EASTON — This year marks the 90th anniversary for Eastern Shore Nurseries in Easton, and Comptroller Peter Franchot joined the celebration Wednesday, Aug. 14, by honoring the Hemming family for their nine decades of success.

EASTON — Davis, Bowen & Friedel Inc. recently announced Christopher L. Cullen, Kevin M. Shertz and Andrew E. Welch have been certified as building evaluators in the nationally recognized Safety Assessment Program by the American Institute of Architects.

University of Maryland Shore Regional Health’s Palliative Care program coordinator Maddie Steffens, left, gave a presentation on advance directives and palliative care at the Easton retirement community Londonderry on the Tred Avon, on July 22. She is pictured with Londonderry staff members …

Statistics compiled by the AARP show close to 90% of people over 55 are choosing to remain in their own homes as long as possible. This is a growing trend across the country referred to as “aging in place.” To work toward this goal, organizations are evolving across the country with a missio…

CENTREVILLE — Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford joined state and local dignitaries from the Eastern Shore Wednesday, Aug. 14, to honor the Higgs family following their selection by the county as the Farm Family of the Year.

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Horse Industry Board, a program within the Maryland Department of Agriculture, has begun accepting grant applications as of Aug. 1 for research, educational and promotional projects that support horses, strengthen the equestrian community or develop new opportunities…

EASTON — University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton’s Primary Stroke Center recently was notified by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association that, for the third year in a row, it has received the Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award w…

EASTON — Wild Birds Unlimited, located at 8223 Elliot Road Suite 25, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday Aug. 9, bringing consumers and nature together.

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, both D-Md., have announced the recent award of nearly $130,000 in federal funds for Chestertown and Kent County through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development Grant Program.

EASTON — Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to say thank you to Maryland consumers, and he hopes residents can enjoy the annual Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week.

CHESTERTOWN — Valliant Wealth Strategies, an independently owned financial services practice with two offices on the Eastern Shore, has announced the hiring of James Bedrock as a financial advisor.

EASTON — Each summer, Mid-Shore Pro Bono welcomes a new class of summer interns and provides an immersive experience in all aspects of the organization. The 2019 interns were Linden Goff, April Jones, Briana Hulseman, Henry Large, Pat Milone, Amira Moore, Emma Shreves and Alexis Young.

EASTON — Dr. Margret B. Quimby Easton received the prestigious Mastership Award during the Academy of General Dentistry’s convocation ceremony, a commencement celebration that recognizes AGD members’ commitment to excellence in dental education.