Maryland Gov. Wes Moore vetoes bill that could have impacted local news industry

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Wes Moore has vetoed a bill that could have impacted Maryland’s local journalism industry in the future. House Bill 1258, if signed, would have ended a requirement …

CAMBRIDGE — A series of championship wins this spring by the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School men’s track and field team – North Bayside, Bayside, and Region 1A East – …
SALISBURY — Some 1,274 graduates received their degrees during Salisbury University’s annual Spring Commencement, Wednesday-Thursday, May 22-23, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. …
SALISBURY — Wicomico County voters could be tasked this November with deciding what form of county government will exist in the future, nearly 20 years after a similar vote created the current …
News
Schools
The state’s recently named 2024 Behavioral Health Professional of the Year, a counselor at Mispillion Elementary School in Milford, says it’s a “wonderful experience to have my work appreciated.”
POLICE
WOODSIDE — A 33-year-old Maryland man died in a two-vehicle crash on Wednesday, Delaware State Police said.
MUSIC HISTORY
HARRINGTON — As the curator for the Greater Harrington Historical Society and a lifelong resident of the city, Doug Poore thought he knew everything there was to know about the Kent County …
SCHOOLS
The Capital School District and the Wilmington-based nonprofit Connecting Generations have outlined plans for a group mentoring program titled “Let’s Talk.”
GOVERNMENT
DOVER — The Office of the Marijuana Commissioner will hold a series of informational workshops in June regarding social equity applicant eligibility, banking, taxes, legal matters and more. …
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Memorial Day ceremony at Wicomico Civic Center coming up Monday

Wicomico County’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be held Monday at 10 a.m. in Salisbury.

Salisbury officials open Unity Square to the public with ribbon-cutting ceremony

SALISBURY — Downtown Salisbury’s new community gathering spot recently held its first official event. City of Salisbury officials and other dignitaries marked the opening of Unity …

Wicomico County Council proposes resolution to prevent motor events on county-owned property

SALISBURY — Wicomico County Council is proposing legislation that would give it the power to determine the fate of events on county-owned property much like the recent Safari at the Quarry near …
Neighbors

Memory of patriot who served Somerset Militia to be honored during ceremonies June 8

SALISBURY — On April 19, 1775, British soldiers marched into the Massachusetts townships of Lexington and Concord, planning to disarm colonial farmers and tradespeople. Instead, the …

Diocese of Wilmington announces Eucharistic Congress: 'The Eucharist: Source and Summit' this fall

The Diocese of Wilmington has announced an upcoming major spiritual event — the Eucharistic Congress — scheduled for October 5, 2024, at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean …

Community Players announce auditions for last show of season

Community Players of Salisbury’s last show of the 2023-2024 season will be the classic Cole Porter Musical “Kiss Me Kate” from June 21 to 23 at Wicomico High School Auditorium. …
Business

Salisbury leaders discuss proposed land annexation for apartment building

SALISBURY — A proposed apartment building in Salisbury is drawing concerns from some city council members about whether it will be considered for affordable housing. Three properties …

Salisbury University could expand further downtown with proposed $100 million performing arts center

SALISBURY — Salisbury University officials have announced plans to further expand downtown, with a $100 million performing arts center that could open within five years. If approved by …

National retail chain holding final closing sale at mall in Salisbury

SALISBURY — A national retail chain with a location at The Centre At Salisbury is holding a going-out-of-business sale. Express Inc. is closing its Express Factory store at the mall …

Telewire, Inc. leverages latest technology to optimize customers’ networks

Telewire, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), announced they've...

Salisbury jewelry store holding closing sale

SALISBURY — A Salisbury jewelry store in business for more than a decade is closing its doors. Kyle Edward Fine Jewelry, located at 1131 South Salisbury Boulevard near Salisbury …
Things to do

Tickets on sale for all-you-can-eat crab feast July 27

Nothing says summer on the Lower Shore like feasting on steamed crabs!

Tickets on sale for all-you-can-eat crab feast July 27

Meuse VFW Post 194 will host a crab feast at the post home on East William Street in Salisbury...

Third Friday event is Paw Prints set for May 17

The May Third Friday event, with the theme of “Paw Prints,” is sure to be fun for humans and their pets.
Sports
DOVER — Indian River’s Sarah Lydic won her second individual DIAA golf state title this afternoon.. The senior fired a 66 today to cared a two-day, eight-under par total of 136 in …
NEWARK — Another big-time program from Delaware’s football past will be part of the Blue Hens’ future. UD announced today that it will open the 2029 at Pittsburgh, a Power 5 …
First team P-Jeremy Vest 12 Sussex Tech P-Brady Fox 12 Sanford C-Nathan Arterbridge 12 St. Georges 1B-Gage Joseph 12 Cape Henlopen 2B-Isaac Terhune 12 Cape Henlopen 3B-Lextyn Wescott 12 Cape …
Opinion
OPINION
In an era when technological advancement is the driving force behind global progress, envision a future when the United States of America emerges as the vanguard of innovation, spearheaded by the transformative power of advanced semiconductor technology.
OPINION
Some members of Congress are encouraging the Biden-Harris administration to use its executive authority to take robust action to lower food prices for families. They claim that corporations have been “raking in record profits, while families are being hit with higher costs for groceries.”
OPINION
On March 18, I submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to Gov. John Carney, asking for the number of noncitizens in Delaware and what was spent last year and what is budgeted for this year for them. The governor responded back to me May 17, withholding any records and citing privacy and executive privilege.
OPINION
In presidential election years, the Libertarian Party holds its national convention over Memorial Day weekend. I returned home from my ninth such convention Monday.
OPINION
I am relatively new to the Dover area and generally do not write public letters unless I am prompted by a concerning issue. As I sat down to read the morning newspaper online recently, I read an article written about the former Dover City Council president (William Hare), who was recommended to be censured by the city Ethics Commission for offenses that involved him violating various city codes (“Dover staffer explains complaint against Hare”).
OPINION
At some point, Donald Trump has decided that he is unlikely to win a fair election. He has way too much baggage. So, he has decided to do what malignant narcissists do best: project their despised worldview onto their opponent and have him destroyed. This is essentially what we see happening now.
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