Candidates Debate Issues At Commissioner Forum

SNOW HILL – Nine candidates for Worcester County Commissioner answered questions Tuesday night at a candidate forum sponsored by the Assateague Coastal Trust at Snow Hill High School.A second forum will be held on Sept. 7 at Berlin Intermediate School, at 5:30.Four of five candidates from District 1 attended the forum: Democrat Jimmy Schoolfield, and… Read more »

Back-To-School Traffic Safety Urged

OCEAN CITY – With schools in the area re-opening next week, area law enforcement agencies and transportation officials are reminding motorists to take extra care during morning and afternoon commute times.According to an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) release this week, August is Back-to-School Safety Month, and with area students returning to school on Monday,… Read more »

Md. Comptroller Pledges Detailed Report On LCB

OCEAN CITY — Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot has assured the people of Worcester County that he is going to get to the bottom of Liquor Control Board controversy that’s been raging all summer long.Franchot called his office’s investigation of the Worcester County Liquor Control Board (LCB) “one of the most intensive and thorough probes… Read more »

LCB’s Future Up To Politicians

OCEAN CITY — All parties with a stake or even an interest in the Worcester County Liquor Control Board scandal knows that the final decision on the quasi-governmental monopoly’s future will come at the hands of elected officials.This week, some of those politicians spoke about the ongoing investigation and were anxious to see the long… Read more »

LCB Financial Report Released

OCEAN CITY — The Worcester County Liquor Control Board (LCB) finally released its long awaited financial report yesterday, as elected officials, local licensees and even state wholesalers scrambled to make sense of the 28-page report.Some of the contents of the report seem to indicate that the LCB’s drastic drop in revenue given back to the… Read more »