2nd Annual Pollinator Garden Tour Set For Friday, Saturday

SNOW HILL – The second annual Pollinator Garden Tour will take place Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25.The Pollinator Garden Tour is a self-guided tour covering eight pollinator-friendly gardens across Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shore. Visit beautiful gardens landscaped with native plants, watch artists painting “en plein air,” and gain inspiration for your own gardening… Read more »

Fenwick Budget Advances To Council

FENWICK ISLAND – A Fenwick Island committee voted last week to advance a draft of the fiscal year 2023 budget to the town council for approval.Last Friday, the Fenwick Island Budget and Finance Committee voted unanimously to forward the proposed fiscal year 2023 budget to the town council with a favorable recommendation.Councilman Bill Rymer, town… Read more »

Fenwick Island Officials Explore Natural Gas Line Expansion

FENWICK ISLAND – A proposal to send out survey letters regarding the expansion of a natural gas line into Fenwick Island will advance to the town council with a favorable recommendation from a resort committee.Last week, members of the Fenwick Island Infrastructure Committee met with Chesapeake Utilities representatives to discuss possible natural gas distribution in… Read more »

Wicomico Officials Discuss Water, Sewer Plan Projects

SALISBURY – Discussions on priority projects, cost estimates and permitting highlighted an update on Wicomico County’s water and sewer master plan.On Tuesday, George, Miles & Buhr (GMB) representative Peter Bozick presented the Wicomico County Council with a six-month update on the Wicomico County Water and Sewer Master Plan.Since their last meeting with county officials, GMB… Read more »

Art League Of Ocean City Awards Six College Scholarships

Art League Of Ocean City Awards Six College Scholarships

OCEAN CITY — The Art League of Ocean City is celebrating 31 years of providing college scholarships, awarding 75 scholarships since 1991 to local students pursuing a college degree in the visual and performing arts. In 2022, six Worcester County students received college scholarships from the Art League.This year’s scholarships include the second $5,000 Sidney… Read more »

Questions Lead County To Table Bus Monitoring Cameras; Proposed Revenue Split A Concern

Questions Lead County To Table Bus Monitoring Cameras; Proposed Revenue Split A Concern

SNOW HILL – County officials delayed a decision regarding school bus monitoring cameras in an effort to get more information.Following a public hearing for a bill that would authorize the use of school bus monitoring cameras in Worcester County, the Worcester County Commissioners voted 5-0 to table the issue. They want to know how much… Read more »

AGH Receives S.A.F.E. Program Grant

AGH Receives S.A.F.E. Program Grant

BERLIN – Atlantic General Hospital recently received a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to support its Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) program.Atlantic General’s certified SAFE nurses assist victims of sexual assault by providing an initial sexual assault exam, along with helping to facilitate follow-up care as needed. These SAFE nurses… Read more »

OPA Considers Changes To Annual Meeting, Voting

OCEAN PINES – The allowance of a hybrid annual meeting and provisions for electronic voting highlight proposed changes to the association’s governing documents.On Wednesday, members of the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) Board of Directors had before them a motion to approve revisions to Resolution B-03, which establishes the procedures for holding the community’s annual meeting…. Read more »