News
Dorchester County Council recently appointed her to fill the remaining school board term of the late Dr. Theresa Stafford, who passed away in December 2023, representing District 2. And on …
DUNDALK, Md.— More than 1,000 small businesses have sought emergency federal loans to stay afloat following the March 26 collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and closure of much of the Port …
SALISBURY — MAC’s 2024 Virtual Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Conference, “Dementia: Navigating the Journey,” will be held Wednesday, April 24. CEU registration …
HURLOCK – The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration is beginning construction on a $1.1 million project to install new bicycle-pedestrian facilities in Dorchester …
TRAPPE – Habitat for Humanity Choptank is one of 26 organizations on the Eastern Shore of Maryland to receive direct federal resources for projects as a result of efforts by U.S. Senators Chris …
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Sports
Over a decade ago Kylie Curtis’ dream of playing soccer at Crisfield High School was nearly impeded by one major obstacle: there was no girls’ team. The 2012 graduate was 10 years …
NEWARK — Ryan O’Connor is Delaware’s most experienced quarterback. But he knows he’s not the Blue Hens’ only current QB who’s proven he’s capable of …
Maryland shutdown State tournaments for high school sports during World War II and regular season play was limited. However, Crisfield High School teams were back in full swing in 1947 governed by a …
Business
Telewire, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider, has received an exclusive invitation...
Delmarva Chicken Association, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance are partnering with chicken farmers to invest $2 million in cost-share programs to accelerate …
Cambridge
ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers are moving toward consensus on changes to Maryland’s juvenile justice system, discussing how to address crime by children ages 10 to 12 and get them into …
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Democratic-led legislature passed the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future in 2021, vowing to pour billions of dollars into the state’s public schools to …
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.
SALISBURY – Alfred Johns heard a mother’s pleas for help along the Riverwalk that warm day in September. Startled, he saw her son had fallen into the Wicomico River on the Riverwalk. …
Neighbors
SALISBURY — For the first time since 2022, portions of the Salisbury University carving collection will be accessible to the public thanks to a partnership between SU’s Museum of Eastern …
Three million older adults find themselves being treated in emergency departments annually for injuries related to falling. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury-related death and non-fatal …
ALLEN — Homemade chicken salad, soups, oyster sandwiches and baked goods are on the menu for the Spring Bazaar of Allen Asbury United Methodist Church in Allen from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, …
Things to Do

Outdoor Third Friday season starts this week with ‘Sustainable Spring’ theme

Spring is in the air, and Third Friday is back outdoors for the season starting this week.

Friday Night Live concert series features eight performances

The City of Salisbury’s Friday Night Live concert series is back for 2024 with a new twist.

St. Peter’s Third Friday Spring Bazaar Offers Oyster Fritter Supper & More

King Boys oysters, sides and refreshments are featured.
Schools
With the passage of the State of Maryland’s Fiscal 2025 budget, Salisbury University...
Wor-Wic Community College has added a new associate degree concentration in risk....
Wor-Wic Community College is currently accepting registrations for credit classes...
Opinion
Opinion
I am a concerned Ocean Pines, Maryland, citizen who is appalled by the unsightly litter along our roads and waterways in our otherwise beautiful Eastern Shore. It’s time to actually do something to deal with this issue.
The Alabama Supreme Court, citing Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, has ruled that the frozen embryos used in IVF (in vitro fertilization) are children and entitled to all the protections …
Last week's Viewpoint page featured an open letter submitted by the Maryland House Republican Caucus expressing their concerns that a juvenile sex offender convicted of second-degree rape …
As Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) advances its mission to develop Cambridge Harbor, we plan to keep the public informed on our progress and what you can look forward to in the coming …
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.
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