Somerset County stays intact with Gov. Hogan's proposed legislative maps

ANNAPOLIS — Legislative maps now before the General Assembly drafted by the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission will only change district numbers for Somerset County voters as it …

CAMBRIDGE – Andrew Bradshaw stepped down as mayor of Cambridge on Monday. “Today, I announce my resignation as Mayor of the City of Cambridge. I make this decision after a period of …
ANNAPOLIS — A General Assembly committee on Jan. 5 formally affirmed the Maryland State Board of Education’s revised mask mandate which includes three ways to make face coverings …
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan on Jan. 4 declared a 30-day state of emergency to take urgent short-term actions to combat the current COVID-19 surge and mobilized 1,000 members of the …
News
CHICAGO — The American Library Association has selected John Paul Mahofski as one of its 10 “I Love My Librarian” award winners. “Mr. M” is the librarian at Eastern …
WESTOVER — A new science curriculum for students in kindergarten through the fifth grade is being considered by the Somerset County Board of Education and parents, guardians and community …
CRISFIELD — Crisfield High School was again ranked in the top 25% of schools in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.   “This is three years in a row of gold …
NEW CARROLLTON — Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Secretary Kenneth C. Holt has announced that $1.58 million in operating assistance grants have been awarded to …
PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset County Sanitary District water customers will see a slight increase in the quarterly EDU rate for 2022 after the Sanitary Commission voted to raise debt service rates …
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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 …
CAMBRIDGE - On Jan. 13, Cambridge Waterfront Development Inc. acquired the former Dorchester General Hospital property, including the 17.2 acres of land, the decommissioned hospital and three medical …
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 …
Sports
Besides COVID-19 cases and quarantines what else can happen to push Crisfield High School basketball off the calendar? Why winter weather of course, and another winter storm which has been entitled …
Crisfield High School claimed its fourth State basketball title in 1973 — Coach Bill Cain’s first of four State crowns. Cain and the Crabbers struggled through 3 losing seasons 1974 to …
Crisfield High School won its first ever State basketball title in 1957, the Crabbers dominated the opposition enroute to a sparkling 18-0 record to bring home the Class C boys basketball …
Marshall Muskrat will welcome in 2022 by descending to Somerset Avenue at midnight Friday for his “Midnight Muskrat Dive.”

Marshall Muskrat ready for big night in Princess Anne

Ring in the New Year in Historic Downtown Princess Anne from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday. Help Marshall Muskrat welcome 2022 as he …
The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions Grow Fair Strong Convention in San Antonio, Texas. From left to right: Maryland State Fair Assistant General Manager David Gordon; MSF Board Member Mary Amoss; MSF President Donna Myers; and MSF General Manager Andy Cashman.

Maryland State Fair earns nine awards

TIMONIUM – The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International …
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s 4-H STEM Festival returns this year after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension 4-H STEM festival slated for Nov. 13

PRINCESS ANNE - University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension’s 4-H STEM Festival returns this year after a one-year hiatus due …

Free dinner and a movie on the courthouse lawn Oct. 1 in Princess Anne

PRINCESS ANNE — The Town of Princess Anne, Princess Anne Police Department, Main Street Princess Anne and University of Maryland …

Crisfield's Oliver 'Tuts' Lawson a featured exhibitor at Ward Museum

SALISBURY — The Ward Museum opens a new exhibit “Oliver ‘Tuts’ Lawson: A Retrospective” this Friday, Sept. 24 with a …