Folk Festival adds Baltimore Orioles as stage sponsor

The National Folk Festival is excited to welcome the Baltimore Orioles as a 2019 stage sponsor for the 79th National Folk Festival, which returns to Downtown Salisbury, Sept. 6 – 8. “The city of Salisbury is overwhelmed with excitement to welcome the Baltimore Orioles as a major sponsor of the National Folk Festival,” said Salisbury […]

GOP presidential challenger Bill Weld to visit Salisbury

Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce he will challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 primary election, will speak at Salisbury University at 1 p.m., June 4, in Holloway Hall. The event will be sponsored by SU’s Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, the Greater Salisbury Committee and the Salisbury Area Chamber of […]

War Memorial to be dedicated Monday

The 1955 War Memorial on North Salisbury Boulevard near Priscilla Street, now repaired and upgraded, will be dedicated at a ceremony at 2 p.m. on Memorial Day. Erected to honor fallen veterans from Wicomico County who served in World War I, World War II or the Korean War, the memorial had fallen into disrepair and […]

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 […]