Coronavirus
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland students ages 12-17 that get vaccinated against COVID-19 will be entered for a drawing where they could win a $50,000 scholarship to cover full-time tuition and fees at a …
EASTON — In the past several months few weeks, more than 1,000 individuals have received COVID-19 vaccines through the Mobile Vaccination Program conducted by University of Maryland Shore …
Government
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The former chief of police in Montgomery County will take over as chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection in which the police agency was not …
CAMBRIDGE — U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) visited The Packing House on July 16, touring the old Phillips Packing House structure with a group of local officials, business owners and …
WASHINGTON – On July 7, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, sent a letter to Treasury Secretary …
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Environment
WAKEFIELD, N.J. — The US National Weather Service expanded Tropical Storm Warnings early Thursday morning to all coastal areas.Tropical Storm Elsa is forecast to move across the Mid-Atlantic …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages …
Cops and Courts
CAMBRIDGE — On July 19 around 10:25 p.m., Cambridge Police received a call to respond to the Emergency Room at UMSMC at Dorchester in reference to a male subject who had arrived by vehicle with …
CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Police Department released an update July 12 regarding a shooting incident. On May 27 at 3:45 p.m., Cambridge Police responded to the 600 block of Greenwood Avenue in …
Kent County
DOVER — A police pursuit that began in Dover late Sunday concluded in Maryland, west of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, and resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Dover man on multiple charges, authorities said.
WILMINGTON — Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, announced Monday that he will not seek reelection when his term ends in November 2022.
DOVER — When it comes to pampering pets and finding nutritional food for their fur buddies in Kent County, Yarn & Bone Pet Supply Company has local pet lovers covered twice over. Matthew …
Sussex County
LEWES — A 39-year-old Lewes man was charged with felony assault after allegedly striking a male acquaintance in the face multiple times Sunday morning, authorities said.
SEAFORD — Two July 20 shootings remained under investigation Monday, Seaford police said.
SELBYVILLE — Much-needed new playground equipment is earmarked for Phillip Showell Elementary School — one of 100 Hometowns impact projects selected nationwide in Lowe’s centennial …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an ``unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top …
HARRINGTON — After a year away, the Delaware State Grange is back at the Delaware State Fair serving up its signature chicken and ham platters. Fairgoers are excited to see the return of …
For many residents within the First State, like Judy Govatos and her family, having the right to control one’s own final wishes is crucial. Ms. Govatos, of Wilmington, lost her daughter 17 …
Wicomico County
SALISBURY — The fight against cancer hasn’t stopped despite COVID-19 and 1 in 3 Americans will get cancer in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society continues to fund research, …
The 80th National Folk Festival has unveiled details about the Maryland Traditions Family Folklife Area program, sharing details about the performers, craftspeople, and demonstrators who will be …
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced nearly $30 million in awards to expand broadband Internet access to more than 12,000 rural households, including homes in underserved portions of …
Dorchester County
NEW YORK, New York — Gloria Richardson, a civil rights pioneer who was active in Cambridge and nationally in the early 1960s, died at her home in New York City on July 15. She was 99. Ms. …
EASTON — The Plein Air Easton Competition and Arts Festival in Easton last week featured 58 juried artists from all over the United States, who painted throughout Talbot County. They then …
EASTON — Following a week-long renovation and refresh, UM Shore Medical Center at Easton recently unveiled its newly renovated “Easton Marketplace,” replacing the traditional …
Somerset County
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on July 26 announced the top 10 and bottom 10 nursing home facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least one dose of a …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Fair kicks off this week with the Little Miss and Junior Miss Pageant on Monday and the Miss Fair Queen Pageant on Tuesday, both at 7 p.m. at the Somerset …
BERLIN — The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) has awarded the Beach to Bay Heritage Area nearly $167,000 in funding for projects totaling $346,000. Projects receiving funding …
News
CAMBRIDGE — For decades, the marine railway at Cambridge’s Yacht Maintenance boatyard has transported many historic vessels. The most recent is the WWII, P-520 USAAF crash boat hauled out …
CAMBRIDGE — Observant visitors to the Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge this season will note that the metal legs on the nine-year-old replica beacon look brand new again. That’s …
CAMBRIDGE — City Manager Patrick Comiskey has declined to seek renewal of his employment contract following the current contract’s expiration on July 31. Mr. Comiskey, who was hired …
EASTON — Emily Uyttewaal, RN, of Easton, was named winner of the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health 2021 Nurse of the Year Award in a recent award presentation conducted by UM SRH …
CAMBRIDGE — An arrest has been made in a June stabbing incident, after Cambridge police determined that the victim had given them false information about the attack. On June 22 at about 1:30 …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces new commercial oyster harvesting regulations for the coming season. One key change is watermen will be able to work five days …
Ocean City fireworks mishapOcean City Fire Marshals are continuing safety inspections at both fireworks locations after the unintended discharge of fireworks on the beach. Due to an abundance of …
In Wicomico County, Maryland, officials just recently approved a new three-year contract with their sheriff’s deputies. Beginning deputies will be paid $45,922 annually and receive 8 percent …
HURLOCK — The election isn’t until November of 2022, but campaigning has already started, at least for the District 5 seat on the Dorchester County Council.David Beverley II is running as …
CAMBRIDGE — The Boys and Girls Club of Cambridge officially opened on June 30, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Governor Larry Hogan, state and local leaders. It is located in the …