Maryland Revitalization Program Awards to Bring $5.7 Million to Community Development Projects on Eastern Shore

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Eight Eastern Shore counties have received a combined $5.7 million through Maryland’s seven State Revitalization Programs for 31 projects and activities that promote community development and economic growth. The announcement comes from The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). The seven programs will support revitalization and redevelopment projects and activities including: business expansion…

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Drug-Trafficking Operation on Eastern Shore Dismantled Following Yearlong Law Enforcement Investigation

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Eight people accused of a drug-trafficking ring on the Eastern Shore have been arrested following a yearlong combined law-enforcement investigation. Maryland State Police joined more than two dozen local, state and federal law-enforcement agencies in dismantling the sale and distribution of illegal drugs, including cocaine and heroin, throughout Talbot, Dorchester, Caroline and Queen Anne’s counties.…

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Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller Visits Eastern Shore to Highlight Education and Career Development Opportunities for Young Marylanders

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Lt. Governor Aruna Miller this week visited three institutions in Salisbury and Princess Anne that serve to educate Marylanders and provide workforce development skills to young people on the Eastern Shore. At each stop, Lt. Gov. Miller highlighted the critical work of these facilities in helping young Marylanders succeed in jobs of the future, as…

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VIDEO | Gov. Hogan Announces Shore Crimefighting Initiative, Addresses Md. Association of Counties

Md. Gov. Larry Hogan discussed an anti-crime initiative Thursday in Worcester Co. - photo courtesy of the Office of Md. Gov. Larry Hogan
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Maryland is forming a new Lower Shore Coalition of the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network. MCIN is a coordinated criminal justice network, targeting a range of criminal activity: drugs, firearms, human trafficking and gang-related crimes. Worcester County and Somerset County will join Dorchester County, which already participates. The Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network is active in 16…

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Gov. Larry Hogan Visits Eastern Shore, Ocean City

Governor Hogan was joined by Department of Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder for a visit to Bartenfelder Farms in Preston. A family farming operation since the early 1900’s, Bartenfelder Farms has always been in the produce business, and they also grow wheat, beans and corn.
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“It’s starting to sink in a little bit.” Maryland Governor Larry Hogan appeared with WGMD’s Mike Bradley on The Talk of Delmarva as he began a visit to the Eastern Shore and Ocean City, with the final few months of his second term lying ahead. “It’s kind of bittersweet. Eight years is a long time,…

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3 Charged With Arson In Dec. Fire At Vacant House

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An adult and two juveniles are charged with setting fire to a vacant home on Tilghman Island in December. According to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office, a two-month investigation led to the arrests of 21-year-old Kristen Tre’saun Banks of Easton and two juveniles, ages 15 and 16. The fire on Black Walnut Road December…

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Suspect In Double-Homicide Found Dead In Jail Cell

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A suspect in a recent double-homicide in Cambridge has been found dead in his cell at the Dorchester County Detention Center. According to the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the facility over the weekend to reports that 35-year-old Charles William Jones III was found unresponsive in his cell. Staff and EMS tried to…

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Caroline County’s Crystal Steel Partners With Ørsted To Build Turbine Parts

Ørsted and Crystal Steel of Federalsburg announced a partnership Thursday (photo courtesy of Md. Gov. Larry Hogan's Office)
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Ørsted and Crystal Steel of Federalsburg will be partners in Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center. A plan was announced Thursday for Crystal Steel to build wind turbine foundations for Ørsted. The deal is worth $72-million, and Crystal Steel’s workforce would grow by about 30-percent. “The entire mission of my administration has been to…

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Visiting The Beach? Advice: Arrive Early, Stay Late

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Motorists traveling to or through Maryland over Independence Day weekend should be prepared to share the roadways with plenty of other drivers… as well as pedestrians and cyclists. The Maryland State Highway Administration said Thursday that non-emergency lane and shoulder closures in high-volume areas will be suspended between Friday and Wednesday. MDOT SHA plans to deploy…

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Boys & Girls Club Opens On Eastern Shore

Boys & Girls Club, Cambridge (photo courtesy of Gov. Larry Hogan's Office)
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The Eastern Shore has its first Boys and Girls Club. Governor Larry Hogan took part in a ribbon cutting Wednesday at the facility in Cambridge. Hogan said it will be the first of several Boys and Girls Clubs in Eastern Shore counties. “All of our Maryland Boys & Girls Clubs provide hope and a safe,…

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Rocket Launch This Morning From NASA Wallops

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Weather conditions are improving for a launch this morning (Tuesday) from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Virginia Eastern Shore. The Northrop Grumman Corporation Minotaur Rocket will be carrying payloads for the National Reconnaissance Office. Weather permitting, the launch may be seen across a wide portion of Delmarva. Currently the hope is to launch…

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MD to Set Aside Weekly Blocks of Community-Based Priority Vaccine Appointments

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Governor Larry Hogan today announced that, beginning this week, the state will set aside weekly blocks of community-based priority appointments for the state’s mass vaccination sites. “As we continue to ramp up the capacity of our mass vaccination sites, we are also focusing on ensuring equitable access for Marylanders,” said Governor Hogan. “Using both our…

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Harris: Election Debate Surrounded ‘Legitimate Constitutional Concerns’

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Maryland Congressman Andy Harris (R- Md.), who represents the Eastern Shore, said Thursday that he and his colleagues who disputed the Electoral College count “held legitimate Constitutional concerns about how the November election was conducted in certain states and felt compelled to highlight those concerns during the formal vote count.” “We did not call for…

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Bishop: Check Ahead Before Heading To Christmas Mass

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Parishoners across Delmarva are being asked to check ahead before heading out to any Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Masses. Catholic Diocese of Wilmington Bishop, the Most Reverend Francis Malooly, says local parishes may limit attendance and some may require advance reservations in order to comply with capacity guidelines in Delaware and Maryland. “We want…

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Maryland Chooses Biden/Harris, but the Eastern Shore Goes with Trump/Pence; Harris Returns to Congress

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In Maryland – the state overwhelmingly chose the Biden/Harris ticket for President. However, Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset Counties chose Donald Trump for president (Wicomico County – 53%, Worcester County – 65% and Somerset County – 59%) Wicomico County also voted for 1st District Republican Congressman Andy Harris who received 58% to Mia Mason’s 42% in…

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Congressman Harris announces development grants for Maryland’s Eastern Shore

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Maryland Congressman Andy Harris has announced that the Mid-Shore Regional Council and the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore have each been selected for a $70,000 federal investment from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) within the Department of Commerce. “As a member of the Appropriations Committee, I applaud the award of these federal grants…

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Md. Congressman Andy Harris announces federal grant funding for healthcare centers in response to coronavirus

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Maryland Congressman Andy Harris has announced that over $3 million in federal grants will be used to assist healthcare centers on the Eastern Shore in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The funding in total is $3,123,465 and was provided by the recently enacted CARES Act, also known as the “Phase III” Congressional emergency legislation.  Three health…

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Congressman Andy Harris Holds Town Halls on Eastern Shore

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Representative Andy Harris, a Republican representing Maryland’s first congressional district, comprised of the entire Eastern Shore began a series of town halls in Wicomico County on Monday evening. Representative Harris appeared at the Black Diamond Lodge in Fruitland to hear from constituents and update them on his work in Congress. At the event, which the…

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