kent island

Jul 27, 2017

Maryland county to host disaster assistance center

STEVENSVILLE — A Maryland county is hosting a disaster assistance center in response to damage from this week’s tornado. The Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services will open Thursday and stay open through next Thursday. It will be located at Matapeake Elementary School. The center is a central place for people who were affected […]

Jul 24, 2014

Wetlands decision preordained by court ruling

A squabble between the executive and judicial branches of state government and the failure of a bill this year in the General Assembly may have ultimately guaranteed approval of the wetlands permit for a temporary pier for the proposed Cove Point liquid natural gas export facility.

Jul 25, 2013

After high court ruling, O’Malley says legislature needs to help Board of Public Works

Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday the General Assembly may need to act so the board has authority to deny development in environmentally sensitive areas.

Jul 24, 2013

Eye Opener: Controversy surrounds Kent Island development

A few government and politics headlines for Wednesday.

Jul 24, 2013

Board of Public Works delays decision on Kent Island project

ANNAPOLIS  — The Board of Public Works has postponed a decision on whether to grant permits for a Kent Island housing development in an environmentally sensitive area near the Chesapeake Bay. Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday he believes the board needs greater assurance that a proposed 131-acre park in the proposal will not be developed […]

Mar 4, 2012

Appeals court reinstates challenge to Kent Island development

The Court of Special Appeals has revived a legal challenge to a senior housing development on Kent Island. The challengers want a judge to overturn a 2009 settlement agreement among the county, the Maryland Department of the Environment and the developer, McKee Corp.’s Kent Island LLC, under which plans for the Cloisters at Kent Island […]

Feb 25, 2011

More illegal rockfish nets found off Kent Island

LOVE POINT — Maryland Natural Resources police say they’ve found another illegal rockfish net off Kent Island near the mouth of the Chester River. Sgt. Art Windemuth says officers patrolling the area found the 400-yard-long net Wednesday morning with up to 400 pounds of striped bass, also known as rockfish. He says it appears that […]

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