Del. Wind Contract Cancelled

OCEAN CITY — While legislation opening the door for the development of offshore wind power off the coast of Ocean City will almost certainly be introduced in the upcoming General Assembly session, a major player in both the Delaware and Maryland projects announced this week it was backing off its plans for the near term…. Read more »

Bill Would Tweak Slots Wording

OCEAN CITY — Among the dozens of bills pre-filed in advance of the 2012 General Assembly session is a piece of legislation introduced by Eastern Shore Senators Jim Mathias (D-38) and Richard Colburn (R-37) that would alter the amount of charitable donations service clubs and fraternal organizations make to local causes. After three unsuccessful tries… Read more »

Berlin Selects Contractor For Spray Site

BERLIN — An additional spray site for the town of Berlin should be 100 percent finished around this time next year, said town officials. The Mayor and Council agreed to a contract with AP Croll, a Delaware-based construction firm, Tuesday for the completion of the town’s Newark spray site location. Croll will be adding a… Read more »

Berlin Eyes Net Metering Rider

BERLIN — Interest among business owners and residents has Berlin officials looking into a net metering rider that would allow property owners to pay for a portion of their energy bill by generating their own electricity. “It has to be generated through means approved by the Public Service Commission (PSA),” said Mayor Gee Williams. There… Read more »

Animal Cruelty Nets 18 Months

SNOW HILL — Two days after getting sentenced to a combined 20 years for convictions on five counts of possession of child pornography, a Berlin man was sentenced last Thursday to an additional 18 months for animal cruelty stemming from an incident last August. On Aug. 24, Berlin Police received a tip that Greenberg was… Read more »

Seahawk Wrestlers Don’t Miss a Beat

BERLIN- With a new coach at the helm and several new faces up and down the line-up, Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team hasn’t missed a beat in the 2011-2012 campaign, jumping out to a 4-0 record and extending its Bayside Conference winning streak to 113 matches. Coach Todd Martinek took over the highly successful Decatur… Read more »

Decatur Girls Prevail in Coleman Tourney

SNOW HILL- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team beat Pocomoke, 37-32, this week in the opening round of the 2011 John Coleman Christmas Tournament at Pocomoke. The annual tournament, named for long-time Worcester County Public Schools Administrator John Coleman, has become one of the highlights of the holiday basketball tournament schedule over the years. This… Read more »

Mallard Fives Regroup for Second Half

BERLIN- With the first half of their seasons in the books, the jury is still out for the Worcester Prep boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams, but there has been reason for optimism thus far, particularly on the boys’ side. With just three players returning from last year’s varsity team, there was a lot of… Read more »

Seahawks Fall in Challenge Cup Opener

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team dropped its opening game in the 2nd Annual Governor’s Cup Holiday Basketball Tournament in Salisbury this week, falling to Sussex Central, 58-54, on Tuesday. The Seahawks are competing in the M&T Bank Cup, featuring some of the top teams from Maryland’s Eastern Shore against a strong field of… Read more »

Beach Lax Seeking Players, Coaches

BERLIN- The Beach Lacrosse Program is now holding player registration for the upcoming spring season and is also seeking coaches and volunteers. Registration for Beach Lacrosse, a private volunteer organization dedicated to providing area youth with an opportunity to experience the oldest game native to North America in a sportsmanlike manner, is now open for… Read more »