Update of Food Lions across the region complete

SALISBURY, N.C. — Shoppers may still be getting used to the layout but renovations are complete for all of the Mid-Atlantic Food Lions including those locally in Crisfield, Princess Anne, Fruitland, Salisbury and Onley, Va. — which like the Tilghman Road supermarket in Salisbury, now offers grocery pickup. The $212.5 million investment in 112 stores […]

Get your passport stamped and win $100 in gift cards

CRISFIELD — If you’re shopping in Crisfield this holiday season and don’t have a passport you could be missing out on a $100 gift certificate. The local holiday passport event that started during Small Business Saturday continues. Get your passport at the Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce office, Mason Dixon’s Pantry, Tim & Doris’ Country […]

Maryland Board of Public Works approves wetlands permit for natural gas pipeline

ANNAPOLIS — Despite personal feelings against natural gas as a fuel source the Maryland Board of Public Works was unanimous in granting a tidal wetlands permit that allows the Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company to install a pipeline from Salisbury to Eden. This is the first leg of a plan to bring methane into Somerset […]

Effort to rezone 300 acres in Marion denied by tiebreaking vote

PRINCESS ANNE — In a final 3-2 vote the County Commissioners on Nov. 24 formally denied a request by J&J Agriculture LLC to rezone 305.5 acres in Marion from Maritime Residential Commercial (MRC) to Agricultural Residential (AR). This comes after a preliminary vote with the same outcome on Nov. 10. The planning commission after its […]

Times change, but County Times remains on course

Earlier this month, the Crisfield-Somerset County Times vacated its physical office on Main Street, and the building itself has been sold. The newspaper, of course, will continue to publish weekly on Wednesdays with distribution throughout Crisfield and the rest of Somerset County. The telephone number for the paper will also remain the same, 410-968-1188 for […]

Bubby’s liquor license OK’d, opening in new location Nov. 4

PRINCESS ANNE — For all of her years in the restaurant business, whether in Crisfield as Little Ditty’s or now in Princess Anne as Bubby’s, Renee Mears has not had a liquor license. Until now. On Oct. 21 the Board of License Commissioners without objection following a public hearing approved a seven-day on/off sale beer, […]