Safety modifications begin at Sixty Foot Road

The State Highway Administration has begun a $3.14 million project at Route 50 and Sixty Foot Road that will include installing traffic lights with left turn arrows on both the eastbound and westbound sides of Route 50. New lights will replace blinkers currently in place. The intersection has been the site of many accidents during […]

Downtown Amphitheater dedication is Friday

The amphitheater will be used for the first time during the National Folk Festival, in Salisbury Sept. 7 to 9. The new amphitheater on the Riverwalk is nearly complete. The response thus far is that Salisbury’s latest public works project is a home run. City officials will host a public “showing off” event as part […]

Today In Salisbury’s History: Monday, Aug. 16, 1965

Monday, Aug. 16, 1965 — The new Ames Store near Tony Tank in south Salisbury was set to open at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday. Officials were calling it one of the biggest additions in the history of Salisbury’s retail business network. The new store features 50,000-square-feet of shopping space and parking for more than 500 […]

Photo Gallery: Kicks 4 Kids, held by Coastal Hospice

Kicks 4 Kids, a family event sponsored by Coastal Hospice and featuring games and foods, was a big hit at WinterPlace Park. Activities include a watermelon-eating contest and a Smelly Sneaker Contest with celebrity judges Dr. Donna Hanlin, Pastor Martin Hutchison and Salisbury Police Officer Aaron “Bull” Hudson. Children also participated in events including limbo, […]

Evolution Craft Brewing will sell Lot No. 3 IPA in cans

Evolution Craft Brewing Co. said it has finally found a canning line that meets their quality assurance standards. After years of only selling their beer on draft and in bottles, owners Tom and John Knorr have been repeatedly faced with the question: “when will Evo come in cans?” After months of searching for the perfect […]

Former Wi-Hi chemistry teacher fondly remembered

Former Wicomico County High School teacher Henrietta Carrigan, who died last month, is being remembered for liveliness and humor in her classroom. “She was one of a kind,” said Wi-Hi alumni Davis Ruark, former Wicomico County State’s Attorney and now Deputy District Attorney in the Third Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Las Cruces, N.M. “One […]

Brooke’s Toy Closet fundraiser is this weekend

To raise money for Brooke’s Toy Closet at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, founded by the late Brooke Mulford, Vernon Powell Shoes on East Naylor Mill Road will donate a portion of this weekend’s sales. Ten percent of sales made on Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., will also be used to research […]

OC deli eyes opening eatery at Sby Airport

Rosenfeld’s Jewish Delicatessen, offering traditional old-world favorites, is expected to open at the Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico Regional Airport in October. Airport Manager Dawn Veatch said this week that the paperwork hasn’t yet been signed, so she couldn’t comment in detail, but she would be pleased to have the deli businesses operating there. This would be the […]

Wicomico school leaders prepare for school year

Leadership teams are in place in all Wicomico County Public Schools, which will open for most students on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Administrative teams for each school and program in Wicomico County Public Schools are listed below, with changes underlined. Students in grades 1-6 and grade 9 will attend school on Sept. 4. (Exceptions: All grades […]

Must-see Wicomico County Fair just a week away

The Wicomico Farm & Home Show and Wicomico County are proud to announce the return of the Wicomico County Fair, Aug. 17-19 at WinterPlace Park. This year’s event will celebrate 82 years of fair traditions, and is presented by Perdue Farms and the Pohanka Automotive Group. The Wicomico County Fair serves to showcase the importance […]