Worcester Scores $1.2M Literacy Grant

NEWARK – Worcester County will receive a $1.2 million grant from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) to aid in literacy efforts.On Monday MSDE announced it was awarding $43.3 million in grants to local school systems. Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) is set to get $1.2 million to help update its literacy curriculum and… Read more »

OC Theatre Renovation Completed

OC Theatre Renovation Completed

OCEAN CITY — Bayside Limited Partnership and Fox Theatres have announced the completion of the Fox Gold Coast renovation including the installation of luxury heated recliners with tray tables.The new plush seating will afford moviegoers the ultimate in comfort with heated cushions and electric controls reclining the seat back and raising the footrest. The theater… Read more »

Peppa Pig Live Eyes Ocean City

Peppa Pig Live Eyes Ocean City

OCEAN CITY – Peppa Pig Live, now one of the most successful family theater tours in North American history with more than 500,000 tickets sold to date, will continue its record-breaking run when it plays the Ocean City Performing Arts Center on Nov. 1.Just in time for the holiday season, “Peppa Pig’s Surprise,” the newest… Read more »

Salisbury To Offer Free Parking For Folk Festival

SALISBURY – Free parking will be provided to those attending the National Folk Festival in September.From Sept. 7-9, the city of Salisbury will host its first of three National Folk Festivals downtown. The free event, produced by the National Council for the Traditional Arts, will feature seven stages with continuous performances, crafts, food and more.Officials… Read more »

Council OKs Craft Beer At Special Events

OCEAN CITY — Hoping to take advantage of the growing craft beer trend and update prices that have been in place for a decade, resort officials this week agreed to hike the prices for beer sold at the signature bookend Springfest and Sunfest events while throwing a bone to patrons.During Tuesday’s Mayor and Council work… Read more »

Boardwalk Tram Direction Decided

Boardwalk Tram Direction Decided

OCEAN CITY- The decision on the Boardwalk tram coaches was finalized this week, but the verdict on acquiring a ninth set of passenger cars was left open-ended.Late last year, the Mayor and Council opted to replace the existing motor units of the Boardwalk trams with Jeep Wranglers after considering other alternatives including gas-powered units or… Read more »