Weekly Roundup Of Business Odds And Ends

Mall Lands RetailerWEST OCEAN CITY – Communications Electronics, a premier AT&T retailer, has expanded and relocated its retail store to White Marlin Mall.The updated store has moved from its previous location at Trader Lee’s Village in West Ocean City and can now be found at White Marlin Mall next to Park Place Jewelers.Regional Manager John… Read more »

WMO Not Affected By Rocket Launch

WALLOPS ISLAND – The latest launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility just south of Assateague Island went up without a hitch early Wednesday morning and was visible throughout much of the mid-Atlantic area, but a thin veil of clouds in the over the resort area prevented what could have been a remarkable show for residents… Read more »

Ocean City Beach Rating Questioned

BERLIN – Ocean City beaches are actually tested for bacteria twice a week and deserve five stars instead of just the four awarded in a recent report, said county staff this week.Ocean City’s beaches received four stars out of five in the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) annual report on beach water quality across the… Read more »

Familiar Name Opens Another Resort Eatery

Kylie JosonStaff WriterOCEAN CITY – Even with an economic downfall, local entrepreneur Terrence Kirby’s business is still achieving growth, as Kirby’s Red Onion Grill opened its doors to Ocean City on 138th Street on June 17.This marks Kirby’s second business venture on Coastal Highway. Although only open for two months now, the Red Onion is… Read more »

County Redistricting Looming

BERLIN – The upcoming fall 2010 election will likely be the last one under the current election districts, with electoral redistricting to follow the 2010 Census, most likely in 2011.Redistricting, which occurs every 10 years after the U.S. population Census, ensures that voters have equal representation by district based on population numbers. With new population… Read more »

County Rabies Advisory Report Calls For Enhanced Measures

SNOW HILL – More rabies vaccination clinics, managed feral cat colonies and vaccination of wild animals were among the steps recommended by the Rabies Advisory Committee formed this spring to work on the ongoing Worcester County rabies epidemic.Worcester County Health Officer Debbie Goeller presented the advisory committee’s report to the Worcester County Commissioners this week.The… Read more »