Docks To Promote Outdoor Tourism

Docks To Promote Outdoor Tourism

SNOW HILL – New floating docks are expected to promote safety and encourage paddling on the Pocomoke River.Recently, the town of Snow Hill installed floating docks in two of its parks.Ann Gibb, Snow Hill’s grants administrator, said the docks – one located at Sturgis Park and another located at Gateway Park – were purchased with… Read more »

Paramedic Foundation Presents $99K Grant To OCFD

Paramedic Foundation Presents $99K Grant To OCFD

OCEAN CITY – A $99,000 contribution to the Ocean City Fire Department will allow paramedics to improve their skills using new training equipment.This month, the Ocean City Fire Department (OCFD) received a $99,000 grant from the Ocean City Paramedic Foundation to purchase equipment and attend training courses.Officials with the OCFD said the foundation contributed $36,000… Read more »

Commissioners Want To Add Rental License Requirement To Boost Revenue

SNOW HILL – Officials agreed to update Worcester County’s zoning code and explore rental licensing requirements this week.As the popularity of services such as Airbnb grows, the Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday voted 5-1 to have staff update the county’s zoning code in order to establish rental license requirements.“This is a revenue generator the county… Read more »

Bar Bingo Event To Benefit Family

WEST OCEAN CITY — Residents will gather next week for a special night of bar bingo at the Greene Turtle in West Ocean City for the benefit of local kid battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia.Max Long and his family make frequent trips to Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C. and the event next Thursday, Jan. 31 at… Read more »

Berlin Approves Septic Haul Rate Increase

BERLIN – Municipal officials agreed to increase septage disposal rates to offset rising costs at the town’s wastewater treatment plant.Last Monday, the Berlin Town Council voted to raise the septage disposal fee from 6 cents a gallon to 7 cents a gallon. The new rate is expected to generate additional revenue to help with operating… Read more »