OC Planning Comm. Looks Over Revised Projects

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Planning and Zoning Commission was presented with revised plans for the Seaside Escape Condominium and Clipper Hotel this week, as parking issues to both projects were addressed. Seaside Escape Condominium, located on 79th Street and Coastal Highway, presented the Planning and Zoning Commission with revised plans this week, showing… Read more »

Efforts Underway To Help Students With Tests

OCEAN CITY – Local schools are working overtime to assure that High School Assessment (HSA) exams don’t prevent students from graduating. By implementing prevention and intervention remediation efforts, schools are aiming to insure that every student passes the HSA’s and makes that coveted walk across the stage.HSA’s are aimed at measuring school and individual student… Read more »

County Takes No Action Against Massage Parlors

SNOW HILL – Although passing two other bills governing sexually oriented businesses, the Worcester County Commissioners put aside the bill governing massage parlors this week after learning that legislation will be introduced in the state legislature that will likely have the same effect.“There’ll be no need for us to have this legislation,” if the state… Read more »

County OKs Bills Limiting Adult Businesses

SNOW HILL – The art versus pornography argument came up again when the County Commissioners discussed legislation restricting adult oriented businesses, but that did not deter the elected officials from passing the laws unanimously.The bills, which restrict adult oriented businesses to heavy industrial zoning and govern how the businesses are conducted inside buildings, replace emergency… Read more »

Lawsuit Questions Legality Of Slots Referendum

BERLIN – Another twist was added in the never-ending battle over slots in Maryland last week when the state’s Republican leadership in the House and Senate filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of several pieces of legislation passed by the General Assembly during the recent special session.The minority leadership in the House and Senate last… Read more »