EVO Public House undergoing transformation with new mural

A large drab exterior wall of Evolution Craft Brewing Co. that was exposed when a row of loblolly pine trees was removed along South Salisbury Boulevard is being transformed by mural artists Brandon …

Escalating real estate values in Wicomico County, federal pandemic aid and a projected bounceback in income tax revenues have allowed the County Council to approve a fiscal 2023 budget that increases …
A crowd of thousands, eyes skyward, will admire colorful fireworks shot 300 feet into the air at the 11th annual Red, White and BOOM 2022, on the evening of Monday, July 4. The free show, held …
More than two years into the pandemic, community colleges and four-year institutions across the country face an imperative to ensure students from communities disproportionately impacted by the …
News
The Wicomico County Education Foundation held a retirement celebration for Superintendent Donna Hanlin last Saturday. Hanlin, retiring after 44 years in education including the last six years as …
A popular waterfront bar didn’t open this summer after the Wicomico County Health Department refused to extend its operating permit past 2021 in spite of pleas from the owners, county elected …
The Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday with The Teletones. The Teletones are an all-star group of veteran Delaware-based …
A labyrinth has become the latest feature along Salisbury’s Riverwalk, designed to promote peace and conflict resolution as walkers on the maze-like design focus on calm and enjoy the river …
As Covid-19 cases are in decline, local overdose numbers are rising as the opioid epidemic persists. According to health experts, it is important to remain vigilant in efforts to address the …
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Salisbury will host first Juneteenth parade Saturday

The Eastern Shore Juneteenth Parade & Festival this Saturday promises an afternoon of entertainment, foods, vendors and children's activities – but most importantly, the observation of a …

Salisbury Zoo acquires a young female sloth

The Salisbury Zoo recently acquired a female sloth, named Bayou, from the Audubon Zoo. Bayou was born in November 2020. Her parents, Buttercup and Raven, were residents of the Salisbury Zoo, until …

Jay Copeland will star in Downtown Salisbury homecoming event

Salisbury resident and popular “American Idol” contestant Jay Copeland performed with the band Earth, Wind & Fire on the reunion show Sunday night, bringing the audience to its feet …
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Friday, June 30, 1995

Friday, June 30, 1995 -- Gasoline prices in Salisbury have soared in June, with prices expected to be higher than ever for the upcoming July Fourth holiday. Prices per gallon are up 4.4 cents on …

Today In Salisbury's History: Friday, June 23, 2000

Friday, June 23, 2000 -- Arnold Maner, President of Wor-Wic Community College for the past 25 years, officially retires today. Maner arrived on the Eastern Shore in 1974 with a directive from the …

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 market on July 2 which features a Gathering Plant Memories …
Business

SBA hosts webinar panel on increasing opportunities for LGBTQI+

In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live webinar panel with Larry Webb, district director SBA’s Washington Metropolitan Area District Office; …

Report For America fellowship reporter joins Salisbury Independent

The Salisbury Independent has brought on board reporter Katie Redefer to help cover growth and development, the environment and significant issues confronting Delmarva. Having graduated earlier …

Professional Achievers: Vinessa Williams named a top Maryland Young Entrepreneur

Vinessa Williams named a Maryland Young Entrepreneur of the Year Vinessa Williams of Little Leaders Learning Center in Salisbury has been named Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the U.S. Small …

Jessica Stamp Hales to lead TidalHealth Foundation

Jessica Stamp Hales will succeed Denise Billing as leader of the TidalHealth Foundation, the health care system’s Board of Directors has announced. Billing, a 21-year veteran of the health …

Delmarva Power customers: Beware of scammers, some tips on what to look for

As the summer months quickly approach, and customers traditionally begin using more energy and become more reliant on their electricity to make their homes, businesses and lives more comfortable, …
Things to do

Friday Night Live Concert Series resumes this week at Salisbury Riverwalk Amphitheater

Friday Night Live Concert Series at Riverwalk Amphitheater in Downtown Salisbury will kick off this Friday in a big way – with …

TTD: Argentinian cuisine featured in MAC’s Lunch Around the World Series

Argentinian cuisine featured in MAC’s Lunch Around the World Series MAC’s June Lunch Around the World Series menu is …

3rd Friday goes to the dogs this week

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will feature artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads …
Sports
Do you have a baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer or volleyball player at home who wants to work on their skills? Wicomico County Recreation & Parks offers seven sports camps this summer …
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 …
Opinion
If you grew up rooting for the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies — and even if you didn’t, you’ve probably heard or read about the team because, by now, the story of that squad’s …
Making the struggle to restore the Chesapeake Bay even tougher, watershed states have been clearing more forest for development and paving over more landscape than previously believed, new data shows.
My wife, Sheryl WuDunn, and I were at a conference last week on addiction, and I come away scared. If you’re not frightened of fentanyl, you’re not paying attention. It’s a synthetic opioid that is cheap and deadly, and it’s hard to overstate its impact.
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.