P&Z Approves Upper Downtown Height Restrictions

OCEAN CITY – Over two months have passed since the Planning and Zoning Commission decided to re-advertise a public hearing concerning comprehensive rezoning and amendments to zoning regulations for properties zoned R-2 and R-3a.That meeting finally came to be Tuesday night and after a brief hearing commissioners discussed the issues regarding height restrictions in those… Read more »

School Board Sends $87M Budget To Commissioners

NEWARK – The Worcester County Board of Education on Tuesday night unanimously adopted the school system’s proposed operating budget for fiscal year 2008, which comes to around $87.3 million when all sources of revenue are added in, and will submit the document to the County Commissioners for approval next month.The total proposed budget of $87.3… Read more »

State Green Fund Gets Overhaul, Includes Bays

ANNAPOLIS – The controversial Chesapeake Bay Green Fund, criticized in Worcester because it would charge local citizens to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay without returning any money to the local Atlantic coastal bays, underwent a major transformation late yesterday including a change in the name to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coastal Bays Green… Read more »