Citing whale deaths, Harris calls for offshore wind testing moratorium

Congressman Andy Harris is calling for an immediate moratorium on underwater testing and windmill construction, in the wake of a dead, 20-foot humpback whale washing ashore on Assateague Island in …

Judith Stribling has kept a watchful eye on Maryland’s Eastern Shore for the better part of the last 30 years. She has sat across the table from countless farmers, foresters, politicians, …
There were moments Friday evening in which Jack Heath might have waded into sentimentality and emotion when being sworn in as the new Mayor of Salisbury. But the 69-year-old retired businessman …
In an emotional address held Tuesday night in the City Council chambers, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day officially announced his resignation effective Jan. 27. Council members, in response, named …
News
Oh, the crazy things we do for love ­– that’s the overarching theme of “Leading Ladies,” the latest production by Community Players of Salisbury, directed by Matt Bogdan. …
City employees, friends and family held a farewell celebration Thursday at Salisbury University for city Mayor Jake Day, who stepped down to accept a state government post in Annapolis.
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces the state’s Primitive Deer Hunt will be open Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 1-3 statewide. Hunters with a valid hunting …
The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office has charged two juveniles in the past week with threats of mass violence at the high schools they attend. On Jan. 25, a 16-year-old female was implicated …
If you’re a Maryland property owner and have been meaning to make a change in your environmental sustainability practices, you can now start right in your own backyard through the newest online …
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Jake Day will leave Salisbury mayor's post to join Gov. Wes Moore's cabinet

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day will soon leave his post for a new one in Annapolis as a member of Gov.-elect Wes Moore’s cabinet. Day was appointed Secretary of Housing and Community Development, …

Salisbury city drinking water again named tops in Maryland

The city’s drinking water has been crowned “Best Tasting Ground Water” in the state for the third year, as judged by the American Water Works Association in September, Mayor Jake …

Adopt-A-Block Outreach Center coming to Salisbury neighborhood

Local leaders, neighborhood advocates, and Emmanuel Church members and volunteers gathered Saturday to break ground for the new Adopt-A-Block Outreach Center on Benny Street in …
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Sunday, Feb. 1, 1970

Sunday, Feb. 1, 1970 -- Salisbury businessman Richard M. Allen announced that a new private school – called Salisbury School – will open in September at St. Alban’s Chapel on …

Today In Salisbury's History: Friday, Jan. 25, 1980

Friday, Jan. 25, 1980 -- The Maryland Board of Trustees of Universities and State College has reached an agreement with former Salisbury State College President Norman C. Crawford, whereby he will …

Free income tax assistance through SHORE UP! Inc.

SALISBURY — SHORE UP! Inc. is once again providing qualifying households on Delmarva with assistance in completing and filing their income taxes with appointments available in Salisbury and …
Business

Cambridge among 'Clean Marina' seminar sites on Feb. 9

The Maryland Clean Marina Initiative is hosting a series of seminars in February to introduce the voluntary environmental certification program to new participants. Managers of all types of …

Former Salisbury fire headquarters available for lease

The former Salisbury Fire Department Headquarters building that once housed the Headquarters Live music venue and more recently served as offices for The Daily Times, is being offered for …

Positive business outlook telegraphed at Salisbury Chamber Economic Forum

Labor challenges and infrastructure needs were contrasted with a prediction of continued positive economic trends and a growth in high-tech opportunities during expert panels at the 35th Annual …

Salisbury's Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals lays off 80 workers

Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals laid off 80 workers the day before Thanksgiving, according to a notice filed with the Maryland Department of Labor. The Work Adjustment and Retraining Notification …

Girls Scouts put Delmarva-area properties up for sale

Two Salisbury-area properties owned by the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake – along with two others elsewhere on the Peninsula -- are on the market with the goal of raising funds “to invest …
Things to do

Salisbury University featuring multiple events for Black History Month

Salisbury University celebrates Black History Month throughout February with this year’s theme, “Black Resistance,” exploring …

Show your 'Winter Style' at this week's 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury is the perfect excuse to get bundled up and head out for a night Downtown. This …
Rock & Roll Revival will return to Salisbury for a 24th year in February.

Rock & Roll Revival returning with ‘The Power of Love’

The James M. Bennett High School Rock & Roll Revival is back for the 24th year, and tickets are now available to purchase …
Sports
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to draft Jalen Hurts in 2020 came with as much hand-wringing as intrigue regarding how to use the talented Heisman Trophy finalist. The …
The Philadelphia Eagles are playing for another Super Bowl title because they weren’t afraid to make difficult decisions following a disastrous 2020 season. Just three years after hoisting the …
If the Super Bowl comes down to a key fourth-down decision, that might bode well for the the Philadelphia Eagles. The analytically inclined Eagles have long been one of the NFL's most aggressive …
Opinion
Tom Purcell is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review humor columnist. Copyright 2023 Tom Purcell. Distributed exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. Groundhog Day cannot come soon …
During my years – make that decades – living in Wicomico County, the absence of private liquor stores has been a pleasant feature, having been raised and formerly resided across the Bay …
The ecological health of the nation’s largest estuary remains stuck at a low level, according to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The Annapolis, Maryland-based environmental group graded the bay’s overall vitality a D-plus, the same lackluster mark it got in 2020. ...
Friends of Washington Crossing Park in Bucks County, Pa., shares the story of General George Washington’s daring crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Night 1776. This was written for and …
When writing advertising copy, I sometimes find myself desperately searching for a zinger of a tag line — and settling for trite admonitions ...
Along with her work with the Harriet Tubman Museum & Educational Center, Linda Harris is also a musician and singer/songwriter. Since 2020, she has walked and led groups nearly 1,000 miles along …
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