Downtown Wireless Accord Extended

OCEAN CITY — Satisfied a long-term plan for a location was being worked out, resort officials this week approved a one-year extension allowing for a nearly 100-foot temporary wireless communication downtown at Philadelphia Avenue.As the demand for more and more wireless connectivity has increased in the resort, particularly during the summer months, so has the… Read more »

Partender’s Bash Helps Charity

Partender’s Bash Helps Charity

BERLIN — On Oct. 26, 46 teams consisting of service industry workers, bar owners and avid golfers participated in the inaugural Partender’s Bash Golf Tournament.Funds raised from the charity golf tournament, held at GlenRiddle Golf Club, will go to support Children of Restaurant Employees (C.O.R.E.), a nonprofit that provides financial relief to food and beverage… Read more »

Route 90 Feedback Period Extended

BERLIN – Community members will have another two weeks to provide input on the redevelopment of the Route 90 corridor.Last month, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) initiated a survey to gather public input on the proposed alternatives currently being considered for the Route 90 improvement project. And while that survey… Read more »

Shore Gives More Campaign Returns

BERLIN – An online giving campaign will return to Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties this month.On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore will host its 8th Annual Shore Gives More campaign. Community Foundation President Erica Joseph said more than 120 nonprofit organizations will participate in this year’s giving event, making it… Read more »

Resort Eyes Composting Program

OCEAN CITY – Discussions on a new composting program highlighted a recent committee meeting in Ocean City.Last week, Ocean City Environmental Engineer Gail Blazer presented members of the town’s Coastal Resources Legislative Committee (Green Team) with an update on new and returning environmental programs being funded through the town’s deferred revenue funds. In addition to… Read more »

Council Approves Franchise Agreement With Comcast

OCEAN CITY – After holding Comcast’s feet to the fire somewhat over its brick-and-mortar store in the resort, the Mayor and Council this week approved a renewed franchise agreement with the cable television provider.During Tuesday’s work session, City Manager Terry McGean presented a proposed franchise agreement with Comcast for approval. He explained the town’s franchise… Read more »