Worcester Natural Gas Network Near

BERLIN — Work is moving faster than expected for the much anticipated installation of a natural gas network in Worcester County.According to County Commissioner Judy Boggs, who has led the charge to bring natural gas to the area, Chesapeake Utilities is nearing the final stages of laying a transmission line, which will feed natural gas… Read more »

MML Officials Hear From Cardin, O’Malley

OCEAN CITY — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley delivered bookend speeches to the Maryland Municipal League (MML) convention in Ocean City this week with remarks often long on rhetoric and short on substance.State and federal leaders were all over the resort area and the Lower Shore this week to attend… Read more »

OC Earns Perfect Water Quality Grade

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City and neighboring Dewey Beach in Delaware were among the 12 destinations to earn a perfect five-star rating in an annual report released this week on water quality at popular beaches around the country.According to “Testing the Waters: A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches,” an independent report released every… Read more »

Legionella Suspected At North OC Condo

OCEAN CITY — The presence of the Legionella, a bacteria that can cause a type of pneumonia called Legionnaire’s Disease, has been detected at a north-end Ocean City condominium, marking the second time in less than a year the illness has surfaced at a resort lodging facility.Two people, both of whom visited Ocean City and… Read more »

Troubled Snow Hill Store Scores Liquor License

SNOW HILL — A controversial business in Snow Hill is getting a new chance at an alcohol license with new owners.Residents both supporting and protesting the West Market St. “Your Stop” receiving a beverage license packed the Worcester County Board of License Commissioners (BLC) meeting last week with tempers between the two groups running high.Attorney… Read more »