News
Vending machines in Maryland can now stock everything from allergy relief to some contraception along with candy or chips under a new state law. Over-the-counter medications, which can be bought off …
The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit arrested a Dorchester County man on Oct. 18 in connection with a shooting in Wicomico County that injured a woman and claimed the life of a 42-year-old …
No one was prepared for the havoc COVID-19 wreaked in the months after public health officials declared a pandemic and civic leaders directed everyday life be brought to a standstill. UMES senior …
WESTOVER — Somerset County Public Schools Policy 600-32 titled "Administration of Medication" is being amended by the Board of Education to include medical cannabis. The vote on first reader …
PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset Crossing, the newest commercial development in Princess Anne, received approval from the Somerset County Sanitary Commission for its water and sewer plan. Located …
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Sports
FEDERALSBURG — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings’ 13-year streak as 1A East champions ended Friday in Caroline County, with a 16-14 Colonel Richardson win. The Vikings came …
The Wor-Wic Community College Foundation recently held its annual 5K Run/Walk for Wor-Wic, along with the 2021 Law Enforcement Team Cup Challenge, at the college campus in Salisbury. The Wicomico …
SALISBURY — The Wicomico High School Indians (2A) beat the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings (1A) on Friday, 28-7. The win was WiHi’s first over Cambridge in several seasons, …
Business
NEW CASTLE — On Oct. 19 the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) welcomed a new Board member as Commission Vice Chairman Samuel E. Lathem administered the Oath of Office to Theodore W. Becker of Lewes, Delaware, prior to the bi-state agency’s monthly meeting. Commissioner Becker replaces Jim Ford who resigned in late July. On October 13, the Delaware State Senate unanimously confirmed his nomination. His term extends to July 1, 2022.
DOVER – The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Delaware Thunder Professional Hockey Club on Oct. 5 at 4 p.m. The event was held at the Centre Ice Arena on the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. Chamber members and friends joined CEO/President Charles F. Pens, Sr., and his team to celebrate the relaunching of Central Delaware’s number one sports franchise.
Crisfield
After the story "Forgotten Hero" appeared in Maryland and Texas newspapers, I gathered even more information about Chaplain David Long Quinn and his wife, Dorothy "Dot" Davis Quinn. A search that …
CRISFIELD — Fifteen months after it was created a slate of nominees announced by Mayor Barry Dize to be the first members of the Crisfield Economic Development Commission were approved Sept. 8 …
The 74th National Hard Crab Derby program is online at https://crisfieldtimes-md.newsmemory.com/?special=Hard+Crab+Derby    
SALISBURY, N.C. — Food Lion in Crisfield has joined other regional locations to implement its Food Lion To Go grocery pick up service. Customers can now order groceries online and have then …
Neighbors

TidalHealth vaccinates 2,658 people at drive-thru flu event

TidalHealth recently held its Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic for a 27th season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Free seasonal quadrivalent flu vaccinations were administered to individuals 13 years of …

Delmar is first stop for ‘Edgar Allan Poe: The Dark Side’ tour

Terror. Torment. Murder. Madness. Supernatural forces. All these and more come into play in the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, a Boston native who was a Maryland resident at the end of his life. His …

Somerset County firefighters inducted into Hall of Fame

PRINCESS ANNE — A long-time member and leader of the Princess Anne Volunteer Fire Company was one of two Somerset County volunteer firefighters to be enrolled into the Eastern Shore of Maryland …
Things to Do

Halloween happenings in Dorchester

• Cambridge Ghost Walk Oct. 23, 29, 30: Take a walk down Haunted High Street in Historic Cambridge — the most haunted …

Enjoy sights and sounds of fall at Blackwater NWR

CAMBRIDGE — Experience the changing of the seasons at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge by participating in a guided birding …

Celebrate all things oyster in St. Michaels

ST. MICHAELS — Get ready to celebrate the Bay’s favorite bivalve at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s OysterFest, …
Schools
WESTOVER — The last time a parent addressed the Somerset County Board of Education in person and without an appointment was at the September 2020 meeting. Matt Lankford spoke to the board …
MT. VERNON — In 1921, the all wood, two-story Mt. Vernon High School was the largest structure in the community and one of the biggest in Somerset County. It was so imposing in the …
PRINCESS ANNE - NOAA, through its Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions recently renewed an agreement that will provide $30 million in grants over five years to support …