‘Main Street’ Princess Anne is up and coming

PRINCESS ANNE — When it comes to economic development, public-private partnerships along with events proved to be a combination that drew interest in doing business in downtown Princess Anne. It enticed at least one shop owner — and now her husband — who has thrown his apron into the mix to operate a small eatery […]

Airport board to host MAA official at November meeting

PRINCESS ANNE — Ashish Solanki, director of the Office of Regional Aviation Assistance with the Maryland Aviation Administration, will be a guest of the Crisfield-Somerset County Airport Advisory Board which will meet 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. This will be the final airport commission meeting this year, held in the County Commissioners conference room. The […]

Artists, crafters join A&E Fair on Small Business Saturday

CRISFIELD — A Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Corbin Studio and Gallery at 4 E Main Street in Crisfield. November 30th is also Small Business Saturday (the first Saturday after Thanksgiving) and the craft fair is planned to coincide with […]

UMES works to have farmers’ market cooperative on campus

PRINCESS ANNE — The School of Agriculture & Natural Sciences at UMES is utilizing a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development grant to develop a cooperative farmers’ market which would be located on campus. A portion of the $172,270 grant awarded in 2016 would be used to provide technical assistance, membership enhancement and training for […]

County supports Comptroller’s changes for craft brewers

PRINCESS ANNE — There’s no longer a craft brewer operating in Somerset County but the County Commissioners went on record to support legislative initiatives Comptroller Peter Franchot says will benefit Maryland craft breweries. House Bill 518 titled the Reform on Tap Act of 2018 came about following meetings by a 40-member task force composed of […]

Christmas parade Friday, Dec. 1 in Crisfield; Santa arrives for breakfast at Water’s Edge

CRISFIELD — This Friday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. the Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Christmas parade along West Main Street from Somerset Avenue to the firehouse. There is no fee to participate and floats, marching units, bands, dance troupes, decorated ATVs and more are expected to participate. For more details visit […]