Maryland makes reductions in crab harvest limits

Chesapeake Bay crabbers will have reduced harvest allowances for the rest of this year under limits adopted in response to a worrisome drop in the Bay’s population of the popular …

PRINCESS ANNE — A reduction in the number of polling places for the primary election has one Mt. Vernon resident alarmed about an erosion of public service for him and his neighbors in rural …
SALISBURY — A court appointed special advocate (CASA) program serving children in the child welfare system in Worcester County has expanded to Somerset and Wicomico counties starting this …
CRISFIELD — As one of its last acts before the new administration took over following the recent election  the City Council amended its food truck ordinance so it will include portable, …
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CRISFIELD — The Greater Crisfield Action Coalition, together with GTF Productions, hosted the first annual Crisfield Bluegrass & Sunset Festival on Saturday, June 18. “The festival …
WESTOVER — Four Somerset County Public Schools are participating in the Summer Food Service Program and will be open for free breakfast and lunch to all students most weekdays starting July 5 …
WESTOVER — The Somerset County Board of Education during its regular June meeting approved the purchase of new high school textbooks for American Government and U.S. History II classes. The …
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 …
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 …
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The nation is experiencing a shortage of more than 80,000 truck drivers, according to an estimate from the American Trucking Associations. The ATA also estimates that about 72 percent of …
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ELLENDALE — A business that started as a side hustle, Bella Terra Landscapes & Garden Center has grown to occupy a sprawling campus, offering hundreds of plants and several personalized …
Taylor’s BBQ, known not only for its tasty beef, ready to pick up for a quick meal, but also for popular side dishes like potato salad, macaroni and cheese and wet cornbread, is moving from 720 …
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 …