Category Archives: Environment

Kent County Gets First Prescription Drug Disposal Box

Kent County residents now have a 24-hour, anonymous prescription drug drop-off station at the sheriff’s department in Chestertown for safe disposal of unused or expired medications. Continue reading

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Environmental Protection Agency Accepting Comment on No-Discharge Zone

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Maryland Department of the Environment, in cooperation with the Chester River Association, are in the final stages of their application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for designation of the Chester River and its tributaries as a no-discharge zone. Continue reading

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Kent School Earns Green School Designation

The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) is pleased to announce that Kent School, located in Chestertown, MD has been certified as a 2017 Maryland Green School. Continue reading

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PotW: Earth Day in Chestertown

April 22, 2017 was Earth Day in Chestertown and one of the unique items, at least in my thinking, at the event is Infinity Recycling’s Guess the Weight Contest. Continue reading

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Schooner Sultana in St. Michaels in May and Again in June

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michael’s has announced that the Sultana will be visit the museum in May beginning mid-afternoon on Friday May 12, 2017 through Thursday May 25, 2017 and again in June from Friday, June 23, through Monday, June 26, 2017 Continue reading

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2nd Annual State of the Chester

Join us for this informative, fun event where we will officially release the 2016 Chester River Report Card, discuss the latest trends on the river, eat local Chester River oysters from Orchard Point Oysters, sip beer and wine, and last but not least, enjoy an inspiring musical performance of Chester River folk from Tom McHugh and Tom Anthony. Continue reading

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