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 - On June 11, we cut the ribbon for the Salisbury Animal Health Laboratory, celebrating the opening of the new facility. The updated facility, which replaces the original lab built in …
ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Department of the Environment has closed McKeil Point bermed infiltration pond No. 1. After multiple inspections, MDE has determined that the BIP identified as McKeil Point …
State Delegate Chris Adams and election newcomer Tom Hutchinson have united their campaign teams for the District 37B Republican primary election scheduled next month. Adams, a Salisbury business …
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Environment
ANNAPOLIS — Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, University of Michigan and U.S. Geological Survey announced Tuesday that …
ANNAPOLIS — The Chesapeake Bay Program announced today that the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment pollution entering the Chesapeake Bay in 2021 decreased from the previous assessment …
Cops and Courts
CAMBRIDGE – Two Cambridge men were arrested on multiple charges June 15 following a chase. A deputy on patrol on Rt. 16 near the intersection of Rt. 392 observed a small black vehicle …
BALTIMORE – A federal jury on June 8 convicted Andre Ricardo Briscoe, aka “Poo,” age 38, of Baltimore and Cambridge, on federal drug distribution charges, use of a firearm to commit …
Kent County
LEWES — The board of the Beebe Medical Foundation recently approved Richard Sokolov as a new member. He will begin his term Aug. 12.
SEAFORD — Without technology, Dr. William Doran would have to measure by hand while preparing for knee or hip replacement surgeries. But thanks to the Mako Robotic-Arm, TidalHealth …
Member Exclusive
Red knots’ population has increased since 2021 but is still at historically low levels, according to the Delaware Bay Shorebird Project, which has assessed the birds’ numbers for 26 years.
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
Organizers are excited to announce that family fun returns this year to the 81st National Folk Festival in Downtown Salisbury. This special interactive area features hands-on crafts, quiet games …
Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday July 8 with the band Full Disclosure. Full Disclosure is a trio of Salisbury’s …
A crowd of thousands, eyes skyward, admired colorful fireworks shot 300 feet into the air at the 11th annual Red, White and BOOM 2022, on Monday evening. The free show, held this year at James M. …
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE – A favorite spot among locals and visitors could soon be open again for fishing, photography and leisurely strolls. The Bill Burton State Park’s fishing piers were closed by …
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan joined local leaders and representatives of Boys & Girls Clubs to break ground last Friday on what will become Mace’s Lane Community Center and Edythe M. Jolley …
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan joined local leaders and representatives of Boys & Girls Clubs to break ground on what will become Mace’s Lane Community Center and Edythe M. Jolley Museum & …
Somerset County
PRINCESS ANNE — A reduction in the number of polling places for the primary election has one Mt. Vernon resident alarmed about an erosion of public service for him and his neighbors in rural …
SALISBURY — A court appointed special advocate (CASA) program serving children in the child welfare system in Worcester County has expanded to Somerset and Wicomico counties starting this …
CRISFIELD — As one of its last acts before the new administration took over following the recent election  the City Council amended its food truck ordinance so it will include portable, …
News
EAST NEW MARKET – A 24-year-old man is in custody following a lengthy chase in North Dorchester. On May 31, a deputy from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area …
ST. MICHAELS — If you want to go aboard an original 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat built in Somerset County — and watch up-close and personal sailing log canoe races — come to the …
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages young adults aged …
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland hunters harvested 4,208 wild turkeys during the spring 2022 regular and junior turkey seasons, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported. This …
CAMBRIDGE - On May 27 at approximately 5:40 p.m., Cambridge Police officers responded to the 500 block of Poplar Street in reference to a gunshot victim who had arrived there by car. Upon arrival, …
CAMBRIDGE – Dive into science and see the Bay the Horn Point way. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., from Memorial Day through Labor Day, tours will be offered to lead you through the amazing world of …
CAMBRIDGE - The American Legion Post #91 annually conducts a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of military men and women who have given their lives in defense of their country. It is held at Long …
On Saturday, I had the honor of speaking at a ceremony unveiling the new historic marker for suffragists Mary Bartlett Dixon and Mary Jenkins in Easton. Specifically, I spoke on many of the …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announces its 2022 license-free fishing days will be held on Saturday, June 4, Saturday, June 11, and Monday, July …
The Maryland Park Service has launched Project Butterfly & Bumblebee, an ongoing slate of programs and activities to educate the general public about the role pollinators play in maintaining …