Chesapeake Bay’s health again gets poor marks

The ecological health of the nation’s largest estuary remains stuck at a low level, according to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The Annapolis-based environmental group graded the Bay’s …

PRINCESS ANNE — Princess Anne Commissioner Lionel Frederick — unrepentant in his claims of election fraud and governmental mismanagement — was for the second time in his political …
CRISFIELD — For the third year in a row Janes Island State Park last year hosted more than 100,000 visitors with 105,044 the official tally. That includes 26,570 persons camping and another …
NEW YORK — The hosts of the History Channel’s TV series “American Pickers” are planning a return Maryland and will be scouting locations in March. This weekly documentary …
News
WESTOVER — Holly Grove Christian School announces its second quarter honor rolls for the 2022-23 school year. 1st Grade: Principal’s Roll: Chase Blades, Christopher Craven, Kamry …
WESTOVER — When is the weather unsuitable for primary and elementary schools students to go outside for recess?   Somerset County Public Schools’ Student Health and Wellness …
CRISFIELD — A change to the zoning code to allow medium-scale solar energy systems of up to 2 megawatts by special exception in Residential-4 districts was unanimously approved by the City …
CRISFIELD — Delmarva Veteran Builders continues to restore the exterior of the former Maurice D. Tawes Armory with two out of the three roofs replaced. The contract for $636,560 includes …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering a change in the tolerance limits for undersized male hard crabs from five crabs per bushel and 13 crabs per barrel to six …
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Cambridge Waterfront Development Inc. has moved its day-to-day operations to the offices of the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce building at 306 High St. “We are very excited to have a …
 PRINCESS ANNE — Equipping farmers with a better understanding of business and agricultural taxes is the aim of a two-day workshop hosted by UMES Extension’s Small Farm …
Sports
The Philadelphia Eagles are playing for another Super Bowl title because they weren’t afraid to make difficult decisions following a disastrous 2020 season. Just three years after hoisting the …
If the Super Bowl comes down to a key fourth-down decision, that might bode well for the the Philadelphia Eagles. The analytically inclined Eagles have long been one of the NFL's most aggressive …
It's only fitting that the top two quarterbacks in the regular season based on All-Pro voting are the last two quarterbacks standing in the NFL this season. First-team All-Pro quarterback Patrick …

Salisbury University featuring multiple events for Black History Month

Salisbury University celebrates Black History Month throughout February with this year’s theme, “Black Resistance,” exploring …
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 …
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