Artist chosen for Route 13 Salisbury mural project

Salisbury artist Paul Boyd III has been selected to paint a community-themed mural at the corner of East Church Street and Route 13. Boyd was chosen from a field of artists who submitted designs and work schedules for the project. Based in Salisbury, Boyd’s design company, Seven Digits and Running Studios, brings urban influence to […]

One On One, May 2, 2019: Salisbury Mayor Jake Day

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day makes a PAC 14 appearance to talk about Downtown events, city projects, public safety and the National Folk Festival.

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 […]

Mayor’s budget focuses on safety, neighborhoods

Salisbury Mayor Jake Day has submitted a $62.37 million fiscal 2020 spending plan that leaves city property tax and sewer rates untouched from the current year. Total annual spending would increase by $879,000; the city is on course to have spent $61.49 million by the close of the fiscal year on June 30. The city’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

PRMC slowly buying up surrounding properties

Peninsula Regional Medical Center officials are gradually buying up properties that surround their campus with the goal of establishing a long-term footprint and improving security. The local health care giant has purchased at least eight business properties that front Route 13, extending south from its main hub. Officials have also purchased several houses along streets […]

Salisbury seeks to curtail pedestrian injuries/deaths

The Salisbury City Council is poised to pass a resolution implementing Vision Zero, an initiative with a growing following geared to slow drivers and save lives. Created in Sweden in the 1990s, following a study to protect pedestrians, Vision Zero was first implemented there in 1994. Now, Sweden has twice as many cars but only […]

Salisbury landmark undergoing big changes

An upscale restaurant, ice cream shop and retail store will open in the renovated One Plaza East in July, following three years of work on the historic, seven-story building, built in 1912. “It will be iconic. The awning is 22 feet long. It’s like the awning on the original Wicomico Hotel. It reuses the bolts […]

Lt. Gov. Rutherford to lead summit in Salisbury

Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford, with the Maryland Opportunity Zone Leadership Task Force, will host an Eastern Shore Regional Summit on Thursday. The event will be at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, at the Truitt Street Community Center. Chaired by Rutherford, the Task Force was formed to develop a state opportunity plan to “align […]