Water, Sewer Rates Increased For Some Residents

SNOW HILL – Many of Worcester County’s public water and wastewater customers will see increases in their bills in fiscal year 2010 to handle rising costs and to provide service to more customers.The Worcester County Commissioners unanimously this week approved the sanitary service area budgets and assessments, many of which include higher rates.The cost of… Read more »

Student Announcements

BERLIN – The following is a look at a variety of student announcements sent to this newspaper for publication in the last month.— The National Society of High School Scholars (HSHSS) has announced that Stephen Decatur High School student Cordonte Ayres of Berlin has been selected for membership. The society recognizes top scholars and invites… Read more »

Small Boat Tourney Celebrates 30th Year

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Marlin Club’s 30th Annual Small Boat Tournament, the first in a long series of events scheduled by the club throughout the summer, returns this weekend with dozens of boats and teams of anglers competing in both offshore and inshore divisions.The annual tournament is open to all anglers and boats… Read more »

Ocean City News In Brief

OCEAN CITY — In the brief this week, the job description for a vital position in the resort became clear; the winning bid uptown project came in at quite a bargain; and the town moved toward making sure Tasers don’t make their way onto the island.Town Seeks Building ManagerWhen Mike Noah resigned a few months… Read more »

Solid Reviews For OC Air Show

OCEAN CITY – “I thought it was wonderful.”Those five words, expressed by Army veteran John J. Sauer Sr., essentially sum up the majority opinion of last weekend’s 2nd Annual Ocean City Air Show. Approximately 260,000 people were in town last weekend, according to demoflush estimates, a significant 30,000-plus-head increase over last year’s crowds during the… Read more »

Council Delays Take-Home Vehicle Cuts

OCEAN CITY – After heated debate and public pressure led the City Council to cut more than a dozen take-home vehicles from the town’s employee fleet, the City Council decided to delay the implementation of the decision until October.City Manager Dennis Dare recommended to the Mayor and Council at Monday night’s meeting at City Hall… Read more »