OC Downtown Park Complex Redesign Reviewed; Consultant’s Plan Would Close St. Louis Avenue

OC Downtown Park Complex Redesign Reviewed; Consultant’s Plan Would Close St. Louis Avenue

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials last week got an early glimpse of an independent consultant’s vision for a redeveloped downtown recreation complex, including a potential closure of St. Louis Avenue.During a Recreation and Parks Committee meeting on Friday, consultant Tom McGilloway of Mahan Rykeil Associates presented a pair of conceptual plans for the redevelopment of… Read more »

Resort Police Chief Provides Update On Efforts To Help Homeless

OCEAN CITY – A discussion on homelessness highlighted a resort committee meeting this week.“We continue to work through this stubborn issue,” Ocean City Police Chief Ross Buzzuro told the Police Commission Monday, “but there are limitations.”An effort to address the homeless population in Worcester County began in 2018, as homelessness on the Boardwalk gained attention.To… Read more »

OC Residential Project Approved

OCEAN CITY — Resort planners this week approved a four-building residential project along the bay at Herring Way near 20th Street after a larger debate about the possible impact of on-street parking on the existing neighborhood.The Planning Commission was presented on Tuesday two site plan reviews, including one on Herring Way and another on 57th… Read more »

Two In Running For Executive Post

SALISBURY – Two candidates have submitted their names for the vacant county executive position, more than two weeks after the Wicomico County Council agreed to reopen the application process.In Tuesday’s meeting of the Wicomico County Council, Council President Larry Dodd announced the list of applicants for county executive, a position held by Bob Culver until… Read more »

Mapping Software To Help With Pop-Up Rally

OCEAN CITY – A new incident response software is expected to help local agencies prepare for a pop-up car rally, along with special events that take place in Ocean City each year.On Monday, Emergency Services Communications Manager Glen McIntyre presented the Ocean City Police Commission with a new decision-making software expected to help local departments… Read more »

Relief Program Could Help Berlin Renters

BERLIN – A housing relief program could help local renters affected by COVID-19.The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is administering $10 million for the Assisted Housing Relief Program. The program brings financial aid to those behind on their rent as a result of the pandemic.“This is so important for our apartment community… Read more »