Coronavirus
To help Dorchester County grapple with the rapidly spreading COVID-19 omicron variant, the health department has expanded drive-thru testing hours and capabilities. The department’s …
ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Judiciary announced Dec. 29 it will reduce operations and revert to Phase III of its five-phased reopening plan in response to the omicron variant surge. The …
Government
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering a change in the tolerance limits for undersized male hard crabs from five crabs per bushel and 13 crabs per barrel to six …
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-1) issued the following statement following his appointment as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee's Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and …
ANNAPOLIS — The anticipated notice of request for proposals to study the feasibility, costs and economic benefits of a Chesapeake Bay passenger ferry has been released with responses due by …
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Environment
If you’re a Maryland property owner and have been meaning to make a change in your environmental sustainability practices, you can now start right in your own backyard through the newest online …
The Maryland Association of Counties’ winter conference at the Hyatt in Cambridge last week offered seminars on such interesting topics as cybersecurity, mental health in prisons, cannabis …
Cops and Courts
Robbery/Assault On Jan. 12, at approximately 2 p.m., a Cambridge Police Department School Resource Officer took a report of a theft from a student. It was reported to the officer that on Jan. 11, …
EASTON - The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an individual found along the roadside on Rigbylot Road in Easton. A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in …
Kent County
DOVER - The Delaware Department of Agriculture is now accepting proposals for the 2023 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, a news release said on Wednesday.
MIDDLETOWN - Delawareans awoke to find snow on the ground this morning, which was quite an unusual sight.
Member Exclusive
MILLSBORO – The Indian River Education Association is seeking both donation and patron support for its annual social fundraiser supporting college scholarships. IREA’s 7th Annual …
Sussex County
A transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Delaware residents, according to a report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday.
The state has lowered hurdles to entice participation in solar.
WILMINGTON — The American Cancer Society is proud to announce that Michael Marquardt, CEO of Global Kompass Strategies Inc., has been named the chairman of the American Cancer Society’s …
New Castle County
SUN Behavioral Delaware will host its next virtual Professional Education Series seminar April 14 from 10-11 a.m.
LAUREL — Faedra Parker, 36, of Laurel, was arrested on burglary and related charges following an incident on Sunday, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police spokesman Senior …
DOVER — Delaware State Police have identified Bruce E. Wright, 33, of Dover, as the person who died as a result of a shooting incident March 24 in the Capitol Park community. Authorities …
Wicomico County
Congressman Andy Harris is calling for an immediate moratorium on underwater testing and windmill construction, in the wake of a dead, 20-foot humpback whale washing ashore on Assateague Island in …
Judith Stribling has kept a watchful eye on Maryland’s Eastern Shore for the better part of the last 30 years. She has sat across the table from countless farmers, foresters, politicians, …
Oh, the crazy things we do for love ­– that’s the overarching theme of “Leading Ladies,” the latest production by Community Players of Salisbury, directed by Matt Bogdan. …
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE – The City of Cambridge’s Temporary Juvenile Curfew went into effect Wednesday, Feb. 1, and will expire June 30. The move applies to juveniles younger than 16, …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces the state’s Primitive Deer Hunt will be open Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 1-3 statewide. Hunters with a valid hunting …
“All the presidents and vice presidents we’ve seen come in here, all our customers, all the employees my mom’s had over the years that became friends and family,” reminisced a …
Somerset County
WESTOVER — Holly Grove Christian School announces its second quarter honor rolls for the 2022-23 school year. 1st Grade: Principal’s Roll: Chase Blades, Christopher Craven, Kamry …
WESTOVER — When is the weather unsuitable for primary and elementary schools students to go outside for recess?   Somerset County Public Schools’ Student Health and Wellness …
CRISFIELD — A change to the zoning code to allow medium-scale solar energy systems of up to 2 megawatts by special exception in Residential-4 districts was unanimously approved by the City …
News
BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued seven people last Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member aboard the tug Legacy notified watch …
Cambridge has, unfortunately, become somewhat infamous for its rising crime rate, especially gun-related crimes. Part of the problem is that gunshots are not being reported to the police …
NEW YORK — The hosts of the History Channel’s TV series “American Pickers” are planning a return Maryland and will be scouting locations in March. This weekly documentary …
The Maryland Clean Marina Initiative is hosting a series of seminars in February to introduce the voluntary environmental certification program to new participants. Managers of all types of …
Assault On Jan. 3, at approximately 5:49 p.m., Cambridge Police Department officers met with a 24-year-old Easton woman who had an active arrest warrant. Charges stem from an incident that …
CAMBRIDGE - An incident after a boys’ varsity basketball game at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School on Jan. 9 has led to changes in the schedule and how games may be viewed by …
CAMBRIDGE – On Jan. 13, after a five-day trial, a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Dorchester County convicted James Andrew Reddick Jr., 32, of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, …
CAMBRIDGE - On Jan. 9 in a 4-1 vote, the Cambridge City Council approved a youth curfew. Members in favor were the legislation’s sponsor, Lajan Cephas of Ward 2, Jameson Harrington (Ward 3), …
CAMBRIDGE – The deadline is approaching for Maryland Heritage Areas Authority grants, which benefit nonprofit organizations and municipalities in the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area. …
Federalsburg shooting At 3:25 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8, Federalsburg Police responded to the intersection of South Main Street and Railroad Avenue regarding a subject who had been shot in the leg. …
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