Ravens Honor Decatur Students For Community Service

Ravens Honor Decatur Students For Community Service

BALTIMORE – One hundred National Honor Society and Presidential Service Award volunteers from Stephen Decatur High School attended the Ravens vs. Broncos game last week after being selected as Honor Rows Program recipients.The Ravens’ 13th Annual Honor Rows Program, presented by M&T Bank, salutes organizations that provide outstanding service to the community.Through events and fundraisers,… Read more »

New Worcester Program Targets Minority Gap

NEWARK — Despite consistently ranking at the top of school systems in the state, educators in Worcester County have always acknowledged that schools here suffer from the same minority achievement gap that is measurable nationwide. Hoping to chip away at that gap, the county has started a Building a Bridge to College Summit Program (BBCSP).“The… Read more »

Federal Aid Decision Reversed To Help Somerset

OCEAN CITY – The decision to deny Individual Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was overturned this week to provide help to Somerset County residents and businesses following Hurricane Sandy.Last Friday Gov. Martin O’Malley announced that President Obama had approved an Individual Assistance disaster declaration for Somerset County for damages from Hurricane Sandy…. Read more »

Council Okays Taxi Medallion Transfer

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Council this week approved the sale of a taxi medallion from one independent operator to another after sending the seller back to the drawing board two weeks ago over concerns about the low sale price.In early December, Ocean City reviewed two taxi medallion transfer requests, one of which came… Read more »

Council Approves Noise Law Change

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City officials this week approved on second reading an amendment, which, if ultimately approved, will add more teeth to the resort’s noise ordinance.In November, Noise Control Board Chairman Brett Wolf came before the council with recommendations for enhancing the enforcement of the town’s policies regarding noise emanating from properties. With thousands… Read more »

NEW FOR THURSDAY: Judge Sides WIth Family In Clean Water Act Lawsuit

BERLIN — After three years of tense legal wrangling, a U.S. District Court judge today issued a ruling in the landmark civil suit filed against a Berlin farm family and Perdue over alleged pollution violations dating back to 2009, siding with the defendants Alan Hudson and Perdue and against the independent environmental watchdog group.In March… Read more »