CENTREVILLE — According to Nationwide Insurance every year, thousands of farmers and commercial grain handlers risk their lives by entering grain bins to remove clumped or rotted grain. As rural communities have come to know all too well, an accident in a grain bin can quickly turn deadly. I…

Covering COVID-19 on the Mid-Shore

JIM NORMANDIN

Dear readers,

As the evolving concern and impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus heightens, all of us at your local newspaper and APG Media of Chesapeake are dedicated to providing the most recent and relevant information to our community.

During these unprecedented times, it is crucial for all people to get local and reliable information from a trusted source.

As we see our role to inform and update our community of the latest news or announcements, effective immediately, all local news, public information and announcements surrounding the coronavirus will be accessible as a public service to all visitors to our websites.

If you have questions or would like to submit information, please submit your questions to us and our news teams will do our best to assist you in providing information.

Each and every day, we are grateful for the work of our associates, the support from our community and the trust our readers and clients bestow in us.

Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

ROMANCOKE — United Communities Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call for a car into a house early Saturday morning, June 27.

STEVENSVILLE — United Communities Volunteer Fire Department and the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to 122 Mallard Drive at 2:05 p.m. Thursday for a report of a possible military ordnance, said Scott Svoboda, public information officer for the fire department. United Communiti…

MARYDEL — A fire caused extensive damage to a mobile home at 1906 Busic Church Road in Marydel, Queen Anne’s County. The fire was reported by the homeowner shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 20.

QUEENSTOWN — Maryland State Police responded to two traffic crashes Friday afternoon, June 19, on U.S. Route 50 east around 2:30 p.m. Both crashes were property damage only; no one was injured, according to Sgt. P. Willoughby at the Centreville barracks.

QUEENSTOWN — Timothy Schaffer of the 3000 block of Bennett Point Road reported his boat trailer tag as lost to the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office on May 18.

CHESTER — Fire destroyed a garage and damaged neighboring houses in Gibson’s Grant during the early hours of Sunday, June 14.

CHESTER — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the driver of a truck that ran into a parked car at Safeway, then left the scene.

CHESTER — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery that occurred Monday night, June 8, at Rite Aid, 720 Main Street.

GRASONVILLE — The Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office in investigating complaints of malicious destruction of property at Fisher Manor. Locks were damaged several outbuildings, according to the May 20 report. Nothing was reported stolen.

KINGSTOWN — Susanne McLean flagged down a Queen Anne's County Sheriff's deputy May 22 and reported her wallet had been stolen from the Bohemia Trading Company where she worked sometime between noon and 5 p.m. that day. The wallet and contents were valued at $100.

CHURCH HILL — A traffic stop in the area of Route 19 at Crane Swamp Road turned into multiple citations for 47-year-old Teresa Lynn Henard of Brooklyn, MD, on Tuesday, May 19.

STEVENSVILLE — A large refrigerator was dumped in the 300 block of Great Neck Road on Tuesday, May 19. A witness apparently identified a possible vehicle and markings on the refrigerator provided clues of the possible owners.

GRASONVILLE — Deputies from the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office and allied police agencies searched the woods near several Grasonville neighborhoods after reports of gunfire near Fisher Manor late Sunday afternoon, May 17.

QUEENSTOWN — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Aspen Institute Wye River Conference Center on May 2 for a report of a past burglary.

STEVENSVILLE — While Deputy Tyler Argubright of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a patrol check of the Kent Landing Shopping Center in Stevensville on May 4, a man approached him and reported a theft.

STEVENSVILLE — Grace Ciaravella of the 300 block of Oxbow Drive reported May 6 she had been the victim of fraud. She told the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office her bank notified her May 4 of a fraudulent $750 charge from a Venmo Visa direct New York account.

GRASONVILLE — A Grasonville man faces charges of driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle into a fence on Prospect Bay Road in the area of Perry’s Corner Road at 11:38 p.m. April 23, according to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office.

CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a residence on the 100 block of Utkewisc Road.

STEVENSVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating trespassing and malicious destruction of property at the Blue Heron Nature Preserve in Romancoke.

CHESTER — Dfc. Lanard Pack of the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a patrol check at the Kent Narrows Park and Ride at 9:24 p.m. April 28 when he observed a suspicious vehicle, police said.

STEVENSVILLE — On April 17, Barry Fine of the 100 block of North Lake Drive reported the attempted opening of two fraudulent online bank accounts occurring out of state to the Queen Anne’ County Sheriff’s Office. No monetary loss occurred.

GRASONVILLE — Deputies from the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to Route 18 and Sea Eagle Drive about 4 a.m. April 9 for reports of a suspicious vehicle. Their investigation resulted in Olivia Miller, 18, of Annapolis, being cited for underage possession of alcohol and release…

BARCLAY — Deputies from the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1500 block of Goldsboro Road for a reported disturbance at 11:46 p.m. April 14. During the investigation, they found Robert Curtis Hill in possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, according to police. Hil…

STEVENSVILLE — Gerry Thomas of the 200 block of Ackerman Road reported someone stole a silver, roof mounted exhaust fan from his truck while it was parked in his driveway between 3 p.m. April 2 and 10:36 a.m. April 3. The fan was Greenheck brand, model GB-220-10, and valued at $2,000.

GRASONVILLE — A black iPhone and a black Samsung tablet were reported found the afternoon of April 3 sitting on top of a trash can on Bree Court. Both devices were password protected and locked, so the owner couldn’t be contacted. The finder turned the devices over to the Queen Anne’s County…

Latest e-Editions

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!