School Board Examines $2.6M In Proposed Cuts

NEWARK – No field trips, fewer athletic competitions and scaled-down commencement exercises next year are all part of a preliminary school budget cuts that still leave the Worcester County school board with another $1.6 million to trim.The County Commissioners made some waves late last year when they instructed all county-funded departments to cut their budget… Read more »

Projects Picked For Possible Stimulus Money

SNOW HILL – Payment for the new Mystic Harbor Wastewater Treatment Plant could come in part from President Barack Obama’s federal stimulus package, county elected officials hope, and perhaps for other county projects as well.The Worcester County Commissioners presented the list of potential stimulus package projects at Tuesday’s commissioner meeting, in response to letters from… Read more »

Local Gets 10 Years For Manslaughter

SNOW HILL – After listening to the anguished testimony from both families, as well as the contrite apology of the Ocean City man convicted of manslaughter in the beating death of another man at a party gone terribly wrong last May, Worcester County Circuit Court Judge Theodore Eschenberg last Friday sentenced Dominic Richard Canale, 22,… Read more »

Council Delays Call On Parking Hike

OCEAN CITY – There’s still a strong possibility that parking rates will go up in Ocean City, but at least for now, they aren’t going anywhere.A week after passing a motion to increase parking rates throughout the downtown area to the first reading of ordinance form, the City Council unanimously decided to table the motion… Read more »

Super Bowl Scramble on Tap

Super Bowl Scramble on Tap

BERLIN- With the teams now set for big game, it’s not too early to make plans to participate in the annual Super Bowl Scramble at Eagle’s Landing in West Ocean City on Super Bowl Sunday, February 1.The creative tournament has become a fixture on the winter sports schedule in recent year and this year should… Read more »

Seahawk Wrestlers Continue to Roll

Seahawk Wrestlers Continue to Roll

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team continues to dominate this season, after thrashing Kent County, 68-3, last weekend reach a perfect 8-0 record with a big non-conference match coming up tomorrow night.The Seahawks have been manhandling opponents again this season, picking up where they left off on last year’s state dual meet championship. The latest… Read more »