Coronavirus
Congressman Andy Harris said a complaint has been filed against him with a physicians examiners board for prescribing Ivermectin for Covid-19. Harris, a Republican, represents Wicomico County as …
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved boosters for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines. The Wicomico County Health Department began administering Moderna and …
Government
CAMBRIDGE – Moves are underway to end Mayor Andrew Bradshaw’s tenure at the city’s top job. Mayor Bradshaw was arrested Nov. 15 and charged with 50 counts of distributing revenge …
BALTIMORE — The former Carvel Hall cutlery manufacturing plant in Crisfield — on its way to being sold for redevelopment for an indoor greenhouse — will be among the examples of a …
An already tense meeting about pickleball -- of all things -- escalated into a match of accusations and defensive explanations when the Wicomico County Council met in regular session last Tuesday …
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Environment
Orders are being accepted for the spring 2022 planting season for shrubs and trees from the John S. Ayton State Tree Nursery, managed by the Maryland Department of Natural …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of this year’s juvenile striped bass survey, which tracks the reproductive success of the iconic fish in the …
Cops and Courts
Salisbury’s police officers are set to receive mid-year pay raises as part of a plan to improve recruitment and retention efforts in the department. Other jurisdictions have been forced to …
Some 18 months after it was revealed that an employee in the Salisbury Police Department's Evidence Room had improperly removed cash, an auditor’s report has recommended broad changes in the …
Kent County
DOVER — Delaware has gone from having the nation’s highest rate of unintended pregnancies to one of the state’s with the largest improvement in this rate over the last decade, …
NEW CASTLE — From the looks of the main line at the Republic Services’ Delaware Recycling Center, many are unaware that plastic shopping bags are not recyclable. In fact, since the bags are a hazard to equipment, this is the biggest issue the facility is currently facing.
DOVER — Sixty-nine percent of Delaware’s new COVID-19 hospitalizations over a seven-day period were not fully vaccinated, according to recent data from the Delaware Division of Public …
Sussex County
SEAFORD — A Delmar, Maryland man was arrested by Delaware State Police on drug and weapon charges following a traffic stop in Seaford on Friday night. Troy Smith was pulled over at …
DOVER — Registration is now open for the 10th Delaware Wetlands Conference presented by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Organized by the DNREC Division …
Thousands hit the Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach on Black Friday hoping to get good deals as the countdown to Christmas begins.
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — Geraldo Gonzalez has been a bus and rail enthusiast since he was a child and has relied on public transportation for most of his life.
DOVER — The number of in-person contagious COVID-19 cases in Delaware K-12 public schools remained under the 300 mark for the fifth consecutive week, according to information from the Delaware …
DOVER — There have been seven lab-confirmed cases of the flu in Delaware for the current season, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health’s most recent data.
Wicomico County
Maryland’s small turkey farmers faced higher costs this year, but Thanksgiving has allowed many to sell their entire inventory well before the holiday. High fuel costs have led to high feed …
Having served seven years on the County Council, Ernie Davis is ready for a new challenge -- County Executive. The 57-year-old Salisbury small business owner announced Wednesday he will run as a …
The Salvation Army of Salisbury kicked off its annual Red Kettle Campaign on Wednesday with festivities at the Wicomico Civic Center. The event was an occasion to honor bell ringers from …
Dorchester County
ANNAPOLIS - Dorchester County and the Eastern Shore were named a Top 25 “Best of the World” Destination for 2022 by National Geographic. The following is an excerpt from the article, …
BALTIMORE – The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a second virtual public comment hearing on a proposed 50 MW solar generating facility in Dorchester County. Community residents …
With help from some generous donation elves, the Cambridge Lighthouse Foundation will be adding a little Christmas cheer to the town's waterfront this season. Lighted garlands and bows will be strung …
Somerset County
PRINCESS ANNE – As part of its commitment to promote youth education on Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is pleased to announce resumption of its …
CRISFIELD — A graveside service for former Mayor Richard D. Scott will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26 at Sunnyridge Memorial Park with the Rev. Robert Daniels officiating. Mr. Scott died Monday, …
BALTIMORE — A 55-year-old Somerset County resident who works in personnel plans to keep working, despite winning a $2.2 million Multi-Match jackpot. She won with a quick-pick line on her $4 …
News
Salisbury and Wicomico County will soon be getting more funding from the state for emergency rental assistance and street outreach for the city’s homeless population. The city of Salisbury …
A search for Salisbury University’s 10th president kicked off last week as faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders gathered at a town hall and offered their collective vision of the …
The Wicomico County War Memorial Committee held its annual ceremony honoring military veterans. The event took place at the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial and included patriotic music, prayer …
The General Assembly’s redistricting group released four draft congressional maps Tuesday, but critics say the maps show signs of continued gerrymandering. The Legislative Redistricting …
The Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association has removed Edward J. Clarke, the late editor and owner of the Worcester Democrat, from its Hall of Fame after a review of his published work revealed …
Plans to renovate Harmon Field in Salisbury were approved in a near-unanimous Wicomico County Council vote -- but not before an exhaustive and passionate debate process could occur. Enthusiastic …
The 101st Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Luncheon was a celebration of the individual, business and organizational achievements of 2021. An audience of nearly 200 people attended …
 The Wicomico County War Memorial Committee invites the community to join in honoring military veterans at a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. The Veterans Day Ceremony will take …
What comes to mind when students, faculty, staff, families, alumni, supporters and others think about Salisbury University? The nearly-century-old institution has answered that question with the …
Acting County Executive John Psota announced Monday that he is an official candidate for the post he has held since last fall. Appointed by the Wicomico Council to fill the post, following the …