Wicomico Questions Wor-Wic Scholarship Investment

SALISBURY – Officials in Wicomico County last week called into question the success and future of a taxpayer-funded scholarship program.Last week, Bryan Newton, vice president of enrollment management and student services at Wor-Wic Community College, met with the Wicomico County Council in an open work session to present a report on the Wicomico Economic Impact… Read more »

Coalition Launches ‘Save A Shore Farmer’ Program

BERLIN – A $19,000 grant is expected to benefit a new outreach program for farmers and their families.This month, the Suicide Prevention Coalition – a consortium of nonprofits, counseling services, health departments, hospitals, school systems and private behavioral health professionals on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland – launched its inaugural “Save a Shore Farmer”… Read more »

Berlin Council Incumbents Return

BERLIN – The three incumbents up for reelection will retain their seats on the Berlin Town Council.Councilmen Dean Burrell, Thom Gulyas and Troy Purnell will each serve another four-year term on the town council. The town’s October election has been canceled, as no one filed to run against any of the incumbents.“I hope it says… Read more »

Concerns Raised Over Animal Control Ordinance

SALISBURY – Officials in Wicomico County have agreed to consider changes to a new animal control ordinance after hearing suggestions from the public.Last week, members of the public, including those on a committee tasked with creating an ordinance that would better promote the safety and welfare of domestic animals, came before the Wicomico County Council… Read more »

Special Event Zone In Place In OC

OCEAN CITY — The special enforcement zone is in place and a pronounced law enforcement presence is evident as the unsanctioned but anticipated H2O International (H2Oi) hangers-on are already having an impact in the resort.While the official H2Oi event is underway in Atlantic City, the unofficial arrival of the typical hangers-on and non-participants of the… Read more »