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GEORGETOWN – The Town of Georgetown’s 2024 municipal election is set, with a contested race for mayor, while two council candidates are unopposed. The filing deadline for the May 11 …
DOVER — An attempt to allow the last remaining group of Delawareans barred from utilizing the Student Excellence Equals Degree (SEED) Program for higher education was nixed during …
A 28-year-old Seaford man died after being struck by two vehicles in a hit-and-run crash Friday in Harbeson, Delaware State Police said.
DOVER – There are many ways to describe Tetra Shockley. She’s a family lawyer and part owner at Benton & Shockley. She’s an adjunct professor at Wilmington University. And now, …
Residents of The Greens at Wyoming are attempting to get control of their neighborhood after they say their concerns have been ignored by an out-of-state homeowners association.
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As part of its Delivering Hope To Our Neighbors outreach, Perdue Farms joined the Harry K Foundation and the Food Bank of Delaware to help distribute meals to 764 food insecure children and families …
Sponsors, food trucks, vendors and community service exhibitors can sign up to be part of the Delmarva Chicken Festival, taking place Oct. 7 from 1-7 p.m. at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury, Maryland.
Sports
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 …
Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County will be hosting the Kitchens for Kitchens...
Dover Downs Results Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024   1st - Clm 7500 Pace $6,000 7-Feherty (Ti Tetrick) 3.00 2.20 2.10 1-Trey's Charlie (Ge Napolitano Jr)   5.00 2.80 …
Member Exclusive
NEWARK — Brett Veach always seemed to want to be involved in bigger things. He dreamed of playing football at Notre Dame before playing at Delaware. And when he was coach Andy …
Business
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 …
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 …
Neighbors

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. …

Registration open for virtual Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Conference

SALISBURY — MAC’s 2024 Virtual Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Conference, “Dementia: Navigating the Journey,” will be held Wednesday, April 24. CEU registration …

Former Ward Museum decoys to be on exhibit at Delmarva Discovery Museum

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 …
Things to Do
The Salisbury Zoo recently welcomed a second white-tailed deer, Rosie. (Photo courtesy Salisbury Zoo)

Salisbury Zoo welcomes new deer

  The Salisbury Zoo recently welcomed a second white-tailed deer, Rosie.
Peter Richard Conte.(Courtesy photo)

Kid-Friendly Silent Film Night at St. Peter’s

On May 3, at 7 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will welcome world-renowned concert organist Peter Richard Conte in a kid-friendly …

Salisbury Zoo to host Earth Day celebration, Zoo Stampede 5K on Saturday

Families can learn about animals and the environment at the Salisbury Zoo’s annual Earth Day...
Schools
Wicomico Day School’s, Mary VanBuskirk and her 5th grade classroom visited Virginia’s Nationa...
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....
Opinion
The members of the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of Maryland House Bill 1258 on local journalism.
When, in July 2022, the world-renowned Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art abruptly had its doors closed and the immense art collection kept from public view, Delmarva — not just Salisbury, Wicomico …
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 following letter is in response to Michele Schlehofer’s opinion ("Wicomico Schools should not restrict access to books) which BaytoBayNews.com posted on Feb. 21. This is a spot on, …
Concerns have been raised recently by Wicomico County Board of Education members about the process for initial selection and reconsideration of media resources, in particular books. The current …
I am increasingly concerned that our County Board of Education is considering adopting policies which allow for broad personal bias to interfere with book collections development and book …
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