$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 […]

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 […]