Sewer Talk Dominates Showell Watershed Meeting

SHOWELL – Wastewater disposal dominated the discussion of the Assawoman Bay watershed plan Wednesday night in Showell.County planning staff held a community meeting at Showell Elementary School to discuss the Assawoman Bay Watershed Restoration Action Strategy, a plan to be written over the next several months detailing how the county will meet water pollution limits.“This… Read more »

Two Del. Inmates Caught Near School

SHOWELL – Two Delaware prison inmates working on a road crew near Selbyville on Wednesday afternoon escaped and fled on foot before being caught near Showell Elementary in Worcester County.Christopher Womach, 27, and Dontay Johnson, 20, both inmates with the Delaware Department of Corrections, were working on a road crew near Selbyville on Wednesday morning… Read more »

State Tourism Cuts Elevate Local Concerns

OCEAN CITY – As predicted, Governor Martin O’Malley included significant cuts to the state’s tourism budget when he announced this week he had slashed roughly $280 million from the state’s general budget, but the impact of those cuts on Ocean City and Worcester County remain uncertain.O’Malley on Tuesday announced $280 million in budget cuts as… Read more »

Bayscape Planting Added To Beach Program

OCEAN CITY – The pilot program launched this spring to enhance the beach district will see another year of planting and will also see the addition of bayscape planting, after receiving unanimous approval from the Mayor and Council Tuesday.Gail Blazer, environmental engineer, came before the Mayor and Council Tuesday to convey the success of the… Read more »