Worcester Habitat To Open ReStore

BERLIN – Habitat for Humanity of Worcester County will join its supporters and many eager shoppers on Thursday, Aug. 30, to celebrate the grand opening of the first Habitat ReStore in Worcester County.The new ReStore is located at 9026 Worcester Highway in Berlin. A multi-chamber ribbon cutting ceremony will take place from 11:30 a.m.-noon. Doors… Read more »

ArtX Event Planned For Northside Park

OCEAN CITY – ArtX, which focuses on artistic expression as the fundamental theme, will celebrate its inaugural year Aug. 25-26 at Northside Park.Allowing it to grow beyond the boundaries of the 17-year-old Art’s Alive event, ArtX will host fine artisan exhibits, musical performances, activities, short films and paid workshops by the Art League of Ocean… Read more »

Agencies Partner On Police Academy

BERLIN — The Ocean Pines Police Department is joining forces with neighboring law enforcement to co-host Ocean City’s longstanding Citizens Police Academy.The partnership with Ocean City and Ocean Pines police departments, Worcester County Sheriff’s Office, and Maryland State Police Berlin Barracks is the first of its kind for the academy.“The Ocean Pines Police Department is… Read more »

Park Cottage’s Future Discussed

SALISBURY – Officials in Wicomico County have agreed to move forward with plans to either sell or demolish a dilapidated cottage in Powellville.On Tuesday, Aug. 7, Wayne Strausburg, the county’s director of administration, came before the Wicomico County Council in an open work session to seek a course of action for a vacant cottage at… Read more »

Voices From The Readers – August 10, 2018

Voices From The Readers – August 10, 2018

Expert Misinformed On Fishing, Wind FarmEditor:Information reported about a recent public meeting concerning offshore wind turbines (The Dispatch, July 17) was both inaccurate and misleading.Much of the misinformation concerned Meghan Lapp, whom the Dispatch described as “a noted expert on the impacts of wind farms on commercial fishing” who “serves on numerous fishery management councils… Read more »