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.
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.
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.
It’s a sobering threat to the future of business in Wicomico County: the end of federal dredging of the Wicomico River.
Wicomico County officials say the Upper Ferry is out of service until further notice.
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.
While many in Salisbury weathered superstorm Sandy with minimal damage, flooding from the Wicomico River has damaged some downtown businesses.
An annual study of pollution levels in the Wicomico River and its watershed shows that levels went down slightly in 2011.
The Maryland Department of the Environment has lifted shellfish harvesting restrictions in portions of three waterways following a decline in bacteria levels.
Although officials have made great strides in eliminating invasive populations of nutria, more work is being done to eradicate the species in Maryland.
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.
Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton is preparing to deliver his State of the City address.