What’s Your Sign?

BORN THIS WEEK: Your leadership qualities are enhanced by a practical sense of purpose that keeps you focused on your goals. ARIES (March 21 to April 19): The Lamb loves to be surrounded by flocks of admirers. But be careful that someone doesn’t take his or her admiration too far. Use your persuasive skills to… Read more »

OCDC Preparing For Move To Renovated House

OCEAN CITY – As completion of the newly renovated Tarry-A-While house on Dorchester Street finishes up this month, plans for the Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) to move in to its new home are already underway.At the Mayor and City Council meeting Monday night, council members voted unanimously to approve the leasing of the building… Read more »

Planners Back Showell Plant Conversion

SNOW HILL – The conversion of the Perdue wastewater plant in Showell for residential use got a positive recommendation from the Worcester County Planning Commission last week, with modifications which could be the basis for a new model of wastewater management.ADC Builders plans to use 1,000 EDUs of 4,000 projected units of sewer, to be… Read more »

Slots Not An Issue This Year

ANNAPOLIS – With much of the focus of the General Assembly this year focused on major issues such as the smoking ban, improved health care, stronger sex offender laws and others, the effort to approve slots in Maryland barely got out of the box this year after dominating the legislature for the last four years,… Read more »

Commissioners Get First Look At School Budget

SNOW HILL – The Board of Education has asked for a $7 million increase in the Worcester County schools budget for fiscal year 2008.The $87,306,346 requested budget is 9.6 percent higher than the approved FY 2007 budget.The increase comes mainly from salary and operational costs, said Worcester County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jon Andes. School… Read more »

OCPD Probe Leads To Drug Bust

OCEAN CITY – Surveillance conducted by members of the Ocean City Police Department’s Narcotics Unit led to the arrest of a suspected drug dealer Friday night as well as the confiscation of a large amount of crack and powder cocaine that has an estimated street value of $3,500.According to police records, members of the OCPD… Read more »