Ocean Pines Board To Redo Election; Board Member Announces Resignation After ‘Horrendous’ Experience

Ocean Pines Board To Redo Election; Board Member Announces Resignation After ‘Horrendous’ Experience

OCEAN PINES – A special meeting to consider redoing the 2021 board election concluded this week with the resignation of Director Camilla Rogers.In a special meeting held Thursday, the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors voted 4-3, with Directors Tom Janasek, Doug Parks and Rogers opposed, to hold a new election of the three eligible… Read more »

Some Permitting Delays Shortened

SALISBURY – Environmental health officials in Wicomico County say permitting delays have eased, but concerns remain over staffing.Wicomico County Health Officer Lori Brewster and Environmental Health Acting Director Dan Williams came before the Wicomico County Council last week with an update on permitting delays within the health department’s environmental health division.“I do want to give… Read more »

Ocean City Presents Annual Beauty Spot Award Winners

Ocean City Presents Annual Beauty Spot Award Winners

OCEAN CITY — The Mayor and Council doled out the Beautification Committee’s annual Beauty Spot awards last week to various deserving property owners.Each year, the Beautification Committee sponsors the awards to recognize efforts of property owners who contribute to the town’s aesthetics through exceptional maintenance of their homes, condos and businesses. By planting trees, shrubs,… Read more »

Coordinator Post Approved As County’s Criminal Cases Grow

SALISBURY – A new victim/witness coordinator is expected to benefit the Wicomico County State’s Attorney’s Office.Last week, the Wicomico County Council voted to authorize the hiring of a victim/witness coordinator within the Wicomico County State’s Attorney’s Office and to approve the use of contingency to fund the position.Assistant State’s Attorney Patrick Gilbert, chief of the… Read more »

Assateague Coastal Trust Announces New Coastkeeper

Assateague Coastal Trust Announces New Coastkeeper

BERLIN — The Board of Directors of Assateague Coastal Trust, the Waterkeeper Alliance program for the lower Eastern Shore, has announced current Assateague Coastkeeper Kathy Phillips will be passing her duties to Gabrielle Ross next week.“After 15 years at the helm of the Assateague Coastkeeper patrol boat, ACT’s advocacy programs, and administration of this powerful… Read more »