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Out of the Box: Modern Board Games for adults Jan. 23
CHESTERTOWN — Modern board games run the gamut from collaborative storytelling to clever scheming to remembering (or wildly guessing) historical facts. In short, there’s something for everyone.
Family seeks body cam footage, autopsy report
DENTON — Family and friends of Anton Black, the 19-year-old Greensboro teen who died in September while in police custody, spoke Monday, Dec. 17, in front of the Caroline County Circuit Courthouse, about the lack of answers they have gotten from investigators so far, three months after his death.
Horstman named to Washington College board
CHESTERTOWN — Jeff Horstman, ’82, executive director of ShoreRivers and a lifelong advocate for environmental conservation and sustainability on the Eastern Shore and Chesapeake Bay, will join Washington College’s Board of Visitors and Governors, according to a news release.
NewseumED presents E.S.C.A.P.E. Junk News: Build Your Media Literacy
CHESTERTOWN — While this is an information age, not all information is created equal. "Having the skills to evaluate information and understand its purpose is crucial to navigating today’s sometimes confusing media environment," a news release states.
Story appointed to Economic Development Commission
CHESTERTOWN — The Kent County Commissioners have announced the appointment of Richard “Dick” Story to the Economic Development Commission. He was appointed on Dec. 4 to fill the unexpired term.
Virginia man stabs off-duty sheriff's deputy in Maryland tavern dispute
FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — A Virginia man stabbed an off-duty sheriff's deputy at a Maryland tavern Sunday night. Christopher DeWitt, 40, of Alexandria, was arrested across the street from the tavern in which police say the stabbing took place, according to a statement from Prince George's County P
Colonels drop to .500 with road loss
SALISBURY — So far in the young season, the Colonel Richardson High boys' basketball team is 2-0 against fellow Class 1A teams. Against bigger schools, though, the Colonels are winless in two tries, the latest loss by a 65-48 margin against Class 3A James M. Bennett on Tuesday night.
Delaware State Parks Considers Surf Fishing Permit Limit, Price Increase
SUSSEX COUNTY, Del.- Delaware's Division of Parks and Recreation is considering limiting the number of surf fishing permits issued and increasing the cost. At a public meeting on January 17th, those with Parks and Recreation will offer a presentation presenting their ideas to raise Delaware resident
Kent School unveils 50th anniversary sculpture
CHESTERTOWN — The Kent School community recently gathered for the unveiling of a custom sculpture of the school’s mascot, the Osprey. The sculpture is a gift to the school from the Class of 2019. It is tradition that a graduating class leave the school with a special gift at the end of the academic
Wicked Tuna star William 'Willbilly' Hathaway has died at age 36 from a car accident in Maryland
William 'Willbilly' Hathaway died at the age of 36, it was revealed on Monday. The TV star was in a car accident on Saturday in Salisbury, Maryland where he was rushed to a local hospital and later died.
Boys Basketball: With 'freedom' on offense, Liberty uses speed, strength to defeat Marriotts Ridge
Liberty’s offense is on the move. The Lions used plenty of their scoring threats to defeat Marriotts Ridge 80-54 at Liberty on Monday to remain undefeated through a four-game start, and they’re already averaging more than 77 points per game.
Greensboro Family Continues Search For Answers After Teen Dies In Police Custody
DENTON, Md. - 19-year-old Antone Black died in police custody back in September for unknown reasons. Black's family is continuing to search for answers months after his death. The family has released seven demands they would like to have answered by Friday, December 21st. Of which includes a copy of
Philadelphia Woman Charged In 'Brazen' Bel Air Panera Theft
BEL AIR, MD — A Philadelphia woman has been charged in thefts from patrons of Panera in Abingdon and Bel Air. The Harford County Sheriff's Office released video earlier this year from the Aug. 23 theft in Bel Air describing the behavior in one of the pickpocketing cases as "brazen."
Kent's home opener in swimming is Thursday versus Easton
SALISBURY — Kent County has arguably the most challenging early-season schedule of any high school swim program on the Shore, opening with Stephen Decatur last week and at home today against Easton.
Missing In Maryland: 4 People Have Disappeared
MARYLAND — Multiple people have been reported missing across Maryland this week, and we are hoping you can help bring them home for the holidays. The missing persons range in age from 59 to 86 years old.
Milk and Cookies Reading Club begins Jan. 4
CHESTERTOWN — On Friday afternoons in January and February, children may gather at Kent County Public Library for a cozy reading club. "There’s no homework and nothing to read ahead of time, just show up and listen each week as we read through chapter books together while enjoying tasty snacks," a n
'As You Like It' at the Garfield Center Jan. 11-20
CHESTERTOWN — "The Curate Shakespeare present 'As You Like,'" a comedy by Don Nigro and directed by Earl Lewin, opens Jan. 11 and runs through Jan. 20 at the Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St. in Chestertown.
Call for Artist: annual RiverArts Members' Show
CHESTERTOWN — For the eighth time since the organization was formed in 2012, RiverArts will dedicate a month solely to celebrating and enjoying the fine work of its talented community of member artists.
Second annual Reclaimed Runway is March 23
CHESTERTOWN — Reservation may now be made for the second annual Reclaimed Runway, a fundraiser for RiverArts. To make a reservation, visit chestertownriverarts.net/events or call 410-778-6300.
Clock ticking: $1M-winning Mega Millions ticket expires on Christmas Day in Maryland
The Maryland Lottery is still searching for the lucky player who has a $1 million-winning Mega Millions ticket that expires on Christmas Day. No one has claimed the prize from the June 26 drawing. The winning numbers were 17, 25, 29, 39 and 60; the Mega Ball number was 19.