Proposed Salisbury Budget Defended

SALISBURY – At a public hearing regarding the mayor’s proposed budget, which includes an increase in the tax rate, a taxpayer’s concerns over having to pay for duplicated services between the city and Wicomico County were heard. “The budget this year is dominated by the fact that our assessable base has dropped considerably this year,”… Read more »

National Agency Calls For Lower BAC Limit

OCEAN CITY — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) this month issued a series of proposed interventions and recommendations to reduce or eliminate altogether the number of alcohol-related crashes, including a proposal to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit from the current .08 percent to .05 in every state in the country and the initiative has… Read more »

Eight Arrests In Memorial Weekend Sting

OCEAN CITY — Over the course of the Memorial Day weekend, local law enforcement officers embarked on an ambitious undercover drug enforcement operation throughout the resort, resulting in eight felony arrests. The Ocean City Police Criminal Investigation Division and the Narcotics Unit, along with the Worcester County Criminal Enforcement Team, last weekend conducted an undercover… Read more »

Legionnaire’s Lawsuit ‘Resolved’

SNOW HILL — Weeks after a federal civil suit filed over an outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease at an historic Boardwalk hotel was settled, a parallel case filed last year in Worcester County Circuit Court by 11 different plaintiffs was resolved last week prior to trial. In October 2011, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental… Read more »

Search Continues For Missing Woman

Search Continues For Missing Woman

BERLIN — The search continued yesterday for an elderly Berlin woman who suffers from dementia and short-term memory loss and was last seen at her residence near South Point Monday afternoon. Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office received a missing persons report on Helen Stephanie David, 77, of Berlin, from her… Read more »