Wicomico River

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Trip Across Wicomico River Is One Back In Time

It’s a hot summer morning in Whitehaven.

08/16/2014

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Man Found Dead In Salisbury City Park Drowned

Authorities say drowning has been ruled the cause of death of a 25-year-old Salisbury man found dead in the east branch of the Wicomico River in Salisbury City Park.

06/19/2014

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Body Pulled From River In Salisbury Park

Police in Salisbury are investigating the death of a man whose body was pulled from the east branch of the Wicomico River in Salisbury City Park.

06/17/2014

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11-Year-Old Found Dead In Water In Southern Md.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says the body of an 11-year-old girl missing since Friday has been recovered from the Wicomico River in the Newburg area.

06/16/2014

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Wicomico Co. Looks To Expand Port Of Salisbury

It’s a sobering threat to the future of business in Wicomico County: the end of federal dredging of the Wicomico River.

05/31/2014

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Upper Ferry On Wicomico River Out Of Service

Wicomico County officials say the Upper Ferry is out of service until further notice.

09/30/2013

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Man Fleeing Police Drowns After Jumping In River

Princess Anne Police are awaiting toxicology results to determine if a man who drowned after jumping into the Wicomico River while fleeing police was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

04/02/2013

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River Floods Downtown Salisbury In Wake Of Sandy

While many in Salisbury weathered superstorm Sandy with minimal damage, flooding from the Wicomico River has damaged some downtown businesses.

10/31/2012

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Wicomico River Pollutants Down Slightly Last Year

An annual study of pollution levels in the Wicomico River and its watershed shows that levels went down slightly in 2011.

06/04/2012

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3 Md. Waterways Opened For Shellfish Harvesting

The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.

03/13/2012

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Federal Officials Work To Eliminate Nutria In Md.

Although officials have made great strides in eliminating invasive populations of nutria, more work is being done to eradicate the species in Maryland.

10/24/2011

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Wicomico County Working OT On River Dredging Prep

Wicomico County crews are working overtime to prepare for the disposal of tons of mud and silt expected to be dredged from the upper Wicomico River.

05/27/2011

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