Long Wait Likely For Rural Broadband Service In Worcester County

Long Wait Likely For Rural Broadband Service In Worcester County

SNOW HILL – While there are some opportunities ahead, a consultant advised officials this week that bringing high speed internet to rural portions of Worcester County could be a decade-long effort.Joanne Hovis, president of CTC Technology & Energy, presented the results of a six-month broadband feasibility study to the Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday.“We recommend… Read more »

Berlin Park Water Testing Planned, As Investigation Continues

Berlin Park Water Testing Planned, As Investigation Continues

BERLIN – Groundwater testing is expected to take place at Heron Park as the Maryland Department of the Environment continues its investigation into last year’s chemical spill.More than six months after a chemical spill was identified at Heron Park, town officials said investigations into the incident by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Maryland… Read more »

Hundreds Attend Offshore Wind Hearing In Ocean City

Hundreds Attend Offshore Wind Hearing In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — The detriments and merits of super-sized wind turbines offshore were the subject of Saturday’s five-hour-plus public hearing, which ended with state officials mulling a re-opening of an evidentiary hearing on the proposed projects.In December, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order opining the proposed changes in wind turbine heights for… Read more »