Resort Taxi Medallion Sold For $6,500

OCEAN CITY – The current price for taxi medallions has confirmed for the City Council last year’s changes have resulted in exactly what was desired — they are a valuable asset.In order to operate a taxi within town limits, a taxi fleet owner or independent driver is required to purchase a taxi medallion. The council… Read more »

New OC Airport Manager Named

OCEAN CITY – The resort announced this week a new airport manager, Jaime Giandomenico, will be making his way to Ocean City and begin his duties Aug. 29.Giandomenico currently resides in Annapolis and since 2007 has been the manager of the Queen Anne’s County Bay Bridge Airport in Stevensville.“I have enjoyed visiting the Town of… Read more »

County Court To Hear DNR Cases

SNOW HILL — A pilot program aimed at stepping up enforcement and prosecution of illegal fishing, hunting and other natural resources-related cases has been expanded to Worcester, which will serve as the regional court of record for the Lower Eastern Shore.The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the state’s Attorney General’s Office and the District… Read more »

Salisbury Housing Board Cuts Landlord Position

SALISBURY — The “landlord” position, a part of the five-person Salisbury Housing Board of Adjustments and Appeals (HBAA) since its foundation 30 years ago, has been cut in favor of adding a public safety official.Debate over the change stretched throughout a city council work session Monday. While the majority eventually decided the switch would be… Read more »

Dozens Busted In County Drug Sweep

SNOW HILL — A total of 40 Worcester residents were arrested and eight more are still wanted on a wide variety of drug distribution charges last weekend during a two-day operation carried out by multiple law enforcement agencies through the south end of the county.Last Saturday and Sunday, members of the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement… Read more »

Toll Increase Plan May Not Be A Done Deal

Toll Increase Plan May Not Be A Done Deal

It appears the public’s outrage over the planned toll increase for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and other spans and tunnels in Maryland was not only heard loud and clear, but state officials may have actually listened as well. After all, there’s s major difference between hearing and listening.The state is planning in October to increase… Read more »