News
With several hours of daylight to spare, Ronnie Robbins and his son, Jason, had already docked their 36-foot deadrise workboat on Hooper’s Island and started unloading their briny …
Because of concerns related to an uptick in Coronavirus cases, the 33rd annual Southern Delmarva Economic Forecast -- normally held in December --  has been rescheduled to spring. The event …
Salisbury, in partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust, has awarded $75,000 in grants for environmental projects within the city. Two local organizations are expected to receive funding for …
The stretch from February through June is normally the busiest time for Wicomico’s County Council, as the seven members make hard decisions about spending on big-ticket projects, prepare for …
Salisbury University will deliver most classes on campus for the fall 2021 semester.  In a campuswide letter distributed Wednesday, President Dr. Charles Wight said that the SU …
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Neighbors
Wicomico Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin appears this week to discuss reopening schools in the face of Copvid-19, construction plans for a new school in Mardela Springs and the Board of …
Former Salisbury Fire Chief William Emerson Higgins, 82, of Salisbury, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury. In 1980, he was appointed Deputy Chief of the …
Business
The TGM Group of Certified Public Accountants has admitted Daniel W. Ensor and Audrey V. McKenrick as partners with the Salisbury firm. Ensor has an extensive background in public accounting. His …
A new wind training center in Salisbury that supports both the offshore wind and land-based industries is set to open its doors to customers next week after receiving approval from the Global Wind …
A Downtown Salisbury building that once housed the White & Leonard Office Supplies business will find a new life as a restaurant and a speakeasy-style bar. Bret Davis, a developer and owner of …
Salisbury
One of the primary arteries for commuter traffic on the city’s West Side will soon have a different look and feel. Upgrades to the Fitzwater-Parsons Corridor began in late 2019, with the …
Jana Potvin has returned to lead Salisbury’s Department of Field Operations, following a national search. Potvin, a civil engineer, is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and …
Live theater will be moving into Downtown Salisbury as soon as this spring when the Milton Theatre opens a satellite location on the third floor of the City Center. The theater, called Revival, is …
Sports
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Irv Cross, the former NFL defensive back who became the first Black man to work full-time as a sports analyst on national television, died Sunday. He was 81. The Philadelphia …
ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Vi Ripken, matriarch of the famed Orioles family that includes Hall of Fame son Cal Ripken Jr. and once the victim of a bizarre kidnapping, has died. She was 82. Family …
Things to Do

Wor-Wic to host poet Meg Eden on March 4

In honor of Women’s History Month, Wor-Wic Community College is hosting a poetry reading with Meg Eden on Thursday, March 4, at …

Delmar VFW Auxiliary hosting March 6 drive-thru

The Delmar VFW Auxiliary invites the public to pre-order homemade chicken salad and soups before Saturday for pick up on Saturday, …

Mardela Springs Auxiliary fundraiser is Saturday

The Mardela Springs Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a fundraiser carryout only soup and sandwich luncheon on …
Schools
The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation is providing Wicomico County Public Schools with fun and fitness bags for every elementary student in the coming weeks. The Perdue Foundation provided …
Many of Maryland’s most populous districts are set to welcome some students back for in-person instruction Monday, marking the start of varying local plans in response to Gov. Larry …
After receiving hundreds of submissions from talented writers, the Eastern Shore Literacy Association has announced the finalists in the 2021 Young …
Opinion
Reflecting on 2020, I would like to share some of the Office of the State’s Attorney for Wicomico County’s accomplishments and publicly renew our commitment to the core values of …
Molly Hilligoss. Covid-19 changed nothing for people with criminal backgrounds searching for affordable housing in Wicomico County. They were already facing barriers. Until I began working with …
Like many of you, I watched in horror as the U.S. Capitol was temporarily overrun by un-American men and women who committed nothing less than domestic terrorism. Dr. Charles Wight. Violent rioters …
Bob Fitzgerald stands next to what’s left of The City of Crisfield in a boatyard on Deal Island. Once captained by the late Art Daniels Jr., efforts are under way to restore the skipjack. This is …
Salisbury historian Linda Duyer, who documented much of the community's diverse history, passed away this month. The last message I received from Linda Duyer should have set off an alarm bell. …
Looking a bit out of place -- but wearing his signature aviator sunglasses -- Joe Biden attends the September 2018 beach wedding of an Eshbach family member in Ocean City. Competence. Respect for …