As ticket prices climb, music industry seeks solutions in Maryland

Nearly $25,000. That’s how much one ticket cost on Vivid Seats for Hozier’s upcoming Merriweather Post Pavilion show in May. The original price for a seat at the sold-out show was $99, according to I.M.P., the production company that owns Merriweather.

SALISBURY — Damage from December and January weather events has depleted the maintenance fund account for the Salisbury Zoo. City Council heard a plea from Allen Swiger, director of the …
Are you an active senior who enjoys fun activities and is looking for resources and information to enhance your lifestyle? Thrive Salisbury – Senior Life After 55 throws open the doors to …
ANNAPOLIS – As sea level rise changes the coastal landscape of Maryland in the future some existing wetlands will be submerged, while existing land will become wetlands. A state mapping …
News
TidalHealth Peninsula Regional will hold a Diabetes Support Group from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday, March 11 in the auditorium of the Avery W. Hall Educational Center
American-made semiconductors and other parts have been found in Russian weapons used against Ukraine, even with strict Biden administration sanctions, experts told a Senate panel Tuesday.
Anyra Hudson, certified nursing assistant (CNA) on patient care area 3 West, has been selected as TidalHealth Peninsula Regional's February 2024 Sunshine Award recipient …
TidalHealth is pleased to announce that Maureen Hands, RRT, night shift....
GEORGETOWN — A 15 year old Sussex Central High School student was arrested Tuesday night and charged with multiple felonies after reports of gunshots outside the school following an event, the …
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Maryland Folk Festival announces first five acts

The Maryland Folk Festival has announced the first five acts for its Sept. 20-22 event in Salisbury.

Schlehofer: Wicomico Schools should not restrict access to books

I am increasingly concerned that our County Board of Education is considering adopting policies which allow for broad personal bias to interfere with book collections development and book …

Wicomico County mulls health center for employees

SALISBURY – Wicomico County is proceeding with a plan to create a health center for county employees in partnership with the Board of Education that will save money and offer more health care …
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Salisbury University alumnus named head coach for Commanders

A former Salisbury University Seagull is returning to the region as head coach of the NFL’s Washington Commanders.
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Traveling Tubman sculpture ‘Beacon of Hope’ leaves Salisbury

Harriet Tubman is a monumental figure on the Eastern Shore, born and raised in Dorchester County and going on to conquer so much for the country.

Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at UMES canceled

PRINCESS ANNE — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9 in the UMES Student Development Center, hosted by the Delta Omicron Lambda Charitable …
Business

Americans reporting nationwide cellular outages from AT&T, Cricket Wireless and other providers

A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service providers, according to data from Downdetector. AT&T had more than …

Wor-Wic hosts Salisbury Chamber event

Deborah Casey, Ph.D., Wor-Wic president, welcomed guests, who were able to view the building’s...

Salisbury laundromat fire under investigation

A Feb. 10 fire in a laundromat and car wash in Salisbury resulted in an estimated $500,000 in damages.

Senators question US consultants withholding information on Saudi work

Two Democratic senators on an investigations panel have questioned the loyalty of four major American consulting firms, accusing them of withholding information subpoenaed by Congress regarding their work for Saudi Arabia.

Maryland Capital Enterprises announces March Business Classes

These training classes are designed to support aspiring and established entrepreneurs in Maryland.
Things to do

Celebrate Read Across America Day in Downtown Salisbury

SALISBURY -- The Salisbury Jaycees have announced Read Across America Day will be Saturday, March 2, at the Paul S. Sarbanes Branch of …

Adult and youth chess tournaments return to Wicomico County

Wicomico Recreation & Parks’ Adult and Youth Chess Tournaments ...

Better Living Expo planned

SALISBURY Join the Optimist Club of Salisbury at the Wicomico Civic Center, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, on Saturday, Feb. 24, …
Sports
Dover Downs Results Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024   1st - Clm 7500 Pace $6,000 7-Feherty (Ti Tetrick) 3.00 2.20 2.10 1-Trey's Charlie (Ge Napolitano Jr)   5.00 2.80 …
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NEWARK — Brett Veach always seemed to want to be involved in bigger things. He dreamed of playing football at Notre Dame before playing at Delaware. And when he was coach Andy …
Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne is stepping away from basketball, potentially for the entire season. That's according to a person familiar with the decision who spoke to The Associated …
Opinion
Concerns have been raised recently by Wicomico County Board of Education members about the process for initial selection and reconsideration of media resources, in particular books. The current …
When the opening day of the 2024 Maryland General Assembly session was called to order, Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes was the speaker pro tempore in the Maryland House of Delegates, the second-highest position for a member of the House Democratic Caucus.
The 446th session of the Maryland General Assembly has started, and a critical issue demands our collective attention. It is disheartening to learn that some of our local Eastern Shore representatives, influenced by special-interest groups like the Fraternal Order of Police, plan to challenge the Child Interrogation Protection Act, a vital law passed in 2022 to safeguard the due process rights of our young people.
From the editor
Reporters and editors in our Delmarva offices have been working on a special series about Harriet Tubman that kicks off Sunday.
Generosity throughout Salisbury contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection...
Maryland has become the latest state to exercise its authority to better protect public health against transportation pollution. The Maryland Department of the Environment has approved the Advanced Clean Trucks rules to reduce emissions from new medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold in the state.
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