State’s Attorney General Urged To Probe OC Police Incidents

OCEAN CITY — Over three months after two incidents on the Boardwalk involving alleged police brutality, a coalition of African-American leaders on Tuesday held a press conference at City Hall seeking an independent investigation.The Caucus of African-American Leaders (CAAL) held the conference on Tuesday after the arrests of four African-American men in June. During those… Read more »

Wicomico County School Renovation Project Headed To State For Approval

SALISBURY – The next phase in a renovation and addition project at Mardela Middle and High School will advance to the state’s school construction agency.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve design development documents for the Mardela Middle and High School renovation/addition project and to submit the design documents to… Read more »

OC Vacant Lot Options Discussed

OCEAN CITY — Resort officials this week winnowed down the options for a seldom-used, city owned parking lot that could be the catalyst for a major redevelopment project.Off and on for decades, there have been attempts to redevelop the old Holt’s Landing property at the base of the town at South Philadelphia Avenue to no… Read more »

Berlin Again Gains Sustainable Award

Berlin Again Gains Sustainable Award

BERLIN – The Town of Berlin was re-certified as a Sustainable Maryland community this week.On Tuesday, Berlin was awarded re-certification as a Sustainable Maryland community for the 10th year in a row. The program recognizes municipalities that want to go green and take steps to sustain quality of life long-term.“It’s a pretty big deal,” Town… Read more »

Wicomico Officials Discuss Future Broadband Projects

Wicomico Officials Discuss Future Broadband Projects

SALISBURY – A discussion on the county’s role in future broadband infrastructure projects highlighted a recent meeting with state and nonprofit officials.Last week, the Wicomico County Council met with Maryland Office of Statewide Broadband Director Kenrick Gordon and Maryland Broadband Cooperative President and CEO Drew Van Dopp to discuss broadband projects and potential funding opportunities… Read more »

Public Listening Sessions Scheduled For New Land Plan

SNOW HILL – As part of the 2022 Worcester County Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP) updating process, Worcester County Recreation and Parks and Environmental Programs professionals will host two public listening sessions on Nov. 3 and 10.The LPPRP serves as guide for conservation and park planning and program improvements.  The listening sessions will… Read more »