The Kent Island Bay Times

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The Kent Island Bay Times
Bay Times logo.png
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Chesapeake Publishing
Founded 1963
Language English
Headquarters Stevensville, Maryland

The Kent Island Bay Times or simply the Bay Times is a weekly newspaper based in Stevensville, Maryland and is owned by Chesapeake Publishing, the same company that owns The Record Observer in Centreville, Maryland and The Star Democrat in Easton, Maryland, and other newspapers on both sides of the Chesapeake Bay. It is published every Wednesday and covers news mostly in southern Queen Anne's County including all of Kent Island, Grasonville and Queenstown.


The first issue of the Bay Times was published in 1963 and covered the assassination of John F. Kennedy. On June 4, 2008 the newspaper debuted a new design, and its website also debuted around this time. As of 2008, it is currently distributed throughout southern Queen Anne's County and covers local news, as well as state and national news that pertains to Kent Island and the rest of Queen Anne's County.[1]


  1. ^ Eric Alan Cheezum. Discovering Chessie: Waterfront, Regional Identity, and the Chesapeake Bay. p. 145. 

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