Council Reviewing Balloon Release Ban

SALISBURY – Elected leaders last week introduced legislation that would ban the intentional release of helium balloons in Wicomico County.After meeting last month with representatives spearheading an initiative to pass legislation on the Lower Shore, the Wicomico County Council last week voted to introduce a bill that would amend the county code to prohibit the… Read more »

Berlin To Weigh East Annexation

BERLIN – Town officials will soon consider a request for annexation of property just east of Seahawk Road.Planning Director Dave Engelhart told the town council this week that the Berlin Planning Commission was expected to consider an annexation request regarding the old McDonalds property and the adjacent Myers Tool Rental.“We have to advertise for the… Read more »

Wicomico Dam Work Slowed By Redesign

Wicomico Dam Work Slowed By Redesign

SALISBURY – Officials say unanticipated construction challenges are to blame for a delay in the completion of a dam rehabilitation project.In a work session of the Wicomico County Council last week, Public Works Director Dallas Baker announced the Morris Mill Dam rehabilitation project, which has closed a portion of South Division Street in Fruitland, will… Read more »

Friends & Family Of Worcester Deputy Sheriff Brian K. Heller Present $4,300 For Scholarship In His Name

Friends & Family Of Worcester Deputy Sheriff Brian K. Heller Present  $4,300 For Scholarship In His Name

Family and friends of the late Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Deputy 1st Class Brian K. Heller recently presented a check for $4,300 for the endowed scholarship in his name, which benefits Wor-Wic Community College criminal justice students from Worcester, Wicomico or Somerset County. Pictured, from left, are Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic Community College;… Read more »

County Library Reviewing Options On Petition Policy

OCEAN CITY – Officials with the Worcester County Library are looking to establish a policy on petitions.On Tuesday, the Worcester County Library Board of Trustees continued a discussion on adopting a policy that could ban petitioning within library buildings.Library Director Jennifer Ranck said efforts to establish a petition policy began earlier this fall. After reviewing… Read more »