Salisbury, Berlin Businesses Adjusting To New Normal

Salisbury, Berlin Businesses Adjusting To New Normal

(Staff Writer Charlene Sharpe contributed to this article.)SALISBURY – Several restaurants in Salisbury and Berlin continue to operate this week with perseverance and a little ingenuity.On Monday, Governor Larry Hogan ordered the closure of all Maryland bars, restaurants, gyms and movie theaters and prohibited gatherings of more than 50 people in an effort to slow… Read more »

For Now, Worcester County Government To Keep Offices Open To Public

For Now, Worcester County Government To Keep Offices Open To Public

SNOW HILL –  As of Tuesday, the Worcester County Government Center remains open to the public.Though closures as a result of coronavirus concerns continue to mount, the Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to keep county government offices open for now. Several of the commissioners said they didn’t want to hinder the building industry by… Read more »

‘Right Now There’s No New Update On The School Closures’

‘Right Now There’s No New Update On The School Closures’

NEWARK –  Local education officials said there was nothing new to report Tuesday as far as the two-week school closure currently underway.Steve Price, chief safety officer for Worcester County Public Schools, said Tuesday that while there were conference calls scheduled later this week, there was not yet any new information as far as school operations…. Read more »

Assateague Announces Closures Effective Immediately

Assateague Announces Closures Effective Immediately

ASSATEAGUE — Assateague Island National Seashore officials have announced the national park’s visitor centers, ranger stations and campgrounds are closed until further notice effective on Tuesday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.However, many of the open areas of the Assateague Island National Seashore will remain open on a limited basis. For example, public parking areas,… Read more »

Committee Hears Support Behind Special Event Zone Changes; Officials Seek More Tools For Police This Year

Committee Hears Support Behind Special Event Zone Changes; Officials Seek More Tools For Police This Year

OCEAN CITY — The forum was different, but the message was strong and consistent this week as a local delegation testified in Annapolis on proposed legislation strengthening the resort’s motorized special event laws.Last week, a large contingent from Ocean City testified in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Senate Bill 878, which, among other things,… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Canceled

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Canceled

OCEAN CITY – Concerns over the coronavirus have led to the cancelation of the annual Irish parade and festival planned for Saturday in Ocean City.“After lengthy discussion and careful deliberation, the Delmarva Irish American Club (DIAC) has decided to cancel this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ocean City,” read a press release from the… Read more »