Wicomico backs Talkie Communications as rural broadband provider

Wicomico County’s broadband-deprived homes might soon have a new Internet company to provide service. Acting County Executive John Psota has signed a letter of support backing Talkie …

A “significant surge” in Covid-19 cases continues in Wicomico County even as it begins to wane in other parts of the state, Lori Brewster, Health Officer for Wicomico County, told County …
The newest surge in Covid-19 cases on the Lower Shore has prompted TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury to elevate itself to crisis status.  As a result of significant increases in …
Just before Melvin Harris died five days after Christmas, he lifted his arms and said, “Move over, Moochie,” as though speaking to his beloved wife, who died Nov. 6 last year. He …
News
DOVER — A robbery at the Kent Liquor Mart Friday night is under investigation by Dover Police Department. Dover Police Department spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said a 23-year-old employee at …
DOVER — A Felton man was arrested Thursday for burglaries at construction sites in Kent County, authorities said. During the last week of November, troopers began investigating burglaries to …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers is resigning, House Democratic officials said Friday. Rep. Gerald …
WILMINGTON — State Rep. Gerald Brady is resigning after 16 years of service in the House of Representatives, effective Feb. 4, he announced Friday.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide in Delaware cleared a Democrat-led House committee by a single vote Wednesday, paving the way for possible consideration by the full …
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Salisbury on cusp of housing development boom

Salisbury’s new "Here Is Home" housing incentive program – which waives city fees normally charged to developers -- has so far resulted in applications for 2,216 units of single-family …

Salisbury awarded grant for new North Prong Park

Salisbury has been awarded a $200,000 grant that will help to fund ongoing environmental and redevelopment efforts along the North Prong of the Wicomico River.

Salisbury plans 8.9 miles of new bike paths

Salisbury is set to receive funding that will pay for design costs of the remaining 8.9 miles of on-street bikeways in the city’s Bicycle Master Plan. The Maryland Department of …
Neighbors

Chefs for Habitat Gourmet Gala Returns Feb. 19

Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County will be holding its 11th Chefs for Habitat gourmet gala on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Wicomico Civic Center. Voted Coastal Style’s “Best …

Today In Salisbury's History: Saturday, Jan. 20, 1962

Saturday, Jan. 20, 1962 -- A shopper in a Salisbury supermarket lost $460 on Friday when sneaky thieves lifted a wallet dangling from a purse on her arm. Mary A. Adams of Kingston in Somerset …

Today In Salisbury's History: Saturday, Jan. 13, 1990

Saturday, Jan. 13, 1990 -- Operating Room nurses were refused a pay raise at a meeting Friday with Peninsula General Hospital Medical Center administrators and were told committees will be set up …
Business

Evans, Mills, Nelson, Whited join Community Foundation Board of Directors

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore recently announced that Robin Evans, Tyrone Mills, Melody Nelson and Sonya Whited have joined the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Robin Evans …

CDCC joins Sovereign Beauty for ribbon cutting

DOVER — The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Sovereign Beauty on Dec. 2. The event was held at 29 W. Loockerman St., Suite B, in Dover. Chamber …

Salisbury's TGM accountants merges with national firm

TGM Group of Salisbury has merged with UHY Advisors Inc.of Columbia, Md., and will continue as a full-service certified public accounting firm based in Salisbury and serving the Mid-Atlantic …

Becker Morgan Group ranks in top 300 architecture firms

 WILMINGTON — Becker Morgan Group has climbed several spots in Architectural Record Magazine’s Top 300 report, ranking 253 nationwide. The 2021 Top 300 Architecture Firms list is …

Extension hosts virtual estate planning workshop for Maryland farm families

COLLEGE PARK — Estate planning for farms is a difficult subject to navigate — families must create a plan of succession for the business, understand the legalities of property …
Things to do

Bundle up and head to Salisbury's 3rd Friday event

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury is the perfect excuse to get bundled up and head out for a night Downtown. This …

Wicomico volleyball academy begins Feb. 2

The Eastern Shore Elite Volleyball Academy Instructional Program is open to young athletes grades K-12. The program will have a new …
Chris English.

Chris English Blues performing at Revival in Salisbury

Chris English’s storytelling and passion for the blues has established himself as a fixture in the local music scene. Catch this …
Sports
NEWARK — Less than eight minutes into Saturday’s game, it was pretty clear that Dylan Painter was going to be a problem for Elon. First, the Delaware big man scored six of the Blue …
NEWARK — The Delaware baseball program is steeped in tradition as much as any Blue Hens’ athletic team. Delaware has had just two baseball head coaches since 1965 — Bob Hannah …
NEWARK — The Delaware baseball program is steeped in tradition as much as any Blue Hens’ athletic team. Delaware has had just two head coaches since 1965 — Bob Hannah and then …
Opinion
Thank you to the residents that have talked with me by phone or in person regarding the House Bill 75 absentee-voting bill. We have had great discussions about the future of voting in Delaware, and I …
The letter published in the Delaware State News on Jan. 13, with the title “Biden administration’s goals are unrealistic,” contained a list of evaluations and judgments about the …
“Delaware lawmakers will convene on Jan. 11 to continue debate on urgent legislation for mentally capable, terminally ill adults that would give them the option of medical aid in dying to …
Here is the Question of the Day: The federal government is providing four free at-home COVID-19 tests at www.covidtests.gov as part of the administration's effort to …
From the earliest days of the pandemic, COVID-19 has wrought a far higher toll in communities of color than in the general population — thrusting the long-standing issue of health disparities in the U.S. into the attention of public health officials and the general public.
Sporting events have been seen as virtually sacred by many. The roar of the crowd, the level of athleticism only few can achieve being expressed, the journeys taken by athletes and their teams, the fervid fan loyalty, and the countless traditions practiced add up to a unique sector of society.