Salisbury to host homecoming concert for 'American Idol' star Jay Copeland

Salisbury will host a homecoming event on Friday, June 3, for Jay Copeland, the recent “American Idol” star and participant. The free performance and community event will be held …

Salisbury officials are exploring the possibility of banning plastic bags at grocery and retail stores, as well as restaurants offering carryout, but first they want to hear from local business …
The widely contrasting personalities of the three people seeking to be the next Wicomico County Executive were on intimate display at last Thursday night’s forum at Salisbury …
During Wor-Wic Community College commencement ceremonies at the Wicomico Civic Center in Salisbury, James D. Fielder, Maryland’s Secretary of Higher Education, encouraged the graduates to take …
News
The 50th anniversary of The Salisbury School  -- later than originally  planned due to pandemic restrictions – will include several events this weekend, plus the joyful anticipation …
No, you’re not going crazy. The current six-month Atlantic Hurricane Season, set in 1965, begins June 1 and runs through November 30. But if you have a recreational boat on the Eastern Seaboard …
This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will feature artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of special activities. This month’s theme is …
The Salisbury Zoo is happy to announce Chaska’s Baby Registry, a fundraiser for a new Andean bear maternity den for the Zoo. Chaska, the Salisbury Zoo’s female Andean bear, gave birth …
When it comes to asthma and obstructive lung diseases like COPD, the Lower Shore has some of the highest incidence rates compared to other regions in Maryland, and it is resulting in record-making …
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Salisbury's Mayor Day touts pay raises for city employees

A plan to reward and retain city workers in a competitive job market was unveiled by Salisbury Mayor Jake Day, who has included across-the-board raises in the proposed fiscal 2023 …

Salisbury seeks to crack down on unsafe dirt bike riders

Salisbury officials plan to crack down on dirt bike riders who are known for performing dangerous maneuvers on city streets, including wheelies and weaving in and out of traffic at high speed. At …

River Races coming in June to Downtown Salisbury

A new event is coming in June to Downtown Salisbury – the city will host the inaugural River Races, a kayak, paddleboard, and cardboard boat race on the Wicomico River. Taking place on June …
Neighbors

Community celebration will recognize Salisbury's sister city

Of some 300 workmen who built the famed Salisbury Cathedral in the 13th century, less than a handful could read and write, said Gerry Wood. Most lived in hovels where they couldn’t stand …

Today In Salisbury's History: Wednesday, May 19, 1971

Wednesday, May 19, 1971 -- Officials of the Firestone Plastics Co. and Salisbury-area government and business leaders introduced themselves to each other Tuesday in a luncheon at Shawen Inn. …

Maryland Humanities hosts virtual Lower Shore meeting

BALTIMORE — The Maryland Humanities Council is hosting a virtual Humanities Network Meeting for Lower Shore residents and organizational leaders 1 p.m. Thursday, June 2. Maryland Humanities …
Business

'Howie' Harris is TidalHealth's Employee of the First Quarter

SALISBURY — TidalHealth has announced that Howard "Howie" Harris, RN, of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is a TidalHealth Peninsula Regional 1st Quarter 2022 Employee of the Quarter for …

Q&A: Small Business Administration’s Business Person of the Year for Delaware

Founded in 2003, Tail Bangers, based in Millsboro, is a bakery producing fresh, healthy dog treats from exclusively U.S.-sourced ingredients. Name: Lisa St. Clair. What is your business?: …

GoGlass celebrating 40 years in business on Delmarva

EASTON – GoGlass is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Delmarva.  The company was started in 1982, founded by Larry Linderer as Salisbury Glass Company using a startup of $30,000 in home …

McDonald's wants you to submit stories of thanks about worthy crew members

SALISBURY — From thoughtful gestures like greeting customers with a song or paying for their order at the Drive Thru, to extraordinary actions like saving a choking customer’s life, …

Professional Achievers: Terri Hargis promoted at First Shore Federal

Terri Hargis promoted at First Shore Federal First Shore Federal Savings and Loan’s Board of Directors recently elected Terri Hargis, Assistant Vice President of Savings, to serve as Branch …
Things to do

Music & Arts at Pemberton Park in Salisbury continues all month 

Spend Friday evenings in May exploring Music & Arts at Pemberton Park. This new, free event features acoustic music in the …
Amateur and professional photographers are invited to join Wicomico County Tourism on Saturday for the “Wicomico Photo Walk: By the River.”

Wicomico County Tourism to host photo walk Saturday

Amateur and professional photographers are invited to join Wicomico County Tourism on Saturday, May 14, for the “Wicomico Photo …
Lower Shore Land Trust second annual Pollinator Garden Tour is in June 2022.

Lower Shore Land Trust's second annual pollinator garden tour set June 24-25

SNOW HILL - The second annual Pollinator Garden Tour will take place Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th . This self-guided …
Sports
The Delmarva Shorebirds stormed back for an Opening Night 9-6 victory over the Fredericksburg Nationals on Friday night at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. The Shorebirds exploded late with five runs in the …
Wicomico County Recreation & Parks is getting into the swing of spring by introducing new community events and joining with local partners. First up is the Adaptive Easter Egg Hunt, set for …
The Delmarva Shorebirds, in coordination with the Baltimore Orioles, have announced their 2022 break-camp roster. The team will play 66 home games at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium with Opening Night …
Opinion
My wife, Sheryl WuDunn, and I were at a conference last week on addiction, and I come away scared. If you’re not frightened of fentanyl, you’re not paying attention. It’s a synthetic opioid that is cheap and deadly, and it’s hard to overstate its impact.
Confessions of an environmental studies prof: When I ask my university students to name the best ways to save the Chesapeake Bay and the planet, and they answer, “Don’t eat meat,” I realize I might have gone a bit overboard or perhaps not put enough emphasis on “industrial” when I talk about industrial meat.
The late Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes served his constituents with conviction for four decades, a period spanning five administrations at Maryland’s historically Black land-grant institution just down …
The bay is dead. Long live the bay. That declaration derives from 15th-century England — “The king is dead. Long live the king” — assuring the public an orderly succession. And reminding them that change is inevitable.
He had cleaned out his locker, so he could go home and kill himself. He squeezed out the front door of his junior high school, carrying a pile of books, two sweaters, a baseball bat, a glove and a …
About this story: Maryland recently joined a handful of states seeking to make law enforcement agencies more transparent. With the passage of Anton’s Law in 2021, many details about internal …