Residents Meet Over Proposed Apartment Complex

Residents Meet Over Proposed Apartment Complex

SNOW HILL – Berlin residents gathered this week to share concerns about an apartment complex proposed for Route 346.Roughly two dozen citizens, many of them residents of the Purnell Crossing development and Austin Circle, met at Stevenson United Methodist Church Monday to share thoughts on a 126-unit apartment project proposed for the undeveloped portion of… Read more »

Wicomico Program Offers Seal Of Biliteracy

SALISBURY – A new program recognizes Wicomico County students who demonstrate their proficiency in other languages.On Tuesday, Ruth Malone, director of curriculum for Wicomico County Public Schools, presented the Wicomico County Board of Education with a new initiative that recognizes students who can demonstrate their proficiency in English and at least one other language.“The state… Read more »

Health Officials Eye Recovery Stations To Help Addicts

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Health Department is seeking the community’s support to launch a pilot program that offers recovery stations to those seeking help for their addiction.On Monday, April 15, the health department will host a public meeting with community stakeholders to discuss a grant-funded program that establishes recovery stations in Worcester County.Jennifer… Read more »

Youth Basketball Coming To Berlin

SNOW HILL – Worcester County Recreation and Parks will host a youth basketball program in Berlin following approval from municipal officials.On Monday, the Berlin Town Council approved plans for a summer youth basketball league for Henry Park presented by Worcester County Recreation and Parks.“The need for basketball in our community is great,” Councilman Elroy Brittingham… Read more »

Request For More Radio System Funding Irks Officials

SNOW HILL – A nearly $1.1 million proposed increase in the Worcester County Emergency Services’ budget resulted in continued criticism of the county’s new radio system.During a budget work session Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners expressed concern regarding a $1,085,573 (49%) proposed increase in the emergency services budget. The bulk of the increase relates to… Read more »

Price Estimate Slows Fenwick Sidewalk Effort

FENWICK ISLAND – Officials in Fenwick Island this week agreed to explore other options for building a continuous sidewalk system along Coastal Highway after receiving a cost estimate of nearly $10 million.In its first meeting since September, the Fenwick Island Pedestrian Safety Committee on Tuesday agreed to pursue a new course of action for funding… Read more »