Parsons Cemetery will offer tours of masterpieces

There’s a multimillion-dollar art exhibit in Salisbury that’s so unique that bus tours are planned to bring spectators to see handmade treasures of the past. It’s said the largest public display of art can be found in cemeteries across the nation, and Parsons Cemetery here has some masterpieces in stone, custom-made iron fencing and porcelain […]

Hero Challenge is Saturday in Downtown Salisbury

The Salisbury Police Department’s third annual Hero’s’ Challenge to Benefit Special Olympics is set for Saturday, daring 10-person teams to pull a fire truck 50 feet in the least amount of time. Entry fee for each team is $250 and the public is invited to join in the competition. Medals and an overall trophy will […]

Groups join to secure Newtown home renovation

Renovation of a jewel of a historic home in Newtown was celebrated with coffee, doughnuts and praise for those who, together, saved it from demolition. The striking structure, built in 1905 and with a unique wrap-around porch, situated at 501 Poplar Hill Ave., was restored with the aid of Mayor Jake Day and the Salisbury […]

Westside 2nd-graders honored for Just Zoo It!

Westside Intermediate School’s 2nd-grade class won the Just Zoo It! contest for collecting the most money for the Salisbury Zoo. Lynn Schwemlein’s class was excited when the Just Zoo It! Prize Patrol arrived to congratulate them on raising more money than any other class in Wicomico County last year. Overall, the 2018 campaign raised more […]

Field will be designed for disabled youngsters

Next summer, a new baseball field will open for disabled youth, at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex. Called “Project 7 ½” locally, because it will be situated between Fields 7 and 8 at the park, it will encourage participation in the national Little League Challenger Division, founded in 1989, for disabled people 4 to […]

Rabies clinic scheduled in wake of sick animal reports

In response to two rabid animals being found in Salisbury this week, the Wicomico County Health Department will offer a rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats. It’s planned for 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Salisbury Moose Lodge on Snow Hill Road. No other animals will be vaccinated. The cost is $10 […]

Lawmakers reflect on ‘controversial’ 2019 session

During the 2019 Maryland legislative session, Delegate Carl Anderton, R-38B, was a new appointee to the House Appropriations Committee, presenting a “whole new learning curve in a great session overall,” the legislator said, summarizing the three-month term. “A lot of the committees had a kind of a lulling start but on Appropriations, we jumped right […]

Salisbury Zoo adds two new bison for herd of three

The Salisbury Zoo has welcomed two young female bison, following the death of its male last June. Zoo officials searched for compatible companions for Agnes, the older female bison at the zoo, and knew young females would be best. They also wanted bison from the East Coast, to make it easier to transport the large […]

Nanticoke Road on course to open by summer

Five months after a rain-laden storm caused flooding that washed out about 1,000 feet of Nanticoke Road, work is continuing to repair it, with tentative plans to reopen around Memorial Day. Jason Smith, area engineer for the SHA in Salisbury said the contractor, David A. Bramble Inc. in Chestertown, is “heavily working on it right […]

Work to begin on Newton Street Community Center

Children who usually get off the school bus and go home to an empty house will soon be able to head for the Newton Street Community Center, were they not only will receive a snack and help with homework, but learn to grow and cook fresh vegetables. That’s what Neighborhoods Relations Manager Kevin Lindsay and […]