New Building to Open Soon in QA


The construction of a new building on the Eastern Shore is nearing its end with a ribbon cutting set for the middle of next month. The new Queen Anneís County Family YMCA is set to be completed soon and become a cornerstone of Centreville. The $22.5 Million facility is set for its official open date of October 9th with an official ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for October 18th.


Wye River Upper School Announces New Board Member


A governing board for a school on the Eastern Shore recently announced the addition of a new member, The Wye River Upper School announced the appointment of Michele DeFreece to their board of directors earlier this week. DeFreece will be joining the sitting board members and will help meet the schoolís mission statement with her history of education advocacy.



Chestertown Town Manager Formulates Strategic Plan


One town on the Eastern Shore is beginning to consider a new plan for its future with the help of a newly appointed official. Chestertown Town Manager Larry DiRe started in the position following the previous town managerís retirement three months earlier and is beginning to look at a town strategic plan. The plan comes in response to a questionnaire from last year that consulted nearly 90 local organizations to help produce strategies.


Kent County EMS Gains New Equipment


An organization in Kent County has recently received some new equipment to help people in medical emergencies. The Emergency Medical Services for Kent County recently became the recipients of some new cardiac monitors and defibrillators. The substations in Rock Hall and Galena as well as various other units will now be equipped for cardiac emergencies with the new machines.