Ocean Pines Candidates Forum Held

OCEAN PINES – Fiscal accountability and sound business practices dominated most of the discussion at the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) candidate’s forum this week. Four contenders in this year’s board election will vie for two positions currently held by Dave Stevens and Doug Parks, and on Wednesday candidates Colette Horn, Nicole Schafer Crosariol, Martin Clarke… Read more »

Wicomico Schools Recognized For Music Education

SALISBURY – Wicomico County officials this week recognized Wicomico County Public Schools for being named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” for 2017. The school system was one of 527 school districts in the nation to receive the distinction from the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. Districts that demonstrate commitment and access… Read more »

Shore Spirits License Granted

SNOW HILL – Officials agreed to grant a liquor license to a Pocomoke store despite opposition from some community members. A month after hearing the request from the new connections of Shore Spirits in Pocomoke, the Worcester County Board of License Commissioners (BLC) voted 3-0 to grant it a beer wine and liquor license. “It… Read more »

Fenwick Island Incumbents Re-Elected

FENWICK ISLAND – The Town of Fenwick Island will not have an election this year, as the four outgoing members of council were the only ones to meet the application deadline for reelection. In a special meeting of the Fenwick Island Town Council Wednesday, Audrey Serio, inspector for the town’s Board of Elections, announced that… Read more »

New Catalog System For Local Libraries

BERLIN – The Worcester County Library will receive a new catalog system this summer that will give users access to publications from eight counties in Maryland. Jennifer Ranck, director of the Worcester County Library system, said the changeover from its current Lower Shore Library Consortium to a new Integrated Library System (ILS) will take place… Read more »