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. Saturday, July 2 at the City Dock. There will be …

More than two years into the pandemic, community colleges and four-year institutions across the country face an imperative to ensure students from communities disproportionately impacted by the …
A deputy with the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office who was killed in the line of duty was given an emotional farewell filled with both tears and laughter as fellow officers and family members …
The afternoon of Sunday, June 12, before Deputy Glenn Hilliard left for work, his wife was bothered by an odd feeling. Tashica Hilliard wanted to be especially close to her husband of 16 years …
News
ANNAPOLIS — Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, University of Michigan and U.S. Geological Survey announced Tuesday that …
SNOW HILL — The Delmarva Bird Conservation Series presented by Lower Shore Land Trust and Eastern Shore Land Conservancy has some unique places it wants to show off in July. On Monday, July …
CRISFIELD — Students from five elementary schools from Somerset and Wicomico counties wrapped crabs, toured the shoreline, and learned about the storied history of the one-time “Seafood …
PRINCESS ANNE — AFSCME Council 3 members from across Maryland along with local elected officials and community allies are calling out the University System of Maryland (USM) for illegally …
PRINCESS ANNE — In less than 90 minutes Somerset County took in nearly $260,000 in back taxes and water and sewer charges during the annual tax sale. The collection of taxes and fees delinquent …
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Business
In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live webinar panel with Larry Webb, district director SBA’s Washington Metropolitan Area District Office; …
The Salisbury Independent has brought on board reporter Katie Redefer to help cover growth and development, the environment and significant issues confronting Delmarva. Having graduated earlier …
Sports
Maryland experimented with State playoffs for girls’ sports in the late 1940’s, boys’ tournaments were canceled in 1940 as World War II became an international concern and did not …
Crisfield High School has a proud sports history dating back to the early years of competitive scholastic athletics. Maryland like most states initially had open classification, the small schools …
Winds of change swept through the scholastic basketball scene in 1963, the MPSSAA admitted Black schools into the State athletic organization, a long overdue inclusion. Black schools had their own …
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 …
On select dates in June and July, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s 1920 buyboat, Winnie Estelle, will take passengers out to watch the Chesapeake’s iconic sailing log canoe races along the Miles River.

Watch sailing log canoe races from the deck of the 'Winnie Estelle'

ST. MICHAELS — If you want to go aboard an original 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat built in Somerset County — and watch up-close and …
Manokin River Park will be site of the monthly Princess Anne Craft Fair starting June 11, 2022.

Monthly Princess Anne Craft Fair moves to Manokin River Park

Main Street Princess Anne is excited to announce the Princess Anne Craft Fair and Market will be held in Manokin River Park, located …
Professor Emeritus Bill Boicourt, second from right, describes the advances made with remote sensing and data gathering stations across the Chesapeake Bay to track and gather data on winds, currents, salinity, oxygen levels and more.

Explore the world of marine science, tour Horn Point Laboratory

CAMBRIDGE – Dive into science and see the Bay the Horn Point way. Every Tuesday at 10 a.m., from Memorial Day through Labor Day, …
Dave Matthews will appear with Tim Reynolds at the first Oceans Calling Festival in Ocean City, Maryland, on Sept. 30.

Tickets on sale Wednesday for Oceans Calling Festival in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. — The inaugural Oceans Calling Festival will bring headliners Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds, The Lumineers and …