Petitions Aim To Garner ‘Craft Beer Tourism’ Support For Legislation Changes

BERLIN – Efforts to reform craft beer regulations in Maryland are in full force along the Eastern Shore, but distributors in the industry are voicing their concerns. Last year, Comptroller Peter Franchot formed a “Reform on Tap” task force in response to the 2017 passage of House Bill 1283, which imposes certain restrictions on breweries… Read more »

Victim’s Family Releases Statement After Guilty Verdict In Pedestrian Fatality

SNOW HILL – Following last week’s conviction of a Maryland man of homicide while driving impaired, the victim’s family released a statement expressing relief for the guilty verdict while admitting, “justice can never and will never be served.” In June, the grand jury indicted Stanley Faison, 51, of Waldorf, on multiple felony counts including homicide… Read more »

Shore Gives More Campaign Raises $164,879 For Nonprofits In One Day

BERLIN – Support from more than 1,000 donors generated $164,879 in funding for 80 Lower Shore nonprofits during the third annual “Shore Gives More” campaign. The online campaign, hosted by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore (CFES), was held on Giving Tuesday, the post-Thanksgiving online giving movement that has gained international attention. CFES provides… Read more »

Assateague State Park’s Campground Improvement Project ‘On Hold’

ASSATEAGUE ISLAND – A campground improvement project at Assateague State Park has been postponed until next fall. This week, park officials announced that the start of a two-phase project to relocate campground roads and fortify sand dunes will not take place this fall as planned. Instead, the project’s start date has been rescheduled to October… Read more »

OC Mayor Working With Aquarium On Marine Animal Rescue Facility Concept

OC Mayor Working With Aquarium On Marine Animal Rescue Facility Concept

OCEAN CITY — While the future of Ocean City’s eventual model block remains uncertain, Mayor Rick Meehan has been working behind the scenes on a potential project that could separate the downtown area from other resort areas. For several years, the town has been working closely with the Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) to acquire… Read more »