2-week firearms season for deer starts Nov. 28

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces that the two-week firearms hunting season for sika and white-tailed deer opens Saturday, Nov. 28 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 12. Sunday deer hunting is available in all but Anne Arundel, Howard and Prince George’s counties. New this year, deer hunters may use rifles and handguns […]

Johnston a finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year award

INDIANAPOLIS — Salisbury University field hockey standout Arielle Johnston of Crisfield is one of the nine finalists for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Three women from each of the three NCAA divisions were selected for their outstanding achievements in academics, athletics, community service and leadership. Johnston is only the second Salisbury student-athlete […]

Walktober time to get out and take a walking tour

WESTOVER — Move your way and get fit this October, also known as Walktober. The three health departments of the Lower Eastern Shore invite residents to join the free “Lower Shore Walking Tour” and walk any of the 43 public walking routes and trails or choose their own path. Local walking trails can be found […]

Invasive species cooperative has first meeting in Salisbury

SALISBURY — Representatives from Wicomico and Somerset counties joined members of the Maryland Department of Agriculture, Department of Natural Resources, State Forest Service, USDA Farm Service Agency, Salisbury University and area non-profits for the first meeting of the newly-formed cooperative Lower Eastern Shore Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM). The 20 participants met at […]

‘American Jazz’ passes sea trials on the Wicomico Latest ship built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding

SALISBURY — The American Jazz, seen in recent days on the Wicomico River, has passed sea trials with flying colors, American Cruise Lines announced Sept. 1. Following the successful trials, American Cruise Lines accepted delivery of the riverboat from Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury. The 190-passenger American Jazz is the latest in American’s acclaimed series of […]

Skipjacks to sail Labor Day

DEAL ISLAND — The 61st annual Skipjack Race is on schedule here for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7. The blessing of the boats will begin at 8 a.m., at the Deal Island Harbor. Captains and crew members will board their boats and head out to start the race which begins at 9:30 Captain Harold “Stoney” […]