Former teacher to serve jail time in Adderall case

Elizabeth Day, wife of Salisbury Mayor Jake Day, entered an Alford plea to a single count of attempted possession of Adderall, a controlled dangerous substance, during a trial in state District Court on Friday morning. She was sentenced to 10 days of active incarceration by Judge Daniel R. Mumford and was scheduled to surrender to […]

Spike in Covid-19 cases prompts restrictions

Attendance at gatherings inside Salisbury city limits is being restricted under a new order to help stop a recent spike in Covid-19 cases. City Administrator Julia Glanz said that effective 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, indoor gatherings will be limited to 15 people and outdoors to 50 people. “In Wicomico County, we are at […]

More bike trails approved for Naylor Mill tracts

The city-owned Naylor Mill Forest Conservation Area will get additional mountain bike trails under an agreement approved by the Salisbury City Council. The Mountain Biking Trail Complex within the forest which is maintained by the Eastern Shore chapter of International Mountain Bicycling Association, or ESIMBA, will be expanded with new trails that will extend along […]

Peninsula Regional group has a new name: TidalHealth

What were once three separate hospitals and numerous specialty medical practices that merged over the past year are now united under one name: TidalHealth. “Starting today, for decades to come, this is who we are together,” said Steven Leonard, President and CEO of what is now known as TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, during an announcement and […]

Salisbury’s West Main Street open for Downtown traffic

A four-year makeover project for West Main Street is close to wrapping up with traffic now flowing all the way from Mill Street to Route 13 after the section once known as the Downtown Plaza was reopened. “It’s open — with an asterisk,” said Amanda Pollack, Salisbury’s Director of Infrastructure and Development. “It’s still a […]

Council wants more info on old mall site redevelopment

Salisbury City Council members agreed to further explore a financing plan for the former Salisbury Mall property, which is slated for single-family houses, apartments and commercial space on the 80-acre site that has been vacant for more than a decade. The owner, Crossroads Salisbury LLC, a Bethesda, Md.-based developer, is interested in using tax increment […]

Maryland hoping to thwart ‘train wreck of an election’

Maryland residents who plan to vote in the General Election on Nov. 3 will be facing some unique challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic as well as recent changes within the U.S. Postal Service that could delay delivery of mail-in ballots. Concerns about “the impending train wreck of an election” were voiced by Comptroller Peter […]

Bob Culver saluted at memorial service

Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver was remembered during a memorial service Tuesday as a man of action who tried to make his native county a better place. “He never sat idly by,” said Weston Young, who served as Assistant Director of Administration under Culver, who died July 26 after a six-month battle with liver cancer. […]

Salisbury Police introduce restructuring plans

Salisbury City Council members agreed to move forward with a restructuring plan for the Police Department with the goal of better efficiency, budget savings and more emphasis on community policing. The department will test the plan over the next year, Col. Dave Meienschein said during a Monday evening work session. Council members said they particularly […]

Salisbury landlords file lawsuit on rent restrictions

Landlords in Salisbury, Baltimore City and Howard County are suing those jurisdictions over new laws that prohibit rent increases during the Covid-19 pandemic, saying they are unconstitutional. “While well-intentioned in their efforts to protect financially-vulnerable tenants during an intensely difficult time, the Acts are too blunt an instrument to pass constitutional muster and will visit […]