Coronavirus
ANNAPOLIS —Marylanders 65 and over living in congregate care facilities, including nursing homes, are eligible for COVID-19 booster shots effective immediately. Gov. Larry Hogan announced …
BALTIMORE — The Alice Byrd Tawes Nursing Home in Crisfield is no longer on the Maryland Department of Health’s list of the bottom 10 nursing home facilities in the state ranked by …
Government
ANNAPOLIS - Comptroller Peter Franchot urges eligible Marylanders to act fast and apply for the Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit Program for Tax Year 2021. Applications must be submitted by Sept. …
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) announced $500,267 in federal funds for the Easton/Newnam Field Airport in Talbot County, including more than $50,000 in …
PRINCESS ANNE — Princess Anne’s former town manager — found guilty in May of felony theft and theft scheme for diverting more than $100,000 in public funds for personal use — …
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Environment
ANNAPOLIS — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022, said officials from the Maryland Department of Natural …
ANNAPOLIS — Own waterfront property? Have a pier or a dock you access? Want to help rebuild the oyster population of Chesapeake Bay? Then consider being an oyster gardener. Oyster gardening …
Cops and Courts
HENDERSON — An attempt to serve an arrest warrant on Caroline County Circuit Court Judge Jonathan G. Newell ended with his death early Friday morning, by a gunshot wound to the head. His death …
PRINCESS ANNE — Concerned about activities at a group home on his street — including an arson fire that closed it — Oak Street resident Henry Teagle asked the Princess Anne …
Kent County
DOVER — What could end up being Delaware’s largest crowd since the COVID-19 pandemic began will descend on Dover this week for the Firefly Music Festival. The four-day event, hosted at …
DOVER — Plans are in place for the constitutionally mandated redrawing of state legislative districts — a U.S. Census-based redistricting process that has spurred a call for openness, …
Hospitals are overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, reaching numbers Delaware hasn’t seen since February. Urgent care centers are taking on the overflow and reaching their limit, as well. Dr. …
Sussex County
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County issued a reminder to property owners on Thursday that Sept. 30 is the state-mandated deadline to pay annual property tax bills.
MILFORD — A large American flag waved in the slight breeze above Milford’s Bicentennial Park, hung from the ladder of a fire engine as a crowd dressed mostly in red, white and blue …
DOVER — Of Delaware’s COVID-19 hospitalizations for the week of Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, 78% were not fully vaccinated, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. In that time …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware women who confronted supporters of former President Donald Trump and took a “Make America Great Again” hat from them at the 2020 Democratic National …
MIDDLETOWN — An 18-year-old Middletown man was arrested on drug and firearm charges Thursday, authorities said.
Wicomico County
Dr. Ray Hoy, President of Wor-Wic Community College, announced the start of the public phase of a $10 million fundraising campaign called “Preparing for a Stronger Tomorrow” at a …
Salisbury once again welcomed the National Folk Festival to its Downtown, the third year the city has physically hosted the event. Big acts such as blues singer Shemekia Copeland, bluegrass group The …
SALISBURY — On Sept. 14, the Honorable K. Dean, Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sentenced Tyrone Camper, 32 years of age, of Cambridge, to 24 years imprisonment in the …
Dorchester County
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. The exercise will occur …
BALTIMORE — U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher sentenced Tavon Dwayne Banks, age 37, of Cambridge, Maryland, to 10 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, …
As state and local governments struggle to meet clean energy mandates, they recognize that agricultural land is often a great place to site large renewable energy projects. But placing large solar …
Somerset County
BALTMORE — In support of the Maryland State Board of Education’s mask mandate to combat the spread of COVID-19 the Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) Committee on …
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore opened its doors 135 years ago this week to nine students greeted by Benjamin O. Bird, an educator from Baltimore who might not have been the first choice for …
CRISFIELD - As the Crisfield High School marching band played “Never Gonna Give You Up,” Somerset County Teacher of the Year J. Logan Webster became the fourth top teacher since 2018 to …
News
PRINCESS ANNE — If you want to operate a tattoo business in the Town of Princess Anne you might first want to graduate from medical school. If that’s not practical, you can appeal to …
CHESAPEAKE BEACH — David Harris grew up on a farm next door to the Naval Research Laboratory - Chesapeake Bay Detachment. He recalls camping with his scout troop on the 168-acre base …
More than half a million eels have passed from below the Conowingo Dam to be placed in the river above this year, bringing key clean water benefits to the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay, …
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that the state has submitted the first recovery plan performance report required by the Department of the Treasury in accordance with the provisions …
As for the past 61 years, 2021 featured a skipjack race on Labor Day Monday, just off the shores of Deal Island. Two local organizations, the Deal Island-Chance Lions Club and Skipjack Heritage, …
WESTOVER — The Somerset County Board of Education, in a special closed session on Sept. 2, voted to continue the mask-optional position it has maintained since July and adopt a “Masking …
Coastal Hospice has again been named a 2021 Hospice Honors recipient, a program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of …
HURLOCK - The National Weather Service and local law enforcement confirmed that a tornado was on the ground near Hurlock at 5:02 p.m., on Wednesday, moving towards Federalsburg. Warnings had been …
PRINCESS ANNE — An apprehension for trespassing at the Crisfield Housing Authority that resulted in police finding a handgun and alleged controlled dangerous substances on the suspect was …
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