Government
The May 28th Dorchester County meeting agenda included a small request from Planning and Zoning Director Susan Webb to reallocate $50,000 from the FY 2023 Capital Budget towards software licensing fees. The modern Cloud Software designed specifically for government use, OpenGov, promises a big return in efficiency for the money, according to Webb.
For Dorchester County Council’s longest serving members, William Nichols and Ricky Travers, the grueling eight month effort to balance the FY ‘25 budget ranked among their toughest such fiscal exercises.
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Environment
ANNAPOLIS - Maryland’s growing shellfish aquaculture operations harvested a record 94,286 bushels of oysters in 2023, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported Thursday.  …
RIDGELY – Adkins Arboretum recently received funding from the Rural Maryland Council to purchase an energy-efficient six-passenger golf cart and the equipment to secure and maintain it. The …
Cops and Courts
Retired Cambridge Police Chief Russell Wroten led the force for 30 of his 38 years of service. He not only holds the record for the longest to serve as chief locally, but in the U.S. overall. On …
SALISBURY — Jeffrey C. Thomas has been selected as the Lower Eastern Regional Office nominee for Deputy State Fire Marshal of the Year. He will join other investigators chosen throughout the …
Kent County
CRIME
Some were deadly, others injurious or left nobody wounded. A spate of recent shootings and a stabbing in Kent and Sussex counties brought arrests in some cases, but not all.
POLICE
WILMINGTON — A 36-year-old Smyrna man was wounded in an officer-involved shooting Friday night and later charged with offenses, Delaware State Police said.
US wind, act
DOVER — While imposing no penalties other than to generally begin acting like a public body, the Attorney General of Delaware decided the Association of Coastal Towns violated Freedom of …
Sussex County
REHOBOTH BEACH — A fin whale, or a finback whale, that beached on Sunday morning south of the Indian River Life-Saving Station in Delaware Seashore State Park did not survive, Nikki LaVoie, …
LEWES — In the last week, there have been 83 suspected overdoses from a yet-to-be-confirmed drug mixture in Sussex County, with concentrations of cases in the …
GEORGETOWN — A 15-year-old Sussex Central High School student was arrested Tuesday night and charged with multiple felonies after reports of gunshots outside the school following an event, the …
New Castle County
Delmarva Power announced it is extending its Sustainable Communities Grant Program application period through July 31. Since the program’s launch in 2020, the Sustainable Communities Grant …
Wicomico County
Jeffrey Mueller of Salisbury, Maryland, a Mechanical Engineering major and member of the...
Points of discussion surrounding Anne Street Village that came out of the June 3, 2024 City ...
SALISBURY — A Maryland State Trooper has been suspended without pay after a recent indictment by a grand jury in Wicomico County. Senior Trooper Jordan Monk is facing charges of …
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE - The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said it has filed an online complaint with the U.S. Board of Education's Office of Civil Rights on behalf of a 12-year-old Cambridge girl.
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE – Maryland State Police are investigating a five-vehicle crash that occurred early this morning in Dorchester County. Shortly after 7 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State …
District 37B State Delegate Tom Hutchinson had planned a relaxing respite, a Miami cruise, to unwind after the busy legislative session concluded.
Somerset County
CRISFIELD — Flooding has been a problem in Crisfield and the surrounding area for decades, and it keeps getting worse, affecting businesses, residences, tourism, and transportation. While …
ANNAPOLIS — There were 202 wild turkeys harvested in Somerset County during the spring season which made it the best year for hunters out of the last seasons. The 1.5% increase over 2023 …
PRINCESS ANNE — Municipal voters on Tuesday rejected giving their first-term incumbent representatives another four-year term as challengers will be taking their seats as Town Commissioners on …
News
SALISBURY—The Delmarva community is invited to Liberation & Light: Juneteenth Solstice Celebration. Join the Lower Shore Value-Aligned Partnership at Pemberton Historical Park for a day of …
The Dorchester Banner brought together some of the people who make the community a better place, through their excellence in business and in volunteerism. Winners from the 2024 Stars of the Banner …
For women and girls of a certain age, sanitary pads and tampons aren’t luxury items; they’re necessities for functioning at work, school, and home. And like everything else, their cost continues climbing. For many, the ongoing need to purchase these must-have feminine hygiene products can be a nuisance and a budgetary challenge, especially for those suffering from fibroids and heavy monthly periods.
CAMBRIDGE — During the week prior to May 25, the Cambridge Police Department was made aware of an unsanctioned/unauthorized event that was named “Freaknik” by its creators that was …
There are adventures out there to be had, for those wise enough to seek them. Toss a pin and let it land anywhere on a map of our region, and you’ll find yourself in a corner of the world with …
CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Police Department (CPD) last week announced the 2023 CPD Officer of the Year, Corporal Jed Wooters and his K9 partner Leo. During the 2023 calendar year, it was …
In 1987, 20 years after the Pine Street Elementary School had burned down during Civil Rights protests, a sorely needed new bridge connecting Cambridge and Trappe was constructed. The driving …
CAMBRIDGE - Community members were nominated and approved to serve on the Citizens Search Committee for a new city manager during the Monday, May 20, City Council meeting. David Deutsch, acting …
TRAPPE ­— The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has arrested two individuals involved in an incident involving suspected abuse of a vulnerable adult. …
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