Trash Move Saves OC $500K

OCEAN CITY – It might be a dirty job, but the town of Ocean City found a way to keep the streets as clean as ever, while saving more than a half-million dollars in the process.Senior Project Manager Dick Malone briefed the Mayor and Council on Monday night on the award of the bid to… Read more »

County Citizens Express Rezoning Concerns

SNOW HILL – The draft rezoning and subdivision regulations must match the award winning 2006 Worcester Comprehensive Plan, citizens emphasized at a public hearing this week.Over 340 people attended the hearing on the draft comprehensive rezoning regulations Tuesday night, packing the standing room only Worcester County Commissioner chambers in Snow Hill, with the majority of… Read more »

Administrator Outlines How Layoffs Came To Be

SNOW HILL – Four inspectors, three license permit clerks, one planner, and three clerical staff lost their jobs Friday after the Worcester County Commissioners voted in closed session last week to consolidate three county departments through layoffs despite having already balanced the budget.“I was not worried because I knew we were productive employees. I didn’t… Read more »

65 Years Later, Local Vets Remember D-Day

OCEAN CITY – Sixty-five years ago tomorrow, on June 6, 1944, the invasion of Normandy on the northwest coast of France began. Code-named Operation Overlord, the mission included thousands of ships, aircraft and men in perhaps the largest invasion of its kind in history. Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower told the troops before… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Reverse Ad Agency MoveEditor:Now, let me see if I have this right. Ocean City has just enjoyed the most successful “Crusin’” weekend in the event’s history. We have just realized the biggest Memorial Day weekend crowd since 1993 and our visitor numbers are higher over last year since early April. Now, here’s the part I… Read more »