Democratic Women’s Club Holds Monthly Meeting

Ladies of the Democratic Women’s Club held their monthly meeting March 18 with Dr. Karen Olmstead, Dean of the Henson School of Science and Technology, Salisbury University speaking about Stem Cell studies and the disparity between male vs. female graduate students in relation to salaries and numbers of graduating students entering the workplace. Pictured, from left, are… Read more »

Community Foundation Committs $2,500 Toward Wor-Wic Community College

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s Hebron Savings Bank Fund has committed $2,500 toward Wor-Wic Community College’s Providing for Today While Ensuring Tomorrow Capital Campaign. The $2,500 check represents a five-year commitment to the college. Pictured, from left, are Doug Wilson, President, Community Foundation; Ray Hoy, President, Wor-Wic Community College; and Craig McConnell, Senior… Read more »

Minimum Wage Hike Rejected

BERLIN — The latest effort to significantly raise the minimum wage in Maryland died late Wednesday when the Senate Finance Committee voted 8-3 to kill the legislation.Early on in the current General Assembly session, Senator Robert Gariagiola (D-Montgomery) and Delegate Aisha Braveboy (D-Prince George’s) joined the advocacy group Raise Maryland for a rally in Annapolis… Read more »

Worcester Files Motion To Dismiss Equal Pay Suit

BERLIN — Worcester County this week filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed last August alleging the now-defunct Liquor Control Board (LCB) violated the federal Equal Pay Act by paying female employees at retail outlets less than their male counterparts in the same positions.Last August, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed the suit… Read more »