Over 50 firefighters battle Essex astroturf blazeWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Gun in Great Mills High followed by Armed RobberiesDMV InvestigationsNewsBreak Contributor
Arrest Made: School Trespasser Identified as Robbery SuspectDMCNewsBreak Contributor
Opinion: Sheriff's Ineffectiveness Fuels Crime SurgeDMV InvestigationsNewsBreak Contributor
How personal income has changed in Northumberland County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Northumberland County, Virginia and how it compares to state and national levels.
Over 50 firefighters battle Essex astroturf blaze
As of this morning, Tappahannock-Essex Volunteer Fire Department (TEVFD) said the cause of a massive astroturf fire is unknown. TEVFD said crew was dispatched to an area at the back of Lagrange Industrial Park in Essex at about 4 p.m. where they found approximately 100 rolls of astroturf on fire. The department immediately requested mutual aid from Richmond County Volunteer Fire Department.
Drivers to see alternate lane closures on Robert O. Norris Bridge in Virginia’s Northern Neck
Drivers should expect to see delays on the Robert O. Norris Bridge next week, which connects Route 3, spanning across the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties in Virginia’s Northern Neck.
Shoplifter Assaulted Employee During Disturbance At St. Mary's County Business, Sheriff Says
Deputies were called on Feb. 19 to a reported disturbance in the 21000 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park, where local resident Kelli Aaliyah Richardson, 22, got into an altercation, officials say. It is alleged that Richardson was attempting to steal multiple items from the business, and when...
Local Alert: Prepare for Temporary Delays on Route 3 via Norris Bridge Due to Upcoming Maintenance
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) plans to start routine maintenance on the Robert O. Norris Bridge over the Rappahannock River. The work will begin on Monday, Feb. 26, and end on Friday, March 1. During this time, Route 3 will be down to one lane on part of the bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
St. Mary’s Shed Fire Victim Identified; Cause Remains Under Investigation
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – The victim of last Friday night’s shed fire in Avenue has been identified as 26-year-old Joseph Williams Bowles, Jr. Deputy State Fire Marshals have concluded the fire originated within an 8′ x 10 shed in his parents’ backyard. While the fire remains under investigation, they have not recovered evidence that it was an act of arson and continue to explore all possible accidental causes.
Lancaster, VA High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 20
High school basketball is on the schedule today in Lancaster, Virginia, and information on these matchups is available here, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Lancaster, Virginia...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in Great Mills, MD
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around great mills..
7 people injured in Middlesex County crash
Seven people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on Rt. 33 in Middlesex on Monday, VSP reported. The accident occurred shortly before 5 p.m. just east of Mill Creek Rd. and blocked the eastbound and westbound sides of Rt 33.
TidalHealth including Tawes Nursing Home in Crisfield end mask mandate
SALISBURY -- TidalHealth today changed its masking policies making it no longer mandatory to wear a mask at the patient's bedside while inside either of its hospitals here or in Seaford as ...
Lancaster, February 20 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Colonial Beach High School basketball team will have a game with Lancaster High School on February 20, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
Today the gas price is close to $3.25 in Wicomico Church as of 2024-02-18. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.279, a week ago the price is $3.189 , according to AAA.
Public Meeting Announced on Proposed Updates to the Long-Range Transportation Plan & Transportation Improvement Program
LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Calvert–St. Mary’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (C-SMMPO) will hold a public meeting on March 5, 2024, from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Lexington Park Library, to discuss the Long-Range Transportation Plan and Transportation Improvement Program. This public meeting will also include a Technical Advisory Committee Meeting from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Local 5th Graders Honor Black Artists with Life-Sized Portraits at Burgess Gallery
Fifth-grade art students have created life-sized portraits of Black artists for Black History Month. The portraits, inspired by painter Amy Sherald, were created in small groups. Each group chose a Black artist to feature and incorporated elements of their artwork into the clothing of the portraits. Lower School Art Teacher Val Trimarchi led the project.
Basketball Game Recap: Colonial Beach Drifters vs. Essex Trojans
The Colonial Beach Drifters and the Essex Trojans squared off in some playoff action on Monday, but sadly the Colonial Beach Drifters had to settle for second. They took a 51-46 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Trojans. Colonial Beach has struggled against Essex recently, as their match on Monday was their fifth consecutive lost matchup.
Great Mills' loss ends four-game winning streak on the road
It was a good run, but the Great Mills Hornets unfortunately witnessed the end of their eight-game winning streak on Friday. They took a hard 63-49 fall against Leonardtown. The result was an unpleasant reminder to Great Mills of the 42-37 loss they experienced in the pair's previous head-to-head fixture back in January of 2023.
Local Residents Invited to Public Hearing on Burgess Elementary School's 2023-2024 Budget
A public hearing on the proposed Burgess Elementary School budget for the 2023-2024 school year will be held on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria at Burgess Elementary School, in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 71, § 38N. A copy of the proposed budget is available in the Principal's Office at Burgess Elementary School. NOTE: The regular school committee meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.Visit here for more details.
Acclaimed Jazz Lineup Announced For 2024 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the Mid-Atlantic’s signature, award-winning jazz events, will be held July 12 – 14, 2024, in St. Mary’s County. Featuring music from nationally renowned jazz artists and delicious local seafood, this three-day event includes a variety of activities for jazz enthusiasts along the beautiful Potomac River at the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point and in the charming Town of Leonardtown. Now in its 24th year, this popular festival has become known for showcasing culinary delicacies of Maryland’s Mother County and draws close to 1,000 jazz enthusiasts annually.
Openings On SMC Democratic Central Committee; Due Date Extended To Feb. 29
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Democratic Central Committee is seeking to fill three (3) vacancies on the Committee. In order to maintain a gender-balanced committee, one (1) position is open to female applicants; two (2) positions for male applicants; and, any one (1) of the three (3) vacancies are open to a non-binary applicant.
Great Mills High School Student Makes New York Fashion Week Debut
GREAT MILLS, Md. – Logan Berry, a Great Mills High School Junior, made his New York Fashion Week runway debut with clothing company UNTITLED_Apparel. The opportunity arose when Berry’s mentor, Derek Sabedra, asked him to be the cover for a short story. Impressed by Berry’s work, Sabedra decided to explore Berry’s potential further.