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Property values in Wicomico County increased 18.5 percent, surpassing the statewide average of 12 percent, according to data for the 2022 tax year released by the Maryland Department of Assessments … more
Wicomico County has sold $58.235 million in general obligation and tax-exempt bonds to finance several major projects in the county. The bonds carry a true interest cost of 1.63 percent and drew a … more
A 15-member panel appointed to recommend any needed changes to Wicomico County’s charter has issued some stiff advice for the government’s legislative and executive branches: Stay. In. … more
Salisbury City Council members agreed to move forward with selling the Mitchell Landing Apartments, a housing complex on the city’s West Side for low-income residents. more
The city’s annual audit report, prepared by Barbacane Thornton & Co., shows that Salisbury’s government continues to maintain a favorable financial position. It is the city’s … more
A long-awaited development that will include apartments, restaurants and retail spaces at the Salisbury Marina could be under construction by spring. more
Republican John Cannon regained his post as Wicomico County Council President on Monday night after fellow Republican Larry Dodd failed to get the four votes needed to remain in the post. During … more
The Wicomico County Council’s recent public scuffle over locating 12 pickleball courts at Harmon Field in Salisbury has spun into a major controversy. Late last month on the day before … more
CAMBRIDGE – Mayor Andrew Bradshaw is no longer at the helm of the city. An announcement made at 6 p.m. Thursday said he is on leave and Council President Lajan Cephas has taken over. The … more
Just in time for the decisive weeks in which Wicomico County decides how it will pay for its capital spending projects, two of major credit rating agencies have affirmed the county’s strong … more
CAMBRIDGE – Moves are underway to end Mayor Andrew Bradshaw’s tenure at the city’s top job. Mayor Bradshaw was arrested Nov. 15 and charged with 50 counts of distributing revenge … more
BALTIMORE — The former Carvel Hall cutlery manufacturing plant in Crisfield — on its way to being sold for redevelopment for an indoor greenhouse — will be among the examples of a … more
Plans to renovate Harmon Field in Salisbury were approved in a near-unanimous Wicomico County Council vote -- but not before an exhaustive and passionate debate process could occur. Enthusiastic … more
An already tense meeting about pickleball -- of all things -- escalated into a match of accusations and defensive explanations when the Wicomico County Council met in regular session last Tuesday … more
Acting County Executive John Psota announced Monday that he is an official candidate for the post he has held since last fall. Appointed by the Wicomico Council to fill the post, following the … more
In a State of the City address that was more like a network TV talk show than the traditionally stiff podium-delivered address, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day on Tuesday reviewed the city … more
Expanding the runway at the Salisbury-Wicomico Regional Airport will mean Piedmont aircraft won’t have to reduce the number of passengers or amount of luggage carried, as sometimes occurs now, … more
Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that the State of Maryland closed its books on Fiscal Year 2021 with an unassigned balance of the State’s General Fund of $2.5 billion, … more
PRINCESS ANNE — Princess Anne’s former town manager — found guilty in May of felony theft and theft scheme for diverting more than $100,000 in public funds for personal use — … more
The leading index provider and credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings has once again assigned Salisbury its “AA” rating, with a stable outlook for the city’s … more
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