Septic Repeal Bill Still Alive

BERLIN — A local delegate’s effort to repeal the state’s Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Act of 2012, or “septic bill,” appears to have newfound support after its first committee hearing in the House this week.Earlier this session, Delegate Mike McDermott introduced legislation aimed at repealing the controversial septic bill approved by state lawmakers last year…. Read more »

Salisbury Alters Police Position

SALISBURY — To get more sworn members of the police force out of the office and into the field, Salisbury Police Chief Barbara Duncan successfully petitioned the City Council Monday for permission to change the agency’s quartermaster position into a civilian role.“Essentially, we are looking to completely civilianize our quartermaster position and get another sworn… Read more »

Pre-Engineering Academy Marks Five Years

SNOW HILL — With a new batch of Worcester Technical High School’s (WTHS) seniors set to graduate this year, Engineering Instructor Bob Dawson pointed to the capstone projects of this year’s class as further proof that the five-year-old pre-engineering program is producing results.“The pre-engineering academy, we’re in our fifth year, so these kids that are… Read more »

Inlet Repairs Aim To Address Repeat Problem

OCEAN CITY — Months after Hurricane Sandy passed over Ocean City and the mid-Atlantic region, there is little evidence of the storm’s damage in the resort area, but one high-profile area continued to get attention this week.As is the case with most major storms, the Inlet parking lot and surrounding areas typically see significant damage… Read more »