Eastern Shore

Ex-mayor pleads guilty to $61K theft from tiny Maryland town

The former mayor of a tiny Eastern Shore town has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $61,000 in town funds. The Office of the State Prosecutor said in a statement Thursday that former Marydel Mayor Deborah Rowe pleaded guilty to theft scheme, misconduct in office and forgery Census records show...

Blackwater Wildlife Refuge adds 400 acres along the Nanticoke River

Blackwater Wildlife Refuge adds 400 acres along the Nanticoke River

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern Shore is growing by more than 400 acres with the federal government's purchase of two pieces of land along the Nanticoke River. The land, purchased from the Nature Conservancy, is considered an important and diverse habitat for songbirds such as...

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