County Officials Vote 6-1 Against Airport Proposal

SNOW HILL – Six Worcester County Commissioners voted against any expansion of the Ocean City Municipal Airport beyond its existing borders this week, with Commissioner Louise Gulyas, the resort’s representative, holding onto her support for the project.Worcester County Administrator Gerry Mason suggested that the commissioners take a stand on the controversial airport expansion at the… Read more »

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 »