Cecil College names Fleck Executive Director of Human ResourcesCecil CollegeNewsBreak Contributor
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Smyrna's Farm-to-Table Movement: Locally sourced and lovedamendaNewsBreak Contributor
House of the Week: “Hilltop Hotel” Redux
The early decade of the 20th century was the “golden age” of steamships on the Chesapeake Bay. Some catered exclusively to Western Shore city residents who wanted a weekend or a summer vacation on the Eastern Shore to escape the heat of summer. Today’s feature began its life as the “Hilltop Hotel” that welcomed seasonal travelers to its 4.74 acre property. Two years ago, the building and its property underwent a significant renovation without compromising any of the estate’s original historic charm.
Townsend woman dies when struck by vehicles while walking
A 21-year-old woman died when struck by three vehicles while walking in the southbound lanes of Dupont Parkway for unknown reasons in Townsend Wednesday, Delaware State Police said.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in chesapeake city, 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 chesapeake city..
Harnessing the Healing Power of Horses: KART's Journey in Equine Therapy
Since 1984, the Kent Association of Riding Therapy (KART) has been pioneering transformative equine therapy at Worthmore Equestrian Center in Worton. As a non-profit organization, KART's mission to empower individuals with special needs through horse interactions has continually evolved, expanding beyond riding to include grooming, barn management, and comprehensive education. Holding Premier Accredited Center status from PATH International, KART's PATH-certified instructors, alongside dedicated volunteers and specially trained horses, have been instrumental in instilling self-esteem and facilitating physical and psychological improvements for those with conditions ranging from autism to cerebral palsy.
Millington Wildlife Management Area: A Maryland Haven for Nature and History
Nestled in Kent County, Maryland, the Millington Wildlife Management Area offers a 4,000-acre landscape teeming with diverse habitats and rich history. Once home to the Lenni Lenape Indians, this natural sanctuary provides a habitat for deer, turkey, waterfowl, and over 175 bird species, recognized by the National Audubon Society as an Important Bird Area. With no entry fee, the area invites outdoor enthusiasts to engage in hunting, fishing, hiking, and bird watching amid hardwood forests and unique freshwater wetlands known as Delmarva Bays.
Local Mayor and Council Meeting Set for December 4, 2023: Key Topics Include Utilities Commission, 2024 Event Calendar, and Town Improvements
The Mayor and Council meeting will resume in-person at the Town Hall on December 4, 2023. It will also be livestreamed on the town's official website. The agenda includes the Utilities Commission meeting, where they will discuss previous meeting minutes, operating funds, bill payments, and Mr. Sipes' report.
UM Shore Regional Health to Offer “Vitals 4 Life” Course
University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is launching an in-person one session course titled “Vitals 4 Life” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, at UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown, 100 Brown St. Vital signs are essential parameters of human health that give clues to how...
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Crumpton's Weekly Treasure Hunt: A Tradition of Commerce and History
Every Wednesday, the otherwise quiet town of Crumpton, Maryland, transforms into a bustling hub of commerce and history as Dixon's Crumpton Auction opens its doors. Established in 1961 by Norman Dixon, this auction has become the world's largest of its kind, offering an eclectic assortment of between 1,500 and 3,500 lots weekly. Furniture, rare antiques, and collectibles are just a few of the treasures that find new homes, drawing a lively crowd from near and far.
Animal Care Shelter for Kent County to Participate in Mega Adoption Event
Hundreds of pets will be looking for homes for the holidays as part of Brandywine Valley SPCA’s (BVSPCA) December Mega Adoption Event®. The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County (ACSKC) is one of nine regional shelters to participate on December 9th and 10th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens will be available to adopt for just $35 at ACSKC and all participating locations.
A Century of Innovation: Aberdeen Proving Ground's Legacy and Future in Military R&D
Since its inception on October 20, 1917, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) has stood as a beacon of military innovation. Located in Maryland, APG is the United States' oldest active proving ground, playing a pivotal role in defense and technological advancement. Originally established to test war munitions during World War I, the proving ground has been the birthplace of the world's first digital computer, ENIAC, and the Bazooka anti-tank weapon. APG's history is marked by its significant contributions to the U.S. military's efforts during major conflicts, including World Wars, the Korean Conflict, and the Cold War.
queenstown, MD Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near queenstown.
Ridgely Farmhouse Fire Under Investigation
RIDGELY, MD - The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a farmhouse fire that caused an estimated $20k in damages overnight. According to the Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire was first reported by a passerby just after midnight on Tuesday, November 28th. 36 firefighters from the Ridgely Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire on Crouse Mill Road and took about 20 minutes to control the flames.
Last Chance to Donate: DVSA Holiday Food Drive at Townsend Town Hall Ends 12/01/2023
The Delaware Veterans Support Association (DVSA) Holiday Food Drive will end on December 1st, 2023. Donations can be dropped off at the collection bin in Townsend Town Hall, located at 141 Main St., Townsend, DE 19734. The DVSA is accepting nonperishable food items and personal hygiene products.
UUCR to Hold Annual Soup Sampler and Sale
Our second annual Soup Sampler Supper and Sale will be held at Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River on Friday, December 8 at 5:30 p.m. We hope you will join us for this festive and important fundraiser! For $20 you can fill up on a variety of soups, breads, and light desserts — and you can even come home with extra quarts (@ $10) and loaves (@ $6) to eat later!
Local Women Arrested After Late-Night Shooting Incident in Dover
Jalisa Agard, 35, from Middletown, and Akosua Whitted, 39, from Dover, were arrested following a shooting incident. The Dover Police Department reported the incident occurred last Wednesday. It happened near John Hunn Brown Road and South Little Creek Road in Dover around 11:36 p.m.
Letter to the Editor: Rebuilding Together Kent County Anniversary
As a child who grew up in an 1840’s farmhouse in Cecil County, I am intimately familiar with home repairs. Over the years, termite damage, leaks in the roof, and tree roots growing into the foundation made for regular challenges. Because we didn’t have money to pay for repairs, most of the work was done by my four brothers or occasionally by friends and neighbors. I would also help by climbing ladders to help with roof repairs, or fixing ripped carpets, or caulking windows. I had all kinds of tools in my hands from my early teenage years.
Step Back in Time: The Historic Charm of Hartly, Delaware
Nestled in the heart of Kent County, Hartly, Delaware, may be diminutive in size but its historic charm is mighty. Established in 1734 and originally known as 'Butterpot,' Hartly is one of Delaware's oldest towns. Today, it stands as a testament to the enduring allure of America's historical landscapes, with its well-preserved colonial architecture and a community that maintains a deep connection to its roots. Many residents can trace their lineage back to the earliest settlers, and the town's resilience is evident in its revitalized council and the hopeful outlook for its future.
KCMS Students Tour Great Blacks in Wax Museum
Kent County Middle School students participating in mentoring program boarded a bus bound for Baltimore in early November for a special museum trip. On Thursday, Nov. 9, participants in the Achieving Academic Excellence and Equity for Black Boys (AAEEBB) program visited the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum. More than...
Big changes coming with new library in Smyrna: The town will no longer operate it
The new library, planned for about 15 years, has reached the construction starting line after two multimillion-dollar contributions. Instead of a Smyrna-operated library, the new regional library will include operating funds from both Kent and New Castle counties, multiple towns and a new property tax structure. The Duck Creek Regional...