City treatment plant off state’s scrutiny listing

At long last, the city and Maryland Department of the Environment have announced that the Amended Consent Order against Salisbury’s Wastewater Treatment Plant has been terminated, reflecting the successful start-up of the new plant. While WWTP contributions to nutrient loads in the Chesapeake Bay watershed remain small — declining by 75 percent since 1985 — […]

One On One, June 20, 2019: Developer Bret Davis

Developer and entrepreneur Bret Davis talks about projects he has under way in Downtown Salisbury and offers some predictions for continued renovations and improvements.

United Way celebrates supporters and volunteers

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore celebrated the generosity of community members at the 74th Annual Meeting and Community Leaders Celebration thanks to University of Maryland Eastern Shore. More than 230 community members from organizations and companies representing Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties attended, to recognize United Way’s local impact and outstanding community […]

SU launches new major fund-raising initiative

At Salisbury University, mathematics and computer science major Lela Bones conducts research on brain-computer interfacing, using brainwaves to control prosthetics in Henson Science Hall. This summer, she will continue her research at Johns Hopkins University as a winner of the prestigious Amgen Scholarship. One building over, in Fulton Hall, music major Sara Miller trains in […]

Layton’s Chance Winery & Vineyard marks 9 years

If ever there was a use for the phrase “Let them eat cake” on the Eastern Shore, Layton’s Chance Winery & Vineyard found it. The winery celebrated its ninth anniversary with enough cake to feed hundreds over its birthday weekend last month. “Between our cake-and-wine pairing event – which gave guests four wines matched to […]

Shorebirds headed to playoffs in September

Despite losing 1-0 to the West Virginia Power last Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park, the Delmarva Shorebirds still clinched the South Atlantic League Northern Division first half championship thanks to second-place Greensboro’s 2-1 loss against Hickory. The Shorebirds (46-18) are now headed to postseason play for the seventh time in franchise history and for […]

One On One: June 13, 2019: State Sen. Mary Beth Carozza

State Sen. Mary Beth Carozza reviews her first General Assembly session after moving from the House of Delegates to the Senate and reviews some of the issues facing the Lower Shore and state governments.

Poplar Hill Mansion Festival is Saturday in Newtown

Poplar Hill Mansion, a historic house museum and Salisbury’s oldest house, will hold its second- annual award-winning festival on Saturday, centering around the early 1800s. The Poplar Hill Mansion Festival: Celebrating Over 200 Years of History will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a War of 1812 re-enactment with the […]

Broke Boys Brewing Co. wins Mayor’s business prize

Mayor Jake Day has announced that Salisbury University students Garrett Morris and Shawn Wierzbowski have been awarded the 2019 Mayor’s Prize as part of SU’s annual Student Entrepreneurship Competition. Morris and Wierzbowski’s proposal for “Broke Boys Brewing Co.” beat out 49 other small business ideas which ran the gamut from video game production to oyster […]

One On One, June 6, 2019: Dine & Stay United, more Folk Festival artists

Caroline Phillips of the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore joins us to talk about the nonprofit’s “Dine And Stay United” program which allows a percentage of tabs for meals consumed at Ocean City restaurants to be returned to United Way programs. Then, Caroline O’Hare of the National Folk Festival discusses the latest list […]