After Spirited Debate, Ocean City Opts To Keep Boardwalk Benches For Summer

After Spirited Debate, Ocean City Opts To Keep Boardwalk Benches For Summer

OCEAN CITY — The Boardwalk benches are staying right where they are after a spirited debate by a divided Mayor and Council this week about potentially removing or moving some of them to better promote social distancing.During the weekly COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday, the Boardwalk benches provided the catalyst for a spirited philosophical debate about… Read more »

Worcester Prep Community Celebrates Seniors With Festive Parade

Worcester Prep Community Celebrates Seniors With Festive Parade

BERLIN – Cars paraded amid a bevy of balloons and cheers Thursday as Worcester Preparatory School celebrated its senior class.As the global coronavirus pandemic has shuttered schools and forced the cancelation of events worldwide, the Worcester Prep community came together to celebrate the class of 2020 with a drive thru parade in the school parking… Read more »

Wicomico Eyes First Reopen Phase

SALISBURY – Wicomico County announced its plans for reopening government facilities next week.Last Friday, Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver announced the county’s phase-one reopening.“Wicomico’s reopening will strictly adhere to the guidance provided by the Governor’s Office, especially regarding social distancing and protective masks,” a statement reads.Last week, Gov. Larry Hogan announced the beginning of the… Read more »

Worcester Schools OK June 15 Last Day

SNOW HILL –   Education officials approved June 15 as the official last day of the school year.At a meeting on Tuesday, the Worcester County Board of Education voted unanimously to adjust the calendar for the current school year as a result of the COVID-19 closures that occurred in March.According to Carrie Sterrs, the school system’s… Read more »

Wicomico Opts To End On June 12

SALISBURY – School officials in Wicomico County last week agreed to a revised school calendar that would move the end of the academic year to June 12, pending approval from the state board.Last week, the Wicomico County Board of Education voted 6-0, with member Ann Suthowski absent, to approve a revised calendar for the current… Read more »

Condo Project Hours Extended Due To Virus

OCEAN CITY — In yet another odd sside to the ongoing pandemic, normal working hours and noise restrictions were relaxed this week for a midtown condominium project because of a work crew quarantined by COVID-19.The Mayor and Council heard a request Monday to modify the hours of operation for mechanical and construction noise at a… Read more »