(Aug. 23, 2019) Worcester County can help keep families together with the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018 that will take effect on Oct. 1.
(Aug. 23, 2019) The Worcester County Commissioners passed one bill to remove the mobile home excise tax and another to make language consistent in the taxation and revenue article during the Tuesday commissioner’s meeting.
Commissioners see move as means of control and as generator of revenue
(Aug. 23, 2019) A proposed zoning measure that would include a new section regulating short-term rentals in Worcester County will be revised before the county commissioners resume the discussion of how or whether to proceed.
(Aug. 23, 2019) The proposal for the final two buildings of the Manklin Station Commercial development passed the Technical Review Committee on Wednesday, Aug. 14. The two buildings each consist 6,000 square feet of retail and office space.
Worcester commissioners agree unanimously to raise rate to 5 percent in 2020
MACO educates on new bill regulations, explores future of fewer single-use plastics
Home businesses, certain organizations can expand services beginning Oct. 1
Five people sent to Atlantic General after carts collide
(Aug. 23, 2019) Boat traffic was delayed Sunday night around 7:30 p.m. after a car crashed into the westbound gate on the Route 50 bridge.
(Aug. 23, 2019) The Town of Ocean City can add “best fishing pier” to its list of accolades after FishingBooker named the resort’s fishing pier the No. 1 spot to fish in Maryland.
(Aug. 23, 2019) A domestic violence call turned into a brief police pursuit of suspect Cole Andrew Lambrose, 21, of Salisbury after witnesses claimed he had hit his girlfriend during an argument.
(Aug. 23, 2019) The Ocean City Police Department found itself in a different situation Saturday, when it had to dispatch officers to a car crash that involved one of its own officers and 24-year-old Tiara Mitchell of Philadelphia.
(Aug. 23, 2019) More than 225 children had a day of surf, sand and fun at the 10th annual Surfers Healing camp on the beach of Castle in the Sand on 37th Street on last Wednesday.
(Aug. 23, 2019) Sunset Park will soon be packed with local food, local beer, local art vendors and local musicians after City Council gave thumbs up to the State Association of Liquor License Establishments (SALLE) for its Ocean City Art & Music Festival, during Monday night’s council meeting.
(Aug. 23, 2019) A confusing contest of he-said, she-said led to the arrests of both parties last Tuesday after police responded to a domestic dispute call at a downtown motel.
(Aug. 23, 2019) The following took place during Monday night’s Ocean City Council meeting:
(Aug. 23, 2019) Lack of time, lack of information and lack of parking were the three main gripes with the Robin Drive sidewalk-widening project discussed at Monday night’s City Council meeting.
(Aug. 23, 2019) A new water treatment plant is on tap for Ocean City in the middle of the next decade, following both a closed session and regular session City Council vote to buy a $1.1 million gas company property on 67th Street.
(Aug. 23, 2019) Construction of the Showell Elementary replacement school continues after Worcester County Board of Education members unanimously approved a $1.9 million requisition during a meeting Tuesday
(Aug. 23, 2019) A Frankford, Delaware resident encountered the shock of lifetime when she found Maureen E. Gray, 42, of Ocean City hiding behind her bathroom door last week during an attempted burglary.
(Aug. 23, 2019) What information do state and local government officials and agencies have to give to the public upon request?
(Aug. 23, 2019) The installation of Stephen Decatur High School’s track and turf field was given another push toward completion Tuesday after Worcester County Board of Education members unanimously approved a third requisition totaling nearly $397,000.
(Aug. 23, 2019) Recent graduates may have left the halls of their respective Worcester County Public Schools high schools, but their involvement in advance placement courses and dual class enrollment will live on.
(Aug. 16, 2019) Since May 2018, Worcester County government has been trying to get its radio system to produce a clear signal for use for its emergency services and the other agencies with which it works.
(Aug. 16, 2019) Business Photos America and D3, a local web development and marketing agency, teamed up with Ocean City Beach Patrol to take photos of Ocean City for Google Maps on Monday and Tuesday.
(Aug. 16, 2019) Builders in Worcester County won’t have to worry about adjusting to the last version of the International Building Code until next March, following the Worcester County Commissioners’ decision last Tuesday to wait on accepting the updated document adopted by Maryland earlier …
(Aug. 16, 2019) Ocean City single-family home owners could receive a rebate on impact fees in the future. Planning and Community Development Director Bill Neville presented the Ocean City Council with the review of impact fees over the past years at the council meeting on Tuesday.
(Aug. 16, 2019) The first residential planned community in Worcester County in 11 years is beginning the transition from the drawing board to development, as it works its way through the hearing and review phases of county government.
(Aug. 16, 2019) As the immigration debate rages throughout the country, Worcester County quietly makes money, albeit not quite as much as it was bringing in at the end of last year.
(Aug. 16, 2019) A New York man was charged with second-degree assault on Saturday at a downtown Boardwalk hotel after an argument allegedly escalated into a physical confrontation.
(Aug. 16, 2019) A group known as the Lower Shore Progressive Caucus hopes to bring back to the spotlight a controversial offshore wind turbine project through the creation of an Eastern Shore coalition.
A knife, drugs, money and betrayal were the highlights of an arrest made on Aug. 10, following an attempted robbery of a bike rental employee.
(Aug. 16, 2019) Following a week filled with excessive numbers of massive boats competing in the White Marlin Open, two area fishermen hooked the namesake catch after heading more than 75 miles offshore in a 24-foot vessel on Saturday.
Pines Board of Directors welcomes new members Janasek, Perrone, Rogers
(Aug. 16, 2019) The following took place during an Ocean City Transportation Committee meeting on Tuesday.
(Aug. 16, 2019) The following took place during Tuesday’s City Council work session meeting.
(Aug. 16, 2019) Members of the Ocean City Transportation Committee scratched their heads during a meeting on Tuesday, as they attempted to understand why bus and tram ridership numbers were down this July and the first 11 days of August.
Ramadan brothers to be sentenced on Aug. 26 for fraud, conspiracy charges
(Aug. 16, 2019) Homelessness is a complicated issue. It intertwines with poverty, mental illness, domestic violence, criminal justice, substance abuse and even inheritance.
Additional invoices mount, funds authorized as closure lingers at town-owned park
(Aug. 16, 2019) While this July’s calls for service remain level, if not reduced, in comparison to last season’s numbers, members of the Ocean City Police Commission were baffled by a spike in 911 hang-ups.
(Aug. 16, 2019) Berlin Falls Park is no longer Berlin Falls Park. It is now “Heron Park,” as declared by the results of public poll.
(Aug. 16, 2019) The Ocean City Chamber of Commerce is urging voters to contact Rep. Andy Harris (R-1) to vote yes on House Resolutions 1941 and 205 when the time comes to protect the Maryland coast coast from the Trump administration’s five-year drilling program.
Wor. comes in at third for 2020 best school districts
(Aug. 16, 2019) Despite being scheduled for five days of work, the dredge Currituck and its crew departed Ocean City Inlet last Friday after just a day of maintenance dredging there.
Baker threatened tenant with gun at Libertytown Road home in Nov. 2018
(Aug. 16, 2019) The following took place at the Ocean City Police Commission meeting on Monday.
Appropriations bill approval maintains public hearing process to modify program
(Aug. 9, 2019) All residential rentals Worcester County government’s jurisdiction may be required to obtain a rental license for the 2020 season, if amendments to the county’s zoning code earn approval.
(Aug. 9, 2019) The public will have the opportunity to ask questions or express concerns about the proposed Evergreen Village Residential Planned Community (RPC) which would be built north of Ocean Pines.