Maryland’s plan for oyster restoration on lower Eastern Shore challenged in court
A judge temporarily blocked an oyster restoration project in Somerset County after local leaders filed a motion to halt the construction of artificial reefs.
Princess Anne commissioner has extortion conviction reversed
A Princess Anne town commissioner did not commit extortion when he told a fellow commissioner up for re-election that he would convince a potential opponent not to run in exchange for $5,000, the Court of Special Appeals ruled last week. Lionel Frederick II was convicted of extortion by a government employee and misconduct in office after […]
After appointee declines Eastern Shore judgeship, 3 new nominees sent to Hogan
Three rejected applicants for the Somerset County Circuit Court bench will have their names sent to Gov. Larry Hogan for consideration after the position had to be re-advertised when the first appointee declined the post. District Judge Paula A. Price was one of four to apply for the sole circuit court judgeship late last year […]