Government
CRISFIELD — Crisfield voters go to the polls this Wednesday to elect two City Council members. On the ballot are incumbents Eric Banks, elected in 2020, Ruthie Todd, a former council member who …
CRISFIELD — Professional architectural and design engineers are wanted to submit proposals to prepare conceptual designs for an outdoor multipurpose venue area on the Crisfield waterfront. …
South Korea's military says soldiers fired warning shots to repel North Korean soldiers who temporarily crossed the rivals’ land border for the second time this month. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs …
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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.  …
PRINCESS ANNE — FarmBots are the latest in innovative agriculture, especially in urban farming where arable land is limited and space is at a premium. The trending term refers to farming …
Cops and Courts
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 …
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 …
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, …
GEORGETOWN — Citing the reasoning the county would prefer to have a say in where marijuana cultivation, testing and retail operations locate between municipalities rather than let state …
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He is “ye olde shoppe keeper,” spending time between customers at his Trappe, Maryland, bookstore pecking his computer keyboard in a musical cadence, two index fingers at a time.
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 — The Humane Society of Wicomico County is looking to move away from its current facility on county-owned property to a site less than a mile away off Goldman Lane. The proposed …
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 …
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 …
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 …
PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset County’s draft Comprehensive Plan is nearing completion with the consultants from Smith Planning and Design “very happy” with the public’s …
PRINCESS ANNE — If you haven’t added your opinion on priorities to guide Somerset County’s Comprehensive Plan over the next 20 years your opportunity is closing fast. A …
WESTOVER — The Somerset County Board of Education continues deliberations to finalize a budget for fiscal year 2025 after failing this week to get it through first reader. At nearly $52 …
PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset County’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2025 does not call for lowering the tax rate but at $56.052 million is 2.6% less than what was approved for FY24. …
Following a grand jury indictment, a Somerset County man has been charged with murder...
The place named “Molokai” is one Conor Keightley-Reinhardt will probably not forget as it tripped him up in the fourth round of the 2024 Scripps National Spelling be on Wednesday, May 29. …
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 …
CRISFIELD — With the threat of rain the American Legion Stanley Cochrane Post 16 held an abbreviated Memorial Day ceremony at the American Legion section of the Crisfield Cemetery. Members …
PRINCESS ANNE — “I’m on a boat off Deal Island evaluating a site for my master’s degree research,” Glen Collins Jr. warned of spotty cellphone reception. It’s late …
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