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Sherwin Williams Celebrates 50th Anniversary
August 22, 2017

The Somerset County Commissioners presented Sherwin Williams / Rubberset with a Proclomation for their 50th Year Anniversary in Somerset County. A BIG congratulations to Rubberset on this honor!

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Tangier gets a star turn in movie
September 5, 2017

Tangier gets a star turn in movie Deborah Gates, dgates@delmarvanow.comPublished 11:00 a.m. ET Sept. 5, 2017 | Updated 12:54 p.m. ET Sept. 5, 2017 In 1986, "Violets are Blue," a movie about high school sweethearts rekindling their lost love, was filmed on location in Ocean City. Then came "The Runaway Bride" in 1999 starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere,

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New shelter is from a caring community
October 4, 2017

 New shelter is from a caring community Donations for furnishings and operational expenses are the next pressing need By Richard Crumbacker Crisfield-Somerset County Times   PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Committee for the Homeless Inc. last Wednesday held a ribbon cutting and open house for its 16-bed Lower Shore Shelter.   It is now ramping up to

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Annexation will bring new Dollar General
October 11, 2017

Annexation will bring new Dollar General By Richard Crumbacker Crisfield-Somerset County Times                     PRINCESS ANNE — Two lots totaling 1.5 acres on the south corner of Somerset Avenue and John Turkle Lane are being eyed for annexation by Princess Anne to accommodate

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5 ok'd by county to serve on EDC board through June 2020
October 11, 2017

 Business Briefs By Richard Crumbacker Crisfield-Somerset County Times    PRINCESS ANNE — The County Commissioners last week approved the appointment of five nominees to the Somerset County Economic Development Commission board.   They include Alex Karavasilis of First American Development Corp., Rob Maddox of Northrop Grumman, and Mahesh

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After 100 years, Handy Seafood is still standing
October 23, 2017

After 100 years, Handy Seafood is still standing Susan Parker, slparker@delmarvanow.comPublished 5:00 a.m. ET Oct. 23, 2017  If you enjoyed a soft-shell crab over the years, Terry Conway believes you can trace your happiness back to Crisfield. "It all started in Crisfield," said the owner and executive chairman of Handy Seafood. "We have kind of taken Crisfield

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Somerset's first modern distillery aims for more than liquidity
November 15, 2017

Somerset's first modern distillery aims for more than liquidity Jeremy Cox, jcox6@delmarvanow.comPublished 6:00 a.m. ET Nov. 15, 2017       The red, barn-like building in Princess Anne's industrial park was custom-built for a company that — until it closed a few years ago — transformed spent cooking oil into biodiesel fuel. Its new tenant

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