TidalHealth Peninsula Regional at 'crisis' status as Covid cases surge

The newest surge in Covid-19 cases on the Lower Shore has prompted TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury to elevate itself to crisis status.  As a result of significant increases in …

CAMBRIDGE – Andrew Bradshaw stepped down as mayor of Cambridge on Monday. “Today, I announce my resignation as Mayor of the City of Cambridge. I make this decision after a period of …
Just before Melvin Harris died five days after Christmas, he lifted his arms and said, “Move over, Moochie,” as though speaking to his beloved wife, who died Nov. 6 last year. He …
Property values in Wicomico County increased 18.5 percent, surpassing the statewide average of 12 percent, according to data for the 2022 tax year released by the Maryland Department of Assessments …
News
Wicomico State’s Attorney Jamie Dykes will seek a second term as the county’s top prosecutor. Appointed to succeed Matt Maciarello in 2017 and then elected in 2018, Dykes is a …
The trustees of The Salisbury Award presented Salisbury’s top honor to Marty Neat at his retirement event, held in December at the Wicomico Civic Center. In addition to presenting a plaque …
Maryland set a new record of 3,057 Covid-19 hospitalizations on Tuesday, as Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan warned the newest projections show the number could climb to more than 5,000 in the coming …
Covid-19 continued to dominate life on the Lower Shore as low vaccination rates kept the pandemic among 2021’s top stories.
Covid-19 continued to surge across Maryland over the past week with some 25,000 new cases added over the Christmas weekend alone.
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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 …

Photo Gallery: 3rd Friday features Downtown holiday tree lighting

Last week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury featured a Holiday Lights theme, complete with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and lots of holiday cheer. It is also the last 3rd Friday held …
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Saturday, Jan. 13, 1990

Saturday, Jan. 13, 1990 -- Operating Room nurses were refused a pay raise at a meeting Friday with Peninsula General Hospital Medical Center administrators and were told committees will be set up …

Today In Salisbury's History: Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000

Thursday, Jan. 6, 2000 -- The flu has its grip on the Eastern Shore and hospitals were scrambling Wednesday to find beds for the seemingly endless stream of patients. “We’re at the …

Longtime CPA, zoo booster Roxane Gabrielson passes at 66

Roxane L. Gabrielson, 66, a longtime Certified Public Accountant in Salisbury and Salisbury Zoo supporter, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at her home. Born in Philadelphia, she was the daughter of …
Business

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 …

Professional Achievers: Dashiell, Gillis join NAI Coastal

Dashiell, Gillis join NAI Coastal NAI Coastal is growing its specialized brokerage team with the addition of associate advisors Doug Dashiell and Shelby Gillis. Both Dashiell and Gillis have a …

Salisbury Chamber sets 2022 General Assembly priorities

Lower Shore businesses and organizations are deeply concerned about proposed new state-imposed employer mandates in the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session. In addition to onerous employer …

Dollar General's new Eden store opens, now the fifth location in Somerset County

EDEN — Somerset County welcomed its newest Dollar General at 31621 Eden Allen Road following a soft opening on Dec. 19. This comes 10 months after opening its fourth Somerset County, location …

Delmarva Power hits electric vehicle milestone

Delmarva Power is projected to reach a significant milestone with the installation of more than 50 electric vehicle charging stations across its Maryland service area by the end of 2021. This …
Things to do

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 …
Chris English.

Chris English Blues performing at Revival in Salisbury

Chris English’s storytelling and passion for the blues has established himself as a fixture in the local music scene. Catch this …
Lukas Hasler.

Austrian organist Lukas Hasler to perform at Asbury

Austrian organist Lukas Hasler will perform in a free concert at Asbury United Methodist Church in Salisbury on Saturday, Jan. 15, at …
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
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. …
Leonard Mill Pond in Wicomico County is a primary headwater to the Wicomico River and one of seven Trophy Bass Management Areas in Maryland. The northern end of the pond – also known as …
With the second holiday season of the pandemic upon us, many people will have the opportunity to rejoin family and friends for celebrations. The pandemic has kept many of us apart longer than …
The late Paul Harvey Aurandt was an American radio broadcaster for ABC News Radio who was well-known for his broadcasts, which often concluded with a variation on the tag line, “And now you …