Wicomico Budget Needs Outlined

SALISBURY – County leaders met with several department heads this week to begin the lengthy task of reviewing the proposed budget for fiscal year 2020.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council hosted its first of many work sessions to review funding requests outlined in this year’s proposed $148 million budget.This year, the Wicomico County Board of… Read more »

Two-Year Sentence In Brutal OC Assault

Two-Year Sentence In Brutal OC Assault

SNOW HILL — A Selbyville man has been sentenced to five years in jail with all but two suspected for his role in the severe beating of another man in Ocean City last June.Last June 24, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers responded to a reported assault that had already occurred near a resort nightclub…. Read more »

Reminders Issued For Hurricane Preparedness Week

OCEAN CITY — Hurricane season is quickly approaching, prompting resort officials to urge residents and visitors of the importance of preparedness.During last Monday’s Mayor and Council meeting, Mayor Rick Meehan read into the record a proclamation designating this week as National Hurricane Preparedness Week. Meehan said the town utilizes significant resources to ensure the vulnerable… Read more »

More Scrutiny Sought On Beach Umbrella Safety

OCEAN CITY — With a spike in beach umbrella-related injuries in recent years, including an incident in Ocean City last summer, a group of U.S. Senators from mid-Atlantic states last week called for more scrutiny by a leading product safety authority.With the summer season rapidly approaching and the weather taking a decidedly better turn, beachgoers… Read more »

Resort Museum Holds Open House

OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum is holding an Open House in recognition of International Museum Day on May 18 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.This free event will celebrate the 2019 International Museum Day theme, “Museums As Cultural Hubs: The Future Of Tradition.”The role of museums in society is changing. Museums keep reinventing… Read more »

BLC Approves Family Entertainment Complex For Old JR’s Site

BLC Approves Family Entertainment Complex For Old JR’s Site

SNOW HILL –  The connections of Ropewalk are moving forward with plans to bring a new family friendly restaurant to north Ocean City.Ropewalk’s Marc McFaul and Chris Reda shared plans for a new restaurant, AlleyOops, with the Worcester County Board of License (BLC) Commissioners this week. The restaurant, which did receive liquor license approval from… Read more »