Decatur, Church Aim To Help Hungry Students

BERLIN – A new food pantry at Stephen Decatur High School is expected to help hungry students.Each week, food items will be distributed to students who are referred by teachers or who enroll through the program’s online registration.Lauren Sharkey, a guidance counselor at Stephen Decatur, said she and teacher Nicole Billetdeaux began exploring the idea… Read more »

Worcester GOLD Charity Donation

Worcester GOLD Charity Donation

Attorney Brian Clark recently presented a $3,000 donation to Worcester County GOLD, Inc. (Giving Other Lives Dignity) for emergency food distribution for less fortunate residents of Worcester County. Worcester GOLD is a non-profit organization aiming to support families in crisis, vulnerable adults and children in foster care with financial aid. Pictured, from left, are GOLD… Read more »

Comcast Town Hall Meeting Dec. 3

BERLIN — Representatives from Comcast will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Assateague Room of the Ocean Pines Community Center on 235 Ocean Parkway.Construction related to Comcast infrastructure should begin this week and company officials said phone, television and internet service could be available in some areas… Read more »

County To Provide $100K To Area Food Pantries

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners agreed to give $100,000 to local food pantries.Rather than participate in a state program that would have distributed aid based on zip code, the commissioners agreed to give $100,000 to local organizations that worked to feed the hungry.“Worcester County can take care of Worcester County,” Commissioner Chip Bertino… Read more »

Commissioners Eye EDU Appeal Process

Commissioners Eye EDU Appeal Process

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners agreed this week to work an appeal process into a resolution establishing standard sewer flow calculations.After lengthy discussion Tuesday, the commissioners voted unanimously to incorporate an appeal process into the proposed policy setting standard flow calculations. Though county staff opposed any sort of reconsideration process, the commissioners disagreed.“I… Read more »

Latest DUI Marks Man’s 6th Arrest

BERLIN — A Berlin man was charged with driving while impaired and other counts on Sunday after allegedly driving his vehicle into ditch at Route 611 and South Point Rd., reportedly his sixth known DUI.Around 12:40 p.m. on Sunday, Maryland State Police troopers from the Berlin barrack responded to a single-vehicle collision at Route 611… Read more »

Wicomico Approves Key Funds For MAC

SALISBURY – Officials in Wicomico County agreed this week to provide nearly $36,000 in funding to maintain a senior nutrition program.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted unanimously to transfer $35,566 from the county’s contingency fund to MAC Inc. Area Agency on Aging to maintain funding for its Senior Nutrition Services program.“They represent four counties,… Read more »