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New Ocean City benches made from recycled cigarette butts

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 09:18

Four new benches recently placed in Ocean City, Maryland are made from cigarette butts as part of a program aimed at reducing cigarette littering.

       

With families home during COVID-19, septic tanks are filling up. Some can't afford to pay

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 06:58

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project was given $25,000 to help low-income families pump their septic systems during the pandemic.

       

How Delaware's lifeguard patrols are dealing with COVID-19 cases

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 06:55

Coronavirus cases at the Delaware beaches seem to be leveling off, but not before hitting lifeguard patrols along the coast.

       

Wicomico receives $1 million, largest eviction prevention partnership award from state

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 06:15

Eight counties were awarded the nearly $2.3 million in Hogan's first wave of Eviction Prevention Partnership grants. Wicomico received $1 million.

       

Somerset, Worcester Counties share plans for fall instruction ahead of state update

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 06:00

School systems throughout Maryland have been tasked with developing their own recovery plans to submit before Aug. 14.

       

Wicomico man who choked woman, threatened to kill her arrested: sheriff's office

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 16:55

Hubert Smullen of Pittsville has been charged with first- and second-degree assault in connection with an incident that occurred on 4th of July.

       

Whale shark spotted near Ocean City

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 16:17

A whale shark was spotted off the coast of Ocean City on Sunday by a group of anglers fishing in the Ocean City Marlin Club's Kid Classic.

       

Salisbury seafood market temporarily closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 16:00

1 Fish 2 Fish Crabs & Seafood in Salisbury, Maryland has contacted health officials and plans to remain closed until all employees have been tested.

       

Maryland private school fall sports delayed due to COVID-19

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 13:28

Maryland private schools will wait until September to participate in athletics after the the MIAA and IAAM opted to delay the start of fall sports.

       

Stepping into a 'retro-active' world: Drive-in movies, cornhole and more

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 12:40

We seem to want to be "retro-active," and the world around us has responded accordingly with drive-in movies and more.

       

Lewes incumbents ousted in council election, majority of votes absentee

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 12:17

Lewes City Council will welcome two new municipal members this August.

       

Extreme heat advisory leads Wicomico, Somerset open cooling centers this week

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 11:23

Such "extreme heat" has lead the county health department to issue guidance on staying safe — and staying cool.

       

Community donates money to fund Wicomico dog's much-needed surgery

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 11:15

Bonz, a young boxer in the care of the Humane Society of Wicomico County, needed to have a hind leg amputated. He's now recovering in a foster home.

       

COVID-19: These Ocean City, Delaware beach restaurants have closed

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 09:10

Ocean City and Delaware beaches running list of businesses that have closed out of concern or because a staff member(s) tested positive for COVID-19.

       

Accomack schools serve up summer meals for kids

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 09:04

Meals are available for kids in Accomack County at five schools as part of its Summer Meal Program.

       

Ocean City isn't a COVID-free zone. Without public's help, outbreak possible, experts warn

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 07:00

Mask wearing and social distancing might be waning as experts warn without that help, Ocean City could spark a new COVID-19 outbreak.

       

Air monitoring finds ammonia, particulates higher near poultry farms, but far below limits

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 07:00

The joint air quality monitoring project by Delmarva Poultry Industry and Md. Dept. of the Environment on the Lower Eastern Shore has released data.

       

Think you've seen a murder hornet? You probably saw one of these 5 look-alikes instead

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 12:32

Social media is full of people who think they have seen a so-called 'murder hornet.' Chances are, on Delmarva, it's one of these 5 insects instead.

       

COVID lockdown unleashes swarms of visitors at Bay region's parks and trails

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 07:52

Parks, trails and natural areas in Chesapeake Bay states have been slammed as the masses seek relief from coronavirus stay-at-home orders.

       

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