Downtown Market Street buildings find quick buyers

When Peninsula Insurance closed two large office buildings in Downtown Salisbury last summer and cut or transferred more than 40 employees, it was a gut punch to city redevelopment efforts. After all, these two buildings had held insurance offices dating back decades and were once owned by the legendary Sam Seidel. With efforts to ensure […]

Salisbury prepares for another big New Year’s bash

On New Year’s Eve, “rev up those noisemakers” and welcome 2019. That’s the invitation Jamie Heater, Arts & Entertainment Director for Salisbury, is issuing as the city prepares for the annual night of live music by AMP Studios and the Tops Cut Off DJ Team, the annual ball drop, giveaways and confetti at midnight. This […]

2019 Salisbury calendar is available for sale

The 2019 Salisbury Calendar, filled with photos of local scenes and submitted by locals who captured them, is back, and for sale for $10 in the Visitors’ Center. “We did this calendar two years ago, so there was a gap year when we didn’t have one. The community kept asking for it. We felt like […]

‘Bull’ Hudson remembered for tremendous heart

Aaron “Bull” Hudson, the affable, lovable Salisbury Police officer who died Nov. 19, was eulogized at a touching funeral Tuesday, with family and friends gathered at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center to grieve, but also laugh at memories. “I’m looking for my friend,” Mayor Jake Day said, remembering how he would let Hudson sit […]

Funeral services set Tuesday for Aaron ‘Bull’ Hudson

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at noon at the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Following the service, the public is invited to the Downtown Plaza for a moment of silence and Bull’s last call which will […]

Downtown vigil honors Officer Aaron ‘Bull’ Hudson

Several hundred people gathered in Downtown Salisbury on Tuesday night for a vigil to honor city Police Officer Aaron “Bull” Hudson, 46, who died at his home Monday. The candlelight event was held at the corner of North Division and West Main streets, the very location where Hudson, standing with his police-equipped bicycle much of […]

11th annual Treat Street is Downtown

The Salisbury Jaycees holds its 11th annual Treat Street safe trick-or-treating event, presented by Robinson’s Family of Businesses, Wednesday, October 31, on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with registration at the corner of West Main and North Division streets. Treat tables will be open on the Plaza from 6-8 p.m., with games, […]

Bridge work will force billboards removal

Eight Clear Channel billboards on Route 13 Business will be removed by the end of the year to make room for a bridge the State Highway Administration will build over an offshoot of the Wicomico River — a move that has the billboard company asking for fair compensation, according to the company’s lawyer. The billboards […]

Mayor unveils Rail-Trail plan for central Salisbury

Standing in what he called “a forgotten area of our city,” at Union Station on Railroad Avenue, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day announced a 5-mile Salisbury Rail-Trail, a biking and walking path from Fruitland north to the Maryland border being built in Salisbury. “We have a community that wants this trail. We have a plan for […]

SU adds greatly to its Downtown presence

Salisbury University’s presence Downtown took a major step forward Monday with the dedication of the Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative’s new home on the Downtown Plaza. “Community partnerships are important to the University, and the ESRGC’s move makes good sense. Many of its clients are government agencies and Downtown provides a centralized and convenient meeting […]