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After a year away, Punkin Chunkin begs Delmarva to 'bring us home'

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 10:34

"The distance from our 'home base' here in Sussex County precluded many people from attending," organizers said.

       

Chincoteague water tank to get $450,000 in repairs, new paint job

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 09:41

The Chincoteague Town Council has approved $450,000 repairs for the town's elevated water tank.

       

Bay Bridge-Tunnel lane closures announced for repaving project

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 08:00

A 10-mile stretch of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel's northbound span will close through May for repaving.

       

Salisbury police search for teen missing for several days

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 07:06

Salisbury Police Department is searching for 16-year-old Da'quan Amaur Cannon, who went missing last Friday.

       

Princess Anne names interim town manager; previous leader's status unclear

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 07:00

Princess Anne has named an interim town manager while giving no reason why previous manager, Deborah Hrusko, is no longer in her post.

       

Motorcycle helmets optional? Maryland Senate bill would make it so

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 07:00

Helmets would no longer be mandatory for most motorcycle riders in Maryland under a bill expected to be heard in a state Senate committee Tuesday.

       

She paid her mortgage for 26 years. But for $268 in unpaid taxes, she nearly lost her home

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 06:00

"Vulnerable" elderly residents and others fall through cracks of complicated legal system of tax sales in Maryland.

       

Indian River bus driver injures 11 children after 'intentionally' slamming brakes: Police

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 23:23

A bus driver for Indian River School District faces vehicular assault charges after he intentionally slammed his breaks and injured 11 children.

       

School bus carrying Mardela students hit by car on bypass, no injuries

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 17:32

A bus carrying Mardela High School students was hit by another vehicle in the back on Route 13 bypass.

       

New zoo arrival: Andean bear Chaska gives birth to cub

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 16:11

The Salisbury Zoo has announced the birth of an Andean bear cub to mother Chaska and father Pinocchio.

       

After 10-month search, Beebe announces new president and CEO

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 14:20

Beebe Healthcare has a new president and CEO after a 10-month nationwide search, the Board of Directors announced this week.

       

Pocomoke City manager resigns amid controversy about death while in police custody

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 13:35

Pocomoke City, Maryland, manager resigns amid controversy about death while in police custody when she was in Greensboro and a former Dover officer.

       

Sand sculptors rebuild Polar Bear Plunge display after it was trampled overnight

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 08:02

The sculpture was built for the Special Olympics Delaware Polar Bear Plunge, which raise more than $1 million.

       

Sussex County man dies in Bridgeville crash: Police

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 07:54

Delaware State Police are investigating a serious Monday night crash in Bridgeville.

       

'Tragedy and triumph': Central Park jogger case exoneree to speak at UMES

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 07:00

Korey Wise, one of 5 men wrongfully convicted as teens in the assault and rape of a white female jogger in Central Park, will share his story at UMES.

       

1,900 bags of heroin, other drugs seized in monthlong sting in Wicomico

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:41

A monthlong investigation by Wicomico deputies seized drugs with a street value of more than $100,000. The man charged lives in a school zone.

       

Smith Island cake with Old Bay frosting? Yes, at this Crisfield bakery

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 09:03

A Crisfield bakery is serving up a delicious combination of regional flavors: a Smith Island cake with Old Bay buttercream frosting on top.

       

Coronavirus: How Maryland is preparing for all that could happen

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 07:00

Medical staff at Johns Hopkins Hospital's Biocontainment Unit are ready to care for seriously ill patients from the coronavirus.

       

Groundhog Day results 2020: No shadow! Phil predicts early spring is coming

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 07:28

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow on Groundhog Day 2020. As the legend goes, this means we're in for an early spring.

       

After years as an international fugitive, man convicted in Wicomico child sex abuse, rape

Sat, 02/01/2020 - 11:55

Captured after a nearly three-year international manhunt, a former Salisbury, Maryland, man was convicted in a rape and child sex abuse case.

       

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