Council Approves Lighting Up Beach Ball Water Tower, But Not Before Mild Debate On Funding Source

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials approved a relatively low cost plan for illuminating the new beach ball-themed water tower at 1st Street but not before considerable debate about how the project should be funded. Last year, the new municipal water tower was constructed at 1st Street and St. Louis Avenue and was later adorned with… Read more »

UPDATED: Services Announced For Departed Jail Warden; Commissioners Issue Comments At Meeting

SNOW HILL – Worcester County lost a respected and well-liked community leader with the death of Warden Garry Mumford last week. Many in the audience wiped away tears as the Worcester County Commissioners shared their praise and memories of Mumford during Tuesday’s regular meeting.  Mumford, 57, passed away April 22 after a brief illness. “Worcester… Read more »

Worcester School System Recognized By United Way

recognized Worcester County’s public school system last week for doubling its contribution to the charitable organization. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Worcester County Board of Education, Oliva Momme, community outreach manager for United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, offered her thanks for the school system’s renewed fundraising efforts. Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) raised… Read more »

OC Retains Boardwalk Code Officer

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials last week agreed to find the funding for a seasonal Boardwalk code enforcement officer after concerns over regressing on recent progress were heard. Two weeks ago, Planning and Community Development Director Bill Neville pointed out some changes within his department staff had reduced to need for a part-time seasonal code… Read more »

Latest Brewery Changes Approved

OCEAN CITY — A grain silo and other improvements at a midtown brewery came closer to fruition this week after resort planners endorsed a site plan approval for the project. The resort’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday reviewed two-pronged improvements for the Ocean City Brewing Company on 56th Street, which would allow the company… Read more »