Coronavirus
The Wicomico County Health Department will offer walk-in and scheduled Covid-19 vaccine appointments for the Janssen (1 dose) and Moderna (2 doses) vaccines at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center …
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland students ages 12-17 that get vaccinated against COVID-19 will be entered for a drawing where they could win a $50,000 scholarship to cover full-time tuition and fees at a …
Government
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 …
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 …
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 …
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Environment
WAKEFIELD, N.J. — The US National Weather Service expanded Tropical Storm Warnings early Thursday morning to all coastal areas.Tropical Storm Elsa is forecast to move across the Mid-Atlantic …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now recruiting members for the Maryland Conservation Corps, an award-winning AmeriCorps program that engages …
Cops and Courts
A Virginia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for causing an accident that resulted in the death of a well-known Wicomico County woman. At the conclusion of a two-day bench trial, Somerset …
In Wicomico County, Maryland, officials just recently approved a new three-year contract with their sheriff’s deputies. Beginning deputies will be paid $45,922 annually and receive 8 percent …
Kent County
DOVER — A police pursuit that began in Dover late Sunday concluded in Maryland, west of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, and resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Dover man on multiple charges, authorities said.
WILMINGTON — Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, announced Monday that he will not seek reelection when his term ends in November 2022.
DOVER — When it comes to pampering pets and finding nutritional food for their fur buddies in Kent County, Yarn & Bone Pet Supply Company has local pet lovers covered twice over. Matthew …
Sussex County
LEWES — A 39-year-old Lewes man was charged with felony assault after allegedly striking a male acquaintance in the face multiple times Sunday morning, authorities said.
SEAFORD — Two July 20 shootings remained under investigation Monday, Seaford police said.
SELBYVILLE — Much-needed new playground equipment is earmarked for Phillip Showell Elementary School — one of 100 Hometowns impact projects selected nationwide in Lowe’s centennial …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an ``unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top …
HARRINGTON — After a year away, the Delaware State Grange is back at the Delaware State Fair serving up its signature chicken and ham platters. Fairgoers are excited to see the return of …
For many residents within the First State, like Judy Govatos and her family, having the right to control one’s own final wishes is crucial. Ms. Govatos, of Wilmington, lost her daughter 17 …
Wicomico County
Four organizations serving military veterans are the beneficiaries of money raised by the three Wicomico County Rotary clubs through their "Flags For Heroes" program; a display of hundreds of …
Three Salisbury institutions, each marking a century of community leadership, were feted in a grand social event Friday evening along the banks of the Wicomico River. The Salisbury Area Chamber of …
NEW YORK, New York — Gloria Richardson, a civil rights pioneer who was active in Cambridge and nationally in the early 1960s, died at her home in New York City on July 15. She was 99. Ms. …
Dorchester County
NECK DISTRICT — A long-running struggle came to an end on July 22, when Neck District Volunteer Fire Company leaders, joined by state and local officials, unveiled the VFC’s new cell …
CAMBRIDGE — A months-long dispute regarding the possible closure of Corkran Cemetery Road was resolved Tuesday evening, when the County Council voted 4-1 to keep the dirt byway open.Libby …
CAMBRIDGE — On July 19 around 10:25 p.m., Cambridge Police received a call to respond to the Emergency Room at UMSMC at Dorchester in reference to a male subject who had arrived by vehicle with …
Somerset County
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on July 26 announced the top 10 and bottom 10 nursing home facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least one dose of a …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Fair kicks off this week with the Little Miss and Junior Miss Pageant on Monday and the Miss Fair Queen Pageant on Tuesday, both at 7 p.m. at the Somerset …
BERLIN — The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) has awarded the Beach to Bay Heritage Area nearly $167,000 in funding for projects totaling $346,000. Projects receiving funding …
News
The night may have a thousand eyes, but at the Powellville home of Dwayne Jones, they also appear in daylight. He can sense them watching him as he moves about his yard. They are shimmering, …
 As part of Perdue Farms’ commitment to offering its associates access to preventative health care programs, the company is providing the convenience of dental care at work through a new …
William E. Koenig was installed as the 10th Bishop of Wilmington on Tuesday in an ordination mass held at St. Elizabeth Church in Wilmington. In April, Pope Francis named Koenig, vicar for clergy …
Over the next three weeks, nearly 375 girls’ softball teams will make their way to the Lower Eastern Shore for the United States Specialty Sports Association Eastern …
Chris Gilkerson never believed in love at first sight -- until he met Ashley Marie Roberts. When she bought a house in Salisbury, he was there for the settlement and was immediately attracted to …
The Emergency Department team at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury, Maryland treats approximately 15 suspected or confirmed opioid overdoses each month. Many, unfortunately, are repeat …
With the upcoming 2021-2022 school year, after more than a year of virtual learning, many teachers and students will be looking forward to a full year back to in-person learning. Soon, children will …
Hundreds of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins are spending their summers in Chesapeake Bay waters. And now, with the help of crowd-sourced sightings reported each of the last four years, researchers are …
The Salisbury Award, considered among the community’s most prestigious honors, will be given this year to three local institutions which just recently marked a century of business and …
Paul S. Sarbanes, the iconic Maryland politician and Salisbury native who died in December, will be honored with a celebration of his life this fall. “An Eastern Shore Tribute to U.S. …