News
SALISBURY — The fight against cancer hasn’t stopped despite COVID-19 and 1 in 3 Americans will get cancer in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society continues to fund research, …
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced nearly $30 million in awards to expand broadband Internet access to more than 12,000 rural households, including homes in underserved portions of …
The Wicomico County Health Department will offer walk-in and scheduled Covid-19 vaccine appointments for the Janssen (1 dose) and Moderna (2 doses) vaccines at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center …
Three Salisbury institutions, each marking a century of community leadership, were feted in a grand social event Friday evening along the banks of the Wicomico River. The Salisbury Area Chamber of …
NEW YORK, New York — Gloria Richardson, a civil rights pioneer who was active in Cambridge and nationally in the early 1960s, died at her home in New York City on July 15. She was 99. Ms. …
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Neighbors
POCOMOKE CITY — On Saturday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delmarva Discovery Museum visitors are invited to watch wildlife artist Nash Clark work her magic with acrylic paints. Nash has a …
Friday, July 22, 1988 -- West Wicomico residents could soon have a new shopping center, complete with a supermarket, if the city and county councils approve the Wicomico Planning & Zoning …
Business
PRINCESS ANNE – University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension, in partnership with Atlantic Tractor LLC, is hosting an Ag Showcase at the UMES Research and Education Farm on Stewart Neck Road …
PRINCESS ANNE — A hemp variety screening trial involving more than 50 varieties is the focus of a tour this Friday, July 30 on the University of Maryland Easter Shore campus. The event, set to …
The Coastal Hospice Board of Directors announced that Alane Capen, who has served as the president of the organization for 16 years, will retire this August. Capen will be succeeded by Monica …
Salisbury
Last week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury was held outdoors, with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music and special events. The theme was "Paw Prints" -- afan-favorite …
After more than four years of planning and renovations – and delays during a pandemic – Salisbury officials opened the new Newton Community Center that will offer programs for children …
A solemn crowd of people marched through Downtown Salisbury on Saturday, arriving at the Wicomico Courthouse to dedicate a memorial remembering three men lynched in Salisbury. A broad community …
Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District is pleased to announce a free summer concert series to be held at the Pohanka Riverwalk Amphitheater this summer in Downtown Salisbury. Friday Night …
Sports
With the effects of the pandemic lessening, things are returning to normal in local amateur boxing. Amateur shows that were non-existent for the last year are now getting rolling …
Summer is in full swing with Wicomico Recreation & Parks. Come out to one of the local parks for Summerfest, or the Playground Park Hop program, to socialize, play games, grab some snacks and see …
Things to Do

'Photo Hunt' is theme for this 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors, with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music and …

MAC Inc. to host 'Aging Into Medicare' class

Turning age 65 soon? MAC’s “Aging Into Medicare” class tells you everything you need to know to sign up for Medicare. If you …

Drive-thru Pork Chop dinner is Friday in Delmar

The public is invited to a Drive Thru Grilled Pork Chop Dinner on Friday,  July 9, from 4 to  7 p.m. at the Delmar VFW Post, located …
Schools
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland students ages 12-17 that get vaccinated against COVID-19 will be entered for a drawing where they could win a $50,000 scholarship to cover full-time tuition and fees at a …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages …
Wor-Wic Community College was named as a silver-level Military Friendly School in the small community college category and as a Military Friendly Spouse School, for 2021 by VIQTORY, a veteran-owned …
Opinion
Delawareans are blessed with not one but two nearby bays that are homes for delicious blue crabs: the Chesapeake Bay to the west and the Delaware Bay to the east. While we need not get into a debate …
They say the world around us is returning to normal, but really, what is “normal” anymore? Words like “Zooming” and “social distancing” are now a regular part of …
Most of us can remember the first time we experienced a live performance. Maybe it was the beat of the bass drums as we stood hip-high to our parents along the parade route, the brass almost …
While the COVID-19 pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for the American health care system, it has also created innovative opportunities for long-overdue health care reform. Lifesaving …
Different parts of America are bearing witness to varying changes in the climate. For example, the mid-Atlantic region, as known all too well for those living on the Delmarva Peninsula, is subject to …
Since 1970, major construction projects have shaped the city of Salisbury by improving both the local economy and our lifestyle options. The Route 13 Bypass, the Centre at Salisbury and Shorebirds …