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Frank Ogens, the current council president, is seeking re election to his seat on the Centreville Town Council. He will face two challengers in the April 5 election, Jack Dedrick and Bob Suling.
The deadline to register to vote is March 18. citizen, at least 18 years old, and have lived in the town for 30 days prior to the election.
Absentee ballots are available if you are unable to vote at a polling place on April 5; contact town hall during business hours, Monday through Friday. Except for emergency applications, a request for an absentee ballot must be received by March 29.
Two new publications promoting Queen Anne’s as a tourist destination are being distributed. One features maps and legends to destinations all over the county, and the other promotes the newly renovated Historic Christ Church.
The Queen Anne’s County Department of Economic Development, Agriculture and Tourism’s new Queen Anne’s County Hospitality Map features a comprehensive county road map, including local roads as well as highways, and symbols for everything from accommodations to shopping and historic sites to antiques.
The full color map has breakout insets of Kent Island, Grasonville, Kent Narrows, Queenstown, Centreville, Church Hill and Sudlersville for more detailed information about those specific areas.
The map was done in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, which funded a portion of the project with a grant.
It is available at the Chesapeake Exploration Center in Chester, the Queen Anne’s County Liberty Building in Centreville, and hotels, restaurants and businesses throughout the county.
Historic Christ Church in Stevensville is being promoted as the perfect wedding destination for brides and grooms looking for Old World charm on their special day. The church, which can seat more than 100 people, has a working organ. For more information, call 410 643 6164.
The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Historic Christ Church was an important element in the life of Kent Island from 1880 until 1995, when the parish relocated to a new, larger facility.
Renovation began in 2005 with a structural assessment, before work was done on the bell tower, the east wall of the sanctuary and the chimneys. The wood floors, windows and siding were then restored, and repairs were made to the plaster before the final interior and exterior painting.
Historic Christ Church is owned by Queen Anne’s County and managed by Friends of Historic Christ Church, a group of citizens appointed by the county commissioners. at the Centreville United Methodist Church, 608 Church Hill Road. The goal is to help parents whose children receive special education services work effectively with the professionals on their Individual Education Plan teams.
Workshop titles include: “Understanding tests and measurements;” “What to do when your child gets sick;” Working in out dispute resolution in special education;” and “Special education: birth to age 5 and beyond.”
Registration is required. Contact Bonnie Larrimore at 410 928 2079 or Lisa Sheehan at 4430 480 2966.
The sheriff’s office will hold training workshops in March and April to help landlords deal with legal issues.
The Landlord Training Program will focus on applicant screening; rental agreements; warning signs of drug activity; the role of police; crisis prevention; and a review of Maryland landlord/tenant laws, including the eviction process.
All sessions will convene at the Holiday Inn Express in Grasonville.
The cost is $15 per person, which includes a Landlord Guide Book and refreshments. Anyone may attend, including people from outside of the county.