Coronavirus
BALTIMORE – The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on Monday announced update on the top and bottom 10 skilled nursing facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least one …
WESTOVER — COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children ages 5 and older resume with three school-based clinics plus a Saturday session at the Somerset County Health Department scheduled the week …
Government
CAMBRIDGE – Moves are underway to end Mayor Andrew Bradshaw’s tenure at the city’s top job. Mayor Bradshaw was arrested Nov. 15 and charged with 50 counts of distributing revenge …
BALTIMORE — The former Carvel Hall cutlery manufacturing plant in Crisfield — on its way to being sold for redevelopment for an indoor greenhouse — will be among the examples of a …
CRISFIELD — Crisfield’s 750 kW wind turbine is now in its third month in idle with no date available when parts will be shipped from overseas. According to Jason Loar, the city’s …
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Environment
PRINCESS ANNE — A complaint filed last Thursday by the Somerset County Commissioners against the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Secretary Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio requests the …
Orders are being accepted for the spring 2022 planting season for shrubs and trees from the John S. Ayton State Tree Nursery, managed by the Maryland Department of Natural …
Cops and Courts
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 …
CAMBRIDGE — After 20 years since the murder of ECI Correctional Officer Gregory Guy Collins the man charged in 2019 with that crime was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of …
Kent County
DOVER — Delaware has gone from having the nation’s highest rate of unintended pregnancies to one of the state’s with the largest improvement in this rate over the last decade, …
NEW CASTLE — From the looks of the main line at the Republic Services’ Delaware Recycling Center, many are unaware that plastic shopping bags are not recyclable. In fact, since the bags are a hazard to equipment, this is the biggest issue the facility is currently facing.
DOVER — Sixty-nine percent of Delaware’s new COVID-19 hospitalizations over a seven-day period were not fully vaccinated, according to recent data from the Delaware Division of Public …
Sussex County
SEAFORD — A Delmar, Maryland man was arrested by Delaware State Police on drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop in Seaford on Friday night. Troy Smith was pulled over at …
DOVER — Registration is now open for the 10th Delaware Wetlands Conference presented by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Organized by the DNREC Division …
Thousands hit the Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach on Black Friday hoping to get good deals as the countdown to Christmas begins.
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — Geraldo Gonzalez has been a bus and rail enthusiast since he was a child and has relied on public transportation for most of his life.
DOVER — The number of in-person contagious COVID-19 cases in Delaware K-12 public schools remained under the 300 mark for the fifth consecutive week, according to information from the Delaware …
DOVER — There have been seven lab-confirmed cases of the flu in Delaware for the current season, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health’s most recent data.
Wicomico County
Salisbury has been awarded $162,801 in Community Parks and Playgrounds grant funding from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources that will be used to build Phase 2-B of the Salisbury Skatepark …
Salisbury’s police officers are set to receive mid-year pay raises as part of a plan to improve recruitment and retention efforts in the department. Other jurisdictions have been forced to …
Maryland’s small turkey farmers faced higher costs this year, but Thanksgiving has allowed many to sell their entire inventory well before the holiday. High fuel costs have led to high feed …
Dorchester County
ANNAPOLIS - Dorchester County and the Eastern Shore were named a Top 25 “Best of the World” Destination for 2022 by National Geographic. The following is an excerpt from the article, …
BALTIMORE – The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a second virtual public comment hearing on a proposed 50 MW solar generating facility in Dorchester County. Community residents …
With help from some generous donation elves, the Cambridge Lighthouse Foundation will be adding a little Christmas cheer to the town's waterfront this season. Lighted garlands and bows will be strung …
Somerset County
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 …
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland’s small turkey farmers faced higher costs this year, but Thanksgiving has allowed many to sell their entire inventory well before the holiday. High fuel costs …
SALISBURY — The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore is again making it easy to donate to more than 120 area nonprofits during Giving Tuesday, the 24-hour online giving event held on the …
News
The Great American Smokeout challenges people who smoke to stop using tobacco products for one day and learn about the many tools they can use to help them quit. It falls every year on the third …
SALISBURY — The Salvation Army of Salisbury — which is now responsible for all activities in Crisfield following the retirement of local director Phil Parks and board chair Dean …
CRISFIELD — The Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce is scheduling ribbon cuttings to welcome new businesses ahead of the Black Friday and Small Business Saturday holiday buying …
CRISFIELD — Janes Island State Park — already known for its annual hosting of First Day Walks on New Year’s Day — introduces the first “Hike that Turkey Off” …
PRINCESS ANNE — David Ogden Stiers, best known as Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III to fans of the critically acclaimed TV show M*A*S*H, bequeathed $50,000 to the University of Maryland …
CRISFIELD — Winning designs for new bike racks were announced last year by the Crisfield Arts and Entertainment Project and CAED is now applying for a $20,000 Public Arts Across Maryland (PAAM) …
The Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association has removed Edward J. Clarke, the late editor and owner of the Worcester Democrat, from its Hall of Fame after a review of his published work revealed …
CRISFIELD — Crisfield Police have a warrant for the arrest of a 57-year-old Crisfield man wanted for the non-fatal stabbing of another man at the Crisfield Housing Authority. From …
CRISFIELD — Veterans Day is more than just a day off in Somerset County as local organizations take seriously their duty to honor those who served. In addition to a breakfast and the return …
WESTOVER — Shortly after the CDC on Wednesday announced approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 to 11 state and local health agencies mobilized to schedule clinics to give children their …