Schools Score Nutrition Grant

BERLIN – A new federal grant will allow local schools the chance to learn about nutrition.The United States Department of Agriculture awarded Maryland $2 million as a Team Chef Nutrition grant. Worcester County, one of nine counties to take part in the project, received $28,600 of that grant for use by the Culinary and Healthful… Read more »

Resort To Slash Retiree Benefits

OCEAN CITY – During this week’s Mayor and City Council’s presentation of benefits and compensation study, town employee retirement benefits became a heated topic, as the council began eliminating the benefits from all directions.The town recently offered a retirement incentive to employees in attempts to persuade some into retirement. According to the presentation, the incentive… Read more »

Snow Hill Man Found Guilty Of Arson

SNOW HILL – A Snow Hill man, arrested in October in connection to a residential fire in West Ocean City last April, was found guilty this week in Circuit Court of first-degree arson and now awaits his fate pending the outcome of a pre-sentence investigation which could put him behind bars for as long as… Read more »

Audit Should Not Deter Interlock Program

A recent audit of the state’s Drinking Driver Monitoring Program found deficiencies in the way data is monitored and shared, but that doesn’t diminish its importance or lessen the need for Maryland to expand the use of ignition interlock devices. The bottom line of the audit is that interlock ignition systems are doing their job,… Read more »

Between The Lines

The future of the Liquor Control Board for Worcester County will likely be decided this month with the release of the Comptroller’s Office report on its extensive investigation. The report’s contents have been heavily concealed in the wake of the nine-month investigation into the local dispensary and its operations. As expected with such a heavily… Read more »

Where To Eat Around Town

West Ocean City- Berlin Ocean Pines707 Sports bar & grille 12702 Old Bridge Road (Route 707), West Ocean City • 410-213-9507We may have changed hands, but we are still the same locally known Sports Bar in West Ocean City, and yes we are open everyday 11a.m.-2 a.m. Everything on our menu is made to order… Read more »

Trio Held For Pizza Delivery Driver Robbery

OCEAN CITY – Two local residents were arrested on robbery and assault charges last weekend and a third was taken into custody later this week for allegedly strong-arming a pizza delivery driver and stealing his money and wallet.Around 10:30 p.m. last Friday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to the area of 74th… Read more »