News
SMYRNA — A 14-year-old Smyrna Middle School student turned over a loaded firearm while “suffering a mental health crisis” Wednesday, authorities said.
DOVER — The Republican Party of Delaware is hosting a free rally from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 8 at 13 Nobles Pond Crossing in Dover. “This event is exactly one year from Election Day, …
NEW CASTLE — On Thursday, Delaware State Police in conjunction with the Office of Highway Safety and Delaware Department of Transportation, will conduct a joint event interacting with the …
WILMINGTON — A 67-year-old nature photographer was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to one year in federal prison for tax evasion, U.S. District Attorney David C. Weiss said. In a news …
CLAYTON — A 72-year-old Clayton man was indicted by a federal grand jury on child pornography charges Tuesday, David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced. Rick …
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Sports
Salisbury-area runners will have two Thanksgiving Day events in which they can participate. On the trails of Pemberton Historical Park, the 13th annual Turkey Trek 5K, organized by Wicomico County …
FEDERALSBURG — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings’ 13-year streak as 1A East champions ended Friday in Caroline County, with a 16-14 Colonel Richardson win. The Vikings came …
The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation recently held its annual 5K Run/Walk for Wor-Wic, along with the 2021 Law Enforcement Team Cup Challenge, at the college campus in Salisbury. The Wicomico …
Business
BALTIMORE — Eastern Shore heating and cooling company Service Today has been acquired by Baltimore-based Len The Plumber (LTP), a full-service residential plumbing company. Service Today, a …
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on Monday announced an update on the top and bottom 10 skilled nursing facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least …
Neighbors

Historic marker honors Revolutionary War patriot in Crisfield

CRISFIELD — The National Society for the Daughters of the American Revolution has authorized the placement of an official marker in Somerset County memorializing the Patriot Thomas …

University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Salisbury Chamber salute veterans Nov. 11

SALISBURY – After a year’s hiatus yielding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are bringing back the …

TidalHealth vaccinates 2,658 people at drive-thru flu event

TidalHealth recently held its Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic for a 27th season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Free seasonal quadrivalent flu vaccinations were administered to individuals 13 years of …
Things to Do
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s 4-H STEM Festival returns this year after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension 4-H STEM festival slated for Nov. 13

PRINCESS ANNE - University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s 4-H STEM Festival returns this year after a one-year hiatus due …

Halloween happenings in Dorchester

• Cambridge Ghost Walk Oct. 23, 29, 30: Take a walk down Haunted High Street in Historic Cambridge — the most haunted …

Enjoy sights and sounds of fall at Blackwater NWR

CAMBRIDGE — Experience the changing of the seasons at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge by participating in a guided birding …
Schools
WESTOVER — Somerset County Public Schools may no longer require temperature checks or health questionnaires for those entering school buildings but visitors are now being asked for a …
WESTOVER — Somerset County Technical High School students in the Criminal Justice program were promoted in rank during a pinning ceremony held at the school. Parents, school board members …
No one was prepared for the havoc COVID-19 wreaked in the months after public health officials declared a pandemic and civic leaders directed everyday life be brought to a standstill. UMES senior …