Salisbury's Mayor Day touts pay raises for city employees

A plan to reward and retain city workers in a competitive job market was unveiled by Salisbury Mayor Jake Day, who has included across-the-board raises in the proposed fiscal 2023 …

Salisbury resident Jay Copeland didn’t make it into American Idol’s Top 5 the evening of Sunday, May 8, but that didn’t dampen the loyalty of dedicated fans who continued to praise …
Salisbury officials plan to crack down on dirt bike riders who are known for performing dangerous maneuvers on city streets, including wheelies and weaving in and out of traffic at high speed. At …
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has appointed Carolyn “Lyn” Ringer Lepre as the next president of Salisbury University. Lepre, currently the interim president of …
News
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Humanities Council is hosting a virtual Humanities Network Meeting for Lower Shore residents and organizational leaders 1 p.m. Thursday, June 2. Maryland Humanities …
Chesapeake Health Care has opened a new medical facility in Berlin that provides adult and pediatric care, behavioral health and lab services to residents in Worcester County. The …
Amateur and professional photographers are invited to join Wicomico County Tourism on Saturday, May 14, for the “Wicomico Photo Walk: By the River.” This is Wicomico County …
Blood Bank of Delmarva has announced a blood emergency, as school spring breaks and holiday travel have caused an alarming drop in donations over the past month. As  of the second week of May …
Maryland law establishes 47 election districts across the state, each one represented by a senator and three delegates. In District 38, for example – which land-wise encompasses most of the …
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River Races coming in June to Downtown Salisbury

A new event is coming in June to Downtown Salisbury – the city will host the inaugural River Races, a kayak, paddleboard, and cardboard boat race on the Wicomico River. Taking place on June …

Allen Swiger to lead Salisbury's arts, business, culture efforts

Former Wicomico County Recreation & Parks official Allen Swiger has been hired by the city of Salisbury to serve as Director of the city’s Arts, Business and Culture Development …

Salisbury working to develop more public art spaces

Salisbury will soon begin a planning process to help steer how and where public art develops in the city – part of a goal by Mayor Jake Day to ramp up cultural events. The process is not one …
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Monday, May 12, 1975

Monday, May 12, 1975 -- More than 500 people turned out at Salisbury State College on Saturday to view 46 exhibits from Peninsula high schools and to meet a NASA astronaut. The first-ever Delmarva …

'Howie' Harris is TidalHealth's Employee of the First Quarter

SALISBURY — TidalHealth has announced that Howard "Howie" Harris, RN, of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is a TidalHealth Peninsula Regional 1st Quarter 2022 Employee of the Quarter for …

Polar Bar sign channels memories of Salisbury patrons

The Polar Bar diner on East Main Street in Salisbury was in business from 1948 to 1998. I've read newspaper articles about how popular this place was, and I've seen quotes from many locals about how …
Business

Q&A: Small Business Administration’s Business Person of the Year for Delaware

Founded in 2003, Tail Bangers, based in Millsboro, is a bakery producing fresh, healthy dog treats from exclusively U.S.-sourced ingredients. Name: Lisa St. Clair. What is your business?: …

GoGlass celebrating 40 years in business on Delmarva

EASTON – GoGlass is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Delmarva.  The company was started in 1982, founded by Larry Linderer as Salisbury Glass Company using a startup of $30,000 in home …

McDonald's wants you to submit stories of thanks about worthy crew members

SALISBURY — From thoughtful gestures like greeting customers with a song or paying for their order at the Drive Thru, to extraordinary actions like saving a choking customer’s life, …

Professional Achievers: Terri Hargis promoted at First Shore Federal

Terri Hargis promoted at First Shore Federal First Shore Federal Savings and Loan’s Board of Directors recently elected Terri Hargis, Assistant Vice President of Savings, to serve as Branch …

Soldering Recruiting Expo scheduled April 21

Quality Staffing Services will host a free Soldering Recruiting Expo on Thursday, April 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the QSS Training Center at 2300 Northwood Drive in Salisbury. “This event is …
Things to do
Lower Shore Land Trust second annual Pollinator Garden Tour is in June 2022.

Lower Shore Land Trust's second annual pollinator garden tour set June 24-25

SNOW HILL - The second annual Pollinator Garden Tour will take place Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th . This self-guided …
After a two-year break. the Poplar Hill Festival will return Sunday, May 1, from noon to 4 p.m.

Poplar Hill Festival returns Sunday, May 1

Come to Poplar Hill Mansion for a festival on Sunday, May 1, from noon to 4 p.m. as the mansion celebrates the early 1800s history of …

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day – or Yom HaShoah – Salisbury University will host “The Holocaust in History and Memory.” The …
Sports
The Delmarva Shorebirds stormed back for an Opening Night 9-6 victory over the Fredericksburg Nationals on Friday night at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. The Shorebirds exploded late with five runs in the …
Wicomico County Recreation & Parks is getting into the swing of spring by introducing new community events and joining with local partners. First up is the Adaptive Easter Egg Hunt, set for …
The Delmarva Shorebirds, in coordination with the Baltimore Orioles, have announced their 2022 break-camp roster. The team will play 66 home games at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium with Opening Night …
Opinion
Confessions of an environmental studies prof: When I ask my university students to name the best ways to save the Chesapeake Bay and the planet, and they answer, “Don’t eat meat,” I realize I might have gone a bit overboard or perhaps not put enough emphasis on “industrial” when I talk about industrial meat.
The late Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes served his constituents with conviction for four decades, a period spanning five administrations at Maryland’s historically Black land-grant institution just down …
The bay is dead. Long live the bay. That declaration derives from 15th-century England — “The king is dead. Long live the king” — assuring the public an orderly succession. And reminding them that change is inevitable.
He had cleaned out his locker, so he could go home and kill himself. He squeezed out the front door of his junior high school, carrying a pile of books, two sweaters, a baseball bat, a glove and a …
About this story: Maryland recently joined a handful of states seeking to make law enforcement agencies more transparent. With the passage of Anton’s Law in 2021, many details about internal …
A generation of Maryland farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have tried to meet two goals: produce the food our growing country needs and reduce the amount of nutrients their lands …