Private, Public Viewing Of Andy Irons Documentary Planned; Group Aims To Shine Light On Mental Health

Private, Public Viewing Of Andy Irons Documentary Planned; Group Aims To Shine Light On Mental Health

OCEAN CITY – A documentary coming to Ocean City is expected to generate dialogue on mental health issues and opioid addiction.Premiering at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center on Sept. 25, “Andy Irons: Kissed by God” shares the untold story of Andy Irons, a three-time world champion surfer who ultimately died from mental health issues… Read more »

Soundwave Music, Arts Festival This Weekend

Soundwave Music, Arts Festival This Weekend

PITTSVILLE – An inaugural music and arts festival is expected to bring together several local and regional bands this weekend.On Friday, event organizers will kick off the inaugural Soundwave Music & Arts Festival at the Mid-Atlantic Youth Sportsplex (MAYS) in Pittsville.The three-day festival will feature 22 musical acts, cornhole tournaments, a food and beverage vendor,… Read more »

Ocean Pines Officials Criticized By Protestors For Geese Decision

Ocean Pines Officials Criticized By Protestors For Geese Decision

OCEAN PINES – Posters calling for “Solutions Not Slaughter” and others proclaiming “It’s Their World Too” greeted attendees of an Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors meeting last week.On Friday a handful of protestors upset about the association’s recent removal of 290 Canada geese shared their views as members of the board entered the Ocean… Read more »

Resort Files Motion To Stop Preliminary Injunction In Topless Case

Resort Files Motion To Stop Preliminary Injunction In Topless Case

OCEAN CITY — Evoking the “character and moral balance of a historically family-oriented tourist destination,” the Town of Ocean City late last week fired back against a request for a preliminary injunction allowing women to immediately go bare-chested in the resort while the larger civil case trudges through the court system.A little over a year… Read more »

Building Demo Option Weighed For Berlin Falls Park; Amphitheater Concept Under Consideration

Building Demo Option Weighed For Berlin Falls Park; Amphitheater Concept Under Consideration

BERLIN – Plans to demolish an existing building and explore amphitheater possibilities highlighted a report from the Berlin Falls Park Advisory Committee this week.On Monday the committee, which was created late last year, provided the Berlin Town Council with an update on plans for the new park. Highlights of the report included the committee’s decision… Read more »

Showell School Reconstruction Bids Total $39M; Timetable Firmed Up Likely After County’s Review

Showell School Reconstruction Bids Total $39M; Timetable Firmed Up Likely After County’s Review

NEWARK – School system officials approved bids totaling slightly more than $39 million for the new Showell Elementary School.The Worcester County Board of Education last week approved bids totaling $39,045,266 for the new school. Design of the facility, which will replace the existing 40-year-old Showell Elementary, was completed earlier this year.“We’re anxious to see it… Read more »