Study To Examine Traffic In Northern Worcester

SNOW HILL – Work on a massive northern Worcester County traffic study intended to predict the county’s traffic future will begin soon, said staff this week.On Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners awarded the work to Columbia, Md.’s RBA Group, which offers both traffic and land planning services. The work will cost roughly $94,000. According to… Read more »

Staff Says Dumping Not An Issue In County

SNOW HILL – The dumping of used carpet cleaning solution into the coastal bays may be an issue in Ocean City, but not in Worcester County, staff reported to the commissioners after looking into the matter.Commissioner Judy Boggs asked staff to investigate possible dumping after reading a column by Dave Wilson, Maryland Coastal Bays Program… Read more »

Two Die In Route 50 Accident

BERLIN – The Fourth of July was marred with the traffic deaths of two Pennsylvania men early Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle accident on Route 50 near the Worcester-Wicomico County line.Around 4 a.m. on July 4, troopers from the Maryland State Police responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on the eastbound side of Route… Read more »

City OKs North OC Community Lighting Upgrades

OCEAN CITY – Harbourside at Heron Harbour Isle will be seeing some aesthetically pleasing changes to its neighborhood after the City Council voted unanimously to approve their request for decorative lighting Monday.Kevin Kirstein, member of the Board of Directors of Harbourside-I, came before the Mayor and Council Monday evening to request decorative street lighting in… Read more »

Concerns Raised Over Elections Bd. Training Trip

SNOW HILL – Several County Commissioners displayed what some felt was an overconcern with the financial minutia of a staff training trip this week, questioning per diem amounts and why the staffers planned to rent a car.Elections Director Patti Jackson and Deputy Director Teresa Riggin have requested permission to travel to a national elections training… Read more »