OC Substation Testing Reports Questioned

OCEAN CITY — The debate over semi-annual testing on a north-end Delmarva Power substation continued this week with a resident calling into question the reporting of the results.About six years ago, Delmarva Power came to Ocean City seeking to expand its substation on Sinepuxent Road between 137th and 138th streets. At the time, the substation… Read more »

Trio Charged In Armored Truck Robbery

SALISBURY — A four-month investigation into the armed robbery of an armored truck and the theft of over $1 million in Salisbury in January culminated this week in the arrest of three suspects.Around 7:15 a.m. on Jan. 22, Salisbury Police responded to the State Employee Credit Union (SECU) on Mt. Hermon Road for a reported… Read more »

Rental Letter Results In 385 New Licenses

OCEAN CITY — Weeks after getting lambasted over the cost of mailing reminders to every property owner in Ocean City to obtain rental licenses if they lease their homes, it appears the initiative was worth the effort and expense.Over the last two years, Ocean City officials have been monitoring the proliferation of short-term vacation rentals… Read more »

Wicomico Sheriff Seeks More Deputies

SALISBURY – Officials with the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office made their requests for additional deputies, vehicles and more at a budget work session this week.On Tuesday, representatives with the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office came before the Wicomico County Council to make their case for additional funding in fiscal year 2019.The proposed $151 million budget includes… Read more »

Horseshoe Crab Spawning To Begin

BERLIN – Officials with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are asking for the public’s help to ensure the survival of horseshoe crabs this season.In the coming weeks, visitors to Maryland’s coastal bays and beaches can witness horseshoe crabs as they migrate from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean to the shoreline to spawn.The… Read more »

Insurance Change Saves County Money

SALISBURY – Changes to Wicomico County’s employee health insurance is expected to save the county more than $1.4 million in fiscal year 2019.In a budget work session Tuesday, Wicomico County’s human resources department and representatives from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield came before the Wicomico County Council to discuss changes in health insurance premiums that would affect… Read more »