News
Over the past 20 years, rainfall, flooding and sea level have increased across Maryland, according to data collected from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). From 2000 to …
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 Super Heroes …
More than $35 million will be spent on roads and bridges and other transportation-related projects in Wicomico County and the city of Salisbury as part of the Maryland Department of Transportation's …
PRINCESS ANNE — UMES Extension is setting the stage for its 18th annual Small Farm Conference—a premier event for agricultural stakeholders in the Mid-Atlantic. This year’s …
Wicomico County’s Good Beer Festival returned last weekend to Pemberton Park. The festival featured unlimited sampling from more than 30 breweries.
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Neighbors
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1980 -- Salisbury’s controversial ambulance bill practices came under fire again at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Edward J. Winship, Director of River Walk …
The Magi Fund will hold an all-new holiday concert, “A MAGIcal Christmas,” for one performance only 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 in the 2,000 seat Emmanuel Church Auditorium on Beaglin Park …
Business
NEW CASTLE — Friendly Ice Cream Corporation is proudly supporting Easterseals Children’s Therapy programs through a special Halloween campaign. Supporters of the Friendly’s …
NEW CASTLE — Easterseals Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore recently received a $25,000 grant from Discover Bank to support its Supported Employment program – a program which …
A two-day scientific conference for the U.S. chicken industry, the 56th National Meeting on Poultry Health, Processing and Live Production, wrapped up Wednesday, Sept. 29 in Ocean City, with 31 speakers delivering presentations on research, animal health, environmental practices and advances in processing-plant technology to an audience of nearly 300 attendees from 29 states.
Salisbury
The city of Salisbury’s Director of Human Resources, Jeanne Loyd, has announced her retirement after 11 years of service to the city and its residents. “Jeanne has been instrumental in …
Eighteen new volunteer firefighters and EMTs have been sworn in to serve the Salisbury Fire Department. In a ceremony held last month at Salisbury University -- led by Mayor Jake Day Fire Chief …
A beer and wine license for this year’s National Folk Festival has been approved without the political drama seen prior to the two previous events in 2018 and 2019. The Wicomico County Board …
A new development near Salisbury City Park and Schumaker Pond could have some move-in-ready houses by spring of 2022 that will help ease Salisbury’s housing shortage. The Greystone …
Sports
SALISBURY — The Wicomico High School Indians (2A) beat the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings (1A) on Friday, 28-7. The win was WiHi’s first over Cambridge in several seasons, …
SOUTH BEND, Indiana — Competing against some of the world’s best powerlifters is an honor in itself, but in 2019 David Boutsomsy found himself on stage being interviewed by a legend, …
Things to Do

Things To Do: Shorebirds to host Halloween event

On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Delmarva Shorebirds will be hosting a special Halloween Movie Night featuring the film Hocus Pocus along …

Things To Do: Wicomico pickleball tournament is this weekend

Wicomico pickleball tournament is this weekend Pickleball players of all skill levels will step on the court to compete in the …

Crisfield's Oliver 'Tuts' Lawson a featured exhibitor at Ward Museum

SALISBURY — The Ward Museum opens a new exhibit “Oliver ‘Tuts’ Lawson: A Retrospective” this Friday, Sept. 24 with a …
Schools
PRINCESS ANNE - NOAA, through its Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions recently renewed an agreement that will provide $30 million in grants over five years to support …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore moved a step closer to meeting President Heidi M. Anderson’s goal of being a “Top 10” historically black institution …
Our business and school communities are about to embark on a project created by #kindSBY that will bring smiles to all our faces. Our main objective is to raise everyone’s morale as we …
Opinion
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This is when all of us need to step up and do more to reach out to others who need help. We can do more to prevent suicides. The American …
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
When the requisite number of states ratified the Constitution, steps were taken to implement it. However, the combination of missing or vague language and the need for quick action made the first few …
During these past two years our educators have had a lot thrown at them. The constantly changing landscape of what education looks like was drastically altered during the pandemic. The challenge …
For the record, I’m vaccinated and will get the booster. Would I like to see everyone vaccinated? Yes. I, personally, believe it’s the right thing to do for others, let alone …
The beginning of a new term means classes, homework, friends, and parties. With such hectic lives, students often do not pay attention to one thing that could seriously injure or kill them: The …
Let me introduce you to my friend, Angie. I met Angie in 2017, when I first started working with the homeless for the city of Salisbury. She was a spitfire, standing maybe 5 feet 2 inches, but …