WYE MILLS — In an effort to be proactive, the Board of Directors for the Queen Anne’s Chorale back in early March had rescheduled the April 18 concert to June 27. With the status of gatherings still in doubt, the Board took the further step recently to cancel the concert and reschedule the p…

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BALTIMORE — The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced Tuesday the cancellation of all MPSSAA events for the remainder of the 2019-2020.

CENTREVILLE — As we all put up with the virus that has struck our nation and around the world, many traditional events have been canceled or postponed here in Queen Anne’s County.


ANNAPOLIS — Due to the highly dangerous and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Annapolis Boat Shows announce the cancellation of the Bay Bridge Boat Show and the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, originally scheduled for April 17-19 in Stevensville and April 24-26 in Annapolis.

PRICE — The Price Community Club has canceled its all-you-can-eat ham and oyster supper set for Saturday, April 18, at the Price Community Building, 121 Rabbit Hill Road, Church Hill.

ANNAPOLIS — The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra announces additional concert cancellations. The Box Office will contact ticket holders for these canceled performances to offer ticket options of a donation to the Musician Fund or a full refund. The canceled performances include:

It’s put professional seasons on hold, and wiped out NCAA tournaments and entire spring seasons.

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The governor of Maryland has added to the list of restrictions in place during the new coronavirus pandemic, namely that all non-essential businesses must close at 5 p.m. today, March 23.

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) announced an executive order Monday ordering the closure of all “nonessential businesses, organizations, establishments and facilities in Maryland” by 5 p.m.

CHESTERTOWN — While financial institutions are considered essential community services that are to remain functioning while other businesses close their doors, local banks are still trying to minimize social contact in their branches.


ANNAPOLIS — The fast-evolving circumstances surrounding the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, across Maryland and the world prompted Gov. Larry Hogan to order the closure of nonessential businesses, effective at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23. 

Charles County Government will close its buildings to the public effective Monday, March 23, until further notice. This action is being taken to minimize the spread of COVID-19 and to make every effort to protect the public health and safety of residents and employees.


STEVENSVILLE — The Kent Island Heritage Society announced Friday, March 20, that the Kent Island Day celebration in May has been canceled in light of the current state of emergency and concerns over the the COVID-19 pandemic.

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If your church, organization, business or club has made the decision to cancel, postpone or reschedule an event or activity in relation to the pandemic send an email with all the details to jbellmyer@cecilwhig.com.


EASTON — Comptroller Peter Franchot announced the closure of all agency branch offices throughout the state effective at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19. Taxpayer assistance will still be available via email and phone.

Las organizaciones e instituciones están evaluando cómo ayudarán a sus constituyentes a mantenerse saludables, a medida que se desarrollan los desarrollos con respecto al nuevo coronavirus, COVID-19. Si bien la lista de cierres y aplazamientos evolucionará, estas organizaciones y eventos pub…


ANNAPOLIS — As the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Maryland nears 40 with no predictable end to the spread in sight, dine-in restaurants, bars, movie theaters and gyms have been ordered to close indefinitely, starting at 5 p.m. Monday, March 16.

EASTON — All Talbot County Free Library branches will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through Saturday, March 28. The Library Board of Trustees decided to close the libraries to help protect against the spread of the Coronavirus. The library plans to reopen on Monday, March 30.  


EASTON — Talbot County Health Officer Dr. Fredia Wadley confirmed at a press conference the county has its first confirmed case of COVID-19 virus.


Organizations and institutions are assessing how they will help their constituents stay healthy, as developments regarding the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, unfold. While the list of closings and postponements will evolve, these organizations and events posted plans as of March 14:

While the NCAA has canceled its national basketball, wrestling and hockey tournaments, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association is sticking with its until-further-notice approach, giving hope the spring sports seasons — and the boys’ and girls’ state basketball tournaments …

Resources for Marylanders and employees during COVID-19

SBDC Webinar - Topics: EIDL and CARES (PPP) COVID 19 Loans

Monday 4/6/2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT)

Space is Limited ~ You Must Register: https://mdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/16175

Please RSVP with a valid email. After registering, you will receive a Zoom Meeting link to join online, or you can join via the dial-in number. This webinar will be recorded and shared, and if space fills up, additional dates will be added.

Daily SBA Conference Call – Updates (M-F) provided and you can ask questions.

3:00 p.m., Call 202-765-1264, Conf Call ID# 827-299-626

5:30 p.m., Call 202-765-1264, Conf Call ID# 310-688-488

EIDL Application Help – Daily 10:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. On the call, an SBA agent will walk you through how to fill out the EIDL form. Have all your necessary documents ready. Zoom Meeting # 6794772946

Paycheck Protection Program Loan (PPPL) FAQ - 


SBA COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources


Main Maryland Business Information Site for COVID 19 updates and resources - https://govstatus.egov.com/md-coronavirus-business