Septic Task Force Members Named

BERLIN- Worcester County and the Lower Eastern Shore will be represented on Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s task force to study septic system pollution and its impact on the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays, the roster of which was announced this week. Shortly after the Maryland General Assembly session ended in April, O’Malley announced the formation of… Read more »

Council Considers Teleconferencing

SALISBURY- Advances in technology have the Salisbury City Council considering the use of electronic teleconferencing during meetings. With video chat programs like Skype and its equivalents widely available to the public, the boundary between physically being in a location and communicating with that location are shrinking. While the council has required members wishing to take… Read more »

Buskers Bounced from North Division Street

OCEAN CITY- A street performer accused the Ocean City Mayor and Council of retaliation this week as they passed an ordinance to restrict performance of any kind on the Boardwalk at North Division Street due to the street’s key role as an emergency access point. The ordinance prohibits, “exercise or perform such activity or display… Read more »

Wild Chase Ends In Worcester

BERLIN- Two Baltimore men were arrested on numerous charges including assaulting a police officer after a high-speed chase through three counties last Friday that began with a traffic stop in Cambridge and ended in a ditch along Friendship Rd. in Berlin. A little before 11 p.m. last Friday, Wicomico County Sheriff’s Deputies received a report… Read more »