Vikings men win Class 1A State Championship

CAMBRIDGE — A series of championship wins this spring by the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School men’s track and field team – North Bayside, Bayside, and Region 1A East – …

PRINCESS ANNE — A 42-year-old man with a lengthy criminal record was indicted by the grand jury May 17 for the murder of De’Quan Fields, 27, who was reported missing on Jan. 12, 2023. …
PRINCESS ANNE — On the night of Feb. 11, 1951 Company K of the U.S. Army’s 3rd Battalion, 9th Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division was operating a task force alongside the Republic of …
PRINCESS ANNE — The former Lower Shore Shelter that closed in late spring 2023 is now under new management after the County Commissioners on Wednesday approved a five-year lease with Catholic …
News
PRINCESS ANNE — “I’m on a boat off Deal Island evaluating a site for my master’s degree research,” Glen Collins Jr. warned of spotty cellphone reception. It’s late …
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will offer license-free fishing days for all state residents and visitors on June 1, June 8, and July 4. These annual events provide anglers a unique …
WESTOVER — Since 2023 all individuals and companies that perform on-site wastewater services in Maryland to include septic tank pumping and hauling must be licensed with the Maryland Department …
WESTOVER — Following interviews the Somerset County Board of Education has reached consensus on two candidate finalists identified in the search for the next Superintendent of Somerset County …
PRINCESS ANNE — Farmers and owners of forested land on the Eastern Shore are increasingly witnessing effects attributed to climate change. Across the country, climate-related disasters …
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SALISBURY — Downtown Salisbury’s new community gathering spot recently held its first official event. City of Salisbury officials and other dignitaries marked the opening of Unity …
SALISBURY — Life Management of Maryland, LLC (LLM) has announced its newest milestone in community engagement as it joins the ranks of the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce. In …
SALISBURY — A proposed apartment building in Salisbury is drawing concerns from some city council members about whether it will be considered for affordable housing. Three properties …
Sports
Over a decade ago Kylie Curtis’ dream of playing soccer at Crisfield High School was nearly impeded by one major obstacle: there was no girls’ team. The 2012 graduate was 10 years …
Maryland shutdown State tournaments for high school sports during World War II and regular season play was limited. However, Crisfield High School teams were back in full swing in 1947 governed by a …
Equality in sports has been a hot topic in the world of athletic competition since the early 1900s. Women have been competing for the right to play organized sports just as vigorously as they compete …

Men's Health Month kicks off with walk, health event at Cypress Park on June 1

To kick off Men’s Health Month, the Worcester County Health Department in collaboration with the City of Pocomoke, is hosting its …
Captain Jake Flory and the rest of the Skipjack Nathan's crew members are delighted to begin the iconic vessel's 30th sailing season with a newly constructed boom.

30th anniversary Skipjack Nathan season underway

Following a booming “off” season getting shipshape, the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester is again afloat. Plans are fully underway …

Crisfield announces out its upcoming season of arts, cultural and heritage events

CRISFIELD — On your next Maryland Eastern Shore , Chesapeake Bay adventure, take a ride down (all the way down!) the picturesque …
The Lyric Theater was on the corner of West Main and Fifth streets, a victim of the 1928 Great Fire that burned down much of Crisfield's central business district.

Tawes Museum to feature Crisfield movie theaters, reminisce about Old Island

CRISFIELD — Old movies, old guns, and Old Island will be on view during the seasonal grand opening of the Gov. J. Millard Tawes …
Senior Rangers learn about Maryland parks through weekly sessions with the next local program starting 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at Janes Island State Park.

Senior Ranger program at Janes Island recruiting adults 55 and older

CRISFIELD — If you’re age 55 or older and always wanted to be a park ranger then here’s your chance. Janes Island State …
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