Book reflects on Wicomico Sheriff Lewis' unique community commitment

Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis will never forget Christmas morning 2009, when the body of 11-year-old Sarah Foxwell was found. The child was reported missing from the bedroom she shared with …

While it might seem like we all just went through an election cycle, the fact is we’re about to enter another one. The deadline to file for state and local races is less than a month …
Covid-19 cases are beginning to decline at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional where the number of patients rose as high as 120 at one point during the recent surge, but dropped to around 70 this …
Mark A. Tyler of Salisbury is the new magistrate of the First Judicial Circuit, succeeding Robert E. Laird Jr. who retired after 16 years of service. Magistrate Tyler will …
News
SALISBURY, Md. — TidalHealth recently became the first hospital system on the Delmarva Peninsula to perform a Valve in Valve Trans-Catheter Mitral Valve Replacement, a revolutionary new …
Wicomico County Council member Nicole Acle announced Tuesday that she has filed as a Republican candidate for District 37B in the Maryland General Assembly. The sprawling district includes Talbot …
Wicomico County Council members appear poised to approve pay raises for the council that takes office this November, but want more time to consider raises for the next Sheriff and County …
TidalHealth’s Mobile Integrated Health/SWIFT team made history in December by administering the first home-based monoclonal antibody infusion in Maryland to Steven Webster of Mardela …
Wicomico County’s broadband-deprived homes might soon have a new Internet company to provide service. Acting County Executive John Psota has signed a letter of support backing Talkie …
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Salisbury on cusp of housing development boom

Salisbury’s new "Here Is Home" housing incentive program – which waives city fees normally charged to developers -- has so far resulted in applications for 2,216 units of single-family …

Salisbury awarded grant for new North Prong Park

Salisbury has been awarded a $200,000 grant that will help to fund ongoing environmental and redevelopment efforts along the North Prong of the Wicomico River.

Salisbury plans 8.9 miles of new bike paths

Salisbury is set to receive funding that will pay for design costs of the remaining 8.9 miles of on-street bikeways in the city’s Bicycle Master Plan. The Maryland Department of …
Neighbors

Memorial services for Vella Jean Hopkins Culver, 92, postponed

Vella Jean Hopkins Culver, 92, died at home on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. Daughter of the late Stephen O. and Vella Ross Hopkins, she was born outside of Princess Anne and grew up in the close-knit …

Today In Salisbury's History: Monday, Jan. 27, 1975

Monday, Jan. 27, 1975 -- The 1975 March of Dimes Mothers’ March for Wicomico County produced more than $11,848 in contributions. Mrs. Louis W. White, county Mothers’ March chairwoman, …

Chefs for Habitat Gourmet Gala Returns Feb. 19

Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County will be holding its 11th Chefs for Habitat gourmet gala on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Wicomico Civic Center. Voted Coastal Style’s “Best …
Business

Evans, Mills, Nelson, Whited join Community Foundation Board of Directors

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced that Robin Evans, Tyrone Mills, Melody Nelson and Sonya Whited have joined the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Robin Evans …

CDCC joins Sovereign Beauty for ribbon cutting

DOVER — The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Sovereign Beauty on Dec. 2. The event was held at 29 W. Loockerman St., Suite B, in Dover. Chamber …

Salisbury's TGM accountants merges with national firm

TGM Group of Salisbury has merged with UHY Advisors Inc.of Columbia, Md., and will continue as a full-service certified public accounting firm based in Salisbury and serving the Mid-Atlantic …

Becker Morgan Group ranks in top 300 architecture firms

 WILMINGTON — Becker Morgan Group has climbed several spots in Architectural Record Magazine’s Top 300 report, ranking 253 nationwide. The 2021 Top 300 Architecture Firms list is …

Extension hosts virtual estate planning workshop for Maryland farm families

COLLEGE PARK — Estate planning for farms is a difficult subject to navigate — families must create a plan of succession for the business, understand the legalities of property …
Things to do
Patrick Henry at work in his Berlin studio.

Artist Patrick Henry to exhibit new work at the Ward Museum

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University will host a bold new exhibit with Berlin-based artist Patrick Henry, debuting at …

Bundle up and head to Salisbury's 3rd Friday event

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury is the perfect excuse to get bundled up and head out for a night Downtown. This …

Wicomico volleyball academy begins Feb. 2

The Eastern Shore Elite Volleyball Academy Instructional Program is open to young athletes grades K-12. The program will have a new …
Sports
MASN sports writers Roch Kubatko, Steve Melewski and Pete Kerzel will serve as featured members of the Shorebirds roundtable at the Delmarva Shorebirds’ 20th annual Hot Stove Banquet, set to be …
Cold weather and dark nights can make working out a chore. Here are some ways to keep exercise fun and stay motivated over the winter months.   Make plans with a friend. It might be easy to …
Our winter schedule is packed with volleyball and basketball for people of all ages. Participate in one of our sports programs or come check out the 40th anniversary of the Governors …
Opinion
The population of bald eagles in the Chesapeake Bay watershed has soared in the past decade, leaping from just 60 breeding pairs in the 1970s to approximately 3,000 in 2021. This recovery story is without a doubt due to a ban placed on the pesticide DDT, as well as active wildlife management across the region. But now that the birds are back, there are several other reasons why our estuary is a go-to spot for bald eagles.
As the 2022 session of the Maryland General Assembly gets under way, a coalition of environmentally minded lawmakers is expected to propose legislation that would protect 30% of the state’s lands and waters by 2030 — in keeping with a nationwide movement known as “30 by 30.” As our representatives consider this bill, they should be aware that one of our state’s fastest-growing constituencies stands strongly in favor of nature conservation and climate action: Latinos.
Reunion time! Some drove up, some came downTo hear Dr. King speak in D.C., our hometown.By bus, car and train, many came a long wayAnd arrived on the eve of that wonderful day. We stayed at the …
Can you imagine how effective we could be if it were possible to put someone in the fast lane to Chesapeake Bay stewardship? Helping our family, friends and colleagues understand the value of the natural resources around us is no easy task. The strength of these connections is often directly related to a person’s ability to develop personal ties to nature through a lifetime of meaningful outdoor experiences.
A recent Reddit thread discusses the lack of heroes in modern society, but the truth is we have plenty of heroes. It’s true that in the internet era, historic figures we once considered …
In the midst of living in challenging times, with COVID-19 precautions in place that are causing changes in most areas of our lives, the Christmas season continues to do what it does best. …