HURRICANE DORIAN UPDATE #1

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 […]

Ward World carving show coming to Ocean City

SALISBURY — Each year the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, plays host to the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival, bringing talented artists from across the globe to Ocean City, allowing them to showcase their carving talent.   The Ward name is a tribute to Crisfield’s down neck decoy carvers […]

Local Kidney Walk ambassadors invite all to take part in 11th annual event

SALISBURY — The National Kidney Foundation’s 11th annual Salisbury Kidney Walk returns to Winter Place Park on Sunday, May 6 with Walk Ambassadors Meghan, Wes and Charlotte Rice of Mt. Vernon again cutting the ribbon at 10 a.m.   Charlotte was born in 2016 with no kidneys and has been on dialysis since she was […]

‘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 […]

Sign up now for CodeRED emergency alert before Somerset County tests its system

  PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset County public safety officials are encouraging residents to be better prepared for potential disasters with participation in their emergency notification system.  Officials would like to see more residents sign up for CodeRED, a new mass notification system now being used by the county. “CodeRED is an innovative and beneficial addition […]