What’s Your Sign?

What’s Your Sign?

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Your persistence pays off as the information you demanded starts to come through. The pace is slow at first, but it begins to speed up as the week draws to a close.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): An unwelcome bit of news jolts the Bovine, who would prefer that… Read more »

Things I Like

A picnic table under a treeMy son’s fascination with a ceiling fanA Corona with a lime on a hot dayThat there are ducks in BerlinA woman driving a pickup truckHeading home after a great dinnerDownshifting in a manual vehicleThe smell of freshly popped popcornA quick breakfast before going surfingWatching a squirrel jump tree branchesRelaxing on… Read more »

Work To Begin On Methane Gas Plant

NEWARK – A partnership between Worcester County and the private sector to convert decomposing trash into a renewable energy source will come to fruition early next month when the ribbon is cut on a methane power plant at the county’s central landfill in Newark.County officials partnered with Baltimore-based Curtis Engine, a major regional power solutions… Read more »

Water’s Sodium Levels Could Be Cause For Concern

BERLIN – Recently released 2007 water quality reports for two major and two smaller Worcester County service areas show low levels of contaminants and enough sodium to concern those on low-salt regimens.Ocean Pines, Mystic Harbour, Assateague Pointe and Edgewater Acres/Nantucket Point service areas all showed sodium levels at least double that recommended for people on… Read more »

School’s Now In For Some

OCEAN CITY – School may be out for summer in Worcester County, but that doesn’t mean hundreds of students across the county won’t be working overtime for a few weeks over the next couple months to improve their skills and enjoy a few of the programs offered through the Worcester County Summer Academy. Summer school… Read more »

OC’s May Bus Ridership Soars

OCEAN CITY – The Town of Ocean City bus service experienced a dramatic increase in ridership in May, transporting a total of 318,501 passengers. This marked an increase of 13.35 percent over May of 2007.”We are very pleased to see more passengers taking advantage of this convenient service,” said George Thornes, Ocean City Transportation Superintendent…. Read more »