Somerset seeks planning grant to design safe routes to schools

PRINCESS ANNE — Grant funding from the Maryland Department of Transportation is being requested for design of two “Safe Routes to School” sidewalk projects in Crisfield and Princess …

The lights are in place at the stadium field at Crisfield High School and plans are for the first night games ever during the fall sports season which also sees the introduction of girls’ …
WESTOVER — Following the overwhelming response to an online community survey Somerset County Public Schools is moving ahead with a “staggered-start” for the coming school …
RHODES POINT — A rogue waterspout that crossed over Smith Island last Thursday evening as a tornado demolished an occupied mobile home and took the roof and third floor off Island Time vacation …
News
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, with the support of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, announces a new initiative to provide marketing support to the …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to the reporting requirements for commercial licensees who guide fishing parties. Currently, a Commercial …
PRINCESS ANNE — Following a two-day trial a jury in less than an hour found the former manager of the Somerset County Liquor Dispensary’s highway store north of Pocomoke City guilty of …
CRISFIELD — Volunteers who restored the raised beds and maintain the vegetable and flower garden next to City Hall formally dedicated the Crisfield Community Garden last month to the memory of …
ST. MICHAELS — Last month’s decoy and sporting art auction here at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum proved to be good a good two days for both buyers and sellers as some 120 collectors …
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CAMBRIDGE - The Packing House renovations are moving along, with construction soon coming to an end and tenants moving in, a statement from developers said last week. Among the features of the …
PRINCESS ANNE — UMES Extension’s Farm Bus Tour will be back on the road August 31 and September 1 for a visit to Eastern and Central Virginia, including a stop at Virginia State …
For its 19th year, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Salisbury University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Wor-Wic Community College students to Delmarva with its College …
Sports
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Delmar likes to think of itself as “the little town too big for one state.” So Little League fans in both Maryland and Delaware were rooting for Delmar in the …
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Delmar, Md. is one win away from being the best Little League softball team in the world. The Mid-Atlantic champions scored their 11 runs in the first three innings before …
Macy Rickards helped Delmar, Md. take another step toward winning a World Series title on Saturday morning. Rickards fired a no-hitter, struck out 13, and also drove in a run as the Mid-Atlantic …

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 …
Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels on Sunday, Aug. 14, with a “watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest, steamed crabs and other food, beer, live music, boat rides, family activities, and more. Proceeds from the event benefit CBMM and the Talbot Watermen Association, with advanced tickets and more information at cbmm.org/watermensday.

August 14 brings crabs, watermen’s rodeo to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

On Sunday, Aug. 14, Watermen’s Appreciation Day returns to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, featuring a spirited …
One of the signboards that will be displayed during the Stars & Stripes Fest on July 2 in Crisfield.

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. …
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 …