Council Commits To Accounting Firm

SALISBURY – An additional $50,000 in supplemental appropriations will allow the county to hire a second firm that will assist in this year’s financial audit.Earlier this month, the Wicomico County Council approved $50,000 in supplemental appropriations to hire TGM Group, LLC to assist in the preparation of financial reports for the fiscal year 2020 year-end… Read more »

Wicomico Schools Review First Week Successes, Challenges

SALISBURY – As students and teachers began the academic year in a virtual format this week, school system officials said they are continuing to address laptop distribution delays and technical difficulties.In a Wicomico County Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Superintendent Donna Hanlin highlighted both the successes and challenges of virtual learning as students and teachers… Read more »

Mayor Reflects On 9/11 Anniversary

OCEAN CITY — Mayor Rick Meehan was in a decidedly reflective mood this week as he called on his fellow citizens to remember the 9/11 tragedy and use its lessons to help cure the ills plaguing America nearly 20 years later.Almost no one will forget what happened on that fateful September day in 2001, but… Read more »

Ocean Pines Board Supports Drainage Project

OCEAN PINES – Members of the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors expressed unanimous support for the Bainbridge Pond drainage improvement project this week.The board was presented with an update on the drainage project, which has been redefined because of reduced funding, at a meeting Wednesday. While there was no expenditure to vote on at… Read more »

Planning Commission Supports North-End Rezonings

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Planning Commission has provided favorable recommendations to two rezoning requests in northern Worcester County.The commission last week agreed to forward a Route 611 rezoning request and another St. Martin’s Neck Road request on to the Worcester County Commissioners with favorable recommendations.On Route 611, property owners are seeking to have… Read more »

Group Discusses Litter Solutions

OCEAN CITY – A discussion on campaigns and pilot programs to address a growing litter issue highlighted a resort committee meeting this week.In a meeting Wednesday, members of the Ocean City Coastal Resources Legislative Committee (Green Team) focused their discussions on ways to mitigate litter issues along the resort’s side streets.“It seems like the litter… Read more »