Council Supports Downtown Park Redevelopment Concept

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week signed off on conceptual plans to redevelop the downtown recreation complex, which will likely be done in phases over multiple years, although there could be tweaks in the final version.During Tuesday’s meeting, Recreation and Parks Director Susan Petito and consultant Tom McGilloway of Mahan Rykeil Associates presented to… Read more »

Politics Debate Leads To Stabbing

OCEAN CITY — An ongoing political debate last weekend at a midtown restaurant boiled over into two victims being stabbed.Around 6:35 p.m. last Saturday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to a restaurant on 56th Street for a report of an assault on multiple victims involving a knife. Responding officers met with a female… Read more »

County To Form Committee To Study Fire, EMS Issues; Funding Options Will Be Reviewed

SNOW HILL – County officials agreed this week to create a committee to tackle the issue of fire and EMS funding in Worcester County.The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to create a committee to review funding options for the county’s fire and EMS service. Fire companies throughout the county have been struggling in… Read more »

County To Form Committee To Study Fire, EMS Issues; Funding Options Will Be Reviewed

County To Form Committee To Study Fire, EMS Issues; Funding Options Will Be Reviewed

SNOW HILL – County officials agreed this week to create a committee to tackle the issue of fire and EMS funding in Worcester County.The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to create a committee to review funding options for the county’s fire and EMS service. Fire companies throughout the county have been struggling in… Read more »

In Support Of Hate Crimes Bill, Delegate Testifies ‘The Shield Is No Longer Big Enough’

In Support Of Hate Crimes Bill, Delegate Testifies ‘The Shield Is No Longer Big Enough’

OCEAN CITY — A bill in the General Assembly adding law enforcement officers to a protected class under hate crimes laws had its first committee hearing this week with stark contrast in attitudes about first responders on display.During last fall’s pop-up rally in Ocean City, Delegate Wayne Hartman witnessed assaults and disrespectful acts toward police… Read more »

A Waiting Game For Many Qualified For COVID-19 Vaccinations

A Waiting Game For Many Qualified For COVID-19 Vaccinations

SNOW HILL – As COVID-19 vaccine demand continues to outpace supply, Worcester County residents are advised to keep checking the state’s website for available clinics.The Worcester County Health Department has been inundated in recent weeks with queries from people interested in getting vaccinated. Currently Maryland is in Phase 1B of its vaccine program and is… Read more »