Somerset County

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Md. County Swears In First New Clerk In 51 Years

When Charles Horner was sworn in as the Somerset County Clerk of the Circuit Court on Monday, it marked the first time in more than a half-century that someone new has held that position.

12/02/2014

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2 Men Arrested In Maryland For Human Trafficking

Two men have been arrested and charged for human trafficking and other related charges in Somerset County on Sunday.

12/01/2014

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Md. Residents, Farmers Squabble Over Chicken Farm

A proposal to build a large-scale chicken farm has ruffled the feathers of residents in an Eastern Shore community.

11/17/2014

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Program Means All Somerset Students Get Free Meals

Education officials say starting with the first of day school, all students in Somerset County will receive free breakfast and lunch, regardless of household income.

08/11/2014

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Somerset County Police Chief Charged With DUI

The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office says the police chief of Fruitland was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

06/30/2014

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Funds From Superstorm Sandy To Replace Md. School

Federal recovery aid following Superstorm Sandy will help rebuild an aging school building in Somerset County.

06/23/2014

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In Somerset, Mother Nature Is Mosquito Control

A complex geography system in the marshland near Deal Island explains much about the great outdoors humans from Delaware to Virginia enjoy in summer.

06/22/2014

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Md. Senate Delays Somerset Wind Farm Construction

The Maryland Senate voted Saturday to put a 13-month moratorium on the development of tall wind turbines within 56 miles of the U.S. Naval Air Station Patuxent River base in southern Maryland, a move that critics say will jeopardize a wind farm in Somerset County on the Eastern Shore.

04/05/2014

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Gaddis Installed As Superintendent In Somerset

John Gaddis has been installed as the permanent superintendent of schools in Somerset County.

03/22/2014

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2 Charged With Murder In Death Of Somerset Co. Man

Maryland State Police have charged a man and a teenager in the slaying of a Somerset County man in his home.

12/05/2013

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Princess Anne Man Found Fatally Shot In Home

Maryland State Police say a man has been found fatally shot in his Somerset County home.

11/28/2013

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Sandy Recovery Plan Includes Smith Island Buyouts

A draft plan for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Somerset County includes $1 million for property buyouts on Smith Island, despite local officials’ opposition.

05/30/2013

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