SNOW HILL — Though heavily revised, the new, state-bred “PlanMaryland” planning and zoning regulations still managed to spark a lot of shaking heads among the Worcester County Commissioners Tuesday.“That was one of the most miraculous rewrites I’ve ever seen in my 13-year political history,” commented Commissioner Virgil Shockley sarcastically.Several months ago, when discussion on PlanMaryland… Read more »
SALISBURY — With the results of the 2010 Census in the book, Salisbury will have to, at a minimum, redraw its City Council election districts, but Mayor Jim Ireton this week threw his support behind a dramatic change to how city voters choose their representatives.Based on the results of the Census, Salisbury’s population has grown… Read more »
BERLIN — Even with crowds reaching potentially record-breaking sizes, reports from Berlin indicate that Halloween went off without a hitch this year. Despite the steady growth of the event, officials aren’t planning much as far as changing or expanding the holiday, believing they currently have a winning formula.“I don’t anticipate any changes,” said Mayor Gee… Read more »
OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) had a number of items to present at City Hall this week that all seemed to revolve around the same theme — retirement.OCPD Chief Bernadette DiPino pitched a couple changes to the Mayor and City Council with the first being the sale of departmental firearms.She explained… Read more »
Worcester Prep’s Homecoming Court is pictured above. They are, from left, Ryan Nally, sophomore prince; Kristen Shriver, sophomore princess; Brad Mullen, junior prince; Ragen Doyle, junior princess; Matteo Petrera, Homecoming king; Kayla Baier, Homecoming queen; Jim Engel, senior prince; Alyssa Alicea, senior princess; Rylie Doyle, freshman princess; and Erik Zorn, freshman prince.
Snow Hill Elementary School celebrated Red Ribbon Week with activities to demonstrate the message of, “It’s up to me to be Drug Free”. To show that they have better things to do than drugs, students created crazy hair styles to wear to school. Pictured, from left, with their “crazy hair” are kindergarten student Emily Manning,… Read more »
Halloween is serious business around these parts for many, particularly in Berlin, and my house is no exception, but you wouldn’t know it from my kids.All they care about is the candy.They don’t notice the hours of work their mom put into decorating the interior and exterior of the house. They don’t seem interested in… Read more »