New Deputy Administrator Named

New Deputy Administrator Named

SNOW HILL — The Worcester County Commissioners named recently retired U.S. Navy Commander Joseph E. Parker, III as the new deputy chief administrative officer (DCAO). He will join Worcester County’s administration on Oct. 18.“I am humbled and excited at the opportunity to join this talented team and to serve the citizens and elected commissioners of… Read more »

Does OC Council Deserve More Pay?

OCEAN CITY — As Ocean City has evolved into a more year-round resort, is it time to revisit the annual salaries of its elected officials?The unsolicited question was raised during the public comment period of this week’s meeting by Career Firefighter-Paramedic Union, Local IAFF 4369 President Ryan Whittington at this week’s meeting.“As we go into… Read more »

BFC Seeks County Land Transfer

BFC Seeks County Land Transfer

SNOW HILL– County officials agreed to schedule a public hearing regarding the donation of a small piece of property to the Berlin Fire Company.On Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners voted unanimously to set up a public hearing regarding a proposed property donation. The Berlin Fire Company (BFC) has asked the commissioners to transfer ownership of… Read more »

Agencies Partner To Launch New Healthy Homes Initiative

Agencies Partner To Launch New Healthy Homes Initiative

BERLIN – A new partnership among three area agencies is expected to reduce unsafe living conditions.On Wednesday, the Chesapeake Housing Mission (CHM), Atlantic General Hospital and the Worcester County Health Department announced the launch of its “Healthy Homes Initiative,” a three-pronged approach to reducing unsafe and unhealthy living conditions in homes across Worcester County.Officials say… Read more »