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Rockfish cuts come this week, but vary depending on where you catch them

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 07:00

Fisheries managers approved cuts to striped bass catches that will hit recreational anglers harder than commercial fishermen.

       

Trump's proposed budget would nearly eliminate Chesapeake Bay Program funding

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 07:00

Proposed cuts by Trump administration would take tens of millions from Chesapeake Bay Program funding, deemed by budget a "low-value" program.

       

Milkman industry through the decades

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 06:00

Milk delivery used to be the job of a milkman, but through the decades the industry eventually faded out due to convenience stores and other issues.

       

WATCH: Dairy delivery service launches in Worcester County

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 06:00

Chesapeake Bay Farms co-owner Daniel Hollands explains the new dairy delivery service that will serve the Eastern Shore.

       

The milkman is back. How a Maryland farm is restarting dairy delivery

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 06:00

The milkman of yesteryear is back. One dairy farm in Worcester County is starting its own farm to doorstep delivery service across the Eastern Shore.

       

Donna Hanlin to serve another term as Wicomico schools superintendent

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 17:10

Donna Hanlin has been reappointed as Wicomico County Public Schools superintendent for a second term.

       

PHOTOS: Soldier killed in Afghanistan gets hero's salute from Eastern Shore residents

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:05

Delmarva residents honored U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Voss Tuesday as a motorcade carrying his body from Dover to Virginia traveled through the area.

       

NASA, Northrop Grumman again reschedule rocket launch from Wallops

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 12:46

Northrop Grumman Antares rocket launch for February 2020 from NASA Wallops Flight Facility has been rescheduled a second time

       

Salisbury Middle being evacuated because of odor

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:04

After an odor was reported at Salisbury Middle School, several students and staff members complained of not feeling well, prompting evacuation.

       

Mardela Springs pet supply shop burned in fire: Fire Marshal's Office

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 10:23

Fire officials say Pacific East Aquaculture in Mardela Springs suffered losses upward of $50,000 in a fire on Monday, Feb. 10.

       

Chincoteague Mayor hosts Masked Gala

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 09:53

The Chincoteague Mayor's Masked Gala was held Feb. 8 at the Chincoteague Center to benefit the town's volunteer fire company.

       

Maryland's 'puppy mills' ban impacting retail pet stores upheld by judge

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 09:33

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit on Maryland's ban on the sale of dogs and cats by retail pet stores, billed as a check against "puppy mills."

       

Registered to vote? Need to switch parties? Don't miss Delaware's 2020 election deadlines

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 08:16

2020 is an important election year, since Delaware will decide whether to re-elect Democratic Gov. John Carney and Republican President Donald Trump.

       

Eastern Shore farming families enter Gov.'s Agriculture Hall of Fame

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 07:00

Gov. Larry Hogan and Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder have inducted 2 Shore farming families into the Governor's Agriculture Hall of Fame.

       

What qualifies as 'meat'? Maryland bill would make restrictions in labeling

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 06:00

A Republican backed bill seeks to prevent 'franken-meat' alternatives or plant-based products from being labeled as meat.

       

PHOTOS: Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass statues unveiled at Maryland State House

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 23:04

Statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass were unveiled Monday night in a ceremony at the Maryland State House in Annapolis.

       

WATCH: Avery's Rest archaeological dig puts history in new perspective

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 16:15

When archaeologists returned to Avery's Rest five years ago, they discovered the graves with the 11 skeletons buried sometime between 1665 and 1695

       

Police: Maryland man arrested for harassing former coworkers, damaging property

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 15:31

According to the harassment complaint filed, the victims said they received multiple threatening messages on their mobile phones.

       

And the Coasty goes to... the best of the best earn local recognition

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 15:18

It's the season for Oscars, Grammys and more. In the spirit of the season, columnist Mike Berger offers his own local kudos.

       

In Delmar home invasion, suspects brandished weapon, demanded money: Sheriff's Office

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 14:54

Three suspects wanted in connection with a January 19 home invasion in Delmar were arrested, the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says.

       

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