Another Downtown mural wins wide acclaim

A freshly painted brick wall, one side of Delmarva Veteran Builders’ new home at 120 East Market St. in Downtown Salisbury, has been transformed into a work of public art. Delmarva Veteran Builders owner Chris Eccleston offered just one guideline for the mural he hired Brandon Bell and Deserea Martin to create that now graces […]

Jim Ireton offers heartfelt farewell in departure

Jim Ireton, an outgoing Salisbury City Council member and former two-term mayor, gave an emotional farewell to city employees, friends and family during Monday night’s council meeting. “Thank you, Salisbury,” he said. “Thank you so much for the opportunity to be everything I thought I could be.” Ireton, 49, who has been active in local […]

Downtown vigil to mark anniversary of Officer Bull Hudson’s passing

The anniversary of the passing of Salisbury Master Police Officer Aaron “Bull” Hudson will be marked with a vigil, scheduled Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. on the Downtown Plaza. Friends and former co-workers will hold resiliency memorial and candlelight vigil. Nov. 19 marks the one-year anniversary of the popular police officer’s passing. The Downtown Salisbury […]

New name and owner, but same Olde Towne eatery

Olde Towne Cafe & Coffeehouse customers have been greeted by Vicente Hernandez’s broad grin since July 2018. He knows many of them by name, creating a sense of welcome among regular customers at the eatery on North Division Street in Downtown Salisbury. Hernandez, who found his way to Salisbury from the Washington, D.C., area, arrived […]

Downtown parking addition a likely ‘culture shock’

The intersection at Main and Division streets is undergoing significant changes that will alter the parking pattern and also make it safer for pedestrians and cyclists. In between two curb bump-outs on the east side of North Division Street – one near the intersection and another closer to Route 50 – there will be 12 […]

Mayor Day: ‘We’ve got the wind in our sails’

Salisbury residents should expect to see an emphasis on neighborhoods and housing, continued Downtown revitalization and a few new construction projects as Mayor Jake Day and City Council members face the next four years. “We’ve got the wind in our sails and we’ve got to keep it up,” Day said, days after winning re-election. Day […]

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day cruises to re-election

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day had an easy victory over challenger Wayne King, garnering 85 percent of the votes in Tuesday’s city election. Day received 2,276 votes and King got 377. An excited crowd of supporters during an election night victory party at Brew River sang the Mayor’s campaign jingle “It’s a New Day,” and shouted […]

Council District 1: Jackson wins second term

Salisbury City Councilwoman April Jackson easily won re-election to her District 1 seat, edging out challengers Timothy Sheppard and Mable E. Marshall. Jackson received 267 votes, followed by Sheppard with 120 and Marshall with 28. “I’m overwhelmed,” Jackson said during an election night party at Brew River. “I’m very pleased to be ack.” Jackson’s focus […]

Council District 3: Heath turns back challenger

City Council President Jack Heath on Tuesday easily turned back a challenge from political newcomer Riley S. Smith, prevailing in District 3 balloting. Heath won 542 votes to 128 votes for Smith. Heath, 72, a Sandy Bottom Court resident, was originally appointed to the council but was elected in his own right four years ago. […]

Council District 4: Gregory wins easily over Taylor

Michele Gregory of Parkway Avenue will become a new member of the City Council, following her easy win Tuesday over Jonathan Taylor of Mill Pond Lane. Gregory captured 439 votes to104 votes for Taylor. The District 4 battle was the only city race that featured no incumbents. Councilman Jim Ireton, who also previously served as […]

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