Mixed Report On Coastal Bays

WEST OCEAN CITY — It was good news, bad news last week as the Maryland Coastal Bays Program (MCBP) released its annual report card for the estuaries in and around the resort area with an overall grade of C+, although some regions continued to do better than others.The MCBP, along with its numerous public and… Read more »

Paving Policy Update Planned

SALISBURY — The Salisbury City Council is considering an update to its aged paving policy, written in 2005, that officials hope will add flexibility.“It is outdated. It hasn’t been updated in eight years and I think there’s some room for improvement,” Acting-Public Works Director Amanda Pollack told the council.Areas that need to be addressed include… Read more »

OC Officers Fondly Remembered

OC Officers Fondly Remembered

OCEAN CITY — The tragic plane crash late last Sunday afternoon left the entire resort community and the local law enforcement family struggling for answers as they continue to come to grips with the loss of two beloved OCPD officers, including one who was posthumously promoted to Private First Class on Wednesday.Around 4 p.m. last… Read more »

Assateague’s History Rich With War Activity; Military Cache Discovery Not Unusual For Island

Assateague’s History Rich With War Activity; Military Cache Discovery Not Unusual For Island

ASSATEAGUE — Last week’s discovery and planned detonation of over 100 pieces of World War II era military ordnance on Assateague, and the subsequent clean sweep conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers last weekend, recalled the once-remote barrier island’s rich history as wartime military test range and its genesis into a national park visited… Read more »