Coronavirus
NEW YORK (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines Tuesday on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don't need to cover their faces …
EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Regional Health (UM SRH) is operating a new Infusion Center at Shore Medical Center at Easton to provide monoclonal antibody (mAb) treatment for certain …
Government
VIENNA — Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks visited the Middle Chesapeake Sentinel Landscape in Vienna on April 22 on the 51st anniversary of Earth Day to highlight the Sentinel Landscape …
ANNAPOLIS — Before leaving Annapolis following the conclusion of the 2021 General Assembly session, House Republicans on April 13 elected new leaders of their 43-member caucus. Del. Jason C. …
WASHINGTON (CNS) - The Maryland congressional delegation is pushing legislation to protect and enhance the natural resources throughout southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay area with new federal …
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Environment
The health of the Chesapeake Bay is dependent on the cooperation of six states and the District of Columbia, making it difficult to consistently tackle pollution across the estuary.New York, …
GOLDSBORO — Environmental activists and artists were on the job over the weekend, from Goldsboro and Cambridge to Mexico and Colombia. WorldWide Hope, founded by Cambridge resident Gray …
Cops and Courts
CAMBRIDGE — The city was hit by multiple shootings from the evening of May 2 to the following morning, as reports came into the Cambridge Police Department of four separate incidents. The …
DELMAR -- Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook was pronounced dead Wednesday afternoon from the serious injuries he received early Sunday in the line of duty, Delmar Police Chief Ivan Barkley said during …
Kent County
WILMINGTON — Delaware has continued to take its full allotment of COVID-19 vaccines each week from the federal government, but if demand drops further, the state might ask for less supply.
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Agriculture received an additional round of funding to enhance the competitiveness of Delaware-grown specialty crops through USDA’s Pandemic Assis-tance …
DOVER — Following Thursday’s introduction of proposed legislation aimed at curbing Delaware’s eviction rates and strengthening tenant options to contest cases, the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 101 sounded optimistic about its chances for success.
Sussex County
LAUREL — A wanted 49-year-old Laurel man was arrested on criminal charges after a vehicle pursuit and eventual apprehension, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper …
DELMAR — Temporary road closures are planned Monday as the funeral of Delmar Police Department Cpl. Keith Heacook proceeds.
LEWES — Beebe Oncology Services and Hudson Fields have partnered for the second year to host the 18th Annual Miracle Mile. The event will be held Saturday, June 5, from 8 to 11 a.m. Last …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — Kathaleen S. McCormick, a graduate of Smyrna High School, was sworn in for her first term as chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday in a private ceremony at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington.
WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney on Thursday recognized the COVID-19 response team from the Delaware Courts’ Judicial Information Center for delivering “innovative, impactful, sustainable and highly efficient business processes and services.”
DOVER — Legislation filed Thursday would require law enforcement officers to wear body cameras and would establish a uniform policy for their use.
Wicomico County
Weston Young, Wicomico County’s former Deputy Chief of Administration and Public Works Director, has been named the incoming Chief Administrative Officer for Worcester County. The Worcester …
The Salisbury Police Department has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The city’s recognition in the Tier 1 CALEA Law …
Dr. Clara Small will always remember the day she thought she would end up behind bars. She was teaching a Black History class at Salisbury University when a student, on a Friday afternoon – …
Dorchester County
Blood Bank of Delmarva is calling on donors to sign up for appointments at local donor centers or pop-up locations due to a shortage of blood. The state of the local blood supply mirrors the …
The National Folk Festival will return to Downtown Salisbury this fall, but visitors can expect to see a scaled-down event as the city emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic. There will be three …
Salisbury University and University of Maryland Eastern Shore will require students and employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to live, learn or work on campus this fall. Friday’s …
Somerset County
PIKESVILLE — The Maryland Department of State Police and the Maryland Department of Labor are warning the public of an increase in unemployment insurance related fraud cases and other scams …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Maryland Department of the Environment is expected to formally approve a mitigation plan to protect underwater grasses which may be disturbed during construction of the …
CRISFIELD — An online survey posted by the Greater Crisfield Action Coalition on consumer preferences showed that among the 228 respondents 69% answered that their favorite full-service …
News
CAMBRIDGE — On April 19, members of the Cambridge City Council heard police officers tell of missing pay raises and an understaffed police department, leading to few new officers and trouble …
SNOW HILL — A long-time law enforcer on the Lower Eastern Shore who for five years has been deputy superintendent of the Maryland Natural Resources Police resigned his number two position after …
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Archaeologists in Maryland say they believe they have found the homesite of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman's father. The homesite of Ben Ross was found on property …
CAMBRIDGE — Maryland State Police arrested four men in connection with the fatal shooting of Da’Jour Sorrell on April 5 in Cambridge.The accused are identified as Da’Yon Lofland, …
Mezick’s remains foundThe family of Erik Mezick announced his remains were recovered on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on April 9. The National Park Service said that a body was found …
CAMBRIDGE — As the date for my second Moderna vaccine drew closer, I became increasingly uneasy. My first shot had gone perfectly. It didn’t hurt, the process, run by the Dorchester …
ANNAPOLIS (CNS) -- The Maryland General Assembly operated like never before in 2021 but still passed significant measures that included a multi-billion dollar COVID-19 relief plan, historic police …
BALTIMORE — The University of Maryland Medical System has recruited a physician with deep roots in addressing healthcare inequities over a career spanning nearly three decades, and lived …
CAMBRIDGE — An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of Tavaar T. Chester. A Cambridge man has been charged with first-degree murder and other offenses related to the case.On Oct. 24, …
Maryland transportation officials have recommended building a new Chesapeake Bay bridge at the site of the existing two spans that cross between Annapolis and Kent Island. The project will cost …