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 […]

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 […]

Armed suspect tries to rob New Life Apostolic Church meeting

PRINCESS ANNE — Princess Anne Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the person who attempted to break up a church gathering and commit armed robbery on those in attendance.   It was at 7:14 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 when police responded to the parish house of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church located on […]

Holiday concerts starts around the county schools

WESTOVER — Somerset County Public Schools will be alive with holiday music throughout the Christmas season.   Woodson Elementary School will offer four opportunities beginning with its pre-kindergarten program on Friday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. On Wednesday, Dec. 6, Kindergarten through the second grade will hold their program at 6 p.m. in the Crisfield […]

There’s Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and now Giving Tuesday to benefit local non-profits

SALISBURY — Eighty Lower Shore nonprofits are joining together to celebrate generosity on Giving Tuesday with a 24-hour online giving event. Held each year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, this year’s event falls on November 28th.   Participants range from the Crisfield Heritage Foundation to the Somerset County Historical Society to Main Street Princess Anne. […]