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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
Salisbury City Council members have declared Mitchell Landing Apartments as surplus property, the first step in selling the 2.68-acre property. With the council’s approval in hand, the … more
CAMBRIDGE — Elected officials and agriculture specialists gathered Aug. 26 for a Legislative Farm Tour, organized by the Maryland and Dorchester Farm Bureau. “It’s a good … more
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 … more
In a 4-to-3 vote on Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council approved legislation that would allow tax abatements for large-scale residential projects in Downtown Salisbury. At-large council members … more
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera has named Judge S. James Sarbanes as circuit administrative judge for the First Judicial Circuit (Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester … more
Baltimore City leaders knew they were coming. And yet, the newest population numbers from the U.S. Census, delivered Thursday on the hottest day of the year, hit them like a torrent of cold water … more
TRAPPE, Md. — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., joined state and local officials at the Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park on Sunday to celebrate the inclusion of the Chesapeake Country All-American Road in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “America’s Byways” collection. more
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan didn’t mince his words during Thursday’s press conference regarding the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant.“Just get the damn … more
The Wicomico County Council has selected seven residents with diverse backgrounds to serve on a Redistricting Commission that will draw new district lines for the 2022 election. The panel is … more
Salisbury officials plan to issue more than $6.1 million in general obligation bonds to finance several projects, including infrastructure and fire department equipment. City Council members on … more
SALISBURY — The Lower Shore American Job Center serving the tri-county area is now open at 31901 Tri-County Way, Suite 111, Salisbury, across U.S. 50 and west of Wor-Wic Community College … more
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced nearly $30 million in awards to expand broadband Internet access to more than 12,000 rural households, including homes in underserved portions of … more
Eastern Shore Drive, a seldom-used, four-lane roadway built years ago as an alternative to busy Route 13 through town, is slated for a makeover as a better and safer way to connect Salisbury … more
Wicomico Public Libraries will have a new Executive Director, nine months after its former leader departed to work in a regional library system. Seth Hershberger, who has held positions in the … more
PRINCESS ANNE — Three years in the making, the Fruitland Mini Orchard is ready for its first harvest. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s Well Connected Communities … more
First District Maryland Congressman Andy Harris was one of 21 House Republicans who voted against legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the officers who defended the Capitol during the … more
Wicomico’s County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a $161.14 million fiscal 2022 budget that takes effect July 1. Under the formula imposed by the county’s Revenue Cap, property … more
Wicomico County’s former Finance Director has filed a lawsuit against the county, claiming she was wrongfully terminated by the late County Executive Bob Culver for refusing to perform illegal … more
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