Effective 8 p.m. March 30, 2020, Maryland residents are to stay in their homes except to conduct or participate in essential activities, including but not limited to:

Covering COVID-19 on the Mid-Shore


Dear readers,

As the evolving concern and impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus heightens, all of us at your local newspaper and APG Media of Chesapeake are dedicated to providing the most recent and relevant information to our community.

During these unprecedented times, it is crucial for all people to get local and reliable information from a trusted source.

As we see our role to inform and update our community of the latest news or announcements, effective immediately, all local news, public information and announcements surrounding the coronavirus will be accessible as a public service to all visitors to our websites.

If you have questions or would like to submit information, please submit your questions to us and our news teams will do our best to assist you in providing information.

Each and every day, we are grateful for the work of our associates, the support from our community and the trust our readers and clients bestow in us.

Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

DENTON — Late Saturday night, March 28, officials in Caroline County were informed of two new positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. The two new cases identified involve a man in his 50s with underlying health conditions and no recent history of foreign travel and a woman in her 60s with …

DENTON — In conjunction with heightened precautions and preventative measures mandated by Governor Larry Hogan, the Town of Denton announces the following temporary actions aimed at minimizing the impact of COVID-19 in our community.

DENTON — In an effort to practice social distancing and keep resident’s safe, the Town of Denton has created a new special collections form that can be accessed online at www.dentonmaryland.com/form. Special collections forms are used for pickup of large items that cannot be collected by the…

GREENSBORO — A Crumpton man reportedly took without permission a 1996 Mazda Protege from a Greensboro home. According to the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office Gregory Allen Wersten, Jr, age 32 was charged with the unauthorized removal of a motor vehicle and theft under $25,000.

MARYDEL — A man has been arrested in connection with multiple charges stemming from a complaint of a “suspicious person”. Shortly before noon on March 18, according to reports from the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office, David Lemon of Marydel, age 27, was observed near State Line Gas on Crown…

DENTON — Caroline County Public Schools is continuing their efforts to make school meals available during the time that schools are closed. Breakfast and lunch-ready meals will be distributed Monday through Thursday along with Weekend Backpacks and Family Bags.

DENTON — In times like these, we understand that you want your voice to be heard. We at the Times Record are giving you a unique opportunity to send any press releases related to your business to our editors at the paper for review.

PRESTON — Facing a worldwide spread of the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 that is even now causing illness and death in some cases, many of us are left wondering what can we do in addition to social-distancing to avoid getting the virus? One answer is to strengthen our immune systems. Althoug…

DENTON — In response to the University of Maryland, Caroline County Government and Governor Larry Hogan’s actions taken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the University of Maryland Extension, Caroline County Office is implementing policies to limit in-person transactions and safeguard the …

ANNAPOLIS — After the Maryland General Assembly’s 2020 legislative session came to a screeching halt last week amid novel coronavirus fears, two dozen lawmakers were called back in to help the state combat the outbreak — including two from the Eastern Shore.

ANNAPOLIS — In beat-the-buzzer fashion during the final hours of the Maryland General Assembly’s 2020 legislative session, lawmakers in both chambers unanimously passed a bill to allow Choptank Electric Cooperative to roll out high-speed internet to residents across the Eastern Shore.

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