Days off from school work due to inclement weather may become a thing of the past for Somerset students

WESTOVER — Snow days may be a thing of the past after the Somerset County Board of Education moved through first reader a virtual instruction plan that would allow teaching to occur online when …

DOVER — Hurricane Ian, which delivered absolute devastation to Florida before hitting the Carolina’s with heavy blows on Friday, received a new name as it churned up the Mid-Atlantic …
CRISFIELD — The first annual Paddlefest at Janes Island State Park that was scheduled for Oct. 1-2 has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. Registrants were advised that “Due to …
Saving a major Wicomico County historical landmark just got easier for a committee that’s just finished developing a comprehensive plan to continue restoring Old Green Hill Church. Located …
News
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore reports that it reached its highest freshman and new student enrollment since 2015. Latoya Jenkins, vice president for enrollment …
CRISFIELD — Leaders of TidalHealth, which acquired the former McCready Memorial Hospital in 2020, are on a “listening tour” to determine what services work best for the fiscal …
CRISFIELD — For the second time in less than three weeks the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the intentional burning of a pickup truck parked outside a residential …
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan on Friday morning announced statewide preparedness efforts as the remnants of Hurricane Ian move up the mid-Atlantic, leading to coastal flood and gale warnings …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services announces the closure in Somerset County of the Evans Oyster Bar to oyster harvesting effective Oct. 1, …
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PRINCESS ANNE — Plans are being finalized and registration is now open for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension Small Farm Conference slated for November 4-5. The annual event …
The last thing visitors to the Cambridge Farmers Market might expect to encounter is a shark on the banks of the Choptank. But those venturing close enough to Matthew Brady's stand to sample his …
Sports
CRISFIELD — The first-ever varsity soccer game under the lights at Crisfield High School starts 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 when the Crabbers host the Vikings from Cambridge-South …
The Mike Sterling 10K Race has been a fixture in Crisfield since its inception in 1980, the event is held every Labor Day weekend in conjunction with the annual National Hard Crab Derby. This …
The lights are in place at the stadium field at Crisfield High School and plans are for the first night games ever during the fall sports season which also sees the introduction of girls’ …
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 …
One of the signboards that will be displayed during the Stars & Stripes Fest on July 2 in Crisfield.

Stars & Stripes event celebrates America's independence, Crisfield's 150th

CRISFIELD — Crisfield celebrates Independence Day and the 150th year since its incorporation with a Stars & Stripes Fest 4 to 9 p.m. …
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 …