A bill imposing a 13-month moratorium on electricity-generating windmills proposed for Somerset County should be vetoed, according to Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot.Read More »
PRINCESS ANNE — Maryland has removed property buyouts on Smith Island from a Hurricane Sandy recovery plan. Housing and Community Development Secretary Raymond Skinner told Somerset County Commissioners at a special meeting on Thursday that the department decided against the ...Read More »
James “Troy” Durham, who was fired from his job as a Somerset County sheriff’s deputy after he complained about being ordered to doctor an arrest report, has already won a $1.1 million verdict from a federal jury and a state-court action to get his job back.Read More »
CRISFIELD — State officials say federal grant money for Marylanders whose homes were damaged during Superstorm Sandy won’t go to people who live on Smith Island. Officials said in a meeting this week in Crisfield that $8.6 million will be ...Read More »
CRISFIELD — Federal and local authorities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are working to find housing for more than 275 Crisfield residents displaced by last week’s storm. Officials say 136 units at Somers Cove Apartments, a public housing community, were flooded. ...Read More »
Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting a Secretarial Disaster Designation for all Maryland counties impacted by the severe dry weather and excessive heat during the months of June and July. “ ...
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PRINCESS ANNE — Princess Anne Town Commissioner Garland Hayward is calling for tighter screening of prospective businesses in an industrial park following the discovery of a reddish brown substance in a stormwater pond. Princess Anne and Somerset County officials told ...Read More »