Natural gas pipeline gains critical wetlands permit

Despite personal feelings against natural gas as a fuel source the Maryland Board of Public Works was unanimous in granting a tidal wetlands permit that allows the Eastern Shore Natural Gas Co. to install a pipeline from Salisbury to Eden. This is the first leg of a plan to bring methane into Somerset County, ending […]

Fruitland police chief cleared on driving charges

  A Somerset County Sheriff’s Office deputy and two Princess Anne police officers had their guns pointed at Fruitland’s police chief, while yelling commands to drop from his hand what turned out to be a wallet during a traffic stop July 29 in Princess Anne. Deputy Rondell Redding did not know Chief Michael Phillips, and […]