Sustainability Plan Survey Planned

FENWICK ISLAND – Two resort committees met last week to begin the community involvement portion of a Community Sustainability Plan funded by a state grant.Last Friday, members of the Fenwick Island Dredging and Environmental committees met in a joint meeting to kick-off the next phase of a Community Sustainability Plan, which identifies sustainability goals and… Read more »

Fenwick Committee Continues Commercial Height Talks

FENWICK ISLAND – A resort committee has decided to continue its discussion on possible exceptions to the town’s commercial height regulations after meeting with an engineer last week.Last Friday, the Fenwick Island Charter and Ordinance Committee met with Howard Krinsky, principal at Delaware Engineering and Design Corporation, to seek advice before drafting an ordinance to… Read more »

More Nuisance Properties Eyed

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners agreed to move forward with efforts to address nuisance properties in Stockton and Bishopville this week.The commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with addressing both properties, one of which is a former church. Ed Tudor, the county’s director of development review and permitting, said he’d contacted the pastor… Read more »

North OC Escape Room Approved

OCEAN CITY — Satisfied the request for a conditional use met the requirements, resort officials this week approved a new virtual reality escape room in an uptown shopping center.The Mayor and Council had before them Monday a request to approve a conditional use in an LC-1, or local commercial zoning district, that would allow for… Read more »

Software Funding Questioned

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners approved additional funding for software changes but not before expressing concern regarding unanticipated expenses.At a meeting Wednesday, Director of Emergency Services Director Fred Webster presented the commissioners with a request to approve an over-expenditure of $7,380 associated with new fire reporting software.  They approved the request but did… Read more »