Award-Winning Journalist Talks Smart Growth

BERLIN – The Worcester County Commissioners’ vision of a rural county dotted with self-contained communities was reinforced at the Tuesday’s smart growth presentation by Pulitzer prize winning journalist Tom Hylton.“In a way, I’m kind of wondering why I’m down here because you’re doing all the right things,” said Hylton. Hylton described driving through Salisbury on… Read more »

Berlin Residents See Varying PCA Charges

BERLIN – Some Berlin residents and town staff are looking forward to their April electric bill, when the reduced PCA charge takes effect.The town has received a multitude of complaints over high electric bills, with high PCA charges, in recent weeks. PCA, or power cost adjustment, charges result from a gap between the fixed rate… Read more »

County To Address Federal Farm Bill.

SNOW HILL – Five County Commissioners went along with one this week in deciding to prepare comments on the federal farm bill now under review, despite seeming lukewarm about taking a position early in the discussion.Commissioner Linda Busick asked that Commissioner Virgil Shockley, a farmer, be tasked with creating some guidelines and recommendations on the… Read more »

Local Restaurants Vie For Awards.

OCEAN CITY – On Monday, April 16, the Maryland Restaurant Association presents its “Stars of the Industry” Annual Industry Gala. An evening dedicated to recognizing those in the restaurant industry who have been nominated by both members of the industry and the public as the best of the best when it comes to pleasing palates.Categories… Read more »

OCDC’s Planned Changes Tabled

OCEAN CITY – After a lengthy discussion of planned recommendations by the Ocean City Development Corporation (OCDC) a few weeks ago to the Mayor and City Council, it was decided the issues would be tabled until a later date when they could be separately addressed.At the work session of the Mayor and City Council Tuesday,… Read more »