Government
WICOMICO -  Acting State Fire Marshal Jason M. Mowbray is issuing a call for Marylanders to check their smoke alarms and have an escape plan …
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Larry Hogan’s recent decision to run for U.S. Senate comes as a shock to many of the state’s lawmakers — especially Democrats who worked with the former Republican governor and think he wasn’t all that cooperative with the legislature.
State lawmakers are proposing legislation that cracks down on ticket scalping in Maryland, hoping to stop unfair ticket prices and bad actors in the resale market.
As lawmakers reviewed increasing Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea, anti-war protesters confronted a House of Representatives hearing Wednesday over U.S. military involvement in the Middle East.
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Environment
Striped bass  emergency regulations submitted  by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to bolster the species’ spawning population were approved today by the Maryland General …
ANNAPOLIS — In early January, aerial survey teams of pilots and biologists from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted their annual population …
Cops and Courts
EASTON – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal three-vehicle crash that occurred Friday evening in Talbot County. The deceased is identified as David Kuzio, 32, of Preston. …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Judiciary is redesigning its Case Search website as a part of its commitment to stay current with technology trends. The new design, launching on Monday, Feb. 5, will …
Kent County
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DOVER — A lodging tax in the city has been voted on by members of the city’s Legislative, Finance and Administration Committee to increase by 1.5% for a rate of 3% on hotel/motel rooms. …
No injuries were reported in a shooting incident Monday that left a house damaged Monday, Dover Police said.
It’s an event venue and creative space that’s nestled in the heart of downtown Smyrna. At the intersection of well-traveled Main and Commerce streets sits Social at Main, a new venture in a historic area.
Sussex County
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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.
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 …
Mountaire recently handed out $30,000 in “Farm to Table” scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing careers in agriculture, culinary arts or related fields.
New Castle County
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Delaware State News and the Dorchester Banner collected six best-of-show design awards and 16 overall first-place awards in the 2022 Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association contest.
MILLSBORO – Mountaire Farms has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply is June …
Wicomico County
SALISBURY – Wicomico County is proceeding with a plan to create a health center for county employees in partnership with the Board of Education that will save money and offer more health care …
SALISBURY — The Wicomico County Council agreed on Tuesday to execute a recorded mortgage – one of many conditions attached to a $5.5 million federal grant to pay for improvements to the …
TidalHealth has changed its masking policies making it no longer mandatory to wear...
Dorchester County
If Dorchester County had a Boat Builders Hall of Fame, Neck District natives Captain Jim Richardson and Harold Ruark would have been unanimous first round picks. These local legends’ legacies are fittingly enshrined within the historic Hayward Street buildings bearing their names, The Richardson Maritime Museum and Ruark Boatworks.
Battling childhood poverty is not a new idea. It is a familiar topic of concern for the seventy plus community members and local officials gathered to hear Gov. Wes Moore at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Intergenerational Center Monday, February 12. But Moore’s fresh approach in his proposed ENOUGH Act got their attention and some support.
Dorchester County Public Schools Superintendent W. David Bromwell, Jr., has decided against seeking reappointment when his current term concludes in July 2024, the Board of Education announced on Friday, February 16.
Somerset County
SALISBURY — TidalHealth today changed its masking policies making it no longer mandatory to wear a mask at the patient’s bedside while inside either of its hospitals here or in Seaford as …
WESTOVER — If you’re soon to graduate with teaching credentials or want to make a change Somerset County Public Schools wants to hear from you. A Teacher Career Expo & School …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Board of Education has two seats before the voters this election season and for District 4 it will be a rematch from four years ago as incumbent Troy S. …
News
GLEN BURNIE – The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration recently completed the rollout of nine additional translations of the learner’s permit knowledge test, …
From the start of his journey May 4, 1996, Tony Cohen was struck by the enormity of it. After extensive research on the Underground Railroad, he began a trek to follow it, starting in Sandy Spring.
CAMBRIDGE — One day wasn’t enough to officially welcome downtown’s second Harriet Tubman mural. The two-day event drew delighted visitors to Cambridge from New York, Delaware, …
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Wes Moore unveiled the Moore-Miller Administration’s State Plan — Maryland’s first in nearly 10 years. During an all-state employee town hall, the …
Two Democratic senators on an investigations panel have questioned the loyalty of four major American consulting firms, accusing them of withholding information subpoenaed by Congress regarding their work for Saudi Arabia.
U.S. Supreme Court justices were skeptical of Colorado’s decision to remove former President Donald Trump from the Republican primary ballot during Thursday’s oral arguments.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Ben Cardin hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday at Chesapeake College with several individuals featured in the Maryland Public Television documentary, …
COVID-19 prevention The Dorchester County Health Department will hold a drive-through COVID-19 prevention supply giveaway from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Monday at Dorchester County Health Department in …
Looking back, it almost seems that Araminta Ross had been unconsciously training her entire youth, absorbing the skills tapped into by her future self, freedom seeker Harriet Tubman.
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore (UWLES) celebrated their 20th Annual Holiday Ball at the
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