BREAKING NEWS: Bluefin Tuna Not Endangered

OCEAN CITY — Federal fisheries management officials this morning announced an endangered or threatened listing for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna, a staple of the resort area’s vast recreational fishery and important element in the multi-million sportfishing industry, is not warranted at this time, although bluefins remain on the “species of concern” list.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o... Read more »

Berlin Programs Receive Awards For Partnership

BERLIN — Main Street Berlin (MSB) and Grow Berlin Green (GBG) received a joint Clean, Safe, and Green award from Main Street Maryland (MSM) at the recent Maryland Preservation Conference.“We received the award because of our partnership with Grow Berlin Green,” said Economic Development Director Mike Day at Monday’s Mayor and Council Meeting.Day explained to… Read more »

Worcester Reduces Budget By $100K

SNOW HILL — During an all-day review session Wednesday, the Worcester County Commissioners shaved approximately $100,000 off the fiscal year 2012 budget.Though the budget was balanced before going into the session, many commissioners felt that some projected costs were higher than they were likely to turn out. However, the cuts were not always unanimous. One… Read more »

Berlin Summer Youth Programs Planned

BERLIN — Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services (WYFCS) gave the Berlin Mayor and Council the first of several planned updates on local youth programs Monday.WYFCS was contracted by the council earlier this spring to evaluate current area youth activities and to devise new ones, all specifically tailored toward Berlin. WYFCS Executive Director Teresa Fields… Read more »

Whale Washes Ashore In Fenwick

FENWICK ISLAND — Delaware Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation (MERR) Institute officials late yesterday were investigating the cause of death of a roughly 25-foot minke whale that beached itself and later died along the shoreline in Fenwick Island.Shortly after 9 a.m. yesterday, a roughly 25-foot minke whale was discovered in the surf at the shoreline… Read more »