Thank your laboratorian today

To the Editor: Starting Sunday, April 14, and running through Saturday, April 20, we celebrate the people who make a difference every day in supporting your health care provider with information: the lab people. Medical laboratory scientists are the professionals behind all the lab test information that health care professionals rely on to diagnose, monitor […]

Kent County’s animal shelter launches business sponsorship program

WORTON — The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County is launching a year-long business sponsorship program. Developed to support the shelter’s mission to rescue, rehabilitate and “rehome” animals in need, Biz Barks provides regional businesses with the opportunity to contribute to the welfare of animals in Kent County (Maryland) while receiving exclusive benefits and recognition […]

Wright is Kent’s teacher of the year; Phillips and Johnson also honored

WORTON — Kent County Public Schools held its annual awards ceremony Wednesday, April 10, “honoring not only the seasoned professionals who have been selected as the best of the best, but also to highlight the promising educators who have demonstrated great potential in their early years of service,” Superintendent Karen Couch said in her welcome. […]

Title I parent and family engagement meeting is April 16

CHESTERTOWN — Kent County Public Schools invites parents and families to a special meeting to learn more about Title I schools. The Title I Parent and Family Engagement Meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 at H.H. Garnet Elementary School in Chestertown. This meeting is held annually to help families stay engaged […]

Marriage Licenses

Listed below are the marriage licenses submitted to the Kent County Courthouse in March 2024. Included are the names of the couples and the recorded dates of their marriages. Emma Marie Babcock, 27, and Scott Edward Mt. Pleasant, 27, both of Baltimore; March 2, 2024. Kerry Ann Kane, 57, of Chestertown, and Jeffrey Steven Kushner, […]

Health, resource fair April 28 at Shrewsbury Parish

KENNEDYVILLE — What is being advertised as “a multicultural health screening and resource fair” will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Shrewsbury Parish. The church is located at 12824 Shrewsbury Church Road, Kennedyville. Organized and sponsored by University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Chestertown’s Shore Community Outreach Team, the […]

Autism-related wandering is topic of free workshop at KCMS

CHESTERTOWN — The county school system’s Family Support Resource Center is offering a free workshop on wandering by children with autism spectrum disorder. “When They Wander or Run Away: Risk and Prevention Strategies” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 in the Kent County Middle School media center. The school is […]

State administrator of elections to talk about origin, purpose of misinformation

CHESTERTOWN — Jared DeMarinis, state administrator of elections for the Maryland State Board of Elections, will talk about election misinformation and disinformation as the guest speaker of the nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Kent County on Wednesday, April 24 at the Presbyterian Church of Chestertown. The event, which gets underway at 7 p.m., is […]

Post-legislative breakfast to feature 36th District delegation

CHESTERTOWN — The Kent County Chamber of Commerce is returning as host of a post-legislative session breakfast discussion with the 36th District delegation of Sen. Steve Hershey (R-Upper Sh0re) and Delegates Jay Jacobs (R-Kent), Steven Arentz (R-Queen Anne’s) and Jeff Ghrist (R-Caroline). The event is 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 18 at Heron Point, 501 East Campus […]

Forum for school board candidates is April 18

CHESTERTOWN — Candidates for the Kent County Board of Education will be featured in a “Meet the Candidates” forum sponsored by the Democratic Club of Kent County. The forum is Thursday, April 18 at Minary’s Dream Alliance, 9155 American Legion Drive, Chestertown. Two seats on the five-member Kent County school board are on this year’s […]

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