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 […]

Archaeologist to present findings from Bayly house excavation

CAMBRIDGE – Dr. Julie Schablitsky, the archaeologist who led the excavation at the historic Bayly House in Cambridge this past fall will discuss the team’s findings in a public presentation at 7 p.m. on March 28 at the Dorchester Center for the Arts in Cambridge. Historic research shows that a cabin behind the Bayly house […]

Upcoming events for seniors, others looking for connecting services

There are programs coming up in May that will benefit seniors and others seeking connections in the community that can lead parents, families and the homeless to services that they may need.   On Tuesday, May 1, Join MAC, Inc., in Salisbury for Law Day and talk to an attorney — for free.   The […]

‘Stories of Somerset’ series to talk about county’s past

PRINCESS ANNE — History and science teach us a lot and there is always more to learn. The Somerset County Historical Society is pleased to announce a new opportunity to learn more about local history during its Spring series, “Stories of Somerset.”   The interactive series will feature speakers, including storytellers, scientists, writers, and local […]

Community forums to address opioid and heroin addiction crisis

PRINCESS ANNE — A highly-recommended awareness program about the scourge of heroin and opioid addiction is scheduled to take place in Somerset County next week with presentations at both public high schools. Modeled after the Anne Arundel County program titled “Not My Child,” it will include information from local participants in various disciplines from health […]