New Electric Contract Cuts Resort Expenses

OCEAN CITY — With a proactive move this week, resort officials turned a potential hike in an electricity supply contract into a savings.City Engineer Terry McGean this week told the Mayor and Council changes in state law requiring electricity suppliers to increase the percentage of renewable energy in their portfolios could result in a significant… Read more »

New Wicomico Elementary School Eyes 2022 Opening

SALISBURY – School officials in Wicomico County last week reviewed construction documents for a new elementary school in Salisbury.In a work session last week, officials with Wicomico County Public Schools presented the Board of Education with construction documents for a new Beaver Run Elementary School.Leisl Ashby, the school system’s director of facility services and planning… Read more »

Speeding Concerns Reported In Berlin

BERLIN –  Police Chief Arnold Downing says his department needs input from the public to address safety concerns in town.In response to concerns from elected officials regarding speeding in Berlin now that school is back in session, Downing encouraged citizens to call the town’s police department to report suspicious or unsafe activity.“Help us,” Downing said…. Read more »

Berlin Housing Development’s Lot Sizes Tweaked; Purnell Crossing Plans Originally Approved In 2001

Berlin Housing Development’s Lot Sizes Tweaked; Purnell Crossing Plans Originally Approved In 2001

SNOW HILL –  A minor change to the Purnell Crossing development plan sparked concern among residents this week as they started to consider the project’s overall impact.Though the Purnell Crossing planned unit development (PUD) was approved in 2001, it’s attracted attention in recent months as property owner Troy Purnell has requested modifications to it in… Read more »