Princess Anne election leads to change at the top with new board president

PRINCESS ANNE — The newly-elected Town Commissioners backed Lionel D. Frederick in his bid to be president on a 3-2 vote. He replaces Garland Hayward who has chaired the board for the last six years. Mr. Frederick, the at-large commissioner who is halfway through his second term, nominated himself during the organizational meeting held June […]

Smithsonian traveling exhibit comes to Crisfield

CRISFIELD — The Water|Ways Smithsonian traveling exhibit coming to the J Millard Tawes Museum starts Saturday, Dec. 7, and continues through Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Exhibit hours are Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The museum will be open free to the public during […]

Relay For Life interest meeting set

WESTOVER — An interest meeting to start planning for the 23rd annual Somerset Relay For Life, now the Somerset County and Pocomoke Relay For Life, is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at Great Hope Golf Course. Team and committee leaders are especially wanted to attend in advance of the kick-off meeting which will […]

Deer on the roads causing danger to motorists

ANNAPOLIS — Fall means cool weather and colorful foliage. It can also mean unpredictable wildlife. Deer mating season is right around the corner, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges motorists to stay alert for deer and other wildlife as these animals seek food supplies and mates before winter. “Deer greatly increase their movements […]

DNR has new plan for hunting leases on Chesapeake Forest Land

ANNAPOLIS — Hunt club managers and those who lease Chesapeake Forest Lands from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources are urged to review revised proposals to the way the state administers these agreements. Chesapeake Forest Lands comprise more than 73,000 acres in Somerset, Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester and Caroline counties. Of that amount 19,553 acres are […]


The City of Crisfield has been notified by the Somerset County Department of Emergency Services that we can expect moderate street flooding from a combination of high tides and high winds resulting from Hurricane Dorian as it passes by the mid-Atlantic region. Areas that normally experience street flooding on routine storms will see a greater volume […]