$27 Million Investment to Improve Internet Access for Homes Across Maryland

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More than 133,000 laptops have been awarded to 27 local governments across Maryland as part of the state’s $27.2-million investment through the Office of Statewide Broadband’s Connected Devices Program. Governor Wes Moore says this will help to connect under-served households with the tools they need to succeed – and to connect with more opportunities. Received…

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Crisfield Man Arrested for Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography

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Troopers in Somerset County arrested a Crisfield man this morning after an investigation led to evidence of possession and distribution of child pornography. On May 17, 2022, troopers served a search warrant at the home of 25-year-old Daniel Alexander Elliot. A preliminary forensic review of his cellphone revealed numerous images of child pornography which were…

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MD State Fire Marshal Investigating Arson Fire in Crisfield

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating another arson fire in Somerset County. Crisfield firefighters were called to a two story home on North Third Street just after 2:30 Wednesday morning where they found the vacant wood structure with fire. The fire was discovered by a neighbor. Fire marshal investigators say the fire was intentional…

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MD Fire Marshal Investigating Intentional Fire in Crisfield

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Maryland State Fire Marshal investigators have determined an early Sunday morning fire was intentional. Crisfield firefighters were called to a home on West Main Street in Crisfield just before 1:30 where they found fire at a 3 story vacant home. Officials say the fire started on the outside of the home and was intentionally set.…

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Gov. Hogan Announces Major Laptop Contribution To Eastern Shore Nonprofits

Governor Larry Hogan visited Crisfield Wednesday to announce a donation of laptop computers for Eastern Shore nonprofits (photo courtesy of Governor Larry Hogan's office)
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More than 200 laptops have been contributed to 11 local nonprofit organizations on the Maryland Eastern Shore. Governor Larry Hogan made the announcement Wednesday in Crisfield before the J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake. The Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives, Department of General Services and non-profit PC’s for People made the contribution possible. “The…

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Man Gets 45-Year Sentence For 2019 Shooting Death

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A man is going to prison for a killing on the Eastern Shore. According to the Somerset County State’s Attorney’s Office, Bobby Tenner Junior received a 45-year prison sentence this week, several months after he was convicted for voluntary manslaughter and other related charges. Prosecutors said Tenner got into an argument with members of Darryl…

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Suspect Arrested For Salisbury Homicide

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A suspect has been arrested in connection with a homicide last Friday night in Salisbury. Maryland State Police said 28-year-old Levonte Javar Martin of Crisfield is charged with first-degree murder and second-degree murder in connection with the death of 26-year-old Devonta Fagans of Salisbury. Fagans was found shot at an apartment complex on Emory Court,…

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Suspected Arson Probed In Crisfield, Md.

Suspected arson in Crisfield (photo courtesy of Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office)
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A house fire in Somerset County was intentional, according to an investigation conducted by the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office. At about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, firefighters responded to a blaze in Crisfield at a two-storm home on Locust Street. Someone who was passing by discovered the fire, which started in the living room. No one…

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FEMA Approves Flood Mitigation Grant For Crisfield

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Flood mitigation efforts in Crisfield will get support with a grant of more than $1.2-million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to the State of Maryland. According to Congressman Andy Harris, the grant will cover 90-percent of the projected costs of installing tide gates, replacing culverts, installing two pump stations and other flood-related projects. Crisfield’s…

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Crisfield Fire at Abandoned House Under Investigation

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Maryland Fire Marshal investigators are looking into a fire at an abandoned house on Byrdtown Road near Crisfield. The fire was discovered by a passerby just before 10 last night (8/20). Firefighters from Crisfield quickly controlled the fire which damaged the front of the home. Anyone with information – contact the Deputy State Fire Marshal’s…

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State & Federal Officials Investigating Crash at Crisfield Regional Airport

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Maryland State Police are investigating a plane crash around 4 this morning at the Crisfield Regional Airport.  Police were called by the pilot’s wife about the crash – the pilot, Dennis Shaw was leaving for New York when he experienced mechanical problems and his plane went down about 600 yards off the runway.  He walked…

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Lightning Strike Responsible for Overnight House Fire in Crisfield

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The Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal says it has determined a fire that took place in the early morning hours of Sunday was accidental, caused by a lightning strike. Officials say the blaze broke out shortly after 2 a.m. in the 300 block of Somers Cove in Crisfield. The structure, owned by the…

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State Fire Marshal Investigates House Fire in Crisfield

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office says it is investigating following a structure fire at a home in Crisfield on Thursday afternoon. Officials say the blaze broke out shortly after 4 p.m. at a home at 3188 William Maddox Road. The structure, a two story, wood frame, single family home sustained serious damage in the…

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Two Injured in Crisfield Area Crash

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Two people were injured in a single vehicle crash near Crisfield around 1 Sunday morning.  Maryland State Police were called to the area of Old State and Mariners Roads where they found a van on its roof with two people trapped inside.  Police learned the van veered off the roadway, struck a tree and rolled…

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