Pastoral letter on the walls of separation and homosexuality in the UMC

November marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany. This wall was erected after the second World War and it divided East and West Berlin. During The United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops fall meeting our bishops from Germany testified about the jubilation and amazement felt when the wall came […]

Public asked to report illegal dumping of septage

PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Sanitary District has received reports of illegal dumping by a Domestic Septage Hauler in the Town of Princess Anne and Somerset County. These reports include the dumping of Septage Waste into the sewers of the Town of Princess Anne, dumping Septage Waste into a floor drain in a maintenance […]

Streetside trash cans not for household, business garbage

CRISFIELD — The city reminds the public that curbside trash receptacles are not meant for household or commercial trash, but for the convenience of residents and visitors who need to dispose of drink containers, fast food packaging, and the like. In a notice from the Public Works Department streetside containers are “to help keep our […]

Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Return is Sentinel of Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem Recovery

ANNAPOLIS — A new research article published March 5 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences analyzes the positive impact of long-term nutrient reductions on an important and valuable ecosystem in the Chesapeake Bay. The research indicates that a resurgence of underwater grasses is due to nutrient reductions from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

Meeting on Carvel Hall plan by concerned residents set ahead of Jan. 10 City Council meeting

CRISFIELD — A concerned group of Crisfield residents has reserved the Crisfield Public Library for a meeting in advance of the City Council’s anticipated vote on a zoning change for the Carvel Hall property which would benefit its purchase by Spangler Strategic Advisors LLC.   The meeting will be 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. […]

Know the signs of risky behavior: Hidden in Plain Sight

POCOMOKE CITY — When you were a teenager, where did you hide things you didn’t want your parents to find? Now that you’re a parent, do you know where to look in your child’s bedroom? Or, do you know the signs of risky behavior or substance abuse? The Worcester County Health Department is hosting “Hidden […]