Dramatic reading test improvement by Washington High 10th graders

WESTOVER — Tenth graders at Washington High School showed a remarkable 52% improvement in reading skill as reported in the fall 2022 NWEA Reading MAP assessment. The results for the current …

CRISFIELD — When Robert Haugh told his wife Myrtle there was water seeping in from around the fireplace she figured the remedy would be to throw down a few towels. Soon after, while seated …
ANNAPOLIS — Chesapeake Bay Program partners today released information on the state of the 2022 Chesapeake Bay dead zone. Experts from both the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and …
PRINCESS ANNE — Incumbents — and unopposed newcomers — won the day for seats in Somerset County government following early voting, voting on general election day, and the first …
News
GEORGETOWN — After collecting data for more than two years about ammonia and particulate matter emissions from chicken houses the Delmarva Chicken Association (DCA) reports little variation in …
PRINCESS ANNE — Winter Commencement at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16 in the William P. Hytche Arena. Admittance starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 9:50. In …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Waters Edge Condominium Association in Crisfield is proposing the construction of additional shoreline restoration projects and is seeking a grant for design from …
PRINCESS ANNE — A former Maryland State Teacher of the Year who left Somerset County Public Schools to become a Richard F. Hazel Professor of Education at UMES has been appointed by …
PRINCESS ANNE — This Saturday, Dec. 10 will be busy with holiday festivities in downtown Princess Anne. The Town of Princess Anne, the Princess Anne Chamber of Commerce, and Main Street …
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Business
Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals laid off 80 workers the day before Thanksgiving, according to a notice filed with the Maryland Department of Labor. The Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification …
CAMBRIDGE - Nov. 15 closed the 123-day period for potential development partners to respond to a Request for Expressions of Interest in the Cambridge Harbor project. The REOI was issued by …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds commercial crabbers who harvest any hard blue crabs (male or female) in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries that the …
Sports
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback, and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers suffered an oblique injury in Philadelphia’s 40-33 victory over Green Bay …
CRISFIELD — Project Xposure is partnering with the Crisfield Housing Authority this year to host the second annual Turkey Bowl & Food Drive at Somers Cove Apartments with the first game …
Jalen Hurts and the undefeated Eagles are looking for the first 8-0 start in franchise history while the rest of Philadelphia is focused on beating another team from Houston. When the Eagles …
Drew "Black Corn" Shuptar-Rayvia, Cheryl Doughty and Chief Norris Howard of the Pocomoke Indian Nation will be presenting a special program at the Delmarva Discovery Center on Nov. 19.

Pocomoke Indian Nation has special program at Discovery Museum Nov. 19

POCOMOKE CITY — November is Native American Heritage Month and the Delmarva Discovery Museum here is hosting the Pocomoke Indian …
Hoopers Island artist Ed Krell (pictured) was asked by Bungalow By the Bay owner Kelli Ellis-Neal, the festival's co- sponsor, to transform her property's historic boat barn; he responded by creating the Bungalow Wings mural, now a local landmark, and the site of the First Chalk Festival.

Hoopers Island set to host first Chalk Art Festival

It takes imagination to create art. It took imagination plus inspiration to bring the first ever Chalk Art Festival to Hoopers …
At Horn Point Lab's touch tank, children can observe and touch the critters that make the Chesapeake Bay their home.

Explore the Shore through science: open house Oct. 15 at Horn Point Lab

CAMBRIDGE – The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to a free open …

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 …