Grant Extends Office’s Mediator Program

SNOW HILL – Despite Worcester County’s refusal of funding, the Worcester County State’s Attorney Office will retain its mediator program for another year.The County Commissioners did not include funding for the mediator position in the fiscal year 2009 budget in accordance with their stated moratorium on new positions. “The most important request I had in… Read more »

Gateway Grand Gets City OK

OCEAN CITY – The Gateway Grand Condominiums can move forward with its certificate of occupancy despite the absence of a tenant in the restaurant portion of the project, ruled the City Council this week.The Gateway Grand Condominium project, located between 47th and 48th streets on the oceanblock of Coastal Highway, is near completion and preparing… Read more »

Campaign Sign Law Tweaked

SNOW HILL – A legal decision eliminating Baltimore County’s time restriction on political campaign signs prompted Worcester County to introduce a bill this week to strike out the local time limit on those campaign signs.The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) successfully sued Baltimore County in federal court over the county’s time limit on political campaign… Read more »

Berlin Eyes Main St. Program

BERLIN – The opportunity to reapply for the Maryland Main Street Program was fleeting, but Berlin managed to get its application in just under the wire, local program coordinator Michael Day reported last week.Day personally drove the application, along with a similar application for Pocomoke City, to Annapolis on the due date, June 11, two… Read more »