Please To See Bike Week Event Is Off

Editor:Let’s not be too disappointed that the massive noise pollution that results from Bike Week may be dampened a bit this year.Instead of spending all this time and effort courting these folks, why not concentrate on luring a quieter type of visitor, like doctors for medical meetings, educators for their organizations, nurses, politicians, businesspeople, golfers, cyclists… Read more »

Council Seeks Pension Answers

OCEAN CITY – The proposed ordinance to change newly hired town employee pension plans remains pending as the Mayor and City Council look to review more plan design options.The current pension plan for current town employees is a defined benefit plan. The proposed ordinance transitions newly hired town employees over to a defined contribution plan,… Read more »

Report Highlights Importance Of Students Engaging In STEM

SNOW HILL – Over the last few years, internships and summer camps offered by NASA in partnership with the Mid-Atlantic Institute for Space and Technology (MIST) have caused a drastic increase in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in Worcester County, according to a report presented to the County Commissioners Tuesday.“Our program is about creating… Read more »

WOC Boat Ramp Project To Start Next Week

WEST OCEAN CITY – An extensive rehabilitation of the public boat ramp at the commercial harbor in West Ocean City, a project that could close the facility through much of the spring, is expected to begin in earnest next week after the County Commissioners this week signed the maintenance agreement with the contractor.The West Ocean… Read more »

OCDC Will Provide Financial Help For Green Projects

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) is now offering downtown businesses and property owners the new Green Building Initiatives Program, which will offer financial assistance to business owners seeking to install new long-term energy efficient products and methods.OCDC’s goal is to create structures and use processes that are environmentally responsible and resource… Read more »

County Wins Heritage Award

SNOW HILL – An expansion of the popular Arts and Times publication to the online market has earned the Worcester County Tourism Department and Moonshell Productions an award from the Lower Eastern Shore Heritage Council (LESHC).“This is the second time we’ve won this,” County Tourism Director Lisa Challenger told the Worcester County Commissioners at this… Read more »