Local Students Sign Up To Accept Rachel’s Challenge

OCEAN CITY – Worcester Preparatory School’s faculty and students attended the Rachel’s Challenge assembly this week.The Rachel’s Challenge organization was formed in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shootings in memory of 17-year-old Rachel Joy Scott who was the first victim. Presenter Larry Scott, Rachel’s uncle, was the facilitator of the WPS presentation.The… Read more »

Dead Dolphin Washes Ashore In OC

Dead Dolphin Washes Ashore In OC

OCEAN CITY — The natural circle of life was on full display in the resort last week with a decomposed bottlenose dolphin removed from the beach days after three rehabilitated sea turtles were successfully re-released into the ocean.Last Saturday, a badly decomposed bottlenose dolphin washed up on the beach around 98th Street in Ocean City…. Read more »

Internet Struggles Hamper Online Learning For Some Students

Internet Struggles Hamper Online Learning For Some Students

SNOW HILL – Two weeks into the virtual launch of the school year, parents are already sharing internet frustrations with elected officials.While the school system has provided mobile hotspots to those who need them, internet speed and rural connectivity issues continue to plague local students.“If you’re in one of the municipalities you have everything available… Read more »

Berlin Mayor Candidates Discuss Canceling Christmas Parade, New Year’s Eve Events

Berlin Mayor Candidates Discuss Canceling Christmas Parade, New Year’s Eve Events

BERLIN – Mayor Gee Williams stands by last week’s decision to cancel the Berlin Christmas Parade while at least one of his challengers has plans to reverse that decision if elected.In an online candidate town hall session hosted by The Dispatch Tuesday, mayoral candidates shared their reactions to last Friday’s news that the annual Christmas… Read more »