School Board Outlines County Budget Requests

SNOW HILL – Worcester County schools want another $8.3 million more than the actual budget from fiscal year 2008, the current school year, for fiscal year 2009 (FY09).The Worcester County Board of Education presented their FY09 budget request to the Worcester County Commissioners Tuesday In total, the school system is asking for $77.8 million in… Read more »

Alleged Gunman Call Just A Hoax

OCEAN CITY – A reported incident involving an alleged gunman threatening himself and others at an Ocean City hotel this week turned out to be a false alarm, but not before resort police mobilized for the potentially dangerous situation.Around lunchtime on Wednesday, resort police got a call from a distraught woman from Baltimore reporting her… Read more »

Council Approves Condominium Deck Replacement

OCEAN CITY – The City Council approved the replacement of the Amber Waves Condominium deck this week, despite its obstruction of a town alleyway.William Bunt, president of the Amber Waves Condominium Association, located between 39th and 40th streets, pitched the request to the council this week, explaining that while the deck does obstruct the alley,… Read more »

County Prefers Current Site For New Plant

SNOW HILL – The new Mystic Harbor wastewater plant will be built on the current site, the Worcester County Commissioners decided this week after hearing from staff on an alternate site nearby.The unimproved parcel west of the current Mystic Harbor sewer plant that was proposed as an alternate site for the new facility is made… Read more »

Roommate Stabber Sentenced To Five Months

SNOW HILL – An Ocean City man arrested in November and charged with first-degree assault and other serious crimes after stabbing his roommate with a steak knife during an altercation between the two men pleaded guilty this week in Circuit Court to reckless endangerment and was sentenced to nearly five months in jail.Dean Waters, 29,… Read more »

OC’s Open Container Change Tabled

OCEAN CITY – The fate of Ocean City’s open container law was delayed yet again this week, as the City Council voted unanimously to table the discussion until certain facts could be cleared up and all council members could be present.Open container discussions have been circulating for years, as town officials and the Ocean City… Read more »