Coronavirus
TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and the surgeons practicing there have placed a temporary pause in elective, non-emergency surgeries that require an overnight stay. For at least a two-week period …
ANNAPOLIS —Marylanders 65 and over living in congregate care facilities, including nursing homes, are eligible for COVID-19 booster shots effective immediately. Gov. Larry Hogan announced …
Government
PRINCESS ANNE — Princess Anne’s former town manager — found guilty in May of felony theft and theft scheme for diverting more than $100,000 in public funds for personal use — …
The leading index provider and credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings has once again assigned Salisbury its “AA” rating, with a stable outlook for the city’s …
Salisbury City Council members have declared Mitchell Landing Apartments as surplus property, the first step in selling the 2.68-acre property. With the council’s approval in hand, the …
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Environment
ANNAPOLIS — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022, said officials from the Maryland Department of Natural …
Cops and Courts
Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis has officially filed for a fifth term in office. Among the top vote-getters in county electoral history, Lewis’ career-path decision is regularly …
A federal grand jury on Aug. 24 returned an indictment against two Salisbury men, charging them with federal conspiracy, wire fraud, and identity theft charges in connection with the theft of at …
Kent County
DOVER — Late last month, about 45 people gathered for the first Kent County Crime Watch of Delaware meeting since the pandemic arrived in March 2020.
DOVER — Making sure your blood pressure is in the normal range is an important part of managing your overall health and wellness. High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your risk of …
DOVER — For World Suicide Prevention Month, several organizations in the state have raised awareness of numerous resources and programs to help save lives. Suicide is the 10th-leading cause …
Sussex County
GEORGETOWN — The public and community at large voiced objections. And architects designing the new Sussex County Family Courthouse listened.
LEWES — As the Family Medicine Residency Program at Beebe Healthcare continues to take shape, Dr. Joyce Robert has joined as the program director.
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles is offering a three-month amnesty program for toll violators to resolve their toll debt for a lesser cost. Senate Joint Resolution 5, passed …
New Castle County
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Justin Maxson, United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, recently announced that USDA will begin accepting applications on Oct. 1 …
DOVER — Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse is asking farmers across Delaware to participate in an Agricultural Labor Survey. The survey is hosted by the United States Department of …
FELTON — It’s obvious that Thelma Gabrielson developed a very strong and enduring connection to Bayhealth, one that started with her birth more than 70 years ago at Bayhealth Hospital, …
Wicomico County
SEAFORD — TidalHealth has received two American Heart Association Achievement Awards for implementing quality improvement measures at their Salisbury, Maryland, and Seaford hospitals that …
This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music, and special events. This month’s theme is Urban Artscapes …
The city of Salisbury commemorated the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with two memorial ceremonies, both on Saturday, Sept. 11. On Saturday morning, the Salisbury Fire Department …
Dorchester County
BALTIMORE — Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, age 50, of Dorchester County, and his company, Capt. Phip’s Seafood Inc. pleaded guilty Sept. 15 to unlawful employment of …
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. The exercise will occur …
HENDERSON — An attempt to serve an arrest warrant on Caroline County Circuit Court Judge Jonathan G. Newell ended with his death early Friday morning, by a gunshot wound to the head. His death …
Somerset County
WESTOVER — For the fourth time since 2007 a Cavins sibling will represent students as a non-voting member on the Somerset County Board of Education. Cassidy Cavins, a junior at Washington …
BALTMORE — In support of the Maryland State Board of Education’s mask mandate to combat the spread of COVID-19 the Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) Committee on …
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore opened its doors 135 years ago this week to nine students greeted by Benjamin O. Bird, an educator from Baltimore who might not have been the first choice for …
News
In a surprise announcement Friday evening, the National Council for the Traditional Arts and the city of Salisbury said the National Folk Festival will continue its tenure in Salisbury for another …
As for the past 61 years, 2021 featured a skipjack race on Labor Day Monday, just off the shores of Deal Island. Two local organizations, the Deal Island-Chance Lions Club and Skipjack Heritage, …
When Diane Custis was a little girl, she didn’t pretend to be a police officer or talk about a career in law enforcement. But after she graduated from Wicomico High School, she trained at a …
Eighteen new volunteer firefighters and EMTs have been sworn in to serve the Salisbury Fire Department. In a ceremony held last month at Salisbury University -- led by Mayor Jake Day Fire Chief …
Coastal Hospice has again been named a 2021 Hospice Honors recipient, a program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of …
Salisbury’s new live theater proved to be a hit during a soft opening over the weekend that drew capacity crowds to all of its shows. The theater, called revival, opened last Thursday night …
Delmarva Power is sending crews, equipment and expertise to Louisiana to repair utility infrastructure damage and help restore energy service for customers impacted by Hurricane Ida. More than 100 …
Lloyd Bradford Lewis, 84, the creator and owner of the world-famous M.R. Ducks on Talbot Street in Ocean City, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Viola …
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension is hosting a workshop on grape cultivation Saturday, Sept. 4, at 10 a.m. at the orchard on campus. Growers and gardening enthusiasts can view 38 …
SALISBURY – Maryland State Police arrested and charged a man  Tuesday with assault and weapon charges involving juvenile victims last month in Wicomico County. The suspect, Cameron …