Somerset County Public Schools students to start Aug. 29 if new to their school, Aug. 30 for all others

WESTOVER — Following the overwhelming response to an online community survey Somerset County Public Schools is moving ahead with a “staggered-start” for the coming school …

RHODES POINT — A rogue waterspout that crossed over Smith Island last Thursday evening as a tornado demolished an occupied mobile home and took the roof and third floor off Island Time vacation …
PRINCESS ANNE — UMES Extension’s Farm Bus Tour will be back on the road August 31 and September 1 for a visit to Eastern and Central Virginia, including a stop at Virginia State …
The Chesapeake Bay’s underwater grass beds rebounded a bit in 2021 after two consecutive years of declines, as the ecologically important plants expanded their range by nearly 9 percent. The …
News
ANNAPOLIS — If you ever wanted to grow your own oysters the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has the supplies and training to get you started. An oyster gardeners workshop for new oyster …
PRINCESS ANNE — After hurricanes, floods, fires and other disasters Somerset County Emergency Services relies on volunteers to help protect lives and property as members of the Community …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the Grants Gateway application is open for local governments and organizations for Fiscal Year 2024, which …
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced the annual schedule and process for waterfowl hunting at the Deal Island and Fairmount Wildlife …
SALISBURY — The Mosquito Control Section of the Maryland Department of Agriculture will be treating for mosquitoes sections of Somerset County by aircraft on the evening of Tuesday, Aug. 9 …
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CAMBRIDGE - The Packing House renovations are moving along, with construction soon coming to an end and tenants moving in, a statement from developers said last week. Among the features of the …
For its 19th year, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Salisbury University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Wor-Wic Community College students to Delmarva with its College …
Are you interested in using solar to power your farm or business? Maybe you’re interested in leasing your land for solar development?  Or perhaps, you’d like to learn more about how …
Sports
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Delmar, Md. is one win away from being the best Little League softball team in the world. The Mid-Atlantic champions scored their 11 runs in the first three innings before …
Macy Rickards helped Delmar, Md. take another step toward winning a World Series title on Saturday morning. Rickards fired a no-hitter, struck out 13, and also drove in a run as the Mid-Atlantic …
The 2012 season was special for Crisfield High field hockey and the entire Lady Crabbers athletic programs. Girl sports at CHS struggled year after year through the early days of the Bayside …

Crab Derby parade Sept. 3 returns to its West Main Street route, entries wanted

CRISFIELD — The 75th National Hard Crab Derby Committee returns the parade to its route along West Main Street with trophies awarded …
Fruits of Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking'. Photo: M. Talabac, UME

Fastest Aronia berry picker can earn $200 Amazon gift card at UMES Extension event

PRINCESS ANNE — An Aronia berry picking contest will be held 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 26 at the UMES Research and Education Farm …
Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels on Sunday, Aug. 14, with a “watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest, steamed crabs and other food, beer, live music, boat rides, family activities, and more. Proceeds from the event benefit CBMM and the Talbot Watermen Association, with advanced tickets and more information at cbmm.org/watermensday.

August 14 brings crabs, watermen’s rodeo to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Sunday, Aug. 14, Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, featuring a spirited …
One of the signboards that will be displayed during the Stars & Stripes Fest on July 2 in Crisfield.

Stars & Stripes event celebrates America's independence, Crisfield's 150th

CRISFIELD — Crisfield celebrates Independence Day and the 150th year since its incorporation with a Stars & Stripes Fest 4 to 9 p.m. …
Coops to Co-ops on Peggy Neck Road, between Eden and Princess Anne.

Using natural plant dies in fiber artistry is class topic at Coops to Co-ops Market

EDEN — Coops to Co-ops at 31140 Peggy Neck Road north of Princess Anne has a special educational program during the regular Saturday …