Maryland Folk Festival announces first five performers

SALISBURY – The Maryland Folk Festival has announced the first five acts for the Sept. 20-22 event in Downtown Salisbury. They include DuPont Brass, Melody Angel, the Pine Leaf Boys, Ken …

A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service providers, according to data from Downdetector. AT&T had more than …
SALISBURY — The Wicomico County Council agreed on Tuesday to execute a recorded mortgage – one of many conditions attached to a $5.5 million federal grant to pay for improvements to the …
Battling childhood poverty is not a new idea. It is a familiar topic of concern for the seventy plus community members and local officials gathered to hear Gov. Wes Moore at the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Intergenerational Center Monday, February 12. But Moore’s fresh approach in his proposed ENOUGH Act got their attention and some support.
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SALISBURY -- A town hall discussion, What to do with the DAF? , will be held at Wor-Wic Community College, 32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury, on Tuesday, March 12
February is Black History Month, an observance meant to honor and celebrate the achievements made by African Americans throughout the history of the United States.
Maryland State Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on Friday that killed a pedestrian in Wicomico County.
SALISBURY – Wicomico County is proceeding with a plan to create a health center for county employees in partnership with the Board of Education that will save money and offer more health care …
TidalHealth has changed its masking policies making it no longer mandatory to wear...
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Schlehofer: Wicomico Schools should not restrict access to books

I am increasingly concerned that our County Board of Education is considering adopting policies which allow for broad personal bias to interfere with book collections development and book …
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Wicomico County Public Schools suing social media companies

SALISBURY — Wicomico County Public Schools has joined a wide-ranging group of plaintiffs suing social media companies.
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Salisbury police clerk thrives on longevity

SALISBURY — Maria Murphy has spent 50 years working for the Salisbury Police Department. But that’s not the only evidence of her staying power. She has lived in the same Salisbury …
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Salisbury University alumnus named head coach for Commanders

A former Salisbury University Seagull is returning to the region as head coach of the NFL’s Washington Commanders.
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Traveling Tubman sculpture ‘Beacon of Hope’ leaves Salisbury

Harriet Tubman is a monumental figure on the Eastern Shore, born and raised in Dorchester County and going on to conquer so much for the country.

Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at UMES canceled

PRINCESS ANNE — The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9 in the UMES Student Development Center, hosted by the Delta Omicron Lambda Charitable …
Business

Wor-Wic hosts Salisbury Chamber event

Deborah Casey, Ph.D., Wor-Wic president, welcomed guests, who were able to view the building’s...

Salisbury laundromat fire under investigation

A Feb. 10 fire in a laundromat and car wash in Salisbury resulted in an estimated $500,000 in damages.

Senators question US consultants withholding information on Saudi work

Two Democratic senators on an investigations panel have questioned the loyalty of four major American consulting firms, accusing them of withholding information subpoenaed by Congress regarding their work for Saudi Arabia.

Maryland Capital Enterprises announces March Business Classes

These training classes are designed to support aspiring and established entrepreneurs in Maryland.

Gillis Gilkerson completes New building for Chesapeake Shipbuilding

Gillis Gilkerson Construction proudly announces the successful completion of Chesapeake Shipbuilding's new building ...
Things to do

Adult and youth chess tournaments return to Wicomico County

Wicomico Recreation & Parks’ Adult and Youth Chess Tournaments ...

Better Living Expo planned

SALISBURY Join the Optimist Club of Salisbury at the Wicomico Civic Center, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, on Saturday, Feb. 24, …

Brew up fun during Third Friday

From coffee to beer and more, brew up a good time during the February Third Friday event, which has a theme of “FeBREWary” …
Sports
Dover Downs Results Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024   1st - Clm 7500 Pace $6,000 7-Feherty (Ti Tetrick) 3.00 2.20 2.10 1-Trey's Charlie (Ge Napolitano Jr)   5.00 2.80 …
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NEWARK — Brett Veach always seemed to want to be involved in bigger things. He dreamed of playing football at Notre Dame before playing at Delaware. And when he was coach Andy …
Washington Mystics star Elena Delle Donne is stepping away from basketball, potentially for the entire season. That's according to a person familiar with the decision who spoke to The Associated …
Opinion
When the opening day of the 2024 Maryland General Assembly session was called to order, Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes was the speaker pro tempore in the Maryland House of Delegates, the second-highest position for a member of the House Democratic Caucus.
The 446th session of the Maryland General Assembly has started, and a critical issue demands our collective attention. It is disheartening to learn that some of our local Eastern Shore representatives, influenced by special-interest groups like the Fraternal Order of Police, plan to challenge the Child Interrogation Protection Act, a vital law passed in 2022 to safeguard the due process rights of our young people.
From the editor
Reporters and editors in our Delmarva offices have been working on a special series about Harriet Tubman that kicks off Sunday.
Generosity throughout Salisbury contributed to a successful shoebox gift collection...
Maryland has become the latest state to exercise its authority to better protect public health against transportation pollution. The Maryland Department of the Environment has approved the Advanced Clean Trucks rules to reduce emissions from new medium- and heavy-duty trucks sold in the state.
Recently, the Cato Institute completed a study on freedom in each of the 50 states, measuring economic freedom and personal freedom indicators. The diagnosis used multiple criteria from the years 2000 through 2022. Maryland ranked 45th out of 50.
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