County Criticized For Not Addressing Affordable Housing

SNOW HILL – Worcester County is not doing enough to develop affordable and workforce housing, according to Shore Housing Resource Board (SHRB) member Thomas Davis.After receiving a proclamation for National Fair Housing Month, Davis, the SHRB community affairs volunteer, took the opportunity to prod the Worcester County Commissioners.“This county needs to move a little bit,”… Read more »

Methadone A Factor In Double Fatal Fire

OCEAN CITY – Methadone intoxication has been listed as a contributing factor in the deaths of two Ocean City residents who perished in a mobile home fire in the resort on March 6.The state’s Chief Medical Examiner this week issued the toxicology reports for the two victims, William Alascio, 49, and Jacqueline Robusto, 44, both… Read more »

County To Try Selling Excess Equipment On Internet

SNOW HILL – The County Commissioners voted this week to take a new approach to the disposal of excess equipment, switching from a traditional auction to the Internet.Forty-seven vehicles and 13 pieces of equipment will be offered for sale on, an Internet auction service dealing specifically in government surplus.The auction site, like popular general… Read more »

OC Council News In Brief

More Surf Events PlannedOCEAN CITY – Local surfers will be glad to know that two surfing events were recently approved by the Mayor and City Council Monday night that plan to make good use of the new permanent surf beach located near the Inlet.The first of which is the Jellyfish Surf Series, which has taken… Read more »

Wallops Launch Pushed Back Due To Weather

BERLIN – Residents and visitors to the area will have the opportunity to view another significant rocket launch from NASA’s Wallops Island spaceport early Monday morning with a mission that was originally scheduled for tomorrow but was pushed back because of the lingering effects of this week’s Nor’easter.The latest launch from Wallops’ Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport… Read more »