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STEVENSVILLE — A resident of the 400 block of Bay Drive discovered the rear window of his Subaru Forester had been shattered, according to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office.

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SUDLERSVILLE — U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced on Wednesday, May 25, that the Town of Sudlersville will receive federal funding to aid in the completion of its construction of a wastewater treatment facility.

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BALTIMORE — Cinda Anthony, a volunteer at Sudlersville Middle School, is a semi-finalist for the 2016 Parent Involvement Matters Award.

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CENTREVILLE — During April, the Centreville Police Department made 11 criminal arrests, Police Chief Charlie Rhodes told the Centreville Town Council Thursday, May 19, during his monthly recap of law enforcement activity.

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CHURCH HILL — Church Hill Elementary’s Pouncing Cubs Jump Rope Club held its annual Spring Showcase on Friday evening, May 13. Students demonstrated their skills with jumping in a variety of styles: single, partner, long jump rope and double dutch. This year’s jump rope showcase was a 1980’s…

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Sunday Barton, Benton’s Pleasure, Charles I Boyle, Church Hill, Church Hill Park, Church Hill Town, Fox Meadows, Ganderleigh Farm, Little Eagle, Queenstown, Robert Station West, Salthouse/Loverlee, Shine Smith, Southwind, Sparks Mill, Sudlersville, Thisitville Area, Thompson, Thompson Creek …

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CENTREVILLE — Some 19 scholarship awards were handed out at the annual dinner of the Centreville High School Alumni Association held May 7 in the cafeteria of Queen Anne’s County High School.

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STEVENSVILLE — Police, fire and rescue units responded to rescue a man who was clinging to a support beam off the William Preston Lane Jr. (Chesapeake Bay) Bridge early Thursday morning, May 26. Due to the alertness of two travelers on the bridge and a quick and cohesive response from rescue…

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STEVENSVILLE — An 18-year-old Annapolis woman was charged on Saturday, May 14, by the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office with several offenses in connection with damage done to numerous vehicles in Stevensville in March.

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KENT ISLAND — Early Thursday, May 26, police, fire and rescue units responded to rescue an man who was clinging to a support beam off the William Preston Lane Jr. (Chesapeake Bay) Bridge.

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STEVENSVILLE — Having the opiate antidote Narcan readily available recently allowed the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office to assist emergency medical services and save two lives in the space of a week.