13 Local Youth Bowlers Advance To State Championships

13 Local Youth Bowlers Advance To State Championships

OCEAN CITY – Thirty-five Eastern Shore youth bowlers, including 13 from a northern Worcester County league, will advance to the Maryland State Pepsi Championships after securing top-place finishes in a regional tournament in Ocean City last weekend.On March 1, roughly 100 youth bowlers from five bowling facilities across the Eastern Shore participated in the 2020… Read more »

Thousands Explore Career Fields At JA Inspire Event

Thousands Explore Career Fields At JA Inspire Event

OCEAN CITY – Mock emergency rooms. Cosmetology stations. Virtual reality labs. Masonry demonstrations.These displays, and many more, filled the exhibit hall of the Roland E. Powell Convention Center as thousands of eighth-grade students took part in a career exploration event designed to engage and inspire.On Feb. 27, Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore held its… Read more »

Repaving Efforts In OC Running Ahead Schedule; Mild Weather Keeps Projects Moving

Repaving Efforts In OC Running Ahead Schedule; Mild Weather Keeps Projects Moving

OCEAN CITY — With city crews steam-rolling through planned street repaving projects this offseason, an opportunity has arisen to continue to push forward and knock out a significant area this spring in advance of the coming season.During a larger discussion this week about widening the sidewalks in the ocean block between 118th Street and 130th… Read more »

Ocean City Continues To Explore Tax Incentives For Year-Round Residents

Ocean City Continues To Explore Tax Incentives For Year-Round Residents

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials renewed the debate this week about encouraging more year-round residents through relaxing fees associated with new construction or creating other incentives including potential property tax relief.For the last year or so, the Mayor and Council have heard concerns from property owners and potential homebuilders about the rising cost of developing… Read more »

Berlin Seeking Bids To Outsource Trash, Recycling Collections

Berlin Seeking Bids To Outsource Trash, Recycling Collections

BERLIN –  Town officials are exploring the possibility of outsourcing trash collection.Town Administrator Jeff Fleetwood said this week that the town would be issuing a request for proposals (RFP) to get pricing from companies that could handle the town’s trash and recycling collection.“I want to explore it to see if there are any cost savings,”… Read more »

Wicomico Executive ‘Remaining Optimistic’ About Liver Cancer Diagnosis

Wicomico Executive ‘Remaining Optimistic’ About Liver Cancer Diagnosis

SALISBURY – Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver announced this week he has been diagnosed with liver cancer.In an interview on Monday, Culver said he was recently diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common form of primary liver cancer.“When they told me what I had, it floored me,” he said. “You could have knocked me over… Read more »