Short-Term Fixes Eyed To Slow North OC Street Speeds

OCEAN CITY — Impassioned pleas for some kind of traffic-calming or stronger enforcement in a densely-populated north-end neighborhood have not fallen on deaf ears as city officials this week announced a series of immediate and potential long-term solutions.In October, members of the Caine Wood Community Association came before the Mayor and Council seeking real solutions… Read more »

CARES Funds Headed To Fire Companies

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners agreed to use the county’s remaining CARES funding to support local fire companies.On Tuesday, the commissioners voted unanimously to set aside the $30,063 in remaining CARES Act funding for local fire companies. Commissioner Chip Bertino, however, pointed out that fire companies had to submit whatever paperwork was required… Read more »

Treatment Plant Amendment OK’d

SNOW HILL –  County officials approved a water and sewer plan amendment this week that will allow for the installation of a sewage treatment plant at a Bishopville mobile home park.On Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners voted to approve an amendment to the Worcester County Master Water and Sewerage Plan allowing certain systems to seek… Read more »

Knife Threat Over Breakfast Eggs

OCEAN CITY — A Towson, Md. woman was arrested on first-degree assault charges last weekend after allegedly threatening a family member with a butcher knife during an argument about how she cooked eggs for breakfast.Around 9 a.m. last Saturday, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer responded to a condo at 72nd Street for a… Read more »

Assateague Alters OSV Fee Options

ASSATEAGUE — A huge spike in use of the Over-Sand Vehicle (OSV) zone at Assateague Island National Seashore has resulted in a restructuring of the fees.During the summer of 2020, the Assateague Island National Seashore (AINS) saw an 81% increase in OSV zone use from the average use over the last five years. With the… Read more »

More Vehicle Charging Stations OK’d

OCEAN CITY — Electric vehicle enthusiasts will find more places to recharge soon after resort officials this week approved a request to install more charging stations around Ocean City.On Tuesday, City Engineer Terry McGean presented a request to approve more electric-vehicle charging stations at different locations around the resort. In addition, McGean presented a request… Read more »