Worcester Schools Cancel Final Exams; Graduation Committee Being Formed

Worcester Schools Cancel Final Exams; Graduation Committee Being Formed

NEWARK –  School system officials agreed this week to waive final exam requirements as a result of the state-mandated school closure associated with COVID-19.The Worcester County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to cancel final exams for semester two and year-long courses for the current school year.“We have determined it is not in our students’… Read more »

Wicomico Council Opposes Letters To Governor, Mayor

SALISBURY – Highlighting the inappropriate nature of the missives, officials in Wicomico County agreed to hold off on sending letters of concern to the Maryland governor and Salisbury mayor regarding COVID-19 mandates.Last week, the Wicomico County Council agreed not to send letters to both Gov. Larry Hogan and Salisbury Mayor Jake Day regarding mandates surrounding… Read more »

OC Extends Beach, Boardwalk Restrictions, Closes Inlet Lot, Urges Out-Of-State Visitors To Stay Put

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials late Sunday evening reinforced the strong message advising out-of-town visitors to stay away from Ocean City until further notice and extended the closure of the beach and Boardwalk until April 30.Last Sunday, the Mayor and Council officially closed the beaches and Boardwalk until April 15. On Sunday, those closures were… Read more »

Positive COVID-19 Test Confirmed In Worcester County

BERLIN –  Health officials confirmed the first positive case of COVID-19 in Worcester County Thursday.Worcester County Health Department officials announced Thursday afternoon that the county’s first confirmed positive COVID-19 case was a male in his 30s who lives in Worcester County. He is recovering at home.“Worcester County Health Department is conducting a contact investigation and… Read more »