Inaugural Salisbury marathon announced

By | April 17th, 2017|News, Press Releases, Wicomico County|

Salisbury – Mayor Jake Day is excited to announce that the City will host the first SBY Marathon on Saturday, April 28, 2018. In an effort to encourage healthy lifestyles in the community and showcase both the City’s natural and revitalized beauty, Salisbury and its partners have developed a 26.2-mile course which is ideal for [...]

Wine paired with Eastern Shore History

By | April 11th, 2017|Mardela Springs|

Westside Historical Society is proud to announce the return of the popular series of talks by local authors on books they have written about Delmarva. The first of the 2017 Series will be held on April 21, starting at 5pm with a chance to meet and greet the author, at Layton's Chance Winery near Vienna. [...]

Comptroller Franchot Halts Processing Returns from 15 More Private Tax Preparers

By | April 11th, 2017|Maryland Government, News|

Suspicious Filings Prompt Action For Third Time This Tax Season ANNAPOLIS, Md. (April 7, 2017) – In his continuing fight to combat tax fraud and identity theft, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that, effective immediately, he has suspended processing electronic tax returns from 15 private tax preparers throughout the region due to a high volume [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Writing Science Fiction

By | March 7th, 2017|MWA, News|

Author Catherine Asaro will lead the Howard County Chapter of the Maryland Writers Association in a discussion about writing science fiction and fantasy. The talk is from 7-9 p.m. Thursday March, 16 at the Owen Brown Community Center Asaro is the author of more than twenty-five books, including thrillers, SF, and fantasy. Her novel The [...]

Kids event at Delmarva Discovery Center

By | March 7th, 2017|Day Trips, Delmarva Discovery Center|

Your child will be over the rainbow for this awesome event! Kids will enjoy dinner, games, a leprechaun scavenger hunt, & specialty green foods. Watch our North American River Otters Mac & Tuck slurp shamrock smoothies and discover their own pot of gold in the Wally Gordon River Otter Exhibit. Learn what treasures Delmarva has [...]

McIntire to speak at Carroll County MWA meeting

By | February 27th, 2017|Carroll County|

Eileen McIntire, MWA President and author of Shadow of the Rock and In Rembrandt's Shadow, will speak on historical research on Saturday March 11, at a meeting of the Carroll County Chapter of MWA. The meeting will be held at the Finksburg Library, 2265 Old Westminster Pike at 1 pm. Contact joellecjarvis@gmail.com Eileen’s two historical novels involved extensive research, [...]

MWA Charles County meeting updates

By | February 24th, 2017|Charles County|

Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, was the guest speaker at the MWA Charles County chapter meeting on February 15. Professor Dwyer discussed his extensive work in with writers in Northern Ireland, focusing on storytelling and reconciliation, particularly the role stories play in peace building, and trauma recovery.

Two Coastal Hospice volunteers surprised with Jefferson Awards

By | February 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

SALISBURY, MD — Feb. 7, 2017 –  Two long-time Coastal Hospice volunteers are recipients of the 2017 Jefferson Awards. WBOC-TV’s Maxine Bentzel presented the awards to the volunteers at surprise ceremonies in December and January, and will air stories about the recipients during February and March. Coastal Hospice volunteer Kevin Hughes received his award at [...]

Maryland Writers Association meetings

By | February 6th, 2017|Arts, Charles County|

Charles County meeting Neal Dwyer, Professor of English at the College of Southern Maryland, will be the guest speaker at the Maryland Writers Association Charles County Chapter's monthly meeting 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 17 on  College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus, BI Building, Room 214. Neal will discuss his extensive work in with writers [...]

Franchot warns of W-2 phishing scam

By | February 4th, 2017|News, Press Releases|

School districts, Tribal casinos, Chain Restaurants, Temporary Staffing Agencies, Healthcare, Shipping and Freight industries Now Being Targeted ANNAPOLIS, MD (February 3, 2017) – Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning taxpayers about a W-2 phishing scam targeting schools, restaurants, hospitals, tribal groups and others. The Comptroller said his agency and Internal Revenue Service are alerting employers that [...]