Residents of northern Wicomico County community ask city council to ban Jeep event

SALISBURY — Residents of a northern Wicomico County community continue to protest an upcoming Jeep-specific event planned for a nearby county-owned site off Connelly Mill Road in Delmar. …

SALISBURY — Debbie Reynolds, a 7th grade World History teacher at Wicomico Middle School, was named the 2024-2025 Wicomico Teacher of the Year April 11 in an announcement at the Teacher of the …
SALISBURY — Airport improvements, educational funding and recent Maryland General Assembly wins were among topics discussed during the State of the County Address on April 11. Wicomico …
SALISBURY — The Salisbury Fire Department has received a grant that will help it screen for one of the leading causes of death among firefighters in the United States. Through the Maryland …
News
Every seat at Chesapeake Grove Intergenerational Center was filled by 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18. An estimated one hundred sixty-nine people attended in person with more watching via live stream to hear from the governing board of Cambridge Harbor.
The governing body of the Cambridge Harbor development, which has come under fire in recent weeks following the resignation of City Manager Tom Carroll, has posted two streaming links to its community update meeting Wednesday.
Cambridge Mayor Steve Rideout took steps to assert city oversight into Cambridge Harbor activities with the introduction of amended articles of incorporation for Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI). Under the revisions, the Mayor of Cambridge would be designated as the nonprofit CWDI’s sole member.
Dorchester County Council recently appointed her to fill the remaining school board term of the late Dr. Theresa Stafford, who passed away in December 2023, representing District 2. And on …
City Council’s April 8 agenda covered a wide range, from youth opportunities, to the City Manager search, the High/Washington Sts. corner rezoning, crucial sewer overflow work, street paving, committee volunteer openings, and kudos for cost cutting lighting measures and other staff initiatives.
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Stade and Willey named TidalHealth Team Members of the Month for March 2024

SALISBURY — TidalHealth Primary Care and TidalHealth Specialty Care announce Tina Stade and Chrystal Willey are Team Members of the Month for March 2024. Ms. Stade, Cancer Services …

NASA and Salisbury University expand student opportunities with partnership

SALISBURY — Salisbury University and NASA have formally signed off on a partnership that will allow students to learn from some of the top experts in the space industry and expand the national …

Downtown Salisbury parking lot could become site of hotel and conference center

SALISBURY — The future of a downtown parking lot in Salisbury could become clearer with a proposed subrecipient agreement by its developer and the city. Lot 10, situated next to a state …
Neighbors

Community Players announce auditions for last show of season

Community Players of Salisbury’s last show of the 2023-2024 season will be the classic Cole Porter Musical “Kiss Me Kate” from June 21 to 23 at Wicomico High School Auditorium. …

Registration open for virtual Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Conference

SALISBURY — MAC’s 2024 Virtual Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Conference, “Dementia: Navigating the Journey,” will be held Wednesday, April 24. CEU registration …

Former Ward Museum decoys to be on exhibit at Delmarva Discovery Museum

SALISBURY — For the first time since 2022, portions of the Salisbury University carving collection will be accessible to the public thanks to a partnership between SU’s Museum of Eastern …
Business

More than 1,000 small businesses seek aid amid Baltimore port closure

DUNDALK, Md.— More than 1,000 small businesses have sought emergency federal loans to stay afloat following the March 26 collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and closure of much of the Port …

Telewire, Inc. invited to attend top technology event of the year

Telewire, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider, has received an exclusive invitation...

Groups begin investing $2 million in Delmarva chicken farming best management practices

Delmarva Chicken Association, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance are partnering with chicken farmers to invest $2 million in cost-share programs to accelerate …

The Red Roost celebrates 50 years of food on the Eastern Shore

QUANTICO — A seasonal Eastern Shore restaurant in business for half a century recently opened back up to seafood lovers in search of the ultimate meal. The Red Roost opened during St. …

The 'American Pickers' looking for Maryland sites to use on its national TV show

The American Pickers are planning to return to Maryland to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series during the month of April. "American Pickers" is a documentary series that …
Things to do
The Salisbury Zoo recently welcomed a second white-tailed deer, Rosie. (Photo courtesy Salisbury Zoo)

Salisbury Zoo welcomes new deer

  The Salisbury Zoo recently welcomed a second white-tailed deer, Rosie.
Peter Richard Conte.(Courtesy photo)

Kid-Friendly Silent Film Night at St. Peter’s

On May 3, at 7 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will welcome world-renowned concert organist Peter Richard Conte in a kid-friendly …

Salisbury Zoo to host Earth Day celebration, Zoo Stampede 5K on Saturday

Families can learn about animals and the environment at the Salisbury Zoo’s annual Earth Day...
Sports
CAMBRIDGE – At Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s home meet April 10, the men earned a win, with a score of 160.5 points. They were followed by Parkside, 67; James M. Bennett, 55.5; …
SHILOH – On April 10, the North Dorchester High School Boys’ Track and Field Team won their meet against Colonel Richardson, Crisfield and Washington with a score of 87.5. Results are …
Washington College Athletics Registration for the Annual Ed Athey Golf Tournament is now open. To register, visit washcoll.edu/giving/golf. Annual Preston Run/Walk Online registration …
Opinion
The members of the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of Maryland House Bill 1258 on local journalism.
I am a concerned Ocean Pines, Maryland, citizen who is appalled by the unsightly litter along our roads and waterways in our otherwise beautiful Eastern Shore. It’s time to actually do something to deal with this issue.
The Alabama Supreme Court, citing Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, has ruled that the frozen embryos used in IVF (in vitro fertilization) are children and entitled to all the protections …
Last week's Viewpoint page featured an open letter submitted by the Maryland House Republican Caucus expressing their concerns that a juvenile sex offender convicted of second-degree rape …
As Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) advances its mission to develop Cambridge Harbor, we plan to keep the public informed on our progress and what you can look forward to in the coming …
When the opening day of the 2024 Maryland General Assembly session was called to order, Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes was the speaker pro tempore in the Maryland House of Delegates, the second-highest position for a member of the House Democratic Caucus.
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