Salisbury Selects New City Clerk


SALISBURY – The city announced this week that Assistant City Clerk Kimberly Nichols has been named the new Salisbury City Clerk. “It gives me great pleasure on behalf of the entire Salisbury City Council and along with Mayor Jim Ireton to announce good news for the City of Salisbury, news that has not happened in… Read more »

Modern Makeover For Historic Cottage


OCEAN CITY — An historic old Ocean City beach cottage on the Boardwalk near 13th Street is undergoing a major renovation and rehabilitation project with the implementation of state-of-the-art 21st Century features and a keen eye on preserving the past. Built in the late 1930s and owned and occupied by the Laws family for decades,… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Shore Justice System Seems Dysfunctional Editor: I want to thank the Coast Dispatch for doing an outstanding job of keeping me updated on the happenings at the beach. As a subscriber, I receive the latest issue in the mail each Monday and I enjoy reading about what has been taking place at my home away… Read more »

Scooter Industry Regulation A Necessary Step


A fine line exists between regulating and over-regulating. Oftentimes, it’s unknown whether that line has been crossed until after the fact. When it comes to the ongoing scooter industry re-evaluation, Ocean City seems to be tiptoeing around it deftly. With their continual proliferation, scooters have become dangerous in Ocean City, particularly on Coastal Highway. However,… Read more »

OC Hotel Burglary Probed


OCEAN CITY — Ocean City Police this week are looking for the suspect or suspects wanted in connection to the burglary of a resort hotel over the winter during which dozens of flat-screen televisions, DVD players and vacuum cleaners were stolen. On March 7, Ocean City Police responded to the Castle in the Sand Hotel… Read more »

County Dept. Heads Struggling To Find Cuts

SNOW HILL — After a second budget work session, the forecast coming from the Worcester County Commission this week is bleaker than ever. “Nobody’s going to get what they want,” said Commission President Bud Church. Several commissioners agreed that this is shaping up to be the tightest budgets in recent memory. “I don’t know of… Read more »