Chesapeake Bay sees smaller than average dead zone in 2022

ANNAPOLIS — Chesapeake Bay Program partners today released information on the state of the 2022 Chesapeake Bay dead zone. Experts from both the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and …

PRINCESS ANNE — Incumbents — and unopposed newcomers — won the day for seats in Somerset County government following early voting, voting on general election day, and the first …
PRINCESS ANNE — Maryland Deputy Transportation Secretary Sean Powell and other MDOT officials met Nov. 1 with Somerset County officials to discuss the state’s draft Consolidated …
CRISFIELD — The Crisfield Arts and Entertainment District (CAED) Project has completed its Art Bike Rack design competition with the new racks installed and winning artists receiving an award …
News
WESTOVER — A raccoon located near Arden Station Road and Dublin Road south of Princess Anne has tested positive for rabies after biting a dog on Sunday, Nov. 20. The positive test results …
PRINCESS ANNE — Captain Roberto H. Torres is among the early students to matriculate in the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s aviation program which is the only four-year …
Martin Schwartz is the kind of man who awakens at 2 a.m. with radiant ideas. “Drives my staff crazy,” the Halethorpe, Md., resident said with a laugh during a recent conversation with …
ANNAPOLIS — The two-week firearms hunting season in Maryland for white-tailed and sika deer opens onSaturday, Nov. 26 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 10. The two-week season …
PIKESVILLE — The Office of the State Fire Marshal added a new employee to the ranks Nov. 18, and while every newly minted Deputy State Fire Marshal is required to raise their right hand and be …
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Business
Downtown Salisbury businesses are ready for this week’s Small Business Saturday. The shoppers-friendly event annually falls the first Saturday after Thanksgiving and was created by American …
RICHMOND — Shore Stop in Crisfield and other Shore Stop stores on Maryland’s and Virginia’s Eastern Shore as well as Delaware are among the nearly 1,400 stores taking part in the …
Two Salisbury-area properties owned by the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake – along with two others elsewhere on the Peninsula -- are on the market with the goal of raising funds “to invest …
Sports
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran for 157 yards to set an Eagles record for a quarterback, and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers suffered an oblique injury in Philadelphia’s 40-33 victory over Green Bay …
CRISFIELD — Project Xposure is partnering with the Crisfield Housing Authority this year to host the second annual Turkey Bowl & Food Drive at Somers Cove Apartments with the first game …
HOUSTON (AP) — For now and forever, Dusty Baker, the epic storyteller, first-class name-dropper, toothpick chewer and baseball lifer will bear a most distinguished title. World Series champion …
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 …
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 …