Traffic signal study already underway; bill could require transport plans for farmers
(Feb. 21, 2020) After a fire on Aug. 2 caused Mad Fish Bar & Grill at the West Ocean City Harbor to close indefinitely, the owners this week took a first step toward their goal of reopening for the summer of 2021. Needed, however, is a bill to amend the zoning code regulating parking.
(Feb. 21, 2020) The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to sign a contract amendment to their agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house immigration-related detainees at the Worcester County Jail in Snow Hill.
(Feb. 21, 2020) To bring digital tools to the classroom up to date, the Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday approved additional funds for a digital device lease agreement between Worcester County Public Schools and Apple.
(Feb. 21, 2020) After expressing disappointment that Columbia Telecommunications did not provide a proposal for obtaining rural broadband during the last meeting, Worcester County Commissioners were pleased to approve a proposal and recommendations on Tuesday.
(Feb. 21, 2020) The Sea Oaks residential planned community went through a construction plan review by the Worcester County Technical Review Committee during its meeting last Wednesday.
(Feb. 21, 2020) Titan Custom Yachts in Bishopville is looking to expand into another warehouse and more office space. The Worcester County Technical Review Committee reviewed the proposal for constructing an 8,125-square-foot facility during its meeting last Wednesday.
(Feb. 21, 2020) The following took place on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Ocean City Transportation Committee meeting:
(Feb. 21, 2020) The Ocean City Council Tuesday night approved on first reading a budget amendment that increases the overall general fund budget by $3.2 million.
(Feb. 21, 2020) The following took place Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Ocean City Council meeting:
(Feb. 21, 2020) Committee/commission chairs reported to the mayor and City Council Tuesday night.
City needs to raise $4.4M for infrastructure overhaul
(Feb. 21, 2020) The Jellyfish Festival will return this summer, but with some edits.
(Feb. 21, 2020) What does it take to be America’s best Nathan’s hot dog eater? A huge stomach and a victory at one of 12 national Nathan’s qualifying contests.
(Feb. 21, 2020) The United States Army Corps of Engineers will return to the Ocean City inlet and the Assateague bypass for more routine dredging early next month.
(Feb. 21, 2020) Ocean City senior citizens could benefit from the Worcester County Community for Life program, following a decision made during Tuesday’s Ocean City Transportation Committee meeting.
After repeat no’s from SHA, city staff and leaders push forward
(Feb. 21, 2020) The 37th annual Ocean City-Berlin Optimist Club’s Seaside Boat Show at the convention center on 40th Street was considered a huge success, with thousands of guests and the organization raising an estimated $100,000 for children’s programs during the three-day event last weekend.
(Feb. 21, 2020) A request by Don Enste, owner of Dandy Don’s Bike Rentals on 12th Street and the Boardwalk, to extend the cycling hours on the boards until noon turned out to be not as smooth a ride as he had hoped.
School year will have fewer breaks, students receiving early dismissal for summer
Repeat offender’s actions resulted in fatality of victim, gets 17-yr. prison sentence
(Feb. 21, 2020) Will taller wind turbines harm Ocean City’s economy? That question will be the focus of two evidentiary hearings ordered by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) last week for two wind turbine projects to be built off the coasts of Maryland and Delaware.
(Feb. 14, 2020) The possibility of using treated wastewater to irrigate Ocean Pines Golf course was examined during the Worcester County Water and Sewer Advisory Council meeting on Monday.
(Feb. 14, 2020) The following took place during Ocean City Recreation and Parks Committee meeting held on Tuesday, Feb. 11.
(Feb. 14, 2020) Ocean City Council approved a Crown Castle request to install one small cell antenna at 138th Street.
Occupants safely escaped, but belongings charred and cat requires medical care
SHA says some work will continue into ’21, but won’t delay traffic
City sees no point in funding event not in resort boundaries
(Feb. 14, 2020) Be on the lookout for new signs throughout the resort next year, following the Ocean City Council’s approval Tuesday afternoon of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s tourist and corridor sign program.
Coney Island staple good fit for resort, would be held same day as city’s Air Show
(Feb. 14, 2020) The Ocean City Council approved a request for $18,300 by Premier 1 Events to rent basketball courts at the Ocean City convention center for basketball tournaments slated for June 6-7.
(Feb. 14, 2020) After almost four decades of fuel storage service, it was time to say goodbye to four underground 8,000 gallon tanks at the 65th Street Public Works facility.
Two decades of experience under her belt, Kay Gordy perfect fit for role in resort
(Feb. 14, 2020) Ringing in a new decade, the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department is determined to begin piecing together renovations to the Downtown Recreation Complex.
(Feb. 14, 2020) A Worcester County Circuit Court jury last Thursday found Harrisburg, Pennsylvania resident Harold Rafael Nunez-Dominguez, 19, not guilty of first- and second-degree assault or attempted murder, but guilty of reckless endangerment.
Education, immigrant detainee measures would mean millions
(Feb. 14, 2020) Resort business organization leaders gave their reports to the Ocean City Tourism Commission meeting on Monday.
(Feb. 14, 2020) A motion from Worcester County Commissioner Bud Church for a Verizon tower off Route 90 at the Ocean Pines Wastewater Treatment Plant failed to receive a second from the other county commissioners during their meeting last Tuesday.
Agreement between owners and town for land on Route 50 to begin redevelopment
Development will next seek approval of construction drawings, building permit
(Feb. 14, 2020) Showell Park at the western ends of Route 589 near Ocean Pines will receive an upgrade – a new concession stand and restrooms. The Worcester County Planning Commission gave its advisory comments for the preliminary construction and site plans during their meeting last Thursday.
(Feb. 14, 2020) The driver of a S10 Chevy pickup who was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Berlin last Thursday has been identified as Johnie Derrickson, 73, of Parsonsburg.
(Feb. 14, 2020) It’s official: after being closed for five months and nearly nine months of cleanup, Heron Park is again open for public use, after a motion by Berlin Town Administrator Jeff Fleetwood was approved by the mayor and Town Council on Monday.
(Feb. 14, 2020) The Complete Count Committee continues to prepare for the U.S. Census, as the nation’s decennial headcount is less than a month away, on March 12.
(Feb. 14, 2020) The state and county project to protect about 1,000 feet of shoreline along Selsey Road in the Cape Isle of Wight community from erosion and other storm-related damage could advance at a quicker pace now that the Worcester County Commissioners have contracted with a title se…
Mayor, fire chief: resort responses also harmed
(Feb. 7, 2020) The flu has arrived on schedule in Worcester County this winter, with the number of cases diagnosed by Atlantic General Hospital slightly up from last year. According to Nicole Morris, infectious control supervisor, this is a normal cyclical occurrence.
Exhibition driving, EpiPen bills introduced in Senate, House Bill 4 moves forward
(Feb. 7, 2020) Ocean Pines could receive financial help on projects to improve water quality and flood protection, as the Worcester County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to apply for a grant through the Maryland Department of Natural Resources with the Ocean Pines Association and Maryland Coas…
(Feb. 7, 2020) The Ocean City Planning and Zoning Commission approved an outdoor gazebo bar addition at the Bayside Skillet restaurant on 77th Street on Tuesday, despite an earlier department review hiccup.