News
Statewide disparities in COVID-19 vaccinations expose barriers that underserved populations face in avoiding life-threatening infection. Maryland’s early vaccination rollout shows a pattern of …
CRISFIELD — The J. Millard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake will be back this year but not on the third Wednesday in July. Danny Thompson, a Clam Bake committee co-chair and executive director of …
After a polarizing 2020 presidential election and a worldwide pandemic, Maryland lawmakers are rethinking how to conduct voting.The General Assembly is considering multiple pieces of legislation that …
After missing a year because of the pandemic, the Salisbury Marathon returned on Saturday. Hundreds of runners participated in one of three possible races, beginning in City Park and ending in …
ANNAPOLIS — As of April 2, there were officially 11 days left in the legislative session for 2021. This week, the Senate debated House Bill 670 - Police Reform and Accountability Act of …
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Neighbors
The family and friends of the late Dr. Donald Harting recently established the Donald Harting Memorial Health Scholarship at the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to honor his life and …
Wednesday, April 8, 1981 -- Former Salisbury Mayor Frank H. Morris was presented with the Greater Salisbury Chamber of Commerce’s Distinguished Service Award for 1981 at the Chamber’s …
Business
Lynn Clark has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Perdue Farms. In her new role, Clark will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s Human …
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its socially distanced March General Membership Luncheon, featuring David Pierce, Director of NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Fifty people …
Longtime Salisbury business and community leader Kim Gillis is joining the Greater Salisbury Committee as its first-ever Communications and Outreach Director. Gillis has spent the last 21 years …
Salisbury
It’s time for the Salisbury Zoo’s young star to “leave the nest.” Zoo visitors might have noticed recently that bear cub Sinchi has been separated from his mother, Chaska. …
One year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Salisbury had its safest year on record with fewer crimes, better fire and EMS response times and help for the …
National Folk Festival organizers said they hope to hold an in-person event in Salisbury this September, after the Covid-19 pandemic forced the event’s cancellation last year. The 80th …
City of Salisbury residents can now apply for funding to help with delinquent utility bills in conjunction with needing rental assistance. Approximately $90,000 is available through …
Sports
Cross-town rivals Wicomico High School and James M. Bennett met Friday night at County Stadium, as a fall sport made a surprise outing in spring. Wi-Hi defeated JMB, 27-12.
The 5th-ranked Salisbury women’s lacrosse team opened Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference play with a 14-10 home victory over the No. 25 St. Mary’s Seahawks on Saturday.
Things to Do

Delmar VFW Pork chop dinner set for Friday

The public is invited to a Drive Thru Grilled Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, April 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Delmar VFW Post, located at …

MAC Inc., United Way plan golf tournaments

Teams forming for MAC Inc. golf event   MAC Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, is sponsoring a golf tournament on Wednesday, …

Bethesda Church luncheon set Thursday, April 15

Bethesda United Methodist Church in Salisbury is hosting an April “Drive Thru” Luncheon on Thursday, April 15, from 11 …
Schools
Wicomico County public schools has entered a new phase of pandemic-era education, with schools able to serve more students in-person each school day, thanks to revised federal health guidance on …
Bennett Middle School and Wicomico public schools are mourning last Monday’s passing of BMS Math teacher Mary Laurenzano. Regarded as an extraordinary educator who tirelessly served her …
SALISBURY — In the fight against COVID-19, it is clear to many that it will take a group effort to find the way out.Salisbury University students Jack Lenox and Katelin Stella-Breeding saw a …
Opinion
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 …
It’s hard to find a Chesapeake Bay watershed resident whose eyes don’t light up at the mention of striped bass — though some won’t know what you mean unless you call them by …
In summer 2006, my husband Chris sought emergency medical treatment at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury for severe chest pain. While he was on the operating table for a routine cardiac …
Action by Wicomico County over 20 years ago continues to profoundly affect the government and citizens. It’s past time to reconsider whether and how those consequences should be addressed. …
It’s Sunshine Week (March 14-20), the national celebration of open records and transparency. We have also just passed the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although many of us were …