News
This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors, with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music and special events. This month’s theme is Paw Prints …
CRISFIELD — The Crisfield 1044 Elks celebrated Flag Day one day early with a ceremony at the flagpole outside the Crisfield Fire Department. Exalted Ruler Erik Emely said it’s a day to …
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Wor-Wic Community College have established a financial incentive for recent graduates of the two-year school in Salisbury to continue …
Bird electric scooters have landed in Salisbury, offering visitors and locals a fun way to get around Downtown. They also have other benefits, Mayor Jake Day said as a truckload of scooters …
Health officials plan to shut down Covid-19 mass vaccination sites across Maryland – including the one in Salisbury -- as the state moves to expand its mobile clinics and offer shots through …
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Neighbors
Thursday, June 17, 1982 -- Wicomico County’s emergency dispatching service will be transferred from under the Fire Marshal’s control to that of the Civil Defense Director, effective …
Tuesday, June 10, 1969 -- Opponents have stepped up their efforts to block the Salisbury City Council’s effort to annex 522 acres in the city’s eastern suburbs. On Monday, the council …
Business
Three local families received cars donated to the nonprofit organization Vehicles for Change from the Pohanka Automotive Group of Salisbury. The recipients include single moms Aszaine Cole and …
Salisbury Independent won eight awards -- including first-place honors for Public Service and Investigative Reporting -- in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association 2020 Editorial Contest. The …
The year was 1920 when a group of business professionals determined that their collective interests need representation and their common goals to grow their businesses and the region required some …
Salisbury
A solemn crowd of people marched through Downtown Salisbury on Saturday, arriving at the Wicomico Courthouse to dedicate a memorial remembering three men lynched in Salisbury. A broad community …
Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District is pleased to announce a free summer concert series to be held at the Pohanka Riverwalk Amphitheater this summer in Downtown Salisbury. Friday Night …
The Salisbury Police Department has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The city’s recognition in the Tier 1 CALEA Law …
Not quite a dozen members of the Wicomico Environmental Trust got up early Saturday morning, April 24, and headed to Downtown Salisbury to catch the Wicomico River at low tide. Two hours later, 10 …
Sports
The Delmarva Shorebirds have announced their official promotional schedule for the 2021 season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. The 25th season of Shorebirds baseball is highlighted by nine fireworks …
With a “Play ball!” from player Cheyanne Shrieves, the Lower Shore’s first season of Challenger Little League got underway Saturday, May 8. An Opening Day ceremony kicked off the …
Things to Do

MAC Inc. to host 'Aging Into Medicare' class

Turning age 65 soon? MAC’s “Aging Into Medicare” class tells you everything you need to know to sign up for Medicare. If you …

Scaled down National Folk Festival in Salisbury promises a ‘very full lineup’

The National Folk Festival will return to Downtown Salisbury this fall, but visitors can expect to see a scaled-down event as the city …

Tickets available for Lower Shore pollinator garden tour June 25-26

SNOW HILL — Tickets can now be purchased for the Lower Shore Land Trust’s inaugural garden tour of 10 pollinator-friendly …
Schools
Salisbury Christian School recently held its 2021 Senior Class Parade, celebrating the institution’s graduating class. Thirty-eight seniors were honored by family and friends in an event that …
Despite pandemic restrictions that made it impossible to hold the James M. Bennett High’s traditional large, in-person JMB Rock & Revival shows last winter, the Rock & Roll Revival team …
Prince Street Elementary School’s Dustin Thomas, 36, a teacher of Physical Education, Health and World Music, was named the 2021-2022 Wicomico Teacher of the Year in a ceremony held atop …
Opinion
Most of us can remember the first time we experienced a live performance. Maybe it was the beat of the bass drums as we stood hip-high to our parents along the parade route, the brass almost …
While the COVID-19 pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for the American health care system, it has also created innovative opportunities for long-overdue health care reform. Lifesaving …
Different parts of America are bearing witness to varying changes in the climate. For example, the mid-Atlantic region, as known all too well for those living on the Delmarva Peninsula, is subject to …
Since 1970, major construction projects have shaped the city of Salisbury by improving both the local economy and our lifestyle options. The Route 13 Bypass, the Centre at Salisbury and Shorebirds …
It’s hard to find a Chesapeake Bay watershed resident whose eyes don’t light up at the mention of striped bass — though some won’t know what you mean unless you call them by …
In summer 2006, my husband Chris sought emergency medical treatment at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury for severe chest pain. While he was on the operating table for a routine cardiac …