Resort Planning Department Makes Case For More Staff

OCEAN CITY — A new full-time staff member for the city’s Planning and Community Development Department could be the first significant addition to the fiscal year 2022 budget introduced this week.On Tuesday, the fiscal year 2022 budget was introduced and on Wednesday, individual department reviews began. Once the budget is introduced, each town department comes… Read more »

Campaign To Thank Firefighters In Berlin

BERLIN – Area residents are invited to help recognize the efforts of Delmarva’s volunteer firefighters this month.As the Del-Mar-Va Volunteer Firemen’s Association Inc. prepares to visit Berlin for its 91st annual convention, Berlin is asking children and adults to submit thank you notes and drawings to honor volunteer firefighters.“We’d like to give the community a… Read more »

Wicomico Receives $7.3M Md. Grant

SALISBURY – Up to $7.3 million in grant funding from the state could provide emergency rental and utility assistance to Wicomico County residents.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted 5-0, with Councilmen Josh Hastings and John Cannon abstaining, to accept up to $7,380,680 in Emergency Rental Assistance Program grant funding from the Maryland Department of… Read more »

Ocean Pines Golf Superintendent Provides Course Updates

BERLIN — Ocean Pines Golf Club Superintendent Justin Hartshorne recently supplied updates on conditions and maintenance efforts to several advisory committee members.General Manager John Viola helped facilitate the meeting, to address their questions and concerns.He engaged experts from the amenity, Hartshorne and General Manager of Golf John Malinowski, to present current plans for maintenance, and… Read more »

Freeman Arts Pavilion Announces 14th Season Lineup; National Acts Featured

SELBYVILLE — More than a year after COVID-19 forced the Freeman Arts Pavilion to pause its plan on its 13th season, the arts nonprofit announced its 2021 summer lineup.A week before its scheduled season reveal in 2020, the nation began a supposed two-week lockdown. Like many, Freeman Arts Pavilion, a program of the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation, pivoted with the ever-changing health guidelines outlined by state and federal… Read more »