A Couple of 8 Pound Flounders

Could not have asked for a nicer November day than today.  Temperatures were seasonal, but the wind wasn’t blowing a puff and it was sunny for the majority of the day making it very nice.  The ocean was flat calm for the party boat fleet and even though they had to run a little further… Read more »

A Most Unwelcome Guest

Well hello again!  The wind has been blowing pretty ferociously for the past several days, but today it decided to let up long enough to let some boats get out in the ocean.  It will be a short-lived window of opportunity as the wind looks to blow again starting tomorrow, but we’ll take what we… Read more »

Church Reviews Plans To Sell Two Properties

BERLIN – Representatives of Sonrise Church shared plans to subdivide property in Berlin with town officials this week.Church representatives presented the Berlin Planning Commission with a preliminary plan to subdivide the former Merial Select property off Route 50. Though the church uses a portion of the site, Keith Hammer, executive pastor, said officials wanted to… Read more »

County Officials Outline Education Funding Concerns

SNOW HILL – In a show of solidarity, Worcester County’s elected officials and school system leaders joined together to express their education funding concerns to the Kirwan Commission.More than a dozen Worcester County representatives, including county staff, commissioners and Worcester County Public Schools officials, traveled to testify in front of the Kirwan Commission. The commission… Read more »

Local Libraries Mull Job Centers

OCEAN CITY – Job search services could be coming to branches of the Worcester County Library.Library Director Jennifer Ranck told the library’s board of trustees on Tuesday that a proposal to offer job search services at the Worcester County Library are currently under consideration.“Some really good news is the Lower Shore Workforce Alliance met with… Read more »

Median Fence Expansion Not Near In Ocean City

Median Fence Expansion Not Near In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — Extending the dune-style fence down the center median of Coastal Highway is not in the state’s immediate plans, despite the apparent success of the original section, resort officials learned this week.State Highway Administration (SHA) officials this week briefed the Mayor and Council on a variety of projects, and the discussion came around… Read more »