Ocean City Opts To Convert Street Lights To LED; Annual Savings Estimated At $296K

Ocean City Opts To Convert Street Lights To LED; Annual Savings Estimated At $296K

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City is going all in on a plan to replace street lighting with LED fixtures after resort officials reviewed some options this week.During Tuesday’s work session, the Mayor and Council heard a presentation from City Engineer Terry McGean and Delmarva Power officials about options for replacing the street lighting in most… Read more »

1933 Coastal Storm Revisited On 85th Anniversary; Inlet’s Creation Changed Ocean City, Area Forever

1933 Coastal Storm Revisited On 85th Anniversary; Inlet’s Creation Changed Ocean City, Area Forever

OCEAN CITY — Last week marked 85 years since the epic storm of 1933 ravaged Ocean City, and while the deluge nearly erased the fledgling resort town, the cataclysmic changes left in its wake changed the course of history along the sleepy barrier island forever.Significant storms have hit the resort since, most notably the March… Read more »

Worcester’s Special Education Staffing Plan Approved

Worcester’s Special Education Staffing Plan Approved

BERLIN – The Worcester County Board of Education approved the county’s special education staffing plan this week.Rae Record, the school system’s supervisor of special education, reviewed the latest data and presented the staffing plan to the school board on Tuesday.“Our staffing plan for this school year is very sufficient pending no surprises,” Record said.Each year,… Read more »

Aircraft Landing Ban Moves Ahead

OCEAN CITY — After an unexpected helicopter landing on a downtown church parking lot in July, resort officials this week approved on first reading an ordinance aimed a preventing a repeat.On July 3, a private helicopter landed on a church parking lot at 17th Street and Philadelphia Avenue, discharged its passengers and took off again…. Read more »