$1B salmon farms are planned for Shore

BALTIMORE — This area, long known for agriculture and seafood, could soon become a center of a hybrid industry — aquaculture. AquaCon, a Norwegian fish producer, is planning investments totaling $1 billion to open three aquaculture operations on the Eastern Shore. The first is set for Federalsburg on the Marshyhope Creek, with construction beginning next […]

Police and Fire briefs, April 8, 2020

Arson arrestInvestigators from the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office were alerted to an incident that occurred at Dart Manufacturing Facility on 1000 Industrial Park Drive in Federalsburg on March 31st around 2 a.m. The investigation revealed an employee at the facility intentionally set a fire in a confined space above the ceiling of the office […]

Letter to the Editor, Jan. 22, 2020: Why I will not vote Democrat

I read an article in a local newspaper on Dec. 29 by Steven Roberts, who writes columns, entitled “How Would Jesus Vote?” The Christians who read the article must look at that question very seriously and the platforms of the Republican and Democrat parties to see how they line up with God’s Word. Here are […]

Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show Aug. 2-4

FEDERALSBURG — The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Association, Inc. will be holding its 59th annual Wheat Threshing, Steam & Gas Engine Show Aug. 2, 3, 4, at the showgrounds located on Rt. 313 between Denton and Federalsburg. The show features free admission and free parking and opens at 10 a.m. each day. There will […]

Police and fire briefs, March 13, 2019

James Michael Fisher Jr.

B&E and theft HURLOCK — On Feb. 21, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s office responded to 4445 Waddell’s Corner Road, Hurlock, for a reported Breaking and Entering and theft. Upon arrival deputies were advised that during the night an unknown person had broken into several outbuildings and had removed items valued at over $5,000. […]

Police and fire briefs, Feb. 27, 2019

Mar Shon Ryshay Jolley

Fire under investigation FEDERALSBURG — At 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 11, the Federalsburg Police Department responded to a malicious burning at 210 Brooklyn Ave. The fire discovered by the homeowner, Patricia Deangelis was to a chicken coop and green house. The fire originated in the interior of the chicken coop and green house. No response […]

Police briefs

Julie Nicole McCumbie

‘SCAM ALERT’ It has been recently reported to the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office that a number of local businesses in Dorchester County have received correspondence from unknown entities in reference to large amounts of U.S. currency which they could obtain through paying nominal amounts of money (processing fees). These correspondences have been received via fax, […]

Federalsburg, Preston get fully staffed crews

FEDERALSBURG – The citizens of southern Caroline County can be confident that if they need help, it’s closer than ever. “The Caroline County Department of Emergency Services (CCDES) has officially expanded service as of Jan. 1,” a statement from the agency said. “We are proud to announce that Station 11 in Federalsburg will be staffed […]

Police investigate armed robberies

CAMBRIDGE — On Nov. 7, at approximately 8:30 p.m. the Cambridge Police Department responded to two armed robberies. Officers responded to the first reported robbery in the 700 block of Glasgow Street. Officers met with the victim and a witness who were walking to their vehicles. The victim advised that as they approached the vehicle […]

Police and fire briefs, Oct. 3, 2018

Trappe Man Suffers Burn Injuries TRAPPE — An elderly Talbot County man sustained life threatening burns at his home Thursday evening. Investigators from the Office of the State Fire Marshal responded to 2812 Ocean Gateway in Trappe Thursday evening for a small structure fire and a reported burn injury at the request of the Trappe […]