Hurlock Christmas Parade is canceled

HURLOCK — Another holiday tradition has fallen to fears of coronavirus infection. On Monday night, the Hurlock Town Council decided to cancel the 2020 Christmas Parade, due to size, distancing and mask requirements.“Hopefully it can be worked so that its bigger and better next year,” a statement from Welcome to Hurlock social media page said. […]

Mountaire receives thanks of grateful community

HURLOCK — Times are tough for many, especially during the pandemic. For those residents of Delmarva who were already struggling, the loss of regular jobs and other opportunities has hit hard. Mountaire Farms stepped up to meet needs, though, donated 55,000 pounds of chicken in the Mid-Shore in recent months. The company’s generosity was recognized […]

Hurlock recognizes outstanding service

HURLOCK — Recognition for outstanding service to the community was front and center at the May 12 Hurlock Town Council meeting. Mayor Michael Henry noted that May 13-18 was national Police Week and May 15 was Police Day. In 1962 Pres. Lyndon Johnson declared Peace Officers’ Memorial Day in honor of peace officers killed in […]

Police and fire report from Hurlock Council meeting

HURLOCK – At the April 22 meeting of the Hurlock Town Council, Police Chief Les Hutton reported incidents from April 9-22 included: One assault on Charles Street; one theft on north Main Street; one theft on south Main Street; three canine scans; three warrant services; a juvenile closed with witness retaliation; a runaway closed with […]

Council learns about small cell tower expansion

Internet Bing Image “Small cell tower is a junkyard on a pole” according to some. There are many versions of towers, however, some are smaller than others.

HURLOCK – Small cell towers. It sounds innocuous. Even kind of cute. But the prospect of small cell towers dotting the urban landscape is far from cute. It has raised an issue that pits cities and counties against the huge wireless giants. There are proponents and opponents on both sides and the topic was discussed […]