“Chase the Blue Crab” Wins First-Ever “Crab Tank on the Chop Tank”

By |2018-11-27T13:25:37-04:00November 20th, 2018|News, Ocean City, Press Releases, Somerset County, Wicomico County, Worcester County|

Last week, 10 teams competed for a $50,000 grant in a pitch competition held live at the 38th Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit in Cambridge, Md. The competition, “Crab Tank on the Choptank,” loosely based on the hit television show “Shark Tank,” featured contestants presenting their tourism marketing campaign ideas to the “crabs, ” [...]

Salisbury’s 10th Annual Extreme Boat Dockin’ Competition

By |2017-08-15T05:59:17-04:00August 15th, 2017|Wicomico County|

The phenomenon that is Extreme Boat Dockin’ is back for Salisbury’s 10th Annual Boat Dockin’ Competition. The competition has established itself as the premier event in Salisbury held at The Port of Salisbury Marina and Brew River Restaurant & Bar. Boat Dockin’ can be best explained as a “Rodeo on the water” is considered a [...]

Vintage Baseball comes to Salisbury

By |2017-06-26T09:07:29-04:00June 26th, 2017|Day Trips, News, Pemberton Park, Wicomico County|

Summer and baseball, Wicomico’s 150th birthday and Civil War era history – we have paired them all! On July 9, beginning at 11 am (or thereabouts) you can enjoy it all at Pemberton Historical Park. Vintage baseball is not your usual game. This one is played in an open field, without gloves, with special bats, [...]

Horton to speak at book and wine event

By |2017-05-16T10:37:57-04:00May 16th, 2017|Arts, Wicomico County|

For Tom Horton, the Nanticoke River and the Chesapeake Bay watershed have been home for more than half a century. He has, as he puts it, been telling the story of what has been happening here environmentally, warning of its decline, and advocating for restoring and enhancing the area’s special beauty and cultural worth. And [...]

Inaugural Salisbury marathon announced

By |2017-04-17T11:16:38-04:00April 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 [...]

Welcome the Season with Memories of Christmases Past in Mardela Springs

By |2016-12-08T05:51:54-04:00November 12th, 2016|Mardela Springs, Wicomico County|

On Dec. 4, 2016, beginning at 4pm in the historic village of Barren Creek Springs –  also known as Mardela Springs! -- the joint efforts of  the town’s historic societies and Volunteer Fire Department will once again welcome visitors to the Annual Christmas Heritage Tour.   Since 2006 this tradition of celebrating “Christmas Present” with reminders [...]

Have an Old Quilt?  Documentation Project Underway

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00October 30th, 2016|Mardela Springs, Wicomico County|

Antique quilt Do you have a quilt or coverlet made before 1950? Westside Historical Society is seeking information about old handmade quilts, preferably made in the Chesapeake Bay region. On November 5, at the Antiques and Art Appraisals Show in Mardela Springs, representatives from the Historical Society and Dr. Cindy Byrd will be offering [...]

Salisbury welcomes new council member

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00October 25th, 2016|Salisbury, Wicomico County|

R Hardy Rudasill receives his Salisbury Seal lapel pin from Council President Jack Heath. Photo Credit, Mayor’s Office. Salisbury – For the second time in two years, the Salisbury City Council was tasked with interviewing candidates to replace an outgoing Councilmember.  This month-long process, as laid out in the charter, began with a [...]

Salisbury to get a new Taxpayer Call Center, 25 new jobs

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00October 19th, 2016|News, Salisbury, Wicomico County|

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (October 19, 2016) – At today’s Board of Public Works meeting, Comptroller Peter Franchot announced plans to open his agency’s first remote customer call center to assist taxpayers during the 2017 tax season. The new center, which will open in early January adjacent to the existing Salisbury Branch Office at Sea Gull Square, [...]

Eastern Shore to host Quidditch regionals

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00October 19th, 2016|Fruitland, Sports, Wicomico County|

Salisbury, MD – Muggles on the Lower Shore will be able to get a taste of Hogwarts without even having to board the train at Platform 9 ¾, as the US Quidditch Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship is coming to Wicomico County. Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism is set to host the championship Nov. 19-20. Games [...]