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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
Weston Young, Wicomico County’s former Deputy Chief of Administration and Public Works Director, has been named the incoming Chief Administrative Officer for Worcester County. The Worcester … more
A year after he deployed with the U.S. Army to the Horn of Africa, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day is back in town, but it will be a couple more weeks before he returns in an official … more
Salisbury officials are proposing a $66.9 million spending package for fiscal 2022 that includes numerous fee increases made necessary after the Covid-19 pandemic depleted several of the city’s … more
WASHINGTON (CNS) - The Maryland congressional delegation is pushing legislation to protect and enhance the natural resources throughout southern Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay area with new federal … more
ANNAPOLIS (CNS) -- The Maryland General Assembly operated like never before in 2021 but still passed significant measures that included a multi-billion dollar COVID-19 relief plan, historic police … more
The panel tasked with presenting possible changes to the Wicomico County Charter has decided to work within the existing document and not recommend changing the county’s form of … more
The late Paul S. Sarbanes, a Salisbury native who earned degrees at three prestigious universities and later served 30 years in the U.S. Senate, was honored posthumously by the renaming of the … more
Wicomico County Orphans’ Court Judge Norma Lee Barkley is being remembered as a trailblazer, a fine example for women to emulate and a caring soul. The first African-American judge of … more
After a polarizing 2020 presidential election and a worldwide pandemic, Maryland lawmakers are rethinking how to conduct voting.The General Assembly is considering multiple pieces of legislation that … more
ANNAPOLIS — As of April 2, there were officially 11 days left in the legislative session for 2021. This week, the Senate debated House Bill 670 - Police Reform and Accountability Act of … more
Wicomico County public schools has entered a new phase of pandemic-era education, with schools able to serve more students in-person each school day, thanks to revised federal health guidance on … more
City and county leaders are dealing separately with shake ups among their legal counselors. The County Council is in the market for a new attorney; the city of Salisbury hired a new attorney … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representative Andy Harris (R-Md.) was among 12 Republicans who voted against H.R. 1085 on March 17. The legislation was written to award Congressional Gold Medals to the … more
One year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Salisbury had its safest year on record with fewer crimes, better fire and EMS response times and help for the … more
After choosing its leadership and establishing some parameters for attendance and meeting schedules, the Wicomico County Charter Review Committee appears ready … more
Wicomico County Council members have unveiled their roster of 21 citizens to thoroughly examine and possibly rewrite the document that governs county operations.   Fourteen people have been … more
Salisbury City Council members are considering a plan that would cap fees paid to food delivery companies such as UberEats, Door Dash, Grub Hub and Postmates a way to help restaurants struggling … more
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