Somerset County stays intact with Gov. Hogan's proposed legislative maps

ANNAPOLIS — Legislative maps now before the General Assembly drafted by the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission will only change district numbers for Somerset County voters as it …

CAMBRIDGE – Andrew Bradshaw stepped down as mayor of Cambridge on Monday. “Today, I announce my resignation as Mayor of the City of Cambridge. I make this decision after a period of …
ANNAPOLIS — A General Assembly committee on Jan. 5 formally affirmed the Maryland State Board of Education’s revised mask mandate which includes three ways to make face coverings …
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan on Jan. 4 declared a 30-day state of emergency to take urgent short-term actions to combat the current COVID-19 surge and mobilized 1,000 members of the …
News
BALTIMORE — Residential property tax assessments in the middle of Somerset County are going up by an average of 15.1% over the next three years. That’s according to the The Maryland …
PRINCESS ANNE — Legislation to raise the salaries of local elected officials will be introduced in the next regular General Assembly session at the request of the County Commissioners. It …
WESTOVER — Somerset County Public Schools ended last year with $1.059 million unspent as several categories of expenses came in under budget. The excess fund balance was primarily attributed …
BALTIMORE – U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander on Nov. 23 sentenced Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, of Dorchester County, to one year of probation, to pay a $10,000 fine, a …
BALTIMORE — A 55-year-old Somerset County resident who works in personnel plans to keep working, despite winning a $2.2 million Multi-Match jackpot. She won with a quick-pick line on her $4 …
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CAMBRIDGE – Increasingly frustrated city residents and business owners are looking for a resolution to the condition of a structure in the heart of downtown. After standing vacant for many …
COLLEGE PARK — Estate planning for farms is a difficult subject to navigate — families must create a plan of succession for the business, understand the legalities of property …
Dashiell, Gillis join NAI Coastal NAI Coastal is growing its specialized brokerage team with the addition of associate advisors Doug Dashiell and Shelby Gillis. Both Dashiell and Gillis have a …
Sports
Besides COVID-19 cases and quarantines what else can happen to push Crisfield High School basketball off the calendar? Why winter weather of course, and another winter storm which has been entitled …
Crisfield High School claimed its fourth State basketball title in 1973 — Coach Bill Cain’s first of four State crowns. Cain and the Crabbers struggled through 3 losing seasons 1974 to …
Crisfield High School won its first ever State basketball title in 1957, the Crabbers dominated the opposition enroute to a sparkling 18-0 record to bring home the Class C boys basketball …
Marshall Muskrat will welcome in 2022 by descending to Somerset Avenue at midnight Friday for his “Midnight Muskrat Dive.”

Marshall Muskrat ready for big night in Princess Anne

Ring in the New Year in Historic Downtown Princess Anne from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday. Help Marshall Muskrat welcome 2022 as he …
The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions Grow Fair Strong Convention in San Antonio, Texas. From left to right: Maryland State Fair Assistant General Manager David Gordon; MSF Board Member Mary Amoss; MSF President Donna Myers; and MSF General Manager Andy Cashman.

Maryland State Fair earns nine awards

TIMONIUM – The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International …
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s 4-H STEM Festival returns this year after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension 4-H STEM festival slated for Nov. 13

PRINCESS ANNE - University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s 4-H STEM Festival returns this year after a one-year hiatus due …

Free dinner and a movie on the courthouse lawn Oct. 1 in Princess Anne

PRINCESS ANNE — The Town of Princess Anne, Princess Anne Police Department, Main Street Princess Anne and University of Maryland …

Crisfield's Oliver 'Tuts' Lawson a featured exhibitor at Ward Museum

SALISBURY — The Ward Museum opens a new exhibit “Oliver ‘Tuts’ Lawson: A Retrospective” this Friday, Sept. 24 with a …