News
DOVER — The Delaware State Senate on Thursday amended then approved a measure that would allow takeout alcohol sales and permit outdoor seating at restaurants and bars in the First State. …
DOVER — The Delaware House of Representatives passed all five bills on the agenda on their second legislative session on Thursday. HB310, sponsored by Rep. Debra Heffernan, passed …
MILLSBORO — When Kathy Daudistel speaks of family, it encompasses her immediate kin in northern Kentucky, as well as her American Legion colleagues at home and abroad.
DOVER — Gov. John Carney’s State Of The State address Thursday drew mixed reviews from state Republican leadership, attracting kudos for several initiatives that include support …
WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday that the Department of Agriculture is making up to $10 million available for people living in rural towns to develop renewable-energy projects to cut energy costs and contribute to efforts to reduce pollution that contributes to climate change.
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Sports
MASN sports writers Roch Kubatko, Steve Melewski and Pete Kerzel will serve as featured members of the Shorebirds roundtable at the Delmarva Shorebirds’ 20th annual Hot Stove Banquet, set to be …
Cold weather and dark nights can make working out a chore. Here are some ways to keep exercise fun and stay motivated over the winter months.   Make plans with a friend. It might be easy to …
Our winter schedule is packed with volleyball and basketball for people of all ages. Participate in one of our sports programs or come check out the 40th anniversary of the Governors …
Business
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Schools
SALISBURY — Wor-Wic Community College will hold an information session for anyone interested in the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 6 p.m., in Guerrieri …
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is resuming its sponsorship role in the Scripps National Bee to give local students and schools an opportunity to participate in America’s …
Seventy-two educators from Wicomico County Public Schools have been named quarterfinalists for Wicomico Teacher of the Year, and will be honored at Teacher of the Year Kickoff Celebration tonight, …
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 …
As the 2022 session of the Maryland General Assembly gets under way, a coalition of environmentally minded lawmakers is expected to propose legislation that would protect 30% of the state’s lands and waters by 2030 — in keeping with a nationwide movement known as “30 by 30.” As our representatives consider this bill, they should be aware that one of our state’s fastest-growing constituencies stands strongly in favor of nature conservation and climate action: Latinos.
Reunion time! Some drove up, some came downTo hear Dr. King speak in D.C., our hometown.By bus, car and train, many came a long wayAnd arrived on the eve of that wonderful day. We stayed at the …
Can you imagine how effective we could be if it were possible to put someone in the fast lane to Chesapeake Bay stewardship? Helping our family, friends and colleagues understand the value of the natural resources around us is no easy task. The strength of these connections is often directly related to a person’s ability to develop personal ties to nature through a lifetime of meaningful outdoor experiences.