ANNAPOLIS — The House Republican Caucus has re-elected Delegate Anthony O’Donnell to be minority leader in the Maryland House of Delegates. The caucus also announced Tuesday that Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, R-Talbot, has been re-elected minority whip. O’Donnell, who represents Calvert ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency says federal aid has been made available for the state of Maryland for Hurricane Irene recovery efforts. FEMA announced Friday that federal aid will supplement state and local recovery efforts for areas affected ...
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WASHINGTON — Sen. Ben Cardin is making another push to create national parks in Maryland and New York dedicated to Harriet Tubman. The Maryland Democrat says he will speak on Wednesday to advocates, historians and Tubman descendants about his efforts ...Read More »
CORDOVA — A Talbot County official says 28 employees at an Allen Family Foods processing plant in Cordova have been laid off. Paige Bethke, director of economic development for Talbot County, says the layoffs Friday were related to market conditions ...Read More »
Harbor Place gets a new tenant, the Maryland Jockey Club has a new owner, Talbot County loses a key employer and the “Sweet Science” makes a comeback in the region. Here are the top five staff-written business stories of the ...Read More »
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EASTON — Abolitionist Frederick Douglass is finally getting a homecoming celebration in his native Maryland county with a statue honoring him, after years of work by local residents to recognize him in a prominent place — on the same courthouse ...Read More »
CORDOVA — State Sen. Rich Colburn says the bankruptcy filing of Delaware’s Allen Family Foods is devastating news for his Eastern Shore district. Colburn says the poultry company, which filed for bankruptcy last week, is Talbot County’s second-largest employer behind Memorial ...Read More »
Allen Family Foods, a major employer on the Eastern Shore, has filed for bankruptcy and announced plans to sell most of its assets to competitor Mountaire Farms. The 92-year-old Harbeson, Del.-based company filed for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy on Friday ...Read More »
DEAL ISLAND — Watermen who are upset about a drop in oyster prices have staged a strike in the hopes that buyers who must fill upcoming Thanksgiving orders will relent. The buyers had been paying as much as $42 per ...Read More »