Town Manager Recognized With National Award

FENWICK ISLAND – Fenwick Island’s town manager has been recognized as one of the nation’s top 100 influencers in local government.Last week, Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) – a national organization for local government professionals – announced its winners for the 2018 Chris Traeger Award.The annual list recognizes the top 100 influencers in municipal government…. Read more »

Council Confirms Contract Bill Despite Veto

SALISBURY – County leaders this week voted to reaffirm a legislative bill vetoed by the county executive that would require certain leases and contracts to be approved by the county council.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted to reaffirm a legislative bill that was vetoed by County Executive Bob Culver.The legislative bill, adopted on Nov…. Read more »

Homeless Outreach Efforts Achieving Early Goal Of Making A Difference

Homeless Outreach Efforts Achieving Early Goal Of Making A Difference

OCEAN CITY – A cooperative effort to address homelessness in Ocean City is finding some success, according to local officials.The Worcester County Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) has been able to help six homeless individuals secure housing since it was launched earlier this year.“We have to come up with some permanent solutions but we’re chipping away… Read more »

First Report Card Grades Schools Across Maryland; Worcester Schools All Earn Four Out Of Five Stars

First Report Card Grades Schools Across Maryland; Worcester Schools All Earn Four Out Of Five Stars

NEWARK – Data released this week shows that Worcester County schools scored four out of five possible stars under the state’s new accountability system.Though only nine of the county’s schools were rated under the new system, the Maryland Report Card released Tuesday revealed that they each received four of five possible stars. Superintendent Lou Taylor… Read more »

Assateague Lifeguards Recognized For Heroic Actions On Busy Fall Day

Assateague Lifeguards Recognized For Heroic Actions On Busy Fall Day

ASSATEAGUE — Three lifeguards were honored last weekend with the highest honor bestowed by the American Red Cross for their valiant efforts to save two individuals who ultimately perished after getting caught in dangerous rip currents on the barrier island in October.Unseasonably warm air temperatures and an inviting ocean in early October proved to be… Read more »