Maryland courts now closed through May 1

ANNAPOLIS — With limited exceptions, including certain emergency matters, Maryland state courts will remain closed to the public through May 1, 2020, due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera on March 25 issued the “Administrative Order Extending the Length of Statewide Judiciary Restricted Operations Due to […]

UM system goes to online classes

PRINCESS ANNE — University of Maryland Eastern Shore students won’t be coming back to attend class this semester and instead will complete their coursework by phone conferences and online. Seniors will receive their degrees but not in a typical commencement ceremony — something that is still being worked out. “These are unprecedented times,” stated UMES […]